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By Bette Bourne,Mark Ravenhill

ISBN-10: 1408125218

ISBN-13: 9781408125212

With honesty, humour and low anger, performer Bette Bourne tells the playwright Mark Ravenhill approximately his courageous and flamboyant existence. made from transcripts of a sequence of lengthy, deepest conversations, actor Bette Bourne reminisces and replays scenes from his lifestyles from a postwar childhood,a stint as a classical actor within the overdue 60s, to dwelling in a drag commune in Notting Hill and being an lively member of the homosexual Liberation entrance. Bette then talks approximately his traveling with the recent York dependent scorching Peaches cabaret workforce and founding his personal cabaret troop, Bloolips, which redefined the time period homosexual theatre by means of developing their own targeted get together of dramatic and vibrant homosexuality.

The piece, in 3 components, marks a unique sequence of occasions in Bette's lifestyles to bare either a portrait of a pioneering, radical person and a ancient record of the struggles and achievements of homosexual liberation.

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