- March 5, 2018
Music, Entertainment & Comedy With Victoria Nangle
1 A multi award winning/nominated performer, Jo Harman is widely regarded as one of Europe’s finest ever soul/blues fuelled voices. A rare chance to hear her live.
Ropetackle, Friday 9 March, 8pm, £17.50
2 Paloma Faith returns to Brighton as a part of her The Architect 2018 tour. With support from XamVolo. Read our interview with her here: thelatest.co.uk/brighton/2018/02/12/interview-paloma-faith/
Brighton Centre, Monday 12 March, 6.30pm, from £39.05
3 Marking this week’s International Women’s Day is Witty Women, mixing stand up comedy, character comedy, poetry and storytelling. Headlined by Linda Larkin (the creation of award-winning comedian Sam Savage), and hosted by marvellous comic Sami Stone, this is the brainchild of comedian Sha Wylie, handpicking a line-up from faces that used to be regulars on the Brighton comedy scene, returning especially for this fundraising event for domestic abuse charity Rise.
Junkyard Dogs, Tuesday 6 March, 7.30pm, £5
4 Tramfrau’s yearly International Women’s Day extravaganza is going bingo crazy this year. Promising shows, stalls, prizes, guests, DJs, workshops, food, and most of all bingo! – at the Kill Joy Bingo game-show party. With a raffle to raise funds for Rise offering some fabulous prizes.
The Spire, Saturday 10 March, 8pm, £5/4
5 Lancashire native comedian Sophie Willan’s show was met with sold out audiences last year at the Edinburgh Fringe, saw her take home the prestigious Herald Angel Award and earned her a nomination for the Edinburgh Comedy award for Best Show. Her show Branded delves in to her lifetime of being given labels by others due to her background, her gender, her ambition and her heroin addict Mother. As the recently announced first winner of the Caroline Aherne Bursury she is one to watch.
The Basement, Thurs 8 & Fri 9 March, 8pm, £10/8
6 Join multi award-winner and Britain’s Got Talent 2017 semi-finalist Jess Robinson for an evening of celebrity impressions, musical comedy and stunning vocal gymnastics. Like a wonderfully malfunctioning jukebox, Jess and her incredible vocals will take you on a dizzying journey through hilarious musical mash-ups, serving a feast of styles and genres from Billie Holiday and Judy Garland to Amy Winehouse and Beyoncé with Here Come The Girls.
Komedia, Wednesday 7 March, 7pm, £18/10 (under 15 years old)