NEWS: Iris Theatre Announce Casting for The Snow Queen: An Online, Storytelling Adventure

The interactive family adventure will be streamed online via zoom from the 19th to the 26th December. Iris Theatre has today announced that Leda Douglas will play Holly in the company’s The Snow Queen: An Online, Storytelling Adventure which plays as part of the previously announced inaugural winter season. Stories get delivered to Holly’s door… Read More

NEWS: Iris Theatre Announces Summer Festival

The theatre company has announced details of its Summer festival of outdoor live performances to bring together break-out artists and companies. Specifically adapted for a socially distanced audience, all reservations for the festival will be per Bubble Bench which will be placed one metre apart rather than individual tickets and each bench can accommodate up… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 17th May 2020

Here’s a guide to some of what LLLC has been covering in the last week in case you missed anything… Review of Blackeyed Theatre’s production of Jane Eyre: having had to cancel its international tour early, Blackeyed Theatre kindly shared a recorded version of the production through the company’s Youtube channel. This is the last… Read More

NEWS: Iris Theatre Launch Fundraising Appeal

The theatre company have announced a new fundraising appeal to help protect its future. Iris Theatre have today announced the launch of a new fundraising appeal to help guarantee the future of the company. The news comes as the inaugural season from the company’s new executive team, Paul-Ryan Carberry and Paul Virides including A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Year in Review: 2019

We round up the year with a selection of the most popular reads on LLLC in 2019. Review of The Lost Love Speakeasy: taking place in May this year, we went along to experience a lovely 1920’s style immersive experience in (of course) a secret location. Complete with a meal inspired by the flavours of… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Month: August 2019

Here’s a round up of our top ten most popular posts of the month… Review of British Theatre Academy’s production of Dogfight at Southwark Playhouse: catch up with our most popular review of the month! Completing the BTA’s summer season at the theatre, this production captures the raw nature of the musical that while initially… Read More

REVIEW: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Iris Theatre, St Paul’s Church

Iris Theatre’s adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel is certainly an ambitious and refreshing take on the story – but can’t always make up its mind whether it wants to be taken seriously or not. This latest production in Iris Theatre’s Summer season at St Paul’s Church shows how consistently brave, bold and ambitious the… Read More

Shows Opening: August 2019

Here’s a guide to five shows opening in London this month… Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain Part 4, Apollo Theatre: want to take your children along to something fun and educational? Horrible Histories is back in London this August and filled with a whole bunch of historical characters brought back to life by two actors. Check… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 28th July 2019

Here’s a guide to what Love London Love Culture has been up to this week… Interview with Robert Rhodes: the actor chatted to us about taking on the role of Quasimodo in Iris Theatre’s production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Review of The Bridges of Madison County at the Menier Chocolate Factory: this week… Read More

Interview with…Robert Rhodes

The actor chatted to us about taking on the role of Quasimodo in Iris Theatre’s production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. What can we expect from this retelling of this classic story? Our version of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ is based more on the classic Victor Hugo novel than the Disney version, but… Read More