Whatever you gave up for Lent, it better not be cabaret. [caption id="attachment_8204" align="alignnone" width="565"]The clowning quartet of Spymonkey bring their smash hit Cooped to the Leicester Square Theatre this week. The clowning quartet of Spymonkey bring their smash hit Cooped to the Leicester Square Theatre this week.[/caption] Zinger Of The Week: Spymonkey's Cooped, Leicester Square Theatre From their origins as street performers, Spymonkey's clowning quartet have produced high-profile globe-trotting shows, bursting with laughs, energy and ideas. This week they bring back their show Cooped, one of their first major creations. Directed by One Man Two Guvnors's Cal McCrystal, the plot revolves around secretary Laura Du Lay assuming up a new position in deepest, darkest Northumberlandhamptonshire. Who is her mysterious boss? What is that manservant up to? And just where the blazes is Northumberlandhamptonshire? See below for a taster of the action. 18-23 March. Leicester Square Theatre, WC2H 7BX. £18-22. 7:30pm More information   Myra DuBois: Raw And Unpolished Winning Best Drag Artiste at the London Cabaret Awards hasn't made our columnist Myra DuBois complacent. Far from it: this Wednesday sees her debuting new material and a new character. As the name of the evening suggests, expect some rough edges along with guest spots from the highly rated Jayde Adams and David Mills. 20 and 27 March. Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London, SE11 5HY. Pay-What-You-Can. More information   Boom & Bang Circus Despite its casino setting, Boom & Bang Circus is no gamble. Co-producers Bioux Boom and fiery burlesquer Kitty Bang Bang were part of the Boom Boom Club which put on spectacles from the Royal Albert Hall to the Old Vic Tunnels via the Cafe de Paris. Their latest extravaganza has a revolving all-killer-no-filler cast featuring the cream of the London scene. 21-22 March. Matcham Room, London Hippodrome, London, WC2H 7JH. 10.30pm. More information   The Double R Club As ever, a very strong bill from the Lynchian cabaret extravaganza sees (amongst others) burlesquer Laurie Hagen and erotic poet Ernesto Sarezale delve deep into their nightmares for the delectation of the club's cult following. 21 March. Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London, E2. £10. More details and tickets More information   And, finally, a sample of Spymonkey's Cooped sees Forbes Murdston (Toby Park) and his new secretary Laura Du Lay (Petra Massey) coming to grips with each other. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLLDkweAQCI