Entertainment

Jul30

Olivia Newton John songs to feature in new Aussie musical

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Olivia Newton John songs to feature in new Aussie musical

A new musical, Hopelessly Devoted, is set to do for Olivia Newton John what Mamma Mia did for ABBA, reinvigorating the former Queen of Pop’s tunes and reworking them for a new generation.

Jul30

Desiree Akhavan: The 'new lesbian Lena Dunham'

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 30 July 2014 Written by // Rachel Cook

Desiree Akhavan: The 'new lesbian Lena Dunham'

We chat with filmmaker Desiree Akhavan to find out why she's been labelled the ‘new lesbian Lena Dunham’.

Jul29

Tom Hardy to play gay gangster twins in Legend

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 29 July 2014 Written by // Sabine Brix

Tom Hardy to play gay gangster twins in Legend

Dark Knight Rises and Inception star Tom Hardy will play not one, but two reportedly gay gangsters in the film Legend.

Jul29

UK Sherlock fans call for gay relationship in series

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 29 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

UK Sherlock fans call for gay relationship in series

Fans of the popular BBC series Sherlock have been lobbying show creator Mark Gatiss to write a gay relationship between Sherlock and Watson into the plot.

Jul28

Lesbian storyline set to heat up on Coronation Street

POSTED ON // Monday, 28 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Lesbian storyline set to heat up on Coronation Street

According to reports in London daily paper The Mirror, Coronation Street favourite Brooke Vincent has signed on for another twelve months on the long running soap opera playing Sophie Webster, love interest of Maddie Heath (Amy Kelly).

 

Jul27

Reimagining Sydney Theatre for Macbeth

POSTED ON // Sunday, 27 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Reimagining Sydney Theatre for Macbeth

With Alice Babidge’s extraordinary design, the vast Sydney Theatre has been turned back to front for STC’s reinvention of Macbeth, with Hugo Weaving playing the title role. Babidge spoke to Cec Busby. 

Jul27

How the Giant Dwarf is making its mark in Sydney

POSTED ON // Sunday, 27 July 2014 Written by // Garrett Bithell

How the Giant Dwarf is making its mark in Sydney

SYDNEY: Launched almost six months ago by the boys from The Chaser, Giant Dwarf at 199 Cleveland Street Redfern – the old home of Performance Space – has become a platform for a wild and diverse line-up of events, writes Garrett Bithell. 

Jul26

Review: A Doll's House

POSTED ON // Saturday, 26 July 2014 Written by // Veronica Hannon

Review: A Doll's House

Adam Cook’s adaptation of A Doll’s House brings back the bustle.