Sunday, August 25, 2019

A Pair of Pantos brings inclusive Christmas theatre to Brighton this...

a pair of pantos
The pantomime is a staple of British festive entertainment. Unfortunately, during the last 50 years, it’s become increasingly stale and irrelevant. Matters haven’t always...

Fatty Fat Fat @ Fat Pride – Katie Greenall interview

Katie Greenall at FAT Cabaret by Helen James
Katie Greenall is asking: ‘Do you ever feel like your body takes up too much space in world that doesn’t want to make any...

Game of Thrones actor joins Brighton Festival show

Among the most sought-after and exciting European theatre directors, Calixto Bieito is bringing a new production to Brighton Festival that explores the tempestuous relationship between hedonism,...

The Reincarnation of Trim Tab Jim – Rock Opera

I have had the good fortune this evening of attending the opening night of this rock-opera by composer/singer James Mannion. As a live musician...

Emma Morton & The Graces head to Brighton Fringe

Scottish singer-songwriter Emma Morton is making a big impact throughout the European music scene. She’s enjoyed a Top three hit in the Italian charts,...

Eastenders’ Lisa Hammond returns to the stage with two-woman comedy/theatre show

lisa hammond interview
For many contemporary actors, theatre is their home - it’s where many start their careers; a place where they feel most comfortable. Actor and...

FESTIVAL REVIEW: A Change is Gonna Come

All of them virtuoso talents, the Change is Gonna Come supergroup were never less than dazzling, technically speaking. The reason for the evening’s hot-then-cold...

NoFit State – Lexicon review

It’s been a few years since NoFit State stormed Brighton with Bianco, a show deconstructing modern circus and endowing it with a true sense...

BN1 chats to… Austentatious

austentatious interview
Imagine having to act out an entirely improvised comedy play, constructed from a title from the audience, whilst in the style of a Jane...

Handmade Mysteries ‘Lady Chastity’s Reserve’ Review

On an unassuming ‘hump-day’, myself and a few of my colleagues found ourselves standing at the back of The Black Lion in The Lanes,...

Monsters: A Modern Frankenstein Story comes to Rialto

Monsters: A Modern Frankenstein Story
It’s been 200 years since Mary Shelley’s gothic horror Frankenstein was published to an unsuspecting public. Since then, the book has been adapted for...

BN1 chats with… Grace Eyre Street

A short distance from you, even closer than you may think, there’s a vertical community of eclectic characters. After a sold-out run at last...