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The Quadrant

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The Quadrant

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12 North Street (Bottom of Queens Road by the Clocktower), Brighton, BN1 3GJ. Phone: 01273 733 238
Food  Wifi  Licensed
Open from 11:00 to 00:00
Children until 5pm, 18+ Only After this

Right in the centre of Brighton, just by the Clocktower, the Quadrant is famous for its relaxed atmospheric bar, and great atmosphere – as well as it’s comedy programme throughout the year.



Shows sorted by Venue Room

Upstairs

Ali & Fran: INTENSE!!

Ali & Fran: INTENSE!!

Comedy

Ali & Fran: INTENSE!!

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 17 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

An absurd debut show from two of Brighton’s best-loved (hopefully by someone) comics. Ali Macfarlan and Fran Kissling are polar opposites but one thing unites them: They’re INTENSE! This show could change your life. They’re just not sure how. Ali - Fun, engaging, faintly ridiculous, good with animals. Fran - Punctual. Tidy. 2019 Finalist: Bath Comedy Festival, Comedy Launchpad, Get-Up Stand-Up. ...


All is fair in Love and Life

All is fair in Love and Life

Comedy

All is fair in Love and Life

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
MAY 30-31 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)
JUN 26-27 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

If the more you loose the funnier you are, than these three comedians are hilarious! Come and laugh with the losers! Anti-heroes Arna Spek, Clive Coopman and James OD will perform stand-up routines about finding funny in the sadder end of life. The end of live and love were it has all gone wrong a bit. For we are all in the gutter, just some of us are looking at making it into an award winning show. A show where three comedian do 20 min each of their best material as developed in a year in their living rooms and on the circuit about their lives with the focus of laughing at your own pain. ...


Anna Morris: Kid-Life Crisis

Anna Morris: Kid-Life Crisis

Comedy

Anna Morris: Kid-Life Crisis

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 23-24 at 19:00 (60 min) - From £6

Award-winning character comedian Anna Morris (Ch4's Lee and Dean) returns to Brighton with her debut stand-up show. A work-in-progress in the lead-up to a BBC Radio 4 recording of same name. For the first time in her career, Morris steps-out of her much-loved characters and reveals a side we've never seen. Anna welcomes you to share her kid-life crisis as she approaches 40 and contemplates Motherhood. Anna's having a very female mid-life crisis. Men turn to a leather jacket, a sports car, younger woman and are told they're more attractive as they age. Anna has bagged the younger man, but l...


Ben Pope: WIP

Ben Pope: WIP

Comedy

Ben Pope: WIP

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 7, 14, 21 at 19:00 (60 min) - From £2

Ben Pope is 'a total delight' (Fest). This is his charming, dewy-eyed, freshly-jellied new work-in-progress show - jokes, stories and verbal potpourri about God, faith, weddings, constellations, hoarding, murder, STIs, dogs, postcards and (urgh) love. Expect a 'consistently funny and deceptively thoughtful' hour (The Scotsman) as Pope putzes around with a new project. It'll be sublime. Praise for previous work: 'Undeniably funny and a clear crowd favourite' **** - EdFest Mag 'Classy, stylish and accomplished' - Chortle 'A total delight...a ballsy and clear-eyed routine' - Fest ^...


Dave Chawner; Underdog

Dave Chawner; Underdog

Comedy

Dave Chawner; Underdog

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
MAY 28-30, JUN 4-6 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)
JUN 12, 19-20 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

A timely show about dogs, defeat and determination by award-winning comedian, best selling author, presenter & underdog Dave Chawner. As seen on BBC, ITV & Channel 4 As heard on Radio 1, Radio 2 & Radio 4 ‘Hilariously entertaining’ - Mail On Sunday...


Dirty Tricks - How the Illusionati Rule the World

Dirty Tricks - How the Illusionati Rule the World

Cabaret

Dirty Tricks - How the Illusionati Rule the World

Cabaret

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 7-8 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

DIRTY TRICKS - How the Illusionati Rule The World The Great Baldini (‘Emperor of Illusion’, ‘Prince of Prestidigitation’, ‘Maharajah of Mystery’) is a magical legend, a music hall relict and an old school theatrical performer. He is a member of the Magic Circle and award-winning member of Bristol Society of Magic and Wessex Magical Association. Baldini is also the head of the shadowy and sinister ILLUSIONATI - a group of elite magicians influencing the world through the use of magical dark arts. In “Dirty Tricks” he reveals (and demonstrates) how the ILLUSIONATI exert sub rosa control,...


Entertainer

Entertainer

Comedy

Entertainer

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 19-21 at 20:45 (60 min) - From £5

The true story of one man’s ambition to become the greatest holiday park entertainer in England. In a show filled with laughs, music and lots of heart, Adam Morrison Jones (Deal Radio Best New Act 2016 / Giggle Ents Best Comedian 2017) recalls the bumpy road towards his dream. Could he face down family opposition, self-doubt and the occasional not-so-happy camper to become a summer holiday legend? Having played everywhere from bingo halls to rock venues, Adam brings his trademark high energy to this very personal story. Lovely stuff – Steve Furst. A rock n roll Peter Kay – Deal Radio. G...


Fantastic Flatulence (and where to find it)

Fantastic Flatulence (and where to find it)

Childrens

Fantastic Flatulence (and where to find it)

Childrens

The Quadrant / Upstairs
MAY 29-31, JUN 1-6 at 15:30 (60 min) - From £6
MAY 29-31, JUN 1-6 at 13:15 (60 min) - From £6

Award-winning children's author Stuart Reid lets rip with a brilliant bout of bums, boogers and big bottom burps, bringing his books to life with mirth, madness and mayhem! His Brighton Fringe show in 2019 was a complete sell-out, so tickets are expected to sell fast... in fact, faster than following through with fantastic flatulence. Warning... this show may contain a video of a monkey scratching its bottom. This show may contain great big piles of elephant poo. And it will definitely contain side-splitting comedy, laughter and entertainment for children of all ages... from 4 years to 94 yea...


Gerry Carroll - When I was Alive

Gerry Carroll - When I was Alive

Comedy

Gerry Carroll - When I was Alive

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 12, 19-20, 26-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Tap-dancing, stand-up (not for long, I'm 67), and shot-drinking. And false teeth. Gerry Carroll-When I was Alive is a silly and profound look at where I've been. It's a great lunchtime show, you can have a nap afterwards. Actually I'm 68, but last year doesn't count, right?...


Greenfinch

Greenfinch

Spoken Word

Greenfinch

Spoken Word

The Quadrant / Upstairs
MAY 31, JUN 1, 19-20 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

In his next life, Pete wants to be a greenfinch. Failing that he just wants to be happy. But can he be happy? Of course he can. Join poet and performance artist Pete Strong as he tries to make sense of life and the past, and how we can be shaped as people by the lands and hills we walk across. “His laconic and often surreal poetry was a treat, delivered in a calculated deadpan that highlighted its contemplative nature. An act well worth seeing.” Broadway Baby “Well-judged, walking a fine emotional line with an assured step...cathartically funny.” Chortle “Warped charm” The Argus "Gen...


Guy Fawkes' Mother

Guy Fawkes' Mother

Theatre

Guy Fawkes' Mother

Theatre

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 15-17 at 19:00 (60 min) - From £5-£10

1612, King James of Scotland sits safely on the throne of England and the Gunpowder Treason Plotters have long since been executed. Everyone in the Kingdom celebrates November 5th. The day that remembers how King and Parliament narrowly escaped the infamous plot of 1605. Everyone celebrates by lighting bonfires, ringing bells and listening to special sermons. Except one woman. What did Guy Fawkes’ mother feel? ...


Huggers - Kids Comedy & Cabaret show

Huggers - Kids Comedy & Cabaret show

Childrens

Huggers - Kids Comedy & Cabaret show

Childrens

The Quadrant / Upstairs
MAY 29-31, JUN 5-6 at 17:15 (60 min) - From £5

A family-friendly showcase with a compère and changing line-up of a variety of children's entertainers for the whole 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 Fringe) "Great show" (The Scotsman, Edinburgh fringe)...


Kevin Precious: Teachers and Schools (Work-in-Progress)

Kevin Precious: Teachers and Schools (Work-in-Progress)

Comedy

Kevin Precious: Teachers and Schools (Work-in-Progress)

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 1-3 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Former Religious Studies Teacher turned stand-up comedian Kevin Precious turns his hand to examining his former profession, and takes a sideways look at the teaching and schools more generally. A work-in-progress show from a seasoned professional who previously toured the UK's theatres and arts centres with a show dedicated to precisely the same subject. 'Kevin's stage charisma and poise set him head and shoulders above the previous acts' (Times). 'Instantly recognisable stage presence and boundless wit' (Leicester Mercury at the Leicester Comedy Festival). ...


Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
MAY 28-29, JUN 4-5, 11-12, 25-26 at 20:45 (60 min) - From £7

A selection of the very best in stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe. A succulent smorgasbord of fantastically funny stand-up comedy headliners alongside the best in fresh new talent, with five different comics selected daily from shows all around Brighton Fringe. Sell-out shows at festivals worldwide including Melbourne, Adelaide & Edinburgh. Fri/Sat Night shows include Nightclub until 3am "A Cracking comedy selection" ★★★★★ (Cream of Fringe) "A fantastic night of comedy" ★★★★ (ThreeWeeks) "Kept the crowd well entertained" ★...


Leslie Ewing-Burgesse: Nebula (WIP)

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse: Nebula (WIP)

Comedy

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse: Nebula (WIP)

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 9, 23, 27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse knows what she's doing. She always knows what she's doing. She just seems like she doesn't. But she's bored of talking about insecurity. Come see her attempt to figure out how to do a show that's purely silly, without getting weighed down by existentialism*! "She is flamboyant, loveable and we all want to be her best mate. Funny and insightful, she is one to keep an eye on as she inevitably rises through the comedy scene." (The Only Culture Vulture) * she has a habit of getting weighed down by existentialism...


LJ DA FUNK's - Conspiracy Muthaf*cka

LJ DA FUNK's - Conspiracy Muthaf*cka

Comedy

LJ DA FUNK's - Conspiracy Muthaf*cka

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 11-12, 25-26 at 19:00 (60 min) - From £5

Plandemic, 5G, Bill Gates, Agenda 21, Chemtrails, they replaced Avril Lavigne, microchipped vaccines, David Icke's rusty beanpole, masks masks masks, it's the flu, it isn't the flu, is it the flu?, they replaced Avril Lavigne, Project Veritas, Magna Carta in the shop window, hydroxychloroquine, bleach, and sunshine up the bumhole. They replaced Avril Lavigne. Come and marvel as LJ DA FUNK, Alabama's favourite total idiot, rides the bandwagon of paranoia all the way to the crematorium. Also they replaced Avril Lavigne. "There's a fine line between genius and insanity. LJ DA FUNK has cr...


Million Dollar Maybe (PREVIEW)

Million Dollar Maybe (PREVIEW)

Comedy

Million Dollar Maybe (PREVIEW)

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 12, 19-20 at 15:30 (60 min) - From £5

Ever been so determined to be right, you almost ruined your life? Me neither. Award-winning comedian Robyn Perkins uses true life experience (laced with science) to tell her hilarious story about competitiveness, bisexuality and imposter syndrome. ‘Smart, engaging, fun and funny.’ ★★★★ Chortle Sydney Fringe 2019 Best in Comedy Award Winner...


Nick Elleray: Passionate About Compromise (WIP)

Nick Elleray: Passionate About Compromise (WIP)

Comedy

Nick Elleray: Passionate About Compromise (WIP)

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 10, 24 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)
JUN 3 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Nick Elleray returns to Brighton with a new show about falling in love and other compromises. Praise for Big Nick Energy, Edinburgh 2019: ★★★★ 'Brilliantly penned gags... a perceptive portrait of middle age' - The List ★★★★ 'A cracking display' - Three Weeks ★★★★ 'A fantastic Fringe experience' - Short Com ★★★★ 'A brilliant blend of jokes' - Edinburgh Festivals ...


Samantha Pressdee: Clown Pray Love (Work in Progress)

Samantha Pressdee: Clown Pray Love (Work in Progress)

Comedy

Samantha Pressdee: Clown Pray Love (Work in Progress)

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 26-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - From £4

Divorced Sammie searches for love, laughter and divine purpose. She chants MMMBop with Hanson in Jamaica, finds clown guru Philippe Gaulier in France, but the real adventure starts within. (It had to, Liz Gilbert didn't have to "find herself" in lockdown!) 'Excellent storytelling, very funny'★★★★ - One4Review 'Cheeky jokes intertwined with a startlingly honest account of her struggles' ★★★★ - Bunbury Magazine 'A socio-political and cultural butterfly' ★★★★ - Mumble Comedy "the most uninhibitedly entertaining p...


Serena Flynn: Lizard King (Work In Progress)

Serena Flynn: Lizard King (Work In Progress)

Comedy

Serena Flynn: Lizard King (Work In Progress)

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 15-16 at 20:45 (60 min) - £7

Drag as you've never seen it before: in the form of a powerful shape-shifting reptilian humanoid. A work in progress hour of surreal comedy from Serena Flynn, as seen at Soho Theatre and on BBC Comedy. "Best Comedy Shows of Ed Fringe 2019" ★★★★ (The Skinny) "Ridiculous & hilarious" ★★★★ (Broadway Baby) "A fabulous fifty-minute freakshow" ★★★★ (Wee Review) Soho Theatre sell-out show with Baubo Goddess of Filth 2019...


Shaggers

Shaggers

Comedy

Shaggers

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
MAY 28-29, JUN 4-5, 11-12, 19, 25-26 at 22:30 (60 min) - From £5
JUN 6 at 20:45 (60 min) - From £5
JUN 13, 27 at 19:00 (60 min) - From £5

The popular worldwide show returns to Brighton with a revolving line-up of international and Australian comedians of all varieties with their best material based around sex and relationships. ★★★★★ "The perfect way to close a night at the festival" Funny Tonne, Melbourne ★★★★★"A tour de force of laughter-filled mischievous comedy" Arts In Leicestershire ★★★★★ "Excellent" edfringe.com ★★★★★ "Some well-picked mischievous unburdened comedy" Voice Magazine, Brighton Fri...


Something Funny with Scott McPherson

Something Funny with Scott McPherson

Comedy

Something Funny with Scott McPherson

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
JUN 8-10 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)
JUN 13-14 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Something Funny with Scott McPherson. The show is a natural progression from Scott McPherson's debut 2019 Edinburgh Fringe show, where he performed with fellow Scottish comedian Charlotte MacDonald in 'Carte Blanche Comedy with Uncle Charlotte & Aunt Scott'. In his debut Brighton Fringe 2021 show, Scott will interrogate everyday experiences with a comedy twist. Enjoy the show. I look forward to meeting you! ...