Category Archives: Special Interview

Naomi Paxton speaks to the creators of The Blue Hour of Natalie Barney

Sex, affairs and literary wit are at the centre of The Blue Hour of Natalie Barney at the Arcola Theatre. Barney was an American poet who moved to Paris in 1898 and ran a literary salon for over 60 years. … 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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Special Interview: Jeffrey Weeks

Clayton Littlewood meets gay activist, historian and author Jeffrey Weeks to talk about the new edition of his book Coming Out. It was originally published in 1977 and traces LGBT life in Britain from the late 1800s to the present … Continue reading

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Queer’Say August 2016

Highlights of Queer’Say presented by Out in South London’s Rosie Wilby and recorded at Wilderness Festival on 5 August. Rosie introduced live spoken word sets from Sophia Blackwell and Hannah Chutzpah before interviewing them onstage. This event was supported by … Continue reading

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Special Interview: Howard Sounes

Writer Howard Sounes speaks about Notes from the Velvet Underground – The Life of Lou Reed. When researching this biography, he also met Holly Woodlawn, the inspiration for the opening lines of Lou Reed’s hit Walk on the Wildside, who … Continue reading

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Interview with Andrew Hodges

Clayton Littlewood talks to Andrew Hodges, author of ‘Alan Turing: The Enigma’. Andrew’s biography forms the basis for ‘The Imitation Game’. The film is not the first portrayal of Alan Turing, the mathematician who broke the Enigma Code during the … Continue reading

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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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