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Berlin Cabaret

August 27, 2012 |

If you imagine the setting where Sally Bowles performs in ‘Cabaret’ then you get the premise of this decadent German club scenario.

Tales of debauchery, androgenous characters, scantily clad women and men abounded, interspersed with some basic songs (there was … Read More

Dorothy Squires: Mrs Roger Moore

August 24, 2012 |

*****

A little known fact is that only two singers have made the British charts with the song My Way. Frank Sinatra was obviously one and the other one was Welsh songstress Dorothy Squires. The lyrics of this song perfectly … Read More

Lady Sings It Better

August 20, 2012 |

*****

This singing sextet from Australia style themselves as feminist cabaret. Backed by a driving three piece band, they blend innocence with sexuality as they power and posture their way through a bundle of songs made famous by male artists.

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Chaz Royal’s Sexy Circus Sideshow

August 18, 2012 |

3 Star

***

This show is exactly what it says on the tin. An example of circus sideshows acts liberally mixed with sexy burlesque dancers, the whole shooting match loosely held together by Joe Black on the night I attended … Read More

Scales of the Unexpected

August 17, 2012 |

4 Star

**** 

Scales of the Unexpected are a three man ensemble of accomplished cabaret performers namely Big Ian, Little Ian and Brian and in their bunker of a space are performing a late evening extravaganza of material and this … Read More

Hey, Piano Bar Lady

August 14, 2012 |

4 stars ****

Slightly ditsy but always charming, Linn Lorkin regales us with her life stories of growing up and becoming a piano bar player all over the world. This is a rare glimpse into a sadly dying profession including … Read More

Blues & Burlesque – B ‘n’ B Group

August 10, 2012 |

4 Stars

**** 

This mid afternoon slot is definitely not the normal time slot for a show of this genre, one would normally expect this to be around midnight, but then this is Edinburgh when anything goes.

Welcoming the healthy … Read More

Cabaret Whore:- Her Finest Hour

August 7, 2012 |

5 Star

*****

Sarah Louise Young is such a versatile comedy singer and actor that one just can’t help believing she is the ‘person’ she is creating. She has a whole stable of characters on offer, I think seven at … Read More

Street Cries

August 7, 2012 |

4 stars ****

If you know the gist of ‘Under Milk Wood’ you will get the premise of this hour of musical cabaret, although having just come out of ‘Spelling Bee’ it took a while to readjust my brainspace and … Read More

Sharron Matthews Superstar: Gold

August 6, 2012 |

5 stars *****

Once again, Sharron Matthews delights in an all-too-quick hour of top-class comedy cabaret. She welcomes every audience member as they come in, instantly putting people at ease and you just know you’re going to enjoy the next … Read More