Andrea Gibson Review

Award-winning poet and LGBTQ campaigner Andrea Gibson delivered a compelling and entertaining show to an intimate audience at Komedia.

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Brighton Fringe Review: John Peel’s Shed

Writer and raconteur John Osborne comes to The Warren Blockhouse for a short residency, performing three different one hour monologues on consecutive days.

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The Great Escape 2018 Review (Fri)

Powering on through Day Two at The Great Escape we catch standout sets from Kojey Radical, Bodega and Superorganism.

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Brighton Fringe Review: Blackpool

Finnish performers Milla Virtanen and Jaakko Toivonen provide a dark memoir to competitive ballroom dancing. We went to The Old Market to see them dance til they dropped.

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Brighton Festival Review: The String Quartet’s Guide to Sex and Anxiety

Spanish director Calixto Bieito combined two very different classical pieces with well-chosen texts performed by a stellar cast but did we leave feeling sexy or anxious?

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Alt-Escape 2018 Review

The Alt-Escape is an extended weekend of wildly varied and excellent live music in Brighton, all for free, and this year’s festival was bigger than ever.

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Brighton Fringe Review: All City Movement

Finnish artist Jussi TwoSeven recently created several unique pieces of interlinked street art at different locations across the city. SOURCE took a walk round in search of all five.

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Brighton Fringe Review: About A Revolution

Lenin and revolution today. Agitprop and personal testimony from young people about change. Audience participation. Drama between Brecht and Boal.

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Brighton Fringe Review: Antony And Cleopatra

The Profumo affair as Shakespearean romantic tragedy. This crafty reworking has it all: politics, love, sex and song. Plus a Conservative government on the rocks.

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Iconic music legend Patti Smith needed no introduction when she came to perform what was a phenomenal show with ‘Her Band’ at the Brighton Dome.

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Brighton Festival Review: Ezra Furman

Ezra Furman’s headline set on the last Saturday of the Brighton Festival was a strange affair beset with technical problems and a voice that sounded in need of a rest.

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Brighton Festival Review: Brownton Abbey

The prim and proper Brighton Dome was transformed into a New Orleans night of glamour and fabulousness headlined by RuPaul and Beyonce collaborator Big Freedia.

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The Great Escape 2018 Review (Thur)

Novelist, Pale Waves and Goat Girl are among our highlights on the first day of The Great Escape.

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Brighton Festival Review: A Change Is Gonna Come

Carleen Anderson assembled a talented group to perform a set of protest songs old and new at a show that delivered on many levels.

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Brighton Fringe Review: Passionate Machine

Rosy Carrick weaves together personal confessions with pop culture obsessions in a compelling time travel adventure that takes in David Bowie, Einstein and the Russian revolution.

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Brighton Festival Review: Kronos Quartet with Sam Green and Trio da Kali

There was a double helping of Kronos Quartet last weekend. We went along to watch them on screen and with their latest collaborators.

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Brighton Fringe Review: David Hoyle’s Love In

Self-styled ‘transgender terrorist’ David Hoyle performed his exuberant, surreal cabaret show to an adoring sell-out crowd at the Spiegeltent.

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Brighton Fringe Review: Bosh And Babbs

Beyond Retro opened its doors to an evening of hilarious sketch shows by comedy duo Bosh and Babbs.

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The Great Escape 2018 Review (Sat)

Our third and final day brought a mixed bag of performances, with a handful of four-square guitar bands outshone by the brassy brilliance of jazz instrumentalists Sons Of Kemet.

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Brighton Fringe Review: De Fuut

Award-winning playwright Bastiaan Vandendriessche performs an enthralling yet unsettling monologue at Sweet Werks this week as part of Brighton Fringe’s Dutch and Flemish season.

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Brighton Fringe Review: My Father Held a Gun

High-class storytelling. Massively compelling. Peace and justice and falling in love. Multiple stories. Live guitar and sax.

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Brighton Festival Review: Brett Anderson

The Suede frontman discusses his new book, growing up in Haywards Heath and the genesis of his band at this fascinating festival book launch with Alexis Petridis.

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Reef Photos

Nineties legends Reef are back, armed with the son of a Rolling Stone and a brand new album. We snapped their recent show at Concorde2.

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Brighton Fringe Review: A Berlin Kabaret!

A musical tour of the early 20th century from the rise of the Nazis to the communist witch-hunts, performed with aplomb in a show that unearths curious and sinister songs of the time.

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Brighton Festival Review: Amanda Palmer

The pianist gave her all at Brighton Dome in a confessional show that encompassed grief, comedy and motherhood – along with a surprise announcement for old fans.

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