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Horrible Histories author Terry Deary took time out to answer questions ahead of Horrible Histories Live On Stage, which is coming to Brighton early next year.

The streets of Brighton will feature folk tales of the world for the 2019 Brighton Festival Children's Parade next May. 

Ian McKellen is to celebrate his 80th birthday next year by raising funds for theatres, with a new solo show which will play on 80 stages across the UK, including Theatre Royal Brighton.

Soaked in Tom Allen's signature waspish snobbery and self-aggrandising wit, his new show Absolutely addresses the elephant in the room that Tom is still living at home with his parents, because he can't afford not to – in Bromley, Kent: heart of leave voters and Theresa May's Brexit Britain


“I'm excited to spread cheers and queers throughout Europe this season,” says Asia O'Hara, ahead of Christmas Queens visit to Brighton, next month.

In 2017, Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival's flagship project Miss Represented took their acclaimed show Can You See Me Now? out on tour. 

A follow up to Sue MacLaine's award winning work Can I Start Again Please, Vessel takes inspiration from the remarkable history of Anchoritism to ask if voluntary solitude could ever be defined as a political act. 

A state-of-the-art cinema screen takes centre stage in the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts’s auditorium and this season they have invited - in their role as producing partner for Cine-City - two special live screenings that explore the relationship between music and film, including a UK premiere. 

It's time to reverse the curse! Because the revolution will be menstrual!......
Credit Danny Willems

Regarded as one of Africa's most inventive musicians, Malian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rokia Traoré has been named as the eleventh Brighton Festival Guest Director.

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman have taken inspiration from real life events for their new play Trial by Laughter, based on their critically acclaimed original BBC Radio 4 drama of the same name.

Gavin & Stacey star, Mathew Horne, takes time out to answer questions ahead of his appearance in the forthcoming Bill Kenwright production of Rain Man, at Theatre Royal Brighton. 

Actor and comedian Chris Addison will present La traviata: Behind the Curtain for Glyndebourne Tour 2018.

She's been called 'The Joan Rivers of the Drag World', and when it comes to snarky frankness, impeccable comedic timing, and politically incorrect humour, American born Bianca Del Rio has it all. But could she win over a packed house at The Brighton Centre? We sent along Stephanie Keane to find out ....

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