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Brighton Fringe is England’s largest arts festival and one of the largest fringe festivals in the world. Taking place every May across Brighton and Hove, the open access festival sees over 900 events take place in over 170 venues.

Alongside the productions, Brighton Fringe offers a range of professional development workshops, mentoring and bursaries.

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For more information visit www.brightonfringe.org

NEWS: Record breaking number of shows announced for Brighton Fringe

A record breaking 970 shows have been announced today [22 February 2017] for this year’s Brighton Fringe festival, which runs across Brighton and Hove from 5 May to 4 June 2017. The month-long festival, England’s largest open access arts festival, will also see more than 300 world premieres and over 100 international shows perform. Theatre highlights including the return to ...

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NEWS: Brighton Fringe Bursary Winners Announced

Twenty shows and events will be sharing £10,000 worth of bursaries as details of this year's Brighton Fringe bursaries are announced. In keeping with the eclectic mix of the fringe programme, a range of art forms are represented in the awards, seeing, alongside others, an exhibition by star-photographers and a modern day Mexican ghost story among the winners. Tim Andrews ...

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OPINION: Lunch Time Before Crunch Time

The venues may have been returned to their normal, year-round, use. The flyers all handed out and the performers enjoying a post-festival relax but the impact of Brighton Fringe still rolls on. The naughty boys behind Brighton Fringe hit Thunderflop, Zach Zucker, Viggo Venn and Jonny Woolley, finally put pen to paper to share their experience of their first visit ...

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BRIGHTON ROCKS: Our Brighton Fringe Picks – 4 – 5 June

So we're at the end of Brighton Fringe 2016 and what an exciting and exhausting time it's been! With just two more days left, here's our tips for five of the best still to see.   Something Rotten Hamlet’s Uncle Claudius: incestuous, fratricidal regicide or rightful ruler unafraid of tough decisions? Robert Cohen takes you backstage at Elsinore, reassessing Shakespeare ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE:5 Guys Chillin’ – The Warren

  Writer/ Director: Peter Darney Reviewer: Daniel Perks Social media has transformed the relationship game once again – from blind dates to dating websites, it is now apps such as Tinder or Happn that market themselves as the latest tools to help the busy singleton find love. None has altered a single cultural scene so much as Grindr, the world’s ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Buttons – The Warren

Writers and Directors: Dana Segal and Joni-Rae Carrack Reviewer: Fergus Morgan 'Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.' That's Wittgenstein. It's a square quote stuffed into a round hole by Dakin in Alan Bennett's The History Boys, used to put a journalistic stamp on his argument that the Holocaust cannot be discussed because it lies so far beyond ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: MorbidAbnormalMe – The Blue Man

Writers and Directors: Shea Wojtus and Nora Smith Reviewer: Fergus Morgan MorbidAbnormalMe isn't exactly an original piece of theatre. As a highly physical, mildly comic, two-person investigation into a common psychological phobia performed in the basement of a slightly seedy bar, it's pretty damned typical for Fringe productions. But it's neat and its polished and it's got heartso it ultimately ...

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BRIGTON FRINGE: 1972: The Future of Sex – The Old Market

Writer: Tom Brennan, Tom Crosley-Thorne, Tom England, Emily Greenslade, Jesse Jones, Kerry Lovell, Jesse Meadows, Helena Middleton, James Newton, Ben Vardy, Edythe Woolley Director: Tom Brennan and Jesse Jones Reviewer: Fergus Morgan 1972: a year of escalating trouble in Northern Ireland, record unemployment, and London's first pride march. It was a time when young people everywhere were throwing off the ...

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