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 Theatre Streaming Picks of the Week: Monday 8th June

Here’s a guide to a few shows you will be able to stream this week… Royal Opera House to present a concert live from Covent Garden: taking place on Saturday 13th June, the Royal Opera House will be presenting its first concert live from the venue since lockdown. Co-hosted by Royal Opera House’s director of… 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

Culture Available Online: Wednesday 27th May

As you are probably aware by now, here at Love London Love Culture we have a bit of an obsession with the arts. With so many venues closed at the moment, here’s a selection of some of the cultural things you can catch at the moment…. The Enchanted Interior exhibition at the Guildhall art gallery… Read More

REVIEW: Cendrillon, Royal Opera House (Online)

This 2011 production was the first time that Massenet’s opera interpretation of the story Cinderella has been performed in the Covent Garden venue. There is much to be admired about Laurent Pelly’s glorious and romantic production of Massenet’s interpretation of the classic fairytale, which features a magical and charming score. Throughout, Laurent Pelly’s production has… Read More

Online Theatre Streams Need to Look Out For…

Here’s a guide to some theatre productions which are going to be streaming for a limited time over the next few weeks… This House, National Theatre at Home: available to watch from the 28th May at 7pm until the 4th June, James Graham’s play enjoyed two runs at the National Theatre as well as a… Read More