Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 14th April

Here’s a few reads that have been really popular on Love London Love Culture this week…. Interview with Laura Harling: we chatted to the Artistic Director about the company’s latest production One Hundred Trillion being performed at the Old Vic workrooms from the 7th to the 11th May. Five Minutes with Olivia Rose Smith: the… Read More

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Opinion: Reaction to the 2019 Olivier Awards

This year’s winners certainly highlighted the wonderful diversity in theatre this year – now can we please broadcast the full ceremony? It would be fair to say that this is probably one of the most hard to call Olivier Awards in recent years given the high quality theatre in the last years with the likes… Read More

NEWS: Olivier Awards 2019 Nominations Announced

The prestigious awards will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on the 7th April. This years Olivier Awards will see Marianne Elliott’s gender-swapped production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company and Broadway musical Come From Away up for nine awards each, while the two part play The Inheritance has been nominated for eight awards. The full… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the Olivier Awards 2018

Editor Emma Clarendon was at the annual awards ceremony for the very first time last night – here’s a few of her thoughts… It was a genuine thrill to be at the Olivier Awards last night (not least to of course see Hamilton pick up seven awards) to see how the experience compares to watching… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the Olivier Awards 2018 Nominations

The nominations for this year’s 2018 Olivier Awards have been announced with Hamilton (unsurprisingly) leading the way with 13 nominations. Here’s Love London Love Culture’s thoughts…. Ok I’m just going to get this off my chest first of all before moving on to predictions for this year’s awards – I’m slightly disappointed with how predictable… Read More

Opinion: Billie Piper winning an Olivier Award

Sunjay Kakar discusses how Billie Piper managed to overcome her struggles to become an Olivier Award winning actress.  When Billie Piper was growing up in Swindon, she had no brother and sisters to play with, but she had two mates she relied heavily on. The first was imagination and the second was make believe. I… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the 2017 Olivier Award nominations

This year’s nominees were announced earlier today by previous Olivier Award winners Matt Henry and Denise Gough. Here is who has been nominated for what and who Love London Love Culture thinks will win…  Best Supporting Actor in a Musical: Ian Bartholomew (Half a Sixpence), Adam J Bernard (Dreamgirls), Ben Hunter (The Girls) and Andrew… Read More

Opinion: 40th Olivier Awards – Success or Not?

The 2016 Olivier Awards took place at the rather glamorous setting of the Royal Opera House and there was lots to celebrate – not least the fact it is the 40th anniversary of the awards…  From watching the highlights on ITV last night, it would be easy to feel jealous of those sitting in the… Read More

Olivier Awards 2016 Nominations Announced

Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton co-hosted the awards nomination ceremony in London today- so who has been nominated for the big awards?  Best Revival: Hamlet (Barbican Theatre), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Donmar Warehouse), Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (National Theatre) and The Winter’s Tale (Garrick Theatre) – Prediction: Hamlet at the Barbican.  Best New Comedy:  A Christmas Carol… Read More