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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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Brighton Magazine Theatre and Comedy Articles

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.
One of the highlights of Brighton Fringe 2015 is The State Vs John Hayes, a striking one-act play about the death penalty, a psychological thriller laced with dark humour.
Tommy hates everything: his home, his clothes, his fellow man, and most of all, his poverty. 
This year Writer and Director David Weedall, celebrates a record breaking 20th consecutive years at the Brighton Fringe, writing and directing his own work with actors from the Brighton area. 
Nutkhut, the leading outdoor performance company which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, is joining forces with City College Brighton and Hove's Acting & Dance department to stage a new production, Dr. Blighty, in the 2016 Brighton Festival. 
Once Pauline Fowler's love interest in EastEnders, Ray Brooks' career takes in writing, acting and voice-over work. 
Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus are set to go back to the Bond Age where an evil despot sets out to snatch their scoring secrets and crack the code of camp.
Dylan Moran - star of Black Books, Shaun of the Dead and Calvary - is back with his new stand up show Off The Hook at Brighton Dome this April.
Michel Flatley will be making one of his last appearances before he retires, when Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games visits Brighton next month.
Vic and Bob have announced their first tour since 1995! The tour, '25 Years of Reeves and Mortimer: The Poignant Years' will be a celebration of the first 25 years of their professional collaboration. 
Brighton Festival - the largest and most established annual multi-arts festival in England - has launched with award-winning Scottish author Ali Smith as Guest Director. 
Following a total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe 2014 run, one of comedy's elder statesmen and all-round arty mischief-maker heads to Brighton Dome this spring with a comedy of betrayal. 
Paul Merton's attention to detail and unique approach to life is best illustrated by the fact he wrote his recent autobiography in longhand.

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