Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks: December 2019

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in December. Amelie, The Other Palace: following a successful UK tour, this musical based on the five time Oscar nominated film arrives in London for a limited season at The Other Palace theatre. The production stars Audrey Brisson as Amélie Poulain and… Read More

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Review Round Up: Lungs, Old Vic Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Lungs, starring Matt Smith and Claire Foy. WhatsonStage: **** “Its smartness resides in the fact that it takes a big, unwieldy subject – climate change and its effect on people’s decision-making as they try to consider the future of the planet – and boils it into… Read More

PREVIEW: A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre

Jack Thorne’s adaptation of the classic story will return to the Old Vic Theatre from the 23rd November. Following successful runs the last couple of years, Jack Thorne’s stage adaptation of A Christmas Carol is set to return to the Old Vic Theatre, this time led by Paterson Joseph in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.… Read More

Review Round Up: A Very Expensive Poison, Old Vic Theatre

We round up the reviews for the world premiere production of Lucy Prebble’s reimagining of Luke Harding’s exposé of the events behind the notorious death of ex-FSB Officer Alexander Litvinenko. The Guardian: **** “Prebble once again bases her play on fact, tells a complex story with great clarity and adopts a variety of techniques, including direct… Read More

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

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