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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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There was nothing Kate Bush about Lee Evans' return to Brighton, on Tuesday night (26th August). His was a simple set design; no fish heads, no flying and no song cycles. 
John Cooper Clarke's biting, satirical, political and very funny verse, delivered in a uniquerapid-fire performance style, resonated with the punk movement of the late 1970s.
After two years away the most popular ice show in the world, Holiday on Ice, is returning to The Brighton Centre  for one week only with their 70th anniversary show Platinum, featuring Dancing on Ice All Stars winner, Ray Quinn.

A new acting school backed by Dakota Blue Richards, the star of The Golden Compass film, that will give children and teenagers the training to work professionally in stage and screen, has been set up in Brighton. 

South East Dance has won funding to continue to lead innovative dance projects in Brighton's Circus Street over the next two years, helping to improve the emotional and physical wellbeing of people in one of the country’s most deprived wards. 

This Big Ass comedian – if we are going by the name of her hit sketch comedy show – is certainly talented. A successful stand-up and with a novel to boot, Katy Brand has somehow found the time to appear in Walking on Sunshine, this summer's hit rom-com sing-along. 

Following the postponement of the planned last ever performance of Bryony Kimmings' Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model, new dates have been announced for 23 and 24 July at Brighton Dome. 

Billed as a tantalising mix of Absolute Beginners and, A Clockwork Orange, The Modernists is a play set in 1962, where Mod band, The Now, are on the cusp of widespread popularity.

Brighton based playwright Gail Louw is the winner of the 2014 NWS/ Brighton Fringe Best New Play award for her true life drama Duwayne, which played at The Old Market, Hove. 

The UK theatrical release of the micro-budget British feature Common People was set to be a special one-off screening at The Clapham Picturehouse, earlier this year. 

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