BRIGHTON FRINGE

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Brighton Fringe 2017 runs from Fri 5 May to Sun 4 June, and as usual we’ve got a packed programme of comedy, and almost all of it is FREE!!!

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May 4 @ 6:15pm – May 19 @ 7:15pm
DAVID MILLS: FOCUS PEOPLE! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 4 & Sat 5 May @ 6:15pm • • Fri 18 & Sat 19 May @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) Focus people! Stand-up comic David Mills is back with another free hour of[...]
May 4 @ 7:30pm – May 29 @ 9:35pm
WHEELY WHEELY WHEELY WHEELY WHEELY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 4 & Sat 5 May @ 7:30pm • • Mon 28 & Tue 29 May @ 8:45pm • (50 min) Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely is the dumbest game show ever to grace[...]
May 4 @ 8:45pm – May 6 @ 9:30pm
ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING: FULL VELVET JACKET (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 4 to Sun 6 May @ 8:45pm • (45 min) Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2017 Alasdair Beckett-King returns to this timeline with an inter-dimensional, work in progress stand-up comedy show. “A[...]
May 4 @ 10:00pm – May 5 @ 11:00pm
SAM AND BEN: ALIEMS! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 4 & Sat 5 May @ 10:00pm • (1 hour) Do you believe in… aliems? You may never have seen one but, just like the millions of people who watch Mrs Brown’s Boys[...]
May 4 @ 11:15pm – May 27 @ 1:30am
ON THE EDGE COMEDY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 5 @ 1:15pm – May 27 @ 2:15pm
MATT DUWELL: SNOWFLAKE IT 'TIL YOU MAKE IT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 5 @ 2:30pm – Jun 2 @ 3:30pm
DAVE FENSOME: DAVE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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[...]
May 5 @ 3:45pm – May 13 @ 2:15pm
MIXED UP HEADS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 5 May @ 3:45pm • • Mon 7 May @ 1:15pm • • Fri 11 May @ 10:00pm • • Sun 13 May @ 1:15pm • (1 hour) They are mixed up in[...]
May 5 @ 5:00pm – May 21 @ 7:15pm
THE VERY WELL-FED CATERPILLAR (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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[...]
FABULON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 5 @ 11:15pm – May 20 @ 12:15am
FABULON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 5 May @ 11:15pm • • Mon 7 May @ 5:00pm • • Sat 12 & 19 May @ 11:15pm • (1 hour) Gaulier trained duo Hanna Winter and Julia Masli present a[...]
May 6 @ 2:30pm – May 7 @ 3:30pm
THE PARANTHETICALS: IMPRODYSSEY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 6 & Mon 7 May @ 2:30pm • (1 hour) The Parentheticals are going on a quest, but where they go and what they seek is entirely up to you! Whatever you choose,[...]
May 6 @ 3:45pm – Jun 3 @ 4:45pm
CHOOSE YOUR OWN COMEDY ADVENTURE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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[...]
May 6 @ 6:15pm – Jun 27 @ 7:15pm
GRÁINNE MAGUIRE: I CALL MY VAGINA THE PSYCHOPATH TEST (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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[...]
TROY HAWKE! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 6 @ 7:30pm – Jun 3 @ 8:25pm
TROY HAWKE! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 7 @ 6:15pm – May 9 @ 7:15pm
SARAH KEYWORTH: DARK HORSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 7 to Wed 9 May @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) Rising star Sarah Keyworth, tour support for Stewart Francis and Kerry Godliman, brings an hour of brand new stand-up that shines a light[...]
STEVE BUGEJA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 7 @ 7:30pm – May 8 @ 8:30pm
STEVE BUGEJA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 7 & Tue 8 May @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) Steve Bugeja, as seen on ‘Love Island Aftersun’, Russell Howard’s ‘Stand Up Central’, Radio 4′s ‘Fresh From The Fringe’ and BBC 3′s ‘Top[...]
May 7 @ 8:45pm – May 15 @ 9:45pm
DAVID TERRENCE: MIND SHOW - UNBOXING (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 7 & Tue 8 May @ 8:45pm • • Mon 14 & Tue 15 May @ 8:45pm • (1 hour) Come and have your mind fried, and witness a live unboxing of a[...]
May 8 @ 10:00pm – May 26 @ 11:00pm
IAN LANE: BODILY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 9 @ 7:30pm – Jun 1 @ 8:30pm
HARRIET KEMSLEY'S NEW SHOW (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 9 @ 8:45pm – May 30 @ 9:45pm
ADELE CLIFF: SHEEP (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 10 @ 8:45pm – May 31 @ 9:45pm
BLONDES ON BICYCLES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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[...]
May 11 @ 6:15pm – May 12 @ 7:15pm
ROSCO McCLELLAND (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 11 & Sat 12 May @ 6:15pm • (1 hour) It’s been a hell of a year for Rosco McClelland, travelling the world, getting engaged and making new friends in interesting places. Come[...]
May 11 @ 7:30pm – May 12 @ 8:30pm
TWONKEY'S NIGHT TRAIN TO LIECHTENSTEIN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 11 & Sat 12 May @ 7:30pm • (1 hour) The Fringe’s most reliably unusual auteur returns with a new adventure from the peculiar world of Mr Twonkey. What happens when you take[...]
May 11 @ 8:45pm – Jun 3 @ 9:45pm
SEAN McLOUGHLIN: LIVING WELL IS THE BEST REVENGE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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[...]
May 12 @ 1:15pm – May 27 @ 5:40pm
KELSEY DE ALMEIDA: I'M VERY DIFFERENT PEOPLE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 12, Sat 19 & Sun 20 May @ 1:15pm • • Sun 27 May @ 5:00pm • (40 min) Winner of South End Comedy Festival’s ‘Best Newcomer’ competition 2017, Kelsey is one of[...]
May 12 @ 3:45pm – May 28 @ 3:30pm
AHEM... YOU CAN'T GO AROUND DOING STUFF LIKE THAT! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 12 @ 5:00pm – May 26 @ 6:00pm
DARREN WALSH: MASSIVE PUNT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 12 @ 10:00pm – Jun 2 @ 11:00pm
ROBIN MORGAN: HONEYMOON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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[...]
May 13 @ 2:30pm – Jun 3 @ 3:30pm
JOE WELLS: I HOPE I DIE BEFORE I START VOTING CONSERVATIVE @ Upper Lounge
• 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[...]
May 13 @ 10:00pm – May 15 @ 11:00pm
NARIN OZ: BONQRZ (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 13, Mon 14 & Tue 15 May @ 10:00pm • (1 hour) Bonkers stand up comedy show about Making extremely bad decisions for happiness. “Comedy genius or someone who should be sectioned, go[...]
May 15 @ 6:15pm – May 22 @ 7:05pm
NORTHERN POWER BLOUSE: UP YOUR PROMENADE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 16 @ 6:15pm – May 25 @ 7:15pm
TRISHELLE: OUT OF ORDER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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[...]
ADAM HESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 18 @ 7:30pm – Jun 2 @ 8:30pm
ADAM HESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 18 @ 8:45pm – May 25 @ 9:45pm
JULIET MEYERS: BIKES & DOGS & ROCK & ROLL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 19 @ 3:45pm – May 27 @ 4:45pm
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL A GAME SHOW! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 19 @ 5:00pm – May 20 @ 6:00pm
CATHERINE BOHART (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 19 @ 7:30pm – May 20 @ 8:30pm
KATHARINE FERNS IS IN STITCHES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 19 @ 8:45pm – May 27 @ 9:45pm
LAUGHS WITH TRICKS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 21 @ 7:30pm – May 24 @ 8:30pm
KATHARINE FERNS: BETWEEN ONE FERNS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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
• 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[...]
May 23 @ 10:00pm – May 25 @ 11:00pm
JAMES BARR: THIRST TAP (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 26 @ 6:15pm – May 28 @ 5:50pm
PAUL WADE: MORTAL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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[...]
IAN SMITH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 28 @ 1:15pm – Jun 3 @ 2:15pm
IAN SMITH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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
• 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
• 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 29 @ 6:15pm – May 30 @ 7:05pm
NOW THAT'S WHO I CALL ARCHIE HENDERSON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 31 @ 6:15pm – Jun 1 @ 7:15pm
MATT STELLINGWERF: BACHELOR OF ARTS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 @ 10:00pm – Jun 3 @ 12:15am
RUFUS & VENDETTA'S NEVER HAVE I EVER... (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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 2 @ 5:00pm – Jun 3 @ 6:00pm
NEXT BEST THING ON NEXT BEST THING (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• 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
• 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[...]

 

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