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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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Review: A State of Mind at Tristan Bates

By Michael Spring If you’re in the neighbourhood of Seven Dials this week around 6.15pm, then it might well be worth your while taking in A State of Mind at the Tristan Bates Theatre. This 50 minute show, in which … Continue reading

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Real life stories of mental health struggles

A State of Mind, a one-woman play in which  Billie wears headphones and shares real-life stories on a three-second delay, is at Tristan Bates Theatre 8-12 August at 6.15pm. Each cough, stutter and breath is reproduced sharing the speech pattern … Continue reading

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Altered Minds, Altered Realities based on real stories of people who live with mental illness

Augustus Stephens has a severe mental illness and yet is taking on his biggest challenge to-date by playing six different characters in six dark comedies collectively called Altered Minds, Altered Realities, tonight (Friday 26 August) and Saturday 27 August at … Continue reading

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‘Most orgasmic performance’ winner comes from rave Edinburgh shows

  Luring you into their dark, ominous world, The Creeps, 15-19 August at the Etcetera Theatre,  puts a terrifying new spin on storytelling while demanding audience interaction. Watch and engage as these five characters make their presence known, then escape … Continue reading

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Sharp Edges exposes one woman’s struggle behind closed doors

Sharp Edges – one woman’s struggle to overcome mental illness and her perpetuating feelings of shame – is back on Wednesday 10 August at Camden People’s Theatre and 24-28 August at the Etcetera Theatre. Sophie Alders, leads a highly-functional life. She is … Continue reading

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Finding hope in the wilderness years

Comedian Richard Stainbank brings his debut show The Wilderness Years to Camden Comedy Club, 8-10 August, as part of  Camden Fringe 2016. For Richard, every day is a struggle. Down on his luck, unemployed and living in his parents’ spare room, … Continue reading

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