SCREEN: Gentleman Jack series two production postponed

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Suranne Jones shares message of support with DIVA readers practising social distancing: “I’m just sending you love” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE British drama studio Lookout Point TV has today, 20 March 2020, announced that the second series of the much beloved series Gentleman Jack will be delayed as the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve. Sharing the [….]

Laurel Holloman: “I kind of want to see Bette and Tina get back together”

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The actor and artist chats exclusively to DIVA about her surprise return to The L Word INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY SHOWTIME L Word fans, listen up! Because we have very special treat for you in our brand new April issue. Not only is Leisha Hailey our stunning cover star, but we’ve also got [….]

Mel & Sue quit Great British Bake Off on their first day

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GBBO: “We resigned, basically,” Perkins explained, “Because it was not a kind show” BY SOPHIE PERRY. IMAGE BBC/GBBO. Can you imagine a version of The Great British Bake Off that never had Mel and Sue on it? Us neither. It’s an idea that really doesn’t knead thinking about (geddit?)  Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins’ run [….]

Self-isolating? Five LGBTQI+ series to keep you going while you’re home alone

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Stay safe, screen lover BY SOPHIE PERRY Whether you’re self-isolating or not, with everything that’s going on in the world right now, it’s likely we’ll all be spending more time than usual at home in the coming weeks… From the constant news reports to the scaremongering served by Karen Off Of Facebook, the world feels [….]

10 LGBTQI films where no one dies

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We take a look at the film world where the leading lez/bi ladies actually survive BY LOUISE HEATH At the moment it seems like hardly a day goes by without a queer female character being killed off or having a happy ending snatched away.   SPOILERS AHEAD! Alongside the demise of Rose from Jane The Virgin and [….]

“HEAVY HEARTS”: BFI Flare LGBTIQ+ Film Festival cancelled amid COVID-19

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Organisers of the international film festival take the “very difficult decision” to cancel the “very special and long standing” event BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE The BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival, with which DIVA magazine work closely with each year, has been cancelled. Amid recent developments relating to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, organisers have [….]

LISA KUDROW: “Mae doesn’t need to learn anything from me. She’s completely wonderful”

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The F.R.I.E.N.D.S OG on starring in Mae Martin’s “charming and well-intentioned” new sitcom, Feel Good BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE/CHANNEL 4. IMAGE CHANNEL 4 Could there be anything better than a new, women-loving-women focused sitcom starring comedian Mae Martin and F.R.I.E.N.D.S queen, Lisa Kudrow? Maybe, but this is *probably* up there on the What (Queer) Women Want [….]