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A musical world premiere of adventure story Gulliver's Travels is just the beginning of a series of new works created by previously unknown writers and composers, according to the show's producer. by: Mike Cobley
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Nadia Clifford as Jane Eyre

This quite extraordinary production of Charlotte Brontës classic not only pulls new threads from the well-known and loved story, but also brings a fierce physicality to the stage.


A musical world premiere of adventure story Gulliver's Travels is just the beginning of a series of new works created by previously unknown writers and composers, according to the show's producer.

Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts is set to host a series of shows encompassing contemporary music, digital art and installation to begin the Autumn 2017 season. 

They are the band responsible for a large part of the soundtrack of the Mod era and enjoyed a rollercoaster ride through the perils of the music world.
Blue Remembered Hills Cast During Rehearsal

Identity Theatre Company are bringing Dennis Potter's groundbreaking play Blue Remembered Hills to the Brighton Open Air Theatre this July.

Two key cultural organisations are to unite to create a city-wide hub for creative and cultural learning.
Marie Ellis & Bill Griffiths in Proof, directed by Claire Lewis

In Chicago, 25-year-old Catherine (Marie Ellis) has put her college education on hold to care for a dying father, Robert (Bill Griffiths). Robert was an academic genius, specialising in complex 'beautiful and elegant' mathematical proofs, now suffering from both loss of focus and madness.

Brighton's Brighthelm Centre Auditorium played host to an unsurpassed night of wrestling. Riptide Wrestling not only exceeded expectations from the standpoint of a company running it's first event, it also blew away any independent shows I have seen in the last twenty years. 

While its primary purpose is to serve as a developmental division for WWE, NXT has come to be viewed by wrestling writers and fans as its own distinct entity - a place for genuine wrestling fans to view up-close-and-personal the next generation of stars.

The 51st Brighton Festival - with recording artist, poet, playwright and novelist Kate Tempest as Guest Director - came to a storming conclusion. 

Ultimately, there are so few roles for women, especially queer women in theatre, so Mama Koogs Arts wanted to see more roles created and thus they began to research the untold stories of several women throughout history.

Doktor Haze, creator & ringmaster in the outrageous Circus of Horrors has thrown his top hat into the ring and decided to stand as an Alternative as opposed to an independent candidate in the constituency of Brighton Kemptown in the forthcoming General Election.

The First Hippo On The Moon is based on David Walliams' picture book and has been brought to the stage by innovative children's theatre company Les Petits Theatre Company. 

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