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Reviews of gigs, comedy shows and festivals with photographs from Brighton’s best snappers.

Richard Hawley brings the heart of Sheffield to Brighton for a nite of sweet vocals and northern grit.

Jun 13, 2024
The Kite Runner cast

Amir is a disappointment to his father – creative like his late mother. He becomes a writer in the play based on Khaled Hosseini’s novel The Kite Runner.

Jun 12, 2024
Man and wife

How To Date A Feminist is a romcom which defies expectations. A vegetarian feminist from Greenham Common meets a more traditional 'Wonder Woman'.

Jun 6, 2024

Local legends Sea Power return for a stunning night in the refurbished Corn Excahnge.

Jun 3, 2024

A flawless piece of gripping, visceral, impactful and incomparable theatre where writing, story and acting come together perfectly.

Jun 2, 2024

A refreshingly dark comedy about two best friends starting at a taxi rank and taking you to unexpected places.

May 27, 2024

Sibyl Theatre gives us an interesting feminist interpretation of the Helen of Troy myth told from her perspective.

May 27, 2024

A perceptive piece about sharing a house: how miscommunication and lack of listening interferes with being able to connect.

May 26, 2024

This Brighton Fringe production is a surprising, hilarious and poignant little gem, with truly wonderful writing, directing and acting.

May 26, 2024

Big|Brave’s breathtaking power and sonic artistry engulfs the Green Door Store. This is noise music at its most intimate and intense.

May 26, 2024

Rogue Shakespearean Ryan J.W. Smith brings a double bill of meticulously versified romantic comedies.

May 24, 2024

Brighton band the Leaning take their tales of the sea one mile out into the English Channel for a stunning evening under a dramatic sky.

May 22, 2024

The Dome is filled with a riot of pink and blue in this glorious celebration of all things Carnival Collective.

May 21, 2024

A thought provoking, refreshing and funny comedy about all the contrasting and conflicting messages being a woman involves.

May 18, 2024

An evening of enchanting musical storytelling at Brighton Dome as the actor and musician joined forces with the acclaimed nature writer.

May 17, 2024

Drama and sketches from Five Straight Men in an insightful Fringe performance exploring what being non-binary sounds like.

May 16, 2024

A wild crazy romp through 10 centuries of British history, from The Foundry Group's Murray Simon and Brian Mitchell.

May 15, 2024

An enthralling true story of resilience and adaptability from a unique moment in history, evocatively told.

May 15, 2024

A lovely little comedy Sci Fi nugget, which makes you laugh and think in equal measure

May 15, 2024

A fascinating and bizarre satire on the corporate world, through the eyes of one man who gets sucked into it.

May 12, 2024

Two women doing theatre: attitude, dialogue and stand-up comedy.

May 11, 2024

A powerful and thought provoking piece, told beautifully and brutally with striking presence.

May 9, 2024

A hilarious, poignant, bright and uplifting show: quirkily and uniquely told with great perceptiveness.

May 8, 2024

A mysteriously resonant work of experiential art, retelling a legend that reflects the dynamics of today.

May 7, 2024

Twisted Tales' performers have a unique and fascinating way of retelling stories you think you know, but not like this. Highly recommended.

May 6, 2024
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