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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 19 June, sorted by Start Time

13:00

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?...


The True Confessions of Perkins & Iles

The True Confessions of Perkins & Iles

Comedy

The True Confessions of Perkins & Iles

Comedy

The Walrus / Downstairs
JUN 19-20 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Sarah Iles (4 stars, Bunbury Magazine) and Robyn Perkins (4 Stars, Chortle) split a BRAND NEW hour of honest and personal stand-up comedy. It's funny cuz its true. ...


15:00

Nathan Cassidy: Bumblebee

Nathan Cassidy: Bumblebee

Comedy

Nathan Cassidy: Bumblebee

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs
JUN 19-20 at 15:30 (60 min) - From £7

Multi-award winning comedian Nathan Cassidy's hilarious and thrilling true crime stand-up show for 2021. You get home. There's a burglar. Let's play. Thought your 2020 was bad? Try getting home and there's a burglar in the house. A chase ensues - to the backing of 'Flight of the Bumblebee'. What happens next is life changing. There's a sting in this tale. ‘The best show at this year’s Fringe. A classic, structured, rollercoaster hour. ​Star-in-waiting. He is untouchable’ ​★★★★ The Times 2020 'An extraordinary story richly accessorised wi...


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...


Science Magic

Science Magic

Childrens

Science Magic

Childrens

The Walrus / Downstairs
MAY 29-31, JUN 1-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 at 15:30 (60 min) - From £5

After a year away, triple award-winning Irish comedian & scientist, Donal Vaughan, brings his hugely popular science, comedy, magic family show back to Brighton once again with 3 brand new tricks added to the show. Using only things you find around the house, Donal will perform amazing tricks to show how magical science can be. Wanna see a potato rocket launcher? Or conjure dragons breath? How about a vomiting unicorn? Or course you do. Always exciting and sometimes very messy, learn about science and laugh your pants off while you do. And the best part is all the tricks can be performed b...


17:00

Jack the Ripper. My life as a suspect.

Jack the Ripper. My life as a suspect.

Theatre

Jack the Ripper. My life as a suspect.

Theatre

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs
JUN 19-20, 26-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Robert Inston battles with labels, types and even psychological profiles. He, I, her are not from that discipline but have remained alive long enough to still share the insights and joie de vivre of now and then on this very dark matter. The suspects like crime itself are numberless so this selection are not exactly "favourites" but those that illuminates digression from what is considered normal behaviour. Robert Inston becomes Commisioner Warren; Duke of Clarence; George Chapman; John Piser, Leather Apron; and Aaron Kosminski... ...


Dave Chawner; Underdog

Dave Chawner; Underdog

Comedy

Dave Chawner; Underdog

Comedy

The Quadrant / Upstairs
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...


Richard Wright is just happy to be involved

Richard Wright is just happy to be involved

Comedy

Richard Wright is just happy to be involved

Comedy

The Walrus / Downstairs
JUN 19-20 at 17:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want (Ticketed)

Richard is 38 years old. Richard lives at home with his parents. Richard lost his job. Richard doesn't have a girlfriend. Richard has never had sex. In the past year Richard Wright has seen only 5 people in person. This 4 star rated multi time comedy competition semi finalist returns to Brighton Fringe to explain his life motto. No matter what the circumstances there is one truth that you can rely upon – Richard Wright is just happy to be involved. (Although frequently he is not invited.)
"Richard & his cuddly boisterousness commands the room from the off" Mumble Comedy, 4 stars "Richard...



19:00

Robin Morgan: Work In Progress

Robin Morgan: Work In Progress

Comedy

Robin Morgan: Work In Progress

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs
JUN 19-20 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

A brand new hour show from Robin Morgan (as seen on Mock The Week) - the "utterly hilarious" (Broadway Baby) Welsh-stand up. Writer for The Mash Report (BBC Two) and The News Quiz (BBC R4). Tour Support for Ellie Taylor and Iain Stirling. Television Warm-Up for The Graham Norton Show (BBC One). "Hard-working, well-written stand-up from a massively likeable performer who must surely be on the verge of nationwide fame." (Chortle) **** Sunday Times ...


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...


Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

The Walrus / Downstairs
MAY 28-29, JUN 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 at 19:00 (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" ★...


20:00

Ram of God

Ram of God

Theatre

Ram of God

Theatre

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs
JUN 17-19 at 20:45 (60 min) - From £8

RAM WILL PUNISH YOU RAM WILL NOURISH YOU PRAISE BE TO RAM Welcome to the church of Ram, where people are sheeple, sheep are people and the world is one short throw away from blowing up in a cloud of smoke. Come to The Temple, rest your head against the holy breast and suckle on the holy teat. Ram is your saviour, here to lead the way to salvation, through absurdist dogma, higher plane sailing and the holy seeing of the baa baa baaaad things that are to come… Ram of God is an immersive theatrical sermon, an irreverent take on religious ceremony and secular alternatives like social media...


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...


On The Edge Comedy: Best of the Fringe

On The Edge Comedy: Best of the Fringe

Comedy

On The Edge Comedy: Best of the Fringe

Comedy

The Walrus / Downstairs
MAY 28-29, JUN 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 at 20:45 (60 min) - From £3

On The Edge Comedy is a Brighton institution, bring fresh faces from the UK circuit to The Caroline of Brunswick all year round. During the Fringe we up our game with even more shows, and amazing line ups of our favourite acts. Acts who have graced our stage over the years include Joe Wilkinson (8 out of 10 Cats), Angela Barnes (Mock The Week), Brian Gittins (Derek), Maisie Adam (8 out of 10 Cats) and many other well known names. Come along and see the stars of tomorrow in an intimate setting....


22:00

How Not To Die In A Plane Crash

How Not To Die In A Plane Crash

Comedy

How Not To Die In A Plane Crash

Comedy

The Walrus / Downstairs
JUN 19 at 22:00 (60 min) - From £8

Fasten your seat belts for a darkly hilarious and deliciously bumpy ride. How Not to Die in a Plane Crash is the antidote to boring, life-affirming, feel-good motivational comedy. Come and listen to Susan's sweet dark soul as she makes you laugh and cry at the same time with her useful death defying survival tips, all wrapped up in fantastic jokes. Come and have a listen if you think you're brave enough. “What a delightfully warm, funny, fascinating hour. I’m still terrified of flying but that made it all the better” Mark Steel “I learned things in this show, fascinating things, and I laug...


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

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...