Episode image is a detail from the cover of Un Omosessuale Normale by Angelo Pezzana, published in 2010 by Stampa Alternativa; the sculpture is ‘Gay Liberation’ by George Segal.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of Un Omosessuale Normale by Angelo Pezzana, published in 2010 by Stampa Alternativa; the sculpture is ‘Gay Liberation’ by George Segal.

Taking a break from rehearsing their new piece, Charles Adrian sits down somewhere in Italy with OHT founder Filippo Andreatta to discuss the importance of failure, the situation of gay people in Italy and those moments of false politeness that we all have to go through.

You can find out more about the Villa Nappi, where this conversation takes place, here.

The show Charles Adrian is working on with Filippo is Autoritratto Con Due Amici (Self-Portrait With Two Friends). The other performer in this show is Patric Schott, who is featured in Page One 44.

You can find out more about the Beatles Museum in Halle here.

Another book by David Foster Wallace, This Is Water, is discussed in Page One 71. He is also discussed in Page One 19.

This episode was recorded at the Villa Nappi in Polverigi for London Fields Radio, which you can find out more about here.

You can listen to this episode on Mixcloud here.

Episode released: 2nd September, 2013.

Book listing:

Very Loud And Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Un Omosessuale Normale by Angelo Pezzana

Brief Interviews With Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace

Links:

Villa Nappi

Office For A Human Theatre

Autoritratto Con Due Amici

Page One 44

Beatles Museum, Halle

Page One 71

Page One 19

Page One 51 on Mixcloud

London Fields Radio

Charles Adrian