Review Round Up: A German Life, Bridge Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jonathan Kent’s production starring Maggie Smith. The Telegraph: ***** “A compelling history lesson. An acting master-class like no other. Dame Maggie Smith is back on the London stage for the first time in 12 years and – at the age of 84 – commands attention for… Read More

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PREVIEW: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bridge Theatre

The production is set to play at the Bridge Theatre from the 3rd June until the 31st August. This new production of William Shakespeare’s play will be directed by Nicholas Hytner, with Gwendoline Christie, Oliver Chris, David Moorst and Hammed Animashaun lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom. The theatre becomes the forest… Read More

Review Round Up: Alys. Always, Bridge Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Nicholas Hytner’s production based on Harriet Lane’s novel. Time Out: *** “Hytner’s brisk production, with a live cello score and dynamic set and projections from Bob Crowley and Luke Halls, is effortlessly watchable, and often very funny in its digs at class, privilege and arts hacks.”… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 3rd March

Here’s a guide to what you have been reading about this week on Love London Love Culture… Preview of Alys Always at the Bridge Theatre: now in previews at the Bridge Theatre, this world premiere production directed by Nicholas Hytner is based on the novel by Harriet Lane. It is booking at the theatre until… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 17th February

Missed anything on Love London Love Culture this week? Here’s what has been proving popular on LLLC…  Review of A Beautiful Noise at the Lyric Theatre: this week saw Love London Love Culture catching the first West End performance of the show dedicated to the music of Neil Diamond. Including songs such as ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’ and ‘Sweet Caroline’, it is a “Designed to be a crowdpleaser”. Review Round Up of Edward II at the Shakespeare’s Globe: this week saw the opening of Edward II and Love… Read More

PREVIEW: Alys, Always, Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere production based  on Harriet Lane’s novel.  The Bridge Theatre’s next production is the world premiere production based on Harriet Lane’s psychological thriller, adapted for the stage by Lucinda Coxon and directed by Nicholas Hytner. Frances works on the books pages of a Sunday newspaper. She’s quiet and capable, but nobody takes much notice: her face is pressed to the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite…Theatre of 2018

As we approach the end of 2018, here’s a few of LLLC’s favourite shows of the year…. The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Noel Coward Theatre: a great cast and plenty of quotable lines made Michael Grandage’s revival of Martin McDonagh’s hilarious play a real delight and highlight of the year. For God’s sake put Wee Thomas on the Phone! The King & I, London Palladium: this gloriously lavish Broadway production of this classic musical was a real treat… Read More

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

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