Mary & Mietek at The Hen and Chickens (Camden Fringe)

Photo by Dom Innes. Mary & Mietek ran at Hen & Chickens 25-27 August 2021 as part of the Camden Fringe Festival. Maria Laumark and Charles Sloboda-Bolton pictured (due to illness, Louis Cruzat stepped in to play Mietek for this run) Can a WWII love story help stop a Brexit break-up? Created by Charles Sloboda-Bolton … Continue reading Mary & Mietek at The Hen and Chickens (Camden Fringe)

Three Way at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre (Camden Fringe)

Written by Alexander Millington Three Way is a a collection of 3 monologues about male bisexuality told from 3 different perspectives. We have a man (played by Millington himself) whose husband refers to his earlier experiences with women at university as his "experimental phase". A school girl (played by Naomi Phillips) who discovers her father … Continue reading Three Way at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre (Camden Fringe)

The Corona-tion of Celia at the Etcetera Theatre (Camden Fringe)

The Corona-tion of Celia runs at Etcetera Theatre until 27th August 2021 as part of Camden Fringe Festival 2021. Pauline Superville and Gideon Benari pictured. There is a dreamlike, unfinished quality to The Corona-tion of Celia a story of obsession written by Gideon Benari. Jim (Gideon Benari) meets Celia (Pauline Superville) at a dance club/class. … Continue reading The Corona-tion of Celia at the Etcetera Theatre (Camden Fringe)

Potatohead at the Camden People’s Theatre (Camden Fringe)

Freddie Hayes in Potatohead at Camden People's Theatre running until 22nd August 2021 as part of the Camden Fringe Festival 2021 ★★★ Charlotte, a potato, wants to make a deal with the devil so that she can become a famous performer. Yes this is Doctor Faustus but with spuds. Potatohead is as gloriously bonkers as … Continue reading Potatohead at the Camden People’s Theatre (Camden Fringe)

The Lion’s Den at Camden People’s Theatre (Camden Fringe)

HAZ & 5aSide Theatre presents The Lion's Den at Camden People's Theatre - Camden Fringe 2021 ★★★★★ There is a confidence and sophistication in the way The Lion's Den is written (by Harriet Chomley) and directed ( by Hannah Beach) that makes it feel like an established cult classic. The cast are flawless and the … Continue reading The Lion’s Den at Camden People’s Theatre (Camden Fringe)

Lovely Spread at the Etcetera Theatre (Camden Fringe)

Lovely Spread runs at Etcetera Thaatre until 22nd August, 9.30pm as part of Camden Fringe Festival. Ruairi Lawther and Aoife Brown pictured from left to right ★★★ Written by Jim Spencer Broadbent, Lovely Spread is a thoughtful and funny play about two siblings reconnecting after 8 years apart at their father's funeral. But why haven't … Continue reading Lovely Spread at the Etcetera Theatre (Camden Fringe)

Daddy Issues at the Etcetera Theatre (Camden Fringe)

Daddy Issues running 18-22nd August 2021, 7.30pm at Etcetera Theatre, part of Camden Fringe Festival 2021. Anna Krauze pictured ★★★ Daddy Issues is written and performed by Anna Krauze. Her distinct sardonic voice imbues the show with a cynical knowingness from the very opening moments. She plays Natalia, a Polish immigrant and talented artist who … Continue reading Daddy Issues at the Etcetera Theatre (Camden Fringe)

Four Sisters at The Hope Theatre (Camden Fringe)

'Four Sisters' running at Hope Theatre 16-19 Aug 2021. Safia Lamrani, Kitty Evans, Pippa Walton and Olivia Denton pictured from left to right ★★★★ There is something comforting about spending time with familiar characters. Like so many of us during lockdown, I took refuge in old books, TV shows and music, nostalgic things that reminded … Continue reading Four Sisters at The Hope Theatre (Camden Fringe)

Six serpents and a Tarantula at the Hen and Chickens (Camden Fringe)

★★★ 'Six Serpents and a Tarantula' is a new play written and directed by Maryanna Clarke and presented by Old School Players. It is a Western, set in 1888 and told from a female perspective. On arrival we are greeted by four of the cast, all female and in character as brothel workers. A fifth … Continue reading Six serpents and a Tarantula at the Hen and Chickens (Camden Fringe)

Meat Cute at the Hen and Chickens (Camden Fringe)

★★★★ Patch Plays is a London based theatre company that explores themes of veganism, animal welfare and sustainability. For those of you already switching off, 'Meat Cute' demonstrates that activism and entertainment can (and probably should) occupy the same space. I've long been a believer that comedy is one of our most powerful tools for … Continue reading Meat Cute at the Hen and Chickens (Camden Fringe)