BANANAMAN THE MUSICAL : Everyone loves a Bad Boy, and this Show has more than its fair share.

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  Everyone loves a bad boy and this show has more than its fair share.  Bananaman was a distinctively British, 80’s comic strip and TV cartoon with a hero who was very much an ironic counterpoint to the Superman or Batman phenomenon. It’s fair to say Bananaman is not that bright, but neither does he take … Continue reading

Jonathan Kemp revels in the rude festive cheer of BUTTONS

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BUTTONS: A CINDERELLA STORY ☆☆☆☆ Charles Court Opera  @ Kings Head Theatre It’s panto season and Charles Court Opera’s take on the Cinderella Story twists the traditional narrative into glorious, gender-bending lewd fun in their offering at the King’s Head  Theatre (till Jan 5th). In this gloriously topsy-turvy version, Buttons is a toy bear who … 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

UK : a Boxing Love Story

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  Rob Ward’s play Gypsy Queens a rather touching LGBTQ love story between two boxers is currently wowing audiences up and down the U.K. after a successful run in London’s West End last October. It is the story of “Gorgeous George” O’Connell, a bare-knuckle fighter and traveller, who enters the world of professional boxing putting him … Continue reading

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