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Briefs: Close Encounters – Spiegeltent Leicester Square, London

Artistic Director: Fez Fa’anana Reviewer: Maryam Philpott There are some shows that exist entirely in their own space, often combining different performance arts, and impossible to rate on anything except their own terms. Arriving at the Spiegeltent in Leicester Square until the New Year, Briefs latest Boylesque-meets-circus-meets-drag show Close Encounters is exactly that, a world apart, a high entertainment cabaret that ...

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Briefs! – London Wonderground, South Bank

Creators: Briefs Factory Reviewer: Tom Finch “Out watching a cabaret show on a Tuesday night, you bunch of trashbags” was the words the audience were greeted with (though with considerably more expletives) on Press Night for the fourth year of Briefs!, an all male ‘boylesque’ group with a penchant for thrusting, gyrating and, of course, stripping. The evening of saucy, ...

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Briefs – London Wonderground, South Bank

Creative Producer: Fez Faanana Co-Creator: Mark Winmill Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Now on their third summer residency at the London Wonderground’s Spiegeltent, the creative team behind Briefs certainly know what works: a heady mix of comedy, striptease, dance and circus skills. It’s a format which has remained largely unchanged from the troupe’s previous visits to London. Hosted by the statuesque Aussie ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Miss Behave’s Gameshow

Artist(s):Miss Behave - with guests Harry Clayton-Wright, The Two Wrongies, Myra Dubois, Stickleback Plasticus, Mark - Captain Kidd- Windmill and Louis Biggs (from Briefs) Venue: Cabaret Tent Reviewer: Kris Hallett   After festival headliners the Manic Street Preachers and Noel Gallagher and his Flying Birds closed Latitude 15 with anthemic hit after hit, there was only way to bring a ...

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Briefs: The Second Coming – London Wonderground, Southbank

Creative Producer: Fez Faanana Co-Creator:Mark Winmill Reviewer: Scott Matthewman  Drag and male burlesque make for unashamedly trashy bedfellows. Nowhere is this more in evidence than in Briefs' return visit to London Wonderground, mixing sequins, striptease and circus skills to enjoyable effect. Held together by self-described "bearded Aussie drag queen" Shivannah (the show's creative producer Fez Faanana), who combines effortless MC ...

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