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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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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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