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 updated on 16th May 2022




GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

108 user reviews 4

Taking over The King's Head Members Club in Shoreditch, Gin-House Burlesque knows how to throw a good party. Expect a night like no other as the acclaimed vintage showgirls are joined by fire-swallowers, snake-handlers and other equally amazing individuals.

House Of Burlesque

576 user reviews 5

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 Phoenix Arts Club

334 user reviews 5

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 afternoon teas. Venture over to the Soho saloon for striptease and sips.

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.

@ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club on Fri, 27th May 2022 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Is there anything better than a plethora of rhinestones, glitter and sultry performances? We thought not. Head on over to Bethnal Green Working Men's Club for the Pussy Liquor: Big Birthday Bash!, which will be celebrating its fifth birthday, with entertainment and booze.

Camden Cabaret

68 user reviews 5

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