“The size of Camden Fringe festival allows creatives and performers to concentrate on their art rather than suffering the slings and arrows of Edinburgh’s outrageous misfortunes.” Off The Fence Theatre’s Artistic Director tells us what inspired spy comedy Agent 14 and why he is excited to to bring it to Camden Fringe. Book your tickets now!
How many times can an actor get drunk onstage without becoming unemployable? As one of the longest-serving members of Shit-faced Shakespeare, Saul Marron has lost count – but it hasn’t done his career any harm. While starring as Claudius in Hamlet, he can also currently be seen onscreen in Gentleman Jack and The Current War. We caught up with him about his shit-faced track record. Time to get booking!
If you like your fringe theatre served shaken, not stirred, Agent 14 could well up your dimly-lit, ominously deserted street. Book your tickets for the comic spy drama now!
Does drinking impair reviewing? We’ve rounded up the raves for Shit-faced Shakespeare’s latest hart-drinking offering: the Magnificent Bastards’ “hilarious” and “delightfully rude” take on Hamlet is now on at London’s Leicester Square Theatre. Time to get booking!
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!
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!
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!
This year the Magnificent Bastards have given the shit-faced treatment to Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew and, opening tonight (21 June 2019), Hamlet onstage. And here are a few more they’ve done onscreen. Enjoy this hysterical Shit-faced series – and then get booking the drunken thespians live at Leicester Square Theatre.
How many Shit-faced shows have you seen? 2019 marks the biggest-ever Shit-faced season at their London home base at Leicester Square Theatre. This week, Shit-faced Shakespeare: Hamlet follows Shit-faced Showtime: Oliver with a Twist and The Taming of the Shrew. Here’s a reminder of all the drunken fun to date. Time to booking for round three!
The Shitfaced-Shakespeare® crew are finally ready to tackle the greatest dramatic work ever committed to the page in the English language: Hamlet. The latest in their internationally successful series of drunken bard plays is also the third offering in the company’s 30-week 2019 residency at London’s Leicester Square Theatre. Time to get booking!
Sushi Girls, Tony Leliw’s new comedy about a pair of Japanese students living in London, will bring its tale of cultural confusion to Theatro Technis in July. Book your tickets now!
“British farce at its best” – that’s the view of critics who’ve laughed their way through an evening at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, enjoying Jennifer Selway’s new comedy Flat Out. Enjoy our collection of the best reviews, and a smattering of enthused audience responses, then book your tickets!
Questionable food choices, a doorway being blocked, a man in a wig – Darren Bell’s production images for Flat Out positively scream ‘farce’ at you… which is lucky considering that’s exactly the type of play Jennifer Selway has written. Take a look then book your tickets!
When times are tough, we could all do with a laugh. That’s what was at the forefront of journalist and playwright Jennifer Selway’s mind when she created her new farce Flat Out. Discover her comedy inspirations and why she keeps returning to Upstairs at the Gatehouse in this interview, then book your tickets!
Flat Out, the new comedy from Jennifer Selway about real estate, mice and adultery, will premiere at Highgate’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse later this month. Book you tickets for the laughter-filled show now!
“Brave and powerful storytelling” – The first audiences have been in to see Michelle Payne’s dark comedy about one young woman’s obsession with her body, Sad About The Cows, and they’re shouting about it on Twitter. Have a look at what they had too say, and the fantastic new production images, then book your tickets!
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series and this month’s #MischiefMay celebrations, on Thursday 30 May 2019, a week after her The Play That Goes Wrong event, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to the West End company of smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. Got any questions?
Writer/performer Michelle Payne tells us why it was so important for her to create a likeable character for whom mental health was only one part of her story, and how she drew on her own experiences to create Sad About The Cows. Read the interview then book your tickets!
“Dairy was the first to go…” Get a taste for Michelle Payne’s dark comedy about body image, Sad About The Cows, and discover a little more about wannabe make-up artist Rachel in this fantastic new trailer, then book your tickets!
Following the story of an Essex girl who want to be a makeup artist, Michelle Payne’s new dark comedy Sad About The Cows, returns for a one-week run at Tristan Bates Theatre this month, having impressed audiences as part of the John Thaw Initiative Working Class Season earlier this year. Book your tickets now.