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MAY 12-13, 19-20 at 12:00 (45 min) - Free 
What happens when you want to stick the flag into untrodden snow but someone else beats you to it? Join this opera clown on a confusing journey into man’s fascination to own every bit of the world, ag...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Sleight of Handsome COMEDY 
MAY 12, 26 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
While away an hour or so as magic meets stand up comedy. Along with some canny trickery Freddie Folkston will share his frustrations of modern and not so modern life. A free afternoon show. Not suitab...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

The Wilderness Years COMEDY 
MAY 5-7, 12-13 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
Single, jobless and living in his parents’ spare room, life isn’t treating Richard Stainbank well. Underemployed and underwhelmed, he finds himself at the home of the Greatest Briton with the National...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Kelsey de Almeida: I'm Very Different People (WIP) COMEDY 
MAY 12, 19-20 at 13:15 (40 min) - Free 
Winner of South End Comedy Festivals 'Best Newcomer' competition 2017; Kelsey is one of the youngest working comedians in the UK. Having supported Stephen K Amos on 3 UK Tours and Abandoman on their 2...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Lolly Jones: Work in Progress (Comedy Burlesque) COMEDY 
MAY 12 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
In a change to the original listing, Lolly will perform work in progress for her upcoming Edinburgh show. Featuring Theresa May burlesque and other political characters. Featuring a special guest. ...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Mind Your Head COMEDY 
MAY 12 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Journalist, musician and stand-up Marc Burrows presents a personal trek through his mental health history, including his time in a psychiatric ward, suicide attempts, depression and bipolar diagnosis....
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Huggers - Comedy and Variety for Kids CHILDRENS 
MAY 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-31, JUN 1-3 at 14:15 (60 min) - £4 Kids / £6 Adult / Family £22 
The popular family show at festivals worldwide returns with a revolving line-up of performers of all varieties from comedians, musical theatre, poets, magicians, clowns and children's entertainers wit...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Adam Larter: Boogie Knights COMEDY 
MAY 12 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
About the show: The show is just your classic medieval tale told through disco music. Sir Dance-Alot is the last of the Boogie Knights, where have the others gone, can he find them? Expect disco, dung...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Andy Quirk's Got First World Problems COMEDY 
MAY 5, 12, 26, JUN 2 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
East London's premier rapper of first world problems, Andy quirk, and his backup dancer Anna J are on a musical mission to bring fist pumping therapy for modern living to the masses. Mixing up rapid r...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Ahem... You can't go around doing stuff like that! COMEDY 
MAY 12-13 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Join Johnny Wardlow (As heard on BBC Radio 4 & BBC Radio 2) and Zelem Saydullaev (Squawker 2015 Finalist, South Coast Comedian of the Year 2016 Semi Finalist.) for an hour of sensational lies, mind bl...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Stranger Friends COMEDY 
MAY 12-13, 26-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Sunjai Arif presents: Stranger Friends. Come on a journey to the upside down and meet some of Sunjai’s weird and wonderful friends. Sunjai has been touring the country with his unique style of comedy...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Dave Chawner; Mental COMEDY 
MAY 5-7, 12-13, 19-20, 26-28, JUN 2-3 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
A show about mental health (rather than mental illness) As seen on BBC, ITV & Channel 4 As heard on BBC Radio 1, Radio 4 & BBC Radio 5 Live. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - Arts Award Vo...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Darren Walsh: Massive Punt COMEDY 
MAY 12-13, 26 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Join Darren Walsh (UK's first Pun Champion, BBC's iWonder, Dave's Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe) for an onslaught of new video sketches, 1-liners, jingles and general nonsense. ‘Punbelievable!’ ***** -...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Aaron Simmonds & Literal Support Act COMEDY 
MAY 12-13, 19-20 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
A stand up comedy show from a comedian that cannot stand up. Aaron Simmonds (BBC New Comedian of the Year finalist 2017) is bringing his stand up show to Brighton. Aaron has had cerebral palsy all hi...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Simon Jablonski — Love COMEDY 
MAY 12-16 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
A completely unerotic mess of a journey that begins in a public toilet. ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Rosco McClelland: Work In Progress COMEDY 
MAY 11-12 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
It's been a hell of a year for Rosco McClelland, travelling the world, getting engaged and making new friends in interesting places. Come hear the stories and see what happened. Scottish Comedian of t...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Aaaaaaaargh! It's a bonaza of Comedy from Around the Fringe COMEDY 
MAY 4-6, 11-12, 18-19, 25-28, JUN 1-2 at 18:15 (60 min) - £5 
It's a comedy bonanza! A brand-new stand-up comedy selection for Brighton from Laughing Horse, following it's success around the world. An exciting mixed bag of comedians, with top headliners and th...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Love Songs THEATRE 
MAY 12 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
An eccentric mix of get-on-the-dance-floor music, rap, hoola-hooping and spoken word weave a coming-of-age story that is both hilarious and heart breaking in equal measure… Love Songs is a little one...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Twonkey's Night Train to Liechtenstein CABARET 
MAY 11-12 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Departing soon: Twonkey's Night Train to Liechtenstein: 2016 Malcolm Hardee Award-winner for Comic Originality – dare you board the Twonkeyverse? 'A crazy, wonderful performer" The Scotsm...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Ladies Marmalade COMEDY 
MAY 11-15 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
"Ferociously funny" Arielle Souma _ 2017 NATYS finalist among other achievement and " very impressive vocal range" musical comedian Victoria Howden bring you LADIES MARMALADE... 4 ⭐️ sho...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
MAY 4-31, JUN 1-3 at 20:30 (90 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 

Sean McLoughlin: Living Well Is The Best Revenge COMEDY 
MAY 11-13, JUN 1-3 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
A brand new hour of stand-up from this 'impassionaed and uniquely brilliant talent' (The List) Ricky Gervais' support act on his 2017 Humanity world tour. Star of Brexit Stage Left on Viceland, Russel...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Will Mars: Candid Cafe COMEDY 
MAY 10-13 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Star of Fox’s Showtime at the Apollo, finalist on Season 8 of NBC Comcast’s knockout television show, Trial By Laughter & runner-up for the woman he loves. ‘Damn that dude is funny!’ (Steve Harvey, S...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Robin Morgan: Honeymoon COMEDY 
MAY 12, 19, JUN 2 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed) 
The second hour show from Robin Morgan, writer for Have I Got News For You, The News Quiz and The Now Show, warm-up for The Graham Norton Show and tour support for Ellie Taylor. “A phenomenal comic.” ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Lolbot Wars COMEDY 
MAY 10-13 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
This is Lolbot Wars. Back from its smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe, for four nights in Brighton, four comics are going to battle to the death with words, wits and weapons. Armed only with their ...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Shaggers COMEDY 
MAY 4-6, 11-12, 18-19, 25-27, JUN 1-2 at 22:15 (60 min) - £-£7 
Following yet more sell-out shows at festivals and theatres worldwide, the hit show returns with yet more great comedians with hilarious material based around that most noble of pursuits - shagging! ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Fabulon COMEDY 
MAY 5, 12, 19, 26 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Gaulier trained duo Hanna Winter and Julia Masli present a ridiculous world of 'Fabulon' where they are the confused inhabitants. Combining physical comedy, visual imagery and clown, they invite you t...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Elliot & Eliott Need Friends COMEDY 
MAY 11-12 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Elliot & Eliott, outcasts to both society and themselves are in need of friends to save them from the verge of social redundancy. They may both be accomplished stand-up comics, but in social mobility,...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

LJ DA FUNK in... When will these fascist bastards all be lined up and f**king shot? COMEDY 
MAY 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, JUN 1-2 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
Remember when Nazis were only found in Germany, Austria, and Clacton-on-Sea? Well now they're in the White House, the Kremlin, and Clacton-on-Sea. Join lefty libtard snowflake saviour of mankind LJ DA...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Oliver Coleman: Variations on a Dream COMEDY 
MAY 12 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
In music, VARIATION is a formal technique where material is repeated in an altered form. The changes may involve melody, rhythm, harmony, counterpoint, timbre, orchestration or any combination of thes...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 


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