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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Macbeth: A Tale of Sound and Fury – The Warren

Writer: William Shakespeare Adaptors: Jake Hassam, Nigel Munson and Will Bridges Director: Jake Hassam & Nigel Munson Reviewer: Glen Pearce Macbeth is arguably the most adaptable of all Shakespeare's plays and it's an adaptability that6FootStories milk for all it's worth in a condensed 70minute telling of this blood-soaked tale. This three-man ensemble from 6Foot Stories pitches the work firmly in ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Fran & Leni – The Marlborough

Writer: Sadie Hasler Director: Sadie Hasler and Sarah Mayhew Reviewer: Sophie Huggins “I chose this noise, this mess”; a statement declaring war on normality, making peace with punk and celebrating holes in fishnet tights. This is at the rebellious core of Fran & Leni, a story about ‘The Rips’ – a female double act rocking their way through the punk ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Cabaret Boheme – Brighton Spiegeltent

Cabaret Boheme

Reviewer: Sophie Huggins A rumbling night of sequins, sparkle and sass is in store for those finding themselves in the iridescent world of Cabaret Boheme. Led by ringleader Veronica Blacklace, in a fantastic deep velvet top hat and tailcoat, the audience is charmed and caressed into a magical experience. The spectacle that is this show consists of several acts, ranging ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Mano A Mano – Junkyard Dogs

Writers and performers: Quintijn Relouw & Aleksej Ovsiannikov Director: Fried Mertens Reviewer: Glen Pearce Who says language defines our sense of enjoyment in theatre? Truly powerful theatre transcends national boundaries. As Brighton Fringes's mini festival within a festival - the Dutch Season -  shows, language is no barrier. So it proves with Amsterdam Fringe Award winners Mr.Saiqo and their world ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Harun with a View – The Blue Man

Reviewer: Simon Topping Harun Musho’d walks onto the stage in a lovely grey suit; he later confesses is from BHS. A tall, bespectacled man he is, possibly, the first person ever to control their walk on music with a watch; the crowd wow at the technology. This is the start of Harun With A View, a journey into the mind ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: GIANT – The Warren Main House

GIANT

Artistic Director: Florence O’Mahony Reviewer: Sophie Huggins Rummaging around beneath cardboard boxes, fiddling through full clothes rails and investigating old ancient attics unearths this generational storm: GIANT - a physical, energetic and fast-paced story told by The Human Zoo Theatre Company. The fumbling ensemble of storytellers charm the audience into the world of Tommy, a young boy at a critical ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Georgie Morrell – A Poke In The Eye – The Warren

Woman smiling

Reviewer: Paul Couch Whether the confidence that Georgie Morrell exudes is a coping mechanism or a genuine "giving zero f*cks" as she claims, one can't help but be inspired by the Thirty-something who went blind in her left eye as a toddler and then rapidly (and we're talking days here) lost the sight in her right. Morrell's one-woman show, A ...

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