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 9 May, sorted by Start Time

18:00

Sharon Em & James Johnson: Cynically Dead

Sharon Em & James Johnson: Cynically Dead

Comedy

Sharon Em & James Johnson: Cynically Dead

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 9-10 at 18:00 (60 min) - PWYC

Ages: 18+ (The swearing's not too bad. But there are quite a lot of references to people like Judith Chalmers…) Cynically Dead: A show to make you think: ‘Maybe I’m not doing so badly after all…’ There are people who make things happen. And then there are people like Sharon and James, who things just happen to... Join these two Amsterdam-based comedians as they wonder where where it’s all going wrong. From disastrous treks across the desert to unwittingly spending 10 days on a SAGA cruise: if you’re looking for a show that makes you feel like you’re on top of things, they’ve got you covere...


Ay Up It's Stand Up: Paddy Young & Adam Flood

Ay Up It's Stand Up: Paddy Young & Adam Flood

Comedy

Ay Up It's Stand Up: Paddy Young & Adam Flood

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 6-9 at 18:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

Ay up Brighton! Following a sellout run at Edinburgh Fringe, up-and-coming northern comedians Paddy Young and Adam Flood bring two sets of stand up to Brighton Fringe. That’ll do nicely. Ta very much. Paddy Young: Paddy started stand-up in the North before moving to London. The Scarborough lad has brought 3 shows to Edinburgh Fringe is a regular at the best clubs in the country as well as some rotten ones. Screen work includes Timewasters (ITV2), Random Acts (Channel 4) and Dive In & Do It (Sky). "Distinctive one-liners, spontaneously witty moments and a cleverly scripted set. A stron...


**Clean Slate Comedy!**

**Clean Slate Comedy!**

Comedy

**Clean Slate Comedy!**

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 9, 16, 23-25, 30-31 at 18:45 (60 min) - PWYC

“This is a standup comedy show showcasing 3 comedians who have absolutely nothing in common apart from living in London. The comedians talk about their experiences having lived across LA, India and even Kentish Town” Kimberley is “Bridget Jones if Bridget Jones was 35 On the biggest ayahuasca trip you can imagine. Brought to you by @kimberleydatnow. Winner of the King Gong Comedy Store. Funny, intelligent and bang on point! -The Jewish Telegraph Has a tight set- gynaecologist...


19:00

Masie Adam: Buzzed (work in progress)

Masie Adam: Buzzed (work in progress)

Comedy

Masie Adam: Buzzed (work in progress)

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 9, 11 at 19:00 (60 min) - Paid - Tickets from £5 (On Sale Soon)

Fresh from Live at The Apollo, Mock The Week, and The Last Leg, Best Newcomer nominee Maisie Adam comes to the Caroline of Brunswick with a Work-In-Progress of her brand new show for 2022, Buzzed. Rammed with witty observations, high-octane energy and (hopefully!) some right good jokes, this high-energy hour promises to be better than whatever else you had planned (unless you had plans to go dancing with Cher) ...


Lies, Damned Lies and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Lies, Damned Lies and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Comedy

Lies, Damned Lies and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 8-9, 13 at 19:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £1

Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will slay the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness. But how many, exactly? Ben Lund-Conlon has done the research and is here to present his findings. This is a comedy show about death, Buffy and statistical analysis. "Whip-smart and brilliantly funny. An absolute masterclass" London Comedy Writers “A charming and skilled performer” Jericho Comedy ...


Come Sit on the Couch with Me

Come Sit on the Couch with Me

Comedy

Come Sit on the Couch with Me

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 8-10, 15-16, 18 at 19:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

Come Sit on the Couch with Me" Is this a therapy couch or a casting couch and is there a difference? The show is a cocktail of a comical but true look at communication in the western world today, with a good dose of rapping and a big pinch of satire. Did you know 90% of our communication is body language? Yours will be scrutinised at some point in the show...You will leave shaken and stirred, and if not a better person then certainly a more self aware one!' ...


20:00

Stella Graham - Porcupine

Stella Graham - Porcupine

Comedy

Stella Graham - Porcupine

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 9-12 at 20:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £2

Stella's considering Anger Management. Sounds like a job you could apply for? Only, what if you're a terrible manager... Occasional outbursts are fun and charming, right? Change is hard, but hilarious. And prickly. “If you're a TV executive, drop what you're doing and go see her now” - The Skinny "A slick, sharp and polished set, balanced with a warmth and charm that had our audience queuing up to meet her after the gig! Superb!" - Nodding Dog Comedy Stella Graham is a naturally funny stand-up comedian. Shameless, charmingly aggressive and unladylike, she's the funniest half Sri Lankan ...


WHISK (E) Y WARS

WHISK (E) Y WARS

Comedy

WHISK (E) Y WARS

Comedy

The Walrus / Raised Room
MAY 6, 8-9, 11-13 at 20:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £2.50

It's all in that title, really. It's a family saga about men, women and whisk(e) y - what's not to love! Following her very successful in person launch with Laughing Horse at the Edinburgh Fringe 2021, Joyce Greenaway is now bringing her solo show to Brighton for a limited run, so book early. Laced with dry Northern Ireland wit, embrace Tam Tully as she fights to save her 8 generation Ulster whiskey distillery from takeovers tragedy and treachery by crafting the Holy Grail of whisk(e) y, the perfect single malt. Joyce is an award-winning writer and actress, mentored by Lionsgate UK and with th...



C*nt!

C*nt!

Comedy

C*nt!

Comedy

The Quadrant / The Folklore Room
MAY 8-10 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Powerpoint and profanity collide in this love letter to the c- letter. An irreverent exploration of the history of this most maligned and loved of words, and an opportunity to indulge in the simple pleasure of calling people c*nts. "Funny, uncompromising, took my breath away with her ingenuity" Lancs Evening Post "C*nt’ seduces, slowly but surely." Three weeks "Finest sticks of comedy dynamite to be found for love or a suggested donation "C*nt! what’s missing? It’s You! C*nt! C*nt! show by a brown, nb bird and Edinburgh /Morecambe festival Award winner....


You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here (WIP)

You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here (WIP)

Comedy

You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here (WIP)

Comedy

The Temple Bar / Upstairs
MAY 9-11, 16-18 at 20:30 (90 min) - Paid - Tickets from £4

Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist Benji Waterstones has written a book! Is it really a "modern classic" or are his publishers as deluded as his patients? Make your minds up together as he road-tests chapters. 'One of my favourites' (Chortle) ...


21:00

MentaLLess

MentaLLess

Comedy

MentaLLess

Comedy

The Walrus / Basement Room
MAY 9-11 at 21:15 (60 min) - PAID

Mentalless is a unique stage show consisting of Andrew Phoenix and Emma Wesslus. Two magicians and comedians who figured out a way to read your mind, yes you heard that right, they will read your mind! In what might be the first Comedy-Mentalism duo show ever, you'll get unexplainable magic that will blow the audience's mind as well as comedy, improv and exciting audience participation. A high paced show packed with illusions and humour....


Generation Why: A hilarious hour about the collective, unprocessed trauma of the millennial generation.

Generation Why: A hilarious hour about the collective, unprocessed trauma of the millennial generation.

Comedy

Generation Why: A hilarious hour about the collective, unprocessed trauma of the millennial generation.

Comedy

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upper Lounge
MAY 9-13 at 21:30 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

The generation of entitlement, participation trophies and snowflakes. That is how many see us. The generation of social change, technological revolution and pizza rolls. This is who we are. Examining our obsession with nostalgia as a reaction to several unprecedented decades of turbulence and uncertainty during our formative years, this project will both celebrate and mourn where we find ourselves. Seemingly stuck between a trauma filled childhood and an adulthood we feel massively unprepared for. We are Generation Y and all we can ask is why. Why have things been allowed to get this...