You can't phone a friend, and your family may not make a fortune but a sagely subversive gameshow is coming to town, with Miss Behave (pictured), glittering star of Olivier award-winning, hit smashing La Clique, as your ring master. Taking place on November 10, the guaranteed rib-tickler (for which, tickets here) is also the launch party for the eighth edition of SHOUT Festival of Queer Arts and Culture. Continuing until November 20, the multifarious epic this year takes in 28 performances, exhibitions, and events, including at mac Birmingham, Grand Union and Millennium Point. We're likeying the look of Big Girl’s Blouse, which explores what being transgender was like in the 1970s and showed earlier this year at London’s Soho Theatre. Also on the short list is newly commissioned Looking for John. A heartfelt, comic story of one man’s obsession with Brum-born Olympic figure skater, John Curry, from November 16 to 19. Full programme
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