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#DALEYPOP x From ‘Europapa’ to ‘Chromatica’, Summer 2024 here we come!

Dale Melita June 1, 2024

Music has been embedded in my life ever since I was in the womb, my Mum and Dad basically raised me on music, especially POP music! I grew up listening to Madonna, Mariah Carey, Kylie Minogue, Spice Girls, Britney Spears and even AQUA and I’ve always been obsessed with Eurovison! I love sharing my favourite songs […]

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Flying the Flag: Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus on top form for Eurovision spectacular

Andrew Kay May 9, 2024

Well there could not have been a camper, more exuberant start to the festival than Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus‘ (BGMC) Eurovision spectacular. The choice of songs ranged from classics to the comic and back again and as an ensemble they were on top form. The music team of Joe Paxton and Tim Nail gave us […]

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Bish Bash Bosh! Olly Alexander takes to the stage in Malmö for his first Eurovision rehearsal

Graham Robson May 2, 2024

Olly Alexander took to the stage today for his first rehearsal for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. Olly, backed by four hot dancers, is bringing a homo-erotic boxing motif to his Eurovision performance of Dizzy, which is the first song in his own name since stepping away from Years & Years. Olly’s Eurovision […]

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Brighton Fringe

Queer Brighton Fringe Preview: Paul Diello cruises through the decades of one hit wonders, Crudi Dench needs your help, and Club Revenge opens their ‘Cabaret of Queeriosities’

Brian Butler May 2, 2024

In my second article on LGBTQ+ shows at this year’s Brighton Fringe, I look at a gay prince, the best short queer films around, and a gay choir’s Eurovision tribute. Laugh Till It Hurts is billed as a BDSM comedy show. It’s one man’s voyage into fetish and kink. Get tied up in its net […]

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Arts

INTERVIEW: Frances Ruffelle to head cast in new production of iconic queer musical, Closer to Heaven

Brian Butler May 1, 2024

Broadway and West End star Frances Ruffelle will head the cast in a new production of the iconic queer musical Closer To Heaven, Scene can exclusively reveal. The show, written by gay icons Jonathan Harvey and the Pet Shop Boys, will run at Battersea’s Turbine Theatre from 31 May – 30 June. Frances, who won […]

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A round-up of queer theatre highlights – from Ty Jeffries’ bon voyage to camp vamps and Eurovision: Your Decision

Brian Butler April 26, 2024

An interview with a camp vamp, a harrowing story of post-war Germany, revelations of being gay in the South African army, and a look back at Eurovision hits tells us just how varied the current queer theatre scene is. But first, after 12 years performing as both himself and his alter ego damaged cabaret star […]

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“Flying the Flag For You”: Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus to explore the past, present and future of Eurovision

Graham Robson April 12, 2024

Join Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) as they whisk you away on an exploration of the past, present and future of the Eurovision Song Contest at St George’s Church, Brighton on Friday, May 3. Set to a backdrop of songs and silliness, BGMC will be celebrating past successes and working out how to capture the […]

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LGBTQ+ News

Super (Trouper) celebrations in Brighton & Hove to mark 50 years since ABBA’s Eurovision win

Graham Robson March 27, 2024

It’s 50 years since Swedish pop royalty ABBA sang their way to Eurovision victory with Waterloo at Brighton Dome on 6 April 1974. To mark the historic event, and say ‘Thank you for the music’, the city will be celebrating in style with a weekend of exciting events between 4 – 7 April. From ABBA-themed […]

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Music

Queen Bey’s Country Groove, Bat For Lashes’ Melodic Whispers, and Olly Alexander’s Eurovision Dizziness: A #DALEYPOP Symphony!

Dale Melita March 1, 2024

Music has been embedded in my life ever since I was in the womb, my Mum and Dad basically raised me on music, especially POP music! I grew up listening to Madonna, Mariah Carey, Kylie Minogue, Spice Girls, Britney Spears and even AQUA and I’ve always been obsessed with Eurovison! I love sharing my favourite songs […]

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#DaleyPOP: Miracles do happen – Shaznay Lewis is back and so are Ari and J Lo!

Dale Melita February 1, 2024

Music has been embedded in my life ever since I was in the womb, my Mum and Dad basically raised me on music, especially POP music! I grew up listening to Madonna, Mariah Carey, Kylie Minogue, Spice Girls, Britney Spears
.even AQUA and I’ve always been obsessed with Eurovison! I love sharing my favourite songs and album every […]

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