Butches, masculine women and gender rebels share their powerful and human collection of secret stories celebrating vulnerability and desire.
In advance of her "live" show at Soho Theatre this week (6/7 June, 7.30pm, Tickets from £10), we caught up with Canadian Comedian Mae Martin to see how things are going since we last spoke...
Sunday Happy Day is the perfect way to wrap up the weekend and to put off the impending chill out before the inevitable Monday morning thoughts. If you have too much energy to disperse to sit in front of the TV or to be online at home we recommend a trip down to Sunday Happy Day.
A little roundup of all the best events for LBQ women in case you haven't decided what to do...
"Come What Mae"
From the warm welcoming, understated entrance, it's like a humorous 'getting to know' a new best friend. Mae is charming, witty and modest. She tells tales about those familiar milestones of growing up with compassion and hilarious facial expressions. She's a self confessed Harry Potter erotica fan.
We caught up with Mae Martin as she prepared for her upcoming show at Soho Theatre (Wed 9 to Sat 12 October). We decided to dig into her inner mind and find out a bit more about Mae and her comedy antics.
We were invited along to join WTF! (What Thursdays are For) for their 1 year birthday party. The group is a weekly meet up, of mainly Gingerbeer members, and a few friends through word of mouth, who meet at the bar in Soho Theatre on Thursdays from 6.30pm.
According to the publicity material, Susan Calman’s show “This Lady’s Not For Turning Either”, is about growing up gay in Scotland in the 1980s. Is it b*llocks. This show is an extended heartfelt plea for equal marriage rights in the 2010s. It’s also very, very funny.
Scottish BAFTA winning, Funny Woman finalist, Stand up Comedian Susan Calman took some time out of rehearsals to talk to Planet London about mixing politics with comedy, reactions to her often deeply personal stand up routines, and not Googling herself.