NEWS: Punkie Johnson joins Saturday Night Live cast

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Punkie is the first ever Black, openly lesbian comedian to ever be cast on the show  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM In its 45 year history, Saturday Night Live hasn’t always been praised for its treatment for LGBTQI individuals. But in recent years, we have slowly seen the show become more queer friendly.  With [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: DIVA meets comedy legend Fortune Feimster

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Fortune Feimster has a heart-to-heart with Roxy Bourdillon about the special women in her life BY ROXY BOURDILLON Fortune Feimster is one of the world’s most successful lesbian comedians, having starred in megahits like The Mindy Project, Chelsea Lately and a hilariously relatable Netflix special (sample line: “My friend gave me a Fitbit… and I [….]

PODCAST: Catherine Bohart and Sarah Keyworth debunk #couplegoals

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The comedy couple chat new podcast You’ll Do and lez/bi love in the time of lockdown 💘 BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE BBC/ROBERT SHIRET Catherine Bohart and Sarah Keyworth’s BBC podcast You’ll Do is all about love but, you know, “not the perfect, filtered kind, but the realities of how people make relationships work” – and [….]

Suzi Ruffell launches brand-new podcast

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Out With Suzi Ruffell hits streaming services next week BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We already know how much we love Suzi Ruffell’s voice coming through our earphones. We’ve been listening to her alongside Tom Allen on their podcast Like Minded Friends since 2015, and we can’t sing its praises enough. So, you’d best believe we were [….]

Eight shows you can’t miss at VAULT Festival 2020 💫

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VAULT is back for 2020, with the best of LGBTQI performance BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY TOM SHANNON The fastest growing arts festival in the UK, VAULT Festival, is back for another run. 2020 is the biggest ever edition across eight packed weeks with more than 500 shows now on sale! VAULT’s bold and innovative [….]

REVIEW: Victoria Victorious! @ Brighton’s Komedia

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“Hannah Brackenbury’s ease of word play and joke set-ups capture the best of Victoria Wood’s legacy” BY KATIE HALL Performer Hannah Brackenbury has opened her UK tour of the award-winning musical tribute to Victoria Wood “Victorious” to a sold out show at Brighton’s Komedia – and it’s easy to see why. Victorious has lived up to [….]

God is a woman: Zoe Lyons takes to the stage to play God this Christmas

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An Act Of God, a sinfully funny comedy starring Zoe Lyons, is coming to The Vaults Theatre BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We all knew Ariana was right. God is a woman and it turns out she meant Zoe Lyons. A legendary stand-up comic who you may have caught on Mock The Week and Celebrity Masterchef, Zoe [….]