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Camden Fringe: week two taster

The four-week festival is well under way. Here’s a brief preview of highlights from the coming week’s offerings:

04 August, 2017 — By Julie Tomlin

• Akpore Uzoh’s new one-man play, A Day in the Life, exploring injustice within the justice system, is on at the Camden People’s Theatre from August 4 to August 7.

• See Go Call the Angels, a musical comedy about the trials and tribulations of putting on a theatre production, at the Canal Café Theatre, August 3 and August 5.

C’est La Vie – Sarah Bernhardt And Me, from On The Brink Theatre Company, is on at Cecil Sharp House on August 9 and 10.

Under The Mental Health Act and Black Love Matters, two short plays with interlocking themes from HiddenViewz, are being performed at the Cockpit Theatre on August 4 and 5.

• White Slate Production’s Re: Production, about a scientist on the cusp of a new IVF discovery faced with difficult decisions about her own fertility, is on at The Etcetera Theatre from, August 9 to 13.

Cotton, at the Hen & Chickens

Cotton, the story of three professional gamers after their team disbands following a devastating loss, is on at the Hen & Chickens Theatre from August 6-8.

The Community, a dark comedy about the last survivors on Earth’s struggles to keep going in spite of pessimism, totalitarianism and admin, is on at the Lion And Unicorn Theatre until August 5.

Pageant, a musical comedy about the world of beauty pageants is on at the Camden Irish Centre, Thursday-Saturday until August 26.

Arketypal, a comedy about prejudice and relationships, is on at the Monkey House until August 12.

• See Sari: The Whole Five Yards at the Tristan Bates Theatre from August 7-12.

• Can the truce hold between the Capulets and the Montagues after the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? After Juliet is on at Upstairs at the Gatehouse from August 8-10.

• For full Camden Fringe programme visit


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