Tag Archives: gay

Gentleman Jack, series 2 episode 1

Love in peril, beautiful vistas, a witty script, and the Olympic speed-walking. of Suranne Jones. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Johannes Radebe: Freedom, Peacock Theatre

In an electrifying self-choreographed show the Strictly professional traces his own story, from African king to disco queen. Read my full The i Paper review here

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COCK, Ambassadors Theatre

It’s 13 years since Mike Bartlett’s provocatively named play made its debut at the Royal Court. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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Celebrate LGBT History Month with tickets to West End shows

From & Juliet and Come From Away to Cinderella. Read my full London Theatre article here

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The Normal Heart, National Theatre

It is astonishing to think that Larry Kramer’s largely autobiographical play debuted in 1985, right in the midst of the AIDS crisis. No wonder it feels like a missive from the battlefield, blood and shrapnel clinging to every word.  Read … Continue reading

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Strictly should be congratulated for introducing an all-male pairing – but is it fair?

This weekend, 15 new celebrities will waltz into the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom. Among them will be Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite, who will form one half of the programme’s first all-male pairing.  Read my full Telegraph article here

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Ben Platt on the Dear Evan Hansen trailer backlash: ‘It was a shellshock moment’

Playing a chronically anxious teenager in the hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen made American actor Ben Platt a household name, winning him Tony, Emmy and Grammy Awards – one off the fabled ‘EGOT’. Read my full Telegraph interview here

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Love Stories, Ocean Floor and My Light Shines On

The latest online premiere from Alvin Ailey, Scottish Ballet celebrates the enduring spirit of the Edinburgh Festivals, and a gorgeous showcase of a romantic and creative union. Read my full The i Paper picks here

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With Honour

Jacky Logan talks about being awarded the first Medal of the Order of the British Empire for Same-sex Dancing. Read my full Dancing Times article here  

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‘I’m fighting for gay rights through same-sex ballroom dancing’

The 2020 New Year Honours list included a landmark entry: the first honour for services to same-sex ballroom dancing. Pioneering dancer, DJ, event organiser and campaigner Jacky Logan now has a Medal of the Order of the British Empire – though … Continue reading

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