Talking to the Dead

Talking to the Dead

Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out. 

The Ealing Inheritance

The Ealing Inheritance

The Ealing Inheritance is a comic tale of intrigue, gold-digging and dastardly dissimulation reminiscent of many an Ealing comedy - hence the double meaning of the play’s witty t… 

Blue Sky Thinking

Blue Sky Thinking

Grab a mediocre coffee from the vending machine and make your way into the all-too-familiar world of the office worker. 

On the Tracks

On the Tracks

Robert and Ted are shunters. 

Tits in Space

Tits in Space

‘Tits in Space’ - are they idiots or are they boobs? A sketch show involving two idiots, some space, emails, death, plankton, voiceovers, and boob hats. 

Griffin and Jones: Trickorice Allsorts

Griffin and Jones: Trickorice Allsorts

The pioneers of slapdash magic are back with another mishmash of magical mayhem! These award-winning idiots have become famous for their fast banter, tight chemistry, contagious en… 

Word

Word

They’re pretty special. 

One Woman Alien

One Woman Alien

"In theatre no-one can hear you scream" unless you head down to the Sweet Dukebox this Fringe to see One Woman Alien, billed as a one hour (standard Fringe fair) one woma… 

Year Without Summer

Year Without Summer

May 1816. 

Waiting for Curry

Waiting for Curry

The opening premise of Twilight Theatre’s Waiting for Curry, written and directed by Susanne Crosby, runs thus: Rob and his wife Chris have invited their friends Phil and Sue ove… 

Tales

Tales

As the audience wandered into the Sweet Dukebox theatre for the start of Tales Michelle Madsen and Lizzy Margereson of BAIT were already standing by the seats, welcoming people war… 

The O.S. Map Fan Club

The O.S. Map Fan Club

On paper – cartographical paper by preference – this is the sort of show that is the heart of fringe theatre. 

Antigone Alone

Antigone Alone

The story of Antigone comes from three surviving plays written by Sophocles in the 5th century BC. 

Wan In Wan Oot

Wan In Wan Oot

Miss Mckay is with child, having been artificially inseminated by the sperm of her wife’s best pal, and she’s very worried about the size of her baby’s head. 

Woyzeck

Woyzeck

Having spent three months eating only peas, it comes as no surprise that the eponymous central character in Woyzeck appears in a state of both physical frailty and mental instabili… 

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

"One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that in bed he had been changed into a monstrous verminous bug": So begins Franz Kafka’s … 

Bin and Gone

Bin and Gone

People of a certain age will remember Ted Rogers hosting the quiz show 3-2-1 on Saturday nights. 

The Sorrowful Tale of Sleeping Sidney

The Sorrowful Tale of Sleeping Sidney

A grotesque, darkly comic Victorian story of obsessive love, murder, and confectionery. 

Sophia Walker: Around The World In Eight Mistakes

Sophia Walker: Around The World In Eight Mistakes

It is a familiar setting: a small stage, a requisite black backdrop and a single chair. 

Down The Pub With Luke Wright

Down The Pub With Luke Wright

Flamboyant, political and riotously funny, Luke Wright creates inventive poems with loads of heart. 

Jonny Fluffypunk: How I Came To Be Where I Never Was

Jonny Fluffypunk: How I Came To Be Where I Never Was

How do you find yourself, when you find yourself where you don’t belong? Jonny Fluffypunk grew up in the far-flung, forgotten reaches of outer suburbia. 

Mark Grist and Tim Clare: Voted Out

Mark Grist and Tim Clare: Voted Out

Sick of democracy? Well here’s the chance to vote it out! Poets Mark Grist and Tim Clare’s new show puts the power in the hands of the audience. 

Byron Vincent: Instagramming the Apocalypse

Byron Vincent: Instagramming the Apocalypse

In this witty, lyrical and unique spoken-word comedy show, Bryon Vincent turns a satirical eye to both his personal and our collective existential crises. 

Proteus Theatre Company: Mad, Bad, and Dangerous To Know

Proteus Theatre Company: Mad, Bad, and Dangerous To Know

Join Lord Byron, the most notorious figure from literary history, for a stiff drink. 

Andrew James Brown: The Moon Under Water

Andrew James Brown: The Moon Under Water

Poet Andrew James Brown loves pubs. 

John Osborne: Circled in the Radio Times

John Osborne: Circled in the Radio Times

A new storytelling show about finding a pile of old copies of the Radio Times and piecing together someone’s life by the programmes they had circled. 

How to: Rural Tour

How to: Rural Tour

The village hall, church and school are focal points for rural life and afford a familiar, informal space in which local people can enjoy the arts. 

Hamlet (An Experience)

Hamlet (An Experience)

After breaking new ground and touring the world with their multi award-winning ‘Richard III (A One Woman Show)’, Brite Theater are making Shakespeare even more immersive with this … 

Blooming

Blooming

Patrick Sandford is engaging, entertaining and certainly knows how to hold an audience. 

(Non) Violent Communication

(Non) Violent Communication

How funny is Non Violent Communication? Apparently, NVC is a way of talking which involves getting your needs met, as well as the needs of others. 

Twonkey's Christmas in the Jungle

Twonkey's Christmas in the Jungle

His conniving manager, Mr. 

Imaginary Porno Charades

Imaginary Porno Charades

Following last year’s all-night session, Brighton begs for more! A 12-hour marathon of unstoppable panel show mayhem - if the captains and host can last that long! A variet… 

Séance

Séance

The exclusive and intimate event returns to Brighton after its 2013-16 sell-out Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe runs. 

Jim Holland: Shoegazing

Jim Holland: Shoegazing

Polite, comedy-maverick Jim Holland in a funny show about shoes, shyness, and love, where Fred Astaire meets Metallica. 

Aidan Goatley: 10 Films with my Dad, His Granddaughter, My Wife, and Her Mother-in-Law

Aidan Goatley: 10 Films with my Dad, His Granddaughter, My Wife, and Her Mother-in-Law

How do fathers and sons communicate? Sports? Cars? The Jeremy Kyle show? For Aidan and his dad, it was films. 

Peter Antoniou: 'Psychic' Comedian

Peter Antoniou: 'Psychic' Comedian

If you could ask a psychic a question what would it be? Fresh off his sell-out international tour, and with sell-out runs in London’s West End, let ‘Psychic’ comedian Peter Ant… 

Killer Cells

Killer Cells

A story of optimism and resilience. 

Escape: A Magic Show

Escape: A Magic Show

Escape the mundane and the everyday and see the world through the eyes of a magician. 

Gender Spanner

Gender Spanner

A joyous and empowering hour of cabaret, burlesque, and labels that just don’t stick. 

Between You and Me

Between You and Me

This Brighton-based forum theatre company produce thought-provoking performances about social and political matters, using storytelling, discussion, and re-enactment. 

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James is sick of living at home and not being taken seriously as a supervillain. 

Late To The Party

Late To The Party

‘Late to the Party’ is an autobiographical romp on a mid-life diagnosis of ADHD and Dyslexia in two women. 

Blocked

Blocked

“Bye!”, Kate (Laura Curnick) chirps as a disgruntled man with a beer leaves from the front row ten minutes into the set, a rather awkward start to Blocked, which is followed by… 

How to Walk Through Hell

How to Walk Through Hell

In this two-hander from the American creative team behind last year’s ‘Crazy Horse: A Dream of Thunder’, Lucy Turner, an ambitious young woman, begins displaying bizarre symptoms o… 

Decide-A-Quest

Decide-A-Quest

A high-energy comedy reworking of classic game books such as ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ and ‘Find Your Fate’. 

SpokeEasy

SpokeEasy

Do you remember a time when we all SpokeEasy? A time before every movement, word and thought was watched? Before cameras in trees? Come! Follow the signs for The Yellow Canary,… 

Good People, Bad Day

Good People, Bad Day

Everyone has experienced the dreaded ‘bad day’ where nothing seems to work out. 

Richard III (a one-woman show)

Richard III (a one-woman show)

Richard III. 

Underworlds

Underworlds

In this tapestry of storytelling, poetry and monologues from the afterlife, Arachne the weaver spins tales of darkness, death and feminine mystique. 

Sweetmeat

Sweetmeat

Sigmund and Christian meet, and slot together like puzzle pieces. 

Fannytasticals

Fannytasticals

A bejazzled clunge? A muff, minge, vadge, landing strip or front bottom? Ah, it’s just too much fun delving in the dirty dictionary of lady slang but that’s probably enough for… 

Neurovision: Boom-Bang-A-Brexit!

Neurovision: Boom-Bang-A-Brexit!

Remember Brighton Fringe 2013? Music comedy duo Eccentronic tried to write the UK’s song for Eurovision by identifying what it means to be British, while musing on how we can co-… 

Etherwave: Adventures With The Theremin

Etherwave: Adventures With The Theremin

Notorious performer Hypnotique tells her personal story about the world’s first electronic instrument (from 1920s Russia) and it’s influence on music today – including Led Zepp… 

The Burning Gadulka

The Burning Gadulka

With humour and sarcasm, a musician tells a story about his relationship with the Gadulka - an instrument often overlooked and unremarkable in its appearance. 

Get Fit With Bruce Willis

Get Fit With Bruce Willis

The premise of Get Fit With Bruce Willis promises a fun-packed frivolous hour of disco, Jimmy Somerville songs, fitness and a Faustian pact with the devil but sadly fails to live u… 

Pickman's Model by HP Lovecraft

Pickman's Model by HP Lovecraft

The Other Realm brings Lovecraft’s classic short story to the stage for the first time. 

So You Say

So You Say

The multi-talented writer and director Sam Chittenden has done it again. 

PASSPAWT

PASSPAWT

Out of the 29 years the amiable-natured Helena has been alive, 5 were spent in her birth country Slovakia and 24 in England. 

Talking to the Dead

Talking to the Dead

Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out. 

Life Without Dog

Life Without Dog

Following a sell-out performance of Katherine Chandler’s ‘Hood’ at the National’s Dorfman Theatre, Found in the Forest return with a new world premiere. 

Network Diagnostics

Network Diagnostics

New work from an exciting Irish theatre company. 

Model Organisms

Model Organisms

She can save the human race. 

Mr D’s Tales of Myth and Legends

Mr D’s Tales of Myth and Legends

A retelling of ten old tales, such as the story of Devil’s Dyke and why Rugby Union team Hartlepool Rovers are known as the Monkeyhangers, this hour long show invites the audienc… 

Blanket Fort

Blanket Fort

Improvised shows are always an exciting watch, no-one knows exactly what to expect. 

Waiting for Curry

Waiting for Curry

Four friends, two couples, an elaborate secret history between them, and a lot of wine - what could possibly go wrong? With a strong script by Susanne Crosby (who also directs), an… 

Cream

Cream

Whilst strong acting and a passionate script provided an exciting performance, there’s work to be done to see this show develop further. 

The Guide to Good Orgasm Management

The Guide to Good Orgasm Management

Whilst it never quite delivers the climax you expect from a show with such a title, The Guide To Good Orgasms offers a certain charm that makes it impossible not to smile throughou… 

Desert Bloom

Desert Bloom

Decked out in her Nevada-based caravan, it is initially unclear in what direction Rosa Rita’s tale will take. 

Talking To The Dead

Talking To The Dead

Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out. 

Involuntary Noises: The Songs of Jody Trehy

Involuntary Noises: The Songs of Jody Trehy

“Cracking good songs in the style of Brecht, Bowie and Brel” (Irish Times) - Jody Trehy plays Brighton with a sublime international band as part of his 2016 tour. 

Noiseless and Patient

Noiseless and Patient

Prince Edward Island, Canada, 1883 - home to L. 

A Graceful Dying

A Graceful Dying

How do the dying do their dying? What is this end-of-life thing all about? This show asks questions about dying, has no answers about living. 

The Unknown Soldier

The Unknown Soldier

Jack stayed on when the guns fell silent, to search the battlefields for those that could never go home. 

Piaf: Love Conquers All

Piaf: Love Conquers All

This character-driven play from Moving On Theatre had something for everyone. 

Maria: The Life, Loves, and Music of Callas

Maria: The Life, Loves, and Music of Callas

Laurene Hope, who amazed as Piaf, is now ‘La Divina’ Callas - from unwanted child to opera Goddess and her obsession with Onassis. 

Imaginary Porno Charades

Imaginary Porno Charades

Why have a single entendre when you can go for the double?! Drop in and out whenever you like for our 12 hour session, just make sure you pace yourself and don’t go off too early! … 

The Bookbinder

The Bookbinder

The Bookbinder is Trick of the Light’s enchanting fairy tale of a young apprentice bookbinder’s encounter with an old woman and her mysterious book. 

Thorn

Thorn

Detailing the many instances of one finding a metaphorical thorn in their side, Tom Jordan’s first came when he was five. 

Erect But Unstable

Erect But Unstable

Canadian monologist John Arthur Sweet undertakes a comedic odyssey to medicine, psychotherapy and religion in search of answers about queer love, sexual awakening, and obsession. 

Sex, Strokes, Death, Denial

Sex, Strokes, Death, Denial

Betty had a stroke. 

Limelight

Limelight

Just the usual open mic night at the Iron Duke. 

Andy and Sarah's Rantomime

Andy and Sarah's Rantomime

Every Christmas, comedians Andy Thomas (‘Crimes Against Humanities Teachers’) and Sarah Charsley (‘Ghost Sex’) meet to mime a rant, then do it for real. 

Necessity

Necessity

‘Necessity’ is a compelling new play by writer and director Paul Macauley, about our need to hold onto ideals and what we create in the world when our needs go unmet. 

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Based on the true story of Crookshank’s time in the R. 

A Talent for Lying

A Talent for Lying

Set in a cafe, this helping from Octopus Soup Theatre initially provides nothing that an audience wouldn’t have seen before. 

Owl Time

Owl Time

Inspired by a phrase from Virginia Woolf to describe dusk, Owl Time is a gentle production that provides political punch. 

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

Doktor James' Akademy of Evil

WANTED: Small minions to join Doktor James’ army of evil. 

Twonkey's Mumbo Jumbo Hotel

Twonkey's Mumbo Jumbo Hotel

Stop the hotel from being flattened! Time to enter the now legendary Twonkeyverse! Malcolm Hardee Award Nominee for Comic Originality, “He creates wonderlands of weird” **** (Kate… 

Mummy or The Art of Saying Goodbye

Mummy or The Art of Saying Goodbye

A cathartic and corrosively funny new play about a young professor who has shrouded herself in studies to numb the pain of grieving. 

Séance

Séance

2013-15 Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe sell-out! Twelve guests join Peter Antoniou for a shocking adventure into the world of spirit contact. 

Now I'm A Big Boy!

Now I'm A Big Boy!

If you believe ‘youth is wasted on the young’, then just for a second imagine it was lived by the not-so-young.