Comedian's Cinema Club: Beauty and the Beast

Comedian's Cinema Club: Beauty and the Beast

Film and comedy lovers alike will appreciate this increasingly popular show, led by an impressive group of comedians that changes every performance, along with the film they choo… 

Nathan Cassidy: The Man in the Arena

Nathan Cassidy: The Man in the Arena

Nathan Cassidy is pretty angry about a three star review he once received. 

Goggles

Goggles

Pets come in many forms. 

Smut Slam Cabaret: where sex and storytelling collide

Smut Slam Cabaret: where sex and storytelling collide

Smut Slam is a raucous celebration of sex in all it’s glorious, awkward and heart-warming forms. 

Wacht!

Wacht!

We’ve all been to a gallery and not paid much attention to the invigilators there to watch over the gallery. 

Huggers

Huggers

An hour of friendly, casual entertainment and standup comedy for kids, with a few ‘jokes’ that only adults would get. 

Des Kapital: Never Mind the Cossacks!

Des Kapital: Never Mind the Cossacks!

Some people might think that setting the Battle of Stalingrad to Britney Spears’ Baby One More Time is somewhat trivialising the matter. 

Blue/Orange

Blue/Orange

With the election and the possible demise of the National Health Service just around the corner, Pretty Villain Productions could not have picked a better time to showcase Joe Penh… 

(Non) Violent Communication

(Non) Violent Communication

How funny is Non Violent Communication? Apparently, NVC is a way of talking which involves getting your needs met, as well as the needs of others. 

The Fool, The Champ and The Bandito

The Fool, The Champ and The Bandito

The Fool, The Champ and The Bandito is “presented by BA(Hons) Acting and Creative Performance students, from the University Centre Colchester” who “in their final year of study p… 

Bad Luck Cabaret

Bad Luck Cabaret

What to wear to a cabaret show where the dress code was “dress for the end of the world or the beginning”? Sorry, my supernova outfit is still in the laundry. 

Nathan Cassidy: Watch this. Love me. It's deep.

Nathan Cassidy: Watch this. Love me. It's deep.

Award-winning writer and comedian Nathan Cassidy’s new one-man theatre show for 2017. 

Guns at Lunch: This Time It's Personnel

Guns at Lunch: This Time It's Personnel

Stevenage. 

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. 

Twonkey's Christmas in the Jungle

Twonkey's Christmas in the Jungle

His conniving manager, Mr. 

The Dictionary of Dads/Young Herbert

The Dictionary of Dads/Young Herbert

Apples and Snakes and New Writing South present a spoken word poetry show for ages 6 years and up. 

MacBETTI

MacBETTI

In this delightfully satirical and shoddy retelling of Macbeth, spunky Heidi Niemi commands the stage with focus, hilarity and precision. 

Enter The Dragons
BOBBY WINNER

Enter The Dragons

On an epic adventure to halt ageing in its tracks, writers and performers Abigail Dooley and Emma Edwards swim the sea of apology, march the bridge of tears and conquer the dark de… 

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Life-drawing glamorous, quirky-cabaret performers in an atmosphere of boozy hilarity? Founded in Brooklyn, Anti-Arts School events now take place in 150 cities worldwide. 

The Little Creepers

The Little Creepers

The Little Creepers by Charlotte Bell is a debut show that explores the trials and tribulations of a teenage girl with schizophrenia in the 21st century. 

Imaginary Porno Charades

Imaginary Porno Charades

Following last year’s all-night session, Brighton begs for more! A 12-hour marathon of unstoppable panel show mayhem - if the captains and host can last that long! A variet… 

Poets v MCs Brighton v Bristol

Poets v MCs Brighton v Bristol

For 14 years the poets and rappers of Brighton have been locked in an epic struggle. 

Who Do You Think You Are? Barbara Brownskirt.

Who Do You Think You Are? Barbara Brownskirt.

‘Who Do You Think You Are? Barbara Brownskirt’ is a darkly funny, pathos-fuelled show inspired by the TV show of similar name by writer and performance artist Karen McLeod. 

Joe Jacobs: Ripe

Joe Jacobs: Ripe

Religion, rap, Pogs, sexism, Gaviscon, mental illness, success, commitment and coffee coasters. 

Nik Coppin: Globetrotter

Nik Coppin: Globetrotter

Nik Coppin returns with some new hilarious anecdotes and jokes from his many shows and journeys around the world. 

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

When Sherlock Holmes unknowingly murders his own client, the game is on to track down the criminal mastermind who did it - Holmes himself! But does Watson’s rent have anything to… 

Mad About the Boy

Mad About the Boy

Stephanie talks about mental health problems and boys for an hour, but it’s totally funny, she promises, and won’t be as awkward as you think it will. 

Terror Australis

Terror Australis

I love edgy cabaret - give me songs about Chemsex (thanks Bourgeois and Maurice), or anti-drag (thanks David Hoyle) or blood, sweat and other bodily fluids (thanks Christeene) an… 

Rap Guide to Consciousness

Rap Guide to Consciousness

Predicting the next big show on the Fringe circuit is a little like trying to squeeze a champagne cork back into the bottle after it’s popped. 

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. 

Any Suggestions, Doctor?: An Improvised Adventure in Space & Time

Any Suggestions, Doctor?: An Improvised Adventure in Space & Time

Taking a much loved pop culture reference point is always a sure fire way to fill seats. 

New York Stories

New York Stories

I wasn’t sure what I was expecting to see when I arrived at the Rialto Theatre. 

Donal Coonan: Mr Grebe Is Taking Your Class Today

Donal Coonan: Mr Grebe Is Taking Your Class Today

Sometimes you stumble on a stand-up so freshly funny that you remember why you started liking unknown comedy shows in the first place. 

Jokes And Their Relation To The Unconscious

Jokes And Their Relation To The Unconscious

Taken on a whirlwind of what it means to have desires, unconscious and conscious thoughts, Alex Sergeant performed an entertainingly educational stand-up show. 

Jim Holland: Shoegazing

Jim Holland: Shoegazing

Polite, comedy-maverick Jim Holland in a funny show about shoes, shyness, and love, where Fred Astaire meets Metallica. 

Tony Roberts: Card Magic & More For Kids!

Tony Roberts: Card Magic & More For Kids!

Join Covent Garden’s cheekiest street performer, award-winning magician Tony Roberts for mind-blowing card magic and more! There’ll be laughs, mayhem and classic conjuring for … 

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. 

Jack and I: The Jack the Ripper Musical

Jack and I: The Jack the Ripper Musical

On the hottest day of the year, the Warren was worlds apart from the shady alleyways of Victorian London. 

Hang

Hang

Set in the near future, Hang imagines a world where the death penalty has returned and, with a sinister game-show-like feel to it, the victim determines the fate of the offender. 

Not the Horse

Not the Horse

Three scousers, two angry mobs and a horse. 

Ben Fogg: How I Won Best Newcomer 2017

Ben Fogg: How I Won Best Newcomer 2017

“A second once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the greatest living comic of every generation. 

Aidan Goatley: 10 Films with my Dad, His Granddaughter, My Wife, and Her Mother-in-Law

Aidan Goatley: 10 Films with my Dad, His Granddaughter, My Wife, and Her Mother-in-Law

How do fathers and sons communicate? Sports? Cars? The Jeremy Kyle show? For Aidan and his dad, it was films. 

Spilt Milk Presents...

Spilt Milk Presents...

Spilling, dripping and leaking comedy from every angle, come and join Spilt Milk, a brand-new sketch group, for their exciting show, packed with original new comedy writing. 

Mac & Eden with 'The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman.'

Mac & Eden with 'The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman.'

With candid, poignant and irreverent original songs, Mac and Eden present ‘The Unbearable Pleasure of being a Woman’, a side-splitting comedy/cabaret, brain-child of singer/songwri… 

Blues and Burlesque

Blues and Burlesque

After last year’s sell-out run, the Blues and Burlesque are back with a new show. 

Ready Steady Colour

Ready Steady Colour

Join us in our make-believe restaurant! Grab a table, order your black and white ‘plate of food’ and get colouring! Ready Steady Colour is an interactive theatre experience for all… 

Creating a Believable Character Without the Use of Text

Creating a Believable Character Without the Use of Text

Award-winning Dutch performer Hiske Eriks presents a physical workshop in which we will search for a believable character by making small transformations. 

Lorraine Bowen's Polyester Fiesta

Lorraine Bowen's Polyester Fiesta

BGT’s Crumble Lady (David Walliams’ Golden Buzzer winner) in a fun fashion catwalk cabaret starring her personal collection of polyester dresses, jackets, trousers and housecoats f… 

Maybe Sleep with the Fishes

Maybe Sleep with the Fishes

A mermaid play with a pizza-delivery-guy, songs, romance and an adult-sized-tricycle ride to the pub, with pug (in a basket), though the mermaid can’t pedal because she’s got flipp… 

Bourgeois & Maurice: How To Save The World Without Really Trying

Bourgeois & Maurice: How To Save The World Without Really Trying

Critically acclaimed musical satirists make a triumphant return to Brighton Spiegeltent with their out-of-this-world Edinburgh Fringe smash hit. 

Gender Spanner

Gender Spanner

A joyous and empowering hour of cabaret, burlesque, and labels that just don’t stick. 

Valerio, Dervish, and Friends

Valerio, Dervish, and Friends

Valerio brings surreal stand-up with a pinch of spice, whilst Dervish brings hilarious musical and spoken word idiot genius. 

Joe Black: Meet Me At The Eldorado

Joe Black: Meet Me At The Eldorado

In this lushly hilarious show, noir superstar Joe Black conjures up the atmosphere of the Eldorado; the Berlin nightclub that served as a regular haunt for gay men and women before… 

GIANT

GIANT

GIANT follows the never-ending, whirlwind of generations in protagonist, Tommy’s family. 

When Love Grows Old

When Love Grows Old

Old people, eh? A bunch of forgetful wasters who always have a hatchet to unbury or a cup of tea going cold. 

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James is sick of living at home and not being taken seriously as a supervillain. 

The Grimmest of Grimm Tales

The Grimmest of Grimm Tales

Did you know the Brothers Grimm collected together over 200 different stories? Why do we only ever hear about Cinders and Snow White? Were the others too scary? Too gruesome? Or a … 

The Ahhgee Crow-Barred in Material Emporium Extravaganza.org

The Ahhgee Crow-Barred in Material Emporium Extravaganza.org

The Ahhgee Crow-Barred in Material Emporium Extravaganza. 

How Eva Von Schnippisch Won WWII

How Eva Von Schnippisch Won WWII

The WWII official secrets act is over and Eva is ready to set the record straight. 

Pelican

Pelican

‘Pelican’ is a whirlwind hour of narrative comedy that’s “wildly funny” (BroadwayBaby) and “thrives off ingenuity and playfulness” (EdFringeReview). 

Funny Women Awards: Brighton Heats

Funny Women Awards: Brighton Heats

‘The Funny Women Awards’ are back at Brighton Fringe! ‘The Funny Women Awards’ has left a massive impression on the UK comedy map, with previous winners and finalists including … 

The Sorries

The Sorries

With guitars, bodhrans and mandolin in hand, The Sorries sing, play and banter their way through a selection of traditional songs from Scotland and beyond. 

Duker & Henderson: Soph Opera

Duker & Henderson: Soph Opera

Two of the UK’s best new comics, Sophie Duker (Funny Women finalist 2015) and Sophie Henderson (SYTYF? finalist 2016) ride into Brighton for an unrelentingly hilarious hour of subv… 

The Wedding Reception

The Wedding Reception

An unbeatable theatrical dining experience where you become guests at a wedding reception to remember. 

Late To The Party

Late To The Party

‘Late to the Party’ is an autobiographical romp on a mid-life diagnosis of ADHD and Dyslexia in two women. 

Tongue Fu (and Tongue Fu 4 Kids!)

Tongue Fu (and Tongue Fu 4 Kids!)

“amazing!” Guardian. 

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

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

Do you remember Dave Benson Phillips? If you were a child in Britain from the 80s to the early 00s, there’s a fair chance you watched him on TV. 

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. 

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

“The average person will speak 123,205,750 words in a lifetime”. 

Bug Camp

Bug Camp

We are told in the blurb that being a grown up sucks. 

Florence & Watson & The Sugarbush Mouse

Florence & Watson & The Sugarbush Mouse

Florence and Watson are honey badgers of a very rare sort. 

Ushers: The Front of House Musical

Ushers: The Front of House Musical

A preview performance of a new jukebox musical is due to take place. 

One Man and his Dog

One Man and his Dog

A dog is man’s best friend, and is for life. 

Lambs to the s-Laughter

Lambs to the s-Laughter

Lambs to the s-Laughter showcases the very best of new comedy talent from around the UK. 

By Myself

By Myself

Known for his highly imaginative and hilarious writing, and as a natural born performer, Addy brings a new show of his unique style of comedy to Brighton Fringe. 

Cracked Tiles

Cracked Tiles

A year ago he inherited his father’s crumbling fast food shop. 

Georgie Morrell: A Poke in the Eye

Georgie Morrell: A Poke in the Eye

One woman. 

The Maydays present: Happily Never After

The Maydays present: Happily Never After

Being inspired by fairy tales, Gothic themes and the warped imagination of Tim Burton was all-too-clear in the wide and undeniably impressive range of sketches, theatre troupe The … 

Frankenstein: Man or Monster

Frankenstein: Man or Monster

A refreshingly innovative take on Mary Shelley’s 19th century novel, Augustus Stephens’ one-man performance effortlessly portrayed mental illnesses through the depiction of Vi… 

The Peter Pan Syndrome

The Peter Pan Syndrome

Are we ending our indulgence of ‘man-babies’? If Adam Sandler films were the tipping point and presidents with Twitter tantrums were the moment when it stopped being funny, the… 

Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael

In 1987, celebrated BBC weather forecaster Michael Fish stood up on national television and shrugged off reports of an oncoming hurricane. 

Blocked

Blocked

“Bye!”, Kate (Laura Curnick) chirps as a disgruntled man with a beer leaves from the front row ten minutes into the set, a rather awkward start to Blocked, which is followed by… 

Poets v MCs Battle Games

Poets v MCs Battle Games

For 14 years the poets and rappers of Brighton have been locked in an epic struggle. 

It's My Funeral and I'll Throw Glitter if I Want To

It's My Funeral and I'll Throw Glitter if I Want To

After a (tiny) mental breakdown, Isobel has decided to take her upcoming untimely death into her own hands and throw her own funeral, skeptics be damned! An intimate look at mental… 

A Clown Fairytale

A Clown Fairytale

Do you like humour, the world of clowns, excesses, beautiful and unlikely stories of love? With Dandy Danno and Diva G. 

Decide-A-Quest

Decide-A-Quest

A high-energy comedy reworking of classic game books such as ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ and ‘Find Your Fate’. 

The Presence of The Heap and The Happy Way to Go?

The Presence of The Heap and The Happy Way to Go?

Theatre Inc. 

Mediocre as F**k

Mediocre as F**k

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the most mediocre of them all? In his 2016 debut show, Gavin shared the story of his struggle to accept the reality of his own mediocrity. 

Belongings

Belongings

Anthony Ayton, mid-forties, middle-class ex-criminal lawyer, raised in the East End of London before attending a public boarding school, a comprehensive, and finally a grammar scho… 

Ensonglopedia of Science

Ensonglopedia of Science

A song about science for every letter of the alphabet. 

The Missing Special

The Missing Special

Brighton writer Richard Hearn’s comedy/drama asks the question “If you could replay a key moment in your life, what would you do differently?” ‘The Missing Special’ won the R… 

The Love of Stationery

The Love of Stationery

“I collect bags of sugar from cafes and restaurants I’m in. 

How to be Good at Everything

How to be Good at Everything

Do you lack basic skills? Do you want to be good at everything? Then you should watch ‘How to be Good at Everything’. 

Woolly: The Morose Merino

Woolly: The Morose Merino

Sarcastic, satirical and hilariously self-deprecating, Woolly is a sheep with serious issues! But he wasn’t always so. 

Mat Ricardo: Showman

Mat Ricardo: Showman

Fast hands, smart mouth. 

Tricity Vogue's All Girl Swing Band

Tricity Vogue's All Girl Swing Band

“Anyone else a massive fan of the divine Miss Vogue and her ukulele? Thought so. 

Kuan-Wen and The Closet of Curiosities

Kuan-Wen and The Closet of Curiosities

A Taiwanese gay boy who fled from his tiger mum, trained as an accountant in London, but escaped to “find himself” in Berlin, ended up performing stand-up comedy in English, in Ger… 

Wake Up & Deirdrealize

Wake Up & Deirdrealize

Deirdre Me is on a mission to show the world how awesome it is, one person at a time, starting with you. 

Sajeela Kershi: Paradise Beneath Her Feet!

Sajeela Kershi: Paradise Beneath Her Feet!

A new work-in-progress show from this multi award-winning comedian. 

Meet Fred

Meet Fred

Hijinx Theatre in association with Blind Summit. 

Fragments From Your Workplace

Fragments From Your Workplace

Writer/director Sofia Rendall and a cast of Sussex University students bring you a brand new satirical piece in several parts that each parody business culture and its various inad… 

Stand By Your Nan

Stand By Your Nan

The original Educating Rita met Buddha of Suburbia and pretended to be an ordinary working class housewife whilst she went on strange spiritual quests, educated herself, and got an… 

Grab The Bison By The Horns... .

Grab The Bison By The Horns... .

Join the brewers of Gem Electric house ale Bison Beer and host i-am-Doe (“An original and infectious talent”, (The Evening Standard)), for a fun evening of music, comedy and delici… 

Gould & McCarthy: Death, Goths, Kittens & Other Cute Things

Gould & McCarthy: Death, Goths, Kittens & Other Cute Things

Brighton comics Vicky Gould and Joe McCarthy join forces to bring you an hour of quirky off-beat humour. 

James Loveridge: Work In Progress

James Loveridge: Work In Progress

Voted ‘One To Watch’ at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2016 and nominated for Amused Moose Best Show 2016 at the Edinburgh Fringe, James is back with another hour of hilarious st… 

Sooz Kempner: Sooz on Film

Sooz Kempner: Sooz on Film

Cinephile comedian Sooz (Funny Women Variety Award winner) really wants to win an Oscar and in this brand new stand-up show for movie fans, she’ll make the case for how she can. 

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Chaos ensues as soon as you arrive at this fully immersive show where you dine, served by Basil, Sybil and Manuel. 

Good People, Bad Day

Good People, Bad Day

Everyone has experienced the dreaded ‘bad day’ where nothing seems to work out. 

Doing What It Says On The Tin

Doing What It Says On The Tin

An emotional yet comedic performance from Tom Dussek on Sunday evening at the charming Rialto Theatre. 

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 Warr… 

I Love Men

I Love Men

Does the perfect man exist, and at age 83, does Lynn Ruth Miller need to find him? Her 70 minute show, autobiographical, takes us on a journey from 1943-2017 (11 years old - 83yea… 

Twins Macabre

Twins Macabre

As seen on BBC3’s ‘Live at the Electric’ and BBC Radio 4’s ‘Sketchorama’, ‘The Twins Macabre’ is a dark character-comedy duo like no other. 

Generation Why

Generation Why

Three performers from the UK, Italy and Spain that belong to the so called Generation Y, are confronted onstage with a simple but controversial question: what do you want for your … 

In the Chips Because of the Cheese

In the Chips Because of the Cheese

Kate Winslet soaking wet, porcelain thrones and dancing sausages. 

Great Train Robbery

Great Train Robbery

Apparently, one of the men involved in the Great Train Robbery of 1963 resides in Hove - but this story isn’t about him, instead it’s about the women behind the heist, the ones… 

Bard's Bitches

Bard's Bitches

By Heather Alexander. 

Mark Cram: Pipe-Bomb

Mark Cram: Pipe-Bomb

Mark Cram has had enough. 

Tez Ilyas: Teztify (WiP)

Tez Ilyas: Teztify (WiP)

“Ilyas has a slickness more reminiscent of US comics, and the gags to back it up, though his most prized asset could yet be his bold, subversive streak” (The Guardian). 

A Fantastically Weird Reading From Madeleine Swann

A Fantastically Weird Reading From Madeleine Swann

Aisha’s front room doubles as a depression-era cinema, her bedroom a Parisian salon and her study a library from the psychedelic Sixties. 

Fannytasticals

Fannytasticals

A bejazzled clunge? A muff, minge, vadge, landing strip or front bottom? Ah, it’s just too much fun delving in the dirty dictionary of lady slang but that’s probably enough for… 

Neurovision: Boom-Bang-A-Brexit!

Neurovision: Boom-Bang-A-Brexit!

Remember Brighton Fringe 2013? Music comedy duo Eccentronic tried to write the UK’s song for Eurovision by identifying what it means to be British, while musing on how we can co-… 

Hats Off to Laurel and Hardy

Hats Off to Laurel and Hardy

The award-winning true story of the lives of the best-loved comedy duo of all-time. 

Julie Jepson: Randomonium

Julie Jepson: Randomonium

Lamb Comedy are beside themselves with excitement to be welcoming Barcelona’s No. 

Buzz: A New Musical

Buzz: A New Musical

Winner of the 2016 Stella Wilkie Award and the 2016 Eddies Award, BUZZ is a hilarious musical journey through the history of the vibrator and a brutally honest story of a singleton… 

City Impro by the sea

City Impro by the sea

A rip-roaring rollercoaster of laughter where six improvisers make everything up on the spot as they race from one game to another. 

The Monks of Umami: Radiodyssey

The Monks of Umami: Radiodyssey

On February 22nd 1952, 50 strangers gathered in the vaults of BBC Stoke to hear a groundbreaking new comedy act. 

Chicken Soup Crusader

Chicken Soup Crusader

In this unsafe space, with Brexit looming and Trump trumpeting, Daphna Baram attempts to clear us all a path. 

Dignity Off

Dignity Off

Get ready to laugh at the regular comedic odd couple. 

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) bri… 

Comedy Happy Hour: The Chat Show

Comedy Happy Hour: The Chat Show

This show is the perfect way to start off your night at Brighton Fringe, as you spend an hour in the company of genial Scottish comedian Vladimir McTavish and guests in an early ev… 

Jane Postlethwaite: The House

Jane Postlethwaite: The House

Jane Postlethwaite (Funny Women and Squawker Award finalist 2015) brings her multi-character, one-woman show, ‘The House’, to Brighton. 

Elixir

Elixir

‘Elixir’ is circus like you have never seen before - uninhibited by cliché or expectation, subversive and hilarious at the same time. 

The Girl Who Fell in Love With The Moon

The Girl Who Fell in Love With The Moon

“It wasn’t a particularly spectacular night, as she sat stargazing in her room . 

The Burning Gadulka

The Burning Gadulka

With humour and sarcasm, a musician tells a story about his relationship with the Gadulka - an instrument often overlooked and unremarkable in its appearance. 

Joe & Liam are Friends and Conquistadors

Joe & Liam are Friends and Conquistadors

A double bill from: Joe Hart (SYTYF finalist, Tickled Pig winner, as seen on BBC Trending) and Liam Webber (Best New Act nominee, Midlands Comedy Awards). 

Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Back by popular demand following last year’s sell-out shows at Brighton Fringe and Camden Fringe! Brighton’s improvised comedy favourites return to present another series o… 

Mozzz!

Mozzz!

Mozzz! A week in the life of an undercover mosquito. 

Shhh Dating

Shhh Dating

Join Shhh Dating for a session of flirting games, eye gazing and no talking (till the end)! Shhh Dating has been storming the dating scene in London for 4 years and been praised by… 

Woman not fish

Woman not fish

Helen is the only insecure woman in the world trying to navigate through this thing called life. 

John Pendal: How To Escape From Stuff

John Pendal: How To Escape From Stuff

Before John became a comedian he spent ten years as an amateur escape artist. 

Imaginauts

Imaginauts

Friends’ fantastical journey through the depths of their imagination in this multi-roling, fast-paced farce. 

JoJo Bellini: Crash-Bang Cabaret!

JoJo Bellini: Crash-Bang Cabaret!

After the roaring success of JoJo Bellini’s ‘Kitchen Cabaret’ at Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe in 2016, the salacious songstress brings to Brighton a brand-new, and much naug… 

Nature Knows Best

Nature Knows Best

In a delightfully funny series of two person plays, ‘Nature Knows Best’ by Devonshire playwright Nick Discombe, takes a look at love and life through the eyes of a Seagull duo,… 

The Treason Show: Festival Special

The Treason Show: Festival Special

No one does satire quite like Brighton’s very own ‘The Treason Show’. 

AGM: Unfinished Business

AGM: Unfinished Business

Steve Adams, Colin Galletly and Johnny Murph return as the entity: AGM. 

Bad Dad

Bad Dad

From the slapstick physical beginning of this self-penned one-man monologue, through to the show’s philosophical conclusion, the laughs come thick and fast in Bad Dad. 

Get Fit With Bruce Willis

Get Fit With Bruce Willis

The premise of Get Fit With Bruce Willis promises a fun-packed frivolous hour of disco, Jimmy Somerville songs, fitness and a Faustian pact with the devil but sadly fails to live u… 

Stick or Wizard?

Stick or Wizard?

‘Stick or Wizard?’ It’s your choice! Gaulier-trained clown, Oli Weatherly, invites you to take a trip with him through the wilderness of his imagination and to make a cho… 

... Yes?

... Yes?

Last Orders At The Dog & Dumplings

Last Orders At The Dog & Dumplings

Boogaloo Stu’s dark comedy ‘Last Orders At The Dog & Dumplings’ is an uproarious and merciless exposé of the cold-blooded takeover striking our communities in the name of regene… 

Children's Sing-Along Fun with Dave Benson Phillips

Children's Sing-Along Fun with Dave Benson Phillips

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

Chittar chat

Chittar chat

Saby Kang offers some useless and random anecdotes in this one-woman operation. 

Father God

Father God

‘Father God’ is a family sitcom based on the Holy Trinity in the preceding 3,000 years before Jesus came to Earth. 

AART TV Live Broadcast!

AART TV Live Broadcast!

New Zealand’s finest Mikey the Aartist returns to Brighton Fringe for the launch of AART TV Live with special guest artists Jim Parkyn (Aardman Animations) and George Egg (Anarch… 

Sexy Beasts

Sexy Beasts

The untamed and inimitable Jet Black Pearl from the port of Amsterdam sings about macho roosters, ecstatic slugs and other voluptuous creatures, while squeezing one hot accordion. 

WMD Makes Everything Better

WMD Makes Everything Better

WMD Comedy is a three man sketch troupe with an online following for making strange and wonderful content. 

Terabac

Terabac

If you’re a budding ecologist who also has a love of physical theatre, Terabac is the show for you. 

Default Friends

Default Friends

Brother and sister duo Jack and Anna Harris bring us a stand-up comedy show using sketches inspired by their life as siblings. 

Cabaret From The Shadows

Cabaret From The Shadows

Amid the abundance of hard hitting and harrowing new work presented at the Fringe, one could be forgiven for wondering why we’re all taking ourselves so seriously. 

My Fanny Valentine

My Fanny Valentine

Megan Juniper takes us on a quick romp through a date gone wrong, intertwined with fun, catchy songs and important messages for the modern day woman Standing centre stage in a fa… 

Dracula

Dracula

Bram Stoker’s classic Gothic tale of the infamous Count Dracula is one that has been retold countless times, but don’t be fooled - this high-octane production by Let Them Cal… 

Juliet Meyers: The Dog and Other Global Irritations

Juliet Meyers: The Dog and Other Global Irritations

Juliet Meyers (Writer on ‘Sarah Millican TV Programme’, ‘8/10 Cats’ and ‘News Quiz’) returns with her show about her clingy rescue dog, unconditional love and being a wolf. 

Wet Bread

Wet Bread

Adele can’t work out how the Tories are in power – everyone she knows voted Labour, and don’t get her started on Brexit. 

re:Verse

re:Verse

Ever wondered what a pavlova recipe sounds like in bossa nova? Or craved fitness tips set to industrial techno? Part improv, part concert, ‘re:Verse’ is an interactive musical come… 

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. 

Rubber Ring

Rubber Ring

“I’m sixteen. 

Fall of Duty

Fall of Duty

1916. 

Spark Factory

Spark Factory

Seven brave and bold artists constructing the next big thing in theatre. 

Lazarus

Lazarus

After having a nearly fatal illness, he thought things would be different . 

Pals

Pals

New writing about the Great War, this poignant, funny play follows the story of innocent and enthusiastic men who volunteer their services to Britain after Kitchener’s call to arms… 

The Room in the Elephant

The Room in the Elephant

This provocative comedy begins with two young men struggling to come up with ideas for a show they are performing the following week. 

Jessica Fostekew: You Know What I Did Last Summer

Jessica Fostekew: You Know What I Did Last Summer

A brand-new show in preview from Jessica Fostekew. 

SESKA: Fruit Salad!

SESKA: Fruit Salad!

When SESKA comes to town, kids laugh out loud, dads f*rt out loud and mums faint at his feet! This show contains magic, mayhem, and happiness! Sold out the past 3 years. 

Deep in The Heart of Me

Deep in The Heart of Me

A ‘Shirley Valentine’ tale for the 21st century with songs from the Rat Pack repertoire, ‘Sway’, ‘Let’s Fall in Love’ and ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’. 

The Tim Bat Trick Show

The Tim Bat Trick Show

Gentleman juggler and unwitting clown Tim Bat performs his impressive repertoire of amazing tricks with aplomb. 

Alex Kealy: Too Early To Say

Alex Kealy: Too Early To Say

Comedian and vertebrate Alex Kealy presents his second comedy show. 

Charmian Hughes-Soixante Mirth

Charmian Hughes-Soixante Mirth

What if you met your younger self? Answer - a comedy trip where stand-up meets time travel. 

Heidi Regan and Will Rowland Present: Some Comedy in a Venue

Heidi Regan and Will Rowland Present: Some Comedy in a Venue

Will and Heidi are two thoughtful, principled stand-ups who will do anything to get a laugh, including dropping all principles. 

Hiccups

Hiccups

Ben Carter (Laughing Horse 2014 semi-finalist, SYTYF 2015 semi-finalist) Johnny Wardlow (as heard on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 2) and Zelem Saydullaev (Squawker 2015 finalist, Sout… 

10 Steps To Happiness

10 Steps To Happiness

There is more to life than happiness, right? A not-so-perfect guide to happiness is explored in this one-woman show, written and performed by Yvette May who, after finding hersel… 

Macbeth

Macbeth

Embarking on a tale of ambition, blood and murder of their own, Mac and Lady Mac build a fast food empire. 

Spectacular Sisters

Spectacular Sisters

A joyously humorous celebration of what it is to be a sister. 

Carol Cates

Carol Cates

Carol Cates has been performing as Lady Carol all over the world for over a decade, America, Canada, all over Europe and Australia. 

Reality Check

Reality Check

Athena Kugblenu has watched, listened and looked for a long time, and now she’s grown tired of the conventions of the left wing press. 

Joseph & Stacy: Live

Joseph & Stacy: Live

Sponsored by the Portslade Furniture Warehouse, this show sees the web’s freshest sketch comedy act revitalised on stage. 

Ida Barr: Never Heard The Like

Ida Barr: Never Heard The Like

Brighton’s Favourite, as faded yet not jaded as a seaside pier, Ida Barr returns! This former music hall singer used to be quite the shining star, known for her two big hits, ‘Oh … 

GorillaBot Party

GorillaBot Party

A strange and amazing masked music group are bringing their unique party to Brighton. 

The View from the Mountaintop

The View from the Mountaintop

A pitch-black comedy from award-winning playwright, Matt Morrison. 

The Intimate Strangers: Mister Bond

The Intimate Strangers: Mister Bond

Hit dark sketch comedy show featuring a host of weird and wonderful characters, culminating in a big James Bond finale. 

Museumpiece

Museumpiece

Arna Spek (BBC Radio 4 New act competition, Leicester Square theatre New act semi final 2016) is ready to make you laugh! Join her for a hilarious 30 minute stand-up comedy show ab… 

Lucy Pearman: WIP & a Cabbage

Lucy Pearman: WIP & a Cabbage

“Traditionally, unmarried girls were sent into the veg garden to choose the ‘perfect’ cabbage. 

Aaaand it’s back! Twig The Pixie’s Family Funsplosion!

Aaaand it’s back! Twig The Pixie’s Family Funsplosion!

Twig the Pixie has lost his marbles! Help him find them in this hit stand-up comedy spectacular for all generations of the family. 

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. 

The Holey Truth

The Holey Truth

From being raised as a Scientologist in the ‘burbs of New Zealand, to the peculiar and pensive realities of sexuality, Reading Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2015 winner, Ja… 

Lamb Chops

Lamb Chops

Confused about which comedy show to see? ‘Lamb Chops’ is the answer! At 2016’s award-winning ‘Best Venue’ you can devour meaty cutlets of comedy acts performing across Brighton Fri… 

Super Cally Fragile Lipstick

Super Cally Fragile Lipstick

Forty something years into a lifetime of looking great but feeling fake, Cally Beaton is ready to come out about her double life in her hilarious brand new show, Super Cally Fragil… 

Worst Birthday Ever

Worst Birthday Ever

Poor Lewis just wanted to enjoy a Happy Birthday, but things just went from bad to worse. 

Confidence Tricks

Confidence Tricks

Poetry show about what makes us feel confident – or not. 

Fémage à Trois

Fémage à Trois

Directed by Lou-Lou Mason. 

Network Diagnostics

Network Diagnostics

New work from an exciting Irish theatre company. 

Much Ado About Bingo

Much Ado About Bingo

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your Bingo Dabber! Join 1970s telly host and crimplene-clad showbiz legend Derek Daniels for a sensationally silly Shakespearean round of retro… 

Tina C's President-C

Tina C's President-C

Tina C is the multi-award-winning country music singer who went from White Trash almost to the White House. 

Flowerpot Women

Flowerpot Women

In a garden far away, in a world a lot like this one, in a conversation that has already happened, Eddie asks Garland: “What’s it all about?” And Garland answers, “I don’t know. 

PASSPAWT

PASSPAWT

Out of the 29 years the amiable-natured Helena has been alive, 5 were spent in her birth country Slovakia and 24 in England. 

Life Without Dog

Life Without Dog

Following a sell-out performance of Katherine Chandler’s ‘Hood’ at the National’s Dorfman Theatre, Found in the Forest return with a new world premiere. 

Katsura Sunshine: Rakugo!

Katsura Sunshine: Rakugo!

Hilarious. 

Even God Knew I Was GAY

Even God Knew I Was GAY

In case you were wondering. 

Dr Zeiffal, Dr Zeigal and the Hippo That Can Never be Caught!

Dr Zeiffal, Dr Zeigal and the Hippo That Can Never be Caught!

Calling all hippo expert enthusiasts! Award-winning family comedy that will have kids storming the stage. 

The Ruffian on the Stair

The Ruffian on the Stair

A young man says he’s just looking for a place to stay, but he’s got sex, violence and revenge on his mind. 

SALT: Sketches

SALT: Sketches

London Sketchfest and Musical Comedy Awards finalists, SALT (née Making Faces) bring their new show ‘Sketches’ to Brighton Fringe packed with new hilarious sketches, character… 

Only in Brighton!

Only in Brighton!

A fact-filled walk celebrating our unique city. 

Licence to Laugh Comedy Club

Licence to Laugh Comedy Club

Comedy Compilation show of some of the best up and coming comics from the UK Comedy Circuit. 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

A selection of the very best stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe. 

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 origin… 

Being Hueman Being

Being Hueman Being

Luke brings his world of fantasy and ridiculousness to Brighton, keen to ignite pure idiocy out of nowhere. 

The Girl Who Fell In Love With The Moon

The Girl Who Fell In Love With The Moon

Puppetry, poetry, dance and live music are interwoven in this splendid succession of stories from five zany friends. 

Un-Titled

Un-Titled

Facing both her 80th year and an unveiling of a new piece of artwork, artist Gert has a lot to think about. 

Cabaret Whore Presents: La Poule Plombée

Cabaret Whore Presents: La Poule Plombée

Sarah-Louise Young and Michael Roulston remain on top form with their new laugh-out-loud spin-off Cabaret Whore, in which Young’s comic character La Poule Plombée is finally g… 

The Daddy Blues

The Daddy Blues

Masculinity meets Artificial Intelligence in jukebox sci-fi ‘The Daddy Blues’. 

Eyes down! Bingo with Ida Barr

Eyes down! Bingo with Ida Barr

Join the world’s only hip hop pensioner and star of ‘Artificial Hip Hop’ for a unique game of bingo that is a multi-award-winning Fringe favourite. 

Dynamite Boogaloo

Dynamite Boogaloo

Brighton’s legendary pop’n’cabaret knees-up returns to Brighton Fringe. 

Nick Hall: Szgrabble

Nick Hall: Szgrabble

Character comedian Nick Hall brings a one-man Cold War thriller to Brighton. 

B.fest @ The Level

B.fest @ The Level

B. 

Pramkicker

Pramkicker

Meet Pramkicker. 

The Science of Living Things

The Science of Living Things

Delighting London audiences since 2013, The Science of Living Things bring their trademark show to Brighton. 

MISIRLOU

MISIRLOU

A super-heroine clown who will save you from the fear of death! A lecture on a philosophical consideration of death, a science experiment, a cat, dance, interaction with the audien… 

The One-Eyed Men

The One-Eyed Men

Does anyone ever read these blurbs? Here’s an experiment: if you are actually reading this right now, text your favourite animal to Alex at 07450 846 211. 

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

Professional perverts Bernie and Victy are back with an utterly raucous and unashamedly risqué hour of their most salacious songs: all filth, no filler! These fringe favourites ar… 

Storyteller, Storyteller

Storyteller, Storyteller

Clowning, slapstick and magical, non-verbal storytelling create a feast of laughter as two storytellers go head to head. 

Here I Am

Here I Am

Actor Manuel Lavandera, Director Britt Forsberg. 

How to be a Girl

How to be a Girl

Darkly comic, ensemble theatre at its finest. 

Tez Ilyas: Progress in Work

Tez Ilyas: Progress in Work

Edinburgh Fringe’s Funniest Newcomers 2015 (The Guardian). 

Addy van der Borgh presents Blind Charlie Harwood

Addy van der Borgh presents Blind Charlie Harwood

Blues harmonica and booze harmonica legend Blind Charlie Harwood makes his Brighton debut after 35 years of licking the blues. 

Hammer and Tongue Festival Slam Special

Hammer and Tongue Festival Slam Special

Brighton’s biggest monthly performance poetry and open slam event presents a clash of the titans of spoken word: Three-times World Slam Champion Buddy Wakefield v European Slam Cha… 

The Gary & Robert Blues

The Gary & Robert Blues

A funny, angry and poignant story of one man using his creation of a new stand-up comedy act to find a path through his confused and damaged mind; and reconnect with the world. 

Wolf Meat

Wolf Meat

Wolf Meat brings absurdist humour and compelling storytelling to an irreverent world of dirty deals and mistaken identity. 

Escape: A Magic Show

Escape: A Magic Show

Escape the mundane and see the world through the eyes of a magician. 

Lost Voice Guy: Disability for Dunces

Lost Voice Guy: Disability for Dunces

Can you really not talk? Are you just in it for the parking? These are just a few of the questions that BBC New Comedy Award Winner Lost Voice Guy gets asked on a regular basis. 

Joe, Graeme & Dave: Mummy, I Don't Like Those Men

Joe, Graeme & Dave: Mummy, I Don't Like Those Men

An insight into the weird worlds of three up-and-coming local comics, with three very distinct voices: Joe Foster, Graeme Collard and Dave Fensome. 

The Treason Show: Festival Special

The Treason Show: Festival Special

Treason Show: Festival Special. 

Hannah Brackenbury: Jumbled

Hannah Brackenbury: Jumbled

Brighton-based musical comedian Hannah Brackenbury performs silly songs on the themes of pound shops, vodka, selfies, tiny horses, cake, country music, cats and more! 

Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Off the Cuff, the Brighton based improvisation troupe, bring their show Crime and Funishment to the Fringe. 

Katsura Sunshine: Rakugo!

Katsura Sunshine: Rakugo!

Rakugo, a 400-year-old tradition of Japanese comic storytelling, every bit as hilarious today as it ever was - and in English! Come for an hour of laughter and leave with a piec… 

Now I'm a Big Boy!

Now I'm a Big Boy!

‘Now I’m a Big Boy!’ is written, produced and performed by young people, tackling issues of growing up and the problems surrounding sexual consent. 

Tonight We Strut

Tonight We Strut

Tonight We Strut is a fantastical hour of slapstick mayhem in the guise of a TV chat show. 

Athena Kugblenu: Reality Check

Athena Kugblenu: Reality Check

Bubbling with energy and wit, Athena Kugblenu shares with us her opinions and musings on just about every topic you might need to navigate life as a British millennial. 

Gecko

Gecko

Gecko finds former RE teacher, Kevin Precious falling out with a Brighton ‘New Age’ type, bemoaning a Facebook request from a successful former associate (who is keen to show it), … 

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

For children over 6, their parents and anyone who likes comedy without the rude words. 

The Tailor of Gloucester

The Tailor of Gloucester

This award-winning theatre company returns with its hilarious, heart-warming adaptation of the Beatrix Potter tale of a poor tailor, who falls foul of his cat when he rescues the m… 

A Really Really Big Modern Telly

A Really Really Big Modern Telly

A pair of comedic short plays simultaneously celebrating and condemning modern life, sandwiched in sketches: A re-imagining of the myth of Narcissus and Echo, and a contemporary fa… 

Coating Under Pressure

Coating Under Pressure

The Coaterie are a collection of some of London’s finest comedy minds, brought together under a single banner. 

Acting Funny: UoB's Short Course on Comic Theatre Practice

Acting Funny: UoB's Short Course on Comic Theatre Practice

Taught by established professional performers and University of Brighton staff, this five day course provides intensive training in physical skills and creative approaches for devi… 

The Family Show

The Family Show

Winner, Best Children’s Show - Ireland’s most lovable idiots bring their mischief and mayhem to a show for the whole family. 

Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Gepetto, the old carpenter, makes toys all day - but when a mischevious puppet called Pinocchio comes to life, adventure and wonder are not far behind! In this loving recreation of… 

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… 

The Curiositorium

The Curiositorium

Award-winning The Dead Secrets bring you a labyrinthine sketch comedy adventure. 

Shelf

Shelf

Shelf is Rachel Watkeys Dowie and Ruby Clyde, a double act with a “winning hybrid of sketch show and stand-up” **** (EdFringe). 

Charmian Hughes: When Comedy Was Alternative (The Laughs And Loves Of A She-Comic)

Charmian Hughes: When Comedy Was Alternative (The Laughs And Loves Of A She-Comic)

Izzard, Brand, Hardee - comedian Charmian’s had steaming hot cuppas with them all. 

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah, Yeah?

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah, Yeah?

Surreal Lecoq/Gaulier-trained clown Brickhead returns to Brighton with more bonkers nonsense! [newline] “Hard to explain and impossible not to like” (Fringe Review), [newline] “Lud… 

Rahul Kohli: Newcastle Brown Male

Rahul Kohli: Newcastle Brown Male

One Geordie specialising in current affairs. 

Dead Man Presents: Tessa Waters: Over Promises

Dead Man Presents: Tessa Waters: Over Promises

Clown, dance and sketch collide as multi-award-winning Australian comedian, Tessa Waters, unleashes her new hour of stupidity. 

Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows

A hilarious re-telling of ‘The Wind in the Willows’ brings to life the escapades of the irrepressible Mr Toad and his long-suffering friends Ratty, Mole and Badger. 

Twisted and Tongue Tied

Twisted and Tongue Tied

Nothing like a wild, dark comedy cabaret and a dash of activism to kick off your afternoon! The girls will cross-dress, undress, and try to redress gender imbalance in just 30 min… 

1972: The Future Of Sex

1972: The Future Of Sex

What an incredible performance. 

Upside Down & Inside Out

Upside Down & Inside Out

Two English gentlemen (or are they?) pull surprises out of the hat (and the audience). 

Sahar Mirhadi: Dawn of the Geek

Sahar Mirhadi: Dawn of the Geek

A story of self-acceptance, of passion meeting obsession, and of stereotypes dancing to a dazzling Anglo-Iranian beat. 

Playback Impro

Playback Impro

Actors play back audience stories. 

Funny Women Awards 2016

Funny Women Awards 2016

The Funny Women Awards have been scouring the UK and Ireland for the best new female comic talent! Come along and spot the next big thing, help raise funds for domestic violence… 

David James: Precisely

David James: Precisely

Beautifully-crafted comedy from one of the country’s masters of anecdote and timing. 

Dr Zeiffal, Dr Zeigal and the Hippo that Can Never Be Caught

Dr Zeiffal, Dr Zeigal and the Hippo that Can Never Be Caught

Calling all hippo expert enthusiasts! This weird and wonderful family show for all ages will have kids storming the stage. 

The Joy of Junk

The Joy of Junk

Well-loved street performers, Edinburgh Fringe sell-outs, and ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ semi-finalists, Bang On!, create captivating rhythms using anything from plastic bags and wat… 

We Can Make You Happy

We Can Make You Happy

House of Blakewell want to make you happy. 

Cabaret Burlesque

Cabaret Burlesque

Join Valentina del Pearls and four other leading lights of French New Burlesque for a remarkable revue bringing together glitter, glamour and humour. 

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. 

Always Be Rolling: How Board Games Can Change Your Life And Save The World

Always Be Rolling: How Board Games Can Change Your Life And Save The World

Award-winning comedian James Cook has read the back of the box and is ready to play. 

The Thermos Museum

The Thermos Museum

Those without a snide, self-deprecating, sense of humour, step away from the Thermos Museum. 

Big Bobby, Little Bobby

Big Bobby, Little Bobby

If like me you find an Irish accent a wondrous tool capable, in a single crank, of spinning the very stars in the gutter, and if, like me also, you enjoy nothing better than a bi… 

Alshanta

Alshanta

Lucy “Hopkins is fantastic” (The Guardian), and Peter Mielneczek “Stupid, nonsensical, indulgent, pathetic and insulting to the intelligence . 

Roll Over Atlantic

Roll Over Atlantic

Join award-winning Caribbean-British poet John Agard in this quirky re-visioning of the notorious New World Enterprise of Christopher Columbus, on a voyage in verse performed again… 

Imaginary Porno Charades

Imaginary Porno Charades

Why have a single entendre when you can go for the double?! Drop in and out whenever you like for our 12 hour session, just make sure you pace yourself and don’t go off too early! … 

BEASTS

BEASTS

Sketch heroes BEASTS return to Brighton with a brand new hour of inspired nonsense. 

Dean Friedman: Story Songs

Dean Friedman: Story Songs

Short stories set to music. 

Rob Deb Vs Patrick Casey: Dorks of Justice

Rob Deb Vs Patrick Casey: Dorks of Justice

Rob Deb and Patrick Casey bring you an hour of thrill-powered stand-up comedy. 

Amadeus Martin: God Created Brixton

Amadeus Martin: God Created Brixton

Award-winning comedian Amadeus Martin takes you on a journey through Brixton urban legends, anecdotes and observations, from the failed Viking Invasion of 885AD, the Victorian Era … 

Doug Segal: I Can Make You Feel Good (Preview)

Doug Segal: I Can Make You Feel Good (Preview)

“Imagine if Derren Brown was funny” (Evening Standard) Doug Segal (Winner: Best Cabaret Act, Brighton Fringe) is back in Brighton to preview his new show which is designed to make… 

Eggs Collective present Late Night Love

Eggs Collective present Late Night Love

A tender and ridiculous show that clambers up your drainpipe with a rose between its teeth. 

Rebel with a Puncture

Rebel with a Puncture

Sell-out comedian Sam Quinn will do whatever his sponsors want: tell jokes, do accents, dance, sing. 

LoveHard

LoveHard

A family recently arrived from nearby America? Remote rural Scotland? A nice, quiet, relatively murder-free area to settle down and forget the problems they’ve left behind? Need we… 

My My Immortal

My My Immortal

Ebony Dark’ness Dementia Raven Way is the star of ‘My Immortal’, the world’s worst fanfiction. 

Trygve Wakenshaw: Kraken

Trygve Wakenshaw: Kraken

The multi-award-winning, critically acclaimed total-sell-out returns. 

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. 

Crimplene Millionaire

Crimplene Millionaire

Raucous, hilarious and surreal, 1970s telly hosts Derek and Beverly Daniels present their TV pilot gameshow, rolling back the years to a world of fondue, Brut 33 and bin strikes. 

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Basil, Sybil and Manuel are back to serve a 3-course meal in this “authentic, chaotic, eccentric and hilarious experience” (The Sussex Newspaper). 

Rattle Tales

Rattle Tales

Short story and flash fiction readings with audience participation. 

BSMS Medic Revue 2016

BSMS Medic Revue 2016

After nine sell-out years, the BSMS Medic Revue returns with its biggest show yet! Written, cast and crewed by medical students who explore life in medicine through comedy sketches… 

Tom Ward: Sex, Snails and Cassette Tapes

Tom Ward: Sex, Snails and Cassette Tapes

Join BBC Radio New Comedy Award finalist Tom Ward as he spins tales and impressions of his favourite unsung heroes into a dreamlike narrative of voices and sounds. 

Matt Banks & Fraser Geesin: Dunce Tank

Matt Banks & Fraser Geesin: Dunce Tank

A chaotic hour of games, awful songs and confusion. 

About a Goth

About a Goth

When little in your life seems to be easy then perhaps, for some, the only way to take control is to adopt a persona. 

Gloriator

Gloriator

A riotously funny show revealing just what happens when a glamorous French actress and her hapless assistant stage their version of Hollywood blockbuster ‘Gladiator’. 

The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman

The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman

The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman, a side-splitting comedy cabaret. 

A Royal Wunderlich Variety Show

A Royal Wunderlich Variety Show

Brighton’s all-male cabaret smutsters, Der Wunderlich Revue, celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday with a night of right royal mirth, magic, music, cheerleading and madness. 

Eggs Collective Get A Round

Eggs Collective Get A Round

Back by popular demand! Pinned on the arse-end of a night out, ‘Eggs Collective Get A Round’ is a show with lipstick on its teeth and Wotsits on its face. 

Tribute Acts

Tribute Acts

Everyone wants their dad to be a hero. 

Juliette Burton: Decision Time (Preview)

Juliette Burton: Decision Time (Preview)

Award-winning docu-comedian Juliette Burton must make a BIG decision. 

Do You Mind?

Do You Mind?

Joni has met someone special, but how can she tell him she has a long-term mental illness? And is that really the best thing to talk about on a second date? An engaging and amusing… 

AART Live!

AART Live!

Get inside your now, taste the Mind Pie and journey into art with Mikey. “Just about the greatest thing ever” **** Best Shows of the Fringe (The Skinny, Edinburgh 2015) 

Bane 3

Bane 3

Bane looks to relocate and start anew in a new town, a town so idyllic no one would expect to find him there: Sunnyview. 

Bane

Bane

Bane tells the story of hitman Bruce Bane, ‘a hired hand who gets the job done’. 

Caspar Thomas: Magic & Mentalism

Caspar Thomas: Magic & Mentalism

Close-up, sleight-of-hand magic and mentalism performed for the stage. 

Knowing EU

Knowing EU

So, is it good to be in or out? A humorous look at the EU: the good, the bad and the ugly – you’ll learn, laugh and cry – you may even think again about that vote! 

Hercules

Hercules

Twelve Labours, Sixty Minutes – One Man. 

Rubbish Rebel

Rubbish Rebel

TV-featured Bentley Browning, founder of Comedy Novices and Comedy for Clergy (the course featured on BBC Breakfast,’The One Show’ and ‘Russell Howard’s Good News’), stars in this … 

Erect But Unstable

Erect But Unstable

Canadian monologist John Arthur Sweet undertakes a comedic odyssey to medicine, psychotherapy and religion in search of answers about queer love, sexual awakening, and obsession. 

Funny Women: Time of the Month

Funny Women: Time of the Month

Funny Women’s share and gig night is perfect for comedy lovers and beginners. 

Beards! Beards! Beards!

Beards! Beards! Beards!

From Trick of the Light Theatre comes the tale of a girl’s inventive efforts to grow the world’s most magnificent beard. 

Bane 4

Bane 4

‘Bane 4’ follows hitman Bruce Bane as he attempts to erase his past and discover what went wrong. 

Elixir

Elixir

Elixir is an incredible display of acrobatics and physical comedy; an action packed hour of circus. 

Going AWOL

Going AWOL

A farcical comedy two-hander, written and produced by AWOL Productions. 

Shit-faced Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice

Shit-faced Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice

For those of you who have yet to encounter the fringe phenomenon that is Shit-Faced Shakespeare, this is a show that does exactly what it says on the tin. 

Confessions of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl

Confessions of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl

With a name like Confessions Of A Red-Headed Coffeeshop Girl you might expect a raw, bittersweet expose of the disappointments of a young dreamer, crushed by the tsunami of Post-Re… 

Shit-faced Showtime: The Pirates of Penzance

Shit-faced Showtime: The Pirates of Penzance

The actors in Shit-Faced Showtime have a lot to deal with, a drunk member of their cast, remembering their lines, singing in tune, playing the piano and also dealing with drunk, an… 

Brighton v Edinburgh Poets v MCs

Brighton v Edinburgh Poets v MCs

Two battles in one: first the poets from the two great festival cities join to take on a united team of rappers. 

Chris Betts: Bewilderbeest

Chris Betts: Bewilderbeest

Sceptical, ludicrous and hilarious, Betts brings his second hour of stand-up to Brighton Fringe. 

Leggoland

Leggoland

In 2014 stand-up comedian Colin became an amputee, making full use of his surname Leggo. 

In the Land of Gold

In the Land of Gold

A country at conflict with itself, torn between it’s culture and the growing need for democracy, turns to its often-absent King to save them, but does he even care? Now those clos… 

The Rise of a Comedy Dictator

The Rise of a Comedy Dictator

The Democratic Dictator of Lafta Republic, His Excellency President Obonjo, returns to Brighton Fringe with a brand new show! On the comedy campaign trail to become the first (inte… 

Kitten Killers

Kitten Killers

Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Show nominees return with their hotly-anticipated new sketch show. 

Joe Foster's Best Summer Ever

Joe Foster's Best Summer Ever

Brighton’s very own Joe Foster (Winner of Foster’s South Coast Comedian of the Year 2015) presents his debut full length stand-up show. 

AGM: Back in Business

AGM: Back in Business

Like gags? Want a proper laugh? AGM, last year’s runners-up of the Fringe Guru 2015 Audience Choice award, are ‘Back In Business’ with Adams, Galletly and Murph returning once mo… 

Decameron

Decameron

A promenade performance by in situ: Following the sell-out success of Canterbury Tales in 2015, in situ:’s storytellers return with another medieval masterpiece – Boccaccio’s m… 

Tom Goodliffe is Full of Beans: A Comedian's Guide to Coffee

Tom Goodliffe is Full of Beans: A Comedian's Guide to Coffee

An award-winning comedian and writer for BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, Tom brews up his brand new show all about coffee. 

And The Rope Still Tugging Her Feet

And The Rope Still Tugging Her Feet

Inspired by the arrest and tribunal of 24-year-old Joanne Hayes, ‘And The Rope Still Tugging Her Feet’, written/performed by Caroline Burns Cooke, explores the 1984 Kerry Babies Sc… 

Bane 2

Bane 2

‘Bane 2’ follows hitman Bruce Bane as he fends off toxic monsters, old foes and inner demons. 

Doctor in the House

Doctor in the House

Having left the UK for sunny Australia, Dr Ahmed returns to share the comical aspects of being a modern day GP. 

Lambs in Sheep's Clothing

Lambs in Sheep's Clothing

Introducing our brand new character comedy show! For one night only, we’re playing dress up and bringing you the best in character comedy from Brighton and beyond. 

The Late, Late Teatime Chatshow

The Late, Late Teatime Chatshow

The perfect start to your night at Brighton Fringe. 

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

A number of great and varied comedians from around Brighton Fringe come together in a mixture of stand-up comedy and interaction to decide who is the greatest superhero. 

Unusual Subtext

Unusual Subtext

If you thought Brighton Fringe had been a little short in supply of freaks this year, then these five guys from London are set to prove you wrong. 

Police Cops

Police Cops

With tight abs, even tighter moves and slick choreography, Police Cops runs at a pace that will make your head spin and is silly, fun and very entertaining. 

Austen Empowered

Austen Empowered

Miss Juliet Smith (Amanda Stewart) is reluctantly entering the marriage market enthusiastically encouraged by her Aunt Roberta. 

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. 

Ignacio Lopez's Greatest Hits

Ignacio Lopez's Greatest Hits

A wonderfully witty look into Britain through the eyes of an Iberian Welshman. 

Parish Fete-ality: A Game of Scones

Parish Fete-ality: A Game of Scones

“In the Parish Council elections, you win or you die. 

Viv Groskop: Be More Margo

Viv Groskop: Be More Margo

A brand new work-in-progress about snobbery, class, Britishness and The Good Life, fuelled entirely by gin. 

Save Me A Balloon

Save Me A Balloon

Michael and Maria are an elderly couple, who receive the news that one has a terminal illness. 

Kelly Kingham: Home

Kelly Kingham: Home

They say “there’s no place like it” and I know it’s “where the heart is” but I don’t care - I don’t want to go home. 

A Dirty Get-Away! by David Weedall

A Dirty Get-Away! by David Weedall

Stranded by severe snowstorms, three identically dressed strangers disturb the rural calm of a young woman in a remote Sussex cottage. 

'Plan SuzyB': A Work in Progress

'Plan SuzyB': A Work in Progress

Brand new show from the former Funny Women award winner. 

I, Myself & Me

I, Myself & Me

My name is Rachael, I’m 36 years old and I’m from Nottingham. 

David Hoyle

David Hoyle

Post-drag, post-gender, impossible to beat, performance avalanche and avant-garde legend David Hoyle returns for unmissable evening of high comedy, sound, vision, paint and song. 

Stand Up & Slam!

Stand Up & Slam!

Stand-up comedy - poetry’s idiot relation, right? Performance poetry - comedy’s boring cousin, yes? Let’s find out! Six phenomenal acts go head to head for your approval in thi… 

Joz Norris: Breakfast Of Champions

Joz Norris: Breakfast Of Champions

Award-winning idiot Joz Norris attempts to present the most audacious solo comedy show ever. 

Vanity Bites Back

Vanity Bites Back

A “Bold, subversive and very funny” clown cookery show about searching for self worth in a cheesecake. 

Sellotape Sisters by Lee Mattinson

Sellotape Sisters by Lee Mattinson

1966. 

Jane Postlethwaite: Made In Cumbria

Jane Postlethwaite: Made In Cumbria

Jane Postlethwaite’s Made In Cumbria is absolutely hilarious. 

Katharine Ferns: Faking It (work in progress)

Katharine Ferns: Faking It (work in progress)

We learn to lie at 3-years-old. 

Joseph & Stacy: Live

Joseph & Stacy: Live

Sponsored by the Portslade Furniture Warehouse, this show sees the web’s freshest comedy sketch act revitalised on stage. 

A Threesome

A Threesome

A show suitable for students, the middle aged and old age pensioners - and that’s just the cast! The group looks at the humour in their age and gender differences with interrup… 

Limelight

Limelight

Just the usual open mic night at the Iron Duke. 

Darius Davies: Road to Wrestlemania

Darius Davies: Road to Wrestlemania

At 18, despite weighing 10 stone and having no athletic ability, Darius decided to become a professional wrestler. 

Smasher

Smasher

“Bold, subversive and very funny” ???? (The Scotsman). 

Mostly David Ephgrave

Mostly David Ephgrave

The back end of the comic duo Doggett and Ephgrave turns the spotlight on himself for an hour of solo stand-up. 

Airswimming

Airswimming

Airswimming tells the tragic story of two women, Dora and Persephone, who have been incarcerated and forgotten in an asylum for the criminally insane in the 1920s. 

Buddhism and Cats

Buddhism and Cats

If you got your idea of adulthood from ‘Friends’ but reality hasn’t met expectations; if you fail to be in the moment and find yourself living through your phone; and if you feel c… 

Oli Bettesworth: Someone Stop Me (Work-in-progress)

Oli Bettesworth: Someone Stop Me (Work-in-progress)

“Mate, it wouldn’t surprise me to find out you’d snapped one day and gone on a killing spree. 

Swan Bake

Swan Bake

What do you get when an impressionable young writer moves into a London squat with a couple of crack addict ballerinas and a pack of rats? Swan Bake! This mash-up of song, dance… 

It's Okay, I'm Dealing With It

It's Okay, I'm Dealing With It

The Hiccup Project were the darlings of the 2015 Brighton Fringe with their show May-We-Go-Round, winning awards and accolades in abundance and that holy grail of all Fringe art… 

C.S.I: Crime Scene Improvisation

C.S.I: Crime Scene Improvisation

Mirth meets murder in world’s daftest whodunnit. 

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Comedy Club 4 Kids

“Comedy Club 4 Kids has stand-up sets from grown-up, high-quality acts who perform their usual sets, just without the swearing or rude bits,” says The Independent. 

Conductors' Unbecoming Scenes from Orchestral Life

Conductors' Unbecoming Scenes from Orchestral Life

Gavin Henderson regales first hand hilarious stories of the many conductors he has worked with: Stokowski, Otto Klemperer, Giulini, Svetlanov, Barbirolli, Sargent and Rattle among… 

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Mik and his Ego Trippers are a strange and wonderful beast of a band juggling stand-up, rock and performance-art effortlessly. 

Mr Pineapple Head

Mr Pineapple Head

A family clown theatre show. 

Haven't a Clue..!

Haven't a Clue..!

Think you know charades? Think again! Back for a second year after a huge success in 2015. 

The Story of the Nervous Man (a silent comedy)

The Story of the Nervous Man (a silent comedy)

Neil Frost has a story to tell. 

Name Dropping

Name Dropping

David Benedictus sipped champagne at 2am while sitting on Joanna Lumley’s bed. 

Peter Dobbing: Armchair Futurologist III

Peter Dobbing: Armchair Futurologist III

Multiple comedy competition finalist Peter Dobbing’s last two shows brought you bitcoins, edible insects and virtual reality. 

Menkind

Menkind

The night was meant to end at Nandos, but something has gone wrong. 

Luke Stephen: Commit No Nuisance

Luke Stephen: Commit No Nuisance

Lamb Comedy returnee Luke Stephen comes with his very own self-destruct button, and far too often he decides to hit it. 

Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross

Directed by Roger Kay, Glengarry Glen Ross depicts two days in the lives of four real estate salesmen who have been supplied with the names and phone numbers of some new leads. 

MorbidAbnormalMe

MorbidAbnormalMe

The basement of the Blue Man is a cosy Aladdin’s cave of a space, all cushions and tapestries and tasteful lighting. 

Stud

Stud

Tell, me about it, Stud. 

A Bit of Magic with Stu & friends

A Bit of Magic with Stu & friends

Bringing together the best magic, comedy, and cabaret acts at Brighton Fringe, comedy magician Stu Turner hosts a smorgasbord of entertainment. 

The Star Factory

The Star Factory

Enthused? Inspired? Vibing? If you love Brighton Fringe why not become part of it? Loquacious Luvvie or Lounge Lizard, it could be you on stage making mediocre scripts something gr… 

Birthday in Suburbia

Birthday in Suburbia

A kaleidoscope of mundanity and the surreal, ‘Birthday in Suburbia’ invites its audience to follow the descent of an average man into an extraordinary, ridiculous personal crisis. 

Pat Cahill: Panjandrum

Pat Cahill: Panjandrum

Pat Cahill brings his sellout 2015 Edinburgh show to Brighton Fringe. 

Best Boy

Best Boy

Double act Best Boy return to Brighton Fringe with an hour of side-splitting sketches. 

Jacob Hatton: Fantasist

Jacob Hatton: Fantasist

“Narnia isn’t real. 

101 Things to Do Before You Die

101 Things to Do Before You Die

Fast-paced, hilarious sketch comedy from Making Faces. 

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 fem… 

How Eva Von Schnippisch Single-Handedly Won WW2

How Eva Von Schnippisch Single-Handedly Won WW2

The official secrets act is over and Eva is ready to set the record straight. 

Captain Morgan and The Sands of Time

Captain Morgan and The Sands of Time

An adventure set on the high seas that is story-telling at its very finest. 

One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean

One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean

Oh what a man! Francis Henshall is a man driven by his needs, whether its food or a good woman, he is totally consumed and motivated by his desires. 

My Paper Girlfriend

My Paper Girlfriend

Animation, mime and speech come together in this neat one-man show about love at first-sight going wrong. 

Mat Ewins & John Kearns

Mat Ewins & John Kearns

Edinburgh Comedy award-winner (2013/14) John Kearns delivers non-sequiturs, surreal digressions and bizarre lunacy alongside stand-up, sketch, and character comedian Mat Ewins. 

Rachel Parris: Best Laid Plans

Rachel Parris: Best Laid Plans

Rachel Parris (‘Austentatious’, ‘The IT Crowd’) presents her new musical comedy about not having it all. 

Sy Thomas: Poster Boy

Sy Thomas: Poster Boy

Sy Thomas serves-up the best bits from his 2015 Edinburgh show ‘Jumper’ and some brand spanking new stuff for 2016. 

Fardell & Perry: 110% X-treem Total Adrenaline

Fardell & Perry: 110% X-treem Total Adrenaline

Rich (Chortle Student, and SYTYF finalist) and Dan (Squawker Finalist) are two Brighton stand-ups with a high regard for jokes. 

Sheraz Yousaf: The Pursuit of Manlyness

Sheraz Yousaf: The Pursuit of Manlyness

Some people chase money, others, fame. 

I Demand a Recount!

I Demand a Recount!

One year on from “the closest election in modern times” ‘I Demand a Recount!’ tackles the questions that can’t wait until GE2020. 

Dave Bailey: Beige Against The Machine

Dave Bailey: Beige Against The Machine

Escape all that horrible stuff, for about an hour, with comedian Dave Bailey’s debut solo stand-up show: ‘Beige Against The Machine’. 

The Daily Grind

The Daily Grind

Hi. 

Bourgeois & Maurice

Bourgeois & Maurice

Following sell-out shows last year, award-winning musical satirists Bourgeois & Maurice are back with a brand new show celebrating and skewering life’s absurdities. 

John Pendal: International Man of Leather

John Pendal: International Man of Leather

This solo stand-up comedy show is the true story of how a shy Baptist boy from Watford became an unlikely international sex ambassador when he won the 25th annual ‘International … 

Mocketh The Weak

Mocketh The Weak

Curious Cloud presents ‘Mocketh The Weak’, the gameshow that pits wicked wits against hapless saps. 

Aphrodite in Flippers

Aphrodite in Flippers

Georgie’s 40th birthday, her friends spy something strange lodged in her ear. 

Normally Abnormal

Normally Abnormal

Award-winning stand-up Dave Chawner takes a hilarious look at identity, recovery and life after eating disorders. 

Shakespeare's Avengers Assembleth: Age of Oberon

Shakespeare's Avengers Assembleth: Age of Oberon

Ever wondered what would happen if Shakespeare was kidnapped by a crazed fairy king in an enchanted forest? With the fate of the Bard and his mystical infinity quill in the balance… 

Ade Foiadelli: Arrow Meet Brain

Ade Foiadelli: Arrow Meet Brain

Scattershot, irreverent and a bit wobbly, Ade takes all the things you hold dear and does unspeakable things to them right in front of your brain, before washing everything in laug… 

Aidan Goatley: Joys of Retail

Aidan Goatley: Joys of Retail

When you were five you wanted to be an astronaut, but you never got near NASA with your media degree. 

Boogaloo Bingo

Boogaloo Bingo

His balls are churning and when they drop, expect non- stop nonsense, outrageous games, erotic works of art and hilarious entertainment with your host Boogaloo Stu. 

A Digital Legacy

A Digital Legacy

Colin Chadwick is a bit of an oddball and has no idea how to communicate with people on a basic level. 

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. 

Andy and Sarah's Rantomime

Andy and Sarah's Rantomime

Every Christmas, comedians Andy Thomas (‘Crimes Against Humanities Teachers’) and Sarah Charsley (‘Ghost Sex’) meet to mime a rant, then do it for real. 

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 … 

More Memories Than Future

More Memories Than Future

If you like your comedy dry and your comedians sly and your jokes wry, then this is for you. 

Fake Hip Gnosis

Fake Hip Gnosis

Slash/Theatre presents - come into your own slice of life! The land of the free has never been so easy to hide from. 

Burt Lancaster Pierced My Hymen (When I Was 11)

Burt Lancaster Pierced My Hymen (When I Was 11)

A fascinating, disturbing and hilarious childhood growing up in Hollywood with the children of the stars. 

The Ruby Darlings

The Ruby Darlings

The Ruby Darlings give an outrageously honest yet totally sexy look at life with a vagina. 

Jo Neary Does Animals and Men

Jo Neary Does Animals and Men

The award-winning comic returns with twenty farcical characters including men and an inanimate object. 

Follow Suit

Follow Suit

A madcap frenzy of physical comedy with a political bite. 

Adam Vincent: Judgemental (work in progress)

Adam Vincent: Judgemental (work in progress)

Fresh from his sell-out run in Edinburgh, comedy writer for Channel Four’s ‘The Last Leg’, Adam judges himself and the world with wanton cynicism but now wonders if this is just … 

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Based on the true story of Crookshank’s time in the R. 

Garden

Garden

At Insignia Asset Management, Lucy is in charge of the photocopier, printer, and scanner. 

Ghost Sex

Ghost Sex

I love ghost stories but I have never heard one quite like this. 

JoJo Bellini's Kitchen Cabaret

JoJo Bellini's Kitchen Cabaret

May 6 marked the official opening of Brighton’s famous Fringe Festival, with glorious sunshine all day and a wonderfully warm evening, the British weather played its part in… 

A Talent for Lying

A Talent for Lying

Set in a cafe, this helping from Octopus Soup Theatre initially provides nothing that an audience wouldn’t have seen before. 

Stuart Mitchell : Dealt a Bad Hand

Stuart Mitchell : Dealt a Bad Hand

“Scotland’s brightest comedy talent” **** (The Sun) presents his hilarious and hugely anticipated debut. 

Roof

Roof

The story of one woman and her dog’s quest to find a home. 

The Girl from Sindhustan

The Girl from Sindhustan

Sindhu Vee is probably the tallest Indian woman you’ll ever meet. 

Rory O'Keeffe: Job's Worth

Rory O'Keeffe: Job's Worth

Affable funnyman and “intelligent youngster” (Time Out), Rory O’Keeffe brings his first stand-up show to Brighton. 

Milkshake!

Milkshake!

Crazier than finding a poodle in your fridge – yes it’s SESKA! SOLD OUT Brighton Fringe 2014 & 2015. 

Extravaganza

Extravaganza

Join David, Keith, Hans and Romano on a quest to tell their individual stories and impose their so-called cultural offerings onto an audience. 

The Tim Bat Trick Show

The Tim Bat Trick Show

Amazing trickery, eccentric comedy; fun and hilarity guaranteed! “Highly recommended for kids and adults alike” (The Argus), “Still the must-see children’s show in Brighton… 

The Amazing Adventures of Little Red

The Amazing Adventures of Little Red

The SMASH HIT family musical returns to Brighton. 

Much Ado About Bingo

Much Ado About Bingo

Join ’70s crimplene-clad telly-host Derek Daniels for a sensationally silly and slightly Shakespearean round of retro musical bingo; tick off the songs and quotes as you hear them … 

The Funny Papers: Human Behaviour

The Funny Papers: Human Behaviour

Hilarious new surreal sketch show about how humans are. 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Forever Yours... x Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Forever Yours... x Tour

This was my first close encounter with the Lady Boys; I’ve never been to Bangkok, but I’ve seen The Hangover II. 

Javier Jarquin: Card Ninja

Javier Jarquin: Card Ninja

After standing room only at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, comedian Javier Jarquin brings his comedy show ‘Card Ninja’ to Brighton! A riotous display of upbeat humour and card stun… 

The Dutch-esses: the two Dutch girls Comedy Show!

The Dutch-esses: the two Dutch girls Comedy Show!

Come and join two Dutch girls! Arna Spek (BBC Radio 4 New Comedy award) and Simone Keunen will share their hilarious stories of trying to live in the UK! Simone is looking for happ… 

Defrosted

Defrosted

Love that frosty film or hate it, you’ll laugh your stripy socks off at lovable clowns Cat & Nicko and their puppet rock band. 

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

WANTED: Small minions to join Doktor James’ army of evil. 

James Bennison: How to be a Supervillain

James Bennison: How to be a Supervillain

Award-winning comedian James Bennison has had enough and has decided to take over the world. 

Things We Do for Love

Things We Do for Love

Storytelling feast of foolish kings, tree-climbing princesses, and one revolting woman, woven together by chief mischief-maker Damian BB Wood. 

Blushed

Blushed

Loosely inspired by The Red Shoes, ‘Blushed’ is a compendium of bonkers and brilliant adult fairytales told through tap dance. 

Bob and Jim: The Rest of The Lot

Bob and Jim: The Rest of The Lot

Bob and Jim do ‘The Rest of The Lot’. 

Cassie Atkinson: Supernumerary Rainbow

Cassie Atkinson: Supernumerary Rainbow

Join character comedienne Cassie Atkinson “Future national treasure” (ToDoList), as we run through the rainbow of her mind. 

Beyond Help

Beyond Help

A comedy show about life [Tinder], love [Tinder] and the human condition [Tinder]. 

A Fête Worse Than Death

A Fête Worse Than Death

A one-woman character comedy show set in the village fête in Llanfairchwaraesboncen, Wales. 

Twig The Pixie's Family Funsplosion

Twig The Pixie's Family Funsplosion

A pixie-fuelled comedy riot packed with adventure, mischief, stand-up comedy and storytelling to warm your heart and tickle your toes. 

Real Prawns have Curves

Real Prawns have Curves

London comedian Heather Jordan brings her debut show to Brighton Fringe. 

Snooperdog: a Hero is Born

Snooperdog: a Hero is Born

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a dog in a cape and red pants. 

Amazing Bubble Man

Amazing Bubble Man

Louis thrills audiences with bubble art, magic and science. 

Mark Dolan: This Show Will Change Your Life

Mark Dolan: This Show Will Change Your Life

Broadcaster and comedian Dolan is one of the most in-demand MCs. 

The Big Stiffy

The Big Stiffy

Bob’s dead. 

CLUE ROOM GAME - Lady Chastity's Reserve

CLUE ROOM GAME - Lady Chastity's Reserve

Lady Chastity’s Reserve is a night out like no other - described as ‘The Crystal Maze on crystal meth’, this team game (for 2-6 players) takes place in a secret room at Brighton’… 

Aaaaaaand... It Is What It Is

Aaaaaaand... It Is What It Is

Born in the grim shadow of Brighton Pier, the ‘It Is What It Is’ comedy-collective are here to bring you mirth, levity and so much more. 

El Blanco: Tales of the Mariachi

El Blanco: Tales of the Mariachi

Performer James Cairns (‘Dirt’, ‘The Three Little Pigs’, ‘The Snow Goose’) teams up with writer Gwydion Beynon (‘The Epicene Butcher’) to tell the epic, unforgettable and hilarious… 

Yeti's Demon Dive Bar

Yeti's Demon Dive Bar

The multi-award winning cult duo unleash their newest creation, Yeti’s Demon Dive Bar! This hilarious musical sketch comedy double act is “irresistible” (The Guardian), “dark… 

Tina C: Eating Country

Tina C: Eating Country

Join the world famous US country music singer Tina C for the launch of her Southern Cookbook. 

Paul Jones: The Nerdfather

Paul Jones: The Nerdfather

They say you should never meet your heroes. 

The Late Show

The Late Show

Fancy more Fringe? Join us for the best in laid-back, late-night entertainment at The Warren. 

Robin Morgan: Free Man (Work in Progress)

Robin Morgan: Free Man (Work in Progress)

A work-in-progress of the debut hour from Robin Morgan, star of ‘The Greatest Welshman You’ve Never Heard Of’ (BBC Radio), writer for ‘The News Quiz’ and Laughing Horse New Act of … 

Twonkey's Mumbo Jumbo Hotel

Twonkey's Mumbo Jumbo Hotel

Stop the hotel from being flattened! Time to enter the now legendary Twonkeyverse! Malcolm Hardee Award Nominee for Comic Originality, “He creates wonderlands of weird” **** (Kate… 

Mummy or The Art of Saying Goodbye

Mummy or The Art of Saying Goodbye

A cathartic and corrosively funny new play about a young professor who has shrouded herself in studies to numb the pain of grieving. 

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme More! LOVE

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme More! LOVE

An intimate, audience-collaborative theatre show with projected imagery and text messaging, exploring love, desire and dating with your clothes on. 

Charles Booth: VSOP

Charles Booth: VSOP

Charles Booth (Time Out character comedian to watch) makes his Brighton debut with an eclectic concoction of characters fizzing with heart-warming lunacy, dazzling originality and … 

2 Become 1

2 Become 1

Comedy pop-musical following four 90s girls embarking on a wild night of speed dating! A hilarious, non-stop journey through infectious pop anthems and ballads. 

Only Fools & 3 Courses

Only Fools & 3 Courses

You are invited as Marlene and Boycie’s guests at their Gala Dinner. 

The FunkSmugglers: Mead Dreams

The FunkSmugglers: Mead Dreams

3 guys + 1 drum + 1 loop pedal = funkin’ carnage. 

Ship of Fool

Ship of Fool

When Rob Coleman set off to row the Atlantic in 2003, he survived on ignorance and chocolate. 

Improv Deathmatch

Improv Deathmatch

An improvised comedy show where two teams battle to see who can make the audience laugh hardest. 

Circumcision

Circumcision

A unique, honest and funny show from award-winning comedian, Dave Chawner, on having to be circumcised aged 26! Using comedy to talk about sex, sexuality and gender, this is a di… 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

A selection of the best stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe. 

Nathan Cassidy: 42 (Preview)

Nathan Cassidy: 42 (Preview)

Award-winning comedian with a random set-list in a quest to find the meaning of life. 

Murder, She Didn't Write

Murder, She Didn't Write

Move over Sherlock! You become the author in this original and hilarious improvised comedy! Each night, Degrees of Error presents an unplanned, unscripted and never-before-seen mur… 

Only in Brighton!

Only in Brighton!

A walk celebrating all that’s unique, and a little bit weird, about Brighton. 

Brighton's Hidden Mysteries Tour

Brighton's Hidden Mysteries Tour

“A fascinating stroll through the city’s association with the occult, packed with detail and entertainingly dodgy conjecture” **** (The Argus). 

Not Fast Enough

Not Fast Enough

‘Not Fast Enough’ is a provocative and dynamic sprint through contemporary gender politics and imaginative theatre structures.