Edinburgh Fringe LGBT Preview

Edinburgh Fringe LGBT Preview

Paul T Davies takes a look at some of the LGBT offerings at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018. Before heading to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival it’s worth accepting one fact of your visit. You will NEVER see everything you have put on your wish list. Several of them will be on at the same time, and unless you have cloned yourself or own a time machine, you’re never going to get around the city fast enough! For the LGBTQ visitor though, there is plenty of work that should reflect your tastes and interest through every aspect of queer life. Not enough work is presented in regional theatre, or even mainstream, that reflects the lives of non traditional sexuality, so the festival is a perfect place to catch new writing and performances that reflect on  and celebrate queer life. Here’s just a small pick of the productions available. A significant event to … Read more

King’s Head Theatre Announce Nine Week Queer Season 2017

King's Head Theatre Queer Season

The King’s Head Theatre today announces the full line-up for its 2017 Queer Season. Established in 2015, the Queer Season is a celebration of the most interesting and innovative LGBTQI+ theatre being created in modern Britain. To mark the 50th anniversary since the decriminalisation of homosexuality, this year’s season has been extended to 9 weeks, and features world premieres alongside transfers from some of the UK’s largest arts festivals. The first major London revival of Kevin Elyot’s drama, Coming Clean, since it opened at the Bush Theatre in 1982 headlines the season. Directed by the King’s Head Theatre’s Artistic Director, Adam Spreadbury-Maher, Coming Clean examines the breakdown of a gay couple’s relationship and examines complex questions of fidelity and love. Other highlights include Out- laws to Inlaws, an evening of seven plays spanning seven decades by some the countries’ leading gay writers, including Jonathan Harvey, best known for A Beautiful … Read more

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