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Love Song to Lavender Menace – The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

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Writer: James Ley Director: Ros Philips Reviewer: Emily Hall Edinburgh needs Love Song to Lavender Menace. Not only a stunningly beautiful play, but an essential portrait of LGBTQ+ life in the capital in the 1980s. This Royal Lyceum run is an indispensable cultural event for a city with a vivacious queer community, an internationally renowned theatre scene and too many ...

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Dancing Bear – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

The cast in a preview performance of Dancing Bear at the WYP

Writer: Beccy Owen Music: Jamie Fletcher, Ric Neale and Beccy Owen Director: Jamie Fletcher Choreographer:Eleni Edipidi Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood This preview of Dancing Bear is a crucial piece in the continuous development of the show as the company is planning to tour this production nationally and internationally next year. This preview coincides with the LGBT History Month and is part ...

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Secret Diaries – Chapel Theatre Arts Centre, Halifax

Writer: Sarah Evans Director: Rachel Moorhouse Reviewer: Jessie Cohen Secret Diaries is a teenage coming-out narrative set in provincial England, spanning the mid-eighties, early nineties and the present day. Protagonist Hayley (Sarah Emmott) returns to her family home in 2014 where she confronts her father (Michael Forrest), a closeted homosexual who lives by the cowardly philosophy that "the truth doesn’t ...

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