Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 28th February 2021

Here’s a guide to some of our most popular reads of the week including reviews of new musicals and new online adventures… Review of Gatsby: A Musical,Cadogan Hall: this online revival of the musical based on the classic story is only available to watch this weekend – and what a glorious thing it was. The… Read More

REVIEW: Sharon ‘N’ Barry Do Romeo & Juliet, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch (Online)

This gentle comedy has plenty to put a smile on people’s faces during this difficult time. It would be fair to say that people have certainly tried all sorts of things during lockdown – but I wonder how many have attempted to put on a full scale production of a Shakespeare play in their own… Read More

NEWS: Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch Announces Casting for Sharon ‘N’ Barry Do ‘Romeo and Juliet’

The production will be streamed live over zoom from the 25th February until the 6th March. Casting has been confirmed for the upcoming world premiere of new comedy Sharon ‘n’ Barry do ‘Romeo & Juliet’, directed by Douglas Rintoul, the Theatre’s Artistic Director (Christmas Allsorts; Misfits and Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch).… Read More

NEWS: Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch Announce Premiere of Sharon ‘N’ Barry Do ‘Romeo and Juliet’

The production will make its world premiere over zoom from the 25th February until the 6th March. The Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch has announced a world premiere production of new comedy Sharon ‘N’ Barry Do Romeo & Juliet, which will be performed live through Zoom from February. Sharon and Barry are done with baking, Joe Wicks… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch’s Christmas Allsorts

The festive production will run at the theatre from the 11th December. The Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch has announced casting for its family festive variety show, which will have performances from the 11th December until the 3rd January 2021. The cast includes Lauryn Redding (The Worst Witch, Vaudeville Theatre); Sioned Saunders (Amélie, Watermill Theatre); Tom Self… Read More

NEWS: Hackney Empire, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Theatre Royal Stratford East Postpone 2020 Pantomime

It has been confirmed that due to the ongoing pandemic the four theatres will not be producing their annual pantomimes. Due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding when theatres might be able to safely reopen Hackney Empire, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Theatre Royal Stratford East have announced the postponement of their pantomimes until… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for Kiss Me Quickstep at Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

Full casting has been confirmed for the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch production.  Playing at the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch from the 22nd February, full casting for this revival has been confirmed. Directed by Kirstie Davis, the production is set to star David Birch (Matilda the Musical, Cambridge Theatre), Michelle Bishop (Sunset Boulevard, London Coliseum), Adrian Klein (Memorial, Barbican Theatre), Joshua Lay (Funny Girl,… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Abigail’s Party at Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

Casting has been confirmed for the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch’s upcoming production of Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party, playing at the theatre from the 30th August.  Directed by the theatre’s Artistic Director, Douglas Rintoul (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Rope, The Crucible), Abigail’s Party is Mike Leigh’s comedy that brings to life the social climbing suburbia. Beverly and husband Laurence are… Read More

NEWS: Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch Announces Autumn Season

The Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch has confirmed details of its Autumn season to mark the theatre’s 65th year.  The theatre’s new season will open with Mike Leigh’s  Abigail’s Party, which will play at the venue from the 30th August until the 22nd September, a co-production between Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch,  Derby Theatre, Wiltshire Creative and international partner… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch’s Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

The theatre has confirmed casting for its upcoming production playing from the 27th April.  Full casting for the regional professional premiere directed by  Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul is set to star Mark Inscoe who will be reviving the role of Bernadette having previously performed the part in the West End production. He will be joined by  Tom Giles as Tick (Ragtime, Charing… Read More