Mystery at Frankenstein Castle

Mystery at Frankenstein Castle

Time is of the essence as you and your newly formed team are transported to the authentically and adorned castle laboratory from which Victor Frankenstein has mysteriously disappeared on a terrible, stormy night... 

The Wild Man of Orford

The Wild Man of Orford

Orford, the Suffolk coast, 1167. A fisherman hauls up a mysterious catch: a scaly, glistening creature from the depths of the sea. Man or monster? Is the wild man barbaric or simply free from the constraints of society? A tale from English folklore, fusing puppetry and video projections with live action and music... 

Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael

Michael Fish, Svengali, Weather-guru & scourge to the meteorological Sanhedrin. A populist who challenges the Met Office with his breezy delivery to camera and outlandish beige-based wardrobe... 

Alana

Alana

Alana, a young recording artist, finds herself alone after the sudden death of her father. As if that would not be enough to deal with, she is set up for a new love and a drastically altered family tree as well... 

Séance

Séance

An exclusive and intimate event arrives in Brighton after its 2013 & 2014 sell-out Edinburgh Fringe runs. Twelve guests join Peter Antoniou for a thrilling and shocking adventure into the world of spirit contact... 

Peter Antoniou: Happy Medium

Peter Antoniou: Happy Medium

Award-winning comedian and mind reader, Peter Antoniou, brings his unique skill set to peer inside your head, fondle your frontal lobe and tickle your funny bone. Questions about life or the universe? Simply think of your question and Peter will look inside your head and provide an answer... 

El Hound de los Baskervilles

El Hound de los Baskervilles

Featuring 30 actors, dancers, certain goats and a donkey. Sadly, due to stringent British Customs over a matter of personal use of hand guns, 29 actors were unable to enter the UK. But be of good cheer - Olga Lucia from Bogota and the friend she made in immigration, Kathy Wong from Bangkok, are here to unfold the epic that is El Hound de los Baskervilles! Be terrified by the gigantic hound of hell that lurks in the sticky biodiversity of the tropical rainforest that is the Moor of the Dart! 

Alex Lacey is Killing Jim

Alex Lacey is Killing Jim

or 'The Show I Wrote As An Excuse To Gain Final Closure From My Failed (And Possibly Imaginary) Relationship With A Poor Unsuspecting Singer And Ensure My Audience Are Complicit In My Crime... 

Crushed

Crushed

London. 2010. When three university students join a student march they hope to have their voices heard, and change the future of the education system in the UK forever. But as the protest intensifies, they become lost in a violent storm... 

Talking in the Library

Talking in the Library

Talking in the Library follows four characters frequenting their public library, each with their own stories to tell. There is Derek, the rule-loving library manager who yearns for the past; Mari, a chatty, innocent cleaner with a hidden literary addiction; Bethany, a struggling women’s studies student; and Jay, a young man caught between the macho nature of his construction career and his love of poetry... 

What's in the Punch?

What's in the Punch?

This stark portrayal of commedia dell’arte figure Punch (of Punch and Judy fame) as he regales in his decrepit elder years in a retirement home was reminiscent of classic morality tales such as a Christmas Carol, wherein the character is visited by several familiar characters from his past in order to show his questionable moral choices... 

Madman Marathon Man

Madman Marathon Man

Matt has been losing his best friend Sam to sport for years. In order to save their friendship, he's going to become the one thing that's been driving a wedge between them - a modern sports star... 

Diva of Disaster

Diva of Disaster

Marianna Harlotta (or La Harlotta as she is generally known) is a world-class act - elegance and globe-trotting glamour surround her, but something’s going wrong... really quite wrong, and perhaps she can’t control it... 

I am Hamlet

I am Hamlet

A comedy thriller in one act. Some people live for the theatre. For others, the theatre lives in them. Tom Grainger can’t figure Simon Prentice out. Is he playing games with him? Or is there something more sinister going on? Either way, rehearsals start a week on Tuesday and Tom’s in desperate need of a lead... 

All Change

All Change

All Change is a short, minimalistic play about old age, dementia and father-daughter relationships. With a static set and a cast of just two, it largely relies on the quality of its script and acting to achieve the desired poignancy... 

Stuck With You

Stuck With You

This play is billed as an adaptation of Edwards Lear’s classic poem The Owl and the Pussycat. I am a fan of the poem and was excited to see what writer Natalie Audley had done to bring a modern and relevant twist to the tale... 

Aidan Goatley: 10 Films With My Dad

Aidan Goatley: 10 Films With My Dad

How do fathers and sons communicate? Cars? Sports? The Jeremy Kyle Show? For Aidan and his dad it was films. The smash hit show about how two men learnt to understand each other via John Wayne and 3D... 

The Daily Tribunal

The Daily Tribunal

Extra, extra! The latest headline: Two homeless men write daily article for local paper! Excited yet? How about we throw in some buzzwords? Deception! Depravity! Devised!! Come and get your fill of our exclusive coverage, and don’t worry about that pesky small-print! 

Andy Thomas: My Kampf

Andy Thomas: My Kampf

Andy ‘Turmoil’ Thomas delivers a one man performance about his life and ‘struggle’ to work out why everything has to be so difficult. From trying to murder a Nunn’s chicken, cruel nurses and teaching, Andy can’t take any more! He wants to tell you about it... 

All The Nice Girls

All The Nice Girls

A tribute to pioneering performers in Music Hall, Variety and Revue. Household names in the early 1920s Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney had an on and offstage partnership, singing popular love songs of the day to each other in West End Revues, living together openly and enjoying the starry life of Bright Young Things... 

The Tale of Tommy O'Quire

The Tale of Tommy O'Quire

“In a small little town on Ireland's west coast, lived Tommy O'Quire under an upturned boat." Tommy hates everything: his home, his clothes, his fellow man, and most of all, his poverty... 

The Off Beat Show Off Show

The Off Beat Show Off Show

Comedians, sketch-writers and affable bellends Chris Gates and Joe Kenny have created a show that will amuse, arouse, and occasionally disturb you to the very core of your soul (but mainly just amuse, we’ve been told to make that absolutely clear)... 

Infamous

Infamous

An immersive romp through one woman's psychotic episode. Pseudoscientific white coats and Jungian archetypes, an astronaut's fall to earth, an obsession with the colour orange, a partial transformation into a faun, and how to be the perfect man... 

7 Veils: An Evening with Mata Hari

7 Veils: An Evening with Mata Hari

‘There is something which I wish you to take into consideration. It is that Mata Hari and Madame Zelle MacLeod are two completely different women…’ Lady Margaretha Zelle MacLeod, better known as Mata Hari, was executed as a spy by a French firing squad on 15 October 1917... 

Delicious & Dateless

Delicious & Dateless

A fusion of personal story, character comedy, social commentary, and stand-up. An honest, racy and satirical exploration of bewildering singledom for a smart, still hot, “happy in her own skin” lady turning 40... 

Blackout

Blackout

A mysterious and intriguing show, Blackout certainly makes up in atmosphere what it lacks in narrative. Featuring music by talented actor and musician Tim Cook, the show was a mix of drama and songs that were seamlessly intertwined with the story, and having been marketed as ‘part psychological thriller, part post-apocalyptic musical’, it was set up with a lot of promise... 

Wonderland

Wonderland

Join us on a journey to a magical world called Wonderland. Based on the well-known story of 'Alice in Wonderland', we follow Alice as she tries to catch the elusive White Rabbit. Through storytelling, puppetry, physical theatre and original music, 'Wonderland' explores the world of the imagination and a little girl’s struggle with reality. 

Blackout

Blackout

Rose Tinted Glass Theatre Company takes the audience on an immersive journey, dramatising women's memories from history. By illuminating events and narratives from World War Two, 'Blackout' really brings history to life. 

Twenty To Something

Twenty To Something

Twenty to Something is a funny, moving and truthful show about student life, university culture and the deeper issues affecting today’s young people. Performed by a talented foursome of young actors, the show completely captures what it means to be a student in today’s society... 

Colonial Bast**ds: On Charity

Colonial Bast**ds: On Charity

Innovative satire from female trio. Stick on a red nose and fondle the finger buffet in this light-hearted attack on the Western approach to goodwill. The Bast**ds have delighted and appalled audiences at Liverpool Threshold Festival and various academic and political events... 

Get Lost Lancelot

Get Lost Lancelot

How does a hazelnut end up in a walnut tree? Who wins the duel between a Mexican bandit and an American cowboy? And most importantly: does it hurt more to be hit by an imaginary stone than an invisible one? All will be revealed during this fast and furious 55 minute comedy rampage... 

The Jurassic Joe Dinosaur Show

The Jurassic Joe Dinosaur Show

'The Jurassic Joe Dinosaur Show' is fun, interactive, educational, relevant, accessible and also great for mumosaurus and daddydactyl too. It’s a 45-minute, fun-filled musical ride through the amazing world of prehistoric reptiles that gets the whole family singing, dancing, laughing and learning. 

Piaf: Love Conquers All

Piaf: Love Conquers All

A touching one woman show about Piaf's life, loves & loss. Music by Roger Peace, performed by Laurene Hope. "A roller coaster of emotions played beautifully by Laurene who magnetises the audience with her passion, compassion, great singing and lovely accordion playing... 

Puppetgeist

Puppetgeist

After winning Best New Comedy at last year’s Brighton Fringe, the puppet-based sketch comedy group Stickyback returns this year with new show Puppetgeist. After the success and rave reviews for 2013’s offering, A Puppet Named Desire, the theatre company came back to the Fringe with a new horror-themed show... 

Complete History of the BBC (Abridged)

Complete History of the BBC (Abridged)

We were welcomed into the Cathode Ray Museum of Broadcasting, East Cheam by Terence (played by Bob Sinfield) in full evening dress. He was immediately the archetypal vintage BBC host; charming, welcoming and with perfect Received Pronunciation... 

The Hee Ha’s Present iProv Shuffle 5S

The Hee Ha’s Present iProv Shuffle 5S

‘Upgraded’ since last year, this improvised comedy show from Brighton favourites The Hee Ha’s uses audience members’ iPods to create hilarious, fun and quirky scenes, "I sincerely cannot remember the last time I laughed as loudly as I did"... 

Jim Holland: Shoegazing/Work in Progress

Jim Holland: Shoegazing/Work in Progress

To really know a man, you must walk a mile in his shoes. OR. HE can walk a mile in his shoes and YOU can enjoy a stand-up show about them. Much nicer. Polite comedy maverick, Jim Holland is working on his debut stand-up hour... 

Auld Acquaintance

Auld Acquaintance

Auld Acquaintance follows two couples through an extremely rocky Christmas – a dying mother, a newborn child and a kindling romance between two wives – a recipe for rising tension and bitter festive spirit... 

Normal Heights

Normal Heights

A hilarious & moving musical exploration of sexuality & the cost of silence. California suburbs awash in pool play, foreplay, playboys & wordplay. Based on the journals of Edward Walker, a gay man forcibly outed in 1950s San Diego, this one-man show was a five-star audience favourite at the Boulder International Fringe Fest... 

My Friend Lester

My Friend Lester

A gentle, low-key musical exploring the relationship between jazz stars Billie Holiday and Lester Young, My Friend Lester offers an hour of soulful music against a story of struggling love... 

Existential Pants: No Strings Attached

Existential Pants: No Strings Attached

Frivolous and fantastical improvised comedy. This show will be made up of scenes, sketches and comic songs that are entirely made up on the spot with the help of suggestions from the audience... 

Beauty’s Legacy

Beauty’s Legacy

The sci-fi comedy/drama Beauty’s Legacy is a futuristic version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. It is a story of love, lost and – well, lust. Examining our obsession with appearance and self-improvement, the play makes some weighty comments on contemporary culture... 

The Classics Connection

The Classics Connection

A tribute to some of the best dramatic pieces ever written; from Anton Chekhov to Tennessee Williams, looking at one of the best gay love scenes ever, with an extract from the great Harold Pinter’s Nobel prize lecture... 

Beowulf

Beowulf

Our contemporary version of the epic, ‘Beowulf’ combines table-top and shadow puppetry, live music and poetry. A Saxon poet performs his tale in verse, bringing the story to life with a memorable cast of puppet characters, each with their own unique voice and style...