It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

29 November | 7:30 pm

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

Tickets £8 online in advance, £10 on the door.

Presented by Redwood Productions

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Barry and Sian: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

4, 5 and 6 December | 7:30 pm

‘A master class in character comedy.’The Scotsman

WINNERS Boomtish! Best New Comedy

NOMINATED Best Comedy Brighton Fringe 2019

FINALISTS Leicester Square Sketch OFF

Suitable for 16+. Please note that this performance will involve strobe lighting.

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A Very Cherry Christmas

12 December | 7:00 pm

The Cherry Poppers are on tour! Bringing you award winning burlesque and cabaret performances this Christmas in Brighton.

The Cherry Poppers are a London-based burlesque troupe comprised of award winning and international burlesque artists;

Agent Sazzle

Venus Gallactica

Petit Pois

Vixen Victoire

Vanda Vamp

For one night only they will be putting on a Christmas show Cherry Popper style in their second home, Brighton! Expect a night of tantalising burlesque, glamorous show girls, comedy and so much more, all hosted by Brighton’s very own resident Drag Queen Madame Belle D’Amour.

Minimum age: 18

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Adventures of the Starship Lezzerprise

28-29 February and 6-7 March 2020 | 7:30 pm

THE LEZZWOOD PLAYERS ARE BACK! After sell-out performances in 2019 with Murder at Lezzby Avenue, the Lezzwood Players return!! 

This time they’re boldly going where no lesbian has been before…. To the final frontier!! Join the crew as they embark on a journey aboard the Starship Lezzerprise. On the bridge, you’ll find Captain Twerk with his motley crew of Doctor McCute, Engineer Scatty, Spork and Communications Officer Janura. 

So come along to the Purple Playhouse Theatre and follow them on (their completely bonkers) maiden voyage, when they meet some strange “out of this world” characters, including Starbuck, Daft Mater and Alien Blob. There’s even a Klingon kicking around and Holly the Computer, keeping everyone in order (or maybe not). 

So make sure you are ready for take-off! Get your ticket, dust down your trekky outfits and venture with the Lezzzzzzeeeeeerrrrrrrrrs in spppppppaaaaaaccccce

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We are very pleased to host Phoenix Theatre Company‘s weekly Saturday workshops at the Purple Playhouse Theatre!

Phoenix is proud to be fully inclusive and welcomes all performers on board for its shows. The company is looking for talent, commitment, excitement, and most importantly the ability to work in a team with fellow cast members. All additional needs can be accommodated – if you have the performing bug then please audition for one of Phoenix’s shows. Alongside full scale musicals, Phoenix will be producing smaller and more intimate shows.

Please email Phoenix at [email protected] to register interest in joining.