NEWS: Stephen Fry Announced as Special Guest Narrator For U.Me: The Musical

The new musical commissioned by the BBC is set to be broadcast 12th May 2021 at 8pm on BBC World Service. It has been announced that the actor Stephen Fry will be the special guest narrator along with two young lead actors Anoushka Lucas and Martin Sarreal and a wider cast including students from Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) in this… Read More

Opinion: Authors and Greek Mythology

There seems to be an ongoing fascination with Greek mythology and reinterpreting them for a contemporary reader. Emma Clarendon explores this enduring curiosity for mythology and some of the best books she has read about them. I can’t really remember where my obsession with Greek mythology began – except from maybe bits and pieces that… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Digital Production of The Picture of Dorian Gray

The production is set to be streamed digitally from the 16th to the 31st March. The co-producers of the upcoming production of The Picture of Dorian Gray have announced the cast and creative team. Directed by Tamara Harvey and joining the previously announced Fionn Whitehead in the title role will be: Alfred Enoch as Harry Wotton, Joanna… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 17th January 2021

Here’s a guide to some of our most popular reads of the week… Review of Accents by Ensemble K: this week, we took a listen to the orchestral group’s debut album which was officially released on Friday. It brings together pieces by the likes of Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin, Claude Debussy and Aaron Copland. We described… Read More

REVIEW: Troy by Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry provides lively commentary in this retelling of the Trojan war. Following on from his retellings of the Greek Heroes and Greek Myths, Stephen Fry turns his attention to the epic story of Try and its down fall, bringing to life the key characters and moments of the war from start to finish. Told… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Guide to Books to Pre-order

As we spend a lot more time at home and in the sunshine, here’s a guide to some of the best books available to pre-order now… Daughters of Night by Laura Shepherd-Robinson (28th January 2021): following the success of her debut novel Blood & Sugar, Laura Shepherd-Robinson’s next novel sees Caroline Corsham attempting to seek… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 17th May 2020

Here’s a guide to some of what LLLC has been covering in the last week in case you missed anything… Review of Blackeyed Theatre’s production of Jane Eyre: having had to cancel its international tour early, Blackeyed Theatre kindly shared a recorded version of the production through the company’s Youtube channel. This is the last… Read More

NEWS: Rehearsal Images Released for The Understudy

New images have been released of the cast in self-isolation, rehearsing for the upcoming broadcast of The Understudy. Rehearsal images have been released of the cast for Henry Filloux-Bennett’s adaptation of The Understudy, based on on the novel by David Nicholls. This new online self-isolation radio play is set to be broadcast in two parts… Read More

REVIEW: Mythos by Stephen Fry

For those curious about Greek mythology, this is a wonderfully lively retelling of these famous stories. Prepare to enter a world filled with monsters, Gods and Goddesses as well as magic for this entertaining retelling of some of the most famous stories to exist. Through his own quirky and humorous style, Stephen Fry offers an… Read More

NEWS: Brand New Radio Play The Understudy to be Broadcast

The brand new online ‘self-isolation’ radio play based on the novel by David Nicholls is set to be broadcast in two parts in May. It has been announced that the play written by Henry Filloux-Bennett and based on the novel by David Nicholls will be broadcast in two parts on Wednesday 20th May and Wednesday 27th May… Read More