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MAY 12-13, 19-20 at 12:00 (45 min) - Free 
What happens when you want to stick the flag into untrodden snow but someone else beats you to it? Join this opera clown on a confusing journey into man’s fascination to own every bit of the world, ag...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Harriet Braine's Apocalibrary COMEDY 
MAY 19, 28 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
A work-in-progress musical comedy show from multi-award-winning comedian Harriet Braine, set in a library at the end of the world. Harriet, like the good librarian she is, will be answering enquiries ...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

City Impro by the Sea COMEDY 
MAY 19-20 at 13:00 (60 min) - £5 
Prepare for a rip-roaring rollercoaster of laughter as six improvisers make everything up as they go along all for your enjoyment. Racing from one game to another, this is a fast paced comedy show tha...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Kelsey de Almeida: I'm Very Different People (WIP) COMEDY 
MAY 12, 19-20 at 13:15 (40 min) - Free 
Winner of South End Comedy Festivals 'Best Newcomer' competition 2017; Kelsey is one of the youngest working comedians in the UK. Having supported Stephen K Amos on 3 UK Tours and Abandoman on their 2...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Sleight of Handsome COMEDY 
MAY 19, JUN 2 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
While away an hour or so as magic meets stand up comedy. Along with some canny trickery Freddie Folkston will share his frustrations of modern and not so modern life. A free afternoon show. Not suitab...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Huggers - Comedy and Variety for Kids CHILDRENS 
MAY 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-31, JUN 1-3 at 14:15 (60 min) - £4 Kids / £6 Adult / Family £22 
The popular family show at festivals worldwide returns with a revolving line-up of performers of all varieties from comedians, musical theatre, poets, magicians, clowns and children's entertainers wit...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Dave: A Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 5, 19, JUN 2 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Despite his best intentions Dave Fensome is getting older. No wiser though. More paranoid, more tired, more confused, but not even slightly wiser. If you've ever accidentally got older, and been unhap...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Lolly Jones: Work in Progress (Comedy Burlesque) COMEDY 
MAY 19 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
In a change to the original listing, Lolly will perform work in progress for her upcoming Edinburgh show. Featuring Theresa May burlesque and other political characters. Featuring a special guest. ...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

The True Confessions of Perkins and Iles COMEDY 
MAY 5-7, 19-20 at 15:30 (60 min) - FREE TICKETED 
Sarah Iles and Robyn Perkins split an hour of honest and personal stand-up comedy. It's funny cuz its true. It's like confession, for non-Catholics. ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Now THAT'S What I Call A Game Show! COMEDY 
MAY 19-20, 26-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Think you know game shows? Think again! Following the success of “Haven’t a Clue!” at the Brighton Fringe, this new show will make you laugh like a child. In this hilarious hour, Comedy meets game sho...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Malcolm Head's list COMEDY 
MAY 19-20 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Paul Foot support act and Pleasance Reserve 2015 winner Malcolm Head brings his debit solo hour to the Brighton Fringe. You can expect poems, drums, the well-known game age bingo, crowdwork, lulls an...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Dave Chawner; Mental COMEDY 
MAY 5-7, 12-13, 19-20, 26-28, JUN 2-3 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
A show about mental health (rather than mental illness) As seen on BBC, ITV & Channel 4 As heard on BBC Radio 1, Radio 4 & BBC Radio 5 Live. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - Arts Award Vo...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Catherine Bohart: Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 19-20 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Catherine Bohart (BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017, BBC New Comedy Award and Funny Women Finalist) is the bisexual, OCD daughter of a Catholic Deacon and she’s got a lot to say about it. An hour of new ma...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Aaron Simmonds & Literal Support Act COMEDY 
MAY 12-13, 19-20 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
A stand up comedy show from a comedian that cannot stand up. Aaron Simmonds (BBC New Comedian of the Year finalist 2017) is bringing his stand up show to Brighton. Aaron has had cerebral palsy all hi...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Classic Joke Club COMEDY 
MAY 4-6, 17-19 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Join the funniest acts on the UK and international circuit as they share classic jokes handed down to them by their family. Chickens, mothers-in-law, doctors, elephants, Englishmen, Irishmen, Scotsmen...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

MAY 4-5, 18-19 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
FREE! Stand-up comic David Mills is back with another hour of sharp and hilarious rants. Known for his razor wit and biting humor, Mills takes on modern life with his signature wicked invective. Bra...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Aaaaaaaargh! It's a bonaza of Comedy from Around the Fringe COMEDY 
MAY 4-6, 11-12, 18-19, 25-28, JUN 1-2 at 18:15 (60 min) - £5 
It's a comedy bonanza! A brand-new stand-up comedy selection for Brighton from Laughing Horse, following it's success around the world. An exciting mixed bag of comedians, with top headliners and th...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Pack It In You Two COMEDY 
MAY 18-19 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Come and spend an hour with us if you like! Third place in the Musical Comedy Awards 2017, Matt Hutson sings intense anthems about love, loss, friendship and the extent to which he struggles with all ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Katharine Ferns is in Stitches COMEDY 
MAY 19-20 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
"It is a pitch perfect performance and a beautifully-written, perfectly-paced comedy script. Absolutely wonderfully done. A perfect Fringe show. Laughs. Tears. Jaw-dropping. It deserves a (formerly-kn...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Sidekick COMEDY 
MAY 4-6, 17-19 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Get ready for the comedy ride of your life as Ben spins stories, thrillers, self-help books, political intrigue and fairy tales out of thin air, his own mind + the audience in front of him. Over the ...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
MAY 4-31, JUN 1-3 at 20:30 (90 min) - £5-£7 
A selection of the very best stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe, selected from comics appearing in shows all around the Festival. A fantastically funny mix of top headliners and the best newcomers, wi...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Laughs with Tricks CABARET 
MAY 19-20, 26-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy magician Stu Turner and comedian & ventriloquist Phil Reid come together for an hour of stand-up, magic, and variety. Stu's offbeat act is sometimes silly, sometimes surreal, but always bafflin...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Jody Kamali: Hotel Yes Please COMEDY 
MAY 18-20 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Need a Hotel? Then why not book a room at Hotel Yes Please, a shambolic hotel managed by Fernando, a clueless dimwit with different ideas of how to run a hotel. Cheap rooms; a chef who shouldn't be a ...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Robin Morgan: Honeymoon COMEDY 
MAY 12, 19, JUN 2 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed) 
The second hour show from Robin Morgan, writer for Have I Got News For You, The News Quiz and The Now Show, warm-up for The Graham Norton Show and tour support for Ellie Taylor. “A phenomenal comic.” ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

MAY 4-5, 18-19 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Rob lives off the grid in a field in a caravan. He doesn’t want sympathy he’s never felt so free but there are drawbacks. Not too mention the weather and nature trying it’s best to join him although h...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Shaggers COMEDY 
MAY 4-6, 11-12, 18-19, 25-27, JUN 1-2 at 22:15 (60 min) - £-£7 
Following yet more sell-out shows at festivals and theatres worldwide, the hit show returns with yet more great comedians with hilarious material based around that most noble of pursuits - shagging! ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Fabulon COMEDY 
MAY 5, 12, 19, 26 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Gaulier trained duo Hanna Winter and Julia Masli present a ridiculous world of 'Fabulon' where they are the confused inhabitants. Combining physical comedy, visual imagery and clown, they invite you t...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Aside Effect COMEDY 
MAY 18-19 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
A stand-up comedy show about a man (Winter Foenander) who finds himself in a perpetual state of madness; as he attempts to retrace his steps back to humanity. ...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

LJ DA FUNK in... When will these fascist bastards all be lined up and f**king shot? COMEDY 
MAY 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, JUN 1-2 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
Remember when Nazis were only found in Germany, Austria, and Clacton-on-Sea? Well now they're in the White House, the Kremlin, and Clacton-on-Sea. Join lefty libtard snowflake saviour of mankind LJ DA...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Ishi Khan-Jackson:I'mMigrant! COMEDY 
MAY 19, 26 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Ishi is a happy comedian with a charming & bubbly presence. Sparked by the migration crisis stories, Ishi tackles migration, identity and belonging.in  "Ishi Khan-Jackson:I'mMigrant!" Zambian-born wi...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 


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