You’ll Have the Time of Your Life – Dirty Dancing comes to Brighton this week!

The iconic 1980’s Dirty Dancing arrives on stage in Brighton this week. Much loved and – surprisingly – critically acclaimed (at least initially) in its film format this show will be highly anticipated by many. ‘It’s quite a daunting role to take on because...
Posted On 21 Sep 2018 at 12:27 pm

Review: The Habit of Art, Theatre Royal

Centred around a meeting between the poet WH Auden and composer Benjamin Brittan in the halls of Oxford University, ‘The Habit of Art’ weaves seamlessly between humour and lines that come straight from the souls of the muses. Auden argues that “Poetry gives voice to the...
Posted On 17 Sep 2018 at 2:16 pm

Prepare to get triggered in the Doom Room!

Do you consider yourself a brave theatre-goer? Do you enjoy performance that makes you a participant rather than a mere spectator? Are you undaunted by a trigger warning list which includes: violence, heights, nudity, sharks, unknown fluid consumption, underwater submersion and...
Posted On 14 Sep 2018 at 2:36 pm

Award-winning Hip-Hop Theatre ‘Skin’ Comes to Town for One Night Only

201 Dance Co. present a fusion of hip-hop, contemporary dance and hard-hitting theatre for one night only at The Old Market this friday (07/09/18). An award-winning show, fresh from an international sell-out tour, Skin tells the story of one boys journey to find an identity...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018 at 7:10 pm

Get Out of the City and Into the Trees

A new family festival, Into the Trees, from the team behind the hugely popular Elderflower Fields, is offering families a chance to explore, relax and get wild in beautiful Sussex woodland this September. From mountain-boarding to mud-pie making, tree-climbing to kayaking, the...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018 at 11:51 am

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong. Theatre Royal Brighton, 28 August 2018 The touring Mischief Theatre production of the West End hit opened to riotous approval in Brighton last night. The frenetic production, directed by Mark Bell – whose background in Lecoq-trained bouffon-ery shone...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018 at 11:43 am

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales

There was a moment in Tiddler and Other Stories where I looked over at my four year old who transfixed by the action on stage. He was mouthing along with the words “Once there was a fish and his name was Tiddler. He wasn’t much to look at with his plain grey scales.” And...
Posted On 21 Aug 2018 at 7:51 am

KidTalk: Let’s Go Fly a Kite

Review: Let’s Go Fly A Kite, JW Productions. The Old Market, Hove. 11 Aug 2018 On Saturday evening I went to see a play called ‘Let’s Go Fly a Kite’. The show was about two children who loses there [sic] kite and go on a adventure to get it back. The cast...
Posted On 18 Aug 2018 at 9:52 pm

Let’s Go Fly a Kite – at the theatre!

Let’s Go Fly a Kite, JW Productions. The Old Market, Hove The critically acclaimed family show Let’s Go Fy a Kite comes to the Old Market for one night only, on Saturday 11 August. Directed by Natalie Sexton, writer and director of This Boy Tom which was a hit of this...
Posted On 30 Jul 2018 at 11:30 am

A Handbag?! Oscar Wilde classic comes to BOAT

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, JW Productions There’ll be cucumber sandwiches for tea at Brighton Open Air Theatre this week – and handbags at dawn too – as Oscar Wilde’s much-loved classic opens on Wednesday (1 August). The fearsome Lady...
Posted On 30 Jul 2018 at 10:58 am