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Simon Evans: Genius – Komedia, Brighton  

Writer/Performer: Simon Evans Reviewer: Simon Topping With Victorian sideburns and a tweed jacket, Simon Evans enters stage embodying his eccentric ideals. Evans is in transition from middle to old age and railing against the dumbing down of society; it is a position which he feels duty bound to adopt in a thought-provoking friendly, yet unapologetically curmudgeonly way.   Playing to a ...

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The Holy Vible Book Tour – Komedia, Brighton

Writer/Performer: Elis James and John Robins Reviewer: Simon Topping Triumphantly stomping onto the stage to Queen’s Don’t Stop me now, Elis James and John Robins greet the crowd with a fist pump to the air. Almost immediately Robins falters, he has eaten five vegan meals today and has just awoken from a short nap. He apologies if this gig is ...

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Laura Lexx – Trying:  Komedia, Brighton

Reviewer: Simon Topping Laura Lexx bounces on to the stage in the joyful knowledge of being on “home turf”. The Brighton audience quickly warms to this likeable and funny performer as she begins to set out her stall and make us giggle in the process. Lexx starts with memories from her childhood in the early 1990s. Days camping with her ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: We are Ian – Komedia

We Are Ian

Devisers: In Bed With My Brother Reviewer: Sophie Huggins Stepping into the Komedia space is as though stepping into a funky coloured, party scented, beat pumping time machine, whizzing back to a year synonymous with 80s culture, when strikes were rife, when the Berlin Wall came down and when Maggie Thatcher reigned: 1989. Taking it back is a troublesome trio ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: An Dha: Supertigers

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, An Dha tells us about their show, An Dha: Supertigers, which they’ll be performing at Brighton Komedia and Brighton ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: In Bed With My Brother – We Are Ian

We Are Ian

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, In Bed With My Brother tell us about their show, We Are Ian, which they’ll be performing at Komedia.   How ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Juliette Burton – Decision Time

Juliette Burton

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Here, Juliette Burton tells us about her show, Decision Time, which she’ll be performing at Komedia.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? A docu-comedy about making big life choices… or alternatively you could say it’s a way ...

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