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Acclaimed Comedia Sara Pascoe brings “Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads” to Brighton
FringeReview often features the work of this writer, actor and comedian at the Edinburgh Fringe and we are delighted to see her bringing her new show to the Dome. “Sara Pascoe is enjoying a year-long, one woman stag-do.
From spiritual retreats, city-breaks, life-drawing classes and football matches; she has been drunk and lonely everywhere.”
Sara Pascoe is a very accessible comedy. Being a writer and an actor she also brings theatricality to her work and there’s a depth to the writing that can range from light-funny to sharp and hard-hitting. Well worth seeing.
Dance Theatre Must See =COAL
(Photo by: Joe Armitage)
Award-winning, riveting Physical-Dance Theatre comes to the Dome at the end of March. ”
COAL was “…created to mark the 30th anniversary of the end of the 1984/5 British miners’ strike, award winning choreographer Gary Clarke proudly presents COAL, a riveting dance theatre show which takes an nostalgic look at the hard hitting realities of life at the coal face.
Bringing together Clarke’s striking physical language performed by a company of 7 stunning professional dancers and a live brass band, COAL is a nostalgic, moving and ever-relevant exploration of community, solidarity and survival.”
Put Some Top-Drawer Comedy Improvisation On Your Radar
Some sult-comedy improv arrives at the Dome later in the year but we think you should consider booking early. FringeReview has reviewed Austentious in the past and are happy to highly tecommend it.
“Every show a new Jane Austen novel is made up on the spot, based on a title suggested by an audience member and pulled at random out of a basket… No real knowledge of Jane Austen is required to appreciate Austentatious… I think most people will agree that Jane Austen’s previously undiscovered novels are much, much more hilarious, though slightly less well plotted, than the six published books we know and love. Non-stop jokes keep the audience laughing throughout, and the show is highly entertaining and enjoyable.” (Glenys McIntyre, FringeReview)
Thow isn’t until September but I’d get your booking in early to avoid disappointment.
Music Picks – Five to see
Marillion. They recently sold out the Royal Albert Hall within minutes of tickets going on sale, the rulers and survivors of Progressive Rock bring a new album that got five stars in The Guardian
Herbie Flowers’ Jazz Breakfast. Brighton’s own legend brings jazz mastery, humour, a few anecdotes.
Jaws in Concert. How could we not recommend a live score to this dont-turn-away-if-you-dare cult horror?
The Shires. “The biggest selling UK country act of all time” – and a new album.
Mist and MoStack – a leader in the UK rap scene links up with a newcomer.
Browse all the contemporary music shows at the Dome here.
Something for the kids… Art Saturday in April
Brighton Dome children’s workshops are always a hit. The Founders’ Room is the perfect place for creative events. It has a feeling of history, creativity and isn’t too far from the refreshments ! ”
“Art Saturday springs in to life this Easter! Calling all young artists to join illustrator Woody for art workshop fun. Woody sets the scene and shares her drawing, collage, creating characters and making art stories know-how. Bring your imagination and leave with your own art project. Materials provided.”
Find out more and book here
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