PODCAST: Best of Burlesque and Cabaret London 2014

PODCAST: Best of Burlesque and Cabaret London 2014

21st Century Burlesque Magazine editor Holli-Mae Johnson and editor-in-chief of This Is Cabaret Franco Milazzo sat down with the delightful Rosie Kohl in her cosy sitting room just before Christmas and discussed their 2014 highlights, picked out from all the London burlesque and cabaret shows...

The #SaveMadameJojos Peace Vigil in Words, Photo and Video.

The Madame Jojo’s Peace Vigil in Words, Photos and Video.

In October, a violent incident involving iconic Soho venue Madame Jojo's, a celebrated performance space for several decades and home to productions including House of Burlesque, The Folly Mixtures Revue and Cabaret Roulette, led to action by Westminster Council which has been condemned as "draconian"...

Review: Cabaret at Scarfes Bar (Rosewood Hotel)

Review: Cabaret at Scarfes Bar (Rosewood London)

As the long, lazy summer days turn into dark, drizzly nights, Rosewood London invites you to spend an evening in the warm amber glow of Scarfes Bar and indulge in top drawer food, drink, and entertainment from some of London’s finest cabaret stars. You enter what...

Review: Pandora's Box (Hippodrome Casino, London)

Review: Pandora’s Box (Hippodrome Casino, London)

Back from a run in Las Vegas, Pandora’s Box is described as ‘an innovative, enchanting display of high class entertainment’ and a dance-focused, erotic revue designed for observation rather than interaction. In reality, this journey through myth and legend is an amateurish, confused affair in...

Charlene Taylor: The Truth Behind the Tabloids

Charlene Taylor: The Truth Behind the Tabloids

In July the burlesque community responded with anger when certain UK newspapers published intentionally humiliating stories about new burlesque performer and aspiring singer Charlene Taylor.  In what has become typically underhand behaviour from the likes of the Daily Mail, Charlene was deceived and mislead into...