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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….

BRIGHTON FRINGE: If you’d like to put on a show at the next Brighton Fringe, please apply via Laughing Horse at http://www.brightonfringefest.co.uk/performers.asp

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Mar 23 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm
STAND UP FOR REFUGEES @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
Hope for Refugees cordially invites you to our comedy fundraiser. All of the money raised will go to supporting community based organisations based in Kakuma refugee camp. Hosted by JULIE FLYNN, with our hilarious lineup:[...]
Apr 2 @ 8:00pm – 9:30pm
OFF THE CUFF'S CHAOTIC BIOPIC @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Following three sell-out Fringe runs with hit show ‘Crime and Funishment’ and more than a decade of acclaimed and raucously funny performances, Brighton’s improvised comedy revolutionaries return with a brand new show for 2019! Join[...]
Apr 3 @ 8:00pm – 10:30pm
CROWS COMEDY (OPEN MIC) @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Our monthly open mic comedy club and competition! For a spot, email crowscomedy@gmail.com FREE ENTRY!    
Apr 5 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ JOSH DILLON @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
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! Friday 5th April JOSH DILLON KATHRYN MATHER JADE[...]
Apr 6 @ 7:15pm – 10:00pm
IAIN LEE & KATHERINE BOYLE: THE RABBIT HOLE LIVE @ Upper Lounge
7:15pm
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[...]
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Apr 7 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
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[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Apr 12 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
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.  
Apr 17 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
JENNY COLLIER + JOHN ROBINS @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. JOHN ROBINS is back with his first new hour of stand-up since winning the Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2017. Since then he’s published The Holy Vible with his[...]
Apr 19 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ MAISIE ADAM @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
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! Friday 19th April MAISIE ADAM KEVIN O’CONNELL SOPHIE[...]
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Apr 20 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
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, doors 7:30pm, show 8:00pm. Entry £5 (pay on the door)  
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Apr 21 @ 7:00pm – 10:30pm
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
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.    
Apr 26 @ 8:00pm – 9:30pm
OFF THE CUFF'S CHAOTIC BIOPIC @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Following three sell-out Fringe runs with hit show ‘Crime and Funishment’ and more than a decade of acclaimed and raucously funny performances, Brighton’s improvised comedy revolutionaries return with a brand new show for 2019! Join[...]
SIMON CAINE + TBC @ Upper Lounge
Apr 28 @ 7:00pm – 9:30pm
SIMON CAINE + TBC @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
Simon Caine: Every Room Becomes a Panic Room When You Overthink Enough Simon Caine is interested in the stories we tell ourselves vs the stories other people hear. Why do we always cast ourselves in[...]
May 1 @ 8:00pm – 10:30pm
CROWS COMEDY (OPEN MIC) @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Our monthly open mic comedy club and competition! For a spot, email crowscomedy@gmail.com FREE ENTRY!    
May 3 @ 7:00pm – May 31 @ 7:50pm
GRÁINNE MAGUIRE: IT'S PROBLEMATIC (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Fri 3, Fri 10, Fri 24 & Fri 31 May @ 7:00pm • (50 min) Gráinne Maguire (as seen on BBC1, Dave, Comedy Central, Sky and heard on R3,4,5) returns with a new hour[...]
May 3 @ 8:15pm – May 24 @ 9:15pm
JAY SODAGAR: THE VERY BEST OF JAY SODAGAR (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Fri 3 & Fri 24 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Over 21 Years Jay has built up a powerhouse of sharp political and observational material. This show is the very best of all[...]
May 3 @ 9:30pm – May 4 @ 10:30pm
TWONKEY'S TEN YEAR ITCH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Fri 3 & Sat 4 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Twonkey’s 10th show is about a grotesque cake decorating shop in the Dordogne that has been secretly making fake weather since 1982. Last[...]
May 3 @ 10:45pm – Jun 1 @ 11:45pm
AT LAST, THE MUPPET MEN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
10:45pm
• Fri 3, Sat 4 & Fri 31 May @ 10:45pm • • Sat 1 June @ 10:45pm • (1 hour) “At Last, the Muppet Men”, a show many said would never happen and a[...]
ON THE EDGE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 4 @ 12:45pm – Jun 2 @ 6:45pm
ON THE EDGE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
12:45pm
• Sat 4 & Sun 5 May @ 12:45pm • • Sun 5 May @ 5:45pm • • Mon 6 May @ 12:45pm • • Sat 11 & Sun 12 May @ 12:45pm • •[...]
May 4 @ 2:00pm – Jun 19 @ 3:00pm
FAYE TREACY IS A WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
2:00pm
• Sat 4 May @ 2:00pm • • Mon 6 May @ 5:45pm • • Sat 11, Sat 18 & Sun 19 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) As seen on BBC3 and heard on[...]
May 4 @ 3:15pm – May 6 @ 4:15pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: OBSERVATIONAL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
3:15pm
• Sat 4 to Mon 6 May @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) Award-winning comedian Cassidy with a new show about his crazy year. Nothing was happening, then he joined a new gym and a big,[...]
May 4 @ 4:30pm – May 5 @ 5:30pm
DARREN WALSH: PROGWORKRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
4:30pm
• Sat 4 & Sun 5 May @ 4:30pm • (1 hour) Join Darren (UK’s first Pun Champion, Winner of Dave’s Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe, BBC Edinburgh Presents) for a Work in Progress (progworkress)[...]
May 4 @ 5:45pm – Jun 1 @ 6:45pm
THE BALLAD OF SARAH CALLAGHAN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
5:45pm
• Every Sat in May @ 5:45pm • • Sat 1 June @ 5:45pm • (1 hour) Award-winning comedian Sarah Callaghan, fresh from hugely successful tours of Australia and New Zealand, returns to Brighton with[...]
May 4 @ 7:00pm – May 8 @ 8:00pm
THEODORA VAN DER BEEK: THE ADVENTURES OF THE BEARDED LADY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Sat 4 to Wed 8 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) ‘I’m the Bearded Lady, I’m fearless and I’m shady, I’ve hair on my back and My muscles are stacked, My Adam’s apple is[...]
May 4 @ 8:15pm – May 25 @ 9:15pm
LUCY PEARMAN: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Sat 4 & Sat 25 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Complete idiot Lucy Pearman will be trying out some new ideas. There will be a bag, a song, a leg, some tears and[...]
May 5 @ 2:00pm – Jun 2 @ 3:00pm
PETE STRONG: GREENFINCH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
2:00pm
• Sun 5 & 12 May @ 2:00pm • • Sun 2 June @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) Pete Strong just wants to be happy. But can he be happy? Join him in his new[...]
May 5 @ 8:15pm – May 26 @ 9:15pm
DAVE FENSOME: ADHDAVE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Every Sun in May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Join acclaimed local comic Dave Fensome on a darkly comic journey through his life, reframed through an ADHD diagnosis aged 42! Touching on relationships, mental[...]
May 5 @ 9:30pm – May 19 @ 10:30pm
MERYL O'ROURKE: VANILLA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Sun 5, Sun 12 & Sun 19 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) New show from stand up and BBC’s New World Order writer. In her youth, Meryl was called all sorts of fruity[...]
May 6 @ 2:00pm – May 27 @ 3:00pm
SAM SAVAGE: TRY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
2:00pm
• Mon 6, Sun 26 & Mon 27 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) How do you fit into a chaotic high flying world when all you have ever really wanted from life is a[...]
May 6 @ 4:30pm – May 8 @ 10:30pm
EDY HURST: HURST SCHMURST (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
4:30pm
• Mon 6 May @ 4:30pm • • Tue 7 & Wed 8 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Award-winning comedian Edy Hurst brings his musical comedy, loop pedal nonsense and stand-up to answer the[...]
May 6 @ 8:15pm – May 27 @ 9:15pm
ADELE CLIFF: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Every Mon in May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) A brand new hour of comedy from hilarious stand up Adele Cliff. ‘Dave’s Funniest Jokes of the Fringe’ 2018, 2017 and 2016. “No doubt, she’s[...]
May 6 @ 9:30pm – May 20 @ 8:00pm
STOPH DEMETRIOU: ACTING IN BAD FAITH @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Mon 6 May @ 9:30pm • • Mon 20 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Stoph Demetriou is a comedian and actor with issues (shocker). When Stoph realises that his unhappiness is down to[...]
May 7 @ 8:15pm – May 28 @ 9:15pm
CAROLINE MABEY LEAVES THE ROOM SLOWLY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Every Tue in May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Brand new stand-up from one of the most inventive comic voices in Britain. Caroline Mabey’s husband/boyfriend/partner (whatever!) just quit his accounting job to train as[...]
May 8 @ 8:15pm – May 29 @ 9:15pm
MILO McCABE: REALITY BITES TROY HAWKE! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Wed 8 & Wed 15 May @ 8:15pm • • Wed 22 & Wed 29 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Troy Hawke escaped from his mother’s clutches over four years ago now. The[...]
May 9 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
EMILY McQUADE: IMPISH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Thu 9 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) This is a stand-up comedy show about the joys and pitfalls of having an overactive imagination. Ever seen an apparition in a garage? A magical kingdom[...]
May 9 @ 8:15pm – May 30 @ 9:15pm
BRODI SNOOK: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Thu 9 & Thu 16 May @ 8:15pm • • Thu 23 & Thu 30 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Fast-rising Australian comedian and general smart-arse Brodi Snook takes a break from her[...]
May 9 @ 9:30pm – May 23 @ 10:30pm
SASKIA PRESTON: ABSENT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Thu 9, Thu 16 & Thu 23 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) A work in progress show from professional clothes-wearer Saskia Preston. In this blurb, Saskia will hint that she’s a really cool[...]
ADAM HESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 10 @ 8:15pm – May 31 @ 9:15pm
ADAM HESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Fri 10, Fri 17 & Fri 31 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) New show from me, Adam Hess, who is a very cool comedian from Brighton who then moved to London because they[...]
May 10 @ 9:30pm – May 25 @ 10:30pm
LIAM WITHNAIL: HOMECOMING (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Fri 10 & Sat 11 May @ 9:30pm • • Fri 24 & Sat 25 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Brand new hour of thoughtful and hilarious stand up from the celebrated comic.[...]
May 10 @ 10:45pm – May 18 @ 11:45pm
LAURA-DOE'S VAUDEVILLE OF THE VULVA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
10:45pm
• Fri 10 & Sat 11 May @ 10:45pm • • Fri 17 & Sat 18 May @ 10:45pm • (1 hour) Ever confused a Volvo and a vulva? A G-string and a G-spot? Dripping[...]
May 11 @ 3:15pm – May 27 @ 4:15pm
ANDREA HUBERT: THE GREY AREA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
3:15pm
• Sat 11 & Sun 12 May @ 3:15pm • • Sun 26 & Mon 27 May @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) Andrea Hubert works out some new jokes in front of the (hopefully!) lovely[...]
May 11 @ 4:30pm – 5:20pm
NORTHERN POWER BLOUSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
4:30pm
• Sat 11 May @ 4:30pm • (50 min) Join ‘Northern Power Blouse’ for a sketch show full of heart, songs and massive, massive shoulder pads. Between them, Cassie Atkinson, Kat Butterfield and Charlotte Pearson[...]
May 11 @ 7:00pm – May 16 @ 8:00pm
PEYVAND KHORSANDI: THE UNTIMELY DEATH OF JACK CHOOSELOVE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Sat 11 to Thu 16 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Journalist Peyvand Khorsandi never intended to become an obituaries editor at The Independent, nor did he intend to work for the Daily Mail.[...]
May 11 @ 8:15pm – May 18 @ 9:15pm
NICK HORSEMAN: THE RHYME SCHEME (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Sat 11 & Sat 18 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Over the past year, Nick ‘Horse’ Horseman has got married, survived a 6.9 magnitude earthquake that killed 450 people and given up his[...]
May 12 @ 4:30pm – Jun 2 @ 5:20pm
NICK ELLERAY: JOY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
4:30pm
• Sun 12 & Sat 18 May @ 4:30pm • • Sat 25 May @ 2:00pm • • Sat 1 & Sun 2 June @ 4:30pm • (50 min) Nick Elleray, “quality downbeat comedy” (Chortle),[...]
May 13 @ 9:30pm – May 20 @ 10:30pm
DAVID MILLS: WELCOME TO THE NEXT MOMENT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Mon 13 & Mon 20 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Politics, celebrity, the media, technology, our 24-hour reality television cartoon dystopia. More hilarious rants and raves from the funniest comic you’ve never heard[...]
ART ATTACK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 14 @ 9:30pm – May 22 @ 10:30pm
ART ATTACK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Tue 14 & Wed 15 May @ 9:30pm • • Tue 21 & Wed 22 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Up-and-coming comedians Alex Mason, Riggs, and Tom Smith have come together to present[...]
May 17 @ 7:00pm – May 19 @ 8:00pm
ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING: THE INTERDIMENSIONAL ABK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Fri 17 to Sun 19 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year 2017 Alasdair Beckett-King returns to this timeline with a dimension-hopping stand up comedy show. “A singular and[...]
THE LOL WORD (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 17 @ 9:30pm – May 18 @ 10:30pm
THE LOL WORD (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Fri 17 & Sat 18 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Like comedy? Like queer folk? Then you’ll love this mixed bill of sketch and stand-up stars who are rising through the comedy ranks[...]
May 18 @ 3:15pm – May 25 @ 4:15pm
LESLIE EWING-BURGESSE EXISTS! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
3:15pm
• Sat 18, Sun 19 & Sat 25 May @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) Leslie Ewing-Burgesse did a show last year about being imaginary, and realised along the way that it was a massive manifestation[...]
May 19 @ 4:30pm – May 27 @ 6:45pm
FIONA SAGAR: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
4:30pm
• Sun 19 May @ 4:30pm • • Mon 27 May @ 5:45pm • (1 hour) Fiona Sagar (Funny Women Best Show nominee 2016 and 2017, The Groundlings Comedy Theatre, LA) returns to Brighton Fringe[...]
May 21 @ 7:00pm – May 23 @ 8:00pm
IZZY MANT: POLITE CLUB (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Tue 21 to Thu 23 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) TV comedy producer Izzy (Peep Show, Toast of London, Harry & Paul) has been pathologically tactful all her life. But tonight, that changes…[...]
May 24 @ 10:45pm – May 25 @ 11:45pm
ROBIN MORGAN: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
10:45pm
• Fri 24 & Sat 25 May @ 10:45pm • (1 hour) The third hour show from Robin Morgan (writer for BBC Two’s ‘The Mash Report’, BBC Radio 4’s ‘The News Quiz’, television warm-up for[...]
May 25 @ 4:30pm – May 27 @ 5:30pm
DIRTY WHITE BOYS & ALICE MARSHALL: SUMMERTIME SLAUGHTER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
4:30pm
• Sat 25 to Mon 27 May @ 4:30pm • (1 hour) Welcome to Plankton-On-Sea, your classic British seaside town; donkeys, deckchairs and a deadly monster terrorising the shore. Written and performed by award-winning double[...]
May 25 @ 7:00pm – May 30 @ 8:00pm
NIK COPPIN: SHARK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Sat 25 to Thu 30 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Following more sell-out performances in Europe, Asia and Australia, the UK-based global comedian returns with a new show in which he analyses jokes,[...]
May 26 @ 12:45pm – May 27 @ 1:45pm
MISS SYLVIA SCEPTRE: 13 (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
12:45pm
• Sun 26 & Mon 27 May @ 12:45pm • (1 hour) 13 is a show with magic and mind reading performed by Miss Sylvia Sceptre. Sylvia is a character direct from Victorian London, a[...]
May 26 @ 9:30pm – May 29 @ 10:30pm
DAVID TSONOS: PROFESSIONAL AUDITIONER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Sun 26 to Wed 29 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Stand-up Canadian Comic David Tsonos has been auditioning for acting roles for twenty years. From adverts, TV series, and feature films, he has[...]
May 30 @ 9:30pm – Jun 1 @ 10:30pm
GRANT McLACHLAN: WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE McDONALD? (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Thu 30 & Fri 31 May @ 9:30pm • • Sat 1 June @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) After successfully bribing the Edinburgh Festival 2018 for a 4* review, the self-help group ‘Jane McDonald[...]
Jun 1 @ 2:00pm – Jun 2 @ 10:20pm
"I'M JUST A LITTLE BIT OCD" @ Upper Lounge
2:00pm
• Sat 1 June @ 2:00pm • • Sun 2 June @ 9:30pm • (50 min) Have you ever thought “Wow, I could push that person in front of that train”? As Grace returns from[...]
Jun 1 @ 3:15pm – Jun 2 @ 4:15pm
JANE HILL: ADDICTED TO FUN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
3:15pm
• Sat 1 & Sun 2 June @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) Jane used to be fun. By fun, she means drunk. She’s been sober for 15 years but still misses the buzz of that[...]
Jun 1 @ 7:00pm – Jun 2 @ 8:00pm
IAN LANE: PAPERWEIGHT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Sat 1 & Sun 2 June @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Paperweight. Spatula. Cushioned tea tray. Chicken lattice. Which weapon would you protect your house with? In this work in progress multimedia stand-up comedy[...]
Jun 1 @ 8:15pm – Jun 2 @ 9:15pm
SAM JACOBSEN: HERBERT HOOF - THE MONSTERER!! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Sat 1 & Sun 2 June @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Ever wanted to hunt monsters like Bigfoot, or the Mongolian Death Worm? Professor Herbert Hoof is the best Monsterer this side of Loch[...]
Jun 6 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
DESIREE BURCH + JESSICA FOSTEKEW @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. DESIREE BURCH As seen on The Mash Report and Frankie Boyle’s New World Order. The host of Netflix’s new comedy gameshow Flinch. “An unstoppable force” **** – Chortle[...]
Jun 8 @ 12:00pm – 5:00pm
ELF LYONS'S CLOWN WORKSHOP @ Upper Lounge
12:00pm
Award winning comedian Elf Lyons will be leading a dynamic collaborative 2-day course, focusing on how to devise work, feel out your ‘Clown’ and how to structure a future solo show. Working with forms such[...]
Jun 9 @ 12:00pm – 5:00pm
ELF LYONS'S CLOWN WORKSHOP @ Upper Lounge
12:00pm
Award winning comedian Elf Lyons will be leading a dynamic collaborative 2-day course, focusing on how to devise work, feel out your ‘Clown’ and how to structure a future solo show. Working with forms such[...]
SIR CEDRIC AND FRIENDS!: THE BEGINNING - THE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO BEGIN STAND-UP COMEDY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
The ‘Glutton for Punishment’ World Tour continues! Where is he? Oh dear, here he comes! Exiled from the Southern Hemisphere… From the ashes of the New Zealand and Melbourne Fringe festivals, crawling through the mud of Nelson[...]
Jun 11 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
PAUL SINHA + LAURA LEXX @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. PAUL SINHA Regular panelist on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz and BBC Radio Five Live’s Fighting Talk. Best known as “The Sinnerman” on ITV quiz show The[...]
Jun 12 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
JOSIE LONG + RACHEL FAIRBURN @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. JOSIE LONG Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show nominee. Presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Short Cuts. “An infectious enthusiasm and delight in the ridiculous” **** – The Scotsman[...]
Jun 19 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
JONNY & THE BAPTISTS + ANNIE McGRATH @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. JONNY & THE BAPTISTS Musical comedy duo, fresh from the Lefty Scum tour with Josie Long and Grace Petrie. Ukip attempted to have them banned from UK venues.[...]
Jun 25 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
JEN BRISTER + SARA BARRON @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. JEN BRISTER Award-winning Brighton-based comedian and podcaster. Following up her sell-out run with one of the buzziest shows at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe. “A striking example of how[...]
Jun 26 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
MARK & HAYDN + WILL PENSWICK @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews Will Penswick: Nørdic(k) Full time detective. Part time DJ. Full time Scandinavian. Pætur Pætursson is from the Faroe Islands. A detective in the Tórshavn (that’s the capital city) Police[...]
Jul 1 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
MATT RICHARDSON + LOU SANDERS @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. MATT RICHARDSON Award-winning comedian, and Virgin Radio drivetime presenter. Funniest Show nominee at the 2018 Radio Academy Awards. “A firecracker… hilarious” **** – BroadwayBaby LOU SANDERS Voted Best[...]
Jul 2 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
JOLLYBOAT: BARDS AGAINST HUMANITY @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
Once upon a time, there were two handsome brothers named Tommy and Ed, who played songs – mostly boring songs about girls. One day, inspired by the cult-comedy Amiga game ‘The Secret of Monkey Island’,[...]
Jul 10 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
SPENCER JONES + CANDY GIGI @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. SPENCER JONES Best Show nominee at the 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Co-star of BBC Two sitcom Upstart Crow. “Flamboyantly stoopid… gleeful gormlessness” **** – The Guardian CANDY GIGI[...]
Jul 11 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
CIARÁN DOWD + HARRY AND CHRIS @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. CIARÁN DOWD 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner for Best Newcomer. One-third of critically-acclaimed sketch group Beasts. “Riotously hilarious… phenomenally energetic” **** – BroadwayBaby HARRY AND CHRIS Comedy-rap-jazz duo,[...]
Jul 17 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
AHIR SHAH + GLENN MOORE @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. AHIR SHAH Best Show nominee at the 2017 & 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Awards. “A blazing talent firing on all cylinders” ***** – Daily Telegraph “A performer at the[...]
Jul 18 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
ANDREW O'NEILL + BEN VAN DER VELDE @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. ANDREW O’NEILL Award-winning genderqueer occult comedian, steampunk musician and heavy metal historian. “His inventive skill with language really is at times on a par with the best of[...]
Jul 23 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
TONY LAW + STUART LAWS @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. TONY LAW Absurdist Canadian comic and 2018 Chortle Award Event of the Year winner, for The Battle for Icetopia. “If you miss The Mighty Boosh or early Vic[...]
Jul 24 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
TOM ROSENTHAL + MAISIE ADAM @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double bill of Edinburgh comedy previews. TOM ROSENTHAL Star of ITV2’s Plebs and Channel 4’s Friday Night Dinner. As seen on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle and Drunk History. “Like a young Mark Watson, he[...]
Sep 18 @ 7:45pm – 9:30pm
SIMON BRODKIN: LET ME INTRODUCE MYSELF @ Upper Lounge
7:45pm
You may know him as “Comedy legend”* Lee Nelson or as the “unfunny pillock”** who gave Theresa May a P45, but you won’t know him as “Tiny Jew”*** Simon Brodkin. After three hugely successful series[...]

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