WEDNESDAY 23/5

THEATRE / FRINGE

TWELFTH NIGHT AT ST MARY’S CHURCH: 1930-2115

A performance of Shakespeare’s comedy by Brighton University Drama Society. Twins separated by a shipwreck, each find love and eventually each other. For event and venue details, click here.

Tickets: £10 / £7

THEATRE / FRINGE

QUIZ NIGHT – THE MUSICAL AT THE LATEST MUSIC BAR: 1845-2000

This show was a huge success last year: part quiz night, part musical. “Join two friends-with-benefits as they attempt a crucial heart-to-heart during a pub quiz.” For event and venue details, click here. 

Tickets: £9.50 / £7.50

FILM 

SUPPER ‘N’ SCREEN – VIY  AT BOM-BANE’S : 1900

The evenings may be longer,  but there’s still a need for comfort food and good cinema. Bunker in tonight with Bom-Bane’s regular Wednesday night Supper ‘n’ Screen slot.  Tonight’s film is Roman Polanski’s disturbing Rosemary’s Baby, starring Mia Farrow, based on the 1967 novel by Ira Levin. Supper and the film cost £7.77. You need to book in advance, though. For venue details, click here

FITNESS

LIFEFIT FITNESS CLASS AT ST MARY’S CHURCH HALL: 1945-2015.

To busy to go to the gym? Or do you find exercise classes too frantic? This is a weekly, slow-motion fitness class, lasting only 30 minutes and limited to 10 people. It’s led by qualified personal trainer and pilates instructor Ben and fitness instructor-in-training Vic. For more information, contact Ben 07855 850 733 or Vic 07792 968 974. For venue details, click here.

THEATRE / WORKSHOPS

MENSTRONAUTS ARE GO GO! AT THE SPIRE:

Theatre artist and academic Marisa Carnesky leads a a five-day performance workshop to explore ‘the lost cultural heritage of our menstrual cycles and the important role menstruation has to play in human culture’ There will be a performance staged at the end of the workshop. The workshop is open to women and gender non binary people 18+. For event and venue details, click here.

Tickets: £200 / £150

THEATRE / FRINGE

I WANT YOU TO ADMIRE ME / BUT YOU SHOULDN’T AT THE MARLBOROUGH THEATRE:1930-2030

Tonight you’ll be presented with three contestants, all vying to win the title of ‘Most Admirable Person’. Who do you think you should win? ‘This is gameshow entertainment as you’ve never seen it before.’ For event and venue details, click here.

Tickets: £9.50/£7.50

THEATRE / FRINGE

ANOTHER FINE MESS AT THE BROADWAY LOUNGE: 1900-1950

A one act play which weaves together what we know and love about Laurel and Hardy with the interlinked relationships between Stephen, Phil and Stephen’s girlfriend Meg. For event and venue details, click here.

Tickets: £10 / £8.00

CABARET / CIRCUS

THE DRESS REHEARSAL AT THE BROADWAY LOUNGE: 2100-2200

Felix and Sam are an on-screen/off-screen couple ‘fighting for the limelight as well as deciding who wears the trousers.’ A performance which promises ‘sparkling stupidity, music, comedy and costumes galore.’ For venue and event details, click here. 

Tickets: £6 / £4

COMEDY / FRINGE

BABA BRINKMAN’S RAP GUIDE TO CONSCIOUSNESS AT THE LATEST MUSIC BAR: 2100-2200

Hip-hop comedy with rapper Baba Brinkman ‘exploring the scientific study of consciousness’ Intrigued? Fore event and venue details, click here. 

Tickets: £10 / £8

COMEDY / FRINGE

JAKE BAKER: WORK IN PROGRESS AT JUNKYARD DOGS: 2015-2115

A free hour of comedy from Jake Baker in his first solo show. “Expect beguiling stories and big belly laughs as he examines success, failure, identity and pork pies.” For event and location details, click here.

Entry: free

COMEDY / FRINGE

SOUMA UNTITLED AT THE LATEST MUSIC BAR: 2130-2210

One to Watch talent Arielle Souma in her first solo show (which is free!). For venue and event details, click here.

Entry: free

COMEDY / FRINGE

THE COUNCIL FLAT BABY AND THE RISE OF THE VILLAGE KID AT JUNKYARD DOGS: 1900-2000

Rising comedy star AJ Roberts brings his solo show to Junkyard dogs. “Hilarious tales of childhood, family life, and the transition from living on a council estate to a middle class, leafy village in the country.” For event and venue details, click here.

Tickets: £5

HISTORY / FRINGE

AQUARIUM HISTORY TOUR AT SEA LIFE BRIGHTON: 1630-1800 SOLD OUT

Brighton’s Sea Life, just on the Kemptown side of the Pier, is the oldest operating aquarium in the world. During the Fringe this is a rare opportunity to go behind the Victorian facade for a tour of the building, and to have an illustrated talk about its history. Tickets include entry to Sea Life. For event and venue details, click here

Tickets: £15 THIS AFTERNOON’S TOUR IS SOLD OUT

LIVE MUSIC / IRISH FOLK

THE CRACKLIN’ GRIFFINS AT THE MUCKY DUCK: 2100

Hard to resist the infectious fun of the Cracklin’ Griffins. To get an idea of why, click here. Musicians are welcome to join the fun or just come and listen. For venue details, click here.

Entry: free