Review Round Up: Present Laughter, Old Vic

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for this revival of Noel Coward’s comedy now playing at the Old Vic Theatre. Time Out: ***** “Coward’s comedy lets Scott show off both his endless proficiency for delivering a well-timed quip, and his physical virtuosity.” The Independent: **** “There’s an abundance of laughter – present and deliciously… Read More


NEWS: Andrew Scott to Star in Present Laughter at the Old Vic

The production will play at the Old Vic Theatre from the 17th June. It has been confirmed that the Sherlock actor is set to return to the London stage alongside Luke Thallon, Sophie Thompson, Suzie Toase and Indira Varma to star in the new production of Noel Coward’s play directed by Matthew Warchus. Present Laughter… Read More

NEWS: Old Vic Theatre Announces Further Details of Season

Further information about Matthew Warchus’ fourth season have been announced, which will complete with an Arthur Miller double-bill, a world premiere by Lucy Prebble and a special One Voice performance.  News of the upcoming part of the season follows the part one season announcement which includes  ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company’s production of SYLVIA; Annie-B Parson’s 17c; Emma Rice’s Wise Children;… Read More

NEWS: Royal Shakespeare Company Announces Child Cast for UK Tour of Matilda the Musical

The RSC has confirmed the child casting for the upcoming UK & Ireland tour of Matilda the Musical, touring from the 5th March.  Opening at the Leicester Curve on the 5th March, child casting for the UK tour of the hit musical for the first five venues has been confirmed by the Royal Shakespeare Company.… Read More

Review Round Up: A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre

Rhys Ifans stars as Scrooge in Jack Thorne’s new adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  On a bitter Christmas Eve night a cold-hearted miser is visited by four ghosts. Transported to worlds past, present and future, Ebenezer Scrooge witnesses what a lifetime of fear and selfishness… Read More

NEWS: Adult Casting for UK Tour of Matilda the Musical Announced

The Royal Shakespeare Company have announced adult casting for the upcoming UK and Ireland Tour of Matilda the Musical.  Launching at the Leicester Curve on the 5th March, Matilda the Musical will tour to Dublin, Sunderland, Milton Keynes Birmingham, Manchester and Cardiff in 2018, with further dates and venues to be confirmed for 2019. It… Read More

NEWS: Matilda the Musical to Present Fourth Relaxed Performance in June

The Royal Shakespeare Company have confirmed that Matilda the Musical will present its fourth relaxed performance of the show on the 11th June.  Following the success of its previous relaxed performances, the musical will once again host a relaxed performance to allow access to theatre for those with autism and learning disabilities and their families. The… Read More

NEWS: New Matilda Line-Up Announced for Hit Musical

Matilda the Musical has unveiled three new leading child performers joining Abbie Vena in the title role of the hit West End show.  From the 14th March Emma Moore, Eva-Marie Saffrey and Lilian Hardy will join Annie Vena in the title role of Matilda. To mark the occasion, a new video has also been released… Read More

Review Round Up: Art, Old Vic Theatre

Rufus Sewell leads the cast in this new production of Yasmina Reza’s play directed by Matthew Warchus. Here is what critics have been saying about it?  The Stage: *** “Having directed the play on both sides of the Atlantic, Matthew Warchus brings a wealth of familiarity to the piece on his own turf and still manages to… Read More

NEWS: Rufus Sewell to Lead Cast of Art at Old Vic

Actor Rufus Sewell, who is appearing in  ITV’s drama Victoria, will lead the cast of the Old Vic’s revival of Yasmina Reza’s Art.  Translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Matthew Warchus , the production will also star Tim Key and Paul Ritter. Yasmina Reza’s Art evolves around three friends and a white painting and is described… Read More