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Awkward Productions presents: how to live a jellicle life

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Following the success of Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve F*cked (Underbelly Edinburgh 2018, King’s Head Theatre + National Tour 2019) Awkward Productions have returned with yet another show about… sexy animals. A one-man comedic parody that celebrates one of the biggest cinematic flops of recent years, Cats. After two sold-out runs, how to live a […]

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THE NEW THEATRE PANTO IS BACK!

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The New Theatre’s unmissable family pantomime is back.  The festive favourite Aladdin opens on Saturday 4 December 2021, featuring eye – popping special effects, stunning songs and dance and a lamp-load of laughter, promising a magic carpet ride for all the family. The colourful scenery and beautiful costumes will provide the perfect backdrop to the […]

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Announces 90th Anniversary Season

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today confirmed their 2022 summer season, the venue’s 90th anniversary. The musical Legally Blonde (13 May – 2 July) is directed by Lucy Moss, co-writer and co-director of Six. Lucy became the youngest woman ever to direct a musical on Broadway when Six opened last month. Previously postponed due […]

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Swan Song in the Capital

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Following its critically acclaimed sell-out run at Liverpool Theatre Festival and Northern tour, Swan Song, a revised comedy by acclaimed playwright Jonathan Harvey, is heading to London for one week only. Swan Song was first staged at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1997, before transferring to Hampstead Theatre with Rebecca Front in the lead role. […]

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Tokyo Rose: Rewriting Her Story

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‘Tokyo Rose’, originally a generic nickname given to female broadcasters accused of spreading Japanese propaganda to the Allied Forces during WWII, became synonymous with American-born Iva Ikuko Toguri D’Aquino. For decades, the English-language broadcaster (who worked for Tokyo Radio on transmissions to US soldiers stationed in the South Pacific) was identified as the original perpetrator, […]

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Review: First Time

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“Shit!” says Nathaniel Hall as people take their seats at Oxford’s North Wall, having already seen the performer’s legs and feet poking out from under a duvet. “Talk amongst yourselves,” he suggests, hurriedly trying to tidy up last night’s party. He calls out to technical manager Joel Clements, “Can we get some music on? Loosen this […]

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GRIPPING DRAMA COMES TO THE NEW THEATRE!

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TUESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER – Saturday 2 OCTOBER 2021 Based on the book by the multi-million number 1 best-selling author Peter James, the thrilling Roy Grace series is back with the world premiere stage production of Looking Good Dead. Starring award-winning actor and EastEnders icon, Adam Woodyatt, and star of stage and screen Gaynor Faye (Emmerdale, Coronation Street, The […]

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PALAVER Festival

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A pioneering new LGBTQ+ arts festival specifically for children and families comes to Cambridge Junction 10am-5pm, Thursday 28th October, 2021.    Fatt Projects and Cambridge Junction present PALAVER Festival, celebrating the radical potential of LGBTQ+ inclusive performance work specifically created for children aged 3-8 and family audiences. PALAVER Festival offers a joyful, messy and delightfully unruly programme of high-quality entertainment providing essential representation, space and dialogue.   Over the course of one day in October half-term, Cambridge Junction gets a dazzling PALAVER makeover, transforming this […]

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WE ARE READY TO OPEN ONCE MORE!

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MONDAY 20 – SATURDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2021   The iconic hit musical Priscilla has more glitter than ever before, featuring a dazzling array of stunning costumes, fabulous feathers and a non-stop parade of dance-floor classics including It’s Raining Men, I Will Survive, I Love The Nightlife, Finally and many more.   Based on the Oscar-winning film, Priscilla is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a […]

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Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert

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At the New Theatre Oxford until Saturday 28 th August A standing ovation is how Priscilla Queen of the Desert concluded last night, and a standing ovation is certainly what the cast deserved. After five hundred and twenty five days of an empty stage, this was the perfect way for the New Theatre to reopen: with glamour, […]

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Review: Somewhere to Belong

4 STARS  Somewhere to belong was a brilliantly witty and clever exploration of societal views on bisexuality and the implications […]

Review: The Mountaintop

Boni Adeliyi stands at the front of The Theatre Chipping Norton stage, reeling off a plethora of names from Black […]

Songs of Queer Women

When banks and sandwich shops have more pride than we do, where can we go to be with our tribe? It’s […]

Understanding The Conversion Therapy Ban

What is Conversion Therapy?   Conversion therapy tries to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The ‘therapy’ itself can look […]

Pride and Kink at Battersea

Having spent a lifetime being an inspiration to others, queer, Crip (disabled) artist Dan Daw is finally seizing the moment […]

Trixie Mattel: “GROWN UP” Re-scheduled Tour

She’s back, Drag Queen, musician, stand up comedian, entertainer, entrepreneur. After a successful UK tour in 2018, All Stars 3 winner Trixie […]

The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs

It’s 2022. There’s a rainbow flag in every high street window – and no lesbian bar.   Enter The Ministry […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Comes to New Theatre Cardiff

PERFORMANCES BEGIN ON TUESDAY 3RD MAY  Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are delighted to announce that direct from […]

Tropicana Queer Comedy Cabaret makes its Oxford Debut

Join queer cabaret icon and performance tour-de-force Aidan Sadler as they take you on the award winning journey to Tropicana!   […]

Finding Somewhere to Belong

Somewhere To Belong, a funny and gloriously unsubtle theatre show about bisexuality that amplifies the voices of those who are […]