Friday 4th August, South Bank
I’m a huge fan of Polly, the woman beside me says: she’s the best in the business. We’re sitting on the far left of a crowded semi-circle that cups the stage. I can’t hear her exacts words, which are drowned out by both the frank invitations of Khia’s My Neck, My Back and the murmuring crowd around us. Continue reading “Miss Polly Rae: Between the Sheets”
Dinner Sittings 6.30 – 8.00 with show from 8.30 – late
Proud Cabaret City, No.1 Mark Lane
Proud’s City outpost established itself two years ago at No.1 Mark Lane after extensive refurbishment from Alex Proud and his wife Danielle, a renowned interior designer. Visitors may be surprised by the relatively short period that it has been open because it fits so comfortably into the surrounding area.
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Playing at Edinburgh Fringe, The famous Spiegeltent until the 25th August.
On its tenth anniversary, La clique is still one of the best variety shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, combining burlesque, circus, dance, comedy and magic into one incredible performance. It can’t fail to show you a good time. Continue reading “La Clique at Edinburgh Fringe”
Walking into the Dorfman Hub at the Roundhouse in Camden the viewer was thrown into a Victorian circus. Whilst walking around you could have your tarot read, try to knockdown stacks of bottles or watch a young girl twirling a ribbon. What was this all about? It was a little pre-show taster from the performers that were about to throw us into the world of a Victorian freak show.
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