My final set of cabaret reviews for this year, including Tomás Ford, Carla Lippis, Ben Hart, Elsie Diamond, Sweatshop and Phil Dunning.
Reviews of Reuben Kaye, Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman, Jon Pointing: Act Natural, Pollyanna, Cross Fit and Prom Kween.
A collection of semi-reviews and stand-out moments misleadingly framed as awards cos that’s where the cultural capital’s at.
Panti Bliss hails the Fringe’s original punk ethic and drag as rebellion, but has mixed feelings about critics and RuPaul’s Drag Race
A new UCL Urban Lab report, highlighting harm to the community and paths to change, wins Mayor Sadiq Khan’s support.
Highlights from a new exhibition on UK gay history, including objects related to Kenneth Williams, the Gay Liberation Front, Tipping the Velvet and more.
A review of the Bluray release of John Waters’s outrageous 1970 proto-punk masterpiece starring Divine and the Dreamland gang.
An overview of the 2017 London LGBT Film Festival with Sophie Mayer, Alex Davidson and myself.
I’m working with Duckie to put on an afternoon of Queer Fun – whatever that is.
What a sensational 1987 raid on the RVT reveals about the limits of 1967 reform and the ongoing fight for queer equality. Part three of three.