Books Every Fresher Should Read
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Books Every Fresher Should Read

Anonymous - September 19, 2018
France in Fine Fettle
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France in Fine Fettle

Anonymous - September 17, 2018
Dive into Brightonian Culture
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Dive into Brightonian Culture

Anonymous - September 17, 2018
Oh, baby, baby, did you see Britney at Pride?
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Oh, baby, baby, did you see Britney at Pride?

Anastasia Konstantinidou - September 15, 2018
Miss Represented: Can You See Me Now? Review
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…

Simon Amstell: What is This? Preview
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Simon Amstell: What is This? Preview

Georgia Grace - November 14, 2017

This weekend, critically-acclaimed comedian Simon Amstell will be visiting the Brighton Dome on his UK tour of stand-up show What is This?. Amstell rose to prominence on…

A Thousand Faces Preview
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A Thousand Faces Preview

Ketan Jha - November 14, 2017

India’s tradition of dance-theatre is wrapped up in a contested historical narrative.  A masterful mix of storytelling and footwork — or recitation and gesture — Kathak weaves…

You Can’t Polish A Nerd Review
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You Can’t Polish A Nerd Review

Georgia Grace - November 14, 2017

When I decided to feature Festival of the Spoken Nerd in The Badger, it was with plenty of confidence that the show would be a definite hit…

Komedia’s Bent Double Review
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Komedia’s Bent Double Review

Alex Hutson - November 14, 2017

I went to see Komedia’s monthly gay-friendly stand-up comedy show Bent Double on the 5th November. The show runs every first Sunday of the month and consists…

The Kite Runner Preview
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The Kite Runner Preview

Alison Collins - November 9, 2017

Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner is a novel about change. It chronicles the progression of two inseparable friends, Amir and Hassan, and how their relationship is forever…