Strictly adults only!
Hackney Empire has been at the beating heart of racy variety entertainment in the UK for over 100 years. By way of celebrating their 'scandalous heritage', the Empire presents a new genre-defying night of outstanding acts to thrill and entertain.
At La Variete on 15 April, the old school, the new guard, the weird, the wacky and the wonderful will gather to show the world how it's done. Expect the best in home-grown circus, burlesque and cabaret performance, brought to you by the team behind the annual 5* Hackney Panto.
Acts include: Sarah-Louise Young, Peter Straker, Abandoman, Wanda Braah, Bruce Airhead, Missy Macabre, Pippa the Ripper, and Piff the Magic Dragon
La Variete is hosted by Desmond O'Connor and in association with Blond Ambition.
La Variete is at Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London E8 1EJ on 15 April 2011. Tickets are £12.50-£25.