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The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

We lucked out! On the day we saw The Jungle Book, the sun was high in the sky. The weather was stunning (and hot almost to the point of being oppressive) but that’s the gamble you have to take when booking in at the BOAT. It’s an elemental experience, much like being on the high seas, or in the Asian jungle… 

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BREXIT
BREXIT

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

Four Thieves Vinegar
Four Thieves Vinegar

The plague. Prison. Death. With themes like this, Four Thieve Vinegar hardly seems like a jolly play to see on a sun filled day in Brighton’s very own Rialto Theatre… 

Grant Busé: Touché Busé
Grant Busé: Touché Busé

Grant Busé is blessed with classical good looks, musical talent and a flair for making things funny… 

News See More

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 

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Brighton Fringe postponed until September/October 2020
Brighton Fringe postponed until September/October 2020

The Brighton Fringe, the largest arts festival in England today announced the event this year will b... 

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... 

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... 

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Brighton Fringe: Top 10 Stand-Ups You Shouldn’t Miss:

Brighton Fringe: Top 10 Stand-Ups You Shouldn’t Miss:

Renowned for its comedy, Brighton Fringe is the perfect time to discover brand new talents. Here’s our guide to stand-ups you’d be totally crazy to miss. 

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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 Top 10 Stand-Up Shows
Brighton Fringe Top 10 Stand-Up Shows

Brighton is a lovely place. Gorgeous beach, beautiful people and a fabulous nightlife. For the month of May it also offers the largest open access festival in England... 

Win a £150 ad package in our Brighton Fringe Twitter Compo
Win a £150 ad package in our Brighton Fringe Twitter Compo

If you're taking a show to Brighton Fringe this year you want some free advertising, don't you? Sure you do... 

Interviews See More

Interview: Melancholy

Interview: Melancholy

Brighton Fringe award winners, Certain Dark Things, invite you to spiral down the stairs to the world of the inventor. Consumed by grief, he undertakes work on his biggest creation yet, his lost wife… but at what cost? 

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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: 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 Grand Council of Fascism meets to discuss the deposition of Benito Mussolini. 

​Interview: Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying
​Interview: Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying

German theatre isn't well known outside Germany. In fact it's probably not that well known inside Germany... 

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Anytime The Wind Can Change

Anytime The Wind Can Change

This autumn, The New Shadow Cabinet and BOAT bring you an intimate, firelit evening of music and folklore. 

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Caravan of Love
Caravan of Love

A newlywed couple find themselves in a caravan honeymoon in the West of Ireland. 

The Tragedy of Dorian Gray
The Tragedy of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde’s classic tale moves to the 1960s where the world has changed and London is swinging. 

Lachlan Werner: What A Doll! Brighton Fringe
Lachlan Werner: What A Doll! Brighton Fringe

What happens when a 90-something year old kitschy charlatan and a post-millennial ventriloquist host a British daytime TV show?Lachlan Werner (19-year-old Gaulier graduate) seeks the answer in a new, entirely unrehearsed cabaret which promises subversive shambolic fun…