Samantha Pressdee: Clown Pray Love (Work in Progress)

Samantha Pressdee: Clown Pray Love (Work in Progress)

Divorced Sammie searches for love, laughter and divine purpose. 

Anna Morris: Kid-Life Crisis (Work in Progress)

Anna Morris: Kid-Life Crisis (Work in Progress)

Award-winning character comedian Anna Morris (Channel 4’s ‘Lee and Dean’) brings her BBC Radio 4 stand-up show to the stage. 

Entertainer

Entertainer

The true story of one man’s ambition to become the greatest holiday park entertainer in England. 

Guy Fawkes' Mother

Guy Fawkes' Mother

One woman reflects upon turbulent events in the country’s political life and traumatic events in her own personal life. 

Serena Flynn: Lizard King (Work In Progress)

Serena Flynn: Lizard King (Work In Progress)

Think it’s been a weird year? Meet The Lizard King. 

Million Dollar Maybe (Preview)

Million Dollar Maybe (Preview)

Ever been so determined to be right, you almost ruined your life? Me neither. 

Gerry Carroll: When I Was Alive

Gerry Carroll: When I Was Alive

Tap-dancing, towels, buckets, stand-up (not for long, I’m 67), and shot-drinking. 

LJ DA FUNK - Conspiracy Muthaf*cka!

LJ DA FUNK - Conspiracy Muthaf*cka!

Plandemic, 5G, Bill Gates, Agenda 21, Chemtrails, they replaced Avril Lavigne, microchipped vaccines, David Icke’s rusty beanpole, masks masks masks, it’s the flu, it isn’t the flu… 

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse: Nebula (Work in Progress)

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse: Nebula (Work in Progress)

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse knows what she’s doing. 

Something Funny with Scott McPherson

Something Funny with Scott McPherson

In his debut Brighton Fringe show, Scott will interrogate everyday experiences with a comedy twist, including relationships, family and the current state of the UK. 

Ben Pope: Work in Progress

Ben Pope: Work in Progress

Ben Pope is ‘a total delight’ (Fest). 

Dirty Tricks: How the Illusionati Rule the World

Dirty Tricks: How the Illusionati Rule the World

The Great Baldini is the head of the shadowy and sinister Illusionati - a group of elite magicians controlling the world through the magical dark arts. 

Nick Elleray: Passionate About Compromise (Work in Progress)

Nick Elleray: Passionate About Compromise (Work in Progress)

After a successful run at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe, Nick Elleray (Old Comedian of the Year, 2017) brings a new work in progress show to Brighton. 

Teachers and Schools (Work in Progress)

Teachers and Schools (Work in Progress)

Former Religious Studies teacher turned stand-up comedian Kevin Precious turns his hand to examining his former profession, and takes a sideways look at teaching and schools more g… 

Pete Strong: Greenfinch

Pete Strong: Greenfinch

In his next life, Pete wants to be a greenfinch. 

All is Fair in Love and Life

All is Fair in Love and Life

Losers are funny! Come and laugh with the losers! Anti-heroes Arna Spek, Clive Coopman and James OD will perform stand-up routines about finding funny in the sadder end of life. 

Ali and Fran: INTENSE!!

Ali and Fran: INTENSE!!

An absurd debut show from two of Brighton’s best-loved (hopefully by someone) comics. 

Fantastic Flatulence (And Where to Find It)

Fantastic Flatulence (And Where to Find It)

Award-winning author Stuart Reid brings his brilliant blend of bums, boogers, books and big bottom burps back to Brighton following his sell-out shows in 2019. 

Huggers

Huggers

A family-friendly showcase with a compère and changing line-up of a variety of children’s entertainers for the whole family to enjoy together. 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Pick of the Fringe returns to Brighton - an annual selection of the very best in stand-up comedy at the Fringe! The show is a succulent smorgasbord of fantastically funny stand-u… 

Shaggers

Shaggers

The worldwide hit show returns with a changing line-up of comedians of all varieties and genders with their best material based around sex and relationships. 

Dave Chawner: Underdog

Dave Chawner: Underdog

A timely show about dogs, defeat and determination by award-winning comedian, best-selling author, presenter and underdog Dave Chawner. 

Ian Smith: Work in Progress

Ian Smith: Work in Progress

Multi-award-winning comedian Ian Smith (BBC Three’s ‘Sweat the Small Stuff’, Dave’s ‘The Magic Sponge’) returns to Brighton with a work in progress of his sixth solo show. 

Jim Tavaré: From Deadpan to Bedpan

Jim Tavaré: From Deadpan to Bedpan

In 2017, comedian, BAFTA award winner, Harry Potter actor and double bassist Jim Tavaré and his dog Mr Kippy were involved in a near-fatal, head-on automobile collision in Los Ang… 

Teachers and Schools (Work in Progress)

Teachers and Schools (Work in Progress)

Former Religious Studies teacher turned stand-up comedian Kevin Precious turns his hand to examining his former profession, and takes a sideways look at the teaching and schools mo… 

Bananas (Work in Progress)

Bananas (Work in Progress)

Anna Banana can put words together that, if sung, would be so elegant, and, if rapped, would be lit! School has ruined poetry, so can she call herself a word-worker or a rhyming ri… 

Jo Burke: Peculiar

Jo Burke: Peculiar

‘Peculiar’ is Jo Burke’s triumphant return to the comedy circuit following the success of her last show and comedy book ‘iScream’. 

LJ DA FUNK in... Brexit Enjoyed Retrospectively

LJ DA FUNK in... Brexit Enjoyed Retrospectively

Satirical gangster LJ DA FUNK updates his legendary Brexit show to find out once and for all who is to blame for this shambles - May, Farage, Cameron, or that bus? The show might b… 

Dr Jones Funny Bones

Dr Jones Funny Bones

Dr Jones Funny Bones is coming to Brighton with a show for the whole family. 

Science Magic

Science Magic

The sell-out science, comedy and family magic show is back for its third year in Brighton. 

BraTon Fringe Comedy

BraTon Fringe Comedy

Following the inaugural season success of the ‘EdinBra Fringe Comedy’ north of the border, ‘LassTer Festival Comedy’ in the Midlands and hosted by Scotland’s Jeannie Jones, this we… 

Amadeus Martin: A History of Pet Hates

Amadeus Martin: A History of Pet Hates

Amadeus Martin has arrived home to find his pet dog, Pluto, on the table with his memory stick containing the new material for his Brighton Fringe show in its mouth, chewed up. 

Divinely Bette: Bette-er Than Ever

Divinely Bette: Bette-er Than Ever

Divinely Bette is coming back with a brand new show! With a whole new set list of the classic Bette variety (including ‘From a Distance’, ‘Under The Boardwalk’, and more!) as well… 

Malaysian Sensation

Malaysian Sensation

Nigel Ng (as seen on Comedy Central’s Stand-up Central ‘Roast Battle’) brings you on a joyous romp through his life in the UK as a Malaysian immigrant. 

Zahra Barri's Special

Zahra Barri's Special

Zahra’s never stood in front of a mirror and taken a selfie. 

Oh I Do Like to Be Beside the C(ity Impro)side

Oh I Do Like to Be Beside the C(ity Impro)side

Six improvisers take to the Brighton seaside for an hour of improvised scenes, sketches and songs, where everything is made up on the spot based on suggestions provided by you. 

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Many comedians converge once more in Brighton to find out who is the greatest superhero. 

Jake Donaldson: Help! I'm Trapped In The Body Of An Adequate Comedian!

Jake Donaldson: Help! I'm Trapped In The Body Of An Adequate Comedian!

Jake Donaldson presents his debut hour-long solo show! Jake mixes stand-up and storytelling in this show, which explores what really goes on inside his head. 

Alex Kealy: Forge

Alex Kealy: Forge

After last year’s “storming show” (The Sunday Times), political comedian and “rising star of the British stand-up scene” (The List) Alex Kealy presents a new hour of comedy about c… 

Jessica Fostekew: Power Bungalow (Work in Progress)

Jessica Fostekew: Power Bungalow (Work in Progress)

Power Bungalow is a new show all about strength. 

Robyn Perkins: Just In Case (Work in Progress)

Robyn Perkins: Just In Case (Work in Progress)

On 14 August 2018, Robyn Perkins ★★★★ (Voice Magazine) participated in a dating show in front of a live audience. 

Dave Chawner: The Pursuit of Happiness

Dave Chawner: The Pursuit of Happiness

Dave is a number 1 bestselling author, he has presented for BBC, written for the Guardian, The Telegraph, Metro and Cosmopolitan and even got an award at The Houses Of Parliament f… 

Richard Wheatley is Blindingly Obvious

Richard Wheatley is Blindingly Obvious

Fresh from debut runs at Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and 2018, and unveiling his new show at this year’s Leicester Comedy Festival, Richard is now looking to make his mark on the seafron… 

Jools Constant: Sexy Modern Fables

Jools Constant: Sexy Modern Fables

Jools takes you on a journey through the crazier moments of a life lived without a second thought. 

Sasha Ellen: Pickle

Sasha Ellen: Pickle

In 2010, the island of Herm, a mile-long body of land and the smallest island of the Channel Islands, declared a state of emergency. 

David Ephgrave's New Bits

David Ephgrave's New Bits

The daily blogging comic presents a work in progress for his new show. 

Matt Price: Broken Hooters and Geezers with Shooters

Matt Price: Broken Hooters and Geezers with Shooters

Matt Price was asked to work on a writing project with a former criminal. 

Matt McGuinness: We Are What We Overcome

Matt McGuinness: We Are What We Overcome

Fresh from a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe, musician, performer and writer Matt McGuinness presents his debut show as part of a UK tour. 

Stella Graham: Sneaky Little Bitch

Stella Graham: Sneaky Little Bitch

Stella’s caught in a tug of war between two angry ladies, Mother Nature and her real mother. 

After Aulis

After Aulis

Nia’s found her true love, and it isn’t her fiancé. 

Acaprov

Acaprov

Hamilton meets Pitch Perfect: Spontaneously Improvised! From one of the minds behind multiple Fringe sell-out, smash hit CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation comes a new kind of musical… 

Vladimir McTavish: 25 Years of Stand-up

Vladimir McTavish: 25 Years of Stand-up

“One of the finest acts on the Scottish comedy circuit” (Guardian), Vladimir McTavish became a full-time comedian in 1993, since then he has performed to audiences across the g… 

Colin Chadwick: Quick Thinker

Colin Chadwick: Quick Thinker

Irish comedian Colin Chadwick is a quick thinker, but not a quality thinker. 

Huggers

Huggers

Huggers returns! With an ever-changing selection of performers chosen from the best acts around the Fringe. 

Dave Chawner: Mental

Dave Chawner: Mental

After a hugely successful run at last year’s Brighton Fringe, ‘Mental’ returns. 

Best in Comedy Chat and Stand-up

Best in Comedy Chat and Stand-up

This chat show is the perfect way to start your Fringe evening, as you spend an hour in the company of one of Scotland’s finest comedians, Vladimir McTavish, and his guests in this… 

Samantha Pressdee: Covered

Samantha Pressdee: Covered

The only thing batshit crazier than Sammie was the welfare state supposed to be helping her! Getting your needs met in austerity Britain is like a game of Russian roulette. 

Shaggers

Shaggers

Following more sell-out performances all over the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia, the hit show returns with a revolving line-up of hilarious comedians of all varieties, genders and… 

Madame Chandelier's Rough Guide to the Opera

Madame Chandelier's Rough Guide to the Opera

Madame Chandelier’s Rough Guide to the Opera is everything you never knew was funny about opera. 

Kevin Precious Unholier Than Thou: The Non-Believing Religious Studies Teacher (Work in Progress)

Kevin Precious Unholier Than Thou: The Non-Believing Religious Studies Teacher (Work in Progress)

Kevin Precious is a former Religious Studies teacher. 

Science Magic

Science Magic

Triple-award-winning Irish comedian and scientist Dónal Vaughan brings his hugely popular science and comedy show back to Brighton Fringe. 

Rob Oldham: Fellow

Rob Oldham: Fellow

Rob Oldham is going to do an hour of stand-up. 

1000 Years Hour Show

1000 Years Hour Show

History; Comedy; Songs. 

Larry Dean: Work in Progress

Larry Dean: Work in Progress

An hour of new material by award-winning comedian and ‘Live at the Apollo’ star, Larry Dean. 

Big Berg

Big Berg

Eleanor Westbrook embodies what I love about the Fringe. 

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

The international hit show returns with more great comedians in a mixture of stand-up comedy and debate to find out who the best superhero is! Whether you are a Marvel or DC fan, … 

Stuart Mitchell: Morals

Stuart Mitchell: Morals

Stuart made his debut at the Edinburgh Fringe, with his show ‘Dealt a Bad Hand’ at The Pleasance Courtyard. 

City Impro by the Sea

City Impro by the Sea

A rip-roaring rollercoaster of laughter, where six improvisers race from one game to another at a thousand smiles an hour making everything up as they go along. 

Matt Hutson & Rob Copland: Pack It In You Two

Matt Hutson & Rob Copland: Pack It In You Two

A split bill musical/absurdist stand up comedy show. 

Sing Me a Joke, Titus

Sing Me a Joke, Titus

A one-man musical comedy show taking stand-up to the next level. 

Dan Evans: In Progress

Dan Evans: In Progress

Come and watch as award-winning, stand-up comedian, and much credited writer Dan Evans releases 53 minutes of his latest entertainment into the wild. 

Rory Jones: Return of the Wizword

Rory Jones: Return of the Wizword

From the questionable mind of Rory Jones (All-Ireland Poetry Slam Champion 2015) comes a debut show of galactic proportions. 

A Beginner's Guide to Bondage

A Beginner's Guide to Bondage

Fifty Shades of Grey was the bestselling book that gripped the world with its stories about Mr Grey and his sexual appetite for pain and pleasure. 

Loose Brie Solve Everything

Loose Brie Solve Everything

Martin and Phil have always felt like they were supposed to do something very important with their lives. 

Simon Jablonski: Love

Simon Jablonski: Love

An extremely funny yet entirely unerotic journey that begins in a public toilet. 

Love Songs

Love Songs

Loves Songs is a little one-woman-show that explores the personal and political puzzles of our love lives through the autobiographical poems of a hopeless romantic - with some rap,… 

Marc Burrows: Mind your Head

Marc Burrows: Mind your Head

Journalist, musician and stand-up Marc Burrows presents a personal trek through his mental health history, including his time in a psychiatric ward, suicide attempts, depression an… 

David Ephgrave: Under Construction

David Ephgrave: Under Construction

The daily-blogging comic presents a work in progress for his new show. 

Radu Isac: One Romanian Answering Questions

Radu Isac: One Romanian Answering Questions

Radu started comedy in 2006 in Bucharest and was known as Romania’s comedian’s comedian. 

Go Slay Dragons

Go Slay Dragons

‘Go Slay Dragons’ tells tales of love, adventure and existential despair, probably with too much swearing. 

Anna Morris: Under the Sea (Work in Progress)

Anna Morris: Under the Sea (Work in Progress)

A brand new show from the creator of award-winning wedding comedy ‘It’s Got to be Perfect’. 

Adam Vincent: Semi-detached (Work in Progress)

Adam Vincent: Semi-detached (Work in Progress)

See this award-nominated (Best Comedy, Buxton Fringe 2017) Australian stand-up, now living in Bedford, who played to full houses throughout his Edinburgh Fringe run (2017). 

Giantology

Giantology

“Fall off your bar-stool funny!” (Barry from some pub in London) “Uplifting” (Barry’s mate as he clambers back onto his) But don’t take their word for it. 

Crizards' Cromedy Hour

Crizards' Cromedy Hour

Crizards come to Brighton via Thameslink with an hour of spicy cromedy concerning bronze, weevils and utility bills. 

The True Confessions of Perkins and Iles

The True Confessions of Perkins and Iles

Join Robyn Perkins, English Comedian of the Year finalist, and Sarah Iles, “Left the room quaking with laughter” as they divulge stories from their crazy, surreal and bizarre lives… 

VAGUE (Work-In-Progress)

VAGUE (Work-In-Progress)

18 months ago, Maisie Adam decided to try stand-up comedy. 

Richard Stainbank: The Wilderness Years

Richard Stainbank: The Wilderness Years

Single, jobless and living at home, life isn’t treating Richard Stainbank well. 

Dave Chawner: Mental

Dave Chawner: Mental

Award-winning comedian Dave Chawner premieres his new show about mental health (rather than mental illness). 

Huggers

Huggers

The popular family show at festivals worldwide returns with a revolving line-up of performers of all varieties from comedians, musical theatre, poets, magicians, clowns and childre… 

Shaggers

Shaggers

Following yet more sell-out shows at festivals and theatres worldwide, the hit show returns with yet more great comedians with hilarious material based around that most noble of pu… 

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 some top-class comedy hosts, such as Vladimir McTavish, in an early … 

LJ DA FUNK in... When will these fascist bastards be lined up and f**king shot?

LJ DA FUNK in... When will these fascist bastards be lined up and f**king shot?

Remember when Nazis were only found in Germany, Austria, and Clacton-on-Sea? Well now they’re in the White House, Downing Street, and Clacton-on-Sea. 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

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

Classic Joke Club

Classic Joke Club

Join our handpicked curators of comedy as they share classic jokes handed down to them by their family. 

Huggers

Huggers

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

Science Magic

Science Magic

The sympathetic and entertaining presenter Donal Vaughan reveals scientific magic tricks, but breaks magic’s golden rule as he explains how he does them, as well as the scientifi… 

Ken Cheng: Chinese Comedian

Ken Cheng: Chinese Comedian

Ken has never lived a conventional life. 

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. 

Matt Price: The Weed Fairy

Matt Price: The Weed Fairy

Sometimes in comedy, as in life, things don’t go as planned. 

Alastair Clark: Uninterrupted Screaming (WIP)

Alastair Clark: Uninterrupted Screaming (WIP)

Comedy’s daft nihilist is back with a new hour of his trademark comedic stylings. 

Kevin Precious: Work in Progress

Kevin Precious: Work in Progress

Work-in-progress. Former RE teacher; teaching RE; philosophy of religion; God-shaped hole; being a humanist… that sort of thing. 

Rob Deb: A Marvel Comic

Rob Deb: A Marvel Comic

From behind the comic shop counter, Rob Deb will regale all you fanboys and girls about all that is Marvel from his stall. 

A Taste of Planet Caramel

A Taste of Planet Caramel

Free caramel wafer for every audience member! A monolithic sketch comedy trio, formed when three kinds of caramel (David, Richard and Alex) collided at speed. 

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

A variety of comedians come together to find out who is the greatest superhero of them all. 

Andy Stedman: Parental Guidance

Andy Stedman: Parental Guidance

Comedian and singer/songwriter Andy Stedman is a new dad for the first time and, taking this role as extremely seriously as he does, he has written a show dedicated to giving his l… 

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. 

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… 

Zahra Barri: Talk Like An Egyptian

Zahra Barri: Talk Like An Egyptian

Zahra’s a bit like the country of Turkey, in that she’s a mix of Eastern and Western culture, and also she is a bird. 

Dylan Gott: Cool Guy, Lots of Friends

Dylan Gott: Cool Guy, Lots of Friends

World-travelled Canadian comedian, Dylan Gott (JFL42, Canadian Comedy Awards, iChannel), performs an hour of hilarious stand-up comedy that blends skilled storytelling with observa… 

Ben Van der Velde: Sidekick

Ben Van der Velde: Sidekick

Some people are life’s heroes; leading men and women full of swash, buckle and derring-do. 

Playback Impro

Playback Impro

‘Playback Impro’ plays back moments and stories from the audience. 

Sajeela Kershi: Paradise Beneath Her Feet!

Sajeela Kershi: Paradise Beneath Her Feet!

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

Ellie Taylor: Work In Progress

Ellie Taylor: Work In Progress

Star of ‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘Mock the Week’ and Radio 4’s ‘The Now Show’, tries out some new jokes for an hour or so. 

Matt Green: New Show

Matt Green: New Show

Matt returns to Brighton for the ninth year running with a show bursting with new jokes, new ideas and absolutely no nudity. 

Mark Cram: Pipe-Bomb

Mark Cram: Pipe-Bomb

Mark Cram has had enough. 

First World Problems Vs Powerpointless

First World Problems Vs Powerpointless

Andy Quirk and Andy Onions go halves on a uniquely energetic and entertaining comedy show. 

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. 

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… 

Chick Ass Comedy

Chick Ass Comedy

Robyn Perkins **** (ThreeWeeks), Sarah Iles, (Comedy Network Award winner) and Ria Lina ***** (Mumble Comedy). 

David Ephgrave: All Work, No Progress

David Ephgrave: All Work, No Progress

At thirty-six, David is still unable to function in society. 

Adam Scott Vincent: The Scared and Lonely Tour (work in progress)

Adam Scott Vincent: The Scared and Lonely Tour (work in progress)

Adam Scott Vincent is a core writer of Channel 4’s award-winning satirical show ‘The Last Leg’. 

Alex Kealy: Too Early To Say

Alex Kealy: Too Early To Say

Comedian and vertebrate Alex Kealy presents his second comedy show. 

Anti-White PC Mangina Rises!

Anti-White PC Mangina Rises!

Dick Coughlan thought he was a good guy. 

C'est La Vegan

C'est La Vegan

Award-winning comic Dave Chawner premieres his new show about turning vegan. 

The Whos, The Whats, The Whens, The Whys

The Whos, The Whats, The Whens, The Whys

Who? Alice Burden, Neil O’Rourke and Ross Smith. 

Ian Smith: Work in Progress

Ian Smith: Work in Progress

Ian Smith (BBC3’s ‘Sweat the Small Stuff’, BBC1’s ‘The Ark’) is an award-winning comedian. 

Worst Birthday Ever

Worst Birthday Ever

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

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

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

Paul Revill: Revillations

Paul Revill: Revillations

Paul Revill, Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2014, heads to Brighton Fringe with his debut hour. 

Shaggers

Shaggers

The worldwide hit show returns with a revolving line-up of great comedians from around the Fringe with hilarious material based around that most noble of pursuits, shagging! “A … 

Robyn's Bad Decision Time

Robyn's Bad Decision Time

Everyone has a crazy family. 

LJ DA FUNK in... Last Brexit to 'ooklyn

LJ DA FUNK in... Last Brexit to 'ooklyn

Abrasive satire for Guardian-readers disguised as sensationalist whimsy for Sun-readers so as not to alienate the proletariat. 

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. 

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), … 

Faye Treacy 'Special' (Work in progress)

Faye Treacy 'Special' (Work in progress)

Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2015 Faye Treacy. 

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. 

Dirty White Boys

Dirty White Boys

After having a splendid time in their debut year, Dirty White Boys have returned with a selection of brand-new material. 

Shaggers

Shaggers

The worldwide hit show Shaggers has returned to give us some late night laughs at the 2016 Brighton Fringe. 

Ellie Taylor: Work In Progress

Ellie Taylor: Work In Progress

Join Ellie Taylor (‘Mock the Week’, ‘Snog Marry Avoid’, ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’) as she prepares a brand new show. 

Cocaine and Potatoes

Cocaine and Potatoes

A Colombian/Irish/Englishman takes on identity, the world, and why you have to try a Japanese toilet. 

Adele and Tom's First Birthday Party: The Preview!

Adele and Tom's First Birthday Party: The Preview!

Adele Cliff and Tom Mayhew are hosting a birthday party, and you’re all invited! Come along for party games and lots of laughs - with special guest Catherine Bohart. 

Chris Betts: Bewilderbeest

Chris Betts: Bewilderbeest

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

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. 

Matt Green: Writing to Harvey Keitel

Matt Green: Writing to Harvey Keitel

I hope for Harvey Keitel’s sake that he isn’t aware of this show taking place. 

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. 

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. 

Short & Curly: A Curly Night In

Short & Curly: A Curly Night In

Join Curly for an evening of his classic high brow solo sketches. 

Think Tank: a comedy, politics and debate show

Think Tank: a comedy, politics and debate show

Think Tank is a live comedy and debate show where professional comedians propose policy ideas to a panel of politicians and experts. 

C.S.I: Crime Scene Improvisation

C.S.I: Crime Scene Improvisation

Mirth meets murder in world’s daftest whodunnit. 

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. 

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 … 

Normally Abnormal

Normally Abnormal

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

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. 

Giacinto Palmieri: Nietzsche, Women and I

Giacinto Palmieri: Nietzsche, Women and I

“You go to women? Do not forget the whip!”, wrote the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. 

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 … 

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. 

Jessica Fostekew: Monster in a Cardigan (Work In Progress)

Jessica Fostekew: Monster in a Cardigan (Work In Progress)

The early rumblings of a wonderful new show about fear, love and being frazzocked. 

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 shifti… 

Super Ape Man (The Paul F Taylor Story)

Super Ape Man (The Paul F Taylor Story)

Surreal one-liners, flights of fancy and a totally absurd storyline from the NATY 2013 winner. 

Beyond Help

Beyond Help

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

Huggers

Huggers

With a revolving line-up of magicians, comedians, street performers, musical theatre and variety acts, this internationally popular show is great for all the family to enjoy togeth… 

Richard Wright: Proper Grown Up!

Richard Wright: Proper Grown Up!

Hello people of Brighton! I’m bringing my show to you as part of Brighton Fringe. 

Cook it how you like, it's still a potato!

Cook it how you like, it's still a potato!

“Cook it how you like, it’s still a potato” is an Italian expression for the many words and ways we keep coming up with to describe something, without in fact changing its meaning. 

The Paul Laight Show

The Paul Laight Show

London-based comedian Paul Laight and guests deliver a free hour of jokes, puns, observations and a song or two about the horrors of everyday life. 

Ship of Fool

Ship of Fool

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

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

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

Improv Deathmatch

Improv Deathmatch

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

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Many comedians converge in Brighton to find out who is the greatest superhero of them all. 

AhhGee Podcast Live

AhhGee Podcast Live

Ever wanted to find out how a quality podcast is made? We can help you with that. 

Work in Progress

Work in Progress

Kevin Precious is a former RE teacher. 

C.S.I: Crime Scene Improvisation

C.S.I: Crime Scene Improvisation

There’s been a murder! And our detective needs your help. 

The Chronicles of Arna: The Wander Years

The Chronicles of Arna: The Wander Years

Stand-up comedian from the Netherlands, Arna Spek is trying to blend in with the English! Will she succeed? Join Arna for an epic story, full of dangerously awkward moments. 

Andy White: Daddy Fool

Andy White: Daddy Fool

Do you strive to be a better parent? Don’t worry, you’ll always be a better one than comedian Andy White. 

SASSPOT

SASSPOT

They say you should write about what you know, rising comedy star Amy Howerska was raised by a pack of wild skydivers. 

Augustus and the Holy Grail

Augustus and the Holy Grail

Leave your boring life behind you and come on a quest for the Holy Grail. 

Rick Kiesewetter: Prototype

Rick Kiesewetter: Prototype

Rick Kiesewetter calls himself an ‘Asian American British European’. He’s not a stereotype. He’s a prototype. A work in progress. Just like you. 

Funny Fillies Go Fourth!

Funny Fillies Go Fourth!

Back in Brighton for their fourth year. 

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah

Surreal clown Brickhead takes you on a journey to worlds both weird and profound. 

Show Offs

Show Offs

Two adorable weirdos bring you an hour of ridiculous, world-weary comedy about giants, failure, upsetting the elderly, and how dangerous moths used to be. 

Gary Colman: Tickling Mice

Gary Colman: Tickling Mice

Another one hour preview show from “One of the hardest-working and funniest comics on the circuit. 

What Does the Future Drop?

What Does the Future Drop?

Jessica Fostekew (writer on BBC 1‘s ‘Mock the Week’, Channel 4’s ‘8 out of 10 Cats’ and Radio 4’s ‘News Quiz’) previews her new show about what a nonsense all our plans and m… 

Not Disabled... Enough!

Not Disabled... Enough!

Romina Puma is a work in progress disabled. 

Ria Lina: Taboo Raider (WIP)

Ria Lina: Taboo Raider (WIP)

Ria returns to Brighton with her fourth solo show on the back of being nominated for the Amused Moose Laughter Award 2014 and writing one of Dave TV’s Top 10 Jokes at the Edinburgh… 

David Mills: Don't Get Any Ideas

David Mills: Don't Get Any Ideas

Free stand-up comedy: Focus people! David Mills is back with brand new razor sharp rants, cocktail swagger and a biting, acerbic wit. 

...and Ephgrave

...and Ephgrave

The back end of the comic duo Doggett & Ephgrave performs his first solo stand-up show (unless you come to the second, third or fourth performance). 

Vote? You're F***ing Joking!

Vote? You're F***ing Joking!

The day after Britain goes to the polls, “Scotland’s top satirical stand-up” (Morning Star) presents his comedy response to the 2015 General Election. 

No More Mr Nice Sy

No More Mr Nice Sy

Sy Thomas is a nice guy. 

President Obonjo: The Man who Stole my Identity

President Obonjo: The Man who Stole my Identity

A show about a man known as Benjamin, who created a comedy character known as President Obonjo of Lafta Republic. 

MoonLife

MoonLife

MoonLife is a new sketch comedy trio comprised of Jamie Fraser, Alex MacKeith and Ben Pope, writers and performers of the Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2014 and two … 

Made in Cumbria

Made in Cumbria

Jane Postlethwaite (Latest Award Nominee for Best Female Performer 2014 and Funny Women semi-finalist 2014) takes you on a journey to remember with her debut Fringe comedy show. 

Lunchtime of Champions

Lunchtime of Champions

Lunchtime of Champions is a new double-act sketch outfit from Jamie Fraser and Alex MacKeith, writers of the Cambridge Footlights Tour Show 2014: ‘Real Feelings’. 

Matt Green: Groom for Improvement

Matt Green: Groom for Improvement

A brand new show from the 2012 Fringe Review Pick of the Fringe. 

Huggers

Huggers

The popular comedy and cabaret show returns to Brighton with a revolving line-up of magicians, musicians, children’s entertainers and comedians. 

Anna Morris: It’s Got to be Perfect

Anna Morris: It’s Got to be Perfect

The critically acclaimed character comic and star of ITV2’s ‘Bad Bridesmaid’ and BBC1’s ‘Outnumbered, returns to Brighton with a work in progress of her new show. 

Invisible Woman

Invisible Woman

Gosh! Code name Invisible Woman, field name Valerie Chamboiserie, but who is this mysterious lady and will her true identity be revealed? Will Major Chumley Whatsit find true love… 

Haden & Da Funk: Their Dark Materials

Haden & Da Funk: Their Dark Materials

Vitriolic political satire meets manic depravity. 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

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

Shaggers

Shaggers

The worldwide hit show returns for more late evening laughs. 

Twonkey's Stinking Bishop

Twonkey's Stinking Bishop

★★★★ “A dog’s dinner of unexpected, absurd, even offensive content. 

No Filter

No Filter

“Musical comedy of Tim Minchin, grotesque-glam humour of Ab Fab and a darkly canny social media sensibility’(Exeposé). 

Over It: Death & Anorexia

Over It: Death & Anorexia

Dave, a straight male, takes a satirical look into his anorexic past. 

Frankie and Penny's Welsh Women of Wales

Frankie and Penny's Welsh Women of Wales

This Land of our Fathers was built on coal, its rivers of mingled blood and sweat have forever darkened it, relieved only by death. 

Psychic Party Games!

Psychic Party Games!

Magician and mentalist Peter Campbell-Wells invites you to tap into your inner psychic with an assortment of absurd and daffy mental party games. 

Nik Coppin: Mixed Racist

Nik Coppin: Mixed Racist

Another chance to see this critically-acclaimed, relevant, thought-provoking and above all, hilarious show about race-related issues as it returns to Brighton. 

Feminism for Chaps

Feminism for Chaps

‘Why can’t I be an ‘equalist’?’ my partner asked me for the umpteenth time on our way to Andrew Watts’ work in progress Feminism for Chaps. 

Defying Gravity

Defying Gravity

2012 Funny Women’s Variety Award Winner Sooz Kempner’s big dream is to be in the musical Wicked, but the closest she’s come is a season as a Christina Aguilera tribute act and sing… 

Mr. Stampe: Kind of a BIG Deal

Mr. Stampe: Kind of a BIG Deal

Jason Stampe is Kind of a big deal. 

Joke Thieves

Joke Thieves

Comedy Set Swapping LIVE. 

John Hastings: Work in Progress

John Hastings: Work in Progress

In the past two years John moved to the United Kingdom which led him to sleeping with a married woman, making his parents proud, deciding to buy a falcon and dealing with the death… 

Erich McElroy: The Brit Referendum

Erich McElroy: The Brit Referendum

American Erich McElroy became British in 2007. 

Immigrant Diaries

Immigrant Diaries

Most of those to whom I mentioned this show thought I would be in for an evening of hard-hitting, emotional grit concerning the nation’s touchiest issue, but Immigrant Diaries wa… 

The Wine & Whisky Comedy Show

The Wine & Whisky Comedy Show

The Wine and Whisky Comedy Show definitely encourages the room to drink, although wine and whisky may be the only thing that keeps the comedy alive. 

Playback Impro

Playback Impro

Five actors in their pyjamas create a show from audience anecdotes, bringing them to life with their expressions, postures and words. 

DILLYD (Do I Look Like Your Daddy?)

DILLYD (Do I Look Like Your Daddy?)

We all have ‘daddy issues’ and I’ll share mine. 

Charmian Hughes: Raj Rage!

Charmian Hughes: Raj Rage!

Adventure, mass murder, and human banana sacrifices. 

Matt Green: Matt Green Comedy

Matt Green: Matt Green Comedy

Fringe Review’s ‘Pick of the Fringe’ Matt Green returns to Brighton with another brilliant show. 

Tell No One About Sarah Callaghan (WIP)

Tell No One About Sarah Callaghan (WIP)

Touted as the next big thing in comedy, Leicester Square New Comedian Finalist and One to Watch Winner 2013, Sarah asks you for at least one more year of anonymity by keeping this … 

Drinking Standing Up

Drinking Standing Up

Paul Duncan McGarrity and Chris Betts want to have a great time at Brighton Fringe and the best way they can think of to do that is to make people laugh and drink whisky and stout. 

Smells like Shite... Tastes like Chicken

Smells like Shite... Tastes like Chicken

This year marks the point of no return for Matthew Finlayson. 

The Irrational Fears of Rillettes

The Irrational Fears of Rillettes

Multi awarding-winning stand-up and previous Brighton Fringe New Act of the Year Harriet Kemsley stumbles back to unveil her debut show; ‘The Irrational Fears of Rillettes’ or WE’R… 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

This revolving showcase of Brighton Fringe’s top comedians sees five different acts performing short sets every night throughout the festival. 

Barbadian Idle

Barbadian Idle

In this hotly anticipated debut show, Nico Yearwood brings his irreverent, illogical and totally misguided theories to the masses. 

Sean McLoughlin: I Will Prevail

Sean McLoughlin: I Will Prevail

If you’re looking for some light hearted comedy to pass the time, don’t go to see Sean McLoughlin. 

Bitchelors (Work in Progress)

Bitchelors (Work in Progress)

Anna Morris’s new show might be a work in progress but it’s already pretty brilliant. 

Jessanory

Jessanory

A sinister, silly and surreal story full of extremely wonky characters and actual jokes. 

Eccentronic Present Neurovision

Eccentronic Present Neurovision

Electro-comedy minor internet stars, Eccentronic reprise their hit 2013 Brighton & Edinburgh Fringe show and fight for the right to party in Copenhagen by writing a sure fire hit f… 

The Pirate Captain's Silly Sea Shanties

The Pirate Captain's Silly Sea Shanties

The pirate captain tells lots of pirate jokes and sings lots of pirate songs! He might also teach you how to be a real pirate… 

Shaggers

Shaggers

Join comedians at the Fringe telling jokes and anecdotes about that most joyous of pursuits - shagging! ‘The perfect way to close a night at the fest’ ***** - Melbourne Festival 20… 

Huggers

Huggers

Comedy and cabaret for all the family to enjoy together from the hugely popular worldwide show. 

Shaggers

Shaggers

The world’s cheekiest show returns to Brighton with a revolving line-up of great male, female, gay and straight comedians all telling jokes and anecdotes about that most glorious o… 

Joke Thieves

Joke Thieves

Who can get the most laughs? Who can take someone’s material and make it funnier? Joke Thieves separates the men from the boys and really puts the comedians through their paces! …