BRIGHTON FRINGE

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Brighton Fringe 2018 runs from Fri 4 May to Sun 3 June, and as usual we’ve got a packed programme of comedy, and almost all of it is FREE!!!

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May 26 @ 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 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 10:00pm – 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[...]
FABULON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
May 26 @ 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 27 @ 12:30am – May 28 @ 7:15pm
ISHI KHAN-JACKSON: I'MMIGRANT! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
12:30am
• 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 27 @ 1:15pm – 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 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 @ 5:00pm – 5:40pm
KELSEY DE ALMEIDA: I'M VERY DIFFERENT PEOPLE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
5:00pm
• 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[...]
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 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 30 @ 8:45pm – 9:45pm
ADELE CLIFF: SHEEP (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
8:45pm
• 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 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 @ 8:45pm – 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[...]
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 @ 7:30pm – 8:30pm
ADAM HESS: BUBBLES (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
7:30pm
• 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[...]
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[...]

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