Review Round Up: All is True

Kenneth Branagh’s latest film focuses on the final year’s of  Shakespeare’s life. Here is what critics have had to say about it…  The Independent: **** “Kenneth Branagh and Ben Elton might have played fast and loose with the truth, but they have created something bold and contemporary.” Irish Times: **** “There has never before been an oddity quite like this agreeable film.” Empire Online: *** “this is a contemplative drama, with more talking than conflict… Read More

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Review Round Up: Murder on the Orient Express

Kenneth Branagh directs and stars as Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery is brought to the big screen with an all star cast. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Empire: *** “The mystery that Branagh has to solve as director (and leading man) is how to recount a murder story from 1934 in… Read More

Favourite Shakespeare Performances

While many of the performances listed took place long before Love London Love Culture was even thought of, watching Shakespeare Live! on the BBC last night brought to mind some of the best Shakespeare performances that this particular writer has seen… 1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Rose Theatre, Kingston: 2010 – starring Judi Dench, this wonderfully… Read More