FRINGE REVIEW: I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

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“Witty lyrics and outstanding performances – it’s not possible to be bored by this show” BY JENNIFER KENNEDY After a day of depressing office politics while on the nine-to-five hamster wheel, I’m most certainly in agreement with the sentiment of this show… A song and a dance would have made the two hour finance meeting I’d [….]

FRINGE REVIEW: The Struggling Life Of An Artist

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“An interesting and very watchable exploration of the entertainment industry” BY JENNIFER KENNEDY Having spent the last couple of weeks enjoying the amazing variety and hugely diverse talent within the Fringe, mainstream television and radio seems so bland in comparison. Pop stars, actors and shows all seem cloned – as if they have all adhered [….]

Sue Perkins-inspired In PurSUEt comes to Ed Fringe

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“Think Fleabag meets Miranda – with some fierce, heartfelt honesty thrown in for good measure” BY YAIZA CANOPOLI Female-led, queer – and creative as hell – theatre company Bush Productions takes their newest show, the gloriously Sue Perkins-inspired, In PurSUEt to Edinburgh Festival Fringe. DIVA spoke to Bush Productions founder Eleanor Higgins to find out [….]

Here’s a rundown of the Iris Prize 2019 Shortlist 🌈

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15 British films exploring the ups and downs of modern LGBT+ life entered for the £20,000 prize  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival have announced details of the 15 short films competing for the Best British Award this year and there are some absolute gems in there you won’t want to miss! There’s [….]

REVIEW: The Bareback Kings at Camden Fringe

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The drag king comedy group serves up a royally entertaining night that’s as smart as it is funny, says Kat Halstead BY KAT HALSTEAD The UK drag scene is thriving and diversifying, and to prove it, the Bareback Kings are slowly manspreading their way to the top with their first ever hour-long show. Cue the [….]

Running up that hill: DIVA meet London Frontrunners

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Fancy pulling your trainers on for the Pride 10k this August? (Or coming along to cheer and be queer!) BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE SUSSEX SPORT PHOTOGRAPHY The first time I tried running? I truly hated it. You couldn’t have convinced me otherwise. No matter how hard I pushed myself, I couldn’t keep up with my [….]