Ivan has done everything he was meant to do.
Michael McEvoys’s tight re-telling of the story of the fierce young heroine Antigone weaves together all three of Sophocles’s Theban plays into an intimate and impactful solo p…
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is 200 years old and yet the universality of the novel’s core message keeps her creation in the very centre of popular culture.
On paper – cartographical paper by preference – this is the sort of show that is the heart of fringe theatre.
As guilty pleasures go, a dose of Austen is probably as guilt free as they come.
There comes an awkward point in some friendships when going to the pub is no longer quite enough entertainment.
When choosing the most
appropriate art form to explain statistical significance, Dan
Attfield settled on hip-hop as having the most educational value.
Some people might think
that setting the Battle of Stalingrad to Britney Spears’ Baby One More Time is
somewhat trivialising the matter.
to know how to recognise the occult in your child? How to be vigilant for signs of Satan? Hoping for practical tips to drive the Devil out? This is the educational lecture for you.
Fandango, the Kids with Beards allege, means party.
‘Where are we going Admiral Ox?’ asks the starry eyed, young space farmer who is really the secret son of an evil galactic overlord with special powers.
Have you been more naughty or more nice this year? Are you sure?A company of gentlemanly vagabonds introduce themselves with a reminder to relax before the “Art” starts.
Sometimes you stumble on a stand-up so freshly funny that you remember why you started liking unknown comedy shows in the first place.
Taking a much loved pop culture reference point is always a sure fire way to fill seats.
Forget lovable rogues and artful dodgers, this uncomfortable monologue tells the true story of a London awash with criminal gangs in the interwar years.
There is going to be a lot of trouble for everyone when the Swan Liberation Army finally achieve emancipation and turn the United Kingdom into an totalitarian Swan state.
“Swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.
Imperial China, with its exotic riches and intrigues, remains as compelling to audiences today as it did in the early part of the 20th century, when the Princess Der Ling toured he…
Being read to by
another person is one of life’s great pleasures, doubly so when it is the
author doing the reading.
Quite why Mawaan Rizwan describes himself as a Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate remains
a bit of a mystery throughout the show.
bustled and barged out of the way on entering the theatre was a novel
experience as a bucket hat, backpack and zip up hoody darted past the queue to
desperately claim his …
Playful pink lighting, red velvet drapes, glittery fixtures
and wooden circus seats - entering the Brighton Spiegeltent screams ‘Showtime!’
Come Fly With Me is a charming,
Bubbling with energy and wit, Athena Kugblenu shares with us her opinions and musings on just about every topic you might need to navigate life as a British millennial.
Pulling up a stool in
front of the intimate, softly lit stage down in the basement of Komedia, reminiscent
of so many NYC music venues, the audience and I settled in to enjoy the…
Although you may well have some early misgivings, Helen is a show to persevere with.
Written when he was
nearly 70 years old, Arthur Miller’s Broken
Glass, had been in his mind’s development ever since his marriage to
Marilyn Monroe ended shortly before her deat…
Gathering the audience in the street and
lining them up against a wall may be a slightly alarming start, but Jolie Booth
proceeds to weave a visualisation so utterly convincing, …
Wake is an original new work written and
directed by Kevin Wilson who has brought his company over from the Isle of
Wight for their first ever Fringe and indeed first foray off t…
‘Brighton looks like
a town helping the police with their enquiries’ quotes our white-coated guide
at the top of the stairs in Brighton Town hall and raises a laugh as she
Ascending the back stairs of the Marlborough to be greeted by the towering and magnificently coiffed Dr Sharon Husbands, doesn’t quite give an accurate taste of what follows.
Stamp is a
ridiculous, riotous ripping up of the rule book for examining gender binaries.
re-staging of The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios is a monumentally ambitious
endeavor and musically, it achieves magnificently.
Postlethwaite is a likeable stage presence whose
manifestation of five deliciously dark women creates some very funny moments.
Any production of The Perfect Murder, Peter James’ bestselling novella set in
Brighton, was always going to generate interest in its hometown.
Mike Bartlett’s beautifully worded imagining of a constitutional
crisis without a constitution invites us to witness the starkness of the Royal
Family stripped bare whilst presen…
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