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Taboo: The Boy George Musical arrives in Brixton: photos of the Blitz remembered

by | 11th, September 2012

SO. To the press preview of Taboo: The Boy George Musical, featuring: Sam Buttery as Leigh Bowery. Other spots are: Philip Salon (Paul Baker), Kim (Niamh Perry), Boy George (Matthew Rowland) and Billy (Alastair Brammer).

In 2010, we watched Worried About the Boy on BBC2’s – a “compassionate” dramatisation of vituperative and loveable Boy George’s early life before TOTP and stardom. It lacked the badly-lit sex, had not enough of Covent Garden’s Blitz club where George, Marilyn, Steve Strange, Martin Degvill, Carl Teper, Spandau et al nurtured their pop dreams and music. The musical is far better. The soundtrack is an improvement on the telly show. Although those coming to see the musical at the Brixton Club House will need to supply their own sex and drugs…

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Philip Salon (Paul Baker) and cast perform Ode/Freaks live on stage in Taboo: The Boy George Musical - London



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