NDFA – SUN 18 JULY 2021

QUEERS

SUNDAY 18 JULY | 7PM

Criterion Theatre, Coventry presents ‘Queers’ by Various writers – curated by Mark Gatiss

‘Queers’ is a wonderful collection of beautifully-written monologues, all by different writers, which celebrates a century of evolving social attitudes and political milestones in British LGBTQI+ history, as seen through the eyes of different individuals.

A young soldier returning from the trenches of the First World War recollects a love that dare not speak its name. Almost one hundred years later, a groom-to-be prepares for his gay wedding.

Poignant and personal, funny, tragic and riotous, these monologues for male and female performers cover major events – such as the Wolfenden Report of 1957, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and the debate over the age of consent – through deeply affecting and personal rites-of-passage stories.

They were curated by Mark Gatiss and broadcast on BBC Four in 2017 and also staged at The Old Vic in London.

Keeping our audiences safe

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What's On?

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Bingo At Tiffany's
Be Bop A Lula
Karl Loxley- Classical Voices
Kayleigh Hill Dance Academy
The Killer Question
The World Famous Elvis Show 2021
Emily Atack Has Left The Group
Not: Lady Chatterley's Lover
Clinton Baptiste Goes Stratospheric!
KB Dance Academy 10 year spectacular!
Macbeth
Darkside Pink Floyd
The Amazing Bubble Man
William Bishop Gig
A Perfect Likeness
Elf: The Musical
Legends of Swing with Down for the Count Swing Orchestra
Nigel McIntyre and Gareth Watson presents... An Evening With Brian Blessed
Fairytale of New York
The Snow Queen
The Mersey Beatles 2021
A Christmas Carol
Strictly Sherlock
ACDC Experience
The Legends of American Country Show
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Special Kinda Madness
Gordon Buchanan - 30 Years In The Wild - The Anniversary Tour
80s Live
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs?
The Wind in the Willows
Giovanni - This is Me
Neil Jones - Gingerland
Ireland the Show
Jive Talkin'
Patti Boulaye - Aretha and Me
Big Girls Don't Cry
Jasper Carrott's Stand Up and Rock
Ian & Vincent - Ballroom Boys Act Two
Rapunzel
YOG Barnum
Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate Bush
Paul Merton’s Impro Chums
The ELO Show
Vincent Simone - Tango Passions
That'll Be The Day - 35th Anniversary Tour
Martin Bayfield's Rugby Legends

Latest News

The Albany Theatre in Coventry is thrilled to invite young people aged between 11 and 25 to complete their Bronze Arts Award this August. Participants will learn invaluable skills from industry professionals, take part in performance workshops and gain a recognised level 1 Arts qualification.
Albany Theatre Productions is thrilled to announce that they have now recruited the production team for the Albany’s first ever in-house pantomime, Dick Whittington.
Albany Theatre Productions is thrilled to announce that they have now recruited the production team for the Albany’s first ever in-house pantomime, Dick Whittington.
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The Albany Theatre specially invites you to join us this Friday as we celebrate our reopening in style! Local Pianist Tim Spencer brings a relaxed atmosphere with live piano show tunes throughout the evening, while the bar will be open to enjoy drinks.

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