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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

‘Too often nostalgia is dismissed as a negative sentiment’: Clive Moffatt on creating new revue Nostalgia by Featured Content

"We all of us write our own history to some extent." So says writer/director/actor Clive Moffatt. In his case, he's has done this very literally; Nostalgia, the revue he brings to the White …

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‘Our version is a true adventure’: Patrick Bayele on creating new adaptation of The Seagull, How To Save the World by Featured Content

"This is my first step into the realm of truly professional theatre-making, and, I'll be honest, I didn't expect it to be this tough!" Exciting young theatremaker Patrick Bayele doesn't pull…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Feminism at the fore: 10 female-led shows fighting back at Camden Fringe by Featured Content

From real-life incels to microaggressions: the 2019 Camden Fringe Festival line-up tackles sexism head on. Almost two years on from the birth of the #MeToo movement, this year’s line-up sh…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

WATCH: Check out the new trailer for tale of grief River in the Sky, PLUS peek at production images by Featured Content

"Do you remember his first monster..." As four star hit River in the Sky prepares to come to The Hope Theatre, check out the emotive new trailer for the tale of a couple struggling with grie…

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Take a look into the rehearsal room for Two’s Company’s revival of domestic drama Go Bang Your Tambourine by Featured Content

Tuneful trumpets and candlesticks wielded in anger - take a look at our gallery of rehearsal images to get a hint of what you might expect from Philip King's 1970 drama Go Bang Your Tambouri…

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WATCH: Director Patrick Bayele and the cast of How To Save The World tell us how the new play is something we’ve “not seen anywhere else”. by Featured Content

"This play is going to change your life." It's a bold statement, but you can't help but believe Patrick Bayele, director of How To Save The World, when you look into his eyes. He believes. W…

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It’s all relative: 4 shows giving new meaning to family-friendly at Camden Fringe by Featured Content

Want to bond with your kids? Make theatre with them! That’s a lesson these families performing at Camden Fringe have taken to heart. Now in its 14th year, London's alternative to Edinburgh…

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CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: Morality and social media get a grilling in Letting Go at The Hen & Chickens by Featured Content

Think you're alone on your morning commute? Think again. As Andrew Bruce-Lockhart's new satire Letting Go shows, anyone one could be watching and plotting. Book your tickets now!

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CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: Rise & fall tale of ambition & alcoholism, barriers & bias My Name is Cathy comes to Chapel Playhouse by Featured Content

Darkly comedic rise and fall story, My Name is Cathy, which follows a teacher who had it all as she looks back on how it slipped away, comes to the Chapel Playhouse next month as part of the…

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NEWS: Acclaimed company Crowded Room premieres new play about facing death, The Colours, at Soho Theatre by Featured Content

Following critical acclaimed for their previous play The Listening Room, theatre company Crowded Room stages the world premiere of new verbatim play preparing for the end of life, The Colour…

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

FEATURED SHOW: Check out the ★★★★ reviews for Finborough Theatre’s Lunatic 19s by Featured Content

"A gripping play" with performances that "shine" - Check out the stunning reviews for Lunatic 19s - A Deportational Road Trip. and discover why you should make a far more pleasant road trip …

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CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: Cabaret comedy show Celia Delaney is… Angelic? premieres at Bill Murray by Featured Content

Comedian and keynote speaker Celia Delaney makes her Camden Fringe with her debut solo show Celia Delaney is... Angelic?. The comedy cabaret runs for three performances only at the Angel Com…

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CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: Gleadall & Mosse’s jazz-swing cabaret Separate Ways revived with new young cast by Featured Content

Gleadall & Mosse's jazz-swing cabaret Separate Ways gets a fresh outing with a new young cast next month at Camden Fringe, where it's running for four performances only from 21 to 24 Aug…

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CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: All-female tale of war, The Net, comes to Tristan Bates Theatre by Featured Content

A quartet of female stories about war, US playwright Zoë Guzy-Sprague's The Net will run for a week in London this summer as part of the Camden Fringe. Book your tickets now.

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‘I read this version & I immediately saw the links’: WATCH An Enemy of the People’s leading man Gabriel Akuwudike on why he’s so angry by Featured Content

At the Playground Theatre, Ibsen's 1892 classic An Enemy of the People is currently receiving a very modern, meta-theatrical makeover. In this in-depth interview, Gabriel Akuwudike, who play…

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CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: One-man spy caper Agent 14 brings undercover laughter to Upstairs at the Gatehouse by Featured Content

If you like your fringe theatre served shaken, not stirred, Agent 14 could well up your dimly-lit, ominously deserted street. Book your tickets for the comic spy drama now!

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CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: Hong Kong hit Discord of Discourse leaps to London for Camden Fringe 2019 by Featured Content

Telling a tale of love between art and science, Discord of Discourse, which was first seen in Hong Kong in 2015, comes to Camden Fringe this August. Book your tickets now!

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PHOTOS: ‘Sieg Heil!’ as Glenn Chandler readies The Good Scout cast for Edinburgh by Featured Content

Rehearsals are underway for the world premiere of Glenn Chandler's The Good Scout, the first-ever play written about the Hitler Youth and Boy Scouts exchange in the 1930s. Sneak a peek insid…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: Civilisation is put in the spotlight in Kafka adaptation Red Peter by Featured Content

Grid Theatre shines a spotlight on ideas of civilisation and humanity with Red Peter, the stage adaptation of Franz Kafka's A Report To An Academy, which runs as part of Camden Fringe next m…

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Pride continues through August: 8 LGBTQ shows you should see at Camden Fringe by Featured Content

Pride month may be finished, but fear not, Camden Fringe has a wealth of LGBTQIA+ shows this year to keep the celebrations going. Here, festival organisers have highlighted eight that should…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

NEWS: Hit tale of grief & storytelling River in the Sky comes to The Hope Theatre by Featured Content

Following a hit run at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre earlier this year, Turn Point Theatre's acclaimed drama River In The Sky receives an extended run at The Hope Theatre this summer. Book …

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FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★★ reviews are in for An Enemy of the People at the Playground Theatre by Featured Content

What happens when Ibsen's 1892 classic An Enemy of the People is relocated to modern London, played out amongst a group of millennials in the shadow of Grenfell Tower? We've rounded up some …

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‘My grandparents were both part of the Hitler Youth’: German actor Simon Stache on appearing in Glenn Chandler’s The Good Scout by Featured Content

German-born actor Simon Stache draws on his own family's history for the premiere of Glenn Chandler's The Good Scout, inspired by an incredible, and never before dramatised, exchange between…

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‘The audio description adds layers of texture for sighted audiences too’: Visually impaired actor Gillian Dean on Crystal Clear by Featured Content

How much has theatre changed in its depiction of and access for blindness since Crystal Clear premiered in 1982 at the Old Red Lion Theatre? Gillian Dean, who stars in the three-hander's fir…

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‘I hope to see at least one person leaving the theatre during the show’: Alessandro Onorato on his Camden Fringe show The Last King of Porn by Featured Content

Italian writer and director Alessandro Onorato isn't shy of letting audiences know what they're in for. In the case of The Last King of Porn, it's: "A lot of sex, some drama and a decent qua…

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‘Like most parents/carers, I’m bombarded by big questions’: Miranda Duffy on how Rox, Paper & The Scissors helps teach kids about Trump & by Featured Content

How should adults answer kids when they ask about big world problems: Donald Trump, Brexit, Hong Kong, Iran? Gone to the Dogs Productions founder Miranda Duffy had an idea while watching her…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

FEATURED SHOW: Critics raise a ★★★★ toast to Shit-faced Shakespeare’s Hamlet by Featured Content

Does drinking impair reviewing? We've rounded up the raves for Shit-faced Shakespeare's latest hart-drinking offering: the Magnificent Bastards' "hilarious" and "delightfully rude" take on H…

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NEWS: New epic reimagining of The Seagull teaches audiences How To Save The World by Featured Content

'We could all be heroes' promises new interpretation of Chekhov's classic drama The Seagull, How To Save The World. To find out how, you'll have to visit Studio 9294 later this month. Book y…

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Behind the scenes as Crystal Clear prepares for its first major London revival by Featured Content

Crystal Clear was an early hit - and West End transfer - for London's Old Red Lion Theatre. Now, as the theatre celebrates its 40th anniversary, Phil Young's devised play about blindness pre…

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NEWS: Proforca follows Feel with the premiere of At Last at Lion & Unicorn by Featured Content

Proforca Theatre Company reunites the team behind its acclaimed hit Feel for the premiere of At Last, which opens the autumn/winter season at London's newly relaunched Lion & Unicorn The…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: Antigoni Spanou’s Ophelia Rewound, inspired by Hamletmachine, gets London premiere by Featured Content

Ophelia Rewound, Greek theatremaker Antigoni Spanou's one-woman performance inspired by German dramatist Heiner Muller's renowned 1977 post-modernist drama Hamletmachine, gets its London pre…

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