Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 21st April

Here’s a few reads that have been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… The Overtures Piano bar announce collaboration with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra: the newly opened piano bar will collaborate with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra for one special evening in which guests can sing along to their favourite musical… Read More

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Five Minutes with….Sonia Jalaly

The writer chatted to us about bringing her play Bump to the Kiln Theatre’s Mapping Brent Festival on the 18th April. Hi Sonia, thanks so much for talking to me. Could you tell me a bit more about what Bump is about? The Bump cast and team have been working together since October last year.… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for Wife at the Kiln Theatre

Full casting has been confirmed for Indhu Rubasingham’s production, playing at the Kiln Theatre from the 30th May. Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham has announced casting for her production of Samuel Adamson’s Wife set to play at the Kiln Theatre from the 30th May until the 6th July. Rubasingham is set to direct Richard Cant (Peter/Ivar at… Read More

Interview with…Rakie Ayola

The actress chatted to us about her current role in The Half God of Rainfall. Could you explain more about what The Half God of Rainfall is about? The play is about Half God Demi, his mortal mother Modupé and how their lives are affected by the Nigerian-Órisà Gods and the Greek-Olympian Gods. It’s about… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Blues in the Night at the Kiln Theatre

Susie McKenna is set to direct the first major London revival of the musical at the Kiln Theatre from the 18th July. Casting has been announced for the upcoming production of Blues in the Night, which will open for previews at the Kiln Theatre from the 18th July. Susie McKenna is set to direct Sharon… Read More

Review Round Up: The Son, Kiln Theatre

Michael Longhurst directs the UK premiere of Florian Zeller’s play. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… WhatsOnStage: *** “As an exploration of parental impotence in the face of a child seemingly set on doing himself harm, The Son is an absorbing, and uncomfortable, experience. By keeping the reasons for Nicolas’s depression ambiguous, however, Zeller… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals… The Son, Kiln Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for Michael Longhurst’s  upcoming production.  Playing at the Kiln Theatre from the 20th February,the UK premiere of Florian Zeller’s The Son is directed by Michael Longhurst with an adaption by Christopher Hampton. The Son is the fourth UK premiere at the theatre in its opening season following its refurbishment, following on from Alexis Zegerman’s Holy Sh!t, Stephen Sharkey’s… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 20th January

Here’s a few reads that have been proving popular on Love London  Love Culture this week…  The Marvelous Wonderettes is heading to London: the Off-Broadway musical is set to make its European and UK premiere at Upstairs at the Gatehouse this spring. Review of The Daughter-in-Law at the Arcola Theatre: this week saw LLLC paying a visit to the Arcola Theatre to catch Jack Gamble’s production which is “striking and powerful” in every possible way. Review of Anomaly at the Old Red Lion Theatre: still proving of immense interest to… Read More

Review Round Up: Approaching Empty, Kiln Theatre

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s review round up of Pooja Ghai’s production at the Kiln Theatre. The Stage: **** “Ishy Din’s writing lays the foundations for a solid set of performances from the six-strong ensemble.” WhatsOnStage: *** “there’s no doubting its promise, or the authenticity of the way that Din probes the corruption by greed and austerity of a community once built on honour and respect.” Evening Standard: ***… Read More

Love London Love Culture Theatre Picks: January 2019

Here are a few of LLLC’s top picks for shows opening this month… The Dame, Park Theatre: Peter Duncan stars in Katie Duncan’s play which had a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe. It sees seasoned Pantomime Dame Ronald Roy Humphrey in a nostalgic mood as the final curtain comes down – but it also sees him forced to confront matters he would rather forget…. Approaching Empty, Kiln Theatre: playing… Read More