Flarewave presents… Deaf Talent Takeover

Join us for an electrifying night of diverse performances that will leave you in stitches and spark conversations. Hosts Hermon and Heroda Berhane will lead us through an unforgettable evening putting the spotlight on international Deaf talent.

Please note, we have front, central stalls held for BSL seats, to book these, please contact tickets@brightondome.org / 01273 709709 or visit our ticket office on Church St.

Your hosts: Hermon and Heroda Berhane
Founders of the inspiring BEING HER blog, the twins have turned their names into a testament to the power of authenticity. As advocates for empowerment and visibility, these two remarkable individuals will set the stage for a night of laughter, inspiration, and connection.

Deaf Comedy Unleashed: Amy Murray's Red Aphrodite
Breaking down taboos with a side-splitting twist, trailblazing deaf comedian and performer Amy Murray presents Red Aphrodite – a unique journey through womanhood, empowerment, strength, and feminism. In her piece, Amy will share hilarious, cringe-worthy, and touching experiences from her life, all expressed in British Sign Language. Brace yourself for a rollercoaster of relatable moments that will leave you both laughing and reflecting.

Words That Resonate: Douglas Ridloff
Witness the artistry of Douglas Ridloff, the visionary founder of ASL Slam, as he takes the stage. A deaf poet, performer, and consultant, Douglas masterfully weaves together sign language and poetry to create a spellbinding performance that transcends linguistic barriers.

In Conversation: Gavin Lilley and John Bishop
Engage in an enlightening and insightful conversation between Gavin Lilley and the legendary John Bishop. Gavin and John worked together in BAFTA-winning documentary John & Joe Bishop: Life After Deaf and here they will delve into their experiences, perspectives, and shared moments, as they shed light on the power of communication.

Tickets available now! Secure your spot and be part of a historic evening that is open for all to enjoy.

Find the full programme for Flarewave Festival at flarewavefestival.org

Audio Brochure Event Listing:

Sat 30 Sep, 7.30pm
£22, Concessions £20