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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Monday, April 26, 2021

‘It’s full of joy’: Matthew Harvey invites you to watch the digital production of his song cycle Now Or Never by Emma Clarendon

Matthew Harvey chats about his new song cycle Now Or Never, streaming on demand through the Barn Theatre.

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

‘Wonderfully sleek & heartfelt’: IN PIECES – Stream.Theatre (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Exploring relationships from beginning to end, songwriter Joey Contreras has created a heartfelt and thoughtful musical in In Pieces that includes plenty of scenarios that all of us can rela…

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Saturday, April 24, 2021

‘Captures the horror of war in a heartfelt but honest way’: PRIVATE PEACEFUL – Barn Theatre, Cirencester (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Michael Morpugo’s moving story Private Peaceful has been wonderfully adapted for the stage to make for engaging viewing no matter their age.

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

‘Silly & entertaining’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – The Dukes Lancaster (Online review) by Emma Clarendon

This perky and playful version based on Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of Earnest fromThe Dukes Lancaster is engaging to watch.

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Monday, April 19, 2021

‘A fun & imaginative concept’: The Giant Pacific Octopus Maritime School – Written on the Waves (Online review) by Emma Clarendon

Taking the idea of having to adapt to a new world and transforming it into a surreal sci-fi adventure, The Giant Octopus Maritime School is a really interesting concept for the penultimate a…

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Friday, April 16, 2021

‘This adaptation is a joy to portray’: Melanie Marshall stars in a new digital production of The Importance of Being Earnest by Emma Clarendon

Actress Melanie Marshall chatted to us about the upcoming digital production of The Importance of Being Earnest – co-produced by the Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes.

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Sunday, April 11, 2021

ALBUM REVIEW: R&H Goes Pop ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

As a whole, R&H Goes Pop is a wonderfully diverse album that shows how the work of Rodgers and Hammerstein can reimagined for a contemporary audience.

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

‘Makes you want to explore these myths with new insight’: PERSEPHONE – Talking Gods Festival (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

This powerful retelling of how Persephone ended up in the Underworld is given a modern twist that makes for compelling viewing.

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Saturday, April 3, 2021

‘Suitably impressive in terms of its ambition & style’: NOW OR NEVER – Barn Theatre (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Song cycle Now or Never brims with positivity and hope even when it seems disaster is imminent.

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Friday, April 2, 2021

‘Would be lovely to see a full-scale production’: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – SHAKE Festival (Online review) by Emma Clarendon

This one performance only reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream features lively performances – but feels slightly lacking in the magic.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

‘Plenty to enchant & fascinate young audiences’: WHERE THE BUGABOO LIVES – Little Angel Theatre (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Based on Sean Taylor’s 2016 book, this instantly charming and creative production of Where the Bugaboo Lives has plenty to offer young audiences on this fun adventure.

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Sunday, March 28, 2021

‘Let’s hope they all get a chance to shine’: GRADUATES AT CADOGAN HALL – Episode 1 (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

The Graduates At Cadogan Hall concerts, designed to showcase the talents of those who have graduated during the last year, is wonderfully diverse and impressive.

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Friday, March 26, 2021

’An important piece of writing’: DEAR DEAD JASON – Potluck Festival by Emma Clarendon

Well grounded and relatable, Dear Dead Jason is an honest piece about grief and finding support in the aftermath of a tragic loss.

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

‘A real triumph of a production’: BKLYN THE MUSICAL – Lambert Jackson Productions (Online review) ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson’s modern fairytale musical BKLYN the musical is evocatively brought to life in Dean Johnson’s stylish production.

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Saturday, March 20, 2021

‘It gives you two hours of beauty’: Newtion Matthews feels blessed to be part of BKLYN the musical by Emma Clarendon

We chatted to the actor Newtion Matthews about the upcoming filmed production of BKLYN the musical.

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