My Gay Best Friend

My Gay Best Friend made its award-winning debut at the Brighton Festival Fringe in May 2012. It is a heady mixture of high camp, melancholy reflection on friendships and the childhood dramas that haunt us all.

Racquell (Louise Jameson) is a fiftysomething would-be diva who works in Boots but is about to make her stage debut.  She’s locked herself in the ladies, furious because her gay best friend Gavin (Nigel Fairs) isn’t there to support her; he’s sitting in a walk-in wardrobe about to become a father with a lesbian couple and a turkey baster...

THIS PRESENTATION INCLUDES LANGUAGE AND SEXUAL REFERENCES WHICH SOME LISTENERS MAY FIND OFFENSIVE

  


Written by and starring Louise Jameson and Nigel Fairs, this audio presentation has been specially adapted for the medium by the writers.

LOUISE JAMESON is a highly acclaimed actress of both stage and screen, where her iconic roles have included Rosa de Marco in Eastenders, Leela in Doctor Who, Blanche in Tenko, Susan in Bergerac and Doc Martin’s mother-in-law from hell! Her hugely impressive stage career began at the RSC and has encompassed roles with the National, Nunn, Berkoff and Ayckbourn, amongst many others.

NIGEL FAIRS has now had more plays produced than Shakespeare, as well as a handful of musicals, and his 28 years acting work have included the role of John George Haigh in the award-winning In Conversation with an Acid Bath Murderer, also produced by 368 and tlc productions. 

Written by and starring LOUISE JAMESON & NIGEL FAIRS 


Sound design NIGEL FAIRS



Music NIGEL FAIRS & ADAM ROOD 


Produced and engineered by DAVID DARLINGTON 

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