REVIEW: Spiders, Tristan Bates Theatre

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington reviews Spiders playing at the Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe.  The title might suggest otherwise, but thankfully Spiders isn’t a stage version of 1980s film Arachnophobia. Although the play, performed at the Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe, does refer to the… Read More

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REVIEW: Spiral, Park Theatre

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington paid a visit to the Park Theatre to catch the world premiere of  Abigail Hood’s drama.  Five years ago writer and actress Abigail Hood spotted a message printed in a free London newspaper: “Dear Steven, we love you, we miss you. We hope you found what you were looking… Read More

REVIEW: Goodnight Mister Tom, Southwark Playhouse

Kirsty Herrington visited the Southwark Playhouse to watch the British Theatre Academy’s production based on  Michelle Magorian’s beloved story.  Following the much-loved children’s book by Michelle Magorian and the film starring late actor John Thaw, David Wood’s adaptation of Goodnight Mister Tom at the Southwark Playhouse has a lot to live up to. Thankfully this youth… Read More

REVIEW: Bury the Hatchet, Hope Theatre

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington went along to the Hope Theatre to watch Bury the Hatchet…  “Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty one” Written by Sasha Wilson, Bury the Hatchet is a folktale meets musical with a… Read More

REVIEW: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, Arcola Theatre

Based on the best-selling novel by Lola Shoneyin and adapted for the theatre by Rotimi Babatunde, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives bursts onto stage at the Arcola Theatre and packs a punch. This vibrant and empowering production tells the story of polygamy and sexual politics in modern day Nigeria. Baba Segi (Patrice Naiambana)… Read More

REVIEW: I Am of Ireland, Old Red Lion Theatre

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington paid a visit to the Old Red Lion Theatre to see Seamus Finnegan’s I Am Of Ireland.  From the moment I Am Of Ireland begins and a rousing chorus of Ireland’s Call sounds out in the Old Red Lion Theatre, you know you’re in for a treat, a performance… Read More

REVIEW: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Drayton Arms Theatre

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington paid a visit to The Drayton Arms Theatre to see this musical on how winning and losing isn’t everything in life… On paper The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee feels as though it shouldn’t work. After all, what could be entertaining about a spelling contest? This latest production… Read More

REVIEW: An American in Paris (Cinema Screening), The Hospital Club

Following a recent run in the West End at the Dominion Theatre, hit musical An American in Paris arrives on the big screen next week.  This charming, lavish musical, scripted by Craig Lucas and inspired by the Oscar-winning film starring Gene Kelly, tells the tale of hope, love and achieving your dreams in a post-war… Read More