Boxman

Boxman

We see homeless people every day in Brighton, on the street and in our parks, trying to build a ‘home’ out of the small number of possessions with which they surround themselves... 

#BeMoreMartyn

#BeMoreMartyn

Last week was the first anniversary of the Manchester bombings. That night, 22 people were killed and many more were injured at an Ariana Grande concert. One of those 22 was Martyn Hett... 

With Child

With Child

A SOLO SHOW, SIX DIFFERENT WOMEN - ONE THING IN COMMON. "Perhaps inspired by Alan Bennett’s monologues, Pointing’s writing is funny and true" **** (The Scotsman) Inspired by society's expectations & the pressures on women to be maternal, kind, considerate individuals... 

A Good Man

A Good Man

Dennis, 32, is perfect according to his best friend and Nan, Elsie. The pearls of wisdom she has shared over the years have made Dennis the man he is today, a good man or so he thought... 

Josh Glanc: Karma Karma Karma Karma Karma Chamedian

Josh Glanc: Karma Karma Karma Karma Karma Chamedian

Winner: Best Comedy Fringe World 2017 Winner: Best Comedy Adelaide Fringe Weekly 2017 After huge comedy award wins, sold out shows at Melbourne Comedy Festival and Edinburgh, Josh Glanc finally brings his "surreal and superb character comedy" (Australia Times) to Brighton... 

Heroes

Heroes

Starting with the iconic moment when David Bowie came on Top of the Pops performing Ziggy Stardust, Heroes is a coming of age story of three friends trying to see David Bowie in concert... 

Pamela's Palace

Pamela's Palace

Pamela is the hard-won queen of a buzzing hair and beauty salon. But behind the glamour, secrets and lies that threaten to bring the walls of her suburban palace crumbling down. Pamela and her girls bring you all the drama of a Mike Leigh, with the sparkle and humour of ‘Strictly Ballroom’, and a free glass of bubbly! A brilliantly funny and bitter sweet interactive comedy that celebrates the vulnerability and strength of everyone trying to make their way in a noisy and unforgiving world... 

White Girls

White Girls

If you’re looking for a thought-provoking Fringe Show, White Girls, by Madeleine Accalia, could fit the bill. A play produced by the Laughing Mirror Theatre Company, White Girls opens a Pandora’s box of self-reflection about immigration, and our personal responsibility for our fellow human beings, that resonates long after you’ve left the show... 

The Soft Subject (A Love Story)

The Soft Subject (A Love Story)

Chris Woodley’s autobiographical solo show 'The Soft Subject (A Love Story)' invites us back into the classroom to learn about love, loss and The Little Mermaid. In this highly-energetic, pop- fuelled, heart-on-the-sleeve account, Woodley playfully explores the peaks and troughs of wanting it all in the modern world... 

Jack Left Town: The Improvised Rockumentary

Jack Left Town: The Improvised Rockumentary

'Jack Left Town' tells the story of the greatest band the world has never known. It’s an improvised rock documentary in the spirit of Spinal Tap. Inspired by improvised interviews with the band members we see the band’s history and adventures unfold along with stories about how they change the world - and how their meteoric rise to fame changes them... 

Meadow by Meadow

Meadow by Meadow

Meadow has a flair for the fabulous. She puts the "oh" in “oh my god” and the "ding" in demanding. After her lifestyle vlog went viral (“people just LOVE hearin’ about my life!”) and her boyfriend dumped her (“we will talk about that later... 

Max & Ivan: Work in Progress

Max & Ivan: Work in Progress

Black-belt grandmasters of narrative-sketch comedy take to the live stage in a whirlwind hour of new ideas and never-before-seen characters. "Astonishing: fast-paced and unflaggingly funny" ***** (The Times) "Truly outstanding individual performances" ***** (Edinburgh Evening News) "Phenomenal range of talent" ***** (The Mirror) "First-rate comic acting" **** (The Scotsman) "Max & Ivan are the real deal" **** (The Guardian) "Immaculate" **** (The Sunday Times) "Max & Ivan ooze class" **** (Chortle) "Undoubtedly superstars of tomorrow" (GQ) 

A Modern Guide to Heroism & Sidekickery

A Modern Guide to Heroism & Sidekickery

A superhero story that refuses to read like a comic book. Michelle Zahner joyfully mixes comedy, poetry and movement to work out how being a “superhero” in the “real world” really works... 

Blank Tiles

Blank Tiles

Scrabble World Champion Austin Michaels has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Since then Austin has been attempting to document his memories and greatest achievements before they fade from his mind forever... 

Well Done

Well Done

A solo alternative comedy show. Laughing at nonsense. Gaulier graduate Marek Platek presents his flavour of comedy, filled with general mayhem, audience participation and being an idiot... 

Alice Marshall: The Strike

Alice Marshall: The Strike

The winner of the 2017 Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Award returns with her brand new show, full of Alice's signature weird and wonderful characters. Join Maria, the world's angriest air stewardess, as she welcomes you on board a flight that leads straight to the 5th dimension... 

James Dean is Dead! (Long Live James Dean)

James Dean is Dead! (Long Live James Dean)

James Dean. Hollywood’s hottest star steps out of his crashed car and looks back on his short life. A timely look at how the Hollywood powerful use sex, drugs and power to make and break careers... 

Dan Attfield: Futureproof

Dan Attfield: Futureproof

The first human to live to a thousand years old has allegedly already been born. Musical comedian Dan Attfield (Abandoman, Amusical, The RH Experience) is determined to make sure it's him... 

Efemera

Efemera

The Warren's aptly named Theatre Box (it’s a converted shipping container) hosted this year’s final Fringe performance of Efemera. A two-woman show, starring writer Gael Le Cornec and Rosie MacPherson and an audience of around 25, made for an intimate performance, which suited the sensitive subject matter... 

Bummer and Lazarus

Bummer and Lazarus

An absurd comedy that blends slapstick, nonsense, and existentialism. This is the tale of two inseparable friends, renowned killers, and the most welcome faces on the streets of California... 

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... 

How to Cope with Embarrassment

How to Cope with Embarrassment

Embarrassment is an inconvenience I imagine most people can relate to; we all have an experience we look back at through cringey glasses and would much rather forget about. In How to Cope With Embarrassment we are told the story of a 42 year old ‘Lady in Red’ named Lucy, whose life has been totally dictated by humiliation, due to an angry and embarrassed witch deciding to curse her with the affliction from birth till her 43rd year... 

Owen Roberts: I let a six year old write my show

Owen Roberts: I let a six year old write my show

After a severe case of writer's block, Owen has thrown caution to the wind and decided to let a six year old child write his show for him. Kids are funny, right? What could possibly go wrong? She can't spell, she can't focus for more than 3 minutes, and her ideas are wildly unrealistic to say the least... 

Leebo Luby: Farucchio Peru Is Extraordinaire

Leebo Luby: Farucchio Peru Is Extraordinaire

A riotously surreal concoction of clown, kitsch and nonsense that embraces one idiot's ridiculous dream of international stardom. Devised in collaboration with Aitor Basauri and co-produced by Brighton Fringe 2017 award-winning company Teatro Pomodoro (**** for Cabaret from the Shadows, BroadwayBaby) Leebo Luby trained at Ecole Philippe Gaulier and is a founding member of Teatro Pomodoro. 

Going South

Going South

Brace yourselves for a very special afternoon of musical frivolity, as this fabulous duo unleash upon you their zany mix of comedy and stunning harmonies. An act unlike any other, where Opera meets West End and topical and irreverent humour abounds... 

Mawaan Rizwan: Twerk in Progress

Mawaan Rizwan: Twerk in Progress

Fresh off a UK tour supporting Simon Amstell, Mawaan Rizwan is back with a work-in-progress show. A surreal concoction of confessional stand up, absurd dance and trippy songs. From sexuality to daddy issues to Missy Elliot... 

Under the Skin

Under the Skin

Two parallel time periods of 1944 and 1991 create a story little known to the public, but none-the-less, one that suggests a need for love in the cruellest places. With even the characters questioning “How can one love someone in such hell”, the all-female cast present the ghosts of past and present... 

Schutte the Unromantic

Schutte the Unromantic

A comic solo show written and performed by Funny Women finalist, Katy Schutte (Happily Never After/Knightmare Live/Who Ya Gonna Call?). Katy is not a romantic. This is the story of her trying to find love despite freezing up at chocolates, serenades and thoughtful surprises... 

The Story Beast & Richard Soames

The Story Beast & Richard Soames

The Foster’s Edinburgh Best Newcomer award-nominated 'Story Beast', “a bearded force of nature” (The Guardian) and critically-acclaimed “charming storyteller” (Chortle), Richard Soames returns to Brighton with brand new material... 

Nathan & Ida's Hot Dog Stand

Nathan & Ida's Hot Dog Stand

Nathan and Ida Hardwerker leave the old country to build a better life for themselves in the New World: taking with them nothing but a will to succeed and a secret recipe for sauce... 

P

P

The audience enters The Warren's Theatre Box to find the actor sitting on a minimally dressed stage, carefully cutting up and arranging slices of fruit on a platter. Once finished, she introduces herself as Leila Herandi, the performer, and warns us that she is definitely not the character she will be portraying... 

Obitchuary

Obitchuary

In 2017, they won the Brighton Fringe Audience Choice Award. In 2018, they are dead... but as they always used to say "twas better to have lived and died than never to have lived at all"... 

Marie

Marie

We meet landlady Liz as she hosts another Historical Night. It’s in-between darts and karaoke on her pub’s weekly events calendar and has been an unexpected success. Elsewhere, unlucky Marie is new to London... 

What We Leave Behind

What We Leave Behind

Death is the only truly universal subject. Yet on stage we so often only see it as the customary end to a Shakespearean tragedy or a punch line to a particularly distasteful joke. It is rare that we experience theatre talking about death in a down-to-earth and, well, normal way... 

JoJo Bellini: Agents Provocateurs

JoJo Bellini: Agents Provocateurs

A one-woman cabaret about history's greatest female spies. Brassy, bombastic bombshell blasts brilliant ballads about the wicked women of World Wars One and Two. Soldier boys slain - stabbed by stillettos! Mata Hari rides again! The microphone was hidden in her purse! A celebration of history, subterfuge, and the women who did it... 

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman

Nathan Lang (Pinhead from Neighbours) tells the high-energy, surreal tale of 'The Stuntman' through clowning, characters, physical comedy and real onstage stunts... Evel Knievel meets Wile E... 

The Imagicarium of Mr Dickens

The Imagicarium of Mr Dickens

Imagine if you could sit down in Fagin's den or share a rum with Bill Sykes while he mesmerises you with cards. This innovative and highly original production allows you to do just that! Awarded five stars at Edinburgh Fringe, actor and magician Chris Begg (Kreestan Sennakie) brings a range of Dickens characters to life with immaculate skill and breathtaking magic... 

Bumper Blyton: The Improvised Adventure

Bumper Blyton: The Improvised Adventure

The picnic hamper’s packed, so cast yourself back to the 1940s when you could delight in lashings of ginger beer, a mouth full of tongue sandwich or get your lips round a nice spotted dick! In this riotous improvised spoof of the nation's most beloved author, the all-star cast spin an entirely new adventure for grown-ups using audience suggestions and inspiration from the Blyton classics! Featuring an Eton mess of all-star comedians from across the Fringe... 

Stupid Cupid

Stupid Cupid

Ever feel confused about Love? Where to find it and keep it? Do you think you touch yourself too often? Meet Cupid in training as she tests the waters with her flashy love skills. Side effects may include feelings of lust, unwelcome singing, inaccurate nostalgia and something we call 'neighbour fingers'... 

Pop Ditz

Pop Ditz

Pop Ditz is a contemporary clown and character comedy show about pop culture, obsessions and freedom of expression performed by a very ditsy Norwegian. A patchwork of visual surrealism, observations and idiocy through comedy, music and movement... 

Scotland!

Scotland!

SCOTLAAAAND! A show that takes the audience on a wild ride, with rhythm, body percussion, singing, stomping, clowning and the spirit of Scotland! 

BA Theatre Arts Graduate Shows

BA Theatre Arts Graduate Shows

Bringing us four short scenes, Puck’s Players – consisting of Bill Poulton, Phillip Lee and Aaron Thaddeus Lee – were able to exhibit outstanding versatility as performers, displaying skill in areas ranging from slapstick to Shakespeare, in a memorable graduate show that will hopefully lead them to interesting careers... 

William Andrews: Willy

William Andrews: Willy

Hi, It’s been a while. I wrote a new show and it’s good – at least *I* think it is. There is always a chance I’m completely deluded and should just give up and get a job making kitchen doors, because I’m good at making kitchen doors - unless I’m completely deluded on both fronts [sic]... 

Many Trump Refugees in One Body

Many Trump Refugees in One Body

A panicked run to Canada... A partner who only wants to keep her job at Harvard.. And a secret you never wanted to tell... What could possibly go wrong? Many Trump Refugees in One Body is the hilarious story of Lyralen Kaye’s surprising prescience about Trump... 

Do The Thing: The Two Man Made-Up Musical

Do The Thing: The Two Man Made-Up Musical

From the minds behind Brighton improv titans Off the Cuff and Blanket Fort comes a full-throttle fully-improvised musical performed in full by only two men (plus one on guitar). The plots, the tunes, the dance routines; all spontaneous every time! You cannot miss out on this... 

Revan and Fennell: Work in Progress

Revan and Fennell: Work in Progress

Award-winning double-act, Revan and Fennell, return to Brighton Fringe with their brand of observational and character-driven sketch comedy. 2013 Funny Women Variety Award Winners and 2016 New Act of the Year Finalists... 

Luke Kempner: Work In Progress

Luke Kempner: Work In Progress

Comedian and impressionist Luke Kempner brings his 2018 work in progress show to Brighton Fringe for the first time. He will be working on new ideas and new impressions; from Donald Trump to Andy Murray, from Sandi Toksvig to Kim Woodburn! "Remarkable... 

Runny For Money

Runny For Money

Like money? You'll love this show. Self-­professed business guru Manyi visits from China to share top insights for a prosperous and powerful life. Come laugh, play, ponder and power up! “Angela Yeoh is a powerhouse of charm and sensitivity... 

Luke Rollason's Planet Earth (Is a Work in Progress)

Luke Rollason's Planet Earth (Is a Work in Progress)

A low-budget, one-man nature documentary set in a future where our worst predictions came true. Following ecological collapse, thousands of endangered species are extinct, including the BBC... 

GUN

GUN

A man is left for dead in the desert. But if you kill someone, you better make sure they really are dead. First rule of a murder, isn't it? A bold, one-man, multi-character comedy Western show written and performed by Clever Peter's William Hartley (‘Tracey Breaks The News’ (BBC1), ’The One Griff' (BBC1) alongside Griff Rhys Jones, E4’s ‘Cardinal Burns’, BBC3’s ‘Otherworld’, and BAFTA-nominated CBBC sketch show ‘FIT’)... 

Grace

Grace

Zora walks on stage for the first time as a woman - it's time for her to compere a comedy gig on her own. ‘Grace’ is about power, love, letting go, winning the internal war and becoming who your soul intended you to be... 

Viggo Venn: Pepito

Viggo Venn: Pepito

Nominated for Best Comedy Award (Brighton Fringe 2017) Norwegian champion of Theatresports 2015 After full runs at Edinburgh, Adelaide and Prague Fringe, award-winning Norwegian comedian Viggo Venn returns to Brighton with a better version of last year's show! If you like absurd comedy then you'll really enjoy it... 

Iris Prize: A Celebration of LGBT Film

Iris Prize: A Celebration of LGBT Film

The Iris Prize Festival, based in Cardiff, celebrates amazing LGBT film and each year awards the largest LGBT short film prize in the world. These winning short films from Iris 2017 are the best of the best, telling fascinating LGBT stories from the UK and beyond... 

Ava Rage

Ava Rage

Radio and TV regular Lorna Shaw (Plebs ITV2, Midnight Beast E4, BBC Radio 4, BBC3) brings her character Ava Rage to the stage with stand-up and music. A celebration of being none in a million... 

Phil Lunn Is...

Phil Lunn Is...

An evening with a lady who isn’t to be forgotten. Phil Lunn Is... a cabaret singer, created uniquely for this one performance. Entirely improvised songs and entirely improvised conversation, all inspired by the audience... 

Goggles

Goggles

Pets come in many forms. Cats and dogs are the obvious choice for many people, perhaps because of the ease with which an emotional attachment can be made and the affectionate responses they give... 

Google Drive

Google Drive

When choosing the most appropriate art form to explain statistical significance, Dan Attfield settled on hip-hop as having the most educational value. He cites his main point of evidence as the success of Hamilton -The Musical... 

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Dan Whitehead of Honky Bonk Theatre brings a hilarious solo performance to The Warren. Honky Bonk’s reputation rests on a threesome delivering manic and macabre theatre. In this production, the protaganist, Fred Strangebone takes a job in a Freakshow and invites his audience to “peel back the flapping tent canvas door and behold the freaks within”... 

Richard Carpenter's Close to You

Richard Carpenter's Close to You

Richard Carpenter is, for those that remember him at all, a somewhat complicated character. The most positive thing said about him is usually ‘brother of…’, not helped by his uneasy and tense relationship with the media, coupled with the undeniable talent of his more famous sibling... 

Kids with Beards: Fandango!

Kids with Beards: Fandango!

Fandango, the Kids with Beards allege, means party. I don't think it does actually, it's a type of dance, nonetheless their show certainly is a pretty good party. It's a fast paced sketch show performed by six confident, well timed, engaging performers... 

Amusings

Amusings

“Every once in a while you come across a couple of guys who are just so goddam funny, so goddarn crazy and so godforsakenly good that you gotta just sit up and sign ’em. This is what these guys, Goodwin, are... 

One Man Two Ghosts

One Man Two Ghosts

Three idiots spoof Noel Coward in a unique and ridiculous vision of ‘Blithe Spirit’. A hilarious, unpredictable, irreverent farce from the team behind Lost Cabaret... 

1 Woman, a High Flyer and a Flat Bottom: Samantha Baines (WIP)

1 Woman, a High Flyer and a Flat Bottom: Samantha Baines (WIP)

Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines ('The Crown', 'Sunny D', BBC Radio) is exploring the lost women of science. Expect puns, facts and an ear trumpet attached to a whiskey bottle... 

The Jest

The Jest

Sketch comedy in the year 2017. Come on guys, let’s be honest... it’s dead, isn’t it? Well don’t worry, because comedy quintet The Jest is back with an hour of sharp and witty sketches to show Brighton Fringe that yeah, you’re probably right... 

Sink

Sink

'Sink' is based on the human need for control. We constantly find ourselves trying to control and perfect things that we may or may not be able to. The story follows the struggle of one man's life with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)... 

Good Grief: Stories at 207 West 88th

Good Grief: Stories at 207 West 88th

Terriane Falcome offers a tour de force of writing and comedy, playing at the Theatre Box this Brighton Fringe. Good Grief: Stories at 207 West 88th is a series of loosely related monologues all taking place at the same New York City address and all dealing, in different ways, with a kind of grief... 

Obama & Me

Obama & Me

“I am a cog in the wheel of free movement. I am my ancestors’, my contemporaries’, and my descendants’ wildest dreams.” While Barack Obama is fulfilling his American Dream as the first black president of the United States, Sylvia Arthur, a black Brit, is in Brussels in pursuit of the European version... 

Thelma

Thelma

Written and performed by Gina George, this one-woman show explores the power of idolisation and isolation within a grandmother, mother and daughter relationship. Is three really a crowd? Through powerful spoken word, tender (and not so tender) musical moments, and with a dollop of Geordie dialect, this show will tickle your good spots! Pilot night at Belgrade audience members 2016: "Absolutely amazing, hilarious and poignant!" "Really touched me, excellently written and executed!" "I'd love to watch it for the whole night... 

Couples+Pairs

Couples+Pairs

Each performance of Blue Heart Theatre’s relationship based plays features five short dramas where the company chooses the first three and the audience the last two. The four-piece cast’s capacity to perform any one of these plays from the pick of a hat is impressive, although the promised interactive audience participation is an anti climax: two audience members quietly rummage in the hat and choose the last two plays - if the choice is going to be part of the performance, let the whole audience be part of the process... 

Agent of Influence: The Secret Life of Pamela More

Agent of Influence: The Secret Life of Pamela More

In a time of pre-war political tension, gone are the days of frothy fashion journalism for Pamela More, a feisty and glamorous Times journalist who stubbornly prioritises haute-couture over Hitler... 

The Beta Males Go Solo: The Story Beast & Richard Soames

The Beta Males Go Solo: The Story Beast & Richard Soames

The Foster’s Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award-nominated 'Story Beast' (“a bearded force of nature” (Guardian)) and critically-acclaimed “charming storyteller” (Chortle), Richard Soames returns to Brighton with brand new material... 

Going South

Going South

Brace yourselves for a very special afternoon of musical frivolity, as this fabulous all-female trio unleash upon you their zany mix of comedy and stunning harmonies. An act unlike any other, where Opera meets West End and topical and irreverent humour abounds... 

Helen Duff: When The Going Gets Duff

Helen Duff: When The Going Gets Duff

Master of shamelessly silly yet socially conscious clowning, Helen Duff returns with a bold, subversive and very funny new stand-up show about life as a fully exposed idiot. “Absolutely shameless, boldly ridiculous, embarrassingly funny” **** (Australia Times), “Quick witted and supremely empowered... 

Smurthwaite on Masculinity

Smurthwaite on Masculinity

Left-wing, highbrow, feminist, atheist comedian Kate Smurthwaite finally takes on the issue right at the very heart of women’s rights: men. And she’s taken "getting inside the subject" to a new level – performing the whole show in drag as her male alter-ego Milo Standards! From cage fighting to dating, the football terraces to the House of Lords, Smurthwaite will be asking what men in the 21st century are up to and more importantly – why?! “Hilarious ... 

Accidents Happen to Sasha Ellen

Accidents Happen to Sasha Ellen

At the tender age of three, Sasha Ellen accidentally killed a kitten. And she hasn’t stopped murdering since. A stand-up show about mishaps, misunderstandings and general screw-ups... 

Tracey Tracey

Tracey Tracey

With pronounced teeth and wide eyes, eponymous protagonist Tracey Tracey’s entrance onto the stage paved the way for a larger-than-life, one-woman show from character comedian, Nicola Cross... 

Hidden Mother

Hidden Mother

In her mind Diana is a glamorous singer-raconteuse at a Petrograd nightclub, and Leon her accompanist. In reality the pair are patients in a British mental hospital heading for closure... 

The Love of Stationery

The Love of Stationery

“I collect bags of sugar from cafes and restaurants I'm in. I have a big collection. Often I forget that I've taken them with me home and somehow, if you apply time and pressure, they have the tendency to explode ... 

Alice Marshall: Blood

Alice Marshall: Blood

Critically-acclaimed comedy actress and character comedian Alice Marshall returns to Brighton Fringe with ‘Blood’, the follow-up to her smash-hit 2016 debut show ‘Vicious.’ With her signature collection of weird and wonderful characters who are silly, sexy and smart in equal measure, Alice takes a long, hard look at the darker side of humanity... 

Zach & Viggo: Dream Team

Zach & Viggo: Dream Team

Winner: Best Comedy Award, Brighton Fringe, 2016. Winner: Critics Choice Award, Brighton Fringe, 2016. After a successful tour across Europe, Australia and the US, Norwegian-American comedy duo Zach & Viggo return to Brighton for the premiere of their brand-new show, ‘Dream Team’! Directed by Jonny Woolley... 

Princes of Main

Princes of Main

Award-nuzzling millennial sketchboys Princes of Main present a new show for 2017. Join these three beautiful nightmares as they test-drive an hour of brand-new sketches for your amusement... 

Re: Production

Re: Production

A fun and informative play from the female-led White Slate Theatre company, White Slate performed Re: Production (not literally) for the final time at the Brighton Fringe on Saturday... 

Colin Hoult: Anna Mann Extravaganza

Colin Hoult: Anna Mann Extravaganza

As seen in 'Derek, Murder in Successville' and 'Being Human', award-winning character comedian Colin Hoult brings his hit show 'Anna Mann's Sketch Show for Depressives' to The Warren... 

Life

Life

Life is a hilarious high-energy rant from multi-award-winning South African cult comedic phenomenon Rob van Vuuren. Join the Comics Choice Breakthrough Act award winner as he hurls headlong into a sidesplitting frenetic fury that seamlessly blends the mundane, the surreal, the absurd and the downright annoying... 

Seven Crazy Bitches

Seven Crazy Bitches

Take Shakespeare's 'Seven Ages of Man'. Put it in a variety of cheap wigs. Teach it the juke box of a regional gay bar. Then roll it in a whole lot of glitter. Join The Diva on a Budget as she 'guides' you through the Seven Ages of Woman... 

Bard's Bitches

Bard's Bitches

By Heather Alexander. Who is Shakespeare's biggest bitch? Thespian pros rub shoulders with desperate amateurs, as an audition for the RAC Theatre Company is being held at a local school hall whilst a special lecture is scheduled for the students... 

Owen Roberts: The man who ate too many raisins

Owen Roberts: The man who ate too many raisins

What is the meaning of life? Do aliens exist? And how many is too many raisins? This show will answer a maximum of one of these questions. An hour of comedy from one third of the critically acclaimed sketch group Beasts... 

The Wedding Guest

The Wedding Guest

‘The Wedding Guest’ is a solo character comedy chronicling the ups and downs of Juan Domínguez, a thick-moustached general, and J’VaAnN, a lovesick poet, as they pine for the love of one woman: Leela... 

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Winner: Rising Star, The Media Eye, 2016. After a four-month run across the Australian festival circuit, award-winning, LA-based comedian Zach Zucker premieres his debut solo show ‘Human Person’ at Brighton Fringe! Directed by Jonny Woolley... 

Viggo Venn: The Life of Pepito

Viggo Venn: The Life of Pepito

Winner, Rising Star: The Media Eye, 2016. Award-winning Gaulier-trained comedian Viggo Venn performs the UK premiere of his debut solo show ‘The Life of Pepito’ at Brighton Fringe! Through clown, characters and physical comedy, Venn gives us a glimpse into the life of Pepito - a man who works in a cookie factory, only to discover he’s actually a character in a play... 

Bryony Twydle: Twaddle

Bryony Twydle: Twaddle

Bryony Twydle (New Comedian of the Year 2016 semi-finalist, Funny Women 2015 semi-finalist, BBC Radio 4’s ‘Sketchorama’, one fifth of award-winning sketch group The Jest) brings her debut solo show to Brighton... 

LAID

LAID

A woman lays an egg a day and faces a tumultuous decision: will she raise her egg, or eat it? In this hysterical (in every sense of that word) show, Natalie Palamides takes a relatively simple (if decidedly offbeat) concept and relentlessly whisks it into a story where you’re left battered, shattered, and shell-shocked... 

The Last Honeypot

The Last Honeypot

The bizarre tale of the boy Eli Hum, born with a baffling condition: his tummy can only digest honey. But the world has been growing colder, the flowers are wilting, and the bees..... 

Goddess

Goddess

Holiday Snow is just your average woman from the Valleys, now settled in Rhyl, with dreams of a hot tub and a marshmallow room. She craves a better life than that of a charity shop manager and it looks like she might get it when she discovers a goddess statue on a forgotten shelf in her workplace... 

Rubber Ring

Rubber Ring

“I’m sixteen. I don’t know whether I like boys or girls. I live in Sheringham. I’m fucked. Well I’m not actually, that is the problem." Jimmy is sixteen, sexually confused and stuck in Sheringham, the seaside town they forgot to bomb... 

GEORGE EGG: ANARCHIST COOK PART TWO 'Second Helpings'

GEORGE EGG: ANARCHIST COOK PART TWO 'Second Helpings'

George Egg, the stand-up comedian who cooks onstage using absurd and innovative techniques, returns. A follow-up to his sell-out and award-winning first show (‘George Egg: Anarchist Cook’), ‘Anarchist Cook Two: Second Helpings’ sees George preparing more dishes in a whole variety of unconventional environments... 

C.S.I: Crime Scene Improvisation

C.S.I: Crime Scene Improvisation

No one knows who the killer is; not even the cast! Following a sell-out run at last year’s Brighton and Edinburgh Fringes, CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation are back, creating a 100% brand-new whodunit every show to solve an outlandish murder invented by the audience... 

The Establishment: Eton Mess

The Establishment: Eton Mess

Dan Lees and Neil Frost as two quintessentially English gentlemen from a bygone era, struggling to hold onto their whimsical world of cricket, tea and secret arms deals. “Another much-needed chapter in our national legacy of lampooning the powers that be, building on Peter Cook, the Pythons and The Fast Show ... 

Wank Bank Masterclass

Wank Bank Masterclass

Rural Ranga, the Australian artist who created an art book from his happy ending massages in New York City, brings you an informative, interactive and playful masterclass of original techniques to perfect the art of handling your partner’s member (or even your own)... 

Gemma Arrowsmith: EARTHLING

Gemma Arrowsmith: EARTHLING

In 1977 NASA launched Voyagers 1 and 2 to explore the outer solar system. After their mission was complete, these spacecraft continued into deep space carrying golden phonograph records which contained sounds and images from Earth... 

Being Hueman Being

Being Hueman Being

Luke brings his world of fantasy and ridiculousness to Brighton, keen to ignite pure idiocy out of nowhere. This clown takes us on an absurd adventure in a show about vulnerability, our imperfection and what is beautiful about not being quite normal... 

Melancholy

Melancholy

This show started beautifully and retained its magic right until the very end. It was an absolute joy to watch and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. Everything worked and worked remarkably... 

In the Gut

In the Gut

A funny, tragic and ridiculous guide to baking, birthing and breaking the rules. TV chefs Judith and Marie-Chantal wow audiences with this unforgettable anti-natal banquet. The charming and grotesque duo tackles some of life’s unspoken paranoia and taboos in a light and disturbing way. 

Kat Bond: Loo Roll / Jon Pointing: Slow Fade

Kat Bond: Loo Roll / Jon Pointing: Slow Fade

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BODIED

BODIED

Forget everything you think you know about battle rap. A peek into the lives and stories of the members of a diverse, thriving sub culture. Featuring live rap battles and starring different emcees each night, BODIED is a new play drawn from interviews with the UK’s top battlers. 

Mawaan Rizwan: Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate

Mawaan Rizwan: Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate

Quite why Mawaan Rizwan describes himself as a Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate remains a bit of a mystery throughout the show. He prances about the stage and over the audience in a brocade frock coat and skinny jeans with a distinctly piratical air, but there is no actual piracy to see... 

A Regular Little Houdini

A Regular Little Houdini

A tenacious young boy from the docks idolises Houdini and commits himself to a life of magic. But the harsh reality of working class life in Edwardian Britain gets in the way. Training himself to emulate his hero's escapology, he experiences most terrifying events of British industrial history. 

Paul Carroll: Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond

Paul Carroll: Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond

Straight from London’s comedy duo ‘Carroll and Hodgson!’ Paul brings his absurd and sometimes downright nasty characters to life in this one hour spurt of bad language, bad dancing and sometimes bad hair. 

How I Almost Became the First Lady of the USA

How I Almost Became the First Lady of the USA

This is a true story. In the early '90s in Chicago, I fell in love with a man who was running for president - in a dress. This man was Joan Jett Blakk, and he promised to "Lick Bush in ’92". 

An Old Fashioned Girl

An Old Fashioned Girl

It’s a dangerous move to end your fringe show with a cover of Peggy Lee’s Is That All There Is? as you run the risk of audiences leaving with that very question ringing in their heads... 

Seven

Seven

For a topic that has become slightly worn in recent years and can easily slip into cliché, this was a very commendable take, using the extremely difficult device of verbatim performance... 

Fool

Fool

He promises the earth, but only a Fool would trust the Magician. If you are desperate enough, any help is welcome, but be prepared to suffer the consequences in this macabre new adult myth complete with original music and bizarre magic... 

I am Telling you I'm Not Going

I am Telling you I'm Not Going

Rosie is living in the theatre due to a case of agoraphobia. But this is the Brighton Fringe, so she has no choice but to put on a show. An inventive, laugh-out-loud character comedy show from Naomi Petersen... 

4 Minute Warning

4 Minute Warning

Armageddon is imminent. And no-one saw it coming. A sketch show for the end of days, starring speed-daters, ghost dinosaurs and cockroaches. What would you do with your last 4 minutes on Earth? It's too late to boil an egg - the end is nigh! 

Simon Slack The Fantasist

Simon Slack The Fantasist

Fantastical absurd one-man sketch show. Imagination and reality collide in the world of Simon Slack, whose fantasy of the show is very different from reality. Late-night comedy madness with music, dancing and special guests... 

BEASTS

BEASTS

Sketch heroes BEASTS return to Brighton with a brand new hour of inspired nonsense. Total sell-out 2015. [newline]“The new breed of sketch comedy” (The Guardian) [newline] “Unforgettably nutty” **** (The Times), “A tsunami of silliness” **** (The Telegraph) 

The White Crow: Eichmann in Jerusalem

The White Crow: Eichmann in Jerusalem

I should have known from the start.As we filed into the Theatre Box, we were greeted by a screen showing video clips of 1930s Germany, interspersed with title cards giving information about Hitler’s rise to power, Kristallnacht, and so on... 

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

Tommy Cooper, with his impeccable timing, love of slapstick and one-liners was a true comic genius. Complete with trademark fez and misfiring magic, the man is an undisputed icon of live entertainment... 

Mixed Doubles

Mixed Doubles

Centring around the lives of four individuals within a fictional village, the fact that the premise of the show was built around a made-up comedy charity festival instantly made the performance an extremely self-aware one... 

Salmon and Wales

Salmon and Wales

A one-woman show exploring a young girl’s painful journey through domestic abuse. To escape her fearful reality, she often trickles into the unreal, into the world of dreams. When the demons of her abuse infiltrate her fantasy realm, she seeks the solace of a friend from across the sea... 

Kitten Killers

Kitten Killers

Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Show nominees return with their hotly-anticipated new sketch show. The Foster’s Golden Jesters Award finalists invite you into their delightfully awkward and endearingly grotesque world... 

1 Woman, A Dwarf Planet and 2 Cox: Samantha Baines

1 Woman, A Dwarf Planet and 2 Cox: Samantha Baines

Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (BBC Radio London, 'Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People', 'Call the Midwife') needs space... the final frontier type. Science meets funny in this work-in-progress show... 

Meadow

Meadow

Time changes everything. In a post-human future, only the grass remembers the way things used to be. Meet the animals that lived in the meadow and see their stories come to life. A stunning new puppet show from Little Angel Theatre’s Associate Artist, Greta Clough... 

A Glass of Nothing

A Glass of Nothing

Stand and hat, dressing table and mirror, decanter and glass: is this the archetypal room-on-a-stage? Emphatically, yes. And the actress waiting to play, dowdily bathrobed, preening and pecking her smart phone, is she a modern mix of Blanche Dubois and Bridget Jones? Yes again... 

Project2: Improvised Science Fiction

Project2: Improvised Science Fiction

Project2 improvise science fiction. They create the dialogue, the story, the characters and the tech anew every time they take to the stage. With nods to 'Firefly', 'Back to the Future', 'Blade Runner', 'Doctor Who', 'Shaun of the Dead' and every sci-fi you have ever watched... 

Blooming Surprise

Blooming Surprise

If you’ve ever struggled to catch a flight while clumsily carrying too many suitcases and bags, there’s lots to smile at here. During this one-woman physical performance, we follow a solo traveller who encounters love, loss and friendship without even leaving the airport... 

Loud Poets

Loud Poets

This is slam-style, make some noise, fist-thumping, pint-drinking, side-tickling, heart-wrenching poetry. This is poetry for the masses. Loud Poets return to Brighton with their brand new show... 

Persona

Persona

When a controversial MP dies, internet trolls compete to be the quickest to comment. Meanwhile, his daughters attempt to manage the hatred of their father, and each other. 

Casual Violence: Slow Fade To Bleak

Casual Violence: Slow Fade To Bleak

It’s Friday the 13th and I am about to be trapped inside a slightly claustrophobic metal container with an unsuspecting audience by a group who call themselves Casual Violence, waiting for an evening of unprecedented acts of horror to follow... 

The Establishment

The Establishment

Dan Lees, "Comedy genius" (Fringe Review) and Neil Frost (Prague Fringe award nominee) present two quintessentially English gentlemen from a bygone era, struggling to hold on to their whimsical world of cricket, tea and secret arms deals... 

Kate Smurthwaite: The Wrong Sort of Feminist

Kate Smurthwaite: The Wrong Sort of Feminist

Left-wing, highbrow, feminist, atheist comedy from 'Have I Got News For You?' writer Kate Smurthwaite. As seen on both 'Question Time' and 'This Morning' but too controversial for Goldsmith’s College! 

101 Things to Do Before You Die

101 Things to Do Before You Die

Fast-paced, hilarious sketch comedy from Making Faces. Come and achieve your life’s dreams. (Catchy songs incl.) “Cry-with-laughter great” (Londonist), “Exhilarating and animated sketch” **** (Three Weeks) 

Curses

Curses

A series of curses. But what does it mean to submit? What is gained, or lost, in resistance? And who is responsible for the infliction in the first place? A physical-visual-textual mashup, ‘Curses’ explores how we respond to the everyday and extraordinary burdens we find ourselves lumbered with. 

Loren O'Brien: Who?

Loren O'Brien: Who?

After finishing her successful run on SNL and nationwide tour with Sarah Silverman - okay, maybe she didn't, but she was flagged up by The Times “to become one of the biggest female comedy acts this year”... 

2 Complicated

2 Complicated

By enormous popular demand, this multi award-nominated, five-star romantic-comedy returns! Social networking might have brought the world closer together, but now it’s too close for comfort... 

Alice Marshall: Vicious

Alice Marshall: Vicious

Comedy actress and character comedian Alice Marshall presents a collection of her weird and wonderful characters in her debut solo hour. Life is cruel. People are arseholes. This is Vicious... 

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Who is the one with social disadvantage? The severely deformed John Merrick, or the upright, conformist Doctor Treves who rescues him from a carnival freak show? Quick wit, pathos, love: what makes the man? Directed by Alison Grant... 

It Started with Jason Donovan

It Started with Jason Donovan

Especially for you, Sarah Blanc recounts her past dating life through the songs of her first love – Jason Donovan. Presented in a lecture-style format, wearing lycra and alongside a cardboard cut-out Jason, she offers important life lessons for those with too many broken hearts. 

A Fête Worse Than Death

A Fête Worse Than Death

A one-woman character comedy show set in the village fête in Llanfairchwaraesboncen, Wales. Hosted by local busybody, Eirys Evans and featuring lascivious TV gardener Esme de Flange with her neatly trimmed shrubbery, expect audience participation, horticultural slide shows and a quality raffle. 

A Billion Days of Parenthood

A Billion Days of Parenthood

Honest, unflinching, and delightfully dark, award-winning American stand-up comedian tackles the never-ending journey of parenthood. “An excellent storyteller, polished from start to finish” (The Skinny) 

Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Box Tale Soup’s award-winning adaptation will transport you into a world of beautiful paper puppets and gothic romance. With just two performers and seven puppets, this unique version of ‘Northanger Abbey’ brings out every drop of Austen’s wit, playfulness and humour... 

LUNCH

LUNCH

The misery of two men working for the municipality, in a town that is still using the bucket toilet system. Their conversation is inspired by fear of the government’s initiative to end the system. 

Iris Prize Film Festival/Love Bites

Iris Prize Film Festival/Love Bites

Award-winning short films from the internationally acclaimed 'Iris Prize Film Festival': a collection of the winners and runners-up from the 2015 prize. 'Love Bites': a selection of LGBT short films celebrating love, from the Iris Prize archive... 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Fresh off a sold-out tour between New York and Los Angeles and an extended run at the Edinburgh Fringe, these Gaulier-graduates bring their high energy and low intelligence to Brighton with Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop. 

Sex and God

Sex and God

From renowned Scottish playwright Linda McLean, ‘Sex and God’ sees an all-female cast weave four sharply emotional, intergenerational monologues on faith, lust and family. It is a play that spans the 20th century through the lives of four women of four generations. 

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, you racist. Foil, Arms and Hog return to Brighton with their most critically acclaimed show. “The comedy sketch trio have never lost their original flavour... 

2 Complicated

2 Complicated

After the success of last year’s dark comedy Way Back, 2 Complicated was bound for success. Daniel (Matt Lim), while still living with this ex-girlfriend, decides what he really needs to get over her is a long distance relationship... 

Max and Ivan: The End

Max and Ivan: The End

Welcome to Sudley-on-Sea. Take a look around. You don’t have long. Seriously. Join Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning duo Max and Ivan (BBC 1, BBC Radio 4) for a bewitching sketch-comedy tale – a guided tour of a small, sleepy English town, on the day of its destruction... 

The Cuddle Party

The Cuddle Party

Ever need a hug? How about from a complete stranger? This show explores the lengths people will go to in order to find affection. A hilarious new show embracing the idea of 'touch therapy'... 

Civilised

Civilised

Two Gods are creating a planet using earth as a blueprint. Can they learn what it takes to build a civilised society? Best Comedy Show, Latest Brighton Fringe Awards 2014. “Funniest and most creative material you'll see” (Fringe Review)... 

Both Worlds

Both Worlds

Tom Allen is a sharp, incisive comedian whose talent exceeds his fame. With dazzling verbal dexterity, he commands an audience from start to finish, triggering a chorus of giggles with even the most spontaneous of asides... 

Half a Person: My Life as Told by The Smiths

Half a Person: My Life as Told by The Smiths

An emotionally charged coming-of-age story, blending wry comedy and the music of a beloved cult band, sung live. Starring Joe Presley. “Presley's comic timing is spot-on.” (The Sunday Times) Meet William, a twenty-something Londoner who drifts from coffee shop to bar, falling in love, self-obsessing and finding solace in The Smiths... 

Loud Poets

Loud Poets

This is slam-style, make some noise, fist thumping, pint drinking, side tickling, heart wrenching poetry. This is the spoken word revolution. The best spoken word artists from Scotland and beyond... 

Talking About the Weather

Talking About the Weather

Remember when ‘the weather’ was the conversational topic of choice to ensure civility? Things have changed as a few otherworldly people at a romantic getaway discover when suddenly invaded by fractious climate conference delegates displaced from their own hotel by floods... 

The Hangover Cure

The Hangover Cure

The mornings after the nights before are always regretful, but especially for these freshers. What happened? Who got with who? Come along and see for yourself. Treat yourself to The Hangover Cure... 

The Jest

The Jest

Stars of BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama and New Acts of the Year finalists, The Jest are bringing their critically acclaimed debut sketch show to the Brighton Fringe. Prepare for seemingly innocent observational sketches with dark, subversive twists... 

Greywing House

Greywing House

A guest house sits precariously on the coast keeping watch over a cruel and tumultuous sea. Miss Amelia awaits your arrival to introduce guests both past and present. Welcome to Greywing House... 

BEASTS

BEASTS

After last year's sell-out sensation, critically acclaimed sketch group BEASTS return to Brighton with a brand-new hour of inspired silliness. As heard on BBC Radio 4. “Unforgettably nutty” ★★★★ (Times)... 

Mike Wozniak: One Man Dad Cat Band

Mike Wozniak: One Man Dad Cat Band

Work in progress. Workshopped last year as ‘Master of Disguise’. Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2013. As seen in Channel 4’s ‘Man Down’ and heard in BBC Radio 4’s ‘Small Scenes’... 

Brainchild

Brainchild

I’m not sure what I saw on Sunday. I’m really not. Never have I been so baffled by a Fringe show, so dumbfounded and (inconveniently for this article) lost for words. If I were to pigeonhole the show in an attempt to contain the unsettling effects of its chaos, I suppose I would call it ‘comedy theatre’, albeit comedy theatre at its most bizarre... 

Three Short Plays About Gays

Three Short Plays About Gays

A Landlord. A Parent. A Child. Three big gays! And three short and witty plays about them! From the creators of ‘Polly, The Scottish Trolley Dolly’. Cast includes Louise Jameson & Gregory Ashton... 

Everything That's Wrong with the Universe

Everything That's Wrong with the Universe

It’s risky for a comedian to structure her set around things she doesn’t like. Besides the danger that she inadvertently offend certain pockets of the audience, there’s a lingering threat that the show descend into self-righteous moralising... 

Requiem

Requiem

Requiem: A performance intended to give repose to the soul. An intensely gripping and moving drama which explores the border between magic and reality as the once renowned Count Alejandro, mentalist and illusionist to the stars and war veteran, performs one last private performance... 

Kate Smurthwaite: Leftie Cock Womble

Kate Smurthwaite: Leftie Cock Womble

Highbrow, left-wing, feminist, atheist comedy from Three Weeks Award winner Kate Smurthwaite. As seen on Question Time. Writer for BBC3's BAFTA-winning 'The Revolution Will Be Televised'... 

Character Activist

Character Activist

Sooz Kempner plays three characters who all believe they can change the world: Michelle (Essex princess) Phalydia (posh vlogger) and Nancy (West End legend). Meet the new face(s) of feminism... 

Appetite

Appetite

Love, life and madness … ‘Appetite’ is an amorous exploration of eating disorders from a clown who has suffered a few. Imaginative, hilarious and touching. WARNING: Contains sugar highs and lows... 

The Beta Males Go Solo: Adam, Richard & The Story Beast

The Beta Males Go Solo: Adam, Richard & The Story Beast

Join Adam Blampied "Delightful" (British Theatre Guide), Richard Soames "Excellent" (Sunday Times) and The Story Beast "Bearded force of nature" (Guardian) as The Beta Males finally go it alone... 

Time to Talk to Jane

Time to Talk to Jane

Delve into the world of a depressed bulimic, it might surprise you. “Charming, funny, thought provoking” (Sarah Preston, B-eat UK). It’s ‘Time to Talk to Jane’ … will you listen? Blending dark comedy, drama and clowning, Jane gives a raw insight into the highs and lows of living with bulimia... 

There's No Place Like

There's No Place Like

Hannah has been working at the same pub for three years. Before moving to the UK she was a teacher. Jordan worked at a different pub until he was fired three days ago. Six months prior to that, he lost him mum... 

aLOne

aLOne

Loren and Amy are sketch partners, but they’ve had a falling out. Loren can’t contact Amy. Loren would do stand-up, or some other solo act, but she’s not very funny, Amy is (at least that’s what the reviews say)... 

Peaceful

Peaceful

Ethel Charles invites a medium to her unusual mansion, hoping to make peace with the ghosts she believes are hunting for her. **** (Views from the Gods). **** (Three Weeks ). "A swift and meticulously planned masterclass in stage horror" (Views from the Gods), ‘Peaceful’ is a taut chiller about guilt, faith and fear that has thrilled audiences across the UK. 

Beans On Toast

Beans On Toast

Scott loves Jen. Jen loves Scott. Jen is gone. Warm, funny and touching memory play by lamp-light, with live folk music. When should we let go of what we've lost? Created and performed by this year's graduates of Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts... 

aLOne

aLOne

Loren and Amy are sketch partners, but they’ve had a falling out. They’ve still got a show to do, but Loren can’t contact Amy. Loren would do stand-up, or some other solo act, but she’s not very funny; Amy is... 

aLOne

aLOne

Loren had a sketch partner (Amy), now she doesn't. She would do the show herself, only problem is she's not the funny one, Amy is. Solo-sketch comedy, comedy for people who have no friends... 

Foil, Arms and Hog: The Building

Foil, Arms and Hog: The Building

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato. You racist. Foil, Arms and Hog, Ireland’s top comedy sketch group, premiere their brand new 2015 material, whilst including a few old favourites... 

The Colin Hoult Shows

The Colin Hoult Shows

Star of ‘Derek’, ‘Being Human’ and ‘Carnival of Monsters’ returns to the Brighton Fringe with two entirely new shows: Sit on the Ledge and Jump Down to the Ground (7, 25 May): A tragicomic stand-up show about doing Ouija boards with Auntie Leslie, chasing steam trains with Uncle Keith and making training videos for Kwiksave... 

Matt Winning: Work in Progress in Progress

Matt Winning: Work in Progress in Progress

Ongoing idiosyncratic nonsense from Winning. Co-creator of Bearpit Podcast. The Comedy Zone 2013. Finalist BBC New Comedy Awards 2012. Chortle Student Awards 2010 and 2011 Winner Hilarity Bites New Act 2011... 

Threesome

Threesome

‘Threesome’ is a multimedia production tracing Sam and Kate through an evening which may or may not change their marriage. As the title suggests this dark comedy is just for adults... 

You Can Do Better!

You Can Do Better!

Are you cool enough? Do you get out of the house? Have you cried today? Shut up. The world's worst motivators Puppy Fat are here to tell you that you can do ANYTHING! Except be taken seriously... 

Manalive!

Manalive!

Award-winning Box Tale Soup return with G.K.Chesterton’s ‘Manalive!’ Old Beacon House is about to receive a visitor – but how can you trust a man whose name ... is Innocent? The company behind ‘Northanger Abbey’ and ‘Casting the Runes’ are back with a new show featuring beautifully hand-crafted puppets and original music... 

She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother

She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother

A one-man-show about a man growing up with a mother suffering from anorexia. This new hard-hitting piece tells his story, as he unpacks the memories and experiences that shaped his childhood... 

The Performers Podcast

The Performers Podcast

Join Hayden as he chats with comedians, musicians & performers from across the Fringe. To view the weekly line-up and listen to previous episodes visit http://bit.ly/perpod. “Cohen has a fine command of both words and music” (Richard Stamp, Fringe Guru)... 

How Will I Know?

How Will I Know?

Mark’s desperate to keep his Mexican boyfriend in the US, but marriage isn’t an option yet. When his best friend Brooke offers to help, it seems the trio has hatched the perfect plan... 

The Common Land

The Common Land

Selected as ‘Pick of the Fringe’ in 2014, ‘The Common Land’ returns after last year’s award-winning premiere. “Exceptional debut” **** (Fringe Guru). “Beautiful storytelling” **** (Broadway Baby)... 

The Liberation of an Angry Little Man

The Liberation of an Angry Little Man

A stand-up tragedy show about great expectations, ambition, resilience and, ultimately, the horror of failure. In the year 1879 a baby is born near Vienna, Austria. This child grows up to be Franz, an ambitious but unlucky tailor... 

Kitten Killers

Kitten Killers

Nominated for best comedy show at Brighton Fringe 2014, Kitten Killers return with quick-fire skits, silly songs and some rather inappropriate mime. **** (Female Arts). **** (Fourthwall Magazine)...