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

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Review Round Up: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s Globe

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for this new production of Shakespeare’s comedy directed by Sean Holmes. WhatsOnStage: **** “Forget Love Island, if you want a romantic romp in the sunshine then this is a midsummer treat and no mistake.” Evening Standard: *** “Holmes’s vision is not in doubt and a receptive audience was… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Day Trip Ideas: June 2019

Heading into London for the day? Need an idea of what to do? Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best things to do while in the city… Take a tour of Buckingham Palace’s State rooms:open to the public from the 20th July until the 29th September, take a peek around the… Read More

NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe Announces Full casting for The Merry Wives of Windsor and Bartholomew Fair

Full casting has been confirmed for The Merry Wives of Windsor (17th May-12th October) and Bartholomew Fair (23rd August- 12th October). The Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the full cast for William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Elle While, and Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair, directed by Blanche McIntyre. The Merry Wives of Windsor will… 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

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 3rd March

Here’s a guide to what you have been reading about this week on Love London Love Culture… Preview of Alys Always at the Bridge Theatre: now in previews at the Bridge Theatre, this world premiere production directed by Nicholas Hytner is based on the novel by Harriet Lane. It is booking at the theatre until… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 17th February

Missed anything on Love London Love Culture this week? Here’s what has been proving popular on LLLC…  Review of A Beautiful Noise at the Lyric Theatre: this week saw Love London Love Culture catching the first West End performance of the show dedicated to the music of Neil Diamond. Including songs such as ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’ and ‘Sweet Caroline’, it is a “Designed to be a crowdpleaser”. Review Round Up of Edward II at the Shakespeare’s Globe: this week saw the opening of Edward II and Love… 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

NEWS: The Shakespeare’s Globe Announces Summer 2019 Season

The theatre has confirmed details of its upcoming Summer season.  It has been announced that the Shakespeare’s Globe will take audiences through Shakespeare’s history plays, with the year long journey beginning with Richard II, opening the 22nd February in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. The Summer season will continue in the Globe Theatre with productions of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V. The season… 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