Long Man Doing Short Jokes, Short Man Doing Long Jokes

Long Man Doing Short Jokes, Short Man Doing Long Jokes

A stand-up showcase featuring purveyor of one-liners and ‘Long Man’, Josh Massen, and storyteller and ‘Short Man,’ Phil Green. With their different styles and surreal minds they get their comedic claws stuck into the big issues of anxiety, identity, family dysfunction, unemployment and Paddington Bear… 

Lulu Popplewell: Work in Progress

Lulu Popplewell: Work in Progress

Join Lulu in a (short) hour of stand up as she tries out ideas about spooning, Christmas films and how all human beings are fundamentally repulsive (yes, even you, sorry). This is a work in progress show ahead of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival… 

Let's Get Tough

Let's Get Tough

Assertiveness training and self-defence for the contemporary woman. A self-defence inspired sketch comedy and cabaret show. Sons & Co are sketch double-act Imogen Edmundson and Fi Simpson… 

Juicy

Juicy

Imogen Edmundson (Funny Women One to Watch), Naomi Wattis (BBC Radio 4) and Leo Gallagher (Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2018 Finalist, shortlisted for BBC New Comedy Award 2018, “Arresting charisma” Steve Bennett, Chortle) squeeze comedy out of everything from batch cooks to coming out and holidays with the kids to bring you a refreshing hour of stand-up that’s invigoratingly lively, unashamedly bitter and most definitely, juicy. 

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

A reviewer's job can sometimes be a miserable one. You have to stroll into someone else’s creative projects, over-analyse it like you know what the hell you are talking about and potentially crap all over it… 

Babes/Pigs in the City

Babes/Pigs in the City

What happens when one small-town bumpkin and one third-world brat try to spread their wings and become two cosmopolitan, cool customers? A whole lot of joy, despair, whipped cream and knickers, that’s what! Will they become sophisticated babes? Or just two pigs in the city? Brought to you lovingly by up-and-coming comedians, the silly yet acerbic Amy Xander and the sharp and sassy Ginnia Cheng… 

Jake Baker: Work in Progress

Jake Baker: Work in Progress

After the success of his debut last year at the Brighton Fringe, Jake presents his highly-anticipated second show. An exploration of moral quandaries and how our ethical ideals can be hard to put into practice… 

Pena's 'Unconventional' Gig

Pena's 'Unconventional' Gig

Alutepena Hughes-John (Pena) is a singer/songwriter that shares her songs about different aspects of her life. Pena’s songs range from energetic and quirky, to lamentful and thought-provoking… 

Attendance Mandatory

Attendance Mandatory

A Bulgarian and an Austrian walk into a Fringe Festival. Would you like to hear the punchline to this? Join Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year finalists Martin Durchov and Hubert Mayr for their debut hour of comedy… 

Stephen Buchanan: Sheltered

Stephen Buchanan: Sheltered

Winner of the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award 2018 and Scottish Comedian of the Year 2018. Buchanan is one of the most promising young comedians to emerge from Scotland in recent years… 

Kate Smurthwaite: Clit Stirrer

Kate Smurthwaite: Clit Stirrer

The award-winning feminist, atheist, polyamorous comedian and writer for Have I Got News For You, puts away all those years of coquettishness and gets off the fence. Kate has sworn, flashed her hairy armpits at Eamonn Holmes, shown up in pyjamas, called a Daily Mail columnist “Dad” and shouted at a nun all on live TV… 

For Fox Sake

For Fox Sake

‘For Fox Sake’ is a fifty-minute montage of media, catapulting its audience from the newsroom floor, straight through the airwaves and on to the small-screens of every true American household… 

Dib Dab (Cordelia and Dimple)

Dib Dab (Cordelia and Dimple)

Dimple’s biggest fear? Looking down from heaven (post murder) to watch her religiously vegan parents learn that the contents of her last meal involved a chicken and an egg. Eye-rolling and frustratingly stereotypical tales of living at home and being the A word… 

8 States of Kate

8 States of Kate

“When I was three I declared to my Mum that I was going to marry David Bowie or become an actress…” Through hilarious songs and stories of heartbreak and triumph, stand-up comedian and actress Kate McGann navigates her way from childhood to her 30s, from a cabaret compère to a dating show disaster… 

Despite Everything, Price Still Includes Biscuits

Despite Everything, Price Still Includes Biscuits

Naomi Paul returns to Brighton Fringe with her satirical 4-star solo show. Enjoy original songs, topical stories and Jewish humour. Set sail on a surreal journey; poignant, funny and ultimately uplifting… 

Haunted

Haunted

Multi-comedy award finalist Jane Postlethwaite (‘Made in Cumbria’ and ‘Last Night at the Circus’) has teamed up with fellow Cumbrian comedian Steph Bradshaw to bring you a deliciously dark comedy show… 

Sisterson Foods

Sisterson Foods

People always ask me, “What’s it like inside your head?” Well… it’s easier if I show you. Using spoken-word poetry, home video footage and a hip-hop-inspired soundtrack, ‘Sisterson Foods’ is a brutally honest testimonial of a young man’s continual struggle with mental health… 

Gerry Carroll: Crock or Gold

Gerry Carroll: Crock or Gold

He’s 66 and he has his own leprechaun, but is Gerry a crock, or is he gold? He’ll let you decide. In his third Brighton show the one-time ‘Angel of the Month’ winner explains how ‘Send in the Clowns’ is his story… 

Hurricane Force Jan

Hurricane Force Jan

‘Hello, so if you’re watching this then I’m already dead’ Jan’s life didn’t turn out the way it was supposed to. It has just been one fundamental error after another. But before she ends it she has some questions to answer… 

Andrew Nolan: Homewrecker (Work in Progress)

Andrew Nolan: Homewrecker (Work in Progress)

At 15, Andrew and some friends had a race to see who could down their pint fastest. Andrew finished his in 2.5 seconds. Irish comedian Andrew Nolan, his family and his homeland all have a complicated relationship with alcohol… 

Stand-up with Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)

Stand-up with Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)

Winner of the 2018 Laughing Horse New Act of the Year, Janine Harouni brings you a hilarious hour of stand-up comedy about standing up for what you believe in, even if you have to do it really, really nicely… 

Pope’s Addiction Clinic

Pope’s Addiction Clinic

An Alcoholics Anonymous-style comedy show where comedians and audience members bear the fruit of confession. The worst, the most abject, the most private and perverted aspects of our lives turned into funny and shameless stories for your viewing pleasure… 

Maisie Adam: Work in Progress

Maisie Adam: Work in Progress

Winner of So You Think You’re Funny? 2017 and Amused Moose National New Comic 2018, Maisie Adam presents a work in progress of her second Edinburgh show. Her debut hour, ‘Vague’, earned her a nomination for Best Newcomer at last year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards and this work in progress promises more witty observations delivered with her signature charm, hilarious physicality and sharp wit… 

a Bit Weird (Work in Progress)

a Bit Weird (Work in Progress)

‘a Bit Weird’ is the brand new show by Sallyann Fellowes. Its how she’s been described a lot, a real big lot. Weird is good. We are all weird we just don’t let it out often enough… 

Chloe Petts: Alpha (Work in Progress)

Chloe Petts: Alpha (Work in Progress)

Chloe Petts brings her “inexhaustibly funny mind” (Diva Magazine) and “compelling presence” (Steve Bennett, Chortle) to her work in progress show ‘Alpha’. Born in Sittingbourne, Kent, it was clear to Chloe that being masculine was only okay when it was men, despite being very good at it… 

Cards Against Humanity, The Shame Show

Cards Against Humanity, The Shame Show

Following on from a sold-out run at Brighton Fringe 2018, The Shame Show returns with its dark game show based on the world famous, politically incorrect party game; Cards Against Humanity… 

Olga Koch: If/Then, A Work in Progress

Olga Koch: If/Then, A Work in Progress

The Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and self-proclaimed Taylor Swift of the London comedy scene, Olga Koch is back! This time she’s getting more intimate, more experimental and more heartbroken… 

Everybody be Cool, This is a Comedy

Everybody be Cool, This is a Comedy

The comedy heist of the year! Hot off the London circuit, Will Preston (semi-finalist, South Coast Comedian of the Year) and Ben Peel (semi-finalist, So You Think You’re Funny? and shortlisted for BBC New Comedy Award) take the stage hostage with off the wall/chain/hook comedy and profound social commentary… 

George Sawyer: True. Mostly.

George Sawyer: True. Mostly.

A bunch of stories that may or may not have happened to me or to anyone. Don’t believe everything you hear, except everything in this show. Expect tall tales, jokes, sketchy bits and some rapping… 

Crusade (Work in Progress)

Crusade (Work in Progress)

This Anglo-Arab mum (‘So You Think You’re Funny’ finalist and published author; ‘Don’t Panic, I’m Islamic’) is raging at the endless feedback on what her identity should really be…