Tue 25 Oct
Comedy themed variety night – sketch, props, musical comedy, shouting, glitter (some glitter), fabulousness…
“The sleeper hit variety show of the Edinburgh Fringe lands in Hackney.. Aren’t you bored of comedy nights aimed at stags and hens? The Anarchy Cabaret delivers The comedy side of cabaret and the cabaret side of variety.”
PICK OF THE FRINGE The Daily Mirror
Oh Standfast is an observer of the absurd. Bags for life, speedy boarding passes, meals for one, the mundane will never be the same. Back from a summer of festival perfomaces inc. Latitude, Wilderness & Kendal Calling.
★ ★ ★ ★The next generation of offbeat comedy gold. – To Do List
Linda Larkin is the creation of comedian Sam Savage.She came about when Sam got bored of the sock puppet and invested in a wig (Funnys funny competition Winner, Hackney Empire New Act Runner up 2013, BBC New Comedy Award Semi-Finalist)
‘Excellent. Her punchlines were as hilariously off-kilter as they were well-devised’– Three Weeks
‘Upbeat and endearing’ Chortle
Wayne Carter is the only fat hairy gay guy from central Australia living in the uk doing cabaret burlesque comedy. He has toured the UK and Australia with his sell out show, Wayne Carter teaches you to be fabulous.
★ ★ ★ ★ Yplan
Georgia Hurt & Laura Anderson started writing comedy together in school as a way to distract each other from lessons. Since then they have taken four shows up to the Edinburgh Fringe, performed at the Leicester Comedy festival and are regulars on the London circuit. With their mix of hilarious musical comedy and side-splitting sketches Hurt & Anderson tackle everything from the satirical to surreal with their unique rapport.
“These girls could be the next Mitchell and Webb” ★ ★ ★ ★Three Weeks
“A pleasure to watch…an exciting act” ★ ★ ★ ★ Broadway Baby
“Incredibly talented and funny” Scotsgay
Rosie Holt’s parents’ liberal limits were tested when her Unsafe Sex song hit the internet. But Caitlin Moran liked it so now Rosie is speaking (and singing) on all sorts of things she shouldn’t.
“Disgustingly Talented” Theatre Wales
“If Miranda Hart had Satan’s Love Child” Mark Ravenhill
Hosted by Steve McLean, a man obsessed with pound shops, laminating and Richard Nixon.
‘Delivers his comedy big and animated but it’s also like a talk with an excitable friend’
★★★★★ – The List
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Glamourous + Halloween = Glamoween!
Tue 25 Oct
We’re taking inspiration from the horror glamourpusses of the past this Halloween, whichever Morticia Adams you grew up with – Carolyn Jones or Angelica Huston – she oozed frightening sex appeal! Think screaming sequins, crushed velvets, tantalising tassels and satanic silks for that sumptuous seductive look! Accessorise with gory gloves and deathly diamanté and you’ll stop the party dead!
Pop in and ask our knowledgable staff for inspiration & ideas and they’ll help you pick out the perfect outfit! We also have plenty of brand new Autumn stock just arrived, wooly knits, cosy cardigans and fabulous coats!
Best Shop in Hackney? Vote for Paper Dress!
Tue 25 Oct
We were delighted to make the shortlist for ‘Best Shop in Hackney’ in Time Out‘s annual Love London Awards – if you had a moment to vote for us then we’d be most grateful, you can also have fun deciding which other restaurants, bars and cultural places in the borough you’d like to support at the same time!