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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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COMEDY TALKS @ Upper Lounge
Jan 29 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
COMEDY TALKS @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
A pair of half-hour illustrated comedy talks from John Lawrenson, comic actor and one half of musical double act Fred & Dickie. DOUBLE ACTS Sitcoms are full of dreamers assisted by their clueless sidekicks. The[...]
CANARY COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Jan 30 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
CANARY COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Pro acts trying out new material, plus the best up and coming comics on the circuit! 8pm, monthly on the last Thursday PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Feb 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[...]
Feb 5 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm
BRIGHTON COMEDY OPEN MIC @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
BCOM provide an inclusive environment for ALL forms of comedy and for ALL audience members! So you can sit back and enjoy the best sketch, character, improv, music, poetry and stand up from around the[...]
Feb 6 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
NOT ANOTHER DRAG PUB QUIZ @ Main Bar
7:30pm
COMING TO SPICE UP YOUR THURSDAY NIGHT ! Featuring the shenanigans of Max Legroom! Naff prizes ! Your general knowledge won’t save you now ! Only £2 per player ! Starts at half seven .[...]
LIARS CLUB @ Upper Lounge
Feb 6 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm
LIARS CLUB @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Can you brag about how GREAT you are and answer the audience’s questions without cracking up? You could be crowned Brighton’s BIGGEST liar! You get 3 minutes to spin the biggest whopper ever – followed[...]
Feb 7 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ JAMIE D'SOUZA @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
Welcome back to On The Edge Comedy! Headlining for us this time is musical comedian and stand up Jamie D’Souza. Jamie started performing comedy in the summer of 2016, Jamie has quickly established himself as[...]
Feb 8 @ 7:30pm – 9:00pm
STUART LAWS IS ALL IN @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
Acclaimed gilet-wearing stand-up, filmmaker, goalkeeper and viral Twitter star Stuart Laws is heading out on his first tour. And the stakes couldn’t be higher. Recently, Stuart risked everything in a Vegas poker tournament and his[...]
Feb 9 @ 12:00pm – 5:00pm
COMPERING & IMPROV FOR STAND-UP COMEDY WORKSHOP @ Upper Lounge
12:00pm
Whether you’re an open mic comic wanting to learn the basics of compering or a more seasoned pro keen to extend your skill set, join accomplished compere Ben Van der Velde for this four hour[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Feb 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.  
CACKLE COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Feb 15 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
CACKLE COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A mixture of stand-up, sketch and character comedy, bringing you an evening of varied mayhem! Third Saturday of each month Doors 7:30pm / Show 8:00pm Tickets £7
Feb 16 @ 7:00pm – 10:30pm
SLEEP PARALYSIS VOLUME XXX @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
SAY ‘X’ TEN TIMES FAST! The stars have well and truly aligned, as our 30th (or XXX in roman numerals) edition has fallen on Valentine’s weekend! As such, we’ll be queering all things ‘XXX’ at[...]
Feb 21 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ DON BISWAS @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
Hi folks, we hope you are ready for another great night at On The Edge Comedy! This time we have fabulous headliner Don Biswas: ‘Don Biswas put the emphasis on slick one-liners which made much[...]
Feb 23 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
MATT HOSS: HERE COMES YOUR MAN @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
Matt Hoss is a hopeless romantic (with hopeless being the operative word). This emotionally honest, hilarious debut show discusses romance, awkward sex and heartwarming tales of failing in love. Matt retells his raw stories of[...]
CANARY COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Feb 27 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
CANARY COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Pro acts trying out new material, plus the best up and coming comics on the circuit! 8pm, monthly on the last Thursday PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
Feb 28 @ 7:45pm – 9:30pm
GABBY KILLICK: GIRLFRIEND FROM HELL - MILKING IT! @ Upper Lounge
7:45pm
A selection of the Best Sketches from award winning comedy show Girlfriend From Hell & its critically acclaimed sequel The Bitch is Back! Plus Gabby will be testing out brand new material that YOU get[...]
Feb 29 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
BITTER SOUR: HEART ATTACK VOLUME 2 @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
Count Addiction And Cherry Fakewell are BACK with a classic, HEART ATTACK! Yes your garish ghoul friends are here to guid you through the month of misery, tragedy and the bleakest corners that love can[...]
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Mar 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[...]
Mar 4 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm
BRIGHTON COMEDY OPEN MIC @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
BCOM provide an inclusive environment for ALL forms of comedy and for ALL audience members! So you can sit back and enjoy the best sketch, character, improv, music, poetry and stand up from around the[...]
Mar 5 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
NOT ANOTHER DRAG PUB QUIZ @ Main Bar
7:30pm
COMING TO SPICE UP YOUR THURSDAY NIGHT ! Featuring the shenanigans of Max Legroom! Naff prizes ! Your general knowledge won’t save you now ! Only £2 per player ! Starts at half seven .[...]
Mar 6 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ BEN CLOVER @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
Welcome back to On the Edge Comedy, for another great night of stand up comedy. This time we have Ben Clover headlining for us: Ben Clover has a unique and clever preceptive on the world[...]
Mar 7 @ 12:00pm – 6:00pm
IMPROV COMEDY WORKSHOP @ Upper Lounge
12:00pm
Discover the freedom and power of improvisation at Suzi Payton’s one-day, all-ability comedy workshop. 12-6pm / £40 (£35 concessions) Email Suzi to book or to find out more. This course will run on these dates[...]
FUNNY GIRLS @ Upper Lounge
Mar 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.  
Mar 14 @ 7:00pm – 8:45pm
RICHARD STOTT: RIGHT HAND MAN @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
In this ‘Heart-wrenchingly moving and unquestionably funny” (Evening Standard) stand-up show Richard Stott examines body image, mental health and being disabled in an image-obsessed world. Stott was born with Poland Syndrome making him lopsided with[...]
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Mar 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.    
CABARET LAB SPECIAL @ Upper Lounge
Mar 19 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm
CABARET LAB SPECIAL @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
Watch this space for details.  
Mar 20 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ON THE EDGE w/ MARK CRAM @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
Hello folks, and welcome to another On The Edge Comedy, this time with headliner Mark Cram! During this time Mark has shared the bill with the likes of Gary Delaney, Shazia Mirza, Nick Helm &[...]
Mar 21 @ 12:00pm – 3:30pm
LAUGHING HORSE 2-DAY BEGINNERS' COMEDY COURSE @ Upper Lounge
12:00pm
“I have found the course immensely helpful, as an actor for a number of years with the tutor very supportive and helpful. I have now managed to learn a whole new way to perform in[...]
CACKLE COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Mar 21 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
CACKLE COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A mixture of stand-up, sketch and character comedy, bringing you an evening of varied mayhem! Third Saturday of each month Doors 7:30pm / Show 8:00pm Tickets £7
Mar 22 @ 12:00pm – 3:30pm
LAUGHING HORSE 2-DAY BEGINNERS' COMEDY COURSE @ Upper Lounge
12:00pm
“I have found the course immensely helpful, as an actor for a number of years with the tutor very supportive and helpful. I have now managed to learn a whole new way to perform in[...]
GRADUATION SHOW: LAUGHING HORSE 2-DAY BEGINNERS' COMEDY COURSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Come along to see up to 10 brand new comedians tread the comedy boards for the first time, after completing the Laughing Horse’s New Comedy Course over the weekend. The show is hosted by a[...]
CANARY COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Mar 26 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
CANARY COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Pro acts trying out new material, plus the best up and coming comics on the circuit! 8pm, monthly on the last Thursday PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
Mar 27 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
SARA PASCOE + LULU POPPLEWELL @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
New work-in-progress sets from one of the UK’s biggest comedy superstars and a hilarious newcomer. Stand-up, writer and actor SARA PASCOE has recently been seen as the only resident panelist on Frankie Boyle’s New World[...]
Apr 1 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm
BRIGHTON COMEDY OPEN MIC @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
BCOM provide an inclusive environment for ALL forms of comedy and for ALL audience members! So you can sit back and enjoy the best sketch, character, improv, music, poetry and stand up from around the[...]
Apr 2 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
NOT ANOTHER DRAG PUB QUIZ @ Main Bar
7:30pm
COMING TO SPICE UP YOUR THURSDAY NIGHT ! Featuring the shenanigans of Max Legroom! Naff prizes ! Your general knowledge won’t save you now ! Only £2 per player ! Starts at half seven .[...]
ON THE EDGE @ Upper Lounge
Apr 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!  
Apr 5 @ 12:00pm – 6:00pm
IMPROV COMEDY WORKSHOP @ Upper Lounge
12:00pm
Discover the freedom and power of improvisation at Suzi Payton’s one-day, all-ability comedy workshop. 12-6pm / £40 (£35 concessions) Email Suzi to book or to find out more. This course will run on these dates[...]
CABARET LAB @ Upper Lounge
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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!  
CACKLE COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Apr 18 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
CACKLE COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
A mixture of stand-up, sketch and character comedy, bringing you an evening of varied mayhem! Third Saturday of each month Doors 7:30pm / Show 8:00pm Tickets £7
SLEEP PARALYSIS @ Upper Lounge
Apr 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.    
Apr 24 @ 7:30pm – 10:15pm
SARA PASCOE + LULU POPPLEWELL @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
New work-in-progress sets from one of the UK’s biggest comedy superstars and a hilarious newcomer. Stand-up, writer and actor SARA PASCOE has recently been seen as the only resident panelist on Frankie Boyle’s New World[...]
Apr 26 @ 7:00pm – Feb 23 @ 10:00pm
SIMON CAINE + MATT PRICE @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
Comedians Simon Caine and Matt Price are both taking separate new shows to the Edinburgh Fringe. Come and see (hear) the latest and greatest jokes from these Fringe veterans. Simon Caine is an award-winning comedian[...]
CANARY COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
Apr 30 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
CANARY COMEDY @ Upper Lounge
8:00pm
Pro acts trying out new material, plus the best up and coming comics on the circuit! 8pm, monthly on the last Thursday PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
May 1 @ 7:00pm – May 3 @ 7:00pm
BEST IN FRINGE COMEDY & CHAT with VLADIMIR McTAVISH @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Fri 1 to Sun 3 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) This is the perfect guide to what comedy to see at the Fringe as host Vladimir McTavish, one of Scotland’s finest stand-ups, introduces[...]
May 1 @ 8:15pm – May 3 @ 8:15pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: OBSERVATIONAL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Fri 1 to Sun 3 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Award-winning comedian Cassidy with a show about his magical, life-changing year. Nothing was happening, then he joined a new gym and a big,[...]
May 1 @ 9:30pm – May 2 @ 10:30pm
LIAM WITHNAIL: HOT SAUCE @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Fri 1 & Sat 2 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Scottish Comedy Award nominee, and winner of Outstanding Show at the Edinburgh Fringe, Liam Withnail has been entertaining international comedy audiences from the[...]
ADULTING (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 1 @ 10:45pm – May 23 @ 10:45pm
ADULTING (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
10:45pm
• Fri 1 & Sat 2 May @ 10:45pm • • Fri 22 & Sat 23 May @ 10:45pm • (1 hour) Freya, Sam and Jade are attempting to behave in the characteristic ways of[...]
SHAGGERS @ Upper Lounge
May 1 @ 11:59pm – May 30 @ 11:59pm
SHAGGERS @ Upper Lounge
11:59pm
• Fri 1 & Sat 2 May @ 11:59pm • • Thu 7 to Sat 9 May @ 11:59pm • • Fri 15 & Sat 16 May @ 11:59pm • • Fri 22 & Sat[...]
May 2 @ 12:45pm – May 31 @ 12:45pm
ON THE EDGE COMEDY: BEST OF THE FRINGE (PWYW) @ Upper Lounge
12:45pm
• Sat 2 & Sun 3 May @ 12:45pm • • Fri 8 to Sun 10 May @ 12:45pm • • Sat 16 & Sun 17 May @ 12:45pm • • Sat 23 & Sun[...]
May 2 @ 2:00pm – May 3 @ 3:00pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: ROSES FROM JOE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
2:00pm
• Sat 2 & Sun 3 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) Award-winning comedian Cassidy has the secret of happiness: 40,000 roses from Joe. Wouldn’t it be good if we could wish ourselves away? The[...]
EVELYN MOK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 2 @ 3:15pm – May 23 @ 3:15pm
EVELYN MOK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
3:15pm
• Sat 2, 9, 16 & 23 May @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) This Swedish stand-up’s honesty and self-referential comedy is unapologetic as it explores topics from dating as a plus size woman of colour,[...]
May 2 @ 4:30pm – May 30 @ 4:30pm
DARREN WALSH: PUNIMAL FARM @ Upper Lounge
4:30pm
• Sat 2, 16 & 30 May @ 4:30pm • (1 hour) Like puns? Think you’ve seen it Orwell before? Join Darren on the farm for a pun-packed, video-abundant, one-liner-heavy, adaptation of George Orwell’s famous[...]
May 2 @ 5:45pm – May 30 @ 5:45pm
WILL ROWLAND: BUTTERFLY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
5:45pm
• Sat 2 & 30 May @ 5:45pm • (1 hour) This is for anyone in love. And anyone out of love. And anyone behind, on top of, close to, between, around or under love.[...]
May 3 @ 3:15pm – May 10 @ 2:00pm
JOE WELLS DOESN'T WANT TO DO POLITICAL COMEDY ANYMORE! @ Upper Lounge
3:15pm
• Sun 3 May @ 3:15pm • • Sun 10 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) The news is too horrible to joke about, so Joe’s looking for a new shtick. Support for Frankie Boyle,[...]
May 3 @ 4:30pm – May 31 @ 4:30pm
CASSIE ATKINSON: FUN! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
4:30pm
• Sun 3, 17 & 31 May @ 4:30pm • (1 hour) Join Cassie Atkinson for fun! She’s written for Comedy Central, BBC Three and Radio 4. Popped up in ITV, E4 and ‘Vic and[...]
May 3 @ 5:45pm – May 5 @ 9:30pm
STEPHANIE LAING: BUTTERFINGERS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
5:45pm
• Sun 3 May @ 5:45pm • • Mon 4 & Tue 5 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) “Brilliant. Intimate and personal. I laughed the whole way through.” ***** (Will Jefford, comedy.co.uk) “An absolute[...]
May 3 @ 9:30pm – May 31 @ 9:30pm
DAVE FENSOME: DOG EAT DOG (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Every Sunday in May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) After his sell out run here last year with his debut show, ADHDave, local comedian Dave Fensome returns to the Caroline of Brunswick with his[...]
BLINDCRAFT @ Upper Lounge
May 4 @ 7:00pm – May 26 @ 7:00pm
BLINDCRAFT @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Mon 4 & Tue 5 May @ 7:00pm • • Mon 25 & Tue 26 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Building a world with words, then painting it impossibly vibrant colours, this is[...]
May 4 @ 8:15pm – May 6 @ 8:15pm
SEAN McLOUGHLIN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Mon 4 to Wed 6 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Sean McLoughlin performs an hour of supreme stand-up comedy, after opening for Ricky Gervais on his 2019/20 tour. As seen on Comedy Central,[...]
May 6 @ 7:00pm – May 27 @ 7:00pm
CAROLINE MABEY: INDEFINITELY MABEY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Every Wednesday in May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Rip-roaring off-the-wall stand-up work in progress from one of the silliest people I know. Caroline Mabey is a fringe favourite and one of the most[...]
May 6 @ 9:30pm – May 27 @ 9:30pm
TROY HAWKE: STOP IT! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Every Wednesday in May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Milo McCabe brings his cheeky, Scrabble conspiracy-obsessed 1930s throwback for another run of Fringe shows. Watch this space for further details. FREE ENTRY!
May 7 @ 7:00pm – May 10 @ 5:45pm
ANNA MORRIS: KID-LIFE CRISIS (PWYW) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Thu 6 & Fri 7 May @ 7:00pm • • Sat 8 & Sun 9 May @ 5:45pm • (1 hour) Award-winning character comedian Anna Morris (Channel 4’s Lee and Dean) returns to Brighton[...]
May 7 @ 8:15pm – May 31 @ 8:15pm
LILY PHILLIPS: SMUT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Thu 7 & Sun 31 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) As seen on BBC3 & ITV2, join Pleasance Comedy Reserve Comedian, Funny Women finalist, Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year finalist and[...]
May 7 @ 9:30pm – May 25 @ 3:15pm
MADDIE CAMPION: MAD MONEY @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Thu 7 & Mon 18 May @ 9:30pm • • Mon 25 May @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) In 2008 Katie Holmes chose not to reprise her role as Rachel Dawes in the acclaimed[...]
May 7 @ 10:45pm – May 30 @ 10:45pm
ROSS KAMP: 2020 VISION @ Upper Lounge
10:45pm
• Thu 7 to Sat 9 May @ 10:45pm • • Fri 29 & Sat 30 May @ 10:45pm • (1 hour) Queer comedian Ross Kamp invites you to look on the bright side of[...]
May 8 @ 2:00pm – May 9 @ 3:00pm
ROBYN PERKINS: ABOUT RISK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
2:00pm
• Fri 8 & Sat 9 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) In a competitive world where confidence can outweigh skill, Robyn Perkins (Sydney Fringe 2019 Comedy Award Winner) looks what is confidence, how do[...]
May 8 @ 3:15pm – May 10 @ 8:15pm
PERNILLE HAALAND: SCANDILOUSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
3:15pm
• Fri 8 May @ 3:15pm • • Sat 9 May @ 7:00pm • • Sun 10 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Norwegian comedian Pernille Haaland (BBC, Soho Theatre, National Theatre) lends her off-[...]
May 8 @ 4:30pm – May 10 @ 4:30pm
SARAH CALLAGHAN: LOVE YOU, MORE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
4:30pm
• Fri 8 to Sun 10 May @ 4:30pm • (1 hour) Award winning comedian Sarah Callaghan, fresh from hugely successful tours of Australia and New Zealand, returns to the Brighton Fringe with a brand[...]
May 8 @ 5:45pm – May 31 @ 2:00pm
COLIN CHADWICK: FUNNY T-SHIRTS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
5:45pm
• Fri 8 & Mon 25 May @ 5:45pm • • Sat 30 & Sun 31 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) This moron wearing all of his funny T-shirts at once has got layers,[...]
SARA BARRON @ Upper Lounge
May 8 @ 8:15pm – May 21 @ 8:15pm
SARA BARRON @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Fri 8 & Sat 9 May @ 8:15pm • • Wed 20 & Thu 21 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Sara Barron returns to Brighton Fringe with new jokes and stories about motherhood,[...]
May 8 @ 9:30pm – May 29 @ 9:30pm
ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING: NEVERMORE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Fri 8, 15, 22 & 29 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) A new work in progress show from award-winning stand-up comedian Alasdair Beckett-King. Alasdair’s 2019 show was one of the best reviewed at[...]
May 9 @ 9:30pm – May 23 @ 9:30pm
BAD CLOWNS: CULT CLASSIC @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Sat 9 & 23 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) An interactive experience in which the audience finds themselves in the hands of three faces of a demonic cult. Join Sam, Christian, and John[...]
May 10 @ 3:15pm – May 31 @ 3:15pm
SASSY CLYDE: BLUE AND DISHWASHER SAFE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
3:15pm
• Sun 10, 17, 24 & 31 May @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) Using a blend of comedy, spoken word and story telling this one woman show is a look at the rich and sometimes[...]
EXTREME IMPROV @ Upper Lounge
May 10 @ 7:00pm – May 12 @ 7:00pm
EXTREME IMPROV @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Sun 10 to Tue 12 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Do you like to laugh? Do you enjoy fun? If the answer is YES then you should come see Extreme Improv! Extreme Improv[...]
May 11 @ 8:15pm – May 27 @ 8:15pm
DARCIE SILVER: MONSTER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Mon 11 to Wed 13 May @ 8:15pm • • Sun 24 to Wed 27 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Darcie takes you on a comedy journey with one liners and short jokes[...]
May 11 @ 9:30pm – May 26 @ 9:30pm
IAN LANE: NO MORE TETRIS UNTIL YOU'VE SAVED COMEDY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Mon 11 May @ 9:30pm • • Tue 19 & 26 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Hey you! Stop trying to make bricks disappear for 60 minutes. Thanks. Technophobic multimedia comedian and autistic[...]
May 12 @ 9:30pm – May 25 @ 9:30pm
ADAM MORRISON: COUNCIL LIFE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Tue 12 May @ 9:30pm • • Fri 15 & 16 May @ 10:45pm • • Mon 25 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) An insight to married life in your mid-30s on a[...]
May 14 @ 7:00pm – May 28 @ 8:15pm
FRANK FOUCAULT: DRAIN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Thu 14 May @ 7:00pm • • Thu 21 May @ 9:30pm • • Thu 28 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Hello. Please come in. Welcome. Make yourself comfortable. Thanks for coming. Yeah,[...]
HARRIET KEMSLEY @ Upper Lounge
May 14 @ 8:15pm – May 30 @ 8:15pm
HARRIET KEMSLEY @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Thu 14 to Sat 16 May @ 8:15pm • • Thu 29 & Fri 30 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) It’s a new show in Brighton from Harriet Kemsley (if she can find[...]
May 14 @ 9:30pm – May 30 @ 10:45pm
JANE POSTLETHWAITE & JOE McCARTHY: TERRIBLE PEOPLE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
9:30pm
• Thu 14 & Sat 16 May @ 9:30pm • • Thu 28 & Sat 30 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) A new work-in-progress stand up comedy show from Jane Postlethwaite (Funny Women Finalist[...]
ROBIN MORGAN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 15 @ 7:00pm – May 16 @ 8:00pm
ROBIN MORGAN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Fri 15 & Sat 16 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) A work-in-progress of the fourth hour from Robin Morgan (writer for The Mash Report and The News Quiz, tour support for Ellie Taylor[...]
May 16 @ 2:00pm – May 17 @ 3:00pm
KATIE DAVISON: WHY CAN'T WE BE FRIENDS? (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
2:00pm
• Sat 16 & Sun 17 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) Katie Davison presents her debut character comedy hour. It’s full of people you should definitely be friends with, so like, why aren’t you[...]
May 16 @ 5:45pm – May 17 @ 6:45pm
SUSAN MURRAY: HOW NOT TO DIE IN A PLANE CRASH @ Upper Lounge
5:45pm
• Sat 16 & Sun 17 May @ 5:45pm • (1 hour) Fasten your seat belts for a darkly hilarious and deliciously bumpy ride. How Not to Die in a Plane Crash is the antidote[...]
May 17 @ 7:00pm – May 24 @ 7:00pm
NICK HALL: RESUME (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Sun 17 & 24 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Now facing middle-age, Nick’s reached a bit of a crossroads in life. But is it time to re-brand or just carry on as he’s[...]
May 17 @ 8:15pm – May 19 @ 8:15pm
DIAN CATHAL: SEX ED FOR ADULTS @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Sun 17 to Tue 19 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Did Sex Ed actually teach you what you need to know? I doubt it. Sex Ed for Adults is what it says on[...]
May 18 @ 7:00pm – May 19 @ 8:00pm
SAMANTHA PRESSDEE: COVERED @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Mon 18 & Tue 19 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) The only thing crazier than Sammie was the welfare state supposed to be helping her! Getting your needs met in austerity Britain is[...]
May 21 @ 7:00pm – May 22 @ 8:00pm
BEN VARDY: PUN WORLD - ONE PUN FOR EVERY COUNTRY ON EARTH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Thu 21 & Fri 22 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) UK Pun Champion 2017 and co-founder of The Wardrobe Ensemble, Ben Vardy, presents a work in progress performance of his brand new solo[...]
BRODI SNOOK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 21 @ 8:15pm – May 31 @ 7:00pm
BRODI SNOOK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:15pm
• Fri 22 & Sat 23 May @ 8:15pm • • Sun 31 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) 2019 saw Brodi support Ardal O’Hanlon on his year-long UK tour, appear on the BBC New[...]
May 23 @ 2:00pm – May 25 @ 2:00pm
ALI & FRAN: INTENSE!! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
2:00pm
• Sat 23 to Mon 25 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) An absurd debut show by two of Brighton’s best-loved comics. Ali Macfarlan and Fran Kissling are polar opposites. One thing unites them: they’re[...]
May 23 @ 4:30pm – May 25 @ 4:30pm
SAM WYATT: I PREDICT A WYATT! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
4:30pm
• Sat 23 to Mon 25 May @ 4:30pm • (1 hour) Is this TV pilot the break Sam Wyatt has been waiting all his life for ? The chance to become the new MR[...]
May 23 @ 5:45pm – May 24 @ 6:45pm
EMILY McQUADE: IMPISH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
5:45pm
• Sat 23 & Mon 24 May @ 5:45pm • (1 hour) Emily McQuade (Finalist – Not-So-New Comedian Competition 2019) has made a stand-up comedy show about the joys and horrors of having an overactive[...]
May 23 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
CARR CRASH: FATHER/DAUGHTER COMEDY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Sat 23 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Ruby’s dad is the last of the Boomer Generation, she’s the first of Gen-Z, they’re both standup comedians. The Carr family are tall and loud, do[...]
May 28 @ 7:00pm – May 30 @ 7:00pm
VLADIMIR McTAVISH: 60 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD @ Upper Lounge
7:00pm
• Thu 28 to Sat 30 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Global warming, fake news, Brexit, Trump, Britain in shambles, climate change, terrorism, the state of Scottish football. Is the planet on the brink?[...]
PAUL DUNCAN McGARRITY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO VILLAINS AND BASTARDS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
3:15pm
• Sat 30 May @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) Everyone wants to be the bad guy, right? Paul Duncan McGarrity has all the attributes to be the perfect villain and he will show you how[...]
May 31 @ 5:45pm – 6:45pm
TOM TAYLOR: MARMIGHTY @ Upper Lounge
5:45pm
• Mon 18 & Tue 19 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Dogs. Trampolines. Peter Rabbit. It’s already quite some set list from award-winning comedian Tom Taylor. Come and see what else he writes on[...]
Jun 13 @ 12:00pm – 6:00pm
IMPROV COMEDY WORKSHOP @ Upper Lounge
12:00pm
Discover the freedom and power of improvisation at Suzi Payton’s one-day, all-ability comedy workshop. 12-6pm / £40 (£35 concessions) Email Suzi to book or to find out more. This course will run on these dates[...]

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