Interview: Rob Madge, star & writer of My Son’s A Queer (But What Can You Do?)

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Rob Madge is starring in the West End production of their one-person show My Son’s A Queer (But What Can You Do?), following sell out runs at the Turbine Theatre (2021) and Edinburgh Fringe Festival (2022).

The piece is Rob’s autobiographical story, celebrating the joy and chaos of raising a queer child… bringing together home videos with original music as Rob sets out to recreate a Disney parade. 


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Rob began their stage career as a child, with credits including: Artful Dodger in Oliver! (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Gavroche in Les Misérables (25th Anniversary Tour and 02 Concert) and Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre).

After training at Royal Academy of Music, Rob returned to Les Misérables as an adult as part of the ensemble in the musical’s UK tour. They went on to be in the original casts of Bedknobs and Broomsticks (UK Tour) and Millennials (The Other Palace Studio).

Later this year, Rob will play Pat The Cow in Jack and the Beanstalk at the London Palladium. 

My Son’s A Queer (But What Can You Do?) runs at the Garrick Theatre Friday 21st October – Sunday 6th November. Visit for info and tickets.

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins. 

Thanks for listening! 


Photo Credit: Mark Senior

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