Ivy Paige: Seduction

Ivy Paige: Seduction

Ivy Paige opens her show gliding on stage in full sequins and crystals, elegantly poised as the heady beats of It’s Raining Men blasts in the background. She injects energy with her mere presence, and welcomes us as her lovers past, present and future – because ‘pronouns all sound the same when you have a ball gag in your mouth’... 

Accordion Fight Show

Accordion Fight Show

Award-winning, folk-punk-cabaret rioteer Strangely returns with a brand new show, full of new songs and shenanigans. Prepare to sing along as you battle for fabulous prizes against the world's loudest, nakedest, accordion player! Come see the show BroadwayBaby... 

Bilbao Is Not in Spain

Bilbao Is Not in Spain

The enigmatic Doctor Woof, Britain’s furriest drag artiste, and the aromatic Aletia Upstairs, London’s sexiest Cabaret Artiste, combine their unique talents with lashings of glitter, feathers and fishnets coupled with some very clever original naughty songs... 

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl'Amouresque is a Berlin-based burlesque and cabaret act with vintage charm and a modern twist. Seductive, playful and classy, Die Gl'Amouresque will take you on an unforgettable journey through the golden years leaving you wanting more! 

Full Throttle

Full Throttle

Strike a pose at our gay and glamorous Les Odalisques inaugural gala, a riotous romp of lighthearted frivolity and hot-headed hijinks on and off the stage. Sultry starlets Tatiana Diavoletto and Bleu Phoenix simper and seethe with pent-up frustration as West End Bares (fourth assistant) director Lex Del Fierno thwarts their ambitions in his pursuit of the show-stealing newcomer Beau Angel... 

Tartan and Tassels

Tartan and Tassels

Sassy Von Sparkle invites you to a celebration of all things fun and sexy with our brand-new burlesque show for Edinburgh Fringe 2018... Tartan and Tassels! Don your glad rags, leave your worries at home and join our all-star cast of bonnie babes for a dazzling evening of the great, good and sometimes naughty... 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

In the resplendent surroundings of the Assembly Speigeltent, a pumping rendition of Cherry Bomb blasts out the promise of an hour of alternative grandeur. Unfortunately the hour which follows is frustrating and mediocre at best... 

A Diamond Diva

A Diamond Diva

Miss DQ, the Diamond Diva, also happens to be the only dwarf drag act in Europe. Fresh from a three year residency at Sparkles Show Bar in Gran Canaria, the star of Channel 4's Seven Dwarves is ready to knock the Fringe for six... 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

This ever-growing Edinburgh Fringe institution is back for its fifth year! With a different line-up of top, hand-picked, Fringe acts every night, join hosts Griffin and Jones for the ultimate late-night variety show! Going by past experience, anything can happen! 

No Regrets: Josephine D'Love and the Burlesque Liberation Front

No Regrets: Josephine D'Love and the Burlesque Liberation Front

In an alternate universe there lies a place where everything is juxtaposed, where cardboard is classy, where alternative facts become live entertainment while the show is a mere interval for your inappropriate pleasure... 

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns for its sixth year. Magic, variety, burlesque and sideshow acts are gift-wrapped by Mister Meredith in a world of fun and games... 

Kiki Mellék: Law of Attraction

Kiki Mellék: Law of Attraction

Hello darlings - Oohoo bibshkis! Plastic-fantastic Kiki Mellék has arrived and is simply winning at life! So much so, that she wants to share her perfectly, pert pearls of wisdom with you lucky darlings… Come and celebrate all things fabulous and shimmy those blues away at a self-help, cabaret seminar like no other! An Edinburgh debut from actress and cabaret performer Jo Calderwood (Burlesque Idol, runner-up 2017 and Spare Rib Superstar, winner 2017)... 

Trollbadour

Trollbadour

Anarchic, honest and witty, Grant travels the UK with his double bass performing songs that make half of his audience extremely glad and the other half extremely mad. He's on a mission to release an album every six months for 20 years... 

Elaine Davidson's Kinky Freakshow

Elaine Davidson's Kinky Freakshow

A rare opportunity to see lifetime Guiness World Record holder Elaine Davidson – the world's most pierced woman – up close and personal doing what she does best. Prepare to be amazed by her daringly delicious festive feats... 

Illicit Thrill – Breakin' the Rules

Illicit Thrill – Breakin' the Rules

Get your tip dollars out and leave your inhibitions at the door as you step into the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot. Back in the stripteasing business, the show that has been teaching Edinburgh audiences to perv responsibly is going to be breakin’ the rules... 

Danger Strip Show

Danger Strip Show

The most jaw-dropping, mind-popping, eye-watering experience of this year's Fringe! With unbridled attitude, this firecracker of a show performs death defying stunts while honoring the world's oldest artform (striptease) for your entertainment... 

Von's Midnight Madness

Von's Midnight Madness

The Antipodean madman known as Von, shall be performing his fabled loops upon his eight-string guitar and telling his extraordinary tales with a twist of adult comedy and burlesque upon the hour of midnight in the infamous Black Medicine Basement... 

Seen and Heard

Seen and Heard

Winner: Best Cabaret, Melbourne Fringe 2017. A stunning showcase of song, circus, dance, striptease and vaudeville, combined with the confessional art of storytelling. Burlesque queen and storyteller Becky Lou has trawled the glittery underbelly of the international Fringe circuit, queer parties, circus spaces and burlesque bars to bring together this incredible line-up of alt-cabaret artists willing to embrace their vulnerability and share personal stories... 

Full Moon Cabaret

Full Moon Cabaret

The Full Moon Cabaret is an immersive art party with burlesque, variety and subversive surprises. Taking place on the full moon of every month in Berlin, the Full Moon Cabaret offers a cheeky exploration of a theme derived from what Native Americans called the full moon... 

Clara Cupcakes – The Worst

Clara Cupcakes – The Worst

Nominated for the 2017 Golden Gibbo (Best Independent Production) at Melbourne Comedy Festival. In the summer of 2001, Clara Cupcakes invented the worst video game of all time: the unplayable tale of an octopus looking for love in this crazy world... 

Frieda Loves Ya!

Frieda Loves Ya!

Frieda Love is a cabaret clown attempting to save the world through comedy song, dance and guerrilla burlesque. Using the advice of a mystical fondant fancy called Mervyn, she travels through alternate universes and numerous wigs to confront the dark force that's taking over... 

Lolly Jones: Fifty Shades of May

Lolly Jones: Fifty Shades of May

Lolly (BBC Three/Comedy Central) lampoons political figures in this character comedy/burlesque hybrid show. As Theresa May, she will taunt and tease in Brussels and in fields of wheat... 

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Show for Adults Only

I wasn’t really in the mood for this show. There was the pressing concern that a bubble show aimed at an adult audience was going to be an hour of dick jokes tagged on to what could just have been a family show... 

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl'Amouresque is a Berlin-based burlesque and cabaret act with vintage charm and a modern twist. Seductive, playful and classy, Die Gl'Amouresque will take you on an unforgettable journey through the golden years leaving you wanting more! 

War Pig

War Pig

French theatre group Le Festin de Saturne deliver a wild and engaging clown show, War Pig, following the adventures of young Private Juan and Captain Fidel Castra off to war. This mad show starts hilariously and grotesquely as we watch the very tall and lean Juan happily masturbate to the captain's private magazines while looking up to clock the audience... 

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Sex clown, wild woman and surreal showgirl, the award-winning, head-spinning Betty Grumble returns to Edinburgh with her flesh riot of laughing love and ecosex. ‘Grumble’s eye-opening show is a venus flytrap to the male gaze’ **** (ToDo List)... 

Cabariot

Cabariot

Daring, witty and hilarious, RM Productions brings to the Fringe the best professional drag and burlesque act of Scotland – Cherie Triffle for a no holds barred performance. 

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis has now played to most of the Western world, having played in over 35 countries and performed in six languages. This latest incarnation comes fresh from Las Vegas, where the show has been thrilling audiences for the last two years... 

Late Night Lip Service

Late Night Lip Service

A midnight cabaret featuring “the wildest acts from across the Fringe” is setting itself up for some pretty high standards. This year, Late Night Lip Service has hit the nail on the head; it’s raucous, it’s loud and it’s certainly wild... 

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

How does one describe Betty Grumble? No really, I’m at a loss. I can throw out words like, obscene beauty queen; sex clown; absurdist stripper; ecosexual satirist, but none of them really do justice to her magnificence... 

Hot Brown Honey

Hot Brown Honey

The ladies of Hot Brown Honey are back in Edinburgh and they’re still bringing the power! This mix of burlesque, beats and brashness plays with our preconceptions of what a burlesque show is by being exactly what a burlesque show should be; biting, funny, challenging and an extravaganza... 

Luke Kempner: Take a Long Hard Luke at Yourself

Luke Kempner: Take a Long Hard Luke at Yourself

Luke Kempner takes a Luke in the mirror in this gently funny show, poking fun at himself and the impressions he uses to express himself. He is a comedian and impressionist and uses these skills to investigate who he really is... 

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Undresser

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Undresser

The art and world of burlesque is much loved but one burlesque performer is telling the story they all live – a story of liberation, sensuality and ambition.Through spoken word, music and burlesque numbers, Elsie Diamond recounts the story of Joanne/Winnie Sparkletits, a woman stuck in a rut who discovers freedom through the beautiful skill that is burlesque... 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret is back for it's fourth year at Edinburgh Fringe! With a different line-up of top Fringe acts every night, hand-picked by hosts Griffin and Jones, this ever-growing institution is the late night variety show! 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns for a fifth year with a new all-star cast and extravaganza nightly! An international round-up of the finest in striptease, cabaret and variety from the legendary producers of the London Burlesque Festival now in it's eleventh year and the annual World Burlesque Games competition... 

Illicit Thrill: Tits, Tease and Ten Pound Notes

Illicit Thrill: Tits, Tease and Ten Pound Notes

The Fringe’s shadiest nightspot, the Illicit Thrill is back in the stripteasing business. Housemistress Gypsy 'Fur Coat No Knickers' Charms and trusty sidekick Savannah 'Best Butt in the Business' Duvall will guide punters through the bump'n'grindy world of tits, tease and ten pound notes... 

The Great Merkin Show!

The Great Merkin Show!

Freaks, undergarments and curiosities! From America’s Wild West to the nether regions in-between comes Eugene, Oregon’s favorite sassy oddity Josephine D’Love, joining forces with musical extraordinaire Jasper Freedom of Boxcar Conception to bring you America’s weirdest burlesque variety show! The Great Merkin Show! 

Cabaret Boheme: A Night at the Movies

Cabaret Boheme: A Night at the Movies

Sexy provocateur Veronica Blacklace is back with seasoned cabaret talent and fresh faces from her own burlesque school. On a beautiful bank holiday night, the packed Spiegeltent experienced a carousel of wonderment and excitement filled with sultry vocals, gravity defying aerial acrobatics, circus splendour and steaming hot burlesque... 

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

Warning: this review contains numerous cheesy James Bond puns. A Night In… Double-Oh Heaven promised Bond girl burlesque, thrilling danger acts, skilled circus and live renditions of classic 007 themes, served with a dash of titillation and a double measure of glamour... 

Bad Luck Cabaret

Bad Luck Cabaret

What to wear to a cabaret show where the dress code was “dress for the end of the world or the beginning”? Sorry, my supernova outfit is still in the laundry. Luckily, there was plenty of yellow and black warning tape to wrap into... 

The Girl From Mars

The Girl From Mars

Due to popular demand, the ‘Britpop Rocky Horror’ returns for a second year! Following an epic premiere at Brighton Fringe 2016, and a nationwide tour including a full show at Shiiine On Weekender, ‘The Girl From Mars’ brings you the biggest Britpop anthems in a cosmic love story... 

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Life-drawing glamorous, quirky-cabaret performers in an atmosphere of boozy hilarity? Founded in Brooklyn, Anti-Arts School events now take place in 150 cities worldwide. Between sketching, why not sample a cocktail in the amazing new art-deco interior of Gem Electric... 

Terror Australis

Terror Australis

I love edgy cabaret - give me songs about Chemsex (thanks Bourgeois and Maurice), or anti-drag (thanks David Hoyle) or blood, sweat and other bodily fluids (thanks Christeene) and I will be a very happy person... 

Blues and Burlesque

Blues and Burlesque

After last year’s sell-out run, the Blues and Burlesque are back with a new show. Once again, songs and piano playing from ex-Dexys jazz reprobate Pete Saunders are upstaged superbly by the show’s extraordinary hostess Lady Beau Peep ... 

King of the Fringe: Best Of

King of the Fringe: Best Of

Join us for some drag king cabaret by the seaside as we celebrate the bois from previous King of the Fringe competitions. Past winners Sammy Silver, Benjamin Butch and George Faithless will be lip-syncing, hip-thrusting and lyric-twisting for your pleasure alongside some other crowd favourites and special guests... 

Femme Fatale Show: Cabaret & Burlesque Night

Femme Fatale Show: Cabaret & Burlesque Night

Join us for a show-stopping night of music and dance, as we shimmy through the hits of 'Chicago', 'Cabaret' and 'Sweet Charity', before turning up the heat for our classic burlesque show... 

A Dirtier Weekend with Der Wunderlich Revue

A Dirtier Weekend with Der Wunderlich Revue

Join Brighton's favourite (almost) all-male cabaret and burlesquers for a dirtier weekend of stripping, pole-dancing, cheerleading (of course), nudity, stupidity, magic, music and mayhem... 

Naked Girls Reading featuring Burlexe

Naked Girls Reading featuring Burlexe

Join burlesque artist and naked stand-up, Miss Glory Pearl, for an intimate, innovative show combining powerful stories, beautiful women and beautiful words. 'Naked Girls Reading' is a global performance art phenomenon that asks the audience to exalt rather than scandalize the female body... 

Stars and Stripers!

Stars and Stripers!

London's electrifying Burlesque troupe are back! After their sell out premier performance last year at The London Wonderground, The Folly Mixtures wiggle their way to Brighton to celebrate everything you love or loathe about the US of A! Their unique blend of sexy and silly means you can expect everything from Vegas Showgirls to tap dancing Trumps in this fun, cheeky Burlesque Revue... 

Frontal Lobotomy

Frontal Lobotomy

Bold, witty, and surreal, burlesque maverick Jeu Jeu la Foille fuses original beat poetry with the tormented lullabies of Tom Waits, punctuated with scientific accounts of perhaps the biggest error of judgment in medical history - the transorbital lobotomy... 

Witt 'n' Camp

Witt 'n' Camp

'Witt ‘n’ Camp' brings to Brighton sixty minutes of mad vocals, dancing, joy, seduction, escapology, partial nudity and wish fulfilment. The show blends theatre, cabaret and musical comedy into one mad fun fest... 

A Bit of Magic with Stu & Friends

A Bit of Magic with Stu & Friends

Bringing together the best comedy, magic and cabaret acts at Brighton Fringe, following last year’s sell out shows, comedy magician Stu Turner hosts a smorgasbord of variety. London based Stu's offbeat act is sometimes silly, sometimes surreal, but always baffling and highly entertaining... 

Sing-a-long Rocky Horror

Sing-a-long Rocky Horror

Lets do the Time Warp again! Join in with this cult classic in our big screen auditorium and don't forget the rice and newspapers. Fishnets at the ready...  

Cirque Du Cabaret: Gala Show

Cirque Du Cabaret: Gala Show

One of the UK’s longest running cabaret companies 'Cirque Du Cabaret' debuts in Brighton Fringe 2017 with a brand new show. Expect some cheap thrills, bone chilling chills and a big dollop of sauce from the Cirque crew... 

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The Late Night Shop Cabaret

The Late Night Shop Cabaret

"Blurring the lines between burlesque and performance art, their prodigious dumb shows are an unparalleled joy in British variety" (This Is Cabaret). The Late Night Shop are a London-based collective who perform and curate the best of adult variety across the UK... 

Gypsy Unveiled

Gypsy Unveiled

The famous musical 'Gypsy' captured everyone's hearts when it was released. But do we know the real Gypsy Rose Lee? Crimson Horse Theatre relaunches in this year's Brighton Fringe with 'Gypsy Unveiled', a new show that explores the reality behind her unusual childhood, an unstable mother, the relationships that helped her become a star, her three husbands, gangster connections and more... 

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl'Amouresque is a Berlin-based burlesque/cabaret revue quartet with a sensually vintage yet modern twist. Join Mademoiselle Lola and her ladies: Rose Noire, Amelia Dellair and Tara D'Arson on a tantalizing tour of timeless triple threats! 

The Glamour of Yesteryear

The Glamour of Yesteryear

Come and join us for a spectacular evening packed with luscious ladies, tantalizing tunes and sweet serenades, Bonbons style. We pay homage to an era long forgotten but always remembered in our ultra-stylish Parisian cabaret and burlesque showcase... 

Grumble: Sex Clown Saves the World

Grumble: Sex Clown Saves the World

Kate Bush may well have adopted a new receptacle in the form of a skimpy harlequin from down under. Self-professed ‘eco-sexual’, Betty Grumble’s surrealist, circus-themed burlesque shatters the barriers of conventional cabaret to bring a unique exhibition to the Fringe... 

Under Cover With the Naked Stand-Up

Under Cover With the Naked Stand-Up

Miss Glory Pearl is the naked stand-up and she doesn’t mess about. Before a single word has been spoken she’s starkers onstage and the show begins: part burlesque, part stand-up, part radical feminist praxis, Undercover with the Naked Stand-up is an entertaining and illuminating romp through issues around body image, underwear shopping and the patriarchy... 

The Fabulous Punch and Judy Show

The Fabulous Punch and Judy Show

If a panto and a Sarah Kane play had an unimaginably grotesque love-child it would look a lot like this. The sheer effluence of unimaginably foul language and degenerate deeds that affront the stunned audience from the outset of The Fabulous Punch and Judy Show warrant a grudging respect, as they realise just how concertedly low the show keeps its brow... 

Briefs Factory Presents: Sweatshop

Briefs Factory Presents: Sweatshop

You know you’re in for a good time when a variety show opens with one half of cabaret legends Frisky & Mannish belting out a pop medley, whilst self-proclaimed “sex clown” Betty Grumble and devilishly handsome striptease artiste Brett Rosengreen writhe across the stage as backing dancers... 

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns for its fifth year. Magic, variety, burlesque and sideshow acts are gift-wrapped by Mister Meredith in a world of fun and games... 

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond international burlesque bombshell and singer presents this one-woman show, inspired by her day job: dresser to the stars in the unpredictable world of costume. A comic, sexy and heartfelt piece told through comic song and striptease... 

The Fainting Couch

The Fainting Couch

Welcome to the wonderful world of The Fainting Couch, where high art meets old-school raucous cabaret. Hosted by scunthorpian songbird Elsie Diamond and featuring burlesque bombshells, opulent opera stars, pornographic poets, cataclysmic comedians and manic magicians... 

The Illicit Thrill

The Illicit Thrill

Head down to the Fringe’s shadiest nightspot, as the Illicit Thrill is back in the strip-teasing business. Housemistress Gypsy ‘Fur Coat No Knickers’ Charms will be taking punters on a bump’n’grindy journey through the history of pants-off establishments from the 60s to now... 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Forever Yours Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Forever Yours Tour

Energetic, exotic, eclectic and completely unpredictable; those glamorous Lady Boys are ready with a dazzling new production of the country’s most popular cabaret show. It’s a night of pure escapism, releasing audiences from the humdrum of everyday life in a euphoric bubble of laughter, glamour, glitz and music... 

Jeu Jeu la Foille: Frontal Lobotomy

Jeu Jeu la Foille: Frontal Lobotomy

Bold, witty and surreal. Burlesque maverick Jeu Jeu la Foille fuses original poetry with the tormented lullabies and nocturnal emissions of Tom Waits. If you like sipping dreams through a straw then let Jeu Jeu take you through the woozy mythology, skewed narrative, and embellished truths in this Waitsian debut from a firm favourite on the cabaret scene... 

Briefs

Briefs

After dazzling sell-out runs all over the globe, Briefs returns to Edinburgh. Your glamorous host Shivannah guides you through a jaw-dropping, eye-popping evening of extravagant birdbath boylesque, too close for comfort yo-yo tricks, valiant aerial acrobatics, irreverent interludes and show-stopping drag artistes... 

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

Professional perverts Bernie and Victy are back with an utterly raucous and unashamedly risqué hour of their most salacious songs: all filth, no filler! These fringe favourites are "a lascivious, lip-smacking, faintly terrifying treat... 

Black Cat Cabaret

Black Cat Cabaret

The Black Cat Cabaret brings together exceptional acrobats, comics, dancers and singers to create a spectacular variety show inspired by Montmartre’s dark and daring heyday. [newline] Best Production, London Cabaret Awards 2014. 

Cabaret Burlesque

Cabaret Burlesque

Join Valentina del Pearls and four other leading lights of French New Burlesque for a remarkable revue bringing together glitter, glamour and humour. Le Burlesque Klub is performing its retro brand of sexy and funny burlesque performance with plenty of sequins and laughter. 

Electric Cabaret Presents 'Moulin Rouge'

Electric Cabaret Presents 'Moulin Rouge'

Enchanting songbird and hostess Lilian Lake welcomes you to the Moulin Rouge. Can-Can Girls, Absinthe fire fairies, sizzling tango dancers, beautiful Satine on her trapeze, Moulin Rouge burlesque showgirls, DJ and dancing on the tables! Free roulette bet for the 1st 100 to say 'Electric Cabaret' on entry. 

Fringe City Night

Fringe City Night

Join us for our one-off Fringe City night-time special, as part of the Fringe All-Nighter. Come down to New Road for an evening of live outdoor entertainment, showcasing the best from Brighton Fringe 2016... 

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

After a sell-out show last year, Double-Oh Heaven returns to the Spiegeltent! Expect Bond Girl burlesque, skilled circus acts and show-stopping live renditions of classic 007 themes, served with a dash of titillation and a double measure of glamour... 

The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman

The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman

The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman, a side-splitting comedy cabaret. Laugh with Joanna Eden and Leigh McDonald at the serious business of being female! Join them on an oestrogen-driven, emotional roller-coaster ride... 

A Royal Wunderlich Variety Show

A Royal Wunderlich Variety Show

Brighton's all-male cabaret smutsters, Der Wunderlich Revue, celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday with a night of right royal mirth, magic, music, cheerleading and madness. Hosted by Professor Elemental and featuring the cream of Brighton's male performers and special guests... 

The Glamour of Yesteryear

The Glamour of Yesteryear

Welcome to the world of Chic BonBons, an experience like no other, taking inspiration from the unique and enigmatic world of cabaret and burlesque... Parisian style! We encompass all performing arts genres but pay homage particularly to dance and an ultimate celebration of femininity. 

Going Down

Going Down

The Sex Shells present 'Going Down': a glittering, twisted, all-singing, all-prancing look at gay existence in the twenty-first century. Be transported to Gaydes and meet a host of mythological mates burning in a blackly sparkling hell of their own devising in this hilarious tale of redemption. 

Cabalesque

Cabalesque

The cabaret is tucked away in a Brighton back street, with a softly lit sign that reads “Wotever Club”. It is a dark place, full of smoke, mirrors, and sensual enlightenment, but tinged by newcomers' apprehension... 

Briefs

Briefs

“Politics doesn’t have to be dull. Throw some glitter on it, people,’’ says Fez Fa’anana, the host/hostess of Briefs. There aren’t a whole heap of words in this shiny, funny, high-energy boylesque Aussie spectacular, but those ones made me think... 

Club Briefs

Club Briefs

Cult cabaret hooligans Briefs present this late-night romp of disco dancing and pop-up performance. Marvel at your favourite Briefs boys and their guests as they show off incredible circus, variety, and burlesque... 

Lambs in Sheep's Clothing

Lambs in Sheep's Clothing

Introducing our brand new character comedy show! For one night only, we're playing dress up and bringing you the best in character comedy from Brighton and beyond. From office worker burlesque dancers to manic depressive children's entertainers, you don't know who you're going to meet! 

The Black Fields' Circus of Lujuria (Fringe Special)

The Black Fields' Circus of Lujuria (Fringe Special)

The Black Fields' Circus of Lujuria is back! The Black Fields will be tearing the place down with new music from their upcoming EP. Includes mesmerizing burlesque acts from Expertease's Harley Fox and Crystal King... 

Traumfrau presents Disco Outrage - Spiegeltent: The Queer Takeover (A Night of infamous disco and disgraceful performers)

Traumfrau presents Disco Outrage - Spiegeltent: The Queer Takeover (A Night of infamous disco and disgraceful performers)

Dance until the late hours. Watch disgraceful drag acts and incredible performers. Meet gender benders, weirdos and the hottest queers in town. It's more than a dance floor... Sounds like a dream!? 

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond, international burlesque performer, compere and singer, presents her one woman show inspired by her day job- a dresser in the unpredictable world of costume. A comic, sexy and heartfelt piece told through spoken word, song and striptease... 

Naked Girls Reading

Naked Girls Reading

Join burlesque performer and naked stand-up, Miss Glory Pearl, for an intimate show where beautiful women read naked. Making their Brighton debut, Glory and friends read a selection of texts on a common theme for your listening pleasure... 

Fringe Festivities at the North Laine Brewhouse

Fringe Festivities at the North Laine Brewhouse

Join us at the North Laine for a weekender of art, music, performance and general fringy goodness! We'll start on Friday evening and won't stop until Sunday night! Expect live art, original music, burlesque, fire, magic and DJs until 2am! 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Beauties and the Beats Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Beauties and the Beats Tour

Now running for just over 17 years and seen by one million people, the Lady Boys are most certainly back in town and after all these years you would think it would be hard to keep its freshness and maybe, after a while seem quite tired, but I would say the opposite is the case... 

Swingerella's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Swingerella's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Swingerella used to be Cinderella until her last Prince Charming got her self-harming and she became Swingerella – goddess of fabulousness and high priestess of voodoo. Join her and her burlesque freak Allouetta La Zouch on a quest for world domination and cake... 

Swingerella's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Swingerella's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Swingerella used to be Cinderella until her last Prince Charming got her self-harming and she became Swingerella – goddess of fabulousness and high priestess of voodoo. Join her and her burlesque freak Allouetta La Zouch on a quest for world domination and cake... 

Diary of a Shanghai Showgirl

Diary of a Shanghai Showgirl

From the man behind New York’s burlesque revival in the mid-90s and the iconic Slipper Room, and the couple who operated the legendary illegal speakeasy The Blushing Diamond, brought cabaret to China, and performed the first burlesque shows in a Muslim country… comes their sexiest, funniest, and most daring show yet! Diary of a Shanghai Showgirl is a two-person variety show that tells the real-life story of the couple who took on the Communists and beat the odds to open China’s first burlesque nightclub in Shanghai... 

Ivy Paige: Filthy Rich

Ivy Paige: Filthy Rich

Hips, tits and glamour galore. Ivy Paige has taken the Underbelly hostage and you’d better pray you’re one of her captives. Strutting her way onto the Belly Button stage, the kiss-and-tell burlesque queen leaves a heart-shaped imprint upon her audience as she dazzles you through a mixture of singing, comedy and eye candy... 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

After last year's smash-hit, sell out run, the Lock-In Cabaret is back! Award-winning magicians Griffin and Jones, ‘bizarre, hilarious and anarchic’ (MagicNight.co.uk), bring their own brand of late night variety entertainment, joined by the finest acts on the cabaret circuit... 

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond international burlesque bombshell and singer presents this one-woman show, inspired by her day job: dresser to the stars in the unpredictable world of costume. A comic, sexy and heartfelt piece told through comic song and striptease... 

The Illicit Thrill

The Illicit Thrill

After teaching Edinburgh to perv responsibly, The Illicit Thrill is again open for business with house-mistress Gypsy Charms taking audiences to the next level. With a sinsational soundtrack of the devil's music supplied by Black Cat Bone, stripteasers and entertainers entice, tease and titillate audiences with a blend of dark eroticism and a touch of Illicit Thrill humour... 

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Magic Faraway Cabaret

Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns to Edinburgh for its fourth year with the pick of the Fringe's burlesque, magic, variety and sideshow. A world away from your average mixed bill night... 

Mel Frye Will Double Your Money (Not Guaranteed)

Mel Frye Will Double Your Money (Not Guaranteed)

Straight out of the Slipper Room, New York City’s legendary variety theatre, comedy master Mel Frye takes you on a wild ride through his long and storied career. A joke writer to many of the greats of the golden age of comedy, he’s been performing on stage and screen for nearly a century... 

A Varie-Tease Burlesque

A Varie-Tease Burlesque

Internationally acclaimed Burlesque producer Chaz Royal (London Burlesque Fest, World Burlesque Games, Best of Burlesque) brings an early evening Variety Burlesque revue like no other to the historic Tron Kirk Church on the Royal Mile with Varie-Tease! Sexy and saucy titillation with raucous comedy and the very best in variety to entertain you... 

Blues! Storyville

Blues! Storyville

Named after New Orleans' historic red-light district, Blues! Storyville features the raunchiest, smuttiest blues songs ever written, guest burlesque performers, and the band behind the award-winning show Blues! ***** (ThreeWeeks, for Blues!). 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns to Assembly for a third triumphant year with a special World Burlesque Games Euro semi-finals edition. Competing burlesque and variety stars battle it out for spots in the WBG 2015 finals in London...