Turning The Tables: Scene chats to Andrew Flewitt

Andrew is here to tell us about his new Podcast series, Queer I Am, which is launching on July 2.

LGBTQ+ History: The Hotel Roger Dee

A gay couple opening a hotel near Brighton is so commonplace these days it’s almost a cliché. In 1972, however, few people had seen the likes of the Hotel Roger Dee before…

Q&A: Ceri Dupree returns to Brighton for Pride @ The Ironworks

Ceri Dupree returns to Brighton next week to perform brand new show A Star is Torn at Ironworks Studios on July 14 & 15

Sussex Beacon announces ‘Complete Comedy Night’

After a difficult year, The Sussex Beacon has announced The Complete Comedy Night at The Grand Brighton on Friday, September 17

Creating Britain’s first Talking City in Brighton & Hove 

Sixty buses have become part of the push to make Brighton & Hove Britain’s first Talking City.  

‘Gameplay’ at the heart of improvement in NHS

An innovative board game is helping one NHS Trust to continually improve the experience of its LGBTQ+ workforce, as part of its journey to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 employer.

Final line-up revealed for Golden Handbag Awards 2018

Drag With No Name, West End performer Lascel Wood and star of Transformation Street Mzz Kimberley join the stars of BBC TV’s All Together Now, The Sundaes to complete the line-up for this years Golden Handbag Show, 2018.

OPERA REVIEW: The Barber of Seville @English National Opera

Two centuries after its premiere and thirty years after its first outing in 1987, Jonathan Miller’s Tiepolo-inspired staging brilliantly intercuts the traditions of the Italian commedia dell’arte and the Whitehall farce to create a charming evening of musical and comedy enjoyment.

Rossini’s prequel to The Marriage of Figaro remains as tuneful, ironic and funny as ever. Set in an elegant comic-opera vision of 18th-century Seville, this thirteenth revival with returning (2015 production) director Peter Relton taking experienced control of this established production has the same warm comfortable seriousness its last outing, and serves up the laughs.

TÊTE À TÊTE OPERA FESTIVAL – PART ONE: Riverside Studios, Hammersmith: Review

I’ve not once, but three times met people who’ve told me that the company they work for had given them tickets to Covent Garden but they never used them as they hated opera. What a waste of tickets, I’ve wailed, appalled. Why not eBay them if you can’t use them? I’ve had more or less […]