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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Pelican Fisk – The Warren: Theatre Box

Reviewer: Simon Topping Hawk and Fisk are at the top of their tennising game; no one else can match their double trouble. At the peak of it all, after fighting their way to the very top, Fisk is shot on court just as they win the world cup. Hawk is bereft and after five years out of the game looks ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Stepdads – The Warren: Theatre Box

Creators: Bright Buoy Productions Reviewer: Simon Topping Steve (Luke Rollason) and Allen (Tom Curzon) are Stepdads and they’ve got the groovy knitwear to prove it. We, the audience, are all their stepchildren for the evening in this fun packed hour, where the dads explain the awesome responsibility of their role, what makes them fit for it and why they are ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Tropez! – The Warren: Theatre Box

Writers: Nathan & Ida Reviewer: Simon Topping In the opening scene, we meet a cat-burglar and a gigolo. Among the glitz and glamour of 1950s French Riviera, both are looking, separately, to pull off the biggest diamond heist in St Tropez’s history. Will one or both succeed? In this hour of engaging and fast-paced comedy the audience will find out ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Archie Henderson: Jazz Emu – The Warren: Theatre Box

By: Archie Henderson Reviewer: Simon Topping Adorning the stage with all manner of foot pedals, a keyboard and some vocal gadgetry, Archie Henderson enters the theatre box ready to share an hour of musical musings and whimsy. Henderson, an award-winning newcomer and ex Cambridge footlights member, immediately lifts the audience with his impressions of Arnie singing Bohemian Rhapsody and by ...

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Brighton Bites: Mr Brightside

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: Last Night at the Circus – The Warren: Theatre Box 

Creator: Jane Postlethwaite Reviewer: Simon Topping As Last Night of the Circus begins the audience are treated to some fabulous images of vintage circus performers, leading us to wonder what the enigmatic title of the show could mean we are about to witness. Just as this thought passes through the mind Jane Postlethwaite happily appears spotlit on stage, bedecked in ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Obitchuary – The Warren: Theatre Box 

Creators: Yes Mama! Comedy  Reviewer: Simon Topping Cara Dawson and Alex Nash are dead.  We are welcomed to their funeral service with delicious quiche snacks and a rousing rendition of I Don't Feel like Dancing by the Scissor Sisters.  But are they really dead? This is what the audience are about to find out in this engaging one-hour comedy duo ...

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