Lili La Scala at the Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival 2015, by Nick Singleton Photography

Photos: Lili La Scala’s Stunning Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival Wardrobe

Renowned for her exquisite wardrobe, sublime hostess Lili La Scala made a modest four changes during the glittering Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival Gala last year. She takes us through her costume changes, calling the Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival “the best festival that the UK has to offer. Beautifully organised. I had the best time.” This year, […]

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

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

[wp-review] 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, […]

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

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

[wp-review] 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 […]

London Wonderground 2015

Burlesque and Variety Highlights at London Wonderground 2015

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 […]

Mimi Amore at the Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival 2014. ©Ravey Davey

Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival Prepares for Striptastic Third Year

The Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival has defied opposition and obstacles and steadily grown from a low key two day event to one of Europe’s biggest burlesque festivals. The festival is the brainchild of two Yorkshire women – Heidi Bang Tidy and Lady Wildflower – who launched the event in 2013 as a celebration of diversity which brings […]

Review: Palace of the Snow Queen (Black Cat Cabaret)

Review: Palace of the Snow Queen (Looking Glass Productions)

This year’s Christmas offering from the Looking Glass Productions arm of Black Cat Cabaret is Palace of the Snow Queen, which promises to deliver “…gourmet winter fayre, beautiful decor, and spectacular cabaret and circus entertainment.” Usually dinner is served as part of the experience, but Saturday 6th December is a cabaret only evening at £25 […]

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 could be the grand library of a sleepy country […]

Review: Another F*cking Variety Show (London Wonderground 2014)

Review: Another F*cking Variety Show (London Wonderground 2014)

Last Friday, with just over a week left of the outstanding London Wonderground 2014 season, feisty songbird Lili La Scala brought Another Fucking Variety Show, fresh from a run at the Edinburgh Fringe, to the South Bank Spiegeltent for the first of two dates. Boasting an enviable lineup of first-rate entertainers delivering song, striptease, circus […]

Review: Black Cat Cabaret, London Wonderground

REVIEW: The Black Cat Cabaret (London Wonderground 2014)

Black Cat Cabaret at London Wonderground reviewed by Miss Glory Pearl. After a successful run at Café de Paris and scooping the 2014 London Cabaret Awards ‘Best Production’ prize, Black Cat Cabaret crosses the river to the Wonderground Spiegeltent, promising a ‘uniquely theatrical cabaret spectacular’. The cast’s heritage is impeccable, featuring a generous dose of […]

Beyond the Christmas Cabaret

Beyond the Christmas Cabaret

Before the Burlesque TOP 50 madness kicked off at New Year, I enjoyed a highly entertaining evening at Sean Mooney‘s Beyond The Christmas Cabaret at The Clapham Grand in London.  Sean can always be relied on to put on a good show, but I didn’t expect this festive offering to be such a family affair. […]