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…

“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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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)…

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…

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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…

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…

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Cinderella review
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The Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Cinderella review

Georgia Grace - February 23, 2018

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia came to the Theatre Royal Brighton this week with a trio of classic ballet performances to impress a range of audiences.…

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Krater’s Valentine’s Day Special review

Daniel Green - February 21, 2018

Love was in the air at a Valentine’s special of Krater Comedy Club last Wednesday and, despite the pouring rain outside, Komedia was packed full of people…

An immersive journey of self-discovery (Featuring David Bowie) – From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads Review
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An immersive journey of self-discovery (Featuring David Bowie) – From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads Review

Georgia Grace - February 6, 2018

Adrian Berry’s From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads is a moving and immersive journey of self-discovery aided by the music of rock legend David Bowie. Sole actor…

War Horse comes to Brighton – Review
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War Horse comes to Brighton – Review

Georgia Grace - February 1, 2018

Few shows demonstrate the sheer theatrical brilliance that War Horse delivered last week when it landed at our very own Brighton Centre. Renowned worldwide for its inventive…

The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio Review
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The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio Review

Georgia Grace - December 31, 2017

This Christmas season, the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts offers a fun-filled pantomime in the form of unusual fairy-tale choice, Pinocchio. Director James Weisz marries classic…

Cinderella and The Beanstalk Review
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Cinderella and The Beanstalk Review

Georgia Grace - December 24, 2017

I’ll admit straight out I’m not a big fan of pantomimes. Too often the performances are wobbly, the jokes are a bit naff, and it’s all stuff…

A Christmas Carol Review
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Film & Theatre
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A Christmas Carol Review

Georgia Grace - December 20, 2017

“Pretend we’re back in 1861 because Charles Dickens is back in the building.” So begins a truly magical night at the Royal Pavilion. It isn’t hard to…

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…

Luke Jermay: Sixth Sense Review
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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…

Stand-Up History Review
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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…

Ballet, romance and the human animal: Fourteen Days Review
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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
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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…