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Etcetera Theatre
Oxford Arms
An image of Etcetera Theatre
AddressCamden High Street
London, NW1
United Kingdom
Public transitLondon Underground Camden Town
London Overground Camden Road
OwnerDavid Bidmead
TypePub theatre
Capacity42 seats
Opened1986; 38 years ago (1986)

The Etcetera Theatre is a fringe venue for theatre and comedy. It was founded in 1986 by David Bidmead and is situated above The Oxford Arms pub in Camden Town, in the London Borough of Camden.

The Theatre won the 1996 Guinness Ingenuity Award for Pub Theatre and was nominated for the 1996 Peter Brook Empty Space Award.

The Etcetera is a key venue in August's Camden Fringe.[1]


Over 2,500 productions have been staged at the Etcetera, including runs by Russell Brand, Simon Amstell, Al Murray, Milton Jones, Mark Thomas, Robin Ince, We Are Klang, Bill Bailey, Jerry Sadowitz, Russell Howard and Richard Herring.

Premieres held at the theatre include The Westwoods by Alan Ayckbourn, Between The Lines by Paul Todd and Blue Jam by Chris Morris. Kafka's Dick by Alan Bennett, was rewritten by Bennett for performance at the Etcetera.[2]

Selected Productions


  1. ^ Walfisz, Jonny (5 August 2023). "Don't fancy Edinburgh? Why the Camden Fringe is an amazing alternative this August". Euronews. Retrieved 30 May 2024.((cite news)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Etcetera Theatre premieres and productions". Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2012.

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