The most ridiculous, embarrassing and (most of the time) downright boring political drama of modern times has had British politics wrapped up for close to two years. Brexshit, sorry, Brexit and British Prime Minister Theresa May is wildly unpopular within the LGBTQ+ community and especially the expat community around Europe.

Us “British Europeans” have the most to lose from leaving our beloved EU. “Freedom of Movement” is how we’ve ended up making lives for ourselves across the continent, from Barcelona to Berlin and beyond. We spoke to UK queer performance artist and recent expat, Camp Dad about their Bollocks to Brexit show this week in Berlin.

Sleazy Gonzales: For anyone who has been living under a stone for the last 2 years, how would you summarise Brexit?

Camp Dad: The most embarrassing thing to come out of British politics since Ed Miliband ate that bacon sandwich. Brexit is a big mistake. A joke gone too far. A pub conversation that got carried away. Let’s forget the whole thing and go back to the root problems, which are the economic insecurity of austerity and blatant racism.

SG: Do you think it can be stopped?

CD: It absolutely can be stopped. Britain has been given that option from the EU. The only issue is how awkward it will be for British members or the EU parliament during the lunch break just after the U turn. “Sorry about all of that fuss guys. Can we still sit next to you?”

SG: There were a ton of Brexit themed shows at The Edinburgh Festival this year. What’s happening in yours?

CD: Bollocks to Brexit is a group of British migrants marking this historic event the only way they know how. With a good old British knees up. Every person performing benefits from Europe’s laws around freedom of movement and would be directly affected by any changes to the relationship between Britain and the EU. Yet it also comes from a place of exhaustion. Feeling tired with the same old failings of our leaders. Tired of the ineptitude of our fellow citizens. If you didn’t laugh you’d cry.

SG: How long have you been in Berlin? How does it compare to London or your hometown?

CD: I’ve been living in Berlin for just seven months and it is an entire world away from my hometown. Believe it or not they don’t exactly have three day long techno sex parties in the old industrial north of England.

SG: What’s the best sex party you’ve been to so far in Berlin?

CD: I have a couple of favourite sex parties in Berlin. Gegen at Kit Kat is great fun. I’m not really that into doing the dirty in the club anymore. I get off on wearing ridiculous costumes and spending the night embodying the character, Gegen, with its themed parties is a great place for this. Im also infatuated with Radiant Love, which has grown from a queer rt collective of the same name. you can expect good vibes, positive energy and plenty of dancing at their next party on the 30th of March.

SG: Tell us about your character Camp Dad…

CD: Camp Dad is Camp as a row of tents, he’s a full time dad and a part time daddy. He’s not regal enough to be a King so Berlin’s Drag Dad flirts with performative masculinity to expose the edges of the Victorian binary.

SG: Who else is performing?

You’ll also get to see Camp Dad’s partner in crime and drag lover, the international sweetie darling BLEACH. His favourite Scottish Auntie Gieza Poke, and his long time sister-wife-daughter-mum ‘the Clown Jockey’ will make their stage debut.

Camp Dad’s beautiful siblings, Grace Oni Smith and Beau Blonde, will be treating us to a live performance of their original music. Also performing is everyone’s favourite sexually transmitted infection, all the way from Wales (yes, Wales) Gonnorhianna.

SG: If Theresa May was considering a career as a drag queen, what advice would you give her?

CD: Funny you should ask. Believe it or not Theresa May actually is a drag queen. She’s an incredibly incompetent Margaret Thatcher impersonator. I think a crash course in queer theory would do her career wonders.

Bollocks to Brexit is at Berlin’s Monster Ronson’s Ichiban Karaoke on Thursday 28th March from 9pm.

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