Garry is a play that deserves to be staged again, and to be considered part of the canon of gay plays. Its homophobia and self-repression are a hard watch and could certainly be triggering for some, but it’s a searing look at the consequences of oppression and discrimination.
Timed to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, the full-length premiere of Rachel Tookey’s award-winning new play Bromley Bedlam Bethlehem is now running at the Old Red Lion Theatre. I got to speak to Rachel and her producer-sister Hannah about how their own family inspired this story exploring how trauma and mental illness can be passed from one generation to the next.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 7 May 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to writer Rachel Tookey and the company of Bromley Bedlam Bethlehem. Got any questions?
Thomas Martin spoke to Love London Love Culture about If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You, playing as part of the Vault Festival from 14 to 25 February.
New two-hander about petty criminal youth in Ireland packs a strong emotional punch amid its hilarity.