Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival producer wins national award

29 Jan 2016

Music producer Laura Ducceschi announced as winner of the £10,000 Arts Foundation fellowship for the Producer of Live Music category supported by PRS for Music Foundation.Last night at London’s 20th Century Theatre, special guest Sebastian Faulks announced Laura Ducceschi as the winning producer in this category supported…
Brighton Dome exterior

£5 million funding boost for the Royal Pavilion Estate

28 Jan 2016

Brighton & Hove City Council, The Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove and Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival are delighted to announce that their joint vision to revitalise the Royal Pavilion Estate has been awarded nearly £5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).The money will help to pay…

This is... Katherine Ryan

26 Jan 2016

The acridly funny Katherine Ryan joins us during our series of events leading up to International Women's Day. Discover more about her ahead of her show Kathbum on Sat 5 Mar...When Katherine Ryan takes her new show on the road, you can be sure of one thing: Kathbum will include the truth, the whole…
Image Credit:The Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton and Hove

Brighton Festival 2016: Major new commission for 2016 inspired by untold story of First World War announced

20 Jan 2016

Brighton Festival - alongside commissioning partners 14-18 NOW and Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove - has today announced a major new commission inspired by the untold story of the hundreds of thousands of men who travelled from India to fight for the Allies in the First World War.Created by performance…

Sixty seconds with Jack Dee...

13 Jan 2016

Spend a minute with Jack Dee ahead of his visit here with the BBC's legendary I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, the self-styled antidote to panel games, on Sat 30 Jan. You've proved yourself as a brilliant host since taking over from Humphrey Lyttelton on ‘I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue’. When did you first…
Laurie Anderson, Brighton Festival

Brighton Festival 2016: Laurie Anderson is Guest Director

7 Jan 2016

Brighton Festival is delighted to announce the pioneering artist and musician Laurie Anderson as Guest Director for 2016.Anderson will take the helm as Brighton Festival marks its milestone 50th year, celebrates its unique, energetic and creative city, and reflects on the nature of home.Renowned for her inventive use of…

Brighton Festival 2016: Your first glimpse at 50th Brighton Festival

4 Jan 2016

Key commission revealed as 50th Brighton Festival takes shapeThe Complete Deaths – performed by physical comedy company Spymonkey and directed by Tim Crouch – is the first show revealed as part of the 50th Brighton Festival programme.A Brighton Festival commission, the world premiere is a partnership between two Brighton-based…