Feb 2014 - To Russia With Love

6 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This Saturday the Contact Theatre hosts a production that highlights the issues facing LGBT people in the Winter Olympics host nation, Russia.

It’s a collaboration between the Work In Progress Theatre Company, Vada, Chris Hoyle and Hope Theatre Company.

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Dec 2013 - Rainbow Awards - Song

12 December 2013 by Pure Radio

In January Under the Rainbow will be celebrating the best of the LGBT community with an awards show.

There will be a number of different categories you can vote in.

We are asking you to vote for your favourite song from 2013.

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Apr 2013 - Goodbye Marlene Bracegirdle

11 April 2013 by Pure Radio

Under the Rainbow was sad to hear that Maggie Turner passed away last week.

She was involved in the Vada Theatre Company, and was also known by her alter-ego Marlene Bracegirdle.

Under the Rainbow looked back at one of her characters – Mystic Marlene.

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Feb 2013 - Vada Theatre Company - Love & Other Calculations

28 February 2013 by Pure Radio

Today is the last day of Lesbian Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month 2013.

Under the Rainbow caught up with the Vada Theatre Company, who put on a production last week called Love & Other Calculations.

Their Artistic Director, Stephen Hornby, told Under the Rainbow what preparation was involved in putting it together and what they’re planning for the rest of the year.

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Under the Rainbow - 16th August 2012

16 August 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 16th August 2012: The lifestyle guide for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Stockport. Under the Rainbow keeps you updated with everything going on in the borough and beyond. Listen for details of local groups, unmissable gigs, the latest news and have a laugh with our quiz.

Under the Rainbow hears from the new Chief Executive of Manchester Pride about the upcoming festival, and Vada present another of their short plays – ‘Bounced’.

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