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Le Gateau Chocolate- Icons

I love me some drag. Something about drag queens just speaks to my soul. I don’t know whether it’s the glitter, the sass or the wholehearted embracing of being outside of the normal, but I just love it. I have eaten up season after season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race and the unbelievable beauty of these Queens. However, a couple of weeks ago at Soho Theatre, I experienced a new kind of Drag. Something more raw and more real, yet still absolutely dripping in sequins and sass. And  ...

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Culture, Theatre

In Praise of Panto

When you think of Christmas, what springs to mind? Tinsel? Trees? Red cups? Family size tins of Quality Street? When I think of Christmas, I think of work. For actors, the festive season is a cornucopia of casting opportunities, which let’s be frank, for the majority of us is not the case the rest of the year. Why? Well, because panto is still as much of a Christmas stalwart as mince pies, having a squashed Satsuma in the bottom of your stocking and falling asleep in front of the Queen’s  ...

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Culture, Events, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Lumos Gala at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Bet there’s an awful lot of you reading this post who are HUGE Harry Potter fans. You could quote the books, discuss which Hogwarts house you’d be in and what your wand would be made out of for hours. J.K Rowling is your Kween and you constantly screenshot her tweets to whatsapp to your pals with a crown emoji. But how many of you Potterheads know much about the charity she founded, Lumos? I didn’t know jack about it until I was approached and asked if I’d consider  ...

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Friday Feeling, Lists

Friday Feeling!

In a week that saw us all mourn the loss of The Great British Bake-Off to Channel 4 (SOB), here’s the good stuff that I found this week. MY BEST MATE IS HOME!  My best pal Izzy is home after living a year abroad with her fiance, and I could not be more happy about it. On Friday we gathered at The Taproom on Upper Street to sling back a few beers and toast their safe return to the bosom of their friends and family. A Midsummer Night’s Dream streamed  live from The Globe After a  ...

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