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    Pi’s Bar

    6:00:pm, 18th Nov till 30th Nov 2014

    Throughout the festival Pi The Mime and friends will be taking over our main festival bar to offer you a host of entertainment including walk about circus performance, showcases from the best of the festival, pop up canteen, screenings from BURN and the hostess with the mostess the one and only Welsh diva, the voice... [Read more…]

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    What Not Cabaret

    6:35:pm, 18th Nov till 26th Nov 2014

    Amuse your bouche with a madcap cabaret of short-form work devised by an international company of alumni from the London International School of Performing Arts. Performed for the first time here at Mimetic, this is an opportunity to see work that has come straight out of the renowned Le Coq – physical theatre school. Expect... [Read more…]

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    The Late Night Shop presents: ‘A Load of Crêpe’

    7:00:pm, 18th Nov till 18th Nov 2014

    The Late Night Shop invite you into a world of Silent Film, forgotten visual curiosities, improvised live music, ambient weirdo performance and Pancakes. A Load Crepe will feature a selection of Shops favorite Forgotten Vaudevillean Films accompanied by Dj Slim Chance, and further a Short Feature Film chosen by Rucksack Cinema set to a live... [Read more…]

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    Miss Glory Pearl: The Naked Stand Up

    8:30:pm, 18th Nov till 18th Nov 2014

    Following a critically-acclaimed run at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, join burlesque performer, Miss Glory Pearl, in her debut one-woman show; a  no-holds-barred look at the body and our (usually laughable) attitudes towards it. Bridging the gaps between theatre, spoken word and stand up comedy, The Naked Stand Up is a witty, eloquent and heart-felt exploration... [Read more…]

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    The Coin Operated Girl

    10:00:pm, 18th Nov till 18th Nov 2014

    A one woman show from writer, comedian and ex-sex worker, Miranda Kane, who used to be Melody – a £2,000 per night escort, weighing over 300lbs to boot. In this tell-all comedy, Miranda exposes the truth about sex workers, their clients, and all the hilarious, heart-warming and often bizarre moments in a unique career. A... [Read more…]

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    7:00:pm, 19th Nov till 19th Nov 2014

    Performances of the fantastic, acts of the awesome and feats of the mundane. Mr Hicks presents his unexpected, playful, funny world. Death defying Frank the dog, acrobatic elephants, chain reaction contraptions and vindictive rabbits… A one man cabaret of illusions, deadpan comedy, magic, puppetry & the beautifully bizarre. Jon performs at festivals, in theatres and... [Read more…]

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    Holestar presents – Sorry I’m a Lady

    8:30:pm, 19th Nov till 19th Nov 2014

    Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Holestar “London’s favorite Tranny with a Fanny” (Time Out) presents her one wo-man show, Sorry I’m A Lady. Part theatre and cabaret, Holestar exposes her unconventional showgirl biography through storytelling, belting vocals, original music, humour & occasional lap dance. Come hear how a former solider in the British Army,... [Read more…]

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    The Ruby Darlings Show

    10:00:pm, 19th Nov till 19th Nov 2014

    Born out of a fiery feminist agenda The Ruby Darlings give an outrageously honest yet totally sexy look at life with a vagina. The comedy cabaret duo supported by their divine pianist, David, offer guidance on self-pleasuring tactics, celebrate pubic hair through the medium of rap and tip into uncharted sexual territory with their unassuming... [Read more…]

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    Happy Medium

    7:00:pm, 20th Nov till 20th Nov 2014

    Award-winning ‘Psychic’ Comedian, Peter Antoniou bring his all-new mind reading show to the Mimetic Festival! Simply focus on a question about anything and he’ll read the question from your mind and provide an answer. It doesn’t matter if it’s about your past, present, future, your love life, or what colour your underwear is, anything goes... [Read more…]

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    Behind the Mask with Marcus Reeves

    8:30:pm, 20th Nov till 26th Nov 2014

    Mechanical minstrel Marcus Reeves delves ‘Behind the Mask’, performing songs from his critically acclaimed debut album ‘Quicksilver – The Masquerade Macabre’ alongside a scintillating selection of special guests: 20 November: Champagne Charlie & Tricity Vogue 25 November: Champagne Charlie & Benjamin Louche 26 November: Rubyyy Jones & Benjamin Louche ‘A glitter-faced polymath’ – This Is... [Read more…]

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    BABY LAME: Don’t Call it a Comeback!

    10:00:pm, 20th Nov till 20th Nov 2014

    Join the 6 year old cabaret monstrosity Baby Lame for a punk-horror-drag night of song, dance, film and balls-out performance chronicling her much storied return to the spotlight. A cocktail of bombastic bad taste… scream along with Baby and her cracked out family in a show that has all the gut wrenching honesty of ‘In... [Read more…]

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    Boris & Sergey

    10:00:pm, 20th Nov till 29th Nov 2014

    Boris & Sergey’s Preposterous Improvisation Experiment Boris and Sergey, your favourite puppet clown vagabonds, present for your viewing pleasure an hour of improvised delights, featuring guests from memetic festival and the odd audience member or two. Expect malarkey molestation and mirth of a magnitude hitherto unexperienced in a subterranean vault in Waterloo Praise for Boris... [Read more…]

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    A Tranny on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

    7:00:pm, 21st Nov till 21st Nov 2014

    An evening with the UK’s favourite import from Detroit Michigan singing LIVE songs from jazz, blues, gospel and show tunes. Also expect educational and fun stories about living as a transwoman and relationships with men from her hometown of Detroit. This powerful singer promises you a night filled with fun and laughter. Reviews: ‘Mzz Kimberley... [Read more…]

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    Buddhism: Is it Just for Losers?

    8:40:pm, 21st Nov till 21st Nov 2014

    Framed as a support group meeting for those who ‘think too much’, a self-confessed analysis junkie dramatically reconstructs a tortuous train of thought, en-route to a mid-life epiphany. Encounters with ‘Non-Sense therapy’ seemingly cure him of his addiction, but lead to a crippling dependency on idiotic behavior. A Provocative, intelligent and entertaining show. ‘Very, very... [Read more…]

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    Griffin and Jones: Fooling Themselves

    7:00:pm, 22nd Nov till 22nd Nov 2014

    Steve Griffin and Nathan Jones are a pair of grifters, tricksters, conmen and award-winning magicians. With an emphasis on high energy comedy, and their own unique brand of slapdash magic, Griffin and Jones will not only leave you asking how they did it, but also why… Trailer Reviews “Bizarre, hilarious and anarchic” – Magic Night... [Read more…]

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    Songs For Swinging Ukuleles

    8:30:pm, 22nd Nov till 22nd Nov 2014

    Sporting her trusty ukulele, a vintage three-piece suit and a homburg hat, Tricity invites you to share an hour of her trademark playful wit in this engaging show of original tunes. Tricity’s “ukulele drag cabaret” played to packed houses at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe, with audiences queuing up to sing and play along with her.... [Read more…]

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    Neil Henry’s IMPOSSIBLE

    7:00:pm, 25th Nov till 25th Nov 2014

    Neil Henry treats the impossible as more of a suggestion than a rule, transporting you to an unforgettable world of the unfeasible and unreasonable – it’s impossibro. Here’s the thing, it’s not just Neil who does the tricks, when this impostificatious mindbender gets to work you will discover that you can do magic. Open your... [Read more…]

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    WhAtNoT AfTeR DaRk

    10:00:pm, 25th Nov till 25th Nov 2014

    WhAtNot CaBaReT. Miscellaneous. Curious… WhAtNoT AfTeR DaRk brings it’s audience a euphoric mix of burlesque, music comedy and ‘other’, an Aladdin’s cave of cabaret featuring Dee Riley, Pi the Mime, Lady Jessa Belle, Andrew Le Breton and Good Ness Gracious. Whatnot Cabaret is a platform for artists to take risks and try new material as... [Read more…]

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    Lady Celeste

    7:00:pm, 26th Nov till 26th Nov 2014

    Australian International superstar Lady Celeste Luminary, is back – to relaunch her career like never before. Dripping in style, singing some of her theatrical hits as well as her sassy renditions of today’ best pop; nothing is too much for Lady Celeste to shine as bright as she did 30 years ago. [Read more…]

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    The History of Everything

    9:55:pm, 26th Nov till 26th Nov 2014

    The History of Everything in 60 minutes (more or less) Everything you ever wanted to know about everything, ever. A surreal serving of music, mime, song, sketch, physical theatre and props from poundland (and a couple from the 99p store). This show does exactly what it says on the tin. It starts. There is a middle... [Read more…]

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    10:00:pm, 26th Nov till 26th Nov 2014

    NYCTOPHONIA: an elective mutism whereby someone/something sings only at night. ‘Nyctophonic’ creatures include owls and amorous cats. We make handcrafted, passionate music after hours in a forest of the imagination, fuelled by bread, wine, cheese and olives. The songs may render you, also, electively mute, and make you wonder what life would be like in... [Read more…]

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    Dan Lees Brainchild

    6:35:pm, 27th Nov till 27th Nov 2014

    A ridiculous physical comedy that explores the big questions and comes to some astounding, yet allusive conclusions, whilst introducing an array of inspirational and bizarre characters; an alcoholic cheese loving pope, a jazz prophet and a lonely cowboy with only a goldfish for a friend. Trailer Reviews for previous shows: ‘Irresistibly funny’ – Chortle ‘Happily... [Read more…]

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    Pi The Mime’s Burlesque Revue

    7:00:pm, 27th Nov till 27th Nov 2014

    Join London cabaret award nominated cabaret performer Pi The Mime as he presents his graduation class of stunning starlets, burlesque bombshells and vaudevillian virtuosos all fresh from Finger in the Pie’s Cabaret and Burlesque course. Running Order Lady Grey Lady Grey presents her mysterious life, surrounded by monotomy, solitude and a fair bit of creativity. ... [Read more…]

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    Anna Lou’s Contes D’amour

    8:30:pm, 27th Nov till 27th Nov 2014

    Through her unique brand of indecorous musical storytelling, Cabaret Roulette’s very own petite Parisienne powerhouse will teach you everything she has ever learned about love. Which is quite a lot. Armed with an accordion and a range of vocabulary matched only by her range of silly facial expressions, this adorably twisted individual will regale you... [Read more…]

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    10:00:pm, 27th Nov till 27th Nov 2014

    A Truly Neo Variety Show Brought To You As A Challenge To Face Your Fears, Own Your Kinks And Embrace Yourrr Rubyyy Jones. Featuring Artists From The Amazing Familyyy Fierce Collective As Well As #FierceFriends From Revue’s Past, Rubyyy Guarantees A Diverse, Super Gay, Super Fun Extravaganzaaa Of Burlesque, Drag, Music, Circus And Erotica!  ... [Read more…]

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    Lady Carol Lost and Found

    8:30:pm, 28th Nov till 29th Nov 2014

    Lady Carol returns to London with more songs of spirited spite and tales of melancholic mischief. Bringing with her a brand new show; A less than organized collection of tales and songs that like everything in life can never remain the same. You will leave the show with your cockles warmed and your heart lifted.... [Read more…]

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    Nancy Clench – Down Right Dirty

    10:00:pm, 28th Nov till 28th Nov 2014

    Join Scotland’s Biggest drag queen for a spectacular hour of her own brand of risqué comedy. Standing over you at seven feet, this drag queen will leave you in stitches as she delves in to sex, dating and all her gossip with a great blend of audience participation. A delightful mix of conversation and material,... [Read more…]

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    We are not Cakes

    7:00:pm, 29th Nov till 29th Nov 2014

    We are not Cakes is a devised piece inspired by a collection of short stories, poems and texts from Russia’s early 20th Century Avant Garde movement: the Oberiu. A flight into the surreal, the show consists of absurdist vignettes with a blend of live music, spoken word, puppetry and burlesque.     [Read more…]

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    Rubyyy Jones’s Young Feminist Whores!

    10:00:pm, 29th Nov till 29th Nov 2014

    Rubyyy Jones presents a sensational and sexy showcase of her incredible students; otherwise known as Young Feminist Whores. Rubyyy very happily works one-to-one with performance artists in theatre, cabaret and burlesque to help them harness their unique magic and to blow audiences away. A chance for them to strut, show off and shimmy with aplomb... [Read more…]

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