Oliver Jeffers' Lost and Found

Oliver Jeffers' Lost and Found

Once there was a boy and one day he found a penguin at his door. He didn’t know where it had come from or who it belonged to. The penguin looked sad and the boy thought it must be lost... 

Don't Worry Be Yoncé (XS)

Don't Worry Be Yoncé (XS)

Diva, queen, sex bomb, mother, business woman, wife, feminist – #FLAWLESS. She is everything. She has everything. So why not become her? Let Us Upgrade U: 'Don't Worry Be Yoncé (XS)' is an easy, step-by-step tutorial (beginner/intermediate/advanced) on how everyone can become Queen B... 

Movin' Melvin Brown: Chuck Berry Lives!

Movin' Melvin Brown: Chuck Berry Lives!

Award-winning entertainer and rhythm & blues legend returns to Brighton with his homage to the king of rock'n'roll, Chuck Berry. Superb originals combined with Chuck Berry classics in a magical journey performed by Movin' Melvin & The Rock'n'Roll Showband! Hits such as 'Little Sixteen', 'Memphis', 'You Never Can Tell' and 'Johnny B Goode' mixed with dance and tap routines of the kind that have won Brown a faithful following worldwide... 

Mortified

Mortified

Witness adults sharing their most embarrassing childhood artifacts (journals, letters, poems, lyrics, plays, home movies, art) with others, in order to reveal stories about their lives... 

Margo & Mr Whatsit

Margo & Mr Whatsit

Sophia’s imaginary friend is Mr Whatsit. Wherever Sophia finds herself living, he’s always there with jokes to tell and games to play. But when Sophia moves into her new foster home, Mr Whatsit finds himself unimagined! Now Sophia has a new imaginary friend – the glamorous, grown-up Margo... 

Goldilock, Stock & Three Smoking Bears

Goldilock, Stock & Three Smoking Bears

The silver-tongued Goldilock can see that her days of selling moody goods on the cobbled streets of East End London are numbered. But when circumstances leave her on the run from a pack of bears and badly indebted to a notorious gangster, will our young heroine be able to raise the needed ‘bees and honey’ in time and avoid doing porridge? An original alternative comedy - an ill-fated fusion of the classic fairytale with 1998’s cult cockney caper to create something new, exciting, smart and very, very funny... 

Choirology!

Choirology!

Two of Brighton’s most vibrant and exciting choirs - The Dulcetones and Brighton Swing Choir - join forces in a celebration of the magical power of singing. Let your ears feast on beautiful harmonies, fill your heart with good vibrations... 

Mr Dilly's World of Wonder

Mr Dilly's World of Wonder

A feel-good, interactive-theatre storytelling experience like no other! Let Mr Dilly take you on a journey of joy, laughter and fun into a world of wonder, using drama, music and improvisation to bring to life children’s classics, traditional fairy tales and heroic myths! Whatever your age, you can join in the merriment and become part of the action; no two shows are ever the same! Fun for all the family in a high-energy, fast-paced, interactive story extravaganza bringing families and children of all ages together! Get the Happy! 

Max & Ivan: Our Story

Max & Ivan: Our Story

Edinburgh Comedy Award winners Max & Ivan (as seen on BBC2's 'W1A' and heard on Radio 4's 'The Casebook of Max & Ivan') bring their critically acclaimed origin story to Brighton, as they introduce the world to two never-before-seen characters; themselves... 

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

From the peaceful pleasures of Ratty’s beloved river bank to the fearful frights and wicked weasels of the Wild Wood, join Mole and Ratty on their marvellous adventures, along with gruff old Badger and magnificent Mr... 

Tribal Remix Presents: Migrations

Tribal Remix Presents: Migrations

A belly dance showcase presenting incredible talent from around the world. Incorporating elements of Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Indian and Flamenco dance, this style is truly unique and colourful... 

The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man

Imagine being born in an oven and the first person you meet wants to dunk you in his tea! Come and see the adventure of the deliciously smelling Gingerbread Man and meet the bravest biscuit of all times... 

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

Look on in abject terror as The Pantaloons invade the stage in this funny yet faithful adaptation of H G Wells sci-fi classic. They use musical instruments, puppetry and, um, enthusiasm to recreate deadly heat-rays, giant fighting machines, squidgy tentacled Martians and interplanetary warfare on an epic scale... 

George Egg: DIY Chef

George Egg: DIY Chef

A comedy show with real food, cooked live, using power tools. And the audience get to eat it at the end. Total sell-out at Edinburgh Fringe 2017. A health scare sees George banished from the family kitchen, but relocated to the shed, imagination and resourcefulness leads him to build an improvised kitchen there instead... 

Shit-faced Showtime: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Shit-faced Showtime: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Shit-faced Showtime is the all-singing, all-dancing, all-drinking phenomenon from the professional piss-heads behind Shit-faced Shakespeare. Featuring a cast of professionally trained musical theatre performers, classic show tunes, complex choreography and one entirely shit-faced actor every night ... 

The MET Musical Theatre Showcase 2018

The MET Musical Theatre Showcase 2018

An energy packed performance by the Musical Theatre Degree students at Northbrook MET. The showcase includes some of musical theatre's finest numbers from a range of composers and styles, from traditional to contemporary... 

BRICTT Presents: UNEXPECTED ITEM IN THE BAGGING AREA

BRICTT Presents: UNEXPECTED ITEM IN THE BAGGING AREA

200 years after Mary Shelley created Frankenstein, the race to replicate humanity still fascinates us. In this era of single-use everything, can we trust ourselves to not to abandon our own creations? Directed by critically acclaimed Gary Sefton (NT, RSC) and performed by the first cohort from Brighton’s contemporary theatre training school, BRICTT, this new adaptation tackles what it means to be human in this age of technological revolution... 

Knightmare Live 2017

Knightmare Live 2017

Enter, stranger! 'Knightmare Live' is back and offers you the chance to wear the iconic helmet of justice and take part in the Greater Game. Multiple dungeoneers will be required to take on Lord Fear’s catacombs of evil in a mostly improvised quest... 

Little Wing

Little Wing

When a tribe of flying people flock to their annual midsummer fair, one of their young is left behind in the forest. A trio of warring dragons test her courage, but can she stop them to keep the flames of her world alive? Enter a fantastical realm of captivating puppets and songs in this enchanting coming-of-age tale... 

A Brave Face

A Brave Face

Afghanistan: 2009. Ryan is there to see the world, learn a trade, get a life. Training's complete, combat is a buzz. But on one particular hot and desperate tour of duty, Ryan sees things he can’t talk about, to anyone... 

Cabaret From The Shadows

Cabaret From The Shadows

Winner of Nordic Fringe Network Award at Brighton Fringe 2017. A fresh and shameless show with an eclectic mix of theatre, dark comedy and live music, featuring charmingly anarchic characters who will leave your mouth agape as they reveal the depths of your psyche... 

About A Revolution

About A Revolution

Russia 1917: What does it take to make a revolution? A century after the October Revolution, could it happen here? Abi is living on the streets, her child taken from her. Can she spark a revolt to end decades of injustice, or is she just dreaming? A dynamic physical ensemble explodes onto the stage with political passion, rigorously questioning the emotions, ideas and anger that can fuel a popular revolt... 

Signor Baffo

Signor Baffo

Returning to Brighton Fringe due to popular demand! There’s chaos in the kitchen when Signor Baffo is left in charge. Expect plates-full of fun, with generous helpings of silliness, mischief and adventure... 

Chores

Chores

Chores is the story of two typical young rascal boys playing in their messy bedroom. Suddenly, mother's alarming screams rattle the boys back in to acrobatic action. A generous serve of comedy and chaotic acrobatics accompanies every attempt at cleaning their room and doing their chores... 

BEASTS

BEASTS

Sketch phenomenon BEASTS return to Brighton with an hour of their best ever sketches. Only one problem: they can't agree on what should make it in. Will this be peacefully resolved? Obviously not... 

Dry Room

Dry Room

Set in a Magritte-styled surreal 3-wall room, this performance installation explores how isolated individuals, who have experienced childhood trauma, overcome many difficulties in their adulthood and seek for redemption through faith, love and friendship... 

EAST by Steven Berkoff

EAST by Steven Berkoff

1970's London. Mike, Les and Sylv are fighting for their youth. Filling their days with sex and violence, they battle both the boredom they fear and the inevitable future they see in their parents, ultimately finding that history is doomed to repeat itself... 

Shit-faced Shakespeare: Hamlet

Shit-faced Shakespeare: Hamlet

Shit-faced Shakespeare® is the genuinely hilarious combination of an entirely serious Shakespeare play with an entirely Shit-faced actor. What could possibly go right? With a single genuinely inebriated cast member chosen each night, no two shows are ever the same in this raucous, riotous, rampage through Shakespeare’s greatest work: 'Hamlet'... 

MANIFEST

MANIFEST

A truthful story for all dream-chasers, choreographed by Matthew Harding (Artistic Director, Urban Interface Dance UK.) Dancers turn inner feelings into stunning physicality, working with a range of forms to reveal and express the trials and tribulations of life. 

Persuasion

Persuasion

Theatre6’s world premiere of Jane Austen’s final novel, Persuasion, adapted for the stage by acclaimed playwright Stephanie Dale and directed by Theatre6's award winning Kate McGregor... 

Gingzilla: Glamonster Vs The World

Gingzilla: Glamonster Vs The World

The multi-award winning 7ft GLAMONSTER is on a mission to CONQUER THE WORLD. Set in a 1950's drive-in movie (Godzilla, Attack of the 50ft Woman, King Kong), experience this behemoth sized Bearded Lady-Man as she tears up the stage, questions your orientation and leaves you gagging for more!!! "With legs for days and an even more amazing voice... 

Glamonster Vs The World

Glamonster Vs The World

The multi-award winning 7ft GLAMONSTER is on a mission to CONQUER THE WORLD. Set in a 1950's drive-in movie (Godzilla, Attack of the 50ft Woman, King Kong), experience this behemoth sized Bearded Lady-Man as she tears up the stage, questions your orientation and leaves you gagging for more!!! "With legs for days and an even more amazing voice... 

Better Together

Better Together

Join three delightful clowns who make waiting at a bus stop a tragically complicated affair. Back by popular demand, Tropizo, Doa and Squiggle are on a journey to become best friends! But how do you make real friends in a modern world? Through loneliness, tumbling and laughter, they learn to cast aside the distractions that stand in the way of what matters most... 

I Am Somebody

I Am Somebody

A unique combination of beatboxing, clowning, chaos and comedy and lasers! The irrepressible Sirqus Alfon represent a high-tech genre entirely of their own. Overall Pick of the Fringe winner at Adelaide Fringe Festival 2017... 

Pick of the Fringe

Pick of the Fringe

Not sure what to see? Don't fret, we've done the work for you and hand-picked this week's top tips. Shows from across Brighton Fringe will be showcasing snippets of their work to whet your appetite every weekend lunchtime... 

Form

Form

We have all been bored, trapped in monotony. We have all dreamt of escape. Our minds construct fantastic worlds to break us out of routine, taking us to our own private paradise. But eventually we have to come back... 

The Jurassic Parks

The Jurassic Parks

Superbolt present their sell-out, multi award-winning, laugh-out-loud spin on Spielberg’s classic. Welcome to the unlikely setting of Lyme Regis Community Centre, where the Park family embark on a journey to a misty past... 

Police Cops In Space

Police Cops In Space

Following 3 sell out runs at Soho Theatre, multi award-winning comedy trio The Pretend Men return with their critically acclaimed EdFringe 2017 sell-out show 'POLICE COPS IN SPACE'; an 80s 'Low-Fi Sci-Fi' set in the most dangerous place on Earth... 

Christopher's Caterpillars

Christopher's Caterpillars

Christopher Nibble and his best friend Posie have been busy growing plants and food in their garden whilst taking care of their six hairy pet caterpillars. But when their crawly comrades disappear without a trace, the gardening guinea pigs swap their trowels for magnifying glasses and turn detective! Will Christopher and Posie crack the case and bring their caterpillars home to Dandeville? Or have they vanished forever? Written especially for children aged 2-7, 'Christopher’s Caterpillars' is a bright and beautiful tale of mini-beasts and mystery! Touch tours available on request, please email claire@topsyturvytheatre... 

Club Cairo: The Serpent Slayer

Club Cairo: The Serpent Slayer

Club Cairo presents an evening of live music, dance and theatre from the Middle East and beyond. Our theatrical production 'The Serpent Slayer' is an original story that combines the harsh realities of modern day life in the Middle East with the magic and fantasy of an Arabian fairytale... 

LATE NIGHT GIMP FIGHT

LATE NIGHT GIMP FIGHT

The washed-up boy band of sketch comedy are returning to Brighton with their first new show in four years. Now in their thirties and with no other career options they have decided to abandon their wives, jobs and in one case their child, to jump back in the gimpy saddle... 

Fringe Club: A Silent Disco

Fringe Club: A Silent Disco

The legendary Fringe Club returns to the Warren in 2018 with it's own version of the legendary night out, Silent Disco. With special guest DJs, fancy dress nights, takeovers and more... 

Pick of the Fringe: Launch Night Special

Pick of the Fringe: Launch Night Special

A sensational line-up of Fringe favourites assemble to launch Brighton Fringe 2018. Have a sneak preview of the best that this year's festival has to offer. [Likely to contain a 7ft Glamonster, dinosaurs, dancing and lasers!] "Otherplace don't just have their fingers on the pulse, they're the pacemakers" (Time Out).