• Performers Rebecca Mordan and Sharon Andrew are a good double act. They are best when niggling away at each other and are very comfortable bouncing ideas off the crowd…daft, enjoyable and fun. I don’t think I will ever forget the sight of Brannie hurling leaves to Wuthering Heights in a misplaced attempt to recreate the […]

    The Scotsman

Literary Cabarets

Roll up roll up for cabaret celebrations of your favourite authors, their life and their times! Brought to you by Scary Little Girls, who’ve enjoyed sell out successes in Edinburgh, London, Brighton and across the South West, these affectionate tribute are performative romps conducted with tongues firmly in cheeks!

Join us as we homage the literary greats through story telling, music,audience games and sketches. Choose from our menu of cabarets about Oscar Wilde, The Brontes, Daphne du Maurier and Charles Dickens. These irreverent and fun filled evenings will delight literature aficionados and theatre fans alike – and you’ll never read the classics in the same way again!

“Scary Little Girls are minxes–every single one! They’re as smart as they are comedic and their dark wit gives the whole thing a grown-up gloss. A literary cabaret like no other!”
Damien Barr, Programmer,
Brighton Fringe

“Scary Little Girls are guaranteed crowd pleasers. Each year they have found brilliant and innovative new ways to delight capacity crowds. Best of all they are a delight to work with”
Jonathan Aberdeen, Programmer,
du Maurier Festival



Find out more about Wilde Nites here.


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January tour of Cornish libraries

January 9th, 2016

15th to 22nd January, Tickets as low as £5 (£3 concession) We are so excited to be bringing SLG favourites The Full Bronte and a special edition of our beloved Storysmiths series to Cornish libraries this January! Scary Little Girls will be running around Cornwall from 15th to 22nd January with shows almost every day! Visit our events calendar to […]

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July 30th, 2014

The play has been written; the cast are in place; tickets are selling fast – the show must go on! We’re really excited about this play.  On the 10th anniversary of Scary Little Girls’ first full-length play, we are resurrecting and re-adapting Bram Stoker’s classic for a 21st century audience: tapping into the Victorian fascination […]

Reader, I trounced them…

August 23rd, 2013

We’ve had an amazing time in Edinburgh at PBH’s Free Fringe this month, performing The Full Brontë to often sold-out audiences at the delightful Fingers Piano Bar.  Big love and thanks to everyone who came, especially those who spread the word by mouth and Tweet!  With the run coming to an end this weekend, here’s a […]

Shock Result in Edinburgh’s Brontë Poll

August 11th, 2013

***Press Release*** Early projections show Edinburgh might be more Jane Eyre than Wuthering Heights As the first week of polling comes to a dramatic close in Edinburgh’s historic Brontë referendum – to decide which Brontë sister visitors to the festival most resemble – touring entertainers Scary Little Girls announce the race is wide open. “It’s […]

Which Brontë are you?

July 31st, 2013

While Scary Little Girls is performing literary cabaret The Full Brontë at the Edinburgh Free Fringe, we’ll be asking punters: Which Brontë are you?  Take this quick, fun, Cosmo-style quiz and find out for yourself whether you’re a Charlotte, an Emily, or an Anne! Home:  You grow up in the isolated Haworth parsonage in the Yorkshire […]