Brighton-based group of superbly talented artists who play Flamenco/Jazz fusion with a wealth of other styles and influences besides, featuring Rachel Myer.
Glenda & Rita are two actresses from the Golden Era of cinema, immortalised in black & white and struggling to find work in this brutal, unforgiving technicolour world.
COME JOIN the ultimate gathering of souls.
A big-eyed, big-haired thing in a turtleneck exposes the infidelities of your cutlery drawer.
Welcome to the Great Indoors.
Charlie Partridge performs as Klaus from Stuttgart “Sonic Clown, Vocal Looping, Beat Boxing and Occasional Smut.
Good friends take you as you are, challenge you when you need, and wear onions as moustaches.
Our hosts Risky Maracas (Rikki Tarascas), Honor Mission and their group of hip cats ensure you get fully immersed in the world epitomised by Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and Caroly…
Maddy and Marina of critically acclaimed Siblings have drafted their # 1 pick from London’s comedy stable; hottest newcomer and stud, Sami Abu Wardeh.
Chores is the story of a brother and sister playing in their messy bedroom.
MOTHERLOAD! is a bold and bonkers clowning show about the end of the world.
Amazing tales, elegantly told.
Fab-u-lous! A new high-energy physical comedy about a lonely old man and a homeless dog who become friends and enter the world of ballroom dancing.
“Gloriously Bonkers” Freddie Hayes is a new potato on the comedy with her debut solo show featuring puppetry, stand-up comedy, physical theatre, film, singing, dancing and plenty o…
A debut solo comedy hour from the legs behind the sell-out hit show LEGS.
Through an administrative error, Gloria has ended up in the gorilla enclosure of a zoo.
Gloria is not a gorilla, but she is stuck in the zoo’s gorilla enclosure.
Ram will nourish you
Ram will punish you
Ram will come again!
Welcome to the church of Ram, where sheep are people, people are sheeple and the apocalypse is just getting started.
Ram will nourish you,
Ram will punish you,
Ram will come again!
Welcome to the church of Ram, where sheep are people, people are sheeple and the apocalypse is just getting started…
Join queer cabaret icon, Aidan Sadler, as they take you on the award-winning journey to Tropicana! Nothing is safe from ridicule so be led on an exploration of body image, heterono…
Experience a conversation between electro acoustic music and dance performance, explored through live painting. Expressing emotion in colour and sound with improvisation.
Back better than ever, SASSY! 2.
The true story of cabaret artist, Fanny Dent.
The true story of Fanny Dent, a self-conscious misfit in the unlikely world of burlesque.
Calling all seekers, trembling spirits and true lunatics to the late-night, interactive, divine ceremony of divination we always hoped we’d never need.
Serena Flynn (as seen on BBC Comedy, Soho Theatre) and Morag Davies Productions present ‘Lizard King’.
‘Corners’ combines verbatim with clowning, audio theatre, movement and multimedia to offer a glimpse into the lives of real people living on the edges of society.
Welcome to the return of SASSY!.
Stand-up comedy show with a mash-up of music, sketches and characters.
Jumping off a killer UK tour supporting Adam Ant, Laurie Black is here to synthrock the Bosco down in style.
“If you want to put your brain in the blender, have a listen - it’s a bit like if Aphex Twin wrote British music hall songs.
(In addition to this online show, John Callaghan will be performing LIVE at the Spiegeltent on 14th June 2021!) https://www.
Join Dr Bramwell’s ‘Odditorium’ for two enchanting events combining spoken word, film and music at the Brighton Spiegeltent.
Talks, performances, film, psychedelics, sacred stones and arch-weirdness from the fringes of culture, curated by David Bramwell.
Things were warming up at the Spiegeltent Bosco as the pre-Eurovision party crowd was ready for some afternoon goofs and giggles.
Brighton favourites and award-winning idiots Privates return! Three brilliant big-brained buttheads try to make history and win a Nobel Prize, with some totally stupid homemade inv…
Join the Barmy Brothers for a bonkers show like no other, where everything that can go wrong, most likely will! Heaps of ridiculous, joyous fun for children and their grown ups.
Clownberry Theatre enchants adults and children alike with Tougher than the Train - an experience that explores the idea of being tough versus playful through the usage of audience…
What if you are too tough for your own good? In this show, we meet Sigurd the Viking and his Siberian pet frog.
After a busy few years of re-training in cyber; this award-winning feminist theatre collective are ready to put the skill back in unskilled! Come & see how the overworked & underpa…
After a busy year of transferring our skills to cyber, award-winning feminist theatre collective Clap Back Club are ready to put the skill back in unskilled! After centuries of bei…
While the rest of the world goes to sh*t, escape to Camp Wunderlich.
As the audience entered the Bosco Theatre, we were enchanted by a solo guitar player (Tim Carp) on stage.
Acclaimed storytelling troupe The Embers Collective have teamed up with Stumble Trip Theatre to tell you some wild tales that’ll have you going out a bit wonkier than when you ca…
If you looked up the dictionary definition of a variety show, Johnny MacAulay’s Man of a Thousand Farces should be there.
“Very dark, very funny clown”- Metro
“What a great act.
A show for anyone with a complex relationship to home, Ryan Lane’s playful, inventive and intimate character comedy explores what it means to be Welsh, queer and the myths tha…
Four varied life drawing events for all the family in a nature-themed wonderland at the Bosco with live music jazz trio! Come and draw circus performers as they pose in costume, wi…
Bad Luck Boss Laurie Black is smashing mirrors and screens to summon the best acts in alternative cabaret for your live viewing pleasure.
A fast Fringe favourite, Bad Luck Cabaret is a showcase of the best in alternative cabaret.
Join the invincible superhero Captain Cauliflower on an unforgettable adventure filled with extreme silliness and unquestionable danger.
The Giant Balloon Show will have the audience in stitches and in awe simultaneously.
One girlband versus the satanic inner circle - a new comedy from Guttersnipe Theatre and Poppy Pedder featuring tearaways, rhinestoned lizards and original pop hitz.
What a saucy kitten! Emperor clown Christian Brighty presents an absurd love letter to play, romance & stupidity.
Lord Christian Brighty is the country’s most notorious rake.
Join the showbiz sensation Boogaloo Stu for bingo experience filled with frivolity, fun, filth and flashmob dances.
The untamed and inimitable Jet Black Pearl from the port of Amsterdam spent many years in the south of France before settling in Portland, Oregon in 2014.
She’s the Virgin Mary and she’s on a mission to find herself outside the confines of the church.
“A renaissance man in a suitcase.
The Amazing Bubble Man with accordion diva, Jet Black Pearl (Squeezebox and Beats) with a new stunning spectacle of bubble-based entertainment with cabaret-style theatre and music …
Watch the sparks fly as polyester and crimplene collide, when Derek Daniels (Boogaloo Stu) and Lorraine Bowen (Britain’s Got Talent) join forces for this sensationally silly and …
The Twins Macabre return to Brighton with ‘Crime Doesn’t Play’, a horror-crime-thriller-comedy.
Welcome to the very first, the OG, the birth of ‘SASSY!’ The new cabaret in town showing off the freshest talent.
Sick of the lack of progression in today’s society regarding feminist issues, Sal and Libby decide to sort it out the only sensible way they can think of: by starting a terrorist o…
George has been given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet with the mysterious J.
Which way do you swing? Are you for pulling out or re-entering?
Join the mass debate with Brighton’s legendary all-male cabaret burlesquers, Der Wunderlich Revue: Johnny MacAul…
Limited run! A Head First inside-out, up-and-down-under, mish-mash variety of circus stars, Spiegel legends and the hottest Fringe acts.
Join alien babe cabaret queen Laurie Black and her spaceship-synth for the journey of a lifetime to be the first woman to set foot (stiletto heel) on the moon! Adelaide Fringe’s Em…
Maori believes that seeing a Kotuku/White Heron will bring you good fortune but what if you get kidnapped by a bad one? Hopefully your adventure turns out better than expected and …
It is through strong, poetic and militant images that we will take you on a journey through the second largest country in the world.
Roll up, roll up! Come and feast your eyes upon our collection of curious characters at the ‘Carnivale de Robotique.
Jack Cray is The Fittest Man On The Street.
The Klump Company throw open their front door and cordially invite you in to meet The Family Blimp.
Leah gets in trouble at school when she fights a boy who is squashing ants.
Simon (played by Mark Brailsford) is definitely not going to Russia.
Media OS 5.
An evening of talks and performances exploring our relationship to death & dying.
Brighton-based group of superbly talented artists who play flamenco/jazz fusion with a wealth of other styles and influences besides, featuring Rachel Myer.
In 1986, Nuala won the annual Rose of Tralee beauty pageant and now she’s back as the first female host.
In a world where it is North Islington, only one man stands between Camden and Holloway.
Unforgettable bank holiday fun for all the family from our own ‘Greatest Showman’, Des, as he presents some of the most talented circus performers at the Fringe.
‘Frills and Spills’ is an absurd cabaret exploring privilege.
Showman, story teller and clown, London cabaret star, Andrew Pepper (“barnstorming, no-holds barred, grab the audience by the goolies and give them everything you’ve got”, Ca…
Back by popular demand! Love that frosty film or hate it, you’ll laugh your pants off at lovable idiots Cat & Nicko as they slapstick their way through the snow.
Calling all seekers, trembling spirits and true lunatics to the late-night, interactive ceremony of the present moment we always hoped we’d never need.
Erik Stand and Sidney Still are a quirky pair of freedom fighters, trying to trap all the grown-ups in the world and turn them back into kids again.
Pamela is the hard-won queen of a buzzing beauty salon, but behind the glitz and the glamour, the Salon of the Year competition threatens to bring the walls of her suburban palace …
Following award-winning, sell-out performances in Edinburgh and Adelaide and receiving a ‘High Commendation Award’ (Adelaide 2017), Kevin makes his Brighton premiere with a bra…
Cult pioneer of sexual performance art, Glitta Supernova has thrived independently, producing originality for over 20 years.
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.
A renaissance man in a suitcase.
Lolo Brow, neo-burlesque artist, seeks your attention!
The Awarding Winning Drag Queen and Lizard Lady, invites you to hang shame at the door and indulge in your inner attention s…
Stumble Trip Theatre consists of all-singing, all-dancing, Lecoq-trained clowns.
Since the world first met The Very Hungry Caterpillar in 1969 she’s become a little cheekier, a lot more peckish and much more circusy! Inspired by this classic children’s stor…
Two English gentlemen (or are they?) pull surprises out of the hat (and the audience).
Welcome to ‘Carabet’, a tour-de-force of character-based lunacy.
‘The Man of a 1000 Farces’ is the new touring show from that international man of misery, Johnny MacAulay.
A firm rite of the Queens, the boys from Der Wunderlich Revue have been peddling their own unique brand of chaos, smut, nudity and stupidity for ten years.
Serge Gainsbourg in sequins brandishing a flick-knife; Duane Eddy brawling on with the Shangri-Las; Connie Francis fresh from juvy hall with only vengeance on her mind.
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Louis Pearl has thrilled audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.
WINNER of the Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence in association with Brighton Spiegeltent
A tale of deranged fans and A-list rivalries.
The revolution will not be televised, it will be live.
Meet Maurice and Ivy Macabre, the world’s most prolific ten-year-old killers with a penchant for finger painting and murder.
An extravaganza of themed figure-drawing.
Join Dr Bramwell for another five fascinating events: ‘Singalong-a-Wickerman’, Daisy Campbell’s ‘Pigspurt’s Child’, Ken Campbell’s 10th anniversary tribute night, Mark Vernon on An…
International cabaret sex god Tomas Ford (Crap Music Rave Party) reaches for international stardom with his biggest, dumbest pop extravaganza yet.
Touring the world and winner of awards, artistic sensation Le Foulard comes to the charming seaside town of Brighton to be performed in a tent.
Kevin and Babs Chisholm run The Dog and Dumplings pub along with a mute parrot and a lesbian cat.
Laurie Black’s back in town to taunt the gods of bad luck.
Last time I looked, drag was a minority sport in gay bars, performed by men in frocks belting out mediocre ballads, lip-synching to pop songs, and generally being misogynistic.
Crap Christmas, randy Northerners and a cigarette in a bread roll.
Gentleman juggler and unwitting clown Tim Bat performs his impressive repertoire of amazing tricks with aplomb.
The bench seating in the Bosco theatre fills up very quickly around me; it’s obvious that word has got out about Alfie Ordinary and his award winning show.
Imagine designing your own planet.
Ahoy sailor! Have your days been feeling empty and meaningless since the Pirates of the Caribbean films dried out? Now you can board the Red Rubber Duckie pirate ship and feast you…
The Looker is the surreal, dark yet playful story of Vida: a young woman who yearns to break free from the call centre and take control of her life.
Fresh from their five-star, sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe and winners of the Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence 2017, ‘Hot Gay Time Machine’ cover all the most important m…
Featuring a Game of Thrones themed homoerotic adagio, a gyrating hula hooper and even a flash of full-frontal nudity, Circus’sission is the definition of a circus stripped.
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
“Blurring the lines between music and artistic performance, John’s use of visuals and costumes pushing the set to another level.
Love that frosty film or hate it, you’ll laugh your stripy socks off at lovable clowns Cat & Nicko and their puppet rock band, “Funny from the moment they strut onto the stage” (…
Two English gentlemen (or are they?) pull surprises out of the hat and out of the audience.
Exceptionally clean tricks with wickedly naughty jokes from this award-winning magician.
Join Brighton’s favourite (almost) all-male cabaret and burlesquers for a dirtier weekend of stripping, pole-dancing, cheerleading (of course), nudity, stupidity, magic, music and …
The Singing Hypnotist will change your life.
Idiot Child throws everything into this show, quite literally: glitter, mojitos, frazzles and mini chedders, balloons, badges, sweets, music, stories, nudity and endless energy.
The Close Shaves brings you its unique ‘Female Barberswing’ sound with 3-part harmony Swing songs from the fabulous Silver Screen era and beyond.
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…
Prepare for a schlock’n’roll explosion of magic, sideshow, physical comedy and a new high in lowbrow.
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.
Do you struggle to tell the difference between your ego and superego? University lecturer turned stand-up comedian Alex Sergeant has the answer.
‘Elixir’ is circus like you have never seen before - uninhibited by cliché or expectation, subversive and hilarious at the same time.
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…
Brighton Death Forum present Gimcrack Productions’ ‘Moribund’, a piece of
contemporary performance addressing our relationship with death, both
light-hearted and poignant.
It shouldn’t take long for you to notice that despite his name, Alfie Ordinary is as far from the boy next door as you’re likely to get.
“Tick, tock, tick.
The world preview of Lucy’s new show - a coming to terms/retelling of the history of England and spiritual revolution.
Mr Danger is a damaged former daredevil who learnt his lesson the hard way.
A rip-roaring and swashbuckling adventure in which three sailors hit the high seas in search of treasure! A scallywag pirate, a muscular sailor and a chef with a seafood allergy ma…
Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.
A variety mash-up of circus superstars, Spiegeltent legends and the hottest acts of this year's Brighton Fringe.
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…
Wolf Meat brings absurdist humour and compelling storytelling to an irreverent world of dirty deals and mistaken identity.
Internationally-renowned folk-dance duo Up & Over It present an immersive dance adventure for the whole family.
Spectacles of extraordinary skill, fusing circus, dance and singing, live before your eyes, up close and personal.
Performances on the Rue Pigalle were presumably at times rather challenging, even for the great Edith Piaf; and Nadja Filtzer certainly shared some artistic barricades while taking…
A rip roaring and swashbuckling adventure in which three sailors hit the high seas in search of treasure!
A fabulous show with amazing acrobatics and hilarious slapstick comedy.
The current situation of low and no pay in many parts of our industry is very damaging, and a hot topic for everybody whether the work is live or recorded.
Lucy “Hopkins is fantastic” (The Guardian), and Peter Mielneczek “Stupid, nonsensical, indulgent, pathetic and insulting to the intelligence .
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.
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.
Quirky, wistful, witty, jubilant songs; dynamic performance; unique arrangements; ingenious costumes.
The world’s first singing hypnotist, who uses original songs to induce a trance-like state to hilarious, and life-changing effect.
‘Gods Are Fallen.
We sing close, three-part harmonies, sometimes accompanying ourselves with a ukelele and percussion, but half the time we are singing in a barbershop style.
Mik and his Ego Trippers are a strange and wonderful beast of a band juggling stand-up, rock and performance-art effortlessly.
Thinking about taking your theatre company further? Join Jackie Elliman, Legal & Industrial Relations Manager at ITC, for a workshop covering all aspects of setting up as a legal e…
Tales of Sin proclaims malice,
seduction, lust and vengeance, so count me in! This six for the price of one
variety show, spans a wide spectrum of genres – musical, opera, vers…
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 …
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…
Learn all about the life and work of a theatre producer! What is a producer? Who are they? What do they do? Could you be a producer? Come along and find out.
Love that frosty film or hate it, you’ll laugh your stripy socks off at lovable clowns Cat & Nicko and their puppet rock band.
Join Dr Bramwell for four fascinating spoken word nights themed around counterculture, hacking, scientific and spiritual practises, Kraftwerk, Neu!, Laibach, time travel and Alan M…
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…
Learn all about the life and work of a producer! What is a producer? Who are they? What do they do? Could you be a producer? Come along and find out.
Derek & Bev invite you to play Crimplene Millionaire.
For the first time in history, boxing’s biggest baddy, Fraser Hooper will dare to challenge all comers in a three-round bout of pure comedy carnage.
Performances of the fantastic, acts of the awesome and feats of the mundane.
Three acrobatic and enthusiastic scientists attempt to create the elixir of life.
Les Femmes perform spectacles of extraordinary skills fusing circus, dance and singing, Live before your eyes.
An extravaganza of themed figure drawing.
Glastonbury favourites - a strange and wonderful beast of a band juggling stand up, rock and performance art effortlessly and even gettin’ funky with it.
Award-winning theatre company Rational Madness bring a new version of Text by Paul Levy based on real text conversations.
This carnivalesque exploration of the tale of Snow White was admirably committed in its aesthetic, with costumes, face paint inventive use of props and live music all pa…
‘Our Perfect Child’ explores the development of a Criminal Psychopath; we entice you through the looking glass as you experience the evolution of a psychopathic mind.
Starring a medley of characters, overwhelmed by the love of a show-stopping song and performed using only a scarf this, Ladies and Gentlemen, is an Art Show, made with love by an i…
In the shot and smoke of battle 4 crew aboard HMS Victory strive to destroy the Combined Fleet of France and Spain.
Brighton Fringe’s number one free family event will entertain both you and your little ones.
Join Dr Bramwell and guests for a series of fascinating talks on death rituals, ghost villages, Britain’s oldest road, sun worship, utopia, occultism, the sex lives of animals, Inf…
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