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Singing Suzy Solidor – Review: All I Want Is One Night

Tall and blonde, French singer Suzy Solidor beguiled men and women alike in her club La Vie Parisienne, which was one of the hottest spots in 1930s Paris. In her new show All I Want Is One Night singer Jessica … Continue reading

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Feature: Marlene Dietrich – Beyond Top Hat and Tails on 6 May

Resonance FM repeated Marlene Dietrich – Beyond Top Hat and Tails to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Marlene Dietrich’s death. The programme went out on 6 May 2017 at 21.30h and was presented by author Clayton Littlewood. Marlene Dietrich dazzled … Continue reading

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Sparkle and Trouble in Paradise – Review: Adam & Eve and Steve

A magical Eden awaits you at the King’s Head Theatre. The glittering green tinsel of Maeve Black’s sparkling design creates the perfect setting for the biblical story with a contemporary twist, Adam & Eve and Steve. Beelzebub (Stephen McGlynn), smartly … Continue reading

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Special Interview: Jessica Walker

Naomi Paxton talks to Jessica Walker about her upcoming concert Forbidden Love at Omnibus in Clapham as part of LGBT History month. The concert includes songs from 1920s Berlin to Cyndi Lauper. She tells us what drew her to the … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Lines – Review: The Wild Party

The sound of a crackling record and a sleazy tune seductively sung by red-head Anna Clarke form the prelude to The Wild Party – that is, Rafaella Marcus’ production of it at The Hope Theatre. The Wild Party itself is a … Continue reading

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Queer’Say November 2016

Highlights of the final Queer’Say of 2016, presented by Rosie Wilby and recorded at Free Word Centre on 16 November. Rosie introduced live spoken word sets from Travis Alabanza, Toby Campion and Dominic Berry. This event was supported by Arts … Continue reading

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Queer’Say September 2016

Highlights of Queer’Say recorded at Rich Mix on 9 September. Rosie was ill so the poets Fergus Evans, Jackie Hagan and Paula Varjack interviewed one another – with occasionally hilarious results. This event was supported by Arts Council England and … Continue reading

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