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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Mother: Character Assassination – The Warren: The Nest

Creators: Jack Mosedale and Laura Curnick    Reviewer: Simon Topping Mother Comedy are Jack Mosedale and Laura Curnick, friends bore out of improv comedy; a fabulously lowbrow, high camp sketch duo. Taking influence from pop culture, at a Channel Five level, Mother revel in being unapologetically trashy. With their hyperreal characters and fabulously expressive faces, Mother draw the audience in. ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Fred Ferenczi’s Attic of Desolate Fulfilment – Sweet @ The Welly

Creator: Fred Ferenczi Reviewer: Simon Topping Fred Ferenczi walks onto the stage, he is Leicester Comedy Festival Silver Comedian 2018. Described as like a cross between a slow-burn Count Arthur Strong and Simon Munnery, the small, but appreciative crowd await expectantly. Presenting a drown trodden, bewildered persona, Ferenczi begins to talk about what it is like to be older, remembering ...

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Brighton Bites: Totally Wired!

After an amazing response last year we have once again resurrected our Brighton Bites mini-interviews. These short and snappy Q&As offer an, occasionally witty – often hilarious, insight into the acts strutting, sailing, surfing (insert preferred form of transport here) in to join the line-up of England’s largest arts festival, Brighton Fringe. 2018 was a record-breaking year for the Fringe ...

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NEWS: INK makes its mark on London!

From east of England to west end of London INK, Suffolk’s arts festival of new writing, has spun its magic all the way from The Cut Theatre in Halesworth to the Tristram Bates theatre in London and it happily leaves a mark of distinction upon the London theatre scene. From a sell out Easter-time festival in East Anglia, the best ...

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Brighton Bites: Valhalla

After an amazing response last year we have once again resurrected our Brighton Bites mini-interviews. These short and snappy Q&As offer an, occasionally witty – often hilarious, insight into the acts strutting, sailing, surfing (insert preferred form of transport here) in to join the line-up of England’s largest arts festival, Brighton Fringe. 2018 was a record-breaking year for the Fringe ...

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Brighton Bites: Showmanship

After an amazing response last year we have once again resurrected our Brighton Bites mini-interviews. These short and snappy Q&As offer an, occasionally witty – often hilarious, insight into the acts strutting, sailing, surfing (insert preferred form of transport here) in to join the line-up of England’s largest arts festival, Brighton Fringe. 2018 was a record-breaking year for the Fringe ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Young Corbyn: An Origin Story – Spiegeltent: Bosco

Creators: Dark Mutter Reviewer: Simon Topping Enthusiastically leaping onto the stage comes Paul from the council - played wonderfully by Patrick Fysh - like a demented children’s entertainer. Paul explains that tonight we are going to see an experimental piece by the West Oakenshott Community Collective and that the outcome of tonight’s performance will determine whether they receive further arts ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: The Cheeky Chappie – The Warren: The Blockhouse

Written by: Dave Simpson Directed by: Jamie Kenna Reviewer: Simon Topping Known as The Cheeky Chappie and famed for his risque humour and sexual innuendo, Max Miller was regarded as the greatest stand-up comedian of his generation. In his heyday in the 1930s and early 40s he was breaking box office records in the variety halls and was the highest ...

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