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Something protean is stirring inside Brighton Little Theatre's jewel-box of a theatre…

Stewart Lee has, over the last five years, set his sights on unravelling the mysteries of modern Britain via a series of irregular newspaper columns.

For more than twenty years Ross Noble has been the king of spontaneous stand-up, almost constantly touring, and he's busier now than ever. 
Steven Adams & Myles Locke as Algernon & John

Brighton Little Theatre's 'Earnest' moved to the Brighton Open Air Theatre for a short run, taking full advantage of the British Summer evenings. 

Billy Connolly continues to defy his recent double-diagnosis of Parkinson's disease and prostate cancer by announcing an autumn arena tour, which brings him to Brighton in November.

Patrick Marber's re-imagining of Strindberg’s rather glum 1888 masterpiece 'Miss Julie' transposes the original to a country house outside London on the night of Labour's 1945 landslide post-war victory. 

Brighton Dome is to co-curator Brighton's first Starboard Festival, a new festival of theatre made with, by and for children and young people, performed at Brighton Open Air Theatre (BOAT).


Glyndebourne's first-ever staging of Puccini's Madama Butterfly and an exclusive new event to introduce new audiences to opera mark two firsts for Glyndebourne Tour 2016. 

City College Brighton and Hove's acting department has been working with Nutkhut, the leading outdoor performance company, to stage Dr. Blighty.

With the dancers glued to the floor and music played by clarinets I was not expecting much of this modern dance piece, but boy was I wrong.

Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall's adaptation of Alan Warner's The Sopranos follows a troupe of convent choirgirls on a rampage across Edinburgh.

Following on from the success of her one woman show Sane New World, comedian, author and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax is back with Frazzled: A forum for discussion. 

The Brighton Festival offers up a genuine treat when the godfather of alternative comedy, Alexei Sayle, pays the city a visit to discuss his career, from Marxist art-school student to star of The Comic Strip and The Young Ones. 

In 2015 Lamb Comedy gambolled into Brighton Fringe with a packed programme ofcomedy shows, ranging from the wryly observational and off-the-wall to the daring and the futuristic.

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