REVIEW: Beautiful The Carole King Musical, New Victoria Theatre

Despite perhaps a slightly thin plot, Beautiful is a wonderful celebration of Carole King’s ability as a singer/songwriter. When you think of Carole King, you either imagine her sitting in front of a piano or hear songs such as ‘Will You Love Me Tomorrow?’ and ‘You’ve Got a Friend’ running through your mind. As this… Read More

Interview With… Carole King

Telling the story of one of the most successful songwriters of all time, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy award-winning musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical arrives at New Victoria Theatre, Woking from Tuesday 18th February to Saturday 22nd February as part of a UK Tour following a successful two and a half year run in… Read More

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

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week…. Interview with Alice Krige: we chatted to the actress about starring in Persona, the first production to reopen the Riverside Studios, playing from the 21st January. Interview with Ron Elisha: the playwright spoke to Emma Clarendon about the world premiere production… Read More

Interview With… Daniel Healy and Emma Lucia

Meet Daniel Healy and Emma Lucia, the stars of multi award-winning musical Once, as it heads to Woking for the first time. When Once first appeared in cinemas 13 years ago, a low budget Irish independent film shot with just $160,000, it was one of the more modest premieres of the season. But the story,… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Year in Review: 2019

We round up the year with a selection of the most popular reads on LLLC in 2019. Review of The Lost Love Speakeasy: taking place in May this year, we went along to experience a lovely 1920’s style immersive experience in (of course) a secret location. Complete with a meal inspired by the flavours of… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks of the Week: Sunday 15th December

Here’s a guide to a few of the shows that have been proving popular on LLLC this week… Aladdin, New Victoria Theatre: the New Victoria Theatre in Woking’s 2019 pantomime is now officially playing! Starring former Strictly Come Dancing star Brendan Cole and comedian Bobby Davro – expect plenty of laughs and fun! Cyrano de… Read More

Interview With…Antony Banks, Samantha Womack and Oliver Farnworth

Thriller fans are clearly in for a treat when director Anthony Banks promises the stage adaptation of The Girl On The Train “is absolutely packed with twists and turns”. Anthony, after all, has a string of acclaimed thrillers to his credit but even he has to admit: “This has even more twists and turns than… Read More

First Look at…Aladdin, New Victoria Theatre

The first images of the cast for the New Victoria Theatre’s 2019 pantomime have been released… The New Victoria Theatre in Woking have launched their 2019 pantomime production of Aladdin which is set to star former Strictly Come Dancing professional Brendan Cole, hilarious funny man Bobby Davro, CBBC star Mischa Eckersley, and newly announced Aladdin,… Read More

REVIEW: Amelie, New Victoria Theatre

This new musical based on the film has a quiet charm about it that reflects the central character’s personality. Not since Emma Rice’s Romantics Anonymous have I felt so charmed, captivated and so emotionally invested in a musical through watching Michael Fentiman’s beautiful production of Amelie. Featuring a book by Craig Lucas, this stage adaptation… Read More

REVIEW: Motown the Musical, New Victoria Theatre

This ambitious musical celebrating the legacy of Motown is a fun and nostalgic way to experience the sound that made a success of Berry Gordy. Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and the Supremes, The Jackson 5 are just a few of the artists whose work is so brilliantly featured in this lively production of Motown the… Read More