Giggage and Mayhem. Putting the fun into funeral...


Available for weddings, funerals, festivals,

cabaret nights, birthdays, bar mitzvahs, Halloween,

Christmas, anything but children's parties...


I can do anything from 5 minutes to 40 or more dependent on your requirements.

*not yet road-tested on under-10s. Probably best not. Pensioners are fine though.


Upcoming Shows:



25th March 2015:  PCQ Arts presents Black Books, Mayflower Bar, Plymouth 7.30pm. An evening of spoken word and performance including Julian Isaacs (Auntie Pus), Richard James and myself.

24th April 2015: Private Party TBA 

25th April 2015:  Whitleigh Arts and iOrchestra: St Georges Day Event, Whitleigh Green, Plymouth More details here!

9th May 2015:  Private charity event.

22nd May to 24th May 2015: Volksfest!! 

29th May to 31st May 2015: A Splendid Day Out Weekender, Morecambe. Performing on the Saturday at the Captain Nemo's Masked Steampunk Ball. Tickets available from here!

13th June 2015: 'Decopunk' Steampunk and Cabaret night as part of Crouch End Festival, Hornsey Town Hall, Crouch End, London. Details to follow.

26th June 2015:  Rogues Gallery: A Neo-Vaudeville Night of Delights, Brixham Theatre, Brixham, Devon, UK. Box Office 01803 882717

11th to 18th July 2015: Tavistock Edge Fringe Festival

3rd October 2015: Whitleigh Arts Cabaret Night, The Albemarle Inn, Budshead Road, Plymouth More details here!

24th October 2015: Whipp it Out Promotions presents Hoots and Hooters Halloween Show, Taunton, Somerset. More details to follow.

31st October 2015: Halloween Show, Club Rainbow, The Rainbow Hotel, Torquay.

12th December 2015: The Steampunk Experience and Yule Ball 2015, Exeter Phoenix, Exeter.  I shall be running a daytime workshop for children in the afternoon and performing for the adults in the evening. With a market, authors, cocktail lounge, tea room, sideshow and more. Performances from Professor Elemental, The Mysterious Freakshow, Miss Von Trapp, The Wattingers, The Copperfield Ensemble, GurdyBird and more to be announced.


 More to be announced as I confirm them. Usually I require a minimum of a month's advance notice of the date if you wish to book me unless it's for HALLOWEEN...

In which case, book now! 



Shows to date:



13th February 2015: Whipp It Out Promotions presents Hoots & Hooters Valentine Show: An evening of Burlesque, Song and Cabaret compered by Dis  Charge, Taunton, Somerset.

7th March 2015: Rogues Gallery: A Neo-Vaudeville Night of Delights, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter. 



15th February 2014: 'Till Death Do Us Part', Valentine Show, Club Rainbow, Torquay, with Coeur De Plume, Aurora Blu, Ana Kiss, Dixiie Daggers, Sam Buca and the Skankily Clad Sisters. 

22nd March 2014:  The Highwayman Inn, Sourton, Nr Okehampton. An hour of horrible humour, dark cabaret and vaudeville folk.  A singalong in two half hours - room for a wee in the middle. Or a Gin.  Anti-Valentine Cabaret Numb...ers followed by Vaudevile Folk Singalongs at:

26th March 2014: 'Pennycomequick Arts PCQ', Radio Show, EatMusicOnlineRadio, Plymouth. A live radio performance of Favourite Things, Tragic Moments and Say It With Flowers and much discussion, with readings from other special guest writers Michael Green and William Telford. Listen Again Here:

23rd - 26th May 2014:  Volksfest Cabaret Tent 2014 with performers such as Marcel Lucont, Hal Cruttenden, Abigail Collins and more... Playing at 2.20pm on Sunday 25th May.  Half an hour of gorey singalongs. Ticket link and details here.

31st May - 1st June 2014: Freedom Fields Festival, Freedom Fields Park, Plymouth, Acoustic Academy Stage.

7th June 2014: BBC Radio 6: My Jack the Ripper Morbid Dittie: 'Stabcurdle Jack' played on Tom Robinson's show with the After Hour hosted by The Gaslight Troubadours. Mahvellous.

14th June 2014:  The Carnivale of the Peculiar: The Mysterious Freakshow Present a night of Steampunkery, Oddities and the Unusual, Exeter Phoenix: Master of Ceremonies Jon Lee and with performances from myself, GurdyBird, Marc Lobb, Martin H Wattinger, Pure Mischief, The Needle Poppets, The Mysterious Freakshow and The Gaslight Troubadours along with walkabout performers, electroswing djs and a steampunk market.

25th June 2014:  Pennycomequick Arts present 'Black Books': An evening of spoken word, performance, random acts of art and yours truly, Mayflower Bar on Plymouth's historic Barbican. 

5th July 2014:  Steampunk Ball, The Market House, St Austell with GurdyBird and Tros an Treys.

20th September 2014:  The Rogues Review, The Hall, Exeter. A Hell-raising fundraiser for The Hall with performances from myself, The Copperfield Ensemble Project, Gurdybird, Luna L'amour and Angelique Dominique.

11th October 2014:  Rogues Gallery: A Neo-Vaudeville Night of Delights, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter. With The Copperfield Ensemble Project, Compering and Comedy from Cerys Nelmes, Burlesque from Angelique Dominique, Magician Marc Lobb, Dark Cabaret by myself and more. The Ultimate Authentic Music Hall Experience. Period Costumes Actively Encouraged.....

21st October: Waterfront Writers Halloween Party, Plymouth. 

24th October 2014:  Shhh Burlesque's Halloween with a lineup including Missy Malone, Poppy Raine, Oceana Pearl, Didi Curve, Honey Holiday, Miss Von Trapp and music from the Rocker Covers and compered by Jacques Bruxelles.

31st October 2014:  Burlesque in the Basement, Tiki Bar, Plymouth present 'Fraudeville'. A local show for local people and anyone else in the area... I compered the entire show as Mrs Lovett in her Gin and Pie Parlour, with performances from Fantastic Ms Fanny, Daizy Bangerz, Madame Le Fleur, Angelique Dominique and Ana Kiss.

1st November 2014Halloween Burlesque Show, Club Rainbow, Rainbow International Hotel, Torquay.

15th November 2014: Armadacon 26 Plymouth. Miss Von Trapp as Missy from Doctor Who provided the end of round music for the tea-duelling - playing everything from Countdown to Only Connect to the Imperial March by way of David Bowie and The Wizard of Oz and Jaws... AND beat the fourth Doctor at tea-duelling.

16th November 2014: Kitty's Birthday Hootenanny. Private party with burlesque, circus performances and Miss Von Trapp.

13th December 2014:  Steampunk Yule Extravaganza, Exeter Phoenix. The Steampunk Yule Ball back for its second year with the crème de la crème of the UK and US Steampunk scene.  An unusual evening of Music, Comedy, Performance Art, Cabaret, and Elegant Couture.  Featuring: Professor Elemental, The Mysterious Freakshow, BB Blackdog, Birthrite, Lord Montague Jacques Fromage III, GurdyBird, The Wattingers, Miss Von Trapp, Steampunk Market, DJ's and much more.



1st February 2013: An evening with Becky Brine and Julian Isaacs plus special guest (me), The B-Bar, Plymouth

7th February 2013: Dolly Delights: The Big Bump Theory Valentine Show, Annabels Cabaret and Discotheque, Plymouth

7th March 2013: Acoustic Sessions, The Fortescue Hotel, Plymouth

4th April 2013: Dolly Delights 'Welcome To Wonderland', Annabel's Cabaret and Discotheque, Plymouth.

20th April 2013: Private Wedding Booking. Yes, I do Weddings!

30th April 2013: CPR Presents... Miss Von Trapp's 'Songs To Die For' vs Unwoman's 'Lemniscate'. Listen Again!

17th May 2013: Exeter Phoenix: Professor Elemental, The Mysterious Freakshow and Miss Von Trapp and The Wattingers present a Stupendous Steampunk Showcase!

24th - 26th May 2013: Volksfest 2013: Plymouth Volksfest Cabaret Stage. Cabaret Tent acts include Mitch Benn, Mr B: The Gentleman Rhymer, a Kitty's Dolls Burlesque Special, Auntie Pus, Mister Joe Black, Miss Von Trapp and more...

1st June 2013: Freedom Fields Community Festival. Acoustic Tent  at 5pm.

6th July 2013:  Steampunks In Springtime: Resurrected Festival, Scorrier, Redruth, Cornwall.

20th July 2013:Private Party: An Audience with Miss Von Trapp

28th July 2013: AlienFox: Entity.  A fashion show, with music, performance and darkness.  8:30pm at The Vauxhall Quay (upstairs), Plymouth.  Be There.

1st August 2013: Dolly Delights 'Jungle Fever', Annabel's Cabaret and Discotheque, Plymouth.

17th August 2013: Arthur Shilling Presents Afternoon Tea, Abbey Hall, Plymouth.

23rd August 2013: An evening with Becky Brine and Julian Isaacs plus special guest (me), The B-Bar at the Barbican Theatre, Plymouth

3rd October 2013: Dolly Delights 'Jeepers Peepers' Halloween Show, Voodoo Lounge, Plymouth.

30th October - 2nd November: Exeter Alternative Theatre Halloween Show: SIDESHOW: Barnfield Theatre, Exeter. With a decaying circus theme and a cast including myself, Sandy Sure, Velma Von Bon Bon and Lilly Laudanum... Four Nights of Von Trapp Terror! Details and ticket links here:

16th November 2013: Twirls of The Unexpected, Wookey Hole, Somerset. An unmissable line up starring Trixi Tassels with Kitty Kane, Miss Von Trapp, Conlon and Hunt, Fantastic Ms Fanny and more, hosted by Foxy of Alienfox Designs. I did my utmost not to move in as resident witch but I couldn't promise anything... 

6th December 2013: Steampunk Yule Ball, Exeter Phoenix. With Professor Elemental, The Mysterious Freakshow, The Wattingers,  The Copperfield Ensemble Project, Miss Von Trapp performing Christmas Carol Carnage and duetting Fairytale of CSI New York with Professor Elemental - see my videopage, Inna Sketchi Manna and so much more. 



9th February 2012: Anti-Valentine Set at Acoustic Cafe, The Fortescue Hotel, Plymouth

23rd March 2012: The Odd Ball Cabaret

12th April 2012: Dolly Delights Burlesque Peepshow and Cabaret, Annabel's Cabaret and Discotheque, Plymouth 

24th May 2012: Ladies Night at Black Jacks,Plymouth

7th June 2012: Dolly Delights, Royal Jubblies at Annabel's Cabaret and Discotheque, Plymouth

24th June 2012: Freedom Fields Festival

5th July 2012: Acoustic Cafe, The Fortescue Cellar Bar, Plymouth

9th August 2012: An Evening with Auntie Pus @ BBar, Plymouth feat. punk, poetry, R 'n' R & jazz with very special guests.

1st September 2012: Summer Steam 2012: Zombie Apocalypse!! Woodland Valley Farm, Ladock, Cornwall. Steampunk Festival Weekend with Professor Elemental, Hold The Sun, The Dark Design, Birthrite, Miss Von Trapp and more. Camping, bands, beer, tea duelling, steampunk photography....

17th, 18th and 19th September 2012: Miss Von Trapp does a walkabout in a marquee full of freshers 'up the hoe', Plymouth Hoe.  With lots of stilt walkers, acrobats, showgirls and clowning. What could possibly go wrong?

4th October 2012: Dolly Delights SPOOKTACULAR SPOOKTACULAR! Annabel's Cabaret and Discotheque, Plymouth

27th October 2012: Shhh Halloween Burlesque, Bridgwater Arts Centre feat. Velveteen Hussey(resident), Ally Katte, Miss Erised, Violet Vayne , T&A Burlesque Troupe,  Putting the fun into funerals... me, compere Luke Honnoraty - comedian and headliner....Beatrix Von Bourbon.

31st October 2012: Halloween at The M(F)ortescue, Plymouth. With The Bernies.

9th November 2012: Private Party. Yes I do Parties. ( but not for children)

6th December 2012: Dolly Delight's Stocking Fillers. Annabel's Cabaret and Discotheque, Plymouth.

16th December 2012: Jumpers and Jingles, a charity Christmas show fundraiser for Save The Children. Annabel's Cabaret and Discotheque, Plymouth. Doors 8:30pm



6th March 2011: Twirls of the Unexpected, Voodoo Lounge

8th April 2011: Twirls of the Unexpected, Voodoo Lounge

8th May 2011: Twirls of the Unexpected, Voodoo Lounge

23rd June 2011: Va Va Voom Variety Charity night for Macmillan

28th August 2011: Freedom Fields Festival

4th September 2011: Kitty and Fanny's Big Phat Hootenanny

27th October 2011: Acoustic Cafe, The Fortescue Hotel, Plymouth

9th December 2011: The Odd Ball Cabaret, Fortescue Hotel

22nd December 2011: Foxy and Fanny's Holiday Hootenanny, Annabel's Cabaret



7th Jan 2008: Bowed Radio Episode 53

14th Feb 2008: Anti-Valentine Gig for the Death of Love, Acoustic Cafe, The Fortescue

Following which I became pregnant and had to take a 'career break'. Have you tried playing cello with a bump? Not easy. And as for the morning sickness... Didn't really want it part of the act.



9th June 2007: Art Box Bus Opening at Royal William Yard

July 2007: Featuring on Bowed Radio Episode 33

August Bank Holiday 2007: Freedom Fields Folk Festival

4th Sept 2007: Sanity Fayre

8th Sept 2007: Odd Ball Cabaret

25th October 2007: Acoustic Cafe, The Fortescue

31st October 2007: Halloween at the Mortescue

13th November 2007: Odd Ball Cabaret: Barbican Theatre 'In The Flesh' Festival

20th November 2007: Black Catz Goth Club

26th November 2007: Acoustic Cafe

29th December 2007: Odd Ball Cabaret