Monthly Archives: June 2014

Interview with Andrew Solomon

Laura MacDougall speaks to Andrew Solomon, author of the best-selling and award-winning tree ‘Far from the Tree’. The book is subtitled: Parents, children and the search for identity. In the book Andrew looks at the identity of exceptional children and … Continue reading

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Listen again: 24th June 2014

Rosie introduces Laura MacDougall‘s interview with Andrew Solomon, author of ‘Far from the Tree’. The book won last year’s Green Carnation Prize and portrays how parents deal with their children who have a different identity to their own. Andrew recalls … Continue reading

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Listen again: 17th June 2014

Rosie welcomes Robyn Exton, founder of lesbian dating app Dattch, which was produced in 2012 in the UK and has recently been launched in the US. Robyn explains that Dattch was designed by women for women. When developing the app, … Continue reading

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Polari Magazine becomes media partner of Queer’Say

Polari Magazine is now media partner of Queer’Say. For Polari, Laura Macdougall offers a series of articles about the popularity of spoken word, spoken word performers and Queer’Say. Her first article is ‘Speaking Words’. The next Queer’Say performances will be … Continue reading

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Listen again: 10th June 2014

Rosie chats to performer Matt Tedford, whose drag comedy musical ‘Margaret Thatcher – Queen of Soho’ presents the former prime minister as a cabaret superstar in 1980s Soho. Matt tells us that the play was commissioned by Theatre 503 when … Continue reading

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‘David Bowie Is’ in Berlin

The acclaimed V&A exhibition ‘David Bowie Is’ temporarily set up home in Berlin at the Martin-Gropius-Bau. In London, it made its visitors gasp in sheer awe of it. The article ‘Planet Bowie’ captured my impressions and I now had the … Continue reading

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Listen again: 3rd June 2014

Rosie speaks to culture reporter Laura Macdougall about the film ‘Concussion’ by Stacie Passon. It tells the story of a lesbian, whose unfulfilled relationship to her wife led her to become a prostitute for other women. Laura enjoyed the film but … Continue reading

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