TICKETS for The Working Girls of Soho Cabaret SHOW !

PHOENIX THEATRE TICKETS Monday 15 May 7pm – 9pm

  • Coming up: Sunday 29th June at  The Pheasantry, Pizza Express, Kings Road, London SW3, tickets on sale soon! 
Be taken on a wild journey through Soho’s shady past, meeting the female whores, club runners & thieves who have been Soho’s beating heart since the 18th Century. A night of song, storytelling, dance & comedy awaits.Josephine Pembroke, a Soho veteran, will take you there, having lived & worked in Soho in the 1980s. Josephine created the post feminist cabaret act Pussies Galore, & performed regularly at Heaven, Pascha & The Cafe de Paris in the 1990s.The Working Girls of Soho, which premiered at Edinburgh last year, takes you on a captivating journey of discovery, meeting the women who made Soho happen, in all its seedy splendour. Be introduced to a host of infamous women who walked the streets of Soho in its heyday.Meet ‘Ma’ Meyrick, the 1920s nightclub queen; encounter the legendary all-female crime syndicate, The Forty Elephants Gang; engage with street walkers Aristocratic Annie & Sadistic Cindy in a cabaret of comedy, characters, dance, torch songs & show tunes from the roaring 20s to the swinging 60s & into the bleak 70s.


Writer | Josephine Pembroke

Dancers | Lisa Mulidore & Sue Gyngell

Director & Choreographer | Lisa Mulidore

Musical Director | Heather Longman

Pianist | George Webster

“I wish I’d had a life like Josephine’s” Jo Good, BBC Radio London

“With her tales of Soho’s wild women, from 17th Century madams to Muriel Belcher and Henrietta Moraes (interspersed with her own stories of wild living in Soho in the 1980s). Josephine Pembroke’s one woman show featuring songs from Sondheim to Cy Coleman and Dorothy Field, blows the doors off”

Liz Hoggard columnist and arts interviewer for the Observer, Telegraph, Times, Radio Times and Evening Standard

“Captivating and knows how to hold the audience in the palm of her hand”

Matthew Freeman – Musical Supervisor, Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas

“Captures the true spirit of Soho, who’ve been the beating heart of Soho since the 18th Century. Captivating and Riveting”

Celia Dodd Times and The Independent journalist 

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Published on 04th May 2023

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