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Date/Time

Thursday 19 December 2019 - 20.30 - 22.30

Location

The Ivy Room, Farnham Conservative Club

Looking for some Christmas fun? Don’t miss The Ivy Room’s Christmas Cabaret Special. It’s a great vintage Vegas-style festive alternative to a Pantomime. Very funny and extremely Christmassy. It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen at the Club before!

‘Tragi-comic genius’ Julian Clary

‘The Rolls Royce of drag acts’ British Theatre

‘A sparkling show filled with festive songs so finely sculpted you’d be forgiven for thinking they’d long-since entered the classic Christmas songbook’ Gscene Magazine

Miss Hope Springs’ 1971 Granada TV Special Christmas Agogo! is to this day considered an unaired classic.

Once the toast of Las Vegas (now down on her luck and highly medicated), live at the piano ‘recovering showgirl’ Miss Hope Springs rummages under her Christmas tree to unpack a glittering array of all original self-penned festive songs from her acclaimed repertoire. You’ll hear toe show-stopping show tunes, witty comedy numbers and haunting ballads, interspersed with scandalous stories from her ‘Ritz to the pits life’ in LA Paris and erm …Dungeness. Hope sprinkles a fine frosting of vintage Vegas glitz as she takes you on this trip down her, by now, somewhat potholed ‘mammary lane’. You’ll hear numbers such as Santa is a Woman, the heartbreaking Paper Snow, hysterical Christmas Calypso, riotous Bagels and many more.

‘An exquisite performer, clever songs, great piano playing and fun lyrics’ Croydon Citizen

‘A rich vein of comedy…Witty and intelligent’ The Stage

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Show Time: Doors open at 7.45 pm. Show: 8.30 pm – 10.30 pm Running Time: 90 minutes. Not recommended for under 16’s

Tables & Seating

All reservations/bookings are guaranteed a seat. Seating will be in a cabaret-style format with small tables, or in a theatre-style in rows. Group bookings of 6 or more will be seated together wherever possible.

Supper

We encourage you to enjoy a home-made chicken or vegetarian ‘Curry In The Box’ before the show at 7.30 pm, served in the Members’ Bar Dining area.