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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…

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

Voodoo preview
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Arts
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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…

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…

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…

From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads Preview
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Arts
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From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads Preview

Georgia Grace - January 23, 2018

This week The Old Market presents a whirlwind solo show of self-discovery, aided by the music of David Bowie. Eighteen year old misfit Martin, portrayed by Alex…

Cinderella and The Beanstalk Review
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Arts
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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…

Luke Jermay: Sixth Sense Review
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Arts
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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…

Sixth Sense Preview
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Arts
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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…

A Thousand Faces Preview
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Arts
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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…

“Merging science experiments and gawky comedy” – You Can’t Polish A Nerd Preview
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“Merging science experiments and gawky comedy” – You Can’t Polish A Nerd Preview

Georgia Grace - November 1, 2017

Comedy-science trio Festival of the Spoken Nerd are heading to The Old Market as part of their UK tour: You Can’t Polish A Nerd. Merging science experiments…

Dracula: The Bloody Truth Review
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Dracula: The Bloody Truth Review

Florence Dutton - October 30, 2017

At Hove’s The Old Market, the stage was spectacularly set for a ghoulish night of horror (and light-hearted entertainment) for fast-approaching Halloween. Unfortunately, Le Navet Bet’s performance…

Fame at The Old Market Review
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Arts
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Fame at The Old Market Review

Fatima Hasan - October 26, 2017

The play, Fame, was superbly acted by the Brighton Theatre Group (BTG). The performance was well timed, and enthusiastic until the very end. The actors took their…

“An eclectic mix of theatre and musical performance” – Medea Electronica Review
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“An eclectic mix of theatre and musical performance” – Medea Electronica Review

Ketan Jha - October 20, 2017

Drummer Sam Cox thrusts a drumstick skyward, interrupting the second refrain of Kate Bush’s Wuthering Heights playing through The Old Market’s PA.  A synthwave drum beat gives…

FAME Preview
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Arts
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FAME Preview

Fatima Hasan - October 19, 2017

A remake of the 1980s television series Fame, which was also made into a 2009 feature film, is now being performed by the BTG (Brighton Theatre Group)…

Dracula: The Bloody Truth Preview
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Arts
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Dracula: The Bloody Truth Preview

Florence Dutton - October 19, 2017

With Halloween ominously looming around the corner, it seems only apt to delve into what Brighton Theatre’s weird and wonderful world has to offer this October. Next…

REMOTE Review
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Arts
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REMOTE Review

Devin Thomas - October 16, 2017

I went into this performance with few expectations, but I did have one: I was certain I would experience interactive theatre. This exciting possibility was my only…

“Masterfully intelligent and endlessly creative” – ErictheFred Review
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Arts
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“Masterfully intelligent and endlessly creative” – ErictheFred Review

Georgia Grace - October 10, 2017

Darkly comic and technologically astounding, ErictheFred is a spectacular show encompassing everything that one hopes contemporary theatre can be. Profoundly moving one minute, outrageously silly the next,…

“Smashing distinctions between theatre and music” – Medea Electronica Preview
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Arts
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“Smashing distinctions between theatre and music” – Medea Electronica Preview

Georgia Grace - October 9, 2017

A week on from The Marlborough’s own modern re-working of Medea, The Old Market raises to the challenge with its own experimental take on the Ancient Greek…