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CROWS COMEDY presents BRIGHTON FRINGE PREVIEWS 8:00pm
CROWS COMEDY presents BRIGHTON FRINGE PREVIEWS
May 1 @ 8:00pm – 10:30pm
CROWS COMEDY presents BRIGHTON FRINGE PREVIEWS @ Upper Lounge
Five  comedians preview their Brighton Fringe sets: CARL CARZANA TOM SMITH PATRICK CARMODY RIGGS ALEX MASON FREE ENTRY!    
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ZOE LYONS: ENTRY LEVEL HUMAN (FREE!) 8:15pm
ZOE LYONS: ENTRY LEVEL HUMAN (FREE!)
May 4 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm
ZOE LYONS: ENTRY LEVEL HUMAN (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 4 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) She recently cooked up a storm on ‘Celebrity Masterchef’, is a regular on ‘Mock The Week’ and a much-loved figure on ‘Live At The Apollo’, as[...]
TWONKEY’S TEN YEAR TWITCH (FREE!) 9:30pm
TWONKEY’S TEN YEAR TWITCH (FREE!)
May 4 @ 9:30pm – 10:30pm
TWONKEY'S TEN YEAR TWITCH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 3 & Sat 4 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Twonkey’s 10th show is about a grotesque cake decorating shop in the Dordogne that has been secretly making fake weather since 1982. Last[...]
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DARREN WALSH: PROGWORKRESS (FREE!) 4:30pm
DARREN WALSH: PROGWORKRESS (FREE!)
May 5 @ 4:30pm – 5:30pm
DARREN WALSH: PROGWORKRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 4 & Sun 5 May @ 4:30pm • (1 hour) Join Darren (UK’s first Pun Champion, Winner of Dave’s Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe, BBC Edinburgh Presents) for a Work in Progress (progworkress)[...]
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NATHAN CASSIDY: OBSERVATIONAL (FREE!) 3:15pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: OBSERVATIONAL (FREE!)
May 6 @ 3:15pm – 4:15pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: OBSERVATIONAL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 4 to Mon 6 May @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) Award-winning comedian Cassidy with a new show about his crazy year. Nothing was happening, then he joined a new gym and a big,[...]
PAUL McCAFFREY: LEMON (FREE!) 9:30pm
PAUL McCAFFREY: LEMON (FREE!)
May 6 @ 9:30pm – 10:30pm
PAUL McCAFFREY: LEMON (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 5 May @ 2:00pm • • Mon 6 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) In the last couple of years Paul McCaffrey has performed to over half a million people while supporting his[...]
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THEODORA VAN DER BEEK: THE ADVENTURES OF THE BEARDED LADY 7:00pm
THEODORA VAN DER BEEK: THE ADVENTURES OF THE BEARDED LADY
May 8 @ 7:00pm – 7:50pm
THEODORA VAN DER BEEK: THE ADVENTURES OF THE BEARDED LADY @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 4 to Wed 8 May @ 7:00pm • (50 minutes) ‘I’m the Bearded Lady, I’m fearless and I’m shady, I’ve hair on my back and My muscles are stacked, My Adam’s apple is[...]
EDY HURST: HURST SCHMURST (FREE!) 9:30pm
EDY HURST: HURST SCHMURST (FREE!)
May 8 @ 9:30pm – 10:30pm
EDY HURST: HURST SCHMURST (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 6 May @ 4:30pm • • Tue 7 & Wed 8 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Award-winning comedian Edy Hurst brings his musical comedy, loop pedal nonsense and stand-up to answer the[...]
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EMILY McQUADE: IMPISH (FREE!) 7:00pm
EMILY McQUADE: IMPISH (FREE!)
May 9 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
EMILY McQUADE: IMPISH (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 9 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) This is a stand-up comedy show about the joys and pitfalls of having an overactive imagination. Ever seen an apparition in a garage? A magical kingdom[...]
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NORTHERN POWER BLOUSE (FREE!) 4:30pm
NORTHERN POWER BLOUSE (FREE!)
May 11 @ 4:30pm – 5:20pm
NORTHERN POWER BLOUSE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 11 May @ 4:30pm • (50 min) Join ‘Northern Power Blouse’ for a sketch show full of heart, songs and massive, massive shoulder pads. Between them, Cassie Atkinson, Kat Butterfield and Charlotte Pearson[...]
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JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS: AFTER ME COMES THE FLOOD (BUT IN FRENCH) drip splosh splash drip BLUBBP BLUBBP BLUBBPBLUBBPBLUBBP!! (FREE!) 2:00pm
JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS: AFTER ME COMES THE FLOOD (BUT IN FRENCH) drip splosh splash drip BLUBBP BLUBBP BLUBBPBLUBBPBLUBBP!! (FREE!)
May 12 @ 2:00pm – 3:00pm
JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS: AFTER ME COMES THE FLOOD (BUT IN FRENCH) drip splosh splash drip BLUBBP BLUBBP BLUBBPBLUBBPBLUBBP!! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 12 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) Blam blam! The critically acclaimed idiot returns with a brand-new hour of extraordinary daft-hearted comedy, following a complete sell out at last year’s Fringe. ‘Freewheeling escapism…[...]
DAVID CHAWNER: MENTAL (FREE!) 7:00pm
DAVID CHAWNER: MENTAL (FREE!)
May 12 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
DAVID CHAWNER: MENTAL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 12 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) After a hugely successful run at last year’s Brighton Fringe, ‘Mental’ returns. This is a show about mental health (rather than mental illness). As seen on[...]
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DAVID MILLS: WELCOME TO THE NEXT MOMENT (FREE!) 9:30pm
DAVID MILLS: WELCOME TO THE NEXT MOMENT (FREE!)
May 13 @ 9:30pm – 10:30pm
DAVID MILLS: WELCOME TO THE NEXT MOMENT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 13 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Politics, celebrity, the media, technology, our 24-hour reality television cartoon dystopia. More hilarious rants and raves from the funniest comic you’ve never heard of. David Mills[...]
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JOE WELLS: PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE DON’T MAKE ME DO POLITICAL COMEDY (FREE!) 7:00pm
JOE WELLS: PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE DON’T MAKE ME DO POLITICAL COMEDY (FREE!)
May 15 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
JOE WELLS: PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE DON'T MAKE ME DO POLITICAL COMEDY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 15 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Joe used to do political comedy but recently the news has become so horrible that he can’t bear to do it any more. Support for Frankie[...]
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CHARMIAN HUGHES: WHAT-NOT (FREE!) 7:00pm
CHARMIAN HUGHES: WHAT-NOT (FREE!)
May 16 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
CHARMIAN HUGHES: WHAT-NOT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 14 & Thu 16 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Charmian self-identifies as a what-not, the word for people who don’t have a word. Also as extremely funny comedian to packed houses. Don’t[...]
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NICK HORSEMAN: THE RHYME SCHEME (FREE!) 8:15pm
NICK HORSEMAN: THE RHYME SCHEME (FREE!)
May 18 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm
NICK HORSEMAN: THE RHYME SCHEME (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 11 & Sat 18 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Over the past year, Nick ‘Horse’ Horseman has got married, survived a 6.9 magnitude earthquake that killed 450 people and given up his[...]
THE LOL WORD (FREE!) 9:30pm
THE LOL WORD (FREE!)
May 18 @ 9:30pm – 10:30pm
THE LOL WORD (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 17 & Sat 18 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Like comedy? Like queer folk? Then you’ll love this mixed bill of sketch and stand-up stars who are rising through the comedy ranks[...]
LAURA-DOE’S VAUDEVILLE OF THE VULVA (FREE!) 10:45pm
LAURA-DOE’S VAUDEVILLE OF THE VULVA (FREE!)
May 18 @ 10:45pm – 11:45pm
LAURA-DOE'S VAUDEVILLE OF THE VULVA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 10 & Sat 11 May @ 10:45pm • • Fri 17 & Sat 18 May @ 10:45pm • (1 hour 10 minutes) Ever confused a Volvo and a vulva? A G-string and a[...]
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SOOZ KEMPNER: MEGA-DRIVE (FREE!) 2:00pm
SOOZ KEMPNER: MEGA-DRIVE (FREE!)
May 19 @ 2:00pm – 3:00pm
SOOZ KEMPNER: MEGA-DRIVE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 19 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) Following 2018’s Super Sonic 90s Kid, award-winning comedian Sooz Kempner is back with a brand-new hour, Mega Drive: a show about the video games that defined[...]
ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING: THE INTERDIMENSIONAL ABK (FREE!) 7:00pm
ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING: THE INTERDIMENSIONAL ABK (FREE!)
May 19 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING: THE INTERDIMENSIONAL ABK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 17 to Sun 19 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year 2017 Alasdair Beckett-King returns to this timeline with a dimension-hopping stand up comedy show. “A singular and[...]
MERYL O’ROURKE: VANILLA (FREE!) 9:30pm
MERYL O’ROURKE: VANILLA (FREE!)
May 19 @ 9:30pm – 10:30pm
MERYL O'ROURKE: VANILLA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 5, Sun 12 & Sun 19 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) New show from stand up and BBC’s New World Order writer. In her youth, Meryl was called all sorts of fruity[...]
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PHIL JERROD: UNRELATABLE (FREE!) 7:00pm
PHIL JERROD: UNRELATABLE (FREE!)
May 20 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
PHIL JERROD: UNRELATABLE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 20 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) When he was ten years old Phil Jerrod went missing. Join the award winning comedian, and official tour support for Romesh Ranganathan and Angela Barnes, as[...]
PRESIDENT OBONJO: GOODBYE MR PRESIDENT (FREE!) 9:30pm
PRESIDENT OBONJO: GOODBYE MR PRESIDENT (FREE!)
May 20 @ 9:30pm – 10:30pm
PRESIDENT OBONJO: GOODBYE MR PRESIDENT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 18 May @ 2:00pm • • Mon 20 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) A brief and impactful story of friendship between an African President and an English man set in modern Britain.[...]
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ART ATTACK (FREE!) 9:30pm
ART ATTACK (FREE!)
May 22 @ 9:30pm – 10:30pm
ART ATTACK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 14 & Wed 15 May @ 9:30pm • • Tue 21 & Wed 22 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Up-and-coming comedians Alex Mason, Riggs, and Tom Smith have come together to present[...]
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IZZY MANT: POLITE CLUB (FREE!) 7:00pm
IZZY MANT: POLITE CLUB (FREE!)
May 23 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
IZZY MANT: POLITE CLUB (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Tue 21 to Thu 23 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) TV comedy producer Izzy (Peep Show, Toast of London, Harry & Paul) has been pathologically tactful all her life. But tonight, that changes…[...]
SASKIA PRESTON: ABSENT (FREE!) 9:30pm
SASKIA PRESTON: ABSENT (FREE!)
May 23 @ 9:30pm – 10:30pm
SASKIA PRESTON: ABSENT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 9, Thu 16 & Thu 23 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) A work in progress show from professional clothes-wearer Saskia Preston. In this blurb, Saskia will hint that she’s a really cool[...]
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JAY SODAGAR: THE VERY BEST OF JAY SODAGAR (FREE!) 8:15pm
JAY SODAGAR: THE VERY BEST OF JAY SODAGAR (FREE!)
May 24 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm
JAY SODAGAR: THE VERY BEST OF JAY SODAGAR (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 3 & Fri 24 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Over 21 Years Jay has built up a powerhouse of sharp political and observational material. This show is the very best of all[...]
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LESLIE EWING-BURGESSE EXISTS! (FREE!) 3:15pm
LESLIE EWING-BURGESSE EXISTS! (FREE!)
May 25 @ 3:15pm – 4:15pm
LESLIE EWING-BURGESSE EXISTS! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 18, Sun 19 & Sat 25 May @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) Leslie Ewing-Burgesse did a show last year about being imaginary, and realised along the way that it was a massive manifestation[...]
LUCY PEARMAN: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) 8:15pm
LUCY PEARMAN: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!)
May 25 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm
LUCY PEARMAN: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 25 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Complete idiot Lucy Pearman will be trying out some new ideas. There will be a bag, a song, a leg, some tears and probably blood. It[...]
LIAM WITHNAIL: HOMECOMING 9:30pm
LIAM WITHNAIL: HOMECOMING
May 25 @ 9:30pm – 10:30pm
LIAM WITHNAIL: HOMECOMING @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 10 & Sat 11 May @ 9:30pm • • Fri 24 & Sat 25 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Brand new hour of thoughtful and hilarious stand up from the celebrated comic.[...]
ROBIN MORGAN: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) 10:45pm
ROBIN MORGAN: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!)
May 25 @ 10:45pm – 11:45pm
ROBIN MORGAN: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 24 & Sat 25 May @ 10:45pm • (1 hour) The third hour show from Robin Morgan (writer for BBC Two’s ‘The Mash Report’, BBC Radio 4’s ‘The News Quiz’, television warm-up for[...]
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NIK COPPIN: SHARK (FREE!) 7:00pm
NIK COPPIN: SHARK (FREE!)
May 27 @ 7:00pm – May 30 @ 7:00pm
NIK COPPIN: SHARK (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 25 to Thu 30 May @ 7:00pm • (1 hour) Following more sell-out performances in Europe, Asia and Australia, the UK-based global comedian returns with a new show in which he analyses jokes,[...]
DAVID TSONOS: PROFESSIONAL AUDITIONER (FREE!) 9:30pm
DAVID TSONOS: PROFESSIONAL AUDITIONER (FREE!)
May 27 @ 9:30pm – May 29 @ 9:30pm
DAVID TSONOS: PROFESSIONAL AUDITIONER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 26 to Wed 29 May @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) Stand-up Canadian Comic David Tsonos has been auditioning for acting roles for twenty years. From adverts, TV series, and feature films, he has[...]
CANCELLED: MISS SYLVIA SCEPTRE: PHANTASMAGORICAL (FREE!) 12:45pm
CANCELLED: MISS SYLVIA SCEPTRE: PHANTASMAGORICAL (FREE!)
May 27 @ 12:45pm – 1:45pm
CANCELLED: MISS SYLVIA SCEPTRE: PHANTASMAGORICAL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 26 & Mon 27 May @ 12:45pm • (1 hour) Unfortunately Miss Sylvia Sceptre has cancelled her appearances at Brighton Fringe 2019. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    
SAM SAVAGE: TRY (FREE!) 2:00pm
SAM SAVAGE: TRY (FREE!)
May 27 @ 2:00pm – 3:00pm
SAM SAVAGE: TRY (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 6, Sun 26 & Mon 27 May @ 2:00pm • (1 hour) How do you fit into a chaotic high flying world when all you have ever really wanted from life is a[...]
ANDREA HUBERT: THE GREY AREA (FREE!) 3:15pm
ANDREA HUBERT: THE GREY AREA (FREE!)
May 27 @ 3:15pm – 4:15pm
ANDREA HUBERT: THE GREY AREA (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 11 & Sun 12 May @ 3:15pm • • Sun 26 & Mon 27 May @ 3:15pm • (1 hour) Andrea Hubert works out some new jokes in front of the (hopefully!) lovely[...]
DIRTY WHITE BOYS & ALICE MARSHALL: SUMMERTIME SLAUGHTER (FREE!) 4:30pm
DIRTY WHITE BOYS & ALICE MARSHALL: SUMMERTIME SLAUGHTER (FREE!)
May 27 @ 4:30pm – 5:30pm
DIRTY WHITE BOYS & ALICE MARSHALL: SUMMERTIME SLAUGHTER (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 25 to Mon 27 May @ 4:30pm • (1 hour) Welcome to Plankton-On-Sea, your classic British seaside town; donkeys, deckchairs and a deadly monster terrorising the shore. Written and performed by award-winning double[...]
FIONA SAGAR & VANESSA HAMMICK: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) 5:45pm
FIONA SAGAR & VANESSA HAMMICK: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!)
May 27 @ 5:45pm – 6:35pm
FIONA SAGAR & VANESSA HAMMICK: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 19 May @ 4:30pm • • Mon 27 May @ 5:45pm • (50 minutes) Join Fiona Sagar and Vanessa Hammick for this double bill of new comedy: Fiona Sagar (Funny Women Best Show[...]
ADELE CLIFF: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) 8:15pm
ADELE CLIFF: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!)
May 27 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm
ADELE CLIFF: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Every Mon in May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) A brand new hour of comedy from hilarious stand up Adele Cliff. ‘Dave’s Funniest Jokes of the Fringe’ 2018, 2017 and 2016. “No doubt, she’s[...]
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CAROLINE MABEY: HAIR OF THE DOG (FREE!) 8:15pm
CAROLINE MABEY: HAIR OF THE DOG (FREE!)
May 28 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm
CAROLINE MABEY: HAIR OF THE DOG (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Every Tue in May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Brand new stand-up from one of the most inventive comic voices in Britain. Caroline Mabey’s husband/boyfriend/partner (whatever!) just quit his accounting job to train as[...]
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MILO McCABE: REALITY BITES TROY HAWKE! (FREE!) 8:15pm
MILO McCABE: REALITY BITES TROY HAWKE! (FREE!)
May 29 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm
MILO McCABE: REALITY BITES TROY HAWKE! (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 8 & Wed 15 May @ 8:15pm • • Wed 22 & Wed 29 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Troy Hawke escaped from his mother’s clutches over four years ago now. The[...]
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GRANT McLACHLAN: WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE McDONALD? (FREE!) 9:30pm
GRANT McLACHLAN: WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE McDONALD? (FREE!)
May 30 @ 9:30pm – Jun 1 @ 9:30pm
GRANT McLACHLAN: WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE McDONALD? (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 30 & Fri 31 May @ 9:30pm • • Sat 1 June @ 9:30pm • (1 hour) After successfully bribing the Edinburgh Festival 2018 for a 4* review, the self-help group ‘Jane McDonald[...]
BRODI SNOOK: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) 8:15pm
BRODI SNOOK: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!)
May 30 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm
BRODI SNOOK: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Thu 9 & Thu 16 May @ 8:15pm • • Thu 23 & Thu 30 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) Fast-rising Australian comedian and general smart-arse Brodi Snook takes a break from her[...]
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GRÁINNE MAGUIRE: IT’S PROBLEMATIC (FREE!) 7:00pm
GRÁINNE MAGUIRE: IT’S PROBLEMATIC (FREE!)
May 31 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
GRÁINNE MAGUIRE: IT'S PROBLEMATIC (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 3, Fri 10, Fri 24 & Fri 31 May @ 7:00pm • (50 min) Gráinne Maguire (as seen on BBC1, Dave, Comedy Central, Sky and heard on R3,4,5) returns with a new hour[...]
ADAM HESS: MY GRANDAD HAS A FRINGE (FREE!) 8:15pm
ADAM HESS: MY GRANDAD HAS A FRINGE (FREE!)
May 31 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm
ADAM HESS: MY GRANDAD HAS A FRINGE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Fri 10, Fri 17 & Fri 31 May @ 8:15pm • (1 hour) New show from me, Adam Hess, who is a very cool comedian from Brighton who then moved to London because they[...]

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CANCELLED: MISS SYLVIA SCEPTRE: PHANTASMAGORICAL (FREE!)
May 27 @ 12:45pm – 1:45pm

• Sun 26 & Mon 27 May @ 12:45pm •
(1 hour)

Unfortunately Miss Sylvia Sceptre has cancelled her appearances at Brighton Fringe 2019. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

 

 

SAM SAVAGE: TRY (FREE!)
May 27 @ 2:00pm – 3:00pm

• Mon 6, Sun 26 & Mon 27 May @ 2:00pm •
(1 hour)

How do you fit into a chaotic high flying world when all you have ever really wanted from life is a smaller forehead and some biscuits? And what happens when you are ready to fight for your dreams but refuse to remove your slippers?

“Funny Bones” (Latest Seven)
“Upbeat and endearing” (Chortle)
“Excellent” (Three Weeks)

FREE ENTRY!

 

 

ANDREA HUBERT: THE GREY AREA (FREE!)
May 27 @ 3:15pm – 4:15pm

• Sat 11 & Sun 12 May @ 3:15pm •
• Sun 26 & Mon 27 May @ 3:15pm •
(1 hour)

Andrea Hubert works out some new jokes in front of the (hopefully!) lovely people of Brighton, about the huge chasm between men and women, and what we can do to get back together.

FREE ENTRY!

 

 

DIRTY WHITE BOYS & ALICE MARSHALL: SUMMERTIME SLAUGHTER (FREE!)
May 27 @ 4:30pm – 5:30pm

• Sat 25 to Mon 27 May @ 4:30pm •
(1 hour)

Welcome to Plankton-On-Sea, your classic British seaside town; donkeys, deckchairs and a deadly monster terrorising the shore. Written and performed by award-winning double act Dirty White Boys (Best New Act, London SketchFest 2016) and the incredible character comedian Alice Marshall (as featured on Comedy Central and BBC Radio 4).

Grab a bag of cockles and try to avoid bloodshed on the beach for this silly sinister sketch show. Think League of Gentlemen meets Jaws by way of Summer Holiday! “Spectacularly and compellingly funny” (The List).

FREE ENTRY!

 

 

FIONA SAGAR & VANESSA HAMMICK: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!)
May 27 @ 5:45pm – 6:35pm

• Sun 19 May @ 4:30pm •
• Mon 27 May @ 5:45pm •
(50 minutes)

Join Fiona Sagar and Vanessa Hammick for this double bill of new comedy:

Fiona Sagar (Funny Women Best Show nominee 2016 and 2017, The Groundlings Comedy Theatre, LA) returns to Brighton Fringe with a new work in progress character comedy show.

“A talented impressionist, completely morphs into an array of hilariously self-indulgent characters” **** (Fringebiscuit)
“Brilliant. I loved the ad lib. Still makes me laugh. Very memorable.” (Zara Janjua, STV)
“Naturally funny.” (Bryony Kimmings)
“Her range is really impressive… a very good hour in the company of an excellent performer” (Wee Review)

Vanessa Hammick (comedian and cycling instructor) was 9 when her Dad taught her to cycle.. On a cliff. He nearly got her killed three times on his wildly planned misadventures- but as a sedentary lifestyle can greatly shorten life expectancy, is staying on the brink of danger the best way to keep alive? Join her as she explores cycling, life, death, pollution and her Dad on my quest to discover The Golden Path.

Directed by Cariad Lloyd.
“Vanessa is the most fascinating, funny person I know” Lou Sanders.

FREE ENTRY!

 

 

NIK COPPIN: SHARK (FREE!)
May 27 @ 7:00pm – May 30 @ 7:00pm

• Sat 25 to Thu 30 May @ 7:00pm •
(1 hour)

Following more sell-out performances in Europe, Asia and Australia, the UK-based global comedian returns with a new show in which he analyses jokes, comedy and audience reactions all to hilarious effect.

“Amazingly funny stories…super fun and charisma up the wazoo…awesome!” **** 1/2 – (Funny Tonne, Melbourne International Comedy Festival)

“Fast and funny…the audience loved it… sweetly, wildly hilarious” **** – (Rip It Up, Adelaide Fringe)

FREE ENTRY!

 

 

ADELE CLIFF: WORK IN PROGRESS (FREE!)
May 27 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm

• Every Mon in May @ 8:15pm •
(1 hour)

A brand new hour of comedy from hilarious stand up Adele Cliff.

‘Dave’s Funniest Jokes of the Fringe’ 2018, 2017 and 2016.

“No doubt, she’s a nifty writer” (Chortle)

“It’s rare to see a female comedian who specialises in one-liners and Adele does this with great accomplishment. The skill of joke writing coupled with her likeable stage persona, mean that Adele is a very promising comic talent. Her material is consistently intelligent, witty and, most importantly, very funny.” (Lynne Parker, Founder of ‘Funny Women’).

FREE ENTRY!

 

 

DAVID TSONOS: PROFESSIONAL AUDITIONER (FREE!)
May 27 @ 9:30pm – May 29 @ 9:30pm

• Sun 26 to Wed 29 May @ 9:30pm •
(1 hour)

Stand-up Canadian Comic David Tsonos has been auditioning for acting roles for twenty years. From adverts, TV series, and feature films, he has auditioned in Vancouver, Toronto, L.A. and London. He has auditioned for such major TV shows as X-Files and Battlestar Galactica, he has auditioned for movies you have never heard of and Hollywood blockbusters.

Through the bad and the more bad, David shows what the out of work actors life is really like. He shows you just what it takes to not make it in the acting business, to some this will be educational, to others shocking, but to all a good laugh.

FREE ENTRY!

 

 

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CAROLINE MABEY: HAIR OF THE DOG (FREE!)
May 28 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm

• Every Tue in May @ 8:15pm •
(1 hour)

Brand new stand-up from one of the most inventive comic voices in Britain. Caroline Mabey’s husband/boyfriend/partner (whatever!) just quit his accounting job to train as a dog groomer. Time for a life audit.

As heard on Josh Howie’s Losing It on BBC Radio 4.
Writer on The News Quiz.

“No-one has made us laugh as much at this Fringe” (The Skinny)

“Mabey is thoroughly enjoyable company… the slightly deranged offspring of a menage a trois between Vic Reeves, Harry Hill and Floella Benjamin.” (Evening Standard)

“Hilarious… Funny and touching and brilliant” (The Guardian)

FREE ENTRY!

 

 

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MILO McCABE: REALITY BITES TROY HAWKE! (FREE!)
May 29 @ 8:15pm – 9:15pm

• Wed 8 & Wed 15 May @ 8:15pm •
• Wed 22 & Wed 29 May @ 8:15pm •
(1 hour)

Troy Hawke escaped from his mother’s clutches over four years ago now. The honeymoon period is over. This impeccable 1930’s throwback finds himself trying to work out exactly what his purpose in life is… and how the mysterious ‘Greece Has Talent’ competitor fits into the whole picture….

As seen on Benidorm (ITV), Live at the Electric (BBC3) and Blue Go Mad in Ibiza (C5)

British Fringe Guide Top Recommended Shows of 2017

***** The New Current ‘Character comedy that is near perfection’
***** Scotsgay ‘Comic genius’
**** Fest ‘Spectacular character…razor sharp wit laced with a touch of the surreal’
**** Chortle ‘Undeniably funny’
**** The List ‘Beautifully written characters’
**** Broadway Baby ‘Perfectly worded jokes’
**** Edfest Mag ‘One of the year’s best comedy acts…will outgrow his venue in no time’
**** The Skinny ‘Massive amounts of fun’
**** Three Weeks ‘Hits the ticklish spots’
**** The Wee Review ‘…a character so defined and well realised that the room is instantly on board with his quite unique critique of modern life’
**** London Theatre Guide ‘effortless and hilarious’

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