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Derek Jarman ‘PROTEST” a major retrospective of the legendary queer artist @Manchester Art Gallery

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It is so heartwarming to see all the attention still given to celebrate the life and work of the celebrated queer activist, filmmaker, and artist DEREK JARMAN who died of AIDS in 1994.  Earlier this month Queerguru’s Ris Fatah gave a ☆☆☆☆☆ review to MARK FARRELLYs tour-de-force performance in his one-man play JARMAN. We also … Continue reading



Mark Farrelly performs JARMAN his one play about the British iconic queer filmmaker and activist

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  The British writer/actor Mark Farrelly has established his considerable reputation of telling the stories of iconic queer figures.  First Naked Hope, his one-man play about the legendary Quentin Crisp the flamboyant English writer, humorist, actor, life-class model, and at one-time rent boy. Crisp was a great self-publicist who gave outrageous interviews about his unusual life … Continue reading



#SaveProspectCottage : supporting the Campaign to save DEREK JARMEN’s Home

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  The late great Derek Jarman who died in 1994 aged just 52 was so much more than a queer auteur.  This remarkable Brit was a gay rights activist stage designer, diarist, artist,  author. and gardener. His enormous legacy is not just his ground-breaking films such as Sebastiane  Jubilee  The Tempest  Caravaggio Edward II and Blue  but … Continue reading



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