Gein's Family Giftshop: Volume 1

Gein's Family Giftshop: Volume 1

The gleefully irreverent Gein’s Family Giftshop bring their warped world vision to Brighton Fringe, having honed their skills on the North West comedy circuit. Dark & absurd in tone, this quartet marry tragedy with hilarity as they offer their skewed perspective to scenes of abject misery and human tragedy... 

In Cahoots: Preview

In Cahoots: Preview

Following their success at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013 ***** (Three Weeks), (Broadway Baby), (The Public Reviews), sketch comedy duo 'In Cahoots' present a sneak-preview of their Edinburgh 2014 show... 

Carlos Cojones Y Amigos

Carlos Cojones Y Amigos

Columbia's second biggest export, Carlos Cojones, comes to Brighton to tell the world about his life. With a little help from his friends. A riotus evening of fun and silliness from Brighton's newest immigrant... 

How Not to Pedal an Ocean (WIP)

How Not to Pedal an Ocean (WIP)

Two adventures, one man, no idea... Rob Coleman wants to cross the Atlantic in a small boat. The only things stopping him are cowardice, constipation and incompetence. Why has he failed – twice? Why might he try again? Is he the man he hoped he would become? Join Rob as he embarks on an extremely personal, funny and frankly ill-advised undertaking... 

Blerk-in-Progress

Blerk-in-Progress

Geordie Giant Luke Benson brings his best stuff about making himself better to Brighton Fringe. It's a work-in-progress, but so is he. Right guys? "He looks the part, he's got the talent... 

Who is Mr Kirby?

Who is Mr Kirby?

'Who is Mr Kirby?' is a partly improvised, very interactive, hour-long comedy quest to find the liveliest audience member. Using music, beat boxing, sketches, art, storytelling and, of course, jokes George Rowe (New Act of the Year Finalist 2012), Joe Charman (New Act of the Year Finalist 2013), Ben Charman and Chris Gau ('John Bishop’s Britain', BBC Comedy Awards 2012) create a party on stage and you’re all invited! 

About Comedy: Stand-up Comedy Course

About Comedy: Stand-up Comedy Course

Learn stand-up comedy on this two day stand-up comedy course, which also includes a performance in a Fringe graduation show. Run by our professional comedian and writer tutors, students learn how to generate material, practice performance skills, joke writing, industry information, and lots more... 

About Comedy: Stand-up Comedy Course

About Comedy: Stand-up Comedy Course

Learn stand-up comedy on this two-day course plus graduation show,with our comedian and writer tutor Jay Sodagar. 'Highly Recommended ****' Three Weeks. More info: www.aboutcomedy.co... 

The Honky Bonk Comrades

The Honky Bonk Comrades

Let the Honky Bonk Comrades take you on a journey through time and space. Come and wonder at the imaginative universe they create using kitchen utensils and everyday objects. These highly entertaining clown performers bring you a wonderous hour of magical mayhem involving singing wigs, space aliens and crazy golf. 

Kelly Kingham: Inside Out

Kelly Kingham: Inside Out

It’s never too late to 'find the funny'; if you dare. “Deliciously unnerving” (The Guardian) “Strangely compelling” (Bruce Dessau) “A star in the making” ***** (The Latest) “Had people crying with laughter” **** (ThreeWeeks) “A classy, enjoyable act” (The Stage) “Immensely likeable and talented” Shortlist New Act of the Year 2014 - Joint 3rd New Comedian of the Year 2013 - Finalist. 

Gary Colman: ChUNT (The Verb to Grumble)

Gary Colman: ChUNT (The Verb to Grumble)

A work in progress for another joyous, uplifting show about the crushing banality of life from "the best deadpan act since Jack Dee" (GQ), "Highly inventive and very funny" (Frank Skinner), "A seasoned gagsmith with a sharp eye for the absurdities of family life" (Evening Standard) 

Will Mars: As Good as my Audience

Will Mars: As Good as my Audience

"Flawed but Fearless dissection of the absurd" (The List) from a comedian who is unapologetically flawed and fearless. As seen on BBC's 'Stand up for Comic Relief' (2011). Shortlisted DAVE's Funniest Jokes of the Fringe (2012)... 

History for Dummies

History for Dummies

The history of this sceptred isle from Noah’s Ark to World War 2 via the Magna Carta, the Battle of Hastings, Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII, the Battle of Waterloo (including Sam, Sam, pick oop tha’ Musket as performed by Stanley Holloway)... 

That Funny Blind Guy 2

That Funny Blind Guy 2

The Good, the Stag, and the Ugly. On paper, Jamie MacDonald should have died in a road accident years ago. But, in the sequel to last year’s Fringe success, Britain’s premier visually-impaired stand-up is back... 

Humans

Humans

In an hour of brand new stand-up comedy at the Temple bar, join stand-ups Phil Jerrod and Chris Stewart as they attempt to unravel what it means to be human. Life, love, hate, Steve Guttenberg, death - the whole shebang... 

Out of Nowhere Comedy Impro Troupe

Out of Nowhere Comedy Impro Troupe

We are a comedy impro troupe based in Bournemouth. Formerly known as 'The Improvables', we have regrouped, revamped and are ready to go again. A mix of fun and frolics, intrigue, mirth and merriment, the list could go on but this is where it stops. 

Stephanie Laing: Nincompoop

Stephanie Laing: Nincompoop

The first night of Stephanie Laing’s Nincompoop showed potential and given time this comedy show could be seriously funny. But by her own admission, the comedian is awkward and this showed in the way she rushed through the set... 

Together in Electra Dreams

Together in Electra Dreams

Stand-up comedian Clara Electra returns to Brighton Fringe to tell you jokes and stories on numerous subjects including: love, money, hedgehogs and her sister Carmen. *** "Glimpses of sheer genius" (Broadway Baby 2013) 

Rick Kiesewetter: No More Mr Rice Guy

Rick Kiesewetter: No More Mr Rice Guy

Work in progress stand-up comedy from Asian-American comedian Rick Kiesewetter, getting ready for Edinburgh 2014. 

Trouble with Comedy

Trouble with Comedy

"It sometimes seems as if everyone on the circuit has a story about Coggers" (The Guardian). Ian Cognito doesn't need to throw a telly out a hotel window, or bang a nail into the back of the stage to hang his coat, he did that... 

Rachel Parris: Live In Vegas

Rachel Parris: Live In Vegas

Award-winning musical comedian Rachel Parris (IT Crowd, Thronecast, BBC Radio 4, Austentatious) presents a work-in-progress version of her forthcoming show, Live In Vegas, a shrewd take on the glamorous world of Las Vegas entertainers... 

Twonkey's Private Restaurant

Twonkey's Private Restaurant

This show is mind-boggling from start to finish. Mr Twonkey (AKA Paul Vickers) dressed up, messed up and fessed up to looking a bit homeless. It was a dialectic of the believably unbelievable... 

Geoff Norcott: I See Dead Stupid People

Geoff Norcott: I See Dead Stupid People

Nominated - 2013 Dave’s Comedy festival, Geoff debuts a hilarious new hour. He’s becoming painfully aware just how many stupid people there are. Not just walk into walls stupid: intellectual idiocy and slapstick hypocrisy... 

Darius Davies: HBÖ Special Uncensored

Darius Davies: HBÖ Special Uncensored

Darius Davies brings his critically-acclaimed HBÖ Special to Brighton for a series of intimate and uncensored gigs. The show HBO tried to ban, the show that reviewers called "Brilliant, Hilarious, Outstanding" ***** (Broadway Baby)... 

Two Dutch Girls & An Aussie

Two Dutch Girls & An Aussie

Two Dutch Girls and an Aussie decided to dream and become London-based stand-up comedians. In this 2014 Brighton compilation show, they are performing their best 20-minute sets. In this international show, we share our encounters and experiences with the British, in search of happiness, love and trivial joys. 

Tea For Tabitha

Tea For Tabitha

Tea for Tabitha is a play about two children living in a New Zealand of the past and struggling with the recent separation of their parents and their subsequent sense of abandonment... 

2 Guys and a Girl...!

2 Guys and a Girl...!

Fancy a cheeky cocktail of comedy & trickery just after lunch? Then come & enjoy some stand-up, silliness & magic from this fabulous London trio. Mark Diamond - “Delighted the audience with some very sharp observational comedy”, Sarah Iles - “Brighton Fringe new act finalist... 

Heat Pumps, Kate Garraway & Other Niche Concerns

Heat Pumps, Kate Garraway & Other Niche Concerns

Phil and Julie have some very niche concerns they want to tell you about. Why did Shakin’ Stevens ruin Julie’s childhood? What’s the best way to go about making a person entirely out of nuts? Why should you never go on holiday with Eamonn Holmes? With the aid of PowerPoint, they will address all of the above and other things too... 

Chuckle Warrior

Chuckle Warrior

Half Barry Chuckle. Half Ultimate Warrior... Pearse James is The Chuckle Warrior. For his debut solo show, there is no theme, just a high energy hour of stand-up aimed squarely at the chuckle muscles... 

Eccentronic Present: Techno Prisoners

Eccentronic Present: Techno Prisoners

Serve time with electro comedy duo Eccentronic, imprisoned for musical crimes they (probably) didn't commit: mashing up incompatible music (like Kraftwerk, Pulp, Nine Inch Nails and Girls Aloud), audacious middle-class rap, and unleashing dangerously addictive minor internet hits about the Croydon tram, Solihull and existential angst... 

The Fundamental Interconnectedness of Everyone with an Internet Connection

The Fundamental Interconnectedness of Everyone with an Internet Connection

Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds; diamond-encrusted safety deposit boxes: standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens if you reply? Through stand-up, projections & music, the show investigates the nature of scamming, its role in our connected world & why pushing cyber con artists to their limits is so satisfying... 

Trouble With Comedy

Trouble With Comedy

Comedian's comedian, one of Britain's most seminal comics returns to the industry's largest trade fair 15 years after getting poleaxed, having been arrested the previous two. What could go wrong? 'Just stunning' (Guardian)...