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Talia Randall presents

Question Time Cabaret

Friday 22 September
Venue 2
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member

In a nutshell

A fun, rowdy, political knees-up.

Go on...

Hilarious and gut-wrenching variety performances from the UK’s hottest talents, plus an interactive debate / panel with foremost journalists and activists.

All artists and speakers will be responding to themes of gentrification, the art of the East End and our rapidly changing city. Bring your anger, bring your answers, bring your laughter.

Hosted by the 'sublime' and 'distinctive' Talia Randall. Featuring, The LipSinkers, Dawn Foster, Debris Stevenson, Sanchita Islam + Maya Postepski, Ash Sarkar and Ife Grillo.

What to Expect

Expect funny, daring and moving performances from some of the UK’s best cabaret, spoken word and drag acts. Expect radical ideas, rallying-calls and inspiration from our panel of campaigners and activists. Expect to be entertained, to laugh and to cry. Expect a good old knees-up on a Friday night.


Who's Involved

The LipSinkers - 'High-octane queer exuberance.' - Time Out. 'Weird, wild, funny and fresh.' - The Scotsman

Dawn Foster - Guardian columnist & regular political commentator for Sky News, Channel 4 News, and BBC Newsnight.

Debris Stevenson - Powerhouse wordsmith merging poetry and grime and taking lyricism to new levels. 

Sanchita Islam & Maya Postepski - Multi-discipline artist & mental health campaigner performing her 'mental music' alongside world-renowned DJ.

Ash SarkarAnarcho-fabulous journalist & senior editor at Novaro Media.

Ife Grillo - Roundhouse poetry-slam finalist & world debate champion.

Talia Randall spans, theatre, poetry, cabaret and comedy. An inventive, adventurous and thoughtful artist, Talia’s work has been called 'playful and fascinatin' - Sabotage Reviews, 'absolutely sublime' - and 'distinctive' - The Upcoming. Talia has performed at The Roundhouse, The Southbank Centre, Battersea Arts Centre, Bristol Old Vic, Glastonbury, Latitude and The Edinburgh Fringe.

Why does Rich Mix matter?

'Rich Mix is a perfectly named venue – it is a genuine mix of all the various cultures and people that make up Tower Hamlets and East London. The Rich Mix matters because, now more than ever we need spaces where different people can come together get creative and share ideas.'

Find out more / @TaliaRandall / /taliarandall

Things you should know

There are a limited number of free tickets for local, unwaged residents who want to come but are unable to pay for a ticket. Please email for more info.

Please note - latecomers welcome at any point. 

This event is wheelchair accessible.