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Herman's Half Hour COMEDY 
MAY 13-14 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
"Herman's Half Hour" is Herman's hotly anticipated Brighton debut show to take to other festivals in the UK and abroad. It includes tried and tested material honed since starting out in 2004. A compi...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

A Taste of Planet Caramel COMEDY 
MAY 27-29 at 12:00 (45 min) - Free 
FREE CARAMEL WAFER FOR EVERY AUDIENCE MEMBER. A monolithic sketch comedy trio, formed when three kinds of caramel (David, Richard and Alex) collided at speed. Held together by the gravity of fast-pace...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Alex Kealy: Too Early To Say COMEDY 
MAY 7, 21 at 12:00 (45 min) - Free 
Comedian & vertebrate Alex Kealy presents his second comedy show. There now follows a reading from The Book of Press Quotes, please be seated: “Hilarious... fresh, insightful and original... a name t...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

First World Problems Vs Powerpointless COMEDY 
MAY 14, JUN 3-4 at 12:00 (45 min) - Free 
Andy Quirk and Andy Onions go halves on a uniquely energetic and entertaining comedy show. Andy Quirk, East London’s Premier Rapper of First World Problems, invites you to be part of his crew for a se...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

The Whos, The whats, The Whens, The Whys COMEDY 
MAY 6, 13, 20 at 12:00 (45 min) - Free 
Who? A rotating bill of 'hot' 'new' 'comedians'. What? A free stand-up show (or what our therapist calls 'very good progress'). When? The Quadrant - May 6, 13, 20 - 12:00 (45 mins). Why? Good quest...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 
13:00

Alex Kealy: Too Early To Say COMEDY 
JUN 4 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
Comedian & vertebrate Alex Kealy presents his second comedy show. There now follows a reading from The Book of Press Quotes, please be seated: “Hilarious... fresh, insightful and original... a name t...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

City Impro by the Sea COMEDY 
MAY 13-14, 29 at 13:00 (60 min) - £5 
Prepare for a rip-roaring rollercoaster of laughter as six improvisers make everything up as they go along all for your enjoyment. Racing from one game to another, this is a fast paced comedy show whe...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Ian Smith - Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 6-7 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
Ian Smith is an award-winning comedian. This is a work in progress of his fourth solo show. Ian has appeared on BBC3 panel show Sweat the Small Stuff and acted his socks off in BBC2 sitcom Popatron an...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Ken Cheng - Work In Progress COMEDY 
JUN 3 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
Ken burst onto the UK comedy scene after reaching the final of the 2015 BBC Radio New Comedy Award. He recently filmed for BBC Three’s Top Tens, to be released later this year, and will be performing ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

PLAYBACK IMPRO THEATRE 
MAY 20-21, 27-28 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
Playback Impro plays back moments and stories from the audience ★★★★★ The Mirror: 'A real standout from all the stand-up, this is comic improvisation theatre-style. Four ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

A Bit of Magic with Stu & Friends CABARET 
MAY 13-14, 20-21 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Bringing together the best comedy, magic, and cabaret acts at the Fringe, following last year’s ‘sell out’ shows, comedy magician Stu Turner hosts a smorgasbord of variety.
London based Stu's of...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

David McIver: Stop It David We Are Having Too Much Fun COMEDY 
MAY 7, 27, JUN 3 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
David McIver is one of the most fun guys around these days. Come see him do a show about the things he has thought of using his imagination. Expect DIY props, silly characters and stupid nonsense from...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

I Am Donut -Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 29 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Skyfall; The Batman Lego Movie and Love Actually: three films President Trump will recommend Prime Minister May stream on her iPhone during his state visit to the UK (probably). Luckily, these films a...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

I Hope I Die Before I Start Voting Conservative (Work In Progress) COMEDY 
MAY 6 at 13:15 (60 min) - £5 
Apparently we all get more right wing as we get older. This is a show about trying to mature without losing your faith in creating a better society. This is Joe Wells' third solo show following on fr...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Miranda Kane - Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 28 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Miranda has been trying to get a flying penis for 4 years, but every year it eludes her. Find out her theories on why one of these golden treasures will never be in her grasp, and what she can do to ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Nathan Cassidy: Watch this. Love me. It's deep. THEATRE 
JUN 4 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning writer and comedian Nathan Cassidy's new one-man theatre show for 2017. A love story in a swimming pool. It's deep. ​‘Cassidy seems to have a real commitment to making intelligen...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 
14:00

Science Magic CHILDRENS 
MAY 29-31, JUN 1-2 at 14:15 (60 min) - £5 
Triple-Award winning Irish comedian and science communicator Dónal Vaughan brings his science magic comedy show to the Brighton Fringe. After an extremely successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Scien...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Worst Birthday Ever CHILDRENS 
MAY 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, JUN 3-4 at 14:15 (60 min) - £5 
Poor Lewis just wanted to enjoy a ‘Happy Birthday’ but things just went from bad to worse. Nelson and Dave will do their best to cheer him up with songs, interactive games and lots of fun – eventuall...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Brodi and Dave: Paranoid COMEDY 
JUN 3-4 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Just because you're paranoid, it don't mean they're not after you! This is the show for anyone who's ever been confused or scared by the day to day insanity of life. Whether it's the futility of physi...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Jack Left Town - The Improvised Rock Documentary COMEDY 
MAY 28-29 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
No instruments. No singing. No rehearsals. Jack Left Town are the greatest band in the world. The only hitch is they never existed. Inspired by improvised interviews with the band members we see t...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Jessica Fostekew: You Know What I Did Last Summer COMEDY 
MAY 13-14 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
A brand new show in preview from Jessica Fostekew. Regular host of BBC R4 Extra’s ‘The Comedy Club’ and of the ‘BBC Radio Comedy Award’ 2015 and 2016. Jess starred in the 2017 BBC 1 drama ‘Three Girls...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

John Hastings WORKS!!!! COMEDY 
MAY 20-21 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
John Hastings is a fence sitting former drag queen (or is he....HE IS!!!!) ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Miranda Kane - Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 6-7 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Miranda has been trying to get a flying penis for 4 years, but every year it eludes her. Find out her theories on why one of these golden treasures will never be in her grasp, and what she can do to ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Sagar Mega Drive COMEDY 
MAY 27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Fiona Sagar (fresh from The Groundlings, LA) makes her Brighton debut with a follow up to her best show nominated solo character-comedy show Entitled bringing back some of the audience’s favourites fr...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 
15:00

Huggers - The Family Friendly Comedy and Cabaret Show CHILDRENS 
MAY 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-31, JUN 1-4 at 15:30 (60 min) - £3-£5 
With a revolving line-up of magicians, comedians, street performers, musical theatre and variety acts, this internationally popular show is great for all the family to enjoy together. “Music, comedy ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Cow COMEDY 
MAY 6 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Jane's a bit of a cow. Mardy cow, lazy cow, selfish cow, evil cow - she's described herself as all these things at some point in her life. But is it fair on her? Or even on cows? This is a one-woman...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

How To Be Good At Everything COMEDY 
MAY 20-21 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Do you lack basic skills? Do you want to be good at everything? Did you expect a third question? Then you should watch, 'How to be good at everything'. Expertly hosted by knowledgeologist, Katie Davis...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

I Am Donut -Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 29 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Skyfall; The Batman Lego Movie and Love Actually: three films President Trump will recommend Prime Minister May stream on her iPhone during his state visit to the UK (probably). Luckily, these films a...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Jessica Fostekew: You Know What I Did Last Summer COMEDY 
MAY 7 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
A brand new show in preview from Jessica Fostekew. Regular host of BBC R4 Extra’s ‘The Comedy Club’ and of the ‘BBC Radio Comedy Award’ 2015 and 2016. Jess starred in the 2017 BBC 1 drama ‘Three Girls...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

LoveHard: Murdered by Murder COMEDY 
MAY 28 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
1934. Devon. Six old friends. Exposition. A small get-together at the household of Lord and Lady Titan, Drenchblood Heights. Reason: A Murder Mystery Party. It promises to be the night of their lives....
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Miranda Kane - Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Miranda has been trying to get a flying penis for 4 years, but every year it eludes her. Find out her theories on why one of these golden treasures will never be in her grasp, and what she can do to ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Sarah Callaghan: work in progress COMEDY 
JUN 3-4 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
New show from the critically acclaimed, award winning comedian. Something life-changing happened to Sarah this year, and nothing happened. And then she saw a pigeon dying under a bush. Best Show Bri...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 
16:00

Barry Loves You COMEDY 
MAY 27 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
The new show from Barry Ferns: Spirit of the Fringe (2014, Edinburgh Festival Fringe) and Malcolm Hardee Award winner. **** (Kate Copstick, Scotsman). ‘A marvellous, personal, beautifully constructed ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

C'est La Vegan COMEDY 
MAY 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, JUN 3-4 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comic Dave Chawner delivers his new show about veganism. Exploring the origin of food,ideas & views to explore where things come from. 'This is one comic you have to make the effort t...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

ROB DEB : A MARVEL COMIC COMEDY 
MAY 28-29, JUN 3-4 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
rob deb will return with a 100% nerdcore show to brighton ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 
17:00

James Bennison: How to be a Winner CABARET 
MAY 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
James Bennison. Comedian. Winner. As well as being an award winning comedian, James has also won every game show in existence. Now you too can learn how to be a winner. Do you have what it takes to wi...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Sagar Mega Drive COMEDY 
MAY 29 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Fiona Sagar (fresh from The Groundlings, LA) makes her Brighton debut with a follow up to her best show nominated solo character-comedy show Entitled bringing back some of the audience’s favourites fr...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Woof Woof Meow Meow COMEDY 
JUN 3-4 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Woof Woof Meow Meow is a stand up comedy show brought to you by pet-loving funny guys Simone Belshaw and James Sarek. As we are sure you have gathered from the title, this is a show dedicated to cats ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 
18:00

Robyn's Bad Decision Time COMEDY 
MAY 5-8 at 18:00 (60 min) - £5 
Everyone has a crazy family. Some have bad relationships. Few justify their emotional decisions with stats and scientific research. **** ‘Sharp, insightful, touching but above all really, really fun...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Adam Scott Vincent The Scared And Lonely Tour (work in progress) COMEDY 
MAY 9-10, 16-17 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
‘Adam Scott Vincent is a core writer of channel 4’s award winning satirical show The Last Leg, he was a semi finalist in NBC’s Last Comic Standing and is a regular Brighton Fringe favourite. ‘hilariou...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Alex Kealy: Too Early To Say COMEDY 
MAY 26 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Comedian & vertebrate Alex Kealy presents his second comedy show. There now follows a reading from The Book of Press Quotes, please be seated: “Hilarious... fresh, insightful and original... a name t...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Andy Stedman - Parental Guidance COMEDY 
MAY 24-25 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
"Stedman displays real talent in playing to his audience, creating and maintaining a friendly rapport which gives the show much of its charm...the songs are really funny." - Broadway Baby 2016 "I don...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Battle of the Superheroes - The Great Superhero Debate COMEDY 
MAY 27-28, JUN 3-4 at 18:00 (60 min) - £5 
With the huge success of The Avengers and X-Men movies catapulting Captain America, Iron Man and Wolverine to the A-list, and Spider-Man finally being back home with Marvel Studios, superheroes have n...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Comedy Happy Hour: The Chat Show CHAT SHOWS 
MAY 12-14 at 18:00 (60 min) - £5 
This show is the perfect way to start off your night at the Fringe, as you spend an hour in the company of genial Scottish comedian Vladimir McTavish and guests in an early evening soiree that brings ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

David Ephgrave: All Work, No Progress. COMEDY 
MAY 11, 15, 18 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
At thirty-six years old, David is still unable to function in society. In his latest show, the comic, actor, blogger & pauper uses a projector & a mic to navigate us through the minutiae of his awkwar...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Hello Humans! COMEDY 
MAY 22-23 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Hello Humans! Jay Cowle here (Bath, Leicester, Reading and New Act of The Year stand up finalist, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra, humble really). I'm doing an hour show with jokes, lights (Well... a l...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

ROB DEB : A MARVEL COMIC COMEDY 
MAY 30-31, JUN 1-2 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
rob deb will return with a 100% nerdcore show to brighton ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

SAJEELA KERSHI - PARADISE BENEATH HER FEET! COMEDY 
MAY 19-21 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Paradise beneath her feet New show from multi-award winning comedian Sajeela Kershi - a show celebrating the ordinary kick ass women in our lives. The ones that stood the test of time despite obstacle...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Zahra Barri: TaLk Like An Egyptian COMEDY 
MAY 29 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Zahra’s a bit like the country of Turkey, in that she’s a mix of Eastern and Western culture, and also she is a bird. A fun look into Eastern and Kanye Western Culture. 'Terrific' Venue Magazine Zahra...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Dirty White Boys: Stupid COMEDY 
MAY 28-29 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Imaginative, imbalanced, and imbecilic sketch duo Dirty White Boys are back in Brighton for their 3rd year running; presenting a brand new show for 2017! The **** pairing bring their trademark fast-p...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Flea Circus COMEDY 
MAY 14, 21 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Shakespeare said the world was a stage and we are all players. Does that ring true for you? Stuart Black uses his twisted and razor-sharp humour to examine the world we live in, and look back at his l...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Gledhill and Callaghan COMEDY 
MAY 9 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
A new hour of stand up between David Callaghan and Amy Gledhill. From BBC Radio's Jesting About Finalist JokeNation International Competition 2015 Winner Red24 New Act of the Year 2014 Winner Amused ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Jonny Awsum: Honey I Promised The Kid COMEDY 
MAY 25 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
A comedic whirlwind, Jonny has a special feel-good brand of musical comedy. He is the gag slinging guitar hero - audience members don’t just leave entertained, they leave as fans. This year, Jonny Aw...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Laughter Is The Best Placebo COMEDY 
MAY 26 at 18:15 (60 min) - FREE 
My life is a constant search for emotional and electric outlets. If you can relate this show is for you. Simon Caine returns to Brighton for the 3rd year running with his all new theme-free show, wh...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Lucy Pearman: WIP & A CABBAGE COMEDY 
MAY 6, 13, 27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
"Traditionally, unmarried girls were sent into the veg garden to choose the 'perfect' cabbage." (Anon) Lucy Pearman presents a work in progress at this years Brighton Fringe. Expect playful nonsense a...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Mad About The Boy COMEDY 
JUN 1-4 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Stephanie Laing talks about mental health problems and boys for an hour, but it’s totally funny I promise and won’t be as awkward as you think it will. From a very late start (she barely even met a b...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Snakes and Ladders - A Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 22-24 at 18:15 (60 min) - £5 
Phil Jerrod’s third debut show isn't written yet. But so far seems to be about how it's still worth trying to be happy, even though everything's patently terrible. “Insightful, despairing wit ⭑...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

The Alasdair Beckett-King Mysteries COMEDY 
MAY 18-20 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Alasdair Beckett-King is a legendary comedian, in that there is little historical evidence he exists. But he does exist. He's an award-winning stand-up comedian bringing his debut solo show to Brighto...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Work in Progress CABARET 
MAY 7-8, 30-31 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
From unexpectedly erotic massages that were not what she paid for, to blind people smelling her hair during what she thought was a regular hug, to friends borrowing money for rent, then going on holid...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 
19:00

By Myself COMEDY 
MAY 24-25 at 19:15 (60 min) - £5 
Known for his highly imaginative and hilarious writing, and as a natural born performer, Addy brings his unique style of comedy back to the Brighton fringe. A big favourite at the Komedia, he has appe...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Chick-Ass Comedy CABARET 
MAY 12-14 at 19:15 (60 min) - £5 
London's Laugh Train Home host Robyn Perkins **** (ThreeWeeks, English Comedian of the Year Finalist) and Sarah Iles, (Comedy Network Award winner) are joined by award-winning musical comic Ria Lina (...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Ellie Taylor - Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 18 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Brand new show from Ellie Taylor - star of Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Kevin Precious: Work In Progress COMEDY 
MAY 29-31 at 19:15 (60 min) - £4/£3 concs 
Work-in-Progress: Former RE Teacher; Teaching RE; Philosophy of Religion; God-Shaped Hole; Being a Humanist... that sort of thing. ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Kevin Precious: Work In Progress COMEDY 
 - £4/£3 concs 
Work-in-Progress: Former RE Teacher; Teaching RE; Philosophy of Religion; God-Shaped Hole; Being a Humanist... that sort of thing. ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Mark Cram: Pipe-Bomb COMEDY 
MAY 15 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Mark Cram has had enough. He’s had enough of explaining his sexuality, justifying his choices, competing with his brother and being just another spoke on the wheel. Who cares that other comedians are ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Matt Green: New Show COMEDY 
MAY 16-17 at 19:15 (60 min) - £5 
Matt returns to Brighton for the ninth year running with a show bursting with new jokes, new ideas and absolutely no nudity. No one wants to see that. It's Work in Progress, so who knows what it will ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Matt Price : The Weed Fairy COMEDY 
MAY 9-11, 28 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Matt Price : The Weed Fairy A very funny David and Goliath story. In July 2016, 70 year old David (my Dad) was arrested for his choice of gardening. It all started five generations ago in 1860 with a ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Paul Revill: Revillations COMEDY 
MAY 5-6, JUN 3-4 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Paul Revill (BATH COMEDY FESTIVAL NEW ACT OF THE YEAR 2014) returns to the Brighton Fringe with his debut hour. The true story of how he got the acting role of a lifetime……..and how it all went wrong!...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Russell Hicks: From The Heart COMEDY 
MAY 7-8, 21-22 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
70% improvisation. 30% stories about illicit drug use in a household of Christian Scientists. ALL HEART. With more characters then a Pynchon novel pouring out of the head of Russell Hicks, this show p...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Sidekick COMEDY 
MAY 20, 26-27 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Some people are life's heroes, its leading men and women. They're full of swash, buckle and daring-do. Others are happy to stand at the side and hold their jackets. For every Fred Flinstone, there ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Spring Day: Help! I’ve Fallen in Love and I can’t get up! COMEDY 
MAY 19 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Two little cripples sitting in a tree k-i-s-s—Wait! How did two cripples get up a tree? Come listen to Spring Day, voted Brooklyn's Best Comedian 2016, tell true tales of a spastic Syd and Nancy. You...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Zahra Barri: TaLk Like An Egyptian COMEDY 
MAY 23 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Zahra’s a bit like the country of Turkey, in that she’s a mix of Eastern and Western culture, and also she is a bird. A fun look into Eastern and Kanye Western Culture. 'Terrific' Venue Magazine Zahra...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Flea Circus COMEDY 
MAY 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Shakespeare said the world was a stage and we are all players. Does that ring true for you? Stuart Black uses his twisted and razor-sharp humour to examine the world we live in, and look back at his l...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Harriet Kemsley's New Show COMEDY 
MAY 8, 15 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Multi award winning idiot stand up Harriet's had a good year. She plays Daisy Ronson on Jo Brands new channel4 sitcom Damned and will make an appearance in the new series of BBC drama Doctor Foster. ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Laughter Is The Best Placebo COMEDY 
MAY 11, 18, 25 at 19:30 (60 min) - FREE 
My life is a constant search for emotional and electric outlets. If you can relate this show is for you. Simon Caine returns to Brighton for the 3rd year running with his all new theme-free show, wh...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Milo McCabe: The Talented Mr Hawke! COMEDY 
MAY 7, 14, 21, 28 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Naive homeschooled 1930's throwback Troy Hawke looks at political extremism from his unique rose tinted perspective. Using his wonderful sepia-tinted outlook, he joyfully sees the good, the bad and th...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Northern Power Blouse COMEDY 
MAY 22, 29 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Join Northern Power Blouse as they bring you a sketch show full of heart, songs and massive, massive shoulder pads. Credits include 'Radio 4 (DeadRingers, NewsJack, Show What You Wrote), E4 (Drifters...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Paul McCaffrey COMEDY 
MAY 23-24 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Paul McCaffrey returns to the Brighton Fringe after his packed out run in 2016. having spent last year supporting Sean Lock on his uk tour, McCaffrey's back with a hilarious new show for 2017. As seen...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Rahul Kohli: Newcastle Brown Tales COMEDY 
MAY 9-10 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
After his critically acclaimed debut hour, Rahul Kohli returns with an hour unlike anything else: an hour of true stories from his drunken adventures. From the wacky to the hilarious to the downright ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Sagar Mega Drive COMEDY 
JUN 4 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Fiona Sagar (fresh from The Groundlings, LA) makes her Brighton debut with a follow up to her best show nominated solo character-comedy show Entitled bringing back some of the audience’s favourites fr...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Sam and Ben: Shnozzleballers COMEDY 
MAY 5-6 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Sam and Ben fled a supernatural wizard realm 700 years ago after being challenged to a deadly game of Shnozzleball, which they were too chicken to accept. Now their magical past is catching up to them...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Woof Woof Meow Meow COMEDY 
MAY 16-17 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Woof Woof Meow Meow is a stand up comedy show brought to you by pet-loving funny guys Simone Belshaw and James Sarek. As we are sure you have gathered from the title, this is a show dedicated to cats ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 
20:00

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
MAY 5-31, JUN 1-4 at 20:30 (60 min) - £5-£7 
A selection of the very best stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe, selected from comics appearing in shows all around the Festival. A fantastically funny mix of top headliners and the best newcomers, wi...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Binge Thinking COMEDY 
MAY 26-28 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Amadeus Martin: Binge Thinking binge thinking /ˈbɪn(d)ʒ θɪŋkɪŋ/ Noun / verb an excessive amount of thinking in a short period of time or thinking too quickly...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Brodi and Dave: Paranoid COMEDY 
MAY 7 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Just because you're paranoid, it don't mean they're not after you! This is the show for anyone who's ever been confused or scared by the day to day insanity of life. Whether it's the futility of physi...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Carly Smallman: A Work in Progress and Other Terrible Stories About Why I Keep Ruining it for Myself COMEDY 
MAY 29-30 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Carly Smallman (that's me) makes her Brighton Fringe debut with a stand-up comedy show about what it means to follow the road less traveled when all your friends are keeping up with the Kardashians, b...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Fried Mind Show CABARET 
MAY 15-18 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Mind Reader David Terrence shows how it is possible to divine thoughts and memories of the spectators selected from the audience. No dead relatives will be contacted through out the show however they ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Harriet Kemsley's New Show COMEDY 
MAY 14 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Multi award winning idiot stand up Harriet's had a good year. She plays Daisy Ronson on Jo Brands new channel4 sitcom Damned and will make an appearance in the new series of BBC drama Doctor Foster. ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Jessica Fostekew: You Know What I Did Last Summer COMEDY 
MAY 21 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
A brand new show in preview from Jessica Fostekew. Regular host of BBC R4 Extra’s ‘The Comedy Club’ and of the ‘BBC Radio Comedy Award’ 2015 and 2016. Jess starred in the 2017 BBC 1 drama ‘Three Girls...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

John Hastings WORKS!!!! COMEDY 
MAY 22-25 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
John Hastings is a fence sitting former drag queen (or is he....HE IS!!!!) ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Nathan Cassidy: The Man in the Arena COMEDY 
JUN 2-4 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Nathan Cassidy explores bravery in a volatile world. Do one thing every day that scares you - Cassidy at his brave and honest best. No gimmicks, no fucking about, no prisoners...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Paul McCaffrey COMEDY 
MAY 10-11 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Paul McCaffrey returns to the Brighton Fringe after his packed out run in 2016. having spent last year supporting Sean Lock on his uk tour, McCaffrey's back with a hilarious new show for 2017. As seen...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Reality Check COMEDY 
MAY 6, 13, 20 at 20:45 (60 min) - £5 
BBC New Comedy Award Finalist Athena Kugblenu has an opinion on everything. She covers politics, race, feminism and everything in between. Don't be afraid to hear some comedy about tough topics, the j...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Robin Morgan: Free Man COMEDY 
MAY 19 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
The "utterly hilarious and utterly heartwarming" debut hour of stand-up from Robin Morgan (Writer of Have I Got News For You, Mock the Week, The News Quiz). A hit at last year's Edinburgh Fringe - com...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Stella Graham - Rage Against the Unclean COMEDY 
MAY 5, 12 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Coventry born Stella Graham returns to Brighton to declare, what it's like to be a bully. If you were raised by a bully and became one yourself, but can never admit you're at fault? We've just seen Tr...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Steve Bugeja: Summer Camp - Work In Progress COMEDY 
MAY 8-9, 31, JUN 1 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Steve Bugeja, as seen on Russell Howard's Stand Up Central. BBC 3's Top 10 and Radio 4's Fresh From The Fringe, brings his third solo show to Brighton. When he was 19 Steve worked on a kids camp in A...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 
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A Pessimists Guide to Being Happy- Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 14-17 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Are you, do you know or have you been a pessimist? Are you, have you been or do you want to be happy? This is the stand up comedy show for you! Matt Duwell is happy and he is ill-equipped to deal with...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Damian Clark: Son of a Moth COMEDY 
JUN 2, 4 at 22:00 (60 min) - £5 
YES!! Damian Clark returns to the Brighton Fringe with his brand new show of high-octane, unhinged stand up. As seen on Comedy Channel’s Damo Does Edinburgh, Comedy Central’s Seann Walsh World, RTE ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

James Loveridge: Work In Progress COMEDY 
MAY 18, 22-23 at 22:00 (60 min) - FREE 
Voted 'One To Watch' at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival 2016 and Nominated for Amused Moose Best Show 2016 at the Edinburgh Fringe, James is back with another hour of hilarious stand up and story tel...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Ladies marmalade COMEDY 
MAY 8-10 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Ladies marmalade " taste distinctive comedy" Arielle Souma _ 2016 SoYouThinkYou'reFunny finalist; Frenh Comedian of the year 2016 finalist, Funny Women award 2016 regional finalist_ And Victoria Howde...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Samantha Pressdee: Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 24-25 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
A bitter sweet tale of political awakening. With nothing left to lose but everything to fight for Samantha followed Russell Brand onto the frontline of the revolution - a council estate in Barnet. An ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Sean McLoughlin: You Can't Ignore Me Forever COMEDY 
MAY 5-7, 19-21 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
**** "One brilliant punchline after another" (The List) **** "Hilarious and painfully revelatory" (Chortle) "A terrifically intense, eloquent hour of stand-up" (The Independent) As seen on Russell...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Wisebowm: The Struggle Is Real COMEDY 
MAY 26-29 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Wisebowm: The Struggle Is Real is a comedy rap musical about urban poet Wisebowm, a working class guy who falls in love with a middle class girl, so goes gluten free and gets into yoga and pilates to ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

work in progress COMEDY 
MAY 30-31, JUN 1, 3 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Follow up to Eleanor's critically acclaimed debut show... ★★★★★ 'I'm confused and scared, in a good way... She's brilliant' Cream of the Fringe ★★★a...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

work in progress COMEDY 
 - Free 
Follow up to Eleanor's critically acclaimed debut show... ★★★★★ 'I'm confused and scared, in a good way... She's brilliant' Cream of the Fringe ★★★a...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Alastair Clark: Uninterrupted Screaming (WIP) COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy’s daft nihilist is back with a new hour of his trademark comedic stylings TM . An anarchic fusion of stand-up and clown from an adorable weirdo. Come and spend an hour of your life with a comed...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Dylan Gott: Cool Guy, Lots of Friends COMEDY 
MAY 21-22, 29, JUN 1 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
World travelled Canadian comedian Dylan Gott (JFL42, Canadian Comedy Awards, iChannel) performs an hour of hilarious stand up comedy that blends skilled storytelling with observations and some penis j...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

It's My Funeral and I'll Throw Glitter if I Want To COMEDY 
MAY 23-25 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
After a (tiny) mental breakdown, Isobel has decided to take her obviously upcoming untimely death into her own hands and throw her own funeral, sceptics be damned! An intimate look at mental illness a...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Mark Cram: Pipe-Bomb COMEDY 
JUN 4 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Mark Cram has had enough. He’s had enough of explaining his sexuality, justifying his choices, competing with his brother and being just another spoke on the wheel. Who cares that other comedians are ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Shaggers COMEDY 
MAY 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-28, JUN 2-3 at 22:15 (60 min) - £5 
The hugely popular show returns to Brighton and brings you a line-up of great comedians to make you laugh about the cheeky subject of sex. Shaggers has entertained audiences for many years all over t...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

The Anti-White PC Mangina Rises! COMEDY 
MAY 7, 9-11, 14-18 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Dick Coughlan thought he was a good guy. That was until he met the Internet and soon found out he was actually an evil, ball-less, genocidal, race-traitorous bastard! Now, after 7 years, even he doesn...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 
23:00

Damian Clark: Son of a Moth COMEDY 
JUN 3 at 23:15 (60 min) - £5 
YES!! Damian Clark returns to the Brighton Fringe with his brand new show of high-octane, unhinged stand up. As seen on Comedy Channel’s Damo Does Edinburgh, Comedy Central’s Seann Walsh World, RTE ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Haven't a Clue! COMEDY 
MAY 12-13, 19-20 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Think you know charades? Think again!
After 2 ‘sell-out’ years at the Fringe, “Haven’t a Clue!” returns for a 3rd year, only this time in the late night slot, for an X-rated version!
In thi...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

I Am Donut -Work in Progress COMEDY 
JUN 2 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Skyfall; The Batman Lego Movie and Love Actually: three films President Trump will recommend Prime Minister May stream on her iPhone during his state visit to the UK (probably). Luckily, these films a...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

LoveHard: Murdered by Murder COMEDY 
MAY 26-27 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
1934. Devon. Six old friends. Exposition. A small get-together at the household of Lord and Lady Titan, Drenchblood Heights. Reason: A Murder Mystery Party. It promises to be the night of their lives....
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Nathan Willcock - State of the Nathan CABARET 
MAY 5-6 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Nathan Willcock, Chortle Student Comedian Runner Up, brings his stand up show to the Brighton Fringe. It'll be really funny. It'll most likely be about success, being a millennial, love and our curren...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

LJ DA FUNK in... Last Brexit to 'ooklyn COMEDY 
MAY 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, JUN 2-3 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
Abrasive satire for Guardian readers, disguised as sensationalist whimsy for Sun readers so as not to alienate the proletariat. Blasting Brexit head-on with all the vitriol of Nigel Farage at a multic...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 
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A Beginners Guide To Bondage THEATRE 
MAY 5, 12, 19, 26 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
A Hilarious and naughty romp through the world of fetish. Have you seen 50 shades of Gray? Are you fetish-curious? Do you ever feel like a change from just Vanilla sex? Before the audience come in t...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Brodi and Dave: Paranoid COMEDY 
JUN 2 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Just because you're paranoid, it don't mean they're not after you! This is the show for anyone who's ever been confused or scared by the day to day insanity of life. Whether it's the futility of physi...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

I Am Donut -Work in Progress COMEDY 
JUN 3 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Skyfall; The Batman Lego Movie and Love Actually: three films President Trump will recommend Prime Minister May stream on her iPhone during his state visit to the UK (probably). Luckily, these films a...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Tinder Live COMEDY 
MAY 6, 13, 20, 27 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Award winning comedian James Bennison has finally completed Tinder (at its highest difficulty setting) and wants to help out his friends find love to. Come and watch as we invite the best single comed...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

      

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