9 episodes

An audio cabaret recorded at the legendary Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London, with a live audience.

Hosted by Milk Presents’ Leo Skilbeck, there will be onstage glamour and backstage goss, celebrating our ‘perverted’ queer history. Leo will be joined by expert historians to introduce a scandalous artefact from selected queer archives.

In each episode a glittering cabaret star will perform a specially created act. Expect words, songs, chat, comedy and campery!

The Perverts Podcast She Wants a Dog

    • Arts

An audio cabaret recorded at the legendary Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London, with a live audience.

Hosted by Milk Presents’ Leo Skilbeck, there will be onstage glamour and backstage goss, celebrating our ‘perverted’ queer history. Leo will be joined by expert historians to introduce a scandalous artefact from selected queer archives.

In each episode a glittering cabaret star will perform a specially created act. Expect words, songs, chat, comedy and campery!

    Jay Mitra

    Jay Mitra

    Join Leo Skilbeck and Campbell X in the historical New Union Inn, Manchester, as they chat with poet and artist Jay Mitra, uncovering a historical "personal massager", and Jay performs an intimate poem. Supported byTrans Vegas.
    Links
    She Wants a DogMilk PresentsMuseum of TransologyBishopsgate InstituteThe Queer HouseRoyal Vauxhall Tavern

    • 45 min
    Kate O'Donnell

    Kate O'Donnell

    Join Leo Skilbeck and Campbell X in the historical New Union Inn, Manchester, as they chat with the legendary Kate O'Donnell about gender reassignment surgery, dilators, and loving our trans bodies. Supported byTrans Vegas.
    Links
    She Wants a DogMilk PresentsMuseum of TransologyBishopsgate InstituteThe Queer HouseRoyal Vauxhall Tavern

    • 51 min
    Georgois Bourgeois

    Georgois Bourgeois

    The weird and wonderful world of 1980s Gay small ads is uncovered in this episode. Leo is joined by Georgois Bourgeois, one half of extra-terrestrial duo Bourgeois and Maurice.

    • 38 min
    Annie Siddons

    Annie Siddons

    A 28,000 year old stone dildo is the queer artefact in the spotlight as Leo is joined by prolific writer, performer Annie Siddons to talk desire, sex toys, enhancing bodies and queer labelling.

    • 45 min
    Ginger Johnson

    Ginger Johnson

    The inimitable Ginger Johnson joins Leo and prolific filmmaker and activist Campbell X , who is on hand for historical context and episode expertise.

    • 36 min
    ShayShay

    ShayShay

    Non-binary drag artist, writer, director and ‘femme vers top’ ShayShay joins Leo as special cabaret guest with expert input from academic Jacob Bloomfield, honorary research fellow at the University of Kent.

    • 51 min

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