Section 28 and Me

Fri 21 Jun
Doors 19:00Show 19:30
60 mins
£11.50 - £16.50

Section 28 and Me is a playful, honest and heartfelt portrait, exploring queer stories on past invisibility and shame.

In this new show Theatre maker Tom Marshman asks; has the impact of growing up within Section 28 legislation made him both a show off and an oversharer? Digging deep into his psyche, drawing on personal reflections, past performances, and his Dads unique perspective, he considers this period of forced silence.

Tom asked many queer communities; what is your Section 28 story? Gathering intergenerational voices, connecting history and politics with the deeply personal, to celebrate the resilient and unique LGBTQIA+ community.

Section 28 was in place during 1988 - 2003, it was the legislation that stopped schools mentioning queer life.

“A tour de force performance” The Gay UK (on Kings Cross (REMIX))

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Barbican Theatre
Castle Street
The Barbican
Situated behind the Mayflower Visitor Centre just off the main Barbican road (opposite the 'Prawn' and Mayflower Steps)
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