Coming up in 2019…

Once again I start off with the intention of looking after myself more – it worked for a short while in 2018, but I very quickly slipped back into old habits… I have at least blocked out regular nights off for half of the year already, so fingers crossed I can stick to that. This […]

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EFF 2018: diary

As you could see from my preview, I had a lot planned for my week in Edinburgh. And as it was my very first time heading up there in festival season, I thought it might be a good idea to keep a bit of a diary so you can see what a crazy mess I […]

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Beyond The Grave

Falling Pennies Theatre Company return to Camden Fringe, once again setting up camp at the Etcetera Theatre. Their new play was penned by Doomed Resistance writer, Simon Godfrey, and is another foray into farce – though this time switching World War One for a spooky graveyard. It made its full debut at Plymouth Fringe in […]

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Edward II

After bringing the festival spirit to their adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew earlier in the summer, Lazarus Theatre return with another classic: Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II. 1967 was a rather pivotal year, including the Summer of Love and partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales. It is the latter that Lazarus […]

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Dark Room

Jim Mannering’s debut play has hit the Etcetera Theatre stage as part of this year’s Camden Fringe. Prior to writing this, he has acted in several productions (as well as Falling Pennies’ On The Night); he’s a politics graduate and even turned his hand to social work before this. Dark Room, fittingly enough, is a […]

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Doomed Resistance

Initially appearing as part of one of Falling Pennies’ scratch nights, Doomed Resistance recently premièred in its new hour-long form at the Plymouth Fringe and is now providing lunchtime entertainment is part of this year’s Camden Fringe. Written by Simon Godfrey, it is a farce set in the early days of the First World War in Belgium. General […]

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Flood

Newly formed Paper Creatures Theatre are making their debut at this year’s Camden Fringe with a new play by up and coming writer Tom Hartwell. The company was founded by actors Jon Tozzi and Nathan Coenen, and aims to promote new writing in the productions they put on (to find out more, do read this excellent feature from Millennial […]

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