Friends of Dorothy: The Live Halloween Spooktacular takes over GCN's In And Out Festival!

Friends Of Dorothy: Tales From The Queens will terrify and thrill you with a night of devilish drag and hilariously haunting humour.

Poster for Friends of Dorothy Halloween Spooktacular: A scared woman with spooky drag queens either side

This Halloween, the queens from the hit podcast, Friends Of Dorothy, crawl right into your home for a live virtual Halloween Spooktacular!

Taking place online this Friday, October 30, at 8pm – the eerie live show will be hosted by Candy Warhol and Kiki St Clair along with their resident creature of the night Maximillion Foy and very special guest co-host- the one and only Alison Spittle!

So what can you expect? The live Halloween show will include a podcast taping with the four hosts chatting about everything from Halloween memories and scary movies to ghost stories and the best Halloween drag looks from around Ireland. In addition to some fun surprises from the Haus of Mockie Ah & Club Gass queens, they will also be joined by an incredible lineup of drag performers from around the world who will be performing throughout the show!

The show will be free for viewers with tipping highly encouraged.

Now let’s take a closer look at those guests and performers!

Alison Spittle 

The hilarious Alison Spittle is an Irish comedian, comedy writer, radio producer and actress. She has worked for iRadio, RTÉ Radio 1 and Newstalk and created sketches for Republic of Telly and wrote and starred in her RTÉ Two sitcom Nowhere Fast in 2017. She is currently the host of the BBC podcast, Wheel Of Fortune.


Eva Young – Chicago, USA


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A wild Octopussy washed up on the beach ?? . Creature: @eda_birthing Photo: @dsshin

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Eva Young is an acclaimed drag talent from Chicago with an incredible talent for makeup and looks and a massive social media fan base.

Bitter Betty – Los Angeles, USA


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Greetings from sunny California. ??

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Bitter Betty is a legendary trans icon, drag performer, creative artist and bossy lady (She’s the owner of 1800-Wig Takeout).

Dahli – Arizona, USA

Star of Dragula season 2 and the recent Dragula Resurrection, Dahli will terrify and thrill you with her horrifyingly beautiful talent!

Victoria Scone – Wales, UK


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-Me rising from the dead when that TV show finally allows AFAB bodies on ? ————————————————— ALL MAKEUP – including the ‘breast plate’ ? My wig is literally snatched (from someone’s scalp), lips plumped & I have been know to have the best breast plate going. ————————————————— Products Used: @givefacecos / Code VICTORIA for 10% off your order! ? Jewels: @blingblingblinguk_drag_jewels – – – #breastplate #zombiemakeup #illusion #illusionmakeup #halloween #halloweenmakeup #givefacecosmetics #victoriascone #dragartist #dragperformer #afab #bioqueen #ukdrag #draguk #cardiffdrag #dragmakeup #makeup #mua #undiscoveredmua #makeupartist #ukdrag #drag #dragqueen #london #rpdr #rpdruk #rupaulsdragraceuk #rupaulsdragrace #glowup #glowupbbc

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Victoria Scone is an award winning drag artist who has been labelled an ‘Unhinged West-End Disco Diva’. She was awarded the title of ‘Favourite Alternative Drag Artist’ at the Cardiff Umbrella Awards 2019.

Crimsyn – North Virginia, USA


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⏰ Salvador Dali ⏰ ——————————————— ‘The Persistence of Memory’ For Halloween this year I wanted to combine my love of Art History and the Spooky Season of Halloween. SO, I decided to create a Halloween Makeup inspired by Salvador Dali! One of my biggest fears is running out of time, and not being able to be successful and productive in my time given to me, so that is what I am embodying here in this makeup. The @taimiapp is doing an amazing giveaway on their profile during this spooky season! If you would like to share your greatest fear in their comment section, you may be able to win! __________________________________ #drag #dragqueen #crimsyn #dragqueenmakeup #taimi #taimihalloween #halloween #halloweenmakeup #arthistory #salvadordali #thedragqueendom #dragperfection #qwerrrkout

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Crimsyn originally started as a cosplayer, but now is a part-time drag queen who loves creating all of her own content from scratch – whether it be a wig, costume, SFX prosthetic, or filming a music video – Crimsyn can handle it all!

Lexa Black – Lisbon, Portugal

Lexa Black is a insanely talented queen, actor and dancer who’ll be virtually bat-winging her way from Lisbon, Portugal.

Mahatma Khandi – London, UK


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Entering Halloween mode in 5 … #mahatmakhandi #halloween

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Mahatma Khandi is a London based drag performer and cabaret queen who was also a finalist on MTV’s Love or Lies.

Jarvis Hammer – Atlanta, USA

Jarvis Hammer is a self proclaimed Hammer Horror Drag King from Atlanta. Jarvis previously featured in Mockie Ah’s Drag Invaders and was such a favourite we had to bring him back!

Karma – Derry/London

London’s Derry doll, from rags to riches, it’s Karma bitches! Karma is a beauty queen diva from another planet, if there were a Real Housewives of Northern Ireland she’d be the main character. She’s a supermodel, live performer and actor. Try and keep up with her!

To join the Friends Of Dorothy Halloween fun, you can click here for more information and don’t forget – visit us here this Friday, October 30 at 8pm for the most delicious devilish show in the country!

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