REVIEW: The Last Five Years, Garrick Theatre

Jonathan O’Boyle’s production is a wonderfully poignant and intimate experience, with detailed performances from both Oli Higginson and Molly Lynch. Having had a successful and popular run at the Southwark Playhouse last year, Jonathan O’Boyle’s haunting and poignant production makes its glorious debut in the West End – highlighting the uniqueness of Jason Robert Brown’s… Read More

Interview With… Molly Lynch and Oli Higginson

The pair chatted to us about bringing Jason Robert Brown’s musical to the West End’s Garrick Theatre. How does it feel to be bringing The Last Five Years to the West End? Molly: It feels surreal! Especially after the rollercoaster that has been the last 18 months. I feel extremely lucky to be working with… Read More

REVIEW: I Could Use a Drink, Garrick Theatre

Drew Gasparani’s song cycle has some genuinely lovely songs, but seems to lose its way slightly in the second act. Brimmed to the full with West End talent, this UK stage premiere of Drew Gasparini’s I Could Use a Drink (which was also streamed during lockdown) is a lively and heartfelt affair that is really… Read More

REVIEW: Maggie & Ted, Garrick Theatre

This charmingly funny play goes behind the feud between Margaret Thatcher and Edward Heath – but can feel slightly rushed in places. Having previously had a run at The White Bear in 2019, Maggie & Ted by Michael McManus made its West End debut at the Garrick Theatre for two nights only to offer an… Read More

West End Shows Opening: 2nd April 2021

Following on from last week’s selection of shows that have confirmed opening dates (government advice provided), here’s a few more shows that you can now book tickets for… Amelie the Musical, Criterion Theatre: following on from a run at the Watermill Theatre, UK tour and a run at The Other Palace, this charming and quirky… Read More

NEWS: Death Drop Announces New West End Cast

The comedy is set to reopen in the West End at the Garrick Theatre in May. New casting has been announced for Death Drop which will open for performances at the Garrick Theatre from the 19th May. Making their West End debuts in  Holly Stars’ murder mystery comedy will be Willam as 80s pop sensation… Read More

NEWS: Birmingham Stage Company Announce Two Productions Coming to the West End

The theatre company has confirmed that its production of David Walliams’ Billionaire Boy will make its West End premiere alongside the world premiere of Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part Five! this Summer. It has been confirmed that Birmingham Stage Company will be bringing two productions to the West End this Summer. The West End premiere of the… Read More

NEWS: Death Drop to Reopen at the Garrick Theatre

The show is set to return to the West End in May, having had its initial run cut short due to the pandemic. The comedy, which brings together a cast of drag performers together for a murder mystery, is set to begin socially distanced performances at the Garrick Theatre from the 19th May. Directed by… 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

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Picks for 2021

Emma Clarendon selects the shows that she is most looking forward to catching this year… Bedknobs and Broomsticks, UK Tour: this new stage adaptation based on the Disney film starring Angela Lansbury is flying to venues across the UK this year. Opening at the Newcastle Theatre Royal in August, the musical is set to be… Read More