Spectacle is an award winning independent television production company based in London specialising in documentary, community-led investigative journalism and participatory media. Spectacle undertakes production, documentation and community engagement commissions as well as distributing films. We have an extensive digital video archive with 1000s of hours of video from 1979-present that includes some interesting short videos that we […]
Above The Stag Theatre, London’s gay-focused theatre which recently moved to a new, permanent home in Vauxhall presents – A Hard Rain, a new play set in the days before the Stonewall riots erupted. It opens on 26 February. The play is set in and around a mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, NYC, and is about “Ruby”, who is kicked out of the military after a year in Vietnam and winds up with no prospects, in drag, in the village. It’s in part about his journey towards activism. The play is also going to be published by the leading theatre publisher, Nick Hern Books, to coincide with the run.
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)
Shout Festival – Hopelessly Devoted: Chess is in prison. Facing a lengthy sentence, her cell mate becomes her soul mate. But when Serena is given parole, Chess faces total isolation.
Hope comes in the form of a music producer looking for a reason to love music again. She finds a powerful voice in Chess. But to harness her talent, Chess must first face her past.
Kate Tempest’s incendiary new play combines lyrical fireworks with exhilarating live music
Theatre – Ovalhouse: THE ACT 8 October – 26 October 2013. If you want to get ahead in the civil service it helps to have friends in low places.It’s the final days for an underground community catapulted into the mainstream, and all because the Church of England believed in the decriminalisation of homosexuality. The Act is an exploration of the 1967 decriminalisation of homosexuality using personal anecdotes, verbatim House of Commons speeches and song in a powerful cabaret-style performance.
Want to be able to spin lyrics like Tinie Tempah? Or weave your life story with words like Nicki Minaj? Use the day-to-day environment to connect visual ideas and create striking images. The Creative Lab is an opportunity for artists of all mediums to come together to explore and share the creative process. This lab looks at identity and the many aspects of our lives that make up ‘who we are’.