Guest Blog: Chris Goode on his fascination with language

The way my dad tells it, when I was around eight, one day over the dinner table I just announced: “Words are my friends.”   By that age I was already writing poems and stories, and taking an interest in etymology and Scrabble, and basically I was the sort of precocious punchable suck-up kid who would say that sort of … Read more

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

Human Jam company

CREATIVE / PRODUCTION TEAM BRIAN LOGAN Brian has been artistic director of CPT since Sept 2011. Brian’s prior theatre work includes sixteen years as co-director (with Alex Murdoch and Neil Haigh) of the acclaimed touring theatre company Cartoon de Salvo, with whom he devised and performed in 11 major shows, including Meat & Two Veg (BAC and international tour), The Sunflower Plot, and Hard … Read more

Join us as the UK’s most surprising and inventive theatre-makers arrive at Camden this Autumn; what will they unearth? And what might you unearth, if you visit us on any given night of this jampacked autumn? The possibilities are limitless – but we can guarantee you an evening to remember. Download brochure (pdf) See out upcoming shows


We are please to announced we have been awarded £49,921 from ACE towards an Autumn 2018 tour of ‘Come As You Are’ – a festival of gender positive theatre exploring trans, non-binary and queer gender identities. The festival programme will be headlined by Milk Presents’ Bullish and feature work by local queer artists, as well as other artists who have … Read more

Amber Massie-Blomfield to step down as Camden People’s Theatre’s Executive Director

After more than three years in the post, Amber Massie-Blomfield will be stepping down from her position as Executive Director of Camden People’s Theatre at the beginning of 2018. She will go freelance to work as an arts producer and consultant for clients including Pro Helvetia, and to develop her non-fiction writing. Amber joined in 2014 from The Albany, Deptford, … Read more