Out In Brighton 23rd January 2018

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We’re back with the first show of 2018. Good to be back! This week, we’re focussing on the power of LGBTQ stories and representation in arts and culture - We’ve an extended interview with Pete Lawson, playwright and EastEnders scriptwriter, and the man responsible for the Christian and Syed storyline. From Colin and Barry’s kiss to trans representation and portrayal, what can popular culture achieve that the academy can’t? - And we be continue the theme with the announcement of this year’s City Reads novel - Rose Tremain’s Sacred Country - Sarah Hutchings gives us the thorough low down on that - and the news that Britney Spears is to headline Brighton Pride sees record early ticket sales...

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