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 20th October 2016
A speakeasy nestled in the City oozing 1920's glamour and decadence, this burlesque show is not one to miss. Work your way through the delicious dinner and marvel at the showgirls from your table for a night that you won't forget in a hurry at an iconic venue. Easily one of the best burlesque shows in the capital.
Experience one of the most spectacular variety shows in London; welcoming only the crème de la crème of cabaret, circus, comedy and burlesque, Showtime Cabaret presents a remarkable celebration of all things fun and sexy. Expect the finest stand-up comedians, the raciest burlesque performers, unforgettable speciality acts and a top secret visual climax that'll keep you talking for months.
Hosted by the renowned performer Tempest Rose, the team at Camden's Cabaret Club have worked tirelessly with the House of Cabaret to offer Londoner's a burlesque-heavy celebration of Halloween this year. Mad about all things Halloween and with a handful of prizes available for the scariest costumes, expect to see some pretty disturbing sights at Trick or Tease. Perfect for anyone looking for a quirky Halloween night, this is one event you won't forget anytime soon.
The Rah Rah Rooms is Soho's latest revival of its old red light spirit where the memories and the Madame Jojo's legend come back to life and The Electric Carousel turns with sordid glamour. Hedonists delight, a new dark and lusty realm of cabaret performances and live entertainment is coming your way. Enter the Rah Rah Rooms for some fun burlesque in London.
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.
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.
GOODTIME CABHOORAY is back for a special evening of tantalising and sexy striptease. Goodtime Mama Jojo will be hosting the night at Blind Bee as she calls up five ladies to join her for a scintillating show; sip cocktails as the women perform individual and as part of a troupe.
Anybody for a dash of good old-fashioned debauchery? There's nowhere better for it than this premier Leicester Square casino, where far from placing all their eggs in a gambling basket, the Hippodrome also welcomes an array of the most talented burlesque and cabaret performers in the West End.
Having already proven to be a huge success with a string of sell out shows, the Gin-House Burlesque returns to East London, taking over the King's Head Members Club for an unforgettable showcase of sultry talents. While the famous Miss Betsy Rose stuns the audience with her vintage burlesque routine, Missy Fatale will drop jaws across the venue, performing a death defying snake-charming and fire breathing act live on stage. Prepare to be amazed at this dazzling November event in London.
Premium entertainment with a little cheek to it? It can only be one troop, and that's the Burlesque Knights. Join them for one of the most dazzling and titillating shows in the city as they prepare the audience for a top night of burlesque themed fun.
Halloween is hotting up as the performers and cabaret stars at Proud Cabaret City take your favourite fairy tales and seriously sex them up. From fire-breathing to seductive routines, this burlesque show is one to remember. Enjoy a three-course meal, dress up and then dance the night away.
Black Cat Supper Club know how to do burlesque with a bang. Hosting three dates at Rah Rah Room, the dining club will put on an incredible show of sexy showgirls and jaw-dropping aerial displays. You can either go for dinner or sit in the stalls, and then join in the fun with the afterparty.
A night of burlesque entertainment and a delicious three course dinner awaits. Marvel in the Parisian 1920's atmosphere and be enchanted with the performers whilst working your way through your meal. Housed in a 18th century horse stables, this is one hot burlesque show in London.
Cabaret Des Distractions offers a glamorous evening of cabaret, musical theatre and circus performances in a stunning 1920s ballroom. Inspired by the Féeries of 19th century Paris, this is a classic tale of love and temptation featuring gasps of awe, roars of laughter and whoops of excitement along the way. Don't miss out on experiencing this stunning London cabaret show.