NEWS: Initial Casting Announced for Hex at the National Theatre

The new musical based on the story of Sleeping Beauty will begin performances from the 4th December. Initial casting has been confirmed for the National Theatre’s new musical Hex, based on the fairytale Sleeping Beauty and playing at the Olivier Theatre from this December. It has been announced that Rosalie Craig, Tamsin Carroll, Kat Ronney… Read More

Review Round Up: After Life, National Theatre

We round up the reviews for Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Hirokazu Kore-eda’s film of the same name now playing at the National Theatre. Evening Standard: *** “Herrin’s staging, a co-production with Headlong, is fluent and pleasing. It just feels a bit light, a bit airy-fairy, a bit meh, frankly, for these times and for the… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre to Reopen in June

The venue has confirmed that it will be reopening its doors in June to welcome back audiences for the first time since it closed its doors in December. The Southbank based theatre has announced the Olivier Theatre will reopen on the 16th June with a production of Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas, with additional… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Adds New Shows to National Theatre At Home Service

The theatre will be adding three new shows to its National Theatre At Home streaming service. It has been announced that the theatre will be making its acclaimed productions of Angels in America, Antigone and Behind the Beautiful Forevers available for audiences to watch at home. The first show to be unveiled is the revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Announces Full Casting for Filmed Version of Romeo & Juliet

Full casting for the filmed production of Romeo & Juliet is announced as a first look image is released. The National Theatre’s feature film production of William Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy is set to air on Easter Sunday 4th April at 9pm on Sky Arts in the UK and Friday 23rd April at 9pm on PBS… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Appoints Clint Dyer as Deputy Artistic Director

Rufus Norris has appointed Clint Dyer as the National Theatre’s Deputy Artistic Director. Having worked extensively in theatre, film and TV as anactor, writer and director, Clint Dyer will work closely with Rufus Norris Director and Joint Chief Executive, and Emily McLaughlin, Director of New Work to support and shape the NT’s creative output. Dyer… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Year: 2020

Yes it has been a year like no other, but here at Love London Love Culture we have wanted to provide as much cultural coverage as possible. Here’s our list for our most read posts of the year… Review of Les Miserables the Staged Concert: earlier this year a digital version of this immensely popular… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s December Theatre Picks

Here’s a guide to some of the shows set to open in London next month (depending on government advice). GHBoy, Charing Cross Theatre: set to open for previews on the 3rd December, Paul Harvard’s new play examines the misconception surrounding gay culture and promiscuity. Catch up with our interview with actor Devesh Kishore discussing the… Read More

Review Round Up: Death of England: Delroy, National Theatre

Michael Balogun stars in this sequel to the Death of England at the National Theatre. The Guardian: **** “Michael Balogun, as Delroy, is every bit as energetic as Spall, but his performance is more compact and controlled.” Variety: “Powered — that most definitely is the word — by Michael Balogun’s blistering performance, Clint Dyer and Roy… Read More

NEWS: Initial Casting Announced for National Theatre’s Dick Whittington Pantomime

The National Theatre has announced intial casting for Ned Bennett’s production, playing at the theatre from the 11th December. Jude Christian and Cariad Lloyd’s Lyric Hammersmith pantomime which ran in 2018 has been updated for 2020 is set to play at the National Theatre’s Olivier Theatre from the 11th December until the 23rd January 2021. Ned… Read More