Quentin Crisp & Hurtian Crisp

The Naked Civil Servant is the best and funniest TV drama ever made. And I’m sorry, but it’s a scientific fact. And like its subject it could only have been made in the UK.  Even if Crisp said he hated England - and he did, over and over again. So many lines in Philip Mackie's superb … Continue reading

Trading in the past: Queer London

Once upon a time the streets of the capital heaved with jolly sailors and guardsmen looking for gentlemen to have fun with. Then gay liberation came along and ruined it for everyone, moans Mark Simpson (Independent on Sunday - 11 September, 2005) I consider myself something of a traditionalist. … Continue reading