Friday, July 19, 2019

Mitch Benn: Doing It On Purpose at Brighton Fringe – review

Hannah Deakin reviews Mitch’s Benn: Doing It On Purpose as ot comes to Brighton Fringe 2019
It’s very easy these days to descend into a political rant and talk about saving the world. What isn’t so easy is to make what...

Electric at Brighton Fringe – review

Why does swearing sound so good with an Irish accent? I heard a selection of profanities at Electric, a play by Ali Hardiman and performed...

Beauty and the Beast at Brighton Fringe – review

Harriet Trickett reviews Jellyfish Theatre Company’s magical production of Beauty and the Beast as it comes to Brighton Fringe 2019
Jeanne Marie de Beaumont’s classic tale Beauty and the Beast was retold for children at this year's Brighton Fringe. Jellyfish Theatre Company made their Fringe...

In the Shadow of the Black Dog at Brighton Fringe –...

Germaine Broadbent explores the human condition with Daniel Hallissey’s In the Shadow of the Black Dog, as it comes to Brighton Fringe 2019.
“Jesus' ascension into heaven was not an ending, but a beginning for humanity,” says a live mass on Radio 4 as I get in...

Jack Tucker: Comedy StandUp Hour – Brighton Fringe review

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Returning with numerous accolades for ‘Best Comedy’ from previous editions of Brighton and Adelaide Fringe with comedy partner, Viggo, Zach Zucker is ready to...

Railed at Brighton Fringe – review

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It’s Magic Mike meets Clint Eastwood in this acrobatic adventure presented by Head First Acrobats - the Aussie kings of narrative circus. Set somewhere in...

Stealth Aspies at Brighton Fringe – review

Pointedly introduced in the third-person – ‘This is Thomas’ – ‘This is Rebecca’ – ‘This is Hannah’ –Stealth Aspies punctuated their performance with verbatim...

2100: A Space Novelty at Brighton Fringe – review

Nammie Matthews checks out the brilliant 2100: A Space Novelty as it comes to Brighton Fringe 2019
Floating in a spaceship somewhere in the big black void, our hapless human thinks he’s alone. His ship, Jane, tells him there’s a 0.0000008%...

Revelations at Brighton Fringe – review

Rose Lock reviews Revelations as it comes to Brighton Fringe 2019
In this frank and funny one-woman show, actress and writer Charlotte Mulliner plays many parts as she takes us on a lapsed Christian’s personal...

A Long Way Down at Brighton Fringe – review

Ben Norris reviews A Long Way Down, as it comes to Brighton Fringe 2019
Proudly lo-fi, the second outing from DOGMA theatre productions is a touching, intimate portrayal of confused identity and the difficulties we face in accepting...

Blue Planet III at Brighton Fringe – review

Nammie Matthews reviews Bright Buoy’s Blue Planet III, as it comes to Brighton Fringe 2019
If there was ever a time to make a show about plastic pollution in our seas, this would probably be it. Fortunately, cult clown collective...

Lachlan Werner’s What A Doll at Brighton Fringe – review

James Langley reviews Lachlan Werner’s skilful What A Doll, as it comes to Brighton Fringe 2019
Though many dismiss ventriloquism as a gimmick, the great strength of the art is in transforming a solo performer into an apparent double act. Young...