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76: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Mark Johnson's Festival Highlights

5/27/2018
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As the end of Brighton Festival approaches, our reporter and reviewer Mark Johnson looks back at the last three weeks and shares his musical highlights with Melita and Rebecca. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:00:05:51

75: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - The Cult of Water

5/27/2018
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Aided by a witch, Jarvis Cocker, and magician-author Alan Moore, David Bramwell battles his own thalassophobia (the fear of ‘what lurks beneath’) to unearth little-known stories and myths that surround our rivers. The River Don is the focal point for this psycho-geographical journey that blends music, animation and film with captivating monologue. David Bramwell joins Melita and Rebecca in studio. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13601/the_cult_of_water/ To find out more...

Duration:00:08:10

74: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - The Comedy of Errors

5/27/2018
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The Comedy of Errors is one of Shakespeare's most riotous and farcical plays, in which merchants, masters, parents, servants and a long-suffering wife find themselves comically entwined over the course of one hectic day. The Lord Chamberlain’s Men bring their open air production to this year's festival and Rebecca Sandles met up its Artistic Director Peter Stickney. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/11024/the_comedy_of_errors/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see :...

Duration:00:07:49

73: Brighton Festival 2018 Radio Show - Episode 15

5/27/2018
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In this episode : we hear about Shakespeare in the open air; explore a fear of what lies hidden in deep waters; hear about some of the festival's music highlights and look back at some picks of the festival. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:01:00:24

72: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Jack Claramunt's Festival highlights

5/27/2018
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As the end of Brighton Festival approaches, our reporter and reviewer Jack Claramunt looks back at the last three weeks and shares his highlights with Melita and Rebecca. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:00:08:19

71: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - The String's Quartet's Guide to Sex and Anxiety review

5/27/2018
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A live string quartet plays along to readings which explore some of the more discomforting aspects of human existence in The String's Quartet's Guide to Sex and Anxiety. Dan went to see the show and joins Melita and Rebecca in studio to tell them what he thought. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13557/thestringquartetsguidetosexand_anxiety/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media...

Duration:00:05:40

70: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Your Place East Brighton

5/27/2018
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Now in it's second year, Your Place is a community initiative at Brighton Festival which takes the festival out of the city centre and into outlying parts of the city over two weekends. Melita Dennett and Rebecca Sandles look back at the first weekend in Hangleton and preview what's coming to East Brighton. Event Details: Hangleton: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13952/your_place/ East Brighton: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13954/your_place/ To find out more about Brighton...

Duration:00:06:57

69: Brighton Festival Radio Show 2018 - Episode 14

5/27/2018
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In this episode : we find out about a kaleidoscopic queer temple party; meet a music collaborator with Festival Guest Director David Shrigley and look forward to events in East Brighton at the weekend. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:00:45:55

68: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Tangomotan

5/25/2018
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The passion and the power of Tango are given an audacious new dimension by Tangomotán, a dynamic quartet that is weaving new musical sounds into the Tango tradition. The members’ classical training and international backgrounds have given them a richly diverse sound landscape on which to draw with often astonishing results. Melita Dennett went along to meet the group as they were arriving at their venue. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13491/tangomotan/ To find out more...

Duration:00:06:58

67: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Snigel & Friends

5/25/2018
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Shortlistied for a Total Theatre award at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Snigel & Friends is a show aimed at the under 1s. The show invites its audience to join an inquisitive snail and friends, in their cozy home underneath the leaf canopy; a colourful and sensory world, designed by Laura Hook. They dance, play, sing and make music in the undergrowth while uncovering secret treasures. Rebecca Sandles spoke to the show's co-creator - leading UK disabled dancer Caroline Bowditch to...

Duration:00:11:14

66: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Elephant and Castle

5/25/2018
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Do people tell the truth when they talk in their sleep? Could anyone be on the verge of admitting some dark desire, or telling the person beside them what they really think? That’s the dangerous premise behind Elephant & Castle, the result of three years of Tom Adams’ recorded sleep-talk. Tom and his wife Lillian Henley join Melita and Rebecca in studio. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13550/elephant_and_castle/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see :...

Duration:00:14:22

65: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - The String's Quartet's Guide to Sex and Anxiety

5/25/2018
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A live string quartet plays along to readings which explore some of the more discomforting aspects of human existence in The String's Quartet's Guide to Sex and Anxiety. Actor and performer Cathy Tyson and the string quartet join Melita and Rebecca in the studio. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13557/the_string_quartets_guide_to_sex_and_anxiety/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast...

Duration:00:18:12

64: Brighton Festival Radio Show 2018 - Episode 13

5/25/2018
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In this episode : we hear about the perils of talking in your sleep and sleepwalking; we discover new styles of tango music for the 21st century; find out how a children's show tackles ideas of disability and explore some of our deepest fears in words and music. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:00:51:38

63: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Medea, Written in Rage

5/24/2018
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Jean-René Lemoine’s reimagining of the classic tale of passion and revenge casts Medea as the ultimate outsider. This dramatic monologue – half witness statement, half incantation – takes us from ancient Greece to modern Europe and back again in a provocative, blood soaked collage of performance, opera and sexual confession. Melita Dennett spoke to the show's Director Neil Bartlett. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13612/medea_written_in_rage/ To find out more about...

Duration:00:10:28

62: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Belshazzar's Feast

5/24/2018
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Fifty years ago a new choir was launched with a performance of Walton’s epic cantata Belshazzar’s Feast. That choir was Brighton Festival Chorus, now established as one of the finest symphony choruses in the UK and an integral part of the Festival. Just as in its 1968 debut, the Chorus is joined by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for this closing festival concert. Melita Dennett went to meet Gill Kay who programmes the Brighton Festival classical strand to find out more. Event Details:...

Duration:00:03:47

61: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Les Amazones d'Afrique

5/24/2018
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West Africa's first all-female super group has formed in the fight against violence towards women. This incredible collective of female stars are singing out against gender inequality over a soundtrack of funk, blues and dub. RadioReverb's Mark Johnson guides you through what to expect from the evening. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13520/les_amazones_dafrique/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb -...

Duration:00:06:26

60: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Creation (Pictures for Dorian) by Gob Squad

5/24/2018
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Inspired by Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray, who remains eternally youthful at a terrible cost to his soul, British - German arts collective Gob Squad are premiering Creation (Pictures for Dorian) in the UK at this years Brighton Festival. Melita Dennett popped down to meet Gob Squad as they were setting up for their run. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13570/creationpicturesfor_dorian/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more...

Duration:00:11:23

59: Brighton Festival 2018 Radio Show - Episode 12

5/24/2018
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In this episode : we hear about a unique performance that explores self image through the lens of a classical work from Oscar Wilde; find out about a solo show that dives into the heart of darkness of Greek mythology and look ahead to a classical show to wrap up the Festival. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:00:48:11

58: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Your Place Hangleton

5/21/2018
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Now in it's second year, Your Place is a community initiative at Brighton Festival which takes the festival out of the city centre and into outlying parts of the city. Melita Dennett popped along to Hangleton in the first of two weekends of events Event Details: Hangleton: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13952/your_place/ East Brighton: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13954/your_place/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about...

Duration:00:04:42

57: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - SHUT DOWN

5/21/2018
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SHUT DOWN is a multi-screen video installation at ONCA Gallery featuring dance, spoken word and rap and explores masculinity and its pressures and contradictions. RadioReverb's Bruce Guthrie spoke to creator Charlotte Vincent of Vincent Dance Theatre and asked how the #MeToo movement coincided with her work. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13587/shut_down/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the...

Duration:00:08:08