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 5 May, sorted by Start Time

12:00

Best of Brighton Fringe For Kids

Best of Brighton Fringe For Kids

Childrens

Best of Brighton Fringe For Kids

Childrens

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 5-6, 12, 19, 26-27, JUN 2 at 12:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £4

A friendly fun-filled afternoon show with a revolving line-up of the best children's and family-friendly performers from around Brighton and the Fringe. An event for all the family to enjoy together. "Music, comedy and magic kept the kids entertained... whizzed past and was perfectly timed for child attention spans... Left the kids wanting more... My eight-year-old absolutely loved it!" (Child-Friendly Brighton) "Mums and dads will be onto a winner with this afternoon of delightfully immature comedy full of magic" (Melbourne Comedy Festival) "The kids had a great time" (Adelaide Fring...


Best Life

Best Life

Comedy

Best Life

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 4-5, 25-26 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Johnny Wardlow is trying to live his best life in a world that's falling apart. With a treasure trove of sensational stories to tell and a ridiculous sounding voice to tell them with, Johnny has all you need to keep you laughing in these tough times. He's making the most of things by not taking things too seriously, and inviting you to not take them too seriously too. Best Life is a hilarious work in progress from a well-known Brighton comedian who’s performed on both the UK and New York circuit including the legendary Comic Strip Live. Johnny's appeared on BBC New Comedy Award 2015, 2016 &...


13:00

Gerry Carroll: Light

Gerry Carroll: Light

Comedy

Gerry Carroll: Light

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 5, 12, 19, 26, JUN 2 at 13:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £5

Have a laugh! Gerry Carroll - Light brings you a delightful, true and entertaining personal story about being a 71 year old human. And clown. Gerry is 71 and he’s made a show of himself. It’s about being young and being old. He uses story-telling, clown, song and dance to create a unique hour of fun. Born in Dublin, Gerry moved to Bournemouth in 1986, taking a job in a local council office. In 2013, having retired, he moved to London to train in improv, stand-up and theatrical clown. He acted with and was trained by the Old Vic Community Company, 2014 – 2017. He’s already made five Fring...


Dorks n Orks. Live!

Dorks n Orks. Live!

Comedy

Dorks n Orks. Live!

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 5 at 13:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5

The comedy show for goblins & geeks. Imagine 'Game of Thrones'... but without the nudity. Or budget. The mainstream comedy panel show, with top comedian guests and audience participation. Their TV pilot was recently filmed in LA but you can catch the show live in Brighton. Do not miss out. “Feeling dorky? I think you should consider levelling up and multiclassing to Dorks n Orks... Ideal for geeks, gamers…. and anyone who likes a bit of impro comedy.” Edinburgh Review "Dorks n Orks is the first attempt we’ve seen at actually trying to turn fantasy TTRPGs into a game-show-style affair. ...


14:00

Guess The Weight Of The Bird

Guess The Weight Of The Bird

Comedy

Guess The Weight Of The Bird

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 4-6, 11-12 at 14:00 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

The ultimate bird-based comedy quiz show. Birds come in all shapes and sizes, from cute little ducklings to big feathery jerks like that goose who knocked me off my bike last year. But how much do they weigh? It's time to find out. In Guess The Weight Of The Bird, I’ll show you some birds and you’ll guess their weight. The closer you are, the more bird points you get. The person with the most bird points wins money. It’s a bit like Who Wants To Be A Millionaire but all the questions are about birds and the prize is £999,990 smaller. Sorry about that. Come and guess the weight of...


Comics Vs Kids

Comics Vs Kids

Childrens

Comics Vs Kids

Childrens

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 4-6, 11-12, 19, 25-27, JUN 1-2 at 14:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £3

Beloved comic and kids entertainer Nik Coppin brings his new show to the Fringe full of jokes, silliness, his own drawn cartoons, competitions based around Disney and superheroes, mayhem and special guests. Have a laugh with him and his comedy friends and win some prizes in a quest to find out who is smarter and funnier; comics or kids! An awesome time is guaranteed to be had by all. 'Fast-paced, witty, fun and amazing' ★★★★★ (Funny Tonne, ComedyFestival.com.au). 'Fast and funny... The audience loved it... Sweetly, wildly hilarious' ★★★★ (R...


Rejected Ted Talks

Rejected Ted Talks

Comedy

Rejected Ted Talks

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 5-6 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Live, laugh, learn - welcome to the Ted Talks that would hit the cutting room floor. At Southampton University, we have been looking for ways to engage with the public on a new level. From Dr, BSc and PhD to Haha, LoL and RoFL. We’ve taken these ex teachers pets and released their inner class clown, bringing new subjects to new audiences by creating research-inspired stand up with guidance from experienced comedians! Every super villain has an origin story, but what about the rest of us scientists who couldn't get the funding for an underground lab? We’re changing the world, making an impac...


Too Late, Baby (Work In Prrogress)

Too Late, Baby (Work In Prrogress)

Comedy

Too Late, Baby (Work In Prrogress)

Comedy

The Windmill / Upstairs
MAY 4-5 at 14:30 (60 min) - PWYC

‘Too Late, Baby’ is the second comedy hour from acclaimed Canadian stand up comedian Michelle Shaughnessy. She debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2022 to critical acclaim with her show “Be Your Own Daddy”, directed by Adam Hills. Her new show is about what happens when you wait too long to really try for everything you’ve ever wanted in life. “This is an admission of “Holy Shit….I think I’ve missed the boat” Having a baby, money, career, beauty, self discovery…. Michelle is not only not even close to hitting any of her goals but she didn’t realize what her goals were until the clock had almos...



I Was a Bear

I Was a Bear

Theatre

I Was a Bear

Theatre

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 5 at 14:45 (60 min) - PWYC

A dancing bear. A dirty break up. And lifelong loneliness. This play tells the story of April and Constance, two lonely, failing twenty somethings. After meeting in a waiting room for therapy, April and Constance’s lives intertwine as they experience each other’s dream worlds and distant memories. This two woman show invites the audience into the intimate world of their friendship, and their individual minds. Expect: Therapists, teenage crushes, existential dread, and fish and chips....


15:00

Kate Cheka: A Messiah Comes (Work in Progress)

Kate Cheka: A Messiah Comes (Work in Progress)

Comedy

Kate Cheka: A Messiah Comes (Work in Progress)

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 4-5 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Funny Women Award winner of 2023 Kate Cheka brings her first hour WIP to Brighton Fringe. It is about how to save the world or at least save yourself and features thoughtful, often filthy observations on sex, capitalism and (pop) culture. Other accolades include being a BBC New Comedy Award regional finalist 2022, Berlin New Stand-up Award finalist 2019, Funny Women Award semi-finalist 2021 and 2022 one-to-watch. Having performed across in eight countries across four continents Kate has been described as having ‘stylish comedy delivered with a blend of joy and disdain’. 'You'll be fine...


Elaine Fellows: Sugar & Lies (WIP)

Elaine Fellows: Sugar & Lies (WIP)

Comedy

Elaine Fellows: Sugar & Lies (WIP)

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 4-5 at 15:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £2.50

Work in progress stand-up comedy show from Elaine Fellows. Elaine's life is held together by two things: sugar and lies. Neither of which are good for you! A show exploring the lies we tell ourselves and others. Elaine has recently been tour support for Colin Hoult. In the last year she has smashed her way through several major competitions; becoming a finalist in Komedia, 2Northdown and South Coast Comedian of the Year awards - as well as runner up in Hastings Comedy Festival Newcomer. "Appealingly natural. Original yet relatable material” - Chortle “Likeable, funny and endearing.” - Thr...


Laughing Horse CLEAN Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse CLEAN Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Laughing Horse CLEAN Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 4-6, 11-12, 19, 25-27 at 15:30 (60 min) - Tickets from £5

The Pick of the Fringe has been a hit show at Brighton Fringe for 17 years, an annual selection of the very best in stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe. And now this brand new clean version has arrived! It's the same succulent smorgasbord of fantastically funny stand-up comedy headliners and the best in fresh new talent, just with the swear words taken out, and comedy suitable for everyone! (And there's a swear jar on stage, just in case the comedians mess up!) There are four different comics at each show, all selected from shows all around Brighton Fringe with something for everyon...


Siri-ously Funny

Siri-ously Funny

Comedy

Siri-ously Funny

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 5-6 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

At the start of 2023 we were being amazed by how clever ChatGPT was, but a bit later we were being worried about whether our jobs were at risk from this self-driving Microsoft Word. By the summer we were being properly freaked out by Al tech bros claiming that their products would end of the world when they achieved the next level of Al, called Artificial General Intelligence. Cue Rishi Sunak offering to Make Al Safe Again by summoning all the world leaders to Milton Keynes in an austerity remake of Avengers Assemble. Is there actually AI scary going on or is it all smoke and code? Previ...


Absolute Nickhead (Kirk In Progress)

Absolute Nickhead (Kirk In Progress)

Comedy

Absolute Nickhead (Kirk In Progress)

Comedy

The Windmill / Upstairs
MAY 4-5 at 15:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5

One man, no hair and some supporting characters unpick what life is like when you’re hitting those awkward middle (age) years West End New Act Finalist ‘23 “An amusing tragi-comic conceit and expertly performed with fine timing” - Steve Bennett, Chortle “The under-delivery of the character is superb” - Independent Comedy Reviews "Stupendous stand-up... Nick Kirk has some fabulous material" - Theatre Scotland (5 star review for Sofa So Funny So Fringe, Edinburgh '23)...


16:00

Steph Aritone: Sweater Weather (Work-in-Progress)

Steph Aritone: Sweater Weather (Work-in-Progress)

Comedy

Steph Aritone: Sweater Weather (Work-in-Progress)

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 5 at 16:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £5

Rainy? Cloudy? Sunny? You choose in Steph's 45 minute stand-up comedy show where she wrestles with the elements (of her mind). Steph Aritone BBC New Comedy Award Shortlist 2023. Roast Battle UK finalist 2022. As seen on NextUp's Access Festival 2023. The Comedy Wine List podcast (downloaded 10,000 times). Host of South Kensington Comedy Club. 'Clearly confident and comfortable in her own skin' (ArtefactMagazine.com). 'Aritone also appears completely at home on stage. You feel like you’re in safe hands throughout the show' Lost In Theatreland....


Family Fortunes (but for bad people)

Family Fortunes (but for bad people)

Comedy

Family Fortunes (but for bad people)

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 4-6, 11-12 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

We asked 100 members of the public all the worst questions we could think of. Things like: “What would you not want to catch your dad doing?” “Name a politician who deserves to be eaten by a shark” “What animal would you most like to shag?” Now it’s on you to guess what the top answers were. This is an interactive comedy-quiz that reveals exactly how twisted the British public are. There’s points, there’s prizes, and there’s a 95% chance we’re going to hell, so come and play before ITV have us killed. ...



Farah Sharp: Work in Progress

Farah Sharp: Work in Progress

Comedy

Farah Sharp: Work in Progress

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 5, 19 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Be amongst the first to watch Farah Sharp chisel her much anticipated debut solo show into being. Named 'One to watch' in the Funny Women Awards 2023, Farah has been making a name for herself on the UK Comedy scene; she has been featured on BBC Radio 4 and performs regularly all across the country, even gracing the stages of The Royal Albert Hall, Latitude Festival, Leeds Festival and The Comedy Store. Her high-energy delivery and sparkling quirkiness make her comedy a unique delight to watch. "Farah Sharp is very funny. I saw her first!" - Seann Walsh ...


Natalie Bryce: Galumpher

Natalie Bryce: Galumpher

Comedy

Natalie Bryce: Galumpher

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 5-6 at 16:45 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £4

Galumpher (noun) - a person or animal that leaps or moves heavily or clumsily. Natalie Bryce has often been described as a galumpher. She has accepted the fact that she is always going to be like a bull in a china shop, so now is owning it and trying to be the best, most badass bull in that shop! Sell-out show Glasgow Comedy Festival 2023 and fresh from the Brighton and Camden Fringe 2023. “A very fun, sensitive, and insightful performance…a budding comedian with a lot of talent.” ***** Audience Review “Sweetheart charm, gently laced with a dark horse energy” ***** Audience Revie...


Best of Brighton Fringe Comedy

Best of Brighton Fringe Comedy

Comedy

Best of Brighton Fringe Comedy

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 4-6, 11-12, 18-19, 25-27, JUN 1-2 at 16:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £4

A revolving line-up of the best comedians from around Brighton and the Fringe in a show filled with hilarity. 'A solid comedy show well worth the ticket price' ★★★★1/2 - Fringefeed ...


17:00

999 Problems

999 Problems

Comedy

999 Problems

Comedy

The Windmill / Upstairs
MAY 4-5 at 17:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £7.50

999 problems is the new show by multi award winning comedian Paul Marsh. Paul has been one of the most in demand acts in Irish comedy for over 12 years now. The Laughter Lounge, Dublin describes him as ‘The King of one liners ‘ and the International Comedy club describes him as ‘The Best Gag merchant in Irish Comedy’. The show is a mix of stories, one liners, songs and jokes about mid life, marriage and firefighting. I’m joined on stage by my good friend, Musician and comedian Lorcan Hughes. It’s our third time working together over the last 12 years and we bounce off each other lovely €...


HangDog: Geographyland

HangDog: Geographyland

Comedy

HangDog: Geographyland

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 5-6 at 17:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £0

HangDog is the turbulent, chaotic lovechild of Chester's sweetest-brained simpleton Jack Toop and London's youngest pensioner Jacob Lovick. They're the all-singing, never-dancing duo behind the hit show 'MUSIC', which toured in 2023 to critical acknowledgment. This is their new show. It's probably about GCSE Geography and friendship. ...


Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 4-6, 11-12, 18-19, 25-27 at 17:45 (60 min) - Ticket £7-£10

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, H...


18:00

Millwall Jew

Millwall Jew

Comedy

Millwall Jew

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 3-6 at 18:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £5

Latest stand-up show from Edinburgh Pick of thee Fringe award-winner, Ivor Dembina (The Guardian ****), the UK's favourite and funniest Jewish comedian. What happens when a Jewish soccer fans gets tired of everyone assuming he supports Tottenham Hotspur and decides to follow his local team instead. Millwall F.C. They say Jews are funny, Ivor Dembina proves it!...


Brighton Belles

Brighton Belles

Comedy

Brighton Belles

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 4-6, 11-12, 18-19, 25-27, JUN 1-2 at 18:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £3

A revolving line-up of the best and up-and-coming female comedians from Brighton and the Fringe. ...



Matt Lowes: In Your Endo

Matt Lowes: In Your Endo

Comedy

Matt Lowes: In Your Endo

Comedy

The Windmill / Upstairs
MAY 4-5 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Matt Lowes brings his debut solo stand up show "Matt Lowes: In Your Endo" to Brighton Fringe for 2023. Matt has once been described as "the gayest straightest comedian you've ever seen, you don't know whether he's going to F**K you or kill you and he's so scary looking there's nothing you could do about it no matter what he wanted". He's a teddy bear really.... but please don't call him a bear! ...


Ironing Board Man

Ironing Board Man

Comedy

Ironing Board Man

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 5 at 18:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £7

'Jody Kamali is Jeremy Irons in IRONING BOARD MAN In this unique and original physical comedy show, Jody Kamali defies the laws of gravity, common sense, and household chores as he ingeniously uses not one, not two, but eight ironing boards to create a spectacle that''s larger than life. Watch in awe as Jody transforms these everyday household items into the tools of an epic love story. Jody Kamali is here to take you on a rib-tickling journey through an epic Hollywood and Marvel-style romance, unlike anything you''ve ever seen. "Ironing Board Man" is a show that challenges your expecta...


19:00

On the Edge Best of the Fest

On the Edge Best of the Fest

Comedy

On the Edge Best of the Fest

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 3-6, 10-12, 17-19, 24-27, 31, JUN 1-2 at 19:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £5

On The Edge comedy is one of Brighton's longest-running and best-loved regular comedy nights, and has featured many of the nation's favourite comics. Once again we're bringing our experience to the Brighton Fringe to give you a sample of the best national and local acts performing at the Fringe this year - with four comics per show there's a great variety of headliners and upcoming talent to keep everyone laughing! The shows are hosted by our acclaimed MCs Dave Fensome ("a brilliant comic mind" - Sean McLoughlin) and Dan Fardell ("one of the best new joke writers I've seen in ages" - Rom...


Ben Van Der Velde: Fablemaker

Ben Van Der Velde: Fablemaker

Comedy

Ben Van Der Velde: Fablemaker

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 3-5 at 19:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5

Jump into an improvised comedy adventure with Ben as he raids the library of his fantastical imagination to create thrillers, romances, ghost stories and more original freewheeling tales that have never been told before and never will be again. Continuing in the daft, freewheeling tradition of fellow Geordie Ross Noble, Ben returns to the Brighton Fringe as he improvises a brand-new story each night. With nothing to rely on but his wits and the punters in front of him, this is edge of your seat comedy without a safety net. For added fun he is joined by award-winning podcaster and actor TOM ...


Ben Pope: Work in Progress

Ben Pope: Work in Progress

Comedy

Ben Pope: Work in Progress

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 5, 12, 26 at 19:15 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £3

Ben Pope ('a total delight' - Fest) performs the ancient, hallowed, mystic art of stand-up comedy with a notebook full of stories and a brain full of junk. This show'll be new stuff, old stuff, trial, error, metaphors and gossip. Basically he's gonna crack his mind open and see what falls out, like the monkey does to that coconut in the Lion King. Ben has appeared on Achievement Unlocked (Comedy Central), Comedy Guide to Life (Dave), BBC New Comedy Award on Radio 4 Extra, and supported Kieran Hodgson (Two Doors Down) on tour. 'Consistently funny and deceptively thoughtful' - The Scotsman ...


eBae: Ruby Carr

eBae: Ruby Carr

Comedy

eBae: Ruby Carr

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 5-6 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

My name is Ruby Carr and I’m back again, even more of a sucker for a bargain, and telling you the full story. Deep dive into the weird wonderful world of eBay with me. I’m obsessed with the thrill of an auction, it’s like shopping – but with a winner. I will show you my favourite hidden worlds and the weird subcultures of eBay. I have bought it all. Is this because I am a sucker for a good story, or is it my obsessive-compulsive disorder combining with my hyperfocus fixation of my ADHD? You decide! I’ll walk you down the rabbit hole I have found myself in, seeking validation for each progre...


Luke Connell: Our Place in the World

Luke Connell: Our Place in the World

Comedy

Luke Connell: Our Place in the World

Comedy

The Windmill / Upstairs
MAY 4-5 at 19:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5

Sure, Britain’s got talent, but has it got any friends? We don’t get on with Europe, with the other continents, or even with each other. But we’re not North Korea, not yet, because we’ve still got our pints, our wounded pride and our mixed bag of princes. Comedian Luke Connell tackles Britain’s weird habits, awkward dating history and pickled eggs. Expect puns, parody and a song about all eight King Henries. As heard on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time. **** ‘a lovely stage presence…this one's awesome’ (one4review) ‘quips galore and a subtle sense of self-deprecation quickly had everyone o...


20:00

My Last Two Brain Cells

My Last Two Brain Cells

Comedy

My Last Two Brain Cells

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 3, 5 at 20:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £8

My Last 2 Brain Cells is an absurdist, laugh a minute award winning debut show from Tom Hazelden and Joe Pike, and was the 7th highest rated comedy show of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2023. Set in the head office of TPL inc. (the company in charge of running Gary Kane’s body), My Last 2 Brain Cells invites the audience of honorary hormones in for a special, once in a lifetime tour of the brain. Unfortunately, when things go awry, the two biggest idiots in the office are the only ones left and are tasked with keeping everything afloat and saving Gary’s life. A wholesome, chaotic hour fu...



Darren Walsh: New Jokes

Darren Walsh: New Jokes

Comedy

Darren Walsh: New Jokes

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 5-6, 18 at 20:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5

Please don't come if you don't like puns. Seriously, there's a lot of puns. Jokes like: “My uncle stopped being silly for a while, but now he’s made a fool recovery" or "A bird sanctuary has been damaged in a thunderstorm. Owl hell has broken loose." or "Which singer is the best at floating? Buoyancý". That kind of thing. "Unstoppable tsunami of stupid puns." - Chortle. Join award-winning punslinger Darren Walsh for some new jokes. WINNER Dave's Joke of the Fringe, WINNER Leicester Comedy Festival best joke, Top 10 jokes of the fringe lists Guardian, Telegraph, Mirror & The Scotsman. ...


Irish Jokers

Irish Jokers

Comedy

Irish Jokers

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 3-5 at 20:15 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £7.50

An hour of the Best Irish acts at the Fringe, Hosted by multi Award winning comedian Paul Marsh (Aka. Irish Dad Jokes) and Comedian/musician Lorcan Hughes. This is a packed show of One liners, stories, songs and the best comedy to be found at the Fringe. If they're funny and they're Irish, they'll be here!...


Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 3-6, 10-13, 19-20, 24-27, 31, JUN 1-2 at 20:30 (60 min) - Ticket £7-£10

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, H...


Steve Parry: The Last Of The Famous International Amateurs (In Brackets).

Steve Parry: The Last Of The Famous International Amateurs (In Brackets).

Cabaret

Steve Parry: The Last Of The Famous International Amateurs (In Brackets).

Cabaret

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 5-6, 11-12 at 20:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £3

Steve Parry: The Last Of The Famous International Amateurs (In Brackets) After turning 50*, and decades of procrastination and distractions, mainstream TV comedy writer ** Steve Parry has finally got his act together*** by turning his back on the glitzy world of showbiz to unleash the inner cult comedy legend, he’s always wanted to be****. The Last Of The Famous International Amateurs (In Brackets), aims to be an inventive, satirical, silly, serious, sing-a-long hour *****, packed with stand up, bawdy characters, revolutionary rants, spoken word and maybe even some actual poetry. Par...


Scott McPherson: A Fine Line (Work in Progress show).

Scott McPherson: A Fine Line (Work in Progress show).

Comedy

Scott McPherson: A Fine Line (Work in Progress show).

Comedy

The Windmill / Upstairs
MAY 3-5 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Scott McPherson: A Fine Line (Work in Progress show). Scott is a teetotal comedian from Glasgow, whose comedy and life is shaped by his porridge, smoothie and exercise addictions. It’s through these addictions Scott’s latest instalment ‘A Fine Line – Work in Progress’ looks at day to day life and the fine line between success and failure. ...


21:00

Mark Bittlestone: I Need a Straight Guy*

Mark Bittlestone: I Need a Straight Guy*

Comedy

Mark Bittlestone: I Need a Straight Guy*

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 5 at 21:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £3

*not in a romantic way - you’re all mingers and perves. Happy to offer warm Carling, an iPad showing lower league football and 2in1 shampoo & conditioner in return! Join Mark (BBC New Comedy Awards 2022, 20 million views online) for his debut hour of stand-up comedy or find him selling his underwear for money on Grindr. “Could easily be considered homophobic” Steve Bennett, Chortle ★★ “First true gem of the Fringe…never have I seen such a stylish middle finger pointed at homophobia” Broadway Baby ★★★★★ "Catch him now before he shoots off into the comed...


40 year old Yarns

40 year old Yarns

Comedy

40 year old Yarns

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 5 at 21:30 (60 min) - PWYC

Clive Coopman (Angel Comedy London) and Arna Spek (99 Comedy Club Female bursary Winner 2017) are this year teaming up with Michal Paker (Go New York Finalist)! All 3 are up-and-coming and over-40-year old comedians who will tell you life begins at 50! Expect Life experience in abundance (124 years between them!) and still none the wiser.....


Shaggers

Shaggers

Comedy

Shaggers

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 3-5, 10-11, 24-26, 31, JUN 1 at 21:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £4

Shaggers was born at the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2008. ​Originally 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 noble pursuit - shagging. However, after the room filled every night, Shaggers continued on to the Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy festivals in 2009. It has gone on to have sell-out shows in theatres and venues up and down the UK, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. ---------------- “The perfect way to close a night at the festival” The Funny Tonn...