SEASON: Summer 2015 at The Old Market

Welcome to SUMMER 2015 at The Old Market, Hove.

Once the May festivals draw to a close, there’s still lots to look forward to; we’ve shows and events throughout JUNE, JULY and AUGUST. We’re also hosting a number of preview performances, as various talented companies spend their Summer developing brand new shows here at TOM.

Read our SEASON HIGHLIGHTS below, browse the brochure, watch video previews or see our full What’s On page.

 


SEASON HIGHLIGHTS:

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AWARD-WINNING COMEDY DOUBLE-BILL…
Trygve Wakenshaw’
s award cabinet must be fit to bursting. Beautiful, strange, idiotic, captivating, his physical comedy shows have sold out numerous international festivals and London runs. He’s “blissfully funny,”★★★★★ Time Out.

This July, on two consecutive dates, we’re thrilled to host both KRAKEN [23 JUL] and a preview of Trygve’s new show NAUTILUS [24 JUL]. You can see both with a combo ticket; great value at just £15!

 

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A VIRTUAL SUPERGROUP OF WORLDWIDE ARTISTS…
Having filmed recording sessions with more than 200 musicians in over 20 countries worldwide, Addictive TV bring their incredible musical compendium ORCHESTRA OF SAMPLES [04 JUL] to Hove. Fusing all manner of instruments and styles, the show creates a virtual supergroup of international artists who’ve never met, but play together on screen.

YOUR SAMPLES REQUIRED: Brighton & Hove musicians are being invited to join Orchestra Of Samples’ global archive, with the bonus opportunity to play live with Addictive TV here at The Old Market; applications are open now for that.

 

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GIGS & MUSIC:
Following an amazing initial reception for its Spring debut, we’ve another THE OLD MARKET PRESENTS [29 JUL], again presenting a phenomenal line-up of local bands; VELS TRIO, ANNACA + more TBA.

Returning to us for a fourth year, with an increasing bank of accolades to its name, Brighton & Hove Big Band are this year joined by Brighton & Hove Youth String Ensemble for their SUMMER SOUNDS [14 JUL] concert.

Other gigs upcoming include Lisa Abbott and 10-piece band with KATE BUSH’S HOUNDS OF LOVE [13-14 JUN], a farewell tour for LUNA [30 JUL], flamenco from Cadiz PUNTA DEL BOQUERON [10 JUL] and from Australia’s Blue Mountains THE SPOOKY MEN’S CHORALE [02 AUG].

 

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FREE COMEDY PREVIEWS + MORE IN TOM’S BAR:
In TOM’s Bar, we’re excited to welcome back 3 gigs of TOM’S EDINBURGH COMEDY PREVIEWS [JUN-JUL] which, once again, are completely FREE [well… the deal is: Think it’s funny? Pay some money!] See TANIA EDWARDS + CHRIS KENT [22 Jun], PAT CAHILL & STEPHEN BAILEY [06 JUL] and JOEY PAGE + HOLLY BURN [27 JUL] – RSVP free now to guarantee entry.

Also in TOM’s Bar, a mini-series of performance, projection and exhibitions; TOM’S LIVE SHED [Jun, Jul & Aug], with an emphasis on new and developing work by local, up-and-coming artists.

 

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FAMILY FUN:
Younger audiences, particularly those who enjoyed Shoe Baby and Penguin, will love Long Nose PuppetsFLYAWAY KATIE [23 AUG]. The show is an inspiring flight of fancy about the power of imagination based on the popular children’s book by Polly Dunbar with music by Tom Gray of Gomez.

 

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PREVIEWING & IN DEVELOPMENT THIS SUMMER:

Lizzie Franks and Philippa Herrick, in association with The Production Exchange, will be presenting a staged read/sing- through of a brand new musical based on the epic novel by Victor Hugo, TOILERS OF THE SEA [26 JUN].

Take the Space [who brought us STELLA: A Story Of Women, Their Men and Astronomy for Brighton Fringe 2013], are inviting stories and contributions for a new project in their WHITE FEATHER BOXER SYMPOSIUM [29 JUN].

There’s much more IN DEVELOPMENT too; Sign Up For Our eNewsletter for updates.


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