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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Honey’s Happening – Komedia Studio

Writer: Fiona Coffey Cabaret Reviewer: Simon Topping It’s 1969 and the audience have all been invited to Honey’s Happening. It’s a chance to meet and converse with all types of people, to play some suburban, mid-twentieth century, party games and ultimately a place to come together and make the world a better place. Greeted by our effusive and enthusiastic host ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Paul Mayhew-Archer: Incurable Optimist – Komedia Studio

By: Paul Mayhew-Archer Reviewer: Simon Topping Paul Mayhew-Archer, writer on much-loved shows such as the Vicar of Dibley and Mrs Brown’s Boys to name but two, presents to us his first live show. Having been diagnosed with Parkinson's eight years ago Mayhew-Archer’s life has irreversibly changed, but thankfully this does not stop him from seeing the lighter side of life ...

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Brighton Bites: MY FINEST HOUR/ GODDESS

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: Die, Die, Die, Old People Die – Komedia Studio

Man sitting at table with head thrown back

Writers:  David Woods and Jon Haynes Reviewer: Simon Topping Looking like characters from the French animation Belleville Rendezvous, two old men and one old woman populate a sparse stage consisting of a table and a couple of chairs.  As the characters begin to shuffle around the space, mainly in silence, the audience can already sense that Die, Die, Die, Old ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Scott Gibson: Life After Death – Komedia Studio

Bald man with beard looking angry

Reviewer: Simon Topping Scott Gibson schleps on to the stage. He is a big, bearded, bear of a man, from Glasgow. Friendly and foulmouthed, Gibson quickly endears himself to the crowd. On his first trip to Brighton, he is surprised at the politeness of our homeless people and how anyone can afford to live here anyway. Winner of the Edinburgh ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Extant – Catching The Ghost

Catching The Ghost

Back by popular demand for 2017, our Brighton Bites series offer short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into shows performing at England’s largest arts festival. Hopefully, they will whet your appetite to try something new at this year's Brighton Fringe. Here, Extant tells us about their show, Catching The Ghost, which they’ll be performing at Komedia Studio.   How would you ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Rob Gee – Forget Me Not

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Here Rob Gee tells us about his showForget Me Not, performing at Komedia Studio, Brighton.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? A whodunnit set on an Alzheimer’s ward. Is this your first visit to Brighton Fringe, if ...

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