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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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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 Fowlers love interest in EastEnders, Ray Brooks' career takes in writing, acting and voice-over work. 
Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus have announced the financial fruits of a busy month spent performing in aid of good causes.
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.
Brighton Festival 2015 has announced that this year's Peacock Poetry Prize will have the theme of 'birds'; a subject chosen by its Guest Director Ali Smith.
It's a sign of a show's stature by the 'names' who come out to support it. In the case of Holiday On Ice's 70th anniversary show Platinum,at the Brighton Centre, both Jayne Torvill and Robin Cousins were pressing the flesh pre-performance in the VIP lounge.
Dublin comedy club goers would be excused for thinking clubs offer a solid diet of shouty,slightly crude young male comics. Funny, mostly, but a bit samey.
Hundreds of dancers from across the Brighton are warming up in preparation for Brighton and Hove Dance Active 2014. 

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