Sun 19th Jun 2022 at 7:00pm ends 8:00pm
The Crypt, Robertson Street, Hastings, UK - Map
Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival 2023 presents:
Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival 2022 presents a new work in progress show from Simon Brodkin.
Star of Britain’s Greatest Hoaxer (Channel 4) Simon hit global headlines multiple times for his high-profile stunts, including handing Theresa May a P45 during her speech at the Conservative Party Conference, showering disgraced FIFA president Sepp Blatter with bank notes, surrounding Donald Trump at the opening of his golf courses with 60 swastika-emblazoned golf balls, attaching a 25-foot sign to the side of Sir Philip Green’s super yacht, and going on Britain’s Got Talent as the ultra-orthodox Jewish rapper Steven Goldblatt – fooling Simon Cowell and the other judges to win four ‘yeses’. Britain’s Greatest Hoaxer was nominated for best Documentary at the Monte Carlo TV Festival Golden Nymph Awards 2018.
Simon’s most famous character is “comedy legend” (The Sun) Lee Nelson, writing and staring in two series of BBC Three’s ratings smash Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show and the sketch series Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People, which introduced the nation to a plethora of brilliant characters.
In recent years Simon has sold out tours regularly in the UK and taken multiple solo shows to the Edinburgh Fringe, winning the Writer’s Guild Best Newcomer Award for his debut show.
“There aren’t many better comedians to turn to” The Daily Telegraph
“A prodigious talent” The Times
“The hottest creation since Ali G and Vicky Pollard.” The Daily Mirror
“Get him out.” Donald Trump
Review left at 4:56pm on Sat 2nd Jul 2022
Review left at 11:29pm on Mon 20th Jun 2022
Review left at 7:18pm on Mon 20th Jun 2022
A great set from Simon Brodkin. We laughed lots! The support guy, Jed Salisbury was great too - he should definitely have a slot next year. Thank you for another awesome HFCF. Please can you try and get Troy Hawke back again for next year? We saw him at the Piper just Pre lock down... brilliant 👏
Review left at 6:44pm on Mon 20th Jun 2022
Review left at 4:49pm on Mon 20th Jun 2022
Billed as a "work in progress", Simon had a good first 20 minutes and a very mediocre final 40! Arriving an hour late didn't help his cause. Needs a lot of work pre-Edinburgh.
Review left at 3:54pm on Mon 20th Jun 2022