Interview: Francesca Forristal Talks Theatre, Drag & the Importance of Laughing to Learn

My latest gossipy chinwag is with Francesca Forristal, comedy and songwriter, actor and drag artist extraordinaire. Here Francesca talks about getting into the arts, the importance of broad thinking when it comes to drag artists and why it’s so important to laugh at the difficult subjects in order to truly engage with and understand them.... Continue Reading →

Riot Act: Vital Recognition of LGBTQ+ History & Experience

Friday 7th February 2020 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Alexis Gregory’s arresting solo show takes the testimonies of three important figures in the LGBTQ+ community and places their words and experiences at the centre of an impressive hour long verbatim piece. Though the stage is an empty space ripe for conjuring the past through the... Continue Reading →

A Night at the Musicals: Thrillingly Theatrical, Thoroughly Fabulous

Wednesday 18th December 2019 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This is one of those relentlessly fabulous shows which leaves you smiling and giggling away to yourself long after the house lights come up. In A Night at the Musicals, we’re treated to a delicious feast of theatricality which delivers genuinely fantastic voices, sassy sardonic stand up... Continue Reading →

Kinky Boots (Tour): Love & Laughter…with Glitter. LOTS of Glitter.

Tuesday 9th April 2019 at the Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kinky Boots strutted into the Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds last night like it owned the whole damn city. It was faaabulous! With wise-cracking and heartfelt book by Harvey Fierstein alongside fierce, catchy anthems and powerhouse ballads from Cyndi Lauper it’s... Continue Reading →

Bianca Del Rio’s Not Today, Satan!

Newcastle City Hall, Wednesday 15th February, 2017. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I don't think I've ever laughed so constantly at a show as I did last night when seeing Not Today Satan. With Del Rio, it's a powerhouse display of killer delivery, arresting aesthetic and more feigned, biting bitterness than a narcissist in therapy... Not Today Satan is... Continue Reading →

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