PREVIEW: Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum

The musical, inspired by Don Quixote, is set to star Kelsey Grammer.  The musical, featuring music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion, and a book by Dale Wasserman, is to be directed by Lonny Price – who returns to the London Coliseum following his productions of Sweeney Todd and Sunset Boulevard. In a 16th century dungeon Cervantes and his man servant await trial from… Read More

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Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Ticket Picks of the Week: Sunday 27th January

Here is Love London Love Culture’s theatre ticket picks on sale now… Fiddler on the Roof, Playhouse Theatre: arriving directly in the West End following its sold out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Trevor Nunn’s critically acclaimed production transfers to the Playhouse Theatre from the 21st March. It is set to prove as popular in the West End, so make sure that you don’t miss out on tickets – catch… Read More

REVIEW: Notre Dame de Paris, London Coliseum

Gilles Maheu’s production emphasises the powerful nature of the story – but ends up getting too carried away with itself.  To have two musicals based on Victor Hugo’s novels in London at the same time is certainly an exciting prospect – even if this French musical version of Notre Dame de Paris is only on until the weekend. Sung entirely in French, Gilles Maheu’s production is vibrantly colourful and consistently interesting to… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Notre Dame De Paris

The full casting for the original French production of the musical has been confirmed ahead of its run at the London Coliseum from the 23rd  January.   Returning to London for the first time in twenty years, full casting has been confirmed for Notre Dame De Paris at the London Coliseum from the 23rd to the 27th January. The production stars Angelo Del Vecchio, Hiba Tawaji, Daniel Lavoie, Richard Charest, Alyzée Lalande, Martin Giroux and Jay, who are all members of the principal cast in the current… Read More

PREVIEW: Manon, English National Ballet, London Coliseum

The English National Ballet’s production of Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet returns to London.  Playing at the London Coliseum from the 16th to the 20th January, the ENB’s production of Kenneth MacMillan’s classic ballet features music by Jules Massenet arranged by Martin Yates. In a world where extravagant riches and abject poverty exist side by side, Manon is caught in-between. She falls in love with a penniless student,… 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

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Year

It has been a busy year for LLLC – here’s a guide to some of what we  have been up to in the last 12 months… Take a Journey to the Underworld: perhaps a slight exaggeration but Love London Love Culture thoroughly enjoyed Funicular Productions immersive dining and theatre experience – which is also a great way to meet new people! I Am Of Ireland, Old Red lion Theatre: LLLC’s Kirsty Herrington enjoyed this production of Seamus Finnegan’s play… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Picks for 2019

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s theatre picks for the year ahead… Waitress, Adelphi Theatre: the popular Broadway musical is heading to London from February 2019 and is set to star Katharine McPhee as Jenna – a role she has previously played on Broadway. The musical is based on the 2007 film and features a score by Sara Bareilles. All About Eve, Noel Coward Theatre: Gillian Anderson and Lily James are set… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 18th November

Here’s a few news, reviews and interviews that have been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week….  1. Don Carlos, Rose Theatre, Kingston: Love London Love Culture’s review is still proving to be a popular read this week. Starring Tom Burke, this production directed by Gadi Roll is an intense ride – but was… Read More

Interview With… Hiba Tawaji

The singer and actress  spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about bringing Notre Dame de Paris back to London for the first time in twenty years.  Hi Hiba, thanks so much for talking to me. Can I ask how did you become involved with the production in the first place? I have been involved… Read More