History Of Burlesque: The Skirt Dancer

Continuing our look at burlesque history, we’re examining the Skirt Dancer, one of the most dramatic and visual aspects of the vaudeville stage, most popular in the late 1800s. If you’ve been a regular on the burlesque scene – either through audience or performer, you will recognise a modern version of the skirt dancer in […]

Meet The Performer: Pearl Grey, who’ll be hitting ‘A New Royal Family’ this saturday!*

With our first Bluestocking show of 2016 about to hit Swansea Grand Theatre in just a few days, we thought it was time to introduce you to yet another performer… The lovely Pearl Grey! Dubbed one of the UK’s funniest burlesque performers, Pearl Grey is a heady brew of comedy, history – and she’s a […]

Getting a Wig-gle On! Taking Care Of Your Wigs

Have your synthetic wigs gone a bit fuzzy on the end? Have they started to whiff a bit for all the wrong reasons? We caught up with Lilly Laudanum to find out how she cares for hers… If you’re like me then you will not feel complete on stage until you are wigged-up. My characters […]