We recently attended the opening night of the new show from the acclaimed La Soirée cabaret theatre group at the pop-up spiegeltent smack bang in the middle of Leicester Square during the festive period.
This year's show introduces some exciting acts including the New Orleans singer - and absolute babe - Acantha Lang, a new juggling act, more acrobatics, hula-hooping, trapeze, comedy sketches - the Daredevil Chickens' banana act had the whole audience howling with laughter or shrieking and watching through their fingers in equal measure - alongside old favourites like The English Gents, cult striptease Ursula Martinez and the tennis racket-wielding and Guinness World Record-breaking Norwegian contortionist Captain Frodo.
I think this was the fourth La Soirée show I've seen and it's always SUCH a great London night out: cabaret, circus, comedy, live music and a raucous crowd under one red velvet roof. It won an Olivier Award in 2015 for best entertainment for good reason. Keep your eyes peeled for when they're next in town!
La Soiree runs until 8 January at Christmas in Leicester Square