Casting an eye over the best of Eurovision

Josh Brown: Conchita Wurst ‘Rise Like a Phoenix’ The ‘hotbed of sodomy’, as declared by Russian state TV, is this year’s unquestionable standout. Conchita Wurst is the drag alter-ego of ex-boyband member Thomas Neuwirth, although, as Eurovision approaches, Wurst has acquired the nickname ‘The Bearded Lady’. Austria’s Conchita has inspired comical reactions from Europe’s more conservative […]

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