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Artificial Intelligence Improvisation

Artificial Intelligence Improvisation

It's a very difficult thing to talk about Artificial Intelligence Improvisation by Human Machine. I stepped out from the theatre and turned to my showgoing companion and we both just laughed. We had no idea what we had just seen. Two self-identifying nerds, Piotr Mirowski and Kory Mathewson use genuine computer wizardry with an on-stage robot capable of speech recognition and spontaneous dialogue... 

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Wratten & Robson: Juxtaposition
Wratten & Robson: Juxtaposition

This is no ordinary stand-up comedy performance. Watching, you will feel part of the performance as you get to know the other members of the audience... 

Joe Wells: I Hope I Die Before I Start Voting Conservative
Joe Wells: I Hope I Die Before I Start Voting Conservative

Joe Wells returns with his unique brand of acerbic political humour about how we all grow increasingly right wing as we age... 

Serena Flynn: Prune
Serena Flynn: Prune

Crawling out from the wreckage of a nasty breakup comes the grotesque figure of Prune. Clad in a bulging purple costume and face paint, Flynn rampages through the tragicomedy of her previous relationship with a surreal flair... 

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Victorious Victorious at Brighton Fringe Awards

Victorious Victorious at Brighton Fringe Awards

And so we reach the end of Brighton Fringe 2018 and the Broadway Bobby Award to the Outstanding Show of the Fringe. Each year Broadway Baby makes an award to the show that has, in the eyes of our editorial team, been the stand-out show at the Fringe. 

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Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Final Weekend
Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Final Weekend

Just like that, we approach the final weekend of Brighton Fringe. We’ve been dazzled, bemused and wowed, but there’s still time for more... 

How Fundraising Has Taken Over Brighton Fringe
How Fundraising Has Taken Over Brighton Fringe

Despite the costs many performers experience putting on a production there are plenty who use the platform provided to them to fundraise or raise awareness for a cause close to their hearts... 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 4
Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 4

​​May is marvellous. Two bank holidays, Brighton Fringe and sunshine. What's not to love? If you're still undecided about how to spend the long weekend, we have all the top recommendations to make this the best bank holiday yet... 

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Onstage Nudity, 99 Problems And Donald Trump: The Ugly Girls Club Reveal All

Onstage Nudity, 99 Problems And Donald Trump: The Ugly Girls Club Reveal All

Hillary Rock-Archer from the Ugly Girls Club talks about the collective’s first stage production, Love Letters to Rappers, and reveals her thoughts about activism, bad haircuts, onstage nudity and what she would do if Donald Trump walked in.  

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Prune Might Be A Bouffon But She's Not Afraid To Make Fun Of Her Own Heartbreak
Prune Might Be A Bouffon But She's Not Afraid To Make Fun Of Her Own Heartbreak

Serena Flynn might only reveal her darkest secrets after lots of gin, but her on-stage alter ego Prune is grotesque, fragile and ready to bear all... 

Interview: Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment
Interview: Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Brighton’s improvised comedy favourites present an impromptu detective drama, replete with colourful characters and lurid plots... 

Interview: Melancholy
Interview: Melancholy

Brighton Fringe award winners, Certain Dark Things, invite you to spiral down the stairs to the world of the inventor... 

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Barry and Alasdair's Non-Trademark-Infringing Comedy Adventure (Where the Audience Chooses)

Barry and Alasdair's Non-Trademark-Infringing Comedy Adventure (Where the Audience Chooses)

A multimedia spectacular from Angel Comedy founder Barry Ferns and Alasdair Beckett-King (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the of Year 2017). You control this interactive comedy show. Cloaked villains, moral dilemmas, anti-establishment robots, and sexy werewolves await... 

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Lifestyle-ISH
Lifestyle-ISH

Lifestyle-ISH is a character comedy 'wellbeing event' for those who care... and for those who don't. Lucy Bee presents a tongue-in-cheek glimpse at various aspects of wellbeing and lifestyle, delivered in a series of characterful demonstrations... 

Better
Better

Like, I suspect, many other members of the audience, I found myself identifying with Better as described in the Fringe guide... 

Lolly Jones: Work in Progress
Lolly Jones: Work in Progress

Join Lolly and special guest(s) in an hour of stand up & character comedy. In a change to the original listing, this show will feature Theresa May comedy burlesque and stand up from other top billed comics...