Review: BRIEFS - The Second Coming (London Wonderground 2014)

Review – BRIEFS: The Second Coming (London Wonderground 2014)

Briefs, the all-male cabaret circus troupe from (mostly) Australia has returned to London Wonderground for a four week run, starting on 2nd September. The show opens with a brilliantly choreographed ensemble piece, Captain Kidd strutting on stage with a huge white peacock tail which opens to reveal the rest of the cast. Some great use […]

Review: Between the Sheets (London Wonderground 2014)

Review: Between the Sheets (London Wonderground 2014)

Earlier this month, purring burlesque popstress Miss Polly Rae brought established London favourite Between the Sheets, usually in residence at the Hippodrome Casino’s intimate Matcham Room, to London Wonderground 2014 for two naughty nights of song and striptease. Expanded for the decidedly larger Spiegeltent space and refreshed with sizzling new numbers, the show was typically […]

REVIEW: Double R Club (London Wonderground 2014)

REVIEW: Double R Club (London Wonderground 2014)

The Double R Club at London Wonderground 2014, reviewed by James Lee on August 2nd 2014. For anyone unfamiliar with the Double R Club, it is a cabaret inspired by the work of David Lynch (though by no means restricted by it). Away from its usual home in the Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, the […]

Review: Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School (London Wonderground 2014)

Review: Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School (London Wonderground 2014)

Pinup model, burlesque performer and artist Miss Miranda shares her experience of Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School at London Wonderground 2014. I was delighted to receive a last minute invitation to attend Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School at London Wonderground – I’m rather ashamed to admit that I have never been before! On my recent travels around […]

Between the Sheets: 7 Ways to Seduce Your Audience

Between the Sheets: 7 Ways to Seduce Your Audience

Burlesque songstress Miss Polly Rae, star of West End hit The Hurly Burly Show and Between the Sheets, shares her tips for keeping an audience tantalised and titillated. You can watch Polly Rae, Kitty Bang Bang and cast in action at London Wonderground next month; see below for details… Create A Welcoming Environment Entice your […]

REVIEW: House of Burlesque (London Wonderground 2014)

REVIEW: House of Burlesque (London Wonderground 2014)

House of Burlesque has returned to London Wonderground’s evocative, twinkling Spiegeltent for a third year with a new production playing a string of dates in August and September. It’s a high-energy, well paced and enjoyable show, boasting a high quality line-up of accomplished soloists, but is let down by the standard of in-house costume and […]

Burlesque at London Wonderground 2014 (Part Two)

Burlesque at London Wonderground 2014 (Part Two)

London Wonderground is set to spice up the Southbank for a third year this summer, with an extensive and varied programme of events covering cabaret, comedy, music, circus, and burlesque.  I heartily recommend multiple visits to Wonderground; you can enjoy a cool drink in the gardens with lanterns dancing above you in the trees, browse […]

Burlesque at London Wonderground 2014 (Part One)

Burlesque at London Wonderground 2014 (Part One)

London Wonderground is set to spice up the Southbank for a third year this summer, with an extensive and varied programme of events covering cabaret, comedy, music, circus, and burlesque.  I heartily recommend multiple visits to Wonderground; you can enjoy a cool drink in the gardens with lanterns dancing above you in the trees, browse […]