5 STAR REVIEW: Hitch, Mary Bijou Cabaret and Social Club


“Bold, unique and comic works such as those from Mary Bijou are not easy to come by.”
Simon Coates (National Theatre Wales – Creative Associate for WalesLab)

Mary Bijou is defining contemporary cabaret. Part theatre, part performance art, it is both thoughtful and joyous.” Alison Woods (Executive Director, NoFit State Circus)

“Mary Bijou Cabaret are a joy to work with… Inventive, skilful and captivating. They manage to capture the audience’s imagination and make them see things in a new and exciting way.” Gareth Lloyd Roberts (Producer, Wales Millennium Centre)

“Mary Bijou Cabaret is a wonderful homegrown gem of entertainment. You’re guaranteed a good night out at anything they are involved with.” Helia Phoenix (We are Cardiff, winner of best Welsh blog 2012).

“Mary Bijou Cabaret is a playful and eclectic collection of talents with circus skills and silliness in equal measure. Their infectious energy and sense of fun will get you involved and you won’t ever want to leave. They are a joy to have around and a pleasure to work with.” Annabelle Holland – The Social Club, Shambala Festival

“It was such an honour to perform as part of the Mary Bijou Cabaret at the Wales Millennium Centre. It is an innovative, distinctive concept and champions circus, comedy and quirky cabaret; an exciting alternative to mainstream entertainment in Wales. The performers were wacky and wonderful, and we thoroughly enjoyed working with them!” Sarah Perryman, Managing Director Peep Toe Productions Ltd, The Siren Sisters (The Port of Amsterdam)

“Mary Bijou is an experience, more than just a night out… Last year’s Christmas show combined old school style sing songs, amazing acts and festive fun, all wrapped up as the perfect Christmas present served on a platter by the enchanting and outlandish host George (a true born showman). It’s great to see such unique and varied acts all under one roof, all performed with the greatest balance of awe inspiring talent, wicked humour and a hint of mischief.” Leanne Taylor, Guest Who (Kiss my Christmas)

“A breathtaking adventure which visually is like nothing I’d ever seen before.
I loved every moment” Rhys Davies, film maker. (Revolucion Cubana)

“The Mary Bijou Cabaret – off the wall cabaret with fantastic performances encompassing everything from the bizarre to the surreal – expect the unexpected and enjoy!” RA Mailer

“Thank you Mary Bijou for yet another brilliant night!” Debbie Johnson (Kiss my Christmas)

“Great Night Guys, thank you so much for starting the Festive Season off in a way only you guys could. You’re all Fab!!” Anthony Matthews – FotoshootsPhotography (Kiss my Christmas)

Brilliant show, best ever! When’s the next please? Steve Fletcher (Kiss my Christmas)

“Had a wonderful time thanks! Haven’t laughed so much in ages!” Ann Fowler (Kiss my Christmas)

“Well that certainly kissed the ass out of my Christmas! Excellent fun!” Amy Elinor Evans (Kiss my Christmas)

“Thank you MBC. That was a really good show, enjoyed it all!” Peter Noneley (Kiss my Christmas)

“Would like to thank Mary Bijou Cabaret for a wonderfully fun filled evening – has definitely made me feel more Christmassy :)” Debbie Fuller (Kiss my Christmas)

“I had a fantastic night, I laughed a lot. You were all great. I can’t wait for the next cabaret. Thanks for being awesome. ” Melissa Boothman (Kiss my Christmas)

“Fabulous night! Thank you!! x” Naomi Dhillon (Kiss my Christmas)

“What a fabulous night. A great show in the company of lovely, lovely people. Perfect!” Cat Weatherill – (The Port of Amsterdam)

“I think I am in love with Mary Bijou Cabaret.” Kate Simons – (The Port of Amsterdam)

“Oh Mary Bijou, how I love you.” Apollo Garcia – (Grandma’s Living Room)