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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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Review: Somewhere to Belong

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4 STARS  Somewhere to belong was a brilliantly witty and clever exploration of societal views on bisexuality and the implications of this often damaging narrative on all people who are attracted to more than one gender. Using the setting of a gameshow, Kim Scopes – the writer and performer – demonstrated the ridiculous and often […]

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Review: The Mountaintop

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Boni Adeliyi stands at the front of The Theatre Chipping Norton stage, reeling off a plethora of names from Black history. It’s possibly the most transfixing moment from Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, in which Adeliyi plays Camae, the maid who delivers Martin Luther King Jr’s room service on the last night of his life. It […]

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Pride and Kink at Battersea

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Having spent a lifetime being an inspiration to others, queer, Crip (disabled) artist Dan Daw is finally seizing the moment to inspire himself. Teaming up with theatre director Mark Maughan (The Claim, Petrification), Dan takes ownership of the beautiful mess that encompasses all he is, letting go of who he once was to make room […]

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Trixie Mattel: “GROWN UP” Re-scheduled Tour

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She’s back, Drag Queen, musician, stand up comedian, entertainer, entrepreneur. After a successful UK tour in 2018, All Stars 3 winner Trixie Mattel returns for a full length theatre tour! Trixie Mattel announces a thirteen date UK tour to hit our shores this April and May 2022. The theatre tour will take the pop culture icon, music groundbreaker […]

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The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs

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It’s 2022. There’s a rainbow flag in every high street window – and no lesbian bar.   Enter The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs: a lesbian choir on a mission to unite its community.  Soho Theatre and Damsel Productions, the theatre company championing women’s untold stories, announces the eight-strong cast for the premiere of award-winning writer […]

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Comes to New Theatre Cardiff

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PERFORMANCES BEGIN ON TUESDAY 3RD MAY  Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are delighted to announce that direct from two triumphant seasons at The London Palladium, the sensational brand-new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat comes to the New Theatre, Cardiff from Tuesday 3rd May to […]

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Finding Somewhere to Belong

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Somewhere To Belong, a funny and gloriously unsubtle theatre show about bisexuality that amplifies the voices of those who are attracted to more than one gender and seeks to stamp out biphobia – is coming to The Old Fire Station in Oxford on 12 May. Here, we spoke to writer and performer Kim Scopes to […]

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Travis Alabanza: Fun Selfish Desire

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Theatre Royal Stratford East’s Burn It Down is a series of six newly commissioned script-in-hand performances about urgent political issues. Each short play will be a stand-alone scrutiny, calling out injustice and interrogating the systems that wield power. One such piece is I’m tired of waiting, pass me the duct tape, about two trans girls […]

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Rhys and Mr Morgan

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It’s odd having two very distinct and different people who live in the same body, especially when one is cis-gendered and one is non-binary.   Let me (try to) explain. I’m Rhys; I’m 34 and I co-run a theatre company with my best friend and business partner Rob (and no, that isn’t the start of my […]

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Lord Etherton as Chair of independent review into impact of Armed Forces ‘gay ban’

Today [22 June], the Government announced that The Rt Hon The Lord Etherton QC will chair an LGBT Veterans Independent […]

The UK Prison System on Stage

Cell Outs is a dark comedy written and performed by two ex-prison officers. It follows the true experiences of two […]

FORMS OF INTIMACY: A CELEBRATION OF PRIDE

Forms of Intimacy: A Celebration of Pride explores the concept of intimacy through the works of LGBTQIA+ photographers and artists […]

Queer Spaces

A Queer independent bookshop in Glasgow; an ice cream parlour in Cuba, where strawberry is the Queerest choice; a cathedral […]

LGBTQ Comedian of The Year Awards

Comedy Bloomers LGBTQ+ Comedian of the year is set for The Clapham Grand on June the 14th 2022. Fresh comedy […]

GREENE KING WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD AT RAINBOW HONOURS

Leading pub company and brewer Greene King’s LGBTQ+ employee led inclusion group, The Village Greene has been awarded the coveted […]

WorkPride 2022

With an increasing number of companies wanting to ensure LGBTQ+ inclusion at work, myGwork’s upcoming WorkPride 2022 is well-timed to […]

Pride in Education

5th Pride in Education conference set to combat prejudice and champion LGBTIQA+ inclusion. The international Pride in Education conference is […]

Protect LGBTQ+ Rights – Pride Month

June is Pride Month in the UK. This will be celebrated in a number of ways moving forwards into summer. […]

Lottie London Is Launching Its Official Proud to Be Collection

Lottie London is fuelled by passion and artistry of its fans. Founded on the key pillars of creativity, diversity and […]