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 present a series of devised pieces as part of The Creative Performance Company"... 

Casual Violence: The Grot In The Grotto

Casual Violence: The Grot In The Grotto

Triple award-winning sketch villains and stars of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Sketchorama’ return to Brighton with a ghoulish new nightmare blend of sketch comedy, live music and pure evil... 

Ian Lane: If You Lived Here You'd Be Ian Lane By Now

Ian Lane: If You Lived Here You'd Be Ian Lane By Now

This show is about two things: home and the body. What is home? What is the body? What if you don't feel at home in your body? What if there's nobody home? Veteran homebody Ian Lane (New Comedian of the Year finalist 2014) investigates by looking at lop-sided cats, onion grenades, vengeful left hands, and how the offside rule makes you late for work... 

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. Mr Grebe turns up with a register one day in a bright, badly fitting jacket and explains that the usual teacher is sick... 

Pelican

Pelican

'Pelican' is a whirlwind hour of narrative comedy that’s “wildly funny” (BroadwayBaby) and “thrives off ingenuity and playfulness” (EdFringeReview). Written and performed by Gaulier-trained ex-Footlights Sam, Jordan and Guy, Pelican uses sketch, clown and physical theatre to create a joyful world with an "infectious energy" (TCS)... 

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

“The average person will speak 123,205,750 words in a lifetime”. Set against a backdrop of increasingly polarised politics, and a cruelly oppressed working class, Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons explores the power of language, and presents a world where inhabitants are limited, by law, to speaking only 140 words per day... 

Bug Camp

Bug Camp

We are told in the blurb that being a grown up sucks. To emphasise this point, the leading lady Lola bounds onto the stage acting like a totally convincing eight year old, with a deliciously husky voice, gesticulating wildly and sporting a Metallica t-shirt... 

Dual Core Comedy Processor Unit - Presented by the Duncan Brothers

Dual Core Comedy Processor Unit - Presented by the Duncan Brothers

The Duncan brothers came from the same erection, but have since gone in a different direction. Life has taken them on divergent and unforgiving paths, tearing their genetic seam in two... 

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

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

Theatre Inc. and IntAct Theatre Co. at Chichester College, Fan Dance Theatre Co. and The Magic Chocolate Show bring you this exciting double-bill of physical theatre led by artists with disabilities... 

Madame Señorita: The Expector

Madame Señorita: The Expector

Paula Valluerca, AKA Madame Señorita, (winner of Best Female Act at The London International Solo Festival) presents ‘The Expector’. Combining fear and fun, sexiness and madness, it’s a twisted exploration of stardom, divas and love... 

Alice Marshall: Blood

Alice Marshall: Blood

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

Zach & Viggo: Dream Team

Zach & Viggo: Dream Team

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

SpokeEasy

SpokeEasy

Do you remember a time when we all SpokeEasy? A time before every movement, word and thought was watched? Before cameras in trees? Come! Follow the signs for The Yellow Canary, a retro cabaret set in a near future with peculiar wanton acts that tell the story of how we got from there to here... 

In the Chips Because of the Cheese

In the Chips Because of the Cheese

Kate Winslet soaking wet, porcelain thrones and dancing sausages. This two women show asks the big, important questions in life such as "what did canned vegetables have to do with the harvest festival?" This is Screaming Banana's Brighton Fringe début and what better way to do so than with a show that is intelligent, provocative, colourful and funny? 

Doug Segal: I Can Make You Feel Good

Doug Segal: I Can Make You Feel Good

"Imagine if Derren Brown was funny" Evening Standard. Brighton Fringe award-winner Doug Segal is back with a show designed to make you feel good! Doug is a fast paced comic entertainer performing seeming feats of mind control... 

Strode's College Evening of New Performance

Strode's College Evening of New Performance

An evening of new and exciting work from students nearing the end of their acting training at Strode's College. Inspired by leading contemporary theatre practitioners, these aspiring performers from Surrey have devised a series of plays that aim to provoke, stimulate and entertain modern audiences especially for Brighton Fringe 2017. 

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. Lately though, something dark and menacing has been changing the landscapes and the people in them, leading Aisha to question whether she may be the cause... 

BLINDFOLD: The Night of the Hunt

BLINDFOLD: The Night of the Hunt

I wasn’t entirely sure what I’d witnessed after walking out of BLINDFOLD: The Night of the Hunt, a surreal play by Greek company THE.AM.A (Theater for People with Disabilities)... 

Perfection In Progress

Perfection In Progress

You don't have to be perfect... but you are! Organic juice drunk, clever books read, cool documentaries seen, supplements sipped, South American medicine adventure done, Yoga in India, burnt a man in the desert, coconut oil expert, tie-died hair, eye-gazed, meditated, happy thoughts, tantric raisin sharing, pages written, ecstatically danced... 

Double Whammy

Double Whammy

Next to Normal spin words, music, vocals and their sweet, sweet moves into sketch forms every damn day (after their day jobs). Now they’re bringing it all to Brighton Fringe. You like Opera? You’re in (G)luck... 

The Angel and The Fiend

The Angel and The Fiend

"I looked like an angel, but was a fiend inside." Lee Miller (1907-1977, New York). A muse, model, photographer and one of the first female war correspondents during WWII. Post war she married Surrealist artist Roland Penrose and settled at Farley Farm, Muddles Green, E... 

Bovine Cemetery's Literary Funeral

Bovine Cemetery's Literary Funeral

The candles are lit... A tah-tah to the old, a hurrah for the new! Come and pay your respects at our funereal short fiction fiesta: a eulogy for literatures lost, a delirious romp towards pastures new... 

Dignity Off

Dignity Off

Get ready to laugh at the regular comedic odd couple. Matt is 50 and well presentable with his feet firmly planted on the ground. Sunjai is 30 and far from presentable with his head way up in the clouds... 

Viggo Venn: The Life of Pepito

Viggo Venn: The Life of Pepito

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

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. Following a sell-out run at Lamb Comedy and Edinburgh Fringe in 2016, Jane invites you to meet a handful of new dark and surreal characters, each with a secret to hide, all connected to 'The House'... 

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Zach Zucker: Human Person

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

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). Tech-savvy gay nerd Joe is a comedic wizard... 

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 of impromptu detective dramas packed with colourful characters, lurid plots and hilarious escapades... 

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. In their brand new live show, you can find out about the conception of the Soviet flag, what to do when your friend won't give up his moustache, and how to escape a maze with a deranged maze-man and an idiot... 

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 choice... 

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. Where is the fun? Do we have to sacrifice entertainment values if we’re dealing with topical or sensitive issues? Teatro Pomodoro’s Cabaret from the Shadows tackles an overwhelming array of themes, but it is always joyous and fabulously tongue in cheek... 

Pickman's Model by HP Lovecraft

Pickman's Model by HP Lovecraft

The Other Realm brings Lovecraft’s classic short story to the stage for the first time. Pickman is an artist of extraordinary talent, but his gruesome paintings are borne of a terrible secret... 

Hoo-Haa

Hoo-Haa

Two very different award-winning comedians join forces to bring you a magnificent hour of 'Hoo-Haa'! David Jordan and Ingrid Dahle invite you to experience the pinnacle of entertainment all delivered with wonderfully flashy performance skills... 

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. Cerebral, silly, surreal and sibilant stand-up from two rising stars, one the winner of 'So You Think You’re Funny' 2016, and the other who should be commended for his persistence... 

Sellotape

Sellotape

'Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.' Hear hear Dostoevsky! Like a piece of forsaken sellotape stuck on a wall, the neurotic ditherer Todd clings to nothing but his place on the earth. 

GEORGE EGG: ANARCHIST COOK PART TWO 'Second Helpings'

GEORGE EGG: ANARCHIST COOK PART TWO 'Second Helpings'

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

David McIver: Stop It David We Are Having Too Much Fun

David McIver: Stop It David We Are Having Too Much Fun

David McIver is one of the most fun guys around these days. Come and have a look at the things he has thought of using his imagination. Expect props, silly characters and stupid nonsense from this idiot... 

NU(I)T

NU(I)T

The Countess Alex Zapak, direct from Berlin, presents her captivating new show NU(I)T The international, trans-media, award-winning artist to perform at Brighton Fringe 2017. Punk, Rock, Fellini, Spaghetti Western, lo-fi, Opera, cinematic surrealism, theatre, art, performance, multi-media, live experience... 

Lucy Pearman: WIP & a Cabbage

Lucy Pearman: WIP & a Cabbage

"Traditionally, unmarried girls were sent into the veg garden to choose the 'perfect' cabbage." (Anon). Lucy Pearman presents a work in progress at this years Brighton Fringe. Expect playful nonsense and a talking 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. Featuring storytelling, music, audio visuals, interactive bits and the spontaneous, this performance is sure to enchant, delight and excite... 

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. Joseph & Stacy are the proud recipients of numerous awards (including a 'joining in' Cubs badge and a 20m front crawl certificate) but are hanging up their natural talents to fulfil their fathers’ failed dreams of reaching the comedy big time... 

GorillaBot Party

GorillaBot Party

A strange and amazing masked music group are bringing their unique party to Brighton. They have a new band member, a brand new show and are looking forward to showing you how to get down, GorillaBot style! But what strange events will get in the way of their party... 

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. Material heard on BBC Radio 4. "A thing of beauty, smart, funny and original" **** (Remotegoat), **** (Edfringe Review), **** (ThreeWeeks). 

A Brief Guide to Tracking the Migration Patterns of the Eurasian Tree Sparrow

A Brief Guide to Tracking the Migration Patterns of the Eurasian Tree Sparrow

I, Marjorie Willmott (MA, PhD, MpDA), invite you to my very interesting and very important introductory lecture. This will include some projected images and new information. (Unfortunately the period of time spent attending this lecture will be non-refundable and non-exchangeable). 

They Built It. No One Came.

They Built It. No One Came.

Twelve years ago, Tobias and Alexander came together to form a spiritualist commune based on their shared visions of a peaceful and harmonious community... they are still awaiting their first member... 

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 musical bingo... 

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. Not only that, the passage of time is pressing on her mind, causing her to question the course of her life as a whole, her status and integrity as an artist, and the state of art itself in modern society... 

Kat Bond: Loo Roll / Jon Pointing: Slow Fade

Kat Bond: Loo Roll / Jon Pointing: Slow Fade

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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. Then come along to our show and we'll give you something... 

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. With crazy characters, bizarre experiments and explosions of wit; a single word is all it takes to create hundreds of never before seen improvised sketches... 

Cathedral

Cathedral

Cathedral is a midnight mass - an ode to memory and the sense of loss which carefully evokes a frozen, car-crash, state of mind. Two actualities run in tandem. A voice-over, male then female, piles up pieces of narrative that form imperfect recollections of a relationship into an overlapping collection... 

Gran Consiglio (Mussolini)

Gran Consiglio (Mussolini)

Opening in 1943 Rome, Gran Consiglio is set with The Grand Council of Fascism meeting to discuss the deposition of Benito Mussolini. As he waits within a small study-room of Palazzo Venezia, the overwhelmed and tired Duce reflects on his life prior to this moment... 

The Curiositorium

The Curiositorium

Award-winning The Dead Secrets bring you a labyrinthine sketch comedy adventure. Join a whirlwind odyssey through the wondrous, terrifying exhibits of the Curiositorium, a secret museum like no other. 

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] "Ludicrous humour at its best" (Broadway Baby) 

David James: Precisely

David James: Precisely

Beautifully-crafted comedy from one of the country's masters of anecdote and timing. David James returns to Komedia with a new show following last year's sell-out smash 'Baby-Boomer'... 

BEASTS

BEASTS

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

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 say any more? Join LoveHard... 

Matt Banks & Fraser Geesin: Dunce Tank

Matt Banks & Fraser Geesin: Dunce Tank

A chaotic hour of games, awful songs and confusion. Guaranteed to open your heart and make you weep with joy. Matt Banks: "Strange nonsense, indeed, and presented with a weird charm" (Chortle)... 

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. "Fine writing..... 

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. What could possibly go wrong? 

John Callaghan's Cabaret Electro

John Callaghan's Cabaret Electro

Quirky, wistful, witty, jubilant songs; dynamic performance; unique arrangements; ingenious costumes. "Eccentric and artful. High on classic pop melody with plenty of smart electronic concepts and whimsical introverted lyrics... 

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) 

Going AWOL

Going AWOL

A farcical comedy two-hander, written and produced by AWOL Productions. A tale of two women in the 1960s who both work for the same newspaper firm in London. Although they despise one another, the women have to embark on a trip round Europe, along with their dead boss, cut up in their carpet bags. 

Madame Señorita: ¿Who are Tú?

Madame Señorita: ¿Who are Tú?

Debuting in Brighton following a critically acclaimed run at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe, 'Madame Señorita: ¿Who are Tú?' is a total riot of a show, lead by an idiot. If you enjoy Spanish drama, ghosts, sexy housewives and Rock 'n Roll, and you want to witness a surreal experience, this show is for you! 

Animal Magic

Animal Magic

The author Mick Jackson talks taxidermy and explores our ambivalent relationship with the animal kingdom, from Walter Potter to Johnny Morris via John Berger. Includes slides! (and drink) 

How Strange It Is To Be Anything At All

How Strange It Is To Be Anything At All

Watch a fuzzy gentlemen do his best to convince you that he's not a brain floating in a jar, whilst working out precisely how humanity has managed to get this far without totally destroying itself... 

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. Their dark comedy of bizarre feats, poses the question: who are the real freaks? The performers? Or the audience watching them?In an era when Marvel continues to prevail, playing at superheroes or villains, feels a bit too familiar and these performers certainly look as though they’ve attended a Comic Con or two... 

A Glass of Nothing

A Glass of Nothing

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

Cheekykita Edinburgh Preview: A mancunian horror-ish fish tale

Cheekykita Edinburgh Preview: A mancunian horror-ish fish tale

Cheekykita, a ridiculous comedian like "no one else out there" (The Alarmist). A show with a crab dance, silly songs, fish stories and a bit of horror! "surreally wonderful clownesque, truly unusual" (The Colchester Gazette); NATYS finalist; Runner up for Laughing Horse new act; ????(Edfringe review) 

Aloof!

Aloof!

This stand-up comedy show contains 3 types of sneezes; 3 impressions of screensavers; 4 impressions of toilet seats; 6 rejected Fire Exit sign designs; 1 short play about car indicators; 1 joke my mum wrote; 0 photos of my roof... 

Which is Witch?

Which is Witch?

As a follow-up to the highly successful 'I Love Luci', The Other Realm Theatre Company return with 'Which is Witch?'. Comedy and drama will take you through the history of this great nation's fascination with the dark side of femininity - Witches! Think 'Horrible Histories' in a pantomime style. 

The Bald Prima Donna

The Bald Prima Donna

Typically English Mr Smith is wearing English slippers, smoking an English pipe and reading an English newspaper. His wife, typically English Mrs Smith is darning English socks. An English clock chimes three English chimes... 

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. If silly skits, senseless sketches, and sexy scenarios are your bag, then this is the bag for you (5p charge included in ticket price)! 

Smasher

Smasher

"Bold, subversive and very funny" ???? (The Scotsman). Helen's on a quest for ultimate pleasure, fearlessly thrusting into the lip biting, belly tightening 'what if I can't come?' qualms that hold us back from happy endings... 

Casual Violence: Slow Fade To Bleak

Casual Violence: Slow Fade To Bleak

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

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. While this premise is admittedly daunting at first glance, the story is lifted far from the dark, disturbing terrain it could have wallowed in with dashes of heartfelt humour and occasional, blissful scenes where the women retreat into their own fantasy worlds... 

The History of Everything in 60 Mins (more or less)

The History of Everything in 60 Mins (more or less)

Ben Watson's meet and greet as we entered the theatre made his audience immediately warm to him. It was personal touches like this that proved to be the most enjoyable part of his fact-driven foray into his more-or-less sixty minute history of everything... 

Jacob Hatton: Fantasist

Jacob Hatton: Fantasist

"Narnia isn't real. You're not related to Puss from Puss in Boots." Join Jacob for an evening of stand-up and sketches with one very confused man. In collaboration with the Soho Young Theatre Company, directed by Scott Barnett, catch one of the UK's rising improv comedy stars in his first solo show. 

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. Inspired by the film, 'It’s a Wonderful Life', Birthday in Suburbia combines a rich mixture of clown and dark comedy. 

Aphrodite in Flippers

Aphrodite in Flippers

Georgie’s 40th birthday, her friends spy something strange lodged in her ear. Its discovery propels three women on a surreal, darkly comic journey through their (extra)ordinary world... 

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. A celebration of art via lo-fi clowning. "Utterly enchanting" (Daily Telegraph), "Well written and, most importantly, funny" (The Guardian) 

Alice Marshall: Vicious

Alice Marshall: Vicious

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

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. It all comes out! Love, death, family, work, cats... 

Laura Moody

Laura Moody

Wildly alternative ex-Elysian Quartet cellist, vocalist and Avant-Garde singer-songwriter, fascinated not only with words and songwriting, but also with sounds, noises and textures, Laura eschews laptops and loop pedals to explore what is possible using only solo cello and voice... 

Distortion

Distortion

A story of both the abuser/ abused, showing the cognitive distortions which underlie sexual offending and the resulting trauma caused to a victim. Combining emotive text, abstract dance and video footage, 'Distortion' lets your imagination run wild but brings you back to reality when it hurts the most. 

Garden

Garden

At Insignia Asset Management, Lucy is in charge of the photocopier, printer, and scanner. She wonders how this fits into The Grand Scheme of Things. Life takes an unexpected turn when she rescues the office pot plant... 

The Museum of the Recently Named

The Museum of the Recently Named

You. Yes, you! You're lucky! Enclosed: a rare invitation to our rarely-opened Museum. Revel in a guided tour of our finest exhibits. Don't miss liquid transmission! Price includes souvenir to take back to (insert registered homeland here)... 

Walke About (WIP)

Walke About (WIP)

Strange things happen on a Walke About... Two comedians take to the road to grapple their subconscious. Tony Hinkson's stories and poems deal with love, loss, and the need to connect... 

Matt Hutson & David McIver: Two Shy Boys

Matt Hutson & David McIver: Two Shy Boys

Free alternative comedy from Matt Hutson (Runner-up in Preston Comedian of the Year) and David McIver (Selected for the BBC New Comedy award 2015). Matt’s a dry, sullen singer of tender comedy songs and David’s a naughty little scamp with a bad attitude... 

Leaves with a D, Jew with a Boo

Leaves with a D, Jew with a Boo

Two dry comics - one a dark, dry storytelling Bujew, the other, weird but with beautiful eyes and a pedantic wit - join forces for a mind blowing hour of comedic perspective shifting... 

The Big Stiffy

The Big Stiffy

Bob's dead. I know how he loved you so much. Please come to the funeral to pay your respects. Karl's providing complimentary crudités (with dips) chopped to perfection by angle grinder, plus fruit teas and apple crumble... 

Real Prawns have Curves

Real Prawns have Curves

London comedian Heather Jordan brings her debut show to Brighton Fringe. Join her and find out how an unfortunate incident with a couple of prawns landed her in hospital, and how this later led to her contemplating leading beauty companies' campaigns and women's classifications. 

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’s Black Lion pub and combines theatre, clues and comedy... 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

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

The FunkSmugglers: Mead Dreams

The FunkSmugglers: Mead Dreams

3 guys + 1 drum + 1 loop pedal = funkin' carnage. Join The Funk Smugglers as they introduce you to your new favourite drink - Mead. It's the Bunratty Mead Annual Shareholders Conference and you are invited to attend the hottest event in the premium drinks and beverages calendar. 

Bom-Banimals

Bom-Banimals

Weave up, down and around our imaginary menagerie with the Bom-Bane Family Players as you've never seen or heard them before. Original song, music, automata, puppetry, culinary delight...