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Make The Most Of The Final Week Of The Fringe 2009!

It's the last week of the Fringe - but there are still hundreds of fantastic shows - so make the most of it whilst it's still here! This Saturday we're delighted to announce the return of Fringe Street - The International Street Performance Festival.
19 May 09 | Brighton Festival Fringe

Top Comedy Shows In The Brighton Fringe

There's a lot of laughs in the Fringe this year - from performances from big name stand-ups to sketch shows, improvised comedy and a whole lot in between.
04 Apr 09 | Brighton Festival Fringe

Beachdown Festival

The UK’s newest and most laid-back Festival, set in the beautiful designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty site of the South Downs just north of Brighton.
04 Jun 08 | Amanda

Charleston May Festival 2008

Charleston announces a star line up for the 2008 May Festival, The Charleston Festival, now in its 19th year, running from 16-25 May 2008, showcases an unbeatable line-up of talent and features internationally renowned writers, performers and artists in a series of debates, interviews, discussions, readings, illustrated talks and dramatisations, all designed to open the mind and replenish the soul.
20 Feb 08 | Claire

Paramount Comedy Festival 4th - 21st October 2007

The Paramount Comedy Festival is back!.
07 Sep 07 | Amanda

Marshmellow Festival - 24th - 26th August 2007

Taking place just off Birling Gap (nr Brighton) over the August Bank Holiday weekend, the all-new, three day camping event Marshmellow Festival boasts four live music stages featuring some of the south’s finest musical talent.
06 Aug 07 | Joe Mansfield

Robert Logan, Gagarin + The Vainglories @ The Basement

Type PR and Slowfoot Records Present Robert Logan + Gagarin + The Vainglories Date: Thursday 17th September Doors: 8-11pm Tickets: £5 NUS/£6 on the door http://www.
26 Aug 09 | Jeff Schofield

Strawberry Jamm @ The King & Queen

The date for the next Strawberry Social event has now officially been confirmed as Saturday 20th October 2007.
10 Aug 07 | Sarah-Jane McQueen

Neil Innes - A People’s Guide To World Domination

Sunday 18 October Neil Innes presents a wry, poignant, humorous and hideously topical one man show, spiced with anecdotes of his life and times in the worlds of media and show biz.
28 Sep 09 | Monedia

Krater Comedy Club

Komedia’s award-winning comedy night Krater Comedy Club continues to pack the crowds in every weekend, and on Friday 7 – Sunday 9 August with a line-up including Adam Bloom, Dan Evans and more, with Richard Wilson (Fri) and Stephen Grant (Sat/Sun) on MC duties, it’s not hard to see why! Eat, drink, watch and get ready to laugh in an unforgettable evening of giggles and guffaws.
04 Aug 09 | Press

Komedia - Tag Comedy Is Back!

Featuring top UK comedians – all headliners from the Krater Comedy Club with NO running order, NO set lists, and NO idea as to what they will be doing or talking about – this is a not-to-be missed comedy extravaganza! August’s show sees Martin Coyote, Adam Bloom and more join Stephen Grant to take the leap into the unknown! “By the end of the evening my face ached with the strain of laughing.
04 Aug 09 | Press

Krater Comedy Club Turns 10 Years Old With Reg D Hunter And Dan Nightingale

Komedia’s award-winning comedy night Krater Comedy Club turns 10 years old this weekend! On Friday 3 – Sunday 5 July a line-up including Jarred Christmas, Reginald D.
02 Jul 09 | Komedia

A Comedy Double-header With Russell Kane And Simon Brodkin

The famed Komedia 'Comedy Double Bill' season continues on Thursday 23 July with Russell Kane and Simon Brodkin.
02 Jul 09 | Komedia

Stephen Grant Leads The Way In The Improvisational Gag-fest - Tag Comedy

Tag Comedy is back! Featuring top UK comedians ? all headliners from the Krater Comedy Club with NO running order, NO set lists, and NO idea as to what they will be doing or talking about ? this is a not-to-be missed comedy extravaganza! July?s show sees three top comedians join Stephen Grant to take the leap into the unknown! ?By the end of the evening my face ached with the strain of laughing.
10 Jun 09 | Press

Tony Law, Ben Hurley And Terry Alderton Play Krater Comedy Club

Komedia’s award-winning comedy night Krater Comedy Club continues to pack the crowds in every weekend, and on Friday 26 – Sunday 28 June with a line-up includingTony Law, Ben Hurley and Terry Alderton with Dan Atkinson on MC duties, it’s not hard to see why! Eat, drink, watch and get ready to laugh in an unforgettable evening of giggles and guffaws! Like a rolling ball of funny with bits flying out of it, Tony Law’s infectious comedy will leave you stranded in a hilarious field of ideas.
04 Jun 09 | Komedia Press

Brighton's Biggest And Best Gay-friendly Stand-up Night - Bent Double

On the first Sunday of every month, some of the biggest names from the circuit grace the Komedia stage to entertain the "up for it" crowd in Bent Double.
18 May 09 | Komedia Press

Krater Comedy Club Continues To Pack The Crowds In Every Weekend!

Komedia?s award-winning comedy night Krater Comedy Club continues to pack the crowds in every weekend, and on Friday 1 ? Sunday 3 May with a line-up including Ninia Benjamin, Lee Nelson and more with Maff Brown (Fri & Sat) and Stephen Grant (Sun) sharing comp?re duties, it?s not hard to see why! Eat, drink, watch and get ready to laugh in an unforgettable evening of giggles and guffaws! Ninia Benjamin is one of the UK?s hottest female comedians with a wealth of television, stage and live stand-up experience.
09 Apr 09 | Press

Old Rope

Old Rope, if.
30 Dec 08 | Chris Challis

Old Rope

Old Rope, if.
29 Dec 08 | Chris Challis

Old Rope

Old Rope, if.
29 Dec 08 | Chris Challis

Magners Comedy Festival In Brighton

Following it’s phenomenal success in 2007, The Magners Comedy Festival returns to Brighton - bigger and better than ever before.
18 Sep 08 | Amanda Costello

The Treason Show

Even though Parliament’s not sitting and the Royals have packed their swimming cossies and headed out of town, those Treason Show wits will still find plenty to comment on as we hit the traditional ‘silly season’ for news stories! Alongside all this summer satire, the team welcome back co-founder and serial Treason-ite Carol Kentish, to the stage.
21 Jul 08 | Chris

Bent Double At Komedia

The monthly gay-friendly giggle-fest returns to Komedia for a Pride special, with guest compere Cathy P taking the reins.
18 Jul 08 | Chris

Whose Festival Is It Anyway

Welcome to Brighton?s first-ever Improv Festival! Improv comedy is soaring in popularity, with repeats of Whose Line is it Anyway on almost every time you look at the TV, but nothing beats the atmosphere of watching improv live.
04 Jun 08 | Chris Challis

Stick Your Job Up Your A

Multi award-winning comedian John Bishop hits the road with a brand new show, all about the joys of telling his boss to do something that most people might find impossible.
23 Apr 08 | Chris Challis

World Premiere: '007 - My Other Life' at Friends? Meeting House

Brighton's very own Second Impression Theatre bring a stunning new comedy show to the Festival Fringe entitled '007 – My Other Life!' This show tells the bizarre story of one man’s mission to convince the world that he really is 007! And all this, despite the fact that most people perceive him as a bit of a social inadequate!  Anyway, this ‘would be Bond’ has the chance to prove his true credentials as the Russians seek to bring total devastation to the UK.
17 Apr 08 | David Weedall

Electric Mouse Live launch LIVE online channel at Brighton Fringe Festival

Electric Mouse Comedy is the fastest growing comedy network in the UK and Ireland with over 17 venues and it's rapid expansion has now gone LIVE, online with 'Electric Mouse Live’.
16 Apr 08 | Amanda Costello

Omid Djalili At The Brighton Dome

The star of his own BBC1 series 'The Omid Djalili Show' is on tour with his new and exciting live stand-up show.
07 Jan 08 | Amanda

Jimmy Carr At The Brighton Dome

Jimmy Carr is one of the biggest faces in comedy.
03 Jan 08 | Amanda

Voodoo Vaudeville Present Fantasmagoria

Imagine if all the dreams you dreamt could come true.
06 Dec 07 | intern

Idiots Of Ants - Magners Paramount Comedy Festival

A total sell-out at the Edinburgh Festival 2007,  Idiot of Ants are peforming at the Pavillion Theatre on Friday 12th October at 7.
17 Sep 07 | Idiots of Ants

The Treason Show @ Komedia

Welcome to a brand new season of Treason and if you’re in the media… beware! The Treason Show team have spent the last three months watching your every move! Comedy without compromise and top notch political and social satire from the team who mock sleaze with the greatest of ease – finally a political ‘party’ you can trust to deliver gags and a few home truths! Founded in 2000, The Treason Show is a slick and irreverent satirical sketch show based on the news and current affairs.
25 Jul 07 | Chris Challis

Amy Lame's Mama Cass Family Singers @ Komedia

Amy Lamé, co-founder of Duckie in London, was a chubby child star in a 60's cover band.
11 Jul 07 | Chris Challis

The Nivea Funny Women Awards At Komedia

The 2007 NIVEA Funny Women Awards, again offers new female comedy stand-up talent the chance to be discovered.
06 Jun 07 | Chris Challis

Get 'googled Out!' At The Fringe

Ever felt you may be spending too much time on the Net? Googled Out! is an intriguing piece of theatre that has actors playing avatars in cyberspace on a virtual 3D website promising to further enhance their online experiences.
21 Apr 07 | David Weedall

Comic Boom At Komedia

Komedia’s brand new comedy night, Comic Boom, continues to bring you exciting new comedy without the gamble.
11 Apr 07 | Chris Challis

Maddie Live ?talking Up The Fringe?

For the first time ever, the Brighton Festival Fringe brings you a hot new talk show.
09 Apr 07 | Belle Rowe

Leading The Way In May - Komedia Festival Line Up

This year Komedia’s festival programme couldn’t be more packed.
26 Feb 07 | Chris Challis

Ricky Gervais At The Brighton Centre

Ricky Gervais, Hollywood's "Hottest Brit" and co-creator and co-writer of the two multi award-winning shows The Office and Extras, is going on a national UK tour, with his third live show Fame.
10 Jan 07 | Admin

Sean Hughes At The Gardner Arts Centre

This new show on Friday 9th February makes a long overdue foray back into stand–up.
03 Jan 07 | Emma Riley

I?m Worried I?m Starting To Hate Almost Everyone In The World

Mark Watson has already won the if.
03 Jan 07 | Chris Challis

Krater Up The Chimney At Komedia

Christmas Eve and you’re staying in wrapping presents? Christmas Day just isn’t the same without the memory of a great Christmas Eve night and KRATER UP THE CHIMNEY offers the ultimate alternative to an early night and a glass of milk in bed.
05 Dec 06 | Chris Challis

Strawberry Xmas Cracker At Komedia

Get your Christmas off to a great start and jump on board a sleigh ride of fun in Strawberry the Clown's hilarious Yuletide bonanza.
16 Nov 06 | Chris Challis

Voodoo Vaudeville?s Skin Of The Moon At Komedia

Welcome to the world of Voodoo Vaudeville, where sinister figures stalk the shadows in a luscious never-never land of defiant performance, deviant theatricality, twisted cabaret, cruel yet tender comedy and cutting edge contemporary dance.
03 Nov 06 | Chris Challis

The Re-launch Approaches

KOMEDIA is just weeks away from unveiling it’s brand new expansion, design and layout.
18 Aug 06 | Chris Challis

Film Focus to 31st August 2006

At The Odeon & Cineworld Ultra stylish director Michael Mann (?Heat?, ?Collateral?) finally brings the 80?s TV series that made his name to the big screen with ?Miami Vice?.
31 Jul 06 | Brad Brasier

New Live Performance Venue

Komedia has unveiled plans for its new extension on Regent Street, including a foyer bar that will host live acoustic music, cabaret and comedy performances by up and coming local artists.
14 Jul 06 | Chris Challis

Open Air Theatre And Pride And Prejudice

From the 17th -26th August 2006 the Open Air Theatre And Pride And Prejudice will be showing at Stanmer House, Brighton.
04 Jul 06 | Nick Harvey

Film Focus - Jul '06

If the World Cup is having a negative effect on your blood pressure, Brighton Home prescribes a trip to the movies for a slightly more relaxing way to spend 90 minutes.
22 Jun 06 | Brad Brasier

Film Focus

If the thought of cracking ?The Da Vinci Code? isn?t really flicking your film switch, check out Brighton Home?s regular film guide to ensure you find something that will.
23 May 06 | Brad Brasier

Film Focus - May 2006

It seems that summer isn?t in any particular rush to hit our fair city this year, so as you stock up on disposable BBQ?s and search for that ultimate pair of sunglasses, a trip to the cinema could provide a welcome distraction from your seasonal preparations.
11 May 06 | Brad Brasier

The Lady Boys Of Bangkok - Full Moon Party

Brighton audiences demanded more! So THE LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK return to the heart of BRIGHTON in MAY to launch their fourth record-breaking year with their dazzling new production - FULL MOON PARTY.
26 Apr 06 | Tony Wilkie-Millar

Stephen Grant - Up Front at Theatre Royal, Brighton

Brighton Stand-up comedian and BBC Radio Presenter Stephen Grant comes of age in 2006 as he debuts at the Theatre Royal.
24 Apr 06 | Stephen Grant

The Best In Film Shorts

Dedicated to providing the very best in short film entertainment, FUTURE SHORTS, Europe?s largest platform for short films is screening at the Duke of York playhouse, Brighton.
08 Apr 06 | Michael Yeoman

The Cuban Brothers At Concorde 2

Brighton’s only festival in a club returns for a Easter Cuban special! On Saturday the 11th April the only easter party you need to know about is at the Concorde 2.
10 Mar 09 | Declan Cassidy

Voodoo Vaudeville Presents Dead Glam

Welcome to the world of Voodoo Vaudeville, where sinister figures stalk the shadows in a luscious never-never land of defiant performance, deviant theatricality, twisted cabaret, cruel yet tender comedy and cutting edge contemporary dance.
07 Jan 09 | Chris Challis

Summer Lovin?

Brighton residents will maintain that their city is delightful all year round, but there’s no doubt that it’s best seen in the summer.
17 Nov 08 | Tom Duffin

The Cuban Brothers Touch Down At Playgroup!

Brighton’s only festival-in-a-club returns for a Christmas special! Come celebrate with Playgroup as we present our Cuban Christmas.
05 Nov 08 | Declan Cassidy

Stick It On Bank Holiday All-dayer At The King And Queen

May indulges us with the second Stick It On bank holiday all-dayer of the year, three cheers for May.
09 May 08 | Stick It On Team

Stick It On Bank Holiday All-dayer At The King And Queen

Blink and you may well have missed the opening two months of 2008, but believe it or not, March is now upon us and with it comes Stick It On’s first appearance at the King & Queen of the year.
07 Mar 08 | Stick It On

Stick It On Presents The Bestival 2007 Launch Party At Komedia

Bestival has been one of the festival success stories over the last couple of years.
02 Mar 07 | Rob Drysdale

Dirty Diamond Revue at Komedia

In a tawdry world, this beautiful night of variety performance shines like a crazy diamond!.
15 Dec 06 | Chris Challis

Les Chiche Capons At Komedia

At last!! It?s the UK debut for the sensational cabaret comedy show that has been causing a storm in Paris.
17 Nov 06 | Chris Challis

Los Bonobos

Take your Sunday roast on the 8th October with a pinch of salt!! Joogleberry is in the mood for laughter ? it?s Brighton Paramount Comedy festival after all! So come enjoy a delicious roast lunch cooked by our brand spanking new chef, then kick back in our funky restaurant for an afternoon of top notch entertainment with Los Bonobos?and this one?s on us! LOS BONOBOS are a duo who fuse elements of French folk and funky bluesy guitar with cheeky lyrics.
06 Sep 06 | Sue Popper

Komedia Gets Some Decks Appeal!

Music, Comedy, Cabaret, Theatre… and Clubbing? KOMEDIA is set to add another string to its bow.
01 Sep 06 | Chris Challis

Final Cut At The Komedia

Brighton’s popular short-film screening event comes to the Komedia with its inspiring evenings of brand-new work from top indie film-makers, ‘Trailer Trash’ previews, DJ mixes and cutting-edge VJ sets.
03 Jan 08 | Amanda

Magic Lantern Film Club

Magic Lantern restarts its season of children’s shows in Brighton & Hove at the Odeon Cinema on 29th September with a new programme of unforgettable films.
17 Sep 07 | Neil Williams

Deck The Halls At Odeon Brighton

For the chance to win £300 worth of Debenham's Vouchers BOOK NOW for 'Deck the Halls.
05 Dec 06 | Odeon Cinemas

Birds Eye View Film Festival @ Duke of Yorks Picturehouse

Birds Eye View celebrates women’s vision in film.
01 Nov 06 | Laura Winton

Komedia Brighton Welcomes Komedia Bath

KOMEDIA, Brighton’s independently financed arts organization, is set to export its European café entertainment concept to a second UK city, proposing to rejuvenate an empty city centre picture house in Bath.
23 Oct 06 | Chris Challis

Comedy Course Set To Make Brighton Rock With Laughter

An improv comedy course run by members of local comedy talent the Mayday Players starts on March 16th and can take you from beginner to performer in just eight weeks.
14 Feb 06 | Rebecca Smith

Future Shorts Coming To Brighton

"Future Shorts is bent on proving that the short film is not just for people with short attention spans but a genre unto itself ? a little something for every taste.
08 Jun 05 | Mike

Harlem Globetrotters

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS The wizards of the basketball world and the greatest entertainers in sport, the Harlem Globetrotters, are set to bounce the Brighton audience on Wednesday the 11th.
27 Apr 05 | Eric

Tee Hee Tht Comedy Night

TEE HEE THT A Night of Raucous Comedy Monday February 7th 2005 from 8.
13 Jan 05 | ericpage

Festival ?radio Reverb 87.7? Explodes Onto Airways This May?.

28 Apr 04 | Admin

London Gay Men's Chorus To Play Brighton's Theatre Royal

The London Gay Men?s Chorus to play Brighton?s Theatre Royal to mark World AIDS Day.
19 Nov 03 | Steve Bustin

Exploited @ C2 On Thurs 24th July 2003

Thursday 24th July The Exploited Are Punk Rock ! ?Fuck The System? the bands latest studio album, proves the band is on a more explosive form than ever ? riotous, unrepentant & wholly uncompromising.
22 Jun 03 | Alison

Brighton's Very First Hookah Caf

Daniel Mokades announced the opening of Hookah Dreams, Brighton's very first Hookah Caf? today.
01 Nov 02 | Daniel Mokades

The Full Moon gets fuller at Autumn sets in

The Full Moon on Boyces Street really comes into its own at this time of year.
01 Nov 02 | Jess Neame

Art News


Cult Poster Art

Cult movies hold an appeal over us that the big, successful or critically acclaimed films somehow can never match.
12 Jun 06 | Crane kalman

Jacques Tati At The Magic Lantern

The second date of The Magic Lantern's new season is with Jacques Tati and his film “Jour de Fête”.
16 Oct 07 | alessandra romanelli

The Three Billy Goats Gruff at Komedia

Founded in 1996, Garlic Theatre is a Visual Theatre Company that uses image, puppet animation, movement and live music create theatre productions of artistic excellence.
01 Nov 06 | Chris Challis

Cheeky Guide is Back!

So off went the brand new, fully updated fourth edition of The Cheeky Guide to Brighton to the printers and the very next day it was announced that the Hanbury Ballroom was closing down.
08 Aug 06 | Tim Bick

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