Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Wishlist

Editor Emma Clarendon selects twenty London productions she would love to see again… 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane: I know it only feels like yesterday that this show was in the West End – but I miss the sheer spectacle of it all! The dancing, the music and cast made this feel like a… Read More

Things to See and Do: Thursday 23rd March

It’s been a bit of a tough week in London, but here are a few ideas on what to see and do if you are venturing up to the capital.  1. 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane: having opened for previews on Monday, audiences are already raving about this production directed by Mark Bramble and starring… Read More

NEWS: School of Rock Extends Run at New London Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production School of Rock has confirmed that it is now booking at the New London Theatre until the 14th January 2018.  Having opened to strong reviews from critics in November 2016, School of Rock stars David Fynn as Dewey Finn alongside Florence Andrews as Rosalie Mullins, Oliver Jackson as Ned Schneebly and Preeya Kalidas… Read More

NEWS: School of Rock Extends Run at New London Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production of School of Rock is extending its booking period at the New London Theatre until the 28th May 2017.  News of the extension follows on from the news that the show broke the box office record at the New London Theatre, previously held by War Horse. The production stars David… Read More

Favourite Moments of 2016

2016 is coming to an end and to celebrate another year, here is some of Love London Love Culture’s favourite moments of the year:  Grey Gardens, Southwark Playhouse: this heartbreaking production starring Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell created a genuine buzz with audiences and critics  when it appeared at the Southwark Playhouse in January. A show… Read More

Review Round Up: School of Rock, New London Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest show rocks into London – but does it live up to expectations? Here is what critics have said so far about the production… The Independent: **** “The kids are more than alright  – in fact, they’re an absolute joy in this ridiculously entertaining new show.” The Telegraph: ***** “The most enjoyable… Read More

REVIEW: School of Rock, New London Theatre

Immature, entertaining and energetic are probably the best words to sum up Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical, transferring from Broadway.  Based on the immensely popular film starring Jack Black, School of Rock is transformed into a fun and energetic musical which is almost in danger of having too much energy that it borders on frantic… Read More

Five Reasons to Be Excited About School of Rock

After proving to be a great success on Broadway, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical finally arrives in London. Here is five good reasons to be excited about its arrival…  A cool and rocktastic soundtrack: given the title of the show, you can certainly expect the music to have more of a rock ‘n’ roll vibe to… Read More

Shows Opening in November…

With October whizzing past us, here is a guide to some of the shows opening in London next month… Comus, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe: (Opening night 1st November) John Milton’s masque is directed by Lucy Bailey and stars Danny Lee Wynter in the title role. It is a story that sweeps audiences into a world… Read More

NEWS: Andrew Lloyd Webber Announces Cast for School of Rock

Composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber has today confirmed the cast for the London production of School of Rock, which opens for previews at the New London Theatre on the 24th October.  It was confirmed today (8th September) that David Fynn will lead the London company as Dewey Finn the role made famous by Jack… Read More