Voodoo enthralls at The Old Market – review
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Voodoo enthralls at The Old Market – review

Ricardo Reverón Blanco - April 24, 2018

As part of South East Dance’s micro-festival, Undisciplined, Voodoo comes to being as a collaboration between South East Dance and Project O. Project O brings artists Alexandrina…

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Trial & error: Sex, sass and foolishness through dance

Ricardo Reverón Blanco - April 24, 2018

For the concluding show of South East Dance’s micro-festival, Double Bill brings two short performances to The Old Market’s stage: Comebacks I thought of later by Eleanor…

An evening with Candoco Dance Company – review
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An evening with Candoco Dance Company – review

Georgia Grace - April 24, 2018

Last week at the Attenborough Centre, the phenomenally unique and refreshing dance company Candoco brought to the stage a double bill of performances exploring identity, community and…

Sussex student takes show to Brighton Fringe
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Sussex student takes show to Brighton Fringe

Georgia Grace - April 18, 2018

  Final year English and Drama student Sophie Pester will be taking her original stage show A Glass Half Empty to Brighton Fringe next month. First performed…

Brighton Fringe comic Joseph Morpurgo on satire, Frankenstein and his fictitious nine-hour, one-man show
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Brighton Fringe comic Joseph Morpurgo on satire, Frankenstein and his fictitious nine-hour, one-man show

Georgia Grace - April 13, 2018

At The Badger we sat down with multi-talented comic, three-time Chortle Award winner and Edinburgh Fringe favourite Joseph Morpurgo to discuss his show Hammerhead. Following a three-week…

Talking disability, identity and inclusion through dance – Candoco preview
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Talking disability, identity and inclusion through dance – Candoco preview

Georgia Grace - April 12, 2018

Candoco are a company of disabled and non-disabled dancers who, for the past 25 years, have challenged ideas about what dance can be and who gets to…

Voodoo preview
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Voodoo preview

Ricardo Reverón Blanco - April 12, 2018

“[A] science fiction that addresses the desire, confusion and responsibility felt as individuals, who are also symbols of many long-persecuted people.” (Quoted from Alexandrina Hemsley and Jamila…

“A moving symbol of cooperation and humanity” – COAL review
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“A moving symbol of cooperation and humanity” – COAL review

William Singh - March 31, 2018

“This is not a show. It’s something else”, we’re told. Gary Clarke’s dance performance of the life and decline of Britain’s mining communities is certainly something else.…

Stand Up & Slam review
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Arts
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Stand Up & Slam review

Alex Leissle - March 28, 2018

Sometimes the best experiences are those you initially question. Stand Up & Slam is one such idea, for it is a resounding triumph of an evening. Hosted…

Organisms, self-understanding and sacrifice in Rambert’s production at Theatre Royal Brighton
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Organisms, self-understanding and sacrifice in Rambert’s production at Theatre Royal Brighton

Ricardo Reverón Blanco - March 24, 2018

Goat.-Rambert-Dancers-FrontCentre-Daniel-Davidson.-©-Hugo-Glendinning Rambert delivered a series of fluid performances where human bodies became elegant oscillations, much like the metallic wall used on stage to divide the dancers in…

SMuTS presents ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ review
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SMuTS presents ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ review

Georgia Grace - March 23, 2018

Excitement and anticipation were running high Wednesday evening at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA) for the opening night of Sussex Musical Theatre Society’s (SMuTS’s)…

Show Choir Quiz Night raises over £200
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Film & Theatre
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Show Choir Quiz Night raises over £200

Rebecca Longhurst - March 20, 2018

Last week, Show Choir held their first ever Quiz Night in Room 76 to raise money for Partridge House Care Home in Bevendean and their Competition Choir.…

Unexploded Ordnances – Curing historical amnesia and saving the world
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Unexploded Ordnances – Curing historical amnesia and saving the world

Georgia Grace - March 20, 2018

In her 1980 paper ‘Age, Race, Class and Sex: Women Redefining Difference’, feminist writer Audre Lorde calls the myth of the “generation gap” one of the primary…

SMuTS presents Jekyll & Hyde
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SMuTS presents Jekyll & Hyde

Georgia Grace - March 19, 2018

Sussex Musical Theatre Society (SMuTS) are presenting their Spring show this week premiering on Wednesday 21 March. The production is a musical theatre adaption of Robert Louis…

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Ballet British Columbia review

Fatima Hasan - March 18, 2018

Ballet British Columbia is Canada’s leading contemporary dance company. They are renowned for their edgy performances, and sharp choreography. No doubt the choreographers had put a lot…

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Stand Up and Slam preview

Alex Leissle - March 18, 2018

It is the nature of recent times that many things no longer exist solely in the categories we give them. The concept of genre has progressed from…

What does it mean to be a man? – Testosterone review
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What does it mean to be a man? – Testosterone review

Georgia Grace - March 13, 2018

Dynamic theatre company Rhum & Clay blew audiences away at Hove’s The Old Market last week with a daring venture into the culture of toxic masculinity. Testosterone…

Brighton Rock review
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Brighton Rock review

Florence Dutton - March 8, 2018

Following its eagerly anticipated tour across the U.K, Bryony Lavery’s newly crafted adaptation of Graham Greene’s iconic ‘Brighton Rock’ came to the very heart of it’s murderous…

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Ballet British Columbia preview

Fatima Hasan - March 8, 2018

This is the first ever visit of the Ballet British Columbia to the UK. Their repute grows internationally as they take over theatres across the UK. One…

Brighton Rock preview
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Arts
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Brighton Rock preview

Florence Dutton - February 28, 2018

For a brief run from March 6th – 10th, the widely reputed 1938 Graham Greene novel, Brighton Rock returns to the very heart of its story here…