Brighton Fringe Shows

Have a look through our selection of shows... we hope we have something you'll want to see in Brighton!


List Shows: By Name | By Start Time


Listings for 23 June, sorted by Start Time

19:00

Lily Phillips: Smut (work in progress)

Lily Phillips: Smut (work in progress)

Comedy

Lily Phillips: Smut (work in progress)

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
JUN 22-23 at 19:00 (60 min) - From £5

As seen on BBC3, Comedy Central, and ITV2, Lily Phillips brings you a new show that promises vagina lols for everyone! Female comedians are often criticized for only talking about vaginas and periods, which is offensive, but in this case 100% accurate. Join Lily on her journey to feminism and stand up, how she went from cheerleader to activist and why when she talks about her body does she get referred to as smutty? How many vagina jokes can she fit into an hour long show? Let’s find out. Smut follows Lily from her early family life when she tried to copy her brother and wee standing up in...


Anna Morris: Kid-Life Crisis

Anna Morris: Kid-Life Crisis

Comedy

Anna Morris: Kid-Life Crisis

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
JUN 23-24 at 19:00 (60 min) - From £6

Award-winning character comedian Anna Morris (Ch4's Lee and Dean) returns to Brighton with her debut stand-up show. A work-in-progress in the lead-up to a BBC Radio 4 recording of same name. For the first time in her career, Morris steps-out of her much-loved characters and reveals a side we've never seen. Anna welcomes you to share her kid-life crisis as she approaches 40 and contemplates Motherhood. Anna's having a very female mid-life crisis. Men turn to a leather jacket, a sports car, younger woman and are told they're more attractive as they age. Anna has bagged the younger man, but l...


Tez Ilyas:  RoUgH dRaFt

Tez Ilyas: RoUgH dRaFt

Comedy

Tez Ilyas: RoUgH dRaFt

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
JUN 21-24 at 19:00 (60 min) - From £5

Tez Ilyas is back! As silly, smart and subversive as ever, join him for this brand-new hour of hilarious stand-up. Star of The Tez O’Clock Show (C4), TEZ Talks (BBC Radio 4) and Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three). ★★★★ ‘Radiantly entertaining’ The Times. ★★★★ ‘Blackburn’s Chris Rock’ The Guardian. ★★★★ ‘Tez Ilyas’s political stand-up is candyfloss with a razorblade inside: sweet and familiar at first, then shockingly, painfully sharp’ The Telegraph ...


20:00

Chelsea Birkby, SEXISTENTIALISM

Chelsea Birkby, SEXISTENTIALISM

Comedy

Chelsea Birkby, SEXISTENTIALISM

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
JUN 23-25 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

From da club to Descartes, philosophy and pop culture combine in SEXISTENTIALISM a fun and thoughtful show about sexuality, shame and the self. “I guarantee anyone at the fringe will enjoy **** Mumble. Expect “good gags” Chortle, and a “gently incisive take” **** Bath Echo, from this two-time-finalist “one to watch” the “personable, likeable” Scotsman, Chelsea Birkby. Directed by Alex Farrow. ...


Leslie Ewing-Burgesse: Nebula (WIP)

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse: Nebula (WIP)

Comedy

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse: Nebula (WIP)

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
JUN 9, 23, 27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse knows what she's doing. She always knows what she's doing. She just seems like she doesn't. But she's bored of talking about insecurity. Come see her attempt to figure out how to do a show that's purely silly, without getting weighed down by existentialism*! "She is flamboyant, loveable and we all want to be her best mate. Funny and insightful, she is one to keep an eye on as she inevitably rises through the comedy scene." (The Only Culture Vulture) * she has a habit of getting weighed down by existentialism...


Sean McLoughlin

Sean McLoughlin

Comedy

Sean McLoughlin

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
JUN 23-24 at 20:45 (60 min) - From £5

Sean McLoughlin performs an hour of supreme stand-up comedy opening for Ricky Gervais on his 2019/20 tour. As seen on Comedy Central, ITV, Netflix, SiriusXM and Vice. "A hugely accomplished hour of stand-up" - Time Out "His intellectual and comedic brilliance has the audience rapt" - Chortle "An impassioned and uniquely brilliant talent" - The List "The epitome of the skilful stand-up" - Beyond The Joke "An excellent and imaginative stand-up" - The Scotsman...