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Bennett's Plays Keep on Pleasing Audiences

The Jewish Chronicle reports that gay playwright Alan Bennett’s “Talking Heads” is amongst the few plays currently in performance, at London’s Bridge Theatre, where social distancing is enforced and drinks are served to the guests seats rather than at a crowded bar.  Imedla Staunton and Lucian Msamati star in their respective monologues, showcasing Bennet’s power of observation and of making even unpleasant characters likeable.  In Staunton’s case, her life is spent writing letters to various agencies and individuals to whom she feels she should complain, t

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Co-op Podcast Looks at Fairtrade History

The latest edition of the Co-op Podcast has been published to the retailer’s website.  Hot on the heels of an examination of veganism and why it has broken out from the alternative lifestyle movement into the mainstream of society, comes another edition that will interest LGBTQ p

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Tom Stays out of Water On his Holidays

The Daily Mirror reports that gay Olympic champion Tom Daley stays well out of one place when he is on holiday, and that is the water.

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Doubt Over Date of Next Glastonbury Festival

BBC News Channel reports that founder of the Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis, has said that he cannot guarantee that the postponed festival will take place in 2021 either.

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Roman Lives Explored, including Sexual Mores

It's History lesson time....  Dan Jones has been Walking Britain's Roman Roads for a series on the Channel Five network.  Available to watch again on My5, the programme on Wednesday evening charted the Fosse Way, which ran from ancient Exeter to Lincoln.  In Bath, Dan spent time visiting the anci

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15
Jul

The Stuart dynasty ruled over the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland during the seventeenth century.  Apologies to our friends in Wales and Cornwall, both fiercely proud of their natio

29
Jun

Alan Bennett is a hero both for working class northern England and as an icon of our LGBTQ rainbow community.

20
Jun

The UK 1940's Radio Station, an online radio service with a large following of people interested in jazz, swing and big band music of that most tumultuous of decades, reported on T

30
Dec

Making Gay History, a renowned and must listen to podcast if you are a fan of our shared LGBTQ heritage, has unearthed a previously lost recording of two iconographic early queer rights activists.

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