REVIEW: Not Dead Enough: Theatre Royal

In twenty-five years’ of theatregoing you tend to forget things. How many Hamlets have I seen? I’ve certainly seen two Hedda Gablers. Or was it a Hedda and a Miss Julie?...

REVIEW: Lord of the Dance – Dangerous Games @ Brighton Centre

Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games returned to the Brighton Centre last night, 20 years after Flatley launched the original Lord of the Dance following...

REVIEW: Pirates of Penzance @ ENO

This delightful and vivid production is warm enough to please the fans, clean enough to please the critics and fresh enough to draw in a new curious crowd this is smooth and...
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

REVIEW: Gaslight @ Theatre Royal

Tightly written, well-acted and delightfully compact production with a few well timed thrills, Gaslight is a lovely night out and worth trotting along to if you fancy some...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

REVIEW: Sleeping Beauty and a little prick at the Old Ship

It is tricky when you try to change the format of any tried and tested product to bring your audience along with you.


A tragic story of jealousy, vengeance and sacrifice, Rigoletto is one of Verdi’s most popular operas. Jonathan Miller’s much-loved ‘Mafia’ production makes a welcome return to...
Posted On 06 Feb 2017

REVIEW: Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus Tribute Concert for Pablo

Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus held a Tribute Concert to celebrate the life of their friend and colleague Pablo Fernandez Arias Carzola at the Phil Starr Pavilion on Sunday,...

REVIEW: Rent @ Devonshire Park Theatre

This show now in its 20th year and wrapped round the plot of La bohème centres on the lives of a group of impoverished young American artists struggling with identity, HIV,...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

BOOK REVIEW: The Life and Treasures of Collector Charles Leslie: Kevin Clarke

The Art of Looking The Life and Treasures of Collector Charles Leslie Kevin Clarke Have you heard of Charles Leslie? Thomas Mann pinched his butt. He has the biggest penis...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017

BOOK REVIEW: A Little Gay History: Desire and Diversity Across the World

How old is the oldest chat-up line between men? Who was the first 'lesbian'? Were ancient Greek men who had sex together necessarily 'gay'? And what did Shakespeare think...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017

REVIEW: A LADD IN – The Alternative Panto

The Alternative Panto A LADD IN, returns for a second year to the comfortable surroundings of the Sallis Benney Theatre with a production perfectly judged for an adult audience.

BOOK REVIEW: Mentaiko Itto Poster Book:

You can’t imagine Japan’s manga scene without Mentaiko Itto’s strange but funny gay mangas. Bruno Gmünder publishes his works for the first time in English, introducing him to...
Posted On 20 Jan 2017

BOOK REVIEW: Gay Novels of Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth, A Reader’s Guide

Gay Novels of Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth, A Reader’s Guide Drewey Wayne Gunn  A book about books, what meta fun! While American gay fiction has received...
Posted On 17 Jan 2017

REVIEW: Sister Act @ Brighton Centre

Deloris Van Cartier (Alexandra Burke) sees her gangster boyfriend, the nightclub owner Curtis Jackson (Aaron Lee Lambert) shoot small time crook Ernie who he believes has...