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The Bavard Bar Hosted by Tim Crook

Bavard Bar by Cliff Crawford

This is a review of the Bavard Bar, held at Printers Playhouse Eastbourne on 4th July 2019

The Bavard Bar describes itself as a delightful blend of TED talks, comedy and Radio 4. Sort of.

Its premise is simple, three people stand on stage for fifteen minutes and talk about their passion. An enthralled, inquisitive and interested audience then get to ask them questions about it. 

More? About Talking? Read here!

Charming and poignant comedy about growing older

All Change

Printers Playhouse hosted a poignant new comedy play about growing old last week. A sweet delight, All Change told the heart-warming story of elderly Ivor and his long suffering daughter Lily, whilst the audience munched on cupcakes raising funds for the Alzheimers Society Cupcake Day.

All Change is based on close family experience and ‘Ivor’ ran the Brighton Marathon recently, complete with his tea-cosy on his head, a combination of sponsorship and selling cupcakes raising over £600 for the Alzheimers Society.

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Josh Berry: Voice Thief

Josh Berry

At the age of 23 Josh Berry has already become a regular BBC Radio 4 Contributor, performing in the satirical radio show, Newsjack and Dead Ringers. A very talented young impressionist, Josh takes us on a comedy tour of the modern world.

You can read the full review for this recommended show on Fringe Review, here; Josh Berry: Voice Thief

Josh has a website,

He is on Facebook:

Twitter; @JBImpressions

and if you want a laugh look him up on You Tube. He is going to be a star, he is very talented.

Fannytasticals cum again

The Fannytasticals

After selling out their first run at the Brighton Fringe, the Fannytasticals returned for three extra dates. This 5-piece ensemble, bring an energetic, brash, rude and challenging take on womanhood to an enthusiastic audience. It is not for the easily offended.

Read the full review, for this recommended show at Fringe Review: Fannytasticals cum again . They won The Latest Comedy Award at Brighton Fringe 2019. They are also appearing at this years Edinburgh Fringe.

They are on Facebook at: Fannytasticals

Twitter @fanny_tasticals

Fix My Brain

Fix My Brain

Oliver Taylor and Dillon Mapletoft, bring us a clever, funny and thoughtful show about depression and mental illness. Winners of last years Brighton Fringe Best Newcomer Award they’re back again for a sell out run.

Read the full review of this Highly Recommended show on Fringe Review; Fix My Brain

They have a Facebook Page: Fix My Brain

And are on Twitter @FixMyBrainCom

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