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Visually-impaired artists challenge perceptions

A new play by visually-impaired artists is ready to challenge perceptions at Brighton Fringe 2017.

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Peter James

Peter James discusses his latest Roy Grace book in Worthing

Number-one bestselling Brighton-based author Peter James marks the publication of his 13th Roy Grace novel Need You Dead with a talk at Worthing’s Connaught Theatre on Thursday, June 1 at 7.30pm.

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Alice Marshall

Character comedian Alice Marshall is back with a host of new faces in Brighton

After a sell-out debut at the 2016 Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe festivals, comedy actress and character comedian Alice Marshall is back with a new tour.

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An Dha perform at Brighton's Komedia on Sunday, May 21


Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

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Joanna Eden and Leigh McDonald

Mac & Eden back at Brighton Fringe

Following their award-winning run at The Brighton Fringe last year, Leigh and Joanna – otherwise known as Mac & Eden – are back again this year with their show The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman, this time at The Verdict, Edward Street from May 29-31 and on June 3.

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Coming to Brighton...

Friendship and finding out who you are... at the Brighton Fringe

Tamar Broadbent and Emma Pritchard’s debut play runs June 2-4 at 7.45pm at The Warren, Studio 2. The two are also the show’s performers.

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James Backway in War Horse at the New London Theatre. Photo by Brinkhoff M�genburg SUS-170517-152438001

World famous show War Horse announces Sussex date during UK tour

The cast has been announced for the The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse which will stop off at the Brighton Centre early next year.

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Dave's in Wonderland

The traditional rabbit hole becomes a lift shaft in a bold, bright and fun new musical inspired by Alice of Wonderland and Looking Glass fame.

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Protect and Survive. Photo by Peter Williams

Dangerously relevant theatre inspired by an anti-nuclear masterpiece

The fear of imminent nuclear demise is now very much back in the minds of many people and the current perilous state of the world appears to be having a impact on the arts.

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"Deadly dance to the electric chair...”

The making of an all-American murderer offers a Brighton Fringe look at “latter-day Macbeths on a deadly dance to the electric chair.”

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Blocked - Laura Curnick who plays Katie

Pure Fluke Theatre back at the Brighton Fringe

Pure Fluke Theatre bring their new production Blocked to the Brighton Fringe 2017, promising “a searing dissection of the dangerous functions of humour.”

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Jamal Harewood, The Privileged, SPILL Festival of Performance 2015, produced by Pacitti Company. Photo by Guido Mencari

Your chance to (nearly) meet a polar bear!

We might all think we know what the word privileged means.

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The Noise Next Door

Improv stars The Noise Next Door perform at Brighton’s Komedia

There’s a simple golden rule in improv, reckons Sam Pacelli who heads to Brighton with The Noise Next Door (The Komedia, Thursday, May 11).

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coming to the fringe

Welcome to the Fringe’s very smallest theatre!

Introducing The Story of You & I (A Trilogy) offers an intriguing live-art performance for the Brighton Fringe.

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Simon Stallard as Caliban

The Tempest for Brighton Fringe

Ex-teacher-turned-director Sarah Slator brings her offering of Shakespeare’s The Tempest to Brighton’s oldest building this festival.

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The Six Sided Man is at The Capitol, Horsham, on Saturday, May 6


Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

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Pic by Ray Burminston

Michael McIntyre announces Brighton dates

Britain’s biggest comedian Michael McIntyre has confirmed a string of Brighton dates in the middle of his newly-announced world tour.

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Dinosaur World is at The Capitol, Horsham, on May 1


Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

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REVIEW: The Crucible (Theatre Royal, Brighton, until April 29th)

It is one of the finest dramatic works of the 20th Century – but its intensity also makes it one of the hardest to watch.

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40 Years On                  Photo by Johan Persson

REVIEW: Forty Years On, Chichester Festival Theatre, until May 20.

There are moments of genuine hilarity; a huge community cast injects plenty of spirit as the wayward schoolboys; and the set – a school hall, complete with organ and memorials – is stunning.

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