2011 Roundup

They say as you get older, time goes quickly, we jeez Louise, didn’t 2011 go past in a freaking flash. Here are some great memories from 2011 Steamboat Bordello Royal Wedding Party Organised by the same great team behind Boom Boom, La Reve and Bete Noir I always love performing at their events and this [...]

Kate Middleton goes bad at Guts for Garters

Monday, 4 April 2011, 11:12 | Category : Uncategorized
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Cassie Beadle, my impossibly glamorous friend has opened an impossibly glamorous concept store called Guts for Graters with her friend Rachel Chudley in the Cob Gallery Camden. www.gutsforgarters.com The theme of the shop changes every 4 months with the opening one being ‘The Royal We’. With bespoke wallpaper, a giant neon Elizabeth 1st signature it [...]

Studio 64 does The Purple One

A brand new Cabaret and Circus show 22nd March-30th April 2011 The Brickhouse, London Agent Lynch’s Studio 64 returns with a brand new show ‘Purple Rain’ for a six week run. A tribute to all things Prince this cabaret show will bring together burlesque circus and music. Hosted by Europe’s premier Prince tribute artist Jimi [...]

Glitter Fever and fat ankles

Monday, 17 January 2011, 14:06 | Category : Uncategorized
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I had  my first gig of 2010 last weekend. I was really looking forward to Glitter Fever in Paris too, run by the charming Miss Glitter Painkiller. I love the artwork she had done. But disaster struck. I was pulling some costume from the top of my wardrobe on a chair and as I jumped [...]

There is nothing ironic about an erection at the BBC

Tuesday, 4 January 2011, 14:05 | Category : Uncategorized
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Just before Christmas I was ferried to BBC Bush House on a snowy December night to discuss Burlesque on BBC Worldservice Newshour with journalist Laurie Penny. You can listen to the segment here: http://www.zshare.net/audio/8474636158566bd6/]Burlesque.mp3 – 4.68MB The feature was prompted with the release of the film Burlesque and Christina Aguilera’s performance on X Factor which [...]

Launch of Studio 64 Vintage Erotica Film Club

The first Studio 64 Vintage Erotica Film Club was a SELL-OUT! Thank you to everyone who came and  joined in the filthy Halloween fun. Also special, special thank you to The Erotic Review’s Kate Copstick and Harmony Films award winning Director Gazzman who provided an increbibly enlightening and entertaining talk. On horror, pornography and why [...]

Studio 64 now running at The Brickhouse

4300 mirror pieces glued, 20m of tasseling and one white horse called Donna Studio 64 disco cabaret and Circus is on! Here is a glimpse of our press night….all pictures by Sin Bozkurt www.sinbozkurt.com We are at the Brickhouse Wednesday to Saturday all through August, with a rotating line up. Next week we have the [...]

My Grandma the style heroine

Thursday, 18 March 2010, 14:50 | Category : Uncategorized
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My Grandmother, Freda Rawlinson, certainly taught me one or two things about glamour. Even at 96 she was never without a knitted skirt suit, co-ordinating heels and bag, coiffed hair and make-up. She was, as was said at her funeral, ‘the only person I know who looked as though she was always ready to meet [...]

How I got arrested in Morocco: Part 1

Funnily enough I wrote some of this while I was staying at the hotel-before the arrest…. Friday 30th October I have always wanted to go to Morocco since I read Bella Freud’s ‘Hideous Kinky’ as a teenager. I was so pleased when Cherry Shakewell (who gave me my first burlesque lesson)  put me forward for the gig [...]

22 shows, 4 different countries and one arrest later…..

Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 18:17 | Category : Uncategorized
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So sorry for lack pf blog action. I have been travelling so much (a different country every week), moved house, been arrested, and performed 20 acts! Phew. So hopefully more blogs about my travels in Milan, Morocco, Geneva and Dublin ( this coming Saturday!) In the meantime here are some pictures from my show at [...]