The Jay Aston Party
  • By Pete Shaw
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  • 1st Aug 2005
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  • ★★★★★

Last night's Jay Aston Party over at C Bar at Adam House attracted an eclectic collection of drag queens and club kids. In the true style of Hello!, Broadway Baby was there, camera in one hand and a vodka martini in the other.

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One of our Jay Aston hosts, Spanky, with Kiki of Kiki and Herb (Pleasance Courtyard, 10pm)

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Axel Tupil from Sawdust Circle (C too, 7.15pm) fulfills a bet in order to get a mention for his show on a local radio station.

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Richardette, another of our Jay Aston hosts

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Out of The Blue (C Main, 3.35pm) boys Shaun, Harry, Micheal and Rich with Eli from Spanish Interludes (Run Ended). Sorry, didn't get the name of their friend in the middle. Blame the vodka martinis...

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Damian, director of Snoopy!!! and Guys and Dolls (Runs Ended) and Spencer from the Threepenny Opera (C too, 10.30pm)

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A self-confessed Jay Aston groupie

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The Wetmarsh College (C Electric, 5.30pm) cast get into the swing of things, coming as three more Jay Astons

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Vincent from Some Explicit Polaroids (Baby Belly, 9.15pm) figures it pays to advertise

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Lisa Lee, another one of our Jay Aston hosts

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David from The Kourageous Kiplingers (C Central, 8.25pm)

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Spany entertains the crowd with a torch song or two...

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Patrick Stoof and Jonathan Brown from LHO: The Musical (C Electric, 3pm)

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Jonny Woo and Spanky from Night of a 1000 Jay Astons (C Main, 11.15pm)

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Daniel from Galileo (C Main, 9.30pm)

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Oli, the tech for Night of a 1000 Jay Astons

Reviews by Pete Shaw

Assembly George Square Studios

The House

★★★★★
theSpace on the Mile

Grace Notes

★★★
Greenwich Theatre

The Jungle Book

★★★
Greenwich Theatre

A Midsummer Night's Dream

★★★★
Multiple Venues

A Spoonful Of Sherman

★★★★★
Pleasance Theatre

Assassins

★★★★

The Blurb

C Main, 14th August 12.30am - 5am