RVT HAF / Royal Vauxhall Tavern Hot August Fringe 2010

Listings Monday 26 July - Friday 27 August 2010
Mon 26 July         What they said
7pm
Cabaret Whore Encore!
BUY £7
Sarah Louise Young
Comedy / Music
Cabaret Whore Encore! Gifted singer and comedienne explores new characters. A triumphant returnee.
Following her sell-out hit 'Cabaret Whore" at last year's HAF, Edinburgh, Brighton, Adelaide Fringes and the Soho Theatre, Sarah Louise Young returns with brand new characters and original songs. Music by Michael Roulston.
"Intelligent and unforgettable comdey" ***** List
"a razor wit" ***** outstanding cabaret" Time Out critics choice
             
8.30
The Blue Lady Sings
BUY £7
Tricity Vogue / Heather Tyrrel
Comedy / Music
The Blue Lady Sings! Tricity Vogue brings to life her famous image with a ukulele and songs. Funny and blue!
Acclaimed cabaret songstress Tricity Vogue brings a kitsch portrait to life and transforms herself into the blue lady in a dazzling, witty and strangely haunting cabaret spectacle.
"One of the finest shows you will see" Time Out critics choice "cheeky,soulful, a little bit blue and a whole lot of fun"Time Out
             
10pm
Hello Unt Wilkommen!
BUY £7
David Hoyle
Comedy / Alternative Cabaret
Hello unt Wilkomen! Hoyle opens the fringe with an eurythmic exposition on connecting with nature.
The eurythmy of David Hoyle part 1 is the ongoing crusade for us to connect wholly with nature. David is the rose amongst the thorns, as ever artwork and music will adorn the stage pallete.
 
Tue 27 July          
7pm
Tom Allen Toughens Up
BUY £7
Tom Allen
Comedy
Tom Allen Toughens Up! Channel 4 comedy star explores how nice people can survive the world.
Star of channel 4's tnt show, bbc new comedy award & so you think you're funny winner - has another extremely funny show. Imagine that! Sometimes nice people have to toughen up to survive this world. But what if their shoulders simply aren't big enough for fighting?
He's a wonderfully laconic anecdotalist, and a rare talent. Three weeks
             
8.30
Hairy Pretty Things
BUY £7

David Somerset Barnes, Mister Merdith, Elliot Mason
Comedy / Music
Hairy Pretty Things. 3 delightful men, all hairy, funny and musical. Organs, banjos and filthy gobs.
Roll up! Three hairy funny men sing, dance and joke for your entertainment. Ogle at luke meredith's enormous organ! Marvel at elliot mason's 1 stringed banjo! Gasp at what issues from david somerset barnes' filthy gob!
"This must-see act is sure to leave you feeling emotional, entertained and possibly rather filthy" Out magazine
             
10pm
Multiple Choice
BUY £7
Shazia Mirza
Comedy
Multiple Choice. Shazia Mirza explores the difficulties of love when reaching middle age having had no sex!
Most people have a crush at 15, a kiss by 20 and sex by at least 30. Not me or susan boyle. This is a story of what happens when you don't follow the normal path…….
 
Wed 28 July          
7pm
Andrew Clover's Love Rules
BUY £7
Andrew Clover
Comedy
Andrew Clover's Love Rules. Uplifting, hilarious hour of stand-up, stories and finally the Seven Secrets of Love.
 
"The show, the fringe and the universe seem to hang on every next breath." Sunday Herald "a wild man of comedy with a truly stunning range of skills."Time Out
             
8.30
The Blue Lady Sings
BUY £7
Tricity Vogue
Comedy / Music
The Blue Lady Sings! Tricity Vogue brings to life her famous image with a ukulele and songs. Funny and blue!
Acclaimed cabaret songstress tricity vogue brings a kitsch portrait to life and transforms herself into the blue lady in a dazzling, witty and strangely haunting cabaret spectacle.
"One of the finest shows you will see" Time Out critics choice "cheeky,soulful, alittle bit blue and a whole lot of fun" Time Out
             
10pm
Multiple Choice
BUY £7
Shazia Mirza
Comedy
Multiple Choice. Shazia Mirza explores the difficulties of love when reaching middle age having had no sex!
Most people have a crush at 15, a kiss by 20 and sex by at least 30. Not me or susan boyle. This is a story of what happens when you don't follow the normal path.
 
Thu 29 July          
7pm
Pequlia Bigtop: No Erection Needed
BUY £7
 
Drag / Comedy
No Erection Needed. Pequlia and her pet Valery will dazzle and bemuse you.
This is Pequlia's first appearance in London after performing in her home town at Norwich Pride 2010. Pequlia and her Latvian pet Valery will amuse and bemuse you. She has been described as dazzling and unmissable.
 
             
8.30
Further Science Of Sex
BUY £7
Rosie Wilby
Comedy
The Science of Sex. Award winning Rosie Wilby explores the chemistry of sexuality.
Sequel to Fringe Report Award winning The Science of Sex, Funny Women Finalist Rosie Wilby delves further into the science of attraction and sexual chemistry. What makes us gay or straight? What turns us on? What are pheremones?
"Packed with witty, conversational and at times controversial humour." (Three Weeks)
             
10pm
Heads.Hearts
BUY £7
Ed Cox
Music
Head.Hearts. High-energy electronic soul driven by powerful vocal soul sound.
Heads.Hearts make electronic soul. The live show is high-energy, packed with driving drum machines. Shaking bass and dominated by amber's powerful soul sound.
"Like justice and eurythmics fronted by a soul singer. Welcome one and all to electric soul." Pulse "very fresh. We predict their music will come thundering onto your dance floors." QX magazine
Fri 30 July          
7pm
Peaceful Worrier
BUY £7
Joe Rowntree
Comedy
Peaceful Warrior. Frank and funny Joe Rowntree has lots to worry about and how it shapes our lives.
Star of Sky 1's hit "Brainiac:Science Abuse", performs a frank and funny show about the nature of worrying and how it shapes our lives. Joe's got plenty to worry about, from STD's in Africa to a dramatic end to a stag do in Barcelona ... He's even written the eulogy for his best friends funeral - just in case!
"Bags of mad-cap energy and instant daft allure." Chortle
             
8.30
Dead Funny!
BUY £7
David Mills & Suzi Ruffles
Comedy
Dead Funny! Two hot up-n-coming stand-ups set the world to rights.
Two hot up-n-coming stand-ups set the world to rights.
Mills talent for whip-cracking one liners is audaciously thrilling. -- Time Out " Suzi's great. A lovely persona, hugely likeable and definitely one to watch!" Time Out
             
10pm
Hot Unt Dangerous Salon Unt Klub Night
BUY £7
David Hoyle
Comedy / Cabaret / Music
Dead Funny! Two hot up-n-coming stand-ups set the world to rights. David Hoyle begins with a show and continues after 11pm with salon of interactive art therapy with dawn right nasty on the decs.
David Hoyle extends his artistic salon after 11pm into the audience with live art class, makeup workshop with Joan Dairy Queen and much more. Dawn Right Nasty works the night into a musical frenzy.
 
Mon 2 August          
7pm
Bette, Barbra And Judy
BUY £7
Gill Manly
Music
Bette, Barbra and Judy. Manly is Ronnie Scott's favourite diva, she celebrates the hits of the gay musical icons.
Gill ventures back to the torch song divas that have thrilled the gay communities for years. Songs from their respective movies and loads of sing-along. Gill is fast becoming the darling of the jazz community and Ronnie Scotts favourite diva.
"Her version of "but the world goes round" would give Liza a run for her money. More please!" The Times. "Gill Manly's command of the stage was instantaneous - she has an unbelievable vocal range." ***** l Pinder
             
8.30
Pepper Time
BUY £7
Andrew Pepper
Music / Cabaret
Pepper Time. Andrew Pepper struts back into Vauxhall with songs by Brel and Ebb & Kander.
Cabaret svelte Andrew Pepper struts back into Vauxhall, with purple hat choreography; songs by Asnavour, Brel and Kander and Ebb; and those legs!
Angular, fast-talking british eccentricity at its glorious best." "Andrew Pepper is a winner whatever he is doing." Evening Standard
             
10pm
Eve Ferret
BUY £7
Eve Ferret
Music / Cabaret
Eve Ferret, singer, actress and cabaret performer, romps back into clubland at the RVT.
"Eve Ferret, singer, actress, and cabaret performer, who for six years, from 1976 till the mid-1980s was half of the renowned duo Biddie & Eve. Their five year residency at the Blitz club, both before and during its reincarnation as a byword for New Romantics, is as legendary as the diverse audiences they entertained: from the Sex Pistols, to Gilbert & George, via Benny Hill...
The Evening Standard described Biddie & Eve as the "best cabaret in London" and Tatler as "lavish entertainment....outrageous."
Tue 3 August          
7pm
The Comedy Coalition
BUY £7
Billy Hill
Comedy / Music
Comedy Coalition. Stand-up, sketches, music and much urine extraction of the cozy lovers at No. 10.
The Comedy Coalition presents sizzling hot political satire. Stand-up, sketch and song to extract the urine from our new politics and cosy love affair at no. 10 the coalition government may collapse, so you may as well collapse with laughter...
Billy Hill: "Gentle, but mental" Paul Thorne, Comedy Store, The Cameron Girls: "the hottest (election) viral video around" Rory Cellan-Jones, BBC
             
8.30
Underclass Hero
BUY £7
La John Joseph
Comedy
Underclass Hero. La John Joseph shares his indiscretions during his formative years in glamorous Liverpool.
A frank, and almost charming tour of La John Joseph's formative years on Liverpool's most glamorous council estates. Indiscrete storytelling interspersed with reworked classics from Suede, Hole and PJ Harvey, delivered in her wild and witty signature style.
A high-heeled Bowie alike - The Evening Standard, "A sublime young talent" - Time Out
             
10pm
Pistol & Jack
BUY £7
 
Comedy / Cabaret / Music
Pistol and Jack's raw, clever, camp comedy spiked with their own version of mashed up pop songs
Raw, clever and camp! Pistol and Jack perform character comedy spiked with their own special brand of mashed up pop songs -from Lady Gaga to David Bowie - inventively woven together and performed like you've never seen before.
 
Wed 4 August          
7pm
Fivesome
BUY £7
Nathan Evans
Classical
Fivesome present an evening of classical music but with a twist!
Nathan Evans and the Fivesome wind Quintet present an early evening concert of classical music with a twist.
 
             
8.30
More Or Lesque
BUY £7
 
Burlesque Males
More or Lesque! Steamy, hot, acrobatic, funny, seductive, it's all a whirlwind of fun.
It's steamy, hot, supersexy and witty. Coinciding with pride arts festival more or lesque! Promises a whirlwind of comedy, song, sexy dance, acrobatics and a bit of seductive flesh.
"The Batman and Robin homage was pure entertainment and saucy innuendo."
             
10pm
The Voodomick Variety Show
BUY £7
Voodoo Mick
Music / Psychic
The Voodoomick Variety Show. Featuring singing, mind reading and paranormal demonstrations.
Music & Mind Reading from the Singing Psychic.....winner of the Tavern's Got Talent 2009 competition performing acoustic sing-along versions of classic pop songs, Voodoomick is also a professional Psychic with over 14 years experience and will attempt some paranormal demonstrations making this show a one-hour variety experience.
Winner of Starsearch 2006 at The Black Cap, Camden. Winner of Starsearch 2006 at The White Swan, E1
Thu 5 August          
7pm
Time Warper
BUY £7
Oliver Meech
Cabaret / Comedy / Theatre
Time Warper, features Oliver Meech as a magician turned time traveller. History is altered!
Magician-turned-time-traveller Oliver Meech takes you on an amazing adventure through time. Like "Back to the Future", but live! History is altered, clocks are stopped, and we holiday in 2060DD. Time waits for one man!
 
             
8.30
Bunty Void
BUY £7
Bunty Looping
Comedymusic
Bunty Void. Solo looping diva beatboxing, vocal gymnastics, surreal landscapes, frenzied harmonies and musical nightmares.
Bunty is Brighton's own solo vocal looping diva. She uses just her voice, effects pedals and and a mix match of real and made-up languages. She whispers, bellows, beatboxes, claps, stamps and produces frenzied harmonies to create her music from scratch. Bunty Void is her latest invention using projections, surreal landscapes, and her favourite Beatabet cronies including VJ renegades Metaluna. Where music meets reoccurring nightmares - in a good way!
 
             
10pm
More Or Lesque
BUY £7
More Or Lesque
Burlesque Males
More or Lesque! Steamy, hot, acrobatic, funny, seductive, it's all a whirlwind of fun.
It's steamy, hot, supersexy and witty. Coinciding with pride arts festival more or lesque! Promises a whirlwind of comedy, song, sexy dance, acrobatics and a bit of seductive flesh.
"The Batman and Robin homage was pure entertainment and saucy innuendo."
Fri 6 August          
Noon - 8.30
17 half hour slots
Cognitive
BUY £7
Scottee
Installation
An art and performance piece in a forgotten corner of the RVT
When Scottee was 15 years old he was summoned by the courts to attend therapy. Therapy is usually a self motivated action but this had become an obligatory form of performance in which he entered a world of make believe with Louise Rednapp. Cognitive sees Scottee presenting an honest look at ourselves, our emotions, our thoughts and our interaction with others in a forgotten corner of the RVT.
As well as gracing the pages of Dazed & Confused, W and Sunday Times Style, he was also included in i-D magazine's 100 portraits by Nick Knight & awarded 'Performer of 2010' by timeout.
             
7pm
Time Warper
BUY £7
Oliver Meech
Cabaret / Comedy / Theatre
Time Warper. Features Oliver Meech as a magician turned time traveller. History is altered!
Magician-turned-time-traveller Oliver Meech takes you on an amazing adventure through time. Like "Back to the Future", but live! History is altered, clocks are stopped, and we holiday in 2060DD. Time waits for one man!
 
             
8.30
Twisted Fudge
BUY £7
 
COMEDY
Twisted Fudge out and out comedy slag fest. Surreal , yes but never pompous.
 
 
             
10pm
TBA
 
 
 
 
 
Sat 7 August          



a. 3pm
b. 6pm
c. 9pm
Underbling And Vow Plus Timberlina
Bingo, Comedy And Cabaret
The Double Decker Knees Up! Music Hall Routemaster ride around London with Timberlina, Underbling & Vow and Mr Wink Murgatroyd.
Ding ding! All aboard Nanna & Rosie's wonky music hall routemaster ride round London town with trannytastic Timberlina hosting sightseeing bingo. An all inclusive participatory experience with live music, singalongs, comedy and retro blitz granny rocking. Touch in your cocklecard for a time travelling whistlestop beano on a bus!
"London's favourite blitz granny rockers." Time Out critics choice "brings out the true londoner in you."
Sat 7 August          
Noon to 8.30
17 half hour slots
Cognitive
BUY £7
Scottee
Installation
An art and performance piece in a forgotten corner of the RVT
When Scottee was 15 years old he was summoned by the courts to attend therapy. Therapy is usually a self motivated action but this had become an obligatory form of performance in which he entered a world of make believe with Louise Rednapp. Cognitive sees Scottee presenting an honest look at ourselves, our emotions, our thoughts and our interaction with others in a forgotten corner of the RVT.
As well as gracing the pages of Dazed & Confused, W and Sunday Times Style, he was also included in i-D magazine's 100 portraits by Nick Knight & awarded 'Performer of 2010' by timeout.
Mon 9 August          
7pm
Funbags
BUY £7
Jo Burke, and more
Comedy
8 funbags, 4 women and 1 titilating show! Hilarious quirky sketches.
Quirky sketches, character stand-up, and comedy songs, written and performed by Jo Burke, Gemma Layton, Alison Ward, and Jacqui Curran.
Jo Burke's Mary Magdelane act stole the show and her new burlesque piece for the character had me crying.
             
8.30
Revell Yell
BUY £7
Nick Revel
Comedy
Revell Yell. Nick Revell rips into everything that annoys you about the modern world and society.
With a new show ripping into everything that annoys you about the modern world. Oh and probably some poetically elegant filth just for variation. The wonderful world of nick revell... brilliant observer of contemporary idiocies ... a shrewd commentator on society and the political scene.
"Expect to be seduced by a genuine craftsman." the guardian
             
10pm
The Comedy Coalition
BUY £7
Billy Hill
Comedy
Comedy Coalition. Stand-up, sketches, music and much urine extraction of the cozy lovers at No. 10.
The comedy coalition presents sizzling hot political satire. Stand-up, sketch and song to extract the urine from our new politics and cosy love affair at no. 10 the coalition government may collapse, so you may as well collapse with laughter...
Billy Hill: "Gentle, but mental" Paul Thorne, Comedy Store, The Cameron Girls: "the hottest (election) viral video around" Rory Cellan-Jones, BBC
Tue 10 August          
7pm
Revell Yell
BUY £7
Nick Revel
Comedy
Revell Yell. Nick Revell rips into everything that annoys you about the modern world and society.
With a new show ripping into everything that annoys you about the modern world. Oh and probably some poetically elegant filth just for variation. The wonderful world of Nick Revell ... a brilliant observer of contemporary idiocies ... a shrewd commentator on society and the political scene.
"Expect to be seduced by a genuine craftsman." the Guardian
             
8.30
Underclass Hero
BUY £7
La John Joseph
Comedy
Underclass Hero. La John Joseph shares his indiscretions during his formative years in glamorous Liverpool.
A frank, and almost charming tour of La John Joseph's formative years on Liverpool's most glamorous council estates. Indiscrete storytelling interspersed with reworked classics from Suede, Hole and PJ Harvey, delivered in her wild and witty signature style.
A high-heeled Bowie alike - The Evening Standard, "A sublime young talent" - Time Out
             
10pm
Ambiguity
BUY £7
Alan A
Music
Ambiguity. Alan A. a sexy French popstar makes his UK show debut at the RVT.
Alan A is gay french singer and songwriter who produces an interesting blend of sexuality explorative, witty yet sharp-edged pop music. Originally from France, he moved to London in 2004 and travelled to new york and montreal to record his first ep "ambiguity", but he came back to london last year to work on the promotion of his music.
 
Wed 11 August          
7pm
Vikki Stone
BUY £7
Vikki Stone
Comedy
Vikki Stone Musical Comedy. A cross between Jack Black and Victoria Wood, songs and comedy.
The "lovely and a little bit filthy" vikki stone and her band brings you an hilarious evening of music and comedy. Described as a cross between jack black and victoria wood, catch this "rising star" of the comedy scene now.
"Vikki stone is utterly captivating. She has charm and warmth and a sweet innocence which coupled with her talent as a musician makes her very special." musical stages
             
8.30
More Or Lesque
BUY £7
More Or Lesque
Burlesque Males
More or Lesque! Steamy, hot, acrobatic, funny, seductive, it's all a whirlwind of fun.
It's steamy, hot, supersexy and witty. Coinciding with pride arts festival more or lesque! Promises a whirlwind of comedy, song, sexy dance, acrobatics and a bit of seductive flesh.
"The Batman and Robin homage was pure entertainment and saucy innuendo."
             
10pm
Surrealist Stiuationalist
BUY £7
David Hoyle
Comedy / Alternative Cabaret
Surrealist Situationalist. What do we use to distract ourselves when all around is crumbling, pornography, art or what?
Part 2: life is a constant thread of little distractions, david hoyle explores the anatomy of displacement activity. In a wolrd of global recession pornography is the only growth industry. Hoyle examines through music, art and discussion how we choose to avoid the reality of the worlds demise.
 
Thu 12 August          
7pm till midnight.
Wotever Extravaganza
BUY £7
Ingo
Alternative Cabaret
The best of Bar Wotever including highlights of their performers from 2009. Fun, funky and political.
Since Bar Wotevers move to the RVT in September 2009 this exceptional Queer Art & Culture event has been packing them in! We have had the best on the Wotever stage from all over the world and on August 12th, as part of the RVT's Hot August Fringe Festival, Wotever intend to present some of the highlights of the past year. It's going to be fun, funky and Political.
 
Fri 13 August          
7pm
Band Night
BUY £7
Ste McCabe
Music
Ste McCabe presents a Band Night. 6 queer/feminist bands, blowing your minds with raw talent.
Queer punk Ste McCabe presents 6 short sets by outstanding queer/feminist bands, blowing your minds with raw alternative talent. This is the new sound of our culture, do not miss!
 
             
8.30
Band Night
BUY £7
Ste Mccabe
Music
Ste McCabe presents a Band Night. 6 queer/feminist bands, blowing your minds with raw talent.
Queer punk Ste McCabe presents 6 short sets by outstanding queer/feminist bands, blowing your minds with raw alternative talent. This is the new sound of our culture, do not miss!
 
             
10pm
Kimono Krush
BUY £7
The Sugarlow Boys, Al Dente, Lazy Susan and The Duchess of Pork
Disco
Alternative gay disco with a tranny edge. 
Join the mayhem as cultures clash with a musical cocktail of alternative pop, retro gems, electro favourites plus indie hits and obscurities to make the masses dance or just fall over drunk.
 
Mon 16 August          
7pm
Ego-Cum-Love2: Cum Harder
BUY £7
Hilda Eusebio
Drag King
Ego-Cum-Love 2: Cum Harder follows on from last year's show. It will leave you moved and entertained and wondering.
Hilda's new show "Ego-Cum-Love 2: Cumm Harder follows on from last year's show, this time hitting out at the hard-to swallow realities of Queen and Country, Church and State, post-colonial guilt and Third World conflict. Using Hilda's trademark combination of dark comedy, sharp commentary and stark vulnerability, Cum Harder will leave you moved, entertained and wondering.
 
             
8.30
Faux Real With Fauxnique
BUY £7
Monique Jenkinson
Drag Queen / Comedy
Faux Real with Faux Monique. A real woman who is a drag Queen? Does she just feel that way?
A deft examination of artifice and authenticity, faux real revels in the tensions between the glamour of performance and the intimacy of its living moment. Expect high-heel stunts, hero-worship, drag, ballerina fantasies, gay prom dates, and the fact that in live theatre, sometimes people get kicked in the face.
"Devillishly precise." dance magazine
             
10pm
More Or Lesque
BUY £7
 
MALE BURLESQUE
More or Lesque! Steamy, hot, acrobatic, funny, seductive, it's all a whirlwind of fun.
It's steamy, hot, supersexy and witty. Coinciding with pride arts festival more or lesque! Promises a whirlwind of comedy, song, sexy dance, acrobatics and a bit of seductive flesh.
 
Tue 17 August          
7pm
TBA
 
 
 
 
 
             
8.30
Magic Cubed
BUY £7
Oliver Tabor, James Pritchard, Oliver Meech
Magic
Magic Cubed. 3 magicians whisk us away on a time journey through the history of magic.
Three magicians take you on a journey through the past, present and future of magic, showing the broad styles of magic that have developed over the past 100 years and beyond.
Oliver Tabor, James Pritchard and Oliver Meech wowed the crowd with a routine of incredible illusions and amazing sleight-of-hand tricks.
             
10pm
Killer Queens
BUY £7
Special K And Krystal D'canter
Drag / Comedy
Special K and Krystal D'Canter are out for one night only on day release. Glitz, glamour and live vocals with a modern edge.
The bitches are out for one night only! On a day release from being "banged up" they will bring you a taste of their humour in a fast paced show with great choreography and live vocals. Lots of costumes, glitz and glamour with a modern edge!
 
Wed 18 August          
7pm
Broad & The Lord
BUY £7
 
 
Watch this space
 
 
             
8.30
Ego-Cum-Love2: Cum Harder
BUY £7
Hilda Eusebio
Drag King
Ego-Cum-Love 2: Cum Harder follows on from last year's show. It will leave you moved and entertained and wondering.
Hilda's new show "Ego-Cum-Love 2: Cumm Harder follows on from last year's show, this time hitting out at the hard-to swallow realities of Queen and Country, Church and State, post-colonial guilt and Third World conflict. Using Hilda's trademark combination of dark comedy, sharp commentary and stark vulnerability, Cum Harder will leave you moved, entertained and wondering.
 
             
10pm
Anal:Ky In The UK
BUY £7
Fabrizio Pagan
Comedy
ANAL:KY in the UK. Faby Licious, Italian queer glam-rocker stand-up, holds forth about the LGBT community.
Faby Licious, the Italian queer glam-rocker returns with more satirical songs and stand-up about queer sex and how the LGBT is inseminated with insecurities, kitsch links, and countless contradictions.
 
Thu 19 August          
7pm
Retroflection
BUY £7
Dickie Beau
Drag Fabulist
Retroflection. Dickie Beau shape-shifts through a one man show reframing the myth of Narcissus.
Dickie beau shap-shifts through a pne-man show many faces, reframing the myth of narcissus, giving body to the lost voices of echo, and sharing the stories of some other splintered souls.
"Phenomenal talent." time out, "we hate to gush but we tell you now dickie beau is a genius." homovision
             
8.30
Voodoo Micks Variety Show
BUY £7
Voodoo Mick
Music / Mind Reading
The Voodoomick Variety Show. Featuring singing, mind reading and paranormal demonstrations.
Music & Mind Reading from the Singing Psychic ... winner of the Tavern's Got Talent 2009 competition performing acoustic sing-along versions of classic pop songs, voodoomick is also a professional Psychic with over 14 years experience and will attempt some paranormal demonstrations making this show a one-hour variety experience.
AMAZINGLY accurate and intuitive! Sonya Davidson, Barnet
             
10pm
Anal:Ky In The UK
BUY £7
Fabrizio Pagan
Comedy
ANAL:KY in the UK. Faby Licious Italian queer glam-rocker stand-up holds forth about the LGBT community.
Faby Licious, the Italian queer glam-rocker returns with more satirical songs and stand-up about queer sex and how the LGBT is inseminated with insecurities, kitsch links, and countless contradictions.
 
Fri 20 August          
7pm
Tick My Box
BUY £7
Sian Hutchinson
Comedy
Tick my Box. An hilarious re-embracing of the dating scene under the influence of Pinot Grigio.
A new one-woman comedy show, detailing the exploits of booze-soaked suzi as she attempts to re-embrace the dating scene the only way she knows how - with seven disastrous dates and copious amounts of pinot grigio - all in shambilic and hilarious evening!
"She is the next catherine tate and you heard it here first." "at times hutchinson is reminiscent of julie walters and at others kathy burke." kate copstick, the scotsman
             
8.30
Faux Real With Fauxnique
BUY £7
Monique Jenkinson
Comedy / Drag
Faux Real with Faux Monique. A real woman who is a drag Queen? Does she just feel that way?
A deft examination of artifice and authenticity, faux real revels in the tensions between the glamour of performance and the intimacy of its living moment. Expect high-heel stunts, hero-worship, drag, ballerina fantasies, gay prom dates, and the fact that in live theatre, sometimes people get kicked in the face.
"Devillishly precise." dance magazine
             
10pm
Toy Toy
BUY £7
 
MUSIC
Toy Toy lead by Grace Jones influenced Demelza. Thrillingly filthy electro poppers.
Toy Toy's barbed electro, steered by front-woman Demelza "with a mix of Grace Jone's scariness with the ebullient vocals of The Noisettes Shingai. Toy Toy are a part of a new wave of independent artists.
"Thrillingly filthy electro poppers"
Sat 21 August          
2pm
Wotever Car Boot Sale
 
Car Boot Sale
Car boot sale and stalls, bar b q and all day DJ £2.00 entrance
What every Queer needs? Or no longer uses. This is a car boot sale run by the Wotever Crew and our sellers sell everything from leather, bric-a-brac, jewellery, burlesque wear, porn, rubber gimp masks, uniforms, cakes and books ... in other words, all things no self respecting queer would be without!
 
Mon 23 August          
7pm
Tick My Box
BUY £7
Sian Hutchinson
Comedy
Tick my Box. An hilarious re-embracing of the dating scene under the influence of Pinot Grigio.
A new one-woman comedy show, detailing the exploits of booze-soaked suzi as she attempts to re-embrace the dating scene the only way she knows how - with seven disastrous dates and copious amounts of pinot grigio - all in shambilic and hilarious evening!
"She is the next catherine tate and you heard it here first." "at times hutchinson is reminiscent of julie walters and at others kathy burke." kate copstick, the scotsman
             
8.30
Atomic
BUY £7
Nathan Evans & Polly Wiseman
Music / Cabaret
Atomic. Low-fi lip-sync story incorporating Blondie's greatest hits. Maria loves Denis - but does he have a Heart of Glass?
Low-fi lip-sync remix of blondie's greatest hits. "picture this" 1979, "maria" is "dreaming" of becoming a "platinum blonde"and escaping her "union city blues" for the bright lights of manhattan, she goes into "rapture" on meeting "denis" dubois photographer to the stars - but does he have a heart of glass?
"A high camp attack on high art." the guardian "pure genius." the guardian. Atomic. Low-fi lip-sync story incorporating blondie's greates hits. Maria loves denis - but does he have a heart of glass?
             
10pm
Vikki Stone
BUY £7
Vikki Stone
Musical Comedy
Vikki Stone Musical Comedy. A cross between Jack Black and Victoria Wood, songs and comedy.
The "lovely and a little bit filthy" vikki stone and her band brings you an hilarious evening of music and comedy. Described as a cross between jack black and victoria wood, catch this "rising star" of the comedy scene now.
"Vikki stone is utterly captivating. She has charm and warmth and a sweet innocence which coupled with her talent as a musician makes her very special." musical stages
Tue 24 August          
7pm
Pepper Time
BUY £7
Andrew Pepper
Music / Cabaret
Pepper Time. Andrew Pepper struts back into Vauxhall with songs by Brel and Ebb & Kander.
Cabaret svelte andrew pepper struts back into vauxhall, with purple hat choreography; songs by asnavour, brel and kander and ebb; and those legs!
Angular, fast-talking british eccentricity at its glorious best." "andrew pepper is a winner whatever he is doing." the evening standard
             
8.30
Dickie Beau Retroflection
BUY £7
Dickie Beau
Drag Fabulist
Retroflection. Dickie Beau shape-shifts through a one man show reframing the myth of Narcissus.
Dickie beau shap-shifts through a pne-man show many faces, reframing the myth of narcissus, giving body to the lost voices of echo, and sharing the stories of some other splintered souls.
"Phenomenal talent." time out, "we hate to gush but we tell you now dickie beau is a genius." homovision
             
10pm
Killer Queens
BUY £7
Special K And Krystal D'canter
Drag / Comedy
Special K and Krystal D'Canter are out for one night only on day release. Glitz, glamour and live vocals with a modern edge.
The bitches are out for one night only! On a day release from being "banged up" they will bring you a taste of their humour in a fast paced show with great choreography and live vocals. Lots of costumes, glitz and glamour with a modern edge!
 
Wed 25 August          
Doors 7.30
Show
8.30
Performance & Cocktails
BUY £15
Duckie
A Taster For Live Art Virgins
Cabaret
Three bank holiday balmy summer nights this infamous public house is transformed into a sleek, chic speakeasy cabaret lounge with cocktail waiters and table service.part of the ‘hot august fringe festival’, amy lamé introduces the programme of short delicate pieces – about 8 pieces, about 8 minutes long each - a taster for live art virgins.
 
Thu 26 August          
Doors 7.30
Show
8.30
Performance & Cocktails
BUY £15
Duckie
 
 Cabaret
Three bank holiday balmy summer nights this infamous public house is transformed into a sleek, chic speakeasy cabaret lounge with cocktail waiters and table service.part of the ‘hot august fringe festival’, amy lamé introduces the programme of short delicate pieces – about 8 pieces, about 8 minutes long each - a taster for live art virgins.
 
Fri 27 August          
Doors 7.30
Show
8.30
Performance & Cocktails
BUY £15
Duckie
 
 
Three bank holiday balmy summer nights this infamous public house is transformed into a sleek, chic speakeasy cabaret lounge with cocktail waiters and table service.part of the ‘hot august fringe festival’, amy lamé introduces the programme of short delicate pieces – about 8 pieces, about 8 minutes long each - a taster for live art virgins.
 
             

The Royal Vauxhall Tavern is at 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, London

Information from the Royal Vauxhall Tavern (RVT). Tickets from Ticketweb.

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