I’m a very nervous flyer, in fact the first time I’d ever been on a plane was for USA 2016. Oddly I found myself quite calm flying in a helicopter. We were picked up from our Vegas hotel and taken to the Airport of Papillon. We flew over Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and even an…… Continue reading Grand Canyon
“The greatest art in the world is the art of storytelling.” – Cecil B. DeMille. You’re immediately plunged into a world of showbiz glamour. After receiving our personalised tour badges we went into the waiting room where stunning costumes were on display and the walls were rich in the history of the studio including images…… Continue reading Paramount Studios
I produced Silken Burlesque Varietease in Leek, Staffordshire from May 2014 to December 2015. I hope someday in the future I can revive it. It was such a lovely show to put together and everybody, performers included loved it. There was so much love and dedication piled into it and an immeasurable amount of passion…… Continue reading Producing Silken Burlesque Varietease.
As soon as we parked in Hollywood we were handed a flyer for a bus tour of the Hollywood hills. We took it and went! Who doesn’t want a tour of the Hollywood hills?! We saw a plethora of stars houses including DiCaprio’s, Tarantino’s, Ellen’s, The Playboy Mansion, Micheal Jackson’s house, and we even saw…… Continue reading Hollywood.
Lydia Thompson. Most of us know her as the producer of the British Blondes, but there’s so much to this woman. Born in London 1838 and sister to the actress Clara Bracy, Lydia showed passion in the performing arts before she was even 14 years old. At 14 she left home and joined Corps de Ballet.…… Continue reading Lydia Thompson
Read Las Vegas Part 1 here. More casinos! Starting with Caesars Palace, we managed to get a tour guide leaflet that had a small map of things to see, including places to shop, statues, and animatronics. We ventured into the Mirage to see where Cirque Du Soleil’s LOVE is so we knew where we were…… Continue reading Las Vegas. Part 2.
Viva Las Vegas!! We drove from Death Valley right to Vegas, the first thing we saw was the impressive beam of light from the Luxor surrounded by the glittering city of Las Vegas. It looked ridiculously impressive by night. On day one we headed to the Jean Philippe Patisserie in the Bellagio for breakfast and gazed…… Continue reading Las Vegas. Part 1.