Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 18th November

Here’s a few news, reviews and interviews that have been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week….  1. Don Carlos, Rose Theatre, Kingston: Love London Love Culture’s review is still proving to be a popular read this week. Starring Tom Burke, this production directed by Gadi Roll is an intense ride – but was… Read More

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Interview With…Nick Makoha

Poet Nick Makoha spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about his new piece ‘The Dark’ which will play at the Ovalhouse from the 21st November.  Hi Nick, thanks for talking to me. What can audiences expect from The Dark? I hope the audience will see an interesting way of sharing the immigrant story. There are… Read More

NEWS: Ovalhouse Theatre Announces Details of Autumn Season

The theatre’s new season will focus on its dedication to nurturing emerging artists through the theme of care.  The Ovalhouse’s latest season will begin with a production of Dennis of Penge by Annie Siddons from the 26th September until the 6th October. Loosely inspired by Euripides’ the Bacchae, it is all about poverty, addiction, friendship, ecstasy, chicken shops and… Read More

Interview with… Owen Calvert-Lyons

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to the OvalHouse Theatre’s Owen Calvert-Lyons about the theatre’s upcoming season.  Hi Owen, thanks for talking to Love London Love Culture. What can people expect from the summer season at the Ovalhouse and how would you describe it? Our Summer season is always quite different to the way we… Read More

NEWS: Ovalhouse Theatre Announces Details of Summer Season

The Ovalhouse theatre has confirmed details of its upcoming Summer season to celebrate innovation and experimentation through six new shows.  The South London’s upcoming season is set to explore themes such as  social mobility and the violence of austerity, as well as inviting audiences to an eccentric bee party and a brand new human surround-sound experience. This… Read More

Interview With… Danielle Pearson

The writer spoke to Love London Love Culture about This Restless State and the future of Europe…  Hi Danielle, could you tell me a bit more about what This Restless State is about? This Restless State is a one-man show which explores ideas of identity, home and nationhood. It uses a blend of narrative storytelling, drama,… Read More

NEWS: Ovalhouse Theatre Announces Spring 2018 Season

The Ovalhouse Theatre has announced details of its Spring 2018 season including brand new show Random Selfies and a retelling of the myth of Medea.  Opening the Ovalhouse’s new season will open with Medea Electronica  playing at the theatre from the 30th January. This new retelling of the myth of Medea is reimagined as a 1980s Prog Rock… Read More

PREVIEW: Glue, Ovalhouse Theatre

Written and performed by Louise Wallwein, the Ovalhouse will present Glue from the 3rd to the 7th October.  Louise Wallwein grew up in the care of nuns from the age of 9. Glue is a frank and gripping true story of her first meetings with her birth mother, three decades after being put up for adoption.… Read More

NEWS: Ovalhouse Announce Mahri Reilly as Head of Learning and Participation

Mahri Reilly will join the Ovalhouse team from the National Theatre of Scotland, in the newly created role as the Head of Learning and Participation. Having previously worked extensively on participatory art programmes for children and young people which challenge accessibility and promote social inclusion, including street theatre events, festivals and in education settings, Mahri Reilly joins the… Read More

NEWS: Ovalhouse Receive £3 million Grant for Move to Brixton

The Arts Council have granted the theatre the grant to help support its move to Brixton.  The news of the £3 million grant means that the Ovalhouse theatre are now closer to opening in its new venue in late 2019. The Arts Council confirmed the award of the grant will be invested in the theatre… Read More