NEWS: Re-Scheduled Dates Announced for Hairspray

The production was originally due to begin performances at the London Coliseum this month. Producers have today announced new dates for the award winning musical at the London Coliseum later this year. It has been confirmed the production will now begin performances on the 1st September and will run for a limited ten week season… Read More

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NEWS: Complete Casting Announced for Hairspray

The musical will return to London for a limited season at the London Coliseum from the 23rd April. Further casting has been announced for the upcoming return of Hairspray the Musical. Joining the previously announced Michael Ball (Enda Turnblad), Lizzie Bea (Tracy Turnblad), Marisha Wallace (Motormouth) will be comedian Paul Merton making his West End… Read More

Stars on Stage in 2020

Here’s our guide to some of the familiar faces that you can expect to see on stage this year… Emilia Clarke in The Seagull at the Playhouse Theatre: the Game of Thrones actress is set to make her West End stage debut in Jamie Lloyd’s production of Chekhov’s classic play. Playing at the Playhouse Theatre… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Album Picks: November 2019

Here’s a guide to some of Love London Love Culture’s favourite upcoming releases… Back Together by Michael Ball and Alfie Boe: released on the 8th November, the pair’s third collaborative album features songs from musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof, The Lion King and The Phantom of the Opera, as well as ‘Come Fly… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for Hairspray

The musical will play at the London Coliseum from the 23rd April 2020. Joining the previously announced Michael Ball who will be reprising his Olivier Award winning role as Edna Tunblad, will be Lizzie Bea as Tracy Tunblad and Marisha Wallace who joins the cast as Motormouth. Lizzie Bea is currently performing in the UK… Read More

NEWS: Final Casting Announced for Les Misérables -The Staged Concert

The staged concert will run at the Gielgud Theatre from the 10th August. Cameron Mackintosh has announced that Shan Ako and Lily Kerhoas will complete the principle casting for Les Misérables -The Staged Concert to play the roles as Éponine and Cosette respectively. They join the previously announced Michael Ball as Javert, Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Fantine,Matt Lucas as Thénardier, Rob Houchen as… Read More

NEWS: Michael Ball to Reprise Role As Edna Turnblad

The West End star will reprise his Olivier Award winning role as Hairspray returns to London for a limited season at the London Coliseum next year. As well as direction by Jack O’Brien and choreography by Jerry Mitchell, Hairspray the Musical is set to return to London for a limited season at the London Coliseum… Read More

NEWS: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe to Headline Finale of Hampton Court Palace Festival

Historic Royal Palaces and IMG have confirmed the duo will headline the final night of Hampton Court Palace Festival 2019. Musical theatre star Michael Ball and world-renowned tenor Alfie Boe will return to Hampton Court Palace to perform as part of the palace’s festival on the 22nd June. Tickets will go on sale at 10am… Read More

Review Round Up: Chess, London Coliseum

Chess is officially back in London, directed by Laurence Connor and starring Alexandra Burke, Michael Ball and Cassidy Janson. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it…  Rewrite This Story: *** “Benny and Björn’s virtuosic score soars and stoops in the most stunning, moving way. The outstanding orchestra are faultless- you’d be hard pressed… Read More

REVIEW: Chess, London Coliseum

Chris Omaweng paid a visit to the London Coliseum to see the revival  of the 1980’s musical.  You know the storyline is going to be a little difficult to follow if, like me, you’ve never seen Chess before, when there is a two-page synopsis in the show’s programme. There are a lot of us experiencing… Read More