Best London Burlesque Shows

Opulent, lavish and just that little bit naughty; London’s burlesque scene is absolutely thriving right now, and it happens to be more dazzling and risque than ever. Offering up a scintillating night out of alternative entertainment in the city, we’ve rooted out the finest comedy, cabaret and circus shows around for your ultimate, viewing pleasure. Check out our recommendations for the best burlesque shows in London and enjoy a titillating night on the city tiles.

Last updated on 22nd February 2019




Gin-House Burlesque know how to throw a good party and this February is no different as the group take over The King's Head Members Club in Shoreditch. Expect a night like no other as burlesque and cabaret performers amaze with fire-swallowing, snake-handling and vintage performances.

  High Tea & Tease

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@ Cellar Door on Every Saturday

Cabaret, cards, burlesque and a number of other forbidden pleasures are to be expected Cellar Door's High Tea & Tease night. Open every Saturday, experience one of the most raucous displays of cabaret in London, with performers like Miss Daisy Page, Vicious Delicious and the legendary Beatrix Von Bourbon to look forward to. Tickets include the show, casino chips and high tea with bubbles, finger sandwiches, cupcakes and tea.

Experience a cabaret show like you've never seen, as The Birdcage Cabaret introduces a live entertainment concept featuring singing, dancing and special guest acts from the worlds of comedy, magic, circus and more.

@ Sway on Every Saturday

The House of Burlesque is one of London's most glamorous secrets. Tucked away underneath the streets of the West End, this UK-leading production company host an evening of stockings, feathers and fabulousness that won't fail to impress. Get set for an evening of dancing divas, tantalising tassel-twilers, cabaret and circus gliterrati at this burlesque night out in London. 

Think you've seen it all? Think again, because Proud is spicing things up and things are about to get real hot. From burlesque brunches to cabaret club nights and hip-hop events, you've never seen anything like this before. Chow down, let loose and prepare for a slinky show.

@ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club on Wed, 6th Mar 2019 @ 19:00 - 23:00

Pay homage to David Bowie at this unique cabaret spectacle at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club. You'll witness an all-star cast of the UK's finest cabaret stars pay tribute through song, performance and humour to Ziggy Stardust himself, all in aid of Cabaret vs Cancer.