Brighton Festival 2017

This year's Brighton Festival - along with the accompanying Fringe, Open Houses and Great Escape events - promise to be the biggest yet with more acts than ever.

And with musician and poet Kate Tempest at the helm, there's a heady mix of entertainment to catch in the weeks ahead.

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Biggest ever Brighton Fringe mixes traditional and global arts

This year's Brighton Fringe festival is simply its biggest yet with a staggering one thousand shows spanning every art form imaginable.

Its become so big in fact that some believe it can now compete with its counterpart in Edinburgh.

And with more than 300 world premiers, its attracting not just traditional storytelling but international art and artists.

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Rikki Tarascas, director of 'La Llorona', Sarah Slator of This Is My Theatre, and Falk Hubner, director of 'I Will Carry You Over Hard Times'.

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