Interview With…James McDermott

The writer spoke to Emma Clarendon about his play Time and Tide which will play at the park Theatre from the 5th February. Hi James, could you explain a bit more about what Time and Tide is about? ‘Time and Tide’ is a laugh-out-loud LGBTQ themed comedy drama about the lives and loves of the… Read More

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Review Round Up: Rags the Musical, Park Theatre

We round up the reviews for Bronagh Lagan’s production which transfers to the Park Theatre following a run at the Hope Mill theatre last year. The Stage: *** “Though the frustratingly pat first act feels messy and cliché-heavy, the many threads come together nicely: first, as a panoramic view of Jewish immigrant experiences – the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Shows of the Week: Monday 13th January

Here’s a guide to some of the shows that you might want to book tickets for… Persona,Riverside Studios: officially reopening the venue after its renovation, Alice Krige stars in this stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s film. A story of truth, lies and manipulation, Persona will run at the theatre from the 21st January until the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th January

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week…. Interview with Alice Krige: we chatted to the actress about starring in Persona, the first production to reopen the Riverside Studios, playing from the 21st January. Interview with Ron Elisha: the playwright spoke to Emma Clarendon about the world premiere production… Read More

REVIEW: Shackleton and His Stowaway, Park Theatre

Andy Dickinson’s play based on the true events of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition is wonderfully presented but is lacking in purpose to be completely satisfying. A story of courage, survival and endurance, there is much to amaze in this recounting of Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Atlantic Expedition. Vividly described through the poetic language used effectively… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for La Cage aux Folles (The Play) at the Park Theatre

Casting has been confirmed for the upcoming English language World Premiere of Jean Poiret’s La Cage aux Folles (the play), at the Park Theatre from the 12th February. Featuring a translation by actor Simon Callow, La Cage aux Folles is set to star: Michael Matus (Richard III – National Theatre and Headlong Theatre Tour, and King Lear – The… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks of the Week: Sunday 22nd December 2019

Here’s a guide to a few shows that you might want to book tickets for…. The Red Shoes, Sadler’s Wells: if you love ballet then you will not want to miss Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of the film The Red Shoes at Sadler’s Wells for the festive season before embarking on a new UK tour. Catch… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 22nd December 2019

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on LLLC this week… Review of The Snow Queen at the Rose Theatre: still proving to be a popular read this week, is our review of the Rose Theatre Kingston’s 2019 festive production based on Hans Christian Anderson’s fairytale. Details of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s… Read More

Interview With… Carolyn Maitland

The actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Rags The Musical at the Park Theatre. Hi Carolyn, thank you so much for talking to me. For those not familiar with Rags what can they expect from the musical? People can expect to be taken on a journey of love, loss, hope, tradition, friendship and… Read More

Interview With… Kellie Batchelor

The actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis. Hi Kellie, thanks for talking to me. For those who don’t know, what is Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis about? It’s Jan 6th 1998 in a house in Bolton, there’s a birthday party and some surprise guests turn up, the… Read More