Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 30th June

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of Radio at the Arcola Theatre: this week we attended the press night for this revival of Al Smith’s play. While it was an excellent production, we felt that it was lacking something to make it extra special…… Read More

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Review Round Up: Present Laughter, Old Vic

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for this revival of Noel Coward’s comedy now playing at the Old Vic Theatre. Time Out: ***** “Coward’s comedy lets Scott show off both his endless proficiency for delivering a well-timed quip, and his physical virtuosity.” The Independent: **** “There’s an abundance of laughter – present and deliciously… Read More

PREVIEW: Lungs, Old Vic Theatre

Matthew Warchus will direct a revival of Duncan Macmillan’s play at the Old Vic from the 14th October. This new production will see Matt Smith and Claire Foy making their Old Vic debuts in this revival of Duncan MacMillan’s play. The ice caps are melting, there’s overpopulation, political unrest; everything’s going to hell in a… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Ticket Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th May

Here’s a guide to some of Love London Love Culture’s top theatre tickets to book for this week… 9 To 5 The Musical, Savoy Theatre: having announced this week that it is now booking at the Savoy Theatre until 2020 with the release of 300,000 extra tickets there is even more opportunity to catch this… Read More

Review Round Up: All My Sons, Old Vic Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jeremy Herrin’s production starring Bill Pullman and Sally Field. The Guardian: **** “Colin Morgan captures perfectly Chris’s mixture of survivor guilt, intuitive awareness of Joe’s mendacity and love for his brother’s fiancee. Coleman, in a rare stage appearance after a decade in television, endows Ann with… Read More

NEWS: Andrew Scott to Star in Present Laughter at the Old Vic

The production will play at the Old Vic Theatre from the 17th June. It has been confirmed that the Sherlock actor is set to return to the London stage alongside Luke Thallon, Sophie Thompson, Suzie Toase and Indira Varma to star in the new production of Noel Coward’s play directed by Matthew Warchus. Present Laughter… Read More

Review Round Up: The American Clock, Old Vic Theatre

Rachel Chavkin directs this revival of Arthur Miller’s play at  the Old Vic Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: *** “The aim is to heighten the story’s timelessness and reflect the nation’s diversity: fine in theory but the effect, paradoxically, is to shift the focus away from the family. The real strength of the production lies in individual scenes that give vivid snapshots of 1930s America.” The Times: ***… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Picks for 2019

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s theatre picks for the year ahead… Waitress, Adelphi Theatre: the popular Broadway musical is heading to London from February 2019 and is set to star Katharine McPhee as Jenna – a role she has previously played on Broadway. The musical is based on the 2007 film and features a score by Sara Bareilles. All About Eve, Noel Coward Theatre: Gillian Anderson and Lily James are set… Read More

Review Round Up: A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre

Jack Thorne’s version of the classic festive story returns to the Old Vic Theatre with Stephen Tompkinson as Scrooge. Here’s what critics have made of it…  The Stage: **** “Trust Thorne to make a success of it, adding ambiguity to the ending and furnishing the show with some properly tearjerking moments. Let’s hope it returns… Read More

Shows Opening: December 2018

December can be a slightly overwhelming time to pick a show to go and see – luckily Love London Love Culture has selected  seven of the very best opening next month…  1. Striking 12, Union Theatre: inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Matchgirl and featuring a pop, rock and jazz score, this Off-Broadway musical arrives… Read More