The Glory Film Archive

Short Films

Crochet Queen
April 2021

Welsh princess and Glory regular Bopa Rhys is… Crochet Queen! An original video work featuring Rhys’ crochet couture campery.

Apocalypses from I, Pierrot
Feb 2021

Spoken Word Excerpt from ‘I, Pierrot’ (2014) performed by Oberon White

The Opera Story: Love & Light
July 2020

The Opera Story Episode 10 – “Love and Light” in collaboration with Oberon White with words by Louis Rembges and music by Vahan Salorian. What happens when the camera doesn’t actually turn off…

Oberon White at The Roundhouse
Sep 2019

Glory star Oberon White opening the ‘London Lock In’ cabaret on the Roundhouse main stage after Club Swizzle’s feature show.

Fagulous
March 2020

In collaboration with The Glory, Fagulous is beyond excited to announce his online televisual debut MENTAL STATE: a mini queer variety sketch show!

Pussyfaggot
2015

A snapshot of a phenomenal meeting of artists from New York and London. Featuring performance art powerhouses Penny Arcade, David Hoyle, Bourgeoisie & Maurice and Rachel Mason.

Scottee at Bestival
2015

A showreel of some of the highlights from Bestival 2015 from the queer performance troupe led by Scottee, filmed by Holly Revell.

Holly Revell – Transformations
March 2016

The Transformations series by Holly Revell reflects the transition from drag back to original self. The images echo post-performance emotion and fatigue, revealing the bodies which support their queens and the traces left behind post-drag.

David Hoyle & Christeene get married
2014

In the depths of Vogue Fabrics on a balmy July night, THIS HAPPENED! Witnessed the unlawful matrimony of two performance art icons, Christeene and David Hoyle. Filmed and edited by Holly Revell.

Quentin Crisp – Seven Men
1970

A clip from the DVD release of ‘The Naked Civil Servant’ entitled ‘Mavis catches up with Quentin Crisp’ – a fascinating insight into the life of one of London’s most famous dandies.

Gay Life Episode 2: Gay Male Lifestyles
1980

A video vignette of  London in the 1980s featuring gay meeting places – drag pubs, the leather scene, discos and the characters that surround them.

Contrapoints – JK Rowling
January 2021

Genius trans theorist, writer and Youtuber Contrapoints discusses JK Rowling’s Transphobia in this brilliant video essay.

What’s a Girl Like You
1969

A scintillating look at the 1960s drag renaissance, with a visit to London’s Royal Vauxhall Tavern.

LGBT Film History: The Early Years
June 2019

A video essay by Infrequent Musings taking a look at early cinematic depictions of homosexuality, especially during the Weimar era (1919 – 1933) in Germany.

Gender Bender
May 2017

Winnie (Winston) makes their money dressing up in women’s clothes. As the MC of London club Kinky Gerlinky they are a star of the fast expanding club scene where cross-dressing is commonplace.

Il Widna – Joseph Wilson
October 2019

Il-Widna by queer filmmaker Joseph Wilson follows a group of unapologetically queer warriors, forced to flee the UK after the introduction of Thatcher’s homophobic laws.

Lipsync1000 Finalé
April 2017

A highlight reel from the LIPSYNC1000 finalé 2017 by Joseph Wilson.

Huck Magazine: Nights of Glory
April 2017

Huck magazine presents a night of unadulterated glory at London’s premier drag joint.
“Opened by London drag royalty Jonny Woo and John Sizzle just two years ago, The Glory has quickly cemented itself as the beating of heart of queer London nightlife. As charismatic queens from all walks of life prepare to hit the stage for LipSync 1000 – the capital’s favourite drag competition – we meet the characters who make the venue so special.”

Stark Dallas Naked – Episode 1: Black Market Baby

Stark Dallas Naked – Episode 2: The Plot Thickens

Stark Dallas Naked – Episode 3: Where’s Lucy

Stark Dallas Naked – Episode 4: Pumpkinpuss!

Stark Dallas Naked – Episode 5: Starkers in South Dallas

June 2020

An alt drag parody of the legendary TV show written and performed by London cabaret and comedy stalwarts David Mills, Jonny Woo & Timberlina.

That Guy – David Mills
April 2020

Comedian and actor, David Mills draws from his award-winning stand-up to create ‘that guy’ – an all too familiar misfit at a summer drinks party. Funny and relatable, each clip depicts that guy trapping unsuspecting party guests in increasingly surreal conversations.

Soroya Marchelle Makeup Tutorial
January 2020

Local drag starlet on the rise Soroya Marchelle presents a drag makeup tutorial on her brand spanking new YouTube channel!

Gaff-E – Short Shorts
January 2020

Psychedelic Italo disco Aussie Gaff-E returns with her self-directed music video for brand new release Short Shorts featuring a who’s who if Sydney cabaret talent!

Princess Di’s Naughty Noodles
December 2020

Princess Di makes another appearance flogging her latest endeavour to keep The Glory’s government guidelines in check!

Inspirational Corporate Video – Figs in Wigs
April 2020

Requiem for a Fig – Figs in Wigs
May 2013

Cilla Black Bean Sauce – Figs in Wigs
February 2015

 SILVERTOWN – Jonny Wooster
December 2020

A preview of six monologues from Glory director Jonny Wooster’s forthcoming play SILVERTOWN, based on the true story of a thriving gay pub in the Woolwich docks in 1962.

FAGGOT – Jonny Woo
May 2012

The unofficial video for Jonny Woo’s first single FAGGOT, first performed at The ICA, May 10 2012. Video by Prickimage, produced by Jenny Fairfax.

Princess Julia Loves Shakona Fire
January 2020

Our Prinny J pays a visit to Bar Wotever resident and Glory regular Shakona Fire for some makeup tips and tricks!

Princess Julia Loves Adam Frost
November 2020

Princess Julia pays a visit to Adam Frost – visual artist –  in search of some gossip and scandal during lockdown 2.

Princess Di’s Delish Din Dins
November 2020

Princess Diana makes a very special appearance at The Glory to announce the rollout of her COVID-friendly Delish Din Dins for the Great British public.

Rhyannon Styles Wellbeing Film
November 2020

Writer, wellness practitioner and trans activist Rhyannon Styles presents a series of  mindfulness and wellbeing films for queers on the edge.

Princess Julia Loves Ms Sharon Le Grand
November 2020

Princess Julia pops into the homestead of performance artiste Ms Sharon Le Grand to have a rummage through her couture.