Send Your Queen Story to Bohemian Rhapsodies True Tales by Queen Fans & Celebrities

Here is your chance to submit your Queen Story to a great new idea in aid of the Mercury Phoenix Trust. If you have an interesting Queen related story, .ie. did you meet the band, did you go to a Queen concert and meet the love of your life, then you can tell your Queen story.

Nan Lawniczak and Robyn Sherman-Dunford are compiling “BOHEMIAN RHAPSODIES: True Tales by Queen Fans & Celebrities”. Your story could be included in the book , you could be in print beside other fans and famous personalities who have their own Queen story to tell!

This is a voluntary contribution with 100% of the net profits going to the Mercury Phoenix Trust.

The Lawrence Olivier Awards: Vote For We Will Rock You

You can Vote For We Will Rock You in the Lawrence Olivier Awards.

Background: In 2010 the Laurence Olivier Awards is presenting an “Audience Award” – to the best London Show.

Vote for We Will Rock You
You can vote for We Will Rock You until Until 12:00 on 1 February.

A shortlist will then be announced in early February.
All Voters will be entered into a prize draw to win a pair of money-can’t-buy tickets for the star-studded Laurence Olivier Awards ceremony on 21 March.

Click here to vote for Queen + Ben Elton’s We Will Rock You.

Queen appear on RTE TV Ireland to Promote We Will Rock You in Dublin

Brian May and Roger Taylor appeared with Ryan Tubridy on the Late late Show (The worlds longest running chat show) to promote the We Will Rock You show at its premier in Dublin.

We Will Rock You are in Dublin in Jan 2010 and are performing at the O2. Tickets are available on Line for “We Will Rock You” and it is a limited performance.

Clips of Brian and Roger on the Late Late Show have been uploaded by RTE TV (see below) – it also briefly shows Rogers son, Rufus, who is playing the drums.

Brian May and Roger Taylor on RTE’s Late Late Show 15th Jan 2010

Jim Hutton – Freddie Mercurys Partner Dies

The partner of Freddie Mercury, Jim Hutton passed away at home in Ireland on 1st Jan 2010.

The Irish hairdresser Jim Hutton met Freddie in the early 1980s and their relationship continued until the star’s death from bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS on 24th November 1991.

Jim Hutton was diagnosed with the HIV virus in 1990 and passed away on New Year’s Day of complications from broncho-pneumonia. He also reportedly suffered from cancer in the last few years of his life.

He was buried in Bennekerry, Co. Carlow, Ireland on Monday 4th Jan, on the day which would have been his 61st birthday