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 27 May, sorted by Start Time

18:00

Nicole Harris: No Brainer

Nicole Harris: No Brainer

Comedy

Nicole Harris: No Brainer

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 27-28 at 18:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

The best thing about live comedy is that you never really know what will happen in the moment, so join Award Winning comedian Nicole Harris as she takes you with her on a hilarious journey into the unknown. Nicole will entertain you with her unique and quirky comedy style, finely tuned gags and improvised material based on what's happening around her. She's a bit naughty, a bit risqué, but not one bit forgettable! It's a show of fun and madness that you need to see live. It's simply a no brainer! "A Force of Nature" (Arthur Smith) "Can't explain the amazing energy Nicole creates ...


Eleanor Conway: Talk Dirty To Me

Eleanor Conway: Talk Dirty To Me

Comedy

Eleanor Conway: Talk Dirty To Me

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 27 at 18:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £3

Following her first US tour and millions of views over lockdown for her blunt takes on post pandemic hookup culture and being a childfree badass, Conway returns in a high energy, sex positive banger for 2022. Conway is an internationally touring comedian that does hilarious shows about sex, addiction & dating. She’s sold out multiple Edinburgh Festival runs with self produced shows ‘Walk of Shame’ & ’You May Recognise Me From Tinder’. You may also recognise her from The Guardian, Woman’s Hour, Stylist, Grazia & BBC 4 Extra. ★★★★ "A champion for anyone that’s chased ...


On The Edge Best of the Fest

On The Edge Best of the Fest

Comedy

On The Edge Best of the Fest

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, JUN 1-3, 5 at 18:45 (60 min) - Paid - Tickets from £6

On The Edge Comedy is a Brighton institution, bring fresh faces from the UK circuit to our stage all year round. During the Fringe we up our game with even more shows, and amazing line ups of our favourite acts. Acts who have graced our stage over the years include Joe Wilkinson (8 out of 10 Cats), Angela Barnes (Mock The Week), Brian Gittins (Derek), Maisie Adam (8 out of 10 Cats) and many other well known names. Come along and see the stars of tomorrow in an intimate setting....


19:00

Andrea Hubert - Work in Progress

Andrea Hubert - Work in Progress

Comedy

Andrea Hubert - Work in Progress

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 14-15, 27-29 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free (Non Ticketed)

This is a work in progress stand up comedy show from Andrea Hubert, who promises to keep it to 50 minutes and to mention lockdown as little as humanly possible....


Adele Cliff: In The Dark

Adele Cliff: In The Dark

Comedy

Adele Cliff: In The Dark

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 26-27, JUN 2-3 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Adele Cliff brings her new, 5 star, show about the power of knowledge and the power in refusing it to the Brighton Fringe. Adele is the UK Pun Champion (2020) has featured in Dave’s Funniest Jokes of the Fringe four years running (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019). An accomplished joke writer she has also featured in best jokes lists in The Telegraph, The Evening Standard, The Irish Times, The i Newspaper and The Metro as well as being nominated for Leicestershire’s Favourite Joke in 2019....


Ollie Horn: Good Grief (work in progress)

Ollie Horn: Good Grief (work in progress)

Comedy

Ollie Horn: Good Grief (work in progress)

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 27-28 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free (Non Ticketed)

Ollie Horn ("A natural" - Broadway Baby) returns with a new hour of work-in-progress stand-up comedy after a multi sell out EdFringe 2021 show, and a critically acclaimed 2019 show. ...


Double Bubble

Double Bubble

Comedy

Double Bubble

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 27 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free (Non Ticketed)

Double Bubble is a comedy show like no other. It showcases the brightest upcoming talent on the circuit but the twist is that the audience can have judge the acts after their set. Each act gets 5 minutes on stage and each audience member gets 2 cards. The green card is a plus vote, the red card is a minus. At the end of the set, if an audience member likes your set they can hold up their green card to vote you through to the final. Similarly, if they didn't enjoy it, they can hold up the red card. The acts with the net most plus votes will get through, where a winner is decided. ...


20:00

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 6, 8, 11-13, 15, 18-20, 22, 25, 27, 29, JUN 1-3, 5 at 20:00 (60 min) - Paid - Tickets from £6

'The Pick of the Fringe' returns to Brighton - an annual selection of the very best in stand-up comedy at the Brighton Fringe! This show is a succulent smorgasbord of fantastically funny stand-up comedy headliners, alongside the best in fresh new talent - with four different comics at each show, all selected from shows all around Brighton Fringe. There's something for everyone - so for the biggest laughs and best comedy acts, this is the show for you! A sell-out worldwide hit show at festivals globally, including Brighton, Edinburgh, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Hollywood, Singapore...



Yolk

Yolk

Theatre

Yolk

Theatre

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 26-28 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free (Non Ticketed)

Following success at Edinburgh Fringe 2019, YOLK returns after a period of lockdown hibernation - bigger, bolder and more beautiful than ever! A combination of clown, absurd comedy, poetry and song, YOLK is a surreal journey into human existence, beginning in the ovary and ending in death. The show is a subtle, silly, sexy celebration of life, with all the beauty, mess and madness that it encompasses, that asks why we are here and what it means to be a woman. Previous praise for YOLK: “Silly, sexy and moving... you’ll laugh till your ovaries burst! ” “Whimsical, wise, funny and poigna...


Commando - The Radio Play

Commando - The Radio Play

Comedy

Commando - The Radio Play

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 24-27 at 20:15 (60 min) - Paid - Tickets from £6

GET DOWN ... and experience the 1985 Schwarzenegger blockbuster like you've never heard it before. Commando: The Radio Play takes history's greatest action film back to a simpler time when special effects were made with slap-sticks, aluminum sheets and celery. This production is in the style of classic radio plays performed live by voice actors and a sound effect artist. So let off some steam, put the cookie down and join us for a night you have to hear to believe! Written by Abby Falvo ...


Rebels Without Applause

Rebels Without Applause

Comedy

Rebels Without Applause

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 23-29 at 20:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £2.50

An hour of Stand Up Comedy form three up and coming Comics!...


21:00

Ollie Horn: Good Grief (work in progress)

Ollie Horn: Good Grief (work in progress)

Comedy

Ollie Horn: Good Grief (work in progress)

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 27 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free (Non Ticketed)

Ollie Horn ("A natural" - Broadway Baby) returns with a new hour of work-in-progress stand-up comedy after a multi sell out EdFringe 2021 show, and a critically acclaimed 2019 show. ...


Alasdair Beckett-King: Nevermore (Work in Progress)

Alasdair Beckett-King: Nevermore (Work in Progress)

Comedy

Alasdair Beckett-King: Nevermore (Work in Progress)

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 19-20, 26-27 at 21:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

A new Work In Progress show from multi-award-winner Alasdair Beckett-King (Mock the Week). A true Renaissance man, Alasdair is 500 years old. ***** "Awesome" (Edinburgh49) **** "Charismatic" 1/2 (One4Review) **** "Kick-ass" 1/2 (Radio Ha Ha) **** "A master of comedic storytelling" (Broadway baby) **** "Magnificent, wonderful and hilarious" (The Wee Review)'...


Eleanor Conway: Talk Dirty To Me

Eleanor Conway: Talk Dirty To Me

Comedy

Eleanor Conway: Talk Dirty To Me

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, JUN 3-4 at 21:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £3

Following her first US tour and millions of views over lockdown for her blunt takes on post pandemic hookup culture and being a childfree badass, Conway returns in a high energy, sex positive banger for 2022. Conway is an internationally touring comedian that does hilarious shows about sex, addiction & dating. She’s sold out multiple Edinburgh Festival runs with self produced shows ‘Walk of Shame’ & ’You May Recognise Me From Tinder’. You may also recognise her from The Guardian, Woman’s Hour, Stylist, Grazia & BBC 4 Extra. ★★★★ "A champion for anyone that’s chased ...


PAUL DENNIS: IMASHINATION

PAUL DENNIS: IMASHINATION

Cabaret

PAUL DENNIS: IMASHINATION

Cabaret

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 23-31, JUN 1-5 at 21:45 (90 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

"Brilliant", "Amazing", "Fantastic". These are just some of the superlatives used by audience members after performances of this show at the Edinburgh and Swansea fringes in 2021. IMASHINATION is a non-stop conveyerbelt of showstoppers, interwoven with the darkly observed and cheekily insolent telling of a tale of personal discovery and transformation by a standup whose experience spans 3 decades. Paul's previous Fringe shows have earned 4 stars a-piece and his musical performances have attracted praise like: "This guy's voice is gonna knock your socks off" - Christian Reilly "Sim...


22:00

Philliam and Willipp Strikes Again

Philliam and Willipp Strikes Again

Cabaret

Philliam and Willipp Strikes Again

Cabaret

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 27 at 22:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £0

Philliam and Whillipp Strikes Again is a split bill comedy show (returning to Brighton) from young up-and-coming comedians William Hitt and Philipp Kostelecky “Tongue-in-cheek provocative material” - Chortle. Their child-like energy, confident stage presence, and quick-fire performance styles have seen them propelled up the UK comedy ladder. Regular performing at comedy clubs across the UK and tour support act for Russel Kane, Philipp Kostelecky shares what it’s like to grow up under an American-Slovenian mother and absentee Austrian father all whilst being an immigrant in the UK. Philipp u...



Bumble Me Tinders

Bumble Me Tinders

Comedy

Bumble Me Tinders

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 20-21, 27-28 at 22:45 (60 min) - Tickets from £6

The risqué sensation is back! After sold-out runs at both the 2019 and 2021 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the 2020 Perth Fringe World festival, the interactive and ever-evolving circus of debauchery comes to Brighton. Watch comedians share stories, lead audience games, provide good and bad dating advice, and much more. Never the same show twice, Bumble Me Tinders offers hilarity and surprises for audiences of all backgrounds – singles, couples, young, old, kinky, prude, polite or rude. The perfect way to end your day at the Fringe! ...


Shaggers

Shaggers

Comedy

Shaggers

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, JUN 1-4 at 22:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

Shaggers was born at the Edinburgh Fringe in the August of 2008. Originally it was just meant to run for one season as a fun late show at the Laughing Horse Free Festival with all sorts of comedians talking about that most noble of pursuits, shagging. However, it was decided after full rooms every night, that Shaggers would continue on to the Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy festival in 2009. ​From there it has gone on to have sell-out shows in theatres and venues up and down the UK, in Germany, Singapore, Malaysia and all over Australia. “The perfect way to...


23:00

Mad Ron's Character Comedy Showcase

Mad Ron's Character Comedy Showcase

Comedy

Mad Ron's Character Comedy Showcase

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 6-7, 27-28, JUN 1-4 at 23:59 (60 min) - Free (Non Ticketed)

Mad Ron - Uxbridge's third hardest man introduces a hand picked selection of character comedians - each show will feature short sets by some of the following Fred Ferenczi (previous winner of Leicester Comedy Festival Silver Comedian of the Year) Jerry Bakewell (Yorkshires least successful Mexican Wrestler) Kitty Cassis (Beauty therapist and Busy Body). ...