Best London Burlesque Shows

Opulent, lavish and just that little bit naughty; this city's cabaret scene is absolutely thriving right now. Offering up a scintillating night of alternative entertainment, we’ve rooted out the finest comedy brunches, world-class performances and quirky circus events around the capital to bring you our handpicked selection of the best burlesque shows in London.

Last edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 3rd April 2024

Glitter & Titter Cabaret

Pairing sensual burlesque with hilarious comedy, fabulous drag and more variety acts besides, Glitter & Titter Cabaret is a show-stopping evening of London's finest talent. Head down to The Albany in Fitzrovia to get in on the action, with tickets starting at just a tenner for some shows.

The Phoenix Arts Club

London's best places to watch burlesque? The Phoenix Arts Club is showcasing a fabulous array of performers at its saucy cabaret shows and themed dinners. Venture over to the Soho saloon for striptease and sips, with a whole lot of talent on the stage.

House Of Burlesque

House of Burlesque are back with SPEAKEASY, an exciting series that will see provocative cabaret, tassel twirling and more taking to the stage at Holborn's Sway. To enter, you'll need to whisper the secret password into the ear of their box office mistress.


The Double R Club is heading to Bethnal Green Working Men's Club to bring you a roster of captivating cabaret performances. Get ready for a dreamlike yet dark evening of debaucherous entertainment, including burlesque, jazz and more.


Dazzling burlesque performances are high on the agenda at CellarDoor. Found in the West End, this slinky speakeasy spot is hosting a fabulous range of starlets throughout the week, bringing twirling tassels and feather boas galore.

The Rosemary Branch Theatre

Head down to The Rosemary Branch Theatre in Islington, where you'll be treated to a brilliant performance of burlesque talents from artists who are developing new work. Stars include Lilith Devine, who is showcasing her newest cabaret performance Got An Itch To Scratch.


Hosting sensual soirées filled with cabaret, mystery, glamour and tons of delicacies, Proud Cabaret invites guests to the most luxurious events in town. Head down to indulge in a beautiful theatre-style five-course dining experience or a drag bottomless brunch of dreams.

Legs Eleven: The Burlesque Bingo Show

@ Dabbers Bingo on Saturday 27th April 2024

Prepare for an evening of raucus behaviour and dazzling moves as Dabbers Bingo invites you to its glorious event, Legs Eleven: The Burlesque Bingo Show. From £25 per person, the night will be packed full of the UK's hottest stars offering games, prizes and plenty of entertainment. Food-wise, there's plenty to choose from including Cumberland sausage balls and an ice cream sandwich for dessert.

Cabaret Identitease

Get ready to enter a world of sass with Cabaret Identitease at The Two Brewers in Clapham. This London production, crafted by the fabulous showgirls Harley Phoenix and Turkish D'Light, is breaking barriers and showing that accessibility is also sexy. A celebration of diversity and inclusivity, every act at this accessible queer cabaret spectacle is a tribute to the essence of human identity combining insane performances by entertainers with heartfelt storytelling. Celebrate love, diversity, and the liberty to be authentically you, starting at only £3 per person.

Camden Cabaret

Taking place at All About Eve every Friday and Saturday night, Camden Cabaret brings together some of London's most talented performers, from burlesque and comedy to circus, for an unforgettable evening of variety show fun.

Lío London

Following success in Ibiza, Mykonos and Mallorca, entertainment brand, Lío is now making its mark in London. Head over for glamorous shows spanning everything from dance to acrobatics and singing, alongside the chance to grab Mediterranean food.