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Cabaret 2017 Archives - One4Review

Chris Betts – Bewilderbeest 3***

August 24, 2017 |

When Chris Betts hit the stage in his underground cavern lateish at night,armed with a book and looking like an Open University lecturer I wondered what we were in for. But I was soon to find out that it doesn’t … Read More

Paris de Nuit – Recirquel Company Budapest – 5*****

August 17, 2017 |

Setting the scene for an evening in 1930’s Paris, the Spiegeltent Palais Du Variete is the perfect venue for this cabaret circus act. A six piece live band sets the atmosphere of a smoky jazz club as the cast take … Read More

Bubble Show for Adults Only – Bubble Laboratory – 3***

August 15, 2017 |

The show starts as a couple (Kurt Murray and Iulia Benze) begin a romance over bubbly cocktails. Their romance soon develops and we quickly realise why this show is for adults only. They take us through each stage of the … Read More

All That Malarkey – 4 ****

August 14, 2017 |

It’s well worth checking out the malarkey that’s going on at Venue 13, a venue tucked away down Lochend Close near the bottom of the Royal Mile. David Harrington, musical director and pianist, provides wit and humour as he takes … Read More

JoJo Bellini: Crash-Bang Cabaret! – 3***

August 13, 2017 |

Bellini, a self confessed Karaoke fan, arrives on stage belting out Robbie Williams, “Let Me Entertain You “ and given her horrendous car crash experience, it is really quite remarkable she’s on stage at all. However, this is anything but … Read More

Hot Brown Honey – Briefs Factory – 4****

August 12, 2017 |

Back by popular demand, Hot Brown Honey returns to the Edinburgh Fringe. The atmosphere is built up by our compare Lisa encouraging the audience to make some noise. The stage is lit by a giant honeycomb structure where the DJ, … Read More

Elsa – Isobel Rogers – 4 ****

August 10, 2017 |

Isobel Rogers delivers a witty musical comedy about Elsa, who has ambition of being an artist in London, but has ended up working as a waitress in a cafe to make ends meet. Elsa becomes fascinated by the lives of … Read More

Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin – Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood -5*****

August 10, 2017 |

This show gets off to a great start as you collect your free gin on arrival. Bribery however is not required as this trio deliver the most informative, witty history of gin through their clever lyrics. Libby Wood and Maeve … Read More

The Lulu Show – Life on the Never-Never – 4****

August 10, 2017 | 1

A cabaret about boring old finance (anything but!) as Hilde Louise, accompanied by her wonderful band, deliver a very entertaining evening covering the excesses of the 80’s and the market crash. Hilde takes us through the pleasures of spending money, … Read More

Reuben Kaye 5*****

August 8, 2017 |

On a busy Saturday night, I packed into Assembly Checkpoint in the hope of being entertained by Australian cabaret act Reuben Kaye, and was not disappointed. As soon as he took to the stage I was unable to take my … Read More