Last Rehearsal

Last Rehearsal

A new piece of work by a new BAME theatre ensemble The Last Company Theatre, Last Rehearsal is written and directed by Chilean Maria Jose Andrade. 

FAUX
BOBBY WINNER

FAUX

The team behind FAUX, presented by Loose-Locked, is large and impressive. 

Ensonglopedia of British History

Ensonglopedia of British History

I had no idea what to expect from John Hinton’s Ensonglopedia of British History. 

Sary

Sary

We’re in Sussex, somewhere on the Downs, in the 1800s. 

Mary Blandy's Gallows Tree

Mary Blandy's Gallows Tree

Based on actual historical events, Mary Blandy’s Gallows Tree is a one-woman play that charts the last hour(s) of Mary Blandy as she awaits the gallows in Oxford Prison in 1752, … 

KING LEAR

KING LEAR

Hands up anyone who was bored rigid by studying Shakespeare at school. 

Individual Medley

Individual Medley

There is a long history of female performers and theatre-makers who mine their personal experience to create autobiographical monologues exploring their (female) identity. 

Simon Munnery: The Wreath

Simon Munnery: The Wreath

Plays, and other kinds of performance, may have many functions, but stand-up comedy has only one. 

Father Of Lies

Father Of Lies

Sweet finish this year’s well-curated Brighton HorrorFest with the interesting Father of Lies, written and originally performed by Sasha Roberts and Tom Worsley. 

Unburied

Unburied

It was with some trepidation that I entered the auditorium to see Unburied, presented by Hermetic Arts – not least because their website states, amongst other things, that 'H… 

Fear Itself

Fear Itself

Danse Macabre Productions consists of a trio of graduates of the University of York with a weakness for the horror genre. 

Boxman

Boxman

We see homeless people every day in Brighton, on the street and in our parks, trying to build a ‘home’ out of the small number of possessions with which they surround themselve… 

BOY

BOY

There is a bit of a buzz around BOY. 

Hamlet?

Hamlet?

Probably William Shakespeare’s most famous play and possibly his greatest, Hamlet has long been a target for comedy. 

The Ealing Inheritance

The Ealing Inheritance

The Ealing Inheritance is a comic tale of intrigue, gold-digging and dastardly dissimulation reminiscent of many an Ealing comedy - hence the double meaning of the play’s witty t… 

Big Berg

Big Berg

Eleanor Westbrook embodies what I love about the Fringe. 

Waiting for Curry

Waiting for Curry

The opening premise of Twilight Theatre’s Waiting for Curry, written and directed by Susanne Crosby, runs thus: Rob and his wife Chris have invited their friends Phil and Sue ove… 

I Married An Alien Card Sharp

I Married An Alien Card Sharp

I’ve always been partial to a bit of prestidigitation. 

Brawn

Brawn

We all want to look good, don’t we? Everybody likes to feel attractive. 

The Spark Factory

The Spark Factory

One of a series of seven one-night-stands of experimental theatre, How Disabled Are You? is curated by theatre co-operative Spun Glass Theatre under the heading of The Spark Factor… 

The Laud of The Rings

The Laud of The Rings

The Lord of the Rings (known as LOTR to the mega-fans) is one of my favourite books. 

Cinebra: Glenda & Rita

Cinebra: Glenda & Rita

Last time I looked, drag was a minority sport in gay bars, performed by men in frocks belting out mediocre ballads, lip-synching to pop songs, and generally being misogynistic. 

100 Ways to Tie a Shoe-Lace

100 Ways to Tie a Shoe-Lace

Cognitive dysfunction does not, perhaps, naturally strike us as a rich vein of humour.