Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden enjoys the gay guilty pleasure of GRINDR THE OPERA

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  Grindr the Opera ★★★ The Union Theatre, London  There are some gay guilty pleasures that stick in our throats. And not in a good way. Eurovision, metallic shorts, and clacking fans in clubs are three that come to mind. However, Peter Bull’sGrindr the Opera, directed by William Spencer, is just the kind of niche … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews DEEPER AND DEEPER that explores the lives of five gay housemates in 90s London

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  Deeper and Deeper ☆☆☆ Union Theatre Most big city dwellers are faced with the horrors of having housemates at some point. The enforced intimacy, the uncomfortable accommodation of irritating quirks, and the petty squabbles. Deeper and Deeper, written and directed by Tim McArthur, explores the lives of five gay housemates, and doesn’t shirk the … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews TINDERELLA ‘a fabulous filthy panto with the right balance of feeling dirty and feeling good.’

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  Tinderella ⚝⚝⚝⚝ Union Theatre, London It’s panto season in London, and Queerguru is wistfully reminded it’s been a while since anyone has yelled ‘It’s behind you’. For the benefit of our global audience here is a reminder of the key elements of this traditional British theatrical art form: Pantomime comes in three varieties, kids, … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah previews the return of the smash hit FRANK’S CLOSET about to open In London’s Union Theatre

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    Frank’s Closet, the off-West End cult stage hit of 2009 is back! Staged at Hoxton Hall, one of England’s last remaining Victorian music halls, it sold out to packed houses and glowing reviews. Now it is to get its first London revival at the Union Theatre, Bankside, SE1, with additional new material by … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews FRANK’S CLOSET : divas, dresses, declarations of love, and dancing girls

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  FRANKS CLOSET ⚝⚝⚝⚝⚝ UNION THEATRE, LONDON If you love divas, dresses, declarations of love, and dancing girls, then head down to London’s Union Theatre. This month, theatre founder Sasha Regan directs Frank’s Closet, a wonderfully camp extravaganza, written and composed by Stuart Wood. Frank (Andy Moss, Hollyoaks) is about to get married but his … Continue reading

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