Interview: Stand-Up John Robins Reveals Those Shameful Moments He Will Be Bringing To The Stage @ Brighton Dome
Everyone has experienced shame
. But award-winning stand-up John Robins
has turned it into an artform.
From Teenage Spies to Drag Queen Stories - Brighton Dome’s Family Friendly Events For Half Term
‘Children are curious and accepting. Teaching them that "different" is not bad is key to the eradication of forms of hate, not just homophobia. The question I often get asked is: "Are you a boy or a girl?". The answer I give is, "I am whatever you want me to be!" According to one boy, I'm now a unicorn.’
Becoming Electra: One-Woman Drag Show Explores A Queer Jewish Girl Finding Her Voice @ Komedia Brighton
At a time when LGBTQ+ education in schools is being protested; when the scourge of anti-Semitism is rearing its head on the political left as well as the right; Jewish graves desecrated with swastikas and religious and queer people are attacked in their community spaces – Becoming Electra
presents an uplifting, challenging and hopeful story of a proud, queer Jewish girl finding her voice.
Brighton CCA: City's First Major New Contemporary Arts Gallery In Twenty Years Opens This Weekend
The University of Brighton
will launch Brighton CCA
, the first major new contemporary arts gallery
in the city for twenty years, on Saturday 19th October 2019.
This Week @ Theatre Royal Brighton: Writer Rona Munro Discusses Mary Shelley & Her New Adaptation Of Frankenstein
arrives at Theatre Royal Brighton
for a week of performances, Rona Munro
discusses (below) her new adaptation of Mary Shelley's Gothic masterpiece which places the writer herself (depicted by Eilidh Loan) amongst the action, as she wrestles with her creation and with the stark realities facing revolutionary young women, then and now.
False Advertising: Alt-Rock Trio Offer Up A Welcome Dollop Of Brainfreeze Prior To Date @ Prince Albert Brighton
The tale of Brighton-bound False Advertising
kicks off on the open-mic circuit of Manchester.
Queer As Folk: Protest Singer & LGBTQ Activist Grace Petrie Brings New Song Selection To Brighton
Make way for protest singer, LGBTQ+ activist,
folk singer, socialist and social commentator Grace Petrie
Interview: Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin Reveals All behind The Success Of His Sponge Family Ahead Of Date @ Komedia Brighton
For more than twenty-five years the London-born ventriloquist Paul Zerdin
has been wowing audiences across the globe with his cheeky brand of stand-up puppetry, and his 'sponge family'
– including peppy tween Sam, demanding newborn Baby and old man Albert – have becomes stars themselves.