NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe Announces Casting for Swive [Elizabeth],

The new play created by Ella Hickson and Natalie Abrahami will play at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse from the 6th December until the 15th February. Full casting has been announced for Natalie Abrahami’s production which will begin performances at Shakespeare’s Globe’s Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on the 6th December. This world premiere production is set to… Read More

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Review Round Up: Bartholomew Fair, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Blanche McIntyre’s production now playing at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Evening Standard: *** “McIntrye’s production alternately finesses or speeds over the knots in the story. In a peppy ensemble, the standouts are Dickon Tyrell as pompous lawmaker Overdo, Zach Wyatt as rich dupe Cokes, and Joshua Lacey and Boadicea Ricketts playing two couples on opposite… Read More

Review Round Up: Richard II, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Discover what critics made of Adjoa Andoh and Lynette Linton’s new production of Richard II… The Guardian: **** “If one definition of a first-rate Shakespeare production is that it makes one view the play afresh, this pioneering show eminently passes the test.” WhatsOnStage: **** “This production of Richard II is not only stylish and fiercely performed,… Read More

Review Round Up: Edward II, Shakespeare’s Globe

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Nick Bagnall’s  production. WhatsOnStage: **** “While Bagnall’s production is generally low on frills (setting aside some charming musical accompaniments), it is a highly involving watch which gallops along at the right pace – and has been stripped back in order to reward a newcomer.” The Telegraph: *** “The performances are variable. Several odd dramatic choices (a… Read More

Review Round Up: Macbeth, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Robert Hastie directs Michelle Terry and Paul Ready in this new production of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… WhatsOnStage: *** “Terry is very, very good indeed as Lady Macbeth, charting her decline from warm, clever woman to a broken wreck with forensic detail and deep emotion.” The Jewish Chronicle: *****… Read More

Review Round Up: Love’s Labour’s Lost, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Nick Bagnall directs this new production of Love’s Labour’s Lost, starring Charlotte Mills, Leaphia Darko and Tom Kanji. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: *** “There are bawdy love scenes, physical gags aplenty and expansive performances from a chamber cast of eight. Some of the embellishments work well but it’s also a little, well,… Read More

Review Round Up: The Captive Queen, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Barrie Rutter directs this new re-imagination of John Dryden’s Restoration drama, filled with passion and politics. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… An ageing Emperor and his Governor rage at the loss of their youth and beauty. Two fratricidal sons are spurred from victory in war to the warfare of love. And… Read More

Review Round Up: All’s Well That Ends Well, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Caroline Byrne directs this new production of Shakespeare’s tale of rebellion and determination. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Helena has lost and buried her father. Now an orphan – and an outsider – she pines for the love of Bertram, the son of her adopted family. He too is reeling from the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Month: October 2017

Missed anything that Love London Love Culture has featured this month? Then worry not as LLLC rounds up the most popular posts of the month…  1.Saatchi Gallery announces Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism exhibition: this is the news that the Saatchi Gallery will mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution with an exhibition featuring Post-Soviet Union protest art –… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 29th October

Missed any exciting theatre news? Missed what Love London Love Culture has been seeing and reviewing this week? Fear not as LLLC rounds up the most popular posts of the week…. 1. The Saatchi Gallery to present Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism exhibition: the most popular piece of news on Love London Love Culture this week is all… Read More