Alan Turing The Musical : the tale of a queer wartime hero and gay icon

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  We are often very surprised about how and where composers chose their subject matters when creating a new musical.  So far it’s been The First Lady of Argentina,  a TS Elliot poetry  book about cats, and Tim Rice even based one of his on a game of Chess. Now Joel Goodman & Jan Osborne … Continue reading

Howard’s End : the story of one of the UK’s (closeted) gay icons

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In the 1960s and 1970s comedian Frankie Howard was one of the major stars of British Television.  He was also like many performers of that time a closeted homosexual, as coming out then was considered professional suicide.  Homosexuality was still illegal in the UK until the law changed in 1969 but it still took several … Continue reading

MARY LACY WOZ QUEER : part of a season of new LGBTQ+ writing at London’s Kings Head

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  We’ve just come across another unmissable queer drama at London’s Kings Head Theatre that you need to know about  Inspired by a real story, this is the weird, wonderful, and joyous tale of a genderqueer Londoner who discovers a historical hero. MARY LACY WOZ QUEER is a  proper London, proper uplifting & proper queer … Continue reading

Queerguru”s Andrew Hebden reviews Tell Me Straight …… ( and writes ‘settle for nothing less’)

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Tell Me Straight ☆☆☆☆ Kings Head Theatre, London Tell Me Straight will sound off-putting to a lot of people. A play about a gay man who has a succession of hopeless relationships with straight men conjures up images of a self-loathing tragic character chasing the impossible, doomed to unhappiness because he would despise anyone who … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah returns to London’s Kings Head Theatre for the hilarious AND THEN THE RODEO BURNED DOWN

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    And Then The Rodeo Burned Down★★★★ Kings Head Theatre in Islington until 11th February.   And Then the Rodeo Burned Down is a delightful theatrical romp of a queer rodeo currently on at London’s iconic Kings Head Theatre in Islington. New York-based writer/performer duo Chloe Rice and Natasha Roland have brought their playful … Continue reading

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