Luke Rollason: Bowerbird (Work in Progress)

Luke Rollason: Bowerbird (Work in Progress)

A big-eyed, big-haired thing in a turtleneck exposes the infidelities of your cutlery drawer. 

Eddie Summers' School of Burglary

Eddie Summers' School of Burglary

Relentlessly energetic Eddie leads us through the physical demands of cutting alarm systems, dealing with dangerous dogs and blowing bank safes. 

Daniel Nils Roberts: The History of the World in 1 Hour

Daniel Nils Roberts: The History of the World in 1 Hour

An absurd multimedia pelt through the history of everything. 

Pelican: Fisk

Pelican: Fisk

Whirlwind comedy by the critically acclaimed Pelican (makers of ‘The Cat Man Curse’). 

Definitely Louise

Definitely Louise

A (nearly) solo show, Definitely Louise explores one young woman’s rage and loneliness. 

Stepdads

Stepdads

The first step to having fun. 

QUADRUPLE THRE4T

QUADRUPLE THRE4T

After sell-out shows at the Sydney Fringe Festival and Camden Fringe Festival, Australian comedian Henry Moss will channel fictitious, egomaniac Harry Ledgerman and his wife, notor… 

Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang

Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang

Join hip teen detective, Ricky Riddlegang, and his trusty Riddle Gang as they solve the mystery of the haunted manor and put the perpetrator to death. 

Are There Female Gorillas?

Are There Female Gorillas?

Girl and Gorilla live, handcuffed, in a world of patriarchal gaze. 

Jack Gleadow: Mr Saturday Night

Jack Gleadow: Mr Saturday Night

Fresh from Edinburgh Festival as part of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve, this multi-award-winning comedian brings his debut show to Brighton Fringe. 

Josh Berry: Voice Thief

Josh Berry: Voice Thief

Described by Rob Brydon as a “remarkable new talent” and by Jon Culshaw as “absolutely superb”, Josh Berry is fast achieving worldwide recognition for his impressions, racking up m… 

Just These, Please

Just These, Please

Charming sketch group seek friendly audience for their Brighton debut. 

Eggshells

Eggshells

A two-hander written in verse, ‘Eggshells’ addresses the growing problems of anxiety disorder and post traumatic stress disorder after a bomb going off in London affects Glen… 

Back to Front

Back to Front

A comedy play about two backstage technicians who would rather see themselves in the limelight. 

Big

Big

Society puts a lot of pressure on Fat Girl. 

Jack Tucker: Comedy Standup Hour

Jack Tucker: Comedy Standup Hour

WINNER: Best Comedy - Brighton Fringe (Zach & Viggo) Fresh off sold-out shows in New York, London and LA, the bad boy of comedy Zach Zucker returns to Brighton with a brand new ho… 

The Promised Land

The Promised Land

Rhiannon Brace’s autobiographical play The Promised Land gives us the best of two dramatic worlds – the ring of authenticity and a pleasing narrative arc (not always present in… 

Dream of a King

Dream of a King

4 April 1968. 

Tropez!

Tropez!

A failed cat-burglar and a struggling gigolo form an unlikely pair, taking aim at the top of St-Trop! Among chic jet-setters and glitterati these underdogs plan to pull off a darin… 

Archie Henderson: Jazz Emu

Archie Henderson: Jazz Emu

Imagine the Flight of the Conchords as adolescents, put them in a room with a young Bill Bailey, add Bo Burnham before he broke out of YouTube and you have (drumroll) Archie Hender… 

Richard Soames: Let's Make a Movie

Richard Soames: Let's Make a Movie

One man. 

Lorn and Order

Lorn and Order

Critically-acclaimed comedian Lorna Shaw (Plebs, Newsjack) lays down the law in this brand new hour of stand-up and storytelling. 

Love Lab

Love Lab

In a society of screen dwellers, can we connect to more than just the wifi? Love Lab, a new dating show claims to have the answer. 

Mr Brightside

Mr Brightside

Mr Brightside is a man. 

Bad Chemist

Bad Chemist

Award-winning Oxford research chemist Peter Rook is a stickler for scientific detail. 

Ciarán Dowd: Padre Rodolfo

Ciarán Dowd: Padre Rodolfo

Bless me Father, for I have sinned. 

Karaoke Saved My Life

Karaoke Saved My Life

Scotty D, just a city boy, born and raised in South Detroit, will take you on a Journey, showing how karaoke has saved his life and could save yours (and maybe even save the world)… 

Kitchen Sink

Kitchen Sink

London, 1984. 

The Adventures of Butt Boy and Tigger

The Adventures of Butt Boy and Tigger

The filthiest love story on the Fringe: Butt Boy and Tigger meet in a chatroom late one night. 

Death of a Hunter

Death of a Hunter

He was an old man who played alone dressed in night clothes. 

Keith Farnan: Things Fall Apart

Keith Farnan: Things Fall Apart

Irish comedian Keith Farnan (Michael Mcintyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Showtime’s Live from Amsterdam) brings us a stand-up show that celebrates failure and loss and incompetence and… 

The Scrapyard Sessions

The Scrapyard Sessions

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

A Self Help Guide to Being in Love with Jeremy Corbyn

A Self Help Guide to Being in Love with Jeremy Corbyn

When BBC Slam Champion, Jess Green joined the Labour Party at university she doubled the number of members who met weekly in the Liverpool Philharmonic pub. 

Odette: Baby Daddy!

Odette: Baby Daddy!

Perth Fringe World Best Comedy nominee Odette is the fun, feisty, incredibly fertile cleaning lady everybody loves to love! Join her for an hour of soap opera silliness as she sha… 

Map Man

Map Man

‘Map Man’ charts the monumental tale of a lonely giant, told by a man who loves pretending to be bigger than he is. 

Raphael Wakefield: Wengerball

Raphael Wakefield: Wengerball

“When I die, I will go to heaven and God will ask, “What have you done with your life?” And the only answer I will have is, “I tried to win football matches. 

George Egg: Movable Feast (Work in Progress)

George Egg: Movable Feast (Work in Progress)

More invention. 

Bread & Geller

Bread & Geller

Step aside Ricky and Bianca, there's a new duo in town. 

Bread and Geller

Bread and Geller

Step aside Ricky and Bianca, there’s a new duo in town. 

Friday Night Love Poem

Friday Night Love Poem

Kate is discovering what it really means to be a wife in her close-knit Christian community. 

Cally Beaton: Invisible

Cally Beaton: Invisible

A laugh-laden, unflinching look at the business of being an adult. 

Lucy Farrett: Lois

Lucy Farrett: Lois

Lois. 

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

One of The Guardian’s Best Shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018. 

Insolence

Insolence

Single-parenting. 

In the Gut

In the Gut

A riotous character comedy about the facts of life with a twist! This bold and hilarious show features dancing sperm, audience challenges, catchy music, grotesque imagery and momen… 

Revan and Fennell: Work in Progress

Revan and Fennell: Work in Progress

The acclaimed and award-winning comedy duo returns to Brighton with new material for their highly anticipated second show. 

Luke Rollason's Infinite Content (Work in Progress)

Luke Rollason's Infinite Content (Work in Progress)

Switch on your phones and switch off your brains as Luke Rollason puts his mind on a spin cycle for your instant gratification. 

Kickmouse with Jon Hicks

Kickmouse with Jon Hicks

Buster Keaton meets Kung Fu Panda and Heath Robinson: a show of wonderment, silent comedy and the majestically eccentric. 

Woman! Pilot! Pirate?

Woman! Pilot! Pirate?

Amelia Earhart has been missing for 81 years. 

Boxman

Boxman

We see homeless people every day in Brighton, on the street and in our parks, trying to build a ‘home’ out of the small number of possessions with which they surround themselve… 

#BeMoreMartyn

#BeMoreMartyn

Last week was the first anniversary of the Manchester bombings. 

A Good Man

A Good Man

Dennis, 32, is perfect according to his best friend and Nan, Elsie. 

With Child

With Child

A SOLO SHOW, SIX DIFFERENT WOMEN - ONE THING IN COMMON. 

Josh Glanc: Karma Karma Karma Karma Karma Chamedian

Josh Glanc: Karma Karma Karma Karma Karma Chamedian

Winner: Best Comedy Fringe World 2017 Winner: Best Comedy Adelaide Fringe Weekly 2017 After huge comedy award wins, sold out shows at Melbourne Comedy Festival and Edinburgh, Jo… 

Heroes

Heroes

Starting with the iconic moment when David Bowie came on Top of the Pops performing Ziggy Stardust, Heroes is a coming of age story of three friends trying to see David Bowie in co… 

Pamela's Palace

Pamela's Palace

Pamela is the hard-won queen of a buzzing hair and beauty salon. 

White Girls

White Girls

If you’re looking for a thought-provoking Fringe Show, White Girls, by Madeleine Accalia, could fit the bill. 

The Soft Subject (A Love Story)

The Soft Subject (A Love Story)

Chris Woodley’s autobiographical solo show ‘The Soft Subject (A Love Story)’ invites us back into the classroom to learn about love, loss and The Little Mermaid. 

Jack Left Town: The Improvised Rockumentary

Jack Left Town: The Improvised Rockumentary

‘Jack Left Town’ tells the story of the greatest band the world has never known. 

Meadow by Meadow

Meadow by Meadow

Meadow has a flair for the fabulous. 

A Modern Guide to Heroism & Sidekickery

A Modern Guide to Heroism & Sidekickery

A superhero story that refuses to read like a comic book. 

Max & Ivan: Work in Progress

Max & Ivan: Work in Progress

Black-belt grandmasters of narrative-sketch comedy take to the live stage in a whirlwind hour of new ideas and never-before-seen characters. 

Blank Tiles

Blank Tiles

Scrabble World Champion Austin Michaels has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. 

Well Done

Well Done

A solo alternative comedy show. 

Alice Marshall: The Strike

Alice Marshall: The Strike

The winner of the 2017 Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Award returns with her brand new show, full of Alice’s signature weird and wonderful characters. 

James Dean is Dead! (Long Live James Dean)

James Dean is Dead! (Long Live James Dean)

James Dean. 

Dan Attfield: Futureproof

Dan Attfield: Futureproof

The first human to live to a thousand years old has allegedly already been born. 

Efemera

Efemera

The Warren's aptly named Theatre Box (it’s a converted shipping container) hosted this year’s final Fringe performance of Efemera. 

Bummer and Lazarus

Bummer and Lazarus

An absurd comedy that blends slapstick, nonsense, and existentialism. 

Last Night at the Circus

Last Night at the Circus

It was a balmy Sunday evening at the end of another warm and sunny weekend and many in the audience seem to have to enjoyed the weekend (and perhaps the wine) a bit too much by the… 

How to Cope with Embarrassment

How to Cope with Embarrassment

Embarrassment is an inconvenience I imagine most people can relate to; we all have an experience we look back at through cringey glasses and would much rather forget about. 

Going South

Going South

Brace yourselves for a very special afternoon of musical frivolity, as this fabulous duo unleash upon you their zany mix of comedy and stunning harmonies. 

Mawaan Rizwan: Twerk in Progress

Mawaan Rizwan: Twerk in Progress

Fresh off a UK tour supporting Simon Amstell, Mawaan Rizwan is back with a work-in-progress show. 

Leebo Luby: Farucchio Peru Is Extraordinaire

Leebo Luby: Farucchio Peru Is Extraordinaire

A riotously surreal concoction of clown, kitsch and nonsense that embraces one idiot’s ridiculous dream of international stardom. 

Owen Roberts: I let a six year old write my show

Owen Roberts: I let a six year old write my show

After a severe case of writer’s block, Owen has thrown caution to the wind and decided to let a six year old child write his show for him. 

Under the Skin

Under the Skin

Two parallel time periods of 1944 and 1991 create a story little known to the public, but none-the-less, one that suggests a need for love in the cruellest places. 

The Story Beast & Richard Soames

The Story Beast & Richard Soames

The Foster’s Edinburgh Best Newcomer award-nominated ‘Story Beast’, “a bearded force of nature” (The Guardian) and critically-acclaimed “charming storyteller” (Chortle), … 

Schutte the Unromantic

Schutte the Unromantic

A comic solo show written and performed by Funny Women finalist, Katy Schutte (Happily Never After/Knightmare Live/Who Ya Gonna Call?). 

Nathan & Ida's Hot Dog Stand

Nathan & Ida's Hot Dog Stand

Nathan and Ida Hardwerker leave the old country to build a better life for themselves in the New World: taking with them nothing but a will to succeed and a secret recipe for sauce… 

P

P

The audience enters The Warren's Theatre Box to find the actor sitting on a minimally dressed stage, carefully cutting up and arranging slices of fruit on a platter. 

Obitchuary

Obitchuary

In 2017, they won the Brighton Fringe Audience Choice Award. 

Marie

Marie

We meet landlady Liz as she hosts another Historical Night. 

What We Leave Behind

What We Leave Behind

Death is the only truly universal subject. 

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman

Nathan Lang (Pinhead from Neighbours) tells the high-energy, surreal tale of ‘The Stuntman’ through clowning, characters, physical comedy and real onstage stunts. 

JoJo Bellini: Agents Provocateurs

JoJo Bellini: Agents Provocateurs

A one-woman cabaret about history’s greatest female spies. 

The Imagicarium of Mr Dickens

The Imagicarium of Mr Dickens

Imagine if you could sit down in Fagin’s den or share a rum with Bill Sykes while he mesmerises you with cards. 

Bumper Blyton: The Improvised Adventure

Bumper Blyton: The Improvised Adventure

The picnic hamper’s packed, so cast yourself back to the 1940s when you could delight in lashings of ginger beer, a mouth full of tongue sandwich or get your lips round a nice sp… 

Stupid Cupid

Stupid Cupid

Ever feel confused about Love? Where to find it and keep it? Do you think you touch yourself too often? Meet Cupid in training as she tests the waters with her flashy love skills. 

Pop Ditz

Pop Ditz

Pop Ditz is a contemporary clown and character comedy show about pop culture, obsessions and freedom of expression performed by a very ditsy Norwegian. 

Scotland!

Scotland!

SCOTLAAAAND! A show that takes the audience on a wild ride, with rhythm, body percussion, singing, stomping, clowning and the spirit of Scotland! 

BA Theatre Arts Graduate Shows

BA Theatre Arts Graduate Shows

Bringing us four short scenes, Puck’s Players – consisting of Bill Poulton, Phillip Lee and Aaron Thaddeus Lee – were able to exhibit outstanding versatility as performers, d… 

William Andrews: Willy

William Andrews: Willy

Hi, It’s been a while. 

Many Trump Refugees in One Body

Many Trump Refugees in One Body

A panicked run to Canada. 

Do The Thing: The Two Man Made-Up Musical

Do The Thing: The Two Man Made-Up Musical

From the minds behind Brighton improv titans Off the Cuff and Blanket Fort comes a full-throttle fully-improvised musical performed in full by only two men (plus one on guitar). 

Luke Kempner: Work In Progress

Luke Kempner: Work In Progress

Comedian and impressionist Luke Kempner brings his 2018 work in progress show to Brighton Fringe for the first time. 

Revan and Fennell: Work in Progress

Revan and Fennell: Work in Progress

Award-winning double-act, Revan and Fennell, return to Brighton Fringe with their brand of observational and character-driven sketch comedy. 

Runny For Money

Runny For Money

Like money? You’ll love this show. 

Grace

Grace

Zora walks on stage for the first time as a woman - it’s time for her to compere a comedy gig on her own. 

GUN

GUN

A man is left for dead in the desert. 

Luke Rollason's Planet Earth (Is a Work in Progress)

Luke Rollason's Planet Earth (Is a Work in Progress)

A low-budget, one-man nature documentary set in a future where our worst predictions came true. 

Viggo Venn: Pepito

Viggo Venn: Pepito

Nominated for Best Comedy Award (Brighton Fringe 2017) Norwegian champion of Theatresports 2015 After full runs at Edinburgh, Adelaide and Prague Fringe, award-winning Norwegian c… 

Phil Lunn Is...

Phil Lunn Is...

An evening with a lady who isn’t to be forgotten. 

Iris Prize: A Celebration of LGBT Film

Iris Prize: A Celebration of LGBT Film

The Iris Prize Festival, based in Cardiff, celebrates amazing LGBT film and each year awards the largest LGBT short film prize in the world. 

Ava Rage

Ava Rage

Radio and TV regular Lorna Shaw (Plebs ITV2, Midnight Beast E4, BBC Radio 4, BBC3) brings her character Ava Rage to the stage with stand-up and music. 

Goggles

Goggles

Pets come in many forms. 

Google Drive

Google Drive

When choosing the most appropriate art form to explain statistical significance, Dan Attfield settled on hip-hop as having the most educational value. 

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Dan Whitehead of Honky Bonk Theatre brings a hilarious solo performance to The Warren. 

Richard Carpenter's Close to You

Richard Carpenter's Close to You

Richard Carpenter is, for those that remember him at all, a somewhat complicated character. 

Kids with Beards: Fandango!

Kids with Beards: Fandango!

Fandango, the Kids with Beards allege, means party. 

Amusings

Amusings

“Every once in a while you come across a couple of guys who are just so goddam funny, so goddarn crazy and so godforsakenly good that you gotta just sit up and sign ’em. 

1 Woman, a High Flyer and a Flat Bottom: Samantha Baines (WIP)

1 Woman, a High Flyer and a Flat Bottom: Samantha Baines (WIP)

Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (‘The Crown’, ‘Sunny D’, BBC Radio) is exploring the lost women of science. 

The Jest

The Jest

Sketch comedy in the year 2017. 

One Man Two Ghosts

One Man Two Ghosts

Three idiots spoof Noel Coward in a unique and ridiculous vision of ‘Blithe Spirit’. 

Sink

Sink

‘Sink’ is based on the human need for control. 

Good Grief: Stories at 207 West 88th

Good Grief: Stories at 207 West 88th

Terriane Falcome offers a tour de force of writing and comedy, playing at the Theatre Box this Brighton Fringe. 

Thelma

Thelma

Written and performed by Gina George, this one-woman show explores the power of idolisation and isolation within a grandmother, mother and daughter relationship. 

Obama & Me

Obama & Me

“I am a cog in the wheel of free movement. 

Couples+Pairs

Couples+Pairs

Each performance of Blue Heart Theatre’s relationship based plays features five short dramas where the company chooses the first three and the audience the last two. 

Agent of Influence: The Secret Life of Pamela More

Agent of Influence: The Secret Life of Pamela More

In a time of pre-war political tension, gone are the days of frothy fashion journalism for Pamela More, a feisty and glamorous Times journalist who stubbornly prioritises haute-c… 

The Beta Males Go Solo: The Story Beast & Richard Soames

The Beta Males Go Solo: The Story Beast & Richard Soames

The Foster’s Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award-nominated ‘Story Beast’ (“a bearded force of nature” (Guardian)) and critically-acclaimed “charming storyteller” (Chortle), Ric… 

Going South

Going South

Brace yourselves for a very special afternoon of musical frivolity, as this fabulous all-female trio unleash upon you their zany mix of comedy and stunning harmonies. 

Smurthwaite on Masculinity

Smurthwaite on Masculinity

Left-wing, highbrow, feminist, atheist comedian Kate Smurthwaite finally takes on the issue right at the very heart of women’s rights: men. 

Helen Duff: When The Going Gets Duff

Helen Duff: When The Going Gets Duff

Master of shamelessly silly yet socially conscious clowning, Helen Duff returns with a bold, subversive and very funny new stand-up show about life as a fully exposed idiot. 

Accidents Happen to Sasha Ellen

Accidents Happen to Sasha Ellen

At the tender age of three, Sasha Ellen accidentally killed a kitten. 

Tracey Tracey

Tracey Tracey

With pronounced teeth and wide eyes, eponymous protagonist Tracey Tracey’s entrance onto the stage paved the way for a larger-than-life, one-woman show from character comedian, N… 

The Love of Stationery

The Love of Stationery

“I collect bags of sugar from cafes and restaurants I’m in. 

Hidden Mother

Hidden Mother

In her mind Diana is a glamorous singer-raconteuse at a Petrograd nightclub, and Leon her accompanist. 

Alice Marshall: Blood

Alice Marshall: Blood

Critically-acclaimed comedy actress and character comedian Alice Marshall returns to Brighton Fringe with ‘Blood’, the follow-up to her smash-hit 2016 debut show ‘Vicious. 

Princes of Main

Princes of Main

Award-nuzzling millennial sketchboys Princes of Main present a new show for 2017. 

Zach & Viggo: Dream Team

Zach & Viggo: Dream Team

Winner: Best Comedy Award, Brighton Fringe, 2016. 

Re: Production

Re: Production

A fun and informative play from the female-led White Slate Theatre company, White Slate performed Re: Production (not literally) for the final time at the Brighton Fringe on Saturd… 

Colin Hoult: Anna Mann Extravaganza

Colin Hoult: Anna Mann Extravaganza

As seen in ‘Derek, Murder in Successville’ and ‘Being Human’, award-winning character comedian Colin Hoult brings his hit show ‘Anna Mann’s Sketch Show for Depressives’ to The Warr… 

Seven Crazy Bitches

Seven Crazy Bitches

Take Shakespeare’s ‘Seven Ages of Man’. 

Life

Life

Life is a hilarious high-energy rant from multi-award-winning South African cult comedic phenomenon Rob van Vuuren. 

Bard's Bitches

Bard's Bitches

By Heather Alexander. 

Owen Roberts: The man who ate too many raisins

Owen Roberts: The man who ate too many raisins

What is the meaning of life? Do aliens exist? And how many is too many raisins? This show will answer a maximum of one of these questions. 

Viggo Venn: The Life of Pepito

Viggo Venn: The Life of Pepito

Winner, Rising Star: The Media Eye, 2016. 

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Winner: Rising Star, The Media Eye, 2016. 

Bryony Twydle: Twaddle

Bryony Twydle: Twaddle

Bryony Twydle (New Comedian of the Year 2016 semi-finalist, Funny Women 2015 semi-finalist, BBC Radio 4’s ‘Sketchorama’, one fifth of award-winning sketch group The Jest) bri… 

The Wedding Guest

The Wedding Guest

‘The Wedding Guest’ is a solo character comedy chronicling the ups and downs of Juan Domínguez, a thick-moustached general, and J’VaAnN, a lovesick poet, as they pine for th… 

LAID

LAID

A woman lays an egg a day and faces a tumultuous decision: will she raise her egg, or eat it? In this hysterical (in every sense of that word) show, Natalie Palamides takes a relat… 

The Last Honeypot

The Last Honeypot

The bizarre tale of the boy Eli Hum, born with a baffling condition: his tummy can only digest honey. 

Goddess

Goddess

Holiday Snow is just your average woman from the Valleys, now settled in Rhyl, with dreams of a hot tub and a marshmallow room. 

Rubber Ring

Rubber Ring

“I’m sixteen. 

GEORGE EGG: ANARCHIST COOK PART TWO 'Second Helpings'

GEORGE EGG: ANARCHIST COOK PART TWO 'Second Helpings'

George Egg, the stand-up comedian who cooks onstage using absurd and innovative techniques, returns. 

C.S.I: Crime Scene Improvisation

C.S.I: Crime Scene Improvisation

No one knows who the killer is; not even the cast! Following a sell-out run at last year’s Brighton and Edinburgh Fringes, CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation are back, creating a 10… 

The Establishment: Eton Mess

The Establishment: Eton Mess

Dan Lees and Neil Frost as two quintessentially English gentlemen from a bygone era, struggling to hold onto their whimsical world of cricket, tea and secret arms deals. 

Gemma Arrowsmith: EARTHLING

Gemma Arrowsmith: EARTHLING

In 1977 NASA launched Voyagers 1 and 2 to explore the outer solar system. 

Wank Bank Masterclass

Wank Bank Masterclass

Rural Ranga, the Australian artist who created an art book from his happy ending massages in New York City, brings you an informative, interactive and playful masterclass of origin… 

Being Hueman Being

Being Hueman Being

Luke brings his world of fantasy and ridiculousness to Brighton, keen to ignite pure idiocy out of nowhere. 

Melancholy

Melancholy

This show started beautifully and retained its magic right until the very end. 

In the Gut

In the Gut

A funny, tragic and ridiculous guide to baking, birthing and breaking the rules. 

Kat Bond: Loo Roll / Jon Pointing: Slow Fade

Kat Bond: Loo Roll / Jon Pointing: Slow Fade

WEB LISTING ONLY 

BODIED

BODIED

Forget everything you think you know about battle rap. 

Mawaan Rizwan: Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate

Mawaan Rizwan: Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate

Quite why Mawaan Rizwan describes himself as a Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate remains a bit of a mystery throughout the show. 

A Regular Little Houdini

A Regular Little Houdini

A tenacious young boy from the docks idolises Houdini and commits himself to a life of magic. 

Paul Carroll: Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond

Paul Carroll: Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond

Straight from London’s comedy duo ‘Carroll and Hodgson!’ Paul brings his absurd and sometimes downright nasty characters to life in this one hour spurt of bad language, bad d… 

How I Almost Became the First Lady of the USA

How I Almost Became the First Lady of the USA

This is a true story. 

An Old Fashioned Girl

An Old Fashioned Girl

It’s a dangerous move to end your fringe show with a cover of Peggy Lee’s Is That All There Is? as you run the risk of audiences leaving with that very question ringing in… 

Seven

Seven

For a topic that has become slightly worn in recent years and can easily slip into cliché, this was a very commendable take, using the extremely difficult device of verbatim perfo… 

I am Telling you I'm Not Going

I am Telling you I'm Not Going

Rosie is living in the theatre due to a case of agoraphobia. 

Fool

Fool

He promises the earth, but only a Fool would trust the Magician. 

4 Minute Warning

4 Minute Warning

Armageddon is imminent. 

Simon Slack The Fantasist

Simon Slack The Fantasist

Fantastical absurd one-man sketch show. 

BEASTS

BEASTS

Sketch heroes BEASTS return to Brighton with a brand new hour of inspired nonsense. 

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

Tommy Cooper, with his impeccable timing, love of slapstick and one-liners was a true comic genius. 

Mixed Doubles

Mixed Doubles

Centring around the lives of four individuals within a fictional village, the fact that the premise of the show was built around a made-up comedy charity festival instantly made th… 

Salmon and Wales

Salmon and Wales

A one-woman show exploring a young girl’s painful journey through domestic abuse. 

Kitten Killers

Kitten Killers

Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Show nominees return with their hotly-anticipated new sketch show. 

Meadow

Meadow

Time changes everything. 

1 Woman, A Dwarf Planet and 2 Cox: Samantha Baines

1 Woman, A Dwarf Planet and 2 Cox: Samantha Baines

Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (BBC Radio London, ‘Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People’, ‘Call the Midwife’) needs space. 

A Glass of Nothing

A Glass of Nothing

Stand and hat, dressing table and mirror, decanter and glass: is this the archetypal room-on-a-stage? Emphatically, yes. 

Project2: Improvised Science Fiction

Project2: Improvised Science Fiction

Project2 improvise science fiction. 

Blooming Surprise

Blooming Surprise

If you’ve ever struggled to catch a flight while clumsily carrying too many suitcases and bags, there’s lots to smile at here. 

Persona

Persona

When a controversial MP dies, internet trolls compete to be the quickest to comment. Meanwhile, his daughters attempt to manage the hatred of their father, and each other. 

Loud Poets

Loud Poets

This is slam-style, make some noise, fist-thumping, pint-drinking, side-tickling, heart-wrenching poetry. 

Casual Violence: Slow Fade To Bleak

Casual Violence: Slow Fade To Bleak

It’s Friday the 13th and I am about to be trapped inside a slightly claustrophobic metal container with an unsuspecting audience by a group who call themselves Casual Violence, w… 

Kate Smurthwaite: The Wrong Sort of Feminist

Kate Smurthwaite: The Wrong Sort of Feminist

Left-wing, highbrow, feminist, atheist comedy from ‘Have I Got News For You?’ writer Kate Smurthwaite. 

The Establishment

The Establishment

Dan Lees, “Comedy genius” (Fringe Review) and Neil Frost (Prague Fringe award nominee) present two quintessentially English gentlemen from a bygone era, struggling to hold on to th… 

Loren O'Brien: Who?

Loren O'Brien: Who?

After finishing her successful run on SNL and nationwide tour with Sarah Silverman - okay, maybe she didn’t, but she was flagged up by The Times “to become one of the biggest fem… 

101 Things to Do Before You Die

101 Things to Do Before You Die

Fast-paced, hilarious sketch comedy from Making Faces. 

Curses

Curses

A series of curses. 

Alice Marshall: Vicious

Alice Marshall: Vicious

Comedy actress and character comedian Alice Marshall presents a collection of her weird and wonderful characters in her debut solo hour. 

2 Complicated

2 Complicated

By enormous popular demand, this multi award-nominated, five-star romantic-comedy returns! Social networking might have brought the world closer together, but now it’s too close … 

It Started with Jason Donovan

It Started with Jason Donovan

Especially for you, Sarah Blanc recounts her past dating life through the songs of her first love – Jason Donovan. 

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Who is the one with social disadvantage? The severely deformed John Merrick, or the upright, conformist Doctor Treves who rescues him from a carnival freak show? Quick wit, pathos,… 

LUNCH

LUNCH

The misery of two men working for the municipality, in a town that is still using the bucket toilet system. 

Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Box Tale Soup’s award-winning adaptation will transport you into a world of beautiful paper puppets and gothic romance. 

A Billion Days of Parenthood

A Billion Days of Parenthood

Honest, unflinching, and delightfully dark, award-winning American stand-up comedian tackles the never-ending journey of parenthood. 

A Fête Worse Than Death

A Fête Worse Than Death

A one-woman character comedy show set in the village fête in Llanfairchwaraesboncen, Wales. 

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, you racist. 

Sex and God

Sex and God

From renowned Scottish playwright Linda McLean, ‘Sex and God’ sees an all-female cast weave four sharply emotional, intergenerational monologues on faith, lust and family. 

Iris Prize Film Festival/Love Bites

Iris Prize Film Festival/Love Bites

Award-winning short films from the internationally acclaimed ‘Iris Prize Film Festival’: a collection of the winners and runners-up from the 2015 prize. 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Fresh off a sold-out tour between New York and Los Angeles and an extended run at the Edinburgh Fringe, these Gaulier-graduates bring their high energy and low intelligence to Brig… 

2 Complicated

2 Complicated

After the success of last year’s dark comedy Way Back, 2 Complicated was bound for success. 

Max and Ivan: The End

Max and Ivan: The End

Welcome to Sudley-on-Sea. 

The Cuddle Party

The Cuddle Party

Ever need a hug? How about from a complete stranger? This show explores the lengths people will go to in order to find affection. 

Civilised

Civilised

Two Gods are creating a planet using earth as a blueprint. 

Both Worlds

Both Worlds

Tom Allen is a sharp, incisive comedian whose talent exceeds his fame. 

Half a Person: My Life as Told by The Smiths

Half a Person: My Life as Told by The Smiths

An emotionally charged coming-of-age story, blending wry comedy and the music of a beloved cult band, sung live. 

Loud Poets

Loud Poets

This is slam-style, make some noise, fist thumping, pint drinking, side tickling, heart wrenching poetry. 

Talking About the Weather

Talking About the Weather

Remember when ‘the weather’ was the conversational topic of choice to ensure civility? Things have changed as a few otherworldly people at a romantic getaway discover when sudd… 

The Hangover Cure

The Hangover Cure

The mornings after the nights before are always regretful, but especially for these freshers. 

The Jest

The Jest

Stars of BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama and New Acts of the Year finalists, The Jest are bringing their critically acclaimed debut sketch show to the Brighton Fringe. 

Mike Wozniak: One Man Dad Cat Band

Mike Wozniak: One Man Dad Cat Band

Work in progress. 

Greywing House

Greywing House

A guest house sits precariously on the coast keeping watch over a cruel and tumultuous sea. 

BEASTS

BEASTS

After last year’s sell-out sensation, critically acclaimed sketch group BEASTS return to Brighton with a brand-new hour of inspired silliness. 

Brainchild

Brainchild

I’m not sure what I saw on Sunday. 

Three Short Plays About Gays

Three Short Plays About Gays

A Landlord. 

Everything That's Wrong with the Universe

Everything That's Wrong with the Universe

It’s risky for a comedian to structure her set around things she doesn’t like. 

Requiem

Requiem

Requiem: A performance intended to give repose to the soul. 

Appetite

Appetite

Love, life and madness … ‘Appetite’ is an amorous exploration of eating disorders from a clown who has suffered a few. 

Character Activist

Character Activist

Sooz Kempner plays three characters who all believe they can change the world: Michelle (Essex princess) Phalydia (posh vlogger) and Nancy (West End legend). 

Kate Smurthwaite: Leftie Cock Womble

Kate Smurthwaite: Leftie Cock Womble

Highbrow, left-wing, feminist, atheist comedy from Three Weeks Award winner Kate Smurthwaite. 

The Beta Males Go Solo: Adam, Richard & The Story Beast

The Beta Males Go Solo: Adam, Richard & The Story Beast

Join Adam Blampied “Delightful” (British Theatre Guide), Richard Soames “Excellent” (Sunday Times) and The Story Beast “Bearded force of nature” (Guardian) as The Beta Males finall… 

Time to Talk to Jane

Time to Talk to Jane

Delve into the world of a depressed bulimic, it might surprise you. 

There's No Place Like

There's No Place Like

Hannah has been working at the same pub for three years. 

aLOne

aLOne

Loren and Amy are sketch partners, but they’ve had a falling out. 

Beans On Toast

Beans On Toast

Scott loves Jen. 

Peaceful

Peaceful

Ethel Charles invites a medium to her unusual mansion, hoping to make peace with the ghosts she believes are hunting for her. 

aLOne

aLOne

Loren had a sketch partner (Amy), now she doesn’t. 

aLOne

aLOne

Loren and Amy are sketch partners, but they’ve had a falling out. 

The Colin Hoult Shows

The Colin Hoult Shows

Star of ‘Derek’, ‘Being Human’ and ‘Carnival of Monsters’ returns to the Brighton Fringe with two entirely new shows: Sit on the Ledge and Jump Down to the Ground (7, 2… 

Foil, Arms and Hog: The Building

Foil, Arms and Hog: The Building

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato. 

Matt Winning: Work in Progress in Progress

Matt Winning: Work in Progress in Progress

Ongoing idiosyncratic nonsense from Winning. 

Threesome

Threesome

‘Threesome’ is a multimedia production tracing Sam and Kate through an evening which may or may not change their marriage. 

You Can Do Better!

You Can Do Better!

Are you cool enough? Do you get out of the house? Have you cried today? Shut up. 

Manalive!

Manalive!

Award-winning Box Tale Soup return with G. 

The Common Land

The Common Land

Selected as ‘Pick of the Fringe’ in 2014, ‘The Common Land’ returns after last year’s award-winning premiere. 

The Liberation of an Angry Little Man

The Liberation of an Angry Little Man

A stand-up tragedy show about great expectations, ambition, resilience and, ultimately, the horror of failure. 

How Will I Know?

How Will I Know?

Mark’s desperate to keep his Mexican boyfriend in the US, but marriage isn’t an option yet. 

The Performers Podcast

The Performers Podcast

Join Hayden as he chats with comedians, musicians & performers from across the Fringe. 

She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother

She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother

A one-man-show about a man growing up with a mother suffering from anorexia. 

Kitten Killers

Kitten Killers

Nominated for best comedy show at Brighton Fringe 2014, Kitten Killers return with quick-fire skits, silly songs and some rather inappropriate mime.