Tag Archives: Cabaret

Review: Carrington-Brown, Dream A Little Dream.

Rebecca Carrington and Colin Brown are an extraordinarily talented pair. Between them they have a not inconsiderable pedigree, ranging from stints with The Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to touring with Robbie Williams, David Byrne and Kanye West. … Continue reading

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Cabaret comes home

If you’re considering a visit to Berlin in 2013, of course, the summer is the ideal time to come. The weather is great, the ‘beach bars’ are open, you can spend a day at Wannsee and, this year, Cabaret is back … Continue reading

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Peter Jöback walks Isherwood’s Neighbourhood.

In December 2011, Swedish singing star Peter Jöback came to Berlin to film the third part in his trio of programmes for SVT1, ‘Med Hjärtat som Insats’ ( ‘With The Heart At Stake’) For the programme, Peter started his journey … Continue reading

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Nollendorfstraße 17

This is the plaque on the house at Nollendorfstraße 17 where Christopher Isherwood lived during most of his time in Berlin. Unfortunately it is incorrect. Christopher Isherwood did arrive in Berlin in March of 1929 but only for a weeks … Continue reading

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Stork’s Nest

The Stork’s Nest Cabaret is widely believed to be the inspiration for the cabaret venue featured in the iconic 1930 Marlene Dietrich movie The Blue Angel. It was at 42 Oranienburger Strasse, close to the Friedrichstadt Palast and existed from … Continue reading

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