Interview: Stewart Lee On The Comedic Reasoning Behind Presenting Two Shows Back To Back Over Four Nights @ Brighton Dome
“How do you make people laugh in such unstable, unpredictable times?”,
the comedian Stewart Lee
asks. Well, he should know! Last year, after three decades in the business, The Times called him the 'world's greatest living stand-up'.
Interview: Stand-Up Paul McCaffrey Cites His Biggest Influence As Brighton Comedy Teacher Ahead Of Date @ Komedia Brighton
-bound Paul McCaffrey
can still remember the first successful comedy routine he wrote, even though it was over a decade ago. “It was about cash machines and how frustrating it was when you were queuing to use one.”
Acclaimed Poet Lemn Sissay MBE Announced As Brighton Festival 2020 Guest Director
British and Ethiopian poet, playwright, broadcaster and speaker, Lemn Sissay MBE
has been announced as the twelfth Brighton Festival Guest Director
, following in the footsteps of Rokia Traoré, David Shrigley, Kate Tempest and Laurie Anderson amongst others.
Lord Of Misrule: Marc Almond Collaborates On New Album That Sidestepped Prog Rock For Strident Pop Melodies
An iconic and influential figure with a career that spans almost forty years, Marc Almond
has enjoyed a fresh renaissance
in recent years.
Lifesaving Defibrillator Donated To Brighton Dome In Memory Of Music Fan
has accepted the donation of a new defibrillator
to the Concert Hall. Mark and Nigel Atwell gave the life-saving device in memory of their late father, Trevor Atwell
who regularly attended concerts at the venue.
Interview: Sussex-Raised Comedian Romesh Ranganathan Chats About His Brighton-Bound New Show The Cynic's Mixtape
Romesh Ranganathan is Straight Outta Crawley
, in West Sussex, and on his last nationwide tour, Irrational,
he was pondering whether he has an irrational viewpoint on the world or whether that can be attributed to absolutely everyone else.
One To Watch 2020: BBC Sound Nominated & Brighton Raised Grace Carter Says Kanye West's Production Informed Her Emotional Sound
The London born, Brighton raised and BBC Sound 2019 nominated singer Grace Carter
found through music the strength to speak out, to face down heartbreak and forge something transformative
from the pain.
One To Watch 2020: Brighton Raised Celeste Wins Inaugural BRITs Rising Star Award
There's a quiet softness to Celeste
that makes you feel instantly relaxed by her presence. A softness that was recently picked-up upon by Paul Weller
, following a recommendation
by his daughter.