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Thursday, July 25, 2019

‘Captures the soul of the story perfectly’: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY – Menier Chocolate Factory ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Jenna Russell’s stunning performance combined with Trevor Nunn’s delicately understated production captures the soul of the story perfectly in The Bridges of Madison County at the Menier…

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Equus at Trafalgar Studios by Emma Clarendon

Ned Bennett’s production of Equus for the English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East has transferred to the Trafalgar Studios – but what do critics think of it?

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

‘Lively & engaging from start to finish’: THE FALCON’S MALTESER – The Vaults ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Adapted for the stage by Feargus Woods Dunlop, The Falcon’s Malteser captures the spirit, humour and element of excitement that exists in Anthony Horowitz’s stories with great success.

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Monday, July 22, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Night of the Iguana at Noel Coward Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for James Macdonald’s production of The Night of the Iguana starring Clive Owen.

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Friday, July 19, 2019

‘Heartfelt & genuine throughout’: GAMES FOR LOVERS – The Vaults ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Games for Lovers is a fun and playful examination about the complications of love and is guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Dominic Hill’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

‘Don’t miss the opportunity to see this absolute gem of a show’: Debbie Kurup stars in Blue in the Night at the Kiln Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Actress Debbie Kurup chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Blues in the Night at the Kiln Theatre.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Captain Corelli’s Mandolin at the Harold Pinter Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Discover what the critics made of the stage adaptation of Louis de Bernières’ novel, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

‘At its strongest in the more poignant moments’: JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT – West End by Emma Clarendon

This production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a crowd pleaser, but there are moments which feels as though it is lacking the finesse that you would expect from a West En…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

‘Funny & thought-provoking piece of writing’: MEGA – Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Hilarious and thought-provoking, Mega – Alex Milne’s debut as both writer and director – focuses on whether we find our identities or simply create them?

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner at Royal Court Theatre by Emma Clarendon

We round up the reviews for the debut play from Jasmine Lee-Jones, Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner, now playing at the Royal Court Theatre.

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

‘Deserves a great future’: FIVER – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Fiver is a heartwarming new musical that has great potential thanks to its catchy score and wonderfully uplifting spirit.

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Friday, July 5, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Noises Off at the Lyric Hammersmith by Emma Clarendon

Jeremy Herrin directs this revival of Michael Frayn’s comedy Noises Off at the Lyric Hammersmith. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it…

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Thursday, July 4, 2019

‘It’s almost magical’: Feargus Woods Dunlop & Heather Westwell adapt Anthony Horowitz’s The Falcon’s Malteser for the stage by Emma Clarendon

LLLC’s Emma Clarendon chatted to Feargus Woods Dunlop and Heather Westwell about bringing Anthony Horowitz’s story The Falcon’s Malteser to the stage.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Hunt at Almeida Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the world premiere of Rupert Goold’s production of The Hunt at the Almeida Theatre.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Europe at the Donmar Warehouse by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Michael Longhurst’s production of Europe at the Donmar Warehouse.

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Monday, July 1, 2019

‘It’s not sad & solemn, it’s honest and open’: Koko Brown premieres his play Grey at the Ovalhouse by Emma Clarendon

The writer Koko Brown chatted to Emma Clarendon about the world premiere of Grey, playing at the Ovalhouse Theatre from 27 June 2019.

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

‘Emotionally engaging & beautiful show from start to finish’: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF – West End ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Trevor Nunn’s glorious revival of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof is wonderfully heartwarming to watch.

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Present Laughter at The Old Vic by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for this revival of Noel Coward’s comedy Present Laugher now playing at the Old Vic Theatre.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

CD REVIEW: My Fair Lady 2018 Cast Recording ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Broadway’s current production’s cast recording brings Alan Jay Lerner and Fredrick Loewe’s glorious score for My Fair Lady beautifully to life.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Love London Love Culture’s Broadway Picks by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon picks out some of the shows on Broadway she wants most to see…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

‘A charm to keep you engaged from start to finish’: RADIO – Arcola Theatre ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Overall, Al Smith’s play feels as though it is too meandering to be completely effective, but this production has a charm about it to keep you engaged from start to finish.

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‘It’s an extraordinary, uplifting & life-affirming story’: Tom Espiner talks about his role in Life of Pi at Sheffield Crucible by Emma Clarendon

The actor Tom Espiner chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about being part of bringing Yann Martel’s novel to the stage.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Strange Fruit at Bush Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Bush Theatre’s production of Caryl Phillips’ Strange Fruit, the story of a family caught up between two cultures.

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Light in the Piazza at the Royal Festival Hall by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the UK premiere of Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas’ musical Light in the Piazza.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Bitter Wheat at the Garrick Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for David Mamet’s latest play Bitter Wheat starring John Malkovich.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Napoli, Brooklyn at the Park Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the European premiere of Meghan Kennedy’s play Napoli, Brooklyn, now playing at the Park Theatre.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

‘It’s both ordinary & extraordinary’: Director Jessica Wilson takes audience on a journey in Passenger by Emma Clarendon

Director Jessica Wilson chatted to Emma Clarendon about Passenger, playing as part of the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival from 21 June 2019.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

‘Expect a non-stop train of wonder, music & joy’: Riad Richie stars in Shakespeare in the Squares’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Emma Clarendon

Actor Riad Richie chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Shakespeare in the Squares’ production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Bridge Theatre’s latest immersive Shakespeare production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

‘Gloriously heartwarming & sincere’: ANNIE – Touring ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Family musical Annie, with its sheer enthusiasm, joy and optimism, is exactly what we all need in these gloomy times and with Nikolai Foster’s gloriously heartwarming and sincere productio…

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