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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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Mar 29 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS w/ SIMON PLOTKIN @ 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 31 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
SAM PRIOR: UP CLOSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
After a successful run of cabaret and stage shows in 2016 Sam Prior is returning to the Caroline of Brunswick for a run of close up magic evenings. Come and witness classic and original magic[...]
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Apr 2 @ 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[...]
Apr 3 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
JOHN ROBINS + JONNY PELHAM (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
JOHN ROBINS Currently best known for his radio and live double-act with Elis James, John is an award-winning stand-up with seven Edinburgh Fringe shows under his belt. “One of the most naturally gifted I’ve seen”[...]
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 Tuesday of every month! 5-15[...]
Apr 5 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
ELLIE TAYLOR + CAROLINE MABEY (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
ELLIE TAYLOR Formerly best known as the host of BBC Three’s Snog Marry Avoid, Ellie’s stand-up has gone from strength to strength in recent years, and it’s always a joy to have her on board![...]
Apr 6 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
IVO GRAHAM + PHIL JERROD (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
IVO GRAHAM The youngest ever winner of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny award, Ivo is an apologetic Eton and Oxford alumnus who’s recently been seen on Mock the Week. PHIL JERROD Phil’s third[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Apr 7 @ 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!  
SILLY SATURDAYS @ Upper Lounge
Apr 8 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
SILLY SATURDAYS @ Upper Lounge
Great stand-up comedy, on the second and last Saturdays of every month, with regular hosts including CHARMAINE DAVIES and JIM GRANT! Watch this space for lineups. Tickets £7/£6
Apr 10 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
ADAM HESS + BILAL ZAFAR (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
ADAM HESS Probably the fastest-talking comic you’ll ever see, Adam was nominated in 2015 as Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer, and his 2016 Edinburgh show sold out its entire run. “Out-and-hilarious” ****½ (Chortle). BILAL ZAFAR[...]
Apr 12 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
ED GAMBLE + GLENN MOORE (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
ED GAMBLE A regular on Mock the Week since 2015, and Georgie in E4’s comedy documentary series Almost Royal, Ed is just as home on the stage as he is on TV. **** (The Scotsman).[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Apr 14 @ 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.  
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Apr 15 @ 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.  
SMUT SLAM @ Upper Lounge
Apr 16 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
SMUT SLAM @ Upper Lounge
Smut Slam is a community open mic featuring real-life first-person sex stories. There are judges and prizes, and a chance to participate anonymously with the Fuckbucket (anonymous questions and confessions). Smut Slam has been recognised[...]
Apr 17 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
CANCELLED: JO NEARY & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
Due to Easter holidays, Jo Neary & Friends will not be taking place this month as previously billed. Apologies for any inconvenience. The show will return in June!  
Apr 19 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
RACHEL PARRIS + EVELYN MOK (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
RACHEL PARRIS Musical comedian, member of award-winning improv troupe Austentatious, and Murder in Successville regular, Rachel is a multi- talented and brilliant comic, not to be missed! EVELYN MOK The best thing to come out[...]
Apr 20 @ 9:00pm – 11:00pm
BITTER SOUR presents: REBIRTH @ Upper Lounge
It’s the time of the year where the warmth returns to the land and we celebrate the birth of a new sun and some people like to eat chocolate eggs. So come one, come all,[...]
Apr 23 @ 5:00pm – 6:00pm
OFF THE CUFF: CRIME AND FUNISHMENT @ Upper Lounge
Brighton’s improvised comedy favourites return to present another series of impromptu detective dramas packed with colourful characters, lurid plots and hilarious escapades. A completely new episode is created each night from audience suggestions, making for[...]
Apr 25 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
SUZI RUFFELL + THE TWO STUPIDS (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
SUZI RUFFELL One half of the Like Minded Friends podcast, Suzi is known for celebrating her working-class roots while captivating crowds with her engrossing tales of social ineptitude. THE TWO STUPIDS Michael Legge and Caroline[...]
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Apr 26 @ 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[...]
Apr 28 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
SAM PRIOR: UP CLOSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
After a successful run of cabaret and stage shows in 2016 Sam Prior is returning to the Caroline of Brunswick for a run of close up magic evenings. Come and witness classic and original magic[...]
SILLY SATURDAYS @ Upper Lounge
Apr 29 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
SILLY SATURDAYS @ Upper Lounge
Great stand-up comedy, on the second and last Saturdays of every month, with regular hosts including CHARMAINE DAVIES and JIM GRANT! Watch this space for lineups. Tickets £7/£6
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 Tuesday of every month! 5-15[...]
May 3 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
JOHN ROBERTSON + JAVIER JARQUIN (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
JOHN ROBERTSON The hyperactive and macabre Aussie creator of hit interactive YouTube game (4 million hits and counting!) and live show The Dark Room is back with another trip into dark places most comedians would[...]
ROBIN MORGAN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 5 @ 6:15pm – 7:15pm
ROBIN MORGAN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 5 May @ 6:15pm • Robin Morgan (writer for Have I Got News For You, Newzoids, The News Quiz and The Now Show) is back with a brand new hour. Last year he[...]
May 5 @ 7:30pm – May 6 @ 8:30pm
SAM & BEN: SHNOZZLEBALLERS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 5 May & Sat 6 May @ 7:30pm • Sam and Ben (two-thirds of The One-Eyed Men) fled a supernatural wizard realm 700 years ago, after being challenged to a deadly game of[...]
May 5 @ 8:45pm – May 12 @ 9:45pm
STELLA GRAHAM: RAGE AGAINST THE UNCLEAN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 5 May & Fri 12 May @ 8:45pm • Coventry-born Stella Graham returns to Brighton to declare what it’s like to be a bully. If you were raised by a bully and became[...]
May 5 @ 10:00pm – May 21 @ 11:00pm
SEAN McLOUGHLIN: YOU CAN'T IGNORE ME FOREVER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 5 May to Sun 7 May @ 10:00pm • • Fri 19 May to Sun 21 May @ 10:00pm • “One brilliant punchline after another” ​★★★★ – List “Hilarious and painfully revelatory” ​★★★★[...]
May 5 @ 11:15pm – May 7 @ 12:15am
NATHAN WILLCOCK: STATE OF THE NATHAN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 5 May & Sat 6 May @ 11:15pm • Nathan Willcock, Chortle Student Comedian runne-up, brings his stand up show to the Brighton Fringe. It’ll be really funny. It’ll most likely be about[...]
May 6 @ 12:30am – May 27 @ 1:30am
(Late Night Friday) SARA MASON: A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO BONDAGE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Late Night every Friday in May @ 12:30am • A hilarious and naughty romp through the world of fetish. Have you seen 50 Shades of Grey? Are you fetish-curious? Do you ever feel like[...]
May 6 @ 1:15pm – 2:15pm
JOE WELLS: I HOPE I DIE BEFORE I START VOTING CONSERVATIVE @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 6 May @ 1:15pm • Apparently we all get more right wing as we get older. This is a show about trying to mature without losing your faith in creating a better society.[...]
May 6 @ 2:30pm – May 28 @ 2:15pm
MIRANDA KANE'S FLYING PENIS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 6 May & Sun 7 May @ 2:30pm • • Sat 27 May @ 3:45pm • • Sun 28 May @ 1:15pm • Miranda has been trying to get a flying penis for[...]
May 6 @ 3:45pm – 4:45pm
JANE HILL: COW (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 6 May @ 3:45pm • Jane’s a bit of a cow. Mardy cow, lazy cow, selfish cow, evil cow – she’s described herself as all these things at some point in her life.[...]
May 6 @ 5:00pm – May 28 @ 6:00pm
JAMES BENNISON: HOW TO BE A WINNER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Every Sat & Sun in May @ 5:00pm • James Bennison. Comedian. Winner. Over the years he has won the IYAF Brighton Fringe Stand Up Comedy Award 2015, but more importantly he has won[...]
May 6 @ 6:15pm – May 27 @ 7:15pm
LUCY PEARMAN: WIP & A CABBAGE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 6 May, Sat 13 May & Sat 27 May @ 6:15pm • “Traditionally, unmarried girls were sent into the veg garden to choose the ‘perfect’ cabbage.” (Anon) Lucy Pearman presents a work in[...]
May 6 @ 8:45pm – May 20 @ 9:45pm
ATHENA KUGBLENU: REALITY CHECK @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 6 May, Sat 13 May & Sat 20 May @ 8:45pm • BBC New Comedy Award Finalist Athena Kugblenu has an opinion on everything. She covers politics, race, feminism and everything in between.[...]
May 7 @ 12:30am – May 28 @ 1:30am
(Late Night Saturday) JAMES BENNISON: TINDER LIVE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Late Night every Saturday in May @ 12:30am • Award-winning comedian James Bennison has finally completed Tinder (at its highest difficulty setting) and wants to help his friends find love too. Come and watch[...]
May 7 @ 1:15pm – Jun 3 @ 2:15pm
DAVID McIVER: STOP IT DAVID, WE ARE HAVING TOO MUCH FUN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 7 May @ 1:15pm • • Sat 27 May @ 1:15pm • • Sat 3 June @ 1:15pm • David McIver is one of the most fun guys around these days. Come see[...]
May 7 @ 3:45pm – May 21 @ 9:45pm
JESSICA FOSTEKEW: YOU KNOW WHAT I DID LAST SUMMER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 7 May @ 3:45pm • • Sat 13 May & Sun 14 May @ 2:30pm • • Sun 21 May @ 8:45pm • This time last year one comedian did two notable things.[...]
May 7 @ 6:15pm – May 31 @ 7:15pm
ANDREA HUBERT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 7 May & Mon 8 May @ 6:15pm • • Tue 30 May & Wed 31 May @ 6:15pm • From unexpectedly erotic massages that were not what she paid for, to blind[...]
May 7 @ 7:30pm – May 28 @ 8:30pm
TROY HAWKE: A HAWKE NEEDS BOTH WINGS... (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Every Sunday in May @ 7:30pm • Naive home-schooled 1930s throwback Troy Hawke looks at political extremism from his unique rose tinted perspective. Using his wonderful sepia-tinted outlook, he joyfully sees the good, the[...]
May 7 @ 8:45pm – Jun 4 @ 3:30pm
BRODI SNOOK & DAVE FENSOME: PARANOID (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 7 May @ 8:45pm • • Late Night Fri 2 June @ 12:30am • • Sat 3 June & Sun 4 June @ 2:30pm • Just because you’re paranoid, it don’t mean they’re[...]
May 8 @ 7:30pm – May 15 @ 8:30pm
HARRIET KEMSLEY: FREAK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 8 May @ 7:30pm • • Sun 14 May @ 8:45pm • • Mon 15 May @ 7:30pm • Multi award-winning idiot stand up Harriet had a good 2016. She played Daisy Ronson[...]
May 8 @ 8:45pm – Jun 1 @ 9:45pm
STEVE BUGEJA: SUMMER CAMP (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 8 May & Tue 9 May @ 8:45pm • • Wed 31 May & Thu 1 June @ 8:45pm • Steve Bugeja, as seen on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central and heard on[...]
May 8 @ 10:00pm – May 10 @ 11:00pm
ARIELLE SOUMA & VICTORIA HOWDEN: LADIES MARMALADE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 8 May to Wed 10 May @ 10:00pm • A reminder that comedy is more than what you see on TV: different shapes, personalities, and outspoken! ARIELLE SOUMA Finalist, So You Think You’re[...]
AMY GLEDHILL & DAVID CALLAGHAN: GLEDHILL & CALLAGHAN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 9 May @ 6:15pm • A new hour of stand up between David Callaghan and Amy Gledhill. From BBC Radio’s Jesting About Finalist, JokeNation International Competition 2015 Winner, Red24 New Act of the[...]
May 9 @ 7:30pm – May 10 @ 8:30pm
RAHUL KOHLI: A NOT SO CHUBBY BROWN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 9 May & Wed 10 May @ 7:30pm • Brexit, Trump, your mam: the world is in turmoil. Increasing divisions, battle lines being drawn. Centuries of liberal progress being ripped back. The left[...]
LUISA OMIELAN: THE INTERLUDE - POLITICS FOR BITCHES - WHAT WOULD MARY MAGDALENE DO?! @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 10 May to Fri 12 May @ 6:15pm • • Sat 13 May & Sun 14 May @ 3:45pm • • Mon 15 May to Wed 17 May @ 6:15pm • New work-in-progress[...]
May 10 @ 8:45pm – May 24 @ 8:30pm
PAUL McCAFFREY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 10 May & Thu 11 May @ 8:45pm • • Tue 23 May & Wed 24 May @ 7:30pm • Paul McCaffrey returns to the Brighton Fringe after his packed-out run in 2016.[...]
May 11 @ 7:30pm – May 26 @ 7:15pm
SIMON CAINE: LAUGHTER IS THE BEST PLACEBO (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 11 May, Thu 18 May & Thu 25 May @ 7:30pm • • Fri 26 May @ 6:15pm • My life is a constant search for emotional and electric outlets. If you can[...]
May 11 @ 10:00pm – May 13 @ 11:00pm
AMY HOWERSKA: SMASHCAT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 11 May to Sat 13 May @ 10:00pm • Fresh from her sell out 5-star Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Welsh/Jewish/Polish/Irish, BBC box-ticking wet dream Amy Howerska brings you an hour of unfiltered comedy stuffing.[...]
May 12 @ 7:30pm – May 27 @ 8:30pm
STUART BLACK: FLEA CIRCUS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 12 May & Sat 13 May @ 7:30pm • • Sun 14 May @ 6:15pm • • Fri 19 May & Sat 20 May @ 7:30pm • • Sun 21 May @ 6:15pm[...]
May 12 @ 11:15pm – May 20 @ 12:15am
HAVEN'T A CLUE..! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 12 May & Sat 13 May @ 11:15pm • • Fri 19 May & Sat 20 May @ 11:15pm • Think you know charades? Think again! Back for a third year, after its[...]
May 13 @ 12:30pm – May 14 @ 1:00pm
HERMAN THE GERMAN: HERMAN'S HALF HOUR (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 13 May & Sun 14 May @ 12:30pm • Herman’s Half Hour is Herman’s hotly anticipated Brighton debut show, a compilation of stand-up, cabaret/satire and a kraut-pleasing interactive song. A coming together of[...]
May 13 @ 1:15pm – May 21 @ 2:15pm
A BIT OF MAGIC with STU & FRIENDS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 13 May & Sun 14 May @ 1:15pm • • Sat 20 May & Sun 21 May @ 1:15pm • Bringing together the best magic, comedy, and cabaret acts at Brighton Fringe, comedy[...]
May 14 @ 10:00pm – May 17 @ 11:00pm
MATT DUWELL: A PESSIMIST'S GUIDE TO BEING HAPPY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 14 May to Wed 17 May @ 10:00pm • Are you, do you know or have you ever been a pessimist? Are you, have you been or do you want to be happy?[...]
May 15 @ 8:45pm – May 18 @ 9:45pm
DAVID TERRENCE: FRIED MIND SHOW (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 15 May to Thu 18 May @ 8:45pm • Mind Reader David Terrence shows how it is possible to divine thoughts and memories of the spectators selected from the audience. No dead relatives[...]
May 16 @ 7:30pm – Jun 4 @ 6:00pm
WOOF WOOF MEOW MEOW (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 16 May & Wed 17 May @ 7:30pm • • Sat 3 June & Sun 4 June @ 5:00pm • Woof Woof Meow Meow is a stand-up comedy show brought to you by[...]
May 18 @ 6:15pm – May 20 @ 7:15pm
THE ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING MYSTERIES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 18 May to Sat 20 May @ 6:15pm • Alasdair Beckett-King is a legendary comedian, in that there is little historical evidence he exists. But he does exist. He’s an award-winning stand-up comedian[...]
May 18 @ 10:00pm – May 23 @ 11:00pm
JAMES LOVERIDGE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 18 May @ 10:00pm • • Mon 22 May & Tue 23 May @ 10:00pm • Voted “One to Watch” at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2016 and Nominated for Amused Moose Best Show[...]
May 19 @ 8:45pm – 9:45pm
ROBIN MORGAN: FREE MAN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 19 May @ 8:45pm • The “utterly hilarious and utterly heartwarming” debut hour of stand-up from Robin Morgan (writer for Have I Got News for You, Mock the Week and The News Quiz).[...]
May 20 @ 2:30pm – May 25 @ 9:45pm
JOHN HASTINGS WORKS!!!! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 20 May & Sun 21 May @ 2:30pm • • Mon 22 May to Thu 25 May @ 8:45pm • John Hastings is a fence-sitting former drag queen. Or is he…? (He is!)[...]
May 20 @ 3:45pm – May 21 @ 4:35pm
NEXT BEST THING: HOW TO BE GOOD AT EVERYTHING (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 20 May & Sun 21 May @ 3:45pm • Do you lack basic skills? Do you want to be good at everything? Did you expect a third question? Then you should watch How[...]
May 22 @ 6:15pm – May 24 @ 7:15pm
PHIL JERROD: SUBMERGED (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 22 May to Wed 24 May @ 6:15pm • Phil Jerrod’s third debut show isn’t written yet. But so far it seems to be about how it’s still worth trying to be happy,[...]
May 22 @ 7:30pm – May 29 @ 8:30pm
NORTHERN POWER BLOUSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 22 May & Mon 29 May @ 7:30pm • Join Northern Power Blouse as they bring you a sketch show full of heart, songs and massive, massive shoulder pads. Credits include Radio 4[...]
May 24 @ 10:00pm – May 25 @ 11:00pm
SAMANTHA PRESSDEE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 24 May & Thu 25 May @ 10:00pm • A bittersweet tale of political awakening. With nothing left to lose but everything to fight for, Samantha followed Russell Brand onto the frontline of[...]
May 25 @ 6:15pm – 7:15pm
JONNY AWSUM: HONEY, I PROMISED THE KID (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 25 May @ 6:15pm • A comedic whirlwind, Jonny has a special feel-good brand of musical comedy. He is the gag-slinging guitar hero – audience members don’t just leave entertained, they leave as[...]
May 26 @ 8:45pm – May 28 @ 9:45pm
AMADEUS MARTIN: BINGE THINKING (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 26 May to Sun 28 May @ 8:45pm • Binge thinking: an excessive amount of thinking in a short period of time, or thinking too quickly. Because everyone is different, it is not[...]
May 26 @ 10:00pm – May 29 @ 11:00pm
WISEBOWM: THE STRUGGLE IS REAL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 26 May to Mon 29 May @ 10:00pm • Wisebowm: The Struggle Is Real is a comedy rap musical about urban poet Wisebowm, a working class guy who falls in love with a[...]
May 26 @ 11:15pm – May 28 @ 4:45pm
LOVEHARD: MURDERED BY MURDER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 26 May & Sat 27 May @ 11:15pm • • Sun 28 May @ 3:45pm • 1934. Devon. Six old friends. Exposition. A small get-together at the household of Lord and Lady Titan,[...]
May 27 @ 2:30pm – Jun 4 @ 8:30pm
FIONA SAGAR: SAGAR MEGA DRIVE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 27 May @ 2:30pm • • Mon 29 May @ 5:00pm • • Sun 4 June @ 7:30pm • Fiona Sagar (fresh from The Groundlings, Los Angeles) makes her Brighton debut with a[...]
May 28 @ 2:30pm – May 29 @ 3:30pm
JACK LEFT TOWN: THE IMPROVISED ROCK DOCUMENTARY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 28 May & Mon 29 May @ 2:30pm • No instruments. No singing. No rehearsals. Jack Left Town are the greatest band in the world. The only hitch is they never existed. Inspired[...]
May 28 @ 6:15pm – May 29 @ 7:15pm
DIRTY WHITE BOYS: STUPID (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 28 May & Mon 29 May @ 6:15pm • Imaginative, imbalanced, and imbecilic sketch duo Dirty White Boys are back in Brighton for their 3rd year running, presenting a brand new show for[...]
May 29 @ 1:15pm – Jun 4 @ 1:30am
DAVID SHEERAN: I AM DONUT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 29 May @ 1:15pm & 3:45pm • • Fri 2 June @ 11:15pm • • Late Night Sat 3 June @ 12:30am • Skyfall; Braveheart; The Force Awakens; Fantastic Beasts and Where to[...]
CARLY SMALLMAN: TERRIBLE STORIES ABOUT WHY I KEEP RUINING IT FOR MYSELF (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 29 May & Tue 30 May @ 8:45pm • Carly Smallman makes her Brighton Fringe debut with a stand-up comedy show about what it means to follow the road less travelled when all[...]
AMY HOWERSKA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 30 @ 7:30pm – Jun 3 @ 8:30pm
AMY HOWERSKA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 30 May to Sat 3 June @ 7:30pm • New work in progress. “A gifted storyteller. Refreshingly unsentimental… A force to be reckoned with” – Chortle “Imaginative self-deprecation with balletic aplomb” – Fest[...]
May 30 @ 10:00pm – Jun 2 @ 11:00pm
ELEANOR CONWAY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 30 May to Thu 1 June @ 10:00pm • • Sat 3 June @ 10:00pm • The follow-up to Eleanor’s critically acclaimed debut show, Walk of Shame. “I’m confused and scared, in a[...]
Jun 1 @ 6:15pm – Jun 4 @ 7:15pm
STEPHANIE LAING: MAD ABOUT THE BOY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 1 June to Sun 4 June @ 6:15pm • Stephanie Laing talks about mental health problems and boys for an hour, but it’s totally funny, I promise, and won’t be as awkward as[...]
Jun 2 @ 8:45pm – Jun 4 @ 9:45pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: THE MAN IN THE ARENA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 2 June to Sun 4 June @ 8:45pm • Award-winning comedian Nathan Cassidy explores bravery in a volatile world. Do one thing every day that scares you. Cassidy at his brave and honest[...]
Jun 2 @ 10:00pm – Jun 4 @ 11:00pm
DAMIAN CLARK: SON OF A MOTH @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 2 June @ 10:00pm • • Sat 3 June @ 11:15pm • • Sun 4 June @ 10:00pm • YES!! Damian Clark returns to the Brighton Fringe with his brand new show of[...]
Jun 3 @ 3:45pm – Jun 4 @ 4:45pm
SARAH CALLAGHAN: THE PIGEON DYING UNDER THE BUSH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 3 June & Sun 4 June @ 3:45pm • Award-winning comedian Sarah Callaghan, fresh from two hugely successful shows and tours of Australia, returns with a show inspired by an incredibly lucky escape[...]
Jun 4 @ 1:15pm – 2:15pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: WATCH THIS. LOVE ME. IT'S DEEP. (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 4 June @ 1:15pm • Award-winning writer and comedian Nathan Cassidy’s new one-man theatre show for 2017. A love story in a swimming pool. It’s deep. ​”Cassidy seems to have a real commitment[...]
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Jun 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[...]
Jun 5 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
LARRY DEAN + JENNY COLLIER (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
LARRY DEAN 2016’s Amused Moose Comedy Award winner, Larry was also nominated as Best Newcomer in Edinburgh for his 2015 debut. “The amiable Glaswegian is such a natural story-teller and entertainer” ***** (One4Review). JENNY COLLIER[...]
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Jun 6 @ 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 Tuesday of every month! 5-15[...]
Jun 7 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
TOM ALLEN + CHARLIE BAKER (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
TOM ALLEN The other half of the Like Minded Friends podcast with Suzi Ruffell, this former BBC New Comedy Award winner is known for his camp wit and appearances on Just a Minute. “Riotous stuff”[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Jun 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.  
Jun 12 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
SIMON EVANS + IAN SMITH (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
SIMON EVANS A regular on The News Quiz, and creator of his own Radio 4 show, Simon Evans Goes to Market, Simon aims his sardonic, middle- class satirical bile not only at politics, but economics[...]
Jun 14 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
ROSE MATAFEO + CARL DONNELLY (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
ROSE MATAFEO A bona fide TV star in her native NZ, we’re thrilled to welcome Rose to the Caroline for the first time. “I can’t remember being so struck by a newcomer’s stellar charisma since[...]
Jun 15 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
JARLATH REGAN + NAZ OSMANOGLU (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
JARLATH REGAN Creator of the award-winning podcast An Irishman Abroad, Jarlath has a reputation for uplifting, inventive and relentlessly funny stand-up. “A subtle yet sublime helping of observational wit” ***** (The Herald). NAZ OSMANOGLU The[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Jun 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
Jun 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.  
SMUT SLAM @ Upper Lounge
Jun 18 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
SMUT SLAM @ Upper Lounge
Smut Slam is a community open mic featuring real-life first-person sex stories. There are judges and prizes, and a chance to participate anonymously with the Fuckbucket (anonymous questions and confessions). Smut Slam has been recognised[...]
JO NEARY & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
Jun 19 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
JO NEARY & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
Character comedy, sketches, stand-up and oddities from: JO NEARY DYBALL & KERR PHIL JERROD GEORGE EGG plus special guests On the third Monday of each month! Advance tickets £4 (£6 on the door)
Jun 20 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
BEC HILL + JOHN ROBINS (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
BEC HILL The comedian, presenter of Sky One’s DC Fancast, profoolsional (professional fool), and regular on CBBC’s The Dog Ate My Homework muses on technology, eggs and other subjects. JOHN ROBINS Currently best known for[...]
Jun 21 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
ANGELA BARNES + TOM LUCY (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
ANGELA BARNES Since winning the BBC New Comedy Award in 2011, Angela has made regular appearances on radio and TV, and is currently the host of BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Newsjack. “The best I’ve seen[...]
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Jun 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[...]
Jun 29 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
RHYS JAMES + STEPHEN CARLIN (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
RHYS JAMES Rhys is a young and charming gag-writer whose star has been rising fast since popping up on panel shows such as Mock the Week and Sweat the Small Stuff, as well as being[...]
Jun 30 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
SAM PRIOR: UP CLOSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
After a successful run of cabaret and stage shows in 2016 Sam Prior is returning to the Caroline of Brunswick for a run of close up magic evenings. Come and witness classic and original magic[...]
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Jul 2 @ 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[...]

 

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