BAIT with Live Score by Gwenno and Georgia Ellery

BAIT with Live Score by Gwenno and Georgia Ellery

What a relief to be sitting in an actual theatre watching something where no one mentions the 'C word', unless it's Cornwall that is. 

The Maydays: Confessions!

The Maydays: Confessions!

Another riotous performance from the Maydays! Proving that they really are the masters of improvisation, Maydays’ latest outing, Confessions had a packed-out Komedia in stitches. 

Call of Cthulhu: A Cold Case

Call of Cthulhu: A Cold Case

As a horror fan, I approached this performance with high expectations; I wanted to be scared, disturbed or mildly agitated at the very least. 

SHIFT

SHIFT

Barely Methodical Troupe defy definition; their circus skills, acrobatics, dance and highly physical theatre are astounding and take them beyond categorisation. 

Earnest & Wilde: Let's Face the Music (and Franz)

Earnest & Wilde: Let's Face the Music (and Franz)

Another triumphant show from Ciadhra McGuire and Erik Igelström or, as they’re better known on stage, Earnest and Wilde. 

Railed

Railed

It’s hard to figure out whether this was a strip show with some acrobatics or an acrobatic show with the odd bit of stripping. 

Showmanship

Showmanship

Sharp-tongued, quick- witted, but ever so slightly rough around the edges, Lucy Roslyn’s fortune telling Myra Collins is no stranger to the seedier side of being a professional p… 

Betrayal by Harold Pinter

Betrayal by Harold Pinter

This seems like perfect timing for another outing of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, on the week Joan Bakewell picked up her BAFTA fellowship award. 

Janet

Janet

If someone had told me that my favourite show of the Fringe this year would be about a 1. 

Caliban's Codex

Caliban's Codex

Inspired by William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, this remarkable piece of writing and performance tells the story of an island and its former inhabitants through the experience of … 

I am a Camera

I am a Camera

I Am A Camera was an ambitious undertaking, and unfortunately this time it didn’t pay off. 

Ivo Graham: Motion Sickness

Ivo Graham: Motion Sickness

It is often difficult to conjure up enough words of praise for a near faultless performance but Ivo Graham’s was just that. 

You Give Me Fever, the Phaedra Cabaret

You Give Me Fever, the Phaedra Cabaret

It is with a plethora of “well”s with which this show must be described: well written, well performed, well timed and very well done. 

Diva Las Vegas

Diva Las Vegas

A round of applause for The Sundaes. 

Macblair

Macblair

This is an exceptionally clever show. 

Agamemnon

Agamemnon

To start with the positives, this was a very enthusiastic show. 

Ceyda Tanc Youth Dance

Ceyda Tanc Youth Dance

This spectacular cluster of dance pieces not only astounded through the sheer physicality of their presentation, but to produce piece after piece of originally choreographed narrat… 

Ballistic

Ballistic

This is certainly not a light hearted show. 

Melancholy

Melancholy

This show started beautifully and retained its magic right until the very end. 

Seven

Seven

For a topic that has become slightly worn in recent years and can easily slip into cliché, this was a very commendable take, using the extremely difficult device of verbatim perfo… 

1972: The Future Of Sex

1972: The Future Of Sex

What an incredible performance. 

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. 

From the Editor’s desk: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

From the Editor’s desk: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is a firm Fringe favourite and we are glad to see it back for its sixth year for only five nights at The Waterfront Hotel. 

Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying

Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying

With elements that could have made it great, Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying was sadly let down by others that weren’t quite up to par. 

Joan

Joan

Thoroughly entertaining, cleverly written and immaculately performed. 

Matt Green: Writing to Harvey Keitel

Matt Green: Writing to Harvey Keitel

I hope for Harvey Keitel’s sake that he isn’t aware of this show taking place. 

Jane Postlethwaite: Made In Cumbria

Jane Postlethwaite: Made In Cumbria

Jane Postlethwaite’s Made In Cumbria is absolutely hilarious. 

Interview: Necessity

Interview: Necessity

As Brighton Fringe gears up for 2016, Broadway Baby offers a preview of the shows, the people and the world that is Brighton Fringe. 

Interview: Runts

Interview: Runts

As Brighton Fringe gears up for 2016, Broadway Baby offers a preview of the shows, the people and the world that is Brighton Fringe. 

Camille O'Sullivan: Brel

Camille O'Sullivan: Brel

There aren’t enough superlatives in the English language to describe the great Camille O’Sullivan and her incredible interpretation of the songs of Jacques Brel. 

Dusty Limits: Grin

Dusty Limits: Grin

For one sensational night only, cabaret legend Dusty Limits graced the stage of a very chilly Republic venue on Brighton’s seafront. 

Interview: BODIED

Interview: BODIED

As Brighton Fringe gears up for 2016, Broadway Baby offers a preview of the shows, the people and the world that is Brighton Fringe. 

Brighton Insider - HYSTERICAL

Brighton Insider - HYSTERICAL

With their award-winning show opening this weekend at The Warren's Main Stage, we've been talking to Artistic Director Karis Halsall to find out what HYSTERICAL is all about 

Stockhausen's 'Inori' with Alain Louafi

Stockhausen's 'Inori' with Alain Louafi

Stockhausen’s Inori is an incredibly intense show. 

Echoes

Echoes

Floating down from Scotland, the Gilded Balloon, one of Edinburgh Fringe’s biggest venues, has brought a show of such magnitude onto its unsuspecting Brighton audiences that the … 

Road to the Fringe - Captain Morgan and the Sands of Time

Road to the Fringe - Captain Morgan and the Sands of Time

Our panel of judges were unanimous in voting Captain Morgan as the winner of the 2015 Broadway Baby Bobby award at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe. 

Interview: Decameron

Interview: Decameron

As Brighton Fringe gears up for 2016, Broadway Baby offers a preview of the shows, the people and the world that is Brighton Fringe. 

Groomed
BOBBY WINNER

Groomed

Groomed is an incredibly difficult show to watch but such a necessary one. 

Road to the Fringe - Memories of a Lullaby with Saras Feijoo

Road to the Fringe - Memories of a Lullaby with Saras Feijoo

Memories of a Lullaby is a one woman show about Saras' experiences growing up in Venezuela. 

Interview: An Old Fashioned Girl

Interview: An Old Fashioned Girl

A beautiful show incorporating theatre, live music and song. 

​Brighton Insider - Dance and Physical Theatre

​Brighton Insider - Dance and Physical Theatre

Numerous award-winning companies will be joining us again at this year at Brighton Fringe in the ever astounding Dance and Physical Theatre category. 

​Brighton Insider- Cabaret and Circus

​Brighton Insider- Cabaret and Circus

Roll up! Roll up! Roll up those lacy stockings and take a sneak peek into the debaucherous and downright entertaining world of Brighton Fringe cabaret and circus. 

​Interview: Nietzsche, women and I

​Interview: Nietzsche, women and I

A comedy about German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche and his troubled relationship with women wowed audiences at the Leicester Comedy Festival. 

Road to the Fringe - Through the eyes of a technician

Road to the Fringe - Through the eyes of a technician

Ever wondered who works behind the scenes at Brighton Fringe? We've been talking to sound designer and technician Daniel Stevens to find out what he's been up to this festival. 

Brighton Insider - Help! I think I Might Be Fabulous

Brighton Insider - Help! I think I Might Be Fabulous

A protégé of David Hoyle and Dickie Beau, Alfie Ordinary is about to dive in head first with his inaugural solo performance Help! I think I Might Be Fabulous. 

Interview: Madame Señorita: ¿Who are Tú?

Interview: Madame Señorita: ¿Who are Tú?

As Brighton Fringe gears up for 2016, Broadway Baby offers an insight into the shows, the people and the world that is Brighton Fringe. 

Brighton Insider - MorbidAbnormalMe

Brighton Insider - MorbidAbnormalMe

We are Shea and Nora! Two Canadian gals who fell into deep creative love in France at Ecole Philippe Gaulier. 

Road to the Fringe - The Marlborough Theatre

Road to the Fringe - The Marlborough Theatre

A key Brighton Fringe venue, The Marlborough is located in one of the oldest public houses in the city. 

Road to the Fringe - Through the eyes of a producer

Road to the Fringe - Through the eyes of a producer

A well seasoned Brighton-Fringer, Rosie Blackwell-Sutton certianly has her hands full this year producing her own show as well as marketing three interestnig performances. 

Brighton Insider - The Marked

Brighton Insider - The Marked

As puppetry becomes ever more popular with Fringe goers around the world, we decided to speak to London-based Theatre Temoin to find out more about their gritty tale of trouble and... 

Brighton Insider: Garden

Brighton Insider: Garden

Working 9 to 5 is no way to make a living for Lucy, a disillusioned officer worker from London. 

Brighton Insider: The Warren

Brighton Insider: The Warren

Back to inhabit the grounds of St Peter’s church, this festival within a festival will play host to a whopping 162 shows this Fringe and here at Broadway Baby we are completely s... 

Road to the Fringe - Lamb Comedy

Road to the Fringe - Lamb Comedy

For this year’s Brighton Fringe, Broadway Baby Editor Beth Troakes has been on the hunt to for the insider information as our performers, venue mangers, programmers, press team... 

Brighton Insider: Sweet Venues Preview

Brighton Insider: Sweet Venues Preview

Back again with two new spaces at the Waterfront Hotel on King’s Road, Sweet Venues promises a line-up of scintillating theatre, eye watering comedy, risqué cabaret and more liv... 

​Brighton Insider: Workshops

​Brighton Insider: Workshops

Don’t let the performers have all the fun this Fringe! If you want to join in on the action Brighton Fringe has an excellent line-up of workshops, from creative to family-fun. 

Punning Linguist

Punning Linguist

Heart-wrenching, harrowing, ill-fated, anguished; these words would not at all be out of place in a review of a Shakespearian tragedy but alas, this was no evening of star crosse… 

Thirst of The Salt Mountain

Thirst of The Salt Mountain

Taking on Romanian playwright Marin Sorescu’s Thirst of the Salt Mountain was never going to be an easy task and unfortunately, on this occasion, Squall + Frenzy weren’t quit… 

Stitch It!
BOBBY WINNER

Stitch It!

There aren’t enough positive accolades in the English language to describe how utterly magnificent this piece of physical theatre is. 

David Hoyle

David Hoyle

For those who haven’t seen David Hoyle perform before, throw out your preconceptions and definitely expect the unexpected; for David is not your typical drag queen, and I’m s… 

All Creatures: Art Exhibition by Graham Carter

All Creatures: Art Exhibition by Graham Carter

An absolutely wonderful exhibition presented by Ink_d Gallery, on North Road, of Graham Carter’s “Alphamals” is family friendly and a highlight of this Fringe’s visual ar… 

Vlad the Impaler

Vlad the Impaler

With playwright Richard Crane, of National Theatre and Royal Court fame, being accompanied by director Faynia Williams (National Theatre Mongolia & Romania) and not forgetting b… 

And The Devil May Drag You Under

And The Devil May Drag You Under

Unfortunately, I had slightly misled myself in preparation for this show. 

Dead At Last, No More Air

Dead At Last, No More Air

This was by far one of the most outstandingly bizarre pieces of theatre I have ever seen; I am still not entirely sure what I actually witnessed, but I know that I liked it. 

FishHead

FishHead

Don’t let the title put you off. 

About a Heist

About a Heist

At least the actors learned their lines well (which you kind of expect from an actor), so this isn’t really much of a compliment but it’s always good to start on a positive. 

Tatterhood and Kebab.

Tatterhood and Kebab.

Expect the unexpected? It turns out if you arrive completely unprepared, armed with just the title of the show at hand and no prior expectations at all, that is when you will see t… 

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

If rock musicals fronted by nearly-transgender, furiously lamenting drama queens are your thing, then this is definitely the show for you and if they aren’t, I highly recommend s… 

Krapp's Last Tape

Krapp's Last Tape

A marvellously vulgar performance of Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape was performed upstairs at The Lectern last night, by the absolutely faultless Aidan Stephenson. 

No Man's Land

No Man's Land

A play littered with second guessing, false pretences and a lot of alcohol would be the most apt generalisation of Brighton Little Theatre’s- or should that be Harold Pinter’s-… 

A Little Nonsense

A Little Nonsense

“A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men”. 

Kin

Kin

Following a journey into intense relationships, friendship and loss, this tale of two cities remarkably takes place within just one setting, London. 

Wild Horses

Wild Horses

Tucked away in its own little world of mayhem, Wild Horses, hosted by West Hill Community Centre may well be one of the strangest experiences of this year’s Fringe.