Interview With… Charlie Clements and Persephone Swales-Dawson

The pair chatted to us about touring the UK and starring in The House on Cold Hill, playing at the New Victoria Theatre from the 23rd to the 27th April. How would you sum up your respective characters in The House On Cold Hill? Charlie: Chris works for Ollie [Joe McFadden] and is basically his… Read More

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Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Month: March 2019

Here’s a few reads on Love London Love Culture that have proved particularly popular in March… Review of The Project at the White Bear Theatre: this month Emily Schofield paid a visit to the White Bear Theatre to catch Anthony Shrubshall’s production of Ian Buckley’s play. Review of Rocky Horror Show at New Victoria Theatre:… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 31st March

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on LLLC this week… Interview with Kalungi Ssebandeke: the actor chatted to us about his current role in Blood Knot, playing at the Orange Tree Theatre until the 20th April. Interview with Adam Nichols: still proving popular on LLLC is Emma Clarendon’s interview with the director,… Read More

REVIEW: Calendar Girls, New Victoria Theatre

While initially slow to start, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s musical beautifully draws the audience into the story and the lives of the calendar girls. Funny, genuinely touching and a whole lot of fun are just a few ways to describe this delightfully witty musical from Gary Barlow and Tim Firth that was warmly received… Read More

REVIEW: Dirty Dancing, New Victoria Theatre

This new tour based on the beloved film blends the familiar dialogue, music and choreography with additional elements that keeps the story feeling fresh. The film Dirty Dancing may have been released back in 1987 but its popularity with female audiences has lasted throughout the decades and now finds a new generation of fans thanks… Read More

NEWS: New Autumn Dates Announced for The Girl on the Train

Fourteen additional dates have been added to the UK touring production of The Girl on the Train. Starring Samantha Womack as Rachel Watson and based on the thrilling novel by Paula Hawkins and the Dreamworks film, The Girl on the Train has announced new Autumn dates – extending its tour until November 2019. Now travelling… Read More

REVIEW: Rocky Horror Show, New Victoria Theatre

Hilarious, naughty and fun, Rocky Horror Show is a lively affair that keeps audiences thoroughly entertained from start to finish. Watching this exuberant production it is easy to see why Rocky Horror Show is still so affectionately received by audiences up and down the country. Playfully naughty, it feels like a pantomime for adults with… Read More

REVIEW: Abigail’s Party, New Victoria Theatre

Brimming with simmering tension, Sarah Esdaile’s production perfectly captures the changing relationships between characters. Intense and painfully funny, Mike Leigh’s classic comedy is given a new lease of life in this engaging and lively production directed by Sarah Esdaile that keeps the audience thoroughly engaged and entertained from start to finish. Taking place over the… Read More

Interview With… Kira Malou, Michael O’Reilly and Simone Covele

The trio chatted to Simon Button about taking the production based on the classic film Dirty Dancing out on tour.  How does it feel taking on such iconic roles? Michael: Once you get over the fact that it’s quite a daunting role to take on because it’s so well-known it’s just really exciting. Everyone is so familiar with the show and they’re so familiar with the characters that you’re just excited to do it… Read More

REVIEW: The Band, New Victoria Theatre

Tim Firth’s warmhearted musical about friendship is a joy from  start to finish.  Ah 1993 – the year in which Bill Clinton was sworn in as President of the United States, Unforgiven won the Best Picture award at the Oscars – but also the year that Take That went to number one in the charts with the song ‘Pray’. Tim Firth’s nostalgic and genuinely heartwarming new… Read More