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Brighton Review Team

Our review team in Brighton changes from year to year so it isn’t easy to keep up to date with who is live on the team. Here’s our current line up. If you want to contact a reviewer directly please use the form below.

Alice Booth


Alice Booth has been a theatre producer, performer and has worked in the field of forum theatre in recent years.

Didi Craze


Didi is a midwife, a yoga teacher and a blogger. She’s been involved with FringeReview for over five years and has specialised in reviewing health-related theatre. She is the grand-daughter of the famous writer, Leo Walmsley.

Paul Levy


Paul is the founder and editor of FringeReview Brighton as well as a theatre maker. He founded award-winning Rational Madness Theatre whose recent production of Text was a sell-out at the Brighton Spiegeltent’s Bosco in the Brighton Fringe.

Strat Mastoris


Strat is a regular part of the production team at New Venture Theatre. He writes passionately about theatre, blogs regulalry, is an accomplished photographer,  and is a stalwart member of the FringeReview team

Lynn Ruth Miller


Lynn is a legend. A writer, performer, comedian, commentator, broadcaster. Her acclaimed show Not Dead Yet was a hit at the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringes.

Bill Parslow


Bill Parslow has been a performer, writer and is an established performance storyteller. He’s a core member of the Brighton FringeReview review team but is taking a sabbatical from Brighton Fringe this year and is reviewing over the road at Fringeguru.com

Guy Wah


Guy is an established theatremaker, writer, musician and improviser. a regular reviewer for us in Brighton and Edinburgh. He is founder of Hove Grown

Kirsten Brown

Kirsten is a new member of our review team. She’s a qualified teacher, has worked at the Theatre Royal, and regulalry reviewed comedy for The Latest

Paschale Straiton

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Paschale is a theatre maker and director of outdoor performance company,  Red Herring Productions, She is also an associate artist at production company, Time Won’t Wait

Boryana Ivanova

Boryana is a  a stage performer/drama pedagogue. She studied dramaturgy and recently moved from Finland, where she worked in the physical Theatre and Dance sector. She has a master’s degree in theatre studies from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France.

Simon Jenner

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Simon is a playwright and prize-winning poet . He cisurrently writing three plays for The Weird Sisters Theatre Company in Guildford who toured here last year with Crimp’s Fewer Emergencies.

Lisa Douglas

Lisa is a senior dramatherapist, director, teacher and actor for over the past twenty years she has been working with people in a variety of settings from rehabilitation centres, schools, youth services, foster care teams to women refuges and prisons.  She has a 1st degree BA (Hons)  Arts Therapies (Drama) which drew together a significant understanding in dramatherapy, facilitating, acting, directing, human development and psychotherapy.

Andrew Allen

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Andrew is a founder of Cast Iron Theatre and Iron Clad Improv. He has many years experience as a theatre maker, improviser, writer and reviewer.

Philippa Hammond

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Philippa is an actor in both theatre and film. She has starred in numerous plays as well as in the acclaimed film Born of Hope

Rikki Tarascas

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Rikki Tarascas is an award-winning theatre maker and director. He creates immersive theatre and also film. Find out more here

Zelah Senior

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Zelah has many years’ experience in the arts, not only in the UK but also in South Africa, Sri Lanka and the Balkans. She studied English literature and has also worked as a performer and arts maker.

Yvonne Luna

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Yvonne is a locally based writer and poet. She has performed her own Fringe shows, written and published poetry books and been a live poetry performer.

Nigel Nevinson

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Nigel has been an actor for many years. His recent Fringe show about Dickens’ Mr Picwick has toured all over the UK. You can find out more about his impressive acting repertoire here

Tanushka Gill/Marah

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Tanuskha is an internationally recognised theatre maker and director, founder of Company Collisions and a teacher of theatre making.She works with Windmill Young Actors.

John Hinton

John is a writer/director/performer with the rather famous Tangram Theatre, recently playing Marie Curie, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein in respective shows.

Chris Cresswell

Chris is founder of Voodoo Vaudeville. His recent production, Lost in Transit, was a sell-out hit at the 2015 Brighton Fringe. He is an accomplished clown and teaches performance at the University of Chichester.


Contact one of the review team

If you’d like to get in touch with any of our reviewers, please fill out the form below and we’ll ensure your message is received. If you leave contact details they will be treated respectfully and not passed on or added to a mailing list.

Our reviewers do not work full time for FringeReview. They are volunteers so the timing and manner of their reply is in their hands and not something we are responsible for. They do however, when they join our review team, agree to abide by our values and review policy whilst reviewing for us.