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BRIGHTON FRINGE: The Performance – The Warren: Studio 3

Writer and Performer: Iain Gibbons Reviewer: Paul Couch As we enter The Warren’s Studio 3, we’re greeted by an usher, played by Iain Gibbons. We settle back into our seats to await The Performance through the medium of interpretive dance by the world-famous Jacques-Baptiste Weckbach (played by Iain Gibbons). Fortunately, the show is delayed slightly, which allows a latecomer to ...

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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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BRIGHTON FRINGE: One In Four – Broadway Lounge

Devisors and performers:  The CHANCE Collective Reviewer: James Napleton One in Four tackles the idea of mental illness as an invisible spectre, the signs are everywhere and we need to take notice of them. In this interesting and imaginative, newly devised, piece The CHANCE Collective use a range of theatrical ideas to bring this often taboo subject out into the open. ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Sooz Kempner: Sooz on Film – Lamb@ Nowhere Man

Sooz Kempner in Sooz on FIlm

Reviewer: Simon Topping Sooz Kempner jumps onto stage with great enthusiasm and some very snazzy trainers on. Obsessed by film, Kempner yearns to win an Oscar. In this show, she tells us how she plans to grab one for herself as well as the circumstances that lead to her cinematic infatuation. This is the very first preview of the stand-up ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: A Motivational Mind-Reading Experience – Sweet Waterfront 2

Man with hipster beard

Performer: Phil Ainsworth Reviewer Glen Pearce Lady Gaga may have sung about her poker face, and it's a song the subconsciously reverbs through your mind as you watch Phil Ainsworth's astonishingly revealing Momentum. Taking place in the bijou Sweet Waterfront, you become astutely aware that whatever you are feeling may be writ large over your face. Watching is perhaps the ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Hats Off to Laurel and Hardy – Sweet Waterfront 1

Two men dressed as Laurel & Hardy

Reviewer: Simon Topping Oliver Hardy (Philip Hutchinson) looks to start the show but cannot as he is being heckled from the back of the room. We soon find out it is Stan Laurel (Tony Carpenter) doing the barracking and Hardy goes to confront him. This is the start to Hats Off to Laurel and Hardy, a loving tribute to the comedic ...

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