Date: Sat 07 March 20
£15 - balcony
£25 - VIP cabaret (with a free glass of bubbly)
House of India Starr presents...
The Peacock Lounge Burlesque & Cabaret
Leicester's most decadent cabaret and burlesque experience is back for 2020 with our Spring Extravaganza!
Harking back to the traditions of variety in vaudeville and music hall, The Peacock Lounge is a sumptuous cabaret environment unique to the city's oldest surviving theatre.
The Y provides the perfect backdrop to a glittering soirée featuring award-winning burlesque and cabaret acts handpicked to captivate you; from the sublime and beautiful to the outrageous and downright ridiculous- this show will leave you feeling mesmerised and eager for our next instalment!
The Antipodean Temptress from Aotearoa New Zealand, Duchess is an exotic ecdysiast who has performed burlesque across Europe, USA, Indonesia, Australia & NZ.
Duchess appeared as a finalist in the inaugural Miss Burlesque UK competition, has been invited to appear at the New Orleans Burlesque festival every year since 2015 and has twice performed in the largest touring festival in the world, the Australian Burlesque Festival. Her most notable performance was at the Hateful 8 premiere, where she performed for legendary director Quentin Tarantino.
Evelyn is a shape-shifting showgirl. A little imp in disguise with a naughty sense of humour who recently won the title on Miss Burlesque UK.
Evelyn is a founding member of ‘The Bitten Peach', a Pan-Asian performance night in London featuring a stellar line-up of the UK's legendary queens, kings and creatures of the Far East.
CHI CHI REVOLVER
Chi Chi Revolver began her performing career in 1986 at the young age of 3 as Sparky the Dog in 'Ziz Ziz Kaboom!' Circus. As Chi Chi got older the sawdust in her veins turned to glitter and her first burlesque routine was a comedy magic strip tease in 2005. Since then she has been a regular on the cabaret and burlesque scene in performing, producing shows and teaching. She was one of the very first people in the country to combine hula hoop and burlesque performing a hula hoop strip tease and recently took part in the prestigious Burlesque Hall of Fame weekender in Las Vegas.
Chi Chi is a Guinness World Record holder for the world's fastest upside down hula hooper managing 112 rotations of a hula hoop in 1 minute while hanging upside down from a trapeze.
GOOD NESS GRACIOUS
Good Ness Gracious is an award-winning, international burlesque artist from London who brings boundless fun, sparkle and silliness to the stage. Her acts are full of comedy and her cheekiness is bound to charm the pants off you! With a broad range of characters from cute clown to singing vintage starlet to the tangerine dream himself, Ness does it all with a twinkle in her eye and her tongue firmly in cheek.
With a taste for Old Hollywood glamour fused with a mischievous modern edge, Ana is a neo- classical femme fatale specialising in gothic and ethereal burlesque. Benefitting from over 25 years of classical training in various dance styles, Ana combines her versatility as a dancer with her penchant of the theatrical to create breath-taking and innovative acts filled with an attention to detail which leave the audience captivated by her seductive storytelling.
Ana is found regularly performing and competing in Burlesque festivals across Europe.
THE DIVINE MISS EM as your host.
Miss Em is a compelling, sizzling performer who will transport you back to the charm and chutzpa of the golden age stars such as Judy Garland, Lucille Ball and Rita Hayworth. Delivering her songs with powerful vocals and fabulous wit. This irrepressible showgirl holds audiences in the palm of her hand whether it be charming them with wartime standards, belting out a rousing sing-along, teasing them with her sassy numbers or sending chills with beautiful torch songs.
"That Girl's got some pipes, and we can all see where she keeps them" Gene Simmons Kiss
It promises to be an unforgettable night!
We invite you to join in the atmosphere and feel like a star by dressing to impress in your best vintage and red carpet looks.
Choose a VIP ticket and be greeted with a glass of bubbly before arriving at your candle lit table where the show may just come to you!
We're risqué and not for the faint of heart; partial nudity, adult themes and strong language feature throughout. Over 18's only.
"A delightfully decadent soirée"- From Dusk 2 Dawn
"All of the acts were of the highest quality... easily the best burlesque I've ever been to" - Guest
"A very elegant, entertaining and exquisite night"- Guest
Please note line-up may change to circumstances beyond our control.
Due to the nature of the show running times are approximate.