Jacob Hatton: Relax!

Jacob Hatton: Relax!

Take the chill pill! Stay calm! Relax! I know, the exclamation marks aren’t helping! A guide to calm when the world is ending by Jacob Hatton. 

The Lovely Elaine

The Lovely Elaine

Elaine Blackmore is of a certain age who took up comedy following breast cancer. Join her for an amusing insight into her life with the odd song or two. 

Moni Zhang: Child from Wuhan

Moni Zhang: Child from Wuhan

From a sweatshop in the ghetto of Wuhan, Moni made her way to Berlin. 

Ireland's Full of Mullarkey

Ireland's Full of Mullarkey

Eddie Mullarkey brings you on a hilarious, almost entirely honest, and wild journey of growing up as a mama’s boy in the west of Ireland, being a failed Catholic, and coming to ter… 

Art of Comedy with Nik Coppin

Art of Comedy with Nik Coppin

The affable comedian brings a unique and colourful show to Brighton Fringe consisting of his inimitable style of comedy combining with cartoons and caricatures drawn by his own han… 

Good Luck Out There, Human

Good Luck Out There, Human

“Legendary cock lobster. 

Paul Dennis: Imashination

Paul Dennis: Imashination

“Brilliant”, “amazing”, “fantastic”. 

Rebels Without Applause

Rebels Without Applause

An hour of stand-up comedy from three up and coming comics! 

Deep Cut Goofs

Deep Cut Goofs

A split bill of standup comedy full to the brim of Deep Cut Goofs. 

Ollie Horn: GOOOOOD MOURNING! (Work in Progress)

Ollie Horn: GOOOOOD MOURNING! (Work in Progress)

Ollie Horn (“A natural” Broadway Baby) returns after all this with a brand new hour of jokes. 

Aaargh its 101 Clean Jokes in 30 minutes

Aaargh its 101 Clean Jokes in 30 minutes

Award-winning gag merchant Masai Graham, UK Pun Championship Winner 2016, Joke of the Fringe Winner 2016 and (some guy called) DAVE Joke of the Fringe Winner 2021, delivers over 10… 

Aaargh its 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 minutes

Aaargh its 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 minutes

Award-winning gag merchant Masai Graham, UK Pun Championships Winner 2016, Joke of the Fringe Winner 2016 and (some guy called) DAVE Joke of the Fringe Winner 2021, delivers over 1… 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Come and join international stand-up comedian Dharmander Singh as he goes on a journey to discover his identity, roots and nationality through funny stories and observations about … 

Anthony Jeannot: The Middle Bit

Anthony Jeannot: The Middle Bit

One day you’re a student at a protest and the next you’re a 30 something middle manager who still doesn’t know what they want to be when they grow up. 

Scott McPherson: Go Scotty

Scott McPherson: Go Scotty

A lot has changed in Scott McPherson’s life in 2021 and Scott McPherson: Go Scotty, will give the audience an intimate comical window into these changes. 

Nicole Harris: No Brainer

Nicole Harris: No Brainer

The best thing about live comedy is that you never really know what will happen in the moment, so join award-winning comedian Nicole Harris as she takes you with her on a hilarious… 

Richard Stott: Afterparty (WIP)

Richard Stott: Afterparty (WIP)

Welcome to the afterparty, take a seat but don’t stay forever! We all leave the party at different times but have you hung on until the sun is coming through the curtains, the mu… 

Funny Fellas

Funny Fellas

Mimicry, magic, and mirth aplenty - with impressionist Stephen Owen, and comedy magician Stu Turner. 

Ricky Balshaw: Work in Progress

Ricky Balshaw: Work in Progress

BBC New Comedy Award semi-finalist Ricky Balshaw is a former Paralympic, World Championship and European Championship dressage medallist, and sports pundit, with a penchant for dar… 

Gutter Dandy (Work in Progress)

Gutter Dandy (Work in Progress)

Quirky, Irish comedian Kevin O Connell brings his silly little comedy show to Brighton. 

You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here (WIP)

You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here (WIP)

Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist Benji Waterstones has written a book! Is it really a “modern classic” or are his publishers as deluded as his patients? Make your minds … 

Jack the Ripper: My Life as a Suspect

Jack the Ripper: My Life as a Suspect

Robert Inston battles with labels, types and even psychological profiles. 

Vappow!

Vappow!

Victoria Shortley and Peter Innocente ask you to join them plus an extra guest on each show for a fun filled hour where each comedian performs their own unique set. 

Nik Coppin: Shark

Nik Coppin: Shark

The affable, internationally well-travelled comedian returns to Brighton Fringe with more hilarious anecdotes, observations, audience interaction and banter as well as some insight… 

Best of Brighton Fringe Comedy

Best of Brighton Fringe Comedy

A revolving line-up of the best comedians from around Brighton and the Fringe in a late afternoon show filled with hilarity. 

Gerry Carroll: A Man in My Position

Gerry Carroll: A Man in My Position

He’s back! He’s a clowny comedian, he’ll do almost anything for a laugh, he’s been around for long enough to have lots of material. 

Kate Martin & Daniel Foxx: Existential Queer

Kate Martin & Daniel Foxx: Existential Queer

Two award-winning comedians, Kate Martin and Daniel Foxx, bring their hilarious new work-in-progress shows ‘The Butch is Back’ and ‘Villain’ to the Brighton Fringe. 

Poofs

Poofs "R" Us

Mark is convinced that he’s the only gay man doing comedy in the world so please be respectful and don’t tell him otherwise! Rapidly making a name for himself both online and o… 

Amazing Adventures of Her Majesty - Jubilee!

Amazing Adventures of Her Majesty - Jubilee!

Affectionate musical comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch, now sadly bereft of her consort of 73 years. 

Jamie DSouza: Stop Drawing Willies On My Poster (Work In Progress)

Jamie DSouza: Stop Drawing Willies On My Poster (Work In Progress)

Join rising star Jamie D’Souza as he performs his highly anticipated debut stand-up show about his first school crush. 

James Arna Clive the 3rd

James Arna Clive the 3rd

Wanna find out how it ends? 3 stand-up comedians, 3 turbulent years and 3 hilarious stories, 3 lives rebuild? James OD(Angel Comedy London), Arna Spek (99 Comedy Club bursary)and C… 

Stephen and Hamlet: Blind and Mad

Stephen and Hamlet: Blind and Mad

Let’s face it, we’re all nuts. 

Ay Up It's Stand Up: Paddy Young & Adam Flood

Ay Up It's Stand Up: Paddy Young & Adam Flood

Ay Up Ducks! Following a sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe, we’re bringing our stand-up show to Brighton. 

Becky Brunning: Action Antihero (Work in Progress)

Becky Brunning: Action Antihero (Work in Progress)

Becky Brunning: Funny Women Finalist, daredevil, Broadchurch actor, helmet owner, brings her new nigh-octane show to Brighton after her debut hour ‘Beaming’ stormed* Edinburgh Frin… 

Where are you Really From?

Where are you Really From?

Lubna Kerr is confused about her identity. 

Popinjay

Popinjay

Irish surrealist Kevin O Connell arrives in Brighton with his debut hour. 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

“Growing up, I was too brown for the white kids and the wrong kind of brown for the brown kids. 

Laughs and Tricks with Stu Turner

Laughs and Tricks with Stu Turner

Chuckle. 

Cabaret Hour

Cabaret Hour

Comedy impressionist Stephen Owen, comedian and ventriloquist Phil Reid and comedy magician Stu Turner come together for a fabulous hour of entertainment. 

Sh*t Socialist

Sh*t Socialist

Chris Tavner presents his new stand-up show about his life of being a socialist activist. 

Sam Went: Bicentennial Fan

Sam Went: Bicentennial Fan

Sam Went got dumped and did the very normal thing of transferring his feelings onto the 17th worst movie of all time - ‘Bicentennial Man’. 

Family Values

Family Values

Comedy stalwart Gary G Knightley and miscellaneous wart Dan C Cadey in a comedy about the ones they love and sincerely blame. 

Louise Leigh Identifiable

Louise Leigh Identifiable

Easily Amused? Louise Leigh is. 

Andy Stedman - Confessions Of A Failed Rock Star (Work in Progress)

Andy Stedman - Confessions Of A Failed Rock Star (Work in Progress)

“Stedman’s voice is sure to melt hearts. 

Alice-India: WIP, or, War and Peace

Alice-India: WIP, or, War and Peace

Dropped on the wrong planet in 1994, Alice-India dissects the crisis that took over her life by letting it run riot in public. 

Daniel Audritt: Trying to be Good (Work in Progress)

Daniel Audritt: Trying to be Good (Work in Progress)

Award-winning comedian, writer and co-creator of Comedy Central’s Modern Horror Stories, Daniel Audritt brings a work in progress of his debut hour, to the Brighton Fringe. 

Prozac and Cons Show

Prozac and Cons Show

Ian appeared on a televised seduction course to find love. 

Motherhood (Work in Progress)

Motherhood (Work in Progress)

Brand new comedy ‘Motherhood’ is a hilarious exploration of life as a new parent. 

Aaron Twitchen: Can't Stop a Rainbow...

Aaron Twitchen: Can't Stop a Rainbow...

Sun, sea and stand-up. 

Hari Kanth: This Train Terminates Here

Hari Kanth: This Train Terminates Here

A comedy show about definitely not wanting children. 

David Tsonos: Walking the Cats

David Tsonos: Walking the Cats

Canadian comedy veteran David Tsonos has had pet cats for the last 20 years, from the early days of Mittens to his new cat Mitzy, come watch him as he deals with problems of adopti… 

Andy Field's Funeral

Andy Field's Funeral

“Completely brilliant” ***** (Voice Mag) “For an hour of hilarious escapism, look no further” **** (Edinburgh Festivals) “Stellar puns, great one liners” **** (Fest… 

Cressida Wetton: Crewless, a Work in Progress

Cressida Wetton: Crewless, a Work in Progress

Cress wouldn’t wish her rented bedsit on anyone, narrowboats always looked so romantic and she’s ready for an off-grid adventure! Join her as she develops a stand-up comedy s… 

Daniel Muggleton: Nothing Personal

Daniel Muggleton: Nothing Personal

Daniel Muggleton is an Australian stand-up comedian. 

I Predict a WYATT!

I Predict a WYATT!

Sam Wyatt is recording the pilot for his new Saturday night game show; ‘I Predict A WYATT!’ But with so much on the line will he be able to keep it together? Two contestants, four… 

Shrink

Shrink

By 2020 depression will be the biggest first world problem, but how does this rise affect the mental health work force? Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist Benji Waterstone… 

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. 

Joe Wells: Please Please Please Don't Make Me Do Political Comedy

Joe Wells: Please Please Please Don't Make Me Do Political Comedy

Joe used to do political comedy but recently the news has become so horrible that he can’t bear to do it any more. 

Freya and Will in discussion with ABBA

Freya and Will in discussion with ABBA

Freya and Will in discussion with ABBA: a 50 minute comedy show in which two comedians host the prodigious pop ensemble in a hilarious and revealing interview. 

Bad Clowns: Cult Classic (Work in Progress)

Bad Clowns: Cult Classic (Work in Progress)

An interactive (work in progress) experience in which the audience find themselves in the hands of three friendly faces of a horrific, demonic cult. 

The OCD Files

The OCD Files

The OCD Files “maps” my life as a sufferer of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). 

Struan Logan: Hufflepuff

Struan Logan: Hufflepuff

Hufflepuff was the first (good) nickname Struan got. 

Oleg Denisov: Russian Troll (Work in Progress)

Oleg Denisov: Russian Troll (Work in Progress)

Days of myths and fairy tales are gone. 

Comedy World of Sports

Comedy World of Sports

Brits and comedians are big sports fans, but what is the world’s greatest sport? Rugby union or league? Proper football or that American version? Is the Olympics just people runn… 

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. 

The Milkmen

The Milkmen

Ciaran Chillingworth (Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Finalist) loves milking. 

Northern Power Blouse

Northern Power Blouse

Join ‘Northern Power Blouse’ for a sketch show full of heart, songs and massive, massive shoulder pads. 

Caitlin Cook: Death Wish

Caitlin Cook: Death Wish

Since she was seventeen, Caitlin Cook has lived her life by a code: if something scares her, she has to do it. 

Boogers, Books and Big Bottom Burps

Boogers, Books and Big Bottom Burps

Award-winning, best-selling author Stuart Reid brings his hilarious blend of bums, bogies and big bottom burps to Brighton. 

Typically Adequate

Typically Adequate

To have kids or not to have kids? That is the question. 

Where's My Money?

Where's My Money?

Five years ago, Pete Nash was about to board a plane to Silicon Valley to sell his startup for a million quid. 

Ahab; or What if Moby Dick Were Stand-up Comedy

Ahab; or What if Moby Dick Were Stand-up Comedy

Moby Dick: a book, a play, an episode of Star Trek, 12 movies, and a fish. 

Geeks, Stand Up!

Geeks, Stand Up!

It’s 2019 and the geeks have inherited the earth! Geek culture is emerging from TV and movies, but there was a time you’d be ashamed to be one. 

Pindos

Pindos

What’s it like to have 15 minutes of fame in the largest country on earth? The debut stand-up hour from British comedian and former Cambridge Footlight, Milo Edwards, about how he … 

Mary Flanigan and Robbie McShane: One of Us is a Robot

Mary Flanigan and Robbie McShane: One of Us is a Robot

It’s Mary Flanigan and Robbie McShane! One’s a comedian, one’s a robot pretending to be a comedian. 

Alternative Comedy Cabaret

Alternative Comedy Cabaret

Fancy an alternative variety show? Then they don’t get much better than this! Four award-winning break through acts playing in an intimate venue and all for free! 

Lloyd Langford: Big Face Strikes Again

Lloyd Langford: Big Face Strikes Again

Lloyd presents a sort of, work in progress, stand-up comedy show that he hopes to be rough but charming, like an old-timey hobo. 

Daniel Muggleton: Mouth Breather

Daniel Muggleton: Mouth Breather

Australian Comedian Daniel Muggleton makes his debut at Brighton Fringe in 2018! He released his debut album ‘Let Me Finish’ in 2017 with US label Comedy Dynamics, recorded live at… 

Everybody's Crazy... Or Maybe It's Just Me!

Everybody's Crazy... Or Maybe It's Just Me!

When no one else can help, there’s only one thing to do. 

Will Penswick: Dank Verse

Will Penswick: Dank Verse

The premise for Will Penswicks’ show is simple. 

Stand Up, Weather Girl!

Stand Up, Weather Girl!

Sam Fraser has been a stand-by BBC local weather presenter since 2012. 

The Crapp Family

The Crapp Family

The kind of family that goes the extra mile because the brakes are cut and daddy don’t like the UK speed limit. 

Getting Away Scott Free

Getting Away Scott Free

Coming off the back of an international tour of Europe, Australia and New Zealand. 

25 Years of Stand-Up

25 Years of Stand-Up

Scottish comedy-award-winner and BAFTA nominee Vladimir McTavish celebrates a quarter-century in the business with an hour-long show featuring some brand-new topical gags, some old… 

Matt Green: These People!

Matt Green: These People!

Matt’s been doing stand up for 15 years and he’s got pretty good at it. 

David Callaghan: Dead Man's Chest

David Callaghan: Dead Man's Chest

Comedian David Callaghan brings his newest interactive technological comedy adventure. 

Malcolm Head's List

Malcolm Head's List

Paul Foot’s support act and Pleasance Reserve 2015 winner Malcolm Head brings his debit solo hour to the Brighton Fringe. 

Harriet Braine's Apocalibrary

Harriet Braine's Apocalibrary

A work-in-progress musical comedy show from 2016’s Funny Women winner. 

Jody Kamali: Hotel Yes Please

Jody Kamali: Hotel Yes Please

Need a hotel? Then book a room at Hotel Yes Please, a shambolic hotel managed by Fernando, a clueless dimwit with different ideas of how to run a hotel. 

Heimatmann

Heimatmann

Heimatmann, featuring just two performers, John Casey and Jessie Waterfield, tells the story of Georg Elser. 

For Worse

For Worse

When Sara Barron was 11 years old she wrote a 64-page play. 

Tom Mayhew's Funeral (Previews)

Tom Mayhew's Funeral (Previews)

Tom Mayhew, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Nominee 2017, invites you (and all your friends) to his funeral! It’s a work-in-progress of his funeral, though, so some of the j… 

Aside Effect

Aside Effect

A stand-up comedy show about a man (Winter Foenander) who finds himself in a perpetual state of madness. 

Bad Clowns: Hostage

Bad Clowns: Hostage

What happens when a crazed madman takes a comedy show and its audience hostage? Find out in the Bad Clowns’ maddest show yet. 

Evelyn Mok: Work in Progress

Evelyn Mok: Work in Progress

Featured on Channel 4, Comedy Central and BBC’s New Talent Hotlist, the award-winning Swedish comedian presents a work in progress that promises to be “uncensored, unapologetic and… 

Lolbot Wars

Lolbot Wars

It’s ten o’clock on a Friday night in Brighton and Temple Bar is buzzing. 

Stranger Friends

Stranger Friends

Come on a journey to the upside down and meet some of Sunjai’s weird and wonderful friends. 

Lolly Jones: Work in Progress

Lolly Jones: Work in Progress

Join Lolly and special guest(s) in an hour of stand up & character comedy. 

Aaron Simmonds and (Literal) Support Act

Aaron Simmonds and (Literal) Support Act

A stand-up comedy show from a comedian that cannot stand up. 

Lolly Jones: Gross Prophet

Lolly Jones: Gross Prophet

A knight of the realm steals money from pensioners, the NHS is sold off to the highest bidder and Olly Murs live tweets a ‘terror incident’ from inside Selfridges. 

Ladies Marmalade

Ladies Marmalade

Ladies Marmalade is a reminder that comedy is more than what you see on TV. 

Elliot & Eliott Need Friends

Elliot & Eliott Need Friends

Elliot & Eliott, outcasts to both society and themselves, are in need of friends to save them from the verge of social redundancy. 

Will Mars: Candid Cafe

Will Mars: Candid Cafe

Whilst working on a half-hour comedy special, Will realised that stand-up was no longer the most important thing in his life. 

Nik Coppin: Shark (Work in Progress)

Nik Coppin: Shark (Work in Progress)

He told a silly joke one night at a show in Australia and the events thereafter were rather confusing. 

The Trouble with Being Born Romanian

The Trouble with Being Born Romanian

Victor Pãtrãscan is Romanian, but nobody’s perfect. 

Bisha K Ali's Life is A Work In Progress

Bisha K Ali's Life is A Work In Progress

Bisha K Ali brings a work in progress show to Brighton Fringe. 

Jew-O-Rama

Jew-O-Rama

After a sell-out run at The Camden Fringe 2017 and (hopefully) The Leicester Comedy Festival 2018, ‘Jew-O-Rama’ makes its Brighton Fringe Festival debut bringing you the best Jewis… 

Matt Price : Frequently Anxious Man

Matt Price : Frequently Anxious Man

Friendly Cornish Giant Matt Price was going out with a woman. 

Jay Cowle: Work In Progress

Jay Cowle: Work In Progress

Jay Cowle is a stand-up comedian and day dreamer which is all very nice until he wants to get something done, but things are changing. 

Sleight of Handsome

Sleight of Handsome

While away an hour or so as magic meets stand-up comedy. As well as some cunning trickery, Freddie will share his frustrations of modern and not so modern life. 

65, a Nun and a Frog

65, a Nun and a Frog

This is a solo show about male nuns and being 65. 

The Ayahuasca Diaries

The Ayahuasca Diaries

Shrink and stand-up Benji Waterstones heads to Peru in search of ayahuasca, a healing hallucinogenic so strong that just one dose has been likened to 15 years of therapy. 

Andy Quirk's Got First World Problems

Andy Quirk's Got First World Problems

East London’s premier rapper of first-world problems, Andy quirk, and his backup dancer Anna J, bring fist-pumping therapy for modern living to the masses. 

Struan Logan: Struan All Over the World

Struan Logan: Struan All Over the World

In the hotly tipped debut hour from Scottish comedian and podcaster Struan Logan, he regales his tales of 18 months living out of a backpack through Australia, New Zealand and Sout… 

Aaaah The Growing Pains of a Neurotic Jew ... Henry Churniavsky

Aaaah The Growing Pains of a Neurotic Jew ... Henry Churniavsky

Henry Churniavsky in his solo show, ‘Aaaah The Growing pains of a Neurotic Jew’ unloads to the audience all about his Jewish roots from growing up to getting old, with lots more in… 

Revillationships

Revillationships

Paul Revill, Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2014, returns to Brighton Fringe with a work in progress hour of comedy. 

Feral

Feral

Rob has lived off the grid in a caravan in a field for eight years. 

Gary G Knightley: Twat Out of Hell

Gary G Knightley: Twat Out of Hell

Twat Out of Hell features comedian Gary G Knightley, as seen on Channel 4, BBC3 and the West End, performing his debut solo show. 

Ben Van der Velde: Sidekick

Ben Van der Velde: Sidekick

Get ready for the comedy ride of your life as Ben spins thrillers, self-help books, romances and fairy tales out of thin air, his own mind and the audience in front of him. 

Aaaaaaaargh! It's a Bonanza of Comedy from Around the Fringe

Aaaaaaaargh! It's a Bonanza of Comedy from Around the Fringe

It’s a comedy bonanza! A brand-new stand-up comedy selection from Laughing Horse.