Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival LTD    Company Number 11886237

sundaY june 14TH

show listings

All Shows below are free entry, with pay what you want donation to act after show.

 

ELECTRIC PALACE

pAY WHAT YOU WANT OR RESERVE YOUR SEAT FOR £5 (electric PALACE ONLY)

3:30pm Frances Boulle

Star of Made In Chelsea, business tycoon, man of the people, Francis Boulle has moved from the mean streets of the King’s Road to the less salubrious surroundings of the UK’s comedy clubs.

A relative newcomer to comedy scene but possessing piles of charisma and confidence, Francis is an exciting new talent, a real diamond (heir)!

4:15pm Michael Capozzola: Evil Cyborg Sea Monsters 12+

Comedian & cartoonist Mike Capozzola's multimedia, stand up comedy show about superheroes, sci-fi and monsters!  If you're a fan of Star Trek, Star Wars, Batman, Spiderman, werewolves and time travel: teleport, fly, or beam down to this show! These things are irreverently celebrated and dissected by a pro. Mike's done the show at various theatres, comic cons, museums, comedy clubs & comedy festivals in the U.S., Europe and the U.K.  

 

5:30pm Alasdair Beckett–King: Nevermore 14+

A new work in progress show from award-winning stand-up comedian Alasdair Beckett-King. Alasdair's 2019 show was one of the best reviewed at the Edinburgh Fringe. A true Renaissance man, ABK is 500 years old.

**** "A master of comedic storytelling" (Broadway Baby)

**** "Magnificent, wonderful and hilarious" (The Wee Review)

JENNY LIND

2pm Elliot Wengler: Special Features 12+

Elliot Wengler has many special features, and no, he doesn’t mean his dyspraxia, dyslexia, anxiety or his Pokemon championship wins (runner-up position, 2004). View his special features, live on stage as they play out after he performs the show of his life and then invites you to listen to, heck, join in on the live audio commentary, provide the gag reel, and behold a show unlike any other…

3:15pm Delea Shand: Madame Chandelier’s Rough Guide to the Opera 14+

In a camp fusion of comedy, cabaret and opera, Madame Chandelier guides you through her favourite opera plots, with jokes, drinking games, and a Nessun Dorma sing-along! Having stolen this great music from the grand opera house, Madame Chandelier is tearing down the pretence and bringing opera to the people. Nominated for Best Comedy Show at the Manchester Fringe. “Entertaining and very funny” ★★★★ North West End

 

4:30pm Ed Night: Faded 16+

The kid’s back with another hour of lo-fi stand up comedy to chill/study to. As seen on Comedy Central. As heard on BBC Radio 1. “So bleakly funny on the lack of future prospects for his generation that you felt winded” The Guardian. “As far as comedy goes, he’s pretty much cracked it” **** The Scotsman. “A prodigiously talented young comic” **** Chortle. “Spell-bindingly funny” **** The Herald. “Sexually ambiguous” **** Edinburgh Festivals Magazine. The Times Pick of the Fringe 2019. The Scotsman Critics Pick of the Fringe 2019.

 

5:45pm TBA

PUMP HOUSE

4:30pm Tom Lucy

Join Tom Lucy as he tests brand new material for an upcoming show. Star of Comedy Central and ITV. Tour support for Jack Whitehall and Aziz Ansari.

'Tom Lucy offers a sparkling mix of youth and slightly old-fashioned comedy' ★★★★ - Sunday Post

'Charismatic and extremely funny stand up show... wonderful new talent' - Scottish Sun

'Watch him live and you'll quickly understand the excitement' - Guardian

 

5:45pm Mike Shephard & Professor Luke Sunderland: History’s Greatest Monster 18+

History’s Greatest Monster is the stand-up comedy show that takes its inspiration from history. Hosted by Mike Shephard, (writer for Have I Got News For You, BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, Now Show & The Museum of Curiosity) and with extra special guest Professor Luke Sunderland (author of Rebel Barons and medievalist at the University of Durham).  Join us for a show that promises laughter, thrills and historical accuracy!

DEEP BLUE - WHISTLE TRAGO

2pm Mo Omar

Somali-born, Cardiff-raised and London-based, Mo Omar is a fast-rising talent with a unique perspective. Join him as he road-tests brand-new material on culture, faith and love in this work in progress show. 

Recently making his TV debut on Harry Hill's Clubnite on Channel 4, Mo was also selected to perform in The Pleasance Comedy Reserve show at 2019’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was a finalist in the BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award. 2017 saw Mo win the Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year competition, as well as achieving semi-finalist status in the So You Think You’re Funny and Amused Moose 2017 competitions. Mo Omar really is a name to look out for!

3:15pm Stylophobia: Hangin on the Stylophone 12+

2018 London Old Comedian Finalist and 2019 Leicester Comedy Festival Finalist Stylophobia sings with electronic backing, of his quest for a meaningful hobby (teaching budgies to talk; that sort of thing). One day, he stumbles across a Stylophone at a Car Boot Sale. Inspiration ! Rejuvenated, he catches up with modern pop trends and skirts with Controversy - is milk a Good Thing ? Absurdist, energetic musical comedy.    

 

4:30pm Declan Kennedy: “ Old School “ 18+

What’s it like being Schrodinger’s Cat? Declan Kennedy thinks he knows. He’s just found out he’s ‘Old School’. In an age of snap judgement how much time does a decision take? Have you already made up your mind about this show? Was it made up for you? Either way, it’s okay to be unsure, it’s fine not to have the answer, and totally copacetic to not know what ‘copacetic’ means.

5:45pm Richard Todd: Work in Progress 16+

Unemployed artist and bath time fantasist Todd has made Faustian pact with the train station's lost property attendant and now he is up to his neck in it… hot bubbly water (and hot bubbly soul sucking danger). “Painfully funny… like finding The Fall guesting on X-Factor.” **** The Scotsman, “Very funny.” **** Chortle “Expertly crafted… An act that is both fitting to call absurdist and unique.” **** The Skinny