A new piece of work by a new BAME theatre ensemble The Last Company Theatre, Last Rehearsal is written and directed by Chilean Maria Jose Andrade.
The team behind FAUX, presented by Loose-Locked, is large and impressive.
I had no idea what to expect from John Hinton’s Ensonglopedia of British History.
Based on actual historical events, Mary Blandy’s Gallows Tree is a one-woman play that charts the last hour(s) of Mary Blandy as she awaits the gallows in Oxford Prison in 1752, …
Hands up anyone who was bored rigid by studying Shakespeare at school.
We’re in Sussex, somewhere on the Downs, in the 1800s.
There is a long history of female performers and theatre-makers who mine their personal experience to create autobiographical monologues exploring their (female) identity.
Plays, and other kinds of performance, may have many functions, but stand-up comedy has only one.
Sweet finish this year’s well-curated Brighton HorrorFest with the interesting Father of Lies, written and originally performed by Sasha Roberts and Tom Worsley.
It was with some trepidation that I entered the auditorium to see Unburied, presented by Hermetic Arts – not least because their website states, amongst other things, that 'H…
Danse Macabre Productions consists of a trio of graduates of the University of York with a weakness for the horror genre.
We see homeless people every day in Brighton, on the street and in our parks, trying to build a ‘home’ out of the small number of possessions with which they surround themselve…
There is a bit of a buzz around BOY.
The Ealing Inheritance is a comic tale of intrigue, gold-digging and dastardly dissimulation reminiscent of many an Ealing comedy - hence the double meaning of the play’s witty t…
Probably William Shakespeare’s most famous play and possibly his greatest, Hamlet has long been a target for comedy.
I’ve always been partial to a bit of prestidigitation.
We all want to look good, don’t we? Everybody likes to feel attractive.
The opening premise of Twilight Theatre’s Waiting for Curry, written and directed by Susanne Crosby, runs thus: Rob and his wife Chris have invited their friends Phil and Sue ove…
Eleanor Westbrook embodies what I love about the Fringe.
The Lord of the Rings (known as LOTR to the mega-fans) is one of my favourite books.
Last time I looked, drag was a minority sport in gay bars, performed by men in frocks belting out mediocre ballads, lip-synching to pop songs, and generally being misogynistic.
One of a series of seven one-night-stands of experimental theatre, How Disabled Are You? is curated by theatre co-operative Spun Glass Theatre under the heading of The Spark Factor…
Cognitive dysfunction does not, perhaps, naturally strike us as a rich vein of humour.