The Bumper Guide To Brighton Fringe 2022

The Bumper Guide To Brighton Fringe 2022

Welcome to Brighton Fringe 2022! This is your ultimate guide to everything on at Brighton Fringe 2022, including cabaret and comedy, theatre and workshops, and much, much more. 

Brighton's Komedia Team Up with Berk’s Nest for New Night

Brighton's Komedia Team Up with Berk’s Nest for New Night

A brand new night at Brighton's biggest comedy venue starts this April as Komedia teams up with comedy producers Berk's Nest whose previous shows shows include the Edinburgh Comedy... 

Cats, Workshops and Confidence – Lori Hamilton’s Fringe Road Test Time

Cats, Workshops and Confidence – Lori Hamilton’s Fringe Road Test Time

For the last three years, COVID has meant that nearly all of my performing has been in my living room with my cats as the audience, or occasionally on Zoom. 

Free Fun for Families and Friends

Free Fun for Families and Friends

A new festival provides Edinburgh with a laid-back weekend of entertainment for all. 

theSpaceUK announce their first tickets on sale at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022

theSpaceUK announce their first tickets on sale at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022

It’s time to bring a little cheer into your life as theSpaceUK announces the first shows on sale for the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

And We're Off - EdFringe 2022 Announces First Shows

And We're Off - EdFringe 2022 Announces First Shows

​The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced the first release of shows for the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This mark the start of the 75th anniversary of the Fringe. 

An Offie for Every Occasion

An Offie for Every Occasion

The Offies - how they came about and grew. 

Be Honest with Jojo & Bruce

Be Honest with Jojo & Bruce

We’re only six episodes into the podcast Be Honest with Jojo & Bruce, and Jojo Sutherland and Bruce are already showcasing their natural ability to make people laugh. 

When William Shakespeare and Williams Nicolson Collide: The Williams Nicolson Award

When William Shakespeare and Williams Nicolson Collide: The Williams Nicolson Award

Applications are now open to ensure underfunded and underrepresented schools can access quality Shakespearean education from working theatre practitioners.  

Lubna Kerr looks forward to being back on stage and seeing the whites of your eyes

Lubna Kerr looks forward to being back on stage and seeing the whites of your eyes

Now that society is beginning to open up again and comedy is back to being performed live, what happens to those online shows, to those new friendships, to those themed nights? 

My Fringe dreams – will it be third time lucky for Lori Hamilton?

My Fringe dreams – will it be third time lucky for Lori Hamilton?

It’s 2022. This is the year. The girl who cried “Edinburgh Fringe!” is ready to play! And lose those UK shortbread pounds. 

VAULT Festival 2022 announces cancellation

VAULT Festival 2022 announces cancellation

Organisers of the VAULT Festival today announced that this year's programme will not go ahead due to the surge in Covid-19 infections. 

Melodie Karczewski awarded Luke Westlake Scholarship

Melodie Karczewski awarded Luke Westlake Scholarship

This year’s Luke Westlake Scholarship was awarded to Melodie Karczewski during a ceremony at the Turbine Theatre, Battersea last Sunday evening. 

C ARTS opening digital season wins multiple awards at Edinburgh Fringe and will now run year-round

C ARTS opening digital season wins multiple awards at Edinburgh Fringe and will now run year-round

Independent cultural powerhouse C celebrates 30 years at the Fringe, and the award-winning launch of the C ARTS digital online programme. 

Myra’s Story Wins a Bobby Award

Myra’s Story Wins a Bobby Award

Myra’s Story, the 5-star sell-out show at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, was presented with the highly-prized Bobby Award at the end of its final performance. 

With over 64000 tickets sold, it’s farewell to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe from theSpaceUK

With over 64000 tickets sold, it’s farewell to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe from theSpaceUK

As the August rain turns to September sunshine, theSpaceUK says farewell to Edinburgh for another year with everyone soon heading home for a well-deserved rest.  

Army@TheFringe Celebrates Success Under New Command

[email protected] Celebrates Success Under New Command

Brigadier Ben Wrench continues the work done by his predecessors in promoting the [email protected] as a much-valued contributor to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

theSpaceUK wins the Bobby Award for its outstanding contribution to the Fringe during 2020/21

theSpaceUK wins the Bobby Award for its outstanding contribution to the Fringe during 2020/21

The Fringe didn’t happen at all last year, and with less than 500 shows, this year it’s at a fraction of its normal strength, but for the last couple of years theSpaceUK has be... 

They wait 114 years to win the Scottish Cup and then they win a Bobby!

They wait 114 years to win the Scottish Cup and then they win a Bobby!

Broadway Baby is delighted to announce that 1902 written by Nathan Scott-Dunn and co-directed by him and Sands Stirling for Saltire Sky Theatre at Leith Arches. 

Family Portrait wins the Bobby Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2021

Family Portrait wins the Bobby Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2021

Broadway Baby is delighted to announce that Family Portrait by Natasha Gilmore’s Barrowland Ballet has been presented with an Edinburgh Festival Fringe Bobby Award 2021. 

Beyond the lights and laughter - Edinburgh amongst the Fringe!

Beyond the lights and laughter - Edinburgh amongst the Fringe!

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe  is now hitting the halfway mark for this year and although limited it is still the place to be for any up and coming performer and production. 

For Queen And Country to reopen at the King's Head Theatre

For Queen And Country to reopen at the King's Head Theatre

One of the first productions to be rescheduled at The King’s Head Theatre in Islington is For Queen And Country, the story of Major Denis Rake MC, a gay actor recruited as a spy ... 

Frankenstein adapted by Blue Apple Theatre.

Frankenstein adapted by Blue Apple Theatre.

Blue Apple Theatre was established in 2005 by Jane Jessop. 

The Bumper Guide To In Person Shows At Brighton Fringe

The Bumper Guide To In Person Shows At Brighton Fringe

Theatre has never been away, but we're finally allowed to go and mingle (at a safe distance) whilst seeing a show in person! Read on for our top picks of the shows actually live an... 

The Bumper Guide To Family Friendly Shows At Brighton Fringe

The Bumper Guide To Family Friendly Shows At Brighton Fringe

Parents of Brighton, if you want to take your offspring out, then these are our top picks for family friendly entertainment during Brighton Fringe.  

The Bumper Guide To Online Shows At Brighton Fringe

The Bumper Guide To Online Shows At Brighton Fringe

This year, Brighton Fringe has gone digital. 

Children Journey Through the Bard with Blind Cupid

Children Journey Through the Bard with Blind Cupid

Blind Cupid Shakespeare Company creates audio series for children 

What to Watch in Brighton this Christmas

What to Watch in Brighton this Christmas

As Brighton and Hove leaves lockdown and enters Tier 2, socially distanced live performances are back on the cards. 

Post Covid-19: What Now?

Post Covid-19: What Now?

Since the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis has caused the world to shut down, the theatre industry has gone dark, at least at first sight. 

Technology in the Theatre: How #TOMtech is bringing it to light

Technology in the Theatre: How #TOMtech is bringing it to light

Does technology have a role in live performance? In 2014 The Old Market’s #TOMtech season blasted into Brighton, exclusively showcasing performances shaped by technology. 

Fringe Festival Pub Crawl 4: Old Town South

Fringe Festival Pub Crawl 4: Old Town South

Unlike its sister crawl, Old Town North, Old Town South traverses more of the South Side’s bars that lie adjacent to many Fringe venues. 

Brighton Fringe Broadway Bobby Award Winner 2019 Announced

Brighton Fringe Broadway Bobby Award Winner 2019 Announced

After a year of excellent shows, picking the winner was harder than ever. 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe 2019 Final Weekend

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe 2019 Final Weekend

There’s been disco-dancing to Madonna in an old church, vegan based stand up in a room above a pub, incredible acrobatics, hilarious cabaret songs about near-death experiences an... 

theSpaceUK announces their Edinburgh Fringe Programme

theSpaceUK announces their Edinburgh Fringe Programme

Today theSpaceUK announces its 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Season with over 400 shows and the biggest new-writing programme at the Fringe. 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 4

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 4

There have been some stellar hits and some definite misses, but with some five star performances just starting their runs it could be that your favourite show of Brighton Fringe 2... 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 3

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 3

That’s right, we’re already coming towards the halfway point of Brighton Fringe. 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 2

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 2

From dark comedies, to sci-fi authors, to an uncooked lump of dough, Brighton Fringe certainly offers surprises for everyone as we head into this second weekend. 

Tyler Jacob Jones and Erin Hutchinson: How To Survive… Almost Anything

Tyler Jacob Jones and Erin Hutchinson: How To Survive… Almost Anything

After taking on a LOT of research to create their new cabaret show, What Doesn’t Kill You [blah blah] Stronger, Tyler and Erin have discovered some tips on how to survive some pr... 

The Old Market's 'Reigning Women' Fundraising Efforts Raise over £1000

The Old Market's 'Reigning Women' Fundraising Efforts Raise over £1000

​The Old Market are excited to announce that ​they have managed to raise £1,057 for ​Brighton Women’s Centre throughout their Reigning Women season. 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 1

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 1

Welcome to Brighton Fringe 2019! We’re ready to welcome back old favourites, discover new talent and generally have a jolly good time. 

International Women's Day: Celebrate with Reigning Women in Brighton

International Women's Day: Celebrate with Reigning Women in Brighton

This week culminates in International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March and The Old Market’s fiery mini-season, Reigning Women, has never seemed so relevant. 

4 Family Friendly Shows in Brighton This Half Term

4 Family Friendly Shows in Brighton This Half Term

Ditch the messy arts and crafts this half-term and entertain your little darlings with the best live family friendly performances Brighton and Hove have to offer instead. 

5 Brighton Shows To Entertain You This Christmas

5 Brighton Shows To Entertain You This Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year (apart from Brighton Fringe, of course) and there are plenty of delightful performances to entertain you this winter. 

The Warren Relocate For Brighton Fringe 2019

The Warren Relocate For Brighton Fringe 2019

The Warren will be relocating for Brighton Fringe 2019 to a brand new venue in the heart of the city 

Can Performance Skills Help Everyone?

Can Performance Skills Help Everyone?

If you’re not a performer, it can be impossible to imagine how anyone is able to get up on stage and entertain. 

5 Brighton HorrorFest Shows To Sink Your Teeth Into This October

5 Brighton HorrorFest Shows To Sink Your Teeth Into This October

Welcome to our top 5 picks from the third year of Brighton HorrorFest, the spooktacular celebration from Sweet of all things that go bump in the night.  

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Final Weekend

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Final Weekend

Just like that, we approach the final weekend of Brighton Fringe. 

What's The Point Of Exhibiting Laundry Detergent? The Museum Of Ordinary People Discover The Poignancy And Importance In Our Everyday Items

What's The Point Of Exhibiting Laundry Detergent? The Museum Of Ordinary People Discover The Poignancy And Importance In Our Everyday Items

The Museum of Ordinary People (MOOP) is a pop-up museum, running for one week only, as part of The Spire’s secret Fringe programme. 

How Fundraising Has Taken Over Brighton Fringe

How Fundraising Has Taken Over Brighton Fringe

Despite the costs many performers experience putting on a production there are plenty who use the platform provided to them to fundraise or raise awareness for a cause close to the... 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 4

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 4

​​May is marvellous. 

The Five Most Surprising Things About Brighton By Brighton Newbie & Bus Boy Writer Izzy McDonald

The Five Most Surprising Things About Brighton By Brighton Newbie & Bus Boy Writer Izzy McDonald

You've probably walked the circumference of the globe the amount of times you've been up and down the pier. 

About Broadway Baby

About Broadway Baby

Want to know who Broadway Baby is and our codes of conduct? Read on. 

GDPR Statement

GDPR Statement

You have probably seen an awful lot about GDPR coming from all angles recently and although I’ve no desire to add more white noise to the conversation, in the spirit of compl... 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week Three

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week Three

We're almost mid-way through the Fringe and it seems like there are more shows than ever to pick from. 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week Two

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week Two

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

Pick of the Pubs, by Joe the Poet

Pick of the Pubs, by Joe the Poet

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

The Brighton Fringe Guide For... Sci-Fi Geeks

The Brighton Fringe Guide For... Sci-Fi Geeks

Do you always listen out for the screeching sound of the TARDIS? Have you dreamed of captaining the Enterprise to boldly go where no one has gone before? Does other people’s lack... 

Brighton Fringe: Something For The Opening Weekend

Brighton Fringe: Something For The Opening Weekend

It’s the bank holiday and you’re ready for the long weekend – but what to do? Read on to discover how to kick-start your weekend with comedy, beer, parties and Julie Andrews. 

The Brighton Fringe Guide For...Foodies

The Brighton Fringe Guide For...Foodies

Know your camembert from your comté? Your seitan from your soy? If you serve your steak on a Himalayan salt block or enjoy covering your chargrilled cauliflower with chermoula the... 

How To Write A Press Release

How To Write A Press Release

Writing a press release that a journalist will use is a skill even experienced PRs can get wrong. 

How To Sell Your Show At The Edinburgh Fringe

How To Sell Your Show At The Edinburgh Fringe

Broadway Baby Publisher, Pete Shaw, offers a comprehensive guide to marketing your show at a fringe festival such as Edinburgh with tips on budgets, creating a press release, socia... 

How To Get Broadway Baby To Review Your Show

How To Get Broadway Baby To Review Your Show

Some years ago I wrote an article about the best strategies for getting Broadway Baby to review your show. 

Commonwealth Week at Westminster Abbey

Commonwealth Week at Westminster Abbey

Visit Westminster Abbey this half term and celebrate the Commonwealth during a week of special events for families. 

Kinky Boots celebrates its 1000th performance

Kinky Boots celebrates its 1000th performance

Olivier award-winning Kinky Boots celebrates its 1000th performance and has now welcomed over 1,000,000 customers in the West End. 

Sweet Venues expands for Brighton Fringe 2018

Sweet Venues expands for Brighton Fringe 2018

As one of the heavy hitters at Brighton Fringe, Sweet Venues have announced they doubling their number of spaces in 2018 with two new venues. 

An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre

An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre

The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. 

Bryan Ferry at the London Paladium

Bryan Ferry at the London Paladium

Former Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry heads to the London Palladium for one night only in May 2018.  

Chicago returns to the West End in March 2018. Tickets onsale tomorrow.

Chicago returns to the West End in March 2018. Tickets onsale tomorrow.

The world’s longest running American musical, the multi award-winning Chicago, returns to London’s West End after a 5½ year absence. 

Black Friday Deals on West End Shows

Black Friday Deals on West End Shows

All this week we've got some fantastic offers on your favourite West End shows. Check back daily for the latest offers. 

The King And I - On Sale Now

The King And I - On Sale Now

Tipped to be London’s theatrical event of 2018, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And... 

Matilda the Musical announces extension until February 2019

Matilda the Musical announces extension until February 2019

Booking for Matilda has been extended until 19th February 2019. 

Save up to 72% on the Mane Chance Charity Gala with Ronan Keating

Save up to 72% on the Mane Chance Charity Gala with Ronan Keating

Get last minute tickets to see Ronan Keating in the Mane Chance West End Charity Gala Spectacular at up to 72% off. 

Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret at The Barbican Theatre

Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret at The Barbican Theatre

Barry Humphries is our masterfully seasoned emcee and cabaret diva Meow Meow our chanteuse in this risqué, sophisticated and seductive tribute to the jazz-infused music of the Wei... 

The Christmasaurus at the Eventim Apollo

The Christmasaurus at the Eventim Apollo

The debut novel from McFly star and bestselling children's author Tom Fletcher The Christmasaurus comes to the London stage for a special Christmas spectacular in December. 

Murder in the West End!

Murder in the West End!

There’s Murder in the West End this Halloween as an ancient curse turns cast members of London’s leading shows into method-acting murderers! The curtain has fallen on unsuspect... 

48 Hour Priority Sale for Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone in Company

48 Hour Priority Sale for Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone in Company

Sondheim’s musical comes to the West End starring Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone at the Gielgud Theatre for a strictly limited season next year, and you can get your hand on ti... 

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical tickets on sale from 12pm today

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical tickets on sale from 12pm today

Tickets go on sale at 12pm today for the world premiere of TINA - The Tina Turner Musical, which opens at London's Aldwych next Spring.  

First images of Le Grand Mort with Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce

First images of Le Grand Mort with Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce

Rehearsal photos released of Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce in the world première of the two-handed black comedy, Le Grand Mort. 

Star Inflation is Real

Star Inflation is Real

Mutterings about star ratings are as much a part of the Fringe as plastic pint glasses. 

All We Ever Wanted Was A Bobby - Hull's Middle Child is a Winner

All We Ever Wanted Was A Bobby - Hull's Middle Child is a Winner

The second Bobby of EdFringe 2017 has been scooped by Middle Child for All We Ever Wanted Was Everything. 

Laura Albert & Susie Orbach Attempt Live Therapy at the Book Festival

Laura Albert & Susie Orbach Attempt Live Therapy at the Book Festival

In 2005 it was revealed that author JT LeRoy was in fact a hoax – written by Laura Albert but played in person by her sister in law Savannah Knoop. 

Summerhall’s army@TheFringe: An Affront to the Arts or an Ambitious Alliance?

Summerhall’s [email protected]: An Affront to the Arts or an Ambitious Alliance?

The Army has set up camp for the first time at the Fringe and is stationed with Summerhall in its own premises. 

The Edinburgh Cocktail Festival is this Year’s New Kid on the Block

The Edinburgh Cocktail Festival is this Year’s New Kid on the Block

Back in 1947 the founders of the Edinburgh International Festival could hardly have imagined what their legacy would be. 

A Woman’s Place is on the Fringe…

A Woman’s Place is on the Fringe…

As we celebrate 70 years of Edinburgh Fringe defiance, Fay Roberts suggests that more work is needed to make it truly open access for everyone. 

The Scottish Story Telling Centre: A Venue for Voices

The Scottish Story Telling Centre: A Venue for Voices

The Scottish Storytelling Centre is, in its own words, ‘a vibrant arts venue with a seasonal programme of live storytelling, theatre, music, exhibitions, workshops, family events... 

Pete Shaw: Is PR Worth the Money?

Pete Shaw: Is PR Worth the Money?

Earlier this month I saw an amusing post on Twitter from Garrett Millerick who decided not to drop £2K on an EdFringe PR and instead buy a top-of-the-range flatscreen TV instead. 

7 Ways to Escape the Fringe

7 Ways to Escape the Fringe

With the second and most exhausting weekend of the Fringe nearly in the rearview mirror, it’s time to have a rest day. 

Yes, There's a Fringe for Books Too

Yes, There's a Fringe for Books Too

As the Edinburgh International Festival and its Fringe celebrate their 70th anniversaries, Broadway Baby’s James T. 

West End and Broadway sensation Rachel Tucker announces two intimate concerts

West End and Broadway sensation Rachel Tucker announces two intimate concerts

West End and Broadway sensation Rachel Tucker makes her debut at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe in two intimate concerts at the Pleasance. 

Trauma and Therapy with Let Me Go Writer-director Polly Steele

Trauma and Therapy with Let Me Go Writer-director Polly Steele

Let Me Go is a feature film based on the true life of Helga Schneider (Juliet Stevenson) - whose mother was a Nazi war criminal. 

Ten ways to screw up your show in Edinburgh

Ten ways to screw up your show in Edinburgh

Over 3,000 separate productions will squeeze themselves into Edinburgh this August and the slightly depressing reality is that most will not achieve their objectives for the fest... 

Brighton Fringe Broadway Bobby Award Winner Announced

Brighton Fringe Broadway Bobby Award Winner Announced

Another stellar year of entertainment at Brighton Fringe has once again made choosing the winner of the coveted Broadway Bobby incredibly difficult. 

Brighton Fringe: Something For The Opening Weekend

Brighton Fringe: Something For The Opening Weekend

May Bank Holiday weekend can only mean one thing; Brighton Fringe is almost upon us. 

Eight shows heading to Brighton Fringe with the support of Greenwich Theatre

Eight shows heading to Brighton Fringe with the support of Greenwich Theatre

Greenwich Theatre is set to have an unprecedented profile at this year’s Brighton Fringe, with no less than eight productions heading for The Warren either co-produced or support... 

Gilded Balloon launches New Town festival hub at Rose Theatre

Gilded Balloon launches New Town festival hub at Rose Theatre

Karen and Katy Koren are thrilled to announce that Gilded Balloon will expand into the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, as they embark upon an exciting new partnership with the Ros... 

Brighton Fringe: Top 10 Stand-Ups You Shouldn’t Miss:

Brighton Fringe: Top 10 Stand-Ups You Shouldn’t Miss:

Renowned for its comedy, Brighton Fringe is the perfect time to discover brand new talents. Here’s our guide to stand-ups you’d be totally crazy to miss. 

Brighton Fringe: Top 10 Hidden Gems

Brighton Fringe: Top 10 Hidden Gems

Last week saw 10 shows that will be selling out shortly, this week brings 10 shows that might be currently flying under the radar, but not for very much longer. 

Brighton Fringe: 10 Shows to Book Before They Sell-Out

Brighton Fringe: 10 Shows to Book Before They Sell-Out

With Easter on the horizon it’s time to turn attention to Brighton Fringe with a look at some shows that are likely to sell out. Book early – you have been warned. 

988 Brighton Fringe listings now on Broadway Baby

988 Brighton Fringe listings now on Broadway Baby

Are you excited about Brighton Fringe yet? We are! And with 988 Brighton Fringe shows and events now listed on Broadway Baby you've found the right place for the best coverage of t...