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

Review Round Up: A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre

Jack Thorne’s version of the classic festive story returns to the Old Vic Theatre with Stephen Tompkinson as Scrooge. Here’s what critics have made of it…  The Stage: **** “Trust Thorne to make a success of it, adding ambiguity to the ending and furnishing the show with some properly tearjerking moments. Let’s hope it returns… Read More

REVIEW: Bunny, Tristan Bates Theatre

This perceptive monologue by Jack Thorne tackles a huge range of topics as seen through the eyes of one teenage girl.  This refreshing and lively piece of writing by Jack Thorne really gets to the heart of the struggles of a young person trying to find her place in this modern life filled with racism,… Read More

Review Round Up: A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre

Rhys Ifans stars as Scrooge in Jack Thorne’s new adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  On a bitter Christmas Eve night a cold-hearted miser is visited by four ghosts. Transported to worlds past, present and future, Ebenezer Scrooge witnesses what a lifetime of fear and selfishness… Read More

NEWS: Jack Thorne’s Bunny Transfers to the Tristan Bates Theatre in 2018

It has been announced that Fabricate Theatre‘s production will transfer to the Tristan Bates Theatre from the 15th January 2018.  A summer of love. A fight. A car chase. A siege. When Katie’s boyfriend is attacked on the streets of Luton, she is propelled outside of her borders on to the frontier of council estates and… Read More