Amy Lamé
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Amy Lamé is a performer, writer, presenter, and producer.


She made her stage debut in her first one woman show, Gay Man Trapped in a Lesbian’s Body, and co-founded the Olivier award winning performance collective and cult clubnight Duckie. She went on to write and perform two more acclaimed stage shows, Cum Manifesto and Amy Lamé's Mama Cass Family Singers. She invented, produced and hosted The World’s First Lesbian Beauty Contest, was twice a contestant in the legendary Alternative Miss World, and had a successful and varied career as a model.

Amy's first TV presenting job was on the seminal BBC2 show, Gaytime TV, for 3 series, went on to create and host her own panel gameshow, The Staying In Show for C4. She has survived two prime time ITV reality
shows (Celebrity Fit Club and CelebAir), was a regular presenter on Loose Women, mentored LGBTQ teenagers on C4’s My Big Gay Prom, and appears as a culture and current affairs commentator on programmes including BBC Breakfast News, Daily Politics, BBC's Sunday Morning Live and Sky News.

Her print features on culture, travel and food have appeared in publications including Woman’s Own, The Observer, The Independent on Sunday and The Times.
Amy presents the afternoon show on BBC London 94.9fm alongside the legendary broadcaster Danny Baker, a role she has enjoyed for nearly 10 years. She appears regularly on a variety of BBC radio stations.

Amy is currently developing her new one woman show, Unhappy Birthday, about her undying obsession for Morrissey and The Smiths.

Blog Entries by Amy Lamé

What About Gay Christians Who Want to Get Married in Church?

(149) Comments | Posted 13 June 2012 | (11:34)

If the Church of England doesn't accept gay marriage- where does it leave the thousands of gay Anglicans in same sex partnerships who want to get married?

According to David Cameron, no religious organization will be forced to conduct same sex marriages. Regardless, the Anglicans have got...

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For Some People, EVERY Tuesday Is Fat Tuesday

(45) Comments | Posted 21 February 2012 | (11:07)

It's FAT TUESDAY today- also known as Mardi Gras, Carnevale, or closer to home, Pancake Day. We are meant to clear out our cupboards, use up any butter, eggs, sugar. Today is a gut buster- we are encouraged to line our bellies with richness and fat in anticipation of 40...

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Bullying is Making the Obesity Epidemic Worse

(20) Comments | Posted 11 November 2011 | (22:00)

One recent Sunday morning I was sitting in the breakfast room of the Jurys Inn in Belfast, enjoying a plate of scrambled eggs and bacon when a wiry, boisterous man asked if he could join me. Usually I'd say no. Hotel breakfast rooms are usually full of mad, half-asleep people.

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Morrissey - Our Collective Moral Barometer

(10) Comments | Posted 22 October 2011 | (00:00)

Oh dear. Being a Morrissey fan these days isn't easy. What with his comments about the Norwegian massacre and KFC, his pithy views on the Chinese, and now suing the NME for libel three years after the offending article was published, it is becoming a rather heavy cross to bear.

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Hug a Hoodie - They may be the Next Steve Jobs

(1) Comments | Posted 6 October 2011 | (12:43)

We've been lucky to have Steve Jobs around for much longer than, frankly, any sane doctor could have predicted. Pancreatic is a particularly vicious kind of Big C, and most diagnosed with it die within 6 months of discovery. But Steve Jobs, with his Buddhist belief, strict vegetarian diet, and...

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Blitzkrieg Breakfast

(9) Comments | Posted 21 September 2011 | (09:00)

Wow; here's some news: Germans like sausages.

According to reports today, Germany is finally waking up to the sizzling sound of the Great British Fry Up (GBFU).

We're talking the full monty, people. A pair of battery farmed fried eggs, rashers of watery back bacon, greasy bulked-out pork...

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Why Skype Sucks

(36) Comments | Posted 8 September 2011 | (11:06)

I love technology; I know that girls aren't meant to be geeky and kitted out to the eyeballs in gadgets and gizmos, but I can proudly proclaim I have more than my fair share. iPhone 4, check. MacBookPro, check.. iPad2, check. iTV, check. Add in my iPod, various bits of...

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