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Review: The Human Mating Dance

The Human Mating Dance is a set of 6 short plays, each of which features 2 or 3 characters. There are, consequently, a lot of performers, since they don’t overlap in the roles. And so there’s a contrast between the … Continue reading

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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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HunkyPunk return but this time their mask comedy KUNST? is for adults only

Mask-comedy troupe HunkyPunk return to Camden Fringe with a comic nightmare Kunst? 17-21 August at 7.30pm, The Lion and Unicorn in Kentish Town, London. Kunst? represents the next step in HunkyPunk’s evolution: it combines the theatrical equivalent of cartoon with … Continue reading

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