Cabaret Comedy Theatre

20 Jul: Arj Barker, Inua Ellams, and Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School

By | Published on Tuesday 14 July 2015

Arj Barker

And today’s ThisWeek-tipped, LDN-based events are…

CABARET: Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School | London Wonderground | 20 Jul
Part life drawing class, part cabaret show, Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School started in Brooklyn and now runs in cities all over the world. Its models are burlesque performers and circus acts, who will also perform for you in between posing for you to draw. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: Arj Barker – Get In My Mind | Soho Theatre | 20-28 Jul (pictured)
Skilful US standup Arj Barker returns to the UK for the first time in five years with a short run of shows exclusive to the Soho Theatre. The show with cover “everything from the social evolution of humanity, to the intriguing and elusive nature of non-sexually derived boners”. Details and tickets here.

POETRY: An Evening With An Immigrant | Soho Theatre | 20 Jul
Award winning poet Inua Ellams moved to England from Nigeria when he was twelve years old, living in Ireland for three years, before returning to London to work as a write and graphic designer. In this show he mixes poetry and storytelling to present his personal history, from escaping fundamentalist Islam to drinking wine with the Queen. Details and tickets here.