The Prime Of Ms David Hoyle
The Prime of Ms David Hoyle
David Hoyle is one of those unique performers that supersede description. We could try and throw a few adjectives at him, but it wouldn’t really do his unpredictable act any justice.
4 Shows You Should See This Autumn
A Hoyle New World
The Independent Cabaret State of London
Following the recent Brexit vote, there’s been much ruminating about London becoming independent. I mean, it probably wouldn’t ever happen, but it’s a fun idea, right? And what we all need now is LOTS of fun and laughter. It got me thinking though, imagine a London run by cabaret artists and drag queens. Just for the giggles, here’s how I think the independent cabaret state of London would look...
Advice From The Best
Once again, competition season is upon us. Over the coming months a raft of new acts will perform and quite possibly take to the stage for the very first time in Drag Idol, Pride’s Got Talent, Lipsync 1000 and Man Up. But what is the best advice to give to these hopeful starlets? This week Jason Reid asked the performers who have been there, done it and stood the test of cabaret time...
Tis’ the season to be (extra) CAMP and (extra) QUEER, so before you go booking tickets to see Jeanette Krankie or Ann Widdecombe make a tit of themselves dancing to S Club 7 in a panto in zone 6, check out Jason Reid’s ultimate guide to the scene’s top seasonal shows across the capital. From adult panto, to spoken word, via avant garde, there’s something for everyone out there...
David Hoyle: Future Perfect
Late September in the year 2015, and three weeks on from a leadership election in which 250,000 people voted for a relatively unknown, left-wing back bench MP (an early 200/1 rank outsider) to become the new leader of the Labour Party, the country’s press and establishment continue to out-parody the parodists, clutching their pearls in despair on a daily basis. Meanwhile, news hits social media that our Prime Minister, David Cameron, once had ‘relations’ with a pig. But don’t worry, because it was ages ago. And the pig was dead. And he was a student at the time. Phew! That’ll be why the BBC didn’t cover the story then.
Bourgeois & Maurice and David Hoyle: Middle of the Road
If you’ve finally had enough of queer culture, if you’re bored of having to think all the time and if you’re still looking for some closure from that election result, then it’s probably worth checking out Bourgeois & Maurice and David Hoyle’s collaborative show, Middle of the Road at the Soho Theatre.