Shows Opening…April 2018

As we speed towards the end of the month, here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in April…  1. Strictly Ballroom, Piccadilly Theatre: Drew McOnie’s production opens for previews on the 29th March, officially opening on the 24th April. Based on the hit film, the cast is led by Jonny… Read More

Five Reasons to See…Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

With previews beginning next week, Love London Love Culture attended the musical’s launch to celebrate its return to London. Here’s why we think that you should pop along to the Phoenix Theatre… 1. Ruthie Henshall as Mama Morton: having previously played both Roxie and Velma in the show, Henshall returns to the musical to play Mama… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for Chicago’s Return to the West End

The full casting for Chicago has been announced ahead of the production’s first performance on the 26th March at the Phoenix Theatre.  Joining the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr as Billy Flynn, Josefina Gabrielle, Sarah Soetaert and Ruthie Henshall will be Paul Rider as Amos Hart. Paul Rider has previously played Amos in the West End at… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting for Chicago Announced

Further casting has been announced for Chicago the musical’s return to the West End.  Joining the previously announced Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr as Billy Flynn will be Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall when the musical returns to the West End stage at the Phoenix Theatre from the 26th March. Sarah Soetaert will be recreating the… Read More

NEWS: Chicago to Return to the West End

The American musical will return to the West End  following a five and half year absence.  Following a successful UK and International tour, it has been announced that Chicago will play at the Phoenix Theatre from the 26th March 2018, with tickets going on sale from the 20th December. Featuring a book by Fred Ebb and… Read More

Review Round Up: The Exorcist, Phoenix Theatre

The classic horror film is brought to life on stage for the first time in this new production directed by Sean Mathias. But does it thrill and scare audiences as it should? Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Carn’s Theatre Passion: **** “an hour and forty minutes of psychologically thrilling entertainment.” The Guardian:… Read More

First Look at… The Exorcist, Phoenix Theatre

Ahead of the show officially opening at the Phoenix Theatre tonight (31st October) production images have been released. Take a look…if you dare!  Based on William Peter Blatty’s terrifying novel and the hit 1973 film adaptation, The Exorcist will make its official  theatrical debut at the Phoenix Theatre tonight, preparing to scare and thrill audiences… Read More

Five Perfect Shows to Book for Halloween…

Looking for a bit of thrill or a fright this Halloween? Love London Love Culture rounds up some of the best shows to go and see…  1. The Exorcist, Phoenix Theatre: for anyone who was thrilled and scared by either William Peter Blatty’s original novel or the 1973 film this will certainly be a show to put… Read More

NEWS: Ian McKellen to Feature in The Exorcist

It has been announced that Sir Ian McKellen will feature as the voice of the demon in the upcoming production of The Exorcist, which opens for previews at the Phoenix Theatre on the 20th October.  Based on William Peter Blatty’s iconic best-selling novel and the hit film, The Exorcist has been transformed for the stage for… Read More