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Brighton Fringe 2024

2 Queers in Tears

"This is not your regular love story."

60 Minutes of Mood Swings

"Will it ever change?"

A Year And A Day

Consummate story-telling

ACT Playwriting Course

Mark Burgess and his students should feel immensely satisfied. And of course the students themselves divinely dissatisfied as they develop their craft.


What's the value of a work of art?

Chopped Liver and Unions

You’ll want to cheer at the end, along with everyone else.

Company RAus’s Dido

A multimedia portrayal of Dido's love and loss, in sound, light and solo dance

Copernicus Now

A Comedy about Heliocentrism

Dawn Again: A Rap Opera

Elliot has a problem: two girlfriends, both giving birth on the same day in the same hospital

El Viaje

The inspirational story of a Cuban refugee, set to song and music

Geneva Convention

As this gets quieter, it shouts more loudly. Exciting as this is, it will devastate when it finds its arc. This might ascend into something crucial.


An adaptation of Lorca's 'the House of Bernarda Alba'

J’ai un Bleu

J’ai un Bleu manages to covey through movement what words simply cannot express. The objectification of the female form.

Kemble’s Riot

Whose side are you on?

Laughing Horse Clean Pick of The Fringe

The Best Comedy Selection in town

Little Women

There’s heartbreak and joy here. If you don’t know it, be surprised and moved at this hidden fringe gem, realised by this team in delicately-cut facets.

Love and Information

An outstanding production of young showcase theatre

Macready! Dickens’ Theatrical Friend

Nineteenth century actor and impresario is brought to life by Mark Stratford


This really has no place in the Brighton Fringe. Perhaps the Festival. What is a slice of the darkest Sean O’Casey doing at a 9pm slot? Outstanding.

Making Marilyn

A must-see.

Marvin and the Dodgyspinners

Worth considering when it returns

Only Bones V1.9

One meter, one projector and one performer – Intrigued? You should be!

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Will haunt NVT’s Studio as much as it will you.

Plastic and Chicken Bones

A warning for humanity

Pretty, Witty Nell

An outstanding gem.

Rootless Tree

Two women's unorthodox relationship during The Great Depression

Six Characters In Search Of Pirandello

"There is someone in my life, and I know nothing about him" (Pirandello)

St Nicholas Richard Bowen Guitar Recital

Recommended for languorous afternoons such as the burst of May outside.

Steve Parry: The Last of the Famous International Amateurs

A man in the middle of a mid-life crisis

Strange Orbits

Humanity faces an existential crisis

Super Connected

Epic music, film and theatre production with a warning

That Witch Helen

The face that launched a thousand ships finally gets to speak

That Witch Helen

An absorbing retelling. Whatever Ridewood and Sibyl Theatre tackles next will be worth waiting for.

The ballad of Mulan

A Chinese folk tale has echoes of 'All Quiet On The Western Front'

The Life & Rhymes Of Archy & Mehitabel

Don Marquis's wonderful creations, brought to life!

The Tower

Do we ever really lose our mothers?

The Trials of Magnus Coffinkey

Of the 115 (mostly London) shows I’ve seen this year so far, it ranks as the most profound, and one of the very finest.

Twisted Tales

One mat, six players and bundles of talent in this dynamic ensemble. Bringing Total Theatre back!


An introduction to Forum Theatre

Women’s Writes

We’ve been lucky to sit in on the first stage of a very promising conversation collaboration, and theatre piece.

You’re Not Doing It Wrong If No-one Knows What You’re Doing

How families shape you - until you find your own particular shape