NEWS: Headlong and Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announce Faustus: That Damned Woman

Headlong and the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre have confirmed the new play from Chris Bush will premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in January 2020. Caroline Byrne is set to direct the play which draws upon the works of Marlowe, Goethe, and other versions of the Faustus myth that will… Read More

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Review Round Up: Noises Off, Lyric Hammersmith

Jeremy Herrin directs this revival of Michael Frayn’s comedy at the Lyric Hammersmith. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it… WhatsOnStage: ***** “Herrin and choreographer Joyce Henderson orchestrate the almost-silent chaos of the second act in particular with astonishing grace, and bring the entire thing to a glorious, desperate close.” The Telegraph: ***… Read More

Review Round Up: Leave to Remain, Lyric Hammersmith

Tyrone Huntley and Billy Cullum star in this musical about love in the  face of an uncertain future. LLLC rounds up the reviews… The Metro: **** “It is a story told with wit and a stylish combination of music and movement.” Gay Times Magazine: **** “Leave to Remain is a compelling, intelligent and unique new musical – absolutely worth checking out.” Time Out: *** ” the songs, the premise and Huntley’s charismatic turn as the brittle, secretive… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 2nd December 2018

Here’s a few things that Love London Love Culture has been talking about this week…. 1. Buttons: A Cinderella Story, King’s Head Theatre: the Charles Court Opera company return to the King’s Head Theatre with a brand new retelling of Cinderella. Once again, the company take a traditional story and turn it on its head. Find… Read More

Review Round Up: Dick Whittington, Lyric Hammersmith

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Lyric Hammersmith’s 10th Anniversary pantomime.  WhatsonStage: ***** “Director Christian has produced a show which feels like a celebration of all that’s good about London and its citizens.” The Upcoming: ***** “Dick Whittington makes for a joyous and entertaining evening of escapism. The high energy is sustained… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 22nd October

Missed Love London Love Culture’s reviews? Want to know what has been happening this week? Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the most popular posts of the week… 1. Anything That Flies, Jermyn Street Theatre: on Friday, Love London Love Culture paid a visit to the Jermyn Street Theatre to watch a performance of Judith… Read More

Review Round Up: The Seagull, Lyric Hammersmith

Anton Chekhov’s play is brought to life once again in a new version by Simon Stephens directed by Sean Holmes. Here is what critics have been saying about it so far…. The Guardian: **** “The indefatigable Simon Stephens – definitely the same as Heisenberg’s author – has written an incisive 21st-century version of Chekhov. Sean Holmes, artistic director of… Read More

NEWS: Cast for UK Premiere of Ferdinand von Schirach’s Terror Announced

The Lyric Hammersmith has confirmed casting for the UK premiere production of the play, playing at the theatre from the 14th June.  This production, directed by Lyric Hammersmith’s Artistic Director Sean Holmes, is set to star Emma Fielding as Prosecuting Counsel Nelson, John Lightbody plays Christian Lauterbach, Forbes Masson as Defence Counsel Biegler, Tanya Moodie… Read More

NEWS: Lyric Hammersmith Announces New Season

The Lyric Hammersmith has confirmed its May 2017-January 2018 season including a UK premiere, a new adaptation of a classic and the return of the traditional pantomime.  From the 14th June until the 15th July, the theatre will present the UK premiere of Ferdinand von Schirach’s Terror which features a translation by David Tushingham. It… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Seventeen at the Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced casting for its production of Matthew Whittet’s play Seventeen, playing at the theatre from the 4th March.  Australian writer Matthew Whittet’s unique play will see a cast of veteran stage actors take on the role of a group of teenagers. The cast will include Sarah Ball as Lizzy, Michael Feast as  Mike, Mike… Read More