DAY 2

Now we’ve got rid of the Gremlins in the ticketing system it’s time to let you know what’s happening today:

  • We have 28 shows on today (it was supposed to 29, but unfortunately PEN has been cancelled today, due to illness. They’ll hopefully be back tomorrow.)
  • GELT is sold out again!
  • We have our first ever performances at The London Irish Centre, Water Rats and Belushi’s taking place this evening and we welcome the Canal Cafe back for this year.

Full line up & tickets: http://www.camdenfringe.com/?id=3&displaydate=2014-07-29

ADDTIONAL SHOWS & CANCELLED RUNS

Latest list of changes to our printed programme:

*** EXTRA SHOWS ***

An Insomniac’s Guide To Ambulances
Time2Shine Productions
Paramedic Leo has lived with insomnia ever since an accident at Uni. He’s preparing himself for a new role training EMTs, little knowing that every patient he meets through this transition will have a very personal lesson for him. Immersive, entertaining writing by Rachel Creeger (Staffroom) in collaboration with Aryeh Myers (insomniacmedic.com)
7.15pm on 30 & 31 July
London Jewish Cultural Centre
Tickets £10 (£8 conc)
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=653

Polly by Seth Jones
Moors Theatre Company
By popular demand we bring back the twisted black comedy ‘POLLY’ as part of the Camden and North London Fringe!
A man falls in love with a doll… but if you desire more…
When Benjamin (A toy maker) creates a new style of toy to help support children and pinpoint any problems they may have from a young age looses yet another convention, he finds himself lonely once more. He has no where to turn but to his latest project ‘Polly’ for comfort. The relationship grows stronger but her immediate good nature turns for the worst.
9.30pm, 1 - 2 August
Moors Bar Theatre
Tickets £10.00 (£8.00 conc)
http://camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=656

JAM Comedy
Joe Foster and Mike Cox
JAM Comedy is a stand-up show featuring 2 of the most exciting new acts on the circuit, Joe Foster and Mike Cox. Both SYTYF semi-finalists, Joe also reached the finals of the Squawker Awards and Mike the semi-finals of the Leicester Square New Comedian Awards in 2013. “There is truly something for everyone here” Three Weeks / JAM in Edinburgh 2013
5pm 4 - 6 August
Etcetera Theatre
Tickets £6.50 (£5 conc)
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=652

Don’t Open the Door    
by RM Productions    
N-Power man, door knocking, trying to sell their products, struggling to make ends meet, disillusioned with life, society & all that it is, she a woman of means, big house all to her self, but lonely, with only memories to keep her company & what memories they are. From the minute she finally opens the door, all unfolds & takes you on a journey    
2pm on 5 - 8 August
Etcetera Theatre    
Tickets £5.00    
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=645

Scenes from a Well-spent Youth    
by Tim Benton    
Scenes’ explores the songs of 1965-75, an incredibly fertile period in popular music. Arrangements are by Simon Wallace, collaborator with many of the UK’s finest jazz and cabaret singers including Clare Teal, Ian Shaw and Barb Jungr. Artists represented in the set include Dusty Springfield, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Neil Sedaka and Carole King.    6pm on 7th August    
The Phoenix Artist Club
Tickets £8.00
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=651

Othello    
by Erratic Dramatics    
Here, the Moor is a 1980’s corporate raider tasked to oversee a takeover of a failing business in Cyprus, amidst a bidding war with a Turkish corporation. Iago, a chief strategist with years of service to her name, is passed over for promotion in favor of Cassio, and in retaliation plots her revenge on both Othello and Cassio.
7.30pm, 7 - 10 August
Moors Bar Theatre    
Tickets £12
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=644    

A State of Mind
Spur of the Moment
A verbatim play about medicinal and recreational drugs. Each story shared holds true honest words that will enable you to relate to each one.
“A state of mind was something brand new to me. Yes I had experienced verbatim before but nothing like this. It was fresh, exciting, captivating and honest.” Leila Ayad - RB
3.30pm 11- 14 August
Etcetera Theatre
Tickets £8.00 (£6.00 conc)
http://camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=647

Uncle Vanya / The Cherry Orchard
The Acting Gymnasium
Following the critical success of Ivanov and The Parasite, The Acting Gymnasium returns with two classic Chekhov plays in rep.
Press on Ivanov/The Parasite
“Great performances from a faultless cast “ (5 Stars) Irish World
“Captivating…Highly recommended!” (4 Stars) Plays to See Critics’ Choice.
“Fantastic performances” (4 Stars) Everything Theatre
7.30pm, 11th - 23rd August (not Sunday 17th)
2.30pm on 16th, 19th, 20th & 23rd August
Theatro Technis
Tickets £15 (£13 conc)
http://camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=659

EAT    
by Angry Bairds    
EAT: experiential theatre that explores our relationship, perception and attitude to food. Angry Bairds invites you to Harriet’s dinner party where her and her four guests explore their history and relationship with food but in the process reveal more about themselves than first intended. Dinner parties are for sharing food and secrets!    
Times vary, 12 - 17 August        
at Lov’edu Gallery    
Tickets £12
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=649  

Happiness is a Cup of Tea    
by Boireannach    
Do you remember what Mum used to say before bed?’ ‘You are made of the sea and stars and one day you are going to find yourself again’. Fiona has always lived by the sea. She has always lived in a B&B. She can’t even make a good cup of coffee. Her sister is the person she could never be. Fiona is longing to be free.    
10.30pm, 13 - 17 August
Hen and Chickens    
Tickets £10.00 (£7.50 concs)
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=646

'Le Jet de Sang' inspired by Antonin Artaud
Theatre Arte
An extraordinary piece of experimental theatre - hilarious, comic, visually stunning and emotionally surreal’. Founded and inspired by Antonin Artaud’s, Theatre of Cruelty, the piece is woven with current issues, contemporary song and classical music. It is a testimony to the relentless energy and skill of its performers, and the work of a director who elicits the audiences imagination to surrender, before enticing images of the marvellous.
2pm - 15 - 23 August
Pheonix Artist Club
Tickets £7
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=654

Retardo
Moors Theatre Company
By Nick Brown.
Danny, our fawn, struggles to navigate a route out of psychosis and make his way in the world, only to find a paranoid urban wasteland of temptation and danger filtered through sentinel CCTV.
Can he trust his guide, the glacial Dr. Miranda?
Are her appearances in his adventures transference or time travel?
Danny and Miranda will make this journey together in a multi-media slalom of fractured therapy and jump-cut fantasy until all but the truth is stripped away.
Moors Bar Theatre
7.30pm, 14 - 23 August (not 17th)
Tickets £10
http://camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=657

Disposable Darlings
Cracked Cup Theatre Company
Combining live music, physical theatre and magical realism, Disposable Darlings is the deliciously dark yet touching tale of what it means to crave companionship.
5pm on 18 & 19 August, 3.30pm on 20 Aug
Etcetera Theatre
Tickets £7.00 (£6.00 conc)
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=658

Broken Promise Land
Stone’s Throw Theatre
Sick of life in her war-torn country, guided by MTV hits and Hollywood sitcoms, Stefica takes on a new name and embarks on a quest for an American education, and ends up in a Dublin lap dancing club.
With frankness and humor, she teaches us the tricks of the trade - and shares secrets she can’t tell anyone else.
3.30pm, 22 - 24 August
Etcetera Theatre
Tickets £7.00
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=655

*** CANCELLED PERFORMANCES: ***
Fracking Famagusta
Can The Real Dan Tambling Please Stand Up
Then Silence
Bring Us Your Stories
The Light
Mugging Chickens

The Camden Fringe starts today!

Strap in for 4 weeks of live performance fun! Let’s break down the stats.

  • There are 21 different shows between 4.30pm and 9.30pm today.
  • Performances are taking place at 10 different venues. The Etcetera Theatre and The Hen and Chickens are the busiest with 4 performances on at each!
  • There are 9 comedy and 12 theatre performances happening.
  • 2 of todays shows are already sold out! - Gelt at Etcetera Theatre and The Words I Should Have Said to Phoebe Lewis at Phoenix Artist Club. Congratulations!

Details of all shows and tickets can be found here:
http://www.camdenfringe.com/?id=3&displaydate=2014-07-28

EXTRA SHOWS & CANCELLATIONS

Latest list of changes to our printed programme:

*** EXTRA SHOWS ***

An Insomniac’s Guide To Ambulances
Time2Shine Productions
Paramedic Leo has lived with insomnia ever since an accident at Uni. He’s preparing himself for a new role training EMTs, little knowing that every patient he meets through this transition will have a very personal lesson for him. Immersive, entertaining writing by Rachel Creeger (Staffroom) in collaboration with Aryeh Myers (insomniacmedic.com)
7.15pm on 30 & 31 July
London Jewish Cultural Centre
Tickets £10 (£8 conc)
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=653

Polly by Seth Jones
Moors Theatre Company
By popular demand we bring back the twisted black comedy ‘POLLY’ as part of the Camden and North London Fringe!
A man falls in love with a doll… but if you desire more…
When Benjamin (A toy maker) creates a new style of toy to help support children and pinpoint any problems they may have from a young age looses yet another convention, he finds himself lonely once more. He has no where to turn but to his latest project ‘Polly’ for comfort. The relationship grows stronger but her immediate good nature turns for the worst.
9.30pm, 1 - 2 August
Moors Bar Theatre
Tickets £10.00 (£8.00 conc)
http://camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=656

JAM Comedy
Joe Foster and Mike Cox
JAM Comedy is a stand-up show featuring 2 of the most exciting new acts on the circuit, Joe Foster and Mike Cox. Both SYTYF semi-finalists, Joe also reached the finals of the Squawker Awards and Mike the semi-finals of the Leicester Square New Comedian Awards in 2013. “There is truly something for everyone here” Three Weeks / JAM in Edinburgh 2013
5pm 4 - 6 August
Etcetera Theatre
Tickets £6.50 (£5 conc)
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=652

Don’t Open the Door    
by RM Productions    
N-Power man, door knocking, trying to sell their products, struggling to make ends meet, disillusioned with life, society & all that it is, she a woman of means, big house all to her self, but lonely, with only memories to keep her company & what memories they are. From the minute she finally opens the door, all unfolds & takes you on a journey    
2pm on 5 - 8 August
Etcetera Theatre    
Tickets £5.00    
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=645

Scenes from a Well-spent Youth    
by Tim Benton    
Scenes’ explores the songs of 1965-75, an incredibly fertile period in popular music. Arrangements are by Simon Wallace, collaborator with many of the UK’s finest jazz and cabaret singers including Clare Teal, Ian Shaw and Barb Jungr. Artists represented in the set include Dusty Springfield, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Neil Sedaka and Carole King.    6pm on 7th August    
The Phoenix Artist Club
Tickets £8.00
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=651

Othello    
by Erratic Dramatics    
Here, the Moor is a 1980’s corporate raider tasked to oversee a takeover of a failing business in Cyprus, amidst a bidding war with a Turkish corporation. Iago, a chief strategist with years of service to her name, is passed over for promotion in favor of Cassio, and in retaliation plots her revenge on both Othello and Cassio.
7.30pm, 7 - 10 August
Moors Bar Theatre    
Tickets £12
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=644    

A State of Mind
Spur of the Moment
A verbatim play about medicinal and recreational drugs. Each story shared holds true honest words that will enable you to relate to each one.
"A state of mind was something brand new to me. Yes I had experienced verbatim before but nothing like this. It was fresh, exciting, captivating and honest." Leila Ayad - RB
3.30pm 11- 14 August
Etcetera Theatre
Tickets £8.00 (£6.00 conc)
http://camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=647

Uncle Vanya / The Cherry Orchard
The Acting Gymnasium
Following the critical success of Ivanov and The Parasite, The Acting Gymnasium returns with two classic Chekhov plays in rep.
Press on Ivanov/The Parasite
“Great performances from a faultless cast “ (5 Stars) Irish World
“Captivating…Highly recommended!” (4 Stars) Plays to See Critics’ Choice.
"Fantastic performances" (4 Stars) Everything Theatre
7.30pm, 11th - 23rd August (not Sunday 17th)
2.30pm on 16th, 19th, 20th & 23rd August
Theatro Technis
Tickets £15 (£13 conc)
http://camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=659

EAT    
by Angry Bairds    
EAT: experiential theatre that explores our relationship, perception and attitude to food. Angry Bairds invites you to Harriet’s dinner party where her and her four guests explore their history and relationship with food but in the process reveal more about themselves than first intended. Dinner parties are for sharing food and secrets!    
Times vary, 12 - 17 August        
at Lov’edu Gallery    
Tickets £12
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=649  

Happiness is a Cup of Tea    
by Boireannach    
Do you remember what Mum used to say before bed?’ ‘You are made of the sea and stars and one day you are going to find yourself again’. Fiona has always lived by the sea. She has always lived in a B&B. She can’t even make a good cup of coffee. Her sister is the person she could never be. Fiona is longing to be free.    
10.30pm, 13 - 17 August
Hen and Chickens    
Tickets £10.00 (£7.50 concs)
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=646

'Le Jet de Sang' inspired by Antonin Artaud
Theatre Arte
An extraordinary piece of experimental theatre - hilarious, comic, visually stunning and emotionally surreal’. Founded and inspired by Antonin Artaud’s, Theatre of Cruelty, the piece is woven with current issues, contemporary song and classical music. It is a testimony to the relentless energy and skill of its performers, and the work of a director who elicits the audiences imagination to surrender, before enticing images of the marvellous.
2pm - 15 - 23 August
Pheonix Artist Club
Tickets £7
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=654

Retardo
Moors Theatre Company
By Nick Brown.
Danny, our fawn, struggles to navigate a route out of psychosis and make his way in the world, only to find a paranoid urban wasteland of temptation and danger filtered through sentinel CCTV.
Can he trust his guide, the glacial Dr. Miranda?
Are her appearances in his adventures transference or time travel?
Danny and Miranda will make this journey together in a multi-media slalom of fractured therapy and jump-cut fantasy until all but the truth is stripped away.
Moors Bar Theatre
7.30pm, 14 - 23 August (not 17th)
Tickets £10
http://camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=657

Disposable Darlings
Cracked Cup Theatre Company
Combining live music, physical theatre and magical realism, Disposable Darlings is the deliciously dark yet touching tale of what it means to crave companionship.
5pm on 18 & 19 August, 3.30pm on 20 Aug
Etcetera Theatre
Tickets £7.00 (£6.00 conc)
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=658

Broken Promise Land
Stone’s Throw Theatre
Sick of life in her war-torn country, guided by MTV hits and Hollywood sitcoms, Stefica takes on a new name and embarks on a quest for an American education, and ends up in a Dublin lap dancing club.
With frankness and humor, she teaches us the tricks of the trade - and shares secrets she can’t tell anyone else.
3.30pm, 22 - 24 August
Etcetera Theatre
Tickets £7.00
http://www.camdenfringe.com/detailact.php?acts_id=655

*** CANCELLED PERFORMANCES: ***
Fracking Famagusta
Can The Real Dan Tambling Please Stand Up
Then Silence
Bring Us Your Stories
The Light
Mugging Chickens

 
10 days to wait! 28 July- 24 August www.camdenfringe.com

10 days to wait! 28 July- 24 August www.camdenfringe.com

Photos from the launch party. 15th July 2014