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Saturday, July 24, 2021

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Hamlet at Theatre Royal Windsor by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture round up the reviews for this eagerly-anticipated production of Shakespeare’s tragedy starring Ian McKellen.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Sunday, July 18, 2021

‘I can’t wait to see & hear the children’s reactions to the play’: Peter Glanville on Polka’s pop up show Maanika & The Wolf by Emma Clarendon

The Polka Theatre’s artistic director chats to Love London Love Culture about the theatre’s pop up performance of Maanika & The Wolf.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Invisible Hand at the Kiln Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Indhu Rubasingham‘s revival of Ayad Akhtar’s play at the Kiln Theatre.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Monday, July 12, 2021

‘A pleasure to watch’: PIPPIN – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

This bright and colourful production of the musical Pippin at the Charing Cross Theatre is dazzling to watch – even if the story feels a bit flimsy.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Friday, July 9, 2021

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Bach & Sons at the Bridge Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Find out what critics have had to say about the world premiere of Nina Raine’s new play Bach & Sons at the Bridge Theatre.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Thursday, July 8, 2021

‘Colourful & vibrant production’: BE MORE CHILL – Shaftesbury Theatre by Emma Clarendon

While this musical has plenty for young people to relate to, Be More Chill could have gone into a lot more depth in exploring important issues such as body image and anxiety.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Monday, July 5, 2021

REVIEW ROUND-UP: After Life at the National Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Hirokazu Kore-eda’s film of the same name now playing at the National Theatre.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Friday, July 2, 2021

‘Delightfully funny & sharp’: MAGGIE & TED – Garrick Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

The charmingly funny play Maggie and Ted goes behind the feud between Margaret Thatcher and Edward Heath – but can feel slightly rushed in places.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

‘This play really sparks conversation’: Charlotte Peters directs Dance at the King’s Head Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Director Charlotte Peters chats about directing Matthew Morrison’s DANCE at the King’s Head Theatre.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

‘Deeply engaging’: DARLING – Written On The Waves (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Tabby Lamb’s audio play Darling effortlessly uses the adventures of Peter Pan to explore what it means to grow up and discover who you really are through a queer perspective.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Monday, June 28, 2021

‘Vibrant & thoughtful’: J’OUVERT – Harold Pinter Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Vibrant and thoughtful play J’Ouvert at the Harold Pinter Theatre is both a celebration of the carnival experience as well highlighting sexual politics and inclusivity versus cultural appr…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Sunday, June 27, 2021

‘There is great power & passion’: THE HUMAN CONNECTION – Omnibus Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Formed of two contrasting plays by Eugene O’Hare, The Human Connection makes for fascinating viewing but can lose direction in places.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Happy Days at Riverside Studios by Emma Clarendon

We round up the reviews for Trevor Nunn’s 60th anniversary revival of Samuel Beckett’s play Happy Days.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Saturday, June 19, 2021

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

Love London Love Culture round up the reviews for this popular musical based on the film, now playing at the Criterion Theatre until 25 September 2021.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Monday, June 14, 2021

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Death of a Black Man at Hampstead Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture discovers what critics have had to say about the revival of Alfred Fagon’s play The Death of a Black Man at the Hampstead Theatre.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Friday, June 11, 2021

‘Prepare for frollicking, farce & fun’: Sarah Kameela Impey stars in The Three Musketeers – attempted by FoolHardy by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture chatted to Sarah Kameela Impey about starring in The Three Musketeers – attempted by FoolHardy.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

‘We’ll find out on the night if my Dad jokes have got even worse’: John Owen-Jones celebrates his 50th birthday at the Cadogan Hall by Emma Clarendon

@LoveLDNLoveCul chatted to John Owen-Jones about marking his 50th birthday with a concert at the Cadogan Hall and his new podcast.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Monday, June 7, 2021

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Shakespeare’s Globe by Emma Clarendon

@LoveLDNLoveCul rounds up the reviews for the Shakespeare’s Globe revival of its 2019 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Shaw Shorts at the Orange Tree Theatre by Emma Clarendon

The Richmond-based theatre is welcoming audiences back with a production of two Bernard Shaw plays, Shaw Shorts. We round up what critics have been saying about it…

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Sunday, May 30, 2021

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Reasons You Should(n’t) Love Me at Kiln Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Amy Trigg’s play Reasons You Should(n’t) Love Me which officially reopened the Kiln Theatre.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

‘Immensely enjoyable from start to finish’: The Callaway Sisters: Side By Side (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

The lovely and heartwarming concert The Callaway Sisters: Side By Side reunites the Tony-nominated siblings with some wonderful performances of classic songs.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Friday, May 21, 2021

‘Perfectly streamlined in terms of comic timing’: DEATH DROP – Garrick Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Death Drop, a contemporary and somewhat naughty tribute to the world of murder mystery created by Agatha Christie, is back to offer some much-needed laughs.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Thursday, May 20, 2021

‘Gets the balance right between thoughtfulness & good humour’: THE PREACHER – Brighton Fringe (Online review) by Emma Clarendon

Anthony Noack’s show The Preacher uses the idea of a stand up comedy show to offer a performance of the Biblical Book of Ecclesiastes to examine how modern performance can be compared with…

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

‘I realised that a jellicle show was what the world wanted’: Linus Karp brings his Cats movie inspired show to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre by Emma Clarendon

We chatted to Linus Karp about his show How To Live A Jellicle Life: Life Lessons From The 2019 Hit Movie Musical ‘Cats’ which will be playing at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre from 1-5 Ju…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Sunday, May 16, 2021

‘Leaves you feeling quite hopeful about the return of live performance’: THERE WILL BE LIGHT (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Special concert There Will Be Light, helping to raise money for Acting for Others, features a carefully curated collection of songs that reflects the last year perfectly.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Saturday, May 15, 2021

‘It’s ultimately uplifting, important & relevant’: Marika McKennell discusses her new audio play Cunch by Emma Clarendon

We chatted to playwright Marika McKennell about her audio play Cunch which is being made available as part of the Written on the Waves project.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 12:30PM
Friday, May 14, 2021

‘Filled with a rich depth musically’: U.Me The Musical – BBC World Service (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Brand new musical U.Me The Musical, based around a love story unfolding during the pandemic, is charming and heartfelt.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

‘Straight from the heart’: FROM ME TO US – Battersea Arts Centre (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Wayne Steven Jackson’s one man show From Me To Us is a thoughtful and insightful look at parenting and how laws have been changed to allow for single father surrogacy.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Friday, May 7, 2021

‘Poignant. Hopeful. Honest’: Wayne Steven Jackson brings his show From Me To Us to BAC by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture chatted to Wayne Stephen Jackson about bringing his show From Me To Us to the Battersea Arts Centre, available to watch from 10-16 May.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

‘Silly playfulness lies at the heart of its appeal’: A KILLER PARTY – Stream.Theatre (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

The UK premiere of the hilarious and charming musical A Killer Party provides many much needed laughs.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

‘It’s theatre like you’ve never seen it before’: Nemide May stars in the world premiere of represent.’s Money by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture chatted to Nemide May about starring in the world premiere of represent.’s production of Money, being streamed from 26 April until 15 May 2021.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM

All that Chat

REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54