Red Imp presents Shappi Khorsandi & Mary Bourke

Saturday 8 July

Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Bar

Edinburgh preview works in progress


20:30 – 22:30
Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Bar53 Hoe St
Walthamstow
London E17 4SA
SHAPPI KHORSANDI – Mistress and Misfit
Shappi presents England’s unsung heroine. For too many years she has been known as just ‘Nelson’s mistress’, a bit of a harlot. (You get ONE job in a brothel and bang goes your reputation.) Women’s lib wasn’t a ‘thing’ in Georgian times, Emma moved mountains to haul herself from ‘scullery maid’ to ‘Lady Hamilton’. Yes, she occasionally danced on tables naked to get ahead in life, but who hasn’t? As a fellow naked dancer on tables, Shappi is inspired by Emma, although she never wants hair big enough to house mice in.

MARY BOURKE
Definitely a Red Imp favourite, she always tears the room a new one.

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