A royal. A witch. A popstar. They come from very different worlds, but are more alike than you might think, certainly in Alex Milne’s new all-female comedy MEGA, which runs at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Discover more in the trailer, then book your tickets!
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Deerstalker cap? Check. Pipe? Check. The cast of Sherlock Holmes and The Invisible Thing have been getting into character as they prepare to bring Holmes home to Baker Street. Check out our character portraits gallery – and then get booking!
Written and directed by Alex Milne, all-female comedy about identity MEGA will play a short season at the Tristan Bates Theatre this month. Time to book your tickets!
If you want to laugh or cry at the state of our politics, imagine how confusing it must be for children. Gone to the Dogs Productions’ mission is to help educate the younger generation about democracy and it’s bringing its new stage show to Camden Fringe.
Ibsen’s 1892 classic An Enemy of the People comes crashing into the 21st century with this new London-set version, written and directed by Jolley Gosnold, which officially opens tonight (5 July 2019) at the Playground Theatre, in the shadow of Grenfell Tower. Check out our full gallery of first-look production photos – and then get booking!
“To be completely honest – it was a total gamble!” Studio 3 Arts Artistic Director Liza Vallance is completely honest about launching East London fringe festival Clout! last year. But it was a gamble that paid off, as Clout returns this July for another season of extraordinary theatre. Read what she told us, then get booking!
“The encounter between the powerful and the powerless, and being faced with having to do all sorts of things in order to survive – this is universal.” Playwright James Martin Charlton tells us about his new historical play telling a recognisably modern story, Reformation. Read the interview then book your tickets!
Taggart writer Glenn Chandler’s latest stage play is inspired by the incredible true story of the Hitler Youth ‘spyclists’ in England. It premieres at next month’s Edinburgh Fringe after previews this month at London’s Above the Stag Theatre. And then another London transfer?
Laughter disguises darker truths in the trailer and character portraits for new show about second chances, The Chaos Theory. Take a look, then book your tickets!
Marlene Sidaway, who played Maureen in acclaimed sitcom Mum, stars on stage this summer, starring in Penelope Rawlins’ new play Pigeons at the Hen and Chickens Theatre. Book your tickets now
It was fourteen years ago that Michelle Flower and Zena Barrie launched the Camden Fringe festival as a summer filler at the Etcetera Theatre in London NW1. Fourteen years later, London’s annual alternative to the Edinburgh Fringe spans 300+ shows across 30 venues. We caught up with Flower to hear more. How many shows can you pack in? Time to get booking!
Leading Latin American dance star and Royal Ballet soloist Fernando Montano will stage Fernando Montano and Friends – Dance for the Sea, an evening of music and dance, later this month to raise both awareness and funds for the Marine Conservation Society. Book your tickets now!
How significant does it feel to stage a Sherlock Holmes mystery 200 yards from 221b Baker Street? Very! We caught up with director David Phipps-Davis ahead of Sherlock Holmes and The Invisible Thing’s opening in Marylebone. Time to get booking!
Blending fact and fantasy, Nostalgia, the latest creation from Nomadic Theatre, tells a compelling and entertaining story at the White Bear Theatre later this month. Book your tickets now!
Following a successful inaugural season in 2018, Barking-based fringe festival Clout! returns next month for a bigger 2019 season including 18 shows over 11 days at two venues. Book your tickets now!
What’s with the pigeon? Camden Fringe’s famous avian mascot this year pays tribute to British actor Olivia Colman for her Oscar-winning turn in the film The Favourite. The full programme for the 2019 festival features over 300 shows running across 30 different London venues between 29 July and 25 August 2019. How many can you squeeze in? Time to get booking!
This year’s Vibrant – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights concludes in Week Three, featuring three new plays that shine a light on challenges in modern Britain care of ETPEP Award winner Abigail Andjel, Olivier Award nominee Athena Stevens and Hannah Morley. We caught up with each of them in the last of our three-part festival interview series. Time to get booking!
Elementary? The cast who will solve the cast of Sherlock Holmes and The Invisible Thing has been revealed! We can’t wait to see this brilliant restaging that will bring London’s most famous detective home to Baker Street next month. Time to get booking, sleuths!
Husband and wife Feargus Woods Dunlop and Heather Westwell co-founded New Old Friends and have discovered a knack – and award-winning success – bringing detective stories to family audiences. We caught up with them as their adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s The Falcon’s Malteser prepares for London premiere at The Vaults next month. Time to get booking!
The classic advice for writers is to ‘write what you know’. That’s exactly what journalist and playwright Tony Leliw has done in creating his new comedy Sushi Girls. Find out how playing host to students and visiting Japan led to the new play that runs as part of the Japan-UK Season of Culture, the book your tickets!