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Surrogate Presents: Who Killed My Father

Dress rehearsal of 'Who Killed My Father' by Édouard Louis, performed by actor Michael Marcus at Tron Theatre, Glasgow.

Surrogate are delighted to bring WHO KILLED MY FATHER (Qui a tué mon père) back to Scottish stages in 2023, following a critically acclaimed, sell out debut at the Tron Theatre in 2022. Touring from 27 April – 30 May, WHO KILLED MY FATHER is based on the third autofiction book by Édouard Louis, translated […]

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The Way Old Friends Do

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James Seabright in association with Jason Haigh-Ellery and the Park Theatre presents the Birmingham Rep production. Written by Ian Hallard | Directed by Mark Gatiss.   Following a season at Birmingham Rep at the start of 2023, Ian Hallard’s new play will be setting out on its inaugural tour of the UK which will include […]

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Danny Beard and Their Live Band Tour News

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The winner of Drag Race U.K. season 4, Danny Beard has announced the first two live dates of their debut solo theatre tour, with more to be added.  The initial shows kick off with a special home town performance on Thursday 23 February at Liverpool’s Playhouse and then onto Saturday 4th March at London’s Clapham […]

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Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story 

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“I’m just very restless,” Linus Karp says, “I’m easily bored, I need to work, to create all the time.” When he launched Awkward Productions with Rob Hayes’ Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve F****d, resumes the performer, he wasn’t getting enough work as an actor and so decided to start making his own. This continued with […]

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Tobacco Factory Theatres Present The World Premiere of Revealed

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Set against the backdrop of an uprising, following an incident in police custody that stuns the nation, Revealed tackles themes of racism, masculinity, sexuality, mental health, and fatherhood through the prism of a powerful and poignant family drama. Daniel J Carver’s debut play celebrates the courage in connecting with those we find hardest to love. Protests […]

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Review: Happy Meal

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15 September @ Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford – ★★★★ I’ve never been happy making notes in the theatre. Though it’s enormously helpful, I’ve always felt self-conscious about it, worried I’m drawing attention to myself from both performers and spectators. Largely, I’ve avoided taking paper and pen into shows, relying on memory to write about them […]

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Happy Meal at Oxford Playhouse

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The world premiere of Tabby Lamb’s Happy Meal is a joyful queer rom-com where Millennial meets Gen Z and change is all around. Following the show’s run at Edinburgh Fringe, Tabby spoke to us about joy, Oxford, and our new Prime Minister.   First of all, how was your Edinburgh Fringe? This year’s Fringe was […]

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Sea Wall comes to Margate Pride 2022

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The first queer production of critically-acclaimed Sea Wall will premiere at the Turner Contemporary in collaboration with Margate Pride this August. Written by Olivier and Tony- award winning Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, National Theatre; Birdland, Royal Court Theatre), Sea Wall is being brought to life by a female-led […]

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Review: London, Paris, Amsterdam By Jahmar Ngozi

Review: London, Paris, Amsterdam By Jahmar Ngozi

★★★★ 16 July @ The Old Fire Station, Oxford Jahmar Ngozi is not onstage long before paying tribute to tonight’s venue, and its mission of bringing art to people from all backgrounds. Unfortunately, as I applaud the Old Fire Station with Ngozi and the audience, I manage to launch my pen into the next row. Note-taking […]

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Joel Harper Jackson Stepping Up to the Play

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Northern actor Joel Harper-Jackson has recently taken over the role of M (originally played by Taron Egerton) in COCK the play in London’s West End, alongside Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey. Originally the understudy, Joel had to step in mid-show to take over from Taron in the first preview. Here, we discuss this immense pressure and how […]

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LGBTQ+ Musicians Experiences with Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Musicians from LGBTQ+ communities face significant barriers and issues relating to discrimination, sexual harassment and concerns around physical, mental and […]

WIN! A Storydo Family Storybook

Storydo is a ground-breaking platform that allows all types of families to tell their unique story and celebrate their family, […]

Military Charity Fighting With Pride Flies The Flag For LGBT History Month

Liverpool’s HMS Eaglet will host a special Veteran’s Pride event this month celebrating the service of LGBT+ veterans and serving personnel in […]

Franco Labia: Space Pride

Queer engineer and founder and president of Space Pride, Franco Labia is on a mission to diversify the space industry, which […]

Sacha Polak on Silver Haze

Screening at BFI Flare later this year, Silver Haze reunites Dutch writer/director Sacha Polak with British actor Vicky Knight. Having […]

Capturing People’s Truth: Anais Stupka

Anais Stupka is a London-based, Georgian-Italian multimedia artist who grew up in 14 different parts of the world.    Her […]

Philip Baldwin meets Adrian Trett

“It’s a real challenge to be non-binary and open about it in sport.”  Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett is a Liberal Democrat politician […]

Fynest Reads: To Cage a God

To Cage a God combines two things that fascinate me: Russian history and mythology. The book’s backdrop of a brewing […]

LGBT+ History Month 2024

The 2024 theme celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to the field of Medicine and Healthcare both historically and today.  We want […]

Touch-Me-Not: Ian Humphreys 

Touch-Me-Not  Ian Humphreys     this flower  doesn’t belong  on the canal  hiding  in an airless tunnel  where no-one goes  before […]