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A Tingle In The Plumbing - Four Stories of Love & Work (CAMDEN FRINGE)
Aug
24
7:00 PM19:00

A Tingle In The Plumbing - Four Stories of Love & Work (CAMDEN FRINGE)

If you only have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. But what if the hammer is your work? Does everything look like that? Meet four characters whose work has shaped how they see the world, how they think, and perhaps even their deepest desires.

• A shy accountant who tells an old friend why he slept with his wife.

• A hard-bitten astronaut who faces her most challenging mission yet, one

night, at home.

• A therapist who helps a young woman decide whether to settle.

• And a spoiled mum reconsidering her Englishness after a reunion at an A&E.

These four monologues cover themes such as love, work, ambition, lust, automation, motherhood, therapy, male pride and confidence, integration, and accountancy. Expect rhythm and rhyme, heart and bile.

They are united by themes of love and work, in a style somewhere between the rhythmic rhymes of Hamilton, the gentle storytelling of Alan Bennett’s monologues, and the performance poetry of Kate Tempest and Luke Wright.

New writing, directed by Stephanie Fuller, written by former political speechwriter Asher Dresner, as part of the Camden Fringe.

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A Tingle In The Plumbing - Four Stories of Love & Work (CAMDEN FRINGE)
Aug
25
7:00 PM19:00

A Tingle In The Plumbing - Four Stories of Love & Work (CAMDEN FRINGE)

If you only have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. But what if the hammer is your work? Does everything look like that? Meet four characters whose work has shaped how they see the world, how they think, and perhaps even their deepest desires.

• A shy accountant who tells an old friend why he slept with his wife.

• A hard-bitten astronaut who faces her most challenging mission yet, one

night, at home.

• A therapist who helps a young woman decide whether to settle.

• And a spoiled mum reconsidering her Englishness after a reunion at an A&E.

These four monologues cover themes such as love, work, ambition, lust, automation, motherhood, therapy, male pride and confidence, integration, and accountancy. Expect rhythm and rhyme, heart and bile.

They are united by themes of love and work, in a style somewhere between the rhythmic rhymes of Hamilton, the gentle storytelling of Alan Bennett’s monologues, and the performance poetry of Kate Tempest and Luke Wright.

New writing, directed by Stephanie Fuller, written by former political speechwriter Asher Dresner, as part of the Camden Fringe.

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Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon
Aug
11
8:30 PM20:30

Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon

What happens when you try to run 26.2 miles in the most secretive nation on earth?

What happens when you run out of flapjacks the night before the big race?

What happens when you hit the wall in front of 50000 people?

In April 2018 I travelled to North Korea and finished third in the Pyongyang Marathon. This is the story of how.

It's about running, North Korea, and BBQ clams.

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Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon
Aug
10
8:30 PM20:30

Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon

What happens when you try to run 26.2 miles in the most secretive nation on earth?

What happens when you run out of flapjacks the night before the big race?

What happens when you hit the wall in front of 50000 people?

In April 2018 I travelled to North Korea and finished third in the Pyongyang Marathon. This is the story of how.

It's about running, North Korea, and BBQ clams.

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Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon
Aug
9
8:30 PM20:30

Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon

What happens when you try to run 26.2 miles in the most secretive nation on earth?

What happens when you run out of flapjacks the night before the big race?

What happens when you hit the wall in front of 50000 people?

In April 2018 I travelled to North Korea and finished third in the Pyongyang Marathon. This is the story of how.

It's about running, North Korea, and BBQ clams.

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Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon
Aug
8
8:30 PM20:30

Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon

What happens when you try to run 26.2 miles in the most secretive nation on earth?

What happens when you run out of flapjacks the night before the big race?

What happens when you hit the wall in front of 50000 people?

In April 2018 I travelled to North Korea and finished third in the Pyongyang Marathon. This is the story of how.

It's about running, North Korea, and BBQ clams.

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Just Friends - Heartland (CAMDEN FRINGE)
Aug
3
8:30 PM20:30

Just Friends - Heartland (CAMDEN FRINGE)

Heartland is an improvised comedy inspired by audience members' memories of their hometowns. From these memories JUST FRIENDS bring an entire community of characters to life.

Expect gossip, neighbourly competition, smalltown conspiracies and big city dreams - scenes and sketches to make you laugh and remind us all why we love, or perhaps why we left, the places we grew up.

START: 8.30PM TICKETS: £7 +50p Booking Fee

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Sentenced To Silence (CAMDEN FRINGE)
Aug
3
7:00 PM19:00

Sentenced To Silence (CAMDEN FRINGE)

"Silences stoic stance suffocates sufficient will to spill even a single syllable out in even the slightest shout or pronounced pout or discussion of doubt about what... the... fuck... is..."

Sentenced to Silence is about a woman struggling to express herself in a world where expression is vital... Told through the most beautiful and poetic language that exhilarates and transcends the ordinary, we are drawn into the isolated world of Cara as she struggles in life, in love, and most importantly in her search to find herself amidst it all. Will Cara ever find her true voice? Or will she forever be sentenced to silence?

An explosive piece of new writing by poetic playwright Simon David. The play deals with the topical themes of isolation, detachment, mental health, LGBT, and most importantly our relationships to ourselves and our own expression.

Sentenced To Silence is presented by Blued Ink Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe.

TICKETS: £10 (£8.50 concessions) + 50p booking fee.

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Just Friends - Heartland (CAMDEN FRINGE)
Aug
2
8:30 PM20:30

Just Friends - Heartland (CAMDEN FRINGE)

Heartland is an improvised comedy inspired by audience members' memories of their hometowns. From these memories JUST FRIENDS bring an entire community of characters to life.

Expect gossip, neighbourly competition, smalltown conspiracies and big city dreams - scenes and sketches to make you laugh and remind us all why we love, or perhaps why we left, the places we grew up.

START: 8.30PM TICKETS: £7 +50p Booking Fee

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Sentenced To Silence (CAMDEN FRINGE)
Aug
2
7:00 PM19:00

Sentenced To Silence (CAMDEN FRINGE)

"Silences stoic stance suffocates sufficient will to spill even a single syllable out in even the slightest shout or pronounced pout or discussion of doubt about what... the... fuck... is..."

Sentenced to Silence is about a woman struggling to express herself in a world where expression is vital... Told through the most beautiful and poetic language that exhilarates and transcends the ordinary, we are drawn into the isolated world of Cara as she struggles in life, in love, and most importantly in her search to find herself amidst it all. Will Cara ever find her true voice? Or will she forever be sentenced to silence?

An explosive piece of new writing by poetic playwright Simon David. The play deals with the topical themes of isolation, detachment, mental health, LGBT, and most importantly our relationships to ourselves and our own expression.

Sentenced To Silence is presented by Blued Ink Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe.

TICKETS: £10 (£8.50 concessions) + 50p booking fee.

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Just Friends - Heartland (CAMDEN FRINGE)
Aug
1
8:30 PM20:30

Just Friends - Heartland (CAMDEN FRINGE)

Heartland is an improvised comedy inspired by audience members' memories of their hometowns. From these memories JUST FRIENDS bring an entire community of characters to life.

Expect gossip, neighbourly competition, smalltown conspiracies and big city dreams - scenes and sketches to make you laugh and remind us all why we love, or perhaps why we left, the places we grew up.

START: 8.30PM TICKETS: £7 +50p Booking Fee

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Sentenced To Silence (CAMDEN FRINGE)
Aug
1
7:00 PM19:00

Sentenced To Silence (CAMDEN FRINGE)

"Silences stoic stance suffocates sufficient will to spill even a single syllable out in even the slightest shout or pronounced pout or discussion of doubt about what... the... fuck... is..."

Sentenced to Silence is about a woman struggling to express herself in a world where expression is vital... Told through the most beautiful and poetic language that exhilarates and transcends the ordinary, we are drawn into the isolated world of Cara as she struggles in life, in love, and most importantly in her search to find herself amidst it all. Will Cara ever find her true voice? Or will she forever be sentenced to silence?

An explosive piece of new writing by poetic playwright Simon David. The play deals with the topical themes of isolation, detachment, mental health, LGBT, and most importantly our relationships to ourselves and our own expression.

Sentenced To Silence is presented by Blued Ink Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe.

TICKETS: £10 (£8.50 concessions) + 50p booking fee.

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Laufey Haralds: Nordic Noir
Jul
28
7:30 PM19:30

Laufey Haralds: Nordic Noir

Iceland – the safest place in the world – is obsessed with stories about murder, and Icelandic comedian Laufey Haralds wants in on the joke.

In her debut solo show, Laufey explores the Scandinavian crime drama genre and attempts to stage her very own Nordic Noir.

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Hyper Mic
Jul
27
7:30 PM19:30

Hyper Mic

Don't blink or you'll miss it! This is London's fastest and funnest open mic. We have one hour to get 10 acts up. If you want to perform, just sign-up, show up, and throw your name in the bucket. If you want to attend, just sign-up, show up, and be ready to laugh.

Its freeee

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Lorna Shaw: Shaw and Order
Jul
21
7:30 PM19:30

Lorna Shaw: Shaw and Order

An Edinburgh preview from a true crime fanatic.

Critically-acclaimed comedian Lorna Shaw (Plebs, Newsjack) lays down the law in this brand new hour of stand-up and storytelling. While the world is in the grip of a true crime 'boom', Lorna is on hold to the council. Caught in the midst of her own hilarious true crime epic she is forced to fight for justice with every fibre of her only suit jacket. A show about battling bureaucracy, breaking laws and bucking the system.

"Expect off-beat brilliance” **** (The Times).

"Some of the sharpest, most imaginative new writing” (Guardian).

“Best Jokes of the Fringe 2017” (Evening Standard).

"Brilliant, baffling and incredibly beautiful” ***** Chortle

"A talent too original to be confined to stand up” **** The Guardian

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Nick Everritt: The Deconstruction
Jul
20
9:00 PM21:00

Nick Everritt: The Deconstruction

Watch in awe as a man in a suit demonstrates his mastery of every genre of comedy.

Puns? I've got 'em. Satire? Sure! Observational comedy? Indubitably buddy. A wide range of miscellaneous comedic genres in which the tropes and cliches of comedy are deconstructed and subverted for the audience's amusement? Well yes, that's basically the premise of the show.

'A droll, witty and very self-conscious deconstruction of comedy... Expect to see more of him' (Chortle).

Laughing Horse New Act of the Year finalist 2018.

Leicester Square Theatre Sketch Off finalist 2019.

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Briony Redman (WIP)
Jul
20
7:30 PM19:30

Briony Redman (WIP)

Briony Redman is Indecisive (or isn't, you decide!) - WIP

A work in progress show of comedy, sketch, storytelling and improv from one person who has not decided what her Edinburgh Fringe show should be about. Can you help? Please help. This show may or may not contain, action, romance, an impromptu dance number and Benedict Cumberbatch.

British Comedy Guide Recommended 2018

"Articulate sense of mischief" The Times

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Nick Elleray: Big Nick Energy
Jul
19
7:30 PM19:30

Nick Elleray: Big Nick Energy

They say a leopard can't change his spots. Well, maybe he doesn't need to. Maybe he's fine as he is. Why would you ask him to do that? No, he's not being defensive, he just thinks it's weird that you would even ask him to - no, he's NOT angry. He's not. He just wasn't expecting to be attacked like this. Right. Well, OK. I guess we've all learnt something today. Jesus.

'Quality downbeat comedy' Chortle.
'A fine variety of cracking good jokes' **** (ThreeWeeks).
'Time and money spent on Nick Elleray is time and money well spent. He’s great' **** (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine).

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Hyper Mic
Jul
13
7:30 PM19:30

Hyper Mic

Don't blink or you'll miss it! This is London's fastest and funnest open mic. We have one hour to get 10 acts up. If you want to perform, just sign-up, show up, and throw your name in the bucket. If you want to attend, just sign-up, show up, and be ready to laugh.

Its freeee

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Briony Redman (WIP)
Jul
6
7:30 PM19:30

Briony Redman (WIP)

Briony Redman is Indecisive (or isn't, you decide!) - WIP

A work in progress show of comedy, sketch, storytelling and improv from one person who has not decided what her Edinburgh Fringe show should be about. Can you help? Please help. This show may or may not contain, action, romance, an impromptu dance number and Benedict Cumberbatch.

British Comedy Guide Recommended 2018

"Articulate sense of mischief" The Times

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Tom & Ollie: SPAIN
Jun
29
7:30 PM19:30

Tom & Ollie: SPAIN

TOM & OLLIE: SPAIN

"Genuinely hilarious" (Inter:Mission) two-person double-act Tom & Ollie present their new sketch fiesta. 'Spain' is a laugh armada of comedy tapas* inspired by the likes of Peter Serafinowicz, 'The Day Today' and Mitchell & Webb, in which you will learn literally nothing about the nation of Spain. We considered calling the show Tom & Olé but thought better of it.

Winner: Chortle Student Award (2016), Finalists: Leicester Square Sketch Off (2017)

“Completely deserved the resounding applause!” ***** (Epigram)

“The sheer comic invention of it is worth the entry price alone” (ShortCom)

*BYOT

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Will Rowland: Cocoon (WIP)
Jun
23
9:00 PM21:00

Will Rowland: Cocoon (WIP)

A show vaguely about plants from a uniquely silly and cerebral stand up. Will has been a finalist in five comedy competitions, including Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year 2017. As seen on BBC Three.

'Twisted the conventions of comedy' - Chortle

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Stevie Martin (WIP)
Jun
23
7:30 PM19:30

Stevie Martin (WIP)

Stevie Martin (as seen on Channel 4's Damned, FX's Breeders and Dave's Dave Talks) is working up a new show for the Fringe. It's a lovely bit of business involving sketches, talking and absolute bangers. For anyone who enjoys their content red hot (and their bangers stone cold).

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Briony Redman (WIP)
Jun
22
9:00 PM21:00

Briony Redman (WIP)

Briony Redman is Indecisive (or isn't, you decide!) - WIP

A work in progress show of comedy, sketch, storytelling and improv from one person who has not decided what her Edinburgh Fringe show should be about. Can you help? Please help. This show may or may not contain, action, romance, an impromptu dance number and Benedict Cumberbatch.

British Comedy Guide Recommended 2018

"Articulate sense of mischief" The Times

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Hyper Mic
Jun
22
7:30 PM19:30

Hyper Mic

Don't blink or you'll miss it! This is London's fastest and funnest open mic. We have one hour to get 10 acts up. If you want to perform, just sign-up, show up, and throw your name in the bucket. If you want to attend, just sign-up, show up, and be ready to laugh.

Its freeee

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Jay Bennett: An Audience With Yasmine Day
Jun
21
9:00 PM21:00

Jay Bennett: An Audience With Yasmine Day

Failed 80s diva and Dorking's most successful pub singer Yasmine Day boldly attempts to revive her flagging career with a last ditch concert extravaganza.

Expect unique renditions of 80s power ballads, world-famous originals you've never heard of and (definitely true) celebrity anecdotes.

Debut character comedy from Jay Bennett. Finalist: London Cabaret Awards; nominated: Best Comedy Event (Buxton Fringe). As seen on BBC 3.

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