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BRIGHTON FRINGE: The Man With The Golden Pen – Rialto Theatre

Writer: Mark Burgess Director: Louise Jameson Reviewer: Fergus Morgan There are few literary creations, perhaps none, as successful as James Bond: over 100 million books sold worldwide, the third highest-grossing movie franchise of all time, and a handful of silver screen legends. But, for all his universal popularity, 007 was once solely the property of his charismatic creator, Ian Fleming. ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: About a Goth – Rialto Theatre

Writer: Tom Wells Reviewer: Ruby Isla Cera Marle Despite donning heavy black eyeliner, fishnet gloves, a top hat and a floor-length cloak, (all in his signature shade of black) Nick struggles to be taken seriously as a goth. He laments his cheerful upbringing with well-adjusted parents, reluctantly resorts to sleeping in an armchair due to the fact that despite his ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Shakespeare’s Avengers Assembleth: The Age Of Oberon – Rialto Theatre

Creators: Drake’s Drummers Theatre Company Reviewer: Stephen Bates   “Ever wondered what would happen if Shakespeare was kidnapped by a crazed fairy king in an enchanted forest?” asks the publicity for this show. “Well actually, no” seems the appropriate answer. It is true that the Bard himself worked from many equally silly propositions, not least in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Glengarry Glen Ross – Rialto Theatre

Glengarry Glen Ross

Writer: David Mamet Director: Roger Kay Reviewer: Fergus Morgan   David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross is a terrific play, stuffed full of authentic dialogue, brimming with testosterone, and – like all great 20th Century transatlantic drama from O’Neill to Labute – saying something really quite profound about the American Dream. It effortlessly draws one into the dog eat dog world ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Echoes – The Rialto Theatre, Brighton

Echoes The Play

  Writer: Henry Naylor Reviewer: Daniel Perks   Ipswich does not come across well in this play – despite being 175 years apart, both Tilly (Felicity Houlbrooke) and Samira (Filipa Bragança) are so desperate to get away from the place that they flee the country. But Echoes does not focus on the potential shortcomings of Suffolk’s largest town, instead choosing ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Gritty Theatre – About A Goth

Gritty Theatre's About A Goth

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Gritty Theatre tells us about their showAbout A Goth, which they’re performing at The Rialto Theatre, Brighton.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? About a Goth is not so much a monologue about a gay teenager coming ...

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