Preview: Heart & Lung Unit

Preview: Heart & Lung Unit

Over the last 18 months, we’ve watched monthly variety event Heart & Lung Unit grow and grow from its Brixton origins to its current West End location. Ahead of their latest show next Monday, one of the “soul cabaret” crew’s founders Glenn...
The Week in Cabaret: Art for Other Arts’ Sakes

The Week in Cabaret: Art for Other Arts’ Sakes

Film, painting, literature and other arts meet in the satirical crossroads of burlesque. Tributes and parodies marked the highlights of last week at the dawn of the merry merry month of May. Wednesday saw an influx of burlesquers from all over the UK into London by...
Let the World Burlesque Games Begin!

Let the World Burlesque Games Begin!

Bump-and-grinding, tassel twirling and shimmying may not be Olympic categories, but they’re far more fun to watch than table tennis and badminton. Chaz Royal’s international festival of burlesque starts today – only in London – pitching exotic dancers and striptease...
Preview: When Worlds Collide

Preview: When Worlds Collide

A new show. A new venue. A new UK invasion, by the international impresarios behind the Slipper Room in New York City and Chinatown in Shanghai. It’s impossible not to build up high expectations for When Worlds Collide, the newest revue to hit London’s East End....
The Week in Cabaret: Freak Legion

The Week in Cabaret: Freak Legion

Stand-up comedy may be all about outrage these days, but you won’t find a better destination to get your politically incorrect kicks than the variety arena. Last week had great treats in store for brave souls unafraid of a little edge in their entertainment, with a...
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