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A Village Stroll with legendary cabaret artist DAVID HOYLE

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  The queer performance artist David Hoyle is something of a legend on the London cabaret circuit. His performances are known to combine many disparate elements, from satirical comedy to painting, surrealism and even striptease, much of which is aggressive in nature.  Hoyle is a pioneer of alternative drag and as a fervent socialist he … Continue reading



David Hoyle & Lee Baxter : Two artists/friends in Lockdown

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  Veteran Brit performance artist David Hoyle who we feature as often as we can has just mounted an exhibit of his artwork with his best friend for over the past 30 years, the photographer Lee Baxter.  The two have a lot in common besides living in the same postcode in the very queer-friendly city … Continue reading



God Is Watching The Divine David

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  As part of the Tate Britain’s recent exhibition Queer British Art 1861-1967, Channel 4 commissioned six new films; six portraits of queer individuals by six queer filmmakers.  Matt Lambert’s subject was  the iconic avant-garde cabaret performer David Hoyle, the Divine David himself, in his custom Rick Owens drag, talking about his first gay club with God … Continue reading



Legendary alternative drag performer DAVID HOYLE is still Divine.

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  Legendary Brit drag performer Divine David changed his name back to David Hoyle back in 2000 but to us he is still completely divine.  He was always ahead of the crowd with his brilliant outrageous performances and deservedly is considered the father of alternative drag.  Hoyle born in working-class Manchester has always worn his … Continue reading



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