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

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

May 26, 2024

A surprising, hilarious and poignant little gem, with truly wonderful writing, directing and acting.

May 26, 2024

Big|Brave’s breath -taking power and sonic artistry engulfs the Green Door Store.

May 26, 2024

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

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

A unique and fascinating way of retelling stories you think you know, but not like this. Highly recommended.

May 6, 2024

This sheer unadulterated nostalgia-fest, with an underscore of 80s ballads, is the perfect homage to the cinema classic.

Apr 25, 2024

Seven handcrafted monologues about gay, lesbian and LGBT history over 100 years. Punchy, telescopic and time-travelling theatre.

Apr 19, 2024

A gorgeously crafted one-man show about a stand-up comedian of the old school. Punchline is poignant, layered and funny. Highly recommended.

Apr 18, 2024

Glittery pigeons, sculpture and paintings! We had an evening of discovery at The Phony Collective's art exhibition at Brighton Lock in.

Apr 16, 2024

Peter Xan headed up a cracking showcase of indie pop from the Hidden Herd team alongside Coco And The Lost at the Hope & Ruin.

Apr 15, 2024

We plunged headfirst into Brighton's brand new music festival catching acts such as Trip Westerns, Frank & Beans, Gaffa Tape Sandy and Flip Top Head.

Apr 15, 2024

A beautiful and brutally honest piece of theatre about mental health and virtual reality that's funny yet moving and poignant: a must-see.

Apr 8, 2024
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