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” – the complete and brutally swift suspension of its licence […]

Cabaret Roulette's Top 10 Burlesque Acts

Cabaret Roulette’s Top 10 Burlesque Acts

Welcome to the world of Cabaret Roulette, an innovative, no-holds-barred variety show in London where the audience calls the shots! Cabaret Roulette launched in November 2012 with a simple goal: to shake up the cabaret scene by throwing out old ideas, empowering audiences and challenging artists to push beyond their comfort zones – all the ingredients for […]

New York Burlesque Festival 2013: Saturday Spectacular

New York Burlesque Festival 2013: Saturday Spectacular

21st Century Fox here, bringing you more New York Burlesque Festival action direct from my basement!  (Thanks for the (admittedly hilarious) ‘plug’ Murray.) Dazzled by my first experience of Times Square at night, I and my trusty pal Verity Vale picked and pushed through the gawking clusters of tourists and made it to the legendary […]

Peggy de Lune's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Peggy de Lune’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Peggy de Lune shares her Texas Burlesque Festival 2013 experience… They finally let me through security in Cleveland airport after eying up my suspicious package. When my ‘Air Hostess’ act was first conceived, I thought I was so clever when I bought a giant vintage suitcase to use as a prop, because I could pack […]

REVIEW: The Hurly Burly Show: Naughty But Nice (Starring Miss Polly Rae).

REVIEW: The Hurly Burly Show: Naughty But Nice! (Starring Miss Polly Rae.)

The Hurly Burly Show: Naughty But Nice!, reviewed on Tuesday 10th July. It has been so interesting following Polly Rae’s career over the past years. I recall watching Polly and her ‘Hurly Burly Girlys’ at the Soho Revue Bar in 2007/2008 and later at the Leicester Square Theatre. Then, after what Polly has described as […]