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Monday, January 30, 2023

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Noises Off at the Phoenix Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Find out what is being said about the 40th anniversary production of Michael Frayn’s comedy Noises Off at London’s Phoenix Theatre with our review round up.

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Friday, January 27, 2023

‘There is an incredible energy that is infectious’: DIRTY DANCING – Dominion Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

As someone who always wanted to learn to dance (but never have really had the confidence to), Dirty Dancing was always a film that I have particularly enjoyed – mesmerised as much by the f…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

‘Filled with warmth & passion’: LIZA PULMAN: THE HEART OF IT – The Other Palace ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Liza Pulman’s show is as much a musical education as it is an entertaining and gentle evening of entertainment. Filled with warmth and passion, it is always a treat to listen to Liza Pulma…

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Monday, January 23, 2023

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Unfriend at the Criterion Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Take a look at what critics have had to say about the West End transfer of Steven Moffat’s comedy The Unfriend at the Criterion Theatre.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2023

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Street Car Named Desire at the Almeida Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Find out what critics have been saying about Rebecca Frecknall’s production of Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire, now officially open at the Almeida Theatre.

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Monday, January 16, 2023

‘It’s like you establish a playful volley together’: Jemma Kahn shares her storytelling in We Didn’t Come to Hell for the Croissants by Emma Clarendon

Emma Clarendon chatted to Jemma Kahn about bringing We Didn’t Come to Hell for the Croissants to the Riverside Studios.

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Friday, January 13, 2023

‘Everything about this production feels authentic & sharp’: WATCH ON THE RHINE – Donmar Warehouse ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Ellen McDougall’s sharp and biting revival of Lillian Hellman’s rarely performed play Watch On The Rhine at the Donmar Warehouse features plenty of classy performances.

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Sunday, January 8, 2023

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Touring by Emma Clarendon

The National Theatre’s production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane is currently on a UK tour – here’s what critics have been saying about it so far.

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Friday, January 6, 2023

Hitting the road: Love London Love Culture offers a guide to shows touring in 2023 by Emma Clarendon

Remember it’s not just the West End where excellent shows can be found. Here’s a guide to some of the shows we can’t wait to catch on tour.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023

REVIEW ROUND-UP: As You Like It at @Soho Place by Emma Clarendon

Discover what critics have been saying about Josie Rourke’s production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It at @Soho Place with our review round up.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Mother Goose at the Duke of York’s Theatre & Touring by Emma Clarendon

We take a look at what critics have had to say about Mother Goose at the Duke of York’s Theatre & touring, the pantomime starring John Bishop and Ian McKellen, currently touring until …

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Jack & the Beanstalk at the London Palladium by Emma Clarendon

Jack and the Beanstalk continues to play at the London Palladium until 15 January 2023. We take a look at what critics have been saying about the London Palladium’s latest pantomime.

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Friday, December 16, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Merrily We Roll Along at New York Theatre Workshop by Emma Clarendon

We round up the reviews for the Off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s musical starring Merrily We Roll Along starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez.

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Monday, December 12, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Mandela at the Young Vic Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Discover what critics have had to say about Mandela at the Young Vic Theatre, the new musical based on the life of Nelson Mandela.

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Monday, December 5, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Mother Goose at the Hackney Empire by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon takes a close look at what critics have had to say about Mother Goose at Hackney Empire.

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Sunday, December 4, 2022

‘Each performance is sharply refined’: Ghosted: Another F***ing Christmas Carol – The Other Palace ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

A Christmas Carol is of course a tradition at Christmas time and I defy anyone who doesn’t get to see at least one production at this time of year and there are certainly many different in…

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial at the Wyndham’s Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Take a look at what critics have had to say about Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial at the Wyndham’s Theatre, the play about the trial of the year.

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Sunday, November 27, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic Theatre by Emma Clarendon

What have critics said about the Old Vic Theatre production of A Christmas Carol directed by Matthew Warchus and starring Owen Teale as Scrooge. Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon f…

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Friday, November 25, 2022

‘Really playful & intriguing mystery’: A SHERLOCK CAROL – Marylebone Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Written and directed by Mark Shanahan, A Sherlock Carol at London’s Marylebone Theatre is a clever show which nicely combines aspects of Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle effecti…

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Monday, November 21, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella at the Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester by Emma Clarendon

Discover what critics have made of this revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Cinderella at the Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester. The production continues to play until 11 December 202…

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Elephant at the Bush Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Want to know whether Elephant at the Bush Theatre, written and performed by Anoushka Lucas, is worth seeing? We have rounded up the reviews for you here…

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Sunday, October 23, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Marvellous at @sohoplace by Emma Clarendon

We take a look at what critics have had to say about Marvellous, the first production to open the new theatre @sohoplace. Marvellous continues to play @sohoplace until 26 November 2022.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

‘Thrilling to watch from start to finish’: Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby – Touring ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby continues to play at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre is an exhilarating way to explore the world of the Shelby family, brought to stunning…

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Boy With Two Hearts at the National Theatre by Emma Clarendon

We take a closer look at what critics have been saying about Amit Sharma’s production The Boy With Two Hearts now playing at the National Theatre until 12 November 2022.

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Sunday, October 9, 2022

‘Plenty to be admired’: THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE – Rose Theatre ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

While Christopher Haydon’s of The Caucasian Chalk Circle at the Rose Theatre is filled with playfulness, it feels also as though it has too many ideas crammed into it, making it feel a lit…

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Monday, October 3, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Crucible at the National Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Discover what critics have made of Lyndsey Turner’s production of Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, officially open at the National Theatre’s Olivier space.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Wonderful World of Dissocia at Theatre Royal Stratford East by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon takes a closer look at what critics have been saying about Emma Baggott’s production of Anthony Neilson’s play The Wonderful World of Dissocia…

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Handbagged at the Kiln Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon discovers what critics have had to say about the revival of Moira Buffini’s political comedy Handbagged now playing at the Kiln Theatre.

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

REVIEW ROUND-UP: I, Joan at Shakespeare’s Globe by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon takes a look at what critics have had to say about Ilinca Radulian’s production at the Shakespeare’s Globe.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

‘This is a show that brings pure post-pandemic joy’: Arlene Phillips explains why The Cher Show is ‘unmissable & fabulous’ by Emma Clarendon

Both have successful decade-spanning careers. Both are driven and fiercely independent. And then there’s the mutual love of sequins. Arlene Phillips talks to Vicky Edwards about Girl Power…

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Friday, September 2, 2022

‘Witty & entertaining watch’: RIDE – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

There is plenty to be enjoyed about the musical Ride at London’s Charing Cross Theatre. In particular – the quality of Freya Catrin Smith and Jack Williams’ book and music and lyrics w…

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