Review Round Up: Botticelli in the Fire, Hampstead Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Blanche McIntyre’s production now playing at the Hampstead Theatre. The Guardian: *** “Blanche McIntyre directs with daring, and there are some exhilarating moments, such as when the jaded goddess, Venus (Sirine Saba), speaks of the burden of her beauty while men in gold pants dance around… Read More

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NEWS: Full Casting Announced for European Premiere of Botticelli in the Fire

The production is set to play at the Hampstead Theatre from the 18th October. Hampstead Theatre has confirmed the full casting for the European premiere of Jordan Tannahill’s Botticelli in the Fire which will be directed by Blanche McIntyre. The cast for the production is set to include: Hiran Abeysekera, Stefan Adegbola, Dickie Beau, Adetomiwa… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th May

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of Dog Without Feathers at the Southbank Centre: LLLC caught Deborah Colker’s dance piece which combines contemporary, ritual and classical dancing and is inspired by  João Cabral de Melo Neto’s masterpiece poem Cão. Review Amour at Charing Cross… Read More

Review Round Up: Jude, Hampstead Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Edward Hall’s production of Howard Brenton’s latest play… WhatsOnStage: *** “Jude benefits from Nefar’s confident performance – and it even suggests a new way of looking at the refugee crisis.” The Guardian: *** “Even if the play is muddled, Hall’s production, performed on a circular, book-lined… Read More

Review Round Up: Cost of Living, Hampstead Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living. The Telegraph: *** “by a playwright who was born in Poland but raised in Jersey and Chicago – her story of struggle, recounted in the programme, and reflected in the play, is inspiring. Thirdly, it’s a play that sets disabled characters and able-bodied characters on an equal footing, with casting… Read More

Review Round Up: Paradise, Hampstead Theatre

Hampstead Theatre presents the new comedy from Dusty Hughes,  directed by Alice Hamilton. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.   The Stage: *** “For a comedy, there are very few genuine laughs, but thanks to the skilled cast there are a few brief moments that capture the frequent sadness of growing old, particularly in a society that patronises and belittles the elderly.” Evening Standard:… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 16th December 2018

Here’s a few news, reviews and interview pieces that have been proving popular on LLLC this week…. Cinderella, New Victoria Theatre:  Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon took a trip to Woking to catch the New Victoria Theatre’s latest pantomime starring Craig Revel Horwood and Paul Chuckle. Our review is live now.   Interview with Vince… Read More

Review Round Up: Uncle Vanya, Hampstead Theatre

Alan Cox stars as  Vanya in Terry Johnson’s new adaptation of Chekhov’s classic play at the Hampstead Theatre. Find out what the critics made of it with Love London Love Culture’s review round up…  Financial Times: *** “although almost every isolated moment seems right, the sum of the parts slips out of kilter and feels… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Cost of Living at Hampstead Theatre

Casting has been confirmed for the UK premiere of  Martyna Majok’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, playing at the Hampstead Theatre from the 25th January.  Having won the 2018 8 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living will make its UK premiere at the Hampstead Theatre this January in a production directed by Edward… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre Announces First Productions for 2019

The Hampstead Theatre has confirmed details of its first three productions of 2019 including two world premieres.  The theatre’s 2019 season will open with the UK premiere of Martyna Majok’s 2018 Pulitzer Prize winning drama, Cost of Living. Playing at the Hampstead Theatre from the 24th January until the 2nd March, the production is directed… Read More