Brighton Fringe 2016
1 in 3 is a brave, thoughtful and heartfelt new play which explores the deep and truthful world of chemotherapy
Brilliantly silly and profound meditation on the nature of memory loss as innocence
Keenly-anticipated new play by Jonathan Brown breaks new territory; it’s both theatrically challenging and disturbing.
A re-imagining of the myth of Narcissus and a contemporary fable blending live theatre & projection, which questions what happens when the consumer becomes the consumed.
"I would definitely recommend this show to fellow misanthropes, Adam Vincent has a wonderfully weird take on life."
Superb revival of Charlotte Jones’s play abut two women incarcerated for fifty years for bring different.
A solo play about the problems facing people with mental health
Go if you are a human being and reconnect with your ability to feel, deeply and joyfully.
Compelling, downright funny yet tragic true narrative of the Kerry Baby affair of 1984. Caroline Burns Cooke triumphs as writer and actor.
"very strong body language story"
"Intense, revealing, disturbing"
Blues and Burlesque: Pete Saunders, strikes whilst the iron is hot, calling on the seductress Ivy Paige to host an evening of sultry blues, bawdy comedy and strip tease
A new up close and extremely personal musical experience from Jane Bom-bane's famous restaurant.
Superb revival of Miller's late classic. Jerry Lyne's production is one of NVT's finest.
A convincing portrayal of the great singer and political activist.
There is a story, but we can't remember the details.
Funny, warm and accessible comedy stand up for children and their parents.
A summary of all that is great on the UK comedy scene, go and see it!
Gavin Henderson Presents: Fascinating insight into how the best-known Director of the Brighton Festival got things done as an orchestral manager.
Anthropology, jazz, romance and coffee. What's not to like?
Deftly structured, evenly paced, informative and entertaining, Crème de la Crem is a must see for anyone who'd like a great funeral.
Inspired off-centre situationist drama from acclaimed Wired Theatre about family, grief and sexual identities.
Disquieting premiere about sexual abuse torturing the memories of a child, her adult self, and her abuser
Dusty Limits resents his first album of original work written with the brilliant Michael Roulston
Sizzling standout revival of Berkoff's first play
Almost two centuries separate two women's destinies as West meets East.
An absurd yet deliciously delectable action packed hour and ten minutes of clowning, acrobatics, physical theatre and slapping
Riveting must-see revival of Mamet's breakthrough play at the Rialto directed by Roger Kay
"performance art at its best "
Patrick Sandford's groundbreaking play, acted by himself, of his own childhood abuse, acted alongside a sax player...
Helen of Troy is beautiful, sexual, demanding - but above all, she's a survivor
"the entirely imaginary visuals he creates are amazing."
Hip is a must see show. A Brighton-spirited séance with tequila, nibbles, tenderness and laughter.
This is a relentless one act play about the pressure placed on girls by the media. It unpicks the irony of being advised to resist peer pressure and be independent, yet being told what to buy, how to look and how to behave.
Superbly conceived speculative gambit by ZLS Theatre. Prepare to be immersed.
Showstopping numbers stud this heartwarming, touching new play with numbers by Liz Tait.
"well worth seeing"
Bold, loud, passionate and engaging – poetry for the masses with a wonderful energy
A well-produced show that holds the attention and provides plenty of laughs along the way.
A brilliantly conceived, directed and performed piece of tragi-comic, food-for-thought theatre. If you get the chance to see it, jump at it.
Dave Chawmer takes a sensitive, funny and thought-provoking look at eating disorders, mental health and identity
an enjoyable hour of food and magic
A thought provoking, funny and moving performance by a masterful story teller, requiring us to think carefully about death and dying before it is too late.
Clean focused reading by Bexelei Theatre's young talent of Jon Barton's new play on trolling
Join Bard & Troubadour on a truly magical journary for all ages, as Pinocchio faces scoundrels, set-backs and sea monsters on his quest to become a real boy, in this loving recreation of the classic Italian fairy tale.
upbeat, incisive and funny
"it's full of joie de vivre and a real pleasure to watch."
one of the best performances on Brighton Fringe
Four interlocking narratives tell women's experience through the 20th century
Jack Duffel's new play mixes extreme naturalism with verse in a play creatively probing death and displacement in the family
A touching brief play scooped out of the air by two bright students with only a title to go on.
Scintillating subversive and original take on Hamlet’s unhappy uncle, weighed down by doubts and too many jokers. Beware of complicity.
An outstanding, raw and refreshing feat of physical theatre - A fast and furious adrenaline ride into Pandora's box
A captivating and engaging piece of transformative storytelling
it open important issues of our society
Spirited pacey revival of Ionesco’s first play, with one stand-out performance and superbly idiomatic one. A perfect introduction to the playwright.
Absurd and off-the-wall, this surreal funeral party is a bizarre experiment that really does pay off
They say you can get lost in a good book ...
A searing but warm-hearted examination of autism in the family.
Advice on how to sex up your life and your period appendages sets tongues wagging for a second year in this warm comedy from Alpha males to a wicked Omega-
Vinyl Catastrophe, Chris Sav, Andy Hoggarth, Lewis Klein, Mathilde Segonds and Clarisse Mathevet are all individually intriguing artists, who I would happily watch perform again.
A theatrical attempt to raise awareness of mental health
"an enchanting fairy tale"
Funky beats, rhythmic treats and a homemade drumkit
Childhood trauma casts a long shadow
A diamond in Shakespeare’s or Marlowe’s ruff? Ros Barber’s novel adapted for the stage, starring vaulting Jamie Martin.
The desperate plight of refugees - seen through the eyes of a child.
Silent But Friendly
Quirky and strangely warming
After the guns, there is the silence ...
Can it be moral to obey immoral orders?
Tremendously energised one-man play about an Australian minister's son on a mission, but which one?
A scandalously good show! Mime is the new rock 'n roll
feel the female power of Crookshank, representing the women in our century
Profoundly silly and farcically serious show with just the kind of anarchy that offers coke to audience members. Contains brief and ghastly nudity.
A hilarious and crazy hour of feminist theatre
23 reasons to see this refreshing and engaging show
Fascinating sideling glimpse of Romantic poets and writers through a chaise-long laced with gothic intent.