NEWS: Casting Announced for Old Vic Theatre’s Production of A Christmas Carol

Jack Thorne’s adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story will return to the theatre from the 13th November. Casting has been confirmed for the return of Matthew Warchus’s production which returns to the Old Vic Theatre from the 13th November until the 8th January. The production’s cast is set to be led by Stephen Mangan… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced For West End Return of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The production is set to resume performances at the Palace Theatre from the 14th October. Producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions have announced full casting for the return of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child next month. Joining the previously announced  Jamie Ballard as Harry Potter, Susie Trayling as Ginny Potter and Dominic Short who plays their… Read More

NEWS: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Resume Performances in October

It has been confirmed that the production will begin performances once more on the 14th October. The producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have confirmed that the production will resume performances at the Palace Theatre on the 14th October, with rehearsals beginning this August. Tickets for the West End production are currently available… Read More

Review Round Up: After Life, National Theatre

We round up the reviews for Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Hirokazu Kore-eda’s film of the same name now playing at the National Theatre. Evening Standard: *** “Herrin’s staging, a co-production with Headlong, is fluent and pleasing. It just feels a bit light, a bit airy-fairy, a bit meh, frankly, for these times and for the… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre to Reopen in June

The venue has confirmed that it will be reopening its doors in June to welcome back audiences for the first time since it closed its doors in December. The Southbank based theatre has announced the Olivier Theatre will reopen on the 16th June with a production of Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas, with additional… Read More

NEWS: Andrew Lincoln to Star as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol

The Old Vic’s live-streamed production will take place from the 12th to the 24th December. Jack Thorne’s adaptation of the classic story by Charles Dickens is set to return to the Old Vic next month, being streamed from the venue’s empty auditorium. Initial casting has been announced for the production, led by Andrew Lincoln (Love,… Read More

REVIEW: Enola Holmes, Netflix

This new Holmes adventure focusing on Sherlock’s younger sister is filled with plenty of mysteries and puzzles to be solved.  Based on Nancy Springer’s series of young adult novels focusing on the aspiring detective, what starts off as Enola simply looking for her mother who has disappeared turns into something more dangerous as she attempts… Read More

First Impressions…The Secret Garden

This new version based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s popular novel is set for release in cinemas next month. In the dark times that we currently live in, this is a great story to help to reinvigorate our lives with a bit of hope. While some perhaps feel that a fourth version of this story on… Read More

PREVIEW: A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre

Jack Thorne’s adaptation of the classic story will return to the Old Vic Theatre from the 23rd November. Following successful runs the last couple of years, Jack Thorne’s stage adaptation of A Christmas Carol is set to return to the Old Vic Theatre, this time led by Paterson Joseph in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.… Read More

Review Round Up: The End of History, Royal Court Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jack Thorne’s new play, directed by John Tiffany. WhatsOnStage: *** ” a play that is clearly heart-felt, yet curiously underwhelming.” Exeunt Magazine: “It is clearly so personal to Thorne – and so strangely insular despite its nods towards Fukuyama, Greenham Common, and Brexit (mercifully only mentioned once),… Read More