A big-eyed, big-haired thing in a turtleneck exposes the infidelities of your cutlery drawer.
Relentlessly energetic Eddie leads us through the physical demands of cutting alarm systems, dealing with dangerous dogs and blowing bank safes.
An absurd multimedia pelt through the history of everything.
Whirlwind comedy by the critically acclaimed Pelican (makers of ‘The Cat Man Curse’).
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…
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.
The first step to having fun.
Girl and Gorilla live, handcuffed, in a world of patriarchal gaze.
A (nearly) solo show, Definitely Louise explores one young woman’s rage and loneliness.
Fresh from Edinburgh Festival as part of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve, this multi-award-winning comedian brings his debut show to Brighton Fringe.
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…
Charming sketch group seek friendly audience for their Brighton debut.
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�…
A comedy play about two backstage technicians who would rather see themselves in the limelight.
Society puts a lot of pressure on Fat Girl.
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…
4 April 1968.
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…
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.
Critically-acclaimed comedian Lorna Shaw (Plebs, Newsjack) lays down the law in this brand new hour of stand-up and storytelling.
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…
Mr Brightside is a man.
The filthiest love story on the Fringe: Butt Boy and Tigger meet in a chatroom late one night.
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)…
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…
Bless me Father, for I have sinned.
“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.
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.
‘Map Man’ charts the monumental tale of a lonely giant, told by a man who loves pretending to be bigger than he is.
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…
The fringe of the Fringe, full of wonder and whimsy.
Award-winning Oxford research chemist Peter Rook is a stickler for scientific detail.
Kate is discovering what it really means to be a wife in her close-knit Christian community.
Step aside Ricky and Bianca, there's a new duo in town.
Step aside Ricky and Bianca, there’s a new duo in town.
A laugh-laden, unflinching look at the business of being an adult.
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…
One of The Guardian’s Best Shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018.
He was an old man who played alone dressed in night clothes.
The acclaimed and award-winning comedy duo returns to Brighton with new material for their highly anticipated second show.
Switch on your phones and switch off your brains as Luke Rollason puts his mind on a spin cycle for your instant gratification.
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…
Amelia Earhart has been missing for 81 years.
Buster Keaton meets Kung Fu Panda and Heath Robinson: a show of wonderment, silent comedy and the majestically eccentric.
Dennis, 32, is perfect according to his best friend and Nan, Elsie.
A SOLO SHOW, SIX DIFFERENT WOMEN - ONE THING IN COMMON.
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…
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…
Pamela is the hard-won queen of a buzzing hair and beauty salon.
‘Jack Left Town’ tells the story of the greatest band the world has never known.
Last week was the first anniversary of the Manchester bombings.
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.
Meadow has a flair for the fabulous.
If you’re looking for a thought-provoking Fringe Show, White Girls, by Madeleine Accalia, could fit the bill.
Black-belt grandmasters of narrative-sketch comedy take to the live stage in a whirlwind hour of new ideas and never-before-seen characters.
Scrabble World Champion Austin Michaels has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
A superhero story that refuses to read like a comic book.
A solo alternative comedy show.
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.
The first human to live to a thousand years old has allegedly already been born.
An absurd comedy that blends slapstick, nonsense, and existentialism.
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…
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.
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.
Fresh off a UK tour supporting Simon Amstell, Mawaan Rizwan is back with a work-in-progress show.
A riotously surreal concoction of clown, kitsch and nonsense that embraces one idiot’s ridiculous dream of international stardom.
A comic solo show written and performed by Funny Women finalist, Katy Schutte (Happily Never After/Knightmare Live/Who Ya Gonna Call?).
The Foster’s Edinburgh Best Newcomer award-nominated ‘Story Beast’, “a bearded force of nature” (The Guardian) and critically-acclaimed “charming storyteller” (Chortle), …
The Warren's aptly named Theatre Box (it’s a converted shipping container) hosted this year’s final Fringe performance of Efemera.
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…
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.
In 2017, they won the Brighton Fringe Audience Choice Award.
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.
A one-woman cabaret about history’s greatest female spies.
Nathan Lang (Pinhead from Neighbours) tells the high-energy, surreal tale of ‘The Stuntman’ through clowning, characters, physical comedy and real onstage stunts.
We meet landlady Liz as she hosts another Historical Night.
Death is the only truly universal subject.
Imagine if you could sit down in Fagin’s den or share a rum with Bill Sykes while he mesmerises you with cards.
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…
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 is a contemporary clown and character comedy show about pop culture, obsessions and freedom of expression performed by a very ditsy Norwegian.
SCOTLAAAAND! A show that takes the audience on a wild ride, with rhythm, body percussion, singing, stomping, clowning and the spirit of Scotland!
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.
Hi, It’s been a while.
A panicked run to Canada.
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…
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).
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…
Award-winning double-act, Revan and Fennell, return to Brighton Fringe with their brand of observational and character-driven sketch comedy.
Comedian and impressionist Luke Kempner brings his 2018 work in progress show to Brighton Fringe for the first time.
Like money? You’ll love this show.
Zora walks on stage for the first time as a woman - it’s time for her to compere a comedy gig on her own.
A man is left for dead in the desert.
A low-budget, one-man nature documentary set in a future where our worst predictions came true.
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…
The Iris Prize Festival, based in Cardiff, celebrates amazing LGBT film and each year awards the largest LGBT short film prize in the world.
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.
An evening with a lady who isn’t to be forgotten.
“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.
Sketch comedy in the year 2017.
Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (‘The Crown’, ‘Sunny D’, BBC Radio) is exploring the lost women of science.
Three idiots spoof Noel Coward in a unique and ridiculous vision of ‘Blithe
‘Sink’ is based on the human need for control.
When choosing the most
appropriate art form to explain statistical significance, Dan
Attfield settled on hip-hop as having the most educational value.
Written and performed by Gina George, this one-woman show explores the power of idolisation and isolation within a grandmother, mother and daughter relationship.
“I am a cog in the wheel of free movement.
Pets come in many forms.
Fandango, the Kids with Beards allege, means party.
The Foster’s Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award-nominated ‘Story Beast’ (“a bearded force of nature” (Guardian)) and critically-acclaimed “charming storyteller” (Chortle), Ric…
Left-wing, highbrow, feminist, atheist comedian Kate Smurthwaite finally takes on the issue right at the very heart of women’s rights: men.
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.
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.
At the tender age of three, Sasha Ellen accidentally killed a kitten.
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…
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.
Dan Whitehead of Honky Bonk Theatre brings a hilarious solo performance to The Warren.
In her mind Diana is a glamorous singer-raconteuse at a Petrograd nightclub, and Leon her accompanist.
“I collect bags of sugar from cafes and restaurants I’m in.
Award-nuzzling millennial sketchboys Princes of Main present a new show for 2017.
Winner: Best Comedy Award, Brighton Fringe, 2016.
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…
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.
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…
By Heather Alexander.
Take Shakespeare’s ‘Seven Ages of Man’.
Life is a hilarious high-energy rant from multi-award-winning South African cult comedic phenomenon Rob van Vuuren.
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.
‘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…
Winner, Rising Star: The Media Eye, 2016.
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…
Winner: Rising Star, The Media Eye, 2016.
The bizarre tale of the boy Eli Hum, born with a baffling condition: his tummy can only digest honey.
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…
Terriane Falcome offers a tour de force of
writing and comedy,
playing at the Theatre Box this Brighton Fringe.
George Egg, the stand-up comedian who cooks onstage using absurd and innovative techniques, returns.
Holiday Snow is just your average woman from the Valleys, now settled in Rhyl, with dreams of a hot tub and a marshmallow room.
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…
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.
Luke brings his world of fantasy and ridiculousness to Brighton, keen to ignite pure idiocy out of nowhere.
In 1977 NASA launched Voyagers 1 and 2 to explore the outer solar system.
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…
Carpenter is, for those that remember him at all, a somewhat complicated
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…
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A funny, tragic and ridiculous guide to baking, birthing and breaking the rules.
This show started beautifully and retained its magic right until the very end.
Forget everything you think you know about battle rap.
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…
A tenacious young boy from the docks idolises Houdini and commits himself to a life of magic.
This is a true story.
He promises the earth, but only a Fool would trust the Magician.
Armageddon is imminent.
Rosie is living in the theatre due to a case of agoraphobia.
Fantastical absurd one-man sketch show.
Quite why Mawaan Rizwan describes himself as a Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate remains
a bit of a mystery throughout the show.
Sketch heroes BEASTS return to Brighton with a brand new hour of inspired nonsense.
Tommy Cooper, with his impeccable timing, love of slapstick and one-liners was a true comic genius.
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 should have known from the start.
A one-woman show exploring a young girl’s painful journey through domestic abuse.
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…
Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Show nominees return with their hotly-anticipated new sketch show.
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…
Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (BBC Radio London, ‘Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People’, ‘Call the Midwife’) needs space.
Time changes everything.
Project2 improvise science fiction.
Stand and hat, dressing
table and mirror, decanter and glass: is this the archetypal room-on-a-stage?
This is slam-style, make some noise, fist-thumping, pint-drinking, side-tickling, heart-wrenching poetry.
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.
Left-wing, highbrow, feminist, atheist comedy from ‘Have I Got News For You?’ writer Kate Smurthwaite.
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…
If you’ve ever struggled to catch a flight while clumsily carrying too many suitcases and bags, there’s lots to smile at here.
A series of curses.
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…
Fast-paced, hilarious sketch comedy from Making Faces.
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…
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 …
Comedy actress and character comedian Alice Marshall presents a collection of her weird and wonderful characters in her debut solo hour.
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,…
Especially for you, Sarah Blanc recounts her past dating life through the songs of her first love – Jason Donovan.
The misery of two men working for the municipality, in a town that is still using the bucket toilet system.
Box Tale Soup’s award-winning adaptation will transport you into a world of beautiful paper puppets and gothic romance.
Honest, unflinching, and delightfully dark, award-winning American stand-up comedian tackles the never-ending journey of parenthood.
A one-woman character comedy show set in the village fête in Llanfairchwaraesboncen, Wales.
Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, you racist.
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.
Award-winning short films from the internationally acclaimed ‘Iris Prize Film Festival’: a collection of the winners and runners-up from the 2015 prize.
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…
Welcome to Sudley-on-Sea.
Two Gods are creating a planet using earth as a blueprint.
Ever need a hug? How about from a complete stranger? This show explores the lengths people will go to in order to find affection.
An emotionally charged coming-of-age story, blending wry comedy and the music of a beloved cult band, sung live.
This is slam-style, make some noise, fist thumping, pint drinking, side tickling, heart wrenching poetry.
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 mornings after the nights before are always regretful, but especially for these freshers.
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.
After last year’s sell-out sensation, critically acclaimed sketch group BEASTS return to Brighton with a brand-new hour of inspired silliness.
A guest house sits precariously on the coast keeping watch over a cruel and tumultuous sea.
Work in progress.
Tom Allen is a sharp, incisive comedian whose talent exceeds his fame.
Requiem: A performance intended to give repose to the soul.
I’m not sure what I saw on Sunday.
Sooz Kempner plays three characters who all believe they can change the world: Michelle (Essex princess) Phalydia (posh vlogger) and Nancy (West End legend).
Highbrow, left-wing, feminist, atheist comedy from Three Weeks Award winner Kate Smurthwaite.
Love, life and madness … ‘Appetite’ is an amorous exploration of eating disorders from a clown who has suffered a few.
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…
It’s risky for a comedian to structure her set around things she doesn’t like.
Delve into the world of a depressed bulimic, it might surprise you.
Hannah has been working at the same pub for three years.
Loren and Amy are sketch partners, but they’ve had a falling out.
Ethel Charles invites a medium to her unusual mansion, hoping to make peace with the ghosts she believes are hunting for her.
Loren had a sketch partner (Amy), now she doesn’t.
Scott loves Jen.
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…
Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato.
Ongoing idiosyncratic nonsense from Winning.
‘Threesome’ is a multimedia production tracing Sam and Kate through an evening which may or may not change their marriage.
Are you cool enough? Do you get out of the house? Have you cried today? Shut up.
Award-winning Box Tale Soup return with G.
Mark’s desperate to keep his Mexican boyfriend in the US, but marriage isn’t an option yet.
Join Hayden as he chats with comedians, musicians & performers from across the Fringe.
A one-man-show about a man growing up with a mother suffering from anorexia.
Selected as ‘Pick of the Fringe’ in 2014, ‘The Common Land’ returns after last year’s award-winning premiere.
A stand-up tragedy show about great expectations, ambition, resilience and, ultimately, the horror of failure.
Nominated for best comedy show at Brighton Fringe 2014, Kitten Killers return with quick-fire skits, silly songs and some rather inappropriate mime.
After the success of last year’s dark comedy Way Back, 2 Complicated was bound for success.
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