Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Books of 2019

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon rounds up some of her favourite reads of the year… Circe by Madeline Miller: following on from her successful retelling of the story of Achilles, Madeline Miller puts another contemporary take on another memorable Greek myth. Written with great insight and filled with imaginative descriptions this is a memorable… Read More

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REVIEW: My Life With Michael – 10 Years of Thriller Live! By Gary Lloyd

Providing great insight into the world of creating one of the West End’s longest running shows, Gary Lloyd’s autobiographical book is a must-read. In the decade since he passed away, Michael Jackson’s life has been scrutinised and filled with controversy – but there is no denying the impact his music has had on generations of… Read More

NEWS: Initial Tour Dates Announced for Heathers the Musical

The tour is set to open at the Theatre Royal Brighton on the 26th May. Following successful runs at London’s The Other Palace and Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2018, Heathers the Musical is set to embark on a UK tour in 2020 with initial dates for the tour having been announced. Directed by Andy Fickman,… Read More

Review Round Up: Heathers the Musical, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Following an immensely popular run at The Other Palace, the musical based on the 1980’s film has transferred to the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Here is what critics have said about it…    The Telegraph: **** “the show displays the kind of fastidious attention to detail the Heathers apply to their colour co-ordinated uniforms. The choreography… Read More

REVIEW: Thriller Live, Lyric Theatre

This special 4,000th performance in aid of The Prince’s Trust gave the audience a night to remember thanks to the energy of the cast and a spot on performance from Peter Andre.  I have to admit this is a show that really does begin to grow on you the more times you see it. This… Read More

NEWS: Purple Rain to Celebrate the Music of Prince

A new theatrical production celebrating the music of the late singer will be embarking on a UK tour in 2018 it has been confirmed.  Directed by Gary Lloyd (Thriller Live), this new production will explore the legacy of Prince through his music, visiting venues across the UK from February 2018. Prince revolutionised the music world… Read More

NEWS: Thriller Live Becomes 16th Longest Running West End Show

On Sunday 18th December, Thriller Live performed its 3,304th performance at the Lyric Theatre to become the West End’s 16th longest running musical of all time.  This news means that Thriller Live has now toppled the 1985 production of Me & My Girl to take the 16th longest running West End production crown. But it… Read More

NEWS: Thriller Live Announces New Booking Period

Hit West End show Thriller Live, featuring the music of Michael Jackson has announced a new booking period, with tickets now available until October 2017.  As well as announcing an extension at the Lyric Theatre, which has been home to the production since it opened in January 2009, it was also confirmed that the production… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announcement for UK Tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie

The new UK tour of the award winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie will open at the New Wimbledon Theatre in January.  Directed and choreographed by Gary Lloyd, this new UK tour will star Strictly Come Dancing’s Joanne Clifton in the role of Millie Dillmount. The Broadway musical comedy follows the fortunes of Millie Dillmount, a Kansas girl… Read More

REVIEW: Thriller Live, New Victoria Theatre

Jammed packed with Michael Jackson hits, this is a show in which you are expected to enjoy the singing and dancing – but not to learn anything about the man himself.  Opening with ‘History’ and closing with ‘Can You Feel it’, the first act takes audience’s through Jackson’s early years with a few references to… Read More