An intoxicating mix of theatre cabaret & drag reveals a Hollywood icon’s extraordinary commitment to duty

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  Want to buy some illusions, Slightly used, just like new? Such  romantic illusions ……….. so goes the refrain to a Marlene Dietrich song….if you do then make sure you see Peter Groom in his one (wo)man show DIETRICH – NATURAL DUTY  It is 1942, on the battlefields of North Africa, in a gold sequin … Continue reading



Ben Batt positively sizzles in Donmar Warehouse stunning revival of The York Realist

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  ‘I live here. I live here. You can’t see that, though. You can’t see it. This is where I live. Here.’ This is a tremendous revival directed by Robert Hastie (Splendour, My Night with Reg) at the Donmar in London of a play set in a remote farmhouse in Yorkshire in the sixties about family, … Continue reading



Dazzled by Dior : the Designer of Dreams …. queerguru goes to Paris

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  Its been a while since the ever-hungry fashion world longed for such a spectacle of an exhibition! Dior: Couturier du Rêve, Designer of Dreams gave us that and a bit more besides. Christian Dior, one of the most traditional of French houses, has been through a rather “shaky” path ever since the Galliano years, … Continue reading




Thomas Mahy gives a pitch perfect performance for his London stage debut in VINCENT RIVER

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  When Vincent River first starts you believe that Anita (Louise Jameson Dr. Who, Eastenders) and Davey (Thomas Mahy making his London stage debut) are total strangers but the realization of familiarity dawns quickly and uneasily. This is the first time they have met although Anita has seen Davey various times at a distance since the death of her … Continue reading



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