NEWS: Max Nowaz’s Cheating Death to Play at the Cockpit Theatre

This new play by Max Nowaz will play at the theatre from the 21st  February.  Directed by  Poor School graduate, Sophie Wilson, Cheating Death is the first staged play from established novelist Max Nowaz, best known for his books for children such as Timbi’s Dream and for adults including The Arbitrator and Get Rich or Get Lucky.  John is having a bad day! He has been laid in a coffin in his living… Read More

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Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Year

It has been a busy year for LLLC – here’s a guide to some of what we  have been up to in the last 12 months… Take a Journey to the Underworld: perhaps a slight exaggeration but Love London Love Culture thoroughly enjoyed Funicular Productions immersive dining and theatre experience – which is also a great way to meet new people! I Am Of Ireland, Old Red lion Theatre: LLLC’s Kirsty Herrington enjoyed this production of Seamus Finnegan’s play… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for The Distance You Have Come

Casting has been confirmed for the brand new musical playing at the Cockpit Theatre from the 16th October.  The Distance You Have Come is  told through the music and lyrics of award-winning composer Scott Alan and follows the lives of six individuals who are juggling the challenges of life, depression, heartache and love. Casting for Scott Alan’s… Read More

REVIEW: Sweeney Todd, Cockpit Theatre

Ahead of its Edinburgh Festival Fringe run, Ethereal Theatre brought its production to the Cockpit Theatre in London.  From the minute you walk into the dark theatre you are transported to Fleet Street and the Ethereal’s vision of hell by the actors who are already in character. The show is dark but with some humorous… 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

NEWS: Casting Announced for Into the Woods at The Cockpit

Ahead of opening at the Cockpit Theatre on the 23rd May, casting for Tim McArthur’s reimagining of Stephen Sondheim’s classic fairytale with a twist musical has been confirmed.  This well known musical invites audiences to journey into the middle of the forest where well-known fairy tales interweave to create a magical world. As with all fairy… Read More

NEWS: New Adaptation of Into the Woods to Play at the Cockpit Theatre

Tim McArthur will direct a new production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods, playing at the Cockpit Theatre from the 23rd May.  This new production of Sondheim’s classic musical, gives it a new twist that invites the audience to journey into the middle of the forest where well-known fairy tales interweave to create… Read More

PREVIEW: Cantata for Four Wings, Cockpit Theatre

Following its run in Poland, Fundacja Mesinera in association with Kind Productions is bringing Cantata for Four Wings to the UK.  Two angels must fight for the life of a woman on the verge of a suicide. The woman tries to understand her own mind and that she has choices beyond self-harm To save her own… Read More

Interview With… Ricky Dujany

Love London Love Culture spoke to writer and director Ricky Dujany about his latest play about Thomas Sankara the President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987, playing at the Cockpit Theatre from the 20th March.  Hi Ricky, thank you so much for talking to Love London Love Culture. Could you tell me a little… Read More

NEWS: The Cockpit Launches Theatre Maker

The theatre has announced details of Theatre Maker, a theatre-making hub which will centre around classes, workshops, drop-ins, scratch nights and showcases designed to specifically help people make their own work. With Theatre Maker, the Cockpit Theatre will bring together a variety of classes together with affordable space hire, showcase opportunities and meet-ups in a scheme designed to… Read More