We Want Dick!
The Royal Vauxhall Tavern annual panto has now become somewhat of a Christmas tradition on the LGBTQI London scene, much like Santa unloading his big sack all over our shag pile on Christmas Eve. This year’s offering, Charming Dick, has a stellar team behind it both on and off stage. Jason Reid found out more from the RVT’s head of light entertainment Catia Ciarico.
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...
The Familyyy Fierce in Sleeping Beauty
Treasure Island – The Curse Of The Pearl Necklace
A LAD IN TIGHTS
Vulgar, depraved, colourful and hilarious were the words floating around my head after seeing Sleeping Booty. Writer and director Stuart Saint and leading lady Dusty ‘O’ are now in their third year of panto at the venue, so they’re definitely doing something very right. And it seems Mrs ‘O’ may have found her (new) calling...
This December, The Black Cap will be putting on a scandalous, show-stopping production of Sleeping Beautyyy. Dom Top spoke to head honcho Jamie Henderson and one of the mothers of the Familyyy Fierce, Meth, to find out what kind of spectacle is in store!
Jack It Up!
It’s now as much of a modern festive tradition (on the scene anyway) as those red cups from that semen-laden coffee joint, or that heart-wrenching TV commercial with the whimsical storyline and endearing animals (which is supposed to make us dash out and buy their home-ware). Now in it’s eighth year, the RVT panto returns with a very modern twist on the story of Jack and The Beanstalk, written by Gareth Joyner.