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

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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

Review Round Up: Tree, Young Vic Theatre

Find out what critics had to say about this production which premiered as part of the Manchester International Festival before its arrival in London. Evening Standard: **** “the visual flair of its staging, strong performances and an excellent Afro-electro soundtrack make up for the glib slightness of the story. What’s more, it begins and ends… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 30th June

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of Radio at the Arcola Theatre: this week we attended the press night for this revival of Al Smith’s play. While it was an excellent production, we felt that it was lacking something to make it extra special…… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for the Young Vic Production of Blood Wedding

Full casting has been confirmed for Yaël Farber’s production of Federico García Lorca’s play. Playing at the Young Vic Theatre from the 19th September, full casting has been confirmed for Yaël Farber’s production of Federico García Lorca’s play in a new version by Marina Carr. Cast for the production is set to include: Bríd Brennan, Scarlett… Read More

NEWS: Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah Announces 2020 Programme for Young Vic

Details have been released for the Young Vic Theatre’s 2020 programme. The Young Vic’s 2020 season is set to open with Steff Smith’s reworking of Ibsen’s classic A Doll’s House in Nora: A Doll’s House , playing at the theatre from the 6th February 2020. This co-production with Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, is set to be… Read More

Review Round Up: Death of a Salesman, Young Vic Theatre

We round up the reviews for the Young Vic’s production of Arthur Miller’s classic play…. The Guardian: **** “mixing the socially specific and the dreamily phantasmagoric, depicts the duality at the heart of Miller’s memory-play with exceptional clarity.” The Times: ***** “Audience is easily sold on fresh revival of an old great” The Telegraph: *****… Read More

Interview With…Ukweli Roach

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to  Ukweli about Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train at the Young Vic Theatre.  Huge thank you for talking to me. What can audiences expect from Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train? Audiences can expect a powerful, provocative and unexpectedly funny piece of theatre which will leave them with questions can be discussed long after the show is done. What was it about the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 10th February

Here’s a few things that have been proving popular on LLLC  this week… Review of Ghost the Musical at the New Victoria Theatre: this week saw LLLC’s Emma Clarendon paying a visit to catch the new UK tour of Ghost – does it live up to expectations? Interview with Raphael Akuwudike: this week we chatted to Raphael about his role in The Jumper Factory at the… Read More

Interview With… Raphael Akuwudike

The actor chatted to LLLC about being in The Jumper Factory at the  Young Vic Theatre.  Hi Raphael, what can you tell me about ‘The Jumper Factory’? The Jumper Factory is a new play written by Luke Barnes in collaboration with prisoners at HMP Wandsworth. It explores many prisoners’ stories through a single character. What was it that initially made you want to be involved with the production? I… Read More