Etcetera Theatre

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Welcome to the Etcetera Theatre - “one of London's best pub theatres” (the Guardian) - and host to a colossal variety of exciting, original, daring and critically acclaimed shows every single year.

We give the most creative and innovative fringe theatre and comedy acts a springboard to launch themselves onto the London scene.

We're a hub for several of London's most exciting annual theatre festivals: a founding venue of the Camden Fringe, home of the London Horror Festival, creator of the Black Box Festival, and hosts of an Edinburgh Fringe preview season that frequently attracts some of the biggest names in stand-up and sketch comedy.

Our programme spans across everything from award winning theatre to thrilling new writing; cabaret, magic, comedy and musicals - no matter what kinds of shows excite you, you'll find them at the Etcetera.

Oh, and we're one of's Top 10 Theatres for a Date in London - just in case you needed further convincing!




’Abominations’ written and directed by Matthew Campling

The Cast: Alexander Hulme, Natalie Harper, Gary Heron, Christopher Burr

’Married man Jeff is struggling to come out as a gay man.  Jeff’s wife Sharon is frustrated and angry.  Jeff meets Malcolm, a young man also on the verge of coming out. Malcolm’s warm but homophobic boss is Tony - who is… [read more]



PENETRATOR by Anthony Neilson

Directed by Steve Fitzgerald

Cast: Paul Linghorn, Luke Willats, Matthew McFetridge

Max and Alan are spending another night in their squalid flat, indulging in a routine evening of cards, drugs and tea. When Tadge, an old school friend, arrives unexpectedly from military service, his troubling behaviour sets in motion an evening that none of them will ever… [read more]

Patrick Turpin...And The Cursed Child (a piece-in-progress)

Patrick Turpin...And The Cursed Child (a piece-in-progress)

Who is this boy? And why doth he suckle so? 

After almost three decades, it’s time for Turps to curl back into the foetal, reconnect the umbilical, and tell himself that everything will be alright. Another show from another heteroflexible white lad, living a life without the truest-of-true-loves, and the fuckiest-of-true-fucks (too much?... please come).

He’ll mention… [read more]