Interviews

UK Cabaret subscriber John Danbury tells us about his life in show business

John Danbury from performer to producer  Since training at London drama school Mountview, John Danbury’s career has been an eclectic one filled with the highs and lows that any jobbing artist has. He has now using all this hard earned knowledge and is turning his hand to producing a variety of theatrical experiences including Cabaret … Continue reading

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Roger remembers
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Roger remembers

Roger remembers Something I learned, early in my clubgoing days, when there were plenty of chaps to be seen in clubs in caps or trilbies, was that you could never see artistes at their best on New Year’s Eve. Understandable really, as in many places it’s more of a social occasion, with family parties and … Continue reading

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Saul on performing in the tiny enclave of Gibraltar
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Saul on performing in the tiny enclave of Gibraltar

Saul on performing in the tiny enclave of Gibraltar I have worked abroad a number of times and have always enjoyed the experience; besides the travel, baggage retrieval; and trying to figure out how to get to ‘the venue’ in a foreign language. Fly backs are one thing; a rapid turnaround, with barely chance to … Continue reading

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How my show business career began
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How my show business career began

How my show business career began. Writer and musician Sue Barton writes for us here in UK Cabaret. Sue lets us know how her show business journey began. If you would like to write for us and let us know how you first ventured onstage, we would like to hear from you. I think it … Continue reading

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Kerrie Leanord on residencies
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Kerrie Leanord on residencies

Kerrie Leanord on residencies Singer and entertainer Kerrie Leonard writes for us here in UK Cabaret on the subject of what it actually takes to be part of residency type bands at home and abroad. So you think you can be a resident musician? In theory it doesn’t sound too difficult. Everyone always comments on … Continue reading

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Lisa on cruise ships
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Lisa on cruise ships

Lisa on cruise ships Cruise ship entertainer Lisa Pearson and her husband Adam Press make up the classic/crossover singing duo La Musica. Represented by cruise ship lynchpin agent Jonathan Blackburn, the couple are one of the busiest and most imitated acts of their kind on the cruise ship scene. Lisa writes for us here in … Continue reading

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Saul on entertainment down under
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Saul on entertainment down under

Saul on entertainment down under Cabaret artiste Paul Taylor performs under the stage name of Saul. This tribute and cabaret singer worked for many years on the cabaret scene in Australia before returning to the UK five years ago. Paul makes comparisons between life in UK cabaret and the live entertainment scene down under. Australia … Continue reading

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South West Calling
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South West Calling

South West Calling! Agent Keith Hall writes for us here in UK Cabaret on the subject of the live cabaret scene in his area of the UK. Now before anyone shouts “get off the tractor” let me tell you readers it’s not all cider and carrot crunching down here I’ll have you know. Where entertainment … Continue reading

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Writer and Entertainer Sue Barton – the right vehicle
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Writer and Entertainer Sue Barton – the right vehicle

Writer and Entertainer Sue Barton is part of a family of entertainers. Here she writes about the importance of having the right vehicle for the job of life on the road as a jobbing entertainer/musician. Back in the 70’s the preferred method of transport for any discerning band was a Ford Transit van. Not the … Continue reading

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The Great Musician in the Sky
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The Great Musician in the Sky

The Great Musician in the Sky Just like a certain character in Top Gear, the identity of Great Musician in the Sky will never be revealed. This is the first in the series of contributions by this man of mystery. Welcome, my fellow performers. All you musicians and acts, solos, duos, bands, git-voxes, comics, even … Continue reading

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