“Having re-read the book, I was struck by how powerful Jane’s path was – and if it had made me feel that way in the 21st century, the effect on its readers when it was first published must have been seismic!”
Based on award-winning novel by Max Porter, Grief is the Thing with Feathers premiered in Galway last year. Now this tale of loss and grief, adapted for the stage and directed by Enda Walsh, arrives at the Barbican for its London run.
Little Echoes is a captivating play, a powerful and important story with an unexpected and unnerving ending that really packs a punch.
Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington paid a visit to the Noel Coward Theatre to see Ivo van Hove’s production of All About Eve, based on the Oscar-winning film.
Creation Theatre’s Dracula is a compelling, atmospheric take on Stoker’s classic. While it’s the first play to be staged in the London Library, in such grand surroundings as this it’s sure not to be the last.
While it may not necessarily live up to expectations, When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other is a dark humoured, somewhat odd yet gripping production, and worth a watch for the performances alone. But if it’s the shock value you’re after, there is nothing here that you wouldn’t see on post-watershed television.
Over the past year there’s been a big focus on the #MeToo movement following allegations against powerful men in Hollywood including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey. Now WildChild Productions’ latest play Anomaly offers a fresh perspective by telling the story of the perpetrator’s family – the women who are left behind to pick up the pieces.
The Dame is a powerful and poignant look into the fragile creature behind the painted smile and is brought to life by a captivating performance by Peter Duncan.
Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington went along to the King’s Head Theatre to catch Charles Court Opera’s latest pantomime.
Adapting Mrs Dalloway for the stage is no easy feat, given that this classic novel, arguably Virginia Woolf’s most famous undertaking is renowned for using a stream of consciousness technique to get right to the heart of the characters’ thoughts and emotions. Thankfully this latest adaptation by Hal Coase, performed at the Arcola Theatre, meets… Read More
Bohemia is packed full of breathtaking, hilarious, edge-of-your-seat performances – everything you could wish for in a show like this. “The night belongs to us,” sings Miss Frisky during an entertaining finale. It most certainly does.
Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington reviews Spiders playing at the Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe.
Five years ago, writer and actress Abigail Hood spotted a message printed in a free London newspaper: “Dear Steven, we love you, we miss you. We hope you found what you were looking for.”
Compelling, touching and uplifting, the classic children’s tale Goodnight Mr Tom is brilliantly performed by the young cast and is sure to impress – just don’t forget your tissues!
Written by Sasha Wilson, Bury the Hatchet is a folktale meets musical with a difference and tells the story of Lizzie Borden, a young woman who, if the theories are to be believed, literally got away with murder.
The Laundry explores some interesting themes around female relationships, all brought to life by a talented cast, but unfortunately it tries to take on too much, resulting in the characters and plot sadly feeling a little underdeveloped.
Joyous and enchanting, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives is an energetic, entertaining show with a lot to say. From the moment the play starts it’s completely captivating, and two hours simply fly by.
This beautifully written show is hilarious, heart-warming and painfully realistic; an emotional rollercoaster that will leave you in tears and wanting to hug your own loved ones tight. Don’t forget your tissues.
From the moment I Am Of Ireland begins and a rousing chorus of ‘Ireland’s Call’ sounds out in the Old Red Lion Theatre, you know you’re in for a treat, a performance to stir the emotions.
The Spelling Bee may be a traditionally US phenomenon, but the show definitely works for an audience over the pond. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is infectious, fun, uplifting and hilarious, and is sure to be a big hit (that’s H-I-T).
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