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Console Corner: Ratchet and Clank review

Ratchet-ing up the platformer.

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REVIEW: Travels With My Aunt

A new musical based on the novel by Graham Greene at the Chichester Festival Minerva Studio.

Diana Reich in the garden at Charleston.  Picture by Axel Hesslenberg

Charleston offers an eclectic mix at this year’s festival

Charleston Festival (May 20-30) celebrates a special landmark this year.

Stones In His Pockets

Bittersweet comedy and Lovecraftian chills at Horsham’s Capitol

Two very different theatrical productions are coming to Horsham Capitol Theatre next month.

From left: Jan Bell, Chrystelle Tarr and Hazelle Woodhurst. Picture by Alan Needham

Hurst Players present a haunting play by Alan Ayckbourn

The Hurst Players are getting ready to perform the Alan Ayckbourn play Snake In The Grass for their next production.

Cinema rss

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Film review: Demolition (4 out of 5)

Director Jean-Marc Vallée has notched up an amazing hat-trick of successes with the arrival of this thoughtful and poignant film.

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Film review: Eye in the Sky (4 out of 5)

We’ve all seen footage on TV of rockets fired from drones blowing up buildings and military vehicles.

Jungle Book

Film review: The Jungle Book (4 out of 5)

The latest Disney classic cartoon to be revisited with a modern format has arrived on the big screen and is definitely not the cute, cuddly story we saw back in 1967.


DVD review: Asmodexia (3 out of 5)

From the opening scene of this horror movie we are in no doubt that this is going to be a full-on tale with a lot of growling and blood.

The Last Man On The Moon

Film review: The Last Man On The Moon (4 out of 5)

Everyone remembers the first man on the Moon - but how about the last one?

Nostalgia rss


What would you have put in a time capsule in 1990?

Imagine some one gave you a box and told you to fill it with things you wanted to share with future generations. What would you put in that box? From books to DVDs, newspapers to photos, the list of possibilities is endless.

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John Hurt in a fun run and Reginald Marsh in handcuffs in 1990

Imagine the scene – you’re an enthusiastic young police officer and you’re called to The Hawth to take part in a publicity stunt for a new thriller.


Let the rain stop the 1981 carnival? Not a chance!

When Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer wed in July 1981, we all knew it would be a splendid affair. The only thing which could possibly have spoiled it was the weather.

The Horsham bells at St Marys Church pictured in 1921

Celebration of Horsham bell-ringing today

Horsham Festival of Bells 250 is taking place today (Saturday April 9) to celebrate the anniversary of the original peal.

Lowfield Heath c1905. Picture courtesy West Sussex Past Pictures

Memories of lost village bulldozed in name of flight

To most people, Lowfield Heath is nothing more than a point on the map which you pass through on the way to Gatwick.

Games and Gaming rss

Golden Axe

Re-live your misspent youth with SEGA’s official Mega Drive emulator!

SEGA is releasing its official Mega Drive emulator this week - allowing you to relive the 1990s with classic games such as Golden Axe, Streets of Rage 2 and Shinobi III:Return of the Ninja Master.

Rumours abound about the Sony PS4K, codenamed NEO

Sony Playstation rumours fly as PS4 update NEO is ‘leaked’

Rumours of an update to the Sony Playstation have heightened, with a gaming website claiming to have seen the spec for the PS4.5.

Battleborn is a colourful hero shooter out on May 3

Console Corner: Battleborn preview

Battleborn looks fun but flawed.

The Doom open beta is live from April 15 through to April 17

Console Corner: Prepare for impending Doom

One of the single most important video games in history has been given a hotly anticipated next gen sequel more than 20 years on and you can play it this weekend.

Carmageddon MaxDamage is due for release midway through 2016

Console Corner: Pushing boundaries to the Max

You may have seen that cult classic Carmageddon is getting a next gen remake sparking some bad press... but I don’t see what all the fuss is about.

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