NEWS: Further Casting Announced for The Boy Friend

The production will play at the Menier Chocolate Factory from the 22nd November. Further casting has been announced for Matthew White’s upcoming production of Sandy Wilson’s musical, playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory from the 22nd November until the 7th March. Joining the previously announced Jack Butterworth (Bobby van Husen), Janie Dee (Mme Dubonnet), Adrian Edmondson (Lord Brockhurst), Tiffany Graves (Hortense), Dylan Mason (Tony), Amara… Read More

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Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 6th October

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular news, reviews and interviews now available to read on LLLC. Review of The Watsons at the Menier Chocolate Factory: Love London Love Culture began the week with a trip to the Menier Chocolate Factory to catch Laura Wade’s refreshingly unique take on Jane Austen’s unfinished novel.… Read More

REVIEW: The Watsons, Menier Chocolate Factory

Laura Wade’s gleeful reimagining of Jane Austen’s unfinished novel is a refreshing tribute to her work and characters. When it comes to Jane Austen it would be fair to say that there have been countless adaptations of her work – what with her other unfinished novel Sanditon transformed for television and the numerous programmes and… Read More

Five Minutes With… Elander Moore

Elander Moore chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in The Watsons at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Hi Elander, could you tell us a bit more about what The Watsons is about? The Watsons is a brand new play by Laura Wade, based on an unfinished novel by Jane Austen. I’m currently sworn to secrecy but… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 28th July 2019

Here’s a guide to what Love London Love Culture has been up to this week… Interview with Robert Rhodes: the actor chatted to us about taking on the role of Quasimodo in Iris Theatre’s production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Review of The Bridges of Madison County at the Menier Chocolate Factory: this week… Read More

REVIEW: The Bridges of Madison County, Menier Chocolate Factory

Jenna Russell’s stunning performance combined with Trevor Nunn’s delicately understated production captures the soul of the story perfectly. Quiet and understated, this is a musical and story that subtly makes an impact on you with its gentle examination of what it is like to not have your life go quite the way you planned through… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals…. The Bridges of Madison County, Menier Chocolate Factory

The musical will open for previews at the Menier Chocolate Factory on the 13th July. Directed by Trevor Nunn, who recently directed Fiddler on the Roof which played at the Menier Theatre last year, the musical is based on on Robert James Waller’s 1992 novel, which was also transformed into the 1995 film starring Clint… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 19th May

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Review round up of Orpheus Descending at the Menier Chocolate Factory: following a run at the Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey’s production has transferred to London and LLLC has rounded up the reviews… Review of Summer Street at Waterloo East Theatre:… Read More

Review Round Up: Orpheus Descending, Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory and Theatr Clwyd co-production has officially opened in London. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews….   Broadway World: ** “Harvey centres the thematic line on racism, bigotry, and intolerance, inadvertently (one assumes) toning down Williams’ passionate and galvanised energy with an experimental vibe that shuffles real life and fiction.” WhatsOnStage: **** “Harvey is… Read More

NEWS: Jenna Russell to Star in The Bridges of Madison County at the Menier Chocolate Factory

It has been confirmed that the actress will star in the UK premiere of Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman’s musical at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Directed by Trevor Nunn, this UK premiere of the musical is set to begin performances at the Menier Chocolate Factory in July. It has now been confirmed that Jenna… Read More