Komedia Brighton has won the Chortle Award for Best Venue in the South an unprecedented 17 times including 2020.
Stephen Grant, Komedia’s Krater Comedy Club co-founder and regular compère won Best Compère at the Chortle Comedy Awards for 2008 and 2011.
In 2015, 2016 and 2017 Bent Double won the Chortle Award for Best Comedy Club and in 2020 the night won Best Themed Comedy Night.
Adding to this impressive list, the five awards that Komedia Bath has bagged for Best Venue in the West of England and Wales since opening in 2008, Komedia can claim to have won more Chortle Awards than any other venue operator.
Komedia Brighton has achieved a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2019.
In 2018 Komedia won the ‘Best Family Entertainment’ category in the first annual Hoop Awards.
In 2019 Komedia was Runner Up in the ‘Best Family Entertainment’ and ‘Best for Creative Fun’ categories in the 2019 Hoop Awards.
Komedia is signed up to the Family Arts Standard, a UK-wide recognised quality-mark demonstrating excellence in family provision.
Komedia ranked in The Guardian’s top 10 comedy venues in the UK
“Excellent venue with a big room and a great atmosphere, hosting innovative mixed bills, headliners and new material every day. The Krater Comedy Club is the mainstay at weekends.”
Sussex Life Awards:
In 2018 and 2019 Komedia was shortlisted for the ‘Best Attraction’ in Sussex award.
Komedia’s Count Arthur Strong Wins Sony Radio Award 2009
Komedia Entertainment, our sister company, won the prestigious GOLD Sony Radio Academy Award for Comedy 2009 for Count Arthur Strong’s Radio Show! The show has been a feature of BBC Radio 4 since 2005. In 2012 Komedia Entertainment transferred Count Arthur Strong onto BBC TV. Count Arthur Strong’s Radio Show! began life as live show at Komedia Brighton in 2004 and the majority of the 50 half hour episodes were recorded in front of a live Komedia audience.
Brighton and Hove Business Awards – Best Cultural Destination:
Komedia’s position at the heart of the Brighton’s Cultural Quarter is affirmed as we win the award for the top cultural destination in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities.
Sussex Business Awards:
Komedia’s work across the entertainment spectrum is recognised as we are runner up in the Award encompassing the whole Creative Industries across Sussex.
Arts Council of England:
Komedia’s continued commitment to entertaining all ages with our Theatre and Children’s programme is honoured.
Latest 7/Latest Homes Brighton Festival Awards
Komedia’s astounding and enviable programme of theatre, music, cabaret and comedy in the Brighton Festival Fringe 2007 is recognised as we walk away with the most sought-after award of the evening.
Aurora Nova Awards:
In 2001 Komedia co-founded and produced the incredibly successful Aurora Nova season of international visual and physical theatre and dance at St. Stephen’s as part of the Edinburgh Fringe. The venue won various awards including The Guardian Award for Best Venue 2004, and numerous Fringe Firsts, Herald Angels and more for the various shows programmed at the venue.