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Fascinating Aida Ryanair Cheap Flights

Updated on December 9, 2012

Fascinating Aida are a British satirical female singing trio. Absolutely hilarious, they are a combination of humor and opera. Each a very talented stage actress and singer in their own right, they are a pleasure to listen to.

The current line up includes Liza Pulman, Adele Anderson and founder actress Dillie Keane. The group has been in existence since 1983, although the line up has changed several times since then.

The original group consisted of Dillie Keane, Marylin Cutts and Lizzie Richardson, although the members have changed over the years.

Former actress/singers who have been part of the group over the years include Glenda Smith, Denise Wharmby, Issy Van Randwyck, Charlotte Nytzen adn Bonnie Langford.

When not performing together, the girls appear on stage where they all individually are established musical actresses.

Fascinating Aida

Fascinating Aida
Fascinating Aida

Fascinating Aida began their career performing in a London west end wine bar, and soon caught media attention. Their first television performance was in July 1983, and since then they have been nominated for many awards, including:

  • Three Laurence Olivier Awards nominations for Best Entertainment in 1995 and 2000.
  • Voted Most Popular Act 1985 by City Limits magazine.
  • Received a Perrier Comedy Award nomination.

In addition to performing, Fascinating Aida also write songs for radio and television shows. like Stop the Week, People Like Us, TV-AM and After Hours.

Dillie Keane is also a published writer having written two books, The Joy of Sequins in 1995 and Fascinating Who? in 1985.She also writes a weekly column for Stage magazine.

Fascinating Aida Cheap Flights

Fascinating Aida Cheap Flights is a parody about Ryanair and their 50p airline seats that turn out to be a lot more because after booking a 50p flight, the extras you then have to pay for end up making the flight more expensive than any other airline!

Cheap Flights is brilliantly worded, and definitely worth a listen. They have even managed to mimic an Irish accent perfectly, and there is more than a grain in truth in the words they sing.

When Fascinating Aida sing Getting It, it doesn't take long to work out what it 'It' is.

Sung in theatrical style, Getting It is exceptionally clever because the although the words and subject matter are raunchy to put in mildly, it is sung in the same style as a perfectly innocent cabaret song might be sung.

Well worth a listen to.

Dogging by Fascinating Aida is not advisable to listen to if you are of a sensitive disposition.

But here we have a middle-aged, middle class Dillie Keane discussing the activity as if it is something perfectly normal to do.

If you don't know what dogging is, you will after listening to the words in this video.

Highly irreverent, the song Dogging is hysterically funny not only for the words but the actions and facial expressions of performer Dillie Keane.

Sew on a Sequin show the genius and talent of Fascinating Aida.

The words are clean and beautifully sung. Well worth a listen to.

It takes a special kind of talent to be able to sing a whole song out of tune when you are normally note perfect.

Lieder is a song making gentle fun of famous German singers, where female poses are relied on more than actual musical talent.

All three members of Fascinating Aida strike the most ridiculous and obscure poses during this off-key performance.

Song for Tom is a Fascinating Aida solo performance by Dilie Keane that many of us can relate to.

Are we still in love with our husbands after many years together?

This poignant performance is well worth watching. Its funny, sad and empathic at the same time.


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    • IzzyM profile image

      IzzyM 7 years ago from UK

      Aren't they just! They are probably even funnier now than they were 25 years ago when they first started (although I'd never heard of them)because they are more 'matronly' now, so coming out with the stuff they do seems even funnier!

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      kaltopsyd 7 years ago from Trinidad originally, but now in the USA

      hahaha. I came back to watch the rest of the videos and could not stop laughing after Lieder. They are so funny!

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      kaltopsyd 7 years ago from Trinidad originally, but now in the USA

      LOL. I wouldn've never guessed it either.

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      IzzyM 7 years ago from UK

      The first song I ever heard them sing was Cheap Flights (someone showed it to me seeing as I had just come off a Ryanair flight) and I thought they were an Irish group! It wasn't until I saw their other stuff that I realised they were actually English...and a bit uppercrust too though you'd never guess it judging by some of the songs they sing LOL

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      kaltopsyd 7 years ago from Trinidad originally, but now in the USA

      Fascinating Hub! haha. Sorry, I couldn't resist. I've never heard of the trio before either. You've promoted me to look more into their music. Thanks.

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      IzzyM 7 years ago from UK

      I only heard of them myself recently and couldn't resist sharing :)

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      suziecat7 7 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Too funny. I never heard of them before. Thanks for the introduction.