I WAS lucky enough to catch the final night of The Spark Factory – a festival of bold and risky new work taking place within the Brighton Fringe and curated by Spun Glass Theatre. The week-long festival included a range of artistic disciplines, from puppetry to spoken word to musical cabaret, and concluded with a brand-new piece of verbatim theatre by Brighton-based writer/performer The Queer Historian: How Disabled Are You?
I hadn’t intended on writing a review for The Queer Historian’s latest Fringe show Sex Addiction: The Lecture because I already submitted a preview piece in April’s issue of Gscene. And Tommy (The Queer Historian) has become one of my closest friends in Brighton since moving here in January, so I acknowledge the possible conflict of interest. However, I woke up this morning still reeling from last night’s performance and I feel it is my duty as a critic and theatre-lover to write something. So fuck it, here goes…