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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 

Bad Clowns: Hostage COMEDY 
MAY 13, 20, 27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
What happens when a crazed madman takes a comedy show and its audience hostage? Find out in the Bad Clowns maddest show yet. Full of twists and turns, the terrified actors perform for laughs, pride an...
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 

Evelyn Mok - Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 13, 20, 26, JUN 3 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Featured on BBC 3, Channel 4 and Comedy Central, the award-winning Swedish comedian presents a work in progress that promises to be "uncensored, unapologetic and... wildly refreshing" - **** BroadwayB...
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 

Ishi Khan-Jackson:I'mMigrant! COMEDY 
MAY 20, 26 at 14:30 (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 

Sleight of Handsome COMEDY 
MAY 6-7, 13, 20, 27-28, JUN 3 at 14:30 (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 

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 

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate COMEDY 
MAY 20, 26-28, JUN 2-3 at 18:00 (60 min) - £5-£7 
The international hit show returns with more great comedians in a mixture of stand-up comedy and debate to find out who the best superhero is! Whether you are a Marvel or DC fan, or don't care either ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Gráinne Maguire - work in progress COMEDY 
MAY 6, 13, 20, 27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Gráinne Maguire brings her new show to the Brighton Fringe. Writer for 8/10 Cats and The Last Leg. BBC and Radio regular. ...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 

Stuart Mitchell - Morals COMEDY 
MAY 20 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
BBC Radio Scotland's 'Breaking the News' panelist Stuart Mitchell previews his new show. With sharp one-liners, brilliant turn of phrase and clever wordplay! ‘A work of genius’ Daily Record ★ ...
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 

Tom Mayhew's Funeral: hosted by Tom Mayhew (WIP) COMEDY 
MAY 16, 20-21, 29-31 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
In indifferent memory of Tom Mayhew, he invites you to his funeral. Say goodbye to a comedian with "obvious writing talent - Chortle". It will be quite awkward if no-one shows up. Come sing Tom's fav...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

Tom Mayhew's Funeral: hosted by Tom Mayhew (WIP) COMEDY 
MAY 16, 20-21, 29-31 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
In indifferent memory of Tom Mayhew, he invites you to his funeral. Say goodbye to a comedian with "obvious writing talent - Chortle". It will be quite awkward if no-one shows up. Come sing Tom's fav...
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 

Ian Lane - Bodily COMEDY 
MAY 8, 20, 26 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Ever wondered how to get the most out of that capsized gazebo that is your body? Using paint, placards and xylophone sticks, Ian Lane takes you on an annotated, colour-coded and possibly misleading 60...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

65, A Frog and a Nun COMEDY 
MAY 6-7, 14-16, 20-22, 28, 31 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
A clown with a frog on his head, a nun in a nightie reciting Shakespeare, and a 65 year old Irsh guy doing stand-up, they are all Gerry in his show. Whether it's a frog with a man on his bum or a man ...
The Temple Bar / Upstars 

A Beginners Guide To Bondage THEATRE 
MAY 7, 13, 20, JUN 3 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
A funny, naughty romp through the world of BDSM and fetish. Have you seen "50 Shades Of Grey"? Are you fetish curious? Do you ever feel like a change from Vanilla sex? Mistress Venetia answers enquiri...
The Quadrant / Upstairs 


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