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Fierce, Camden People’s Theatre, London

Writer: Kathryn Griffiths Director: Celine Lowenthal Reviewer:Andy Moseley Say the words ‘one-woman show’ and ‘fringe theatre’ and the first thing that springs to mind may be the episode of Friends where Chandler is left on his own to hear a monologue that opens with the words ‘my first period.’ Thankfully, this one-woman show, written and performed by Kathryn Griffiths, falls ...

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Gulf – Camden People’s Theatre, London

Writer: Jeff Scott and Alister MacQuarrie Director: Charlie Kenber Reviewer: Maryam Philpott How safe do you feel online and how sure are you that you’re entirely in control of your information? Perhaps you set your privacy controls to the maximum level, lock-down your Facebook account so it can’t be searched, but can you ever guarantee that the images, videos and ...

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Forensics of a Flat (and other stories) – Camden People’s Theatre, London

Writer: Francesca Millican-Slater Reviewer: Joanna Trainor With wine, cheese and Buble; Francesca Millican-Slater tells the story of her flat, from a dirt path to wooden walls. Though it might sound like a history lesson, her warmth and love and enthusiasm for the life of her former abode, makes the evening seem more like a housewarming party with friends and karaoke. ...

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Affairs – Camden People’s Theatre, London

Writer: Rob Young Director: Heather Ward Reviewer: Nichola Daunton Armed with only an ipad, it’s amazing what a scorned woman can achieve. Written by Rob Young and performed by Sophie Walton, Affairs is a one woman show about revenge and the broad spectrum of desire. On discovering that her high-flying, handsome husband is paying for sex with a ‘French tart’ ...

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The Closed Loop – Camden People’s Theatre, London

Writer: Yichao Director: Yichao Reviewer: Jon Wainwright Some West End theatres have volunteers from St Johns Ambulance on standby in case any member of the audience is taken ill. This show, by making most of the audience sit on the floor in a cramped space, could have done with some first aiders to restore circulation to the lower limbs of ...

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Unhappy Birthday – Camden People’s Theatre, London

Writer: Amy Lame Director: Scottee Reviewer: Kat Pope [rating:3] It's fair to say that Amy Lame is more than slightly Morrissey obsessed. In fact, the great Mancunian Quiff seems to have positively taken over her life. "It's 1982, the year the world began, and the year I started my period," booms Lame portentiously. What follows is a queasy mix of ...

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Macbeth – Camden People’s Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Amber Elliott Reviewer: Edie R [rating:3] Staging “Macbeth” without an interval is a controversial choice. Two hours of unremitting gloom is a big “ask” from an audience even at the best of productions; and Titian Rep’s take on the play, while perfectly watchable, is not the best of productions. By the time the audience staggers out ...

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The Way You Tell Them – Camden People’s Theatre, London

Reviewer: Jojo Townsend [rating:2.5] The Way You Tell Them is a performance by Rachel Mars exploring the nature of stand up comedy and it’s relationship to theatre programmed as part of the Beyond A Joke season at the Camden People’s Theatre. The performance starts with an acknowledgement of this cozy lively venue and its foibles with a pillar and a ...

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