Good Grief: Stories at 207 West 88th

Good Grief: Stories at 207 West 88th

Terriane Falcome offers a tour de force of writing and comedy, playing at the Theatre Box this Brighton Fringe. Good Grief: Stories at 207 West 88th is a series of loosely related monologues all taking place at the same New York City address and all dealing, in different ways, with a kind of grief... 

Longing, or Exile at Home

Longing, or Exile at Home

An Arab, a Jew, and a new immigrant take a voyage into memory, dramatising their personal stories. The daughter who returned to Berlin in her fathers’ footsteps, and now longs to go back to Israel, to where her father emigrated to save himself from the Holocaust... 

OUT

OUT

We are presented with two bodies: a loud Jamaican dance hall music and disco lights. As we enter The Marlborough we are not seated in the usual position. Instead we are on the stage and the performers are on the floor... 

In Debt We Trust

In Debt We Trust

Fusing stand-up, cabaret and live documentary, we go on a journey through that most deceptively fascinating of subjects - debt! With comedy vignettes (laughs), appearances from historical figures (laughs), and hard core social anthropology (no laughs - but hey! Learning is fun!) we’ll explore the historical relationship of debt within social institutions such as marriage, friendship, slavery, law, religion, war and, our old pal, austerity... 

Hats Off to Laurel and Hardy

Hats Off to Laurel and Hardy

The award-winning true story of the lives of the best-loved comedy duo of all-time. Uncannily similar to Stan and Ollie, and including live and film recreations, expect to laugh your socks off before having your heart broken... 

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee

What happens when a 25-year-old Norwegian girl travels alone through Europe together with refugees? Karen Houge, a Norwegian documentarist and Gaulier-trained actor, went to Lesvos and followed seven Syrian refugees from the beach and through Europe... 

Streamline Taxis: A Social History Since 1936

Streamline Taxis: A Social History Since 1936

A social history of Brighton & Hove's largest taxi company, formed by a group of drivers in 1936 using a brand new concept which changed the taxi industry all over England, spreading from Brighton & Hove to Portsmouth, Bristol, Nottingham and as far as Harrogate... 

Immigrant Diaries for Refugees - Sajeela Kershi & Guests

Immigrant Diaries for Refugees - Sajeela Kershi & Guests

Immigration, migrants, the refugee crisis; hot divisive topics of debate that have been blamed for Brexit, Trump, rise of hate crimes in the past year. How many are there? Why are they coming here? What do they want? And who exactly are these 'bloody foreigners’ anyway? Immigrant Diaries is a chance to come and hear some of those who chose to live and work on this marvelously multi-cultural island... 

Guerilla Aspies: the Show of the Book. Become Autistic.

Guerilla Aspies: the Show of the Book. Become Autistic.

Become autistic. The author of Guerilla Aspies - a neurotypical society infiltration manual - brings his unique and hilarious autism conversion show to Brighton. Audiences at Edinburgh Fringe, Dublin and around the UK have joined the new normal... 

Seven

Seven

For a topic that has become slightly worn in recent years and can easily slip into cliché, this was a very commendable take, using the extremely difficult device of verbatim performance... 

Always Be Rolling: How Board Games Can Change Your Life And Save The World

Always Be Rolling: How Board Games Can Change Your Life And Save The World

Award-winning comedian James Cook has read the back of the box and is ready to play. Won't you join him? "Wonderfully genuine, highly accessible and interesting" (Gigglebeats), "an hour better spent than playing Monopoly" (Chortle), "Brilliant, charming, very funny" (Richard Osman) 

I'm not Normal, I'm Normal

I'm not Normal, I'm Normal

This a short documentary film that raises awareness of mental health problems in today’s society with the subsequent intention of reducing the stigma associated with this ‘condition’... 

Four Seasons In Sound

Four Seasons In Sound

Imagine the sounds of the seasons transformed into music. Using only a sound recorder, composer Nikky French captures our lives, forging Spring's tone into a sonata and Autumn's fireworks into a concerto... 

Darius Davies: Road to Wrestlemania

Darius Davies: Road to Wrestlemania

At 18, despite weighing 10 stone and having no athletic ability, Darius decided to become a professional wrestler. A true story of teenage naivety, steroid use, and broken bones. "The story of following your dreams and having them crushed... 

Conductors' Unbecoming Scenes from Orchestral Life

Conductors' Unbecoming Scenes from Orchestral Life

Gavin Henderson regales first hand hilarious stories of the many conductors he has worked with: Stokowski, Otto Klemperer, Giulini, Svetlanov, Barbirolli, Sargent and Rattle amongst them. 

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Based on the true story of Crookshank’s time in the R.A.F. With over 5 million views on Channel 4 News and fresh from a five star run at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe. Best New Play, Best New Production, Best Actress and Best Director - Broadway World Award nominations... 

In Conversation with an Acid Bath Murderer

In Conversation with an Acid Bath Murderer

There can’t be a more perfect setting for In Conversation With An Acid Bath Murderer than the bowels of Brighton’s Town Hall, where 368 Theatre Company takes full advantage of the Old Police Cells Museum to stage this riveting production... 

Sajeela Kershi: Sharia's L.A.W (Little Asian Women)

Sajeela Kershi: Sharia's L.A.W (Little Asian Women)

Work-in-progress from multi-award-winner celebrating the kick-ass women in our families who stood the test of time despite obstacles via faith, family, culture or the time they lived in... 

Invisible Voices

Invisible Voices

A platform for Brighton's homeless to make their voices and stories heard during Brighton Fringe. Highlighting the plight but also the resilience as people get back on their feet with the help of prevention and recovery programmes... 

Streamline Taxis: A Social History

Streamline Taxis: A Social History

A social history of Brighton and Hove's largest taxi company, formed by a group of drivers in 1936 using a brand new concept which changed the taxi industry all over England, spreading from Brighton & Hove to Portsmouth, Bristol, Nottingham and as far as Harrogate. 

Damien by Aldyth Morris

Damien by Aldyth Morris

The story of Fr Damien, leper priest and patron saint of outcasts. In this passionate, one man show, Daniel Finlay channels the powerful stories of the challenges Damien experienced whilst caring for exiled lepers on a remote Hawaiian island in the 1870s until his own life was taken by the affliction. 

Plastic is Forever

Plastic is Forever

Jewellers dedicate their craft to transform our waste into desirable objects. This exhibition uses art, design and moving images to increase awareness of how the ocean environment is affected by what we throw away... 

George Douglas: The Unseen Archive

George Douglas: The Unseen Archive

A new exhibition from the archive of Brighton photographer, George Douglas. Working for titles such as ‘Life' and ‘Picture Post’ during the 50s and 60s, he captured everyone from celebrities to charladies, amassing a rich and diverse collection, much of which remained undiscovered for 60 years. 

Barbara

Barbara

Barbara Graham's case is a shocking miscarriage of justice and a declaration should be made by the Governor of the State of California to rectify this injustice, which stands to this day... 

Faces of Brighton: Photographic Exhibition Sponsored by Leaders

Faces of Brighton: Photographic Exhibition Sponsored by Leaders

What makes Brighton so special? It's not just its funky shops and the beach. It's the people, the performers, the musicians, the activists and the drag artists that make Brighton Brighton...