Posts Tagged: Henry Cyril Paget

The Liberace family tree

Happy hundredth birthday to the artist formerly known as Walter Busterkeys

The Liberace family tree

Happy hundredth birthday to the artist formerly known as Walter Busterkeys

Secret Satan book list

More books than you can deal with, frankly.

How to Win against History

A chamber spectacular about the wondrous Henry Cyril Paget

How to Win against History

A chamber spectacular about the wondrous Henry Cyril Paget

Not as other men

The dancing marquess: Henry Cyril Paget

Not as other men

The dancing marquess: Henry Cyril Paget

Dress-down Friday: Henry Cyril Paget

Paget took the British tradition of aristocratic eccentricity down a back alley and gave it the zhooshing of a lifetime, his extravagant tastes and extraordinary performances setting standards for camp profligacy which have rarely been matched since.

Dress-down Friday: Henry Cyril Paget

Paget took the British tradition of aristocratic eccentricity down a back alley and gave it the zhooshing of a lifetime, his extravagant tastes and extraordinary performances setting standards for camp profligacy which have rarely been matched since.

Peer to peer

“The theatre was darkened. There was a roll on the drums and the curtain went up on Lord Anglesey clad in a white silk tunic, a huge diamond tiara on his head, glittering with necklaces, brooches, bracelets and rings. He stood there for a few minutes motionless…”

Peer to peer

“The theatre was darkened. There was a roll on the drums and the curtain went up on Lord Anglesey clad in a white silk tunic, a huge diamond tiara on his head, glittering with necklaces, brooches, bracelets and rings. He stood there for a few minutes motionless…”

Marquess Casati

This vision, dressed in something George Clinton might have rejected as being a little OTT, would be amazing enough if it had stepped out of a 1970s rock opera, or a disco fantasia about a mission to Mars manned exclusively by Village People.

Marquess Casati

This vision, dressed in something George Clinton might have rejected as being a little OTT, would be amazing enough if it had stepped out of a 1970s rock opera, or a disco fantasia about a mission to Mars manned exclusively by Village People.