Canna Kitchen closes until further notice following police raid

The UK’s first cannabis restaurant has closed until further notice while its owners take legal advice. Canna Kitchen was raided last Wednesday and police seized a substantial amount of herbal cannabis, which the owners said was industrial hemp. The Head Life headshop in...
Posted On 11 May 2019 at 10:27 pm

Captain Cauliflower and Marvin the Mischievous Moose

Our young reviewer was asked in advance of this family focused show aimed at ages 4+ how he felt about going to see the performance. He said, and I quote “I’m excited and happy about seeing Captain Cauliflower”. He then went on to say that “Me and my mum...

Why I’m resigning from the party I loved

The following letter has been sent to Labour Party general secretary Jennie Formby. It is with sincere regret that I tender my resignation from the Labour Party. The party has been my political home since I left school and foster-care in the late 1980s — so that’s over a quarter...
Posted On 11 May 2019 at 6:23 pm

Folk Horror Unburied at the Odditorium

  Unburied is a cleverly devised one-hander by Hermetic Arts that’s part homage to 1970s folk horror and part Umberto Eco-esque exploration of conspiracy theories. Carrie Marx plays a horror movie fan who has been investigating the mystery surrounding a 1970s TV show that...
Posted On 11 May 2019 at 1:02 pm

Fringe Preview: Space Cadette and Hypernova by Laurie Black

Laurie is a familiar face in recent years with her black and white hair looking fabulous at the Spiegletent and Bosco Theatre. Following her amazing show, Bad Luck Cabaret, last year she is returning fresh from the Adelaide Fringe with her new shows for the Brighton Fringe. Her...
Posted On 11 May 2019 at 9:39 am

Fringe Preview: History Of Ireland By Moxie Brawl/Sarah Blanc

Brighton Fringe Preview Tim Squire Brighton Fringe Festival 2019 History Of Ireland By Moxie Brawl/Sarah Blanc A comedy featuring five women and a sack of potatoes. The history of Ireland is one of struggle but this show tells it from the perspective of the women of Ireland who,...
Posted On 11 May 2019 at 9:36 am

Fringe Preview: The Yank is a Manc! My Ancestors and Me By Hopwood DePree

Brighton Fringe Preview Tim Squire Brighton Fringe Festival 2019 The Yank is a Manc! My Ancestors and Me By Hopwood DePree Sweet Werks 13 -16 May From Hollywood to Rochdale by Hopwood DePree. With a name like that I think we can assume he is not from Rochdale. However his...
Posted On 11 May 2019 at 9:35 am

Fringe Review: CircoPitanga

Brighton Fringe Review   Circo Pitanga Brighton Spiegeltent 10 May 2019 Circo Pitanga is a charming circus duo with a gently flowing, fun show aimed at family audiences. Funny antics are interspersed with some well delivered feats of acrobatic strength and balance. Both...
Posted On 11 May 2019 at 9:30 am