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

Half Year Round Up…

Here is a list of a few things that Love London Love Culture have enjoyed seeing this year so far…  Guys and Dolls, Savoy Theatre: this is such a joyful production of this classic musical, that it is brilliant that it is still running in the West End (now at the Phoenix Theatre). If you… Read More

Review Round Up… The Go-Between, Apollo Theatre

Michael Crawford returns to the London stage in this new British musical, directed by Roger Haines – but how has it gone down with critics?  The Guardian: *** Michael Billington wrote: “for all the determination to do Hartley proud, I found this a curiously austere night out.” Londonist: *** “Musical just isn’t the right genre… Read More

Things to See and Do: Friday 10th June 2016

Thank goodness its the weekend! Now its time to relax and visit a few of these shows and exhibitions – as recommended by Love London Love Culture of course!  1. Titanic, Charing Cross Theatre: the first production Thom Southerland’s first season as Artistic Director of the theatre seems to have lost none of its ability to… Read More

REVIEW: The Go-Between, Apollo Theatre

Michael Crawford returns to the London stage to star as Leo Colston, a man who is still haunted by events that took place fifty years ago… What would you do if you were made to deliver secret messages between two people who are in love but couldn’t publicly declare it? What would happen if you… Read More

West End Shows Opening this Month: June

Here’s a few shows opening this month that you need to keep an eye out for…  1. Sunset at the Villa Thalia, National Theatre:  this new play by  Alexi Kaye Campbell stars Sam Crane, Glykeria Dimou, Elizabeth McGovern, Ben Miles, Pippa Nixon and Eve Polycarpou. Directed by Simon Godwin, the play examines what happens when a… Read More

Olivier Award Winning Shows You Don’t want to Miss

The 2016 Olivier Awards proved that London theatre has had plenty to offer audiences over the last year. Here are a few tips on what award winning shows you can still see in the West End…  1. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, National Theatre: winning Best Revival at the Olivier Awards on Sunday, August Wilson’s play is… Read More

Last Chance to See…

You need to be very quick if you are planning on seeing any of these shows – which are closing very soon.. 1. NotMoses, Arts Theatre: 9th April – this world premiere production written and directed by Gary Sinyor, received mixed opinions when it opened. But if you loved ‘Life of Brian’ then there is a… Read More

Celebrities On Stage: April 2016

The London stage has plenty of celebrities performing in a wide range of shows. So here is a guide to some of those you can spot on stage this month… 1. Gemma Arterton in Nell Gwynn, Apollo Theatre: starring as the title role in this West End transfer of Jessica Swale’s play, Gemma Arterton delivers a… Read More