Frid 9 July Camden Cabaret & Burlesque
LOUI VAN DINI
Award Winning international drag king ,burlesque performer .and magician LOUI VAN DINI & LORETTA VON DINI Won the North Wales Burlesque festival and the Dublin burlesque two separate years, a finalist in Pride’s Got Talent and a finalist in the Man Up competition. combines magic and cheekiness in all I do. magic burlesque act.
plus champion of left wing politics TV personality and comedian Award-winning KATE SMURTHWAITE She performs all over the UK and around the world at major clubs She also writes and tours an annual solo show of highbrow left wing comedy under the name The News At Kate which has been a feature of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival since 2009. In 2013 she won a Three Week's Editor's Choice Award naming her one of the ten best things about the Edinburgh Fringe!Kate is often a guest on news and debate shows and is well known for her forthright opinions and campaigning work. Appearances include the BBC's flagship political debate show Question Time as well as BBC 1's The Big Questions, BBC Breakfast, BBC News 24, Channel 4 News, Channel 5 News, ITV News, ITV This Morning, Sky News, BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine Show, BBC 5live, BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4 The Moral Maze. In 2012 Radio 4's Four Thought series included a 15-minute program written and performed entirely by Kate about sexist humour and sexism in comedy. One clip of her setting the world to rights even went super-viral under the name "Athiest B!tchslap".She also writes for publications from Cosmopolitan to both the Guardian and the Independent and is the Vice Chair and Media Spokesperson for campaign group Abortion Rights UK.Kate is a writer for the BBC Three political comedy show The Revolution Will Be Televised and the UK's leading political satire show Have I Got News For You?
BELLE DE BEAVOIR
classic burlesque BELLE DE BEAVOIR siren with a contemporary twist. The sensuality of a Montmartre courtesan, with the raunchy bump 'n' grind of a fifties pin up model, Belle de Beauvoir is a true powerhouse performer with an allure that both titillates and challenges
charming funny man THOR STENHAUG , Thor Stenhaug draws on his roots to perform hilariously personal and astute observational material. Thor adds lively energy to any bill with his range of self-deprecating stories. Last year he finished a sold-out run of his Edinburgh Fringe show 'Viking Millennials'. Having been a regular on the London circuit for over a year, he has performed in cities across the country, as well in his native country of Norway.