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‘Slightly disappointed when the play came to an end’: SOLD BY MAMA – Camden Fringe

In London theatre, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Plays, Reviews by Louise PennLeave a Comment

Dominique Izabella Little’s 40-minute show Sold By Mama comes to the Camden Fringe, playing at the Hen & Chickens Theatre. Prior to acting, Little worked as a docu-fiction filmmaker, and this show evolved from time living in New York in 2020 on very little money, people watching on buses and trains.

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‘Thoroughly entertaining with a fine sense of comedy’: CARELESS – Touring

In Edinburgh Festival, London theatre, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by John ChapmanLeave a Comment

The Edinburgh Festival is not far away now and, as often happens at this time of year, there are a number of shows playing themselves in before transferring in a northerly direction for their Fringe run. One which caught my eye is Careless which warmed up at The Hen And Chickens in Islington. Conceived and written in lockdown by young actors Emma François and Eva Tritschler, collectively known as Written Off Theatre, it has already enjoyed success at both The Lion and Unicorn and Hope Theatres.

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THE PASSION OF THE PLAYBOY RIOTS – Hen and Chickens Theatre

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Shanine SalmonLeave a Comment

In The Passion of the Playboy Riots, writer/director Neil Weatherall imagines a meeting in the early 20th Century between W.B. Yeats (Loclann O’Grady) and Lady Gregory (Cath Humphrys), two of the founders of Dublin’s Abbey Theatre and leading lights in the Irish Literary Revival, and Patrick Pearse (Justin McKenna), one of the future leaders of the Easter Rising.

Review: The Young Visiters (Hen and Chickens)

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You’d be hard pressed to find a sweeter more superficially innocent tale than ‘The Young Visiters’, written by precocious nine-year-old Daisy Ashford. It was published in 1890 with her original grammatical and spelling mistakes for comic effect but the most fun comes from how it’s rippled with the petit-bourgeois snobberies and received information of her […]

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Review: The Young Visiters (Hen and Chickens)

In Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

You’d be hard pressed to find a sweeter more superficially innocent tale than ‘The Young Visiters’, written by precocious nine-year-old Daisy Ashford. It was published in 1890 with her original grammatical and spelling mistakes for comic effect but the most fun comes from how it’s rippled with the petit-bourgeois snobberies and received information of her […]

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