Brighton Komedia March Listings

1.    SPOKEN WORD
The Theatre Workshop Monologue Slam
TTW’s Advanced Academy bring us an afternoon of comedy and drama, featuring monologues performed by some of the most talented, up and coming young actors in the South East.
Sun 1 Mar 1:30PM (DOORS 12:30PM)
£12/£10 CONC/£16 W/ LOADED FRIES 14+

2.    COMEDY
Bent Double
A gay-friendly, irreverent night of fun and frolics. Hosted by MC Zoe Lyons. ‘If laughter is the best medicine, then Bent Double is a stand-up comedy injection, a concentrated dose of hilarity over four acts that’s guaranteed to get laughs’ The Argus
Sun 1 Mar – Headliner Angela Barnes
7:30PM (DOORS 6:30PM)
£14/£11 CONC/£6 NUS OR U26/£18 W/ LOADED FRIES 18+
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3.    COMEDY
Jack Tucker: Comedy Stand-Up Hour
Tucker (Jack) is a bonafide legend in the Upstate New York regional stand-up comedy scene who’s sold out all over the world, from New York to Manhattan to Brooklyn. Ask any comedian, they’ll all say the same thing: Jackie is a powerhouse superstar rock star.
Sun 1 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£12 14+

4.    COMEDY
Pierre Novellie & Alex Kealy – Double Header
A double bill of stand-up hours from two of the most exciting acts on the British circuit.
Mon 2 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£12/£10 CONC 16+

5.    COMEDY
Laura Lexx: Knee Jerk
Star of Live at the Apollo, Hypothetical and Roast Battle, ‘tour-de-force’ (Telegraph) Laura Lexx shines a light on how hard it is to be a good person these days.
Wed 4 Mar 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£12/£16 W/ LOADED FRIES 14+
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6.    COMEDY
Harry Baker: I am 10,000
Mathematician-turned-World-Slam-Champion Harry Baker turns 10,000 days old, celebrating numbers, words and life itself. ‘Ferociously intelligent’★★★★Scotsman
Wed 4 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£12 14+

7.    MUSIC
MANOEUVRES (A Tribute to OMD)
Europe’s premier tribute to OMD – Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark – one of the most influential and original bands to emerge from the early days of synth pop in the late 1970’s.
Thu 5 Mar STUDIO DOORS 7:30PM
£12 ADV 14+

8.    COMEDY/EVENT
Musical Bingo
Just like regular bingo, but instead of shouting out numbers we play songs! Will you win the grand prize?
Thu 5 Mar 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£12 OTD/£10 ADV 18+

9.    COMEDY
The Maydays: Confessions! & Guest Improv Superstars
Confessions takes audience stories and secrets written down before the show starts and turns them into songs, sketches and beguiling stories. Expect, secrets, lies and guilt.
Fri 6 Mar STUDIO 7:30PM(DOORS 7PM)
£10 16+

10.  COMEDY
Krater Comedy Club – International Women’s Day Special Weekend
Our weekly, award-winning night of top-circuit comedians.‘THE place in Brighton to catch stand-up comedy’ The Independent
Fri 6, Sat 7, Sun 8 March

FRIDAY – Sarah Callaghan, Vikki Stone, Luisa Omielan, MC Laura Lexx
8PM DOORS OPEN 7PM
SHOW ONLY £18.50, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £28.50, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £32

SATURDAY EARLY – Sarah Callaghan, Vikki Stone, Luisa Omielan, MC Laura Lexx
7PM DOORS OPEN 6PM
SHOW ONLY £26, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £36, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £39.50

SATURDAY LATE – Vikki Stone, Luisa Omielan, MC Laura Lexx
10.30PM DOORS OPEN 10PM
SHOW ONLY: £15/£10 CONC, £6 NUS/UNDER 26, £19 W/ LOADED FRIES TICKET

SUNDAY – Esther Manito, Darcie Silver, Luisa Omielan, ONE MORE ACT TBC, MC Laura Lexx
8PM DOORS OPEN 7PM
SHOW ONLY: £13/£10 CONC, £6 NUS/UNDER 26, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £24, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £27.50

11.  CLUB NIGHT
Back to the 80s
Join us for the ultimate 80’s extravaganza dedicated to the soundtrack of your youth! 80s Fancy dress is highly encouraged!
Fri 6 Mar 11PM-3AM
£7/£5 EARLY BIRD/£20 GROUP OF 5
18+

12.  COMEDY
Olga Koch: If/Then
2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee Olga Koch is back with a love story told through the medium of computer programming.  ‘Laugh-a-minute hour’★★★★List
Sat 7 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£12 16+

13.  CLUB NIGHT
Star Shaped
Remember when Indie clubs were good? Star Shaped Club is the biggest and the best Britpop night in the country, aiming to bring back those heady days!‘Star Shaped is the biggest and best Britpop night in the country!’ TicketWeb UK
Sat 7 Mar STUDIO 11PM-3AM
£7 OTD/£5 ADV 18+

14.  EVENT/MUSIC
Record Fair
Find the music you love and discover new sounds at our free Record Fair, featuring thousands of great vinyl bargains and collectors’ items. In support of Martlets.
Sun 8 Mar 10AM-4PM
FREE ENTRY ALL AGES

15.  COMEDY
Ahir Shah: Dots
Nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2017 and 2018, Ahir Shah is on tour again with his new stand-up show Dots. Featuring Shah’s signature blend of philosophical inquiry, personal examination, and sweet gags.
Sun 8 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£12 16+

16.  MUSIC
Gaffa Tape Sandy + Support
Formed in 2015 by three friends with a desire to do something loud and exciting, Gaffa Tape Sandy’s popularity quickly escalated thanks to a series of incendiary live shows and a seemingly endless succession of instantly memorable garage-punk/rock tunes.
Mon 9 Mar STUDIO DOORS 7:30PM
£8 14+

17.  COMEDY/KIDS
Bring Your Own Baby Comedy
The UK’s premier baby-friendly comedy club!‘For any new parent in need of a giggle then get yourself along sharpish’ Audience Member
Tue 10 Mar – Michael Fabbri, Sooz Kempner, MC The Funny Mummy
12PM (DOORS 11:15AM)
£12 OTD/£11 ADV/£10 EARLY BIRD/BABIES FREE
ADULTS 16+ & BABIES UNDER 15 MONTHS

18.  COMEDY
The Dark Room X Noise Next Door
An interactive, retro gaming nightmare alongside mind blowing songs and hilarious scenes from the UK’s leading improv group.
Tue 10 Mar 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£15/£12 CONC/£19 W/LOADED FRIES 18+
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19.  COMEDY
Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big in This?
The mother of all confessional shows from the bestselling author and star of The Fast Show and Two Doors Down. ‘Comedy gold’Guardian
Wed 11 Mar 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£17/£28.50 SIDE SAVER 14+
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20.  COMEDY
Alex Edelman: Just for Us
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer, Alex brings us a new show about gorillas that can-do sign language and tribalism.‘What it might have been like to watch Jerry Seinfeld when he was in his early 20s’Mirror
Wed 11 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£15/£13 CONC 14+

21.  MUSIC
Neat Neat Neat Presents: Ben Watt
Since his breakthrough 1982 EP ‘Summer into Winter’ Ben has released 19 albums (nine with Everything But The Girl), been a resident DJ on BBC 6Music and created award-winning record label Buzzin’ Fly. Since returning to singer-songwriting in 2014 ‘He is making some of the best music of his career’ The Guardian
Thu 12 Mar DOORS 7PM
£15 ADV 14+

22.  MUSIC
Soul Stripped Sessions: Brighton Vol. 3
A unique, intimate live music experience, featuring only the finest hand-picked female soulful singer-songwriters. For fans of Lauryn Hill, Tracy Chapman, India Arie, Lianne la Havas, Corinne Bailey Rae, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott etc.
Thu 12 March STUDIO DOORS 7:30PM
£10 ADV 14+

23.  COMEDY
Krater Comedy Club
Our weekly, award-winning night of top-circuit comedians.‘THE place in Brighton to catch stand-up comedy’ The Independent
Fri 13, Sat 14, Sun 15 March

Friday – Andrew Bird, Fin Taylor, Ninia Benjamin, MC Stephen Grant
8PM DOORS OPEN 7PM
SHOW ONLY £18.50, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £28.50, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £32

Saturday – Andrew Bird, Danny Sutcliffe, Simon Wozniak, Ninia Benjamin, MC Stephen Grant
7PM DOORS OPEN 6PM
SHOW ONLY £26, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £36, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £39.50

SATURDAY LATE – Andrew Bird, Ninia Benjamin, MC Stephen Grant
10.30PM DOORS OPEN 10PM
SHOW ONLY: £15/£10 CONC, £6 NUS/UNDER 26, £19 W/ LOADED FRIES TICKET

SUNDAY – Andrew Bird, Carl Carzana, Josh Dillon, Ninia Benjamin, MC Stephen Grant
8PM DOORS OPEN 7PM
SHOW ONLY: £13/£10 CONC, £6 NUS/UNDER 26, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £24, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £27.50

24.  COMEDY
John Kearns: Double Take and Fade Away
Two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award winner. Four-time Chortle Award nominee. John Kearns returns with a new show directed by Olivier winner, Jon Brittain. ‘He has forged comedy gold’Chortle
Fri 13 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£12 16+

25.  CLUB NIGHT
Ultimate Power
A night of nothing but the greatest power ballads ever written, celebrated by the friendliest club goers around, creating a night of pure euphoria!
Fri 13 Mar STUDIO 11PM-3AM
£6 ADV 18+

26.  CLUB NIGHT
Saved by the 90s
This one is for all you 90’s kids! We are going to Spice Up Your Life and take you back in time to a very special era that will make you feel Larger Than Life!
Fri 13 Mar 11PM-3AM
£7 ADV/£5 EARLY BIRD/£20 GROUP OF 5
18+

27.  MUSIC
Zaza Music Presents: Chris Wood
Former BBC 2 Folk Singer of the Year Chris Wood is something of a national treasure in folk music circles, appearing alongside Martin Carthy, Oysterband, and melodeon maestro Andy Cutting. In recent years his own songwriting has come more to the fore on a series of excellent albums including Handmade Life, None the Wiser and now So Much to Defend.
Sun 15 Mar STUDIO DOORS 7:30PM
£15 14+

28.  COMEDY
Laugh Shack
Ever thought you could be a comedian? This is the place to try! Each month five newbies will face their nerves and try their hand at being funny on stage. On top of that we’ll have the best in local upcoming talent and an amazing headliner.
Tue 17 Mar – Tim Renkow
8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£5 16+

29.  COMEDY/SPOKEN WORD
Stand Up & Slam
Stand-up comedy and performance poetry go head-to-head for your approval with unexpected and hilarious results!
Wed 18 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£8/£5 CONC 16+

30.  COMEDY
Rachel Fairburn: The People’s Princess SOLD OUT
Rachel’s been described by some losers as obnoxious, rude and contrary. However, she thinks she’s absolutely adorable and the natural choice for the dormant title of The People’s Princess.
Thu 19 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£8 16+

31.  SPOKEN WORD
Hollie McNish + Michael Pedersen SOLD OUT
A writer who loves writing. Hear poems and stories from Hollie’s latest poetry collections. Support comes from Scottish poet Michael Pedersen. There will be a book signing after the show.
Thu 19 Mar 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£12/£10 CONC/£23.50 SIDE SAVER 14+
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32.  COMEDY
Krater Comedy Club
Our weekly, award-winning night of top-circuit comedians.‘THE place in Brighton to catch stand-up comedy’ The Independent
Fri 20, Sat 21, Sun 22 March

Friday – Mick Ferry, Alasdair Beckett King, Stuart Goldsmith, MC Susan Murray
8PM DOORS OPEN 7PM
SHOW ONLY £18.50, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £28.50, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £32

Saturday – Mick Ferry, Dan Clark, Stuart Goldsmith, MC TBC
7PM DOORS OPEN 6PM
SHOW ONLY £26, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £36, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £39.50

SATURDAY LATE – Mick Ferry, Stuart Goldsmith, MC TBC
10.30PM DOORS OPEN 10PM
SHOW ONLY: £15/£10 CONC, £6 NUS/UNDER 26, £19 W/ LOADED FRIES TICKET

SUNDAY – Mark Maier, ONE MORE ACT TBC, Liam Withnail, Stuart Goldsmith, MC Stephen Grant
8PM DOORS OPEN 7PM
SHOW ONLY: £13/£10 CONC, £6 NUS/UNDER 26, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £24, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £27.50

33.  COMEDY
Elliot Steel & Marlon Davis – Double Header
Elliot explores toxic masculinity and Marlon returns with a hilarious brand-new show.
Fri 20 Mar STUDIO 7:30PM (DOORS 6:45PM)
£10 18+

34.  CLUB NIGHT
Aerial Roots
Launch party for a brand-new night of heavyweight Dubwise / Steppas / 140 / Reggae Bass
Playing live: GUI∆, DRZEE. DJ Selectors: XYLM, VOIID, CEREBRAL CUTS.
Fri 20 Mar STUDIO 11PM-3AM
£6 OTD/£5 ADV 18+

35.  COMEDY
Adam Hess: My Grandad Has A Fringe
Prepare to laugh for an hour and not think once as Hess brings to you his award-winning show (Theatre Weekly’s Best Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show) and see the comedian who critics regularly describe as having ‘more laughs per minute than any other act’(Skinny).
Sat 21 Mar STUDIO 7PM (DOORS 6:30PM)
£12 ADV 16+

36.  CLUB NIGHT
Spellbound – The Cure Special
Expect to hear singles for the 80s and late 70s plus selected brilliant album tracks, B-sides and deep cuts. Backcomb your hair, draw your eyeliner on thick, smear your lippy, step into your big puffy trainers, and join us!
Sat 21 Mar STUDIO 9PM-3AM
£6 ADV 18+

37.  SPOKEN WORD/COMEDY
A Gay and A NonGay
In a time when we’re all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power A Gay and A NonGay challenges our differences head on and resolves that no matter who you are, or what you’re into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and Gays and NonGays can be friends.
Sun 22 Mar STUDIO DOORS 7PM
£14.50 ADV 16+

38.  MUSIC
Belles
Brighton indie-pop favourites Belles head to Komedia for what is set to be a huge hometown show.
Mon 23 Mar STUDIO DOORS 7:30PM
£7 ADV 14+

39.  CABARET/COMEDY
The Vivienne & Baga Chipz Show
Klub Kids bring us two stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK with a full 90-minute show!
Mon 23 Mar 8:15PM (DOORS 7:30PM/MEET & GREET DOORS 6:30PM)
£20/£24 W/ LOADED FRIES/£40 W/ MEET & GREET 14+

40.  MUSIC
Joy. Presents: Amy Wadge + Support
A Grammy award winner for her co-writing of Ed Sheeran’s hit ‘Thinking Out Loud’, Amy has also written and recorded original songs for both series of the hit BBC Wales drama, ‘Keeping Faith’ which won a Welsh BAFTA.
Tue 24 Mar DOORS 7:30PM
£12 ADV 14+

41.  COMEDY
Comic Boom
A friendly, fast-paced, quality night hosted by one of our fantastic MCs, featuring a top headline comic and “catch ’em while you can” rising stars.
Thu 26 Mar – Headliner Joe Wells
8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£10/£8 CONC/£6 NUS & U26/£14 W/ LOADED FRIES 16+
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42.  COMEDY
Stephen Bailey: Can’t be Bothered
Stephen Bailey has made a name for himself for being a little gossip – but this year he’s grown up and decided to have a conversation with you (but a funny one – he’s still Channel 5’s darling)  – about everything that is going on in the world. ‘An outrageous, hilarious hour of comedy. Stephen Bailey is a superstar in the making’British Comedy Guide
Thu 26 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£14.50/£10.50 CONC 16+

43.  COMEDY/CABARET
Myra DuBois: Dead Funny
Myra is dead; long live Myra! Realising she stands to miss out on the most attention she’ll ever receive, the ‘acid-tongued and funny to the bone’(Time Out) Myra brings forward her funeral to make sure people get it right!
Fri 27 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£12 16+

44.  COMEDY
Krater Comedy Club
Our weekly, award-winning night of top-circuit comedians.‘THE place in Brighton to catch stand-up comedy’ The Independent
Fri 27, Sat 28, Sun 29 Mar

Friday – Stephen Grant, Tom Deacon, Paul Tonkinson, MC Barry Ferns
8PM DOORS OPEN 7PM
SHOW ONLY £18.50, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £28.50, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £32

Saturday – Tom Deacon, Tanyalee Davis, Paul Tonkinson, MC Stephen Grant
7PM DOORS OPEN 6PM
SHOW ONLY £26, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £36, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £39.50

SATURDAY LATE – Tanyalee Davis, Paul Tonkinson, MC Stephen Grant
10.30PM DOORS OPEN 10PM
SHOW ONLY: £15/£10 CONC, £6 NUS/UNDER 26, £19 W/ LOADED FRIES TICKET

SUNDAY – Adam Hess, Trevor Bickles, Nelson Gombakomba, Tanyalee Davis, MC Stephen Grant
8PM DOORS OPEN 7PM
SHOW ONLY: £13/£10 CONC, £6 NUS/UNDER 26, MEAL DEAL (SHOW + MAIN) £24, MEAL DEAL PLUS+ (SHOW + MAIN + SIDE OR DESSERT) £27.50

45.  COMEDY
Funny Women: Brighton Nights
The newest and most exciting female stand up in the UK, from the Funny Women Awards and beyond! Raising funds for local charity RISE.
Sat 28 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£12/£10 CONC 18+

46.  KIDS/THEATRE
Sundae Club
Over three hours of creative fun for kids! Featuring a children’s theatre show, creative craft workshop and live music to dance to from our house band The Swing Ninjas.
Sun 29 Mar – Susanna & The Sunflower
11AM (DOORS 10.30AM)
£7 ADULT OR CHILD/£27 FAMILY OF 4/NON-WALKING BABIES FREE
AGES 2 – 8

47.  COMEDY
Matt Forde: Brexit, Pursued by a Bear
Join Britain’s leading political comedian as he once again promises his last show as an EU citizen (maybe). As seen on Have I Got News for You, Mock the Week, The Royal Variety Performance and Unspun.
Sun 29 Mar STUDIO 8PM (DOORS 7:30PM)
£15 ADV 16+

48.  EVENT
AEG Presents: Darcy Oake
A performance artist and modern interpreter of the art of illusion, Darcy transports audiences with his charm, his sleight of hand and logic-defying illusions.
Mon 30 Mar DOORS 7PM
£20 ADV 14+

49.  MUSIC
Fraser Anderson
Arresting and intimate – Fraser Anderson is back! Launching 2020 with ‘Sankalpa’ his fifth studio album.
Mon 30 Mar STUDIO DOORS 7.30PM
£15 OTD/£10 ADV/£5 EARLY BIRD 14+

50.  COMEDY
Lloyd Griffith: Not Just A Pretty Face SOLD OUT
Lloyd is back on the road for his third UK stand up tour following a busy few years supporting Jack Whitehall on tour, and appearing on 8 out of 10 Cats, Soccer AM and more.
Tue 31 Mar 8PM (DOORS 7PM)
£14/£12 CONC/£18 W/ LOADED FRIES 16+
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