Review Round Up: Mary Poppins, Prince Edward Theatre

Richard Eyre’s production of the musical has flown back into the West End – but what do the critics think of it? WhatsOnStage: **** “The musical’s best sequences are those that just let rip with joy and wonder. Richard Eyre directs with pace and panache, much helped by the choreography of Matthew Bourne (who is… Read More

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NEWS: Further Casting Announced for Mary Poppins

Final adult casting has been confirmed for Mary Poppins, playing at the Prince Edward Theatre from the 23rd October. Joining the previously announced Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins, Charlie Stemp as Bert, Joseph Millson as George Banks and Petula Clark as the Bird Woman, Richard Eyre’s production will also include Amy Griffiths who will play Winifred Banks, Claire Moore as Miss Andrew, Claire… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Year: Books

Here’s a guide to Love London Love Culture’s top ten favourite reads for 2017…  10. When the Future Comes Too Soon by Selina Siak: this richly engaging story set during World War II brings to vivid life the suffering that the people of Malaya. A haunting an emotional read that thoroughly grips from beginning to end. Check… Read More

Five Reasons to See…The Wind in the Willows Musical, London Palladium

Now officially open at the London Palladium, this new musical based on the beloved classic British story is perfect viewing over the summer months – here’s Love London Love Culture’s top five reasons to see this new production:  1. The story is brought wonderfully to life: thanks to Julian Fellowes’s glorious book, the musical production really… Read More

REVIEW: The Wind in the Willows, London Palladium

The beloved story is charmingly brought to life thanks to Rachel Kavanaugh’s wonderfully entertaining production that will delight children and adults.  Based on Kenneth Grahame’s beloved story, this new musical adaptation featuring music and lyrics by Anthony Drewe and George Stiles, has plenty of heart and endearing performances to provide gentle entertainment at the London… Read More

NEWS: First Images Released for The Wind in the Willows at the London Palladium

As the new musical prepares to open for previews at the London Palladium on the 16th June, the first images of the cast in costume have been released.  Directed by Rachel Kavanaugh, this brand new musical based on the beloved book by Kenneth Grahame is set to star Rufus Hound as the amazing Mr Toad, Simon… Read More

NEWS: Original Cast Recording for New Musical Production of The Wind in the Willows to be Released

Producer Jamie Hendry and Sony Masterworks Broadway have announced the release of the original cast recording of new musical The Wind in the Willows.  Previewing at the London Palladium from the 16th June before officially opening on the 29th June, The Wind in the Willows is a brand new musical featuring music by George Stiles and lyrics… Read More

REVIEW: Half A Sixpence, Noel Coward Theatre

Rachel Kavanaugh has created a delightfully light footed production that leaves the audience beaming for joy.  This wonderfully perky musical is a classic rags to riches story that shows that money really doesn’t buy happiness, wonderfully told through the story of Arthur Kipps an orphan who works as a drapers assistant until he unexpectedly comes… Read More

Sneak Peek at… The Wind in the Willows Musical, London Palladium

The new British musical based on Kenneth Grahame’s beloved story is being brought to the West End in a new production featuring a book by Julian Fellowes with music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.  Having had its world premiere last year, this brand new musical will open for previews at the London… Read More

NEWS: Half a Sixpence Extends Run at the Noel Coward Theatre

The hit revival of Half a Sixpence is now booking at the Noel Coward Theatre until the 2nd September 2017.  Having transferred to the West End following a successful run at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Half a Sixpence is produced and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh and features a book by Julian Fellowes. Arthur Kipps, an… Read More