We’ll be kicking off our Autumn and Winter season with our famous Edinburgh Fringe after party – including free entry to anyone who brings their Edinburgh Fringe staff or artists pass. We’ll be celebrating the end of the festival season with a stella line-up including American stand-up Desiree Burch ‘Funny, frank, eloquent’ ★★★★ – The Scotsman, Bawdsville will be presenting their bawdy vaudevillian retelling of the classic fairytale the Red Shoes, we have outstanding physical comedy from E4’s Cassie Atkinson, we’ll be hosting a bevy of burlesque beauties including Kim Khaos, Linka Rose, Calibre Blue and Nina LaBelle, and if that wasn’t enough we’ll be welcoming back the retro sensation of close harmony heroics – The Tootsie Rollers: all woven together by our hostess with the mostess, the incomparable vixen of vaudeville, the blonde bombshell with legs to die for – the one and only Michael Twaits.
SEPTEMBER 7 FULL LINE-UP
Yve Blake is a Sydney-born London-based maker of music, theatre, and online experiences. She is interested in taking her audiences on a metaphorical orienteering quest to find each other.
Comedy and daring feats of extraordinary jangly bits from the well known cherry twanger. Bring your heirlooms for analysis. ‘A comic with great imagination’ Broadway Baby. ‘Absurdist comedy, happily bonkers, smooth as peanut butter’ Time Out.
MISS CHERRY BOMB
Canadian Beauty Miss Cherry Bomb is excited to show the Brits what North American burlesque is all about.
A member of the Burlesque Beauties as well as part of the Candy Girl Cabaret based in Vancouver , Miss Cherry Bomb has been performing on the Canadian cabaret scene for 7 years. Edgy, High energy and will leave you wanting more 😉
THE TOOTSIE ROLLERS
Described as ‘The Spice Girls meet The Andrews Sisters’ The Tootsies met five years ago when cast together in retro musical ‘Mack & Mabel’ . It was love at first sight & having had the time of their lives on the show the girls made the decision that they must find a way to continue performing together and sharing their passion for all things vintage… The Tootsie Rollers were born!
Cute, sassy, sexy and fun, The Tootsie Rollers are this season’s must-have vintage accessory!
HUNNI VON TRAPP
Since exploding onto the scene earlier this year Hunnï Vôn Trapp has dazzled on an international scale. From hosting the infamous Snake Pit stage at Glastonbury Festival to seducing Stockholm, Hunnï has charmed and beguiled with her uncompromisingly fierce comedy. It’s time to #tastetheHunni
EL TIGRE GRIND
Beware of El Tigre! A lonely jaguar stalks the deepest, darkest heart of the jungle looking for her prey and is overcome by desire when she finds it!
Hailing from the mystical woods of rural Poland, Karolinka journeys to the dazzling lights of Hounslow, where she discovers her inner sensual being…with the aid of an intoxicating scent…
With Bouffon inspired comedy Cassie has recently appeared as Gemma in the e4 comedy ‘Drifters’ and has just been crowned as Bolton’s Princess of comedy. (‘The most vivacious presence on stage’ – Financial Times, ‘Hilarious Northerner – Made in Shoreditch, ‘A conviction that certainly entertains’ – Chortle)
It’s Calibre Blue; the sensational thunder from down under! A hot shoe shuffling showgirl, she’s got leg’s for miles and a super infectious smile, with plenty of cheek and a whole lot of sass!
Roseanna has performed in shows covering a variety of different genres, and in many Burlesque and Cabaret venues across the UK. Every year Roseanna takes to The Edinburgh Festival Fringe and now invites you to ‘Travelling Light’: a night of laughter, story telling and song as she reveals all about growing up a Gyspy in the world of cabaret…with some familiar songs and unfamiliar stories, you are guaranteed to laugh your pants off.
BATHING IN SAPPHIRE
Nina’s latest routine that will be exploding onto stages in 2014, is her most lavish yet. Inspired by the precious gem stone Sapphire, Nina has crafted a routine that is breath-takingly beautiful with a costume made of over 20,000 rhinestones. The audience are treated to a mesmerizing silk fan dance and an extremely erotic finale.
MISS OOPSIE OOOHH
Miss Oopsie Ooohh is a waitress in a 1950’s diner. As the Diner becomes busy she spills, shimmies and sploshes her way through. Be warned, things are going to get messy!
HISTORY OF EVERYTHING (IN 5 MINUTE)
To use the words of Ronseal Quick drying woodstain “does exactly what it says on the tin” Everythng thats ever happend in the world, the universe and life itself ever ever…in 5 minutes, give or take the odd one or two things! A fast frenetic physical theatre comedy piece. ‘John Cleese with sex appeal’ – The Scotsman ‘a manic performance of the first order that must wear him out’ – The Stage.