November 2011 – Performer, Writer, TV and Radio Presenter – Amy Lamé




Amy Lamé was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland and moved to London in 1992. Working at London’s first out and proud lesbian and gay cafe-bar. Lamé quickly became prominent on London’s alternative scene. She has a distinctive look, a chubby glamour-puss with trademark fly-away black-rimmed spectacles and an ironic take on the 1950s American housewife style.

She became a British citizen in early 2007, and in March 2009 Lamé had a civil partnership with her British partner Jenny. She is currently Mayoress of London Borough of Camden alongside Mayor Johnathan Simpson.

She is often to be seen on both the stage and screen, and is a writer also.

abridged from Wikipedia

LnL Questionaire

Your favourite virtue? generosity

Your favourite qualities in a man? A little bit of gayness, regardless of sexualtiy

Your favourite qualities in a woman?
Brains, tits and ass

Your main characteristic?


What draws you most to your friends?

A devilish twinkle in the eye and a penchant for nice wine

Given the opportunity what would you most like to change?

The Government

Who would you most like to take out for dinner?

Boy George

Your idea of happiness?

Living an extraordinary life every day

What is your favourite way of spending the day?

Lounging in bed and being fed cupcakes and champagne by Hot Gossip

Whose life other than yours would you most like to have lived?

Hildegarde of Bingen

Where would you most like to live?

London is definitely the place for me!

Who is your favourite author?

Philip Roth

Who is your favourite poet?


Your favourite heroes in fiction?

Pinkie Brown, Brighton Rock

Charlie, played by Harvey Keitel in Mean Streets

Your favourite heroines in fiction?

Becky Sharp and Amelia Smedley from Vanity Fair…I think there’s a little bit of Becky and Amelia in all of us!

Ann Miller as Bianca in Kiss Me Kate

And Wonder Woman, of course.

Your favourite painters? (ARTISTS)

Modigliani, Martin Boyce, Huntley Muir, Ester Partegas, Terry O’Neill, Steph Burnley, Linder Sterling

Who is your favourite composer?

Chopin, Morrissey/Marr, George Harrison

What is your favourite Film?

Hairspray (the original version) and Raging Bull

Your favourite food?


Your favourite drink?

Champagne, or any quality fizzy substitute

Who do you most admire?

My nan

What is your present state of mind?

Alert, if slightly occupied by thoughts of cheese

For what fault have you most toleration?

Misplaced generosity

Your favourite motto?

You gotta do whatcha gotta do – Jack Lamé (my dad)


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