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Mother's Ruin - Queer Contact 2019

Mother's Ruin - Queer Contact 2019

Mother’s Ruin returns to Waterside Arts for Queer Contact 2019

Manchester's much loved Queer performance night Mother's Ruin returns to Waterside Arts as part of Queer Contact 19 for a sensational night of outrageous cabaret mayhem. 

An inter-stellar line up of Mother’s Bloomers’ rising stars converging with some of your favourite constellations from the Mother’s Ruin universe…

expect a galaxy of irreverent and politically Queer wit speckled in polished stardust spectacular.

Timberlina hosts | Jackie Hagan | David Mills | Patrick Hollis | Donna Matrix | Afshan De'Souza-Lodhi | and more...

Hosted by the world's No1 ecologically friendly drag lady Timberlina 'an alt-drag act come eco-warrior come role model' Broadway World and featuring

Jackie Hagan a multi award winning writer/performer. She has council estate bones, a jumble sale soul, but cut her and she bleeds hummus.

David Mills a stand-up comic, actor and your new best friend.  Known for his quick with, cocktail swagger and inimitable style have generated comparisons to the greats Larry Grayson, Dave Allen and Joan Rivers.  He performs at unsavoury comedy and cabaret venues all over the UK.  He's appeared in films alongside Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Benedict Cumberbatch. His porn name is Robin Sunset.

“A superior act. Mills is an archduke of comedy with the emphasis on ‘arch” CHORTLE

Donna Matrix a comedic performer from Manchester. She will be serving some hilarious stand up comedy old school style! Donna was a semi finalist at Drag Idol UK and recently performed as part of Mother’s Bloomers at Royal Exchange Theatre.

Patrick Hollis is Manchester's first 'Railway Poet'-delivering On-board poetry down the Virgin Tracks. Having enjoyed 'Dropping his Bloomers' with 'Poems from the Queer Heart' at Mothers Bloomers, Patrick achieves touchdown into the 'Mothers Ruin' universe -'One giant leap for poetry’. He was one of the Co-founders of Britain's first Amsterdam Coffee Shop -DREADHEADS. He has had his work performed at Contact Theatre,Manchester's 'Gaydio' radio station with his camp sitcom 'Hairwaves',  works with VADA LGBT theatre company and recently performed as part of Mother’s Bloomers at Royal Exchange Theatre.

Afshan De'Souza-Lodhi is the Editor in Chief of The Common Sense Network. Afshan is an award-winning writer of plays and poetry, and was recently commissioned to write and direct a short film for Channel 4. She has completed residencies at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Literature Festival and has worked with Eclipse Theatre, Tamasha Theatre Company and Paul Burston’s Polari. Afshan has edited many anthologies and has an essay featured in Picador’s upcoming collection by Muslim women called 'Its Not About The Burqa'.   

Mother’s Ruin is owned and supported by registered charity Cake Tin Foundation, supporting regional Queer performance since 2009

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Published: 5-Feb-2019

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