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The Chichester Observer talks all things Fringe

Phil Hewitt and Vicky Edwards have been discussing all things Chichester Fringe...

Chichester Fringe comedy follows three best friends over the years.

Written by Phil Hewitt.

"The comedy night opens at 7pm with Katie Bennett; followed by Russan & Royd – The Confessions of Two Twenty-Something Year Olds; Jack Stone, a short, comedic piece of theatre about how not to deal with stress; The Sugarcoated Sisters as they bring their multi-million-hit TikTok personas to the stage for the first time; Go Scotty; and Nana Characters.

As part of the evening, Left Leg Productions will also be offering Wyrd Sisters, a play that will have you laughing about the good old days whilst reaching for your phone to call your mates, promises writer and producer Babette Shaw..."

The comedy night tickets are available to book through the Chichester Fringe website:

Inspired others to confront the threats we are facing as a species

Vicky Meets

Written by Vicky Edwards

"You are presenting a piece of work at the Chichester Fringe. Will you tell us about it?

ASTRA is a multimedia theatre production for adults based on my eco-science fantasy quartet The Gaia Chronicles. Set in a post-fossil fuel Mesopotamia and exploring themes of climate crisis, refugee rights, disability activism and the plight of child soldiers, the show is directed by Raven Kaliana of Puppet (R)Evolution, and contains archival Palestinian music curated by Mo’min Swaitat, and original music composed by young asylum seekers working with the charity Play for Progress. An Arts Council England-funded work-in-progress, ASTRA is followed by a Q&A, and won the Brighton Fringe ONCA Green Curtain Award for work that encourages artists and audiences to engage with social and environmental challenges..."

Astra will be performing at Graylingwell Chapel on Sunday 3rd July at 14:00, for more information and to book tickets visit the Chichester Fringe Website:

Chichester Fringe returns with the “magic of performance”

Written by Phil Hewitt

"After a successful debut in June 2021, Chichester Fringe is bringing the magic of performance to a live audience.

From 1-3 July, it will be staging eight different shows in Graylingwell Chapel, as part of the Festival of Chichester. There is a comedy night at Chichester Canal on 7 July, and a music night at Oxmarket Contemporary on Thursday 14 July. On Saturday 16 July there is a poetry performance and a cabaret night at the Canal.

Simon O’Hea, from the Fringe team, said: “This year promises a fantastic mix of new performances, ranging from drama, comedy, music, puppetry, through to poetry and dance. There’s Indie musician Jacob Palmer, comedy from TikTok stars The Sugarcoated Sisters, dance from Arabesque, drama from Juvenile Behaviour Theatre, as well as a brand-new musical, The Girl in the Mirror..."

See the full schedule for Chichester Fringe on our website:

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