Everybody’s Talking About Jaime : the film of the hit queer stage musical

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  It’s almost impossible to talk about the glorious uplifting stage musical Everybody’s Talking About Jaime without thinking that the show is like Billy Elliot being grown up and gay .  Steeped in very similar references, it is the story of a boy living in blue collar Northern England who against all odds just wants … Continue reading

In Celebration

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This is a filmed adaptation of celebrated British playwright David Storey’s stage play that opened in London Royal Court Theatre in 1969.  Storey was a leading exponent of ‘kitchen sink drama’ which in the late 1960’s atypically was a style of social realism which often depicted the domestic situations of working-class Britons living in terraced … Continue reading

The Normal Heart

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Larry Kramer is perpetually angry. This prominent loud-mouthed writer and gay activist has been shouting out his highly personal take on some of life’s iniquities and in-equalities for the past 40 years and has made himself famously unpopular. It was his exasperation with the apathy of the gay community when the AIDS scare first started … Continue reading

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