Backstage Billy : the story of the QUEEN MOTHER’s loyal and faithfully queer butler

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  The British Monarchy has always been subjected to the worse gossipmongers.  In Tudor times that would have resulted in one losing one’s head.  But it wasn’t until the arrival of Diana Spencer at the Court in the 1980s that took the whole subject up to a whole different level.  Not only were the Family … Continue reading

Is BIG BOYS the next big Brit queer TV series that we cannot live without?

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    Queerguru always keeps a very close eye on Brit TV as that is often where the very best new queer programs first appear. …..such as Queer as Folk and Its a Sin.  And now there’s BIG BOYS from Channel 4: a funny and beautiful new comedy about losing one’s virginity which judging by … Continue reading

KEVIN SPACEY UNMASKED : the story of a brilliant actor and a lousy homosexual

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    The two part documentary KEVIN SPACEY UNMASKED is yet to hit US screens, but thanks to the magic of VPN we got to spend a couple of hours digesting this excellent Brit program.  After all the two time Academy Award winner Spacey was a London resident for some years when he became the … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews “Freedom: 50 years of Pride’

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  There couldn’t be better timing for this documentary. Not because it’s being released over Pride weekend in London but because it reminds everyone, as Channel 4 TV  faces privatization, that powerful, passionate work is driven by purpose, not profit. If that sounds a bit whole grain for your gluten-free palate don’t worry, it’s also … Continue reading

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