Drag

Sometimes Filmmaking Can Be Such A DRAG

Michael Beddoes | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Entertainment
Michael Beddoes

What I started to realise as I watched, was the sheer effort and commitment needed by the queens, not to mention the financial investment. It is a true art form, requiring art skills, design, dance, acting, sewing and writing.

Kicking The Kyriarchy Episode 13: Drag

Elena Guthrie | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Guthrie

Queer culture/drag culture for the most part has been synonymous with gay men, and has had very little space for anything else. When was the last time you saw a woman in full drag on RuPaul's Drag Race? Or maybe even a drag king?

Shropshire Teen Successfully Protested School's Drag Ban And Slayed At His Leavers' Assembly

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Style

A Shropshire teenager started a protest that led to his secondary school overturning a ban on wearing drag. Philipp Penning, a student at Telford’s...

Edge Hill University Becomes First To Offer Module In Drag Dressing

The Huffington Post UK | Victoria Farley | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A Lancashire university is about to become the first UK higher education institution to offer a module based on the art of drag. Edge Hill Universi...

Drag for a Day

Patrick Cash | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Patrick Cash

My character was named Patricia Primarché, the cheap drag queen, which separated her from most other drag artistes on the scene who would never dream of describing themselves as cheap, and meant that I could clothe her completely in Primark.

Was Margaret Thatcher a Drag Queen?

Ben Walters | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Walters

Obviously, I don't mean Margaret Thatcher was a man in women's clothing. That's not really what drag is about: it's about drawing attention to the public performance of gender. Like many drag acts, her performance slid between the glamorous, the parodic and the grotesque, but there's no question that it was sensationally successful.

Camp (as Christmas)

Scottee | Posted 19.01.2013 | Home
Scottee

With 'Camp', my new show at London's Roundhouse, I'm trying to carve out a space where things can be fun and I can experiment without being controversial in a vulgar or grotesque sense... and it's about coming to terms with my own effeminacy and a public proclamation of the things that have shaped me.

Review: Dixie's Tupperware Party

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 08.07.2012 | Home
Charlotte Skeoch

Twenty-four hours ago I was a naïve child: I knew nothing of the domestic storage world, nothing of the joys of effective food preservation... in short, compressible Tupperware was yet to touch not only my hands, but my very soul. Such was the selling prowess and stage authority of Dixie and her Tupperware Party.