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Birthday celebrations for Eastergate Players

Eastergate Players celebrate a special landmark with this year’s pantomime: their 40th birthday.

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Iolanthe ladies back stage

Chichester: G&S as it should be done!

Martin Handley believes there’s been an awful tendency to allow Gilbert & Sullivan to ossify.

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The Bear comes to Crawley's Hawth from January 18-19. Picture by Paul Blakemore


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

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Russell Howard

See Russell Howard’s work-in-progress at Christ’s Hospital

Russell Howard presents a work-in-progress at Christ’s Hospital, Horsham, on Friday, January 27 (7.30pm).

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Barry Castagnola

Three top circuit stand-ups at The Capitol, Horsham

Barnstormers’ Comedy is back in Horsham Capitol’s studio this weekend with a blast of mirth-fuelled bonhomie to begin the New Year.

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Puss In Boots

Burgess Hill Theatre Club back at Martlets Hall for pantomime

The cast of Burgess Hill Theatre Club’s annual pantomime are putting the finishing touches on this years production, Puss in Boots, ahead of the opening night on Friday, January 13.

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The Girl and the Giraffe is at The Hawth on March 18

Crawley’s Hawth offers fun for everyone in its spring line-up

The Hawth’s spring season has been announced and, as always, it’s packed with fantastic musicals, dance, comedy, music, family shows, film and more.

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Barry Cryer. Picture by Paul Carter

Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre starts 2017 with top quality shows

Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre launches into the New Year in style.

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Paul Daniels. Picture by Tim Hodges Photography

Paul Daniels’ magic comes to The Hawth in Don’t Dribble on the Dragon

Audiences at Crawley’s Hawth will have the chance to enjoy the final magic ever conceived by the much loved and much missed Paul Daniels on February 5.

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Daisy Lewis in Silence by Moira Buffini

Downton Abbey star Daisy Lewis in Brighton

Downton Abbey star Daisy Lewis is a woman on a mission, travelling up and down the country to urge people to audition for the world’s longest-running youth arts organisation, the National Youth Theatre.

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Lavant Players

Lavant prepares to shiver its timbers!

Treasure Island is reimagined as Shiver Me Timbers by the Lavant Players for their latest production.

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The Dresser

Ken Stott stars as Harwood's Dresser comes to Chichester

Ken Stott finds echoes of Arthur Miller in the writing of Ronald Harwood whose play The Dresser he is reviving (Chichester Festival Theatre, Jan 25-Feb 4).

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Moscow City Ballet

REVIEW: Moscow City Ballet at Chichester Festival Theatre

There may be 6,500 languages in the world today but music and dance continues to speak with one tongue.

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Trevor Clawson performs at The Carfax Bandstand, Horsham, on Saturday, January 7


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

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Brendan Cole

Strictly Come Dancing star is part of Hawth spring season

A Strictly Come Dancing star, a timeless love story, comedy, drama, music for all tastes - the Hawth’s spring season has it all.

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Speak and Spell

Massive fan brings Depeche Mode music to Worthing

By day, she’s a biomedical scientist in Brighton. But Sarah Woodgate’s big passion is Depeche Mode – a passion she will be sharing with everyone else when she brings a Depeche Mode tribute band to her home town of Worthing.

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Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves

Ewhurst Players go on an adventure in old Baghdad

The Ewhurst Players present a feast of family fun this month with Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves.

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From left: Martin Love, Emily Katz and Alice Forward

Henfield pantomime tells comic tale of Dick Turpin

The lawless highwayman Dick Turpin is riding into Henfield this week to entertain audiences with some thigh-slapping antics, thanks to Henfield Theatre Company.

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Dick Whittington

Barns Green Players offer songs and surprises in Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington will be this year’s Barns Green Players pantomime.

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Alexandra Burke offers her Sister Act!

After huge success in the Whitney Houston role in The Bodyguard, X Factor winner Alexandra Burke switches into comedy mode for her latest big musical adventure.

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