Review: Dead Dog In a Suitcase (And Other Love Songs)

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love stories), Kneehigh Theatre. Theatre Royal Brighton, 9 May 2019 Kneehigh’s touring production is an adaptation of The Beggar’s Opera, a fact I wish I’d grasped before sitting down to all two and a half hours of it. Chiefly...
Posted On 12 May 2019 at 9:05 pm

Mr Pineapple Head Review

Mr Pineapple Head is the stuff of legends in our family. My two eldest children were lucky enough for him to visit their nursery for their annual Christmas show and they still talk about it with complete delight. Now their little brother was going to see him for the first time...
Posted On 12 May 2019 at 8:09 pm

Our Top 3 music acts from The Great Escape

The Brighton & Hove News music team have witnessed many of this year’s concerts during The Great Escape which took place in many venues throughout the city of Brighton and Hove on Thursday 9th, Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May. We are currently sifting through in...
Posted On 12 May 2019 at 7:42 pm

Manchester City win the Premier League at the Amex

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Manchester City 4 For a few seconds Albion held the attention of the football world when on 27 minutes Glenn Murray headed in Anthony Knockaert’s corner. But less than 60 seconds later City were level as Sergio Aguero slotted in the equaliser at Maty...
Posted On 12 May 2019 at 7:19 pm

The Great Escape Launch Party on Brighton Beach

THE GREAT ESCAPE ‘LAUNCH PARTY’ – THE DIVE BAR, BRIGHTON BEACH 08.05.19 A sixteen degree temperature difference from last year to this made The Great Escape launch party seem like it was being held in February as a cold wind blew in from the sea. Thankfully,...
Posted On 12 May 2019 at 3:53 pm

Review: Thrown

Thrown, Living Record Productions, Junkyard Dogs @ The Brighthelm , 8 May 2019 A woman stands alone on the small stage; she wears a pair of headphones, as does Frank, the head shaped recording equipment in front of her – as do we, her audience. “How are you?”,...
Posted On 12 May 2019 at 2:17 pm

Premier League Match Day 38 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City – The Title Decider

With the eyes of the world on the Amex Albion line up – Ryan; Bruno, Duffy, Dunk, Bernardo; Knockaert, Kayal, Bissouma, Jahanbakhsh, Gross; Murray Bruno makes is last Albion appearance as captain as Albion attempt to deny Manchester City the Premier League title.
Posted On 12 May 2019 at 2:14 pm

The Great Escape – another resounding success story for Brighton

Over the past three days, music fans and delegates from right across the world have descended in their many thousands to the city of Brighton & Hove. They arrived to take in the numerous joys on offer as part of The Great Escape new music festival. Now in it’s fourteenth...
Posted On 12 May 2019 at 1:08 pm

Man dies after van plummets over cliffs

A man has died after his van plummeted over cliffs by Brighton Marina this morning. Police are now appealing for dashcam or CCTV footage which could shed any light on how the silver Vauxhall van went over. Emergency services were called shortly after 6.30am today to reports of...
Posted On 12 May 2019 at 11:10 am

6 things you may not know about Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City

As Albion take on Manchester City at the Amex in what is possibly the most eagerly anticipated football match in the world today, we look back at the history between the Seagulls and City. 1) In the very late 1970s and early 1980s Albion thrashed City twice scoring four goals in...
Posted On 12 May 2019 at 9:27 am