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My Second Best Bed

REVIEW: Light comedy offers a surprisingly moving tale about Shakespeare’s family

My Second Best Bed by Barry Syder, Presented by Lights and Bushels, Park Barn, Horsham July 15

The National Youth Chamber Choir and National Youth Jazz Orchestra. Picture by Belinda Lawley

Jazz orchestra and chamber choir join forces to celebrate Shakespeare

One of the great highlights of this year’s Petworth Festival will be a mass pooling of young talents when the UK’s top young musicians celebrate Shakespeare 400.

Philip Scriven

See how an accomplished organist performs at unique Petworth recital

After an appearance with the Bach Choir at the Petworth Festival a few years ago, organist Philip Scriven offers his first solo recital for the event at St Mary’s Church on Saturday, July 30 (12pm).

Rachel Kavanaugh. Picture by Thom Brown

Rachel directs a musical favourite from childhood at Chichester Festival Theatre

Rachel Kavanaugh is delighted to say she is working her way through shows that are glowing childhood memories.

Roz Hall and Andrew Donovan star in A Midsummer Nights Dream

Amateur groups aim to amaze at Horsham’s Capitol

Horsham’s Capitol offers a variety of polished productions from amateur performers this August.

Cinema rss

Star Trek Beyond

Film review: Star Trek Beyond (4 out of 5)

Let’s face it, along with the weather, the blockbusters during this summer haven’t been much to shout about.

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DVD review: High-Rise (4 out of 5)

Director Ben Wheatley and his writing partner Any Jump are firmly established as creators of provocative, exciting and thought-provoking movies.

Christopher Lambert as Highlander

DVD review: Highlander (4 out of 5)

Back in 1986 when Highlander first hit the big screen it was cutting edge sci-fi and special effects.

Now You See Me 2

Film review: Now You See Me 2 (3 out of 5)

Although it got mixed critical reviews, I really enjoyed the first Now You See Me film in 2013.


Bond movie Spectre triggered highest number of complaints in 2015

Violent scenes in the James Bond movie Spectre triggered the highest number of complaints to film censors in 2015.

Nostalgia rss

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The Great War soldier who ‘came back from dead’

It’s difficult to imagine the grief felt by the parents of Private Sidney B Bryant when they were informed he had been killed in action in 1918.

Artist's impression of The Hawth

1987 – the year an awful lot of things were built

Living in Crawley in the 1980s was, in many ways, like living in an ever-changing building site.


1987 – when little Liam was not impressed by folk dancers

The weather may have been less then inspirational so far this summer but in 1987 the sun was out, the sky was blue and there were fun events aplenty.


1975 – the year of Geoffrey Howe and the archers

Listing Sir Geoffrey Howe’s titles is a little like introducing one of the characters from Game of Thrones.

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Poignant video tells the story of The Somme video

Young men from across all of Sussex fought and died 100 years ago today (July 1) as the Battle of the Somme began.

Games and Gaming rss

No Mans Sky will take us to infinity and beyond

Console Corner: No Man’s Sky will take you to infinity and beyond

It is now officially less than a month until literally the biggest game of the year - and perhaps ever in terms of actual size - is launched with No Man’s Sky due out on August 10th.

One night, 20 miles and thousands of street gang members await

Console Corner: Warriors rampage onto PS4

Not another rehash of an old game? Well actually The Warriors is not just any other re-release because it’s by Rock Star.

Balrog is back in a jam-packed Street Fighter V update

Street Fighter 5 update packs a real punch

Street Fighter fans will be pleased to hear that a feast of new content arrives for SFV this weekend (July 1).

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