REVIEW: Twelfth Night, National Theatre at Home

This joyous and lively production is one of the best versions of Shakespeare’s comedy seen to date. Confession time: I have never been a huge fan of Twelfth Night – in part probably as I have never seen a production that I have been a fan of – not least a disastrous rock and roll… Read More

REVIEW: Treasure Island, National Theatre Online

This bold take on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale is as clever as it is dark. Watching Bryony Lavery’s clever and always engaging adaptation of this adventure story, the audience are effectively swept into a world filled with pirates, danger and lively characters – brilliantly brought to life in Polly Findlay’s authentic and daring production.… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th April

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week… Review of The Prince of Egypt the Musical’s Original Cast recording: this week we took a listen to the newly released recording of the West End musical, featuring the original cast. The soundtrack includes ‘Deliver Us’, ‘Never in a Million Years’… Read More

REVIEW: One Man, Two Guvnors, National Theatre Live

The National Theatre’s production of Richard Bean’s comedy is as vibrantly funny as ever. It would be fair to say that right now what the British public need right now is a laugh – particularly if they are missing going to the theatre – which is why it was a stroke of genius for the… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Announces New Season

The newly announced season includes the London transfer of Standing at the Sky’s Edge from Sheffield Theatres. The National Theatre has unveiled details of its upcoming season, which will see Kristin Scott Thomas making her stage debut at the theatre in Simon Stone’s new adaptation of Phaedra alongside Assaad Bouab. This season will also see the… Read More

Review Round Up: Death of England, National Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for  Roy Williams and Clint Dyer’s one man play starring Rafe Spall. The Guardian: **** “Overtly political references range from Trump and Steve Bannon to Tommy Robinson and the Windrush scandal but these embody the play’s few weak moments, when Michael speaks as if on a soapbox.… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks of the Week: Monday 3rd February 2020

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s weekly picks of shows to go and see… Luzia, Cirque du Soleil, Royal Albert Hall: given the company’s stunning performance at the BAFTA’s last night, there is no better time to catch the European premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia. Catch up with what the critics made of it here.… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks of the Week: Monday 27th January

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the shows that you might want to book tickets for this week… Coming Clean , Trafalgar Studios: this is your last chance to catch Kevin Elyot’s play at the Trafalgar Studios, booking until the 1st February! A story that examines the nature of fidelity and the limits… Read More

Review Round Up: The Welkin, National Theatre

Maxine Peake stars in Lucy Kirkwood’s new play at the National Theatre. But what have critics had to say about it? WhatsOnStage: **** “But it is a brilliant, brave, bold and intelligent three hours in the theatre. It is, for all the seriousness of its subject, often very funny yet at the close, profoundly moving.”… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks of the Week: Sunday 22nd December 2019

Here’s a guide to a few shows that you might want to book tickets for…. The Red Shoes, Sadler’s Wells: if you love ballet then you will not want to miss Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of the film The Red Shoes at Sadler’s Wells for the festive season before embarking on a new UK tour. Catch… Read More