Out in South London returns for a new series!
Rosie chats to comedy sketch duo Shelf ahead of their appearance at Femmes By The Thames on Battersea Barge on 19 May. Performer Ira Brand talks about forthcoming Brighton Fringe show Break Yourself, which is performed as male drag alter ego Ollie. Amie Taylor discusses lesbian representation in theatre.
Rosie hears from performers Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit about their Edinburgh Fringe hit cabaret Women’s Hour ahead of shows at Camden People’s Theatre on 20 – 21 May. Author Harriet Vyner tells us about Groovy Bob, her biography of gay, hedonistic gallery owner and key figure of the 1960s British art scene, Robert Fraser. Writer and performer Alice Sanders reviews Peggy Shaw’s show Ruff which was on at Barbican Silk Street Theatre in April.
Rosie speaks to film director Andrew Steggall about his debut feature Departure, which screened recently at BFI Flare and stars Juliet Stevenson. Glasgow-based Rosana Cade tells us about her involvement with the Cockpit theatre’s live art festival Beyond Bloodlines. She performs a piece entitled My Big Sister Taught Me This Lap Dance on 11 June. Poet Fergus Evans discusses the Creative Future Literary Awards, a competition he manages, and brings along two previous winners, Sanya Semakula and Oliver Redfern. 2016 submissions close on 13 June.
Matt Williams guest hosts while Rosie is performing at Brighton Fringe. His guest is musician Bright Light Bright Light ahead of a performance at London’s Borderline on 28 May.
Rosie interviews Liverpool-based performer, arts consultant and broadcaster Roger Hill about his work curating the Cockpit theatre’s June live art festival Beyond Bloodlines. Filmmaker Ed Webb-Ingall discusses his We Have Rather Been Invaded project, investigating the impact and legacy of Section 28. The title refers to a memorable key moment of protest – when, on May 23 1988, four lesbians gatecrashed Sue Lawley’s broadcast of the BBC Six O’Clock news. DJ and writer Stewart Who reviews the Australian film Holding The Man, based on Timothy Conigrave’s personal memoir about his romantic relationship with John Caleo in the 1970s and ’80s.
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