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The Massive Tragedy Of Madame Bovary – Bristol Old Vic

Javier Marzan (Rodolphe) and Emma Fielding (Madame Bovary) in The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary!

Writer: Gustave Flaubert Adaptors: John Nicholson &Javier Marzan Director: Gemma Bodinetz Reviewer: Kris Hallett   It's a premise that on paper shouldn't work. A loving comic derailing of Gustave Flaubert's ‘great’ tragic 19th Century novel,Madame Bovary, from one of the foremost comic companies working today in Peepolykus, sounds like it either won't be able to provide the belly laughs that ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Raise Dark Theatre – Bodied

Raise Dark Theatre Co - Bodied

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Kevin Williams of Raise Dark Theatre Company, tells us about their showBodied, which they will be performing at The Warren, Brighton.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? Forget everything you think you know about battle rap! Is ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Birthday In Suburbia – The Upstairs Brigade

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. The Upstairs Brigade tell us about their showBirthday In Suburbia, which they're performing at The Warren main house. How would you describe your show in one sentence? A warm-hearted, highly visual, funny and unpredictable tale that follows the journey of an ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Alice Marshall – Vicious

Alice Marshall - Vicious

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Alice Marshall tellsus about her show, Vicious, which she's performing at The Warren, Brighton.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? Vicious is a collection of silly, sexy and nasty characters, who've got funny things to say about ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Brazen Tales – Big Bobby, Little Bobby

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Brazen Tales Productions' Camille Lucy Ross and Kelly Shattertell us about their showBig Bobby, Little Bobby, which is being performed at The Warren. How would you describe your show in one sentence? Big Bobby, Little Bobby is a twisted tender comedy ...

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INTERVIEW: Michael Socha contemplates new horizons

Michael Socha

No stranger to television and cinema audiences, actor Michael Socha is making a rare appearance on stage in Liam Borrett'ssupernatural two-hander This Is Living at Trafalgar Studios, London, in May. Paul Couch caught up with him before rehearsals to talk ghosts, werewolves, aliens, and skinheads.   It’s difficult not to warm pretty quickly to actor Michael Socha. The 28-year-old is ...

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NEWS: One year on from devastating blaze, BAC set to rise from the ashes

By Christopher Hong A year since the fire thatdestroyed much of the Grand Hall, the Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) has announced a new series of programmes, including the return of live music, the BAC Moving Museum and new creative spaces within the BAC site. On 13 March 2015, during a major renovation programme, a fire broke out in the roof, ...

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