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Mime meets Zap Comix on the dark side

By Michael Spring It has perhaps crossed every performer’s mind to fantasise about taking a chainsaw to his audience, but it’s not everyone that makes that fantasy part of their performance. This, and much more “dark” besides, is part of … Continue reading

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Irish pranksters Eleanor Tiernan & Chris Kent are starting from scratch at Camden Comedy Club

It was all going so well. After years of building their careers in their native land, Eleanor Tiernan and Chris Kent, two of Ireland’s top stand ups have upped sticks and moved to the UK. What were they thinking? Come … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare has been kidnapped – will Hamlet, Macbeth, Ophelia and Brutus come to his rescue?

Oberon’s gone mad. We’re talking full-on Hamlet. The fairy king of Midsummer has kidnapped William Shakespeare, director of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Shakespearean Heroes International Evil Lessening Division) and his mischievous sidekick Puck has brought him the Infinity Quill. A quill unlike any … Continue reading

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Gender issues and sexuality are questioned through Oscar Wilde play

After Dark Matter last year’s sold out performance that was supported by the Arts Council of England, Vertebra returns to Etcetera Theatre with Oscar a brand new puppetry performance that explores queer identity through visual imagery and devised texts inspired … Continue reading

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Rogue Shakespeare meets Monty Python in comedy MacDeth at The Cockpit

“MacBeth gone wrong”, “Shakespeare meets Monty Python”, “panto in verse” – however you describe it we want it – and it’s at The Cockpit, 15-27 August, as part of Camden Fringe. MacDeth! received nothing but glowing adulation from critics and … Continue reading

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This Man Right Here exposes what’s underneath the genes – and jeans!

This Man Right Here is a new play which takes an unflinching look at the modern male, Hen and Chickens, 22-25 August, 9pm, as part of Camden Fringe.   If there’s a crisis of masculinity, then Adam is its poster-boy. Like … Continue reading

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MegMeg Forgo the Worm Ritual with comedy sketches at Hen and Chickens – they are not a cult!

Innovative sketch cultists MegMeg present a new hour of odd sketches for odd people, 15-17 August, Hen and Chickens, 109 St Paul’s Rd, London N1 2NA. MegMeg is the world’s fastest-growing charitable organisation to be certified “not a cult” by experts. … Continue reading

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