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Monday, April 22, 2019

‘Audiences love a good thriller’: Charlie Clements & Persephone Swales-Dawson star in the tour of The House on Cold Hill by Emma Clarendon

Charlie Clements & Persephone Swales-Dawson chatted to us about touring the UK and starring in The House on Cold Hill, playing at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking from 23 to 27 April 201…

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

‘Highlights the diversity & range of Beatles music’: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE – Touring ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Overall, All You Need is Love might not offer any major surprises, but it is still a warm and nostalgic show that will be enjoyed by fans of The Beatles.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

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

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for David McVicar’s production of Faust at the Royal Opera House.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

‘I think it’s a really beautifully subtle play’: Olivia Rose Smith on her role in The Amber Trap at Theatre503 by Emma Clarendon

Actress Olivia Rose Smith chatted to us about her latest role in Hannah Hauer-King’s production of The Amber Trap at Theatre503.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

‘Expect a challenging story busting with passion, humour & poetry’: Catrin Aaron stars in Orpheus Descending by Emma Clarendon

Actress Catrin Aaron chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Tamara Harvey’s production of Orpheus Descending at Theatre Clwyd before playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A German Life at the Bridge Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jonathan Kent’s production of A German Life starring Maggie Smith.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

‘It’s incredibly apparent through this work that you can still be you with dementia’: The Dot Collective’s Laura Harling chats about latest sh by Emma Clarendon

Artistic director’s Laura Harling chatted to Emma Clarendon about The Dot Collective’s One Hundred Trillion, being performed at the Old Vic Workrooms from the 7-11 May 2019.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

‘Filled with awe-inspiring acrobatics’: A SIMPLE SPACE – Underbelly Festival ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Overall, A Simple Space celebrates the best of circus in a simple, stylish and contemporary way that is thoroughly engaging to watch from beginning to end.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

‘Performances are all extremely engaging’: MAGGIE MAY – Finborough Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Having only being familiar with Lionel Bart’s most famous musical Oliver! it is refreshing to see the Finborough Theatre rediscovering this little known musical set in Liverpool and direct…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

‘It won’t be like anything else you’ve seen’: Elijah W Harris chats about the UK tour of Rotterdam by Emma Clarendon

Actor Elijah W Harris chatted about his current role as Josh in the UK tour of Jon Brittain’s play Rotterdam.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Emma’s reaction to the Olivier Awards 2019 by Emma Clarendon

This year’s Olivier Awards winners certainly highlighted the wonderful diversity in theatre this year – now can we please broadcast the full ceremony?

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Top Girls at the National Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Lyndsey Turner’s revival of Caryl Churchill’s play Top Girls.

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Little Miss Sunshine at Arcola Theatre by Emma Clarendon

This musical adaptation of the 2006 film Little Miss Sunshine is playing at the Arcola Theatre before embarking on a UK tour.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Review Round-up: La Forza Del Destino at the Royal Opera House ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Christof Loy directs this production of Verdi’s opera La Forza Del Destino, running at the Royal Opera House until 22 April 2019. Is it the 'biggest event of the operatic season'? Love Lon…

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‘Still as lively & funny as ever’: The Comedy About a Bank Robbery – West End ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Now in its third year at the Criterion Theatre, Mischief Theatre’s third show is still as lively and funny as ever.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

‘I always feel a bit sick in the dressing room’: Anna Morris on bringing Bombastic to Soho Theatre by Emma Clarendon

'I am very excited to return to Soho Theatre. I love performing in the downstairs cabaret bar, the atmosphere is always brilliant and I always love it when an audience can have drinks at the…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

What were Emma Clarendon’s most popular posts in March? by Emma Clarendon

Here are a few reads from Emma Clarendon's Love London Love Culture that proved particularly popular in March.

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‘Like Benn, it is passionate, funny & touchingly sentimental’: Director Giles Croft on Tony’s Last Tape by Emma Clarendon

Director Giles Croft chatted to Love London Love Culture's Emma Clarendon about his production of Tony’s Last Tape, which returns for a London season at the Omnibus Theatre from 2 to 20 Ap…

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‘It’s hard hitting, funny & thought-provoking’: Jane Thornton is riding high with Scary Bikers at the Trafalgar Studios by Emma Clarendon

Actress Jane Thornton chatted to Emma Clarendon about Scary Bikers, playing at the Trafalgar Studios from the 2 April 2019.

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‘An intense, gripping production highlighting the devastating impact of loss’: GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS – Barbican Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Based on award-winning novel by Max Porter, Grief is the Thing with Feathers premiered in Galway last year. Now this tale of loss and grief, adapted for the stage and directed by Enda Walsh,…

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Sunday, March 31, 2019

‘The vision for the play is inspiring’: Ruth Lass continues her role in English Touring Theatre’s Equus by Emma Clarendon

Actress Ruth Lass spoke to Love London Love Culture about her current role in the touring production of Equus.

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

‘I feel extremely proud to be part of this revival’: Kalungi Ssebandeke on his role in Blood Knot at the Orange Tree Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Actor Kalungi Ssebandeke chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about his current role in Blood Knot, playing at the Orange Tree Theatre.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

‘I hope our production will create discussion’: Adam Nichols directs OVO’s Twelfth Night by Emma Clarendon

Director Adam Nichols chatted to Emma Clarendon about his latest production a new take on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.

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‘A must-see production’: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF – West End by Emma Clarendon

Trevor Nunn’s extraordinary production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick’s classic musical Fiddler on the Roof makes a delightful transfer to the Playhouse Theatre.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

‘It taps into the guilty pleasure inside all of us’: Rob Carter introduces his creation Christopher Bliss by Emma Clarendon

Comedian Rob Carter chatted to Emma Clarendon about his creation Christopher Bliss’ new play I Spy With My Little Eye Something Beginning With Why Have You Been Sleeping With My Wife.

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‘Genuinely touching & a whole lot of fun’: CALENDAR GIRLS – Touring ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

While initially slow to start, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s musical Calendar Girls beautifully draws the audience into the story and the lives of the calendar girls.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

‘Expect to be amused, scared, shocked & moved: Summer Strallen stars in Intra Muros at the Park Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Actress Summer Strallen chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about her latest role in the UK premiere of Intra Muros at the Park Theatre.

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

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Pam MacKinnon’s production of Bruce Norris’ new play Downstate at the National Theatre.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

‘It will be performed entirely in the dark’: Kyla Morris on a new interpretation of Sarah Kane’s 4:48 Psychosis by Emma Clarendon

Actress Kyla Morris chatted to Emma Clarendon about the new audio immersive interpretation of 4:48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane.

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Monday, March 25, 2019

‘Who doesn’t love a random fake-blood zombie attack?’: Mike Bodie stars in Night of the Living Dead Live by Emma Clarendon

Mike Bodie chatted to LLLC about bringing George A Romero’s film Night of the Living Dead to the stage.

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

REVIEW ROUND–UP: The Rubenstein Kiss at Southwark Playhouse by Emma Clarendon

The award-winning play The Rubenstein Kiss from James Phillips about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg who allegedly passed US atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, is currently having its first Lond…

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