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A play in a week in Bognor Regis

Second-year students take to the stage of Bognor’s Alexandra Theatre at the end of a week of intensive rehearsals.

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Seann Walsh is at Theatre Royal, Brighton, on Saturday, February 25

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: February 24 to March 2

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

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The Chicago Blues Brothers

Chicago Blues Brothers are on a new mission at The Capitol, Horsham

The Chicago Blues Brothers – Back in Black Tour takes in The Capitol, Horsham, on Thursday, March 9 (7.30pm).

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Richard Herring

Richard Herring brings his best stand-up to Clair Hall, Haywards Heath

Comedian Richard Herring has picked his favourite routines from 12 one-man shows and crammed them into 90 minutes.

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Gangsta Granny. Picture by Mark Douet

Gangsta Granny brings adventure to Horsham’s Capitol

The cabbage-crunching, criminal mastermind Gangsta Granny is heading to Horsham next month.

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The rehearsals are in full swing and will continue right up to the show itself

Billingshurst Gang Show hits the stage

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Rainbows, Brownies and Guides, with some district Explorers and county Network members, will be performing the Billingshurst Gang Show at the Community Centre from tomorrow until Saturday.

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Ava Potter as Lilly and Oona (Running Wild). Photo Johan Persson

REVIEW: Running Wild at Chichester Festival Theatre

Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild is no rehash of Kipling’s The Jungle Book.

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Money For Nothing play The Capitol, Horsham, on Saturday, Picture by A Williams Photography,


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

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Why are we so keen to be offended?

People just love to take offence, says award-winning comedian Shazia Mirza.

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Blues Brothers

Chicago Blues Brothers Hit Horsham this March

Following their massively successful and critically acclaimed Jailbreak Tour, the legendary Jake & Elwood Blues Brothers are back and on a new mission.

From left: Sophie Shickell as Ali Baba and Daniel Williams as Asbad

REVIEW: Colourful, high-energy panto fun from the Ewhurst Players

Just when we thought the fun and festivities were all over for another year, the Ewhurst Players’ production of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves entertained enthusiastic audiences at the Ewhurst village hall in late January and early February.

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Chichester Festival Theatre's Executive Director Rachel Tackley and Artistic Director Daniel Evans. Photo by Tobias Key.

Starry line-up unveiled for Chichester Festival Theatre summer season

Ian McKellen, Omid Djalili, One Foot in the Grave star Richard Wilson and Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden are the big names in the Chichester Festival Theatre 2017 summer season announced today.
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Debut for Walberton Players youth group

Debut for Walberton Players youth group

Walberton Players Junior Showcase offers When Children Rule the World for February half-term, with performances from February 23-25, directed by Claire Dorey.

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Stuart Goldsmith

Stuart Goldsmith talks about comedy and compromise at The Hawth and Komedia

Comedian Stuart Goldsmith is pleased with the title of his latest show, ‘Compared to What’, which he brings to the Hawth, Crawley, on Saturday, February 18, and Brighton Komedia on Sunday, February 19.

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Josh Howie

Comedian Josh Howie comes to Crawley to discuss his failings

Stand-up Josh Howie shares his failings with his audiences on his Messed Up Tour, coming to the Hawth Studio, Crawley, on Friday, February 17 (8pm).

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Kieran Hodgson

Kieran puts his musical ambitions on the stage

In 2003 Kieran Hodgson heard the music of Gustav Mahler and decided to write a symphony. 14 years later, he is taking to the stage with a story about falling in love and attempting something far beyond your abilities.

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Rachel Parris

Sometimes you just have to reach out...

Things just don’t work out as you expect, as Rachel Parris shows in her award-winning comedy show Best Laid Plans which she brings to the Komedia in Brighton on February 28.

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Danny Baker

Danny Baker in Worthing

Broadcaster Danny Baker is going on tour for the first time ever in his career with Cradle To The Stage, a tour which takes him to Worthing’s Pavilion Theatre on February 23.

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How to Die of a Broken Heart (Femi Martin) - Photo by Benji Reid

Femi and her broken heart...

One-woman show How to Die of a Broken Heart is the first full-length piece from emerging writer and performer Femi Martin in which she tells the humorous but dark story of how heartbreak changed her body and her life forever (Brighton Dome Founders Room, Saturday, February 25, 3pm and 6pm).

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New Peter James play takes to the Brighton stage

Coronation Street and Hollyoaks actor Stephen Billington takes his first dip into the world of Peter James for the premiere of the stage adaptation of the Brighton-based author’s Not Dead Enough.

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