Brighton Fringe 2018
A Search For Meaning In A World Of Illusion
An Intimate Portrayal of an Aging Icon As He Drifts Into Obscurity
Many arts-driven people forced into the corporate world might well see this play answers their condition like few others.
"A poignant, contemporary, powerfully evocative play asking some uncomfortable questions"
It’s in NT’s best American vein. Forget Rehearsed Reading. It’s the real thing.
It’s a work with much to tell us: of the unlooked-for consequences of a buried war. Of elective affinities and choosing to adopt the war-bereft, whatever condition they’re in.
Jenner’s moved out of the comfort zone of his Coward years which suit him particularly, or straight acting. It’s a remarkable feat.
If you decide on one storytelling piece of theatre in this half of the Fringe, I doubt you’ll do better than experience this.
Not the Last Post for this Thought-Provoking War Story
"A passionate, storytelling show with live cinematic music about war and peace, acts of heroism, and the love for life."
I can predict that by the end of its run, this should be the most outstanding one-person show you’ll see in the last week.
Guardian obituary, 2008. ‘Ken Campbell was one of the most original and unclassifiable talents in British theatre of the past half-century.’ It just happens that his daughter Daisy is both that and far more. She’s one of the most cunning crafters of comedy and storytelling in the anti-business
Full-on wacky energy with impressive physical theatre and dance.
Caroline Burns Cooke uses storytelling and physical performance to breath life into this true story of Munchausen by proxy.
Not Your Typical Day At The Office
So what did Harvey Weinstein and the fifteenth century European ruling classes have in common? Exactly. A lot. English has achieved a phenomenal amount. She co-ordinates everything as she directs and manages her own minimal props.
A masterclass in storytelling using physical theatre, puppetry, song and dance, and audience interaction
A perfectly rendered, heart-warming, necessary light in the darkest of moments.
This is a gem of many colours. Do see it. The miraculous construction’s matched by Jordan’s storytelling and sense of dark mischief. In Jordan’s hands it’s a re-possession of lost innocence by a strange sleight of a knowing child.
A finely crafted set of interwoven monologues telling three women’s stories of love and loss
A show with a wise sweetness at its core; a brightness to cast the growing shadows out there.
There’s first-class musical entertainment here, crouched under the disguise of a schoolboy plot. Irresistible.
Clever but raw self-referential storytelling that will likely divide audiences