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Saturday, September 14, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Very Expensive Poison at the Old Vic Theatre by Emma Clarendon

We round up the reviews for the world premiere production of A Very Expensive Poison, Lucy Prebble’s reimagining of Luke Harding’s exposé of the events behind the notorious death of ex-…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Torch Song at the Turbine Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Drew McOnie’s revival of Harvey Fierstein’s play Torch Song at the Turbine Theatre.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Betrayal on Broadway by Emma Clarendon

Following a successful run in London, Jamie Lloyd’s production of Harold Pinter’s play Betrayal has officially opened on Broadway. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

‘Devastatingly raw piece of drama’: THE SON – West End ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Brilliantly and emotionally engagingly translated by Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller’s The Son is a piece of writing that draws you in from the start and never relinquishes its hold un…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Bartholomew Fair at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Blanche McIntyre’s production of Bartholomew Fair, now playing at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

‘I want people to leave the theatre empowered & inspired’: Jeanette Bayardelle brings her musical Shida to The Vaults by Emma Clarendon

The writer and performer Jeanette Bayardelle chatted to Emma Clarendon about bringing her musical Shida to London.

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Monday, September 2, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Fleabag at Wyndham’s Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s play Fleabag that inspired the hit television series is making its West End debut at the Wyndham’s Theatre for a limited season. Love London Love Culture rounds up…

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Friday, August 30, 2019

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

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Ola Ince’s production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play Appropriate.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

‘It’s really to let the lyrics, the music & the melodies do their work’: Celinde Schoenmaker & Ramin Karimloo chat about the UK concert by Emma Clarendon

During rehearsals for the UK premiere concert production of Doctor Zhivago at Cadogan Hall on 1 September 2019, West End stars Ramin Karimloo and Celinde Schoenmaker kindly took a break to t…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Robert Icke’s final production as associate director at the Almeida Theatre, The Doctor.

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Friday, August 23, 2019

‘Slick & authentic production’: DOGFIGHT – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

The British Theatre Academy completes its summer season at the Southwark Playhouse with a heartfelt production of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s musical Dogfight.

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

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

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Oscar Toeman’s production of Anna Ziegler’s new play Actually.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

‘Talented cast thoroughly embraces the music’: SHOWTUNE – Union Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Showtune at the Union Theatre is a lively showcase for Jerry Herman’s music and a very satisfying tribute to his work.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Evita at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Find out what critics have made of Jamie Lloyd’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical Evita with LLLC’s review round up…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

‘Chillingly atmospheric’: EQUUS – West End ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Ned Bennett’s thrillingly engaging production of Peter Shaffer’s play grabs the audience’s attention and imagination brilliantly.

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

‘Straightforward entertainment’: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER – Touring ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

It is difficult not to find yourself tapping your toes along to some classic songs and fabulously fun choreography by Bill Deamer.

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‘An imaginative take on a classic story’: The Hunchback of Notre Dame – St Paul’s Church ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Iris Theatre’s adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel is certainly an ambitious and refreshing take on the story – but can’t always make up its mind whether it wants to be taken s…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

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

It initially hit the headlines for controversial reasons about artistic credit. Now that it's opened, what have critics said about Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah's Tree? Premiered as part o…

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Friday, August 9, 2019

5 reasons to visit The Theatre Cafe in London’s West End by Emma Clarendon

To commemorate their having opened a new site on St Martin’s Lane, Love London Love Culture lists five good reasons why you should pay a visit to The Theatre Cafe if you haven’t already …

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Mr Gum & the Dancing Bear at the National Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Mr Gum & the Dancing Bear, Andy Stanton and Jim Fortune’s musical based on the children’s books. It continues in rep at the Nationa…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Peter Pan at Troubadour White City Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Sally Cookson’s National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic production of JM Barrie’s classic story Peter Pan officially opens the Troubadour White City Theatre, where it's booking until 27 Oct…

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

‘There’s always a good fart to make them giggle’: Horrible Histories is back in the West End and so is actor Ben Martin by Emma Clarendon

Actor Ben Martin chatted to Emma Clarendon about bringing Horrible Histories back to London.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

‘Wonderfully colourful & lively’: MY SON PINOCCHIO JR – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Seimi Campell’s production for the British Theatre Academy of My Son Pinocchio Jr is filled with magic – particularly when it comes to being visually creative to keep the children in the…

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Picks for August by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture offers her guide to five shows opening in London this month…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Moulin Rouge! on Broadway by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for one of the most highly anticipated musicals of the year, Moulin Rouge! on Broadway.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

‘Pure magic from start to finish’: THE WORST WITCH – West End ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Wickedly fun, The Worst Witch is delightfully (and suitably) magical to keep the audience thoroughly engaged.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The View UpStairs at Soho Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Discover what critics have made of the the European premiere of new musical The View Upstairs now playing at the Soho Theatre…

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

‘I too had to come to terms with the fact that I looked different’: Robert Rhodes discusses The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Emma Clarendon

Robert Rhodes chatted to us about taking on the role of Quasimodo in Iris Theatre’s production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

‘It’s ideal for both fans & newcomers to the world’s most famous detective’: Philip Mansfield stars in Sherlock Holmes & the Invisible by Emma Clarendon

Actor Philip Mansfield chatted to Emma Clarendon about playing Doctor Watson in Sherlock Holmes & the Invisible Thing at the Rudolf Steiner Theatre.

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‘Keeps the audience thoroughly absorbed from start to finish’: BLUES IN THE NIGHT – Kiln Theatre ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Susie McKenna’s highly accomplished and atmospheric production of Blues in the Night is filled with heaps of personality and heart that is reflected in the stunning performances from all o…

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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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