The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock-In Xmas Special
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The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock-In Xmas Special

Georgia Grace - December 19, 2017

There’s nothing to get you in the Christmas spirit quite like an evening of good festive entertainment, and The Noise Next Door’s appearance at Komedia last week…

Stand-Up History Review
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Arts
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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…

Stand-Up History Preview
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Arts
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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.…

Komedia’s Bent Double Review
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Arts
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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…

Bent Double Preview
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Arts
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Bent Double Preview

Alex Hutson - October 30, 2017

Sunday 5 November Komedia will be hosting monthly stand-up comedy night Bent Double. The show runs every first Sunday of the month and consists of 2 acts,…

“Charmingly amateur and outrageously funny” – Comedians Cinema Club Review
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“Charmingly amateur and outrageously funny” – Comedians Cinema Club Review

Georgia Grace - September 28, 2017

One of Komedia’s most unique, hilarious and downright ridiculous nights – Comedians Cinema Club – returned last week, with an improvised reworking of Pixar’s Monster’s Inc.. A…

Monsters, Movies and Mayhem – Comedians Cinema Club Preview
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Arts
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Monsters, Movies and Mayhem – Comedians Cinema Club Preview

Georgia Grace - September 16, 2017

One of Brighton’s most bizarre comedy nights returns this coming Thursday with Komedia’s fourth instalment of Comedians Cinema Club: an improvised show where a team of comedians…

Stellar line-up at Brighton Comedy Fest
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Stellar line-up at Brighton Comedy Fest

Badger - July 14, 2015

  The Brighton Comedy Festival returns to its sunny seaside location from October 9-24. With over 70 performances across 16 days the Festival — to be held…

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Ben Howard's gig review

The Badger - October 17, 2011

My previous encounter with Ben Howard was at the marvelous New Music festival right here in Brighton. The small venue was back to the brim and a…

Andy McKee
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Music
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Andy McKee

The Badger - February 15, 2011

[caption id="attachment_10030" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Photo by Christine Porubsky"][/caption]It seems that everything these days is a “YouTube sensation”, from angry babies to sleepy pandas. But one man, Andy McKee, truly deserves the…

Notes from the underground: YE YE Fever
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Notes from the underground: YE YE Fever

The Badger - February 15, 2011

[caption id="attachment_10074" align="alignleft" width="262" caption="Photo from i770.photobucket.com"][/caption] You have the feeling and you can’t shake it off. You absolutely want to boogie to the rhythms of Africa. It can happen.…

Review: James Blake – James Blake (Atlas/A&M)
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News
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Review: James Blake – James Blake (Atlas/A&M)

The Badger - February 7, 2011

He was an idiosyncratic dubstep producer, getting a bit of a reputation for his hauntingly sparse productions. Then he took to the microphone himself and the hype…

Centre Stage: Komedia Krater Club
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News
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Centre Stage: Komedia Krater Club

The Badger - February 7, 2011

Komedia is perhaps one of the most versatile venues in Brighton, which is an impressive accomplishment considering its competition. Its club nights include Spellbound, an alternative '80s…

Ani DiFranco thrills crowd at Komedia
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Music
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Ani DiFranco thrills crowd at Komedia

The Badger - February 1, 2011

[caption id="attachment_9585" align="alignleft" width="594" caption="Ani diFranco playing at Komedia on 18 January 2011 Photo: Inês Klinesmith"][/caption] Ani diFranco’s musical appearance in our coastal, cool and radical city…

Gig Preview: Ani DiFranco
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Music
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Gig Preview: Ani DiFranco

The Badger - January 16, 2011

From Buffalo, New York, the little folksinger is back! Playing to an already sold-out show this singer, songwriter, political activist, and alt-folk music legend hits Komedia. Touring in support of her latest album,…

Live review: Live and Lyrical
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Music
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Live review: Live and Lyrical

The Badger - November 22, 2010

Lily Allen, what have thou wrought? Her particular brand of confessional, hook-laden song-writing has cast a long shadow over the last decade of female musicians, more recently…

Film review: Mr. Nice
Film & Theatre
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Film & Theatre
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Film review: Mr. Nice

The Badger - October 11, 2010

Mr. Nice Bernard Rose UK, 2010, 121 mins, 18 In typically astute fashion, renowned raconteur Howard Marks will be gracing stages across the UK throughout October 2010…

Brighton's Best Kept Secrets
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Music
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Brighton's Best Kept Secrets

The Badger - October 8, 2010

We lift the lid on the best up and coming musicians to emerge from your university town Brighton has a wide range of bands and artists that…

Pappy's Sketches
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News
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Pappy's Sketches

The Badger - February 22, 2010

[caption id="attachment_7051" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Pappy's "][/caption] Pappy’s are hard to define. They effortlessly blend the surreal and the sublime with visual, musical and physical comedy. There is…

Twisted Folks: Stornoway meet their public
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Music
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Twisted Folks: Stornoway meet their public

The Badger - February 22, 2010

Stornoway are on the cusp of big things. The Badger chatted to Brian Briggs, the Oxford group’s lead singer, before the band took to the stage, in…