NEWS: Ariana Grande and Cynthia to Star in Wicked the Movie

The film is set to be directed by Jon M. Chu, who directed the cinema adaptation of In the Heights. It has been announced Academy Award-nominee Cynthia Erivo and singer Ariana Grande will lead the cast of the eagerly anticipated film adaptation of Wicked. Cynthia Erivo who made her Broadway debut reprising her starring role as… Read More

Review Round Up: Positions by Ariana Grande

We take a look at what critics have been making of the singer’s brand new album. The Guardian: *** “But despite the tabloid pre-publicity and the lyrical preoccupation with all-night romps, Positions deals in polished professionalism, not pulse-quickening excitement.” Pitchfork: “Positions doesn’t broaden Grande’s sound the way her past few albums have, and it isn’t buoyed… Read More

REVIEW: Hairspray Live!, The Shows Must Go On

This latest offering in The Shows Must Go On series covers issues that have become part of headline news in recent days. It is such a shame that by watching Hairspray Live! based on the musical and set in 1960’s Baltimore is still so relevant in the themes it covers such as body shaming and… Read More

NEWS: Hairspray Live! Announced as Next Production in The Shows Must Go On Series

The 2016 production of Hairspray will be made available to UK audiences for 48 hours through Universal’s The Shows Must Go On series. The television special version of Hairspray will be the next show to feature in the Shows Must Go On series, streaming from Friday 29th May and available to UK audiences for two… Read More

NEWS: Meryl Streep,Ariana Grande and James Corden Cast in The Prom on Netflix

It has been confirmed that Ryan Murphy will direct and produce a feature production of the Tony nominated musical for Netflix. This new adaptation filmed for Netflix is set to star Meryl Streep as Dee Allen, Ariana Grande as Alyssa, James Corden as Barry Glickman, Awkwafina as Ms. Sheldon, Nicole Kidman as Angie Dickinson, Keegan-Michael… Read More

Review Round Up: Thank U Next by Ariana Grande

Five months after the release of Sweetener, Ariana Grande is back with a brand new album. LLLC rounds up the reviews…  Pitchfork: “But in the rare spots where the production is grating and the writing limp, Grande makes up for it with skill and intuition. thank u, nextmay be an imperfect album but it’s a perfect next chapter.” The Guardian: **** ” this feels like the work of a pop star… Read More

Review Round Up: Sweetener by Ariana Grande

The singer returns with a brand new album which includes collaborations with Pharrell Williams, Missy Elliott and Nicki Minaj. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  The Guardian: **** “Rather than allowing tragedy to linger, Grande focuses on the increased appreciation of life that followed. Her brush with mortality has aligned her creative vision… Read More

First Impressions of…Beauty & the Beast Sung by Ariana Grande and John Legend

It was one of Disney’s most popular films of the 1990’s and now that a live action version is to be released in March it seems only fair that a new version of the classic title song is included in the soundtrack – but is it as good as the original?  There is certainly a… Read More