A Really Really Big Modern Telly

A Really Really Big Modern Telly

"Gone are the days of leaving the house to be entertained. We’ve got something new, something the dusty stage and movie theatre can’t offer, and best of all, it now stars you". A double bill of comedy plays simultaneously celebrating and condemning modern life, sandwiched in sketches... 

MoMent-Us!

MoMent-Us!

The world's only motivational mind-reader returns to Brighton Fringe, but this year, it's momentous! Dangerous stunts and death-defying spectacles performed for your entertainment, Phil attempts to stay 'in the moment', and read your mind to avoid career-ending injuries, or even death! If that wasn’t enough, Phil will also be teaching you how to overcome your self-limiting beliefs, achieve your goals in life, and push through your sticking points... 

Painted Love

Painted Love

With Marc Almond as your spiritual guide, what could possibly go wrong? From the team that brought you 'Get Fit With Bruce Willis', 'Painted Love' follows a washed up singer-songwriter as he tries to summon up the spirit of Marc Almond to resurrect his career... 

Antling

Antling

What happens when a forty something single woman rediscovers her childhood crush on an 80s pop icon? A liberation from pissed-off boredom and an awakening of sexual fantasies. Sometimes fierce, sometimes sad but all encased with a feisty sense of humour. 

Equity: Fighting for a Fair Fringe

Equity: Fighting for a Fair Fringe

Fringe theatre can be some of the most exciting and rewarding work out there, but all too often it’s unpaid and can price ordinary people out of the industry. Equity’s 'Professionally Made Professionally Paid' campaign has brought over £3million in wages to fringe performers... 

Pronoun by Evan Placey

Pronoun by Evan Placey

"I showered. And then the mirror was just there. Suddenly there. Only it had always been there, but I’d, somehow, I’d managed to never look. To never really look." Josh and Isabella are childhood sweethearts... 

The Silent House

The Silent House

Benjamin and Shiva have lived in a refugee camp for two years whilst they work towards completing their citizenship applications. They're very friendly and intimate, but there is something between them that gradually changes the shape of their relationship... 

Live Music in Theatre: Creating and Playing Music for a Theatre Piece

Live Music in Theatre: Creating and Playing Music for a Theatre Piece

How can we enhance the impact of a theatre play with live music? An interactive workshop where participants are welcome to bring their own compositions to play or improvise. Guillermo Celano is a composer and improvisor who won the North Sea Jazz Composition Award 2013; Iman Spaargaren is a multi reed player and composer... 

Autobiographical Storytelling: A Performance Art Form

Autobiographical Storytelling: A Performance Art Form

A playful and dynamic workshop that starts by provoking a memory from your life. Then, using simple storytelling techniques, witness your memory grow into a meaningful and engaging story... 

She Wolf

She Wolf

Cersei Lannister is a character based on Queen Margaret of Anjou. This woman was a badass. Or was she? Was she pure conniving evil to the core? Or was that fake news spread by Shakespeare's mainstream media? Premiering at Melbourne Fringe in 2017 to critical acclaim, in ‘She Wolf’ Gillian English "takes the big guns on and leaves us laughing as she chips away at false idols... 

My Father Held A Gun

My Father Held A Gun

A passionate, storytelling show with live cinematic music about war and peace, acts of heroism, and the love for life. As told by performers of Iranian and Israeli descent. Winner of the Amsterdam Fringe Festival Gold Award 2017... 

Passing On

Passing On

Tom and Brian have decided they want to be parents. With the help of their friend Rachel, they decide to take the plunge. But their plans are thrown into complete disarray when a reluctant Tom is pushed by Brian to find out about his own birth mother, and what he discovers threatens to blow their relationship apart... 

Hopeless

Hopeless

Leyla Josephine is hopeless. She’s had enough. She's been staying in bed all day, refusing to watch the news, eating full Viennettas at 1pm. She’s been struggling through these difficult times... 

Waiting for Gandalf

Waiting for Gandalf

Meet Kevin Brook, self-confessed fanatic of all things 'Lord of the Rings'. On the eve before 'Gandalf' signs the official movie companion to 'The Two Towers', he sits outside Fenwicks, waiting... 

Pickman's Model by HP Lovecraft

Pickman's Model by HP Lovecraft

The Other Realm brings Lovecraft’s classic short story to the stage. Pickman is an artist of extraordinary talent, but his gruesome paintings are born of a terrible secret. A dark and shocking tale that reveals the boundary between an artist’s genius and insanity... 

Stick Some Shoes On

Stick Some Shoes On

From our first dates, sexual frustration, sexual tension, Tinder, insecurities, boredom, to marriage. We’ve all gone through it, but do we ever come out of it? Did we really marry our soulmate? Join us for a hilarious, fast-paced, poignant hour following a set of characters facing the joys and challenges of being in and out of love in your 30s. 

Between You & Me

Between You & Me

This Brighton-based forum theatre company produce thought-provoking performances using storytelling, discussion and re-enactment. 'Between You and Me' has been created in collaboration with Mankind, and is based on true stories and experiences... 

Barbecue: The Musical

Barbecue: The Musical

Britain is on the brink of nuclear war - how would you spend what might be your last afternoon on Earth? Somewhere in middle-class suburbia, a small group has decided to press on with their plans of a traditional British barbecue in the back garden... 

The Laurel & Hardy Cabaret

The Laurel & Hardy Cabaret

The award-winning Lucky Dog have been playing their successful biopic 'Hats Off to Laurel & Hardy' since 2013. This, however, is a bumper package of Stan and Ollie’s routines and songs from stage, screen, and record which you won’t find elsewhere... 

Steve Lee Performs an Indecent Act

Steve Lee Performs an Indecent Act

If you missed Steve’s Fringe debut ‘Sit Down Stand Up’ last year, you now have the opportunity of missing this brand new show as well! Tales of a life well-lived with possible nudity, naughty words, and live music... 

The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away by Cole Moreton

The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away by Cole Moreton

Cole Moreton is a writer and broadcaster exploring who we are and what we believe in. His Radio 4 series 'The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away' won Best Writing at the World’s Best Radio Awards in New York... 

The Start of Something

The Start of Something

Three women take turns to tell their stories of loss. Amy's husband has died and she blames herself for it, Emma has lost her husband to another women, and Everlyn has given up all hope of finding love... 

Just Don’t Do It

Just Don’t Do It

Female sexuality and Christianity: are they as uncomfortable bedfellows as they appear to be? Join two clowns on a surreal journey into the modern Church’s approach to sex, celibacy and female sexual desire... 

Tight 5 Showcase

Tight 5 Showcase

Fast-paced, club-style stand-up comedy, featuring four of the best new stand-up talents from the South East. All the acts take part in a weekly show throughout the year, where comics are forced to write five minutes of new material each week... 

Dave Benson Phillips: Christ, I Thought He Was Dead!

Dave Benson Phillips: Christ, I Thought He Was Dead!

Do you remember Dave Benson Phillips? If you were a child in Britain from the 80s to the early 00s, there’s a fair chance you watched him on TV... 'Playdays', 'Playhouse Disney', 'Fun Song Factory', 'Get Your Own Back!' to name but a few! He was all over children’s TV... 

SESKA: Spot the Difference!

SESKA: Spot the Difference!

SESKA performs incredibly silly magic tricks, repeats them again but with a crazy added difference... and, when you spot the difference, you win a fab prize! A party atmosphere, hilarious entertainment and a competition all in one... 

Sing-Along Fun with Dave Benson Phillips

Sing-Along Fun with Dave Benson Phillips

The well-known children’s entertainer and TV presenter Dave Benson Phillips ('Playdays', 'Playhouse Disney', 'Fun Song Factory', 'Boj!') performs popular children's songs on his trusty guitar... 

Behind Our Skin

Behind Our Skin

When Camille transfers to London, she finds herself following a well-travelled road. She left her country to grow, yet her reality slowly narrows. When complications with her baby arise, she needs to engage with the society that has welcomed her... 

The Spark Factory

The Spark Factory

Spun Glass Theatre present 'The Spark Factory': a powerhouse of new, bold and daring performance ideas. The curated programme this year includes spoken word, puppetry, dance, music and new writing... 

Mick Jagger is My Nightmare

Mick Jagger is My Nightmare

With flailing arms, grotesque faces, and a lot of sweat, Dutch performer Marius Mensink attempts to exorcise the Rolling Stones' front man out of his own body. This intense physical performance was an immediate cult hit at Cape Town Fringe... 

The Sweet Release

The Sweet Release

This is how your night at the Fringe ends: not with a whimper, but a bang! Join the hottest up-and-coming acts from all across Brighton Fringe for our late night revue. With new and established acts, and local and international performers heating up our evenings, as well as theme nights galore, 'The Sweet Release' is the perfect climax to a day of shows at Brighton Fringe... 

GROOMED

GROOMED

Three-time winner at Brighton Fringe 2016, 'GROOMED' is back, but for one night only. Three extraordinary stories: A betrayed schoolboy, a Japanese soldier and the inventor of the saxophone...