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Listings for 30 May, sorted by Start Time

Tales of Whatever COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Comedians telling true stories. A diverse line-up of seasoned performers, comedians and storytellers join hosts Mark Powell and Lee Moore to share 10-minute tales of weird, horrifying, funny, gloriou...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

On The Edge Comedy: Best of the Fringe COMEDY 
MAY 2-3, 8-10, 16-17, 23-25, 30-31 at 12:45 (60 min) - free ticketed 
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...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Science Magic CHILDRENS 
MAY 23-31 at 12:45 (60 min) - £5 
After touring for 3 months in Australia, triple award-winning Irish comedian & scientist, Donal Vaughan, brings his hugely popular science, comedy, magic family show back to Brighton once again with 3...
The Walrus / Downstairs 

You'll Do: A Love Story (WIP) COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 13:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
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 pe...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Colin Chadwick: Funny T-shirts COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 14:00 (60 min) - Free 
This moron wearing all of his funny T-shirts at once has got layers, watch him peel himself like a very funny sentient onion that won't make you cry. As seen on BBCThree and RTE Two and heard on BBC R...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Fantastic Flatulence (and where to find it) CHILDRENS 
MAY 23-31 at 14:15 (60 min) - £5-£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...
The Walrus / Downstairs 

MAY 2-3, 30-31 at 14:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
In a competitive world where confidence can outweigh skill, Robyn Perkins (Sydney Fringe 2019 Comedy Award Winner) looks what is confidence, how do we get it, and how does it affect performance? Is th...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Paul Duncan McGarrity: A Practical Guide to Villains and Bastards COMEDY 
MAY 30 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free 
Paul Duncan McGarrity has everything to be the perfect villain- tall, moustachioed and above all British! But, why are the British always the villains in movies? There will be wars, plots and an unbro...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Elliot Wengler: Special Features COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Elliot Wengler has many special features, and no, he doesn’t mean his dyspraxia, dyslexia, anxiety or his Pokemon championship wins (runner-up position, 2004). View his special features, live on stage...
The Walrus / Downstairs 

Nathan Cassidy: Roses From Joe (work in progress) COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Cassidy has the secret of happiness – 40,000 roses, from Joe. The next chapter after his critically acclaimed, award-nominated show ‘Observational’ that wowed audiences, this is...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Darren Walsh: Punimal Farm COMEDY 
MAY 2, 16, 30 at 16:30 (60 min) - PAID SHOW (Price TBC) 
Like puns? Think you've seen it Orwell before? Join Darren on the farm for a pun-packed, video-abundant, 1-liner-heavy, adaptation of George Orwell’s famous novel. As seen on: ITV's 'Out There' BBC ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Dave Chawner; For Dog's Sake COMEDY 
MAY 2-3, 8-10, 16-17, 23-25, 30-31 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
Number 1 best selling author, award winning comic & presenter Dave Chawner brings his new show about dogs, defeat and determination As seen on BBC, ITV & Channel 4 As heard on Radio 1, Radio 4 & BBC R...
The Walrus / Downstairs 

Fiona Sagar and Vanessa Hammick Characters and Stand Up Work in Progress COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
New material and characters from Fiona Sagar Plug in for hilarity and set your mode to multi-player with this fresh character-based show from this “talented impressionist” **** (FringeBiscuit.co.uk) ...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Will Rowland: Butterfly COMEDY 
MAY 2, 30 at 17:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
This show is for anyone who's ever been in love. Or out of love. Or behind, on top of, close to, between, around or under love. One for the lovers basically. Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of ...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Aaaaaaaaargh! It's a Bonanza of Comedy From the Fringe COMEDY 
MAY 2-3, 8-10, 16-17, 23-25, 30-31 at 18:00 (60 min) - £5-£6 
It's an early evening comedy Bonanza! Back for a 3rd year in Brighton, this stand-up comedy selection is an exciting mixed pack of comics, with top headliners and the best up-and-coming performers se...
The Walrus / Downstairs 

Nathan Cassidy: Observational COMEDY 
MAY 30-31 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Cassidy's true story of his magical year. Nothing was happening, then he joined a gym and a big man changed his life forever. You couldn't make it up. BEST SHOW NOMINEE BUXT...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Vladimir McTavish - 60 Minutes To Save The World COMEDY 
MAY 28-30 at 19:00 (60 min) - PAID SHOW (Price TBC) 
Global warming, fake news, Brexit, Trump, Britain in shambles, climate change, terrorism, the state of Scottish football. Is the planet on the brink ? In this 2019 sell-out Edinburgh Fringe show BA...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

MAY 1, 30 at 19:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Founded by best mates and rising stars, The LOL Word serves up a tasty mixed bill of new and established queer women and non-binary comedy talent. The LOL Word is the antithesis to the predominantly s...
The Walrus / Downstairs 

Greenfinch SPOKEN WORD 
MAY 4-5, 30-31 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
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 Hammer and Tongue finalist poet-clown Pete Strong as he tries to f...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Harriet Kemsley; New Show COMEDY 
MAY 14-16, 29-30 at 20:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want (£3-£5 in Advance) 
Harriet returns to Brighton off the back of her critically-acclaimed UK Tour if she can find her way out the car park. As Seen on 8 Out of 10 Cats, E4's Pants on Fire, Bobby & Harriet Get Married, Roa...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
MAY 1-31 at 20:30 (90 min) - £5-£8 
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 differe...
The Walrus / Downstairs 

Paul Dennis: Almost Blunted Purpose COMEDY 
MAY 9-10, 17-21, 30-31 at 20:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Want (£3-£5 in Advance) 
Turning 50 has turned Paul Dennis into a joyful curmudgeon. With the inevitable collapse of his self delusion, together with the euphoria of accepting his failures, the resultant downturn in what the...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Jane Postlethwaite & Joe McCarthy: Terrible People - A work in progress show COMEDY 
MAY 14, 16, 28, 30 at 21:30 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy award finalist Jane Postlethwaite & comedian Joe McCarthy join forces to bring you a hilarious yet dark look into the human condition to explore what it really means to be a terrible person. &#...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

Ross Drummond & Harry Monaghan: The Jerk Store COMEDY 
MAY 15-17, 29-31 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Ross Drummond and Harry Monaghan are The Jerk Store. Comedy Record Label, Podcast Network and Monthly night. Financially crippling? Almost certainly? Undeniably fun? Absolutely. And Now? Well, they’...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Ross Kamp: 2020 Vision COMEDY 
MAY 7-9, 29-30 at 22:45 (60 min) - £5 
Queer comedian Ross Kamp invites you to look on the bright side of life as he shares his most intimate dating stories and his experience of being partially sighted. From tales of gay Twitter to Tinder...
The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 

The Ritual COMEDY 
MAY 15-16, 29-30 at 23:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
Do you dream of being a vampire? Steffen Hånes and Greg Lass do too. Come to “The Ritual”, where a chaotically playful master charms the audience in his hilarious attempts to terrify them, assisted by...
The Temple Bar / Upstairs 

Shaggers COMEDY 
MAY 1-2, 7-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 at 23:59 (60 min) - £5-£7 
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 Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs 


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