Archive | Concerts and theatre

A Queer thing happened at Aberystwyth

Saturday 10th October saw the return of “Cabarration: a cabaret night with an LGBT bite”:   a glitzy line-up of local and national talent in the Arts Centre’s Great Hall, from burlesque to camp comedy via circus and song. The night ended with a DJ and dancing, and dress style was definitely “putting on the glitz” […]

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Welsh company storms Edinburgh with new play about gay hero Alan Turing

Welsh company Scriptography Productions has achieved unprecedented levels of success with its first ever touring production of a new play about Alan Turing written by Catrin Fflur Huws at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Zoo Venues. The play has previously toured Wales and The Arcola in London, during which its overwhelmingly positive reviews included, “a sensational piece […]

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Rosie Wilby: The Science of Sex

Rosie Wilby.

8th – 15th August at 17.00 at Sneaky Pete’s, Cowgate, PBH’s Free Fringe   BBC Radio 4 regular Rosie Wilby dons her lab coat and safety goggles once more to revamp her award-winning investigation into the science of attraction, which she was invited to perform in New York in 2013, incorporating some new ideas and […]

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Former MP Stephen Lloyd lands West End director role

After narrowly losing his seat as the MP for Eastbourne and Willingdon, Stephen Lloyd was one of many former parliamentarians looking for a fresh challenge after May’s general election.  However, it hasn’t taken the popular politician very long to re-start his career in business after being appointed Business Development Director at West End, an international […]

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The gay burlesque scene

Out of the smoky clubs of the 1930s sprung a time travelling dance tradition which has leapt into the modern age, bringing with it a new body positive culture and a sense of inclusiveness. Neo-Burlesque is now everywhere, from small pubs in Cornwall to massive nightclubs in European capitals. But all this has left one […]

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Barelesque Anim8te – It honestly doesn’t get hotter than this!

    Since 2011, the Barelesque team have whipped, stripped and painted the town rainbow coloured all for charity and on 22nd April, they return with a distinctly cartoon theme. One of the most talked about evenings of entertainment in London, Barelesque does exactly what the name suggests and punters can expect an evening of […]

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Pre-order the Eurovision digital album now!

Eurovision 2015 album out now While we already know the release date of the physical CD and the DVD for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest, then now you can also pre-order the digital album! The digital album also includes all the 40 competing songs of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest and will be released as […]

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The World Premiere of Hello Kitty Live

Hello Kitty Live announces UK Tour Sanrio GmbH, Live Nation and Zen Tiger Live in association with WME Entertainment officially announce the forthcoming launch of HELLO KITTY LIVE – FASHION & FRIENDS. The first chapter of series of live shows starring Hello Kitty, her family and the other Sanrio characters. HELLO KITTY LIVE – FASHION […]

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OUTINGS comes to Oxford

by Matthew Baldwin and Thomas Hescott. Directed by David Grindley. Following its Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 premiere, the world’s first show based on coming-out stories tours the UK in spring 2015 ahead of international dates   ‘Life-affirming.’ **** The Arts Desk Few comings-out attract millions of YouTube views like Tom Daley’s did. But for whoever’s […]

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Royal Shakespeare Company Transfers New Play into the West End This Spring

Oppenheimer

Tom Morton-Smith’s new play Oppenheimer transfers into the Vaudeville Theatre The RSC announced today that Tom Morton-Smith’s new play Oppenheimer will transfer into the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End in March for a limited run of eight weeks. The show transfers into the NIMAX Vaudeville Theatre directly after its acclaimed run in the Swan […]

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We Could be Heroes

If you remember watching re-runs of the 1960’s TV version of Batman as a child, you may be forgiven for […]

Halftime show labelled ‘gay’

Beyoncé and Coldplay’s halftime show at the Super Bowl has provoked homophobic comments from viewers all over the USA. The […]

Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 – Don’t Stand By

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. Don’t stand by is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016. The Holocaust and subsequent genocides […]

MI5 Security Service at the top of Workplace Equality Index 2016

  MI5 has been named as the UK’s most gay friendly employer in the UK after coming top of the […]

Charity welcomes media comments in Parliamentary Report but criticises IPSO

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Trans Media Watch today welcomed the recommendations on media and online services in the report from the Parliamentary Inquiry into […]

Bowie dies, aged 69

Legendary singer and gay icon David Bowie has died at the age of 69, his son Duncan has confirmed. His […]