Croydon Cabaret Festival

Event review: Nell Gwynn’s History Laid Bare at Croydon Cabaret Festival

Posted on June 7th, by Owen Kingston in Culture. No Comments

Songs and stories from Restoration England that will make you Blush

Nell Gwynn was a superstar of her time. One of the most famous Restoration actresses, hers is a true rags-to-riches story – she went from a life of poverty to having two sons by Charles II. In many ways, she was the 17th-century prototype of modern celebrity. She was both pretty and funny, witty and sexy, … Read More »

Croydon Cabaret Festival review: Ada Campe at the Spread Eagle pub theatre, Saturday 13th May

Posted on May 25th, by Neil Ridulfa in Culture. No Comments

An eccentric and mischievous night with the engaging Ms Campe

“Hold the beans to my temples, my dears. It’s very important that you don’t break contact!”

These words are seared in my memory, just like the wild stare of Ada Campe, star of ‘Ada Campe in Cress’.

The show, part of the Croydon Cabaret Festival at the Spread Eagle pub theatre in Katharine Street, combined comedy, magic … Read More »