Brighton Fringe 2018
If you can catch this in the Fringe, you’ll have seen one of the best things in it.
This is a piece for everyone over 10 and should be seen at all costs.
A Search For Meaning In A World Of Illusion
A century after the Russian Revolution - where is Revolution today?
This Fine Mess Is Defintely Worth The Trip
A morality tale - with snakes.
An Intimate Portrayal of an Aging Icon As He Drifts Into Obscurity
The allies we make when we want to live together.
A heartrending tragic-comedy one-man show about memory, Scrabble and Alzheimer’s.
Many arts-driven people forced into the corporate world might well see this play answers their condition like few others.
Five nights in no-man's-land, trapped in a broken-down tank
Highly charged, hugely energized and utterly committed
"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.
Your invitation to attend an execution
"youth theatre at its best"
A powerful and devastatingly personal piece of storytelling
fast-paced and hilarious
Jenner’s moved out of the comfort zone of his Coward years which suit him particularly, or straight acting. It’s a remarkable feat.
This is an outstanding production, one of the two or three finest amateur ones I’ve ever seen. It can hold its head amongst consummate professional ones.
A Fantastical Family Adventure with a Lot of Heart
A poised, assured performance of insightful, informed and important work.
A twentieth century adaption by Jean Anouilh
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."
A 20th Century icon brought to 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.
A passionless, motiveless, faultless and clueless murder ... but is it perfect?
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.
"an engaging, interesting, disturbing, provocative piece of theatre."
An operatic clown show, ﬁrst performed in Helsinki in September 2014.
A show about freedom. Funny, subversive, deeply philosophical - and beautiful.
Genet's masterpiece in a new translation
A perfectly rendered, heart-warming, necessary light in the darkest of moments.
of you and won’t let go. Most theatre makers of whatever stripe are pretty clear Ken’s a game changer.
Nobody likes to be treated like a child
The Silent House Screams Volumes
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 Wonderful and Whimsical Family Adventure
A show with a wise sweetness at its core; a brightness to cast the growing shadows out there.
An Absurd Look At The State We're In...And What Might Happen Next
An uninvited journalist knocks on the door of a Holocaust survivor, for an unexpected interview.
Susanne Crosby’s Waiting for is a four-hander with a social reckoning, and very unexpected plot point. The audience was packed. There’s a quietly sad magic to this low-key play; people recognize themselves in it. It speaks.
There’s first-class musical entertainment here, crouched under the disguise of a schoolboy plot. Irresistible.
BLT have produced in less than two weeks two outstandingly fine full-length productions. This latest offering confirms this theatre’s confidence in producing stark contrasts: an unfashionable yet horribly topical drop of silence into a bustling city.
Clever but raw self-referential storytelling that will likely divide audiences
Inside the head of a madman.