What’s On

January 2018

event hire brighton12// SuperHappyLand Comedy Open Mic

Kayo presents this off the wall night. A new material night for new and used comics. Come and watch the highs and lows or grab yourself a spot at the mic. More info……

 

 

kai nemra junkyard dogs16// Kai Nemra – Don’t Blink: An Exhibition of Paintings til 17th February

The heroes of Kai Nemra’s paintings aren’t afraid to stare back. They bare their survival stories for all to see, their bewildering eyes never breaking hold. Kai Nemra uses acrylics and markers on canvas to paint her alluring creatures. Their secrets are shared through the detailed, patiently hand-drawn patterns and vivid colours that make up their mysterious worlds. More info….

 

junkyard dogs19// Fem Friday Re- Launch 2018

FemFriday is back at Junkyard Dogs with a selection of awesome female-fronted bands and singer-songwriters! Join us in a lovely intimate atmosphere for this first edition of our 2018 gigs with: Joey Clarkson + Jennie Moloney + Gwinny. More info…

 

 

junkyard dogs23// Lee Kyle Tour – Folly

So, in a moment of madness, he has decided to bite off more than he can chew and has booked a 30+ date national tour, as an attempt to answer the question “What happens if you do a tour while not actually being famous?” Book Now

 

 

event hire brighton26// SuperHappyLand Comedy Open Mic

Kayo presents this off the wall night. A new material night for new and used comics. Come and watch the highs and lows or grab yourself a spot at the mic. More info……

 

 

junkyard dogs27// Ali Macfarlan’s Comedy Rocket

Ali is kicking off 2018 with a line up of absolute winners: Jake Howie + Esther Manito and Vivienne Kay, Josh Dillon, Kathryn Mather and James Danielewski.. More info…

 

 

February 2018

 

junkyard dogs2//All Girl Comics – Open Mic Night for Female Comics

Female comics come and try out your new material with these friendly pre fringe warm up sessions. A punchy evening of hilarious women standing up in front of an all gender audience. The night will be fronted by cutting edge (under the knife) hostess with the mostess Karen Blott. More info…

 

junkyard dogs3// Late Night Straggler Records Presents: ITK// The Swimming + Jack Evans + Sam Anderson + Drawing Faces

This is a great Bi Monthly night of new music hosted by In The Know and Late Night Straggler Records. More info…

 

 

event hire brighton9// SuperHappyLand Comedy Open Mic

Kayo presents this off the wall night. A new material night for new and used comics. Come and watch the highs and lows or grab yourself a spot at the mic. More info……

 

 

junkyard dogs10// Cards Against Humanity Night

Deborah Lennard hosts a pub quiz with a difference…It’s in a cafe ….No… its for horrible little humans like me and you!!! That’s right we are having a cards against humanity night at the Junkyard to celebrate the wrong’un within. More info..

 

 

junkyard dogs16// FemFriday

FemFriday Presents: Lancashire born singer-songwriter Susie Jones has been exploring the worlds of folk and Americana for a number of years. Plus support from Greeness. more info…..

 

junkyard dogs17// Cut-Paste-Assemble : Exhibition Sam Kennedy

Sam Kennedy is a Brighton based artist who uses papercuts and collage to produce original vintage works. Her work will be on show until 30th March

 

 

event hire brighton23// SuperHappyLand Comedy Open Mic

Kayo presents this off the wall night. A new material night for new and used comics. Come and watch the highs and lows or grab yourself a spot at the mic. More info……

 

 

junkyard dogs24// Ali Macfarlan’s Comedy Rocket

Ali hosts this raucous, monthly night of comedy mayhem with a superb line up every time. If ya haven’t been yet, what are you waiting for?

 

 

March 2018

event hire brighton2// SuperHappyLand Comedy Open Mic

Kayo presents this off the wall night. A new material night for new and used comics. Come and watch the highs and lows or grab yourself a spot at the mic. More info……

 

 

junkyard dogs brighton16// All Girl Comics 8pm Free

Women only comedy open mic, all gender audience welcome! Come and check out these hilarious girls doing their best 10 or trying new material. Popular night get in early.. More info…

 

 

 

junkyard dogs17// Jenga ‘World’ Championship Knockout

This conpetition returns to the junkyard for it’s 3rd year! Limber up, flex your fingers, steady those hands and register now. Free entry.. open to all levels from never played to Jenga Masters.. More info…

 

 

junkyard dogs brighton  17// Sami Stone : Comedy Fundraiser for Tail Torrox Animal Shelter

Sami Stone, comedy genius, comedy sans frontieres founder and all round good egg is rounding up some comedy superstars    to raise some funds for this charity that is close to her adorable heart.

 

event hire brighton23// SuperHappy Land Open Mic.

Kayo presents this off the wall night. A new material night for new and used comics. Come and watch the highs and lows or grab yourself a spot at the mic. More info……

 

 

April 2018

 

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junkyard dogs4// Creation Song: Norse Myths Storytelling 3.30pm / 1hr

Stories from the Norse myths and legends with ballad song, galdr chant and ancient Eddic poetry. Tickets…

 

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rebekkaturner - ricetits - image4// Rebekka Turner – Rice Tits 5.30pm / 30 mins

‘Rice T*ts’ is inspired by the drag queen method of putting rice into tights to create fake boobs. Rebekka Turner brings her solo 30 minute stand-up comedy show to Brighton Fringe. Perfect for anyone who enjoys watching comedy with a weird or sharp edge to it! PWYW (free show – pay what you want). More info…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           junkyard dogs 4// Cards Against Humanity – The Shame Show 8pm / 1hr

The Shame Show invites you to get involved in a dark game show, based on the world famous politically incorrect party game, Cards Against Humanity. Leave your sensitivities at the door. Not for the light hearted, faint hearted or big hearted. There will be prizes. Very bad prizes. Tickets..

 

junkyard dogsjunkyard dogs 4// Being Julie Andrews – Fishhouse Theatre 9.30pm / 1hr

Raised in Walsall’s version of the Von Trapp family, Lesley relied on Julie Andrews. This is Lesley’s story from conception to motherhood – with songs!
“With unflinching candour, she earns immediate respect.” **** (Fringe Guru).

junkyard dogs5// Neil O’Rourke & Patrick Spicer : Cool Dude Island 3pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 Finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 Nominee) are the (p)residents of the coolest island off the coast of Brighton: Cool Dude Island (DISCLAIMER: Island may be conceptual).

junkyard dogs 5// Being Julie Andrews – Fishhouse Theatre 5pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Raised in Walsall’s version of the Von Trapp family, Lesley relied on Julie Andrews. This is Lesley’s story from conception to motherhood – with songs!
“With unflinching candour, she earns immediate respect.” **** (Fringe Guru).

 

junkyard dogs5//Birds – Junior Productions – 6.30pm / 1hr junkyard dogs

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Birds – we’re Birds. Short, sharp, surreal sketches that pluck the feather of funny from the raven of wryness and tickle you under the armpit of wit.

 

 

junkyard dogs5//Slipskin : Sami Stone 8pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Swap your broadband for broad beans and reconnect with nature in this “Intelligent yet wonderfully silly” hour. Stone reclaims words on the brink of extinction *and* makes some new ones. Lose yourself in the long grass of language. “Touched with poignancy” (Fringe Review), “A dry kinda Fleabag” (The Stand),
“Darkly wonderful” (Time Out).

 

junkyard dogs5// Kerplunk! 9.30pm / 1hr junkyard dogs

Two of Brighton’s well-established talents question their life choices. “Effortlessly amusing and highly watchable” Josh Dillon teams up with cheeky Northerner Julie Jepson, Brighton Fringe 2017 Comedy Award nominee. A must-see show at the Best Brighton Fringe Venue 2017. “Intelligent stand-up that is instantly engaging. Truly Fabulous” (BBC).

 

junkyard dogs 6// Being Julie Andrews – Fishhouse Theatre 12.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Raised in Walsall’s version of the Von Trapp family, Lesley relied on Julie Andrews. This is Lesley’s story from conception to motherhood – with songs!
“With unflinching candour, she earns immediate respect.” **** (Fringe Guru).

 

junkyard dogs6//Birds – Junior Productions – 2pm / 1hr junkyard dogs

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Birds – we’re Birds. Short, sharp, surreal sketches that pluck the feather of funny from the raven of wryness and tickle you under the armpit of wit.

 

 

junkyard dogs6// Neil O’Rourke & Patrick Spicer : Cool Dude Island 4pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 Finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 Nominee) are the (p)residents of the coolest island off the coast of Brighton: Cool Dude Island (DISCLAIMER: Island may be conceptual).

 

junkyard dogs7// S/he It Happens – Purple Theatre 6.45pm / 50minsjunkyard dogs

A one-person gender-messing physical show exploring the violence of assimilation through slapstick, wit, and some surprising new friends. A curious clown is stuck between the gender binary, armed with not much more than a pair of boxers. Bold, brave and bare-boobed. Preview show.

 

junkyard dogs7//Birds – Junior Productions – 6.15pm / 1hr junkyard dogs

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Birds – we’re Birds. Short, sharp, surreal sketches that pluck the feather of funny from the raven of wryness and tickle you under the armpit of wit.

 

 

junkyard dogs8// Humanity Dick: A tale of Beasts And Bullets 4.30pm /1hr 30 minsjunkyard dogs

Meet celebrity duellist, father of animal rights and the RSPCA, infamous cuckold and rolling financial disaster, Irish MP “Humanity Dick” Martin. Rollicking good fun (and true), this one-man show has been a sell-out hit in Ireland.

 

junkyard dogs8//Birds – Junior Productions – 6.45pm / 1hr junkyard dogs

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Birds – we’re Birds. Short, sharp, surreal sketches that pluck the feather of funny from the raven of wryness and tickle you under the armpit of wit.

 

 

junkyard dogs8// Jake Baker: Work In Progress 8.15pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Up-and-coming comedian Jake Baker (twice nominated for the BBC New Comedy Award) brings his first solo hour to Brighton. Expect beguiling stories and big belly laughs as he examines success, failure, identity and pork pies.”Definitely endearing” (Chortle) “Imaginative and original” (The Scotsman)

 

junkyard dogs9// Humanity Dick: A tale of Beasts And Bullets 4.30pm /1hr 30 minsjunkyard dogs

Meet celebrity duellist, father of animal rights and the RSPCA, infamous cuckold and rolling financial disaster, Irish MP “Humanity Dick” Martin. Rollicking good fun (and true), this one-man show has been a sell-out hit in Ireland.

 

junkyard dogs9// John Pendal: Family 7pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

John Pendal returns with a preview of his new solo stand-up comedy show ‘Family’. His first two shows, ‘International Man of Leather’ and ‘How to Escape From Stuff’, went on to tour Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Edmonton, Melbourne and Rome.

 

junkyard dogs9// Jake Baker: Work In Progress 8.15pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Up-and-coming comedian Jake Baker (twice nominated for the BBC New Comedy Award) brings his first solo hour to Brighton. Expect beguiling stories and big belly laughs as he examines success, failure, identity and pork pies.”Definitely endearing” (Chortle) “Imaginative and original” (The Scotsman)

 

junkyard dogs9//Birds – Junior Productions – 9.30pm / 1hr junkyard dogs

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Birds – we’re Birds. Short, sharp, surreal sketches that pluck the feather of funny from the raven of wryness and tickle you under the armpit of wit.

 

 

junkyard dogs10// Humanity Dick: A tale of Beasts And Bullets 2.30pm /1hr 30 minsjunkyard dogs

Meet celebrity duellist, father of animal rights and the RSPCA, infamous cuckold and rolling financial disaster, Irish MP “Humanity Dick” Martin. Rollicking good fun (and true), this one-man show has been a sell-out hit in Ireland.

 

junkyard dogs10// Creation Song: Norse Myths Storytelling 4.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stories from the Norse myths and legends with ballad song, galdr chant and ancient Eddic poetry. Tickets…

 

 

junkyard dogs10//Birds – Junior Productions – 6.45pm / 1hr junkyard dogs

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Birds – we’re Birds. Short, sharp, surreal sketches that pluck the feather of funny from the raven of wryness and tickle you under the armpit of wit.

 

 

junkyard dogs10// Comedy Rocket ‘ Best of the Fest’ 8.15pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Comedy Rocket brings you a fantastic show, with a selection of the most exciting and diverse comedy performers with some big names thrown in! Resident host Ali ‘Out There’ Macfarlan will have you believing that this is the most fun you could ever have in space.

 

junkyard dogs10// Richard Todd: TODDYMANDIAS, TODD OF TODD’S 9.30pm / 50minsjunkyard dogs

In a celebration of the human spirit, Chortle One-to-Watch 2018 Richard Todd prods hope’s perpetually moribund body with the indubitable stick of logic and asks: ‘Why won’t it die?’ “Painfully funny” **** (The Scotsman).

 

rebekkaturner - ricetits - image11// Rebekka Turner – Rice Tits 5.30pm / 30 minsjunkyard dogs

‘Rice T*ts’ is inspired by the drag queen method of putting rice into tights to create fake boobs. Rebekka Turner brings her solo 30 minute stand-up comedy show to Brighton Fringe. Perfect for anyone who enjoys watching comedy with a weird or sharp edge to it! PWYW (free show – pay what you want). More info…

 

junkyard dogs11// Humanity Dick: A tale of Beasts And Bullets 7pm /1hr 30 minsjunkyard dogs

Meet celebrity duellist, father of animal rights and the RSPCA, infamous cuckold and rolling financial disaster, Irish MP “Humanity Dick” Martin. Rollicking good fun (and true), this one-man show has been a sell-out hit in Ireland.

 

junkyard dogs11// Shelley’s Birthday 9.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

You are cordially invited to your friend Shelley’s birthday! Join us in celebration with an evening hosted by world renowned power ballad singer Yasmine Day and other tip-top celebrity entertainers like Late Temptress and author Flic King-Smith. It’s the birthday bash of the century! Character comedy from Lola-Rose Maxwell and Jay Bennett.

 

junkyard dogs12// Neil O’Rourke & Patrick Spicer : Cool Dude Island 3pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 Finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 Nominee) are the (p)residents of the coolest island off the coast of Brighton: Cool Dude Island (DISCLAIMER: Island may be conceptual).

 

junkyard dogs12// Olga Koch: Fight, A Work in Progress 4.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

In 2014, Olga Koch’s father was stopped by authorities on the Russian border, which resulted in the most surreal year in her family’s life. This year, the ‘Amused Moose National New Comic Award Finalist’ will try to dissect this real-life spy drama with nothing but a projector and “a naturally comic mind” (Bruce Dessau).

 

junkyard dogs12// Shelley’s Birthday 6.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

You are cordially invited to your friend Shelley’s birthday! Join us in celebration with an evening hosted by world renowned power ballad singer Yasmine Day and other tip-top celebrity entertainers like Late Temptress and author Flic King-Smith. It’s the birthday bash of the century! Character comedy from Lola-Rose Maxwell and Jay Bennett.

 

junkyard dogs12//Slipskin : Sami Stone 8pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Swap your broadband for broad beans and reconnect with nature in this “Intelligent yet wonderfully silly” hour. Stone reclaims words on the brink of extinction *and* makes some new ones. Lose yourself in the long grass of language. “Touched with poignancy” (Fringe Review), “A dry kinda Fleabag” (The Stand),
“Darkly wonderful” (Time Out).

junkyard dogs12// Kerplunk! 9.30pm / 1hr junkyard dogs

Two of Brighton’s well-established talents question their life choices. “Effortlessly amusing and highly watchable” Josh Dillon teams up with cheeky Northerner Julie Jepson, Brighton Fringe 2017 Comedy Award nominee. A must-see show at the Best Brighton Fringe Venue 2017. “Intelligent stand-up that is instantly engaging. Truly Fabulous” (BBC).

 

junkyard dogs13// Olga Koch: Fight, A Work in Progress 2pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

In 2014, Olga Koch’s father was stopped by authorities on the Russian border, which resulted in the most surreal year in her family’s life. This year, the ‘Amused Moose National New Comic Award Finalist’ will try to dissect this real-life spy drama with nothing but a projector and “a naturally comic mind” (Bruce Dessau).

 

junkyard dogs13// Neil O’Rourke & Patrick Spicer : Cool Dude Island 4pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 Finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 Nominee) are the (p)residents of the coolest island off the coast of Brighton: Cool Dude Island (DISCLAIMER: Island may be conceptual).

 

junkyard dogs13// Creation Song: Norse Myths Storytelling 6pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stories from the Norse myths and legends with ballad song, galdr chant and ancient Eddic poetry. Tickets…

 

 

junkyard dogs14// Dave Bailey: Say Something! 6.45pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Multi-awarding winning Comedian Dave Bailey has something to say. In an age when everyone has an opinion on everything, come and listen to Dave tell you why you’re all wrong, because sometimes it’s better to listen. Canterbury International Arts Festival Comedy Competition Winner 2017 & Comedy Cafe New Act Winner 2015 – “Bailey is the one to watch” (The Argus Newspaper Brighton).

 

junkyard dogs15// Dave Bailey: Say Something! 6.45pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Multi-awarding winning Comedian Dave Bailey has something to say. In an age when everyone has an opinion on everything, come and listen to Dave tell you why you’re all wrong, because sometimes it’s better to listen. Canterbury International Arts Festival Comedy Competition Winner 2017 & Comedy Cafe New Act Winner 2015 – “Bailey is the one to watch” (The Argus Newspaper Brighton).

 

junkyard dogs15// Jake Baker: Work In Progress 8.15pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Up-and-coming comedian Jake Baker (twice nominated for the BBC New Comedy Award) brings his first solo hour to Brighton. Expect beguiling stories and big belly laughs as he examines success, failure, identity and pork pies.”Definitely endearing” (Chortle) “Imaginative and original” (The Scotsman)

 

junkyard dogs16// Dave Bailey: Say Something! 6.45pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Multi-awarding winning Comedian Dave Bailey has something to say. In an age when everyone has an opinion on everything, come and listen to Dave tell you why you’re all wrong, because sometimes it’s better to listen. Canterbury International Arts Festival Comedy Competition Winner 2017 & Comedy Cafe New Act Winner 2015 – “Bailey is the one to watch” (The Argus Newspaper Brighton).

 

junkyard dogs16// Jake Baker: Work In Progress 8.15pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Up-and-coming comedian Jake Baker (twice nominated for the BBC New Comedy Award) brings his first solo hour to Brighton. Expect beguiling stories and big belly laughs as he examines success, failure, identity and pork pies.”Definitely endearing” (Chortle) “Imaginative and original” (The Scotsman)

 

junkyard dogs17// S/he It Happens – Purple Theatre 6.45pm / 50minsjunkyard dogs

A one-person gender-messing physical show exploring the violence of assimilation through slapstick, wit, and some surprising new friends. A curious clown is stuck between the gender binary, armed with not much more than a pair of boxers. Bold, brave and bare-boobed. Preview show.

 

junkyard dogs17// Comedy Rocket ‘ Best of the Fest’ 8.15pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Comedy Rocket brings you a fantastic show, with a selection of the most exciting and diverse comedy performers with some big names thrown in! Resident host Ali ‘Out There’ Macfarlan will have you believing that this is the most fun you could ever have in space.

 

junkyard dogs17// Richard Todd: TODDYMANDIAS, TODD OF TODD’S 9.30pm / 50minsjunkyard dogs

In a celebration of the human spirit, Chortle One-to-Watch 2018 Richard Todd prods hope’s perpetually moribund body with the indubitable stick of logic and asks: ‘Why won’t it die?’ “Painfully funny” **** (The Scotsman).

 

rebekkaturner - ricetits - image18// Rebekka Turner – Rice Tits 5.30pm / 30 minsjunkyard dogs

‘Rice T*ts’ is inspired by the drag queen method of putting rice into tights to create fake boobs. Rebekka Turner brings her solo 30 minute stand-up comedy show to Brighton Fringe. Perfect for anyone who enjoys watching comedy with a weird or sharp edge to it! PWYW (free show – pay what you want). More info…

 

junkyard dogs 18// Cards Against Humanity – The Shame Show 8pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

The Shame Show invites you to get involved in a dark game show, based on the world famous politically incorrect party game, Cards Against Humanity. Leave your sensitivities at the door. Not for the light hearted, faint hearted or big hearted. There will be prizes. Very bad prizes. Tickets..

 

junkyard dogs19//Slipskin : Sami Stone 1pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Swap your broadband for broad beans and reconnect with nature in this “Intelligent yet wonderfully silly” hour. Stone reclaims words on the brink of extinction *and* makes some new ones. Lose yourself in the long grass of language. “Touched with poignancy” (Fringe Review), “A dry kinda Fleabag” (The Stand),
“Darkly wonderful” (Time Out).

junkyard dogs19// Neil O’Rourke & Patrick Spicer : Cool Dude Island 3pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 Finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 Nominee) are the (p)residents of the coolest island off the coast of Brighton: Cool Dude Island (DISCLAIMER: Island may be conceptual).

 

junkyard dogs19// John Pendal: Family 5pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

John Pendal returns with a preview of his new solo stand-up comedy show ‘Family’. His first two shows, ‘International Man of Leather’ and ‘How to Escape From Stuff’, went on to tour Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Edmonton, Melbourne and Rome.

 

junkyrad dogs19// Sweeter Things 7pm / 2hrsjunkyard dogs

After a successful run of sweet things at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Helen Bauer (BBC3 and Comedy Central) and Micky Overman (Funny Women and Leicester Square Finalist 2016) are back at Junkyard Dogs with Sweeter Things, a two hour stand-up extravaganza that is: ’Helen Bauer Yellow Flower’ and ‘Micky Overman: Role Model’. Expect love, mistakes, filth and lots (and LOTS) of feelings.

junkyard dogs19// Jon Long: Troubadour 9.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Debut hour from award-winning new comedian Jon Long (Musical Comedy Awards Audience Favourite 2016). Jon is out to entertain you and he’ll be employing all the tricks of the troubadour trade. “Clever gags and witty songs… delivered with laser-guided timing” (Bruce Dessau).

 

junkyard dogs20// Jon Long: Troubadour 1pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Debut hour from award-winning new comedian Jon Long (Musical Comedy Awards Audience Favourite 2016). Jon is out to entertain you and he’ll be employing all the tricks of the troubadour trade. “Clever gags and witty songs… delivered with laser-guided timing” (Bruce Dessau).

 

junkyard dogs20// Neil O’Rourke & Patrick Spicer : Cool Dude Island 4pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 Finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 Nominee) are the (p)residents of the coolest island off the coast of Brighton: Cool Dude Island (DISCLAIMER: Island may be conceptual).

 

junkyrad dogs20// Sweeter Things 7pm / 2hrsjunkyard dogs

After a successful run of sweet things at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Helen Bauer (BBC3 and Comedy Central) and Micky Overman (Funny Women and Leicester Square Finalist 2016) are back at Junkyard Dogs with Sweeter Things, a two hour stand-up extravaganza that is: ’Helen Bauer Yellow Flower’ and ‘Micky Overman: Role Model’. Expect love, mistakes, filth and lots (and LOTS) of feelings.

junkyard dogs22// AJ Roberts: The Council Flat Baby & The Rise Of The Village Kid 7pm /1hrjunkyard dogs

So You Think You’re Funny?’ and ‘Amused Moose Laugh Off’ finalist AJ Roberts debuts his solo show. Hilarious tales of childhood, family life, and the transition from living on a council estate to living in a middle class leafy village in the country. Funny stories, witty one-liners and brilliant observations.

 

 

junkyard dogs22// Jake Baker: Work In Progress 8.15pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Up-and-coming comedian Jake Baker (twice nominated for the BBC New Comedy Award) brings his first solo hour to Brighton. Expect beguiling stories and big belly laughs as he examines success, failure, identity and pork pies.”Definitely endearing” (Chortle) “Imaginative and original” (The Scotsman)

 

junkyard dogs22// Arielle Souma :Souma Untitled 9.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Souma Untitled is the first solo show of the “ferociously funny” Arielle Souma! Finalist of prestigious competitions, she also caught the attention of Frankie Boyle and Russell Kane. She says it as it is, which makes her stories absolutely hilarious. Don’t be shy to laugh about relationships, sex, lemonade, more sex, life…

 

junkyard dogs23// AJ Roberts: The Council Flat Baby & The Rise Of The Village Kid 7pm /1hrjunkyard dogs

So You Think You’re Funny?’ and ‘Amused Moose Laugh Off’ finalist AJ Roberts debuts his solo show. Hilarious tales of childhood, family life, and the transition from living on a council estate to living in a middle class leafy village in the country. Funny stories, witty one-liners and brilliant observations.

 

junkyard dogs23// Jake Baker: Work In Progress 8.15pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Up-and-coming comedian Jake Baker (twice nominated for the BBC New Comedy Award) brings his first solo hour to Brighton. Expect beguiling stories and big belly laughs as he examines success, failure, identity and pork pies.”Definitely endearing” (Chortle) “Imaginative and original” (The Scotsman)

 

junkyard dogs23// Arielle Souma :Souma Untitled 9.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Souma Untitled is the first solo show of the “ferociously funny” Arielle Souma! Finalist of prestigious competitions, she also caught the attention of Frankie Boyle and Russell Kane. She says it as it is, which makes her stories absolutely hilarious. Don’t be shy to laugh about relationships, sex, lemonade, more sex, life…

 

junkyard dogs24// Take Your Shoes Off & Behave – 5.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

We’ve all had childhoods. I know I have. This is an exploration in stand-up of Chloe Petts and Lulu Popplewell’s very own rise to adulthood. “Take your shoes off and behave!” (Mrs Popplewell).

 

 

junkyard dogs24// AJ Roberts: The Council Flat Baby & The Rise Of The Village Kid 7pm /1hrjunkyard dogs

So You Think You’re Funny?’ and ‘Amused Moose Laugh Off’ finalist AJ Roberts debuts his solo show. Hilarious tales of childhood, family life, and the transition from living on a council estate to living in a middle class leafy village in the country. Funny stories, witty one-liners and brilliant observations.

 

junkyard dogs24// Comedy Rocket ‘ Best of the Fest’ 8.15pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Comedy Rocket brings you a fantastic show, with a selection of the most exciting and diverse comedy performers with some big names thrown in! Resident host Ali ‘Out There’ Macfarlan will have you believing that this is the most fun you could ever have in space.

 

junkyard dogs24// Arielle Souma :Souma Untitled 9.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Souma Untitled is the first solo show of the “ferociously funny” Arielle Souma! Finalist of prestigious competitions, she also caught the attention of Frankie Boyle and Russell Kane. She says it as it is, which makes her stories absolutely hilarious. Don’t be shy to laugh about relationships, sex, lemonade, more sex, life…

 

junkyard dogs25// Square Peg 1pm / 25minsjunkyard dogs

Award-winning punk theatre company ‘2headedpigeon’ returns to Brighton Fringe with this claustrophobic underdog adventure set in a dystopian future. “More than you dare hope to find at the Fringe” (ThreeWeeks Edinburgh), “As a comment on soulless consumerism, it’s hard to imagine a more powerful artistic statement” (The Sunday Business Post).

 

junkyard dogs25// Take Your Shoes Off & Behave – 4pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

We’ve all had childhoods. I know I have. This is an exploration in stand-up of Chloe Petts and Lulu Popplewell’s very own rise to adulthood. “Take your shoes off and behave!” (Mrs Popplewell).

 

 

rebekkaturner - ricetits - image25// Rebekka Turner – Rice Tits 5.30pm / 30 minsjunkyard dogs

‘Rice T*ts’ is inspired by the drag queen method of putting rice into tights to create fake boobs. Rebekka Turner brings her solo 30 minute stand-up comedy show to Brighton Fringe. Perfect for anyone who enjoys watching comedy with a weird or sharp edge to it! PWYW (free show – pay what you want). More info…

 

junkyard dogs25// AJ Roberts: The Council Flat Baby & The Rise Of The Village Kid 7pm /1hrjunkyard dogs

So You Think You’re Funny?’ and ‘Amused Moose Laugh Off’ finalist AJ Roberts debuts his solo show. Hilarious tales of childhood, family life, and the transition from living on a council estate to living in a middle class leafy village in the country. Funny stories, witty one-liners and brilliant observations.

 

junkyard dogs25// S/he It Happens – Purple Theatre 9.30pm / 50minsjunkyard dogs

A one-person gender-messing physical show exploring the violence of assimilation through slapstick, wit, and some surprising new friends. A curious clown is stuck between the gender binary, armed with not much more than a pair of boxers. Bold, brave and bare-boobed. Preview show.

 

junkyard dogs26// Square Peg 1pm / 25minsjunkyard dogs

Award-winning punk theatre company ‘2headedpigeon’ returns to Brighton Fringe with this claustrophobic underdog adventure set in a dystopian future. “More than you dare hope to find at the Fringe” (ThreeWeeks Edinburgh), “As a comment on soulless consumerism, it’s hard to imagine a more powerful artistic statement” (The Sunday Business Post).

 

junkyard dogs26// Neil O’Rourke & Patrick Spicer : Cool Dude Island 3pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 Finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 Nominee) are the (p)residents of the coolest island off the coast of Brighton: Cool Dude Island (DISCLAIMER: Island may be conceptual).

 

 

junkyard dogs26// Take Your Shoes Off & Behave – 5pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

We’ve all had childhoods. I know I have. This is an exploration in stand-up of Chloe Petts and Lulu Popplewell’s very own rise to adulthood. “Take your shoes off and behave!” (Mrs Popplewell).

 

 

junkyard dogs26// AJ Roberts: The Council Flat Baby & The Rise Of The Village Kid 7pm /1hrjunkyard dogs

So You Think You’re Funny?’ and ‘Amused Moose Laugh Off’ finalist AJ Roberts debuts his solo show. Hilarious tales of childhood, family life, and the transition from living on a council estate to living in a middle class leafy village in the country. Funny stories, witty one-liners and brilliant observations.

 

junkyard dogs26//Slipskin : Sami Stone 8pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Swap your broadband for broad beans and reconnect with nature in this “Intelligent yet wonderfully silly” hour. Stone reclaims words on the brink of extinction *and* makes some new ones. Lose yourself in the long grass of language. “Touched with poignancy” (Fringe Review), “A dry kinda Fleabag” (The Stand),
“Darkly wonderful” (Time Out).

junkyard dogs26// Kerplunk! 9.30pm / 1hr junkyard dogs

Two of Brighton’s well-established talents question their life choices. “Effortlessly amusing and highly watchable” Josh Dillon teams up with cheeky Northerner Julie Jepson, Brighton Fringe 2017 Comedy Award nominee. A must-see show at the Best Brighton Fringe Venue 2017. “Intelligent stand-up that is instantly engaging. Truly Fabulous” (BBC).

 

junkyard dogs27// Square Peg 1pm / 25minsjunkyard dogs

Award-winning punk theatre company ‘2headedpigeon’ returns to Brighton Fringe with this claustrophobic underdog adventure set in a dystopian future. “More than you dare hope to find at the Fringe” (ThreeWeeks Edinburgh), “As a comment on soulless consumerism, it’s hard to imagine a more powerful artistic statement” (The Sunday Business Post).

 

junkyard dogs27// Take Your Shoes Off & Behave – 2.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

We’ve all had childhoods. I know I have. This is an exploration in stand-up of Chloe Petts and Lulu Popplewell’s very own rise to adulthood. “Take your shoes off and behave!” (Mrs Popplewell).

 

 

junkyard dogs27// Neil O’Rourke & Patrick Spicer : Cool Dude Island 4pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 Finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 Nominee) are the (p)residents of the coolest island off the coast of Brighton: Cool Dude Island (DISCLAIMER: Island may be conceptual).

 

junkyard dogs28// Good Kids: Blank Canvas 7pm / 55minsjunkyard dogs

Cult sketch-comedy cowboys ‘Good Kids’ bring you an hour of wicked-ass mayhem. “Fantastically original material that shows a great creative talent” ***** (Metropolist). “ Good Kids are a total blast!” **** (FringeGuru).

 

junkyard dogs29// Good Kids: Blank Canvas 7pm / 55minsjunkyard dogs

Cult sketch-comedy cowboys ‘Good Kids’ bring you an hour of wicked-ass mayhem. “Fantastically original material that shows a great creative talent” ***** (Metropolist). “ Good Kids are a total blast!” **** (FringeGuru).

 

junkyard dogs30// Creation Song: Norse Myths Storytelling 2.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stories from the Norse myths and legends with ballad song, galdr chant and ancient Eddic poetry. Tickets…

 

 

junkyard dogs30// Good Kids: Blank Canvas 5pm / 55minsjunkyard dogs

Cult sketch-comedy cowboys ‘Good Kids’ bring you an hour of wicked-ass mayhem. “Fantastically original material that shows a great creative talent” ***** (Metropolist). “ Good Kids are a total blast!” **** (FringeGuru).

 

junkyard dogs30// John Pendal: Family 7pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

John Pendal returns with a preview of his new solo stand-up comedy show ‘Family’. His first two shows, ‘International Man of Leather’ and ‘How to Escape From Stuff’, went on to tour Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Edmonton, Melbourne and Rome.

 

junkyard dogs31// Creation Song: Norse Myths Storytelling 3pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stories from the Norse myths and legends with ballad song, galdr chant and ancient Eddic poetry. Tickets…

 

 

junkyard dogs31// Good Kids: Blank Canvas 6.30pm / 55minsjunkyard dogs

Cult sketch-comedy cowboys ‘Good Kids’ bring you an hour of wicked-ass mayhem. “Fantastically original material that shows a great creative talent” ***** (Metropolist). “ Good Kids are a total blast!” **** (FringeGuru).

 

junkyard dogs31// Comedy Rocket ‘ Best of the Fest’ 8.15pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Comedy Rocket brings you a fantastic show, with a selection of the most exciting and diverse comedy performers with some big names thrown in! Resident host Ali ‘Out There’ Macfarlan will have you believing that this is the most fun you could ever have in space.

 

junkyard dogs31// Tom Ward: Work In Progress 9.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Chortle Best Newcomer Winner 2017, Tom Ward, returns with his difficult third album. Seeking immortality through comedy, sex, love and not thinking, join Tom as he tries to recapture the buzz that came free with being young, dumb and full of dreams.
“A unique and genuinely exciting talent” (The Herald).

 

June 2018

junkyard dogs01// Creation Song: Norse Myths Storytelling 3.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stories from the Norse myths and legends with ballad song, galdr chant and ancient Eddic poetry. Tickets…

 

 

rebekkaturner - ricetits - image01// Rebekka Turner – Rice Tits 5.30pm / 30 minsjunkyard dogs

‘Rice T*ts’ is inspired by the drag queen method of putting rice into tights to create fake boobs. Rebekka Turner brings her solo 30 minute stand-up comedy show to Brighton Fringe. Perfect for anyone who enjoys watching comedy with a weird or sharp edge to it! PWYW (free show – pay what you want). More info…

 

junkyard dogs01// Good Kids: Blank Canvas 6.30pm / 55minsjunkyard dogs

Cult sketch-comedy cowboys ‘Good Kids’ bring you an hour of wicked-ass mayhem. “Fantastically original material that shows a great creative talent” ***** (Metropolist). “ Good Kids are a total blast!” **** (FringeGuru).

 

junkyard dogs 01// Cards Against Humanity – The Shame Show 8pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

The Shame Show invites you to get involved in a dark game show, based on the world famous politically incorrect party game, Cards Against Humanity. Leave your sensitivities at the door. Not for the light hearted, faint hearted or big hearted. There will be prizes. Very bad prizes. Tickets..

 

junkyard dogs01// Tom Ward: Work In Progress 9.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Chortle Best Newcomer Winner 2017, Tom Ward, returns with his difficult third album. Seeking immortality through comedy, sex, love and not thinking, join Tom as he tries to recapture the buzz that came free with being young, dumb and full of dreams.
“A unique and genuinely exciting talent” (The Herald).

 

junkyard dogs02// Neil O’Rourke & Patrick Spicer : Cool Dude Island 3pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 Finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 Nominee) are the (p)residents of the coolest island off the coast of Brighton: Cool Dude Island (DISCLAIMER: Island may be conceptual).

 

junkyard dogs02// Good Kids: Blank Canvas 5pm / 55minsjunkyard dogs

Cult sketch-comedy cowboys ‘Good Kids’ bring you an hour of wicked-ass mayhem. “Fantastically original material that shows a great creative talent” ***** (Metropolist). “ Good Kids are a total blast!” **** (FringeGuru).

 

junkyard dogs02// The Famous 45 6.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

45 year old Polly adopts a child from 1945. Join storyteller Cathianne Hall to find out why. A story of numbers, neutrons, naivety and cake. “Cathianne Hall is a magician with words and images” (The Scotsman), “Pitch Perfect; spoken word of great subtlety and charm” (Camden Voyeur).

 

junkyard dogs02//Slipskin : Sami Stone 8pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Swap your broadband for broad beans and reconnect with nature in this “Intelligent yet wonderfully silly” hour. Stone reclaims words on the brink of extinction *and* makes some new ones. Lose yourself in the long grass of language. “Touched with poignancy” (Fringe Review), “A dry kinda Fleabag” (The Stand),
“Darkly wonderful” (Time Out).

junkyard dogs02// Kerplunk! 9.30pm / 1hr junkyard dogs

Two of Brighton’s well-established talents question their life choices. “Effortlessly amusing and highly watchable” Josh Dillon teams up with cheeky Northerner Julie Jepson, Brighton Fringe 2017 Comedy Award nominee. A must-see show at the Best Brighton Fringe Venue 2017. “Intelligent stand-up that is instantly engaging. Truly Fabulous” (BBC).

 

junkyard dogs03// The Famous 45 12.30pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

45 year old Polly adopts a child from 1945. Join storyteller Cathianne Hall to find out why. A story of numbers, neutrons, naivety and cake. “Cathianne Hall is a magician with words and images” (The Scotsman), “Pitch Perfect; spoken word of great subtlety and charm” (Camden Voyeur).

 

junkyard dogs03// Good Kids: Blank Canvas 2pm / 55minsjunkyard dogs

Cult sketch-comedy cowboys ‘Good Kids’ bring you an hour of wicked-ass mayhem. “Fantastically original material that shows a great creative talent” ***** (Metropolist). “ Good Kids are a total blast!” **** (FringeGuru).

 

junkyard dogs03// Neil O’Rourke & Patrick Spicer : Cool Dude Island 4pm / 1hrjunkyard dogs

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 Finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 Nominee) are the (p)residents of the coolest island off the coast of Brighton: Cool Dude Island (DISCLAIMER: Island may be conceptual).

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