NEWS: Abba Mania to Return to the West End

It has been confirmed that the tribute concert will play at the Shaftesbury Theatre from the 21st May. Last seen in the West End nearly two decades ago, Abba Mania will return for another West End run to bring to life Abba’s last ever concert to celebrate the group’s music. Playing for a limited run… Read More

West End Shows Opening: 2nd April 2021

Following on from last week’s selection of shows that have confirmed opening dates (government advice provided), here’s a few more shows that you can now book tickets for… Amelie the Musical, Criterion Theatre: following on from a run at the Watermill Theatre, UK tour and a run at The Other Palace, this charming and quirky… Read More

NEWS: & Juliet Announces West End Return Date

The musical has confirmed that it will be returning to the West End stage from September. & Juliet, the musical which retells a different version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will begin performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre from the 24th September it has been announced. Directed by Luke Sheppard and featuring the music by acclaimed… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s West End Shows Most Looking Forward to Seeing

With theatres beginning to make plans for allowing performances to happen, we take a look at some of the productions we are most looking forward to seeing in the West End… & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre: I think we can all agree its going to be a massive celebration when theatres are fully open with no… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Wishlist

Editor Emma Clarendon selects twenty London productions she would love to see again… 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane: I know it only feels like yesterday that this show was in the West End – but I miss the sheer spectacle of it all! The dancing, the music and cast made this feel like a… Read More

Opinion: Theatre and Memories

As theatre continues to be left in complete limbo as to when they can re-open properly, Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon wonders around the West End, taking a look at some of the theatres and the memories they bring up. Anyone who knows me well can tell just how much I love theatre –… Read More

NEWS: Online Concert Announced to Celebrate Harry Gabriel

Hello Harry! will celebrate the career of stage door keeper Harry Gabriel and take place on the 15th July at 7.30pm. This newly announced concert, organised by West End star Giles Terera and the Shaftesbury Theatre, this star studded concert will celebrate the gigantic career of the stage door keeper Harry Gabriel. Having worked at… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Productions

As Love London Love Culture approaches its fifth birthday, Emma Clarendon looks back at some of her favourite theatre productions from the last few years… Young Frankenstein, Garrick Theatre (2017): based on his immensely funny film, this musical version of Mel Brooks’s Young Frankenstein more than delivered in terms of sheer hilarity. There was a… Read More

REVIEW: From Here to Eternity, Shaftesbury Theatre (2013-2014)

This musical which made its world premiere in the West End in 2013 deserved a much longer run than it received. Based on the novel by James Jones as opposed to the film, this powerful and raw musical featuring music by Stuart Brayson and lyrics by Tim Rice offers a gritty insight into military life… Read More

NEWS: & Juliet Announces Sing-A -Long Performance

The producers of the popular musical have confirmed a special sing-a-long performance is set to take place in May. Featuring the music of songwriter Max Martin, & Juliet have confirmed that a special sing-a-long performance of the West End show will take place for the evening performance on the 12th May. This performance will allow… Read More