Romantic comedy sketch Meet Cute, created by two LAMDA students who graduated into a shuttered theatre industry during lockdown, gets its world premiere at London’s Etcetera Theatre as part of this month’s Camden Fringe.
Following a successful debut at the Frome Festival in Somerset, A Thousand Sons, a new play exploring the real-life fallout of nuclear testing, is coming to Camden Fringe with performances at London’s Etcetera Theatre from 3 to 27 August 2021.
The Vampyre, adapted from John Polidori’s 19th-century novella by Laurie Toczek, who also performs, comes to this year’s Camden Fringe.
Fabulett 1933, a new queer one-person musical set in Weimar Berlin, gets its postponed premiere at Camden Fringe, running at London’s Canal Cafe Theatre from 8 to 14 August 2021.
The Camden Fringe is back this August after an enforced year off because due to Covid. The festival of theatre and comedy, which was established in 2006, runs from 2 to 29 August 2021 across 21 London venues, with 15 shows available to view online.
It was already pretty exciting for writer Lita Doolan that her play The Wyre Lady Of Fleetwood was having its world premiere at this year’s Brighton Fringe, but now she has even more to celebrate with the announcement that the popular digital show has been extended until 11 July 2021.
Sweet Sorrow Theatre Company brings Edward Loboda’s play The System to Brighton Fringe in a Zoom re-recording of a show they originally streamed in 2020.
Ant Lightfoot’s Am I A Terrible Person? takes an honest look at OCD and mental illness. At just 23 minutes it’s a tough call to get through all the issues but there isn’t a wasted moment here.
Australian collective Pony Cam has created a fringe show unlike any other, with sex, violence, a lost child, and the perils of being an actor, all played out by the central character, A Red Square.
“It’s been overwhelming and quite humbling to be frank.” Ross Dinwiddy has been taken aback by audience responses to The Tragedy of Dorian Gray at Brighton Fringe. Read what he has to say about updating the Wilde classic, the effect of Covid and filming the show, then book your tickets!
Marlowe Productions brings a 70-minute livestream to Brighton Fringe (now available on demand until 27 June) which dips into the world of 1940s noir and pulp detective novels to take us into the world of sleep deprivation in the mid-1960s. This story, The Final Approach, though, is not that story.
Lemon Squeeze Productions and Feegle Films return to the Brontë family, following At Home With The Brontës, for their latest production online at the Brighton Fringe, Charlotte Brontë Snares The Suitor.
In Lita Doolan’s new play The Wyre Lady of Fleetwood, the Wyre Lady refers to a real-life pleasure boat in the seaside fishing port of Fleetwood, just down the promenade from the holiday resort of Blackpool.
‘It was the most touching play of deep interactions and conversations about painful but loving memories.’ Those words come from one of several impressed reviewers that have caught up with the world premiere of multi-award-winning writer Lita Doolan’s play The Wyre Lady Of Fleetwood – about the gentrification of Fleetwood fishing lofts – which continues online at this year’s Brighton Fringe until 11 July 2021.
Jerk is Nick Edgeworth’s curious and original sci-fi-influenced drama from Mudlarks Theatre, a company based in Hampshire. It’s currently showing in the Brighton Fringe and is written by Nick Edgeworth.
There’s serious material in Sally Ann Hall’s Half-Baked Alaskan, but delivered with a wry, confessional, style which makes its point without getting too heavy.
Following a rather busy week there was only time yesterday to dip a toe into the waters at the Brighton Fringe (see what I did there?). Quite by chance I came across a pair of short solo plays which dealt with the same subject but did so from quite different perspectives; the subject in question being male mental health.
Quiet Little Things, a very clever, well-crafted and moving non-verbal piece from OddHouse Theatre Company (an emerging feminist collective), is currently available to stream at the Brighton Fringe.
Following sold out performances during the first weekend of the Brighton Fringe, Blue Devil Productions has released a stunning new trailer for their version of The Tragedy of Dorian Gray. Watch it now, then book your tickets to see it live or online!
Anthony Noack’s show The Preacher uses the idea of a stand up comedy show to offer a performance of the Biblical Book of Ecclesiastes to examine how modern performance can be compared with ancient preaching.