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

NEWS: The Light in the Piazza To Play at the Royal Festival Hall in 2019

The London premiere of the Tony Award winning musical is set to take place at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall from the 14th June until the 5th July.  Scenario Two have announced that their debut production will be the London premiere of Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel’s musical which will be directed by Daniel… Read More

REVIEW: Backbone, Gravity & Other Myths, Royal Festival Hall

The Australian circus troupe present a clever and slick show that highlights the strength and the importance of the backbone. I have to say I’m consistently amazed by the variety of circus shows around, the numerous approaches to showcase an amazing amount of talent in one show. Now, with Backbone  the bar has once again… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for UK Premiere of A Little Princess

Further casting has been announced to join the previously confirmed Danny Mac and Amanda Abbington in the upcoming UK premiere of A Little Princess.  Directed by Arlene Phillips, the semi-staged concert performance will take place at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on Bank Holiday, Monday 28 May. Now further casting has been confirmed to join… Read More

NEWS: Amanda Abbington and Danny Mac Confirmed for UK premiere of A Little Princess

Sherlock star Amanda Abbington and Sunset Boulevard star Danny Mac are the first cast to be confirmed for the upcoming UK premiere of new musical A Little Princess.  Andrew Lippa’s musical based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic childhood novel will make its UK premiere at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on Bank Holiday, Monday 28 May. Amanda… Read More

NEWS: Arlene Phillips Launches Major Search for Young Stars for UK premiere of A Little Princess

The choreographer and director will direct the UK premiere of  Andrew Lippa’s musical based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic childhood novel.  A Little Princess is by Tony-nominated US composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family, The Wild Party) who will fly in to conduct the one-off semi-staged concert performance by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, with abridged narration by… Read More

PREVIEW: World Press Photo Exhibition 2017, Southbank Centre

The World Press Photo exhibition returns to the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall from the 3rd to the 20th November.  Returning to London for its 21st year, the free exhibition brings together 152 photographs from the annual World Press Photo Awards, showcasing some of the most powerful, emotional and often disturbing press images of the year.… Read More

REVIEW: Limits,Cirkus Cirkör, Royal Festival Hall

This rather sombre circus show looks at immigration and the reasons behind it as well as why we should all come together and support each other.  There is no denying the strength, the ability and the extraordinary balance that all of the performers in Limits have. It is more of a case that it hasn’t… Read More

REVIEW: Something Wonderful, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre

If you love Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals then there was no better way to celebrate it than in this magical concert celebrating one of the best partnerships in musical history.  What a line up: Michael Xavier, Louise Dearman, Ryan O’Gorman and Emma Kingston performing alongside the wonderful Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra to create an exquisite… Read More

Mandela Trilogy to Tour UK and Ireland

The Wales Millennium Centre and Cape Town Opera have announced that the Mandela Trilogy will be embarking on a UK and Ireland tour from the 24th August to the 24th September 2016. Written and directed by Michael Williams, the Mandela Trilogy is a musical tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela and had its European premiere… Read More