LGBT play Secret Diaries in Halifax for one night only! 8pm Friday 7th February 2014: Following critical and audience acclaim after its sell out performances in Manchester last year, award-winning theatre company Art with Heart premiere a revised version of Secret Diaries, Sarah Evans’ heart-warming and humorous play at Square Chapel Centre for the Arts, Halifax
FREE concert to celebrating LGBT History Month: Friday 7th February 2014
Morley College, London – 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT
Educate OUT Prejudice at Morley College: All learners should be free to learn in an environment where they and staff feel comfortable about sexual orientation and gender identities. Unfortunately this is not always the case. This project will offer practical solutions to support the inclusion of LGB and/or T themes into the adult ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) curriculum.
The concert is FREE but does require tickets to be reserved (see article)
Re-Staging Revolutions: Alternative Theatre in Lambeth and Camden 1968-88 ( 11th Nov – 21st Dec at Ovalhouse, Tues – Sat 3-8pm). An exhibition featuring community, experimental, Black, Asian, lesbian, gay, women’s, disabled, political, Theatre-in-Education, agit-prop, physical, visual, performance art, vernacular drama, new writing, satirical and many other theatre companies; championing a generation of artists whose work has influenced and shaped present day British theatre.
The Pride, a play written by Alexi Kaye Campbell, deals with men coming to terms with their sexual identity (or not) in two different time periods; 1958 and 2008. This intensely powerful and tragicomic production by Jamie Lloyd deals with the pressures of coming to terms with being gay on a personal level but it […]
Alice didn’t fall into the Rabbit Hole; she strode into the lesbian bar following a curious female who had asked Alice the time. In this new adaptation, Alice encounters a wonderful world of women she could not have imagined and mother certainly wouldn’t have approved of! Will Alice lose her head over Queenie Hart, the […]
The new play opening at the Market Theatre this week, Loving Lulu, shows the theatre’s commitment to new writers. Written by Noxolo Tshabangu and Bruce Koch, the play was developed as part of the Emerging Writers Programme in association with the DOEN Foundation in Amsterdam. The Market Theatre’s fundraiser, Penny Morris, raised money for two […]
>Staying Out Late is a new piece of theatre written by Clare Summerskill and directed by Philip Osment. It is the result of workshops and interviews with the older LGBT community in Camden, and reveals the hopes, fears and experiences of what being older and needing professional care may mean. Is it safe to come […]
>The director Ian Rickson talks to Carole Woddis about his hit West End production of Lillian Hellman’s The Children’s Hour (Comedy Theatre), which stars Keira Knightley and Elisabeth Moss in a play that was scandalous on its first outing in 1934, and continues to be relevant. Recorded at Graeae. You can listen to the interview […]
Obituary of Nancy Diuguid; actor, writer, director.
>Born in 1961, Justin Fashanu was brought up by foster parents and by the children’s charity Barnardos. At 14 he signed schoolboy forms with Norwich City FC, where he progressed through the ranks and played for the first team when he was in his late teens. His 1980 volley against Liverpool was the goal of […]