The Remarkable Friendship of Molly and Munch
Molly is an eight-year-old genius and Munch is a giant talking dinosaur. Molly brought her once stuffed toy dinosaur to life and ever since they have been singing and dancing their way into the hearts of everyone they meet. This production is full of original music, storytelling and audience participation. You’ll find out how everything began, as well as experiencing a few of their favourite pastimes. A sensational show designed for the entire family and it features a giant talking dinosaur.
The Warren: The Hat, Mon 6 May, 10.00 and 16.00 and Tues 7 May 16.00.
Gareth Southgate Ate My Credit Card
Gareth Southgate Ate My Credit Card is the new comedy play by Paul Hodson (Brighton Til I Die, Fever Pitch) and Brighton Fringe award winner, Mark Brailsford (The Treason Show, The Lad Himself). As his hero worship for Gareth Southgate and England takes hold, Simon (played by Brailsford) is intent on making one final dash for glory to the World Cup in Russia with fateful consequences for his sanity, his credit rating and his very existence!
Brighton Spiegeltent: Bosco, Thurs 9 – Sat 11 May 19.30
Merging modern and contemporary styles with extreme stunts and classic clown escapades, audiences will be amazed by the jam-packed Circus Extreme Their show-stopping performances will have you on the edge of your seat, when not falling off it with laughter. Acts include the Danguir Troupe, who will be performing a high wire and double wheel of death stunt which has never been seen before in the UK, with the leader of the troop, Mustafa Danger, flying in all the way from Africa for the performance.
Preston Park Big Top, Fri 10 – Sun 12 May, varied times
Lolo Brow: Attention Seeker
Lolo Brow, neo-burlesque artist, seeks your attention for three exciting nights at the Brighton Spiegeltent! The awarding-winning drag queen, burlesque artist sideshow performer and lizard lady, invites you to hang your shame at the door and indulge your inner attention seeker. This is a brand-new show, derived from her infamous burlesque shuffle, playing with concepts of audience voyeurism, quick thinking and plain dumb luck. Lolo is a multi-skilled international feminist clown who loves nothing more than to lower the tone of any evening. Lolo will give you 100% of her Tequila-fuelled drag energy.
Brighton Spiegeltent: Bosco, Thurs 9 May 21.30
After a critically lauded, sold-out London run of Apparatus, Blue Devil Productions returns to Brighton with a brand-new play, The Geminus, based on Conrad’s The Secret Sharer. In this gripping story of a different heart of darkness, inexperienced Captain George Hotson encounters a fugitive called Leggatt, an enigmatic stranger with blood on his hands. With the tale of a brutal and disturbing murder, a sexy and suspenseful romance, a violent struggle as the ship sails through perilous, exotic seas and a few laughs along the way, this promises to be rich and rewarding night at the theatre.
Rialto Theatre, Wed 8 May 19.00, also shows Week 4 Tues 21 – Sat 25 May 19.00