NEWS: Matilda the Musical Announces Full Cast For West End Return

The musical is set to resume performances at the Cambridge Theatre from the 16th September. It has been announced that the four performers in the title role of Matilda in the Royal Shakespeare Company production will be Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe Simon. The other young performers in the cast who will… Read More

Review Round Up: The Witches

We round up the reviews for Warner Bros’ new film based on Roald Dahl’s story. Empire: *** “Kicky and colourful, it ushers in its titular characters with elan, but ultimately is somewhat lacking in the frights department. And while it hits all the lurid beats of Dahl’s tale, it fails to add much of its… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Book to Film Adaptations

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon selects some of her favourite book to film adaptations… Sense and Sensibility: this surprisingly faithful adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved story was transformed into a film with the help of Emma Thompson’s screenplay for which she went on to win an Oscar for. The film retains the spirit and… Read More

NEWS: New Production Images Released for Matilda the Musical

Now in its eighth year in the West End, new production images have been released for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda the musical.  Having officially opened at the Cambridge Theatre on the 25th October 2011, new production images of the cast of the popular musical have been released. Now starring Hayden Tee as Miss Trunchbull… Read More

NEWS: Lyric Hammersmith Announce Spring 2017 Season

The Lyric Hammersmith have confirmed its Spring 2017 season including productions of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox and the world premiere of Paul Auster’s City of Glass.  The theatre’s spring season will begin with a musical production of Roald Dahl’s classic Fantastic Mr Fox (25th January-19th February). Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s… Read More

NEWS: New Cast for Matilda the Musical

New adult ensemble and child casting for Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre has been confirmed ahead of its celebrations of its fifth birthday in the West End and Roald Dahl’s centenary on 13 September.  It has been announced that Sara Sheen and Abbie Vena will join Zaris-Angel Hatorand Clara Read in the title role of… Read More

Books That Every Child Should Read

In an interesting article found on the BBC website, a poll that has recently been taken involving 1,000 adults has revealed that J.K. Rowling’s popular series is the books they would encourage every child to read. Here’s a few books that Love London Love Culture would recommend every child to read (no particular order!)  1.… Read More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Head to Broadway

The hit musical based on Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book will also be heading on a UK tour after it finishes its run in the West End.  Directed by Sam Mendes, the news comes as the musical enters its fourth and final year in the West End, with tickets available  to buy until Saturday the… Read More

First Impressions of…The BFG Teaser Trailer

The film itself might not be released to next Summer but what thoughts and impressions of the film can we get from the first teaser trailer that has been released?  Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book has long been a favourite and one that can constantly bring a smile to anyone’s face but judging by this… Read More