Curtis Medley, Martha Furnival and Taro Bahar star in Tiny Room’s fresh new staging of Peter Mulligan’s acclaimed 2018 play LOOP, which launches an inaugural tour this week from Coventry’s Albany Theatre as part of the City of Culture 2021 celebrations.
As Tiny Room prepares for its inaugural tour with Peter Mulligan’s LOOP, we caught up with Joe Idris-Roberts, who now makes his professional directorial debut with this latest iteration of his company co-founder’s acclaimed play.
After success at Camden Fringe and London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre, Peter Mulligan’s acclaimed play LOOP returns with an autumn tour that launches with a performance at the Albany Theatre as part of Coventry’s City of Culture 2021 celebrations.
Marie Lloyd Stole My Life is a beautifully written show, full of pathos and conjuring up the mores and expectations of the time – notably, both Power and Lloyd died prematurely, which highlights the hard life of those on the boards.
Without much more than a two line description in the Camden Fringe brochure, I plunged headlong into two wildly different but experimental pieces, Murmur and Wild Waxflower.
The Dead Ducks, University of York Comedy Society’s premier sketch troupe, is doing a run of seven shows across two venues at this year’s Camden Fringe with their new production Ducks Out of Water.
Six Serpents and a Tarantula is a new play written and directed by Maryanna Clarke and presented by Old School Players.
Though the big guns which are at the Edinburgh Fringe have now been rolled out, it’s taking some time to pin down what to aim for there. Meanwhile its somewhat smaller sibling is continuing in Camden and so I thought I would take a break from Edinburgh brochure browsing and pick up on a couple of shows from a Festival which is much nearer geographically and boasts some interesting online content. My choices narrowed down to a pair of performances which took ecology as one of their central themes.
Taking inspiration from the music of Leonard Cohen, Emma Burnell’s No Cure For Love – a play with original songs (rather than Cohen covers) – bucks the trend a little when it comes to shows you might expect to see at the Camden Fringe.
Quackpot Productions has brought fresh and quirky show Meet Cute to the Camden Fringe, in which Tim and Gill’s budding romance goes anything but smoothly.
Spectra, a double bill of two short plays depicting the intricacies of female relationships in opposing contexts, gets its premiere care of an all-female team at the Etcetera Theatre.
Captain Condom & the Covid-19 Conundrum masks a very serious message about sexual awareness and education in a funny show utilising the superhero theme.
You can discover the strangest things when you’re walking the dog in north London’s Tottenham Marshes. Musician turned Sasquatch-hunter Simon Stanley Ward is proof of that. We talked to him about his new one-man show premiering at Camden Fringe.
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.
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.
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.
The music of Leonard Cohen, and a visit to Broadstairs Folk Festival, inspired journalist Emma Burnell to write – and then direct her debut play. No Cure for Love premieres at London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre during 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 18 to 27 August 2021.