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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.

The Reviews Hub is proud to sponsor the Literature & Spoken word section of Brighton Fringe 2017.

For more information visit www.brightonfringe.org

BRIGHTON FRINGE: Ghost Sex – The Warren

  Writer/ Performer: Sarah Charsley Co-Director: Jonathan Brown Reviewer: Daniel Perks Writer/ performer Sarah Charsley takes to the stage and announces that she has had sex with ghosts. She then proceeds to narrate her sexual encounters, beginning with losing her virginity at 16. The tone is set for an altogether uncomfortable production of Ghost Sex. Alter ego Sally is a ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: TheatreState – Tribute Acts

TheatreState in Tribute Acts

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. TheatreStatetell us about their showTribute Acts, performing at The Marlborough Theatre, Brighton.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? A darkly hilarious exploration of disappointing 90s father figures, Tony Blair, Bill Clinton, Pierce Brosnan told through a video ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Cherry Shakewell – Double Oh-Heaven

Double Oh-Heaven at Brighton Fringe

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Brighton born and bred Cherry Shakewell tell us about Double Oh-Heaven, which is part of the Brighton Spiegeltentprogramme.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? An explosive cocktail of comical circus, comedy and burlesque set to the themes ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Head First Acrobats – Arr We There Yet?

Head First Acrobats - Arr We There Yet?

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Australian circus company Head First Acrobats tell us about their family showArr We There Yet, which they’re performing at The Bosco, Brighton.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? Amazing circus stunts and hilarious pirate jokes for all ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Circopitanga – Reves d’ete

Reve d'ete

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Swiss circus company Circopitanga, tells us about their first UK visit with their show,Reves d'ete,performing at Brighton Spiegeltent.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? Love versus Gravity, an aerial romance told through the art of acrobatics. Is ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Head First Acrobats – Elixir

Head First Acrobats - Elixir

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Head First Acrobats, tell us about their show, Elixir,performing at The Brighton Spiegeltent.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? A hilarious and bizarre circus show where crazy scientists drink potions, do stunts and fight zombies. Is this ...

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NEWS: Brighton Fringe 2016 opens with a bang

Brighton Fringe had already got off to a promising start, with the announcement that advance ticket sales had increased by 40% on the same period last year. Organisers, however, were determined to get this year's festival off to a flying start, with the Fringe's first ever firework display being launched from the roof of St Peter's Church Brighton. As crowds ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Grayscale Theatre – Gods Are Fallen

Grayscale Theatre's Gods Have Fallen

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Selma Dimitrijevic of Grayscale Theatre Company, tells us about their show,Gods Are Fallen,performing at The Bosco, Brighton.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? Thirty years of conversations squeezed into just under an hour. Is this your first ...

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