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25 Banging Facts about The Ladyboys of Bangkok

Posted on 30 May 2019

Get ready for a night of cabaret like no other when The Ladyboys of Bangkok come to Coventry next week. Cheekier, funnier and more spectacular than ever, their mesmerising new tour features 16 of the world’s most stunning showgirls – who just happen to be men.

Expect Hollywood glamour, Las Vegas glitz and the humour and traditions of the British music hall in their Greatest Showgirls tour, packed with tons of make-up, stunning costumes and more big-scale musical numbers than you can shake a perfumed glove at.

Ahead of their arrival at the Belgrade Theatre on Thursday 6 June, here are 25 fun facts and figures about just how much stuff they get through over the course of a tour.

  1. 315 lipsticks
  2. 400 eyeshadow packs
  3. 200 blushers
  4. 2360 sets of eyelashes
  5. 640 tubs of foundation
  6. 640 bottles of perfume
  7. 1280 face masks
  8. 50 hairbrushes
  9. 32 sets of hair straighteners
  10. 60 tubs of hair gel
  11. 52 wigs
  12. 300 metres of cotton used in repairs
  13. 4200 replaced sequins and diamantes
  14. 400 costumes
  15. 256 pairs of shoes
  16. 1120 pairs of tights
  17. 8200 miles of coach travel
  18. 3250 hotel rooms
  19. 76 suitcases
  20. 1600 shopping trips
  21. 320 hairdresser appointments
  22. 22400 selfies taken by the cast
  23. 32,000 images, likes and messages sent by our audiences
  24. 80,000 litres of fuel for the generators and heaters
  25. 10,080 paper table cloths

The Ladyboys of Bangkok bring their Greatest Showgirls tour to the Belgrade Theatre for one night only on Thursday 6 June. Tickets are available to book now.