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Dickie Beau: Re-Member Me – Contact, Manchester

Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Dickie Beau – ‘award-winning lip sync maestro and drag fabulist’ - is the alternative performance identity of perfectly-decent actor Richard Boyce. But Dickie has decided – or accepted, maybe - that he will never play the Dane: that epic Shakespearean role so often used a marker for acting greatness. The result is Re-Member Me – a show ...

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FEATURE: Latitude 2017 – A great time had but where’s the theatre?

Now in its 12th year, Latitude Festival returned to Henham Park over the weekend to present its 2017 offerings to an eager, now larger than ever, crowd. Reviewer KRIS HALLETT offers his overview. Latitude 2017 from a theatrical standpoint felt slightly short changed then in previous years. Less big shows, fewer performances and fewer works to see. Yet by and large ...

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Latitude Festival 2017 – Dickie Beau: Re-Member Me

Devised by: Dickie Beau Director: Jan-Willem Van Den Bosch Reviewer: Kris Hallett Latitude Arts Programmer Tania Harrison has nailed her booking this year. Hot Brown Honey blew the cobwebs of a long drive away on Thursday night and my colleague awarded the full five stars to Voices of the Amazon. Well here is another one from voice sync artist extraordinaire ...

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Dicki Beau: Lost in Trans – Contact, Manchester

Conceived and performed by Dickie Beau Dramaturg: Julia Bardsley Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:4] Lost in Trans is the latest full-length work by performance artist and 'gender disillusionist' Dickie Beau, playing a first set of shows at Contact Theatre before premièring proper at London's Southbank Centre in July. This is a hugely dark and ambitious show that draws on characters from ...

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Blackouts: Twilight of the Idols – Contact Theatre, Manchester

Concept and performance: Dickie Beau Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:4.5] Dickie Beau is a drag cabaret artist, but those words do little to describe what Dickie Beau does. Winner of Best Alternative Performer in the 2012 London Cabaret Awards, cabaret is where he finds his stage and drag is simply one of the media he chooses to work in. Dickie Beau ...

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