Brit queer actor/writer/performer …… and Pantomime Dame aficionado …. Matthew Baldwin talks about his ninth season starring in this quintessential English (queer) art form. Queerguru advised Baldwin that this would be the first time ever we had interviewed a Queen who was paid to be evil! This Holiday Season at Londo’n’s Charing Cross Theatre Baldwin stars in SLEEPING BEAUTY TAKES A PRICK. In case you didn’t pick up on the hint this is an ‘adult-only panto !!!!
As well as his love of playing evil queens, the multi-talented and extremely successful Baldwin has one of those resumes that make for fascinating reading. We picked up him writing a monologue for Mark Gatiss’ QUEER season in London. Kings Head Theatre …… plus the time in a freezing cold London pub/theatre he stripped naked to play his part ….. and there is so much more
When a young Tony Maretta left Meadville, Pennsylvania and turned up in Los Angeles in the early 1990’s he was looking for the golden age of Hollywood which had long passed. So rather than just focus on acting he managed to pursue his dream and became a film historian, writer, and presenter. He not only found his passion but he also soon found success. With a packed resume that included hosting CBS Home Video’s award-winning presentations of Lucille Ball’s renowned television series, The Lucy Show: he has done several commentaries for Warner Home Video, and has been an advisor for Turner Classic Movies. One of his latest projects has been co-authoring The Marble Faun of Grey Gardens about the infamous “Marble Faun” from the celebrated 1975 documentary, Grey Gardens. Queerguru caught up with him to indulge our curiosity about his take on all the acting greats he has crossed paths with.
Christopher Fowler, the award-winning queer Brit author of fifty novels and short-story collections, including the highly successful Bryant & May mysteries, has died in London aged just 69. The Bryant & May series is set primarily in London, with stories taking place in various years between World War II and the present. While there … Continue reading
Melissa Febos is just one of the many authors from around the world participating in Miami Book Fair 2021, the nation’s largest gathering of writers and readers of all ages. They are all so looking forward to sharing their work, thoughts, and new ideas with everyone, in person and on line. Please visit www.miamibookfair.com for more information, for follow MBF at @miamibookfair #miamibookfair2021
On the eve of the premiere of Brit queer writer Paul Harvard’s debut play GHBoy opening in London’s Charing Cross Theatre, he talked with QUEERGURU . The play explores gay culture, promiscuity, and the misconceptions that go along with this, and is inspired in part by the murders committed by Stephen Port, as well as Paul’s personal experiences of parties in his youth.