Charles Upchurch , a Professor in British History at Florida State University whose teaching fields include modern Britain, the British Empire, gender history, and the history of sexuality, recently came to East End Books Ptown to launch his latest book:“Beyond the Law”: The Politics Ending the Death Penalty for Sodomy in Britain and whilst in town he sat down with Queerguru
Interview with Roger Walker-Dack Filmed by Dan Desjardins
It has become something of an annual treat for Queerguru to sit down with the indomitable Miss Richfield 1981 even though she is not averse to aiming a few barbs at us, We went to talk about her brand-new show, “Cancel Cultured Pearls”, which is a guide to surviving our sensitive, new world. She’s singing and dancing and celebrating this new cancel culture thing! A
As it is also her 20th Anniversary appearing in #Ptown where she is considered as Drag Royalty, we simply couldn’t meet up at the Pilgrim House empty-handed
It was a queer patriotic song that Randy Roberts makes her very own in her show that was originally sung in the award-winning Off-Broadway musical known as Howard Crabtree’s When Pigs Fly in honor of the theatrical wizard who created it. The year was 1996 when the AIDS pandemic had unleashed a whole new wave of homophobia and this very clever ditty reminded everyone “You Need US to Make The U.S.A.” Sadly Crabtree died of AIDS one week before the Show’s premiere: but this witty rousing song lives on ……in this case thanks to Randy Roberts
Will has fallen hopelessly in love with the seductive singer, “Candy”. The only problem: she’s his best mate in drag. As Will struggles to make sense of his newfound feelings, his life crumbles at the fringes. Should he seize life by his bollocks and tell Candy how he feels? Can he ever be with her? And what does loving her really mean? Queerguru talks with actor #MichaelWaller on the eve of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe where he and Reboot Theatre Company will be performing CANDY at the Underbelly Theatre.