What’s On: Comedy at Brighton Dome this Spring

2 Jan 2019

In need of some belly laughs? We’ve got you sorted. Here at Brighton Dome, we have an outstanding array of stand-up comedy events to brighten your day this spring. Check out who’s coming to town.. 

Sandi Toksvig - Live! National Trevor
Thu 31 Jan – Sun 3 Feb 2019

The British-Danish comedian brings Live! National Trevor! to the stage – her brand-new, one-woman comedy show. Expect funny facts, silly jokes, a quick-fire Q+A, a quiz and terrible baking from the host of Great British Bake Off, QI and 15to1. 

Nish Kumar - It’s in Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves
Fri 1 Feb

Critically acclaimed comic and internationally famed meme Nish Kumar is bringing his new show, It’s In Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves to Brighton Dome. You can expect politically-charged jokes, and thoughts on mankind’s capacity for self-destruction and whether this will lead to the end of days.

Henning Wehn - Get On With It

Sun 17 Feb 2019

German comic, Henning has been performing as the self-styled ‘German Comedy Ambassador’, playing on the English stereotype of Germans as humourless and obsessed with efficiency. He was a regular on the Channel 4 show FAQ U in 2005, as well as Radio 5 Live sporting panel show Fighting Talk

Rob Lowe Stories I Only Tell My Friends LIVE!
Sat 16 Feb 

Rob Lowe's one man show, Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE!  is inspired by his best-selling memoirs, Stories I Only Tell My Friends and Love Life. Rob has created an honest, hilarious, all-new, peak behind the curtain at Hollywood, fame, fatherhood, marriage, and a life lived at the forefront of culture for four decades. As seen on the Brat Pack to The West Wing to Parks and Rec.

Rob Lowe

Ray Bradshaw
Fri 15 & Sat 16 Mar

Two-time Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist, Ray Bradshaw brings Deaf Comedy Fam to Brighton. Full of hilarious, revealing stories about growing up with deaf parents, Deaf Comedy Fam, is the first comedy show performed simultaneously in both spoken English and British Sign Language – which happens to be Ray’s first language.

All shows are fully accessible for BSL users.  

Russell Kane: The Fast and The Curious
Sat 30 Mar

Multi-awarding winning comedian, Russell Kane is back for his highly anticipated new tour, The Fast and The Curious. Best known for BBC Three’s Stupid Man, Smart Phone, he has also appeared on multiple shows including, BBC One’s Live at the Apollo, and ITV2’s Celebrity Juice. Expect a high-energy show packed with tales of love, family and life. 

Russell Kane at Brighton Dome

Foil, Arms and Hog: Craicling
Sun 31 Mar

With over 100 million hits on YouTube, Foil, Arms and Hog are best known for their online videos. After meeting at University, Sean Finegan, Conor McKenna and Sean Flanagan formed the Irish sketch group, and have been touring Ireland, UK, the US and Australia. They return to the UK with Craicling, a high-energy sketch show featuring a tutorial in how to hold a baby, a Gregorian chant about drunken monks and a step-to-step guide in how to kill an actor. 

No Such Thing As a Fish
Tue 2 Apr

Dan, James, Anna and Andy, the team behind the award-winning podcast, No Such Thing As A Fish, are taking the stage at Brighton Dome with their new show In No Particular Order. The show will feature a performance of a live, un-edited and unscripted podcast. Expect facts, jokes and tall tales about octopus' genitals, Charles Darwin’s bassoon, and potentially everything in-between. For anyone who’s in need of some belly-laughs, this is an unmissable show. Listen to their podcast here.

No Such Thing As A Fish at Brighton Dome
Paul Merton’s Impro Chums
Fri 5 Ap

Paul Merton, one of the UK’s best-loved performers, and his world renowned Impro Chums: Mike McShane, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch and Suki Webster will create a new and unique comedy show, based entirely on suggestions from the audience, their own improvisational skills. 

Tommy Tiernan: Paddy Crazy Horse
Sat 13 Apr

Back on the road is Tommy Tiernan with his new show, Paddy Crazy Horse. He rants, raves, dances and acts. Expect high theatricality, lots of inappropriate language throughout the night. 

Julian Clary: Born to Mince

Sun Apr 28

Julian Clary is bringing his new show, Born to Mince to the stage. His new ‘outrageously camp’ show will see Julian bare his soul in the interested of light entertainment. He will be singing some songs, giving a sneak preview of his new memoir A Night at the Lubricant, and serving you some filth and saucy innuendos. Don’t miss out.

Live at Brighton Dome
Sat 9 Feb 

Live at Brighton Dome is back - this a chance to catch acts you already love and discover new favourites. Joining us…

Full of energy and the king of social media, Mo Gilligan aka Mo The Comedian is the UK’s fastest rising stand-up comic.

A true story teller, celebrating her working-class roots with a sideways look at the world. Suzi Rufell has been seen on BBC2’s Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week and her own stand-up special for Live from the BBC.

Up-and-comer Phil Wang has racked up wards and is seen on BBC’s Have I Got News For You. Phil is also a member of the sketch comedy group, Daphe as well as a co-creator of their BBC Radio 4 series, Daphe Sounds Expensive.

The star of Viceland’s Hate They Neighbour, Jamali Maddix brings a fresh voice to the stage.

The youngest ever winner of the So You Think You’re Funny award, Ivo Graham is known for bringing us painfully funny comedy to our screens. 

Live at Brighton Dome
Fri 8 Mar

Returning in March on International Women’s Day for another night with award-winning comedians. Joining us…

Award-winning comedian and author, Sara Pascoe is joining us following a sell-out run in London’s West End and nationwide tour. As seen on, BBC2’s Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, QI, Dave’s Taskmaster.

Australian comic and actor, Felicity Ward has taken the British comedy scene by storm. Felicity is known for BBC2’s Live at the Apollo, Netflix stand-up special Live from the BBC. 

American writer, turned stand-up Sara Barron is a rising star in the comedy scene. She’s a frequent host of the globally-popular US live show The Moth which she credits as giving her the ‘bug’ for live performance.

Acclaimed comic and actor, Lolly Adefope will be joining with her sharply drawn characters. Lolly’s best known for her appearances on Dave’s Taskmaster, BBC2’s QI and more, along with acting roles in C4’s Damned and several US movies including Mission: Impossible – Fallout and The Spy Who Dumped Me.

Live at Brighton Dome

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