Squabbling House Theatre Presents: Scratch

Squabbling House Theatre Presents: Scratch

Inspired by our sister production of Phil Porter's Blink, Squabbling House Theatre are delighted to present the company’s first collection of new writing shorts: SCRATCH In its last performance before heading to the Edinburgh Fringe in August, come and see the work of 4 different writers, each with their own distinctive style... 

Ross Brierley: Accumulator

Ross Brierley: Accumulator

What would you do if you had a bet on the horses and won a year’s wages in a day? Quit your job and become a professional gambler? That’s what Ross did. Join the award-winning comedian in a surreal journey into the highs and lows of trying to predict the future to pay the bills... 

Cigarettes, Whiskey and Wild, Wild Strawberries

Cigarettes, Whiskey and Wild, Wild Strawberries

Fresh from the welly-friendly hills of Mid Wales, Rory makes a Senior Railcard-assisted return to York with more comedy, poetry, songs, tree impressions and, as the title suggests, handy lifestyle tips... 

Charlotte Brooke: Who's To Say?

Charlotte Brooke: Who's To Say?

Charlotte is a born and bred Yorkshire lass and award winning musical comedian described as “a cross between Tim Minchin and Victoria Wood”. She is super excited to be back in York to perform her debut show... 

Lee Kyle: Kicking Potatoes Into The Sea

Lee Kyle: Kicking Potatoes Into The Sea

Have you ever kicked a potato into the sea? Lee Kyle has.  It's great but it's not the answer to your problems or anything.  Unless your problem is that your sea doesn't have enough potatoes in, which it almost certainly isn't... 

Squabbling House Theatre Presents: Blink by Phil Porter

Squabbling House Theatre Presents: Blink by Phil Porter

Brought together by a voyeuristic relationship that teeters on the verge of stalking, introverted Sophie and eccentric Esther relive the story of how they met. “Funny, playful and affecting” - The New York Times Squabbling House are proud to present their second ever production before it goes on to the Edinburgh Fringe in August this year... 

Laurence Clark: An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting

Laurence Clark: An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting

Join Laurence as he tackles important issues, like how best to balance crutches on his son’s baby walker to make him look like a Dalek! Laurence starred in BBC One documentary, We Won’t Drop the Baby and recently featured on The One Show... 

Physics Fan Fiction

Physics Fan Fiction

Stand-up comedy about theoretical physics. What do theoretical physicists do all day and is there any point to it? What really goes on at the Large Hadron Collider? Could the Higgs Boson kill us all? Cambridge theoretical physicist Dr Fran Day takes an irreverent and occasionally surreal look at the cutting edge of particle physics... 

A Beautiful Day Forever

A Beautiful Day Forever

Fame is everything nowadays. We're slaves of the desire of 'being someone', we lack our own identity. Every action we make is to claim the attention of the cameras and the coveted immortality that comes with them... 

Bad Dog

Bad Dog

Grace comes home to find a crime scene in her living room. Her sister, Eve, is at the centre, having killed their neighbour’s dog. As they try to clean the room, and determine what led them to this moment, questions of faith and morality are brought to the forefront... 

Jarred Fell in POSSIBLE

Jarred Fell in POSSIBLE

ONE NIGHT ONLY - New Zealand’s own award winning Jarred Fell DEBUTS at this years Great Yorkshire Fringe after sell out seasons in both Perth & Adelaide Fringe Festivals 2018, earning him a killer 5 Star review by The Advertiser... 

Freak

Freak

Georgie is 30 and dirty. She drinks in her bedroom and hides from the sun. Leah is 15 and naive. She practices her cum face and Veets. A lot. “This confident, colorful and urgent production of Anna Jordan’s Freak is a big “fuck you” to male ownership of female bodies” - Unknown Magazine York The Herd, a feminist theatre collective from York, are proud to present their production of Freak... 

Gerard Harris: Attention Seeker

Gerard Harris: Attention Seeker

The shy, anxious jokewriter for a top British comedian accidentally crashes into the stand-up spotlight and, armed with paralysing fear, blind panic and jokes the comedian didn’t buy, sets out to prove just who’s really the funny one... 

Struan All Over the World

Struan All Over the World

Hotly tipped Scottish comedian and podcaster Struan Logan brings his debut solo show down south where he regales his tales of living out of a backpack for 18 months travelling through Australia, New Zealand and S... 

Joe Sutherland: Toxic

Joe Sutherland: Toxic

Masculinity – isn't it, like, over? Or are there new ways to model manliness? Growing up Joe felt less like a boy, more like a Spice Girl. Now he's sort of grown up, and technically a man... 

(No) Money in the Bank

(No) Money in the Bank

A new show about wrestling by double act Thom Bee & Andrew Marsh. Thom & Andrew are forming the first ever “comedy tag-team” and are going to use all the elements of tag-team wrestling to explain the world of professional wrestling to the world... 

The Sisters Grimm

The Sisters Grimm

From the brisk Siberian winds, in walks The Watcher, a strange man wrapped in a massive coat and carrying a tattered bag. He has travelled far to tell you all a story of his homeland through three pivotal moments of Russian history in which three young women are each faced with the most dangerous threat of their lives, and the wolves are advancing... 

The Burning Duck Comedy Club £5/PWYW Showcase

The Burning Duck Comedy Club £5/PWYW Showcase

York’s alternative comedy sensation the Burning Duck Comedy Club returns to the Great Yorkshire Fringe, presenting another handcrafted artisanal smorgasbang of the weirdest, wisest and most wonderful local ‘up-and-coming’ musical, character, sketch, spoken word and stand-up comedy performers... 

Fear-tre of Fear with Thaddeus Bent

Fear-tre of Fear with Thaddeus Bent

Down the back of the sofa of your subconscious lie your deepest fears! In this realm of fluff and nightmares one man walks alone...Thaddeus Bent. The Author, story-teller and fear-monger shines his mini mag light torch into the blackest corners of your mind! Thaddeus Bent is an inhuman three way of Stephen King, Garth Marenghi and Alan Partridge! Now he brings his first ever solo fear-tre show to theatres!A collision of stand-up and storytelling with a terrifying live music soundtrack!'Bent's tight storytelling and incessant zany details never fail to amuse - genuinely puts you on the edge of your seat!' - ★★★★ Broadway Baby'Creative... 

Elliot & Eliott Need Friends

Elliot & Eliott Need Friends

Elliot & Eliott, outcasts to both society and themselves, are in need of friends to save them from the verge of social redundancy. Now the time has come for them to reach out to a bunch of strangers in a dark room in the pursuit of potential rapport... 

One Giant Leap For June

One Giant Leap For June

June has ambitions of going into space. Yet her reality is working in a chippy with others who just can't seem to find what they want in life. Her passion and fascination with space and science fills the shop with an imaginative quality, which in turn catches on with her colleagues and tightens the bond between them all... 

Georgie Morrell: A Poke In The Eye

Georgie Morrell: A Poke In The Eye

One woman. One eye. And her (sort of) blind life… As heard on BBC Radio 4, join Georgie Morrell for her critically-acclaimed debut solo show. Using her wit, charm and anecdotes, Georgie tells the story of how she went blind but now she can see…literally! Do your other senses really get stronger? Is it wrong to crack onto your doctor? Will she get a new eye that shoots lasers? Recounting stories of doctors, sexual fantasies, binge drinking and family drama, Georgie gives a unique account of what it is to face inevitable blindness with her very own brand of humour... 

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

Why do geese fly south for the winter? Why does it always rain on a bank holiday? What's really inside an Oreo? You suggest the question, and watch as the myth of its origin comes to life! Join the stars of The Room: The Musical (★★★★ Broadway Baby), The Shambles Improvised Comedy (★★★★ TheStudent) and Present and Correct (★★★★★ Nouse) on an improvised adventure into the mythical world... 

Any Mother Would

Any Mother Would

“They’re all over the world; women that move molehills rather than mountains”Much like David Attenborough shows his viewers the lovingly guarded moments of nature, Any Mother Would does the same, but in a 3 bed semi-detached in a rural cul-de-sac... 

Thespianage: Improv Comedy Showcase

Thespianage: Improv Comedy Showcase

Fresh from their regular performances in the drizzly urban wilderness of central Manchester, the “talented performers with an eye for the absurd” (RemoteGoat) of Thespianage Productions present their first ever performance as part of ‘The Great Yorkshire Fringe’... 

Jeddy Bear and Gary's Picnic

Jeddy Bear and Gary's Picnic

Are you sitting comfortably?If you go down to the woods today you’re in for a big surprise! Hull comedy duo Jed Salisbury and Gary Jenninson are going to tell you a story, well that is until a very naughty bear storms the stage!A concoction of mayhem and madness ensues in this not-so-traditional telling of the Teddy Bear’s Picnic... 

Fenby and Padstow: A Class Apart (WIP)

Fenby and Padstow: A Class Apart (WIP)

When a balding, chubby, pie-eating northerner and a lithe, posh, child-faced nerd form a comedy duo; the north-south divide gets a little funnier. Fresh from the rich, rolling green hills of the south quadrant of his parent’s mansion, Fenby’s wealth is often exaggerated by his writing partner... 

Creative Café Brighton

Creative Café Brighton

Professional development workshops for artists. This is the third in a series of provocations running alongside the development of a new Cultural Framework for the city. Creative Café Brighton is being delivered in partnership with Brighton Fringe and consultant, Jenni Lewin-Turner who is the lead on the Inclusion strand within the Cultural Framework... 

A Brighton & Hove Cultural Framework Event: Debate & Provocation #4 'Do Festivals Support Artists?'

A Brighton & Hove Cultural Framework Event: Debate & Provocation #4 'Do Festivals Support Artists?'

Please note, this event is now called 'Creative Cafe Brighton'. Full details and link to book tickets here: www.brightonfringe.org/whats-on/creative-caf%C3%A9-brighton-125548/ 

Pull Your Socks Up, Britain! with Lotta Quizeen

Pull Your Socks Up, Britain! with Lotta Quizeen

“ I’m going to sort EVERYTHING out! Sort out this troubled nation like an unruly sock drawer at half-term" Lotta Quizeen is returning to Brighton with her unique blend of domestic audience trials, quips on current affairs & ruddy rude British humour 

Brighton Product Lab Design Exhibition

Brighton Product Lab Design Exhibition

Brighton University are proud to present their final year product designers in this years Brighton Fringe. This collective of designers showcase a diverse range of insightful product innovations that meet real world needs, such as furniture sustainability and personal safety.