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Brighton Fringe


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

BRIGHTON FRINGE: Bane – The Warren

Joe Bone in Bane

Writer: Joe Bone Reviewer: Niall Harman Joe Bone has achieved massive success across the globe with his Bane trilogy, to the extent that his run at this year’s Brighton Fringe features a new, fourth, show. With the original Bane, it is easy to see why, as Bone’s performance is simply phenomenal. Bone plays not only the titular character, but dozens ...

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BRIGHTON ROCKS: Our Brighton Fringe Picks – 21-22 May

It's midway weekend at Brighton Fringe. Already the festival has seen over 2,000 performances but there's still much, much more to come. It's the weekend so plenty of opportunities to cram your diaries and see as many shows as you can. Here are five more picks from us on what to see this weekend (21-22 May 2016). Patrick Sandford - ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Shit-faced Showtime: Pirates of Penzance – The Warren

Shitfaced Pirate

Music: Arthur Sullivan Libretto: W. S. Gilbert Adaptors: Issy Wroe Wright, Dora Rubinstein, Joey Bartram and the cast Choreographer: Meg Matthews Reviewer: Ruby Isla Cera Marle   Magnificent Bastard Productions have come up with an award winning and crowd-pleasing combination with their shit-faced formula. Take one well known play, in this case The Pirates of Penzance, add one particularly drunken ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: David Hoyle – Brighton Spigletent

Writer: David Hoyle Reviewer: Ruby Isla Cera Marle Glittering skirt, clashing prints, a necklace made of pencils, tatty heels complete with knee-high football socks all offset by clownish makeup applied with a trowel - there’s no mistaking David Hoyle’s inimitable style. Part cabaret act, part drag and all round dazzling starlet, Hoyle holds the captive audience in the palm of ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Groomed – Sweet Waterfront


Writer: Patrick Sandford Director Nancy Meckler Reviewer: Ruby Isla Cera Marle The nature of the Fringe, is you never really know what you’re going to see or what impact if any, a production will have on you. You don’t expect to watch Groomed, written and performed by Patrick Sandford with a lump in your throat, a knot in your stomach ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: The Thermos Museum – Komedia

The Thermos Museum - Brighton Fringe

Writer: Neil Davidson Reviewer: Ruby Isla Cera Marle   For many a thermos flask is just a forgotten picnic item or something that is only remembered on those extra chilly days when you fancy taking hot soup or tea with you. That is of course unless you’re Neil Davidson, and you want to share your avid collection of flasks with ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Persona – The Warren

Bexelei Theatre Company - Persona

  Writer: Jon Barton Reviewer: Daniel Perks   Social media is awash with commentary about controversial MP Michael Fawcett. The press, the trolls, the bloggers all want to share their opinions with the world. When he dies, they don’t let up – his policies are so disliked that the internet doesn’t seem to care that this is a recently deceased ...

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