Events And Reviews

Review: Lili La Scala’s Another F*cking Variety Show (London Wonderground 2015)

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Before its annual trek up to Edinburgh Fringe, Another Fucking Variety Show stopped by the London Wonderground Spiegeltent to wow the crowds with an enviable, ever-changing line-up of cabaret stars. Headlining hostess Lili La Scala, exquisite opera-diva-cum-rock-star, presides in style with razor sharp wit and a series of devastatingly fabulous outfits. Her opening number, ACDC’s […]

Review: The Double R Club (London Wonderground 2015)

Heavy Metal Pete and Snake Fervor in The Double R Club at London Wonderground 2015. ©Sin BozkurtRead more

The Double R Club is a dark and disturbing spectacle of Lynch inspired nightmares. Away from its usual setting at Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, The Double R grows into something quite simply terrifying at the London Wonderground Spiegeltent. Host for the evening is the silver tongued wordsmith Benjamin Louche – as rakishly sordid as […]

Review: Black Cat Cabaret – Nocturne (London Wonderground 2015)

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Nocturne, Black Cat Cabaret’s latest London Wonderground production, concerns a weary London commuter who nods off on the tube and embarks on a journey through his troubled subconscious, led by “queen of the night” Lili La Scala. Nocturne’s trump card is its outstanding cast of all-star circus performers.  Katrina Lilwall is captivating on aerial chains, soaring above […]

Burlesque and Variety Highlights at London Wonderground 2015

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Now in its fourth spectacular year, London Wonderground 2015 invites you to eat, drink and be merry in its festive fairground on London’s South Bank and enjoy evenings of entertainment inside the twinkling 1920s Spiegeltent. Once again there is a generous helping of burlesque to enjoy, as well as other top drawer variety acts. Here are some of the […]

Review: Edge, Glitz, and Princesses at Disney After Dark

Lady Drew Blood (the Little Mermaid) in Disney After Dark. ©POC PhotoRead more

With their billowing gowns, bustles and jewelled tiaras, princesses have come to embody a sort of ultra-femininity that Western culture reserves for little girls and brides. In the burlesque world, however, we create our own opportunities for sartorial extravagance. In Seattle, Stripped Screw Burlesque’s latest production of Disney After Dark, now in its fifth year, […]