Review Round Up: Othello, Shakespeare’s Globe

Mark Rylance and Sheila Atim star in Clare van Kampen’s production of Othello. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…  The Guardian: **** “in an age of concept-driven Shakespeare, it is refreshing to find a show that puts the emphasis squarely on the play and the acting.” WhatsOnStage: *** “In the end, for all… Read More

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Favourite Films of 2016

It has been a strong year in the world of film but here is a guide to some of the best films that Love London Love Culture has watched. Love & Friendship: Whit Stillman’s take on this little known Jane Austen novella Lady Susan is very different to any other Jane Austen adaptation seen on screen.… Read More

Review Round Up: Nice Fish, Harold Pinter Theatre

Mark Rylance and Jim Lichtscheidl star in Claire van Kampen’s production, which has transferred to London following a successful run in New York. But what have critics made of it over here?  The Guardian: *** “It all depends on what you want from an evening in the theatre. If you are happy to watch Mark Rylance playing… Read More

REVIEW: The BFG

Roald Dahl and Steven Spielberg are two names that work wonderfully together to create an enjoyable and magical adventure that captures the heart and imagination.  In a world that is filled with gloom and doom currently, it is wonderful that Steven Spielberg has brought this charming (if slightly frightening tale) to life in the most… Read More

NEWS: Nice Fish Now Booking for Additional Three Weeks

Due to high demand, Nice Fish is now booking at the Harold Pinter Theatre until the 11th February 2017.  Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkin’s play is transferring from New York to the West End from the 15th November and tickets for the newly announced extension are on sale from today (16th September). The production, directed… Read More

Films to Look Out for the Rest of the Year

It might be July, but there are still lots of films to keep an eye out for during the second part of 2016. Here are some of Love London Love Culture’s favourites:  1.Cafe Society – the latest Woody Allen film starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg is getting a UK release, reportedly in September. Set in… Read More

NEWS: Nice Fish to Transfer to West End

Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkin’s comic play will transfer to London’s Harold Pinter Theatre, following successful runs at American Repertory Theater at Harvard University in Cambridge  and St Ann’s Warehouse in New York it has been confirmed.  The play, which will also star Mark Rylance, will play at the Harold Pinter Theatre for a strictly… Read More

Review Round-Up…The BFG

With Steven Spielberg at the helm and Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant, this hugely anticipated film hits the big screen – but do critics think its worth a watch?  The Telegraph: ***** Robbie Collin was enthusiastic saying:  “During some of Rylance’s heart-swellingly beautiful monologues here, the BFG almost feels like Jerusalem for children.”… Read More

First Impressions of…The BFG Trailer

Another Roald Dahl is being adapted for the big screen, starring Mark Rylance as the friendly giant himself. But what can we tell about the film from its first major trailer?  There is just something about Roald Dahl’s books that seem to capture the imagination – no matter what age you are and it seems… Read More