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 1 June, sorted by Start Time

12:00

About Comedy: Stand-Up Comedy Course

About Comedy: Stand-Up Comedy Course

Courses

About Comedy: Stand-Up Comedy Course

Courses

The Windmill / Upstairs
JUN 1-2 at 12:00 (540 min) - £89-£99

Learn the skills and art of performing stand-up comedy on this two-day intensive comedy course. Including: joke-writing skills, generating material, comedy deconstruction, finding material, lively interactive performance practice sessions, history of comedy, technical skills, industry tips. Plus, a graduation show performance in a Fringe show. Our tutors are professional comedians, comedy writers and experienced teachers and this course is led by experienced comic and our course creator, Jay Sodagar. The course runs over two days, with two four-and-a-half hour sessions on each day, fo...


13:00

Best of Brighton Fringe For Kids

Best of Brighton Fringe For Kids

Childrens

Best of Brighton Fringe For Kids

Childrens

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 4, 11, 25, JUN 1 at 13:00 (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...


14:00

PG Hits! Family-Friendly Comedy Club

PG Hits! Family-Friendly Comedy Club

Comedy

PG Hits! Family-Friendly Comedy Club

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 25-26, JUN 1-2 at 14:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £6.50

The best way to discover your new favourite comedian! We choose the best comedians of the festival to perform their funniest PG-rated material. Low on the rude bits but big on laughs! This isn't a kids show (although children aged 8+ are encouraged to attend!), but rather an afternoon comedy club that just happens to let kids in! A proper stand-up comedy club that comedy fans of all ages can enjoy, with our rotating lineup of hilarious up-and-coming stand-ups and surprise celebrity guests, you can be sure that your whole group will discover a comedian they love....


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...


Has Anyone Seen My Dad?

Has Anyone Seen My Dad?

Comedy

Has Anyone Seen My Dad?

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 4, 11, 18, 25, JUN 1 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Did you know that 90% of British people claim to have daddy issues? Don’t worry if because it’s not true. But it does sound true. Especially if you’ve ever watched any stand-up comedy ever. Has Anyone Seen My Dad is an hour of comedy from Marcus Dean (Edinburgh Fringe 2023) and definitely not an elaborate attempt to reconnect with his father. Full of true stories that he wishes weren’t true and jokes that he wishes were just jokes, it’s an hour of relatable storytelling comedy that crosses off all the coming-of-age milestones. Growing up in the 2000s. Finding yourself. And seeing your dad...


15:00

Kids Can Heckle!

Kids Can Heckle!

Childrens

Kids Can Heckle!

Childrens

The Walrus / Raised Room
JUN 1 at 15:15 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £8

Fun for the whole family, but especially fun for the little ones! Top stand-up Ollie Horn ("Ollie Horn is a gifted storyteller" Wee Review) attempts to tell the same clean comedy routines that he does in proper comedy clubs around the world. The only thing that can stop him is the imagination of the kids in the room, who at any point are allowed, no, encouraged to jump in, share their ideas, and be as silly as possible! "The perfect way to introduce your kids to the world of stand-up" ★★★★—Kids In Adelaide A chatoic, interactive, wholesome, and hilarious hour of ...


16:00

Best In Class

Best In Class

Comedy

Best In Class

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
JUN 1 at 16:30 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £7

*****Edinburgh Comedy Award Panel Prize Winners***** Best in Class is a crowd funded profit sharing show that champions the rich talent of working class comedians. Sponsored by waste grounds, knock off trainers, spam, weed, the unions, crap schools, bunking off, failed MOT’s, failed GCSE’s, bus stops, pay day loans, fierce mums, tired dads and empowerment. "A great showcase of genuine talent" ****(The Wee Review) "wonderfully funny" ****(Broadway World) ...


Alexander Bennett: Trust Me (WIP)

Alexander Bennett: Trust Me (WIP)

Comedy

Alexander Bennett: Trust Me (WIP)

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 18, JUN 1 at 16:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5

Alexander Bennett: Trust Me (WIP) A new show about trust. ★★★★★ Broadway World ★★★★★ Mumble ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ★★★★ One4Review ★★★★ QR ★★★★ Scottish Field ★★★★ Pepper and Salt ‘Fun, funny, tremendously engaging and even frequently joyous. He holds the audience in the palm of his hand, pulling big laughs from every quadrant. His act doesn’t get the attention it should do’ CHORTLE Alexander...



Dave Chawner: Securely Insecure

Dave Chawner: Securely Insecure

Comedy

Dave Chawner: Securely Insecure

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 25-27, JUN 1-2 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Comedy about insecurity! In 2023 Dave won an award who’s title felt like a back-handed compliment. That led to a crisis of confidence and a desire to celebrate those silent insecurities. This is a show for people who’ve never danced at a wedding. As seen on BBC, ITV & Channel 4. As heard on Radio 1, Radio 2 & Radio 4. * * * * * - Arts Award Voice,* * * * * - Bunbury Magazine, * * * * * - Voice Mag, * * * * - The List, * * * * - Three Weeks, * * * * - Broadway Baby, * * * * - Broadway World, * * * * - The Wee Review, * * * * - Entertainment Now, * * * * - Edinburgh Festivals Magazine, * * * * -...


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

Nathan Cassidy: The Spine That Shagged Me

Nathan Cassidy: The Spine That Shagged Me

Comedy

Nathan Cassidy: The Spine That Shagged Me

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
JUN 1 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Multi-award winning Cassidy with the second part of his 2024 Trilogy of shows. First he did his back in, now he's tripping on Diazepam watching Life of Pi. He's the star of Amazon Prime Specials 'Bumblebee' and 'Observational', winner of Best Standup at The Brighton Fringe for the last two years, with regular appearances on BBC Radio 5 Live. 'Clever, articulate... sometime scathing and cynical, but also touching and hopeful.' FringeReview.co.uk ‘The best show at this year’s Fringe. A classic, structured, rollercoaster hour. Star-in-waiting... he is untouchable.’ ★★★a...


Michael Kunze: Infinity Mirror

Michael Kunze: Infinity Mirror

Comedy

Michael Kunze: Infinity Mirror

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
JUN 1 at 17:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £4

Mitchell Coony knows what people say about him. He’s washed up. Bitter. Incredibly handsome and supremely talented. But does anyone know the real Mitchell Coony? He wants to tell the truth. Watch as he drops names, drops his guard, and finally ... get’s real. Michael Kunze is an award-winning actor, writer, director and improviser. His solo debut, “Lil Saffron: Ragu to Riches”, received five star reviews at the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe and transferred to the Pleasance and Soho Theatres. As co-founder of Blue Heart Theatre, he directed the OffComm winning “Exile”, which toured England. Selec...


18:00

SALIEN

SALIEN

Comedy

SALIEN

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 24, 27, JUN 1 at 18:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £2

Sallyann’s award-winning brand of humour is wonderfully distinctive and unpredictable. Expect real-life experiences that aren’t even remotely like real life and weirdness – in short, expect tales of the unexpected. Learn something about her neurodiversity and how this might explain why Sallyann sees the world as an alien and discover her journey through life, all revealed through a bizarre pantomime of stories and anecdotes. Sallyann is Neurodiverse and LGBTQ+ and welcomes everyone to her show. Leicester Square Comedian of the Year Winner 2023 New Forest Comedian of the Year Winner 2023 G&B...


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. ...


Ollie Horn: Comedy for Toxic People (and their friends)

Ollie Horn: Comedy for Toxic People (and their friends)

Comedy

Ollie Horn: Comedy for Toxic People (and their friends)

Comedy

The Windmill / Upstairs
MAY 25-26, JUN 1-2 at 18:15 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £6

Stick your tongue out, do a peace sign, and tilt your head. Ollie Horn returns to the Brighton Fringe for just a handful performances of his utterly toxic stand-up comedy (work in progress). Think of the WhatsApp group that you're ashamed to be in - the show will feel that live on stage. Fun, interactive, and cry with laughter funny. ★★★★ "Delivers every joke with a cheeky little smile" EdFringe Review ★★★★ "One hell of a good show" ThreeWeeks ★★★★ "Escapism and delight... can't help but lift your spirits" Edinburg...


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...



Paul Sneddon: 30 Years Still Standing Up (Work-in-Progress)

Paul Sneddon: 30 Years Still Standing Up (Work-in-Progress)

Comedy

Paul Sneddon: 30 Years Still Standing Up (Work-in-Progress)

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 31, JUN 1-2 at 19:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5

In 1994, Vladimir McTavish made his first visit to the Edinburgh Fringe, and was the co-winner of the Strathmore Water Comedy Award. The rest is, as they say, history. In this show, McTavish looks back over three decades in the comedy business. In 2024, he returns to Brighton Fringe with a work-in-progress preview of 30 Years Still Standing Up will mark his thirtieth appearance in Edinburgh in August. The show is a mix of anecdotes of life on the road and the greatest hits from thirty years of back catalogue."Inspired comedy brilliance" Australian Stage...


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 3-4, 10-11, 24-25, 31, JUN 1 at 19:15 (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...


Comedians & (Similar to but Legally Distinct from) Dragons

Comedians & (Similar to but Legally Distinct from) Dragons

Comedy

Comedians & (Similar to but Legally Distinct from) Dragons

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 25-31, JUN 1-2 at 19:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £2.50

Join 3 comedians who almost certainly have no idea how to play Dungeons & Dragons, as they attempt to go on a live fantasy adventure. Questing ain't easy however, especially when the audience can change the outcome of dice rolls. Will our adventurers survive? Based on previous audiences, almost certainly not! No knowledge of D&D or anything like it required (rules lawyers absolutely welcome though). So come and watch some ridiculous fantasy characters make some very poor decisions! A different line-up and adventure every show! ------ ‘…one of the best RPG-structured improv com...


Ashley Haden Political and Correct (Work-in-Progress)

Ashley Haden Political and Correct (Work-in-Progress)

Comedy

Ashley Haden Political and Correct (Work-in-Progress)

Comedy

The Windmill / Upstairs
MAY 31, JUN 1-2 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

The Genocidal Liberal is back as the world continues to fall. Not everyone is entitled to their own opinion, and Ashely is here to tell you why....


20:00

Josh Baulf (Work-in-Progress)

Josh Baulf (Work-in-Progress)

Comedy

Josh Baulf (Work-in-Progress)

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 31, JUN 1-2 at 20:15 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £6

Comedian and viral sensation Josh Baulf returns to Brighton Fringe! Josh has recently appeared on ITV, BBC and his online sketches have amassed millions of views worldwide. His new show discusses relationships, millennials and a trip to Thailand (Work in progress) "A cross between Micky Flanagan and Russell Howard" (Chortle) "A very funny man with a huge future" (David Walliams) Winner Get Up Stand-Up 2018. Runner-Up Leicester Square New Comedian 2019. Finalist Amused Moose 2018. BBC Shortlist New Comedian of the Year. TikTok and Insta: @joshbcomedy...


Mid-Life In The UK

Mid-Life In The UK

Comedy

Mid-Life In The UK

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
JUN 1-2 at 20:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £6

After 10 years in the UK Canadian Stand-up comedian is taking the Test, the Life in the UK test. Can 10 years of living in the UK give the knowledge to him enough to pass it. He'll let you know and turn it into a Hilarious pub quiz....


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...


Platonic Sex

Platonic Sex

Comedy

Platonic Sex

Comedy

The Windmill / Upstairs
MAY 24-25, 31, JUN 1 at 20:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £0

Platonic Sex is the debut comedy split bill from Sadbh Peters (Semi-finalist for Funny Women Stage Awards 2023) and Scott Oswald (Semi-finalist for So You Think You’re Funny, and West End New Act of the Year 2023). Expect a tasty little hour of laughs. “Genius, a sure crowd pleaser” - Mumble Comedy (★★★★★ - for ‘Gigl Comedy’) “Sadbh and Scott are brilliant, talented up-and-coming comedians and I’d rush to buy a ticket” - Dec Munro: Multiple award winning live comedy Director, and co-founder of the Bill Murray Comedy Club London...



21:00

Not My Audience!

Not My Audience!

Comedy

Not My Audience!

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 24-25, 31, JUN 1 at 21:30 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £6.50

The Edinburgh Fringe's cult hit stand-up panel show where the audience can join the fun without being picked on comes to the Brighton Fringe for the first time! Enjoy three top stand-ups answering the daft questions that you pick using our exclusive anonymous app, then vote on how they will impress you with our fiendish stand-up challenges. A total sell-out at Edinburgh Fringe 2017-2022. A unique show every time, and a completely unmissable Fringe experience for comedy lovers....


The Drunk and Heckle Show

The Drunk and Heckle Show

Comedy

The Drunk and Heckle Show

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31, JUN 1 at 21:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £6

Veteran Canadian comic David Tsonos hates one thing: the drunk heckler. Once the sun goes down in Edinburgh they come out, and since he can't beat them, he is inviting them. The audience are issued paddles and raising them when they wish to heckle which makes for a controlled-chaos atmosphere. Watch David compere with three different international guests each night as they take on the hecklers. Some comics say it is their favourite show to perform on....


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...


22:00

Bumble Me Tinders!

Bumble Me Tinders!

Comedy

Bumble Me Tinders!

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 24-25, 31, JUN 1 at 22:45 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £8

The risqué sensation is back! After sold-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Perth Fringe World festival, the interactive and ever-evolving circus of debauchery returns 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!...


Furiozo: Man Looking For Trouble

Furiozo: Man Looking For Trouble

Comedy

Furiozo: Man Looking For Trouble

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
JUN 1 at 22:45 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

A disturbing yet absurdly funny portrait of toxic masculinity. This solo punk-rock comedy show stars one man: Furiozo, an aggressive hooligan with a giant heart. Police chases, petty theft, drugs and longing for the greatest thrill of all: true love. You will love him. You will hate him. You will experience the presence of the beast. Brought to you by award-winning Polish clown Piotr Sikora, this brilliant, funny, smart original work is highly interactive and will have you on the edge of your seat. Live fast. Die. '9.5/10. A spectacular breath of fresh air' (Kicket.com). Shortlisted for Comedi...


23:00

LJ DA FUNK: Trickle-Down F*ckonomics

LJ DA FUNK: Trickle-Down F*ckonomics

Comedy

LJ DA FUNK: Trickle-Down F*ckonomics

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 10-11, 24-26, 31, JUN 1 at 23:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £4

Capitalism bad. Tuaca good. Tax the billionaires. Regulate the financial markets. Drink Tuaca. Evidence that I am a genius: Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year winner Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Finalist Pegasus Comedy Act of the Year winner Jaunty Lark finalist...


African-ish

African-ish

Comedy

African-ish

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 24-25, 31, JUN 1 at 23:59 (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....