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LA POULE PLOMBEE – St James Studio

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Appearing as part of the (now ended) London Festival of Cabaret, Sarah-Louise Young’s latest cabaret manifestation is a set entitled La Poule Plombée. Literally translated it means the “leaded hen”, which offers a sardonic contrast to Edith Piaf’s “little sparrow” (and of course sounds appetizingly like flambé too). However, Google a little deeper and one finds that Poule can also refer to a floozy or tart (human rather than pastry). And then remember that Young famously describes herself on Twitter as Cabaret Whore…

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JULIE MADLY DEEPLY – Crazy Coqs

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Julie Madly Deeply is a technically brilliant performance from Sarah-Louise Young that charts the life of possibly the queen of our national treasures, Julie Andrews. A self-confessed fan and devotee, with a knowledge of both Andrews’ life and repertoire that is arguably unsurpassed, Young’s whirlwind performance has criss-crossed the Atlantic, with this three-day residency at The Crazy Coqs marking the show’s return to the capital.

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Review: Julie Madly Deeply (London Festival of Cabaret 2014)

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Alarmingly soon after she bounds onto the stage in the blonde Sound of Music wig, Sarah-Louise Young asks audience members to share their “live” memories of Julie Andrews and I couldn’t resist mentioning the fact that in 1974 when I taught in an international school in Switzerland, I used to see her in the Co-Op. Young […]

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Review: Julie Madly Deeply (London Festival of Cabaret 2014)

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Alarmingly soon after she bounds onto the stage in the blonde Sound of Music wig, Sarah-Louise Young asks audience members to share their “live” memories of Julie Andrews and I couldn’t resist mentioning the fact that in 1974 when I taught in an international school in Switzerland, I used to see her in the Co-Op. Young […]

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