The Badger Reviews: Derry Girls
Arts, Film & Theatre
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The Badger Reviews: Derry Girls

Sophie Coppenhall - February 22, 2018
Luke Jermay: Sixth Sense Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Luke Jermay: Sixth Sense Review

Georgia Grace - December 14, 2017

“Jermay is the most incredible man you’ve probably never heard of.  He can read your mind,” claims the website of magician Luke Jermay. “No really; he can…

Grease Preview
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Grease Preview

Georgia Grace - December 10, 2017

Much-loved musical Grease is coming to the Theatre Royal Brighton this Monday for a three-week run to end a spectacular year of performances for the venue. The…

Stand-Up History Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Stand-Up History Review

Georgia Grace - December 7, 2017

Komedia last week played host to a fun-filled stand-up ensemble who mixed their passion for comedy with that of history, archaeology and philosophy. The MC was Harry…

The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock-In Xmas Special Preview
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock-In Xmas Special Preview

Georgia Grace - December 7, 2017

Comedy quartet The Noise Next Door arrive at Komedia this weekend for their one-of-a-kind comedy show blending improv, music, geekery and a good helping of Christmassness for…

Ballet, romance and the human animal: Fourteen Days Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Ballet, romance and the human animal: Fourteen Days Review

Ricardo Reverón Blanco - December 7, 2017

Ballet is about precise and highly formalized steps and gestures. BalletBoyz not only demonstrated high dancing precision, but challenged today’s preconceptions we have of ballet. Fourteen Days…

Miss Represented: Can You See Me Now? Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Miss Represented: Can You See Me Now? Review

Fatima Hasan - December 7, 2017

Can You See Me Now? is a powerful performance that deals with issues in the social services and policy-making decisions in Britain. With a mixture of heart-wrenching…

Notorious Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Notorious Review

Ketan Jha - December 7, 2017

Note: explicit performance discussed “Her own sense of being in herself is supplanted by a sense of being appreciated as herself by another…. Every one of her…

Justice League Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Justice League Review

Nathan Archer - December 2, 2017

With all of the dramatic events that occurred throughout Justice League’s production it’s surprising that the film is coherent and very enjoyable. The unfortunate departure of Zack…

Sixth Sense Preview
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Sixth Sense Preview

Georgia Grace - December 1, 2017

Coming to The Old Market this weekend is yet another excitingly unique performance: Sixth Sense. Performer Luke Jermay is a distinguished mentalist and mind-reader. His official website…

The Death of Stalin Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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The Death of Stalin Review

Michael Humphreys - November 30, 2017

In terms of body count, Stalin is responsible for more deaths than Hitler and the Nazis. So why make a comedy about the demise of, arguably, the…

Is ‘sequelitis’ consuming Western cinema?
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Is ‘sequelitis’ consuming Western cinema?

Sophie Coppenhall - November 30, 2017

When examining the immediate context of television and cinema, it is fairly straightforward to identify trends in theme and genre. In order to land a successful production,…

Simon Amstell: What is This? Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Simon Amstell: What is This? Review

Georgia Grace - November 25, 2017

Simon Amstell came to the Brighton Dome last weekend on his UK stand-up tour: What Is This? The comedian best known for hosting Never Mind the Buzzcocks,…

Stand-Up History Preview
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Stand-Up History Preview

Georgia Grace - November 25, 2017

A fun-filled mix of history and comedy is coming to Brighton’s Komedia next week. Dreamt up by Alex Farrow, at the time a History, Politics and R.E.…

Clog-Dancing Miners: Fourteen Days Preview
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Clog-Dancing Miners: Fourteen Days Preview

Ricardo Reverón Blanco - November 23, 2017

After their success at the Brighton Dome last year, BalletBoyz returns to Brighton’s Dome to stun their audience with a high-end performance. In preparation for their arrival at…

Miss Represented: Can You See Me Now? Preview
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Miss Represented: Can You See Me Now? Preview

Fatima Hasan - November 23, 2017

We are told to be certain things in life, to fulfil certain roles, and not challenge what others tell us. Miss Represented works with young women from…

Sexy Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Sexy Review

Lucy Pegg - November 21, 2017

As the audience enters the auditorium, ‘Lady Marmalade’ blares from the speakers. Moments later a woman appears apologetically in her underwear. It is as apt an introduction…

Notorious Preview
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Notorious Preview

Ketan Jha - November 18, 2017

‘Challenging’ is certainly one way to describe Lauren Barri Holstein’s work.  As a lecturer and PhD student at Queen Mary University London in 2015, she screened a…

The Kite Runner Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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The Kite Runner Review

Alison Collins - November 17, 2017

Matthew Spanglerʼs first foray into adapting text for stage came 22 years ago, at the University of Sussex, with a performance of Conradʼs Heart of Darkness. Fast…

“All the world’s a stage. And all the men and women merely players” – Between theatre and reality
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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“All the world’s a stage. And all the men and women merely players” – Between theatre and reality

Georgia Grace - November 16, 2017

Tragedy. Farce. Stage fright. The language of traditional theatre is threaded through our everyday vocabulary. You may not have ever stepped foot in a theatre, but you…

Punk, poetry and performance: Thinking Queer Review
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Punk, poetry and performance: Thinking Queer Review

Louisa Streeting - November 16, 2017

How do you imagine the contemplations of the Bloomsbury Group in a modern cultural climate? The Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA) achieved exactly that, showcasing…