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BREVIEW: Doug Stanhope @ O2 Academy 12.06.18

Words & illustrations by Emily Doyle Andrew O’Neill seems like a strange choice to warm up for Doug Stanhope. The self-described occult comedian and heterosexual transvestite has eschewed the skirt tonight. He wears an oversized vest and skinny jeans, tinny in hand. O’Neill delivers rapid fire one liners (“a bad workman doesn’t blame his tools, […]

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INTERVIEW: Doug Stanhope

Words by Emily Doyle / Pics by Brian Hennigan On Tuesday 12th June, comedian and author Doug Stanhope brings his one man stand up show to the O2 Academy Birmingham – for direct show information, including venue details and online ticket sales, click here.  Emily Doyle caught up with the American comic before he sets […]

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INTERVIEW: Juice Aleem

Words & illustration by Emily Doyle It’s the beginning of Birmingham’s short-lived heatwave. Tilt, the pinball bar, has its doors open and the clatter of the machines echoes into the street. The table is laid out with marker pens, various notebooks, and a black coffee. Juice Aleem arrives and orders a stout. Juice Aleem has […]

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BPREVIEW: Dragpunk Presents: Candyland @ The Nightingale Club 06.04.18

Words by Emily Doyle Local queer collective, Dragpunk, are launching a brand new performance based night – Dragpunk Presents. The inaugural event is on Friday 6th April at The Nightingale Club, with tickets priced at £4 (adv) and £6 (otd). For direct event information, including online ticket sales, click on the following links to visit the […]

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