Brighton Fringe / Cabaret and Variety

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SHIFT

SHIFT

Barely Methodical Troupe defy definition; their circus skills, acrobatics, dance and highly physical theatre are astounding and take them beyond categorisation. The physicality of this performance alone was beyond belief as they launched each other across The Old Market with ease… 

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Earnest & Wilde: Let's Face the Music (and Franz)
Earnest & Wilde: Let's Face the Music (and Franz)

Another triumphant show from Ciadhra McGuire and Erik Igelström or, as they’re better known on stage, Earnest and Wilde… 

As a Tiger in the Jungle
As a Tiger in the Jungle

On a still springtime evening, there are few better things to do than to take a trip to the Brighton Open Air Theatre… 

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams
Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

Providing a frequently gasp inducing evening of entertainment, Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams perfect for any and all… 

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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 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. 

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The Brighton Fringe Marketing Guide
The Brighton Fringe Marketing Guide

Broadway Baby Publisher, Pete Shaw, offers a comprehensive guide to marketing your show at the Brighton Fringe with tips on budgets, creating a press release, social media and branding. 

Interviews See More

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. But when the props get the upper hand, frantic hilarity ensues. We find out why there’s plenty for adults to enjoy and the kids have a really good laugh. 

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​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 scene. 

​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: 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. 

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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… 

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KANADA
KANADA

It is through strong, poetic and militant images that we will take you on a journey through the second largest country in the world… 

Ladies and a Gentleman
Ladies and a Gentleman

Dömur og herra, Ladies and a Gentleman, is a burlesque group with its base in Kramhúsið Dance Studio in Reykjavik where they studied Burlesque with the mother of the Icelandic Cabaret scene, Margrét Erla Maack, and guest professors such as Jezebel Express, Maine Attraction, Chris Harder, Gal Friday and Peekabo Pointe to name but a few… 

Bubble and Squeeze
Bubble and Squeeze

The Amazing Bubble Man with accordion diva, Jet Black Pearl (Squeezebox and Beats) with a new stunning spectacle of bubble-based entertainment with cabaret-style theatre and music for a grown-up audience…