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BRIGHTON FRINGE REVIEW: Bourgeois & Maurice: How to Save the World Without Really Trying @Spiegeltent

By far, one of the best shows I’ve seen in this year’s Fringe is Bourgeois & Maurice: How to Save the World Without Really Trying.

PREVIEW: We’re Still Here!: The JEWish Cabaret

"We're Still Here!" is a tribute to the Queer songwriters of the Jewish community who have transformed and defined music and theatre over the years. This performance aims to...
Posted On 09 Jun 2017

PREVIEW: Resound and Brighton Chamber Choir

Resound and The Brighton Chamber Choir (BCC) bathe the audience in shimmering Water Night. For the first time two of Brighton and Hove’s favourite choirs are pooling their...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

REVIEW: Buddy The Buddy Holly Story @Theatre Royal

In just 18 short months between 1957 and 1959 Buddy Holly changed the face of modern music, producing in the process a treasure trove of rock and roll classics that have...

PREVIEW: All You Need is Love: Shanni Collins

All families come in different shapes and sizes, but they are all special when they love and respect each other. These fun rhyming stories are a celebration of the diversity...
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

BRIGHTON FRINGE REVIEW: Arr’ we there yet? Head First Acrobats

If you’ve ever seen them then you know what they do, and they’ve adapted their impressive skills to suit both adult evening shows and this fun kids show. Swashbuckling...
Posted On 05 Jun 2017

BRIGHTON FRINGE REVIEW: La Voix @Brighton Spiegeltent

With new ventures taking La V out there, in the arts festival circuit this was a new move, with some seriously tongue in cheek acknowledgments of the (same) old material. The...
Posted On 02 Jun 2017

BRIGHTON FRINGE REVIEW: Guilty of Love @St Mary’s Church

Books, plays and films about the life and death of the brilliant code-breaker Alan Turing are many and varied. This is the second musical on his life which I have seen in...

BRIGHTON FRINGE REVIEW: Gypsy Queen @The Marlborough Theatre

Hope Theatre Company’s latest production of Gypsy Queen isn’t a bad play; it’s everything you would expect to see in a gay play: repressed sexuality, conflicting masculinity,...

PREVIEW: Traumfrau Disco and DIY @Komedia

Queer disco, Traumfrau, takes over Komedia Brighton for Disco & DIY featuring special guest American DJ, producer and musician JD Samson on Friday, June 16 from 11pm. The...
Posted On 30 May 2017

Voting closes at midnight in the 2017 Golden Handbag Awards

There is just over 24 hours left to vote in this years Golden Handbag Awards. Voting closes tomorrow night, Monday, May 29 at midnight when the countdown begins to the winners...

BRIGHTON FRINGE REVIEW: The Starship Osiris @Komedia Studio

George Vere's hour-long confection is a riotous piece of grade-Z science fiction in which a rather bijou starship has to battle cheaply made monsters, a demoralised cast,...


In this Dick Barton style cheap spy thriller monologue Rebecca Dunn as Times newspaper fashion and gossip columnist Lady Pamela, conjures up a world of high society, smart...

Learn to dance ballroom and latin at ‘Cheek2Cheek’

Cheek2Cheek is unique, in that it is the only LGBT+ ballroom and latin dance club in Brighton & Hove. Originally set up in 1998, it continues to provide an alternative to the...