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The Black Cat Cabaret and Between the Sheets at Underbelly

SEEN is a huge fan of the Underbelly Festival, currently wowing visitors on Southbank until September. Comedy, cabaret, burlesque and entertainment take place amid bustling street food stalls, bars and a relaxing chill-out space right next to the river and the cultural haven that is the Southbank Centre. Two of the cabaret acts appearing there this year are The Black Cat Cabaret and Between the sheets.

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Black Cat Cabaret is inspired by the heyday of Parisian cabaret culture, and will be breathing new life into the decadent world of vintage Montmartre. Upon entering the glorious, mirrored surroundings of the Underbelly spiegeltent, guests can expect to encounter a merry band of high-kicking showgirls, jaw-dropping acrobats, comic street singers, a fire-breathing siren and daredevil aerialists – all bound together with a belle époque sense of giddy abandonment and presided over by the ‘compère beyond compare’ Dusty Limits. They’re veterans of the London Cabaret scene, so you’re assured of a special show. The Black Cat Cabaret’s confirmed dates include: 20th May, 2nd June, 8th July, 5th August and 22nd September.

Between The Sheets

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Then there’s Between The Sheets, billed as a thrill-seekers’ paradise; a tantalising display of late-night cabaret acts performed by an exceptional troupe, hand-picked from the worlds of contemporary burlesque, circus and dance. They feaiure another veteran of the London burlesque scene: Miss Polly Rae. In the true spirit of burlesque, this titillating modern revue features an array of sensational acts and hilarious performances from the likes of Lilly Snatchdragon and Kitty Bang Bang. Sparkling with comic naughtiness, Between The Sheets blends side-tickling comedy with gasp-inducing spectacle, in one high-energy and distinctly modern variety show. Between The Sheet’s confirmed dates include: 15th June, 20th July, 4th August, 25th August, 8th September and 29th September.

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