"You can't go wrong with Carolyn Allen's cheeky musical
cabaret and Paul Smith's witty piano accompaniments." What's
"I loved OperaTottie! Funny, musically impeccable and Carrie is a force of nature. I can't wait until next time!" Absolute Radio
"Thank you for making me laugh out loud." Joanna Lumley
After their huge success last year at The Crazy Coqs, Opera Tottie return with their show SHAKEN, STIRRED WITH A TWIST, a classy, clever, stylish cabaret that spans opera to jazz. Opera Tottie, who are Carolyn Allen and Paul Smith, perform a truly glamorous evening of warmth, wit and laughter, with their own sparkling lyrics.
A familiar face on TV, Carolyn appeared in New Tricks for the BBC playing Carole, a member of Dennis Waterman's ex wives club and she most memorably played Vonny, the sexy stripper and snake charmer in Only Fools and Horses and Carol the best friend in The Upper Hand. Other television appearances are Slinger's Day and Just His Luck. Carolyn's West End credits include famous farces, Two Into One and See How They Run, Joseph And His Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, Les Miserables and Jo Papp's Pirates of Penzance at the Drury Lane Theatre.
Paul began his career playing for cabaret in Europe and America. He enjoyed three years as Danny La Rue's musical director on stage and television as well as MD for Ronnie Corbett and Anthony Newly. Paul's concert work has taken him all over the world, playing and conducting for Pam Ayres, Sheila Steafel, Janie Dee and the late great Dame Hilda Bracket. Paul is a specialist in Victorian Music Hall.