Review Round Up: The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Duke of York’s Theatre

We round up the reviews for the West End transfer of the National Theatre’s production based on Neil Gaiman’s book. The Guardian: **** “The beauty of Katy Rudd’s production is the way that it manipulates theatre space into a simulacrum of a child’s imagination: doors menacingly multiply, windows open on to enchanted forests, and a pool… Read More

NEWS: Amy Adams to Make West End Debut in The Glass Menagerie

The new revival of Tennessee Williams’s play will play at the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 23rd May 2022. Second Half Productions have announced that its first production will be a revival of The Glass Menagerie, which will begin performances at the Duke of York’s Theatre in May 2022. The company has been co-founded… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Wishlist

Editor Emma Clarendon selects twenty London productions she would love to see again… 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane: I know it only feels like yesterday that this show was in the West End – but I miss the sheer spectacle of it all! The dancing, the music and cast made this feel like a… Read More

PREVIEW: The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Duke of York’s Theatre

The National Theatre production will transfer to the West End October 2021. Having made its World premiere at the National Theatre last year, Katy Rudd’s production based on Neil Gaiman’s novel will begin performances at the Duke of York’s Theatre in October 2021. Adapted for the stage by Joel Horwood, the production originally starred  Samuel… Read More

NEWS:West End Run of Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman Delayed

The production was set to begin performances at the Duke of York’s Theatre on the 24th July. It has been announced that Martin McDonagh’s play which was set to have its West End premiere this Summer is now delaying its run due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. New season details and further information will be… Read More

NEWS: West End Run of The Doctor Postponed

The West End transfer of Robert Icke’s production was supposed to have opened for previews at the Duke of York’s Theatre on the 20th April. It has been confirmed that due to Covid-19 theatre closures, the West End run of Robert Icke’s  Almeida Theatre production has now been postponed until 2021. While dates for the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Productions

As Love London Love Culture approaches its fifth birthday, Emma Clarendon looks back at some of her favourite theatre productions from the last few years… Young Frankenstein, Garrick Theatre (2017): based on his immensely funny film, this musical version of Mel Brooks’s Young Frankenstein more than delivered in terms of sheer hilarity. There was a… Read More

Review Round Up: Blithe Spirit, Duke of York’s Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the London transfer of Richard Eyre’s production of Noel Coward’s comedy. The Stage: *** “although Saunders summons some three-dimensionality, the rest of the production, while entertaining enough, has as much substance as a spectre.” London Theatre.co.uk: *** “Eyre’s production – and the wives themselves – achieve liftoff,… Read More

NEWS: Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman to Have West End Run

The production will play for a limited run at the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 24th July. It has been announced that Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman will be heading to the West End this summer. In a totalitarian state a Writer is questioned by the authorities about a spate of murders that bear similarities… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Shows of 2019

Emma Clarendon selects her favourite theatre production of the year… 10. Soho Cinders, Charing Cross Theatre: warm, funny and genuinely good fun, this revival of Stiles and Drewe’s contemporary take on the classic fairytale Cinderella is immensely good fun from start to finish. 9. The Bridges of Madison County, Menier Chocolate Factory: while it may… Read More