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Julie Tomlin’s theatre news: Fog Everywhere; Horror Festival; The Ends

12 October, 2017 — By Julie Tomlin

Fog Everywhere, a Camden People’s Theatre production. IMAGE: Joe Twigg Photography, design by Donkey Studio

• Climate change and the environment is on the agenda at the Camden People’s Theatre from October 31, beginning with Fog Everywhere, a new play exploring pollution in the capital. Directed by the theatre’s artistic director Brian Logan, the play is made in partnership with Westminster Kingsway College’s Lung Biology Group and looks at the consequences of pollution and what might be done about it. Running until November 11, Fog Everywhere is part of the theatre’s fortnight-long climate change season, with a variety of work addressing issues as diverse as bees, the oceans and attitudes towards reproduction in an overpopulated world. More details on 020 7419 4841. https://www.cptheatre.co.uk/production/fog-everywhere/

• The London Horror Festival is once more being staged at the Red Lion Theatre this year, with a mix of theatre, puppetry, cabaret, comedy and spoken word shows. Starting Sunday, October 15, with horror quiz panel show What’s The Bloody Question?, the festival ends on Saturday, November 4, with The Haunting of Blaine Manor, a play set in England 1953 when Doctor Roy Earle, famous for discrediting fake mediums and hauntings, is invited to attend a seance. More details on 0844 412 4307. https://www.londonhorrorfestival.co.uk

• There’s still time to see The Ends at the Etcetera Theatre, a new play showing until Saturday, October 14. Set on London’s streets, this triptych of overlapping and intersecting narratives explores the lives of three sets of disparate characters and the impact of dramatic situations brought about by actions taken decades before. Details on 020 7482 4857. http://www.etceteratheatre.com

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