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TICKETS: Working Girls of Soho

31 Dec 2022

After her sell out at Edinburgh Festival, Josephine Pembroke of Pussies Galore performs her sell out show talking about the female club runners, strippers, whores and thieves from Soho’s past. At the notorious late night member’s only drinking bar Gerry’s in the heart of Soho. Your chance to experience the real Soho, faded glamour and…

Josephine Pembroke on Museum of Soho show on Soho Radio

14 Nov 2022

The Working Girls of Soho – Saucy Tales of Notorious Women – Songs & Stories A fabulous cabaret celebrating Soho’s glorious past. Featuring the club runners, strippers, whores and thieves with song and stories. Josephine Pembroke of Pussies Galore talks about her sell out show featuring the female club runners, strippers, whores and thieves from…

The Mother of Darkness Venetia Welby with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous AUTHOR of the Week

08 Mar 2017

The Mother of Darkness Venetia Welby with Donna Freed  AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous The Mother of Darkness : How a messiah is born in the last of the seedy Soho streets Venetia Welby with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous A Radio Gorgeous exclusive: the first interview with explosive debut author Venetia Welby,…

Ilana Fox THE GLITTERING ART of FALLING APART – 1980’s SOHO with Josephine Pembroke

03 Mar 2016

    Ilana Fox THE GLITTERING ART of FALLING APART 1980’s SOHO with Josephine Pembroke   Ilana meets Josephine at The Society Club bookshop in Soho, they talk about writing, the 80’s and Ilana’s illuminating story about family, secrets and the dark side of Soho.   Follow Ilana:   https://twitter.com/ilana     @Ilana  Buy the book & Find…

Prostitution, Mayfair & Ruth Ellis Perfect Wives in Ideal Homes by Virginia Nicholson

07 Jan 2016

Prostitution, Mayfair & Ruth Ellis Perfect Wives in Ideal Homes by Virginia Nicholson Virginia Nicholson explains that prostitution wasn’t as big as it was during the war years when randy soldiers roamed the streets but it was conducted in much the same way: it was open and had strict rules along class lines. But woe…

Betty May The Musical

25 Mar 2015

Betty May the Musical on That’s Entertainment on Radio Gorgeous  Betty started to take cocaine on her honeymoon, cabaret danced drunkenly her way to notoriety, hung out at the Cafe Royal was a true Soho bohemian. Playwright, musician and performer Celine Hispache was inspired by Betty May, the “Tiger Woman” and wrote Betty May the…