Tony Peake at Polari


Tony Peake will be reading from his eagerly awaited new book, North Facing, as Polari returns to unleash its special brand of festive shimmer this winter. Celebrated for landmark depictions of LGBTQ+ hearts and lives, new and leading writers join curator and host Paul Burston in seasonal havoc and sparkle.

Survive this Christmas with Aunty Val, aka poet and comedian V.G. Lee, and author of the bestselling pamphlet You’re never alone with a pan-fried chicken. Also expect readings from  Susie Boyt, William Parker and Ian Elmslie.

Tony Peake was born in South Africa but has lived most of his life in London. He is an acclaimed short story writer with work in many anthologies including The Penguin Book of Contemporary South African Short Stories, The Mammoth Book of Gay Short Stories and Best British Short Stories 2016. He is the author of two previous novels, A Summer Tide and Son to the Father, and Derek Jarman: A Biography .

Tickets are £5 with concessions available.

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