Welcome to the beating heart of Hove. LIVE at The Grounds will bring you exciting, live experiences, from comedy to music, poetry to life drawing, take yourself out on an adventure, right on your doorstep.
In collaboration with Municipal Comedy, LIVE at The Grounds brings you Stomping Ground Comedy. Located right in the heart of Hove, we’ll be tickling your funny bone with an incredible lineup every month. We’re mixing it up by bringing both fresh, new local acts and established, national comedians to our bill.
We will be serving Pizzaface Pizzas before 8 PM and in the interval.
Doors 7:oopm | Show 8pm
Please note, that no entry will be permitted after 8 PM. No food and drink from outside the venue may be brought in.
MC: Simon Dooley
Headliner: Huge Davies
Huge Davies is a comic musician whose dark humour and wit has gained him a lot of attention on the comedy circuit. Expect a customised wearable keyboard and lyrics that take sharp and twisted turns.
Nominated for the Best Newcomer award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for his debut solo show The Carpark and a semi-finalist in the BBC New Comedy Award. Also appearing on Comedy Central Live at the Comedy Store, Roast Battle and as a writer and performer on BBC flagship satirical radio programme The Now Show.
Davies has also acted in BBC Two comedy series The First Team and appeared on celebrity game show Guessable alongside host Sara Pascoe, Alan Davies and Nish Kumar amongst others.
“well-crafted, well-structured and well-performed” – Chortle
Ania’s sharp, wry writing combined with her warm conversational performance style make her a ‘glittering new talent’ of the UK comedy scene. Her debut hour of comedy won Best New Show at Leicester Comedy Festival 2022, and went on to sell out its entire run at the Edinburgh Fringe and Soho Theatre.
The Times described it as ‘the sort of elegantly amusing, surprising and inspiring debut hour that you come to the Fringe to see’, whilst the Guardian listed it as one of 10 Fringe Shows Not To Miss, saying it ‘will have you crying with laughter’.
Ania writes for Chicken Shop Date and Amelia’s Cooking Show, featuring guests such as Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX and Louis Theroux.
She has also already appeared on ITV2’s The Stand Up Sketch Show and Dave’s The Comedy Guide to Life. She will be supporting Ed Gamble on some dates of his tour Electric across the country this autumn.
As a writer, she has written for The Emily Atack Show (ITV2), Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC2), Newsjack (BBC R4), The Now Show (BBC R4) and has contributed regularly to the Have I Got News For You Twitter account.
“The sort of elegantly amusing, surprising and inspiring debut hour that you come to the Fringe to see…she will surely go far” – The Times
“An impressive debut from a rising star…will have you crying with laughter” – The Guardian
Ingrid Dahle is a Norwegian who has made a big impact on the British Comedy Circuit. After winning Brighton Comedy Festival Squawker Award, she has gone from strength-to-strength being a finalist in numerous comedy competitions such as So You Think Your Funny?, and runner-up in the prestigious Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year.
“Alternative hero of the future” – Chortle
“Fast-rising comedian” – Sunday Times
“Warm host, with bags of energy, and a permanent smile” – The List
“Endearingly zany” – Three Weeks
Loveable and surreal, Ben is a regular on the local Brighton scene – with or without the guitar and costume!
“Ben Carter is naturally funny. Audiences instantly warm to him. You’ll be humming his bonkers tunes for days” – Julie Jepson