Does Bigfoot exist? In north London? Simon Stanley-Ward, musician turned explorer, presents his findings to the scientific community in How I Found and Captured Bigfoot During Lockdown at the Etcetera Theatre as part of Camden Fringe.
Casting has been announced for new dramatic comedy Invisible Me by Bren Gosling (Moment of Grace, The Actors Centre; PROUD, Studio at New Wimbledon Theatre) which will play at New Wimbledon Theatre’s Studio space in south west London from 3-11 September 2021.
An all-female cast and creative team bring Chloe Yates’ electric new play A Rat, A Rat to the stage at south London’s new Golden Goose Theatre, in association with mental health theatre company Stepping Out.
After acclaim at Brighton Fringe, Unfiltered Productions’ work-in-progress The Doll Who Came to Tea, examining the voices that remain in your head after childhood trauma, transfers to Camden Fringe this month.
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.
Returning after sell-out development dates in 2019, Swimming, Alex Bower’s new play about bisexuality and “choosing lanes”, returns this month to London’s White Bear Theatre for its world premiere in a three-week season, running from 3 to 21 August 2021.
After a successful on-demand run streamed from London’s Cockpit Theatre during the darkest days of the UK’s third Covid lockdown, The Return returns live as part of the Camden Fringe 2021.
What if you were The Endling, the last of the human species? Strange Futures’ new show, exploring possible futures for the world and all that inhabit it, launches this month in London ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), hosted by the UK in Glasgow in November.
Sonia Friedman Productions and the Royal Court Theatre have confirmed the return of Ian Rickson’s production of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem to London’s West End for a strictly limited 16-week engagement. Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook will reprise their celebrated roles as Johnny “Rooster” Byron and Ginger respectively, with further casting to be announced at a later date.
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 Really Useful Group has announced, after a period of enforced closure, the world premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella will be on 25 August 2021.
Performer and writer Kim Scopes’ fun and exciting new play Somewhere to Belong, looking at the challenges of stereotypes about the bi community in a new way, will run at London’s Lion and Unicorn Theatre from 27 to 31 July 2021 (Press Night is 28 July).
Producers Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced initial casting for The Mirror and the Light in the West End.
Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry and Tosh Wanogho-Maud will play The Drifters in brand new musical The Drifters Girl, also starring Beverley Knight, which tells the remarkable story of one of the world’s greatest vocal groups and the woman who made them. The show begins performances at Newcastle Theatre Royal on 9 October 2021, playing until 23 October, before transferring to London’s Garrick Theatre on 4 November (press night is 25 November).
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.
Forgotten music hall star Nelly Power makes her Camden Fringe debut care of Blue Fire Theatre Company in Marie Lloyd Stole My Life, running for three festival dates only.
Quentin: Crisp, written and performed by Mark Farrelly and directed by Linda Marlowe, is now available globally via Stream Theatre until Sunday 1 August 2021.
Casting has been announced for for Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution, due to return to London County Hall from 14 September 2021. The production is booking through to 20 March 2022.
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.