Burlesque and banter in Brighton: Hundred Watt Club review

[This story was published on November 11 on the Brighton and Hove Independent. Read the original story at sussexexpress.co.uk/whats-on/theatre-and-comedy/review-banter-burlesque-and-magic-at-lena-mae-s-risque-variety-show-1-7673912.] Old-school mischief and timeless raunchiness collide at the Hundred Watt Club. Lena Mae Lenman’s variety and burlesque cabaret is always a crowd-pleaser – the November 5 show was the second Club I’ve attended this year and I’m […]

The Forgotten Story of Shoreham’s Russian Princess

This story was published on June 2 in the Shoreham Herald. Read the original story at shorehamherald.co.uk/news/local/forgotten-story-of-shoreham-s-russian-princess-1-7416836.] [All images: John and Jeannette Simpson] [John pays his respects to the princess. Lydia’s grave is on the far left, with the carved figure illuminated by a ray of sunlight] The story of a mysterious Russian princess and her days […]