Comedy Theatre

Today in London: Wednesday 9 January 2013

By | Published on Sunday 6 January 2013

Emily's Very Sad Play

Happy Static Electricity Day everybody. No, I’ve no idea what that means either. I think it’s American thing. But look, here’s a guide to static electricity on the Science Made Simple website. And here’s your customary TW cultural recommends, all of which are, obviously, electrifying…


Free Fringe Benefit, Bloomsbury Theatre, 9 Jan
Peter Buckley Hill’s marvelous Edinburgh Festival Free Fringe rallies Robin Ince, Phil Jupitus, Norman Lovett, Simon Munnery and others to help raise some cash to support this great initiative. They all guest at the Bloomsbury Theatre tonight. Event details and tickets here.

Sara Pascoe – Emily’s Very Sad Play, Camden People’s Theatre, 9-10 Jan (pictured)
Fringe darling Sara Pascoe twice-airs her ‘Very Sad’ new comi-drama ahead of its official debut. Her two-night dalliance with the CPT will end in a bonus ‘scratch’ set by a mystery Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning guest. Event details and tickets here.


The Judas Kiss, Duke Of York’s Theatre, 9 Jan – 6 Apr
National treasure Rupert Everett stars as Oscar Wilde in this, a reprisal of David Hare’s 1998 drama about Wilde’s impassioned affair with Lord Alfred Douglas, aka pouting young aristocrat Bosie. Event details and tickets here.

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