Friday, January 27

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Now That’s What We Call Musicals – Soho Theatre
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Now That’s What We Call Musicals – Soho Theatre

With the threat of another cancelled Christmas around the corner, it can be tough to get into the festive mood. But have no fear, with ‘Now that’s what we call musicals’ you have no choice but to smile and sing and tap your feet and laugh and feel jolly and bouncy and happy and all of those wonderful emotions you wish could carry on forever. Because Le Gateau Chocolat & Jonny Woo, drag queens extraordinaire, are just the most entertaining and talented duo this side of the West End. Dubbed the ‘Ebony and Ivory of drag’, the sequin-wearing pair (one costume among many) perform a range of popular songs with comic effect. Marauding their way through a medley of musical highs their alternative take on well-known scores will razzle you dazzle you and have you shouting for more. But don’t...
Tune into the ONLY Eurovision Song Contest – West End style!
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Tune into the ONLY Eurovision Song Contest – West End style!

Following the success of last year’s glitterfest, Olivier Award-winning improvisers The Showstoppers are presenting the ‘Alternative Eurovision Song Contest’ for a second year on Saturday 15th May. Comedians Marcus Brigstocke and Rachel Parris are now lined-up to provide pithy commentary. He said “This is it! This is our time. This will make music history. In a good way.” They are joined by an all-star cast of celebrities including actor Les Dennis, comedian Russell Kane, comedian London Hughes and cabaret star Le Gateau Chocolat as judges and Grace Mouat (‘& Juliet, ‘Six’), singer Jordan Gray and improv legend Mike McShane as guest performers. Featuring brand new songs parodying all your favourite Eurovision genres, expert commentary and interactive voting, The Showstoppers ...
Le Gateau Chocolat in Creation Theatre’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
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Le Gateau Chocolat in Creation Theatre’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Iconic performer Le Gateau Chocolat makes a special cameo appearance as the Good Witch in Creation Theatre’s annual festive family show, which opens on the digital stage this December. Le Gateau Chocolat, whose award-winning work spans drag, cabaret, opera, musical theatre, children’s theatre and live art, and has performed in prestigious venues across the world, makes a special screen appearance in this magical version of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, adapted and directed by Gari Jones. Speaking of his exciting collaboration, which was pre-recorded during the second lockdown this month, Le Gateau Chocolat says: “It was a real joy working on this production with Creation Theatre. With my family show Duckie, programmed at Home in Manchester, a city in tier 3, now in jeo...