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Moulin Rouge forced to drop ‘cruel’ underwater act that used snakes
Cabaret club acts after city hall warning and protests by animal rights groups

Angelique Chrisafisin Paris

10, May, 2023 @2:50 PM

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‘She was transgressing expectations’: the Victorian war artist who inspired a drag show
Her military painting was such a sensation that it was bought by Queen Victoria. A new play explores Elizabeth Southerden Thompson’s trailblazing art, her privilege – and the prejudice she faced

Natasha Tripney

18, Apr, 2023 @8:19 AM

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Aimee Lou Wood: ‘I am a wrecking ball of emotion’
Sex Education’s Aimee Lou Wood’s emotions simmer just below the surface. And it’s exactly this quality that makes her such a luminous actor. She opens up about bullying, bodies and playing Cabaret’s Sally Bowles

Eva Wiseman

12, Feb, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Catherine Cohen: Come for Me review – a hilarious social-mediated psyche set loose
Outrageous comedy, self-glamorising songs and self-ironic ridiculousness in abundance from a comic with a sharp sense of her own daftness

Brian Logan

08, Feb, 2023 @12:38 PM

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Seriously Red review – Australian comedy puts Dolly Parton tribute-act centre stage
Despite the best cameo efforts of Dannii Minogue, Krew Boylan’s passion project is too frantic and narcissistic to convince

Peter Bradshaw

08, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The week in theatre: Sound of the Underground; Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons – review
Travis Alabanza and friends joyously return drag to its radical roots, while Aidan Turner and Jenna Coleman keep it brief in Sam Steiner’s social media allegory

Susannah Clapp

05, Feb, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Kit Hesketh-Harvey obituary
Writer, broadcaster and half of the renowned cabaret act Kit and the Widow

Michael Coveney

03, Feb, 2023 @3:47 PM

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Kit Hesketh-Harvey, screenwriter, composer and lyricist, dies aged 65
The British entertainer said to be a favourite of King Charles, whose credits ranged from Merchant Ivory and opera to The Vicar of Dibley, has died

Tim Jonze

02, Feb, 2023 @11:05 AM

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We Didn’t Come to Hell for the Croissants review – wonderfully weird cabaret of the unexpected
Jemma Kahn’s show begins with a striptease, then ponders existential questions before ending with an orgiastic dinner party

Arifa Akbar

23, Jan, 2023 @9:18 AM

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Naked truths slathered in hummus: Lucy McCormick’s intimate and alarming cabaret
The disruptive artist’s new show is a boisterous evening, with her brazen persona an exhilarating challenge for audiences

Kate Wyver

13, Dec, 2022 @1:53 PM

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Tentacular Spectacular review – wade through Oozing Gloop’s psychosexual swamp
This immersive cabaret invites you into a world of ‘goblin core’, drag ogres and live art happenings

Brian Logan

14, Oct, 2022 @1:38 PM

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It’s a Sin’s Callum Scott Howells: ‘Cabaret’s the most playful thing I’ve done’
The Welsh actor on breaking hearts in Russell T Davies’s hit drama, losing to a dog on Britain’s Got Talent and having dinner with Elton John

Michael Hogan

04, Sep, 2022 @8:30 AM

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