I present my work, perform extracts from my plays, read from my books, and give talks on my writing, at a wide range of nation-wide venues.
Previous gigs have included:
National Theatre’s Riverside Stage (The Glory ‘take-over’, Pride 2019).
National Theatre’s Understudy Bar (NT Riverside summer season launch event).
Channel 4 (4 Inclusion Online Event).
20th Century Fox HQ (Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service).
‘Below Stairs’ (‘Blacks’ members club).
‘Made in LDN’ (Leicester Square Theatre).
‘The Power of Love’ World AIDS Day fundraiser in aid of THT (Tabernacle Theatre).
Bankside Gallery (Pride in London).
‘Let’s Talk About Gay Sex and Drugs’ (Ku Bar).
‘NSFW’ (The Glory).
Post-show guest for Patrick Cash’s ‘The HIV Monologues’ (ACE Hotel).
I’ve performed ‘pop-up’ performances of ‘Riot Act’ at Soho House, at Covent Garden members club The Hospital, and for advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy. On the eve of the Stonewall 50th anniversary weekend, ‘Riot Act’s second edition was launched with a special performance at legendary LGBTQ bookstore ‘Gay’s The Word’.
I’ve hosted my own queer performance nights at The Glory and VFD (Vogue Fabrics, Dalston), curating the programme and line-up of guest performers.
I’ve hosted author events, interviewing authors at their book launches, at Waterstones Piccadilly and Waterstones Kensington.
At LGBT cinema club ‘The Vito Project’ (The Cinema Museum), I was guest for the post-screening talk, alongside director, author and performer Neil Bartlett. Additionally, I hosted a Vito film screening of my own choice; Gregg Araki’s ‘90s queer classic ‘The Living End’. For that post-show talk, playwright Mark Ravenhill joined me as my special guest.
I’ve been a regular guest-performer at Paul Burston’s LGBT literary salon, Polari, at its Southbank Centre home, and with Polari, I’ve also appeared at the following:
Pop-ups’ have included:
London Metropolitan Archives.
Being a Man Festival (Southbank Centre).
Writers of The World Festival (Waterstones Piccadilly).
London Book Fair (The Light Bar, Soho).
Bloomsbury Literary Festival.
Stoke Newington Literary Festival.
Bradford Literary Festival.
Polari on tour: