Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 9th June 2019

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show at The O2: this week, Emma Clarendon was lucky enough to attend one of Hugh Jackman’s shows while he was in London performing songs from The Greatest Showman and… Read More

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REVIEW: Custody, Ovalhouse Theatre

This powerful piece of drama explores the way in which the police treat black men leaves the audience feeling emotionally raw. Inspired by Urban Wolf’s own experiences with the police, his play Custody is a strikingly honest and emotionally powerful drama that focuses on the deaths of black men while in police custody and how… Read More

Interview with… Sara Alexander

The actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Rejoicing at Her Wondrous Vulva the Woman Applauded Herself at the Ovalhouse Theatre. Hi Sara – thanks so much for talking to me. Could you explain a bit more about what Rejoicing at Her Wondrous Vulva the Woman Applauded Herself is about? It’s a joyful, slightly… Read More

News: Ovalhouse Announces Spring 2019 Season

The  season will include the return of Random Selfies and Rhiannon Faith’s Smack That (a conversation).  2019 is the final year for the Ovalhouse Theatre in its current home before it stages performances in unusual locations, prior to moving into their new space in Brixton. It has now announced its final Spring season at its original home. The new season will open with Rhiannon Faith’s… Read More

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

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