The Not-So-Lovelies


Event review: Rosie Wilby, Nineties Woman, at the Spread Eagle Theatre

Posted on March 9th, by Catherine Pestano in Culture. No Comments

Once a feminist? Catherine Pestano laughs and reflects at Rosie Wilby’s one woman comedy show

Ever come across an old pile of memorabilia that once meant so much to you but now seems so much of its time? At home one Christmas, comedian Rosie Wilby came across some old copies of the feminist newspaper she was involved with as a student, and wondered what became of those … Read More »



Event review: ‘Tales of Love Lost and Found’ at the Spread Eagle theatre, 7th February 2015

Posted on February 18th, by Catherine Pestano in Culture. No Comments

Catherine Pestano enjoys a life-affirming evening of lesbian love stories as part of Croydon’s LGBT month

Much dyke culture happens north of the river, in central or north east London, so it was a real treat to be able to attend a lesbian cultural event that I could walk to, as part of the programme of Croydon’s LGBT month. I hosted a get-together for the very popular … Read More »