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  • Maria Telnikoff present

    With Nail and Without Nail

    Thu 13 - Fri 14 Jun at 9pm
    Tickets £8 - £12 (+ booking fee)
    A modern, feminist reimagining of the cult 1987 British film “Withnail and I” exploring the lives of two struggling artists in their Camden flat.



    Content Notice
    Running Time 60 minutes
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeContains references to themes of depression.
    Health Notice
    Health NoticeThis performance includes cigarettes/e-cigarettes and food/drinks consumed by performers.

    Get 25% off all tickets when you book more than one show across The Camden Roar festival (4 - 23 June 2024). We'd personally recommend GRILLS, a 5-star show about 80s lesbians (and so much more), at 7pm the same night.

    A modern, feminist reimagining of the cult 1987 British film “Withnail and I”. And no, you don't have to have seen the film to enjoy this show!

    With Nail and and Without Nail follows the lives of two struggling artists in their Camden flat. In this version, unlike the original film, they have no rich Uncle Monty to help bail them out and no Eton education or white male privilege on their side.

    An absurdist comedy about the realities of being a creative in today’s economy and what lies behind the romantic idea of being a “struggling artist”. Hilarious and upsetting in equal measures.

    For anyone in the arts who has asked themselves: "Why am I doing this?!"

    " A touching, thought provoking script"
    Centre Stage [on Telnikoffs previous writing]
    "A fine art of writing"
    Lost In Theatreland [on Telnikoffs previous writing]
    "Telnikoff’s writing is sharp and witty"
    The Family Stage [on Telnikoffs previous writing]

    Tickets for With Nail and Without Nail

    Thu 13 Jun, 21:00
    Fri 14 Jun, 21:00

    “British theatre would be completely stymied without tiny, under-resourced venues such as CPT, which are a critical part of the theatre ecology.”

    Lyn Gardner Stagedoor