Brighton Fringe / Cabaret and Variety

Latest Reviews

Pussy Liquor presents Disco Pussy

Pussy Liquor presents Disco Pussy

For queers and their allies who like their cabaret feminist, political, patriarchy-smashing, sex positive, riot grrl and kick ass, Pussy Liquor is most definitely the night for you. Their promise of "a hedonistic tour-de-force of girl-power queer cabaret" does not fail to deliver... 

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Doppel Dietrich
Doppel Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich was born in Germany in 1924 and became a huge movie star in America back in the days of the Studio System... 

Circus'sission: Those That Made the Cut!
Circus'sission: Those That Made the Cut!

Featuring a Game of Thrones themed homoerotic adagio, a gyrating hula hooper and even a flash of full-frontal nudity, Circus’sission is the definition of a circus stripped... 

Circus Vegas
Circus Vegas

It is a little disconcerting plunging into the darkness of a Big Top on a sunny afternoon, two hours after a Royal Wedding but, with a show which includes both drum majorettes and Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Circus Vegas seems to be continuing the Special Relationship... 

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Features

Something for the weekend: Brighton Fringe week 3

Something for the weekend: Brighton Fringe week 3

We're almost mid-way through the Fringe and it seems like there are more shows than ever to pick from. Never fear, here are some of our picks to keep you entertained, excited and delighted this weekend. 

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Something For The Weekend: Week Two
Something For The Weekend: Week Two

After the glorious sunshine of the opening weekend, you might be forgiven for thinking that the fun might be over... 

Don't Miss These Brighton Fringe Shows Before They Storm Edinburgh
Don't Miss These Brighton Fringe Shows Before They Storm Edinburgh

The UK is home to a plethora of culture, arts, comedy, music, dance and so much more during its festive fringe events... 

Pick of the Pubs, by Joe the Poet
Pick of the Pubs, by Joe the Poet

The relationship between poetry and alcohol is renowned and Joseph J Clark continues in this tradition with his show, Drunk With A Pen (Sweet Werks 2, 5th-13th May, 19:00)... 

Interviews

Interview: The Tim Bat Trick Show

Interview: The Tim Bat Trick Show

Gentleman Juggler and unwitting clown Tim Bat performs his impressive repertoire of amazing tricks with aplomb. But when the props get the upper hand, frantic hilarity ensues. We find out why there’s plenty for adults to enjoy and the kids have a really good laugh. 

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​Interview: Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser
​Interview: Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond, international burlesque performer, compere and singer, presents her one woman show, and talks to us about vintage looks, a bygone era and her famous erotic sewing scene. 

​Interview: How Eva Von Schnippisch Single-Handedly Won WW2
​Interview: How Eva Von Schnippisch Single-Handedly Won WW2

Eva tells a comedic story of love, frankfurters, the other Eva and de-bunks the bunker story once and for all... 

Interview: An Old Fashioned Girl
Interview: An Old Fashioned Girl

A beautiful show incorporating theatre, live music and song. Both a nostalgic look back at the golden age of radio, and an exploration of love, life and female identity... 

Latest Listings

A Midsummer Night's Fringe

A Midsummer Night's Fringe

Join us for our summer showcase fundraising gala at Brighton Open Air Theatre on July 3rd for an extravagant evening of everything Fringe! See all your Fringe favourites from our 2018 festival in the dreamy outdoor setting of Brighton Open Air Theatre, and help raise much needed funds for the charity behind England’s largest open access arts festival... 

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Gingzilla: Glamonster Vs The World
Gingzilla: Glamonster Vs The World

The multi-award winning 7ft GLAMONSTER is on a mission to CONQUER THE WORLD. Set in a 1950's drive-in movie (Godzilla, Attack of the 50ft Woman, King Kong), experience this behemoth sized Bearded Lady-Man as she tears up the stage, questions your orientation and leaves you gagging for more!!! "With legs for days and an even more amazing voice... 

Circus Vegas
Circus Vegas

It is a little disconcerting plunging into the darkness of a Big Top on a sunny afternoon, two hours after a Royal Wedding but, with a show which includes both drum majorettes and Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Circus Vegas seems to be continuing the Special Relationship... 

Lolo Brow: Attention Seeker
Lolo Brow: Attention Seeker

Lolo Brow, neo-burlesque artist, seeks your attention! The Awarding Winning Drag Queen and Lizard Lady, invites you to hang shame at the door and indulge in your inner attention seeker...