The Room in the Elephant

The Room in the Elephant

“Meta, self-referential bullshit” – the play’s words, not mine. 

Both Worlds

Both Worlds

Tom Allen is a sharp, incisive comedian whose talent exceeds his fame. 

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

George Orwell’s classic allegory about the Russian Revolution is a serious political satire in children’s wrapping paper. 

Brainchild

Brainchild

I’m not sure what I saw on Sunday. 

Everything That's Wrong with the Universe

Everything That's Wrong with the Universe

It’s risky for a comedian to structure her set around things she doesn’t like. 

All Change

All Change

All Change is a short, minimalistic play about old age, dementia and father-daughter relationships. 

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

Although it took some time for the praise to surface, Fawlty Towers is now recognized as one of the most acclaimed British sitcoms of all time. 

Hitch

Hitch

As somebody who, for better or worse, spent more than three months studying Alfred Hitchcock – probably, I mention for introductory flair, history’s most famous director – I … 

EastEnd Cabaret: Dirty Talk

EastEnd Cabaret: Dirty Talk

A review of EastEnd Cabaret seems almost redundant nowadays, given the number of years that these two girls have prevailed in the Fringe circuit. 

Anthropoetry

Anthropoetry

Anthropoetry was, in a line, a spoken word event with a live musical backdrop that used the body as its modus operandi. 

Elf Lyons is a Pervert

Elf Lyons is a Pervert

I’m gonna put it out there - in spite of the attention-grabbing title, I don’t think Elf Lyons is a pervert. 

Cocktail Masterclass

Cocktail Masterclass

Cocktail Masterclass. 

Neuroscience and the Interpretation of Dreams

Neuroscience and the Interpretation of Dreams

Published in 1899, ‘The Interpretation of Dreams’ was perhaps Sigmund Freud’s first major work, preceding the likes of ‘The Psychopathology of Everyday Life’ and ‘Three… 

A Celebration of Nonsense Poetry

A Celebration of Nonsense Poetry

To be read in a key that bridges the major and minor temperaments Hello there, good day to you,Good day from Broadway Baby too. 

The Well

The Well

‘Pretentious’ - the word that haunts all corners of conceptual art, the offensive fallback of the Philistines and the impatient. 

Foodies Festival Brighton

Foodies Festival Brighton

Now making its third appearance on Hove Lawns, the Foodies Festival is steadily becoming an established name on the Fringe circuit. 

Dining, Dandies and Decadence: Sex, Syphilis and Sugarcraft in Regency Brighton

Dining, Dandies and Decadence: Sex, Syphilis and Sugarcraft in Regency Brighton

As both a successful actor and biographer, Ian Kelly possesses the charm and expertise required to be a good lecturer. 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest is one of the most widely performed plays of all time; a likely candidate for any fringe catalogue. 

Dr Frankenstein's Travelling Freak Show

Dr Frankenstein's Travelling Freak Show

First, allow me to vent my admiration for this show with mindless superlatives: Fantastic. 

If I ruled the World

If I ruled the World

If I Ruled the World is a 20-minute, interactive audio performance set in Brighton Station. 

The Moscow State Circus

The Moscow State Circus

My evening had not got off to a good start. 

Pique

Pique

Pique is a multiform exhibition about the modern obsession with beauty and its potentially devastating impact upon self-esteem. 

Vive Le Cabaret!

Vive Le Cabaret!

Vive Le Cabaret is a variety performance with a variety of class.