Interview With…Tom Mansfield

Emma Clarendon spoke to Artistic Director of Upstart Theatre and the DARE Festival, Tom Mansfield about what audiences can expect from this year’s festival at Shoreditch Town Hall…  Hi Tom, thanks so much for talking to me. What can audiences expect from this year’s DARE festival? My pleasure, thanks for having me! DARE is an explosion of new and… Read More

Interview With… Melinda Hughes

The singer spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about her Pizza Express Live monthly shows starting on the 23rd October.  Thanks so much for talking to me. How excited are you about bringing your show to PizzaExpress Live in Holborn and The Pheasantry in Chelsea?  I’m very excited to be presenting a brand new… Read More

REVIEW: The Emperor and the Concubine, China National Peking Opera Company, Sadler’s Wells

This tragic love story based on an historic event in the Tang Dynasty is beautifully brought to life in this production – but due to volume levels it can be difficult to appreciate the music properly.  Thank goodness I was give an opportunity to take a sneak peak behind the scenes before watching the China… Read More

REVIEW: The Clementine Show, Live at Zedel

Mark Mander’s creation is a sharp and sassy diva who provides a hilarious evening of comedy and music.  What a fabulous diva Clementine is – sharp tongued with plenty of fabulous outfits along the way, there is no denying that Mark Mander’s creation is certainly a force to be reckoned with as this imaginative and… Read More

REVIEW: Lethal White by Robert Galbraith

Robert Galbraith/ J.K Rowling’s latest Strike novel is the longest and thrilling yet, filled with intricate details that we have come to expect from the author.  There is a noticeable pattern in the Strike novels so far – including Lethal White: the majority  focus closely on a element that is important in the author’s life.… Read More

Interview With…Liza Pulman

Fascinating Aida’s Liza Pulman spoke to Emma Clarendon ahead of her show at The Other Palace.  Hi Liza, thanks so much for talking to me. How excited are you about being back in London?  London is where I was born. It’s where I trained and where I have spent almost my entire adult life! Getting to… Read More

Five Minutes with…Etta Murfitt

The choreographer spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about creating the choreography for Emma Rice’s Wise Children, playing at the Old Vic Theatre before embarking on a UK tour.  Thanks so much for talking to me. Could you explain a bit more about what Wise Children is about? Wise Children is about twins Nora… Read More

REVIEW: The Wider Earth, Natural History Museum

This thoughtful and imaginative production encourages us all to appreciate the natural world and Charles Darwin’s innovative ideas about evolution.  From the second you step into the transformed Jerwood gallery at the Natural History Museum, the audience is automatically transported into a beautifully atmospheric auditorium. Including a background filled with stars that highlights the jagged… Read More

Interview With…Christina Bennington

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to the actress about playing Raven in Bat Out of Hell at the Dominion Theatre.  Hi Christina, thanks so much for talking to me. What are you loving the most about being a part of Bat Out of Hell? Oh it’s a complete dream come true to be leading… Read More

Interview with…Guy Jones

The director spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about Busking it, now playing at the Shoreditch Town Hall.  Hi Guy thanks so much for talking to me. What can audiences expect from Busking It? It’s a glimpse into a London we don’t normally get to see. And the story is peppered with the most… Read More