REVIEW: Love in Idleness, Apollo Theatre

A sparkling cast makes Trevor Nunn’s take on Rattigan’s classic comedy a delight to watch from beginning to end.  (c) Nimax Theatres. With its brilliantly witty script and fantastic characters, Love in Idleness has plenty to offer those who are in need of gentle but ultimately affectionate entertainment and Trevor Nunn has created a classy… Read More

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Shows Opening: May 2017

Here’s an overview to some of the shows heading to the London stage next month…   Annie, Piccadilly Theatre: with Miranda Hart making her West End debut, Nikolai Foster’s production arrives in London following its successful UK. With songs such as ‘Easy Street’ and ‘Tomorrow’ it will be a fun family orientated show arriving just in time for… Read More

News: Extra Performance of Brodsky/Baryshnikov Announced at the Apollo Theatre

Due to popular demand, an additional performance for Brodsky/Baryshnikov coming to the Apollo Theatre has been confirmed.  The one man show performed by legendary dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, will now have an additional performance on the 7th May due to popular demand. It is based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky and is a combination of a play, a… Read More

NEWS: Legendary dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov to Star in Brodsky/Baryshnikov

The dancer will star in the UK premiere of Brodsky/Baryshnikov at the Apollo Theatre in the heart of  London’s West End from the 3rd to the 6th May.  This one man show is based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky and is an emotional journey which delves deep into the poet’s visceral and complex compositions. Performed… Read More

NEWS: Casting for Cat On a Hot Tin Roof at the Apollo Theatre Announced

The production, directed by Benedict Andrews and presented by the Young Vic Theatre and The Young Ones will open for previews at the Apollo Theatre from the 13th July.  It has been confirmed that Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell will star in the production, which is the first Young Vic production to make its debut in… Read More

Review Round Up: Travesties, Apollo Theatre

Tom Stoppard’s play directed by Patrick Marber has transferred from the Menier Chocolate Factory – but what have critics been saying about it?  The Guardian: **** “spins from one literary form to another, like a wind machine sending fragments into the air.” WhatsOnStage: **** “this superb revival does the piece absolute justice.” The Telegraph: **** “Marber’s… Read More

Things to See and Do: Friday 17th February

Plenty of exciting things are are available to see and do in London this week. Here’s Love London Love Culture’s picks of the week:  1. David Hockney, Tate Britain: the Tate’s latest exhibition is an extensive retrospective of the British artist’s career to date including his portraits, his iconic images of LA swimming pools and more… Read More

REVIEW: Travesties, Apollo Theatre

Tom Stoppard’s play transfers from the Menier Chocolate Factory  to offer a bewildering yet excellently performed show.  The mind can play funny tricks on all of us and that is made very clear to audiences watching Tom Stoppard’s quirky but still enjoyable production. If there is a story (which throughout isn’t made very clear) it… Read More

Favourite Moments of 2016

2016 is coming to an end and to celebrate another year, here is some of Love London Love Culture’s favourite moments of the year:  Grey Gardens, Southwark Playhouse: this heartbreaking production starring Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell created a genuine buzz with audiences and critics  when it appeared at the Southwark Playhouse in January. A show… Read More

Shows Closing in January 2017

A new year, a new start with many shows closing in London next month, here is a guide to some of the productions we will be waving sadly goodbye to… The Bodyguard, Dominion Theatre: January 7th – featuring the hit songs of Whitney Houston, this musical is based on the hit film and has wowed… Read More