Grant Busé: Touché Busé

Grant Busé: Touché Busé

Grant Busé is blessed with classical good looks, musical talent and a flair for making things funny. 

Stephen Catling vs Himself and Other Monsters

Stephen Catling vs Himself and Other Monsters

A raggedy Northerner who absolutely refuses to listen to all those warnings about monsters and abysses tries to fight his way through hellish hoards of horrors. 

Steve McNeil: Video Games (Work in Progress)

Steve McNeil: Video Games (Work in Progress)

The creator of (and team captain on) ‘Dara O’Briain’s Go 8 Bit’ bangs on about video games for an hour. 

The Biscuit Barrel

The Biscuit Barrel

Following their outrageous debut of 58 sketches, with sold-out performances in Edinburgh and Brighton, Biscuit Barrel roll out a whole new hour of hyperactive hysteria! Guaranteed … 

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

Why do geese fly south for the winter? Why does it always rain on a bank holiday? What’s really inside an Oreo? You suggest the question, and watch as the myth of its origin comes… 

James Bran: Hack

James Bran: Hack

Technology is making life easier, but at what cost? Join James Bran on a comedic exploration of convenience addiction; a sidesplitting look at the value of personal data, and a hil… 

Young, Dumb and Easily Offended

Young, Dumb and Easily Offended

Feelin fat, ugly, depressed? Yh we all are, we’re Millennials! It’s gonna have coconut water, avocados, vegan sausage rolls. 

Laugh Island

Laugh Island

Sexy, sizzling and single improvisers look for laughs and love in the Brighton Fringe’s hottest show. 

Thomas Dixon: The Secrets of Magic

Thomas Dixon: The Secrets of Magic

What is real magic? Is it just tricks or magic? What’s the difference? Thomas will answer these questions and reveal some of the deepest secrets! You will learn what it takes to … 

Roisin Crowley Linton: Teenage Kicks

Roisin Crowley Linton: Teenage Kicks

WINNER: Stamptown Newcomer Award, 2018 Roisin Crowley Linton makes her Brighton debut with a unique blend of achingly honest poetry, side-splitting stand-up and personal storytell… 

Stealing the Show: The Improvised Heist Comedy

Stealing the Show: The Improvised Heist Comedy

Move over Oceans 8, 11, 12 and 13. 

Viggo The Viking

Viggo The Viking

WINNER: Best Comedy Brighton Fringe 2016 NOMINEE: Best Comedy Brighton Fringe 2017 From the deep forests and tall mountains of Norway comes Gaulier-trained clown Viggo Venn (Zach … 

Eliza von Poppins presents... A Practically Perfect Guide to Living

Eliza von Poppins presents... A Practically Perfect Guide to Living

Do you want to know how to solve your problems and become practically perfect in every way? Whenever you are in a stew, just ask “What would Julie Andrews do?” Eliza von Poppins … 

Imaginauts

Imaginauts

The fast paced Sci-Farce returns to The Warren for a second year. 

Bitesize Chekhov

Bitesize Chekhov

Three one-act plays performed within one hour - this is Chekhov as you have never seen him before! Animate presents some of the writer’s lesser-known works to a 21st century audi… 

Eleanor Colville: Google Me

Eleanor Colville: Google Me

Our internet searches reveal more about us than we like to admit. 

PÖJJ Presents: PÖJJ

PÖJJ Presents: PÖJJ

Sketch comedy hat-trick ‘PÖJJ’ return to Brighton Fringe. 

Crabmeat

Crabmeat

J is hiding in the toilet at a gay club. 

Christian Brighty is Grandad in Grandad: Grandad’s Grandad-themed Family Reunion

Christian Brighty is Grandad in Grandad: Grandad’s Grandad-themed Family Reunion

Sporting a ridiculous inflatable suit, ill-fitting wig and grey beard, the “hilarious” (The List) Christian Brighty brings to life a man you wish was dead. 

Alex Cofield: Supernova

Alex Cofield: Supernova

Faced with the grim reality of a life of seclusion in the genteel English countryside, Alex’s dreams of youthful urban living seem light years away, and when a nefarious village … 

IT'S PATRICIA, DARLING!

IT'S PATRICIA, DARLING!

She’s out - all guns blazing! Patricia is throwing off the shackles of a false identity, finally claiming what is rightly hers. 

Mary Blandy's Gallows Tree

Mary Blandy's Gallows Tree

Based on actual historical events, Mary Blandy’s Gallows Tree is a one-woman play that charts the last hour(s) of Mary Blandy as she awaits the gallows in Oxford Prison in 1752, … 

Michael Fabbri: Rebooted

Michael Fabbri: Rebooted

This Brighton local gigs across the UK and all over the world, but can’t resist the yearly pull of performing a new show just a gentle stroll from his front door. 

Owen Roberts: Anglerfish

Owen Roberts: Anglerfish

What is love? It’s a mystery. 

Pete Nash: Where's My Money?

Pete Nash: Where's My Money?

Five years ago, Pete Nash was about to board a plane to Silicon Valley to sell his business for seven figures. 

The Scrapyard Sessions

The Scrapyard Sessions

The fringe of the Fringe, full of wonder and whimsy. 

DRESSING UP DIETRICH

DRESSING UP DIETRICH

Have wig, will Dietrich. 

Off the Cuff's Chaotic Biopic

Off the Cuff's Chaotic Biopic

Following three sell-out Fringe runs with hit show ‘Crime and Funishment’ and more than a decade of acclaimed and raucously funny performances, Brighton’s improvised comedy revolut… 

How to Make Friends in Hollywood

How to Make Friends in Hollywood

For almost sixty years, Hollywood superstar Lindsey Ordell has been drinking too much, smoking too much and over indulging in an endless parade of sexual conquests. 

Dead Happy?

Dead Happy?

Dead Happy? is a one man show about life and our journey towards the inevitable. 

Kiki Mellék: Law of Attraction

Kiki Mellék: Law of Attraction

Ooohoo Bibshkis! Hyper Queen Kiki Mellék’s Brighton Fringe Debut! Plastic-Fanatsic Kiki Mellék is simply winning at life & she wants to share her perfectly pert pearls of wisdo… 

Hot Mess: Bezzie Mates

Hot Mess: Bezzie Mates

Max Levine and Anna Piper recorded themselves for a year to find the funniest sketch ideas to put into the show. 

Unlovable

Unlovable

A one-woman physical theatre/clowning show following bright-eyed, open-hearted 1950s bachelorette Judith and her journey to become the most lovable girl in town as she and her (pro… 

Barry and Sian: Exposed

Barry and Sian: Exposed

Award-winning comedy sketch duo ‘Barry and Sian’ (Aka BS) - off the back of their sold out Christmas Special ‘Oh Holy Shite’ - comes ‘Exposed’! It’s not just the sun you need to be… 

Isa Bonachera: The Great Emptiness

Isa Bonachera: The Great Emptiness

Any sensible person would look at the night sky and see the horrible purgatory of the cosmos. 

Dan Evans: 20%

Dan Evans: 20%

Brace yourself for extreme investor-tainment as stand-up comedian Dan Evans pitches his 20% complete business ideas. 

Open Wide

Open Wide

It’s time for your yearly check-up (an hour of surreal sketch and character comedy, brought to you by real-life identical twins from Brighton - Yes Mama!). 

Individual Medley

Individual Medley

There is a long history of female performers and theatre-makers who mine their personal experience to create autobiographical monologues exploring their (female) identity. 

The Unremarkable Life and Wholly Undignified Death of Lee Griffiths as Performed by Lee Griffiths

The Unremarkable Life and Wholly Undignified Death of Lee Griffiths as Performed by Lee Griffiths

Lee Griffiths, household name* and all-round philanthropic hero has given himself the honour of hosting a charity telethon to help those less fortunate. 

Awokening: Work in Progress

Awokening: Work in Progress

A presentation of visionary (ridiculous) ideas from an apocalyptic clown man. 

Hot Mess: Dirty Stop Outs

Hot Mess: Dirty Stop Outs

Help Anna and Max satisfy the weird stipulations of their overzealous landlord to keep the party alive while ending the night with the best house party in Brighton! Fast-paced sket… 

Do the Thing: The Made Up Musical

Do the Thing: The Made Up Musical

The 2018 critically-acclaimed Brighton Fringe sell-outs return! Join ‘Do the Thing’ for an unmissable high-risk, high-lunacy, highly (well, entirely) improvised musical. 

David McIver: Teleport

David McIver: Teleport

Come! Escape into the Kingdoms of Ashgorn, where you can level up, complete quests, defeat monsters and watch a very cheeky young man doing some really stupid character comedy. 

Siblings: Acting out and Siblings: The Third

Siblings: Acting out and Siblings: The Third

Character comedians and real-life sisters Maddy and Marina Bye are back, physically bigger and mentally smaller then ever before, presenting their sell-out 2018 show ‘Siblings: Act… 

Crybabies: Danger Brigade

Crybabies: Danger Brigade

Join Michael Clarke (“nothing short of genius” ***** Three Weeks), Ed Jones (“ripe with wit” **** The Skinny) and James for Crybabies’ debut hour of surreal comedy, action,… 

Kissing Annie Lennox

Kissing Annie Lennox

Not a tribute act, but an act of attribution. 

Max Norman: How to be a Pirate

Max Norman: How to be a Pirate

Step aboard a ship for an adventure of ludicrous comedy and nonsense storytelling with an explosive salt spoon of a pirate who’s lost on a quest and needs your help, only he doesn… 

Dumped

Dumped

A one-woman, musical, comedy shit-storm about the first time your heart gets smashed into a million tiny pieces, and the songs that make you feel less alone with your crazy, crazy … 

Serena Flynn: Prune

Serena Flynn: Prune

Crawling out from the wreckage of a nasty breakup comes the grotesque figure of Prune. 

Camp Be Yourself

Camp Be Yourself

Around 20 minutes before the show started we were told to ‘drink up our apple juice’ and to say bye to our parents before we were taken across the pond to America and aggressiv… 

PÖJJ: Our Sketch Show

PÖJJ: Our Sketch Show

Sketch comedy hat-trick PÖJJ bring you their debut show. 

Ella Woods: Wing Defence

Ella Woods: Wing Defence

A comedy show about sport by someone who hated it. 

The Elves & The Shoemaker

The Elves & The Shoemaker

When everyone in the house is tucked up in bed, a magical creature lifts its head. 

Think Outside The Box

Think Outside The Box

A light-hearted, inventive way of exploring the distinctions and limitations of thinking inside the box and thinking outside the box. 

Jilberto Soto: Butterfly

Jilberto Soto: Butterfly

Questions often arise if Butterfly is about Jilberto coming out of his cocoon and spreading his wings. 

Tits, Teeth & Twat

Tits, Teeth & Twat

Mid-life crisis? Forget that! Join us, two twenty-one year olds, as we dissect issues that have resulted in our quarter-life crisis. 

Victorious

Victorious

Driving home from Victorious last night (Hannah Brackenbury’s one-woman Victoria Wood tribute show) I wondered: if Wood could have chosen someone to celebrate and showcase her wo… 

Press Start to Play

Press Start to Play

Three rounds. 

Bark and B

Bark and B

Bark is a tree. 

Sin City Impro

Sin City Impro

City impro present their brand new show for 2018, where they explore the seven deadly sins through a series of scenes, sketches and songs all made up on the spot. 

A Woman, In Search

A Woman, In Search

A one-woman show which looks at the complex line between actress and character. 

The Jerry Hall Show

The Jerry Hall Show

Jerry Hall bursts her way into Brighton Fringe, in this riot of a cabaret developed at Soho Theatre. 

Sasha Ellen: No Man's Land

Sasha Ellen: No Man's Land

In 2010 the island of Herm declared a state of emergency. 

Pelican

Pelican

Pelican is a brand new whirlwind comedy by the critically acclaimed Pelican (makers of The Cat Man Curse). 

ForniKATEress

ForniKATEress

Award-winning TV and radio regular Kate Smurthwaite presents her hilariously honest show about open relationships and her own non-monogamous lifestyle. 

Nigel Ng: Malaysian Sensation (Work In Progress)

Nigel Ng: Malaysian Sensation (Work In Progress)

Nigel Ng is from Malaysia. 

Spilt Milk Presents...

Spilt Milk Presents...

Spilt Milk are back in Brighton and they’re milkier than ever! After a great run at Brighton Fringe 2017 they are returning to Brighton to spread the love and calcium. 

Michael Fabbri: Dessert Warrior

Michael Fabbri: Dessert Warrior

Mr Fabbri, Star of Radio 4’s Dyslexicon, has graced the global comedy circuit for many years and is back in Brighton. 

Jon & Nath Like to Party

Jon & Nath Like to Party

Jon & Nath return with last year’s sell-out show, now with more slaps, more sketches and a more high-tech Groovematic 3000. 

The Big Fat Running Show

The Big Fat Running Show

RUNNING CAN BE FUN[NY]. 

Jim Campbell: What Would ... And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead Do?

Jim Campbell: What Would ... And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead Do?

Award-nominated comic Jim Campbell has been busy with a chart-topping podcast, an acclaimed book and his personal life exploding. 

Mark Bittlestone: Pity Laughs

Mark Bittlestone: Pity Laughs

In 2014 Mark Bittlestone came out as gay, as if being an orphan wasn’t funny enough! Which is worse? Losing both your parents in awful circumstances or being gay? Sadly, Mark Bitt… 

You, The Loo, and Nappy-Nappy Noos

You, The Loo, and Nappy-Nappy Noos

Going to the toilet: one of life’s mysteries. 

Joaquin & Gillian

Joaquin & Gillian

Keeping the tradition of Northern Folk alive for the folk of other bits of Britain, Barnsley’s most famous folk duo Joaquin & Gillian bring their never-ending tour to Brighton Fr… 

Will Dalrymple: Man to Man

Will Dalrymple: Man to Man

Nothing interesting has ever happened to gay comedian Will Dalrymple. 

Garry Starr Performs Everything

Garry Starr Performs Everything

Nothing is sacred this Fringe as ‘Garry Starr’ tears through artistic genres with little regard for personal safety and even less regard for art. 

Brawn

Brawn

We all want to look good, don’t we? Everybody likes to feel attractive. 

Smells Like Dean Spirit

Smells Like Dean Spirit

Dean’s life is like Bake Off, but all the ovens are broken. 

Angus Dunican: The Vanity Project

Angus Dunican: The Vanity Project

Inspired by collecting stories for a eulogy, Angus looks at our evolving public selves, how our friends police who they think we should be, and thwart our attempts to try on new fa… 

Breaking the Magicians' Code with Kane & Abel

Breaking the Magicians' Code with Kane & Abel

Anarchic twin tricksters Kane & Abel will break all the rules of the Magicians’ Code of Conduct passed down to them by their grandfather, to prove that it feels great to be bad! Co… 

Fix My Brain

Fix My Brain

Ex-Presidents of the Footlights Dillon (Chortle Student Comedy Award Finalist) and Oli (junior doctor) present a debut show all about friendship, depression and crushing existentia… 

Eyecon

Eyecon

Brand new work in progress show from BBC Audio Award nominee Georgie Morrell in association with The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich. 

Jacob Hatton: Ozymandias

Jacob Hatton: Ozymandias

Friends! Countrymen! Lend me your ears! For you stand now amongst kings. 

The Laud of The Rings

The Laud of The Rings

The Lord of the Rings (known as LOTR to the mega-fans) is one of my favourite books. 

LadyFace

LadyFace

A white-knuckle ride on a character-comedy carousel from chameleon woman-host LadyFace aka Lucy Farrett, said to be “funny” (Neil Gaiman) and “mesmerising” (The Scotsman). 

Off The Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Off The Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Back by popular demand following 2016 and 2017’s sell-out shows! Brighton’s improvised comedy favourites present a hilarious impromptu detective drama, packed with colourful cha… 

Crabby: A Snappy Little Tale of Grumpy Feelings and What To Do About Them

Crabby: A Snappy Little Tale of Grumpy Feelings and What To Do About Them

Experience the sights, sounds, smells and characters of the Edwardian seaside in this musical multi-sensory interactive show from award-winning company, Collar & Cuffs Co. 

Russell Arathoon: The Curious Incidents of the Gay in the Night-Time

Russell Arathoon: The Curious Incidents of the Gay in the Night-Time

Stand-up comedy from Manchester-born comedian, Russell Arathoon. 

Brodi Snook: Babe

Brodi Snook: Babe

Brighton’s favourite Australian import Brodi Snook takes a break from her career as a foot model (selling photos of toes to foot perverts for cash) and having panic attacks in trai… 

A Song of Plague

A Song of Plague

Set in London during the devastating plague of 1665, Lost in the Fog’s A Song of Plague blends music, puppetry and poetry to tell the story of a physician’s attempts to find a … 

Dan Evans: 10%

Dan Evans: 10%

10%. 

Of Christmas Past

Of Christmas Past

Christmas is a time for joy and happiness, but there is a sinister secret at the heart of the stories we tell. 

Siblings: Acts 1 and 2

Siblings: Acts 1 and 2

Siblings return to Brighton with bigger balls than ever. 

Between Us

Between Us

There’s something particularly British about wanting to curl up and die a little upon hearing the dreaded words ‘audience participation’. 

Henry Café: It's Gameshow Time!

Henry Café: It's Gameshow Time!

The game show where celebrities compete to become UN Goodwill Ambassadors. 

Am I If?

Am I If?

Are you a feminist if you shave your legs but keep your pits free flowing? Are you a terrible person if you only own a wooden toothbrush so that someone might see it and think you… 

Lippy

Lippy

Rachel has been in awe of funny women her whole life, and now, a quarter of a century in and feeling daunted by the ‘Beach-Body ready’ and ‘BIC pens for Her’ culture she ne… 

Joe Foster: Let's Get Cynical

Joe Foster: Let's Get Cynical

Eagerly anticipated debut show from the South Coast Comedian of the Year 2015. 

Dirty White Boys: Manners

Dirty White Boys: Manners

The award-winning sketch comedy double act are back with a brand new hour! Expect loud fast nonsense. 

Rob Thomas: Callback

Rob Thomas: Callback

An hour of creative stand-up from multiple comedy-award finalist Rob Thomas.