Fabulosa!: companion website launched

Oh hello ducky! The online companion to Paul Baker’s Fabulosa!: The Story of Polari, Britain’s Secret Gay Language is now live. Feel free to have a vada here!

Crammed with tasty morsels from the book as well as bits of extra content that we couldn’t squeeze in, it’s the perfect introduction to this funny, filthy and ingenious language.



You'll find all of this bona stuff online:

►  Paul Bakers essential guide to the Polari basics.

►  A mini-dictionary featuring over 30 of our favourite words and phrases.

►  An exclusive extract from the book.

►  Potted profiles of Polari-speaking stars, from director Derek Jarman to performer Paul O’Grady.

►  A fiendish Polari language game to test your skills.

►  Details of forthcoming talks, events and book signings.

►  An interactive bijou map with facts about those locations at the heart of polari.

►  All the latest news and review coverage.



20% off this month
If all that wasn't enough, we’re also offering readers a special 20% discount to celebrate LGBT Pride Month. Simply order the book from our website here and enter the discount code FAB20 at the checkout. Don’t by shy – troll in!

Fabulosa!: The Story of Polari, Britain’s Secret Gay Language by Paul Baker is released on 14 June 2019 and available to order from our online shop.