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)

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)

Pleading Stupidity at the Hen and Chickens (Camden Fringe)

★★★★★ Inspired by the true story of the "Dumb and Dumber" bandits, 'Pleading Stupidity' is an hilarious new comedy from Maybe You Like It Productions. Written and directed by Caleb Barron, the show is a rollercoaster ride packed with ridiculous situations and hilarious characters, with the multiple roles being taken on by an intrepid and … Continue reading Pleading Stupidity at the Hen and Chickens (Camden Fringe)

Words without Consent at the Hen and Chickens (Camden Fringe)

Photographer: Lidia Crisafulli. Katie Rice and Ellen Patterson pictured. ★★★★ 'Words without consent' is a verbatim show: the voices of different politicians and women are layered in a way that dramatically shows the damage being done by blatant misogyny in politics. A predatory, obnoxious politician with a posh accent shares the words of some truly … Continue reading Words without Consent at the Hen and Chickens (Camden Fringe)