Gloria Hole presents: The Clinic

Gloria Hole presents: The Clinic

Still got an itching problem? For the third year running, join drag-ony aunt Gloria Hole and a panel of top comedians for another year of solving your pressing concerns. 

Remind Me Again Why I Need A Man

Remind Me Again Why I Need A Man

When you’re used to holding the whip hand, Death can be an unwelcome distraction. 

Father of Lies

Father of Lies

‘Making a Murderer’ meets ‘Rosemary’s Baby’. 

Des Kapital: I'm Loving Engels Instead

Des Kapital: I'm Loving Engels Instead

Des (winner Gulag’s Got Talent, Ex-Soviet Republic Factor, No Voice, Strictly Pooling, Dancing on Siberian Ice) story-sings the history of world Communism (Korea, Vietnam, Cuba, … 

The Clinic 4 Kidz

The Clinic 4 Kidz

Are your parents annoying you? School getting you down? Is your sister a pain? Come see your drag-ony aunt Gloria and let her and some super funny comedians solve all your proble… 

Drawn and Quartered

Drawn and Quartered

Michael and Ana have had no communication for six months. 

EUAN

EUAN

EUAN is the kind of audacious, absurdist production which you have to approach with an open-mind; yes, it’s weird and confusing and never fully explains itself, but it’s also r… 

The Hunters of Ghost Hall

The Hunters of Ghost Hall

An interesting addition to the Fringe schedule, The Hunters of Ghost Hall's paranormal premise, pitch-black stage and eerie soundtrack seems to lend itself more to a Halloween … 

GROOMED

GROOMED

Three times winner at Brighton Fringe 2016, ‘GROOMED’ is rebooted and back. 

He Shot, He Scored

He Shot, He Scored

It’s the mid-1970s, Alan Mullery is the new manager of Brighton & Hove Albion after another failed promotion attempt. 

The Golden Child

The Golden Child

William Desmond has always considered himself ‘The Golden Child’. 

What Would Aaron Sorkin Do?

What Would Aaron Sorkin Do?

You were sort of friends when you were young, and then sometime in the 90s, you’re both at Uni and you bond over your love of ‘The West Wing’, walking and talking your way down l… 

Niteskreen

Niteskreen

British comedy’s premiere and only homage to ITV’s ‘Nightscreen’ returns to Brighton. 

Antigone Alone

Antigone Alone

Michael McEvoys’s tight re-telling of the story of the fierce young heroine Antigone weaves together all three of Sophocles’s Theban plays into an intimate and impactful solo p… 

The Yank is a Manc! My Ancestors and Me

The Yank is a Manc! My Ancestors and Me

In a fish-out-of-water comedy of errors, Hopwood DePree tells the true story of how he gave up Tinseltown to save his 600-year-old British ancestral pile. 

One Woman Alien

One Woman Alien

In Fringe theatre, no one can hear you scream: one hour, one woman, one cult movie! The sell-out Edinburgh Fringe show returns to Brighton, celebrating 40 years of the horror cla… 

Stealth Aspies

Stealth Aspies

An intimate and enlightening show exploring autism in a light-hearted and truthful way, combining verbatim testimonies with original poetry. 

Wolf Tamer

Wolf Tamer

Rachel has lost her hero. 

Pole Circus

Pole Circus

Is pole dancing supposed to be strong or sexy? Join Gemini Studio in a charming, ridiculous, acrobatic soul-search into whether we should be strutting in heels or flexing those gun… 

The Blood Tales

The Blood Tales

Re-mystifying the most misunderstood phenomena of a woman’s body by telling the true tales about our blood. 

The Noise Maker

The Noise Maker

Explore the misadventure of Kate and Robin, two dim-witted chums, as they try to put up with their noisy neighbour. 

DUPed

DUPed

The 2018 Scotsman Fringe First Award-winning play written and performed by John McCann and directed by Erasmus Mackenna. 

A Unifying Theory of Gay

A Unifying Theory of Gay

For decades, science has been fascinated by the LGBTQ+ community. 

Alan Ayckbourn Double Bill

Alan Ayckbourn Double Bill

Back-to-back performances of two of Alan Ayckbourn’s shortest plays. 

Alan Ayckbourn's 'No Knowing'

Alan Ayckbourn's 'No Knowing'

One of Ayckbourn’s newest plays, only previously performed in Scarborough. 

Documents, Documentation, and the Post-Truth Era

Documents, Documentation, and the Post-Truth Era

A workshop which re-investigates the status and function of “documentation” responding to the urgent post-truth era in documentary theatre formats. 

My Home at the Intersection

My Home at the Intersection

An intimate and charming performance taking us back to the conflict in the Indian province of Punjab. 

Rural Touring in the UK

Rural Touring in the UK

How does rural touring work? How can you take part? Gain insights on the benefits and opportunities in professional rural touring. 

Black Peter

Black Peter

Where do monsters come from? Do they exist only in stories, or do they live amongst us, watching, waiting? ‘Black Peter’ is a retelling of the Bavarian tale of the Krampus. 

Seven Ages of Mam

Seven Ages of Mam

World Premiere - Funny, moving, thought-provoking, contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s famous soliloquy - but from Mam’s point of view! Laugh-out-loud funny one minute… 

Fannytasticals Cum Again

Fannytasticals Cum Again

Brighton’s rude and raucous female comedy troupe returns to the Fringe! With songs, sketches and wry musings on the female experience, their original and bold material takes you … 

A Really Really Big Modern Telly

A Really Really Big Modern Telly

Kate Stokes and Claudia Summers have their finger on the pulse with this delightful double bill of comedy plays, interspersed with a few shorter sketches. 

She Wolf

She Wolf

Queen Margaret of Anjou is back from the dead and she is angry. 

Passing On

Passing On

With a plotline exploring important topics like same-sex parenting, surrogacy and genetic history I had high hopes for Passing On. 

Antling

Antling

What happens when a forty something single woman rediscovers her childhood crush on an 80s pop icon? A liberation from pissed-off boredom and an awakening of sexual fantasies. 

MoMent-Us!

MoMent-Us!

The world’s only motivational mind-reader returns to Brighton Fringe, but this year, it’s momentous! Dangerous stunts and death-defying spectacles performed for your entertainment,… 

Painted Love

Painted Love

With Marc Almond as your spiritual guide, what could possibly go wrong? From the team that brought you ‘Get Fit With Bruce Willis’, ‘Painted Love’ follows a washed up singer-songw… 

Equity: Fighting for a Fair Fringe

Equity: Fighting for a Fair Fringe

Fringe theatre can be some of the most exciting and rewarding work out there, but all too often it’s unpaid and can price ordinary people out of the industry. 

Pronoun by Evan Placey

Pronoun by Evan Placey

“I showered. 

The Silent House

The Silent House

Benjamin and Shiva have lived in a refugee camp for two years whilst they work towards completing their citizenship applications. 

Live Music in Theatre: Creating and Playing Music for a Theatre Piece

Live Music in Theatre: Creating and Playing Music for a Theatre Piece

How can we enhance the impact of a theatre play with live music? An interactive workshop where participants are welcome to bring their own compositions to play or improvise. 

My Father Held A Gun

My Father Held A Gun

A stunningly simple yet immersing and thoughtful performance, My Father Held a Gun attempts to answer the question: Why do men go to war?Storytelling duo Israeli Raphael Rodan and … 

Autobiographical Storytelling: A Performance Art Form

Autobiographical Storytelling: A Performance Art Form

A playful and dynamic workshop that starts by provoking a memory from your life. 

Hopeless

Hopeless

Leyla Josephine is hopeless. 

Pickman's Model by HP Lovecraft

Pickman's Model by HP Lovecraft

Laying your hands on a cult classic is a daunting task, especially when you are dealing with HP Lovecraft’s much loved gothic fiction. 

Waiting for Gandalf

Waiting for Gandalf

This isn’t the gentle comedy romp through the Lord of the Rings that many may believe from the title. 

The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away by Cole Moreton

The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away by Cole Moreton

"Make a fist with your hand and place it roughly where you think your heart should be," Cole Moreton instructs us at the start of his set, The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away… 

Stick Some Shoes On

Stick Some Shoes On

From our first dates, sexual frustration, sexual tension, Tinder, insecurities, boredom, to marriage. 

Just Don’t Do It

Just Don’t Do It

'I’m frightened', my proudly-feminist husband says while reading a Google-searched summary of Just Don’t Do It as we sit waiting for the start of the show. 

Between You & Me

Between You & Me

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

The Laurel & Hardy Cabaret

The Laurel & Hardy Cabaret

The award-winning Lucky Dog have been playing their successful biopic ‘Hats Off to Laurel & Hardy’ since 2013. 

Barbecue: The Musical

Barbecue: The Musical

Britain is on the brink of nuclear war - how would you spend what might be your last afternoon on Earth? Somewhere in middle-class suburbia, a small group has decided to press on … 

The Spark Factory

The Spark Factory

One of a series of seven one-night-stands of experimental theatre, How Disabled Are You? is curated by theatre co-operative Spun Glass Theatre under the heading of The Spark Factor… 

Steve Lee Performs an Indecent Act

Steve Lee Performs an Indecent Act

If you missed Steve’s Fringe debut ‘Sit Down Stand Up’ last year, you now have the opportunity of missing this brand new show as well! Tales of a life well-lived with possibl… 

Dave Benson Phillips: Christ, I Thought He Was Dead!

Dave Benson Phillips: Christ, I Thought He Was Dead!

Dave Benson Phillips used to be on children’s TV all the time. 

The Start of Something

The Start of Something

Sweet Werks' studio is a well-suited venue for The Start of Something. 

Tight 5 Showcase

Tight 5 Showcase

Fast-paced, club-style stand-up comedy, featuring four of the best new stand-up talents from the South East. 

SESKA: Spot the Difference!

SESKA: Spot the Difference!

SESKA performs incredibly silly magic tricks, repeats them again but with a crazy added difference. 

Sing-Along Fun with Dave Benson Phillips

Sing-Along Fun with Dave Benson Phillips

The well-known children’s entertainer and TV presenter Dave Benson Phillips (‘Playdays’, ‘Playhouse Disney’, ‘Fun Song Factory’, ‘Boj!’) performs popular children’s songs on his … 

The Sweet Release

The Sweet Release

This is how your night at the Fringe ends: not with a whimper, but a bang! Join the hottest up-and-coming acts from all across Brighton Fringe for our late night revue. 

Behind Our Skin

Behind Our Skin

When Camille transfers to London, she finds herself following a well-travelled road. 

Mick Jagger is My Nightmare

Mick Jagger is My Nightmare

With flailing arms, grotesque faces, and a lot of sweat, Dutch performer Marius Mensink attempts to exorcise the Rolling Stones’ front man out of his own body. 

GROOMED

GROOMED

Three-time winner at Brighton Fringe 2016, ‘GROOMED’ is back, but for one night only.