Melinda Hughes Satirical Cabaret

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Last Show: Tuesday 27 th November 2018

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Satirical Diva Melinda Hughes has performed sell out shows at Crazy Coqs, The Pheasantry and The Metropolitan Room New York. Described by Vanity Fair as “scandalous and timely’ Melinda together with pianist, comedian and composer Jeremy Limb hosts a monthly eclectic evening of up-to-the-minute cabaret, comedy and song backed by a live jazz trio. Special guests over the upcoming season to include the Mash Report star Rachel Parris, Eccentric Accordionist and comedian Martin White, Posh Princes of Satire Bounder & Cad, comic crooner legend Lenny Beige, and many more stars of the London Cabaret circuit.

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"So clever… every pun hit the mark” - The Times

"A brilliant cabaret goddess, a satirist of high order" New York Social Diary

Special Guests:

Tue 27th Nov (Holborn) - Rachel Parris

Wed 5th Dec (The Pheasantry) - Lenny Beige

Melinda Hughes is a Weimar Cabaret specialist and a successful satirical cabaret performer. Her CD Smoke and Noise (Nimbus) won critical acclaim in The US and UK leading her to appear on BBC Radio 3 and on BBC Radio 4 with Barry Humphries. Her new CD Weimar & Back was released in June 2018. A graduate of The Royal College of Music and Maastricht Conservatoire, Melinda toured with Andre Rieu for three years and performed many operatic roles in over forty countries. Melinda has performed with her satirical cabaret co-writer Jeremy Limb at numerous festivals and concerts. Their show has taken them to The Metropolitan Room New York, Holders Festival Barbados and Government House Bermuda as well as sell out shows at Zedel and The Pheasantry London. They recently performed for Prince Andrew at Windsor Castle and her show Margo half woman half beast received five star reviews at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe.  Described by Vanity Fair as scandalous and timely, her satirical company Kiss & Tell Cabaret write and perform up-to-the minute songs on global trends and politics and are very much in demand.