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Camden Fringe 2018: preview of this week’s shows

17 August, 2018 — By Julie Tomlin

Here’s a snapshot of just some of what’s showing at the Camden Fringe this week…

• At the Hen & Chickens Theatre from August 16-19 there’s Nathan and Ida’s Hot Dog Stand, a tale of the Hardwerker’s quest to open the finest hot dog stand in Coney Island. The Old House, a new one-woman show written and performed by Kate Maravan that explores the impact of Alzheimer’s, is showing August 16-17. Details: 020 7704 2001

• Comedy duo John Dredge and Andy Harland present a manic hour of radio comedy tonight (Thursday) at 6.30pm at the Camden Comedy Club to be broadcast in simulcast with radio titans Hove FM 95.3. Details: 020 7485 4019.

• In Anna Jordan’s play Freak, showing at Cecil Sharp House on August 22, the audience is transported into Georgie and Leah’s world to hear the unforgettable stories they tell. Details: 020 7485 2206

A Woman and the Canvas, a Theatre Re and Fourth Monkey production about a woman painter struggling for inspiration, is on at The Monkey House from August 16-26. Details: 0207 281 0360.

• Rachel Salisbury will perform To the Moon…and back…and back, her one-woman show about what happened when a Facebook post asking friends to help her in her search for love went viral, at The Etcetera Theatre from August 18-22. Details: 020 7482 4857.

• Tokyo-based Tarinainanika Theatre Unit return to London to perform their new physical theatre piece, Tokyo Fugue, at The Cockpit from August 23-26. Zeus on the Loose fuses musical theatre, ​twisted circus, burlesque and special effects in the telling of the myth of the two sisters Aphrodite and Ilithyia is showing August 23. Details: 020 7258 2925.

• See www.camdenfringe.com

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