Reviews

The Boy With Tape On His Face

The Boy With Tape On His Face

- September 29, 2011

Filled to the brim with wonder and ingenuity. This was comedy nourishment with warmth, joyful...

Brighton Festival: As The World Tipped

Brighton Festival: As The World Tipped

- June 2, 2011

The final weekend at this year’s Festival saw a few dazzling opening-air spectacles and this...

I Shall Not Hate

I Shall Not Hate

- June 2, 2011

Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish is the most inspiring and remarkable person I have ever witnessed speaking....

Charlie Higson’s History Of Horror

Charlie Higson’s History Of Horror

- May 31, 2011

Indie popstar, comedy legend, successful author – what next for Charlie Higson? Writing a series...

Brighton Festival – Aquinas Piano Trio

Brighton Festival – Aquinas Piano Trio

- May 27, 2011

The large repertoire for ensembles comprising violin, cello and piano has traditionally represented a challenge...

Brighton Festival – Laurie Anderson – Delusion

Brighton Festival – Laurie Anderson – Delusion

- May 27, 2011

Performance artist and one time pop star, Anderson has an immense reputation on the international...

Brighton Festival – Butley

Brighton Festival – Butley

- May 27, 2011

Simon Gray’s pithy play of a curmudgeonly academic intent on revelling in schadenfreude saw Dominic...

Brighton Festival – Monsters & Prodigies

Brighton Festival – Monsters & Prodigies

- May 26, 2011

The stuff of festivals in my mind has to contain provocative and dangerous works like...

Brighton Festival – Mulatu Astatke

Brighton Festival – Mulatu Astatke

- May 26, 2011

Mulatu Astatke, the creator of Ethio-jazz, put on a wonderfully raucous show with an ensemble...

Brighton Festival – Mahan Esfahani; Bach Goldberg Variations

Brighton Festival – Mahan Esfahani; Bach Goldberg Variations

- May 26, 2011

Mahan Esfahani, a young Iranian now based in England, played Bach’s epic Goldberg Variations and...

Brighton Festival Fringe – Pete (the Temp) versus Climate Change Komedia

Brighton Festival Fringe – Pete (the Temp) versus Climate Change Komedia

- May 26, 2011

Using a mix of scathing syntax, rousing rhyme and enlightening facts, poet Pete revealed the...

Brighton Festival – John Cale

Brighton Festival – John Cale

- May 25, 2011

I have (or used to have) all the Velvet Underground albums but apart form a...