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Thursday, November 15, 2018

‘Performances are engaging, charming & sincere’: BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Beautifully directed by Jimmy Walters, Billy Bishop Goes to War offers a new insight into World War I as seen by pilots in the skies.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

‘Honest, heartfelt & detailed piece of theatre’: SOLDIER ON – The Other Palace ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Written and directed by Jonathan Lewis, this funny and powerfully honest production of Soldier On gives a vivid insight into the lives of those who work in the military and their families le…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

‘The great sound design makes it engaging’: THE PIT & THE PENDULUM – Omnibus Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Steve Peca paid a visit to the Omnibus Theatre to catch Creation Theatre Company’s production of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tale The Pit & The Pendulum.

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Monday, November 12, 2018

INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Seussical the Musical’s Amy Perry by Emma Clarendon

Actress Amy Perry spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about starring in Seussical the Musical at the Southwark Playhouse.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

‘Touching, warm-hearted & funny’: DON QUIXOTE – West End ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Based on the novel by Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote is a riotous story filled with plenty of adventure and laughs, delightfully brought to life in Angus Jackson’s lively production.

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Friday, November 9, 2018

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Still No Idea at the Royal Court Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews of Improbable Theatre’s production Still No Idea, playing at the Royal Court Theatre until the 17 November 2018.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Funeral Director at Southwark Playhouse by Emma Clarendon

Hannah Hauer-King directs Iman Qureshi’s play The Funeral Director about sexuality, gender and religion in 21st-century Britain. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

‘Touchingly poignant, gentle but funny show’: THE WIPERS TIMES – Arts Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

The Wipers Times is a touchingly poignant, gentle but funny show which successfully shows how laughter helped one group of soldiers get through the war – without diminishing the impact WWI…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Fiddler On The Roof’s Kirsty MacLaren by Emma Clarendon

Actress Kirsty MacLaren spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about starring in Trevor Nunn’s upcoming production of Fiddler On The Roof at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

‘Deeply moving portrait of friendship’: NOT ABOUT HEROES – Wilton’s Music Hall by Emma Clarendon

Stephen MacDonald’s deeply moving portrait of the friendship between Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen in Not About Heroes beautifully reveals how their World War I poetry completely refl…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

‘A complete sensory overload’: MOOT MOOT – The Yard Theatre ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Moot Moot is an incredibly unique experience and whilst I was confused and at times, a little disoriented, I am glad to say that I’ve witnessed such a spectacle of a performance. It really…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

‘Delivers plenty in terms of emotion’: HONOUR – Park Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Paul Robinson’s production of Honour at the Park Theatre really captures the perceptiveness of the writing by bringing together a strong cast to bring the characters effectively to life.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

‘It’s a truly important & inspiring piece’: Lucie Jones on being part of LMTO’s concert staging of Howard Goodall’s Girlfriends by Emma Clarendon

Singer and actress Lucie Jones spoke to Emma Clarendon about starring in the London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s upcoming concert production of Howard Goodall’s musical Girlfriends.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Wise Children choreographer Etta Murfitt by Emma Clarendon

Choreographer Etta Murfitt spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about creating the choreography for Emma Rice’s Wise Children, playing at the Old Vic Theatre before embarki…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Lucia di Lammermoor at English National Opera by Emma Clarendon

Sarah Tynan takes on the title role in this new revival of David Alden’s original 2008 production of Lucia di Lammermoor at the ENO. Here’s what the critics have been making of it…

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Monday, October 29, 2018

‘A huge amount of charm & character’: BABY – Drayton Arms Theatre ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Baby is a musical that tells the story of three couples each facing their own troubles with pregnancy and family. Its contemporary musical sound has been composed by David Shire along with w…

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Very Very Very Dark Matter at the Bridge Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Matthew Dunster directs Martin McDonagh’s new play A Very Very Very Dark Matter at the Bridge Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Top recommended London openings for November by Emma Clarendon

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in the capital in November.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

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

Robert Icke offers a new interpretation of Henrik Ibsen’s play examining the nature of truth. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for The Wild Duck at the Almeida Theatre…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

‘One time someone was genuinely taken away in an ambulance’: Denim’s Crystal on The Reunion Tour at the Soho Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture spoke to Denim’s Crystal about bringing The Reunion Tour to the Soho Theatre next month….

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… DARE Festival’s Tom Mansfield by Emma Clarendon

Emma Clarendon spoke to artistic director of Upstart Theatre and the DARE Festival, Tom Mansfield about what audiences can expect from this year’s festival at Shoreditch Town Hall…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

INTERVIEW: Nenda Neurer loves the ‘diversity & inclusive nature’ of White Teeth at the Kiln Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Actress Nenda Neurer spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about the world premiere stage production of White Teeth playing at the Kiln Theatre from the 26 October 2018.

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Monday, October 22, 2018

‘A wonderful way to celebrate Frank Loesser’s classic musical’: GUYS & DOLLS – Royal Albert Hall ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

This semi-staged concert performance of Frank Loesser’s classic musical Guys & Dolls fully captures the spirit of the story and the characters that leaves you beaming from ear to ear.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

‘Hilarious evening of comedy & music’: THE CLEMENTINE SHOW – Live at Zedel ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Mark Mander’s creation in The Clementine Show is a sharp and sassy diva who provides a hilarious evening of comedy and music.

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

‘Brings an extraordinary story to life with flair & imagination’: THE TRENCH – Southwark Playhouse ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Les Enfants Terribles uses its own unique style to offer a refreshing outlook on World War I, but there are moments in which the style of the show doesn’t quite work with the story.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

‘It has been the most wonderfully liberating experience’: Liza Pulman brings her Streisand show to The Other Palace by Emma Clarendon

Fascinating Aida’s Liza Pulman spoke to Emma Clarendon ahead of her Streisand show at The Other Palace.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Inheritance at the Noel Coward Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Stephen Daldry’s production of The Inheritance opens at the Noel Coward Theatre, following a successful run at the Young Vic earlier this year. Here’s what critics have said about it…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

‘You have to start with the central relationship’: Nick Lane on adapting Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of the Four for the stage by Emma Clarendon

Nick Lane spoke to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about adapting Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of the Four for Blackeyed theatre, touring the UK now.  For t…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Mayerling at the Royal Opera House by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for this revival of Kenneth MacMillan’s dark ballet Mayerling, now playing at the Royal Opera House.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Porgy & Bess at the English National Opera by Emma Clarendon

Porgy & Bess is being staged at the ENO in a production directed by James Robertson and conducted by John Wilson. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Height of the Storm at Wyndham’s Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins star in Christopher Hampton’s adaptation of Florian Zeller’s play The Height Of The Storm at the Wyndham’s Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up …

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