Queer London news and updates on what’s happening in the city and beyond
West End theatre offers with London Theatre Week – Now Extended
London theatre website WestEndTheatre.com has launched its annual London Theatre Week promotion - with savings on over 70 London shows.
Jake Shears & Self Esteem to star in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club in London
The producers of award-winning West End musical CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB have announce that from Monday 25 September 2023, the roles of The Emcee and Sally Bowles will be played by music icons Jake Shears and Rebecca Lucy Taylor AKA Self Esteem.
Frank and Percy starring Ian McKellen & Roger Allam to play The Other Palace in London
Producer Bill Kenwright has announced that Ben Weatherill’s new comedy, Frank and Percy, starring Ian McKellen (Percy) and Roger Allam (Frank) and directed by Sean Mathias, will have a limited London season at The Other Palace
Ldn Riders ‘Shifting Gears’ for transgender charity Not a Phase
London’s largest LGBTQ+ cycling club LDN RIDERS, supported by Leigh Day, has created a short film called Shifting Gears, about how through Pride Month its members celebrated Pride In London and fundraised to support the trans and non-binary community.
BE GAY, DO CRIME season full programme announced for BFI Southbank
BFI Southbank has revealed the details for their forthcoming BE GAY, DO CRIME film season, running from 1 to 31 August 2023.
Adam Nathaniel Furman’s new installation comes to Canary Wharf
A new permanent installation by LGBTQ+ artist Adam Nathaniel Furman has been unveiled this month at Canary Wharf to celebrate Pride in London. Furman’s work joins the UK’s largest free to view public art collection hosted at Canary Wharf, with over 100 pieces to explore across the Estate. The piece titled “Click your heels together …
Succession star Sarah Snook to bring Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray to the London stage
Succession star Sarah Snook to play 26 characters in dazzling adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s renowned novel The Picture of Dorian Gray
La Cage Aux Folles cast announced for Regent’s Park Theatre
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for their forthcoming production of the show-stopping classic musical La Cage aux Folles (29 July – 16 September, press night 8 August 2023). Carl Mullaney (Chicago/Les Misérables) will play Albin and Billy Carter (A Moon For The Misbegotten) will play Georges. Further …
Theatre: Grindr The Opera – cast announced
Casting has been announced for the forthcoming revival of award winning musical Grindr: The Opera at the Union Theatre in London.
The Harvey Parker Trust to launch concert Love in Mind at the Queen Elizabeth Hall
Award-winning saxophonist YolanDa Brown to host LOVE IN MIND with special performance by Rob Madge, star of Olivier Award-nominated show My Son’s A Queer (But What Can You Do?)
F**king Men at Waterloo East Theatre releases new photos
Photos have been released of the cast of F**king Men - coming to Waterloo East Theatre in London starring Charlie Condou.
Just For Laughs Festival London
Just For Laughs is running their first massive comedy festival in London next month, and there are LGBTQ+ treats galore!
Rose Bruford College launches Queer Performance course
Rose Bruford College has launched a new postgraduate Masters course in Queer Performance
BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival announces full programme for 2023
The BFI has announced the full programme for its 37th annual BFI FLARE: LONDON LGBTQIA+ FILM FESTIVAL 2023
Dabber’s Social Bingo calls for drag artists with launch of “Dabber’s Next Top Bingo Caller 2023”
Dabber’s Social Bingo, London’s best loved alternative Bingo Hall is on the hunt for its 2023 ‘Next Top Bingo Caller’.
King’s Head Theatre to welcome four LGBTQ+ artistic directors for The Takeover season
From March – August 2023, the Kings Head Theatre will welcome four guest Artistic Directors, drawn from different theatre backgrounds, to take over and curate their own seasons at the iconic Islington pub venue.
Valentine’s Day at AIRE Anicent Baths in London
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, from the 11th – 14th February 2023 AIRE Ancient Baths London will be offering an exclusive event to celebrate
Queer Hedda Gabler to star Anna Popplewell
e full cast and creative team has been announced for the world premiere of Harriet Madeley’s queer adaptation of the Ibsen classic Hedda Gabler
Only Fans to SkipTok: Gymbox launches unique line-up of classes throughout Winter
Today, London’s boldest gym chain, Gymbox has announced the brand-new timetable of creative classes coming to clubs this Winter.
BFI announces dates for the 37th BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival
Dates have been announced for BFI Flare 2023
Rafael Pérez Evans: Dust Bathers at Queercircle
QUEERCIRCLE is pleased to present ‘Dust Bathers’, a large-scale, site-specific installation by Rafael Pérez Evans
Pop-up bar, Adam’s, to open in Dalston
A new pop-up bar called Adam's is opening at Snackbar in Dalston
My Son’s A Queer, (But What Can You Do?) to transfer to London’s West End starring Rob Madge
My Son's A Queer, (But What Can You Do?) written by and performed by Rob Madge heads to London
Big Brother’s Simon ‘Showbiz’ Gross to headline brand-new drag party show Drag Divas in London
Simon ‘Showbiz’ Gross is going to unveil his drag persona for the very first time in his West End Drag debut in DRAG DIVAS
Above The Stag’s panto team launch new company
The creative team behind the Above The Stag's famous and much-loved pantomimes have announced that they are setting up a new company, He’s Behind You!
Out of town: New LGBTQ+ hotel Revolver opens in Glasgow
A new LGBT-friendly hotel called Revolver is opening in Glasgow this August 2022.
Above the Stag issues statement about closure
LGBTQ+ theatre venue Above The Stag in Vauxhall, South London has issued a statement about its shock closure last Sunday 7 August 2022.
Cast announced for The Prince at Southwark Playhouse
Metal Rabbit productions have announced full casting for The Prince, which will premiere at Southwark Playhouse in September 2022.
Survey: LGBTQ+ still face travel challenges
Booking.com Reveals the Challenges LGBTQ+ Travellers Still Face and Highlights Ways for a More Inclusive Travel Experience for Everyone
Heartstopper’s Joe Locke and Will Gao cast in Dawn King’s The Trials at the Donmar Warehouse
The Donmar Warehouse has announced casting for the UK première of Dawn King’s The Trials directed by Natalie Abrahami,
Seven Dials Playhouse announces Autumn 2022 Season
Seven Dials Playhouse in Covent Garden has announced its new season for Autumn 2022.
King’s Head Theatre reveals Boys! Boys! Boys! summer season of plays
The King’s Head Theatre has announced its new summer season called BOYS! BOYS! BOYS!, showcasing writer/performer plays running in rep from 2 August to 10 September 2022
Casting announced for Horse Play at Riverside Studios, starring David Ames, Jake Maskall
New play Horse Play by Ian Hallard has announced casting, including Holby City star David Ames