Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 14th April

Here’s a few reads that have been really popular on Love London Love Culture this week…. Interview with Laura Harling: we chatted to the Artistic Director about the company’s latest production One Hundred Trillion being performed at the Old Vic workrooms from the 7th to the 11th May. Five Minutes with Olivia Rose Smith: the… Read More

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Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 24th February

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s top ten most popular reads for this week… Review of Gently Down the Stream at the Park Theatre: this week saw LLLC pay a visit to the Park Theatre to catch the UK premiere of Martin Sherman’s play, looking at the highs and lows of a relationship. Emma Clarendon called… 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

REVIEW: Berberian Sound Studio, Donmar Warehouse

As chilling as it is fascinating, Tom Scutt’s production is an  effective slow-burner that captures the audience’s attention as much as their imagination.   Based on the 2012 film by Peter Strickland, Berberian Sound Studio feels less like the horror film than a psychological drama that plays out beautifully well on the Donmar Warehouse’s stage. For those who like me who normally avoid anything relatively creepy,… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 10th February

Here’s a few things that have been proving popular on LLLC  this week… Review of Ghost the Musical at the New Victoria Theatre: this week saw LLLC’s Emma Clarendon paying a visit to catch the new UK tour of Ghost – does it live up to expectations? Interview with Raphael Akuwudike: this week we chatted to Raphael about his role in The Jumper Factory at the… Read More

PREVIEW: Sweet Charity, Donmar Warehouse

This new production will be Josie Rourke’s final production at the  Donmar Warehouse as Artistic Director. Based on the original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Plaiano, the Donmar Warehouse will present a brand new production of Sweet Charity, playing at the theatre from the 6th April. New York, 1967. Charity Hope Valentine is a dance hall hostess who “runs her a heart like a hotel – you’ve… Read More

Review Round Up: Measure for Measure, Donmar Warehouse

Josie Rourke directs this new production of William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure now playing at the Donmar Warehouse. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  WhatsOnStage: **** “What Rourke’s production becomes is a brisk, uncompromising meditation on the nature of power and law, and how gender is intertwined with them.” The Guardian: *** “While… Read More

Review Round Up: Aristocrats, Donmar Warehouse

Lyndsey Tuner directs this new production of Brian Friel’s play about a generation whose past threatens their future. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…. The Guardian: *** “The play is excellently performed even if, when it comes to the production, I craved more matter and less art.” WhatsOnStage: *** “Turner directs with… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round up of the Week: Sunday 24th December

Discover what has been the most popular reads on Love London Love Culture this week including reviews, round ups and interviews…. 1. Christmas with The Rat Pack, Theatre Royal Haymarket: Love London Love Culture’s final show of the year was a visit to the Theatre Royal Haymarket to mark the return of Mitch Sebastian’s Olivier nominated show.… Read More

Review Round Up: Belleville, Donmar Warehouse

Amy Herzog’s acclaimed play is getting its UK premiere, directed by Michael Longhurst. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the production:  Americans Zack and Abby are bright, young and recently married. He’s a doctor combating infant disease. She’s an actress, also teaching yoga. It’s just before Christmas and they’re living the expat… Read More