Queer We Go is an LGBTQ+ culture podcast hosted by Jessie Honnor, featuring news, reviews and interviews with the creatives and activists changing the face of the arts. Take a listen to discover new releases, hidden gems, and the secrets behind all your old favourites. Promising to highlight the representation the community deserves, Queer We Go crosses the cultural spectrum, covering everything from music and books to theatre and comedy.
Episode 12: Dior Clarke
Ahead of the premiere of his play Passion Fruit – which draws on his experience of growing up gay and British-Jamaican on a North London estate – Jessie chats to actor/writer/director Dior Clarke about the power of coming-of-age stories, his journey to self-love, the dangers of the LGBTQ+ club scene and much more.
Episode 11: Candy
Jessie chats to producer and actor Mike Waller and writer Tim Fraser about their play Candy, a comedy following a man's love for his best friend's drag alter ego, which is streaming as part of the Edinburgh Fringe. Come for Mike's queer insights, as someone who came out later in life, and stay to see how well the first straight guest Tim tackles the LGBTQ+ culture quick-fire round...
Episode 10: Queeraversary 2021
Jessie gets personal when marking her ninth queeraversary (the moment she realised she was part of the LGBTQ+ community) by exploring the music, TV and theatre that helped shape her queer identity – and how it's still evolving today.
Episode 9: Rob Madge
Ahead of the premiere of their debut play My Son’s A Queer (But What Can You Do?), Jessie talks to musical theatre star Rob Madge – who rose to fame with their viral home videos of the Disney parade they put on as a child – about supportive parents, the importance of learning our queer history, their journey to coming out as non-binary, and just how gay The Wizard Of Oz actually is.
Episode 8: The Flame
Jessie chats to Valerie Rose Lohman, the executive producer and star of new LGBTQ+ musical podcast The Flame, about what it was like playing Broadway legend Jenn Colella's love interest, gay roots, their She-Ra obsession, and the importance of queering the rom-com.
Episode 7: In the flesh
As the UK reopens its culture venues, meaning 'in the flesh' performances, cinema and exhibitions can resume, Jessie discusses both in-person events and art centering around bodies in all their glory, including The Turbine Theatre's upcoming shows, Zanele Muholi's Tate Modern exhibition, girl in red's debut album and Alison Bechdel's new graphic novel.