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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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May 20 @ 1:15pm – May 27 @ 5:40pm
KELSEY DE ALMEIDA: I'M VERY DIFFERENT PEOPLE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
1:15pm
• 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 20 @ 2:30pm – May 28 @ 7:15pm
ISHI KHAN-JACKSON: I'MMIGRANT! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
2:30pm
• 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 20 @ 3:45pm – May 27 @ 4:45pm
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL A GAME SHOW! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
3:45pm
• 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 20 @ 5:00pm – 6:00pm
CATHERINE BOHART: IMMACULATE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
5:00pm
• 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 20 @ 6:15pm – May 27 @ 7:15pm
GRÁINNE MAGUIRE: I CALL MY VAGINA THE PSYCHOPATH TEST (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
6:15pm
• 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 20 @ 7:30pm – 8:30pm
KATHARINE FERNS IS IN STITCHES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
• 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 20 @ 8:45pm – May 27 @ 9:45pm
LAUGHS WITH TRICKS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:45pm
• 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 @ 10:00pm – May 26 @ 11:00pm
IAN LANE: BODILY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
10:00pm
• 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 21 @ 6:15pm – Jun 21 @ 7:15pm
THE VERY WELL-FED CATERPILLAR @ Upper Lounge
6:15pm
• 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[...]
May 21 @ 7:30pm – May 24 @ 8:30pm
KATHARINE FERNS: BETWEEN ONE FERNS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
• 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
8:45pm
• 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[...]
FABULON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 21 @ 11:15pm – May 30 @ 11:00pm
FABULON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
11:15pm
• 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 22 @ 6:15pm – 7:05pm
NORTHERN POWER BLOUSE: UP YOUR PROMENADE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
6:15pm
• 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 22 @ 8:45pm – Jun 2 @ 8:30pm
ADAM HESS: BUBBLES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:45pm
• 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 23 @ 6:15pm – May 30 @ 9:45pm
ADELE CLIFF: SHEEP (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
6:15pm
• 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 23 @ 10:00pm – May 25 @ 11:00pm
JAMES BARR: THIRST TRAP @ Upper Lounge
10:00pm
• 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+[...]
May 24 @ 6:15pm – May 25 @ 7:15pm
TRISHELLE: OUT OF ORDER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
6:15pm
• 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 24 @ 8:45pm – May 31 @ 9:45pm
BLONDES ON BICYCLES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:45pm
• 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[...]
MASSIVE DAD (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 25 @ 7:30pm – May 26 @ 8:30pm
MASSIVE DAD (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
• 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 25 @ 8:45pm – 9:45pm
JULIET MEYERS: BIKES & DOGS & ROCK & ROLL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:45pm
• 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 25 @ 11:15pm – May 26 @ 1:30am
ON THE EDGE COMEDY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
11:15pm
• 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 26 @ 1:15pm – May 27 @ 2:15pm
MATT DUWELL: SNOWFLAKE IT 'TIL YOU MAKE IT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
1:15pm
• 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 26 @ 5:00pm – 6:00pm
DARREN WALSH: MASSIVE PUNT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
5:00pm
• 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 26 @ 6:15pm – May 28 @ 5:50pm
PAUL WADE: MORTAL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
6:15pm
• 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[...]
May 27 @ 2:30pm – May 28 @ 3:30pm
AHEM... YOU CAN'T GO AROUND DOING STUFF LIKE THAT! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
2:30pm
• 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 27 @ 7:30pm – Jun 3 @ 8:25pm
TROY HAWKE: REMINDED (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
• 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 28 @ 1:15pm – Jun 3 @ 2:15pm
IAN SMITH: CRAFT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
1:15pm
• 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
3:45pm
• 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
7:30pm
• 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 28 @ 8:45pm – 9:35pm
WHEELY WHEELY WHEELY WHEELY WHEELY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:45pm
• Fri 4 & Sat 5 May @ 7:30pm • • Mon 28 May @ 8:45pm • (50 min) NB: Instead of Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely, Stephanie Laing will be previewing her new solo[...]
May 29 @ 6:15pm – May 30 @ 7:05pm
NOW THAT'S WHO I CALL ARCHIE HENDERSON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
6:15pm
• 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 29 @ 8:45pm – 9:45pm
STEPHANIE LAING: QUITTER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:45pm
• Tue 29 May @ 8:45pm • (1 hour) NB: This replaces the planned final performance of Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely, due to Paul McGarrity’s unavailability. A preview of Stephanie’s new solo stand-up show,[...]
May 31 @ 6:15pm – Jun 1 @ 7:15pm
MATT STELLINGWERF: BACHELOR OF ARTS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
6:15pm
• 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 @ 7:30pm – Jun 1 @ 8:30pm
HARRIET KEMSLEY'S NEW SHOW (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
• 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 31 @ 10:00pm – Jun 3 @ 12:15am
RUFUS & VENDETTA'S NEVER HAVE I EVER... (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
10:00pm
• 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 1 @ 6:15pm – 7:15pm
AMADEUS MARTIN: A HISTORY OF PET HATES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
6:15pm
• 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[...]
Jun 1 @ 8:45pm – Jun 3 @ 9:45pm
SEAN McLOUGHLIN: LIVING WELL IS THE BEST REVENGE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:45pm
• 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[...]
Jun 1 @ 10:00pm – 11:00pm
MIXED UP HEADS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
10:00pm
• 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 •[...]
Jun 2 @ 12:30am – Jun 3 @ 1:30am
DANIEL MUGGLETON: MOUTH BREATHER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
12:30am
• 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
12:00pm
• 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 @ 2:30pm – 3:30pm
DAVE FENSOME: DAVE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
2:30pm
• 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[...]
BARRY AND ALASDAIR'S NON-TRADEMARK-INFRINGING COMEDY ADVENTURE (WHERE THE AUDIENCE CHOOSES) (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
3:45pm
• 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[...]
Jun 2 @ 5:00pm – Jun 3 @ 6:00pm
NEXT BEST THING ON NEXT BEST THING (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
5:00pm
• 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
6:15pm
• 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 2 @ 10:00pm – 11:00pm
ROBIN MORGAN: HONEYMOON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
10:00pm
• 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[...]
Jun 3 @ 2:30pm – 3:30pm
JOE WELLS: I HOPE I DIE BEFORE I START VOTING CONSERVATIVE @ Upper Lounge
2:30pm
• 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[...]
Jun 3 @ 10:00pm – 11:00pm
EVERYBODY'S CRAZY... OR MAYBE IT'S JUST ME! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
10:00pm
• 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[...]
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Jun 6 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
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[...]
QUEER AS FVCK @ Upper Lounge
Jun 7 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm
QUEER AS FVCK @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A night of queer stand-up comedy, hosted by HANS EUFF, and featuring: BRENT WOOD ALI HANNON LYDIA EAST-SLOPE ANCHOVY Entry £6 (£5 concessions) – pay on the door
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Jun 8 @ 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.  
BITTER SOUR: DIVAS @ Upper Lounge
Jun 9 @ 8:00pm – 10:30pm
BITTER SOUR: DIVAS @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Well you wanted a twist? Bitter Sour is back once again and this time we’re channeling our inner Divas! Who will reign supreme? will it be the power pop ballads of Britney and Christina? The[...]
Jun 14 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
LOLLY ADEFOPE + ADAM HESS @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from character comic and Taskmaster loser Lolly Adefope, and hyperactive motormouth Adam Hess. “A comedic character actor who doesn’t stop for breath once, Adefope sweeps between characters seamlessly, creating[...]
Jun 15 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ MARTIN WRATTEN @ 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!
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Jun 16 @ 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, 8-11pm, £5.  
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Jun 17 @ 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.    
Jun 19 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
LUCY PORTER + ELF LYONS @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from Fringe veteran Lucy Porter and 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Elf Lyons. “Lucy Porter has been appearing at the Fringe for well over a decade and you know[...]
Jun 20 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
HAL CRUTTENDEN + TOM WARD @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
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
7:30pm
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[...]
Jun 23 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
THE SHIPPING FORECAST & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
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[...]
Jun 26 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
PAUL SINHA + LUCY FREDERICK @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from TV quizzer, stand-up and former doctor Paul Sinha and “writer, actor and fat model” (her words) Lucy Frederick. “Comedy gold – be it his dealings in his day[...]
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Jun 27 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
7:45pm
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
Jun 30 @ 8:00pm – 10:30pm
QUEERDOM @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
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!    
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Jul 1 @ 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[...]
Jul 3 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
TONY LAW + DARREN HARRIOTT @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from former Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Tony Law and last year’s Best Newcomer nominee Darren Harriott. “If you miss The Mighty Boosh or early Vic and Bob you will[...]
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Jul 4 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
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[...]
Jul 5 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ANDREW O'NEILL + CAROLINE MABEY @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from prince of darkness Andrew O’Neill and the somewhat demented Caroline Mabey. “O’Neill somehow straddles the worlds of both alternative and mainstream expertly. He is a master of his[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Jul 6 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE @ 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!  
Jul 10 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ZOE LYONS + SARAH CALLAGHAN @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
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 11 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ROBIN INCE + JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from The Infinite Monkey Cage’s Robin Ince, and Alternative Comedy Memorial Society co-founder John-Luke Roberts. “Robin Ince has never been your average comedian. If you didn’t know any better,[...]
Jul 12 @ 7:30pm – 9:00pm
PITY LAUGHS: A TALE OF TWO GAYS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
MORE PERVERTED, MORE DEPRESSED, MORE JOKES…THE GAYS ARE BACK! “The first true gem of the 2017 Fringe.” (Broadway Baby ★★★★★) Mark’s parents are dead. That’s not a joke, though it is really funny. He and[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Jul 13 @ 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.  
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Jul 15 @ 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.    
Jul 17 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ED GAMBLE + MAT EWINS @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
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[...]
Jul 18 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
NISH KUMAR + ANGELA BARNES @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from The Mash Report’s anchorman, Nish Kumar, and The News Quiz newest sharp-tongued star, Angela Barnes. “If you like your comedy to be intelligent, inventive, thought-provoking and delivered with[...]
Jul 19 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
NISH KUMAR + SUZI RUFFELL @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from The Mash Report’s anchorman, Nish Kumar, and Portsmouth’s greatest export, Suzi Ruffell. “If you like your comedy to be intelligent, inventive, thought-provoking and delivered with a passion, urgency[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Jul 20 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE @ 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!  
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Jul 21 @ 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, 8-11pm, £5.  
Jul 22 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
THE BLEEDING OBVIOUS presents RAINBOW HEART @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
“Life is never quite as straight as it seems…” What happens when you tumble out of the closet and find yourself trying to work out exactly where you are on the gender and sexuality spectrum?[...]
Jul 24 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
JUSTIN MOORHOUSE + ANDY FIELD @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from one of Manchester’s top stand-ups, Justin Moorhouse, and BBC New Comedy Award 2017 finalist Andy Field. “Here was not a moment without laughter. [Justin] smashed the hour out[...]
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Jul 25 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
7:45pm
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[...]
Jul 31 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
SEANN WALSH + JAKE LAMBERT @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A double-bill of Edinburgh comedy previews, from Brighton boy done good, Seann Walsh, and up-and-coming youngster Jake Lambert. “Seann Walsh is a brilliant observational comic, with an ability to tease out the comicality of even[...]
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Aug 1 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
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
Aug 3 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE @ 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!  
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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.  
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Aug 17 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE @ 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!  
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Aug 18 @ 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, 8-11pm, £5.  
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Aug 19 @ 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.    
QUEERDOM @ Upper Lounge
Aug 25 @ 8:00pm – 10:30pm
QUEERDOM @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
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!    
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Aug 29 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
7:45pm
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
Sep 2 @ 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[...]
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Sep 5 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
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
Sep 7 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE @ 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!  
Sep 8 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
THE SHIPPING FORECAST & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
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
Sep 14 @ 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.  
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Sep 15 @ 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, 8-11pm, £5.  
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Sep 16 @ 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.    
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Sep 21 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE @ 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!  
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Sep 26 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
7:45pm
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[...]

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