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A Place Called Happiness – Marlborough Theatre, Brighton

Writer: Debs Gatenby - Created in collaboration with Mark Whitelaw and Ashley Knowles Reviewer: Simon Topping  Debs Gatenby’s one woman story about the attempt to recapture happiness from the clutches of an increasingly sofa based life is intentionally and charmingly shambolic from the moment she bumbles onto the stage dressed in a futuristic military onesie. We are taken on an ...

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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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NEWS: Brighton Bookworms encouraged to join city-wide reads

By GLEN PEARCE Bookworms in Brighton are being encouraged to get reading ahead of this May's Brighton Festival. Organisers have today [9 January 2016] announced the titles for the city-wide City Reads, with Sharon Duggal's The Handsworth Times being selected for adults and A.F. Harrold's Fizzlebert Stump The Boy Who Ran Away from the Circus (and Joined the Library) being chosen ...

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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 ROCKS: Our Brighton Fringe Picks – Bank Holiday Weekend

Time flies when you're having fun, and we're already entering the fourth week of Brighton Fringe. Over 2000 performances have already taken place, but that's just the tip of the iceberg with plenty of goodies still to come. It's a long Bank Holiday weekend, so you've even more opportunities to catch a show at Brighton Fringe. With so much happening, ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: The Glamour of Yesteryear – Sweet Waterfront

Chic BonBons - The Glamour of Yesteryear

Writer/ Performers: Chic BonBons Reviewer: Daniel Perks   A title such as The Glamour of Yesteryear immediately conjures up images of black and white film stars, looking flawless in their vintage costumes at the height of Parisian chic. Now there is no question that Chic Bonbons, a five-piece cabaret and burlesque troupe, are incredibly beautiful ladies in spectacular costumes. But, ...

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BRIGHTON ROCKS: Our Brighton Fringe Picks – 23-27 May

Time flies when you're having fun, and we're already entering the third week of Brighton Fringe. Over 2000 performances have already taken place, but that's just the tip of the iceberg with plenty of goodies still to come. If you've managed to sneak a week off work and are head to Brighton this week, here are five of out picks ...

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