Five Minutes with…Etta Murfitt

The choreographer spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about creating the choreography for Emma Rice’s Wise Children, playing at the Old Vic Theatre before embarking on a UK tour.  Thanks so much for talking to me. Could you explain a bit more about what Wise Children is about? Wise Children is about twins Nora… Read More

PREVIEW: All My Sons, Old Vic Theatre

The Old Vic is set to present a new production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons in collaboration with Headlong in 2019.  America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business. But nothing lasts… Read More

Review Round Up: A Monster Calls, Old Vic Theatre

Sally Cookson directs this production based on Patrick Ness’s story, which is now playing at the Old Vic Theatre. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  The Guardian: **** “It is Cookson’s gift for creating a world out of simple props and actors’ bodies that gives the show its drive.” LondonTheatreReviews.co.uk: *** “The result… Read More

Review Round Up: Mood Music, Old Vic Theatre

Joe Penhall’s play about the music industry has officially opened at the Old Vic Theatre. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…  The Stage: **** “Penhall puts the musical idea of tension and resolution into his characters to create a fascinating, quietly gripping examination of creativity and everything that goes with it.” The Arts… Read More

Shows Opening…May 2018

Here’s a guide to a few of the shows that Love London Love Culture is looking forward to throughout May…  1. Red, Wyndham’s Theatre: last seen in London at the Donmar Warehouse in 2009, Michael Grandage presents the first revival of his production of John Logan’s play, which sees Alfred Molina reviving his role as Mark… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for A Monster Calls

The Old Vic and Bristol Old Vic have announced the full casting for the world premiere of A Monster Calls, playing at the Bristol Old Vic from the 31st May and the Old Vic from the 7th July.  Based on the novel by Patrick Ness and directed by Sally Cookson, the world premiere production is… Read More

Review Round Up: Fanny & Alexander, Old Vic Theatre

Ingmar Berman’s masterpiece is brought to the Old Vic stage, starring Penelope Wilton. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… The Ekdahls are a family of the theatre. Their lives are as messy and passionate as the characters they play onstage. Children Fanny and Alexander have grown up in this loving chaos surrounded… Read More

NEWS: Rhys Ifans Set to Star in Mood Music at the Old Vic Theatre

The Old Vic Theatre has announced the actor will star in the upcoming production of Joe Penhall’s exploration of the dark side of the music business.  ‘Music is medication. The elixir of life. It’s for injecting into the blood stream to take away the pain…to promote euphoria…to adrenalise us and give us courage and fortitude.’… Read More

PREVIEW: The Divide, Old Vic Theatre

Following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival, Alan Ayckbourn’s The Divide arrives at the Old Vic Theatre from the 1st February.  In the aftermath of a deadly contagion which has decimated the population, contact between men and women has become fatal. Under the dictates of an elusive and authoritarian Preacher, an unthinkable solution has… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 3rd December

Missed any of Love London Love Culture’s posts this week? Here’s aguide to some of the most popular posts on the website this week…  1. Love London Love Culture’s theatre picks for 2018: with lots of new shows heading to London next year, find out which productions are on Love London Love Culture’s to see list… Read More