NEWS: The British Theatre Academy Announce Production of Disney’s My Son Pinocchio Jr

The British Theatre Academy have confirmed that they are set to produce Disney’s My Son Pinocchio Jr. as part of its second annual summer season takeover at Southwark Playhouse. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by David Stern, the musical is set to run at the Southwark Playhouse from the 26th July… Read More

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Review Round Up: The Rubenstein Kiss, Southwark Playhouse

The award winning play James Phillips about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg who allegedly passed US atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, is currently having its first London revival at the Southwark Playhouse. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews. The Guardian: ** “As a study of the motivations that lead ordinary people to leak… Read More

First Look at…Ain’t Misbehavin’

Production images have been released for Tyrone Huntley’s production, currently playing at the Mercury Theatre Colchester before its London run at the Southwark Playhouse. Now playing at the Mercury Theatre Colchester until the 30th March, Ain’t Misbehavin’ will transfer to London’s Southwark Playhouse from the 19th April – the first London revival of the musical… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 17th March 2019

Here’s a few favourite reads on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of The Project at the White Bear Theatre: Love London Love Culture’s Emily Schofield paid a visit to the White Bear Theatre to catch Ian Buckley’s play which she described as “an interesting show which hit me massively and carries an important… Read More

REVIEW: Billy Bishop Goes to War, Southwark Playhouse

Funny and heartfelt, this true life story of an extraordinary pilot highlights a different perspective of World War I. So much of what we think about relating to World War I is what was happening to those on the ground and in the trenches – but a forgotten element is those who played their part… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for New British Musical Fiver at the Southwark Playhouse

The new British musical will play at the Southwark Playhouse from the 3rd to the 20th July. It has been confirmed that Daniel Buckley (Ferris in Eugenius!), Hiba Elchikhe (Princess Jasmine, Disney’s Aladdin) and Kayleigh McKnight (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) are set to star in the world premiere production of the musical by  Alex… Read More

Interview with…Oliver Beamish

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to the actor about the transfer of Billy Bishop Goes to War to the Southwark Playhouse. Hi Oliver. For those who haven’t seen ‘Billy Bishop Goes to War’ could you explain a bit more about what it is about? Basically, it concerns a retired Canadian 1st World War Hero, a… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Picks: March 2019

Here is LLLC’s guide to some of the best theatre productions opening in the capital this month… Fiddler on the Roof, Playhouse Theatre: if you have never seen a production of this classic musical before – then make sure you catch this one! Directed by Trevor Nunn, the production transfers to the West End directly… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Ain’t Misbehavin’

Casting has been confirmed for Tyrone Huntley’s production,  playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 19th April.  Paul Taylor Mills and Mercury Theatre Colchester in association with Tamasha Theatre Company have confirmed the full cast for the brand new production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ – the first London revival of the musical in 25 years. Playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 19th April, following its premiere at Mercury Theatre Colchester from the… Read More

REVIEW: Twelfth Night, Southwark Playhouse

Anna Girvan’s music festival themed production has plenty of nice elements to it -but can get carried away with itself at times. This new and inclusive production of Shakespeare’s comedy works well with the music festival theme, with director Anna Girvan making the most of the comedy to be found in the script that has been nicely condensed into… Read More