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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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BRIGHTON FRINGE:  Marie – The Warren, Theatre Box

Creators: House of Mirth Reviewer: Simon Topping Liz, the Landlady of the Prince Arthur, is hosting their regular theme night.  There are two rules to the evening, the first being that the person you choose must be dead and secondly you have to be dressed up to get in. Elsewhere in London, a young Scottish woman (Marie) steps off a ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: The Love of Stationery – The Warren Theatre Box

Reviewer: Simon Topping As the lights hit the stage, we are introduced to a very odd individual. A woman, prepared for any eventuality, stands before us with a cycle helmet on (just in case a gargoyle falls on her head), a vacuum cleaner (called Henry) in her hands, a toilet roll belt round her waist and mounds of sugar in ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Gina George – Thelma

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, Gina George tells us about her show, Thelma, which she'll be performing at The Warren Theatre Box.   How ...

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