NEWS: Disney’s The Lion King Announces Second UK Tour

The musical will embark on a brand new UK to celebrate twenty years on the London stage.  The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland has confirmed that the award-winning musical will embark on its second UK and Ireland tour, opening in Bristol in September before moving to Edinburgh in December. Tickets for the Bristol run will go on sale in February 2019 and for the Edinburgh run in March 2019. Patrons can… Read More

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DVD Review: Christopher Robin

This charmingly sweet story captures the spirit of the original stories  while adding a message that audiences today can relate to.  When you are a child your teddy bears and toys were some of your first companions – but what happens when you grow up and forget about them? This is the premise of Marc Foster’s charming and heartfelt film that brings to life A.A.Milne and E.H.Shepard’s characters to life perfectly for a contemporary… Read More

REVIEW: Mary Poppins Returns

This sequel to the beloved 1964 original is filled with little tributes to the original but manages to stand out and feel completely original thanks to Rob Marshall’s practically perfect direction.  Watching this sequel feels like coming back to a home that you didn’t realise you missed – filled with familiar details and nods to… Read More

Review Round Up: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Is Disney’s sequel to Wreck-It-Ralph worth watching according to critics? Love London Love Culture finds out by rounding up the reviews….  The Guardian: ** “Ralph Breaks the Internet is facing a problem faced by every other film: we are all on the internet nowadays, and how on earth do you represent that on screen? People looking at… Read More

First Impressions of…Dumbo

A brand new trailer has been released for Tim Burton’s upcoming new version of Dumbo, set to be released in cinemas next year. Here’s a few of Love London Love Culture’s thoughts on it…  It has to be said straight off that when I first heard that Tim Burton, who is more known for his… Read More

Review Round Up: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Keira Knightley and Helen Mirren star in Disney’s adaptation of  the story of The Nutcracker. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…  The Guardian: *** “There’s wit here and The Nutcracker will take you from zero to Christmas jumper in the opening sequence. What’s missing is the melancholy darkness of ETA Hoffmann’s story. Instead, schmaltz-merchant director… Read More

NEWS: Mary Poppins to Return to the West End

It has been confirmed that the Disney musical will return to the West End next year.    Following the closing of Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre late August 2019, it has been announced that Mary Poppins will return to the theatre where it originally made its premiere at the same theatre back in 2004.… Read More

NEWS: Brand New Disney Pop-Up Experience Announced

It has been confirmed that  a brand new summer Pop-Up from Disney will take place at Covent Garden this Summer with a variety of daily events and activities for people to experience.  Taking place at the space on Long Acre from the 31st July until the 26th August, the pop-up experience will feature all things Disney West End… Read More

Review Round Up: The Incredibles 2

Pixar’s superhero family return for a brand new adventure! But what have critics been making of it? Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: **** ” Bird has reason to feel confident that his family of superheroes doesn’t need to be reinvented. Like all families, they’re a perpetual work in progress.” Rolling Stone:… Read More

NEWS: New Casting Announced for Disney’s Aladdin

As the London production of Disney’s Aladdin prepares to mark its second year in the West End, new casting has been announced for the musical. The London production will see Matthew Croke will continue to star in the title role, having joined the company in June 2017, opposite original London cast members Jade Ewen (Jasmine) and Trevor Dion Nicholas (Genie). New… Read More