Mannequins

Mannequins

Staged by ReACTion Youth Theatre, Mannequins was intended to explore the relationship between surveillance and the London Riots. 

Lego Dream

Lego Dream

Lorna is settling into her new life in London while Brian is enjoying a reclusive lifestyle as a night chef; between Lorna’s brave forays into various evening classes and Brian… 

The Common Land

The Common Land

The Common Land is a stark one-man show which recounts a coming of age tale set in The Fens, in language that is raw and brutish. 

When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up

When I was a young little lady, I had dreams of becoming many exciting things – most of which were fairly unattainable career paths, for example ‘the Yellow Power Ranger’ or … 

Guilt & Shame: Going Straight

Guilt & Shame: Going Straight

Orgies, murders, bank robberies and boy bands. 

That Pair: That Night

That Pair: That Night

The comedy stylings of Kat Bond & Lorna Shaw make up this fantastic double-act who received lovely press at Edinburgh 2012 with ‘Happy to Help’. 

Mixed Doubles

Mixed Doubles

Since forming in 2012, the multi-award-winning sketch comedy quartet Mixed Doubles have gone from strength to strength, with a host of awards from the British press, media and sell… 

Lego Dreams

Lego Dreams

A girl and (kind of) stalker guy journey through the London transport system, love and life until a newspaper column brings them together. 

Notorious

Notorious

Spanner in the Works’ production Notorious, written by Patricia Downey, is a piece that feels unfinished and cobbled together. 

Kate Smurthwaite: My Professional Opinion

Kate Smurthwaite: My Professional Opinion

Kate Smurthwaite is a really likable, erudite comedian - a breath of fresh air to a comedy world saturated with ironic self-absorption and jokes about men and women’s supposedly … 

Birthday Girls

Birthday Girls

Birthday Girls are a sketch group that leave you laughing and at times utterly confused. 

The Shallow Depths

The Shallow Depths

I was the first to ascend the steps of the Three and Ten, greeted by the sight of a flame-haired woman clad in a sky blue, draped gown - slightly reminiscent of a druid priestess c… 

McNeil & Pamphilon: Secret Holding Pattern

McNeil & Pamphilon: Secret Holding Pattern

“Hilarious” (Guardian), “Wonderfully Funny” (Time Out), “Cleverly crafted sketches that hark back to the glory days of the Two Ronnies or Morecambe and Wise” (ThreeWeek… 

The Beta Males

The Beta Males

The Chortle Award-nominated stars of Radio 4’s ‘Sketchorama’ return with a fast-paced hour packed with slick sketches, loveable anti-heroes and sweetly sharp writing. 

Alexis Dubus: Cars and Girls

Alexis Dubus: Cars and Girls

Winner: Mervyn Stutter’s Spirit of the Fringe Award 2013, Edinburgh Fringe. 

BS - THOUGHTS OUT LOUD!

BS - THOUGHTS OUT LOUD!

Fast-paced (at times), laborious (occasionally), well-observed (in some places), far-fetched (in others). 

Love Sick

Love Sick

These two alien ambassadors have travelled millions of miles to find out if love is the drug they need to save their dying planet… but what on Earth is love? “Behind all of the… 

Simon Feilder: All The Things I'm Not

Simon Feilder: All The Things I'm Not

Simon Feilder is a comedian. 

Simon Feilder: All the Things I’m Not

Simon Feilder: All the Things I’m Not

Simon Feilder is a comedian. 

An Evening with Patti DuPont

An Evening with Patti DuPont

Anna Emerson gives an entertaining performance in her latest show, An Evening with Patti DuPont. 

Lead Pencil and Friends

Lead Pencil and Friends

I left Lead Pencil and Friends still wiping tears of laughter from my cheeks. 

The Open Couple

The Open Couple

Honesty and openness are the keys to a successful marriage – aren’t they? This white-knuckle farce rips into the catastrophic consequences of one infidelity too many. 

BEASTS: Solo

BEASTS: Solo

Critically acclaimed sketch group BEASTS return to Brighton with a brand-new show. 

A Still Life

A Still Life

Awaking in a mental hospital with no idea who she is, Jude begins a comic odyssey into the obscure, where reason is treason, sanity is a sickness and the only truth is that everyth… 

Robin Ince's Dirty Book Club

Robin Ince's Dirty Book Club

Clutching a handful of books, Robin Ince takes to the stage to welcome the audience into his world of lurid literature from across the ages. 

Kitten Killers

Kitten Killers

Kitten Killers are an all-female comedy sketch group and flagrant abusers of all things cute and fluffy. 

Rock and a Hard Place

Rock and a Hard Place

Meet Freddie Hammond (Simon de Cintra), a bank manager who wakes up to find the proverbial rock has become a reality - to be precise – a large boulder blocking his drive and prev… 

Elf Lyons is a Pervert

Elf Lyons is a Pervert

I’m gonna put it out there - in spite of the attention-grabbing title, I don’t think Elf Lyons is a pervert. 

The Scummy Mummies Show

The Scummy Mummies Show

The Scummy Mummies Show was sold out for its first performance, the room filled mostly with fans of their iTunes podcasts. 

George Egg: Anarchist Cook

George Egg: Anarchist Cook

If you like food, you’ll like this. 

Foil, Arms & Hog: Irish Sketch Comedy

Foil, Arms & Hog: Irish Sketch Comedy

So, Foil, Arms and Hog are my new favourite people. 

Huntington & Hutt

Huntington & Hutt

Exciting new double act Huntington & Hutt bring their mash-up of sketch and stand-up to Brighton. 

Marrying Jim

Marrying Jim

Meet Alex, an incurable romantic with a borderline personality disorder and a pair of night-vision goggles. 

Clever Peter: The Dreams Factory

Clever Peter: The Dreams Factory

‘We don’t just do adverts, we do dreams’. 

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Feathers, glitter, gold lame and The Weather Girls. 

11 Things to do Before you Die

11 Things to do Before you Die

This trio’s cutesy introduction, complete with Velcro and cardboard cut-out numbers, was charming. 

Patrick Turpin: A Brother for Jonathan

Patrick Turpin: A Brother for Jonathan

As the house lights dim and the small projector set up on stage starts flashing the words, ‘Turps is here!’, you know you are in for something a little bit different than your … 

Liz Peters: Toybox

Liz Peters: Toybox

It’s playtime for grown ups as Liz Peters opens up her dark and twisted box of delights. 

Pamela's Permanent Wave

Pamela's Permanent Wave

Best Fringe in the show! Vintage hairdresser Pamela brings you interactive stand-up in a style of her own. 

Because She Loved the Lion

Because She Loved the Lion

Lady Parts Theatre’s production of Laura-Kate Barrow’s latest work is a sensitive handling of some difficult subject matter - alcoholism and domestic abuse - and explores the i… 

John Robertson: The Dark Room

John Robertson: The Dark Room

The term ‘live-action video game’ is usually reserved for disappointing Hollywood adaptations of your favourite computer games (Tomb Raider, Silent Hill, the list could go on). 

Off the Cuff do the Proverbial

Off the Cuff do the Proverbial

Improv stalwarts Off the Cuff present a brand-new show spinning scenes and sketches from proverbs invented using your suggestions. 

Sam Brady: Kindness

Sam Brady: Kindness

Award-winning comedian and failed Buddhist monk, Sam Brady explores his struggle to become a ‘good person’ and asks why kindness is so undervalued. 

Luke & Harry’s Journey to Sex Colony 01

Luke & Harry’s Journey to Sex Colony 01

A voyage of discovery combining shadow puppetry, a gameshow, and ritual sacrifice. 

Sam Brady: Kindness

Sam Brady: Kindness

Award-winning comedian and failed Buddhist Monk, Sam Brady, takes his comedy show, Kindness on UK tour, starting in Leicester on 22nd February. 

Mixed Doubles

Mixed Doubles

Mixed Doubles is billed as ‘An Entertainment on Marriage’ and so it is, specifically marriage grown old and a little bit stale.