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Comedian Ashley Blaker has six children, three of whom have a Special Education Needs (SEN) diagnosis. 

Iceland's biggest stand up comedian (and first-ever Netflix star) Ari Eldjárn comes to Komedia Brighton, this April, as part of his debut UK tour Return of the Icelandic.
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Touring across England this summer, Without Walls, who continue their commitment to making work in public spaces accessible for audiences, will visit the city as part of this May's Brighton Festival.
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Five modern schoolgirls struggle to solve a mystery from 1900 - of the disappearance of four girls and their teacher on a school trip in the Australian outback. 
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It has been announced that Andrew Comben will step down as Chief Executive Officer of Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival later this year.

A new exhibition coming to Brighton Festival 2024 has been created by a group of young people from Whitehawk and East Brighton, supported by local artist Simon James, in collaboration with Class Divide and Lighthouse.

A new musical version of Dodie Smith's classic book 101 Dalmatians will visit Theatre Royal Brighton for Christmas 2024, from Tuesday 17th December 2024 to Sunday 5th January 2025, as part of a major new UK Tour.
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Artists Open Houses will take place over four weekends this May, with venues across Brighton & Hove participating in the festival's 42nd year. 

Brighton Dome launches a brand-new annual Comedy Festival this October. Bringing together new talent alongside established stars, a diverse line up will feature traditional stand up performances alongside improv, storytelling and art installations, plus events and workshops for participants of all ages.

Rising stand-up Jake Lambert has made a splash in the last year with his gag-packed viral Instagram clips charting the quirks of modern life, from the things we say at work to the things we feel compelled to ask dog owners. 
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This May, Brighton Festival 2024 will transform Brighton & Hove into a city-wide celebration of community, working with local arts organisations and groups to offer family-friendly participatory installations, performances and open days.

Leading Brighton Festival 2024's family programme is this year's Guest Director, award-winning children's author and screenwriter Frank Cottrell-Boyce
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Brighton Dome's historic Grade I and Grade II listed Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre return as Brighton Festival host venues between 4-26 May for the first time since 2016, following a major refurbishment project.

Thirty years since the The Fast Show first burst onto our television screens, “the defining comedy sketch show of the Nineties” is coming to Brighton Dome as part of a national tour.

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