Christmas arrived early in Ipswich thanks to new musical The Season, a co-production between the New Wolsey Theatre and Northampton’s Royal & Derngate Theatre.
Sydney & the Old Girl features commendable performances and there is a good dose of humour, however ultimately this sinister play which intends to shock simply leaves you feeling deflated.
One of the hottest tickets of the year, the Old Vic’s revival of Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs sees The Crown royalty Claire Foy and Matt Smith reuniting.
Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Big, A Dolls’s House, Shida & The Eyes Of The Night.
Midlife Cowboy is infectious and entertaining, with a brilliant soundtrack to boot. With a little work it could be a hit.
Written by James Kettle, The Life I Lead (named after Mr Banks’ song in Mary Poppins) tells the story of David Tomlinson’s life and details his extraordinary highs and lows.
There have been numerous performances of Macbeth over the years, but what sets this production apart from more recent plays, as well as the beautiful venue, is the innovative ideas from the directors.
“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.”
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