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!


LHF: Sandman

LHF: Sandman

When Nathaniel, a student, is visited by a mysterious dread figure from the past, nobody can prevent his life from spiralling out of control… Inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann’s gothic classic ‘The Sandman’ this unnerving solo piece of physical horror theatre will immerse you in an emotionally intense, thrilling nightmare world. Age recommendation:… [read more]

LHF: The Devil Without

LHF: The Devil Without

A 500 year old Faust uses the audience to hide from his demonic pursuers. Audience interaction, magic, infrasound and illusion combine to bring a whole new immersive theatrical interpretation of the Faust legend inspired by the works of Neil Gaiman and Alan Moore.

You know that almost all demons are your own,

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LHF: Brains

LHF: Brains

Two Box Productions brings you a brand new musical from the ‘Brains’ of Jax Braithwaite - a romzomcomsical the likes of which you’ve never seen. Prepare for laughter, tears, tantrums, high notes, harmonies and the apocalypse: a full scale zombie musical from an unruly and often argumentative cast of… [read more]


From the 11th to the 31st of January 2016 we will be offering the Etcetera space FOR FREE to selected companies in exchange for a straight box office split.

Applications are open for 2 weeks ONLY from the 1st to the 15th of October and selected companies will be contacted beginning of November.

Like every year, Black Box's only purpose is to give performing companies a chance, a chance to try something new out, a chance to give a previous show another shot, a chance to simply get up and perform!

All styles are encouraged, nay, preferred! So whether your talent lies theatre, dance, burlesque, comedy, performance art, puppeteering and/or anything else then we look forward to hearing from you and making this our most exciting edition yet!


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