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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Camden Fringe Audience Feedback: An Insomniac’s Guide to Ambulances

Average Audience Rating: ★★★★½ Everything Theatre Rating: ★★★ Read our Review! 11th-15th August at the London Jewish Cultural Centre Book tickets for Camden Anonymous – ★★★★★ “Excellent show – captivating from first to last. Acting, direction, music – brilliant!” Anonymous – ★★★★★ “Excellent, thought-provoking, entertaining, fascinating, insightful. I was very glad I went to see “An Insomniac’s Guide to Ambulances”… and the Q&A afterwards with the writers and cast was icing on the cake.” Anonymous – ★★★★ “Very well written and ...

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Camden Fringe Audience Feedback: An Evening Of The Absurd: Are We Still Waiting For Godot?

Average Audience Rating: ★★★★½Everything Theatre Rating: ★★★ Read our Review! Until 7th August at the Camden People’s Theatre Book tickets for Camden Anonymous – ★★★★ “I thoroughly enjoyed this performance and found it reflective and interesting. It was well staged and well acted with the performers each being engaging and believable. Well worth seeing.” Anonymous – ★★★★★ “Excellent show, I haven’t seen anything like it before. The cast were exceptional! The story wasn’t the easiest to follow but it was ...

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Camden Fringe: An Evening Of The Absurd: Are We Still Waiting for Godot?, Camden People’s Theatre

Part of the Camden Fringe 2013 by Closing the Gap Theatre Company Directed by Joe Allan★★★ Pros: The piece was well-acted and certainly unique.Cons: The narrative was, at best, difficult to follow.Our verdict: It’s certainly a unique performance. Would be good for people who like unusual theatre that asks the audience to create their own conclusions. Courtesy of Closing The Gap Theatre An Evening Of The Absurd: Are We Still Waiting for Godot? certainly is what it says on the ...

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Camden Fringe: Very Still and Hard to See, Etcetera Theatre

Part of the Camden Fringe 2013 Steve Yokey Directed by Dan Armour ★★★ Pros: Some excellent characterisation, quite funny in parts. Cons: Weak script, choral work potential was slightly untapped. Our Verdict: The acting and witty delivery make this piece enjoyable to watch, but the concepts leave something to be desired.  Credit: Tim Hinchliffe Very Still and Hard to See combines elements of modern ghost stories with Japanese folk tales to examine the darker side of human nature. Buck Mason, ...

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Camden Fringe Audience Feedback: Bitter Water

Average Audience Rating: ★★★★½ Everything Theatre Rating: ★★★ Read our Review! Until 4th August at the Theatre Collection, Lord Stanley More information  Marjorie Lovegrove, London – ★★★★ “An intriguing and atmospheric production from this charismatic young company. No time to let the mind have a little wander! It compelled one from the start. I must also comment on the excellent, original music. Well done to all!” Jenny Hall, Harold Wood – ★★★★★“I was very impressed with the high standard of this show. Excellent writing ...

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Camden Fringe Audience Feedback: A Big Kid on a Couch

Average Audience Rating: ★★★★½ Everything Theatre Rating: ★★ Read our Review! Until 2nd August at the The Forge More information  Anonymous – ★★★★ “Tom Harding has brilliantly combined his own memories to iconic cinematic moments. His alter ego portrayed within a teddy. The idea of how film is a big kids toy. The honesty of the show. That he knew the music was too loud and that the stage was smaller then he had expected. Even admitting that he didn’t ...

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and the Crowd (wept), Riverside Studios

Afsaneh GreyMusic by Erick Flores Directed by Pia Furtado★★★ Pros: Engaging, hilarious and tragic at the same time with enormous skills on stage. It definitely will get you thinking about society and morals. Cons: Direction is a bit confusing at times and the aptly orchestrated noise on stage could get on your nerves after a while. Our Verdict: A play with great potential that is more about society’s obsession with celebrities than an obsessive celebration of Jade Goody.  Courtesy of ...

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Camden Fringe: War of the Waleses, Tristan Bates Theatre

Part of the Camden Fringe 2013 Sarah Heenan, Alan Maddrell and Andy Marchant Directed by Sarah Heenan ★★★★ Pros: A sharp and clever script, a versatile cast who are able to bring the familiar faces from 90’s Britain to life, insightful commentary on the role of the media in British politics. Cons: None. Perhaps not quite incredible enough for the rare fifth star. Our Verdict: A time capsule of 90’s Britain which, as well being highly entertaining, also delivers a ...

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