Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Month: May 2020

Here’s a guide to what proved popular on Love London Love Culture in May… Review of Les Miserables: The Staged Concert: proving popular this month is our thoughts on the digital release of Les Miserables The Staged Concert starring Alfie Boe and Michael Ball. It was recorded during the show’s concert performances at the Gielgud… Read More

REVIEW: A Streetcar Named Desire, National Theatre at Home

This 2014 Young Vic Theatre production is as heartbreaking as it is powerful to watch. With his production of this classic play by Tennessee Williams, Benedict Andrews powerfully captures all the central themes of the play including the dangers of fantasising, loneliness and mental illness. A Streetcar Named Desire follows the story of Blanche who… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Streaming Picks of the Week

Looking to plan out your week with some theatre at home? Here’s our guide to what you can watch this week… A Doll’s House, Lyric Hammersmith: available for a day from 2.30pm on the 20th May only, the Lyric Hammersmith is sharing a recording of Henrik Ibsen’s play, adapted for this production by Tanika Gupta… Read More

NEWS: Ruth Wilson Set to Star in UK Premiere of The Second Woman

The production will run at the Young Vic Theatre from the 19th to the 20th June. It has been announced that Ruth Wilson is set to star in the UK premiere of Nat Randall and Anna Breckon’s The Second Woman, in a co-production between the Young Vic Theatre and LIFT Festival. Sitting as performance, video… Read More

Review Round Up: Nora: A Doll’s House, Young Vic Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Stef Smith’s new version of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House. The Observer: *** “While part of me wishes Smith felt able to write a new play rather than torquing her work to fit Ibsen’s tightly constructed plot, she does find creative, persuasive solutions.” City AM: “There… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for Orfeus: A House Music Opera

The production will play at the Young Vic Theatre from the 11th April. Full cast and creative team have been confirmed for the upcoming world premiere of Nmon Ford’s Orfeus: A House Music Opera.  Joining previously announced award-winning baritone Nmon Ford are: Gianni Arancio (Thriller Live UK Tour, John Barrowman UK Tour), Bernadette Bangura (Jesus Christ Superstar Barbican; Sunset Boulevard UK Tour), Franc D’Ambrosio (The Phantom of the Opera – ‘World’s… Read More

First Look at…Nora: A Doll’s House, Young Vic Theatre

Production images have been released for Stef Smith’s new version of Henrik Ibsen’s play, which officially opens at the Young Vic on the 11th February. Now in previews at the Young Vic Theatre, production images have been released for this Young Vic and Citizens Theatre co-production directed by Elizabeth Freestone. Nora is the perfect wife… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced Nora: A Doll’s House at Young Vic

The production will begin performances at the theatre on the 6th February. Full casting has been confirmed for Elizabeth Freestone’s upcoming production of Nora: A Doll’s House, a new version of Henrik Ibsen’s classic play by Stef Smith which will play at the Young Vic Theatre from February. Artistic Director of the Young Vic Kwame Kwei-Armah… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Fairview at the Young Vic

Full casting has been announced for the Young Vic’s production, directed by Young Vic Genesis Fellow and Associate Director Nadia Latif . The production, which opens for previews at the Young Vic Theatre from the 28th November, is set to star:  Naana Agyei-Ampadu, Donna Banya, David Dawson, Julie Dray, Nicola Hughes, Matthew Needham, Rhashan Stoneand Esther Smith. … Read More

NEWS: Production Images Released for Blood Wedding at the Young Vic Theatre

Production images have been released for Yaël Farber’s production which officially opens at the Young Vic Theatre tonight. Now playing at the Young Vic Theatre, Yaël Farber’s (Les Blancs, Mies Julie, The Crucible) production based on Federico García Lorca’s tragedy with a new adaptation from the multi award-winning Irish playwright Marina Carr. A bride promised. A blood vow… Read More