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Bend It Like Bollywood: BBC Three documentary shines a light on queer South Asians

Bend It Like Bollywood: BBC Three documentary shines a light on queer South Asians

Bend It Like Bollywood, a film from the mind of our Theatre Editor, Jay Darcy, comes to the BBC
Review: Death Drop – Back in the Habit

Review: Death Drop – Back in the Habit

Death Drop: Back in the Habit is an hilarious, daring and surprisingly sociopolitical play starring drag icons Jujubee, Cheryl Hole, Victoria Scone, Kitty Scott-Claus, and LoUis CYfer
Cal Freeman: My experience as a Queer Irish filmmaker

Cal Freeman: My experience as a Queer Irish filmmaker

We talk to Manchester-based Cal Freeman about his experience as a Queer filmmaker, the projects he’s undertaken, and advice for aspiring filmmakers
If you’re seeking pleasure this Christmas, come HOME

If you’re seeking pleasure this Christmas, come HOME

Bourgeois & Maurice return to HOME this Christmas with their brand-new show Pleasure Seekers
Live review: Rina Sawayama at Manchester Academy

Live review: Rina Sawayama at Manchester Academy

Rina Sawayama visited Manchester Academy as part of her Hold the Girl Tour – and she took her audience to Hell
Review: Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Review: Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch – A Musical Parody at the Lowry
Live Review: O2 Ritz fell in love with girl in red

Live Review: O2 Ritz fell in love with girl in red

Mixing emotional honesty with empowering anthems, girl in red played a sold-out show at Manchester’s O2 Ritz
Review: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Review: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Music Editor Sarah Taylor reviews Hedwig and the Angry Inch at HOME, starring Divina De Campo
In conversation with Dorian Electra

In conversation with Dorian Electra

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy talks to Dorian Electra about genre-defying music, gender-bending fashion, and “trendy” queerness
HOME and the Angry Inch

HOME and the Angry Inch

HOME and Leeds Playhouse’s new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch is coming to HOME
Derek Jarman: PROTEST! Art and Activism collide at Manchester Art Gallery

Derek Jarman: PROTEST! Art and Activism collide at Manchester Art Gallery

Sarah Taylor reviews Manchester Art Gallery’s retrospective exhibition on the life and works of prolific filmmaker, artist, and activist Derek Jarman.
Review: The Bitten Peach

Review: The Bitten Peach

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews The Bitten Peach at Contact Theatre, as part of Queer Contact this LGBT+ History Month
How to spend Valentine’s Day single

How to spend Valentine’s Day single

Single and bored this Valentines? Looking for something to do? Here are a few ways to sweep yourself off your feet
There’s something Queer about Contact Theatre

There’s something Queer about Contact Theatre

Queer Contact returns to Contact – for the first time in the newly transformed venue
Hope Mill Theatre is about to get TURNT

Hope Mill Theatre is about to get TURNT

TURN ON FEST returns with in person events, following the 2020 launch and the online festival in 2021
Review: As British as a Watermelon

Review: As British as a Watermelon

Alex Bikard reviews Mandla Rae’s As British as a Watermelon at Contact Theatre
KINOFILM 2021: LGBTQ Shorts

KINOFILM 2021: LGBTQ Shorts

Kinofilm’s LGBTQ Shorts Programme showcases a variety of queer short films, from a lesbian war drama to a family dramedy
Big places, tight spaces with  Pale Waves’ Heather Baron-Gracie

Big places, tight spaces with Pale Waves’ Heather Baron-Gracie

From gushing over Go-Falafel to defining true love, Heather Baron-Gracie of the Pale Waves sits down with Jay Mitra to discuss queerness, her favourite spots in Manchester, and going stir crazy in a “tin can tour bus.”
Contact Theatre is serving (new) looks and Pink Lemonade

Contact Theatre is serving (new) looks and Pink Lemonade

The Queer House’s Pink Lemonade plays at the recently reopened Contact Theatre later this month
Review: Bloody Elle

Review: Bloody Elle

Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Bloody Elle at the Royal Exchange Theatre – the first show at the Royal Exchange since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic

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