Magnificently out of whack: a review of the third volume in Simon Callow’s biography of Orson Welles
Oops. This is a bit late to be of any use but, for the record, here’s a round-up of Christmas cabaret shows I did for the Evening Standard, featuring the likes of Barb Jungr, David Hoyle, Jonny Woo, Le Gateau Chocolat, Scottee, the RVT and Excess All Areas pantos, Diane Chorley, Gary Williams, Amy Grimehouse, […]
Cinematically, the film enacts the very exclusion it claims to abhor.
The new Star Wars movie is full of characters in thrall to mythic tales of the past – but is it also a warning against the excesses of fandom?
Just weeks after yet another favourite London queer pub closes, its landlord opens an exciting ‘sequel’ just up the road
Following the collapse of the planned sale of the Black Cap, devotees of the iconic LGBTQ pub hope to bring it into community ownership
Change doesn’t come from despair. Change comes from hope. And the listing of the Royal Vauxhall Tavern and the election of Jeremy Corbyn have given us hope.
Read RVT Future’s 30,000-word application, which I wrote, to make the Royal Vauxhall Tavern the country’s first building to be listed for its LGBTQ heritage
A wide range of shows at this year’s Fringe engaged with trans experience, gender and drag performance in varying ways with varying results
Reviews of six shows that deal with challenging changes to urban space including Penny Arcade, Jonny Woo, Dandy Darkly, the Creative Martyrs, K’Rd Strip and E15