mandla rae

Episode 3,  Aug 26, 07:00 AM

It's Scotland's Year of Stories (2022) and to mark the occasion, Jules is in conversation with queer Zimbabwean writer, performer and curator, mandla rae.

Storytelling is messy and so are mandla's watermelons.  Join Jules and mandla as they chat about mandla's first solo show and Scottish debut, 'As British as a Watermelon', the importance of queer friendships and how language can provide a necessary layer of protection when sharing a story like mandla's.

About mandla rae:

mandla is agender and has no pronouns.  Raised (by queer friends) in London and now based in Manchester, but would rather be in Scotland. So mandla tells me...

as british as a watermelon features at the Edinburgh International Festival 23-26 August - https://www.eif.co.uk/events/as-british-as-a-watermelon

This podcast has been supported by the Year of Stories 2022 Community Stories Fund. This fund is being delivered in partnership between VisitScotland and Museums Galleries Scotland with support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund - thanks to National Lottery players.