Venezuelan writer Gustavo Ott’s Your Molotov Kisses is relocated to London for its UK premiere at Camden Fringe next month. Director Gianluca Lello tells us what drew him to the piece, why Camden is such an important alternative to Edinburgh come August, and how “people who lie, scheme and delude themselves to get ahead” create such great drama. Check out our interview below – and then get booking!
Theatremaker Lita Doolan was performing in Edinburgh Fringe one summer when she was inspired to write a story about Scotland’s iconic capital. She took her inspiration from how the city and its residents recovered following the devastating 2002 fire that started in Cowgate Street and ripped through much of its Old Town. This summer, she brings the resulting play, Time for Tea, to Camden Fringe, running for one performance only to open the festival on 30 July 2018. Here, she recalls how it all came about.
Which shows have you earmarked so far for this year’s Camden Fringe? As part of our Featured Show series, we’d like to draw your attention to Lita Doolan’s Time for Tea, which opens the month-long festival at north London’s Etcetera Theatre on 30 July 2018. The new play is inspired by the devastating 2002 fire in Edinburgh’s Old Town, which changed her life…
The 13th Camden Fringe Festival has announced its 2018 line-up, which sees themes of #MeToo, LGBTQ and mental health taking the forefront, reflecting what has been a groundbreaking year of social and political change for the UK. The festival, which runs from 30 July to 26 August 2018, will take place in 23 Camden venues this summer with over 200 shows.