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Have you been naughty or nice this year? Whatever the answer, Hundred Watt Club's gift to you is this hot toddy of a show, jam packed full of festive burlesque, cabaret, circus and drag acts!
Join us at the gorgeously intimate Ashcroft Arts Centre.
Always seductive, always sublime, and always that little bit ridiculous. This is an evening of vintage inspired, Christmas themed entertainment. If you like your Winter nights bawdy and a little bit naughty, this is for you! The cast :
Fabulous hostess and angel atop the tree Divine Miss Em
Slinky sugarplum fairy showgirl Lena Mae Lenman
Drag royalty and her tinselled sceptre Cherry Liquor
The queen of 'look-at-me', lametta bedecked Lolo Brow
The 'penny in your pudding', comedienne frau Eva Von Schnippisch
The lowdown :
Hundred Watt Club employ & embrace adult themes, strong language and partial nudity, not for the faint hearted or easily offended - come with an open mind! Over 18s only. No refunds if it's 'not to your taste'! There is no dress code : Hundred Watt Club LOVE it when their audiences dress in their vintage finery and red-carpet glamour, but if you're more comfy in jeans and sneakers - wear them!
What the critics say :
"Old school mischief & timeless raunchiness collide at the Hundred Watt Club. Hats - and corsets - off to Lena Mae for an excellent night of entertainment" Sussex Express
"Crude and unpleasant, for crude and unpleasant people." Seetickets reviewer
"Harking back to the gin drenched halcyon days of a grimy Berlin nightclub in the 1930s, The Hundred Watt Club sparkles, fizzles, and shines brightly on a dark night" fringereview.co.uk
"Righteous, radical...an absolute riot!" mardisgrasmag.co.uk
To book your tickets visit www.ashcroft.org.uk/event/hundred-watt-club-evening-burlesque or call the box office on 01329 223100
Show starts at 7:30pm and incudes an interval.
Image of Lena by Scott Chalmers
Hundred Watt Club
Bringing you the best burlesque, comedy, cabaret, circus & vaudeville performers the UK has to offer! We produce theatre shows, club nights and pop up shows, as well as themed life-drawing events and workshops in burlesque, performance and costume. We also organise entertainment and 'mini burlesque nights' for special occasions and private parties! Based in Surrey/Hampshire and beyond and happy to travel. We are currently producing public shows in Aldershot, Guildford, Winchester, Brighton, Salisbury, Maidenhead, Hastings, Kent, Gloucester & Alton - want us to come to your town? Drop us a line! **We’re proud to be sponsored by www.vivienofholloway.com : purveyors of beautiful vintage style clothing to suit a modern lifestyle!**
See 3 tour dates featuring Hundred Watt Club
Divine Miss Em
Miss Em, is a trained actress and singer with a wealth of experience in entertainment including West End musicals, cruises, cabaret and corporate functions. Delivering her songs with powerful vocal and fabulous wit, this irrepressible showgirl holds audiences in the palm ofher hand whether it be charming them with wartime standards, belting out a rousing singalong, teasing them with her sassy numbers or sending chills with beautiful torch songs. Miss Em has a wealth of vintage material from the 20s through to the 50s and 60s. The youngest daughter of a wartime Tiller Girl who performed at The Windmill, the theatre that never closed, cabaret runs through her veins! A compelling, sizzling performer who can transport you back to the charm and chutzpa of golden age stars such as Judy Garland, Lucille Ball and Rita Hayworth.
See Divine Miss Em tour dates
Burlesque artist and neo vaudevillian.
See 4 tour dates featuring Lena Mae
Lolo Brow is an Awarding winning Neo-Burlesque artist, sideshow performer, sparkly drag King and Lizard Lady.
See Lolo Brow tour dates
Eva Von Schnippish
With her military trained reactions, über quick wit and razor sharp tongue she's ready for anything. Armed with her small but mighty ukulele she will entertain and delight with old 30's & 40's forgotten gems, twisted show tunes and re-hashed 90's rave hits. Who knows what she'll fire at you…get ready to take cover.
See Eva Von Schnippish tour dates
Ashcroft Arts Centre
- Osborn Road
- PO16 7DX