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

Review Round Up: Things I Know to Be True, Lyric Hammersmith

The Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia co-production has opened at the Lyric Hammersmith. Here is what critics have been saying:  The Guardian: *** “South Australia’s Geordie Brookman and Frantic Assembly’s Scott Graham, as joint directors, transform the stage from an empty space to a suburban garden and synthesise text and movement.”… Read More

NEWS: Lyric Hammersmith Announce Spring 2017 Season

The Lyric Hammersmith have confirmed its Spring 2017 season including productions of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox and the world premiere of Paul Auster’s City of Glass.  The theatre’s spring season will begin with a musical production of Roald Dahl’s classic Fantastic Mr Fox (25th January-19th February). Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s… Read More

NEWS: Rehearsal Images Released of Things I Know to Be True Ahead

Frantic Assembly’s production for Andrew Bovell’s Things I Know to Be True will have its UK premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith from the 10th September until the 1st October.  This co-production between Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia will also be visiting Oxford, Warwick, Liverpool, Salford and Chichester. Things I Know to… Read More

Lyric Hammersmith to Present Shopping and F*cking

The Lyric Hammersmith will present a new production of Mark Ravenhill’s Shopping and F*cking, on the 20th anniversary since the play premiered at the Royal Court Theatre.  The theatre has confirmed a new production of Mark Ravenhill’s Shopping and F*cking directed by Sean Holmes, which will complete the Lyric Hammersmith’s Autumn season from the 7th… Read More

PREVIEW: Pleasure, Lyric Hammersmith

The Royal Opera will present the London premiere of Pleasure at the Lyric Hammersmith next month, the operatic debut of English composer Mark Simpson.  This is the Royal Opera’s first co-commission and co-production with the Lyric Hammersmith and features a libretto by Melanie Challenger and is directed by Tim Albery. Val works the toilets in Pleasure,… Read More