Brighton Fringe / Comedy

Latest Reviews

Knightmare Live 2017

Knightmare Live 2017

Welcome, watchers of illusions, to a review that shall dispel your confusion. Based on the esteemed television show that ran on CITV from 1987 to 1994, Knightmare Live pits our brave audience/dungeoneers against the wits and puzzles of an evil Lord. This loving and hilarious reproduction of the classic show delicately walks the line between parody and homage and will bring smiles to the faces of those who watched the show back in the day... 

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Louise Reay: Eraserhead
Louise Reay: Eraserhead

Recently there was a bit of publicity in the papers about Louise Reay.She was being sued by her ex-husband who was seeking £30,000 in damages and an injunction stopping her talking about him in her show... 

Better
Better

Like, I suspect, many other members of the audience, I found myself identifying with Better as described in the Fringe guide... 

Last Night at the Circus
Last Night at the Circus

It was a balmy Sunday evening at the end of another warm and sunny weekend and many in the audience seem to have to enjoyed the weekend (and perhaps the wine) a bit too much by the time they squeezed into their seat for Last Night at the Circus... 

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Features

Something for the weekend: Brighton Fringe week 3

Something for the weekend: Brighton Fringe week 3

We're almost mid-way through the Fringe and it seems like there are more shows than ever to pick from. Never fear, here are some of our picks to keep you entertained, excited and delighted this weekend. 

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Something For The Weekend: Week Two
Something For The Weekend: Week Two

After the glorious sunshine of the opening weekend, you might be forgiven for thinking that the fun might be over... 

Don't Miss These Brighton Fringe Shows Before They Storm Edinburgh
Don't Miss These Brighton Fringe Shows Before They Storm Edinburgh

The UK is home to a plethora of culture, arts, comedy, music, dance and so much more during its festive fringe events... 

Pick of the Pubs, by Joe the Poet
Pick of the Pubs, by Joe the Poet

The relationship between poetry and alcohol is renowned and Joseph J Clark continues in this tradition with his show, Drunk With A Pen (Sweet Werks 2, 5th-13th May, 19:00)... 

Interviews

Interview: Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Interview: Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Brighton’s improvised comedy favourites present an impromptu detective drama, replete with colourful characters and lurid plots. A completely new episode created each night from audience suggestions. Prepare to be amused and awed by this spontaneous take on the classic TV whodunit from a group with a decade’s worth of inventive, raucously funny shows. 

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Interview: Melancholy
Interview: Melancholy

Brighton Fringe award winners, Certain Dark Things, invite you to spiral down the stairs to the world of the inventor... 

​Interview: Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying
​Interview: Hardly Still Walking, Not Yet Flying

German theatre isn't well known outside Germany. In fact it's probably not that well known inside Germany... 

​Interview: Gran Consiglio (Mussolini)
​Interview: Gran Consiglio (Mussolini)

A smash hit at the 2015 Prague Fringe, this is the portrayal of a complex man who thought of himself as a genius and ended up being a clown in the eyes of the world as The Grand Council of Fascism meets to discuss the deposition of Benito Mussolini. 

Latest Listings

Barry and Alasdair's Non-Trademark-Infringing Comedy Adventure (Where the Audience Chooses)

Barry and Alasdair's Non-Trademark-Infringing Comedy Adventure (Where the Audience Chooses)

A multimedia spectacular from Angel Comedy founder Barry Ferns and Alasdair Beckett-King (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the of Year 2017). You control this interactive comedy show. Cloaked villains, moral dilemmas, anti-establishment robots, and sexy werewolves await... 

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Lifestyle-ISH
Lifestyle-ISH

Lifestyle-ISH is a character comedy 'wellbeing event' for those who care... and for those who don't. Lucy Bee presents a tongue-in-cheek glimpse at various aspects of wellbeing and lifestyle, delivered in a series of characterful demonstrations... 

Better
Better

Like, I suspect, many other members of the audience, I found myself identifying with Better as described in the Fringe guide... 

Lolly Jones: Work in Progress
Lolly Jones: Work in Progress

Join Lolly and special guest(s) in an hour of stand up & character comedy. In a change to the original listing, this show will feature Theresa May comedy burlesque and stand up from other top billed comics...