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MUSIK to premiere at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
17 April 2019

Writer Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys are to present the world premiere of a new cabaret show at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.
   "MUSIK" is a 50-minute, one-woman show with an outrageous book by Jonathan Harvey and six songs by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe including four new songs written for this show. It will star multi-award-winning actress Frances Barber reprising her role as Billie Trix from the 2001 musical, "Closer to Heaven".
   "MUSIK" will run from 5 to 24 August at Assembly Rooms (Bijou venue), 54 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2LR, at 9.40 pm. Tickets are now on sale from the link below or from the box office (phone 0131-226-0000).
   Pet Shop Boys said: “When we wrote "Closer to Heaven" almost 20 years ago, we loved the compelling outrageousness of the character Bille Trix as written by Jonathan and performed by Frances Barber. We have all discussed for many years the idea of creating her own one-woman show which would give us the chance to write more songs for her as she looks back on her incredible career. We’re thrilled that this show is finally happening.”

12 April 2019
“Inner Sanctum” is released today on DVD, Blu-ray and CD and is available to purchase from the link below. Staged by designer Es Devlin and choreographer/director Lynne Page, the show was filmed by director David Barnard at London’s Royal Opera House during a sold-out run last summer.

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Inner Sanctum, Annually and Agenda released today
9 April 2019
This year's edition of "Annually", packaged with the four-track CD, "Agenda", is officially published this Friday, April 12th, and is being shipped this week. (Please note delivery dates will therefore vary depending on local post services.) Copies can still be ordered from the link below.

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Annually + Agenda
1 April 2019
Pet Shop Boys play two concerts in Japan this week, their first stand-alone shows there for almost 20 years. Tonight, Monday, they will present the Super show at the Budokan (pictured here) in Tokyo and tomorrow at the Festival Hall in Osaka. Both concerts start at 7 pm. 

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Inner Sanctum


New release

Inner Sanctum

Pet Shop Boys

Released on DVD, Blu-ray and CD, the film and audio of the show ‘Inner Sanctum’, filmed at London’s Royal Opera House during a sold-out run in 2018.

Inner Sanctum
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On This Day


The Pet Shop Boys perform in Barcelona, Spain.


They play the second of two successive nights' concerts at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.


Fundamental is released in the U.K. Continuing their associated promotional rounds, Chris and Neil are interviewed today on both TV (The New Paul O'Grady Show) and radio (BBC Radio Five Live).


The Boys bring their Fundamental tour to Amsterdam.


The Pet Shop Boys are among a number of artists (including a-ha, the Black Eyed Peas, and the All-American Rejects) who perform in front of a large audience at the Munich Olympiahalle, recorded for broadcast about eight days later on the German TV show The Dome. The Boys perform 'Love etc.'


The Electric Tour comes to São Paulo, Brazil.

The girl's perfection
inspires affection
It's queer
that here
he can't cast his spell
in her direction
Somewhere near
One senses fear
Casanova in Hell

The girl is naked
The boy is naked
He hides
a secret chamber
There to gape
through a velvet drape
and dream of rape

All over the world

Pet Texts

Pet Text
21 May 2019

Polaroid from photo-session with Cindy Palmano for The Face magazine, January 1989. Make-up by Pierre Laroche.

Pet Text
18 May 2019

Polaroid from photo-session with Terence Donovan, London, September 1990.

Pet Text
14 May 2019

Polaroid from photo-session with Chalkie Davies, New York, 1988.

Closer to Heaven new production
Pet Text
9 May 2019

A new production of “Closer to Heaven” has just been announced by the Above The Stag theatre in Vauxhall, London. Link below.

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Polaroid from photo-session with Cindy Palmano for The Face magazine, January 1989. Make-up by Pierre Laroche. #PetText


Inner Sanctum: Royal Opera House