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Lavinia Co-op: Up Yours!

19th May 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

BSL Interpreted Event
BSL Interpreter – Rob Chalk

Part of the (B)old festival

Join the 67-year-old drag legend in this recollection of her queer life as a dancer, comedian, activist, artist and storyteller over the last half century.

From her early days as an experimental dance artist in 1970s London to her celebrated escapades in high heels on both sides of the Atlantic, Lavinia Co-op has been raising hell – and eyebrows – for longer than she cares to remember.

Her fascinating onstage life is matched only by her lived experience of the sexual revolution, the AIDS crisis, and the LGBT rights movement, in which she was instrumental as an activist and artist.

Using a series of recorded interviews, as well as her incomparable abilities as a dancer, comedian and storyteller, Lavinia Co-op: Queen of England is a collection of memories, stories, and reflections on queer life over the last half century, framed by the fuzzy edges of her recollections of the past – forgotten names, remembered places, and misplaced connections.

Written and directed by Co-op’s biggest fan, Ginger Johnson.

This event is British Sign Language interpreted (BSL). To join the free Access Scheme and book tickets for these services, call the Ticket Office on 020 3879 9555 or email accesslist@southbankcentre.co.uk


19th May 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

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