Camden Fringe 2019: Final Week Highlights

Dates: 29th July - 25th August

Tickets available here.

2019’s Camden Fringe Festival is wrapping up this week, with the month-long annual festival ending 25 August. With 300 shows running over 27 venues in Camden, this month has seen a wave of new and seasoned performers alike bringing fringe to London this summer. 


In the final week, here are our festival highlights. In theatre this week:


  • F$%k Magical Michael (19-23 August, RADA Studio Theatre), a two-hander with male strippers born decades apart attempting to find some common ground.
  • Fools of the Apocalypse (19-20 August, The Lion and Unicorn Theatre) sees two clowns try to manage the apocalypse. 
  • Everything Today is the Same (19-21 August, The Chapel Playhouse) a dark, political comedy following women trapped in mysterious buildings, unable to find their way out. 
  • Fit for Work (24-25 August, The Chapel Playhouse) Terry has worked all his life, but is now applying for benefits. One hour, one decision - is Terry fit for work? 

Comedy line-up includes:

  • Sean McLoughlin (22-24 August, Camden Comedy Club) Fresh off of Netflix’s ‘After Life’ and supporting Ricky Gervais on tour, Sean McLoughlin joins the Camden Fringe Festival with brand new material 
  • Sezar Alkassab: Telling Stories (21-23 August) Scottish stand-up and hit at Vault Festival comes to the Camden Comedy Club
  • Meryl O'Rourke - Vanilla (25 August, Camden Comedy Club) BBC Writer compares the 90s to today as she heads into menopause and her daughter heads into puberty. 
  • Victorious (21 & 25 August, The Phoenix Artist Club) a musical tribute to the late, great Victoria Wood performed and devised by Winner of the Broadway Bobby Award, Hannah Brackenbury. 
  • Unlovable (22-25 August, Etcetera Theatre) One-woman clown show following 1950s bachelorette Judith on her journey to become the most lovable girl in town.

Other highlights include:

  • Mirage (23 August, Camden People’s Theatre) a combination of dance, text and improvisation, Mirage is an exploration of what a person has to do to move you.
  • A Country Way of Life (19-22 August, The Taproom) Calling country music lovers - an hour of all things country. Hear factoids, mashups and songs you didn't know were country. 
  • Death Suits You (19-25 August, Theatro Technis) Celebrating the artistry of death and the hard work he puts into all of our deaths, this musical, dark comedy takes a lighter look at the inevitable.

Camden Fringe Festival runs 29th July - 25th August 2019. For the line-up see