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Camden Fringe Audience Feedback: Stag Nation

Average Audience Rating: ★★★★½ Everything Theatre Rating: ★★★ Read our Review! Until 14th August at The Colonel Fawcett Book tickets for Camden Lily Spendlove, Essex – ★★★★★“Loved it and laughed as hard as the first and second time I saw it.” Ashley Collins, London – ★★★★“Was really entertaining, really funny and the characters were great. Only criticism would be the ending, which deserved a bit more.” Amanda Cameron, Barking – ★★★★★“Great show, very funny, entertaining and value for money. Acting ...

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Camden Fringe: An Insomniac’s Guide To Ambulances, London Jewish Cultural Centre

Part of Camden Fringe 2013Rachel Creeger and Aryeh MyersTime2shine Productions ★★★ Pros: Enjoyable and entertaining, lots of emotional material and some interesting directorial decisions. Cons: Bare set and props make the show feel a bit raw Our Verdict: An interesting and enjoyable new play. Courtesy of London Jewish Cultural Centre So, have you ever wondered how life as an insomniac paramedic would be? Ever fancied days and nights filled with action and drama, dotted with rewarding gratitude and life-saving decisions to make ...

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Camden Fringe Audience Feedback: Heads Bodies Legs

Average Audience Rating: ★★★★★ 6th-25th August at The Camden People’s Theatre Book tickets for Camden Anonymous – ★★★★★ “I loved this play. It was rich on so many levels – a brilliant script with some incredibly funny lines that have stayed with me (don’t want to give spoilers), but also some really powerful physical theatre combine to make something very special.  The subject matter ‘ An absurd comic thriller set in a sinister private hospital’ holds a timely resonance with ...

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Camden Fringe: The Philosopher’s Tale, Tristan Bates Theatre

Part of the Camden Fringe 2013Fauzia RahmanDirected by Chris Hislop★★★ Pros: A highly amusing play with a standout performance by Anthony Curran. Cons: The big reveal at the end felt a little rushed. Our Verdict: The play could do with some fine polishing, but on the whole, the writing and acting was top notch. How does the saying go? “What goes on in Brighton, stays in Brighton.” Well, not for Gerald Angel, Professor of Moral Philosophy. Gerald is a thoroughly decent ...

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Camden Fringe: Stag Nation, The Colonel Fawcett

Part of the Camden Fringe 2013Kat Wootton★★★ Pros: An interesting idea and very funny. Cons: Doesn’t fully develop what is a lively and unusual concept. Our Verdict: A funny, clever take on the morning after the night before. Courtesy of Camden Fringe Any play that promises a mixture of Kafka’s Metamorphosis with the morning-after-the-night-before’s stag party is always going to provide for an interesting evening. This one is set in the upstairs of a charming and atmospheric Camden pub, where ...

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Camden Fringe: Chris is Dead, Etcetera Theatre

by Vicki BaronPresented by Empty Photo Theatre★★★ Pros: The theme of death is sensitively dealt with and dark comedy is peppered throughout the performance. Cons: I was left wanting more of a conclusion from the characters’ clashing relationships. Our Verdict: An enjoyable and succinct show dealing with desolate themes with a delicate hand.  Courtesy of Empty Frame Theatre Chris is Dead is a brave and poignant piece by Empty Photo Theatre. It explores the death of university student ‘Chris’ and the ...

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Camden Fringe Audience Feedback: Four Femmes on the Thames

Average Audience Rating: ★★★★★Everything Theatre Rating: ★★★★ Read our Review! 9th-10th August at Canal Cafe Theatre More information on Four Femmes on the Thames Hannah Neve, Ipswich – ★★★★★“Fantastic show!! Seen the Femmes a few times before and their voices were as gorgeous as always, as was their clever and hilarious take on songs (especially their original song Taken up the Shard!!) but think this was my favourite performance of theirs to date as we got to see more of their characters and ...

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Camden Fringe Audience Feedback: Whispers Turn into a Cry

Average Audience Rating: ★★★★Everything Theatre Rating: ★★★ Read our Review! 5th-6th August at Collection Theatre, Lord Stanley More information on Seemia Theatre Company Anonymous – ★★★★ “This is a performance you will most likely remember, because it makes you to dig into the memories you haven’t thought of for a long time. This is kind of cool and shows that the performers are successful in creating the feeling of nostalgia for the audience. I really liked some of the tiny ...

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CommonWealth, Almeida Theatre

Roz Wyllie Directed by Caitlin McLeod ★★★ Pros: Timely look at the world of the privileged few. Cons: Not really sharing anything new. Our Verdict: An enthusiastic bunch of young and brave performers. Courtesy of Almeida Theatre I was very impressed by this cleverly devised performance that explores social inequality and the world of private education. The Young Friends of the Almeida company, working alongside a professional team, are clearly the best placed to present a play that deals with the experience ...

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