Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Month: August 2019

Here’s a round up of our top ten most popular posts of the month… Review of British Theatre Academy’s production of Dogfight at Southwark Playhouse: catch up with our most popular review of the month! Completing the BTA’s summer season at the theatre, this production captures the raw nature of the musical that while initially… Read More

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REVIEW: My One True Friend, Tristan Bates Theatre

While there are moments of potential in Alexander Matthews play, it doesn’t quite go into enough depth with regards to the topics it is trying to discuss. Inspired by his time spent in Rhodesia between 1976 and 1985, it is a shame that there is a lack of depth to be found in this play… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 18th August 2019

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week… Review of Showtune at the Union Theatre: we begun this week with a trip to the Union Theatre to celebrate the music created by Jerry Herman. Featuring some of his best known hits from musicals such as La Cage Aux Folles… Read More

Interview With…Joseph Rowe

The actor chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in My One True Friend at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Hi Joseph, could you explain more about what ‘My One True Friend’ is about? The play predominantly focuses on a white colonial family in Rhodesia in the 1970s. On the back drop is an apartheid like regime and… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 14th July 2019

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium: officially returning to the West End this week is Laurence Connor’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s beloved family musical. Starring newcomer Jac… Read More

REVIEW: Mega, Tristan Bates Theatre

Hilarious and thought-provoking, Alex Milne’s debut as both writer and director focuses on whether we find our identities or simply create them? A witch, a royal and a pop star all take centre stage in this immensely likeable if at times slightly disjointed debut play from Alex Milne that examines the question of identity and… Read More

Interview With… Emily Curtis & Lauren-Nicole Mayes

LLLC’s Emma Clarendon chatted to the actresses about starring in Eggs at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Could you explain a bit more about what eggs is about? Emily: Eggs is a story based around two female friends in their mid-twenties. The women are polar opposites in personality, one is climbing the corporate ladder – feeling the… Read More

REVIEW: Spiders, Tristan Bates Theatre

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington reviews Spiders playing at the Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe.  The title might suggest otherwise, but thankfully Spiders isn’t a stage version of 1980s film Arachnophobia. Although the play, performed at the Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe, does refer to the… Read More

REVIEW: Getting Over Everest, Tristan Bates Theatre

While the play offers a bit of comfort for those struggling to move forward in their life in a warmly affectionate way, Getting over Everest seems to run out of things to say towards the end.  Libby is going through a tough breakup. This leads her to do all kinds of things – including leaving… Read More

Interview with…Rebecca Vaa and Billie Collins

Director Rebecca Vaa and writer Billie Collins spoke to Love London Love Culture about bringing ‘Spiders’ to the Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe.  Could you tell me a bit more about what ‘Spiders’ is about?  Billie Collins: Spiders is about the friendship between Harry and Mia, two squatters taking refuge in… Read More