After extensive touring, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt settles in the daytime slots at the Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue this month.
Two complete round trips of the Inigo Jones-designed St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden are needed to cycle through Iris Theatre’s new, blood-soaked production of Shakespeare’s Juli…
“When I was very young, I had a dream that I could step inside any book and become part of the story.
This show, now an annual event at The Old Market, purports to bring together the best of Brighton’s puppetry scene.
It’s not often that I walk out of a theatre baffled, perplexed and a little angry, but that’s how I felt when I left Smoking Apples’ new production, The Wordcatcher.
“Ah dear Brighton.
Manuel is looking confused.
Chloé is locked out in Leytonstone in only her jimjams.
Playwrights do seem to love Albert Eistein.
Magicians, time travellers, and all-round spiffing chaps, Morgan and West are two fellows of the Victorian era who have somehow landed up in the Komedia Studio for the next few nig…
Jane Bom-Bane’s house/cafe/art gallery is a legendary Brighton hangout for anyone with an interest in the different.
Interweaving three separate but related stories, Mark Kydd’s new autobiographical performance tells, first and foremost, the tale of his growing up gay.
A comedy reviewer’s nightmare is an atypical gig.
‘Carry On meets Hilary Mantel’ is such a genius promotional tag line that it’s difficult to resist being drawn through the doors to this Reformation Rumble.
Let me introduce you to Blue the Puppet, Alamanda the Awkward Prawn, Toilet Duck Man, and Malcolm and Miranda, the Outsized Cushion Couple.
Onto the stage bursts an Oxford-boater chappy, a Miles Jupp-a-like, and a guy who’s wandered in from the production of Abigail’s Party playing next door.
One looks like a children’s TV presenter: all big beaming smiles and thumbs ups, with show tunes always just bubbling under.
From the moment the man pulls the trousers off the corpse lying in the coffin and puts them on himself, you realise this play is going to be irreverent.
“As well as being born gay, I was also born scared.
Dennis Potter’s small but disturbing play which intrudes on seven children larking about on a wartime summer’s day is now a staple of community theatre.
Sir Ian Bowler, Tory MP for Buckland and Ruttington, is angry and more than a little confused.
If you added together all the moments in your life when you felt totally free, totally happy, how many minutes would it add up to? And why are we always chasing these moments but n…
cLaRse, one of the free bits of the Brighton Fringe Fest, is tucked away in a room above the Temple Bar in Western Road.
I’ve lived in or near Brighton for decades now.
Belvedere, written by Ana-Maria Bamberger, is a short play that so wants to be an existential Russian short story that it hurts, and is so slight that if you took away the rather g…
What is a community centre for and, indeed, what makes up a community in the first place are the themes explored by Mayem Productions in their latest devised piece Better Days.
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