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Swansong at King’s Head Theatre

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Time 19:00
Date 20/08/17
Price £12

A bittersweet look at the challenges facing our ageing LGBT population from a theatre and filmmaker whose work has been presented at venues.

Nathan Evans presents a staged reading of his comedy-drama set in a subdued, suburban care home into which a gentleman called Joan lands like a colourful, combustible cocktail. With Lavinia Co-op of the legendary drag troupe Bloolips, and acclaimed actors John Atterbury and Alexis Gregory.

A veteran of Gay Lib and no stranger to conflict, Joan dons battle dress with relish and seeks an ally in the young, gay but disappointingly conventional care worker Craig for his attempt to overturn the heteronormativity of the care system. Then, in this most unlikely of settings, at this most unlikely time of life, Joan is offered love by a gentleman called Jim…

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COMPETITION: Win 1x pair of tickets to attend Swansong at King’s Head Theatre at 19:00 on Sunday 20 August. To enter the competition, send an email to lizzy@run-riot.com with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ line. The winner will be randomly selected.

Q: 2017 marks the ? anniversary since the decriminalisation of homosexuality?
A: .1) 20th .2) 50th .3) 10th .4) 5th