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“Year round comedy and big name acts”

Our 60-seater venue has hosted shows by major stars including Rhod Gilbert, Jon Richardson, Josie Long, Richard Herring, Sara Pascoe, Romesh Ranganathan, Joe Wilkinson, Isy Suttie, Katherine Ryan and Josh Widdicombe. Check out who’s coming up….

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QUEERDOM @ Upper Lounge
Feb 24 @ 8:00pm – 10:30pm
QUEERDOM @ Upper Lounge
Queer cabaret hosted by King Sammy Silver, on the last Saturday of every other month. Entry £7 on the door / £5 advance. Watch this space for lineups!   Saturday 24th February Join us as[...]
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Feb 28 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Do you krave for something different? This might be it! A kompilation show of kharacter, Komedy Krackers brings you the kream of alternative komedians to krack you up. A salon of superb, salubrious satirists seconded[...]
Mar 2 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ CRESSIDA WETTON @ Upper Lounge
We hand pick our acts from the best up and coming acts in the UK comedy scene, guaranteeing a brilliant line up.  Watch this space for line-ups!  
Mar 3 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
THE SHIPPING FORECAST & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
With an improvised poem, your show we bid start The story may be happy, the story may be dark! Emotions run high and form the core of our show How far will you come, how[...]
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Mar 4 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
An open mic night of epic proportions! Are you funny? Can you dance? Do you burlesque? Have a hidden talent? Come join us in the Laboratory, where pros and noobs alike can test new material[...]
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Mar 7 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Calling all comedians, wannabe ones, people who ‘think’ they’re funny, humans who like to laugh and anyone wanting a free pint…. Brighton’s no.1 Comedy Open Mic is on the 1st Wednesday of every month! 5-15[...]
Mar 8 @ 8:00pm – 9:30pm
MAFF BROWN: TRAUMA MADE ME @ Upper Lounge
NB: Rescheduled date. Tickets showing “1st Feb” are valid for this date. Maff Brown has written for Mock the Week, Vic and Bob, Radio 4 and has been nominated for the Amused Moose Comedy award.[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Mar 9 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Julie Jepson hosts our monthly night of fabulous female funnies, with stand-up, musical comedy, characters and improv. Second Friday of each month, 7:30pm-10:00pm, £5/£4.  
Mar 10 @ 3:00pm – 4:00pm
RICHARD WRIGHT: LITERALLY A VIRGIN @ Upper Lounge
Richard Wright is a 35 year old, obese, balding, geeky, adult virgin who still lives at home with his parents. He’s not Like a Virgin – he’s Literally a Virgin. In his exciting new 2018[...]
Mar 10 @ 7:15pm – 10:00pm
IAIN LEE & KATHERINE BOYLE: THE RABBIT HOLE LIVE @ Upper Lounge
IAIN LEE (The 11 O’Clock Show, BBC Radio 4, talkRADIO) and KATHERINE BOYLE (BBC Radio, talkRADIO) invite you to join them in THE RABBIT HOLE… … a pre-recorded phone-in podcast taped in front of a[...]
Mar 14 @ 7:30pm – 10:45pm
FUNNY FOR FOOD w/ ROMESH RANGANATHAN @ Upper Lounge
Collecting donations for Brighton Food Bank. Featuring: ROMESH RANGANATHAN ROZ RYAN KIRSTEN BROWN HOLT AND TALBOT and your host AIDAN GOATLEY Tickets £10 + please bring an Easter Egg for the collection SOLD OUT!
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Mar 16 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
We hand pick our acts from the best up and coming acts in the UK comedy scene, guaranteeing a brilliant line up.  Watch this space for line-ups!  
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Mar 17 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Brighton’s most sophisticated Saturday night comedy club features the city’s best new comics performing not just their stand-up sets, but specially-written stories too! Third Saturday of each month, 8-11pm, £5.  
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Mar 18 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Join your host Fuchsia Von Steel and her guests as she takes you through a unique blend of glamour, grotesque and comedy in an unforgettable evening.    
Mar 25 @ 3:00pm – 4:00pm
RICHARD WRIGHT: LITERALLY A VIRGIN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
Richard Wright is a 35 year old, obese, balding, geeky, adult virgin who still lives at home with his parents. He’s not Like a Virgin – he’s Literally a Virgin. In his exciting new 2018[...]
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Mar 28 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Do you krave for something different? This might be it! A kompilation show of kharacter, Komedy Krackers brings you the kream of alternative komedians to krack you up. A salon of superb, salubrious satirists seconded[...]
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Apr 1 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
An open mic night of epic proportions! Are you funny? Can you dance? Do you burlesque? Have a hidden talent? Come join us in the Laboratory, where pros and noobs alike can test new material[...]
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Apr 4 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Calling all comedians, wannabe ones, people who ‘think’ they’re funny, humans who like to laugh and anyone wanting a free pint…. Brighton’s no.1 Comedy Open Mic is on the 1st Wednesday of every month! 5-15[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Apr 6 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
We hand pick our acts from the best up and coming acts in the UK comedy scene, guaranteeing a brilliant line up.  Watch this space for line-ups!  
Apr 6 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ KELSEY DE ALMEIDA @ Upper Lounge
We hand pick our acts from the best up and coming acts in the UK comedy scene, guaranteeing a brilliant line up.  Watch this space for line-ups!  
Apr 7 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
THE SHIPPING FORECAST & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
With an improvised poem, your show we bid start The story may be happy, the story may be dark! Emotions run high and form the core of our show How far will you come, how[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Apr 13 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Julie Jepson hosts our monthly night of fabulous female funnies, with stand-up, musical comedy, characters and improv. Second Friday of each month, 7:30pm-10:00pm, £5/£4.  
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Apr 15 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Join your host Fuchsia Von Steel and her guests as she takes you through a unique blend of glamour, grotesque and comedy in an unforgettable evening.    
JAMES ACASTER @ Upper Lounge
Apr 18 @ 7:45pm – 9:15pm
JAMES ACASTER @ Upper Lounge
An hour of brand new material from multiple Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee James Acaster, as seen on Would I Lie to You?, Insert Name Here, Mock the Week, QI, 8 Out of 10 Cats, etc.[...]
Apr 20 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ AIDAN GOATLEY @ Upper Lounge
We hand pick our acts from the best up and coming acts in the UK comedy scene, guaranteeing a brilliant line up.  Watch this space for line-ups!  
Apr 21 @ 12:00pm – 5:00pm
BEGINNERS' COMEDY WRITING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN @ Upper Lounge
Do you ever wonder what it takes to be a comedian? Wondering how to come up with comedy material? Want to increase your confidence? If yes, the beginners comedy writing workshops are for you. We[...]
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Apr 21 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Brighton’s most sophisticated Saturday night comedy club features the city’s best new comics performing not just their stand-up sets, but specially-written stories too! Third Saturday of each month, 8-11pm, £5.  
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Apr 25 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Do you krave for something different? This might be it! A kompilation show of kharacter, Komedy Krackers brings you the kream of alternative komedians to krack you up. A salon of superb, salubrious satirists seconded[...]
QUEERDOM @ Upper Lounge
Apr 28 @ 8:00pm – 10:30pm
QUEERDOM @ Upper Lounge
Queer cabaret hosted by King Sammy Silver, on the last Saturday of every other month. Entry £7 on the door / £5 advance. Watch this space for lineups!    
SIMON CAINE @ Upper Lounge
Apr 29 @ 7:30pm – 9:00pm
SIMON CAINE @ Upper Lounge
Comedian Simon Caine returns to Brighton with a work-in-progress version of his 2018 show. The show itself is about coming to terms with not succeeding in life and slowly realizing you’re the source of your[...]
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
May 2 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Calling all comedians, wannabe ones, people who ‘think’ they’re funny, humans who like to laugh and anyone wanting a free pint…. Brighton’s no.1 Comedy Open Mic is on the 1st Wednesday of every month! 5-15[...]
May 4 @ 6:15pm – May 19 @ 7:15pm
DAVID MILLS: FOCUS PEOPLE! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 4 & Sat 5 May @ 6:15pm • • Fri 18 & Sat 19 May @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) Focus people! Stand-up comic David Mills is back with another free hour of[...]
May 4 @ 7:30pm – May 29 @ 9:35pm
WHEELY WHEELY WHEELY WHEELY WHEELY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 4 & Sat 5 May @ 7:30pm • • Mon 28 & Tue 29 May @ 8:45pm • (50 min) Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely is the dumbest game show ever to grace[...]
May 4 @ 8:45pm – May 6 @ 9:30pm
ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING: FULL VELVET JACKET (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 4 to Sun 6 May @ 8:45pm • (45 min) Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2017 Alasdair Beckett-King returns to this timeline with an inter-dimensional, work in progress stand-up comedy show. “A[...]
May 4 @ 10:00pm – May 5 @ 11:00pm
SAM AND BEN: ALIEMS! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 4 & Sat 5 May @ 10:00pm • (1 hour) Do you believe in… aliems? You may never have seen one but, just like the millions of people who watch Mrs Brown’s Boys[...]
May 4 @ 11:15pm – May 27 @ 1:30am
ON THE EDGE COMEDY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 4 @ 11:15pm • (1 hour) • Fri 11, 18 and 25 May @ 11:15pm • (2 hr 15m including interval) On the Edge Comedy is a Brighton stand-up institution. Running year-round it[...]
May 5 @ 12:30am – May 7 @ 11:00pm
THE CLINIC with GLORIA HOLE & MARK GRIMSHAW (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Late Night Fri 4 & Sat 5 May @ 0:30am • • Sun 6 & Mon 7 May @ 10:00pm • (1 hour) Got an itching problem? Concerned about a rash decision? Join Gloria[...]
May 5 @ 1:15pm – May 27 @ 2:15pm
MATT DUWELL: SNOWFLAKE IT 'TIL YOU MAKE IT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 5 & Sun 6 May @ 1:15pm • • Sat 26 & Sun 27 May @ 1:15pm • (1 hour) Matt Duwell is a snowflake, and he is owning that label (despite thinking[...]
May 5 @ 2:30pm – Jun 2 @ 3:30pm
DAVE FENSOME: DAVE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 5 & 19 May @ 2:30pm • • Sat 2 June @ 2:30pm • (1 hour) Despite his best intentions, Dave Fensome is getting older. If you’ve ever accidentally got older, and been[...]
May 5 @ 3:45pm – Jun 1 @ 11:00pm
MIXED UP HEADS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 5 May @ 3:45pm • • Mon 7 May @ 1:15pm • • Fri 11 May @ 10:00pm • • Sun 13 May @ 1:15pm • • Fri 18 May @ 10:00pm •[...]
May 5 @ 5:00pm – May 21 @ 7:15pm
THE VERY WELL-FED CATERPILLAR @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 5 & Sun 6 May @ 5:00pm • • Mon 21 May @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) The Very Hungry Caterpillar just couldn’t stop eating. He grew and grew until, when all his[...]
FABULON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 5 @ 11:15pm – May 30 @ 11:00pm
FABULON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 5 May @ 11:15pm • • Mon 7 May @ 5:00pm • • Sat 12 & 19 May @ 11:15pm • • Mon 21 May @ 10:00pm • • Sat 26 May @[...]
May 6 @ 2:30pm – May 7 @ 3:30pm
THE PARANTHETICALS: IMPRODYSSEY @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 6 & Mon 7 May @ 2:30pm • (1 hour) The Parentheticals are going on a quest, but where they go and what they seek is entirely up to you! Whatever you choose,[...]
May 6 @ 3:45pm – Jun 3 @ 4:45pm
CHOOSE YOUR OWN COMEDY ADVENTURE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 6 & Mon 7 May @ 3:45pm • • Sat 2 & Sun 3 June @ 3:45pm • (1 hour) A multimedia spectacular from Angel Comedy founder Barry Ferns and Alasdair Beckett-King (Leicester[...]
May 6 @ 6:15pm – Jun 27 @ 7:15pm
GRÁINNE MAGUIRE: I CALL MY VAGINA THE PSYCHOPATH TEST (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 6, 13, 20 & 27 May @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) Gráinne Maguire (as heard on Radio 4′s The Now Show, More Money Than Sense and Breaking The News, writer for The Last[...]
May 6 @ 7:30pm – Jun 3 @ 8:25pm
TROY HAWKE: REMINDED (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 6, 13 & 27 May @ 7:30pm • • Sun 3 June @ 7:30pm • (55 min) I am back in Brighton to give you my take on things you never knew you[...]
May 7 @ 6:15pm – May 9 @ 7:15pm
SARAH KEYWORTH: DARK HORSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 7 to Wed 9 May @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) Rising star Sarah Keyworth, tour support for Stewart Francis and Kerry Godliman, brings an hour of brand new stand-up that shines a light[...]
STEVE BUGEJA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 7 @ 7:30pm – May 8 @ 8:30pm
STEVE BUGEJA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 7 & Tue 8 May @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) Steve Bugeja, as seen on ‘Love Island Aftersun’, Russell Howard’s ‘Stand Up Central’, Radio 4′s ‘Fresh From The Fringe’ and BBC 3′s ‘Top[...]
May 7 @ 8:45pm – May 15 @ 9:45pm
DAVID TERRENCE: MIND SHOW - UNBOXING (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 7 & Tue 8 May @ 8:45pm • • Mon 14 & Tue 15 May @ 8:45pm • (1 hour) Come and have your mind fried, and witness a live unboxing of a[...]
May 8 @ 10:00pm – May 26 @ 11:00pm
IAN LANE: BODILY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 8, Sun 20 & Sat 26 May @ 10:00pm • (1 hour) Ever wondered how to get the most out of that desolate obelisk that is your body? Using paint, placards and xylophone[...]
May 9 @ 7:30pm – Jun 1 @ 8:30pm
HARRIET KEMSLEY'S NEW SHOW (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 9 & Thu 10 May @ 7:30pm • • Thu 31 May & Fri 1 June @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) Harriet’s back in Brighton and she’s brushed her hair specially. You might[...]
May 9 @ 8:45pm – May 30 @ 9:45pm
ADELE CLIFF: SHEEP (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 9 & 16 May @ 8:45pm • • Wed 23 May @ 6:15pm • • Wed 30 May @ 8:45pm • (1 hour) Adele Cliff (Dave’s Top 15 Funniest Jokes of the Fringe[...]
May 10 @ 6:15pm – May 14 @ 7:10pm
OLIVER COLEMAN: VARIATIONS ON A DREAM (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 10 May @ 6:15pm • • Late Night Sat 12 May @ 0:30am • • Mon 14 May @ 6:15pm • (55 min) In music, variation is a formal technique where material is[...]
May 10 @ 8:45pm – May 31 @ 9:45pm
BLONDES ON BICYCLES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 10, 17, 24 & 31 May @ 8:45pm • (1 hour) Blondes on Bicycles is a two handed stand-up comedy show starring Charmaine Davies and Sara Mason, which includes sketch and song. This[...]
May 11 @ 6:15pm – May 12 @ 7:15pm
ROSCO McCLELLAND (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 11 & Sat 12 May @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) It’s been a hell of a year for Rosco McClelland, travelling the world, getting engaged and making new friends in interesting places. Come[...]
May 11 @ 7:30pm – May 12 @ 8:30pm
TWONKEY'S NIGHT TRAIN TO LIECHTENSTEIN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 11 & Sat 12 May @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) The Fringe’s most reliably unusual auteur returns with a new adventure from the peculiar world of Mr Twonkey. What happens when you take[...]
May 11 @ 8:45pm – Jun 3 @ 9:45pm
SEAN McLOUGHLIN: LIVING WELL IS THE BEST REVENGE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 11, Sat 12 & Sun 13 May @ 8:45pm • • Fri 1, Sat 2 & Sun 3 June @ 8:45pm • (1 hour) The battle for happiness has been won but there[...]
May 12 @ 1:15pm – May 27 @ 5:40pm
KELSEY DE ALMEIDA: I'M VERY DIFFERENT PEOPLE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 12, Sat 19 & Sun 20 May @ 1:15pm • • Sun 27 May @ 5:00pm • (40 min) Winner of Southend Comedy Festival’s ‘Best Newcomer’ competition 2017, Kelsey is one of the[...]
May 12 @ 2:30pm – 3:30pm
ADAM LARTER: BOOGIE KNIGHTS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 12 May @ 2:30pm • (1 hour) Just your classic medieval tale told through disco music. Sir Dance-Alot is the last of the Boogie Knights, where have the others gone, can he find[...]
May 12 @ 3:45pm – May 28 @ 3:30pm
AHEM... YOU CAN'T GO AROUND DOING STUFF LIKE THAT! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 12 & Sun 13 May @ 3:45pm • • Sun 27 & Mon 28 May @ 2:30pm • (1 hour) Join Zelem Saydullaev (Squawker 2015 Finalist, South Coast Comedian of the Year 2016[...]
May 12 @ 5:00pm – May 26 @ 6:00pm
DARREN WALSH: MASSIVE PUNT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 12, Sun 13 & Sat 26 May @ 5:00pm • (1 hour) Join Darren Walsh (UK’s first Pun Champion, BBC’s iWonder, Dave’s Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe) on a round-the-world flight, jam-packed with[...]
May 12 @ 10:00pm – Jun 2 @ 11:00pm
ROBIN MORGAN: HONEYMOON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 12 & 19 May @ 10:00pm • • Sat 2 June @ 10:00pm • (1 hour) The second hour show from Robin Morgan, writer for ‘Have I Got News For You’, ‘The News[...]
May 13 @ 2:30pm – Jun 3 @ 3:30pm
JOE WELLS: I HOPE I DIE BEFORE I START VOTING CONSERVATIVE @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 13 May @ 2:30pm • • Sun 3 June @ 2:30pm • (1 hour) Received opinion says we become more right-wing as we get older. Joe Wells (support for Frankie Boyle and Alexei[...]
May 13 @ 10:00pm – May 15 @ 11:00pm
NARIN OZ: BONQRZ (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 13, Mon 14 & Tue 15 May @ 10:00pm • (1 hour) Bonkers stand up comedy show about Making extremely bad decisions for happiness. “Comedy genius or someone who should be sectioned, go[...]
May 14 @ 7:30pm – Jun 1 @ 7:15pm
AMADEUS MARTIN: A HISTORY OF PET HATES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 14 & Tue 15 May @ 7:30pm • • Fri 1 June @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) We all have our list of ‘pet hates’: things that make us enraged, either because we[...]
May 15 @ 6:15pm – May 22 @ 7:05pm
NORTHERN POWER BLOUSE: UP YOUR PROMENADE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 15 & 22 May @ 6:15pm • (50 min) Saunter down the promenade with Northern Power Blouse for a show full of sketches, songs and larger than life characters, all set by the[...]
May 16 @ 6:15pm – May 25 @ 7:15pm
TRISHELLE: OUT OF ORDER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 16 & Thu 17 May @ 6:15pm • • Thu 24 & Fri 25 May @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) ‘Out of Order’ is a show about addiction and not being addicted. Katie[...]
May 16 @ 7:30pm – May 17 @ 8:30pm
DOMINIC HOLLAND: THE GLORY YEAR (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 16 & Thu 17 May @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) A veteran stand-up with countless TV appearances to his name (albeit few of late!) but don’t let this put you off because this[...]
May 18 @ 7:30pm – Jun 2 @ 8:30pm
ADAM HESS: BUBBLES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 18 May @ 7:30pm • • Tue 22 May @ 8:45pm • • Sat 2 June @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) I have grown 2 inches this year and I have no idea[...]
May 18 @ 8:45pm – May 25 @ 9:45pm
JULIET MEYERS: BIKES & DOGS & ROCK & ROLL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 18 & 25 May @ 8:45pm • (1 hour) Juliet, writer on The Sarah Millican Television Programme and 8 Out of 10 Cats, performs her work-in-progress show about loving/cursing both her rescue dog[...]
May 19 @ 3:45pm – May 27 @ 4:45pm
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL A GAME SHOW! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 19 & Sun 20 May @ 3:45pm • • Sat 26 & Sun 27 May @ 3:45pm • (1 hour) Think you know game shows? Think again, as this new show comes to[...]
May 19 @ 5:00pm – May 20 @ 6:00pm
CATHERINE BOHART (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 19 & Sun 20 May @ 5:00pm • (1 hour) Catherine Bohart is the bisexual, OCD daughter of a Catholic deacon and she’s got a hell of a lot to say about it.[...]
May 19 @ 7:30pm – May 20 @ 8:30pm
KATHARINE FERNS IS IN STITCHES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 19 & Sun 20 May @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) Canadian comedian Katharine Ferns (MTV, ichannel) takes you on a comedic journey about the visible and invisible scars of surviving mental illness, domestic[...]
May 19 @ 8:45pm – May 27 @ 9:45pm
LAUGHS WITH TRICKS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 19 & Sun 20 May @ 8:45pm • • Sat 26 & Sun 27 May @ 8:45pm • (1 hour) Comedy magician Stu Turner and comedian and ventriloquist Phil Reid come together for[...]
May 20 @ 12:30am – May 28 @ 7:15pm
ISHI KHAN-JACKSON: I'MMIGRANT! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Late Night Sat 19 May @ 0:30am • • Sun 20 & Sat 26 May @ 2:30pm • • Late Night Sat 26 May @ 0:30am • • Mon 28 May @ 6:15pm •[...]
May 21 @ 7:30pm – May 24 @ 8:30pm
KATHARINE FERNS: BETWEEN ONE FERNS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 21 to Thu 24 May @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) Canadian comedian Katharine Ferns is relentlessly funny with her confessional and brutally honest storytelling style of comedy. With seemingly sweet and innocent charm,[...]
May 21 @ 8:45pm – May 23 @ 9:45pm
FRANK FOUCAULT: SHOES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 21 May @ 8:45pm • • Tue 22 May @ 10:00pm • • Wed 23 May @ 8:45pm • (1 hour) Frank was told it was a good idea to do a theme[...]
May 23 @ 10:00pm – May 25 @ 11:00pm
JAMES BARR: THIRST TAP @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 23 to Fri 25 May @ 10:00pm • (1 hour) 2018 dating is a disaster so it’s time to let the crazy out! MTV presenter, comedian and co-host of the UK’s leading LGBTQ+[...]
MASSIVE DAD (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 25 @ 7:30pm – May 26 @ 8:30pm
MASSIVE DAD (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 25 & Sat 26 May @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) An hour of sketch and stand-up from critically acclaimed sketch group Massive Dad (“Hilarious” **** – The Guardian) with solo material from Tessa[...]
May 26 @ 6:15pm – May 28 @ 5:50pm
PAUL WADE: MORTAL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 26 May @ 6:15pm • • Mon 28 May @ 5:00pm • (50 min) Do you struggle to fit in in an ever-changing world? Does the speed of change make you feel old[...]
IAN SMITH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 28 @ 1:15pm – Jun 3 @ 2:15pm
IAN SMITH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 28 May @ 1:15pm • • Sat 2 & Sun 3 June @ 1:15pm • (1 hour) Ian Smith is a multi-award winning comedian; this is a work in progress of his fifth[...]
May 28 @ 3:45pm – 4:30pm
ZAHRA: WARRIOR NOT PRINCESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 28 May @ 3:45pm • (45 min) Zahra has never stood in front of a mirror and taken a selfie. She’s more likely to stand in front of the mirror and ask herself[...]
May 28 @ 7:30pm – May 30 @ 8:30pm
NATHAN WILLCOCK: HOLLAND, 1980 (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 28 to Wed 30 May @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) Great comedy guy Nathan Willcock presents what promises to be a work in progress show. In this show, he will try and recreate[...]
May 29 @ 6:15pm – May 30 @ 7:05pm
NOW THAT'S WHO I CALL ARCHIE HENDERSON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 29 & Wed 30 May @ 6:15pm • (50 min) On 12 November 2013, Archie Henderson accidentally reached number 98 in the UK Singles Chart. This time, he’s heading straight for number one.[...]
May 31 @ 6:15pm – Jun 1 @ 7:15pm
MATT STELLINGWERF: BACHELOR OF ARTS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 31 May @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) Bachelor of Arts is one comedian’s attempt to find a use for the most useless of tertiary degrees and perhaps, in the process, prove that a[...]
May 31 @ 10:00pm – Jun 3 @ 12:15am
RUFUS & VENDETTA'S NEVER HAVE I EVER... (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 31 May @ 10:00pm • • Fri 1 & Sat 2 June @ 11:15pm • (1 hour) It’s the scandalous drinking game that reveals all the dark secrets about you and your friends.[...]
Jun 2 @ 12:30am – Jun 3 @ 1:30am
DANIEL MUGGLETON: MOUTH BREATHER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Late Night Fri 1 & Sat 2 June @ 0:30am • (1 hour) Daniel Muggleton is an Australian stand-up comedian from Sydney, which is objectively a better city than Melbourne, just trust him. He[...]
Jun 2 @ 12:00pm – Jun 3 @ 1:00pm
HARRIET BRAINE'S APOCALIBRARY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 2 & Sun 3 June @ midday • (1 hour) 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[...]
Jun 2 @ 5:00pm – Jun 3 @ 6:00pm
NEXT BEST THING ON NEXT BEST THING (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 2 & Sun 3 June @ 5:00pm • (1 hour) Parkinson. Corden. Ross. Giants of the late-night chat show. But what’s better than middle-aged men? Deluded young women! Katie and Jay bring you[...]
Jun 2 @ 6:15pm – Jun 3 @ 7:15pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: IF I CAUSED THE FINANCIAL CRASH OF 2008 (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 2 & Sun 3 June @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) Award-winning comedian and ex-banker, Nathan Cassidy, exposes the truth behind the financial crisis of 2008. It was all down to him, if he[...]
Jun 3 @ 10:00pm – 11:00pm
EVERYBODY'S CRAZY... OR MAYBE IT'S JUST ME! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 3 June @ 10:00pm • (1 hour) What do you do when you find yourself in crisis and no one will help? Hold an intervention and help yourself… to the wine! Three generations[...]
Jun 20 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
HAL CRUTTENDEN + TOM WARD @ Upper Lounge
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from veteran stand-up Hal Cruttenden and award-winning newcomer Tom Ward. “In probing the differences between his camp, audience-friendly exterior and his tougher instincts, Cruttenden lets loose sparky thoughts about[...]
Jun 21 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
LOU SANDERS + SARA BARRON @ Upper Lounge
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from brilliant loon Lou Sanders and NYC humorist Sara Barron. “It is a rare treat to see surrealist comedy this good. Sanders’ genius is to keep the audience off[...]
Jul 5 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ANDREW O'NEILL + CANDY GIGI @ Upper Lounge
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from prince of darkness Andrew O’Neill and princess of crazy Candy Gigi. “O’Neill somehow straddles the worlds of both alternative and mainstream expertly. He is a master of his[...]
Jul 10 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ZOE LYONS + SARAH CALLAGHAN @ Upper Lounge
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from Mock the Week regular Zoe Lyons and rising star Sarah Callaghan. “Always fizzling with indignation and throwing out a hugely enjoyable mix of brutal putdowns and richly funny[...]
Jul 17 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ED GAMBLE + MAT EWINS @ Upper Lounge
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from Mock the Week regular Ed Gamble and 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Mat Ewins. “Gamble is a powerful, compelling orator… there’s no mistaking that this is a super[...]

 

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