Actress Andrea Hall chatted to us about Samuel Bailey’s play Shook which is being released to watch digitally.
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Overall, Flight Paths is an absorbing and educational experience that really captures the attention and imagination from start to finish.
Having had its run of live performances cut short, thank goodness the English National Ballet recorded Nutcracker Delights, this gorgeous scaled back treat for audiences to enjoy at home.
Actress Charlotte Wakefield chatted to us about the upcoming revival of Gatsby A Musical, being filmed at the Cadogan Hall and streamed from 12-14 February 2021.
Francesca Forristal and Jordan Paul Clarke spoke to Emma Clarendon about their new musical Public Domain being live streamed from the Southwark Playhouse on 15 and 16 January 2021.
Director Mark Potter chatted about his new online theatre company Crowd Pleaser Theatre.
Cross-Stitch Theatre’s witty show Henry V Take 2 explores the frustrations of trying to put on a show over zoom.
Emma Clarendon selects the shows that she is most looking forward to catching in 2021.
One-man show Starving: An Artist in Limbo, performed by AP Stephen, is adapted from Kafka’s short story A Hunger Artist.
What A Superhero Wants For Christmas, a wonderfully accessible and reassuring piece of children’s theatre, is worth watching if your children are feeling lonely and isolated at the moment.
Never Give Up on a Dream, the latest concert in the online streaming platform’s Reunited series, brings together some of the cast of Pretty Woman the Musical.
Editor and founder Emma Clarendon selects some of her favourite pieces that she has written for Love London Love Culture this year.
Created by those involved and studying at the Musical Theatre Academy, Covidella & The Masked Ball really puts a quirky twist on the traditional story of Cinderella.
Cosy and playful family show The Elf Who Was Scared Of Christmas is exactly the type of show that children need after the strangeness of this year.
This charming and rarely performed chamber operetta, Cinderella, is given new life in Northern Opera Group’s new filmed version.
Overall, this is a refreshing and entertaining take on the story of Red Riding Hood that provides families a way to still have fun and joy through pantomime this Christmas season.
Putting a hilarious twist on the story of Snow White and still allowing for audience participation, online pantomime Snow White In The Seven Months Of Lockdown is a real joy to watch.
Painful and heartbreaking play The Old House beautifully explores the relationship between mother and daughter – as Alzheimer’s begins to take hold.
Overall, GHBoy is an emotionally complex piece that has many elements that make it compelling to watch but it does leave a few questions unanswered story wise.
It was so delightful to finally catch up with Kneehigh’s production of The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, filmed at the Bristol Old Vic and streamed by Wise Children.
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