Review of comedy and poetry show by ALOK

Thank you to the tweep who alerted me to in late May. Luckily I jumped straight on it and was able to secure a ticket before the Saturday night sold out, there were only 3 tickets left. They were expensive too, at £28 a pop, indicating yet again that trans-themed culture is a niche of the wealthy. Alok had a sold out run. I have previously blogged about him here, if you missed it, one of my first pieces after I started this website.

Shon Faye in conversation. *Again*.

Shon began with a reading from his rabidly left wing book – trans people have faced over a century of injustice, and justice for trans people meant justice for all, that sort of thing. A revolution basically. Those who push back against of this are just fearful old bags. Let’s just remind ourselves of Shon’s former self, back when he was just plain old Sean.

Review of play: 52 Monologues for Young Transsexuals

The play was staged at the ADC Theatre, ‘the smallest department of Cambridge University’ and run by students with almost no faculty involvement, according to its website. It’s across the way from the prestigious King’s College. The theatre encourages patrons to wear masks to protect themselves from coronavirus. Encouragement rather undermined by Charli collecting spit from audience members into a cup on entry into the theatre space, later to be thrown over him by Jack.

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