The Pick Of London's Fringe Theatre In September

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The Pick Of London's Fringe Theatre In September

Besides bringing you reviews of all the big shows each month, we also want you to know about the best fringe fare out there: those smaller shows and plays with brief runs which also deserve a look. If you see one, please tell us what you thought of it in the comments below.

See The Win Bin at the Old Red Lion Theatre. Details below

The Win Bin @ Old Red Lion Theatre (1-26 September)
Sketch comedy mixes with theatrical narrative in this play about the art jobs market. £10/£15

The Promise @ White Bear Theatre (1-13 September)
Teenagers Lika, Marat and Leonodik have lost everything to the war. Will their friendship and a place they call home help them survive? £14/£10

When We Were Women @ Orange Tree Theatre (3 September-3 October)
A revival of Sharman Macdonald’s poignant drama that portrays family life in Second World War Glasgow. Tickets £12-£25

1938 @ Jack Studio Theatre (1-5 September)
A dramatic monologue freely adapted from Joseph Roth’s The Emperor’s Tomb. The play will run on the anniversary of the Second World War's outbreak. £10

As You Like It @ Bread and Roses Theatre (1-5 September)
This Shakespeare adaptation is presented in a contemporary production, which sees the genders reversed and four actors play multiple roles in a fast-paced whirl of love and revenge. £9/£7

Romeo & Juliet @ Greenwich Theatre (8-12 September)
Shakespeare's timeless tragedy is brought to stage by The Faction theatre company. £18.50/£16

Genée Ballet Competition @ Stratford Circus Arts Centre (16-19 September)
Dance lovers ahoy! This annual competition presents the best emerging talents in classical ballet. Book your tickets now for a seat at the semi-finals and finals. Tickets start from £12

The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence @ Pleasance Theatre (22-26 September)
It's 1915, England is at war. Dorothy Lawrence, a young journalist with aspirations to become a war correspondent, takes to her bicycle to join the frontline in France. What happens next rocks the powers that be and shakes her life apart. £12/£10

Never Ending Night @ The Vaults (23-25 September)
In the aftermath of the most deadly pandemic the world has ever seen, enter a new post-apocalyptic immersive theatre experience inside a bunker in... Waterloo. £25/£20

No More Worries @ The Albany (23 September-3 October)
Join Kieran and Paul on a road-trip through austerity Britain in an old-skool campervan. Tickets £10/£12

VOLTA International Festival is on at Arcola Theatre. Details below

The Clapham Fringe @ Bread and Roses Theatre (7-26 September)
A new performing arts festival in the heart of south London. Counting 18 productions in total, the festival will feature comedy, drama, improvisation and much more — see full programme here. Tickets start from £7

VOLTA International Writing Festival @ Arcola Theatre (2-19 September)
This mini-festival features four four award-winning female directors presenting acclaimed plays by foreign writers specially translated into English. There will also be staged readings.

Find more about what else is on by visiting Londonist’s Theatre & On Stage page where you'll find reviews, previews and more. We also have special offers on tickets at

Last Updated 01 September 2015