REVIEW: Mrs Dalloway, Arcola Theatre

Adapting Mrs Dalloway for the stage is no easy feat, given that this classic novel, arguably Virginia Woolf’s most famous undertaking is renowned for using a stream of consciousness technique to get right to the heart of the characters’ thoughts and emotions. Thankfully this latest adaptation by Hal Coase, performed at the Arcola Theatre, meets… Read More

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First Look at…Mrs Dalloway at the Arcola Theatre

Production images have been released for Thomas Bailey’s production of Mrs Dalloway which officially opens at the Arcola Theatre this evening (1st October). Here’s a glimpse of what to expect…  On a single day in 1920s London, Clarissa Dalloway prepares to throw a party for her high-society friends. On the same day, in the same… Read More

Interview with…Hal Coase

Hal Coase has adapted Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway for a new production at the Arcola Theatre. He spoke to Love London Love Culture about what to expect…  Thanks so much for talking to me. What can you tell me about the story of Mrs Dalloway for those who aren’t familiar with it? The plot is beautifully… Read More

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

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