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1 Event Listings: MARCH 19 The Old Market, Hove theoldmarket.com Please find below full details and information on the shows and events upcoming from MAR 19. FURTHER DETAILS: HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES: Download all available from theoldmarket.com/tompress FURTHER REQUESTS: BOX OFFICE: theoldmarket.com / / Upper Market Street, BN3 1AS OUR 1625 SCHEME: limited availability on 5 ticket deals for year olds, more info here REIGNING WOMEN: A mini-season of shows and events celebrating kick-ass women in all their glory. Program includes both emerging and established artists. More info here. Press assets here. Many thanks for your support, The TOM Team

2 COMEDY Lakin McCarthy Mark Thomas: Check Up Our 70 Mark Thomas is 54, the NHS is 70, UK national average life expectancy is 84. If Mark makes it to 84 the NHS will be 100, what will they both look like? Based on a series of interviews with leading experts in and on the NHS and residencies in hospitals and surgeries, Thomas working with director Nicolas Kent, uses his own demise to explore the state we re in. What s going right, what s going wrong and how does it get better? Supported by the Wellcome Trust. Thomas is a terrific performer and raconteur funny, raw and angry Guardian Mark Thomas Dates & Times: Fri 1 & Sat 2 Mar, 8pm Tickets: 16 ( 12 conc. including NHS Staff) Age: 16+ Duration: 75 mins (no interval) Link: Assets: THEATRE Brighton Theatre Group Youth Chicago (High School Edition) Prepare to see a story of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery, all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts in this extraordinary Kander and Ebb musical. Chicago (High School Edition) is a specially adapted version of this classic musical that maintains the plot, score and Fosse styled choreography, but is specially adapted to make it more appropriate for both young and old audience members to enjoy. Set in the 1920 s and telling the stories of vaudevillians Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, both charged with murder, it takes us to clubs, to prison and the five merry murderesses, to celebrity and ultimately freedom. Famed for its Fosse choreography that will be seen in this production and its famous score including musical theatre classics such as All That Jazz, Cell Block Tango, When You re Good To Mama, Mr Cellophane, and of course, Razzle Dazzle, Chicago (High School Edition) is not to be missed. Performed by BTGY, the best of Brighton and Hove s young talent. This amateur production of Chicago (High School Edition) is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd. Chicago (High School Edition) Dates & Times: Tue 5 Mar, 7.45pm Wed 6 Mar, 7.45pm Thu 7 Mar, 2.30pm & 7.45pm Fri 8 Mar, 7.45pm Sat 9 Mar, 2.30pm & 7.45pm Tickets: Tue / Wed / Thu, 7.45pm - 15 ( 13 conc.) Thu / Sat, 2.30pm ( conc.)

3 Fri / Sat, 7.45pm ( 15 conc.) Age: 11+ (recommended) Duration: 130 mins Link: Assets: EVENT WOFFF & TOM s Film Club Women Over Fifty Film Festival Best of the Fest As part of the Reigning Women programme at TOM, WOFFF is displaying some of its finest 2018 jewels, showcasing the work of older women in front of and behind the camera. WOFFF celebrates older women on both sides of the camera, challenging the ageism and sexism many women face in the film industry and in many other areas of life too. Every short film WOFFF screens has a woman over 50 at the heart of the story on screen or in one of the core creative roles (writer, producer or director). Keep an eye on our website for more information about the programme. Women Over Fifty Film Festival: Best of the Fest Date & Time: Mon 11 Mar, 7.30pm Tickets: 6 Film Saver: Book two or more films in same transaction and save 1 per ticket Age: 14+ Link: Assets: COMEDY Little Wander Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Victim Complex Kiri is back with her latest and greatest show to date, Victim Complex. Make sure you catch this unique, insightful, and utterly hilarious rising star of stand-up! You might have seen Kiri on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour or heard her on The Now Show. You might have no idea who she is, that's fine too. What you should know is, she's very quietly been going mad for a few years and, to borrow a phrase from Uma Thurman, she's been 'waiting... to feel less angry'. So, it's time to talk about victims, love and lies. You might not believe her, but she's used to that. - This show was heart-wrenchingly, tear-jerkingly funny, with an honest sentiment and an empowering message The Voice Fusing humour with biting reality in a way that is very powerful Three Weeks Making powerhouse stand-up from the thorniest of subjects Guardian

4 Ballsy and funny, and smart Chortle Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Victim Complex Date & Time: Tue 12 Mar, 8pm Tickets: ( 12 conc.) tickets: 5 (limited availability) Age: 16+ Link: Assets: COMEDY Show and Tell Simon Munnery: The Wreath Following his sold out 2018 show at TOM, serial innovator Simon Munnery is back, presenting a brand new show. Talking about the show, Simon says, I went to a funeral the other day. Caught the wreath That s what came to me, from the mysterious source of the inexplicable. Hear the story of the joke, the painting, and what happened next. Simon is a British Comedy Award nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Chortle Award winner. His stand-up carer spanning 32 years has seen him regularly perform all over the world and star in several of his own major television and radio projects. Convention defying, innovative stuff. Simon Munnery is a brilliant comedian Times Simon Munnery Date & Time: Thu 14 Mar, 8pm Tickets: 14 ( 10 conc.) Age: 14+ Link: Assets: EVENT Kendal Mountain Festival Kendal Mountain Festival UK Tour 2019 Calling all adventure lovers! The award-winning Kendal Mountain Festival is back on the road with its UK tour. Join us for an evening packed full of amazing films and awe-inspiring talks from some of the world s most impressive adventurers. Enjoy the spirit and inspiration of the Festival, and celebrate the exploration of some of the wildest places on earth. Kendal Mountain Festival UK Tour 2019 Date & Time: Fri 15 Mar, 7.30pm Tickets: 18, under 25 s 10, groups % off

5 Age: 14+ Duration: 180 mins Link: Assets: MUSIC NNO & WJTM New Note Orchestra + Wham Jam Thank You Ma am Choir A fundraising event for amazing Brighton-based New Note Orchestra, which helps people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. New Note Orchestra is an award-winning charity that uses music to help people who have experienced addiction. NNO brings a punk ethos to the classical world, not in musical style but in attitude! For this performance, they will be performing their own lush, original soundscapes. The Wham Jam Thank You Ma am community choir will be singing original arrangements of songs by Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Amanda Palmer, Leonard Cohen, Radiohead and more. Parental advisory: contains strong language. New Note Orchestra + Wham Jam Thank You Ma am Choir Date & Time: Sat 16 Mar, 7.30pm Tickets: 10 Link: Assets: THEATRE Rosy Carrick Passionate Machine + support Remember PE Kit. Cancel free trial. Call mum everyone writes instructions to their future selves - but what if the future starts writing back? Rosy Carrick has to build a time machine - because her future self has already done so and is now stuck 100 years in the past. Given that her knowledge of quantum physics is limited to the works of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rosy must summon the help of science s greatest minds if she is to rewrite history and save herself Darting playfully between multiple narratives, this complex and emotional performance explores the realities of time travel and self-determination - taking in Bowie, motherhood and some most heinous hangovers along the way. Winner of Brighton Fringe s Best New Play Award 2018 and The Infallibles Award for Theatrical Excellence, Passionate Machine is a hilarious and searingly honest story about obsession, salvation and finding yourself - literally. - A truly fascinating and empowering piece Broadway World Passionate Machine Date & Time: Sun 17 Mar, 7.30pm Tickets: 14 ( 10 conc.)

6 Age: 12+ (recommended) Link: Assets: 3p6xa?dl=0 EVENT TOM s Film Club Skate Kitchen (15) Director Crystal Moselle follows her stranger-than-fiction 2015 documentary The Wolfpack with another Sundance hit, about a New York-based female skater crew, collectively known as Skate Kitchen. Teenager Camille s life changes dramatically when she leaves her lonely suburban existence with just a bag and a skateboard to befriend a female skater collective she s been following on Instagram. As she journeys deeper into this raw New York City subculture, she begins to understand the true meaning of friendship as well as her inner-self. In an earnest and natural way, the film captures perfectly the experiences of women in male-dominated spaces and subcultures, and of young female friendships. A touching ode to the rewards and challenges of female friendship Los Angeles Times Skate Kitchen (15) Date & Time: Mon 18 Mar, 8pm Tickets: 6 Film Saver: Book two or more films in same transaction and save 1 per ticket Rated: 15 Duration: 106 mins Link: Assets: COMEDY Live Nation in association with Troika Rachel Parris: It s Fun to Pretend Viral sensation Rachel Parris, star of BBC s The Mash Report, presents a comedy show packed with stand-up, song, sketch, and inevitably a sideways swipe at society. In this show, she showcases some of her best bits, from her trademark comic anthems, to her all-too relatable, bittersweet stand-up, alongside brand new material looking at the insane events of this year. Tears of laughter endearingly frank and funny Guardian A gifted performer Times

7 This is classy, clever comedy - uproarious Scotsman Rachel Parris: It s Fun to Pretend Date & Time: Tue 19 Mar, 8pm Tickets: 14 Age: 14+ Link: Assets: COMEDY Avalon Rob Auton: The Talk Show The Talk Show is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about talking by award-winning writer and performer Rob Auton. Following on from his shows about hair, sleep, water, faces, the sky and the colour yellow, Rob now turns is attention to talking because he is ready to talk about talking. Since 2012 Rob has chosen a specific theme for his shows and challenged himself to create an hour of material about each subject. These shows have given rise to sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe as Rob continues to build his audience through his unique use of words and humour. After his appearances on the Russell Howard Hour, BBC at the Edinburgh Festival and Channel 4 s Random Acts, Rob now looks to talk to as many people as possible with The Talk Show, which was the second-best reviewed comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival A genuine original. Poetical, philosophical, humane, completely charming and funny to boot Guardian Charming, eccentric and uplifting, Auton is a talent to watch Independent Rob Auton: The Talk Show Date & Time: Wed 20 Mar, 8pm Tickets: 12 Age: 14+ Link: Assets: DANCE The Swallowsfeet Collective OOPS Festival

8 OOPS is a movement to be different, to stand up and make bold choices. The festival brings together exceptional contemporary performance and visual artists from all over the world, lifting the voice of the artist to the forefront in these unsettled times. The festival is a place to talk, watch, taste, exchange, create, listen and move; for artists and audiences to build a sense of community and collectively reflect on what moves us now and what will move us in and towards the future. Performances are presented and intersected by the Swallowsfeet Collective, a spirited alliance of five independent artists and performers, who are returning to The Old Market for their fourth year. After receiving over 540 proposals from all over the world, they have curated the best on offer for this exciting programme. The OOPS Festival will inhabit an array of locations in our venue, bringing together genre-defying performances with collaborations across dance, visual design, music, technology and film. Be sure to visit the OOPS Festival website or follow Swallowsfeet on social media for all the latest festival updates. OOPS Festival Dates & Times: Fri 22 Mar, 7pm (doors) Sat 23 Mar, 4pm (doors) Sun 24 Mar, 2pm (doors) Tickets: 5-18 Festival passes coming soon Link: Assets: EVENT Carousel Blue Camel Club The best club night around for learning disabled people and their friends celebrates Spring with a great line up of bands and DJs. With loads of music and dancing, plenty of room to move as well as space to sit down, this will be the biggest party of the season! Early booking is strongly advised. Blue Camel Club Date & Time: Mon 25 Mar, 7pm (doors 6.45pm) Tickets: 5 ( 1 carers) Age: 14+ Link: Assets: EVENT TOM s Film Club The Man From Mo Wax (15)

9 Ahead of Record Store Day on 20 April, we re presenting this intimate portrait of one of the UK music scene s most influential DJs and record label owners. James Lavelle played his first DJ set at fourteen, launched pioneering record label Mo Wax at eighteen and released the genre-defining UNKLE album Psyence Fiction at twenty-two. His phenomenally rapid rise seemed limitless, but it s only when you re going so fast that the wheels fall off. Unearthed from over 700 hours of footage and featuring DJ Shadow, 3D of Massive Attack, Grandmaster Flash and more, this is a rare opportunity to watch a boy become a man in a world of music. A clear eyed portrait of a time and place in music that could never be repeated Verge The Man From Mo Wax (15) Date & Time: Tue 26 Mar, 8pm Tickets: 6 Film Saver: Book two or more films in same transaction and save 1 per ticket Rated: 15 Duration: 116 mins Link: Assets: COMEDY DANCE The Hiccup Project Lovely Girls + support Chess and Cristina are The Hiccup Project, a comedic dance-theatre company. People commonly refer to them as the lovely Hiccup girls. It got them thinking After diving into the world of romance and heartbreak in critically acclaimed multi-award winning May-We-Go- Round?, Cristina and Chess explore what it means to be a young woman in brand new show Lovely Girls. Meandering through real women s stories using The Hiccup Project s potent blend of dance, theatre and comedy, it is an insight, a celebration and an ode to being a woman in the 21st Century. A show made by women for everyone, regardless of gender. - Physical comedy and dance are stupendous companions when they work - and Chess and Cristina have the energy and the intelligence to make it work Fringe Guru - Theatre and dance that throws custard pies at convention. Outstanding Fringe Review The Hiccup Project: Lovely Girls Date & Time: Fri 29 Mar, 7.30pm Tickets: 14 ( 10 conc.) Age: 12+ (recommended) Link: Assets:

10 EVENT Fane Productions Matt Haig: Notes on a Nervous Planet The world is messing with our minds. Rates of stress and anxiety are rising. A fast, nervous planet is creating fast and nervous lives. We are more connected, yet feel more alone. Join the bestselling author Matt Haig as he tackles the questions that so often plague our thoughts: how can we stay sane on a planet that makes us mad? How do we stay human in a technological world? Don t miss this positive and honest evening of insightful discussion about the modern world and how best to navigate it. Matt Haig: Notes on a Nervous Planet Date & Time: Sat 30 Mar, 7.30pm Tickets: Age: 16+ Link: Assets: THEATRE The Theatre Workshop Seven Deadly Sins Pride. Envy. Gluttony. Lust. Anger. Greed. Sloth The Seven Deadly Sins where-in lies your temptation? What is your guilty secret? From the students of The Theatre Workshop s Advanced Academy and Advanced Class comes this brand new show. Seven Deadly Sins Date & Time: Sun 31 Mar, 7pm Tickets: 14 ( 11 conc.) Link: Assets: END