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Queer'Say presents

Queer'Say Revolution Edition: The Breakup Monologues

Friday 17 November
Venue 2
From £6.00
to £8.00
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member

In a nutshell

Three acclaimed LGBT performers tell their breakup stories and are then interviewed in chat show format by host, award-winning comedian, author and broadcaster Rosie Wilby.

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Award-winning broadcaster and comedian Rosie Wilby hosts a comedy special edition of this popular queer chat show podcast to be recorded for Resonance 104.4FM.

Her three guests will tell their relationship breakup stories and then explore some of the following questions…

Tragedy plus time equals comedy, right?

Does the language we use around our relationships and their endings influence how we behave and feel? How does technology impact how we get together and then disentangle? If we were non-exclusive romantically, could we eradicate the need for dumping one another?

What to Expect

A friendly, inclusive comedy and chat show. Audience can ask questions but there’s no compulsory interaction.

You are also welcomed to join Rosie beforehand for a free workshop.

Who's Involved

Rosie Wilby’s nonfiction book Is Monogamy Dead? is out in 2017 following her trilogy of solo comedy and theatre shows investigating love and relationships. The Conscious Uncoupling, the final part of this trilogy, was programmed for Southbank Centre Festival of Love and shortlisted for Funny Women Best Show 2016.

Elf Lyons was named on the BBC Talent Hotlist 2017 and Vogue’s ’20 Names of Now’. A recent graduate of L’Ecole Philippe Gaulier, she has been described by The Guardian as ‘the fast-talking, smart-thinking standup for whom the adjective ‘kooky’ could have been invented. Also recently shortlisted for the Best Show Award at Edinburgh Fringe 2017! 

VG Lee’s fifth novel Mr Oliver’s Object of Desire is out now. She started performing comedy to huge acclaim in her sixties and is a regular favourite at Paul Burston’s Polari literary salon. She will be our resident agony aunt, responding to letters of relationship woe selected from her postbag.

Sarah Keyworth is a rising star on the UK comedy circuit with her loveable, whimsical storytelling style seeing her nominated for multiple awards. She recently supported Stewart Francis on tour.

Part of Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest. Since 2011, Fringe! has been an entirely volunteer-run organisation rooted in London's queer creative scene. In November and throughout the year we showcase an eclectic mix of films, arts and events celebrating LGBTIQA+ stories from around the world, welcoming everybody. From feature films to experimental installations, workshops and lively debates to wild parties, Fringe! hosts a multitude of diverse events to tickle every one of the senses. You'll see us flooding East London's cinemas, art galleries, pop-up venues and basement clubs with the powerful, provocative and strange.

Find out more / @elf_lyons / @vglee_lee / @sarahkcomedy

Things you should know

For ages 16+

This event is wheelchair accessible.