After This One, I’m Going Home: Seann Walsh
Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath
Wednesday October 24, 8pm
Charming and charismatic, a natural motormouth, Brighton’s Seann Walsh is the most frighteningly precocious talent to emerge from the UK comedy circuit in ages.This disheveled, fiery, animated, fiercely idle, millennial man-child made his acting debut starring in Comedy Central’s sitcom Big Bad World, followed up by the lead role in Monks on BBC1 and Sky’s silent comedy Three Kinds of Stupid, which led to him producing, writing and starring in his own silent comedy web-series The Drunk. He also wrote and starred in his own Sky short for Sky Arts and is now co-starring in Jack Dee’s brand-new sitcom Bad Move (ITV1).
Phone 01444 455440 or visit clairhall.org.
The Treason Show
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea
Friday October 26, 8pm
The Treason Show’s smiling assassins are back with their satirical sideswipes at the world of politics, sport and celebrity, taking what’s in the news and spinning it into comedy gold. It’s HIGNFY crossed with Spitting Image via Not the Nine O’Clock News.
Phone 01273 464440 or visit ropetacklecentre.co.uk.
Adam Kay – This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)
Theatre Royal, New Road, Brighton
Saturday October 27, 7.45pm
In an evening of stand-up and music, award-winning comedian Adam Kay share entries from his diaries as a junior doctor. The show is based on his best-selling book of the same name and is an updated 2018 version.
Phone 0844 871 7650 or visit atgtickets.com.
Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast
Brighton Dome, Church Street, Brighton
Wednesday October 31 and Thursday November 1, 8pm
Tickets £28.50. Age 16+
Comedian Sarah Millican is not a control freak, she’s a control enthusiast. She even controls her own insults, see? Do you arrange the nights out? Are you in charge of passports on holiday? Then so are you! Whether you’re sorting the tickets for this show or turning up when you’re told to, welcome. You’ll learn about Rescue Men, farting in hospital pants, what can happen at a bra fitting, the benefits of casserole, plus tips on how to talk to shop assistants and the correct way to eat a biscuit. She’s funny, frank and unapologetically filthy.
Phone 01273 709709 or visit brightondome.org.
Jim Davidson: On The Road Again
Chequer Mead Community Arts Centre, De La Warr Road, East Grinstead
Thursday and Friday November 1 and 2, 7.30pm
The people’s favourite comedian takes to The Road Again with a new show that promises to be the antidote to this PC world we now live in. The show contains adult material that may not be to everyone’s taste.
Phone 01342 302000 or visit chequermead.org.uk.
No Such Thing As A Fish
The Old Market, 11a Upper Market Street, Hove
Thursday November 1, 7.30pm
Tickets £20 (includes book). Age 14+
Join the team behind the award-winning podcast No Such Thing As A Fish for a jaw-dropping sidesplitting show. Writers and presenters Dan Schreiber, Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszynski and James Harkin will be celebrating the launch of their new book The Book of the Year 2018, and recording a live podcast with bizarre facts and laboured puns a-plenty. Four years and over 200 episodes after it began, No Such Thing As A Fish gets 1.5 million listeners a week, has been transformed into the spin-off BBC2 TV series No Such Thing As The News, and has completed multiple sellout tours – including selling out the Sydney Opera House in March this year. The team’s first book, The Book of the Year 2017, hit the Amazon top 10 bestsellers list in… 2017.
Phone 01273 201801 or visit theoldmarket.com.
Felicity Ward is Busting a Nut
The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley
Thursday November 1, 8pm
Tickets £14/discounts £12
Fresh off the back of her new BBC Radio 4 series Appisodes and a Netflix special, Live from the BBC, multi-award winning comedian and regular co-host of The Guilty Feminist Podcast Felicity Ward embarks on her second nationwide tour with a new show, Busting A Nut. She’s back and ready to bust a nutful of jokes.
Phone 01293 553636 or visit parkwoodtheatres.co.uk.
Gary Delaney: Gagster’s Paradise
Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton
Thursday November 1, 8pm
Mock The Week regular Gary Delaney is one of Britain’s leading one-liner comics and he returns to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery. Gary’s shows are renowned in the business for a near-unrivalled volume of high-class gags. You should expect no different from this, his new tour for 2018. Picture: Andy Hollingworth.
Phone 01273 647100 or visit komedia.co.uk/brighton/.
An Evening Shared with Jasper Carrott & Alistair McGowan
Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing
Monday November 5, 7.30pm
Tickets from £27.50
Comedy legends Jasper Carrott and impressionist Alistair McGowan split the bill – and your sides – with a night of comedy stand-up and impressions.
Phone 01903 206206 or visit worthingtheatres.co.uk.
The Horne Section
White Rock Theatre, White Rock, Hastings
Wednesday November 7, 8pm
Tickets £19/Friends £1.50 off
Expect a heady mix of spontaneous stand-up, spectacular performance and outlandish musical talent led by the comedian Alex Horne, the creator and co-host of award-nominated Taskmaster. Here are everyone’s favourite Dictionary Corner regulars on 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and the first band to ever host Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC Two).
Phone 01424 462288 or visit whiterocktheatre.org.uk.