REVIEW: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, Arcola Theatre

Based on the best-selling novel by Lola Shoneyin and adapted for the theatre by Rotimi Babatunde, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives bursts onto stage at the Arcola Theatre and packs a punch. This vibrant and empowering production tells the story of polygamy and sexual politics in modern day Nigeria. Baba Segi (Patrice Naiambana)… Read More

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Inside the Rehearsals.. The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, Arcola Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for Femi Elufowoju, jr’s production, playing at the Arcola Theatre from the 7th June. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening…  Baba Segi has three wives, seven children, and a mansion filled with riches. But now he has his eyes on Bolanle, a young university graduate wise to life’s misfortunes.… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

Lola Shoneyin’s novel arrives on the Arcola Theatre stage with an adaptation by Rotimi Babatunde.  Casting for Femi Elufowoju, jr’s production has been confirmed and is set to include: Patrice Naiambana (Barbershop Chronicles, National Theatre; The Caretaker, Bristol Old Vic), Jumoké Fashola (Inspirit, BBC Radio London’s Sunday Breakfast Show; Dirty Little Secrets, London Festival of Cabaret), Christina Oshunniyi… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…The Daughter-In-Law at the Arcola Theatre

Rehearsals are underway for the revival of D.H Lawrence’s The Daughter-in-Law, playing at the Arcola Theatre from the 23rd May. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening… Receiving its first London revival  in over 15 years, The Daughter-in-Law first premiered in a Peter Gill production at the Royal Court Theatre in the 1960s. Minnie has… Read More

Shows Opening…May 2018

Here’s a guide to a few of the shows that Love London Love Culture is looking forward to throughout May…  1. Red, Wyndham’s Theatre: last seen in London at the Donmar Warehouse in 2009, Michael Grandage presents the first revival of his production of John Logan’s play, which sees Alfred Molina reviving his role as Mark… Read More

First Look at… Not Talking, Arcola Theatre

Production images for the world premiere of Mike Bartlett’s Not Talking have been released. Here’s a glimpse of what to expect…  Lucy knows James has avoided the battle. Mark knows Amanda has fought for her life. But speaking the truth could bring everything crashing down. What happens if we live a life of not talking?… Read More

Interview With…Gemma Lawrence

The actress spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about the world stage premiere of Mike Bartlett’s Not Talking. The production will play at the Arcola Theatre from the 25th April.  Hi Gemma, thanks for talking to Love London Love Culture. What can audiences expect from Not Talking? Its a very surprising play, and not… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for D.H. Lawrence’s The Daughter- in – Law

Casting for the Arcola Theatre’s upcoming production of D.H. Lawrence’s play has been confirmed.  Staged in London for the first time in fifteen years, this new production of The Daughter-in-Law is set to star Harry Hepple, Ellie Nunn, Veronica Roberts, Matthew Biddulph and Tess Bell Briggs. A marriage on the rocks. A community under pressure. The Daughter-in-Law is D… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… Moormaid at the Arcola Theatre

Rehearsals have begun for the upcoming world premiere of Marion Bott’s new play about self-destruction. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening… Berlin. Eleven past eleven. Art teacher Melissa is about to do something drastic. Seeking a place to hide, her ex-pupil Mehdi interrupts her momentum. Both embark on a turbulent journey, painting and… Read More

PREVIEW: Moormaid, Arcola Theatre

The world premiere of Marion Bott’s play will take place at the Arcola Theatre from the 18th April.  Starring Sarah Alles, the world premiere production of Moormaid will see both Marion Bott and Alles making their UK debuts at the Arcola Theatre. This new play is about two lost individuals’ search for freedom, inspired by Marion Bott’s discovery… Read More