In The Life: A History of Polari – St James Theatre London

June 23, 2013

In The Life is a staged radio performance that explores how Polari, the language that allowed gay men to keep their secrets private, came into being. This laugh-out-loud history lesson features the voices of Margaret Thatcher, Kenneth Williams, Ian McKellen, Derek Jacobi, Mary Whitehouse, John Inman, Quentin Crisp, and many more. Troll along to the St James Theatre and listen to how those of a bygone era endured in a time when homosexual acts were illegal. Starring Steve Nallon, David Charles, Roger Lloyd-Thompson, and Bryon Fear. Narrated by Jonathan Kemp with music by Champagne Charlie. Written by Christopher Bryant.”

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