Friday Night Live Returns To The Watermans

In person performances of music, comedy and cabaret are back

La Voix has an admirer in Sir Ian McKellenLa Voix has an admirer in Sir Ian McKellen. Picture: Watermans

Related Links

Watermans Hosting Free Online Family Show

Rail station: Kew Bridge, Brentford
Tube: Gunnersbury, District Line & London Overground or South Ealing, Piccadilly Line
Buses: 267, 237, and 65


Sign up for our newsletters on and

Watermans reopens its theatre on Friday 25 June with the first in a new series of Friday Nights Live.

This popular and eclectic programme of music, comedy will be Covid-secure with socially distanced seating, enhanced cleaning and face coverings.

Watermans has received positive feedback on social media already about the way it managed its socially distanced cinema, with comments like: ‘They’ve definitely got the Covid safety measures nailed at Waterman’s and the staff are all so helpful and friendly’.

The programme is as follows:

La Voix: the return of the UK’s funniest redhead
Friday 25 June, 7pm & 9pm. Tickets £15/14
La Voix has packed it by the case load and is heading back to Brentford with her incredible musicians for an unforgettable evening. Sir Ian McKellen said of her, “La Voix’s impersonations are surpassed only by her own cheekily entertaining personality. A genuine one-off!”

Gypsy Hill
Friday 2 July, 8pm. Tickets £15/£14
Featuring guitars, horns, tuba, a scratch DJ and a mix of live and electronic beats, Gypsy Hill effortlessly blend the traditional with a uniquely modern sound - an intoxicating mix of Balkan brass, Mediterranean surf-rock, ska and swing.

Shazia Mirza: Coconut
Friday 9 July, 8pm. Tickets £15/£14
Following the success of her critically acclaimed shows With Love From St. Tropez and The Kardashians Made Me Do It, award-winning stand-up comedian and writer Shazia Mirza takes on the burning (and infectious) issues of our time in her latest show.

Marcel Lucont’s Cabaret Fantasique
Friday 16 July, 8pm. Tickets £15/£14
Marcel Lucont, France’s finest flaneur, returns to Watermans with his international hit show for one night only. The star of Comedy Central At The Comedy Store, Sky Atlantic’s Set List and The John Bishop Show, Marcel will be regaling Brentford with new bawdy poems and soaring miserabilist chansons, and joined by the cabaret songstress Lili La Scala and other special guests to be announced.

Watermans’ cinema and new media art gallery are open too, as well The Guru Tandoori Kitchen.

Like Reading Articles Like This? Help Us Produce More

This site remains committed to providing local community news and public interest journalism.

Articles such as the one above are integral to what we do. We aim to feature as much as possible on local societies, charities based in the area, fundraising efforts by residents, community-based initiatives and even helping people find missing pets.

We’ve always done that and won’t be changing, in fact we’d like to do more.

However, the readership that these stories generates is often below that needed to cover the cost of producing them. Our financial resources are limited and the local media environment is intensely competitive so there is a constraint on what we can do.

We are therefore asking our readers to consider offering financial support to these efforts. Any money given will help support community and public interest news and the expansion of our coverage in this area.

A suggested monthly payment is £8 but we would be grateful for any amount for instance if you think this site offers the equivalent value of a subscription to a daily printed newspaper you may wish to consider £20 per month. If neither of these amounts is suitable for you then contact and we can set up an alternative. All payments are made through a secure web site.

One-off donations are also appreciated. Choose The Amount You Wish To Contribute.

If you do support us in this way we’d be interested to hear what kind of articles you would like to see more of on the site – send your suggestions to the editor.

For businesses we offer the chance to be a corporate sponsor of community content on the site. For £30 plus VAT per month you will be the designated sponsor of at least one article a month with your logo appearing if supplied. If there is a specific community group or initiative you’d like to support we can make sure your sponsorship is featured on related content for a one off payment of £50 plus VAT. All payments are made through a secure web site.


June 25, 2021

Bookmark and Share