Russell Tovey previews LIFE IS EXCELLENT a new doc on radical queer poet/artist David Robilliard

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  Queerguru has written about Brit heartthrob actor Russell Tovey’s passion for Art before  (https://queerguru.com/brit-actor-russell-tovey-gallerist-robert-diament-talk-queer-art/) but now he has taken it one step further with  Life is Excellent.  It’s a feature-length documentary chronicling the inimitable life of one of his heroes, David Robilliard — a radical queer poet and artist who died of AIDS at … Continue reading

BLUE NOW : A film by Derek Jarman, performed live

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  BLUE was Derek Jarman’s final film. Completed in May 1993, just months before his death, it is his testament. For 74 minutes, an unchanging screen of celestial blue is accompanied by voices that deliver a collage of fragments from Jarman’s diary, describing the gradual onset of blindness as he battles with HIV. As his … Continue reading

Come Out and Play: queer art exhibit fundraiser for Albert KennedyTrust

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    Come Out and Play is a new queer-themed art exhibit that has been mounted to support the work of LGBTQ+ homelessness charity Albert Kennedy Trust .  Curated by Andrew Salagdo it celebrates internationally-based queer artists who prioritize a bold approach and work that is celebratory, challenging, and progressive.  Hearthrob Brit actor Russell Tovey … Continue reading

Oscar Wilde’s THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY gets a star studded production

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I was always taught, and always teach, that drama occurs in the present tense – that theatre’s most valuable asset as a mode of storytelling lay in its presentation of the here and now, a story unfolding before you. This production/adaptation of Wilde’s classic novel makes the bold decision to deliver a retrospective narration: Dorian … Continue reading

Russell Tovey’s star keeps on rising

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British heartthrob Russell Tovey hasn’t slowed up at all even in Lockdown.  He and Gallerist ROBERT DIAMENT are the hosts of TALK ART at London’s NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY to discuss some of the great LGBTQ art in the NPG.  (check here). Tovey also just gave such a sublime performance in THE SISTER an intensely suspenseful thriller now streaming … Continue reading

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