New York Stories

New York Stories

I wasn’t sure what I was expecting to see when I arrived at the Rialto Theatre. New York Stories appealed to me, primarily due to my love of Yankee accents, and boy, they didn’t disappoint! The stage was set plainly; three stools and a projector screen set above the stage... 

Re: Production

Re: Production

A fun and informative play from the female-led White Slate Theatre company, White Slate performed Re: Production (not literally) for the final time at the Brighton Fringe on Saturday... 

Mine

Mine

What do you do when your child has been arrested for something unspeakable? Can you still love them even if they’re a monster? This is what the unique and creative minds behind Put the Book Down theatre company asks its audience in this profound one-woman performance... 

Doing What It Says On The Tin

Doing What It Says On The Tin

An emotional yet comedic performance from Tom Dussek on Sunday evening at the charming Rialto Theatre.The show opened with an outburst of swearing – yes, this performance is not advised for the prudish viewer – as Tom burst onto the stage, dressed head to toe in typical builder attire: a grey hoodie, plain tee and steel toe capped boots, having a conversation with ‘an old bat’, for whom he is fixing a sash window for, on his old school ‘brick’ mobile phone... 

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

Do you love pop music? Do you love to dance? Do you love to see the sassiest, most flamboyant of performers in town strutting their stuff?If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then dust off your sparkly catsuit, find your festival glitter and get yourself down to Guilty Pleasures at Brighton’s one and only Spiegeltent for their next night of fabulousness! Yes, the unbeatable favourite for a night out at the Fringe, where the atmosphere is infectious, the drinks are… alcoholic and the smell of the triple-cooked chips from the nearest food stand is enough to make your mouth water... 

Mercutio Loves Romeo

Mercutio Loves Romeo

Mercedes, or ‘Merc’ as she calls herself, has just landed a new job working at a nightclub; a nightclub with a sexist and homophobic doorman -Kai Henderson-, a highly stung and drop dead gorgeous boss -Grace Hendy- and Merc’s high-school crush and ex-lover -Bernado Santos-… what could go wrong?!  Merc also has another problem up her sleeve; she doesn’t know how to tell her crush that she used to be a man... 

Shaggers

Shaggers

The worldwide hit show Shaggers has returned to give us some late night laughs at the 2016 Brighton Fringe. Welcomed in by the show’s friendly host Nik Coppin, we were lead into the darkened top floor of the Quadrant in Brighton’s centre, where squeezed in among an excited audience, the show began... 

With A Little Bit Of Luck

With A Little Bit Of Luck

Set when the UK garage scene was at the height of its glory, With a Little Bit of Luck introduces us to 19 year-old Nadia, about to experience her ‘summer of love’ in 2001 and with her whole life ahead of her... 

JoJo Bellini's Kitchen Cabaret

JoJo Bellini's Kitchen Cabaret

May 6 marked the official opening of Brighton’s famous Fringe Festival, with glorious sunshine all day and a wonderfully warm evening, the British weather played its part in giving the whole experience a proper festival feel as we waited to go into Studio 3 to see the show... 

Jackie! The Musical

Jackie! The Musical

The atmosphere on New Road was buzzing. Groups of ladies giggled over glasses of white wine in the Theatre Bar. Friends and family waited excitedly in line to get their tickets from the box office, and smiling down at us were blown up covers of old Jackie magazines...