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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. However, he wants you to believe he’s unlucky. It’s the Busé curse, you see. Their family motto (How very Game of Thrones) is basically Murphy’s Law: If it can go wrong for the Busés, then it will go wrong for the Busés… 

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All Things Brighton Beautiful
All Things Brighton Beautiful

Styling itself as a 'heartfelt and hilarious musical tribute' to the city of Brighton, All Things Brighton Beautiful utterly triumphs as a celebration of everything we love about living in this seaside city… 

Birds: Pluck
Birds: Pluck

The beginning of Birds: Pluck was a little lacklustre, with some predictable humour used to introduce the piece, only rousing a couple of laughs… 

Vulvarine: A New Musical
Vulvarine: A New Musical

Vulvarine is the superhero movie that all teenage girls were missing when they grew up. This mad musical comedy is the latest production from Fat Rascal, an incredibly talented group of ‘movers, shakers and musical comedy makers’ whose inventive shows keep Fringe goers coming back year after year… 

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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 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... 

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. 

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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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The Penultimate Destiny of New Londinium

The Penultimate Destiny of New Londinium

What would the past look like if the future had happened sooner? The Ministry of Unplanned Occurrences presents The Penultimate Destiny of New Londinium, a steam-powered story inspired by the worlds created by Neil Gaiman, Jules Verne and HG Wells… 

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Bread & Geller
Bread & Geller

Step aside Ricky and Bianca, there's a new duo in town… Join runners-up of Sketch Off! 2018 and professional mega mates, Bread and Geller* for an "exuberant" (Chortle) hour of observational sketch, character comedy and musical parody… 

Telling Stories
Telling Stories

As heard on BBC Radio 4 Extra, Scottish stand-up comedian Sezar Alkassab brings his storytelling comedy style with silly stories and provocative punchlines to the Brighton Fringe… 

Guy Wah: Triggered
Guy Wah: Triggered

In a world where people lose their shit over everything from politics to pineapple on pizza, Guy wonders if we’ve lost track of what makes us human…