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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Love London Love Culture’s Broadway Picks by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon picks out some of the shows on Broadway she wants most to see…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

‘A charm to keep you engaged from start to finish’: RADIO – Arcola Theatre ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Overall, Al Smith’s play feels as though it is too meandering to be completely effective, but this production has a charm about it to keep you engaged from start to finish.

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‘It’s an extraordinary, uplifting & life-affirming story’: Tom Espiner talks about his role in Life of Pi at Sheffield Crucible by Emma Clarendon

The actor Tom Espiner chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about being part of bringing Yann Martel’s novel to the stage.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Strange Fruit at Bush Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Bush Theatre’s production of Caryl Phillips’ Strange Fruit, the story of a family caught up between two cultures.

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Light in the Piazza at the Royal Festival Hall by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the UK premiere of Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas’ musical Light in the Piazza.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Bitter Wheat at the Garrick Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for David Mamet’s latest play Bitter Wheat starring John Malkovich.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Napoli, Brooklyn at the Park Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the European premiere of Meghan Kennedy’s play Napoli, Brooklyn, now playing at the Park Theatre.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

‘It’s both ordinary & extraordinary’: Director Jessica Wilson takes audience on a journey in Passenger by Emma Clarendon

Director Jessica Wilson chatted to Emma Clarendon about Passenger, playing as part of the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival from 21 June 2019.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

‘Expect a non-stop train of wonder, music & joy’: Riad Richie stars in Shakespeare in the Squares’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Emma Clarendon

Actor Riad Richie chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Shakespeare in the Squares’ production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Bridge Theatre’s latest immersive Shakespeare production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

‘Gloriously heartwarming & sincere’: ANNIE – Touring ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Family musical Annie, with its sheer enthusiasm, joy and optimism, is exactly what we all need in these gloomy times and with Nikolai Foster’s gloriously heartwarming and sincere productio…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

‘Plenty to recommend it’: AFTERGLOW – Southwark Playhouse ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

S. Asher Gelman’s play Afterglow offers an insight into how complicated modern relationships can get – but doesn’t feel as convincing as it could do in this production.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

‘Something for everyone’: Paul Dabek, Yu Ho-Jin & James More bring their style of magic to The Illusionists by Emma Clarendon

The magicians chatted to Emma Clarendon about being part of The Illusionists which begins performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre from 6 July 2019.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

‘I believe it achieves what drama ought to on many levels’: Robert Cavanah stars in Napoli, Brooklyn at the Park Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Actor Robert Cavanah spoke to Emma Clarendon about starring in Napoli, Brooklyn which plays at the Park Theatre from 13 June until 13 July 2019.

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

‘Strikingly honest & emotionally powerful’: CUSTODY – Ovalhouse Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Raw and passionate throughout, Custody is an extraordinary piece of drama that brings into sharp focus just how far attitudes have yet to undergo change in Britain in terms of racism and bru…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

‘It’s a story full of heart, passion & drive’: Tom Lorcan relishes the writing in The Sweet Science of Bruising at Wilton’s Music Hall by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to actor Tom Lorcan about bringing The Sweet Science of Bruising to Wilton’s Music Hall.

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‘Warm & delightfully nostalgic’: EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Warm and delightfully nostalgic, The Wardrobe Ensemble’s comedy effectively reveals just how issues in education have evolved and changed since 1997.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

‘Expect some fantastic surprises & treats’: Nigel Slater’s memoirs are brought to life in Toast at The Other Palace by Emma Clarendon

Food writer and journalist Nigel Slater tells us about seeing his memoirs brought vividly to life on stage in Toast, bringing food into the theatre and the surprising impact his story has ha…

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‘Difficult not to be swept away’: THE LOST LOVE SPEAKEASY – Secret Location ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Overall, The Lost Love Speakeasy is a sophisticated, lively and hugely enjoyable experience featuring great live music and a menu that that excites the tastebuds. Well worth a visit.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

‘Chekhov’s work feels very alive & relevant today’: Maly Drama Theatre’s Lev Dodin brings Three Sisters to the West End by Emma Clarendon

The lauded Russian director Lev Dodin tells us about bringing his much-praised production of Three Sisters to London and why, after 35 years running the Maly Drama Theatre, he still gets ner…

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‘A musical theatre fan’s idea of heaven’: Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show – The O2 by Emma Clarendon

Hugh Jackman thoroughly delights and entertains in a show that celebrates his career – dotted with plenty of personal anecdotes.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

‘I have fallen in love with this quicker than I have with any other job’: Lucy O’Byrne stars in Little Miss Sunshine by Emma Clarendon

The former The Voice contestant Lucy O’Byrne tells us about starring in the new musical stage adaptation of Little Miss Sunshine.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Rutherford & Son at the National Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Polly Findlay’s production of Rutherford & Son at the National Theatre starring Roger Allam.

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Starry Messenger at Wyndham’s Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Kenneth Lonergan’s play The Starry Messenger starring Matthew Broderick and Elizabeth McGovern.

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

‘Thoroughly gripping & thought-provoking piece’: VINCENT RIVER – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy deliver dynamic performances in this sharply directed production of Philip Ridley’s play Vincent River.

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Friday, May 31, 2019

‘I want to show children the history of deaf people’: Fifi Garfield feels privileged to be part of Horrible Histories Dreadful Deaf by Emma Clarendon

Actress Fifi Garfield chatted to Emma Clarendon about working alongside Deafinitely Theatre on Horrible Histories Dreadful Deaf.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

‘It’ll definitely get you hooked’: Carolin Stoltz joins the cast of Witness for the Prosecution at County Hall by Emma Clarendon

Carolin Stoltz chatted to Emma Clarendon about being part of Witness for the Prosecution at London’s County Hall.

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

Phoebe Fox stars as the title role in the new thriller Anna, now playing at the National Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

‘It’s a gift of play’: Scott Le Crass directs Country Music at the Omnibus Theatre by Emma Clarendon

The director Scott Le Crass chatted to us about reviving Country Music by Simon Stephens at the Omnibus Theatre from 29 May 2019.

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Monday, May 27, 2019

‘Filled with naughtiness & playfulness’: LITTLE DEATH CLUB – Underbelly Festival ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

If ever a cabaret show was more sexy, bold and as inclusive as Little Death Club is then I have yet to discover it.

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

‘Hilarious, thoughtful & poignant’: BENEATH THE BLUE RINSE – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Tom Glover’s play Beneath The Blue Rinse successfully and hilariously breaks through stereotypes relating to how people see the elderly.

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