Meet The Performer: Sandy Sure’s Five Things She Loves About Burlesque

We have to say, we bloody love Sandy Sure! We are chuffed she will be back in the motherland for tomorrow’s Hothouse Flowers show at Swansea Grand Theatre and we really couldn’t think of anyone hotter, quite frankly! Hailing from Pontypridd, but now living in Devon, this lovely burst onto the burlesque scene in 2008 […]

Meet The Performer: Daisy Dalore

Well, with our Hothouse Flowers show only tomorrow we thought you’d like to catch up with one of Bluestocking’s ‘graduate’ performers from our classes… We have a feeling you’ve already ‘met’, so let’s see what she’s been up to…  (pics by Hoosh Arabi Photography) This time last year, Daisy Dalore wasn’t even ‘born’ yet and […]

Meet The Performer: Constance Peach

We can’t wait until Saturday night’s Christmas show, the rather scorching Hothouse Flowers – and our line up will definitely set fire to the night! So we thought with only a few days to go, that you’d like to get to know Constance Peach, who has come out of ‘burlesque semi-retirement’ to perform for you! […]

Meet The Performer: Lady Wildflower

With our Hothouse Flowers show at Swansea Grand Theatre in just a few days, we thought you’d like to get on familiar terms with our fabulous headliner, Lady Wildflower…  (Pic copyright My Boudoir Photography) Those of you who have been coming to our shows for a few years might remember Lady Wildflower when we first […]

You Gotta Have A Gimmick!

Everyone wants their style to stand out from the rest of the crowd and all promoters like to have a varied bill, where styles and acts are all different… So in the words the wonderful Mazeppa (Faith Dane) of Mervyn LeRoy’s 1962 film Gypsy (a must see for all performers!) “you got to have a gimmick!” […]

History Of The Stocking

Stockings! They’re our favourite legwear – and an iconic essential of pin up art and burlesque performance, so we thought it would be a fine idea to write about the history of the stocking… Early Origins The origins of foot covering probably come from cavemen who lived in cold climates, where skins would have been tied […]