Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 6th January

Here’s a few interviews, reviews, news and features on LLLC that are  popular reads this week… Interview with Gemma Barnett: this week, LLLC chatted to the actress about starring in Papercut Theatre’s production of ‘Lola’ as part of The Vaults Festival from the 23rd January. Interview with Jessica Lazar: also proving popular this week is Love London Love Culture’s interview with director Jessica Lazar, discussing her production of… Read More

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Interview With… Mohand Hasb Alrsol Badr

Love London Love Culture chatted to Mohand about Welcome to the  UK, playing at the Bunker Theatre from the 22nd  January. Could you explain what ‘Welcome to the UK’ is about?Welcome to the UK is about the situation of refugees in the UK and about the system here, like the Home Office, that we have to go through when we claim asylum. People think we are safe when we cross the border and… Read More

Interview With…Ben Nathan

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to the playwright about his new play Semites, playing at the Bunker Theatre for a limited run. Could you explain what Semites is about and the themes explored?  Semites is about exploring the thoughts and views of people living an ordinary life under extraordinary circumstances. It’s about challenging people’s preconceptions, challenging the… Read More

Interview with… Amy Bethan Evans

Love London Love Culture’s Editor Emma Clarendon spoke to Amy Bethan Evans about her play Libby’s Eyes playing as part of Breaking Out at the Bunker Theatre.  Could you tell me a bit more about what Libby’s Eyes is about? Libby’s Eyes is about a visually impaired woman who is issued an audio descriptive robot. The… Read More

Interview With…Hannah Hauer-King

The director spoke to Love London Love Culture about her upcoming production of Grotty, playing at the Bunker Theatre from the 1st May.  Hi Hannah, thanks for talking to Love London Love Culture. Could you explain what Grotty is about? Grotty is a piece that explores the experiences and challenges faced by women in the East London lesbian community, including… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… Devil with the Blue Dress, The Bunker Theatre

New rehearsal images have been released for the world premiere of Kevin Armento’s Devil with the Blue Dress which will play at the Bunker Theatre from the 29th March. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening in rehearsals… January 1998: America is rocked by one of the biggest political sex scandals of all time. Slyly exhuming the… Read More

NEWS: The Bunker Theatre Announces Summer Season

The details of the Bunker Theatre’s summer 2018 season have been released.  The theatre’s upcoming season will be a celebration of exciting work from both emerging and established companies, with one highlight being Breaking Out – a new initiative introduced by Artistic Director Joshua McTaggart –  to champion the most ambitious and innovative theatre companies who are… Read More

REVIEW: Ken, Bunker Theatre

This warm-hearted tribute to Ken Campbell offers a good dose of nostalgia for those who remember his work – but can feel slightly self-indulgent towards the end.  There is no denying that this lively play by Terry Johnson successfully captures Ken Campbell’s quirky character and determination to create a new and exciting form of theatre.… Read More

PREVIEW: Electra, Bunker Theatre

Dumbwise Productions will present this new version of the myth, reimagined  by John Ward from the 27th February.  A Queen masterminds the murder of her Husband and takes the throne with her new lover. Her Daughter, Electra, grows up in the grip of a cruel regime, swearing revenge. Her Son Orestes, exiled as a boy… Read More

Interview With… Joshua McTaggart

The Bunker Theatre’s Artistic Director spoke to Love London Love Culture about the theatre’s upcoming spring season… How are you feeling about The Bunker’s Spring programme?  This is the first fully curated season of work we have announced since opening the venue, so it feels like a long time coming in terms of a clear… Read More