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Backing into light My father’s Son by Colin Spencer

Colin Spencer was born in 1933. It’s a date that’s important in the sense that it puts his birth between the two world wars and leaves his future affected by both. There are...

Burke leaves second record label

Alexandra Burke, a former winner of X Factor has parted from her second record label since winning the TV reality show in 2008. In 2011 Ms Burke left Simon Cowell’s...

Strange Interlude: National Theatre: starring Anne-Marie Duff

Strange Interlude, the National Theatre’s new production of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer award winning play, is neither very strange – more solid – and...
Posted On 07 Jun 2013

All aboard for B.O.A.T. fundraiser

Adrian Bunting, who died suddenly last month of pancreatic cancer was a well-known and much respected face in Brighton theatre circles. He founded the legendary performance...
Posted On 07 Jun 2013

Hal Cruttenden: Tough Luvvie: The Udderbelly, South Bank, London: Review

Last time I saw Hal Cruttenden he was acting his chops off in the tiny Trafalgar Studios in a show based on the works of George Orwell. “Yes, I’m a...
Posted On 07 Jun 2013

LIMBO: London Wonderground, South Bank: Review

The round stage is 3.6 metres across. Tiny. And it’s bare, save 8 lightbulbs swinging over it. And I’m in the very front row, almost pressed up against the bare...
Posted On 07 Jun 2013

Miss Nightingale at the Connaught Theare

Over at the Connaught Theatre in Worthing you can catch some 1940’s burlesque in Miss Nightingale, a tale of gin, gents and garter-belts which runs til the end of the...
Posted On 06 Jun 2013

DIAMOND: Brighton Dome Studio: Theatre review

DIAMOND is a story about what is possible if you believe in yourself, but more importantly like yourself. It is a love story about a relationship between two outrageous...

The Perfect American by Phillip Glass: ENO: Review

This portrayal of Disney from the book by Peter Stephen Jungk’s is one of a driven myopic racist man who is determined to make his name live on down the centuries and to sell...
Posted On 05 Jun 2013

Sex, Drugs & Music Hall visits Brighton & Hove

Sex Drugs & Music-Hall arrives in Brighton and Hove in June. The show has been receiving rave reviews, for its unique insight into the interracial mixing in the UK based...

Crime writers to read from new novels

To celebrate National Crime Writing Month 2013, Peter James will be reading from his new novel Dead Man’s Time, the ninth novel in the multi-million copy bestselling Roy Grace...

Sophie Evans in Concert: An evening with Dorothy and Jesus

Sophie Evans, who very nearly made it as Dorothy in the Beeb’s Over the Rainbow, proves she’s got what it takes to be a Musical Diva (yes, with a capital M and a...
Posted On 04 Jun 2013

Call for male dancers for new Disney stage show

Disney Theatrical Group are looking for men who can dance, for their new musical Newsie. Newsie, inspired by the real-life New York Newsboy Strike of 1899, has been an...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

June edition of Pink Humanist now available online

High levels of intolerance towards LGBT people in Europe and Africa are shown in two separate surveys released last month (May). Details of the findings are contained in the...
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