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  • What's On

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    On this page, you'll find a list of all upcoming shows at CPT.

    Get 25% off if you book 2 or more shows in one go! (This offer doesn't apply to external hires).

    Don't miss our Camden Roar festival: 3 weeks of theatre & creativity celebrating our borough and its people. With events handpicked by our local steering group.

    GRILLS

    Tue 4 to Sat 22 Jun at 7pm (Saturday matinees 3pm)
    Four self-proclaimed queer nerds on a mission to unearth a forgotten gem in Camden’s LGBTQIA+ history. A textured show, weaving the past & the present, the analogue & the digital, and the joys & frustrations of queer community.
    Loresa Leka presents

    CITIZEN

    Tue 11 - Wed 12 Jun at 9pm
    A songwriters testimony to every mother who was and is a refugee, an immigrant. To everyone, displaced and found, who wasn’t born in this country but became a CITIZEN.
    With Nail and Without Nail - Amy Lauffer
    Maria Telnikoff presents

    With Nail and Without Nail

    Thu 13 - Fri 14 Jun at 9pm
    A modern, feminist reimagining of the cult 1987 British film “Withnail and I” exploring the lives of two struggling artists in their Camden flat.
    Pub Quiz -

    Pub Quiz

    Sat 15 Jun at 9pm
    CPT's first pub quiz, hosted by ZODIAC bar's Head Drag Queen Eileen Eiffel! a team or come along solo and find the perfect group to compete and be crowned for your Camden expertise ...who will walk away with our grand prize?!
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Big Bang Scratch Night: Sun 16 Jun - @TheArtistSho

    Big Bang Scratch Night: Sun 16 Jun

    Sun 16 Jun at 7pm
    A scratch night of new works-in-progress. Tonight's event features 'The Camden Queers' and 'Sweet Testament Divine'.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Art for Art's Sake - Clare Barstow
    Artopia presents

    Art for Art's Sake

    Tue 18 - Wed 19 Jun at 9pm
    A theatrical extravaganza looking at the issues surrounding homelessness through art, drama, dance, spoken word, song, standup and music.
    Second Life - Meg Hatfield
    Cathartic Party presents

    Second Life

    Thu 20 - Fri 21 Jun at 9pm
    A thrifty dark comedy about London community and vintage clothes. Charlie Hartill Award shortlisted Cathartic Party bring their debut show back to London for its second life.
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    Into the Roar

    Sat 22 Jun at 9pm
    Welcome to Camden Roar Festival’s mane event! Unleash your inner lion with a night of drag and cabaret, guaranteed to put the den in Camden, leaving you roaring for more. With Séayoncé, Rae, Pat Elle, and Frankie Thompson.
    Tolmers Square Festival -

    Tolmers Square Festival

    Sun 23 Jun, 2 - 6pm
    CPT's annual free family festival which brings the best in outdoor performance to the people of Camden.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Big Bang: Seed Commission Scratch Night -

    Big Bang: Seed Commission Scratch Night

    Mon 24 Jun at 7pm
    Join us for a special Seed Commissioned Artist edition of CPT’s Big Bang scratch night: an explosion of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge.
    Elevate Festival -

    Elevate Festival

    Wed 3rd - Sat 13th July at 7pm
    Experience the next generation of creative change-makers at this festival of new works written, developed, directed and performed by final-year Postgraduate Performing Arts students at the University of East London. Each evening, Camden People’s Theatre hosts a double bill (and one triple bill!) of brand-new performances by the next generation of theatre makers.
    Optimistic  -
    Sarah Deller presents

    Optimistic

    Tue 9th July at 7:15pm
    Elizabeth Holmes claims her biotechnology will revolutionize medicine – and people believe her. Investors give millions, patients test blood.... but the technology doesn't work.
    The UK Science Comedy Festival -
    Science Showoff presents

    The UK Science Comedy Festival

    Sun 14 Jul at 1:30pm
    The UK's First ever science comedy all-dayer, with the cream of the country's talent assembled for the first time. From the people who've brought you Science Showoff since 2011.
    My Chat With Harold Pinter -

    My Chat With Harold Pinter

    Thu 25th and Sat 27th Aug at 7:15pm and Fri 26th Aug at 9pm
    When Jen asks Harold Pinter for help with her play, she’s hoping for straight answers. A new play about finding your own voice, special interests, neurodivergence, and a squirrel.
    The Strange Case of Dr Dillon -

    The Strange Case of Dr Dillon

    Mon 29th - Wed 31st July at 7:15pm
    A fascinating real-life gender transition story from the mid-twentieth century.
    That Boy Has No Shoes -

    That Boy Has No Shoes

    Mon 29th Jul- Thu 1st Aug at 9pm
    Visitors from Apartheid-South Africa want to tell you what they had witnessed.
    UNPACKED -

    UNPACKED

    Thu 1st and Sun 4th Aug at 7:15pm
    Do you remember the first time you became aware of your body? Wherever it was, whenever it was - chances are it stuck with you, forever.
    THE WOMB -
    Co Theatre presents

    THE WOMB

    fri 2nd and sat 3rd Aug at 9pm
    THE WOMB. This is a place where no one knows the address, but everyone knows how to get there.
    Away From Here -

    Away From Here

    Wed 7th - Sat 10th Aug at 7pm
    Jack, Danny and Charlie were best mates growing up, but since then their world has fallen on its head. In a Redcar Council House in the North East of England, two worlds collide with a deadly cost.
    Heart of a Dog -

    Heart of a Dog

    Wed 7th - Sun 11th Aug at 9pm
    Comedic chaos as Moscow dog becomes a Soviet revolutionary.
    Stomach -
    Ariana Xeno presents

    Stomach

    Sun 11th - Tue 13th Aug at 7pm
    Follow three parallel lives, through doctor’s appointments, instinct and hope.
    The Wise Men of Chelm -
    YaYa As presents

    The Wise Men of Chelm

    Mon 12th and Tue 13th Aug at 9pm
    Have you ever met a Jewish man you haven’t liked? Don’t answer that question. The complex... and not-so-complex men seen in today’s Jewish society.
    TOWER (OF LONDON) -
    presents

    TOWER (OF LONDON)

    Wed 14st - Sun 18th Aug at 7:15pm and Sun 18th Aug at 3pm
    'We need places where kids can make mistakes and not be punished...'
    The Waiting Room -
    Moon Kim presents

    The Waiting Room

    Wed 14st - Sun 18th Aug at 9pm
    Join Lemon, a girl trapped in a timeless limbo, pining for her for her lost love, Cactus.
    Strange Orbits -

    Strange Orbits

    Mon 19th and Tue 20th Aug at 9pm
    A sci-fi drama about love, hope, and the fate of humanity.
    Hercules Poirot -

    Hercules Poirot

    Mon 19th and Tue 20th Aug at 7:15pm
    THE MAN. THE MYTH. THE BELGIAN. BRAND NEW COMEDY MUSICAL UNLEASHES A DETECTIVE WITH THE STRENGTH OF THE GODS!
    Spit In My Face -
    Matthias Moret presents

    Spit In My Face

    Wed 21st - Sun 25th Aug at 9pm
    “I want to lie in the mud with you, him, and all of them.”
    And I'll Blow Your House Down -
    Georgie Steele presents

    And I'll Blow Your House Down

    Wed 21st - Sat 24th Aug at 7:15pm
    Disability in society: fairytale or pigging nightmare?

    “It means so much to be working at CPT, it’s such a good opportunity to work in a professional environment at my age. I didn’t think that was ever going to happen and it means the world to me. It’s really going to help prepare me for my future and where I want to go”

    CYT participant and Camden student