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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: Thunderflop – The Warren

Writers and Performers: Zach Zucker &Viggo Venn Director: Jonny Woolley Reviewer: Glen Pearce There have been some fine comic duos over the year’s – Laurel and Hardy, French and Saunders, Morecambe and Wise – but there’s never been any quite as zany as Zach and Viggo. Clad in spandex unitards, Zach Zucker and Viggo Venn (who bear a passing likeness ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Sex And God – The Warren

Cuts and Grazes - Sex and God

Writer: Linda McLean Director:Tonje Wik Olaussen Reviewer: Glen Pearce Across history, women’s rights and equality have changed dramatically. Female emancipation though hasn’t been an easy ride, and there is still a lot of ground to cover, as Linda McLean’s exploration of women’s relationships with family and faith sets out to do. In McLean’s intense play, Sex and God, four interwoven ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: The Wedding Reception – Sussex County Cricket Club

The Wedding Reception

Reviewer: Niall Harman   After their international success with the Faulty Towers Dining Experience, the Interactive Theatre bring their newer vehicleThe Wedding Reception back to Brighton Fringe. The evening starts slowly as the guests gather at a bar while a panicked wedding planner tries to set up tables next door. Ricky, the best man (Oliver Harrison), takes bets on how ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Alfie Ordinary – Help! I Think I Might Be Fabulous

Alfie Ordinary - Help I Might Be Fabulous

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Alfie Ordinary, tells us about his show,Help! I Think I Might Be Fabulous,performing at The Marlborough Theatre.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? It’s a story about me, Alfie Ordinary and what it’s like to grow up ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: John Robertson – The Dark Room

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. John Robertsontells us about his showThe Dark Room, performing at Republic, Brighton.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? The world’s only live-action videogame! Is this your first visit to Brighton Fringe, if so what interesting tales have ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: The Hiccup Project – It’s Okay, I’m dealing with it

The Hiccup Project - OK, I'm Dealing With It

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. The Hiccup Project tells us about their show It's Okay, I'm dealing with it, which they’re performing at One Church.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? An honest, raw and humorous insight into how we all cope ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Comedy In The Dark

Comedy In The Dark

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Samuel Javid of Leicester Comedy Festivaltells us about their showComedy in the Dark, performing at Republic, Brighton.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? The most fun you can have with lights switched off… Is this your first ...

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