Strictly Come Dancing Champion, Bill Bailey Steps Outs As New Host Of ‘Cabaret All Stars’ At Proud Embankment


British comedy legend Bill Bailey brings his unique blend of satire and surrealism to London’s most spectacular cabaret experience, ‘Cabaret All Stars’ at Proud Embankment for a few select dates only this August and September 2021 where he promises to unleash revelry with his music, stories and dismantled jokes, crowd sing-alongs, weird instruments and musical showstoppers as he leads a cast of world-class cabaret, circus and burlesque superstars in an extraordinary show on in the heart of London.

Described as “the finest stand-up comedian this country has to offer” (The Times), his inimitable showmanship will sit alongside, a heady mix of high-risk acrobatics, sultry traditional Parisian burlesque and sassy Vegas showgirls from the international talent that make up Cabaret All Stars.

‘I am delighted to be part of this wonderful show, and excited to be performing some of my favourite songs in such a great cabaret setting among fire-eaters, aerialists, burlesque dancers… something for everyone!’, comments Bill Bailey.

Fresh from his sell out run at the Royal Opera House – audiences are promised an up close and personal night of laughter and luxury as Bill performs a hilarious mix of fan favourites and new sketches plus special guest, Swiss soprano Florence Hvorostovsky, to make this a truly sensational and memorable night.

Alex Proud, CEO remarks – ‘I am thrilled & honoured to have Bill join our All Stars show, his distinctive approach to music and comedy that both mocks and celebrates our national identity offers something for everyone to enjoy after these challenging months”.

An evening of pure indulgence and escapism will unfold along with a scrumptious three-course Asian Italian fusion menu devised exclusively for Proud by world class head chef Antonio Vacca together with fabulous cocktails and first-class service.

Joining Proud’s fabulous hosts on stage, Cirque du Soleil performer Katherine Karpovich will perform her incredible aerial act, plus international and award-winning cabaret star Pi the Mime reinvents the art of mime, blending it with dance, drag, clown and burlesque. Darlings of the Moulin Rouge J’Adore La Vie will bring their haute couture burlesque to the party and the infamous international burlesque show ghoul, horror diva and Brazilian bombshell Marie Devilreux is set to astonish.

Missa will leave audiences stunned with her mind-blowing sword swallowing, in tarnation burlesque sensation Jake Dupree will set hearts racing and multi-talented Leonie Alert will be showcasing her dare-devil fire skills.

Proud aims to ensure their guests leave unable to stop talking about the spectacle they have witnessed, the food they have tasted and the service they have received. With artists from the world-renowned Cirque du Soleil to the dazzling likes of Vegas showgirls, every moment is designed to impress, scare, wow, and captivate the audience.

Having benefitted from considerable investments in the venue to include all Covid-19 safety measures, Proud Embankment has also undergone a complete makeover throughout lockdown making it the most glamorous and Instagrammable venue in the capital. Proud ensure customers get the experience of a lifetime in the safest possible environment with a triple lockdown guarantee where, in the event of a lockdown or change in roadmap, a refund, reschedule or credit note will be offered.

Proud Embankment is located in an iconic heritage building at the heart of the West End, situated underneath Waterloo Bridge on the North bank of the River Thames. The UK’s largest and most glamorous venue dedicated to the artform of Cabaret. Make a grand entrance down the lavish commanding staircase, take a step into the spotlight on our central stage, relax into the golden booths, peep behind the red curtain, and breathe in the perfumery of perfection.

The spectacular showstopper Cabaret All Stars features Europe’s most talented music, cabaret, drag and acrobatic acts, performing exclusively in the UK’s biggest and most opulent cabaret venue.

Each evening, Bill Bailey will take to the stage to perform and introduce the audience to the unforgettable acts. Guests are treated to a delicious three-course menu with welcome cocktail while enjoying the spectacle. Drinks on offer throughout the night include a prohibition-era inspired cocktail menu to match the glamorous Gatsby-esque venue.