Baylen Leonard steps in for Rosie and speaks to actors Denholm Spurr and Pearce Sampson who perform in ‘Tom and Jerry’, a new play by Nick Myles. It shows a relationship told in four ‘chaotic’ chapters. It’s at the Drayton Arms in Kensington on 16th and 17th November.
Writer Clayton Littlewood reviews Terence Rattigan’s play ‘First Episode’. Set in 1933, it revolves around an Oxford undergraduate who falls in love with a mature actress. It runs at the Jermyn Street Theatre until 22nd November.
Journalist Alex Goldberg tells us over the phone from Berlin about three exhibitions that are currently at the gay museum Schwules Museum* in Berlin: ‘My Comrade – The Diva’, about theatre during World War I, ’30 Years Siegessäule’, which celebrates the 30th anniversary of Berlin’s LGBT magazine, and ‘The Magical World of the Moomins’.
Rosie chats to performance poet Anny Knight who specialises in gigs for mostly women’s and lesbian audiences. Despite her sad and tragic tales of a lost and lonely lesbian looking for love, there is comedy involved. She is part of the Story Sessions on 19th November at the Café of Good Hope in Hither Greene.
Director Chris Goode talks about his project ‘Longwave’, a comedy without dialogue, which is currently touring the country.
LGBT activist Sue Sanders is on the phone to offer details about the pre-launch of the LGBT History Month, which, in 2015, is dedicated to coded lives. The launch takes place on 18th November at The Museum of The Order of St John in Clerkenwell.
Baylen Leonard sits in for Rosie.
We hear Clayton Littlewood talking to Andrew Hodges, author of the biography ‘Alan Turing: The Enigma’ and LGBT activist. His biography led to portrayals of Alan Turing’s life on stage and screen.
Supreme Fabulettes star Sheila Simmonds present her solo show ‘Sheila Simmonds Christmas Cracker’, which starts on 1st December at Leicester Square Theatre.
Singer Alexander Geist is back in town and chats about his new single ‘When You’re Not on Drugs’ and his upcoming guest appearance at David Hoyles’ ‘Illustration’ at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern on 20th November.
Rosie welcomes author Clare Lydon back. She talks about her new book ‘The Long Weekend’, which is about a group of friends who rent a house in Devon to celebrate 20 years of friendship, of course, it is not as easy as it seems.
Performance artist Caroline Smith offers an insight into her show Birdwatcher’s Wives at the SACRED season at Chelsea Theatre on 27th November.
Culture reporter Alex Goldberg reviews the film ‘The Imitation Game’, in which Benedict Cumberbatch portrays Alan Turing, who broke the Enigma Code during World War II.
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