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REVIEW: Gary Delaney treats Christ’s Hospital to well-crafted one-liners

There’s Something About Gary, Gary Delaney and Caimh McDonnell at Christ’s Hospital Theatre, Horsham, March 16

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Forty Years On: Richard Wilson

Strong booking as Chichester Festival Theatre summer season approaches

CFT bosses are reporting an excellent response from the public as the new season nears.

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Tez             Pic by Steve Ullathorne

What does it mean to be British?

Being British means different things to different people, says rising stand-up Tez Ilyas who brings his Made in Britain show to Brighton’s Komedia on Sunday, April 2.

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Carl

Comedy without the angst!

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Carl Donnelly found himself in an unusual position, at the age of 34 – writing a new comedy show that wasn’t born out of relationship trauma or angst.

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Jason Donovan. Photo: RHIAN AP GRUFFYDD

Jason Donovan brings his new show to Horsham

TV and theatre star Jason Donovan will be stopping off at Horsham as part of his autumn tour.

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We are Bronte

The essence of Brontë in Worthing...

Publick Transport presents We Are Brontë at Worthing’s Connaught Studio (Saturday, March 18) – a madcap physical interpretation of the Brontë myth, taking the real and imaginary worlds of the Yorkshire siblings as inspiration.

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Director Barry

The Chichester Players stage Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus.

Director Barry Jarvis will be taking rather a different approach when he returns to Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus.

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The Woman In Black

Terror on stage...

The Woman In Black will be sending its shivers and chills through the audience at Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal from March 27-April 1

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Footloose

Footloose with Worthing Musical Theatre Company!

Tales of redemption are at the heart of Footloose, says Mark Roberts who takes on the role of the Rev Shaw Moore for Worthing Musical Theatre Company.

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Honey G. at White Rock Theatre for panto 2017 SUS-170313-115852001

COUNTY NEWS: Honey G set to star in Christmas panto

X Factor finalist Honey G will be heading to Sussex this festive season, making her pantomime debut in Sleeping Beauty.

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Matthew

Bognor's Matthew turns London producer

Matthew Hawes, from Bognor Regis, presents two unique versions of the same prison-based comedy Barred Freedom at Marylebone Cockpit Theatre, London.

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Menopause The Musical is at The Hawth Theatre, Crawley, on Wednesday, March 15. Picture by Graham Moreton

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, March 10-16

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

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Larry           by Steve Ullathorne

Larry Dean in Brighton

Larry Dean embarks on his first ever UK-wide tour after a remarkable 2016 in which he won the Amused Moose Comedy Award for Best Show at the Edinburgh Fringe, performed at the Melbourne, Sydney and Perth comedy festivals and appeared on Live from the BBC.

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Roxanne Carney

Roxanne and the virtue of going back home...

University of Chichester graduate Roxanne Carney takes to the London stage with a look back at the changing world of dating and her experiences of it.

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Stuart Finlayson (Arthur) and Steph Reeves (Sybil). Picture by Kevin Day

REVIEW: Archway Theatre actors take a light-hearted look at murder

Lord Arthur Saville’s Crime, The Archway Theatre, Horley, March 2

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Hettie Heyward, Elliot Bevan, Glen Newham, Eve Hardman

Chichester acting students take their show on the road

Experience the glamour of 1940s Hollywood as the University of Chichester takes to the road with a production of the rarely-seen, award-winning musical comedy by Cy Coleman, City Of Angels.

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Back row: Karinn Greirson, Sue Blair-Fish and Jan Bell. Front row: Hannah Banks, Robyn Jenkins and Hazelle Woodhurst

Henry VIII’s wives talk about 21st century experiences in Hurstpierpoint

Divorced, beheaded, died. Divorced, beheaded, survived.

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The Dreamboys

Stripping hunks The Dreamboys take tour to Burgess Hill

The Dreamboys are set to bring their toned physiques and larger-than-life personalities to the Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill, on Friday, March 17 (8pm).

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I Am Beast

Visually stunning play explores power of grief in Crawley

Sparkle and Dark Theatre Company, which produces and tours new writing and daring puppetry, bring their award-winning show I Am Beast to The Hawth Studio, Crawley, on Thursday, March 16 (7.45pm).

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Eve Hardman, Glen Newham, Elliot Bevan and Hettie Heyward

Enter a world of film studios and fatal attractions with University of Chichester

Experience the glamour of 1940s Hollywood as the University of Chichester takes to the road with a production of the rarely-seen, award-winning musical comedy by Cy Coleman, City Of Angels.

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