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Brighton Fringe 2013

Africa Entsha

Outstanding and life-affirming.


Alternative realities of Anton Chekhov

Best of Punched

A good idea in a tricky venue

Betsy: Wisdom of a Brighton Whore

Both funny and moving - doesn't miss a trick.

Better Days

"Definitely worth a look ... moments of genius."


Makes your heart leap and your feet busy!

Bitch Boxer

Tour de force high-octane one woman show


Inventive, creative and atmospheric

Bringing Down the Moon

Charming, gentle and engaging.

Buddhism: Is it just for Losers?

Surreal and entertaining gallop through aspects of religion and philosophy. Includes jokes about solipsism.

Can You Hear Seagulls?

Affecting and relevant

Chain Letter

When you write someone a letter - it's personal...

Chapel Street

"Fast, witty and furious two-hander"


Sharp, witty and dark.

End to End

"I came out warmed and charmed"

Failure (And Other Opportunities for Non-Linear Success)

a one woman performance art – confessional – manifesto, that is a strange mix of autobiographical detail, feminist theory, advertising imagery, slap-stick and charmingly lo-fi home-made music.

Gilli Bloodaxe and Friends

An evening of musically accompanied performance poetry.

Hendricks Carnival of Knowledge – ‘Alchemy, Distillation & Botanical Folklore’.

One of a series of entertaining gin-related talks from the Scottish distiller.

Hi Vis

Well worth double parking for.


Volcanoes change the planet - they can change your life, too.

Homeless in Homeland

A stunning portrayal of one woman’s search for her homeland using song, dance, poetry and stories.

How a Man Crumbled

A beautiful piece of work. Funny, gently shocking and charming.

In Extremis

A cleverly conceived and well-acted two-header.

In Transit – a Solo Song

Florence Leon astonishes

Jack the Ripper – Facts, No Fiction

Straight talking and gory

Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey

An brilliant adaptation of Jane Austen’s humorous novel with puppets


A double-header mix of stand-up, amusing routines and a short radio play by two comedy professionals.

La Clique

"recommended for the stand-out acts"

Laurel and Hardy

Outstanding for all the right reasons

Like They Are

"convincing and engaging "


Disturbing, as all good visionary theatre should be.


Perfectly imperfect, truthful and inventive

Mikelangelo and The Blacksea Gentlemen

The Devil’s own house band play twisted tunes to curdle your soul.

Miss Givings

Fine singing, evocative and sweet

Mr Sandman Bringer of Dreams and Nightmares

Two hours of storytelling genius

Nick Pynn and Kate Daisy Grant

An evening of musical virtuosity by a pair of award-winning performers.

Night after Night

The classic music drama written by Neil Bartlett and Nicolas Bloomfield

Pavilion Gardens Cafe History Tour

A fascinating and enjoyable stroll featuring local history, tea and cake


A psychological drama with a difference

Shadows on The Wall

Power comes at a price, but who is willing to pay it?

Shit-Faced Shakespeare

Exactly what it says on the tin..

Sleeping Trees Odyssey

Very funny physical, verbal and mental romp though the Oyssey


A story of women and astronomy


Brilliant psychological feats and magic.

Tales Of The Tombola

"something strange and worthwhile"

The Big Bitesize Breakfast

A highly impressive selection of short plays.

The Coin-Operated Girl

Fascinating, funny, true, and really informative, life of a call girl.

The Cow Play

"some very good acting, a few moments of gold"

The Day The Fairy Dust Landed

A warm and inspiring evening of wonderfully daft nostalgic hippy escapism

The Fantasist

In the mind of the fantasist, the real and the fanciful become dangerously blurred.

The Girl With No Heart

A thought provoking and unsettling human story, with strongly crafted images.

The God Particle

Witty, smart discussion on science and religion.

The Graduate

The stage version of the film of the book.

The Overcoat

A part-mime adaptation Nikolai Gogol’s tale of aspiration, sacrifice and despair.

The Pardoner’s Tale

A modern, physical theatre interpretation of Chaucer’s classic tale

The Ray Charles Experience

A soft-shoe shuffling tribute to one of the world’s greatest musicians.

The Ruffian on the Stair

Intense staging of a rarely-seen Joe Orton play

The Taming of the Shrew

Rip-roaring, tremendously entertaining, very accessible version of the Taming of the Shrew for all.

The Tim Bat Trick Show

An hour of delightful tricks

The Trench

A bleak World War One fantasy epic with puppetry and an impressive musical score.

The Trials and Tribulations of Mr Pickwick

Pickwick brought to vibrant life

The Trials of Harvey Matusow

A one-man masterclass in tragi-comedy.

Tiny Tempest

A physical, musical, family friendly version of Shakespeare's play The Tempest.

Unbound Meets The Catalyst Club

A mash-up of two erudite salon events.

Wild Thing I Love You

Deft storytelling with subtle theatricality.

You Left Me In The Dark

Universal issues of love and loss inspired by The Seagull

£5 Fringe Festival Launch Party

Vintage pop perfectly kicks off the Five Pound Fringe.