Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Month: June 2020

Here’s a guide to what has proved popular this month on Love London Love Culture…. Interview with Robert O’Dowd: proving a popular read this month is our interview with the Rose Theatre’s Chief Executive, discussing the need for help for theatres from the government. Review of OVO Theatre’s Twelfth Night: this hilarious performance of Twelfth… Read More

REVIEW: La Fille Mal Gardée, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House

Marianela Nuñez and Carlos Acosta make for a beautiful partnership in this 2005 production of Frederick Ashton’s ballet. Exquisitely performed, Frederick Ashton’s La Fille Mal Gardée is a real joy to watch from start to finish as it takes the audience through the love story of Lise, the daughter of Widow Simone, and Colas, a… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 7th June 2020

Here’s a guide to some of the cultural things we have been writing about this week… Interview with Robert O’Dowd: this week we spoke to the Rose Theatre’s Chief Executive about the challenges that the theatre industry is currently facing and what we can do to support it right now. Review of Going the Distance… Read More

NEWS: Royal Opera House to Present Live Concerts

The London venue has confirmed it will be presenting live performances from its auditorium for the first time since lockdown. It has been announced the first concert performance taking place at the Royal Opera House since lockdown will take place on the 13th June at 7.30pm. The newly announced performance will be co-hosted by the… Read More

REVIEW: The Cellist, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House (Online)

First performed at the Royal Opera House earlier this year, Cathy Marston’s ballet wonderfully plays tribute to Jacqueline du Pré’s career and love for her instrument. From the way in which composer Philip Feeney intertwines cello music of Elgar, Beethoven, Fauré, Mendelssohn, Piatti, Rachmaninoff and Schubert to the way Cathy Marston’s choreography highlights the bond… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Streaming Picks of the Week: Monday 1st June

For those who are missing the theatre, here’s a guide to some productions you will be able to watch this week… Random Selfies, Brixton House Theatre (4th June, 3.30pm): as part of its House to House project, the newly named Brixton House Theatre (formerly the Ovalhouse Theatre) delves into its archives to present Mike Kenny’s… Read More

REVIEW: The Winter’s Tale, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House (Online)

Christopher Wheeldon’s beautiful adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play is a real treat to watch. From start to finish Christopher Wheeldon’s vibrant, emotionally powerful take on The Winter’s Tale is filled with attention to detail particularly in terms of conveying the raw emotions of the characters portrayed by members of the Royal Ballet. Through his explicit… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Month: April 2020

With plenty of online content and interviews happening, there has still been plenty to read about on LLLC. Here’s a guide to some of our most popular reads this month… Review of the 1998 production of Oklahoma!: we were able to watch the 1998 National Theatre production of this classic musical thanks to Broadway HD… Read More

REVIEW: The Metamorphosis, Royal Ballet, Linbury Studio Theatre (Online)

Deeply disturbing but fascinating, this interpretation of Kafka’s famous story features an incredible central performance from Edward Watson as Gregor. Having originally premiered at the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Studio Theatre in 2011, this 2013 revival of Arthur Pita’s adaptation of Franz Kafka’s story enhances the theatrical quality of the story – but runs out… Read More

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

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week… Review of The Prince of Egypt the Musical’s Original Cast recording: this week we took a listen to the newly released recording of the West End musical, featuring the original cast. The soundtrack includes ‘Deliver Us’, ‘Never in a Million Years’… Read More