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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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Mr Blooms Nursery Live. Picture by Paul Clapp

Help Mr Bloom get ready for royalty at Crawley’s Hawth

Popular CBeebies character Mr Bloom brings his first national tour to The Hawth, Crawley, on Tuesday, February 28 (1pm and 4pm).

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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, www.awilliamsphotography.co.uk

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: February 17-23

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

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Shazia

Why are we so keen to be offended?

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

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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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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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Andy Moss and Carolyn Maitland. Picture by Pamela Raith

Review: Ghost the Musical, The Hawth

Ghost has proven to be one of cinema's biggest hits.

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Peter

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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new drama in Worthing

New drama group for Worthing

It’s a comedy, but there is a lot more to it than that, says David Morgan who directs the first production from the new Worthing Drama Company.

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