Vanessa

Vanessa

No one talks about the parents. Your only child is getting married to someone of the same sex. Oh God, what will Grandad say? We are all so busy being there for our kids, we don’t think to examine how WE feel about it... 

Boxes

Boxes

Are you black or white... girl or boy... straight or gay? Well? Or doesn’t it matter? Oh, it matters! Purple Theatre are dedicated to exploring the world of race and gender neutrality, the ‘no man’s land’, as it were, of identity... 

Dee Myself and I

Dee Myself and I

Exciting new play exploring mental health and depression, by Women in Black Productions and Skyers Productions. Directed by Stephanie Fynn, winner of ‘Best of The Fest’ Winners at The International Youth Arts Festival 2017... 

The Fairy Prince

The Fairy Prince

Follow the adventures of 'The Fairy Prince' as he tries to prove to everyone that he is a Prince! The only problem is that nobody knows where the crown is. Come along and join in the fun! There will be singing and audience interaction and lots of laughs! 

'Bassett' and 'The Grandfathers'

'Bassett' and 'The Grandfathers'

Ariel Company Theatre are proud to make their Brighton Fringe debut. In 'Bassett', the supply teacher has gone a bit nuts, doing a runner and locking the pupils in. Tensions are high today, a day when a repatriation of fallen British soldiers is happening along the high street - as it has many times before through this quiet Wiltshire town... 

Grace Eyre Street

Grace Eyre Street

Following a successful debut in 2017, we'll be taking another trip to 'Grace Eyre Street' to meet some new characters! A showcase of live short performances made by artists with learning disabilities from Brighton, Hove and beyond will be punctuated by intervals when people can explore a visual art exhibition and enjoy a drink from the bar... 

Strode's College

Strode's College

An evening of new and exciting work from students nearing the end of their acting training at Strode's College. Inspired by leading contemporary theatre practitioners, these aspiring performers from Surrey have devised a series of plays that aim to provoke, stimulate and entertain modern audiences especially for Brighton Fringe 2018. 

I Married An Alien Card Sharp

I Married An Alien Card Sharp

I did the one-handed shuffle he’d shown me, which I’d spent a year practising. "In a poker game that’ll get you killed” he snarled, “you’re giving away the secret!” I just did card tricks, but uncle Sidney, US airman, was a hustler... 

Miraculous Magic with Danny Lee Grew

Miraculous Magic with Danny Lee Grew

Mix stunning magic, baffling illusions and cheeky comedy with a young, energetic, enthusiastic magician and what do you get? 'Miraculous Magic' is a brand-new magical experience for children and is guaranteed to create laughs and gasps... 

Fast

Fast

Washington State, 1910. Doctor Linda Hazzard opens her sanatorium to the public. The public do not always survive... 'Fast' is a dark, psychological drama questioning how far you would go to find the perfect cure... 

Spin City

Spin City

'Spin City' by Karen Bartholomew Monday afternoon. Not much going on besides a robbery and chores at Spin City launderette. Margaret has health issues that could be better addressed; Jud hates his job and his dad; Teddy just lost his, and maybe his wife; Lol thinks the world owes her an educational right... 

Medea

Medea

The Wretched Strangers is a theatre company of professionals in the arts and sciences who trained as actors at the London School of Dramatic Art. We hail from mainland Europe and want to give an accented voice back to foreigners... 

ROUTE

ROUTE

'ROUTE' is a story of self-acceptance. We follow the journey of a young British black girl (born and raised in East London) who finds herself at university in a white middle-class, city... 

The Little Creepers

The Little Creepers

The Little Creepers by Charlotte Bell is a debut show that explores the trials and tribulations of a teenage girl with schizophrenia in the 21st century. Jenny is an eighteen year old girl who worries about boys, sex and the beast that she sees... 

One Board Man

One Board Man

One Board Man is one of the most unique shows I have ever seen. The show is unpredictable by nature, as the material is fully improvised by John Gallagher, so each performance will be completely novel... 

Grace Eyre Street

Grace Eyre Street

A showcase of live performance and film made by artists with learning disabilities from Brighton & Hove and beyond. Each performance or screening will last between 20 and 30 minutes, punctuated by intervals where use of the on-site bar will give people an opportunity to explore a visual art exhibition housed within the venue. 

New Version of Me

New Version of Me

Harry Harrington leads an ordinary life; family, friends and a good education. But when he finds himself broken after ending his relationship, everything in his world and all he thought he knew is suddenly turned upside down, leading him to go on a journey of self discovery which will ultimately reveal a new version of himself. 

Ganesha! Ganesha!

Ganesha! Ganesha!

Revered in India for centuries, known as the Lord of beginnings, the remover of obstacles and the one who is worshipped first... He is Ganesha! The god with the elephant head. When his mother Parvati is lonely she creates a child from the earth, but the boy turns out to be more powerful than anyone expected... 

In the Chips Because of the Cheese

In the Chips Because of the Cheese

Kate Winslet soaking wet, porcelain thrones and dancing sausages. This two women show asks the big, important questions in life such as "what did canned vegetables have to do with the harvest festival?" This is Screaming Banana's Brighton Fringe début and what better way to do so than with a show that is intelligent, provocative, colourful and funny? 

Strode's College Evening of New Performance

Strode's College Evening of New Performance

An evening of new and exciting work from students nearing the end of their acting training at Strode's College. Inspired by leading contemporary theatre practitioners, these aspiring performers from Surrey have devised a series of plays that aim to provoke, stimulate and entertain modern audiences especially for Brighton Fringe 2017. 

Two Singular Sensations

Two Singular Sensations

Statistically, January is the month in which tickets to musicals sell best, largely due to the miserable weather and post-Christmas blues. Two Singular Sensations, in the intimate Purple Playhouse Theatre, proved once again that in these gloomy times, both politically and weather-wise, musical theatre is an excellent antidote... 

Terabac

Terabac

If you’re a budding ecologist who also has a love of physical theatre, Terabac is the show for you.We are guests at the wake of a dead mouse whose carcass, we are told, will be used by an array of insects... 

Not Another Performance

Not Another Performance

Young people get a rough deal, what with social media, normal media, parents, general education (nice one, Michael Gove), friends and worst of all, old people. Yes, anyone aged over 25 is old... 

The Queen Bee Gets Stung

The Queen Bee Gets Stung

Lindsay, Kells, Maria and Lee have just got back from Nicky’s funeral. However, something is not quite right! Travel back to the date of Nicky’s untimely death to discover the events that unfolded that fateful night... 

In the Land of Gold

In the Land of Gold

A country at conflict with itself, torn between it's culture and the growing need for democracy, turns to its often-absent King to save them, but does he even care? Now those closest to the King must choose between loyalty or their people. 

Wake

Wake

Wake is an original new work written and directed by Kevin Wilson who has brought his company over from the Isle of Wight for their first ever Fringe and indeed first foray off the Island...