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PREVIEW: Brighton Fringe- The Warren outdoor season

Brian Butler August 8, 2020

Brian Butler looks forward to one of Brighton Fringe’s most popular venues The Warren’s new beach location.

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United We Stream Brighton: raising funds for the best local artists and venues.

July 23, 2020

United We Stream Brighton will once again be showcasing many of the city’s best local artists and venues this weekend to help raise money to keep the city’s nightlife alive.

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REVIEW: Bent Double @ Komedia

October 20, 2019

Zoe Lyons has a great rapport with the audience and her likability is definitely an asset. Maybe she was having a bad evening but her material wasn’t great. There was some observational comedy (sans comedy) about people who wear wolf fleeces. We heard the old joke about teachers who work so hard that every year […]

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PREVIEW: MindOut for the laughs @The Komedia

Besi Besemar July 17, 2019

Warm up for Pride with a night of hilarious and dazzling entertainment at MindOut’s comedy cabaret fundraiser with an unmissable and eclectic mix of stand-up comedy and sophisticated drag performances.

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PREVIEW: Drag and improv, in my city? It’s more likely than you think.

Ray A-J May 22, 2019

The dragged up duo Dragprov Revue are making their Brighton Fringe debut –and you won’t want to miss it. IMPROV. Drag. What’s not to love? Making their Brighton Fringe debut this year at Komedia are a side-splitting dragged up double act that are guaranteed to have you chuckling – Dragprov Revue. The cheeky couple of […]

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Let the Good Times Roll – 25 Years of Komedia: 1994 – 2019

Besi Besemar April 16, 2019

On May 1, 1994, the directors of Umbrella Theatre, Colin Granger, Marina Kobler, and David Lavender, opened a new venue called Komedia, in a converted former billiard hall in Kemptown, Brighton.They modelled the venue on the cabaret theatres they had seen while touring with Umbrella in cities such as Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Berlin; small informal welcoming venues that offered people from all walks of life a place to enjoy comedy, cabaret, and music whilst having a meal and a drink.

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PREVIEW Brighton Fringe: Queer Prom @Komedia, Brighton

Graham Robson April 14, 2019

Queer Prom, a night dedicated to providing the LGBT+ community with the Prom night they always wanted but never had, takes place at the Komedia in Brighton as part of the Fringe Festival on Friday, May 31 from 11pm.

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Local community comes together to support activist’s quest to stay in UK

Besi Besemar November 15, 2018

Friends and supporters of a migrant community activist hope for good news as his appeal to stay in the UK goes before a judge today.

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