We’ve all got them: things we enjoy — sometimes mightily — that it’s just a little bit embarrassing to admit to liking. Like admitting, in my case, a massive passion for Selling Sunset, the real estate reality TV show set in the cramped offices of an LA boutique agency that sell houses to millionaires and billionaires. (But somehow seem to work cheek-by-jowl in a tiny office on Sunset Boulevard).
Gilles Maheu’s production of Notre Dame De Paris emphasises the powerful nature of the story – but ends up getting too carried away with itself.
At first glance Notre Dame de Paris appears as a mashup of an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical and a Cirque du Soleil show in French. But it goes deeper, as it should, being based on Victor Hugo’s novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
While London’s Queen’s Theatre is being restored, the West End production of Les Misérables will continue in performance on Shaftesbury Avenue with plans being announced shortly for a four-month season at the Gielgud Theatre from the end of July 2019.
Here are a few of LLLC’s top picks for shows opening this month… The Dame, Park Theatre: Peter Duncan stars in Katie Duncan’s play which had a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe. It sees seasoned Pantomime Dame Ronald Roy Humphrey in a nostalgic mood as the final curtain comes down – but it also sees him forced to confront matters he would rather forget…. Approaching Empty, Kiln Theatre: playing… Read More
Here’s Love London Love Culture’s theatre picks for 2019.
The singer and actress Hiba Tawaji spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about bringing Notre Dame de Paris back to London for the first time in 20 years.
Twenty years after its Parisian debut, the French musical Notre Dame de Paris is to be performed in London, after receiving acclaim in 23 countries worldwide.