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Hosted at Camden’s People Theatre, Sprint Festival now enters its 20th year with anannualcelebration of all that’s bold, inventiveand risk-taking from emerging artistshandpicked to inspire, surprise andentertain.

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SPRINT SHORTS: Don’t Turn The Lights On

Counterpoint Theatre's Don't Turn On The Lights

How would you describe your show in one sentence? We explore and stimulate memories of being a teenager with a new theatrical structure taken from the world of music and applied to the stage. Is this your first visit to Sprint, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Yes, it’s our first time! We ...

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SPRINT SHORTS: Thorn

Thom Jordan in Thorn

How would you describe your show in one sentence? A sermon-esque experience exploring faith, truth and how far we should we go for ‘Gods Will’. Is this your first visit to Sprint, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? This is my first Sprint visit. To be honest I don’t really know what to ...

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SPRINT SHORTS: MUVVAHOOD

Libby Liburd in Muvvahood

How would you describe your show in one sentence? MUVVAHOOD is a solo verbatim piece, that explores what it is to be a single mother in London today. Is this your first visit to Sprint, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Yes, this is my first visit to Sprint. I've already met several ...

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SPRINT: Locus Amoenus – Camden People’s Theatre

The cast of Locus Amoenus

Writers: Monica Almirall Batet, Albert Perez Hidalgo, Miquel Sergovia Garrell Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   "Hell is other people", Sartre said, and nowhere is this truer than on public transport, where individuals are thrown randomly together and must endure each other’s foibles for the minutes or hours of the journey. How poignant that becomes when these are the last people you ...

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SPRINT: My Champion Heartache – Camden People’s Theatre

Writers: Dot Howard and Holly Bodmer Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Britons are a nation of animal lovers; everything about the creatures we welcome into our homes fascinates us. They are an emotional comfort, a source of happiness and often become an essential member of the family. My Champion Heartache by Odd Comic Theatre Company combines a series of sketches about ...

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SPRINT SHORTS: Freshers: Kick The Tin

Kick The Tin at Sprint Festival

How would you describe your show in one sentence? An exploration of the experiences of children in War and the playful curiosity they retain despite living in painful circumstances. Is this your first visit to Sprint, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Yes! We’re aware that the Sprint Festival offers a fabulously unique ...

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SPRINT SHORTS: Declining Solo

Two Desination Language's Decling Solo

How would you describe your show in one sentence? A journey through a basement in a house far away. Is this your first visit to Sprint, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Yes, this is our first time at Sprint. Not being based in London we haven't heard much gossip from previous years ...

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SPRINT SHORTS: My Champion Heartache

Holly and Dot in My Champion Heartache

How would you describe your show in one sentence? My Champion Heartache is about some of the surprising undertones of pet-ownership that go beyond the predictable. It’s humorous and includes extracts of real conversation about pets and a special moment with a tortoise. Is this your first visit to Sprint, if so what interesting tales have you been told about ...

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