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Night Of The Blue Stockings, Jacksons Lane Theatre, Friday 30 November 2012   Leave a comment

Night Of The Blue Stockings

Friday 30 November, 8.30-10.30pm

Jacksons Lane Theatre, 269a Archway Road, London, N6 5AA

Tickets: £15

“London’s most celebrated sorority – the sisterhood showcase boasts the best line-up in town ” Time Out London Critics’ Choice

A bevy of burlesque and cabaret bad girls don their blue stockings to take over Jacksons Lane with an irreverent blend of humour and sass.

“A wild joyride of cultural subversion” Erotic Review

The Blue Stocking Society is a modern-day women’s institute for showgirls who like their satire with lashings of sauce and their striptease spiced with razor-sharp wit. Inspired by the 18th century literary society of the same name, the 21st Century bluestockings have been hosting their boisterous evenings of cabaret and burlesque for the last two years, to great acclaim.

“A highly entertaining night…extremely funny.” One Stop Arts.

Heading up the bill are the Blue Stocking Society co-founders, burlesque clown Audacity Chutzpah, AKA Madam Secretary, and cheeky diva Tricity Vogue, AKA Madam Treasurer.

They are joined by illustrious bluestocking alumni, including the notorious Ophelia Bitz (AKA Madam Whip), bawdy ukulele songstress Ria Lina, music hall vaudevillian Shirley Windmill, slapstick showgirl Ginger Blush and witty burlesque trickster Laurie Hagen

The show’s designer is the brilliant Mr Mistress.

“Quirky cabaret, mirthful songs and the notorious raffle.” The Londonist

For those who enjoy burlesque with brains, the bluestockings welcome you to join their own wayward spin on a women’s institute for the night. You may even win a prize in the tombola – but it might not be one you can show your gran…



Bluestocking Bad Girls by Mat Ricardo   Leave a comment

Photo by Mat Ricardo

Created for Bluestockings Bad Girl Friday show on 6 April 2012

The Bluestocking Bad Girls are (from left to right) Ria Lina, Mister Mistress, Tricity Vogue, Rhian Kennedy and Audacity Chutzpah.