BLOWHOLE at The Pleasance Theatre

Photo credit: Greta Mitchell. Benjamin Salmon pictured Running at the Pleasance Theatre until 11th September, BLOWHOLE is an hilarious and surprisingly moving solo show about life as a 20-something gay man looking for love, and the ultimate fabulous gay lifestyle. Written and performed by Benjamin Salmon BLOWHOLE beautifully blends the gratuitous with the meaningful. Our … Continue reading BLOWHOLE at The Pleasance Theatre

Truth/Reconciliation at the Old Red Lion Theatre

Photo by Greg Goodale. Jake Felts and Hannah Morrison pictured. Written and directed by Matthew Gouldesbrough, Truth/Reconciliation is a vivid and visceral show that packs one hell of a punch. With a 45-minute running time, it is small but perfectly and disruptively formed. The fractured nature of the piece took me on a journey that … Continue reading Truth/Reconciliation at the Old Red Lion Theatre

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)

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)

Tell Me Straight at the King’s Head Theatre

'Tell Me Straight' running at King's Head Theatre 17-21 August 2021. George Greenland and Paul Bradshaw pictured from left to right ★★★★ Presented by Gartland Productions and written by Paul Bradshaw, 'Tell Me Straight' is a funny, honest and intimate one act play. In addition to writing the show Bradshaw also plays our central character, … Continue reading Tell Me Straight at the King’s Head Theatre

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)

The Vampyre at the Etcetera Theatre (Camden Fringe)

★★★ This adaptation of John Polidori's novella 'The Vampyre' is created and performed by Laurie Toczek. For those who do not know the background to the original work, it was written by Polidori (Lord Byron's doctor). While holidaying in Lake Geneva a group of friends (which included Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley) were challenged … Continue reading The Vampyre at the Etcetera Theatre (Camden Fringe)