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Move to Stand – The Collision of Things

Brighton-based company, Move to Stand, bring the award-winning The Collision of Things to us on the 23rd and 24th of July. The show, which will tour before hitting Edinburgh Festival … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview with Jo Shapland on Being In Place

Jo Shapland has been developing her Major Creative Wales Award research project Being In Place here at the Nightingale. We asked her how the work has developed during her time … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Gather Ye Rosebuds Wins Best New Play Award

Silva Semerciyan’s new play Gather Ye Rosebuds premiered at the Nightingale as part of Brighton Fringe last month. One of two plays created in response to the Bulbul 2012 playwriting competition, Gather … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: The Arab Spring Returns to Brighton

Last year writers from around the world were invited to submit 30-minute plays for a new competition. Created by Brighton based organisation Sandpit Arts, the Bulbul 2012 awards invited writers … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Scratch: a space for conversation

Scratch is an opportunity to see new ideas, fragments of projects and inciting experiments. The Nightingale hosts Scratch nights as part of their ladder of development for artists, and for … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Guest Blog: Touched Theatre

Beccy Smith talks Brighton puppetry… “What do you think of when you think of puppetry?   A Punch and Judy booth hawking its mysteriously compelling violence on a sea front … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Punched 2

Brighton’s favourite night of smokin’ hot new puppetry is back! A night of all-new puppetry for grown-ups, presented by Touched Theatre. Join your host, the seaside’s only chain smoking Marionette, … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment