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INTERVIEW: Liquid Cheeks

Words & by pic by Emily Doyle / Pics by Danny Holden *Liquid Cheeks support The Taboo Club at The Victoria (John Bright St) on Saturday 29th September – alongside Lilac Noise, as part of Birmingham Review’s live music showcase. For more direct info visit the Facebook event page here, or for online ticket sales […]

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BREVIEW: Boulet Brothers’ Dragula @ The Nightingale Club 07.09.18

Words & illustrations by Emily Doyle The freaks and geeks of Birmingham’s drag scene have arrived at The Nightingale Club in their droves to welcome the Boulet Brothers on their first UK Tour. Dragula has finally made it to the UK, and it’s about time. For the uninitiated, Dragula is to Ru Paul’s Drag Race […]

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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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