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. May contain jokes about balconies, terror, acid and robins... 

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 The Comedy Store, Sydney... 

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. Help yourself... to the wine! Three generations of mental illness is one hell of a party! From planning grandma’s murder to failed suicides, covert operations and street-side brawls; our family puts the fun in the dysfunctional world of depression, dementia and disorder... 

Will Penswick: Dank Verse

Will Penswick: Dank Verse

The premise for Will Penswicks’ show is simple. Imagine the world’s most deluded poet, no doubt encouraged by his well meaning Granny, and a car wreck candidate at a Britain’s Got Talent audition and give them their own show... 

Stand Up, Weather Girl!

Stand Up, Weather Girl!

Sam Fraser has been a stand-by BBC local weather presenter since 2012. It's been a steep learning curve. Having been flattered by online comments about her bottom, she wonders can you be a full-time feminist and a part-time weather girl? This is Sam's first visit to Brighton Fringe... 

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. The kind who go against the grain, trust your heart and not your brain... 

Getting Away Scott Free

Getting Away Scott Free

Coming off the back of an international tour of Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Scott is bringing his new 2018 show to you wonderful people of sunny Brighton. A funny and warm story on how much of a numpty he truly is! "A stylishly observational act" (ThreeWeeks) "A barrage of quick-fire jokes" (Voice Magazine) "Just on the right side of edgy" (Scene Mag 2016) 

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 favourites from the back catalogue and some hilarious anecdotes about life backstage... 

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. Come and hear his thoughts about the current state of the world. Spoiler alert: he's not keen. Featuring stories about becoming Irish, going viral with JK Rowling, standing up to street crime and trying not to argue about Brexit... 

David Callaghan: Dead Man's Chest

David Callaghan: Dead Man's Chest

Comedian David Callaghan brings his newest interactive technological comedy adventure. Bring your smartphones and stupid heads. "One of my highlights of the Fringe" **** (Scotsman) "Far more original than many big comedy names" **** (EdFest Magazine) "He really hits the mark, and scores" **** (The Reviews Hub) "Callaghan does an excellent job... 

Harriet Braine's Apocalibrary

Harriet Braine's Apocalibrary

A work-in-progress musical comedy show from 2016's Funny Women winner. Trump has decided that literally breaking the internet is the only way he can stop people being mean to him. Braine, as government-appointed Apocalibrarian, must now answer enquiries from frightened and confused members of the community (i... 

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. You can expect poems, drums, the well-known game age bingo, crowdwork, lulls and much, much more - all neatly displayed and organised on his list, so there can be no surprises... 

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. Cheap rooms, a chef who shouldn't be a chef and a terrible Murder Mystery event... 

Heimatmann

Heimatmann

Heimatmann, featuring just two performers, John Casey and Jessie Waterfield, tells the story of Georg Elser. Elser was a German man who failed to assassinate Adolf Hitler – but only by a matter of minutes... 

For Worse

For Worse

When Sara Barron was 11 years old she wrote a 64-page play. The last 60 pages of this play are, in effect, porn. Yes. That's right. A porn. This is to say that there exists in the world a full-length porn script written by an accidental, feminist, 11-year-old auteur... 

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 jokes might die... 

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. Full of twists and turns, the terrified actors perform for laughs, pride and their very lives! A trio of comedic delights made up of close friends John Bond, Christian Dart and Sam Walls... 

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... 

Aside Effect

Aside Effect

A stand-up comedy show about a man (Winter Foenander) who finds himself in a perpetual state of madness. Follow his path of silliness as he attempts to retrace his steps back to humanity... 

Lolbot Wars

Lolbot Wars

It’s ten o’clock on a Friday night in Brighton and Temple Bar is buzzing. Some of us have come here specificaly to catch Lolbot Wars: a comedy show based loosely around the structure of Robot Wars... 

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. Lolly Jones (Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe/Black Mirror) questions the effect of capitalism on our society... 

Aaron Simmonds and (Literal) Support Act

Aaron Simmonds and (Literal) Support Act

A stand-up comedy show from a comedian that cannot stand up. Aaron Simmonds (BBC New Comedian of the Year finalist 2017) is bringing his stand-up show to Brighton. The show will be about his life as a wheelchair user and as an idiot who makes bad decisions in life... 

Stranger Friends

Stranger Friends

Come on a journey to the upside down and meet some of Sunjai's weird and wonderful friends. Sunjai (Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2017 and South Coast Comedian of the Year 2016 runner up) has been touring the country, making friends with some of the best up and coming alternative acts on the circuit, and he wants you to meet them too... 

Lolly Jones: Work in Progress

Lolly Jones: Work in Progress

Join Lolly and special guest(s) in an hour of stand up & character comedy. In a change to the original listing, this show will feature Theresa May comedy burlesque and stand up from other top billed comics... 

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. Now the time has come for them to reach out to a bunch of strangers in a dark room in the pursuit of potential rapport... 

Ladies Marmalade

Ladies Marmalade

Ladies Marmalade is a reminder that comedy is more than what you see on TV. Storytelling and stand up with sex, music and loads of jokes. These wonderful women couldn't be any more different, yet both are very funny and empowering! Arielle Souma: 2017 NATYS Finalist, 2016 SYTYF Finalist... 

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. Could he ever be the same again? As seen on FOX's 'Showtime at the Apollo' (US), BBC's 'Stand-up for Comic Relief' and as a finalist on Season 8 of NBC Comcast's 'Trial by Laughter' (US)... 

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. Watch the globetrotting stand-up comedian analyse those events, jokes and comedy to hilarious effect... 

The Trouble with Being Born Romanian

The Trouble with Being Born Romanian

Victor Pãtrãscan is Romanian, but nobody's perfect. Victor brings this very personal stand-up comedy show in which he tackles identity, film and death. This is what other comedians have said about Victor: “Unbelievable” (Dangerous T) “A delightful burp of art” (Jack Brooks) “Insightful, deadpan and utterly charming” (Sindhu Vee) “Singular comedic voice” (Chris Betts) “Tall” (Elena Fedotova) 

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. As heard on The Guilty Feminist, BBC Asian Network and seen on BBC 3, this rising star of the UK circuit makes the political personal with her original, inventive voice... 

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 Jewish stand-up comedy in the country... 

Matt Price : Frequently Anxious Man

Matt Price : Frequently Anxious Man

Friendly Cornish Giant Matt Price was going out with a woman. The only problem is that she wasn't going out with him. Matt was blissfully unaware of this and spent a year or so of his life looking like the world's worst stalker... 

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. This time he's not wasting the day pretending to be a wizard... 

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. Because sometimes Grandad knows best. Think about looking forward 65 years back in 1952, what's better now than it was then? Bringing his second show to Brighton, Gerry says, "I spent 60 years scared that they would laugh at me... 

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 South East Asia... 

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 between... 

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. Join their crew in railing against the inconsequential irks of modern living! "Delivers with infectious enthusiasm... 

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. So, is it the magic pill he craves? The psychological penicillin to save the NHS? A funny and moving account of one self-help junkie’s search for happiness... 

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. An exciting mixed bag of comedians, with top headliners and the best up-and-coming performers selected from shows all around the Fringe... 

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. With a marriage date set, a dog rescued and a death in the family, it’s time to look at relationships! "This bright sparky chappy was a real quick witted geezer... 

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. After hiding behind cult EdFringe show 'Animal Jokes' for years, it is time to get real... 

Feral

Feral

Rob has lived off the grid in a caravan in a field for eight years. At 44 he’s now starting to worry he’ll never get back on the grid with everyone else, but does he want to to? Relationships are stressful, the world is going crazy and besides, how else can he afford to go swimming in the Arctic? There is also the real possibility, looking back on his life, that Rob has never really been on the grid! After all, how many people spent their 21st birthday on the Turkish-Iranian border in the middle of a war zone? Hopefully he’ll either figure it out or not worry about it! 

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. Top 50 jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe (Scotsman, Huffington Post, iNews) “Wonderfully improvised riffs showcasing his impressive spontaneity and sharp tongue...