Monthly Archives July 2014

I am Duchess Of Malfi still: how our boy in a dress created her ’50s upper-class alter-ego

It’s a year to the day since La JohnJoseph auditioned for Cover Her Face, back when it was not much more than a good idea with a bad working title. As he/she was in Berlin at the time, we did it over Skype, but even the inevitable picture breakup and dropped connections couldn’t conceal how the part should be hers/his. Since finishing Cover Her Face earlier this year, La John Joseph has been developing a tantalising new show at Battersea Arts Centre (The Last Night in the Life of Alexander Geist, which should hit the stage next year); jetting back to

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