This explosive new multilingual show unfolds like a piece of urban poetry, uncompromising, funny, telling a story that celebrates the human spirit.
Written and performed by French-Algerian actor, Ewens Abid, and directed by Zois Pigadas (Moormaid at the Arcola) Belamour is a new comi-tragic one man show about a man discovering that he has Multiple Sclerosis – and the conflict between loyalty to family and love for an outsider.
Jennie recently moved to London, inheriting a strange cardboard kitchen from distant relatives. She uses it as an opportunity to learn more about her family, until she encounters an unwanted stain she can’t quite get off the walls.
This cross-cultural one-woman play is a first by Singapore company FK Co-Lab.
Thrown into tragic disability, Alice’s future career in dancing and relationship with her fiance are in disarray. As movement is so core to her identity, Alice attempts to liberate herself through Virtual Reality.
In Tethered, cross between the physical and virtual through a combination of realism, movement, puppetry and live music.
Four strangers wake up in a room with nothing but their underwear on and no idea how they got there. With nothing but time to kill, they begin to unpick why they’re there, and what they have to do to get out.
Have you ever felt that your social class has hindered you from an opportunity? Or been stereotyped due to your accent?
In Class you will hear stories from working class people from all ages and ethnicity, using the honest responses of people interviewed about social class and what they think their identity is. If you like humour and documentary theatre, then you will love Class.
‘This was an awakening. This was a revolution. This was like eating three Berocca with no water and letting them bubble inside you.’
A surreal and outrageous comedy following the lives of three women on what they thought would be a normal day of micro-aggressions and self-doubt. Then it happens… At 2.16pm, a strange phenomenon occurs and each woman experiences a transformation, breaking free from the roles they’ve been forced to play and starting a rebellion against everything and everyone who put them there in the first place.
Written and performed by Bandeira, this play explores the differences in cultural attitudes towards dating by transporting its audience away from liberal London and into the coastal villages of Portugal: where one might be judged according to more conservative standards…
This list is just a taster of all the marvellous cabaret, comedy, theatre & dance on at this year’s Camden Fringe Festival. If you’d like to check out the full programme, head to the Stagedoor app where you can explore the festival week by week.