Winner of Best Cabaret Broadway World Edinburgh Fringe Awards 2019, Miss Hope Springs, revisits her 1971 Granada TV special Christmas Agogo! which is to this day considered an unaired classic.
Once the toast of Las Vegas (now down on her luck and highly medicated), live at the piano ‘recovering showgirl’ Miss Hope Springs rummages under her Christmas tree to unpack a glittering array of all original self-penned festive songs from her acclaimed repertoire. You’ll hear toe show-stopping show tunes, witty comedy numbers and haunting ballads, interspersed with scandalous stories from her 'Ritz to the pits life' in LA Paris and erm …Dungeness. Hope sprinkles a fine frosting of vintage Vegas glitz as she takes you on this trip down her, by now, somewhat potholed 'mammary lane'. You’ll hear numbers such as Santa is a Woman, the heartbreaking Paper Snow, hysterical Christmas Calypso, riotous Bagels and many more.
‘Tragi-comic genius’ Julian Clary
‘The Rolls Royce of drag acts’ British Theatre
'A sparkling show filled with festive songs so finely sculpted you’d be forgiven for thinking they’d long-since entered the classic Christmas songbook’ Gscene Magazine
‘An exquisite performer, clever songs, great piano playing and fun lyrics’ Croydon Citizen
'A rich vein of comedy…Witty and intelligent' The Stage
Show Time: Doors open at 7.45 pm. Show: 8.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Running Time: 90 minutes. Not recommended for under 16's
Tables & Seating
All reservations/bookings are guaranteed a seat. Seating will be in a cabaret-style format with small tables, or in a theatre-style in rows. Group bookings of 6 or more will be seated together wherever possible.
We encourage you to enjoy a home-made chicken or vegetarian 'Curry In The Box' before the show at 7.30 pm, served in the Members' Bar Dining area. No pre-booking is required.
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The Simply Swing Band runs its own Jazz & Cabaret Club at The Ivy Room in Farnham bringing the UK's finest instrumentalists, vocalists and cabaret shows to a local audience. Our jazz nights run monthly on the last Wednesday of the month. Cabaret shows run intermittently. We also host shows at other venues. There's plenty of variety on offer and bonus shows during the festive period!
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