Registration Opens for Brighton Fringe 2021

Registration Opens for Brighton Fringe 2021

With the setbacks of 2020 (hopefully) behind us, Brighton Fringe is accepting applications for their 2021 festival. Running 7 May - 6 June, registration close on 19 February, 2021 

Smoking Gun

Smoking Gun

A dodgy MP, a new and potentially dangerous drug and a mysterious whistle-blower. 

BREXIT

BREXIT

If someone were to ask me what BREXIT (the show) was all about, I’d find it difficult to sum it up in a few words. 

Smashing

Smashing

Smashing the hetero-patriarchy with occasional assistance from the audience, Annabelszki provided a smorgasbord of stand-up, sketch comedy and spoken word to an appreciative audien… 

Brighton Fringe 2019 Kicks Off with a Bang

Brighton Fringe 2019 Kicks Off with a Bang

Back with a bang, Brighton Fringe 2019 launches today with a spectacular firework display at Fringe hub, The Warren, which has relocated to Victoria Gardens following the roadworks... 

Mistress to the Midnight

Mistress to the Midnight

It was the well-designed poster, an excellent homage to Hammer Horror films from the past, that caught my eye and had me take darkened alleyways, hustle past begging urchins and gi… 

Margo & Mr Whatsit

Margo & Mr Whatsit

Exciting, emotional and, most importantly, entertaining, Margo and Mr Whatsit is the tale of eight-and-a-half-year-old Sophia and her imaginary friend Mr Whatsit, an inseparable du… 

Sweet Venues expands for Brighton Fringe 2018

Sweet Venues expands for Brighton Fringe 2018

As one of the heavy hitters at Brighton Fringe, Sweet Venues have announced they doubling their number of spaces in 2018 with two new venues. 

Half Baked

Half Baked

It’s rare when the title of a show manages to effectively review itself. 

Brighton Fringe Broadway Bobby Award Winner Announced

Brighton Fringe Broadway Bobby Award Winner Announced

Another stellar year of entertainment at Brighton Fringe has once again made choosing the winner of the coveted Broadway Bobby incredibly difficult. 

Brighton Fringe: Something For The Opening Weekend

Brighton Fringe: Something For The Opening Weekend

May Bank Holiday weekend can only mean one thing; Brighton Fringe is almost upon us. 

Brighton Fringe: Top 10 Hidden Gems

Brighton Fringe: Top 10 Hidden Gems

Last week saw 10 shows that will be selling out shortly, this week brings 10 shows that might be currently flying under the radar, but not for very much longer. 

Brighton Fringe: 10 Shows to Book Before They Sell-Out

Brighton Fringe: 10 Shows to Book Before They Sell-Out

With Easter on the horizon it’s time to turn attention to Brighton Fringe with a look at some shows that are likely to sell out. Book early – you have been warned. 

Fried Mind Show: David Terrence

Fried Mind Show: David Terrence

Start with a few cold-reading tricks, dash in some sleight of hand, add in a heavy dose of comedy on top and you’ve got the recipe to make any mind-reading show come out well. 

Brighton Fringe Announces 2017 Programme

Brighton Fringe Announces 2017 Programme

Comedy from Jerry Sadowitz, mime from Trygve Wakensha and music from U. 

Bram Stoker's Dracula

Bram Stoker's Dracula

Sink your teeth into this immersive performance of Dracula from Brief Hiatus, which takes audiences on a tour of Preston Manor through dimly lit corridors and opulent dining halls… 

Wait until Dark

Wait until Dark

Wait until Dark is a claustrophobic thriller which finds increasingly clever ways to complicate the limited single setting of a basement apartment. 

Bobby Awards Shortlist Announced for Brighton

Bobby Awards Shortlist Announced for Brighton

After hundreds of shows, thousands of performers and a month of the most exciting shows from around the corner and around the world, Brighton Fringe is almost over. 

Something for the Weekend: Brighton Fringe 21-22 May

Something for the Weekend: Brighton Fringe 21-22 May

It’s the halfway point for Brighton Fringe and there are still hundreds of shows left to see. 

Runts

Runts

To bully or be bullied? That is the question. 

​Interview: Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying

​Interview: Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying

German theatre isn't well known outside Germany. 

​Interview: Gran Consiglio (Mussolini)

​Interview: Gran Consiglio (Mussolini)

A smash hit at the 2015 Prague Fringe, this is the portrayal of a complex man who thought of himself as a genius and ended up being a clown in the eyes of the world as The Gra... 

​Something for the Weekend

​Something for the Weekend

Weekends are when Brighton Fringe truly comes alive. 

Captain Morgan and The Sands of Time

Captain Morgan and The Sands of Time

An adventure set on the high seas that is story-telling at its very finest. 

​Interview: The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon

​Interview: The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon

Exploring humanity’s eternal fascination with the skies through the eyes of this playful and dynamic young ensemble, The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon is a dark, Tim Burton... 

Interview: The Tim Bat Trick Show

Interview: The Tim Bat Trick Show

Gentleman Juggler and unwitting clown Tim Bat performs his impressive repertoire of amazing tricks with aplomb. 

Interview: Un-titled

Interview: Un-titled

Katy Matthews tells us about Un-titled, her play about art, told by art. 

​Interview: Birthday in Suburbia

​Interview: Birthday in Suburbia

Ally Cologna tells up about Birthday in Suburbia, a rich mixture of clown, dark comedy and rich visual imagery. 

​Interview: Twig the Pixie

​Interview: Twig the Pixie

Tom Veryzer talks to us about his pixie-fuelled comedy riot packed with adventure, mischief, stand-up comedy and storytelling and leaves us wondering exactly was a fun-splosio... 

​Interview: Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

​Interview: Elsie Diamond: The Sensible Dresser

Elsie Diamond, international burlesque performer, compere and singer, presents her one woman show, and talks to us about vintage looks, a bygone era and her famous erotic sewing sc... 

​Interview: How Eva Von Schnippisch Single-Handedly Won WW2

​Interview: How Eva Von Schnippisch Single-Handedly Won WW2

Eva tells a comedic story of love, frankfurters, the other Eva and de-bunks the bunker story once and for all. 

​Interview: Ballistic

​Interview: Ballistic

Inspired by Elliot Rodger’s manifesto, Ballistic is a one-man tour-de-force about the life of a loner & the vulnerabilities & violent capabilities of a young man today. 

​Interview: Involuntary Noises: The Songs of Jody Trehy

​Interview: Involuntary Noises: The Songs of Jody Trehy

Shortlisted for the Brighton Award for Excellence at the Edinburgh Fringe 2015, Jody Trehy talks about singing, 12 foot tall alien lizards and never leaving your wallet off-stage 

Interview: It's Okay I'm Dealing With It

Interview: It's Okay I'm Dealing With It

Award winning, comedic dance-theatre duo present their new show and we’ve been talking to them to find out a little bit more. 

​Interview: Somewhere Under the Rainbow: The Liza Minnelli Story

​Interview: Somewhere Under the Rainbow: The Liza Minnelli Story

West End performer, Sharon Sexton, stars as broadway legend Liza Minnelli recounting tales, secrets and blasting through her famous hits. 

Peter Antoniou: Happy Medium

Peter Antoniou: Happy Medium

Charming, comedic cold-reading coupled with misdirection and mind-reading in a show that entertains without breaking new boundaries. 

​Interview: Just a Few Words

​Interview: Just a Few Words

Nye Russell-Thompson invites you to take a look into the mind of a man who stammers in this dark comedy that was nominated for a Total Theatre award at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe. 

News - Brighton Fringe Opening

News - Brighton Fringe Opening

After months of waiting, Brighton Fringe opened its doors last night with the launches of three major venues. 

​Interview: High as Sugar

​Interview: High as Sugar

A one man musical about a trans woman in 1970s NYC. This is Tanner Efinger's new play receives its world premiere at Brighton Fringe. 

Interview: Blooming Surprise

Interview: Blooming Surprise

Set in an airport, Blooming Surprise takes you on an unexpected journey into your heart, where hope blooms, ever fresh. 

​Interview: Transgendered Shakespeare

​Interview: Transgendered Shakespeare

On his 400th anniversary, can Shakespeare help a father and child explore each other’s worlds? We talked to Rory and Simon Waterfield discussing how the bard inspired their ... 

​Interview: The Cunning Mr Lingus

​Interview: The Cunning Mr Lingus

Lorraine Mullaney is an experienced writer and journalist whose last show was shortlisted for New Writing South's Best New Play award. She talks to us about her latest dark comedy. 

Interview: Tony Roberts - Card Magic

Interview: Tony Roberts - Card Magic

Captivating close-up magic from this charming, comedic magician. 

Interview: Writing to Harvey Keitel

Interview: Writing to Harvey Keitel

Matt Green once spent six hours in a car with Harvey Keitel. 

Brighton Insider- Republic

Brighton Insider- Republic

This year marks the dawn of Republic. 

Interview: Baby Disco Dance Hall

Interview: Baby Disco Dance Hall

We talk to the kid-rocking, dance-loving DJ Monski Mouse about her disco-dancing extravaganza perfect for under fives (and their parents too) 

Brighton Insider: Comedy at the Fringe

Brighton Insider: Comedy at the Fringe

With close to 300 different comedy shows at the Brighton Fringe, you might find yourself a bit over-whelmed by the choice. 

Brighton Insider: Opening Night Highlights

Brighton Insider: Opening Night Highlights

Brighton Fringe’s month long arts festival kicks off this Friday, 6 May, with several unmissable shows and a spectacular fireworks display at The Warren. 

Brighton Insider: Just For Kids

Brighton Insider: Just For Kids

Need something to keep the kids occupied this half-term? Looking for shows that suit parents and kids alike? We’ve trawled Brighton Fringe and discovered some perfect shows for 4... 

Brighton Insider: 10 tips for the Fringe

Brighton Insider: 10 tips for the Fringe

Hundreds of shows, thousands of performers and one unique city. 

Dukebox seeks performers for Open Mic during Fringe

Dukebox seeks performers for Open Mic during Fringe

The Dukebox Theatre are looking for a plethora of Open Mic Brighton based performers to grace their stage this Brighton Fringe. 

New festival launched in Brighton

New festival launched in Brighton

Expectantly waiting for the Brighton Fringe? Then we’ve got the perfect antidote. 

Unmissable shows at Brighton Fringe this year

Unmissable shows at Brighton Fringe this year

Brighton Fringe has officially launched. 

Bigger and better than ever: Brighton Fringe 2016

Bigger and better than ever: Brighton Fringe 2016

Comedy from Max and Ivan, music from Cassetteboy and DJ Rubbish, cabaret from Le Gateau Chocolate and world premieres galore are among the many highlights at the 2016 Brighton Frin... 

Would Like To Meet

Would Like To Meet

A show aimed squarely at the date-night crowd that’s silly and fun, providing its mainly female audience with plenty of laughs in this charming production. 

Brave new venture for Underbelly in Hong Kong

Brave new venture for Underbelly in Hong Kong

The iconic purple cow makes its first trip overseas and has taken up residency at the harbour front in Hong Kong.