Tag Archives: Camden Fringe

Review: The Checkout at The Hen and Chickens @CamdenFringe

  By Carmel Shortall As the lights lift, Emma-Jane Hinds’ expressive face peers up at us from over her rectangular ‘Nana Mouskouri’ glasses as she lies upon the stage. “Oof! Well! I expect you’re wondering why I’m lying on the … Continue reading

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Review: Sophie at the Lion and Unicorn @CamdenFringe

Sophie is a one woman show exploring the incomprehensible bonds between twins – in association with MIND in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest. Written and performed by Julia Pagett, who presents a stark but mesmerising monologue, almost hypnotic, a … Continue reading

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Premiere: The Legend of St Julian performed naked @CamdenFringe

It’s Bank Holiday weekend and there are 121 shows left to watch in just three days at Camden Fringe 2017! New company DepthSound presents its inaugural show The Legend Of St Julian at the Hen and Chickens, 25-27 August 10.30pm, … Continue reading

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Review: Too Much Punch for Judy Upstairs at the Gatehouse @CamdenFringe

Using the words of those closely involved and affected Too Much Punch For Judy by Mark Wheeller tells the powerful true story of a tragic accident that befell two sisters one night in 1983. This play opens with a nostalgic look … Continue reading

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Review: Edward II at the Tristan Bates Theatre @CamdenFringe

  By Michael Spring Ricky Dukes directs Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II at the Tristan Bates theatre this week. Even the preview performance is memorable, for lots of reasons. Sharp direction, stylish production, good performances all help to bring this play … Continue reading

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Review: So You Say at Tristan Bates Theatre @DiffTheatre @CamdenFringe

By Michael Spring Different Theatre’s production ‘So You Say’ is a bright two hander that lasts just about an hour. Written and directed by Sam Chittenden, it focuses on a reunion (or perhaps many reunions) between couples who have separated … Continue reading

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Review: The Trouble with Scott Capurro at The Bill Murray @CamdenFringe

By Carmel Shortall “They’re just jokes – I’m not even gay!” Scott Capurro greets “all my imaginary friends in the front row” as he skips onstage at The Bill Murray. The front row is conspicuously empty – who after all … Continue reading

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