Olivia Laing, Fun Home
Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir Fun Home on stage, a novel inspired by Kathy Acker by Olivia Laing and a new book on Oscar Wilde's time in America. Matthew Sweet presents.
Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir 'Fun Home' on stage at the Young Vic in London reviewed by Jen Harvie from Queen Mary University of London, a novel inspired by Kathy Acker from Olivia Laing, the 40th anniversary of Michael Cimino's film, 'The Deerhunter' and a new biography by Michèle Mendelssohn on Oscar Wilde's time in America. Mathew Sweet presents.
Fun Home - which explores family, memory and sexuality, runs at the Young Vic in London from June 18th to September 1st 2018.
Jen Harvie, Professor of Contemporary Theatre & Performance, at Queen Mary University of London
Olivia Laing is the author of 'The Lonely City' and her new novel is called 'Crudo'.
'Making Oscar Wilde' by Michèle Mendelssohn is out now.
'The Deer Hunter' is in cinemas from July 4th.
Producer: Fiona McLean
Main image: Author Kathy Acker (Photo by Sophie Bassouls/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images).
|Interviewed Guest||Jen Harvie|
- Thu 28 Jun 2018 22:00