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8pm Red Richardson 

Red Richardson is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian and podcaster who is now recognised as one of the most exciting new comics in the UK, with his Instagram sketches racking up over twenty million views. He has appeared twice on ITV2's The Stand Up Sketch Show, is a regular joke writer for Never Mind the Buzzcocks, 8 Out of 10 Cats, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Comedy Central's Live at The Comedy Store, and has written for Mock the Week. Last year, Red featured numerous times on Ricky Gervais' live stand-up show Ricky Gervais and Friends

Book online to reserve seat for £12.50 plus small booking fee/£15 on the door 


7:30pm Andrew White: Young, Gay & a Third Thing (Work in Progress)

Andrew White has been described by Joe Lycett as “very exciting and very funny” and by teachers as “a pleasure to teach” (gay). Join the fast-rising stand-up for an hour of new material covering everything from Beauty and the Beast to eulogies and Dog's Trust. ★★★★ "Rampantly engaging" (The List) "Absolutely Brilliant...took the stage by storm" (Wiltshire Live) "Not to be missed!" (Daily Record) Tour support for Catherine Bohart, Troy Hawke, Helen Bauer & Chloe Petts.

Book online to reserve seat for £5 plus small booking fee/£6.50 on the door

8:45pm Susie McCabe: (Work in Progress)

Susie McCabe (Best Scottish Headliner and Best Solo Show in the 2019 Scottish Comedy Awards, and fastest-selling Glasgow Comedy Festival act for three years running) returns with a hilarious work-in-progress show. Revel in McCabe’s raconteur style and razor-sharp punchlines in this hilarious show as she recounts the absurdities of her life; she’s a shambles and never far from disaster. Playing to ever-increasing sold-out shows, and as seen on Have I Got News For You and Frankie Boyle's New World Order, Susie is fast becoming one of the hottest tickets in the UK. ‘A magnetic storyteller and a gifted joke writer at the top of her game’ ★★★★★ (The Wee Review) ‘Susie McCabe is one of our top comedy voices’ ★★★★ (The National)

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10pm TBA



7:30pm George Lewis: Man Behaving Dadly (Work in Progress)

You might know George Lewis from Instagram or TikTok. Well, how do you fancy seeing the full sized version in real life? He’s here to try out a load of new material. He’s supported Romesh Ranganathan, Tom Allen, Russell Kane & Josh Widdicombe on tour, performed stand up on tv several times and written a bestseller- ‘Don’t Panic! Everything the expectant dad needs to know’, so you're in safe hands.

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8:45pm Alex Kitson: Must I Paint You a Picture? (Work in Progress)

Alex Kitson is an award-winning comedian with a secret. One he's fed up of keeping. Come watch this 'incredible... so clever' (BBC Radio Bristol) 'master of his craft' (Capers Comedy) work towards his highly anticipated debut hour. The show he never thought he'd do. BEST OF BRIGHTON FRINGE COMEDY AWARD 2023 - NOMINATED BEST JOKE WINNER - BATH COMEDY FESTIVAL 2021

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7:30pm Erika Ehler: (Work In Progress)

Join Erika Ehler work out material for her new show. Erika’s razor-sharp, dark and visceral writing paired with precise delivery makes her one of the most exciting young comedians on the circuit. Erika has also written for Late Night Mash (Dave), Never Mind The Buzzcocks (Sky), Have I Got News For You (BBC1) and Death to 2020 (Netflix).

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8:45pm Joe Sutherland: Miss World (Work in Progress)

As seen on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, Hypothetical and a number of apps on your phone. You know the ones. Joe ‘could have been a dancer’ Sutherland returns to Hastings with a preview of his brand new show before embarking on an international tour. Now Joe is bravely choosing to talk about something that, up until recently, he’s been suffering in silence; being a total hunk. “Drooling cynicism, punchy jokes and shrewd sarcasm” - Voice mag

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7:30pm Richard Todd: Fine, Fine, Everything's Fine

In 1975 Todd beat millions in a sperm race. This year he got reading glasses and a hearing aid. How the mighty have fallen. “A comic with the ability to do surrealism, storytelling and exquisitely crafted wordplay all in the same few minutes.” The Scotsman ****

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8:45pm Abbi Cole & Ancika Mester: Shinpads

Join Abbi Cole and Ancika Mester for their stand-up comedy work-in-progress split bill! They will take you on a journey into their worlds, and generate some sweet, sweet laughs along the way. Ancika and Abbi are Soho Theatre Comedy Labs Plus alumni and part of Gigl Comedy, a show that received 5 stars (Mumble Comedy) at the Edinburgh Fringe. “some of the best up-and-coming comedians…you’d be a fool to miss them.” - Dec Munro, co-founder of the Bill Murray

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7:30pm TBA

8:45pm Sam Savage: Soar Like a Pigeon

A work in progress show about getting older but no wiser. About hoping for the wings of an eagle but ending up with the face of a pigeon.

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7:30pm Adele Cliff Has Some New Ideas You Might Enjoy

2023 Leicester Comedy Award Best New Show Nominee, 2023 Amused Moose Award Shortlisted Show, 2023 Pegasus Comedy Awards Comedian of the Year, 2020 UK Pun Champion, 2022 Pegasus Comedy Awards Best Show.

ALL OF THESE AWARDS MEAN NOTHING because this is Adele's new show but she thinks you'll enjoy it anyway. Join her for new jokes, new thoughts and probably a new outfit. ***** "Guaranteed laughs" - The Student Newspaper

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8:45pm Jake Baker: Union Sundown (Work in Progress)

Jake returns to Hastings Comedy Festival with a brand new show. Last year he was described as a heady blend of the whimsical with the political. This year he looks to perfect that cocktail with an extra measure of gags, a liberal splash of wit and a soupcon of daftness - all shaken and served over ice in a stylish, albeit rather impractical glass.

''Endearingly offbeat, great comic timing and an engagingly whimsical mind **** The Edinburgh Reporter

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