The Museum of Soho – AIDS Memory UK (13/02/2022)
AIDS Memory UK Campaign
Our presenter was Des Burkinshaw and our guests were:
Ash Kotak (He/Him) is playwright, film maker & journalist. He also curates and is leading #AIDSMemoryUK – the Campaign to establish The AIDS Memorial in Central London.
Visit AIDS Memory UK: https://aidsmemory.uk/
His works as a playwright includes Maa (Royal Court) & Hijra (Bush Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Theatre Du Nord, Lille (in French), New Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, USA). His new play Freddiebhai is in development (funded by the Arts Council) and tells the story of his family relationship with Freddie Mercury’s.
Pippa Poppy Catterall (born Peter Paul Catterall in 1961) is a British academic historian who, since 2016, has been Professor of History and Policy at the University of Westminster. Her research has focused on twentieth-century history and politics, the mass media, conflict studies and nationalism.