Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 4th November

Here’s a few reviews, interviews, news and features that have been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week…  1. Interview with Nenda Neurer: Love London Love Culture chatted to Nenda about her role in the world premiere stage production of Zadie Smith’s White Teeth, now playing at the Kiln Theatre. 2. Consensual, National Youth Theatre,… Read More

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REVIEW: A Very Very Very Dark Matter, Bridge Theatre

Martin McDonagh’s latest play is very very very strange even for those who have seen and enjoyed his previous work on stage.  All of Martin McDonagh’s distinctive traits in his writing are in full evidence in his latest play – so why on earth doesn’t it quite work as well as his previous work? Having… Read More

Review Round Up: A Very Very Very Dark Matter, Bridge Theatre

Matthew Dunster directs Martin McDonagh’s new play at the Bridge Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… WhatsOnStage: ** “without the brutal hubris or the brutal humour, the problematic nature of McDonagh’s play, often excused in his other work, has nowhere to hide.” The Independent: *** “this determinedly dark and twisted fable is… Read More

Review Round Up: Allelujah!, Bridge Theatre

Alan Bennett’s latest play has officially opened at the Bridge Theatre. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…. The Guardian: **** “there is a wealth of good jokes and a deceptive patina of nostalgia. The classic songs, arranged by George Fenton and sung by the patients, are proof of the durability of age… Read More

Review Round Up: My Name is Lucy Barton, Bridge Theatre

Based on Elizabeth Strout’s short novel, My Name is Lucy sees Laura Linney making her London debut in this production. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.  The Guardian: **** “Linney, as a performer, has mastered the art of public solitude and gives you the uncanny feeling that you are listening not to an invented… Read More

REVIEW: Nightfall, Bridge Theatre

This sensitive play about the impact of grief on one family’s life might be slow to unravel but is completely relatable and engaging.  With Nightfall, Barney Norris has created an intriguing play that not only explores the impact grief has on one family’s life but also how grief can destroy hopes and dreams to change… 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

REVIEW: Julius Caesar, Bridge Theatre

Love London Love Culture was part of the crowd for this engaging and powerful production of Shakespeare’s play.  There is something so powerful about being part of the crowd watching this gripping and wonderfully staged production of Shakespeare’s play – despite the rough handling by those in security jackets yelling at people to move back… Read More

PREVIEW: Julius Caesar, Bridge Theatre

Ben Whishaw and David Morrissey are set to star in Nicholas Hytner’s upcoming production at the Bridge Theatre.  Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets… Read More

Shows Opening: January 2018

With the New Year firmly within sight, here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best theatre to see during January… Bananaman the Musical, Southwark Playhouse: it might already be in previews, but this world premiere production of the brand new musical officially opens in January. As one of the flagship characters in the world’s… Read More