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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Blooming – Sweet Dukebox

Lauren O'Dair and Patrick Sandford in Blooming

Writer: Patrick Sandford with Lauren O'Dair Performers: Patrick Sandford and Lauren O'Dair Reviewer: Glen Pearce There's a myth, Patrick Sandford tells us at the start of Blooming, that a rose begins its life with its thorns on the inside but as it blooms it pushes those thorns outwards. It's may be horticulturally incorrect but it's a powerful metaphor not only ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Georgie Morrell – A Poke In The Eye – The Warren

Woman smiling

Reviewer: Paul Couch Whether the confidence that Georgie Morrell exudes is a coping mechanism or a genuine "giving zero f*cks" as she claims, one can't help but be inspired by the Thirty-something who went blind in her left eye as a toddler and then rapidly (and we're talking days here) lost the sight in her right. Morrell's one-woman show, A ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Do You Ever… – The Warren

Directors: Megan Hamber and Jack Cherrie Reviewer: Paul Couch There's obviously a lot of thought gone into Brighton-based Tessellate's 45-minute sketch show, Do You Ever..., and, with a little more polish and some cash investment, it's on course to be a fantastic showcase for some serious comedic talent. Some of the sketches are more successful than others, but that's only to be ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Going South – The Warren

Reviewer: Paul Couch In the sweltering confines of Brighton Fringe's Warren Theatre Box, things are hotting up both literally and figuratively as Going South bring their show of parody songs to a small but appreciative audience. Nothing is sacred and Be Our Guest (Beauty & The Beast), Kander & Ebb's Money Money, Wet Wet Wet's Love Is All Around and ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Sooz Kempner: Sooz on Film – Lamb@ Nowhere Man

Sooz Kempner in Sooz on FIlm

Reviewer: Simon Topping Sooz Kempner jumps onto stage with great enthusiasm and some very snazzy trainers on. Obsessed by film, Kempner yearns to win an Oscar. In this show, she tells us how she plans to grab one for herself as well as the circumstances that lead to her cinematic infatuation. This is the very first preview of the stand-up ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: A Motivational Mind-Reading Experience – Sweet Waterfront 2

Man with hipster beard

Performer: Phil Ainsworth Reviewer Glen Pearce Lady Gaga may have sung about her poker face, and it's a song the subconsciously reverbs through your mind as you watch Phil Ainsworth's astonishingly revealing Momentum. Taking place in the bijou Sweet Waterfront, you become astutely aware that whatever you are feeling may be writ large over your face. Watching is perhaps the ...

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