FRINGE REVIEW: Her

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“It’s like a thing but not a thing” BY EMILY SHEWELL Lauren Ellis Stretch’s Her is a fresh, millennial comedy which explores tensions within familial relationships and uncovers the complexities that surround both sexual and romantic pursuits.  This kitchen may only have one breakfast laid out but it has a large serving of drama to [….]

The 1975’s Matty Healy defies anti-LGBT laws after kissing male fan at Dubai gig

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“I love you and I wouldn’t have done anything differently” IMAGE INSTAGRAM @THE1975 Lead singer of pop rock band The 1975, Matty Healy – aka DIVA Ally Of The Year – has defied Dubai’s strict laws after kissing a male fan during a performance there. Homosexuality is currently illegal and punishable by imprisonment in the country. [….]

Lisa Thomas: “Pride should be celebrated all year, not just for one month”

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MyGwork’s Lisa Thomas wants all women to have a visible role model in the workplace, no matter the season 🌈 BY LOUISE SINNERTON “Pride should be celebrated all year, not just for one month,” says Hay’s Director of Client Operations, Lisa Thomas, when she sits down to chat to Louise Sinnerton from myGwork. Lisa Thomas is [….]

FRINGE REVIEW: Rouge

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“Totally shameless and indulgent, I defy anyone not to gasp in shock and awe in equal measure” BY JENNIFER KENNEDY Bright circus tents in the middle of the Meadows drew us in early to experience the atmosphere (and enjoy the bar) before the show.  Getting pleasantly tipsy before this adult-themed show was, however, “kyboshed” when [….]

Deep Water: DIVA meets Faye Marsay

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ITV drops its gripping, women-led drama – and you’re bound to be hooked BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE ITV PICTURES. Looking for something utterly binge-worthy to watch? Let us point you in the direction of ITV’s new, northern-set drama, Deep Water. Centred on the increasingly intertwining lives of three women – including mother-of-three, Lisa, played by Anna Friel [….]

The Coast Is Queer: Brighton’s new LGBTQI literary festival 🌈

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We chat to co-founder Lesley Wood all about what The Coast Is Queer has to offer… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The Coast Is Queer is a brand new LGBTQI literary festival taking place for the first time in Brighton this September. After receiving some funding from the LGBT Consortium fund, they were able to go ahead [….]

FRINGE REVIEW: Jen Brister – Under Privilege

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“Jen Brister’s unabashedly honest new show” BY LIZI TRAFFORD. IMAGE LIZI & JEN AFTER THE SHOW. Walking into Jen’s gig I already felt I had an affiliation with her, as this was the third time I had seen Jen at the Fringe – her usual style of wit mixed with anger was in full force. [….]