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Brighton Fringe 2016

1 in 3

1 in 3 is a brave, thoughtful and heartfelt new play which explores the deep and truthful world of chemotherapy

A Dirty Get-Away!

Brilliantly silly and profound meditation on the nature of memory loss as innocence

A Good Jew

Keenly-anticipated new play by Jonathan Brown breaks new territory; it’s both theatrically challenging and disturbing.


Superb revival of Charlotte Jones’s play abut two women incarcerated for fifty years for bring different.

Altered Minds, Altered Realities.

A solo play about the problems facing people with mental health

And the Rope Still Tugging Her Feet

Compelling, downright funny yet tragic true narrative of the Kerry Baby affair of 1984. Caroline Burns Cooke triumphs as writer and actor.


"Intense, revealing, disturbing"

Broken Glass

Superb revival of Miller's late classic. Jerry Lyne's production is one of NVT's finest.

Dancing in the Dark

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


Sizzling standout revival of Berkoff's first play


Almost two centuries separate two women's destinies as West meets East.

Glengarry Glenn Ross

Riveting must-see revival of Mamet's breakthrough play at the Rialto directed by Roger Kay


Patrick Sandford's groundbreaking play, acted by himself, of his own childhood abuse, acted alongside a sax player...

How to be a Girl

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"


A well-produced show that holds the attention and provides plenty of laughs along the way.


Clean focused reading by Bexelei Theatre's young talent of Jon Barton's new play on trolling

Secret Innuendos

one of the best performances on Brighton Fringe

Sex and God

Four interlocking narratives tell women's experience through the 20th century

Sex, Strokes, Death, Denial

Jack Duffel's new play mixes extreme naturalism with verse in a play creatively probing death and displacement in the family

Simon Says

A touching brief play scooped out of the air by two bright students with only a title to go on.

Something Rotten

Scintillating subversive and original take on Hamlet’s unhappy uncle, weighed down by doubts and too many jokers. Beware of complicity.

The Bald Prima Donna

Spirited pacey revival of Ionesco’s first play, with one stand-out performance and superbly idiomatic one. A perfect introduction to the playwright.

The Bula Loop

A searing but warm-hearted examination of autism in the family.

The Marked

Childhood trauma casts a long shadow

The Marlowe Papers

A diamond in Shakespeare’s or Marlowe’s ruff? Ros Barber’s novel adapted for the stage, starring vaulting Jamie Martin.

The Unknown Soldier

After the guns, there is the silence ...

The White Crow: Eichmann in Jerusalem

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?

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

feel the female power of Crookshank, representing the women in our century

Wolf Meat

Profoundly silly and farcically serious show with just the kind of anarchy that offers coke to audience members. Contains brief and ghastly nudity.

Women’s Hour

A hilarious and crazy hour of feminist theatre

Year Without Summer

Fascinating sideling glimpse of Romantic poets and writers through a chaise-long laced with gothic intent.