Tag Archives: Sally Bowles

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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Six Degrees of Separation – Sally Bowles to Stephanie Flanders

Sally Bowles was the fictional character who featured in Christopher Isherwood’s novel Goodbye to Berlin and the subsequent adaptations into the stage and film production, Cabaret. She was loosely based on Jean Ross, a British actress and singer Isherwood met … Continue reading

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Isherwood’s Neighbourhood – A Walking Tour

Starting and ending at Nollendorfplatz, this  circular one-hour tour visits the neighbourhood Christopher Isherwood lived in during his time in Berlin and where he wrote his famous Berlin Diaries, which were to become the film Cabaret. The walk includes readings … Continue reading

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One Year on…

My Cabaret-Berlin blog is now a year old. What started as a way of me recording and sharing what I had found out about my adopted city and the fascinating (to me!) period of the Weimar Republic, has certainly grown … Continue reading

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Cabaret – Das Musical

From the moment you walk into the vast tented structure that is The Tipi, you know you are on for something very special indeed. Arriving an hour before curtain-up, the venue is already busy, and bustling with the sounds of … Continue reading

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