Guest Blog Post: Lovely Girls

Using personal experience in our most recent show Lovely Girls has had big challenges. As two women, we questioned whether our stories were relevant or interesting. We had never had it with our previous shows at all. When our stories were linked to our experiences of being women, we questioned things – ‘maybe it wasn’t that bad’ ‘maybe it’s not … Read more

Guest Blog Post: Bad Aunts

Bad Aunts Blog, Camden People’s Theatre Following a sell-out run at the Brighton Fringe, the Bad Aunts are at Camden People’s Theatre for one night only before they head to the Edinburgh Fringe. Catch them in their living room on 27 July at 19.15! Eloïse Poulton & Elinor Lipman, Writers Bad Aunts is inspired by sitcoms and chat shows we … Read more

Guest Blog Post: The Eve Effect

Women make up 50 percent of the world’s population, okay 49.549 percent if you wanna get all technical, but when it comes to recorded history, women only occupy around 0.5 percent. Let that sink in. As actor-musicians, we are driven to reflect on our relationship with the past, and our connection to the stories and musical traditions that have come … Read more

CPT’s Top Picks for Edinburgh 2019

And so the Edinburgh Fringe rolls around again – despite stiff competition from CPT, still the most intense hit of new theatre and performance, anywhere. Team CPT is girding itself for a trip north – although how that will square with our general manager James’s new veganism is anyone’s guess. The shows we’re stoked about are too many to list … Read more

Guest Blog: Lucy Bell talks about Hot Flushes

In 2016 high street chain British Home Stores was closing down. The pensions of 22,000 BHS employees were in jeopardy because the pension fund had been allowed to go into debt during the chain’s ownership by Sir Phil Green, a man described by some as “the unacceptable face of capitalism”. This seemed to me an appalling state of affairs. People … Read more