Brighton Fringe Shows

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


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Listings for 22 May, sorted by Start Time

18:00

Henning Wehn – Das Neuen Materialen Nachten

Henning Wehn – Das Neuen Materialen Nachten

Comedy

Henning Wehn – Das Neuen Materialen Nachten

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 20-24 at 18:40 (65 min) - Buy Tickets from £11.50

Join the German Comedy Ambassador for Teutonic jolliness at its best. Expect some old favourites and plenty of new ideas for his upcoming tour Acid Wehn. Some might call it work-in-progress but Henning prefers to describe it as masterpiece-under-construction. Come along. Or else. ...


19:00

Pop Collaborate and Listen 90's Music Quiz

Pop Collaborate and Listen 90's Music Quiz

Comedy

Pop Collaborate and Listen 90's Music Quiz

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 15, 22, 29 at 19:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £5

The Team behind the chart topping podcast Pop, Collaborate and Listen bring you a panel based music quiz that the audience can play along with. Expect plenty of laughs and bad language as the guest panellists answer questions on both the pop, and underground sounds of the 90's. Rounds include alternative album covers (featuring Waffles the Corgi), Name that tune (featuring shred guitar versions of 90's pop classics) plus loads of other shenanigans....


Addiction: The Truth

Addiction: The Truth

Spoken Word

Addiction: The Truth

Spoken Word

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Kevin McCarron is an experienced stand-up comedian, and a Doctor of Philosophy. He has also been a drug addict and an alcoholic. In this presentation he will mock the most cherished beliefs which have so disastrously dominated Western attitudes to drug addiction and alcoholism for the last century....


Bexual Healing

Bexual Healing

Comedy

Bexual Healing

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 20-24 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Bexual Healing is a show full of time travelling hijinks as we come across four unlikely socially awkward female characters from the 1920s-1990s. Each one struggles with neurodiversity in one way or another. Bex Turner was a Quarter Finalist in Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year Competition in 2018. She also received the Pebble Trust Brighton Fringe Award in 2018. “Rebekka Turner plays several highly funny characters with a ‘League of Gentlemen’ edge.” - Simon Topping, Extra Topping Comedy, 2023. “Darkly nonsensical”. -The Londonist 2021. "A gleefully messy performance that's just...


20:00

Amy Webber: No Previous Experience

Amy Webber: No Previous Experience

Comedy

Amy Webber: No Previous Experience

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 20-23 at 20:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £4

Amy is an award winning comedian as heard on BBC Radio 4. Armed with her mini keyboard and an opera degree that’s never been useful, she’s on the hunt for a new job. Join Amy as she weaves stories about career paths tried and failed with job demonstrations in a desperate attempt to get some freelance work. Expect banging pop songs, live networking and a world class singing voice. Amy has been recognised for being "joyful" (Telegraph) and “a clear hit” (Chortle) and 2023 saw her sell out 93% of her shows at her first Edinburgh Fringe run. Winner of ‘Best Comedy’ at Manchester Fringe (20...


Pernille Haaland: Not Related

Pernille Haaland: Not Related

Comedy

Pernille Haaland: Not Related

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 19-22 at 20:15 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £5

Comedian Pernille Haaland isn’t worried. Or she is, but as a stoic feminist she pretends not to be. After turning 35 and becoming single, she has realised her Hot Girl Summer days are over. In her new standup hour tackling slut shaming, hook up culture and emotional instability, she leaves no ball un-kicked in her pursuit of the questions; can freezing your eggs be the only solution to the pressures of dating? Is the instagram era of the Kardashians and Andrew Tate revealing our true human nature? Can woman really have it all? Or are we being silly? Pernille Haaland (BBC1, BBC3, Netflix, NR...


Sour Grapes: The Musical

Sour Grapes: The Musical

Theatre

Sour Grapes: The Musical

Theatre

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 20-24 at 20:15 (55 min) - Buy Tickets from £10

"Sour Grapes" invites audiences on a profound journey into the haunting and often misunderstood realm of Postpartum Depression (PPD). Adapted from Yetunde Lemboye's poignant work, the play delves into the lives of Dapo and Oreoluwa King, a young couple navigating dreams, aspirations, and the overwhelming impact of PPD. With a global prevalence of 5% to 60.8%, PPD is a debilitating mental disorder that transcends borders, and this play courageously explores its emotional complexities. Set against the contrasting experiences of suffering mothers trapped in a metaphorical death swamp and the b...


21:00

African-ish

African-ish

Comedy

African-ish

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 22-23, 26-30, JUN 2 at 21:45 (60 min) - PWYC

South African standup comedian Ambrose Uren shares his unique story in this energy-packed comedy show filled with unexpected silly twists. From living in a static caravan he calls home to embarking on a wild search for his roots, Ambrose Uren navigates his journey using humor and raw honesty. Come and bare witness to the hilarity as this charming comedian uses sharp wit and engaging storytelling to challenge his own African-ishness....