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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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Jun 26 @ 6:30pm – 10:00pm
COMEDY WRITING WORKSHOP @ Upper Lounge
Comedy Swamp presents a brilliant opportunity to take part in a comedy writing workshop with Logan Murray, an award winning director who has coached many of the most successful comedians in the U.K. over the[...]
Jun 27 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
NATHAN D'ARCY ROBERTS + ROSS SMITH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
THE HARDEST WORKING MEN IN SHOW BUSINESS Beta-males Nathan D’Arcy Roberts (shortlisted for BBC New Comedy Award 2016) and Ross Smith (So You Think You’re Funny? Semi-Finalist 2015) explore identity, nostalgia, modern love, and movies, in[...]
Jun 28 @ 7:45pm – 10:30pm
KOMEDY KRACKERS w/ CHARMAINE DAVIES @ 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[...]
Jul 1 @ 8:30pm – Jul 2 @ 12:00am
BITTER SOUR presents THE VULVETTES @ Upper Lounge
Count Addiction and Cherry Fakewell set out to find the best of alternative drag and house them in a grotesque melting pot of punk, dance, goth, queer, camp, cabaret debauchery to delight your senses. Entry[...]
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[...]
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Jul 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[...]
Jul 5 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
DAVID TRENT + RACHEL PARRIS (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
DAVID TRENT You might not expect it from such a laconic guy as David Trent, but his comedy is best described as fast-paced multimedia madness. “A master of the genre” **** (Chortle). RACHEL PARRIS Musical[...]
Jul 6 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
PAUL McCAFFREY + ANDREW RYAN (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
PAUL McCAFFREY A comedian whose life is consistently the funniest, most knockabout sitcom you could imagine – just be glad it’s not happening to you! “Engaging & affable” **** (BroadwayBaby). ANDREW RYAN Outwardly your typical[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Jul 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!  
Jul 9 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
TONY LAW + DARREN HARRIOTT (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Please Note: Tony Law has had to reschedule his appearance to this new date. TONY LAW The Canadian surrealist smashed his way into the British comedy consciousness in 2012 when he was Edinburgh Award nominated[...]
Jul 10 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
ELF LYONS + ATHENA KUGBLENU (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
ELF LYONS Trained at the renowned theatre and clowning school L’Ecole Philippe Gaulier in Paris, Elf has a distinctively sparky, jolly-hockey-sticks style, a winning demeanour and great material. ATHENA KUGBLENU Athena is an intelligent, thought-provoking[...]
Jul 12 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
LUCY PORTER + PAUL F TAYLOR (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
LUCY PORTER Lucy’s distinctive, bouncy, feel-good comedy has made her a favourite with audiences around the world for nearly 15 years. “Thoroughly enjoyable” (Chortle). ***** (The Reviews Hub). “What every standup should be like” (EdFest[...]
Jul 13 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
TOM WARD + SARAH CALLAGHAN (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Please Note: Tony Law has had to reschedule his appearance to Sunday 9th July. TOM WARD Winner, Chortle Awards Best Newcomer 2017 “Equal parts hilarious and bizarre…One of the most impressive, distinctive newish acts around”[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Jul 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.  
Jul 15 @ 12:00pm – 4:00pm
COMEDY CHARACTER WRITING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN @ Upper Lounge
A workshop for women exploring how we can create and write comedy characters. Come along to the Caroline of Brunswick on Saturday 15 July from 12-4pm learn how to mine for comedy material, put together[...]
TITTER @ Upper Lounge
Jul 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.  
Jul 16 @ 7:00pm – 9:45pm
SARA PASCOE + JESSICA FOSTEKEW (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
Please note the change of date, which is due to Sara’s prior filming commitment having been rescheduled. SARA PASCOE One of the most ubiquitous faces in TV comedy, Sara regularly appears on 8 Out of[...]
JO NEARY & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
Jul 17 @ 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)  
Jul 19 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
ED GAMBLE + JAMES LOVERIDGE (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).[...]
Jul 20 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
CAREY MARX + JOE WELLS (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
CAREY MARX Deliciously dark, mirthfully mischievous, with a wilful disregard for the delicate and taboo, Carey’s cult comedy is able to find joy in the most unexpected places. JOE WELLS Political comedian Joe hopes he[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Jul 21 @ 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!  
Jul 22 @ 12:00pm – 4:00pm
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[...]
SMUT SLAM @ Upper Lounge
Jul 23 @ 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[...]
Jul 24 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
LOU SANDERS + GRÁINNE MAGUIRE (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
LOU SANDERS Perhaps the nuttiest stand-up/clown combo on the comedy circuit, Lou’s charmingly haphazard shows combine mischievous monologues, offbeat observations and self-aware asides. “One of the best innovators in comedy” (Fest). GRÁINNE MAGUIRE Gráinne is[...]
Jul 25 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
KATY BRAND: I COULD'VE BEEN AN ASTRONAUT @ Upper Lounge
New work-in-progress from the British Comedy Award-winning star of Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show (ITV), plus a preview of Irish comic Chris Kent’s new show, Moving On. KATY BRAND: I COULD’VE BEEN AN ASTRONAUT Ever[...]
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Jul 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[...]
Jul 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[...]
Jul 30 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
THE SHAPESHIFTERS REVIEW @ Upper Lounge
Presenting a night of drag and cabaret in aid of charitable organisation The Queer Alternative. Join your host Fuchsia Von Steel and her guests as she takes you through a unique blend of glamour, grotesque[...]
Jul 31 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
ANNA MORRIS + MICHAEL LEGGE (Edinburgh Previews) @ Upper Lounge
ANNA MORRIS Character comedian Anna is best known for her Georgina the Bride character, who took Edinburgh by storm with her wedding show, It’s Got to Be Perfect. What will she do next…? MICHAEL LEGGE[...]
OPEN MIC COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Aug 1 @ 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[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Aug 4 @ 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!  
Aug 5 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm
BITTER SOUR presents: PRIDE! @ Upper Lounge
One year on since their debut show, Count Addiction and Cherry Fakewell bring you the best underground drag show in Brighton! BITTER SOUR PRESENTS… PRIDE! Celebrating the success of Bitter Sour Presents at Brighton’s wonderful[...]
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Aug 6 @ 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[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Aug 11 @ 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.  
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 19 @ 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.  
Aug 20 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
THE SHAPESHIFTERS REVIEW @ Upper Lounge
Presenting a night of drag and cabaret in aid of charitable organisation The Queer Alternative. Join your host Fuchsia Von Steel and her guests as she takes you through a unique blend of glamour, grotesque[...]
JO NEARY & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
Aug 21 @ 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)  
Aug 25 @ 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[...]
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Aug 30 @ 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[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Sep 1 @ 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!  
BITTER SOUR @ Upper Lounge
Sep 2 @ 8:30pm – Sep 3 @ 12:00am
BITTER SOUR @ Upper Lounge
Count Addiction and Cherry Fakewell set out to find the best of alternative drag and house them in a grotesque melting pot of punk, dance, goth, queer, camp, cabaret debauchery to delight your senses. Entry[...]
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Sep 3 @ 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
Sep 5 @ 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[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Sep 8 @ 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.  
THE RUNAWAYS @ Upper Lounge
Sep 10 @ 8:00pm – 9:30pm
THE RUNAWAYS @ Upper Lounge
The Runaways are coming to Brighton! Having splashed along the seafront and eaten all the ice creams, we will entertain the delightful people of Brighton with an hour of fun and friendly improvised comedy! Entry[...]
SMUT SLAM @ Upper Lounge
Sep 14 @ 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[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Sep 15 @ 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
Sep 16 @ 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.  
Sep 17 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
THE SHAPESHIFTERS REVIEW @ Upper Lounge
Presenting a night of drag and cabaret in aid of charitable organisation The Queer Alternative. Join your host Fuchsia Von Steel and her guests as she takes you through a unique blend of glamour, grotesque[...]
JO NEARY & FRIENDS @ Upper Lounge
Sep 18 @ 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)  
KOMEDY KRACKERS @ Upper Lounge
Sep 27 @ 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[...]
Sep 29 @ 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[...]
Oct 15 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
THE SHAPESHIFTERS REVIEW @ Upper Lounge
Presenting a night of drag and cabaret in aid of charitable organisation The Queer Alternative. Join your host Fuchsia Von Steel and her guests as she takes you through a unique blend of glamour, grotesque[...]

 

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