An intoxicating mix of theatre cabaret & drag reveals a Hollywood icon’s extraordinary commitment to duty

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  Want to buy some illusions, Slightly used, just like new? Such  romantic illusions ……….. so goes the refrain to a Marlene Dietrich song….if you do then make sure you see Peter Groom in his one (wo)man show DIETRICH – NATURAL DUTY  It is 1942, on the battlefields of North Africa, in a gold sequin … Continue reading



Ben Batt positively sizzles in Donmar Warehouse stunning revival of The York Realist

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  ‘I live here. I live here. You can’t see that, though. You can’t see it. This is where I live. Here.’ This is a tremendous revival directed by Robert Hastie (Splendour, My Night with Reg) at the Donmar in London of a play set in a remote farmhouse in Yorkshire in the sixties about family, … Continue reading



Dazzled by Dior : the Designer of Dreams …. queerguru goes to Paris

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  Its been a while since the ever-hungry fashion world longed for such a spectacle of an exhibition! Dior: Couturier du Rêve, Designer of Dreams gave us that and a bit more besides. Christian Dior, one of the most traditional of French houses, has been through a rather “shaky” path ever since the Galliano years, … Continue reading



Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe : this fairyland is the stuff that dreams are made of

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Iolanthe ☆☆☆☆☆ Richmond Theatre                                                                     This well-loved comic opera by Gilbert & Sullivan has been re-invented in Sasha Regan’s all-male production into a glorious … Continue reading




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