Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks: December 2019

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in December. Amelie, The Other Palace: following a successful UK tour, this musical based on the five time Oscar nominated film arrives in London for a limited season at The Other Palace theatre. The production stars Audrey Brisson as Amélie Poulain and… Read More

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First Look at…Circus 1903, Royal Festival Hall

New production images have been released ahead of the show’s return to the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall. Following a successful run at the Royal Festival Hall last year, Circus 1903 is set to return to the venue from the 19th December until the 5th January. It will arrive in London following a tour to… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 23rd June

Here’s a guide to a few of the most popular reads on Love London Love Culture this week…. Review round up of Napoli,Brooklyn at the Park Theatre: Love London Love Culture rounded up the reviews for the London run of Meghan Kennedy’s play, playing at the Park Theatre until the 13th July. Review round up… Read More

Review Round Up: The Light in the Piazza, Royal Festival Hall

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the UK premiere of Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas’s musical. Time Out: ** “Still, these lyrical passages aren’t matched by this production’s clumsy staging: the substantial plaster bum of a Roman statue looms over a dated-feeling curve of Florentine scenery, which feels strangely cramped in Southbank… Read More

REVIEW: Santtu- Mattias Rouvali Conducts Stravinsky, Southbank Centre

The newly announced Principal Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra, Santtu-Matias Rouvali,offers a lively and entertaining concert that seems a tantalising taste of what audiences can expect when he officially takes over in the 2020/2021 season. Having recently been announced as the Principal Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra, taking over from Esa-Pekka Salonen, Santtu-Matias Rouvali and… Read More

NEWS: Alex Jennings Joins the Cast of The Light in the Piazza

The actor joins the previously announced soprano Renée Fleming and star of Disney’s The Descendants Dove Cameron in the production playing at the Royal Festival Hall from June. It has been announced that the three time  Olivier Award winner and current BAFTA nominee, Alex Jennings (My Fair Lady, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The Queen, Bridget Jones:… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for The Light in the Piazza

The musical will play for a limited run at the Royal Festival Hall  from the 14th June. Joining the previously announced Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron, the production directed by  Olivier award-winner, Daniel Evans is also set to star: Rob Houchen,Celinde Schoenmaker, Liam Tamne, Marie McLaughlin and Malcolm Sinclair. Casting for the role of Signor Naccarelli, Fabrizio’s father has yet to be announced. Meanwhile, the company will also include  Matthew Woodyatt,… Read More

PREVIEW: Gershwin Reimagined, Royal Festival Hall

The Royal Festival Hall will present an evening filled with classic  Gershwin songs performed by Shaun Escoffery and Laura Mvula.  Taking place on the 10th February, this one off concert will see Olivier Award-nominated Shaun Escoffery (currently playing Mufasa in West End musical The Lion King), Mercury award-nominated Laura Mvula and the Philharmonia Orchestra performing a number of Gershwin classics. Songs such as ‘Embraceable You’, ‘Summertime’ and ‘I Got Rhythm’ have been arranged by… Read More

REVIEW: Circus 1903, Royal Festival Hall

This is a circus show which is as thrilling as it is beautiful to watch.  Thanks to films such as Water for Elephants and more recently The Greatest Showman, there is an irresistible appeal for the traditional circuses from around the 1900’s. Now thanks to Circus 1903, there is a great opportunity to revisit the golden age of circus. As thrilling as it is beautiful to watch, Neil Dorward’s… Read More

Interview With..David Williamson

The magician spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about bringing Circus 1903 to London for its European premiere.  How excited are you about bringing Circus 1903 to London? I’ve been coming to London for over 30 years performing as a magician, in fact I was here three years ago with the Illusionist in the… Read More