UNPACKED at Camden Fringe

UNPACKED at Camden Fringe

In a new show about the dark truths lurking in the dance and fitness world, Aging Ballerina finds herself tumbling down a body-dysmorphic rabbit hole at her Hollywood audition for … 

SHELLEY

SHELLEY

A multimedia theatre experience about Shelley Duvall, gore, girls, and glitter. 

So That You May Go Beyond The Sea

So That You May Go Beyond The Sea

As we sit in the Camden People’s Theatre, a performance of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is taking place at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, at least for the purposes this pl… 

MISS BREXIT

MISS BREXIT

MISS BREXIT is a satire comedy that bends the rules of musicals, plays and Miss Universe contests. 

FREAK OUT!

FREAK OUT!

VAULT FESTIVAL 2023 SHOW OF THE WEEK NOMINEE ★★★★★ Broadway World “This town is falling apart. 

Near to

Near to

A best friend… a dog…some mouldy leeks… In a run-down community centre, three grieving people gather to remember someone they have lost. 

Queer Planet

Queer Planet

  • Listing
  • Cabaret and Variety
  • London Fringe
  • Multiple Venues
  • 19th Jan - 22nd Mar 2024

Dolphin Orgies, Intersex snails, Gay giraffes, Transgender fish… London drag King Bi-Curious George presents Queer Planet, a raucous romp through the animal kingdom which aims… 

Antisemitism: a (((musical)))

Antisemitism: a (((musical)))

Antisemitism: (((a musical))) is an outrageous new show by writer Uri Agnon in his UK theatre debut. 

The W.I.G of Life: A Conference

The W.I.G of Life: A Conference

Time: the not so distant future. 

A Theatre Show

A Theatre Show

After the success of Failure Studies in 2021/22, Marco Biasioli and Precarious Theatre are back with a brand new show, A Theatre Show. 

Confused Chronicles of Aleppo

Confused Chronicles of Aleppo

Gerard and Becky, two established photographers, travel in Turkey and Syria, crossing dramatic events such as the siege of Kobane and the battle of Aleppo. 

A Theatre Show

A Theatre Show

After the success of Failure Studies in 2021/22, Marco Biasioli and Precarious Theatre are back with a brand new show, A Theatre Show. 

Confused Chronicles of Aleppo

Confused Chronicles of Aleppo

Gerard and Becky, two established photographers, travel in Turkey and Syria, crossing dramatic events such as the siege of Kobane and the battle of Aleppo. 

INSERTPLAY

INSERTPLAY

This play comes from a fresh writer who is so fresh, he’s writing jokes that most writers would think were TOO silly. 

[INSERT PLAY]

[INSERT PLAY]

This play comes from a fresh writer who is so fresh, he’s writing jokes that most writers would think were TOO silly. 

VESSEL

VESSEL

Anonymous Rhino: ‘I see you, ham sandwich. 

VESSEL

VESSEL

Anonymous Rhino: ‘I see you, ham sandwich. 

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This play comes from a fresh writer who is so fresh, he’s writing jokes that most writers would think were TOO silly. 

INSERTPLAY

INSERTPLAY

This play comes from a fresh writer who is so fresh, he’s writing jokes that most writers would think were TOO silly. 

The Girl With The Glass Heart

The Girl With The Glass Heart

Cait Roddam Jones is a seventeen-year-old actor, playwright and songwriter. 

CODBA

CODBA

In this one woman show Hetty jumps nimbly and hysterically between her younger self and family members, using Manual sign language and childhood memories, giving us an insight into… 

CODBA

CODBA

In this one woman show Hetty jumps nimbly and hysterically between her younger self and family members, using Manual sign language and childhood memories, giving us an insight into… 

The Girl With The Glass Heart

The Girl With The Glass Heart

Cait Roddam Jones is a seventeen-year-old actor, playwright and songwriter. 

Tell me y/our story

Tell me y/our story

Michael Dillon, Mary Read, Bayard Rustin, Vesta Tilley, Hatshepsut. 

Tell me y/our story

Tell me y/our story

Michael Dillon, Mary Read, Bayard Rustin, Vesta Tilley, Hatshepsut. 

The Bruise You Can't See

The Bruise You Can't See

This is a story about love. 

The Bruise You Can't See

The Bruise You Can't See

This is a story about love. 

Transparency

Transparency

Transparency is a new solo theatre show that dives deep into the everyday life of a transgender male through the relatable, hilarious and brutally honest lens of a northern working… 

Transparency

Transparency

Transparency is a new solo theatre show that dives deep into the everyday life of a transgender male through the relatable, hilarious and brutally honest lens of a northern working… 

Mum, Mummy, Mother

Mum, Mummy, Mother

“To you, Mom was always Mom. 

Mum, Mummy, Mother

Mum, Mummy, Mother

“To you, Mom was always Mom. 

Life Flash

Life Flash

Life Flash (2023) interprets what one could potentially see, hear and feel in the final moments of life. 

Life Flash

Life Flash

Life Flash (2023) interprets what one could potentially see, hear and feel in the final moments of life. 

QUIZ NIGHT @ VAGINUS HEMMINGWAY'S CABARET RATHOLE

QUIZ NIGHT @ VAGINUS HEMMINGWAY'S CABARET RATHOLE

Imaginary celebrity Vaginus Hemmingway invites you to stave off the humdrum horror of the ongoing apocalypse with an evening of elegant debauchery at the fabled Cabaret Rathole –… 

QUIZ NIGHT @ VAGINUS HEMMINGWAY'S CABARET RATHOLE

QUIZ NIGHT @ VAGINUS HEMMINGWAY'S CABARET RATHOLE

Imaginary celebrity Vaginus Hemmingway invites you to stave off the humdrum horror of the ongoing apocalypse with an evening of elegant debauchery at the fabled Cabaret Rathole –… 

A Caravan Named Desire

A Caravan Named Desire

“I am many things. 

A Caravan Named Desire

A Caravan Named Desire

“I am many things. 

Chips and Ice-Cream

Chips and Ice-Cream

What happens when you have a son? How does manhood move through generations? Who decides what a ‘good dad’ really means? Chips and Ice-Cream is a fast-paced comedy/drama whi… 

Chips and Ice-Cream

Chips and Ice-Cream

What happens when you have a son? How does manhood move through generations? Who decides what a ‘good dad’ really means? Chips and Ice-Cream is a fast-paced comedy/drama whic… 

Wife Material

Wife Material

Sophia and Heleana Blackwell are a married stand-up comedy and poetry duo. 

Wife Material

Wife Material

First comes love, then comes equal marriage. 

Violated

Violated

“The first time, it ruined me, but I thought. 

Maenad

Maenad

Maenad is a folk-punk monodrama musical/comedy act/storytelling show/that one time a drunk person really overshared about their problems to you at a party. 

Maenad

Maenad

Maenad is a folk-punk monodrama musical/comedy act/storytelling show/that one time a drunk person really overshared about their problems to you at a party. 

Violated

Violated

“The first time, it ruined me, but I thought. 

INVASION! An Alien Musical

INVASION! An Alien Musical

From the award-winning company behind SiX comes INVASION! An Alien Musical. 

INVASION! An Alien Musical

INVASION! An Alien Musical

From the award-winning company behind SiX, On Your Bike and The Man Who Wouldn’t be Murdered comes INVASION! An Alien Musical. 

You're Alright

You're Alright

You’re Alright is a new comedy dance show from award-winning choreographer, Sam Burkett. 

You're Alright

You're Alright

You’re Alright is a new comedy dance show from award-winning choreographer, Sam Burkett. 

Cheesy Cheesy Catchy Mousey

Cheesy Cheesy Catchy Mousey

A dark comedy about the media. 

Radical Strength

Radical Strength

“There is little more revolutionary than for women to become physically strong” - Billie Jean King For centuries we have been told by a patriarchal world that women are lesser… 

Woo Woolf

Woo Woolf

From a female-led migrant creative team, Woo Woolf will be a series of short devising pieces inspired by any random thing about Virginia Woolf, which might seem to be very or not r… 

Nympho

Nympho

Set to some of the biggest pop and R’n’B songs of the 00s, a blend of high octane dance sequences and strip teases set up Martha May Markham’s world of ‘Nympho’. 

My Dear Aunty Nell

My Dear Aunty Nell

For five years, Tommy spent every Sunday in Brighton, gathered around Aunt Nell’s table as they regaled him with stories whilst cooking a roast dinner. 

Unnatural Cycles- A Ghost Story

Unnatural Cycles- A Ghost Story

There’s a growing dark cloud above the Rosenberg house. 

Unnatural Cycles- A Ghost Story

Unnatural Cycles- A Ghost Story

There’s a growing dark cloud above the Rosenberg house. 

Landfill of Memories

Landfill of Memories

Susanna has been a hoarder since she was 8 years old. 

Patient is a Verb

Patient is a Verb

Welcome to the waiting room to enter the realm of Transition*. 

Thatcher-Rite

Thatcher-Rite

Thatcher-Rite is an interactive performance looking at the personal and political legacy of Margaret Thatcher. 

DECLAN

DECLAN

A haunted, hallucinatory tale of isolation and sexual discovery. 

Sweet Mother

Sweet Mother

Created using verbatim interviews with four women who became friends through the shared experience of raising families in 1960s, 70s and 80s Toxteth; the play looks at the previous… 

A Thousand Sons

A Thousand Sons

Jamie Sefton delivers a passionate, comprehensive and incredibly well researched performance in A Thousand Sons. 

FRYDAYS

FRYDAYS


Wacky, wonderful and weird, FRYDAYS is an absurd musical comedy about family, friendship and fish and chips. 

FRYDAYS

FRYDAYS


Wacky, wonderful and weird, FRYDAYS is an absurd musical comedy about family, friendship and fish and chips. 

Rajesh & Naresh

Rajesh & Naresh

A feel-good love story. 

Rajesh & Naresh

Rajesh & Naresh

A feel-good love story. 

The MAKING-SPACE Programme: this is not a party.

The MAKING-SPACE Programme: this is not a party.

You are formally and informally invited to this is not a party. 

Cherry!

Cherry!

What does a kebab wrapper, a flat white and an ASBO all have in common? Meet Cherry, Dagenham’s answer to Frank Gallagher. 

Dolls & Guys

Dolls & Guys

Lucy is every mans ideal, but at what cost? Soraya is willing to be every mans ideal, but it’s not working. 

Dolls & Guys

Dolls & Guys

Lucy is every mans ideal, but at what cost? Soraya is willing to be every mans ideal, but it’s not working. 

Dreamworld

Dreamworld

‘I am going to be in the village fete, people will watch me intently, they will be shocked, they will have never seen anything like this before. 

Dreamworld

Dreamworld

‘I am going to be in the village fete, people will watch me intently, they will be shocked, they will have never seen anything like this before. 

Wrak

Wrak

Wrak is an absurdist and surreal piece of theatre including comedy and themes of unity, companionship and life or death. 

Wrak

Wrak

Wrak is an absurdist and surreal piece of theatre including comedy and themes of unity, companionship and life or death. 

Wasp

Wasp

“Maybe it’s just. 

Wasp

Wasp

“Maybe it’s just. 

The Church Of The Fall

The Church Of The Fall

A musical AND a film about Queen and not one show about The Fall? That’s bobbins! My show (nominated for Best Spoken Word and winner of Greater Manchester Spirit Of The Fringe, 20… 

The Church Of The Fall

The Church Of The Fall

A musical AND a film about Queen and not one show about The Fall? That’s bobbins! My show (nominated for Best Spoken Word and winner of Greater Manchester Spirit Of The Fringe, 20… 

Stigma

Stigma

A five year old boy who doesn’t know which toilet to use. 

Curfew

Curfew

Curfew is a multi-disciplinary show combining dance, theatre, verbatim voice recording and video projection, and is a curfew-breaking space-claiming party about all the weird and w… 

Playing Latinx

Playing Latinx

An actor from South America newly arrived in London very quickly realises he’ll mostly be hired to play exotic characters. 

Cell Outs

Cell Outs

“Don’t you think it’s pretty f*cked that a lot of stuff we do in the prison, like if we were to do that in the street we’d get arrested straight off” A dark comedy writt… 

LIVE LDN

LIVE LDN

Barrel Organ presents the first event in the relaunch of their highly successful programme, LIVE LDN. 

Chuck Salmon: Pool Noodles

Chuck Salmon: Pool Noodles

Kenny Shallows has always dreamt of being a poolside lifeguard, but when he gets a place at the lifeguarding school of his dreams, he finds he is a small fish in a big pond. 

Chuck Salmon: Pool Noodles

Chuck Salmon: Pool Noodles

Kenny Shallows has always dreamt of being a poolside lifeguard, but when he gets a place at the lifeguarding school of his dreams, he finds he is a small fish in a big pond. 

the RETURN

the RETURN

THE RETURN is a devised solo performance mixing storytelling, movement and poetry in an attempt to unpick entanglement in a family history. 

the RETURN

the RETURN

THE RETURN is a devised solo performance mixing storytelling, movement and poetry in an attempt to unpick entanglement in a family history. 

kiss her

kiss her

kiss her is a play that wants to re-write: the narratives the rules the rules of lesbian fiction. 

kiss her

kiss her

kiss her is a play that wants to re-write: the narratives the rules the rules of lesbian fiction. 

Social Distancing

Social Distancing

In a world where a life worth living is only available online, X has his access and posting rights revoked. 

Social Distancing

Social Distancing

In a world where a life worth living is only available online, X has his access and posting rights revoked. 

Sex Magic

Sex Magic

Calling all witches, wizards, shamans, artists. 

Potatohead

Potatohead

Potatohead is a hilariously bizarre adaptation of Doctor Faustus and the Seven Deadly Sins. 

Potatohead

Potatohead

Potatohead is a hilariously bizarre adaptation of Doctor Faustus and the Seven Deadly Sins. 

The Lion’s Den

The Lion’s Den

”Cindy loo. 

The Lion’s Den

The Lion’s Den

”Cindy loo. 

The Doll Who Came to Tea

The Doll Who Came to Tea

This is an R&D based project, made possible by funding from the Arts Council. 

The Doll Who Came to Tea

The Doll Who Came to Tea

This is an R&D based project, made possible by funding from the Arts Council. 

Jinni Lyons is an Only Child

Jinni Lyons is an Only Child

Comical, lyrical, improvised theatre from an Only Child. 

Jinni Lyons is an Only Child

Jinni Lyons is an Only Child

Comical, lyrical, improvised theatre from an Only Child. 

If We Ended This

If We Ended This

If We Ended This is a play about intimacy. 

BACK TO BERLIN

BACK TO BERLIN

★ ★ ★ ★ ‘informative, entertaining and inspiringly creative’ Quench Magazine It’s 1989, the Berlin Wall is coming down, and Bernhard is sat at home in England. 

BACK TO BERLIN

BACK TO BERLIN

★ ★ ★ ★ ‘informative, entertaining and inspiringly creative’ Quench Magazine It’s 1989, the Berlin Wall is coming down, and Bernhard is sat at home in England. 

If We Ended This

If We Ended This

If We Ended This is a play about intimacy. 

Central (Story) Line

Central (Story) Line

One tube ride, 7 scenes, 67 years. 

Central (Story) Line

Central (Story) Line

The year is 1940, the last Kindertransport to escape the German forces has arrived in England. 

BATTLEAXE

BATTLEAXE

BATTLEAXE is a physical piece exploring both contemporary and historical warriors who come together to share why they fight. 

Protest Song

Protest Song

Danny slept rough on the steps of St. 

Magnum Opus

Magnum Opus

Expect to be moved. 

In The Heart of the Wasps Nest

In The Heart of the Wasps Nest

Norman and Frank are well at home in their castle as the Technicians of a Liverpool Fashion College. 

Did it Hurt?

Did it Hurt?

Two strangers trapped in a room. 

Maklena

Maklena

Poland, 1933: thirteen-year-old Maklena fixates on a fairy-tale vision of the Soviet Union. 

No Way Out

No Way Out

There’s a word for a girl like you. 

We Never Go Places To Dance Anymore

We Never Go Places To Dance Anymore

This is a millennial anthem, a confused love song to a ‘lost generation’ that does everything and nothing all at once. 

Sprint 2018: Big Bang #2 featuring Inauguration by Rhiannon Brace

Sprint 2018: Big Bang #2 featuring Inauguration by Rhiannon Brace

An explosive night of work-in-progress for the theatrically adventurous. 

I Want You To Admire Me/But You Shouldn't

I Want You To Admire Me/But You Shouldn't

You are invited to the ultimate test of brains, brawn, and brilliance. 

Love Songs

Love Songs

A hilarious and heartbreaking coming-of-age story that interweaves killer tunes, dance and rap with the autobiographical poems of a hopeless romantic. 

Syd & Sylvia

Syd & Sylvia

One Woman Drag Show About Misogyny ‘‘…a visceral takedown of sexist social mores” ★★★★★ Fringe Guru. 

Queen Cunt: Sacred or Profane?

Queen Cunt: Sacred or Profane?

Blending music, comedy, drag, movement, dance, buffon and the grotesque - Queen Cunt sees all power to the feminine, the wrathful, the sensual! A multi-character melange of opinion… 

Job's A Good'Un

Job's A Good'Un

10 years. 

Drunken Lullabies

Drunken Lullabies

Sixpenny Productions return with the Hilarious Rollercoaster ride that is Drunken Lullabies. 

Nina Talks About Her Values

Nina Talks About Her Values

A narcissistic Alien and a terrified Earthling have found the solution you’ve been waiting for. 

Love Letters to Asia

Love Letters to Asia

We’re in a karaoke bar somewhere in Asia. 

Rabbit Heart; A Lovely Tragedy

Rabbit Heart; A Lovely Tragedy

Love is blind, broken & beautiful, but this is not a love story. 

Roberts and Holt: The Horse Show

Roberts and Holt: The Horse Show

The Horse Show comes galloping down to the Camden Fringe festival, fresh from the lush green pastures of Manchester. 

Kings Cross (Remix)

Kings Cross (Remix)

I’m always interested in the extent to which the publicity for a performance matches the reality of the production; how the promise materialises on the stage. 

Muvvahood

Muvvahood

A one woman verbatim show about single mothers. 

And the Ugly

And the Ugly

2 weeks. 

That Catholic Thing

That Catholic Thing

What will happen when a devout woman and her sceptical brother decide to start their own religion? Will making the deaf hear and the bacon holy become part of the Messiah’s mantra?… 

That Catholic Thing

That Catholic Thing

It’s not easy being a catholic; living in Ireland it’s difficult to escape a Catholic upbringing. 

The Joke

The Joke

An Englishman, Irishman and Scotsman walk into a theatre and get stuck in a joke. 

The Privileged

The Privileged

Ever seen a polar bear in the flesh? Been close enough to notice just how white these magnificent mammals are? Here is your chance to get up close and personal - remove your belong… 

Sprint Festival 2016

Sprint Festival 2016

This March, Sprint returns: London’s biggest and best festival of new, adventurous theatre from across the UK and beyond. 

Beta Public V

Beta Public V

Billed as “a world-first experiment in merging the live and digital worlds”, Beta Public’s fifth iteration brings together a medley of daring talks, performances, and video-… 

Iron MAM

Iron MAM

Caught somewhere between a TED talk and a coming-of-age action thriller, this one man theatre event explores the rarely discussed world of drone warfare, and why the Iron Man films… 

Police Cops

Police Cops

Winner: The Stage Award for Acting Excellence (Ensemble), at Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Present day: 1976. 

The Trojan Women

The Trojan Women

WAR HAS COME. 

Score

Score

SCORE is a fast-paced play with soulful singing that tells the story of childhood friends with a score to settle. 

Sprint 2015

Sprint 2015

A festival for ‘new and unusual theatre’, Sprint - now in its 17th year - is famous for providing a platform for rising theatre-makers who have something urgent to say and a uniq… 

We Are Not Cakes

We Are Not Cakes

We Are Not Cakes claims to be inspired by the Oberiu Avant-Garde Movement, but the result is a content-less hour which never manages to create the kind of absurdist magic to whi… 

First Draft

First Draft

First Draft tries to explore some interesting territory, but gets weighed down in its own symbolism and confused opinions. 

Sidero

Sidero

This new play, written and directed by Jonny James-Jones, is a fierce and interesting tale of brothers whose lives couldn’t be more different. 

Where Do Little Birds Go?

Where Do Little Birds Go?

Based on the true story of Lisa Prescott, who was kidnapped by the Kray Twins and essentially donated as a sex-slave to an escaped murderer, Camilla Whitehill’s Where Do Li… 

The Forensics of a Flat (and other stories)

The Forensics of a Flat (and other stories)

Francesca Millican-Slater is a delight. 

Dead At Last, No More Air

Dead At Last, No More Air

Playwright Werner Schwab was just 35 when he died from what must have been quite a drinking spree after a New Year’s Eve party in 1994. 

Laqueum

Laqueum

The Huntley Street Theatre Company presents Laqueum, a new theatrical performance set in a female prison, which explores isolation and entrapment. 

Sam Brady: Kindness

Sam Brady: Kindness

Award-winning comedian and failed Buddhist Monk, Sam Brady, takes his comedy show, Kindness on UK tour, starting in Leicester on 22nd February.