Reviews of gigs, comedy shows and festivals with photographs from Brighton’s best snappers.
This is not a review. It's a love-letter to Brighton's music scene and 10 years of Green Door Store
Terry Hall led a stomping show at the Brighton Centre belting out classic after classic, with protest songs, choice covers and some amusing put-downs.
Magic outdoors drama by This Is My Theatre. Classic story for children and adults. Cajon, folkish chants, neat props. Touring the south over the summer.
The surviving members of Asbo Derek have lovingly compiled a wonderful collection of short stories by their late bandmate and friend, Brian Blaney.
The Seagull by Anton Chekhov at new Brighton theatre venue: Curzon Theatre in Kemptown. Robert Tremayn directs. Lively, serious and intimate.
The return of live music continued at pace with Fontaines DC impressing at their Resident Records outstore show.
One woman playing every role in William Shakespeare's silly but serious gender-bending play: 12 characters, 60 minutes and 7,500 words!
One-woman stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe. Seriously funny. Trauma and frivolity. Blokes should not wear socks with sandals.
Themes of racism, gender and disability are explored in Shakespeare's Tempest, performed by Sussex-based This is My Theatre at Preston Old Church.
Rebel Boob brings immersive and balletic theatre to Brighton Fringe in a show that explores the lives of women affected by breast cancer.
'You' is excellent physical theatre. Five stars. See it twice! If you don’t get a lump in your throat, or a tear in your eye at the end, you should stick with PlayStation.
One-woman, one-act drama from Elsa Courvreur. Digital totalitarianism in any language. A black stage. Edgy taut theatre at the Rialto. Adult content.
A postmodern pantomime with an unrelaible narrator. Outdoors with comedy, dance, camp actors, plenty of fun. On two levels: laughs for kids and jokes for adults
Macbeth in Brighton. One-act play with Scottish Gaelic sounds by This Is My Theatre. Power, ambition, murder, blood. The woods are moving.
This one-person, one-act play is giddy, funny and seriously entertaining. An odyssey through the madness of corporate pressure on our mental health.
This Brighton Fringe psychodrama about caravanning in Ireland is first-class physical theatre that follows in the tradition of Pinter, Beckett and Berkoff.
Brighton Music Conference made a triumphant return to debate key issues within the electronic music industry - covering race, gender and, of course, Covid.
The Spirit of Woodstock comes to Brighton and Hove in a one-person show that gives verbatim accounts of the music, politics and life of the 60s.
An added chapter to the legend and an evening of silliness and unclean fun to be enjoyed by Shakespeare lovers and haters alike.
The songs of some favourite childhood TV shows were recreated on a gorgeous evening at B.O.A.T which marked a welcome return for live music fans.
Our round-up of new Brighton music - including releases from The Moulettes, Youth Sector, Heights, Abi Flynn, Ciel, Honeybadger and Oddfellow’s Casino.
Our round-up of new Brighton music - including releases from grasshopper, J-Felix, Dog Of Man, Sit Down, Dom Champ, Via Tirana and Hannah Nelson.
A murder mystery fan tracks a reality TV killer in this fun and self-aware crime novella from Zac Colbert.
Our round-up of new Brighton music - including releases from Octopuses, Melt Plastic Group, Gulls, Porridge Radio, Night House and Wax Machine.
There is no other artist making music today who transcends the genres of dance and classical as skillfully as Jon Hopkins.