My Son's A Queer, (But What Can You Do?)

Following sold-out runs at the Turbine Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe and the Garrick Theatre, Rob Madge brings their triumphant celebration of the ups and downs of raising a queer child back to the West End in 2023 for this strictly limited season.

When Rob was twelve, they attempted a full-blown Disney parade in their house for their grandma. As Rob donned wigs and played Mary Poppins, Ariel, Mickey Mouse and Belle, their dad doubled as Stage Manager, Sound Technician and Goofy.

Unfortunately, Dad missed all his cues and pushed all the floats in the wrong direction. Mum mistook Aladdin for Ursula. The costumes went awry. Grandma had a nice time, though.

My Son’s a Queer, (But what can you do?) is the joyous autobiographical story of social-media sensation Rob Madge as they set out to recreate that infamous parade – and this time, nobody, no, nobody is gonna rain on it.

WhatsOnStage Award Winner - Best Off-West End Production 2022.

Written and performed by Rob Madge Directed by Luke Sheppard Songs by Pippa Cleary
Presented by Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ‘You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more joyous, life-affirming show in the West End right now than this one’ – Time Out

★ ★ ★ ★ ‘A joyful letter to self-expression’ – Evening Standard

Booking Information

Under 5s cannot be admitted unless the show is specifically for their age group. For all performances anyone aged under 16 must be accompanied by an adult over 18.

Additional Details & FAQ

Access Information

For Access bookings and enquiries please call the venue's dedicated Access booking line on 0800 912 6971

Cancellation Policy

No refunds or exchanges after purchase.

How Does It Work

You will receive a booking confirmation email.

Please print the booking confirmation and bring it on the day, a minimum of 30 minutes before the performance start time. You will also need to present the card used to purchase the tickets as a valid ID.

Suitable For Children

Recommended for 12+

Under 5s cannot be admitted unless the show is specifically for their age group. For all performances anyone aged under 16 must be accompanied by an adult over 18.

Where Do I Go

Ambassadors Theatre, West St, London WC2H 9ND

Reviews

5.0(1 review)
  • Louise Ash

    Mar 26, 2023

    I went with my daughter to see My Son's a Queer, and we both loved it. It was completely relateable for us, as both my son and my daughter spent their childhoods dressing up and putting on shows. They even had a puppet theatre! The message of letting your children be whoever they want to be came over loud and strong. Rob Madge is a beautiful, talented person and I would pay to see them again in anything. We had a fabulous time.

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