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London based 8fold theatre company are presenting their new play, The Door, at this year's Brighton Fringe thanks to a successful campaign with online crowdfunding site PleaseFund.Us.

by: Mike Cobley
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Remember that film about the lonely, small-time boxer who got by doing muscle work for a neighbourhood loan shark? Everything about his life resonated 'underdog' – he was even left-handed. 
South East Dance is bringing dance to the streets of Brighton as part of Space To Dance, a campaign to generate awareness and support for The Dance Space, a new home for dance in the heart of the Circus Street Market regeneration area.
Fondly referred to by the Metropolitan Police as 'general rabble-rouser' and 'alleged comedian', the very same Mark Thomas has created Trespass, which carries on from where his previous show 100 Acts of Minor Dissent left off. 
Noel Fielding, best known for playing Vince Noir in The Mighty Boosh, is proud to have retained his child-like view of the world.
The Space, in association with its sponsor, Brighton Film School, welcomes comedy legend Barry Cryer and television drama writer Jed Mercurio, to its event in Brighton.
The countdown is on for submissions to Glyndebourne's 2015 national art competition. The winning artist will see their artwork grace the cover of 10,000 copies of the Glyndebourne Tour programme this autumn. 
Brighton Gay Men's Chorus and the Rainbow Chorus have joined forces to arrange the Hand in Hand UK & Ireland LGBT Choir Festival, which will be taking place in the city this coming weekend
Project Art Works, the pioneering artist-led organisation using contemporary visual art to empower people with profound intellectual impairment, announces new collaborations with Bexhill's De La Warr Pavilion.
Vincent Dance Theatre – the Brighton-based dance company founded by choreographer and director Charlotte Vincent – is celebrating its 21st birthday this year in style as they head to Brighton Festival 2015. 
Agnès Varda – who made a very special personal appearance at Brighton Festival 2015 – is to receive an honorary Palme D'Or at Cannes this year in recognition of her career.
I love location specific events and always make a point of going to see any staged by The Brighton Festival. And I've never been let down. 
Following performances last summer of Red Ladies at the Southbank Centre and Margate Turner Contemporary gallery, the genre defying Clod Ensemble return with an intimate show, as part of Brighton Festival, with an original dark fairy tale at its heart.
1926: Houdini's right-hand man deals with the death of his boss. A half century later, a Blackpool joke shop proprietor takes on a wide-eyed young protégé. 
Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse have spent their long working partnership creating unique comedy characters for life on the small screen.

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