Circus Burlesque

FRINGE – Keith’s Editor’s Award 2010

There were many shows at this year’s Fringe which featured – or claimed to feature – burlesque. Lola LaBelle and her House of Burlesque promised much with their Fringe debut show – based on the seven deadly sins and claiming to be a captivating and energetic hour of ‘razzle-dazzly’ entertainment. Circus Burlesque not only lived […]

FRINGE – Edinburgh Spotlight Best Newcomer Award 2010

Each year, certain performers and companies visit Edinburgh for their first time, full of hopes and dreams of making it big. Some fail, some succeed – all of them help to make the Fringe that wonderful thing it is: a showcase of new and emerging talent where stars of the future are born. In recognition […]

FRINGE REVIEW – Circus Burlesque (Assembly @ George St)

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14 – 30 August 2120-2220, Assembly @ George St With the exception of ringmistress Tempest Rose’s topical, satirical and enjoyable songs, Circus Burlesque has a classic style and timeless allure which means you could easily imagine it having strutted straight from the stage of a Parisian music hall in the 1890s. This is burlesque in […]

FRINGE INTERVIEW – Lola Labelle, Circus Burlesque

This year’s Fringe programme has a significant number of shows which are not afraid to twirl their tassels and shake their tailfeathers. We’re of course talking about the explosion of cabaret and burlesque shows, genres which have grown steadily in popularity over the past few years and which are now very much part of the […]