The Walrus

Venue

The Walrus

Fringe Venue 259 - Click here for map
10 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AD. Phone: 01273 025 749
Food  Wifi  Licensed  Air Conditioned
Open from 00:00 to 00:00
Children until 6pm, 18+ Only After this

In central Brighton, a stone’s throw from the beach and on historic Ship Street in Brighton’s famous Lanes, you’ll find the Walrus with its labyrinth of eclectically-decorated rooms and endless winding passageways. You’ll also discover a wonderful hidden two-story roof garden, restaurant and spacious bar. There are also a two performance spaces for Fringe shows. The large "Basement Room" located downstairs, and the more intimate "Raised Room", located to the rear of the ground floor bar - both hosting Fringe shows all day and night at weekends, and in the evenings during the week.


Shows sorted by Venue Room

Basement Room

A Little Loving Hurts No One

A Little Loving Hurts No One

Comedy

A Little Loving Hurts No One

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 12 at 17:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5
MAY 16 at 21:25 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5

In A Little Loving Hurts No One, Mustafa Algiyadi manoeuvres through the European way of life from the lens of a Libyan Arab, longing so bad to be part of it, yet confronted with some cultural differences that makes it....confusing! 😕 If you are up for deconstructing people's behaviours, talk about religion, meditation, velvet sofas and to learn how to deal with annoying people then you got to see this stand up comedy show and enjoy all that with laughters along the way. 😂 Mustafa Algiyadi is the co-founder of the first weekly and longest running English Stand Up Comedy C...


Acaprov: The Improvised A Cappella Musical

Acaprov: The Improvised A Cappella Musical

Musicals and Opera

Acaprov: The Improvised A Cappella Musical

Musicals and Opera

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 26-27 at 14:45 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £8

Imagine a new kind of musical: beatboxers, rappers, actors, singers, dancers and body percussionists coming together completely a cappella to improvise a fresh, heart-warming show, that you’ll never forget. Every performance is unique. Acaprov take a location and title from the audience before spontaneously creating a non-stop musical that will make you laugh, cry, dance in your seat, and sing all the way home! Everything seen and heard is 100% invented in the moment and entirely from the minds, mouths and bodies of the performers - completely a cappella....


Amy Mason: Free Mason

Amy Mason: Free Mason

Comedy

Amy Mason: Free Mason

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 7-9 at 20:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £6

'Amy Mason is brilliant' - Bridget Christie ‘Charmingly poignant and funny’ The Herald ‘Very Funny’ The Reviews Hub ★★★★★ WhatsonStage Amy Mason (Funny Woman Finalist, BBC New Act shortlist) talks queerness, parenting, hedgehogs and a surprising encounter with a group of Freemasons marching at her first, messy Pride. ...


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...


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
MAY 12, 19, 26, JUN 2 at 16:00 (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. ...


Extravaganza 5: Off Duty!

Extravaganza 5: Off Duty!

Cabaret

Extravaganza 5: Off Duty!

Cabaret

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 19 at 20:00 (150 min) - Buy Tickets from £15

Hosted by the sensational Stella Pint and featuring local glamourpuss and NHS hero, Sister Brandy Bex, Extravaganza 5 offers incredible performances from the world of cabaret, comedy and drag. Expect a relaxed atmosphere, a phenomenal line-up, and a healthy dose of sexual confusion! "The most fantabulous cabaret event of recent times!" ★★★★★ (Mr Gonzales, Bed 8) "Brandy's footwear is totally inappropriate but she always turns up for her shift." ★★★★ (Mary, Matron) ...


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 12-17 at 20:00 (65 min) - Buy Tickets from £11.50
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. ...


Hitch Your Wagon: Improvised Cowboy Songs

Hitch Your Wagon: Improvised Cowboy Songs

Theatre

Hitch Your Wagon: Improvised Cowboy Songs

Theatre

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 12, JUN 2 at 14:45 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £8
MAY 26 at 13:30 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £8

Tea & Toast presents Hitch Your Wagon Take a trip to the old West and join rootin’ tootin’ improv cowboys Tea & Toast for some songs by the campfire. After a hard day ridin’ horses and branding steers they’re enjoying some moonshine and tellin’ stories. Sit with the gang as they sing ditties about masked bandits, lost love, shootouts with the sheriff and wild nights in the saloon. Tea & Toast presents Hitch Your Wagon is a cowboy campfire show that’s never the same twice. Yes siree, you give us the name of the song and we make it up, music, words and all. You’re all cowboys in our sho...


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
MAY 7, 14 at 18:45 (60 min) - PWYC
MAY 19 at 13:30 (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....


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...


Katie Norris: Farm Fatale (Work in Progress)

Katie Norris: Farm Fatale (Work in Progress)

Comedy

Katie Norris: Farm Fatale (Work in Progress)

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 31 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Katie Norris (Winner of the Musical Comedy Awards 2023, BBC New Comedy Award Semi-Finalist 2023) is coming to Brighton with her hotly anticipated debut hour. 'Her comic timing is as exquisite as her voice’ - Chortle '"it calls to mind Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag, there can be no bigger compliment."**** Telegraph (as Norris & Parker) ‘flamboyantly silly’ **** The Guardian (as Norris & Parker)...


Lady Chatterley's Liver

Lady Chatterley's Liver

Comedy

Lady Chatterley's Liver

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 30-31 at 18:45 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £6

Chaos Theory is a sketch group consisting of three actor/writers – Lela Bergeron, who is American, Yasser Kayani, who is Asian and Neil Benson, who is English, and director/writer Stephen Dinsdale. Between them they have worked with David Icke, walked barefoot over broken glass, stripped for Danish TV, played a puddle in an advert and had material broadcast on BBC TV and BBC Radio 4 as well as on film and the West End. Chaos Theory has been going for about five years and has played the last five Camden Fringes in London very successfully. They write and develop their own sketches but also supp...


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...


Queer AF Comedy

Queer AF Comedy

Comedy

Queer AF Comedy

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 6, 12-13, 27, JUN 2 at 18:45 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £7

Step into a world of laughter and celebration! Our comedy show is not just about jokes—it’s a vibrant celebration of LGBTQ+ humour and talent. Brace yourself for a night packed with hilarious performances from a diverse lineup of incredible queer comedians, each bringing their unique perspectives and uproarious stories to the stage. A different line-up will be performing each show, so you won’t see the show twice! 🌈 Expect an evening filled with side-splitting jokes, witty observations, and unapologetic authenticity. We’re creating a space where laughter knows no bounds, where diff...


Samantha Day: The Booby Trap

Samantha Day: The Booby Trap

Comedy

Samantha Day: The Booby Trap

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 10 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free Ticketed

“Breasts loom large in our culture - but why?” Following a sold out run in Edinburgh and nomination for the coveted Amused Moose Award, Samantha Day (‘Titologist’ and Comedy Store King Gong Winner) gives us a warm welcome to her ‘Tit Academy’. Get to this show early - in Edinburgh, people had to be to be turned away. Samantha delivers wonderful material on body image, getting older and being a woman. Prepare for some dirty jokes as well as clever political takes. Her relaxed delivery and charming crowdwork keeps the energy up. The class is peppered with anecdotes about her family: ...


Sour Grapes: The Musical

Sour Grapes: The Musical

Theatre

Sour Grapes: The Musical

Theatre

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 19 at 17:30 (55 min) - Buy Tickets from £10
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...


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....


The 50 Shades of Crazy States

The 50 Shades of Crazy States

Comedy

The 50 Shades of Crazy States

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 26 at 18:45 (60 min) - PWYC

The man behind President Obonjo finds his voice as he performs his second Straight Standup Show titled, the 50 Shades of Crazy States . A comedy show that takes you into the world of illusion addressing the positives and negatives of Social Media. Hilarious stories that show Society at its worst and best, Be prepared to be entertained as Benjamin Bankole Bello steps out of the shadows of his creation....


The Leeds Tealights

The Leeds Tealights

Comedy

The Leeds Tealights

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 26-29 at 20:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £5

Sketch comedy veterans the Leeds Tealights are making their Brighton Fringe debut this year, bringing their bizarre and offbeat sketch show from Yorkshire to the shores of Sussex for the first time. Fresh from gigs in London, Durham, Bristol, Cambridge and Manchester, the Tealights are ready to show you their high-octane, laugh-a-minute medley of skits and shorts that have had audiences across the country in stitches. First formed in 2005, the Tealights have been a mainstay of the sketch comedy scene for many years, and many of its former members have gone on to make a splash on the UK come...


The Stand-Up Horror Show

The Stand-Up Horror Show

Comedy

The Stand-Up Horror Show

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 26-27 at 17:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5
MAY 28-29 at 18:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5
MAY 30 at 20:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5

The Ha-Ha Horror Show: Comedy Meets the Macabre Description: Get ready for a night of uproarious laughter and spine-tingling chills as "The Ha-Ha Horror Show" takes the stage. The once-retired Great Mortar, famous for mind-reading and fortune-telling, was set to make a grand return, but fate had other plans. Now, the show must go on with the quick-witted and darkly humorous Tom Short. Fresh from a triumphant debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, "The Ha-Ha Horror Show" makes its Brighton premiere. Tom Short, known for his comedic brilliance, teams up with the remarkable Maisy Whipp, a...


Violet's Vaudeville Vault

Violet's Vaudeville Vault

Cabaret

Violet's Vaudeville Vault

Cabaret

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 3, 8-10, 15-17 at 18:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £10

Brought to you by Glasgow’s own Vaudeville Vixen, award winning international cabaret chanteuse Violet Duff presents Violet’s Vaudeville Vault. Take a trip back in time for some riotous old school vaudevillian variety. With a revolving nightly cast & featuring some of the finest international circus, variety and burlesque acts in town, from contortion to sword swallowing, anything could happen when you enter the Vault. You won’t want to miss your trip to the depths of Violet’s Vaudeville Vault. ...


Raised Room

40 year old Yarns

40 year old Yarns

Comedy

40 year old Yarns

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 4 at 16:30 (60 min) - PWYC
MAY 5 at 21:30 (60 min) - PWYC
MAY 6 at 15:15 (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.....


999 Problems

999 Problems

Comedy

999 Problems

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 3 at 18:15 (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 €...


A Drop of Brandy With Friends

A Drop of Brandy With Friends

Comedy

A Drop of Brandy With Friends

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 16 at 20:15 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £6
MAY 23 at 21:30 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £6

Join your favourite NHS Hero and local glamourpuss, Sister Brandy Bex, in welcoming some of the finest and funniest stand-up and character comedians from Brighton and beyond. Expect a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere filled with lots of laughter. This show contains adult humour. ...


A Little Loving Hurts No One

A Little Loving Hurts No One

Comedy

A Little Loving Hurts No One

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 11, 18 at 22:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5
MAY 9 at 21:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £5

In A Little Loving Hurts No One, Mustafa Algiyadi manoeuvres through the European way of life from the lens of a Libyan Arab, longing so bad to be part of it, yet confronted with some cultural differences that makes it....confusing! 😕 If you are up for deconstructing people's behaviours, talk about religion, meditation, velvet sofas and to learn how to deal with annoying people then you got to see this stand up comedy show and enjoy all that with laughters along the way. 😂 Mustafa Algiyadi is the co-founder of the first weekly and longest running English Stand Up Comedy C...


Acaprov: The Improvised A Cappella Musical

Acaprov: The Improvised A Cappella Musical

Musicals and Opera

Acaprov: The Improvised A Cappella Musical

Musicals and Opera

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 25 at 15:15 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £8

Imagine a new kind of musical: beatboxers, rappers, actors, singers, dancers and body percussionists coming together completely a cappella to improvise a fresh, heart-warming show, that you’ll never forget. Every performance is unique. Acaprov take a location and title from the audience before spontaneously creating a non-stop musical that will make you laugh, cry, dance in your seat, and sing all the way home! Everything seen and heard is 100% invented in the moment and entirely from the minds, mouths and bodies of the performers - completely a cappella....


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....


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...


Apocalypse Kapow!

Apocalypse Kapow!

Comedy

Apocalypse Kapow!

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 23-27 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Apocalypse Kapow: a one-woman show inspired by evil. What’s wrong with robot overlords, anyway? Can you neutralize Jeff Besos with a papier mache rocket? Would dancing baby goats make everything better? Help Judie Boom solve the big existential issues of our time with Youtube, Alexa and the correct choice of swim session. Armed with absurd silliness and stats, she’s on a relentlessly positive mission. Can she solve inertia, greed and just generally the planet? If Victoria Wood had written Black Mirror… a warm, mildly surreal ramble into our dystopian near-future...


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 ...


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 &...


Best of Brighton Fringe Comedy

Best of Brighton Fringe Comedy

Comedy

Best of Brighton Fringe Comedy

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 19, 26-27 at 19:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £4
MAY 16 at 21:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £4
MAY 12, 15 at 20:15 (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 ...


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...


Farah Sharp: Work in Progress

Farah Sharp: Work in Progress

Comedy

Farah Sharp: Work in Progress

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
JUN 2 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed
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 ...


Furiozo: Man Looking For Trouble

Furiozo: Man Looking For Trouble

Comedy

Furiozo: Man Looking For Trouble

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 28-31 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed
JUN 1 at 22:45 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed
JUN 2 at 21:30 (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...


Going Coastal with Donald McGinty

Going Coastal with Donald McGinty

Comedy

Going Coastal with Donald McGinty

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 10-12 at 19:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £3.50

TV Star Donald McGinty is live on stage for the first time to share his love of the great outdoors. With anecdotes, activities and adventure, he is ready to share how he overcame his own fear of the sea after it had claimed his grandfather and several guests on his TV show "Going Coastal". With updates on this year's Seagull Appeal and your chance to win the 2024 Calendar Competition, it'll be just like watching the seventeenth highest rated outdoor magazine format show in the 1-2am slot on the nations second favourite broadcaster but in a room above a pub instead of the comfort of your ow...


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...


Inconceivable

Inconceivable

Comedy

Inconceivable

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 11 at 20:15 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £8

Fresh off the back of a successful debut at the Edinburgh Fringe, three-time shortlisted British Comedian of the year, Daran Griffiths presents his debut show, Inconceivable. This very personal show, comically and candidly, details the journey of tackling infertility and IVF. In the pursuit of becoming a dad, a better husband and (maybe) a better person, he faces battles with stereotypes, masculinity and a soggy biscuit. BBC New Comedy semi-finalist 2022. The Sun's Twenty must-see comedy shows. Support for Russell Howard, Iain Stirling, Travis Jay. ★★★★ Art...


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!...


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
MAY 25 at 16:30 (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 ...


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
MAY 17-18 at 19:00 (60 min) - Ticket £7-£10
MAY 17-18 at 20:15 (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...


Low Effort Sketches: The First Effort (WIP)

Low Effort Sketches: The First Effort (WIP)

Comedy

Low Effort Sketches: The First Effort (WIP)

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 11-12 at 16:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £0

Join award-winning double act Low Effort Sketches for an hour of silly sketch comedy! Andy and Alice want to be respected for their witty sketches, but their best material is just singing a song badly. Can they write a sketch funnier than their terrible vocals? Sketch Off Winners 2022 Leicester Comedy Festival Circuit Breakers 2023 Shortlisted for BBC New Comedy Awards 2023 "Unfollowable. Hilarious" - Chortle "An hour of endless laughs" - Varsity (4.5 stars) "A masterclass in sketch comedy" - The Tab (4.5 stars) As heard on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire...


Michael Kunze: Infinity Mirror

Michael Kunze: Infinity Mirror

Comedy

Michael Kunze: Infinity Mirror

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 11 at 15:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £4
JUN 1 at 17:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets from £4
MAY 18 at 14:00 (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...


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....


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...


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...


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....


Stefania Licari: Trust Me, I'm a Comedian

Stefania Licari: Trust Me, I'm a Comedian

Comedy

Stefania Licari: Trust Me, I'm a Comedian

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 25 at 19:00 (60 min) - Buy Tickets from £5

'Dr Licari is blessed with huge reserves of charm and warmth' The Spectator 'Immensely likeable, perfectly tonally balanced' The Scotsman ...


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....


Wrestling with The Champ: Chortle Combat

Wrestling with The Champ: Chortle Combat

Comedy

Wrestling with The Champ: Chortle Combat

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 9-10 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free and Unticketed

Fresh from his gravy wrestling exploits, The Pub Wrestling Federation champion the Ginger Ninja makes his debut at the Brighton Fringe with a fight-based show unlike any other! Expect beer, cheer and wrestling gear. Grab a pint, pick a side, and may the best team win! As seen in Ladbible, Chortle, BBC Radio 5 Live, Daily Mail and Cultaholic. Listen to all episodes of this award-nominated podcast now on Acast, Apple Podcasts, Castbox and Spotify. Independent Podcast Awards - Best Comedy nominee 2023. Sports Podcast Awards - Best Comedy nominee 2023....