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the Prince Edward Theatre late August 2019, it has been announced that Mary Poppins will return to the theatre where it originally made its premiere at the same theatre back in 2004.… Read More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

Opinion: Marking Three Years of Love London Love Culture

Editor Emma Clarendon reflects on three years since she started Love London Love Culture and to celebrate highlights some of her favourite moments in that time…  1. Screening of Zootropolis: this was a fantastic opportunity to get a chance to see Disney’s highly anticipated release that was heartwarming to watch and the first big opportunity that… Read More

First Impressions of…Mary Poppins Returns

A new trailer for the eagerly anticipated sequel to the classic 1960’s film has been released. Here’s what Love London Love Culture thinks we can expect…  It is no secret that P.L. Travers didn’t really approve of the original Mary Poppins film (just watch Saving Mr Banks for proof of that!) so it would be… Read More

Review Round Up: Coco

This latest Disney and Pixar film follows the story of a boy who is accidentally transported  to the land of the dead. But what have critics had to say about it?  The Guardian: **** “This is a charming and very memorable film.” Empire: ***** “Local foods and traditions such as alebrijes (folk-art sculptures of fantastical creatures)… Read More

First Impressions: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

A new trailer has been released for the 2018 live action film that promises a darker side to the story that audiences know well… Having brought audiences Beauty and the Beast this year, it seems safe to bet that Disney are hoping this live action film of The Nutcracker and The Four Realms is equally… Read More

Five Reasons to See…Aladdin

At the beginning of the week Love London Love Culture paid a visit to see Aladdin The Musical  – here’s five reasons why you should pay a visit… 1. It’s been 25 years since the film was released: yes you read that correctly! 25 years since the original Disney film was released and it still remains one… Read More