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30th April 2023

Review: Dixon and Daughters, National Theatre - Ian Foster
TV Review: Citadel, Episode 1 - Ian Foster
Film Review: Luther – The Fallen Sun (2023) - Ian Foster
The Retreat, Finborough Theatre – Review - Michael Davis
Review Round Up: Dancing at Lughnasa, National Theatre - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: Peter Pan & Wendy, Disney + - Emma Clarendon
TONY! the rock opera Leicester Square theatre & Touring - Libby Purves
FUCKING MEN – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – honest, funny, occasionally brutal, this updated version is well worth a look - Alun Hood
The Key Skills That Stand Out On A Musical Theater Resume - Ian Foster
May (and early June) picks at the Brighton Fringe - Louise Penn
Fragments, Playground Theatre – Review - Michael Davis

29th April 2023

Why Twitter Auto-Sharing Is Coming to an End - Shane Morgan
Interview With…Eva O’Connor - Emma Clarendon
NEWS:Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company to Present Shakespeare’s King Lear - Emma Clarendon
First Look at…The Crown Jewels, Garrick Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Isaac Julien: What Freedom is To Me, Tate Britain - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Pygmalion, Old Vic Theatre - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: Glory Ride, Charing Cross Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review: Glory Ride (Charing Cross Theatre) - Louise Penn
REVIEW: Teechers Leavers ’22, Blackeyed Theatre (Greenwich Theatre) - The Family Stage
News: Indira Varma and Ralph Fiennes to take Macbeth to Liverpool, Edinburgh, London and Washington, D.C - Ian Foster
Glory Ride by Victoria Buchholz. - Elaine Chapman
The Tap Pack review [Melbourne 2023] - Simon Parris

28th April 2023

News: Alice Fearn to lead Then, Now & Next at Southwark Playhouse - Ian Foster
Brighton Fringe preview: Chopped Liver & Unions - Louise Penn
NEWS: WestEnd Films Releases First Look Image of Freud’s Last Session - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: World Premiere of New Torben Betts Murder in the Dark - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: UK Release Date Announced for Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: Richard III, Rose Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Warehouse Macbeth for Edinburgh - Thom Dibdin
IOTF 2023: Milk and Honey Revisited - Louise Penn

27th April 2023

Nominations for the 2023 Drama Desk Awards - Ian Foster
Review: It’s a Motherf**king Pleasure at Soho Theatre - Liz Dyer
Review: Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead - Kristy Stott
Review: Private Lives, Donmar Warehouse - Ian Foster
Review: The Secret Life of Bees, Almeida Theatre - Ian Foster
News: Maude Apatow and Mason Alexander Park to star in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club - Ian Foster
News: 2023/24 West End cast of Hamilton announced - Ian Foster
News: Will Young brings Song From Far Away at Hampstead Theatre - Ian Foster
5 uses of Artificial Intelligence in the film industry - Ian Foster
About Read to Me - Aleks Sierz
RETROGRADE Kiln, NW6 - Libby Purves
The Mousetrap - Thom Dibdin
ShentonSTAGE Daily for Thursday APRIL 27: The Week in Review(s) - Mark Shenton

26th April 2023

NEWS: Georgina Onuorah to Star as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz - Emma Clarendon
Toby Sebastian, Omeara | Review - Olivia Mitchell
NEWS: Maude Apatow & Mason Alexander Park to Join the Cast of Cabaret - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Dixon and Daughters, National Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review: Jules and Jim, Jermyn Street Theatre - Alternative lives and love but the effect feels muted - Rev Stan
NEWS: Teaser Artwork Released for Red, White & Royal Blue - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW:Style & Society: Dressing the Georgians, The Queen’s Gallery - Emma Clarendon
Interview: Nul Points! at Union Theatre - Louise Penn
News: Maude Apatow and Mason Alexander Park to star in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club  - Kirsty Herrington
F**king Men by Joe DiPietro. - Elaine Chapman
SWEENEY TODD – ⭐️⭐️⭐️ – it’s big, beautiful and starry…but where’s the blood and grit?! - Alun Hood
JULES AND JIM Jermyn St Theatre - Libby Purves
Dancing at Lughnasa - Aleks Sierz
Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead, Belgrade Theatre – Review - Michael Davis

25th April 2023

BLACK SUPERHERO – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – fanciful but urgent, a cracking debut play by Danny Lee Wynter - Alun Hood
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for West End Transfer of Patriots - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Hilma af Klint & Piet Mondrian: Forms of Life, Tate Modern   - Emma Clarendon
The Shawshank Redemption - Thom Dibdin
News: full cast revealed for When Winston Went to War with the Wireless - Ian Foster
IOTF 2023: Open My Sensitivity - Louise Penn

24th April 2023

IOTF 2023: Burn the Music - Louise Penn
ShentonSTAGE Daily for MONDAY APRIL 24 - Mark Shenton
EIF Launches 2023 edition - Thom Dibdin
Pal Joey – Tower Theatre - Maryam Philpott
Interview With…Joseph Langdon - Emma Clarendon
Review: Ain’t Too Proud, Prince Edward Theatre - Kirsty Herrington
Review Round Up: The Secret Life of Bees, Almeida Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review: Dead Outdoorsy (Drayton Arms) - Louise Penn

23rd April 2023

SHUCKED – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – probably the biggest and sweetest surprise of this Broadway season - Alun Hood
Review: Animal, Park Theatre - Ian Foster
Review: The Meaning of Zong, Barbican - Ian Foster
REVIEW: Ain’t Too Proud, Prince Edward Theatre - Emma Clarendon
IOTF 2023: Camming 101 Nights - Louise Penn
IOTF 2023: Strung Up At The Airport - Louise Penn

22nd April 2023

Review: Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations, Prince Edward Theatre - Ian Foster
IOTF 2023: Dig – Dig – Flaming! ~ I Am Not A Robot - Louise Penn
NEWS: National Theatre Announces New Stage Adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches - Emma Clarendon
Inside the Rehearsals of….Bleak Expectations, Criterion Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review: Dancing at Lughnasa, National Theatre - Rev Stan
Interview With….Madeleine Walker - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: Village Idiot, Theatre Royal Stratford East - Emma Clarendon
The Sun, The Mountain, and Me by Jack Fairey. - Elaine Chapman
Hate Radio - Tom Bolton

21st April 2023

Review: Medea, @sohoplace - Ian Foster
The Dry House - Debbie Gilpin
Preview: BFI Film on Film - Louise Penn
Tomorrow May Be My Last, Old Red Lion Theatre – Review - Michael Davis
Ain't Too Proud, Prince Edward Theatre | Review - Olivia Mitchell
Book review: ‘Opulence and Ostentation: Building the Circus’, by Steve Ward - Katharine Kavanagh
Brighton Fringe preview: Blue Blood, or How to Kill Your Way to the Top - Louise Penn
Family Tree, Brixton House - Laura Kressly
ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY APRIL 21: The Week in Review(s) - Mark Shenton

20th April 2023

What’s New on WordPress.com: Focus Mode, Promotion From Your Pocket, and Risk-Free Redesigns - Shane Morgan
SAP - Debbie Gilpin
Alter Ego - Thom Dibdin
THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Almeida, N1 - Libby Purves
Sugar Coat - Debbie Gilpin
Pressure - Thom Dibdin
Brighton Fringe preview: Manic - Louise Penn
Pal Joey (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
Meteor Shower - Thom Dibdin
Review: Snowflakes, Park Theatre - Ian Foster
The Makings of a Murderer, Adelphi Theatre - Laura Kressly
Brighton Fringe preview: Life Learnings of a Nonsensical Human - Louise Penn
REVIEW: The Silence & The Noise (Digital) - Emma Clarendon

19th April 2023

REVIEW: Snowflakes, Dissident Theatre & Chronic Insanity (Park Theatre) - The Family Stage
Review: little scratch at New Diorama Theatre - Liz Dyer
IOTF 2023: They Call Me, “Woman!” - Louise Penn
CAMELOT – ⭐️⭐️⭐️ – Aaron Sorkin takes on Lerner & Loewe…who wins? - Alun Hood
The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Thom Dibdin
FAT HAM – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – makes a tasty meal out of Shakespeare - Alun Hood
Fringe names new hub - Thom Dibdin
Review: Richard III, Liverpool Playhouse - Ian Foster
Snowflakes (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
No I.D. – in conversation with Tatenda Shamiso - Louise Penn
News: full cast announced for West End transfer of The Crucible - Ian Foster
DANCING AT LUGHNASA Olivier, SE1 - Libby Purves

18th April 2023

Interview With…Martin Sherman - Emma Clarendon
Review: Snowflakes, Park Theatre - dark but flawed - Rev Stan
Interview With…Sue Fletcher - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Private Lives, Donmar Warehouse - Emma Clarendon
IOTF 2023: The Book of Sirens - Louise Penn
PREVIEW: Crown to Couture, Kensington Palace - Emma Clarendon
Film Review: She Said (2022) - Ian Foster
TV Review: Obsession (Netflix) - Ian Foster
THE WAY OLD FRIENDS DO Touring - Libby Purves

17th April 2023

Transform Your WordPress.com Skills With These Popular Webinars - Shane Morgan
Review: Generation Games, White Bear Theatre - Ian Foster
The Secret Life of Bees – Almeida Theatre - Maryam Philpott
Film Review: The Son (2022) - Ian Foster
Review Round Up: Vardy Vs Rooney, Ambassadors Theatre - Emma Clarendon
TV Review: Dreamland - Ian Foster
April theatre reviews - John Chapman
News: Bertie Carvel and Patsy Ferran to star in Pygmalion - Ian Foster
News: cast and creatives revealed for Once on this Island - Ian Foster
Acting As A Hobby If You’re a Student - Ian Foster
ShentonSTAGE Daily for MONDAY APRIL 17: More from New York - Mark Shenton

16th April 2023

Sean and Daro Flake It ‘til They Make It - Thom Dibdin
Review Round Up: Worth, Arcola Theatre - Emma Clarendon

15th April 2023

NEWS: The Curious Case of Benjamin to Return to the London Stage - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Luxury and Power: Persia to Greece, British Museum - Emma Clarendon
Film Review: Boston Strangler (2023) - Ian Foster
Generation Games. - Elaine Chapman
Review Round Up: Hamnet, Royal Shakespeare Company, Swan Theatre - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Lazarus Theatre to Present The Changeling at Southwark Playhouse - Emma Clarendon

14th April 2023

Review Round Up: Camelot, Vivian Beaumont Theater - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: Love & Money by Katie Melua - Emma Clarendon
WHITE GIRL IN DANGER – ⭐️ – if you thought Cinderella was Bad….. - Alun Hood
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for We Will Rock You at the London Coliseum - Emma Clarendon
Brighton Fringe preview: Sunsets - Louise Penn
NEWS: New Cast Announced for 2:22 A Ghost Story at the Apollo Theatre - Emma Clarendon
First Look at…. Mrs. Doubtfire, Shaftesbury Theatre - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Tony Award Winner Stephanie J.Block to Perform Live in London - Emma Clarendon
ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY APRIL 14: The Week in Review(s) - Mark Shenton
Generation Games (Review) - John Chapman
Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty - Thom Dibdin
Wonderland in Alice, Theatre Peckham - Laura Kressly
The Mousetrap (Tour), New Victoria Theatre | Review - Olivia Mitchell
PRIVATE LIVES Donmar, WC2 - Libby Purves

13th April 2023

The Multiverse is Gay - Thom Dibdin
NEWS: Cannes Festival 2023 Announce Programme - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Jason Donovan & Peter Andre to Return to West End Production of Grease - Emma Clarendon
Theatre on TV: Performance series 1 - Louise Penn
NEWS: Hotel Ser Casasandra Announces ‘Ser Retreats’ Dates for 2023 - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Shucked, Nederlander Theatre - Emma Clarendon
News: casting announced for School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play - Ian Foster
Brighton Fringe preview: Disintegrate - Louise Penn
HAMNET Swan, Stratford upon Avon - Libby Purves

12th April 2023

Kidnapped - Thom Dibdin
First Impressions…Barbie - Emma Clarendon
Listings Mon 10 – Sun 16 April 2023 - Thom Dibdin
Pantomime Awards 2023 at Trafalgar Theatre. - Elaine Chapman
Brighton Fringe preview: Experiment Human - Louise Penn

11th April 2023

Review: Private Lives, Donnmar Warehouse - odd choices make for difficult watch at times - Rev Stan
Brighton Fringe preview: My First Time was in a Car Park - Louise Penn
NEWS: Further Casting Announced for The Time Traveller’s Wife - Emma Clarendon

10th April 2023

EGO bows out - Thom Dibdin
Case Study: LUBUS Agency’s Clients Save 50-90% by Migrating to WordPress.com - Shane Morgan
Review Round Up: The Dry House, Marylebone Theatre - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd by Lana Del Rey - Emma Clarendon
RAH by Laila Latifa. - Elaine Chapman
Brighton Fringe preview: And the Summer Shall Follow - Louise Penn
The Big O, Belgrade Theatre – Review - Michael Davis
Private Lives – Donmar Warehouse - Maryam Philpott
Stornoway, Quebec - Thom Dibdin
Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks of the Week: Monday 10th April 2023 - Emma Clarendon
ShentonSTAGE Daily for MONDAY APRIL 10 - Mark Shenton

9th April 2023

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 9th April 2023 - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Full Cast for Aspects of Love Announced - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: The Crown Jewels, Garrick Theatre - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Herzog & de Meuron, Royal Academy of Arts - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe Announces Cast for The Comedy of Errors - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Ai Weiwei: Making Sense, Design Museum - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for UK & Ireland Tour of Greatest Days - Emma Clarendon
#MindTheMusicals 2023: to be continued… - Debbie Gilpin

8th April 2023

A LITTLE LIFE – ⭐️⭐️⭐️ – how much can one person take?! - Alun Hood
THE DRY HOUSE – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – powerful and gritty, welcome to a major new play - Alun Hood
REVIEW: Screenage: How TV shaped Our Reality by Fenton Bailey - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Release Date & First Look Revealed for Greatest Days - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: The Paddington Bear Experience to Open at London County Hall - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: New Trailer Released Ahead of West End Run for Peter Morgan’s Patriots - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Idiots Assemble: Spitting Image the Musical Heading to the West End - Emma Clarendon

7th April 2023

Review: Sap at Soho Theatre - Liz Dyer
Visitors written and directed by Barney Norris. - Elaine Chapman
NEWS: Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Announces Return of Edward Scissorhands - Emma Clarendon
Sea Creatures - Aleks Sierz
NEWS: Royal Court Theatre Announces all of it By Alistair McDowell - Emma Clarendon
The Metamodern Circus - Katharine Kavanagh
NEWS: Images Released of Oliver Tompsett in Pretty Woman: The Musical - Emma Clarendon
Beyond Belief – The Life and Mission of John Hume, discussed - Dominic Cavendish

6th April 2023

Family Tree - Thom Dibdin
Brighton Fringe preview: Rosie Sings – My Vagina’s Priceless - Louise Penn
BETTY BLUE EYES – ⭐️⭐️⭐️ – first London revival of the Stiles & Drewe musicalisation of ‘A Private Function’ - Alun Hood

5th April 2023

REVIEW: A Little Life, Harold Pinter Theatre - Emma Clarendon
News: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button returns! - Ian Foster
For Black Boys..., Apollo Theatre | Review - Olivia Mitchell
9 to 5 The Musical - Thom Dibdin
Review: Sea Creatures, Hampstead Theatre Downstairs - a strange and unsatisfactory mix - Rev Stan
Betty Blue Eyes (Review) - John Chapman
PPP: The Spark - Thom Dibdin
Review: Sea Creatures, Hampstead Theatre - Ian Foster
The Way Old Friends Do, Park Theatre | Review - Olivia Mitchell
Vikki Stone on her Olivier Award Win | Hey Duggee Live | Interview - Olivia Mitchell
News: Beverley Knight and Alexandra Burke to raise their voices in Sister Act - Ian Foster
TV Review: Unforgotten Series 5 - Ian Foster
Wish You Were Dead - Thom Dibdin
The Rise of LGBTQ+ Movie Stars in Hollywood - Ian Foster
News: Janie Dee, Haydn Gwynne and Joanna Riding join Gareth Valentine for Tales of a Musical Director - Ian Foster
H.M.S. Pinafore - Thom Dibdin
NEWS: Further Casting Confirmed for West End Premiere of The Pillowman - Emma Clarendon
SEA CREATURES Hampstead, NW3 - Libby Purves
NEWS: The King & I to Return to the West End - Emma Clarendon
Noel Coward’s Brief Encounter. - Elaine Chapman

4th April 2023

Twitter Functionality is Restored - Shane Morgan
NEWS: Sister Act to Return to the West End - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Tina – The Tina Turner Musical Extends West End Run - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: The Bodyguard at the Palace Theatre - Kristy Stott
Interview With…Stephen Hoo - Emma Clarendon
Why Twitter Isn’t Working With Your Blog (Right Now) - Shane Morgan
Listings: Mon 3 – Sun 9 April 2023 - Thom Dibdin
FARM HALL      Jermyn st Theatre WC1 (then Bath) - Libby Purves

3rd April 2023

Review Round Up: Sugar Coat, Southwark Playhouse - Emma Clarendon
Review: A Little Life, Harold Pinter Theatre - a tough but compelling watch - Rev Stan
EUGENIUS! – ⭐️⭐️⭐️ – the irresistible camp comic book caper with banging tunes is back - Alun Hood
Black Superhero - Aleks Sierz
Sucker Punch by Roy Williams. - Elaine Chapman
Review: Sugar Coat, Southwark Playhouse - Ian Foster
Review: Mary Lacy Woz Queer / Juice, King’s Head Theatre - Ian Foster
Betty Blue Eyes – Union Theatre - Maryam Philpott
Winners of the 2023 Olivier Awards - Ian Foster
News: full cast for Aspects of Love announced - Ian Foster
News: casting announced for UK tour of 42nd Street - Ian Foster
NEWS: Winners Announced for the 2023 Olivier Awards - Emma Clarendon
How to Make the Most of Your Night Out in Las Vegas - Ian Foster
Review Round Up: Berthe Morisot: Shaping Impressionism, Dulwich Picture Gallery - Emma Clarendon
ShentonSTAGE Daily for MONDAY APRIL 3: The Oliviers (and more) - Mark Shenton

2nd April 2023

Melbourne Opera: Götterdämmerung review [Bendigo 2023] - Simon Parris
Review: 42nd Street (HEOS Musical Theatre) - Louise Penn
Hang by Debbie Tucker-Green. - Elaine Chapman
NEWS: Casting Announced for World Premiere of Do You Believe in Ghosts? - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: New Musical The Lost Spells to Play at the Polka Theatre - Emma Clarendon
hang (Review) - John Chapman
Review Round Up: Berlusconi – A New Musical, Southwark Playhouse Elephant - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: Endless Summer Vacation by Miley Cyrus - Emma Clarendon

1st April 2023

After the Act - Tom Bolton
Castle Lennox - Thom Dibdin
Swan Lake - Thom Dibdin
PREVIEW: No Place Like Home, Museum of the Home - Emma Clarendon
Walden - Thom Dibdin
Review Round Up: Cinderella, Royal Opera House - Emma Clarendon