Mao That's What I Call Music!

Mao That's What I Call Music!

Everyone had a favourite subject at school taught by their favourite teacher. Mine was history. My history teacher really wanted to be a folk singer so he sang songs about his subject... 

Professional Breakup Artist

Professional Breakup Artist

Annabelszki’s warming and funny performance allows an insight into the world of her lesbian love life. With her previous tour in 2017, including performances at Women in Comedy Festival, L Fest and Lesbian Lives Conference, this comedic journey will have you laughing along to the energetic host... 

Dunce Tank

Dunce Tank

Fraser Geesin and Matt Banks are back after their 2016 Brighton Fringe show. “We changed so many peoples’ lives and saved so many animals that year that we had to come back and do more” says Geesin... 

Imaginary Porno Charades

Imaginary Porno Charades

90 minutes of unstoppable panel show mayhem. You’ll be glad they can last that long! Featuring teams of performers from across Brighton Fringe, all of them ready to charade their audiences good and hard... 

Escape From Matt Banks (WIP)

Escape From Matt Banks (WIP)

An hour of maximum warp, work in progress, nonsense from a deeply troubled idiot. In 1977, the US President Matt Banks crashes into Matt Banks, who is now a giant maximum-security prison... 

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’. Embark upon a Quest to find the Yeti and use your deciding powers to guide your avatar, ‘You’... 

Pibroch Tales

Pibroch Tales

Two men enter a forest... a vibrant blend of bagpipe music, storytelling, dance, and comedy, amid sharp-humoured interaction with the audience. This Scottish one-man show skips through a jigsaw of three different tales; each excerpt illuminating a different scene... 

Other People's Teeth

Other People's Teeth

Balancing work life with a love life is a struggle, but what if your job is killing people? A hitwoman is trying to reconcile these two aspects of her life. Just starting out in a new profession, she craves the respect of her experienced partner in crime... 

Fraser Geesin Is A Lot Of Help (WIP)

Fraser Geesin Is A Lot Of Help (WIP)

Fraser hates writing blurbs. Let’s say this work-in-progress show improves lives and saves the world or something. “Invigorates an audience without being so anarchic that they fear for their safety... 

Doktor James' Bad Skemes

Doktor James' Bad Skemes

Doktor James is sick of living at home and not being taken seriously as a super villain. He is really bad and he just wants to beat his superhero brother and be voted #1 in the super villain charts! (Bad as in evil by the way, not bad as in rubbish... 

Flux Writing: A Dance With Your Own (Un)consciousness

Flux Writing: A Dance With Your Own (Un)consciousness

What really goes on in our head? Is it true? What we believe to think? Is it beautiful? Is it confronting? And is it honest? What can you learn from your thoughts? They have more to offer than you could imagine... 

Too Young to Stay In - Too Old to Go Out

Too Young to Stay In - Too Old to Go Out

In his new show Nigel Osner casts a quizzical eye over life’s challenges for those, shall we say, just that little bit older. Going out, love, holidays - even the gym! He does this in a series of original songs and stories by male and female characters... 

Are Strings Attached?

Are Strings Attached?

Are Strings Attached? is a one-man show dedicated to eradicating the negative perception of graffiti, inspiring young people to follow their dreams and addressing the consequences of pushy parenting... 

De Fuut

De Fuut

Winner of 'Best International Award' at Amsterdam Fringe 2017, Bastiaan Vandendriessche tells a Lolita-like story - a monologue of a charming persona with improper, dark desires. This production is part of Brighton Fringe's Dutch & Flemish Season 2018. 

The Erebus Project

The Erebus Project

The Erebus Project has an interesting premise. Sam, an Aspergic Ph.D. student, is developing a computer programme to eavesdrop on a person’s thoughts. But what if the subject is then wired up at the point of death? Will this reveal whether there is an afterlife? Thus arises The Erebus Project, Erebus being the primordial Greek God of darkness who is associated with death... 

In Search of Myself

In Search of Myself

Mental health is a topic often uncomfortable or awkward to address directly, especially when tackling very personal experiences. Although as a society we are taking a huge step forward in terms of encouraging discussions around mental health, negative stereotypes and the stigma of living with a mental health illness still needs to be eradicated... 

Stealth Aspies: Autistic People Speak Out

Stealth Aspies: Autistic People Speak Out

The Stealth Aspies Company - the world's first performance collective entirely run by autistic adults. Formed in 2016 by Paul Wady of the 'Guerilla Aspies' solo show (now in its fourth year of converting audiences)... 

Ben Fogg: RIPE

Ben Fogg: RIPE

The man they call ‘Daddy Fatsacks’ returns with the single greatest event, not just in comedy but in modern socio-political history. Fogg smashes the sadness from our lives like a maverick stallion riding a runaway mine cart... 

A Glass Half Empty

A Glass Half Empty

"Why is it men do that, I wonder? Hold you like you're some baby bird that might break, or fly away, I suppose... " Female friendship can be more consuming than any romantic love... 

Equity: Making the most out of the Union

Equity: Making the most out of the Union

Equity represents over 43,000 members across the industry. Union membership brings with it a lot of individual and collective benefits and this session will help you get the best out of them... 

Equity: Cracking a contract

Equity: Cracking a contract

If you work on a contract, issue a contract or want to do either, then come to this workshop and find out what should be included, what to look out for and how to avoid pitfalls and problems. 

Big Dumb Cats

Big Dumb Cats

Two word texts, a cat with no name, blood where it shouldn't be and a fashion show to die for. We are shaped both by our experiences and how we get through them. Come share in some of the stories which have made Daniel John Smith the human he now appears to be, as he grapples with acceptance of himself, death, the future, and a nice warm jacket. 

Niteskreen

Niteskreen

In days of yore, British people would know it was time to go to bed when the TV stopped showing programmes, and started showing still images of the programmes they were going to show in the future, accompanied by music to make them feel like they were in an elevator that they needed to get out of... 

All Work, No Play

All Work, No Play

A new piece of devised work making its debut at this year’s Brighton Fringe. We all have to work. If you are really lucky, you will love your job. Well, good for you. But if you don’t, you will more than likely slog through the work day, chained to your desk cubicle, having the life sucked out of you as you toil away the hours whilst wishing for something more... 

The Invention of Lesbianism

The Invention of Lesbianism

A one-hour solo show about the history of LGBTQ+ language, written and performed by Cerys Bradley. It is a frank and funny history of lesbianism through the ages, looking at the evolution of language and how it has been weaponised, both by and against, the community... 

Starting a Performing Arts Company: The Business Basics

Starting a Performing Arts Company: The Business Basics

Are you hoping to grow and develop your performing arts company? Join Jackie Elliman, Legal & Industrial Relations Manager of the Independent Theatre Council, for an overview of the legal basics that you need to be thinking about when running and growing your own performing arts company; including setting up a Limited Company, Copyright, Contracts and legal responsibilities... 

Equity: Taking the stress out of tax for freelancers

Equity: Taking the stress out of tax for freelancers

Tax can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Equity’s Tax specialist, Alan Lean, will take you through all you need to know about tax for the self-employed, including updates on the latest tax legislation. 

Proxy

Proxy

After the 2016 Argus Award-winning 'And the Rope Still Tugging Her Feet', Caroline Burns Cooke returns with Munchausen, murder and living by proxy. Based on a true story, Gypsy is imprisoned in a world of fantasy, invalided and infantilised by her mother Dee Dee, until her online Prince Charming offers a way out. 

Drunk With A Pen

Drunk With A Pen

Joseph J Clark is a poet on a mission. Time is precious to this man as time is words and the very second the audience are seated, in this black, curtained-off venue inside Sweet Werks 2, he commences his set... 

Why I Had To Leave The North

Why I Had To Leave The North

The story of me; a misfit, growing up in the north west of England in the 1980s. A funny and touching exploration of masculinity and the great expectations of manliness placed upon my youth by the older generations of the family... 

Mr D’s Tales of Myth and Legend

Mr D’s Tales of Myth and Legend

Come on a journey back in time as Mr D regales you with fabulous tales of ghosts, monsters, the Devil, and more. Storytelling and theatre combine to bring these myths and legends to life in a fast, funny and noisy hour-long show... 

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 trusty guitar... 

Shakespeare’s Mad Women (A Love Letter to Shakespearean F*ckboys)

Shakespeare’s Mad Women (A Love Letter to Shakespearean F*ckboys)

A new writing comedy exploring what happens when the ‘mad’ women of Shakespeare find themselves dead, together, and angry... Asking why we dismiss women in literature, and what their stories might be, this debut writing from a female-centric company provokes, entertains, and challenges our favourite stories for the 21st century. 

Brain Rinse

Brain Rinse

This award-nominated show is a bizarre, madcap, interactive sketch show starring you: the audience. War, suicide, Beethoven, and sex therapy. It's all in there. Discover your inner ninja! Have a party! Have your brain rinsed! “A fantastic presence on stage” (Buxton Fringe Review) 

Eddie Summers: Rocket Fuel!

Eddie Summers: Rocket Fuel!

Explosive Eddie's looking for one lucky new flatmate. Could you cope with the energy bomb? Expect toast, kissing, rap, cat whiskers, violence, flirting with an apple crumble, and a giant rabbit! ''A uniquely brilliant high-octane comedian!'' 'Highly Recommended' (FringeReview) ''Genuinely joyful, wonderfully absurd'' (Reviews Hub) ''A supremely confident performer, infectious energy, crazily random / disconcertingly normal'' (FringeReview)