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ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday, July 28, to Thursday, August 3

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

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Artists Mary Hite and Jeanette Clarke display their work from July 31 to August 6 at the The Norfolk Centre, Arundel

Ten things to see in Sussex, July 27 to August 3

Looking for ideas about what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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The Jive Aces

Concerts, workshops and a film premiere at Saint Hill International Arts Festival

Now in its 26th year, the Saint Hill International Arts Festival takes place from Sunday, July 30, to August 6 at Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead.

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Ariels Crawley Academy students at The Hawth. Picture by Stephen Candy Photography

Praise for Ariel’s Crawley Academy at annual showcase

Ariel’s Crawley Academy was delighted to invite Crawley Town Mayor, Cllr Brian Quinn, to The Hawth Theatre on Sunday, July 2, for the annual showcase.

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The Dreamboys

Sizzling summer entertainment with The Dreamboys at Horsham’s Capitol

The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a new show for the over 18s.

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Lee Hurst

Lee Hurst performs at next Comedy Beats gig in Tilgate

Comedy Beats return to Crawley on Friday, August 4, for a show at The Grasshopper, Tilgate, with Lee Hurst headlining.

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The Story Of The Beach Boys AE (A Tribute)

Summer sounds of the Beach Boys at Horsham

The summer sounds of the legendary Beach Boys come to Horsham next month.

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WANNABE: The Spice Girls Show

Re-live hits of Spice Girls as theatre show comes to Crawley

Fans of the Spice Girls music have a chance to re-live the pop phenomenon with news that WANNABE is coming to The Hawth, Crawley, on Sunday September 3.

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Sarah in Tumble Tuck 			                     Photo by Scott Rylander

Sarah takes her show to Edinburgh

Pulborough’s Sarah Milton, a former student at Steyning Grammar School, heads to Edinburgh with her one-woman show, Tumble Tuck which she also performs.

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Joe Pasquale is the Devil in Disguise!

It’s 30 years ago this year that comedian Joe Pasquale launched into showbiz – or more specifically 30 years ago that he appeared on New Faces.

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Chichester Festival Youth Theatre in rehearsal for GRIMM TALES Photo by Richard Gibbons

Grimm Tales from Chichester Festival Youth Theatre

Dale Rooks admits there were a couple of stories chosen by her young actors which she really wouldn’t have chosen herself.

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Daniel Ryan and Leonardo Dickens. Photo by Johan Persson

Living on the edge of society

As Daniel Ryan says, everyone will know someone rather like Peppy and Daniel, the characters Samantha Spiro and he are creating in Chichester’s Minerva Theatre in The House They Grew Up In, a new play by Deborah Bruce (July 14-August 5).

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Daniel Ryan and Samantha Spiro shine in the world premiere of The House They Grew Up In, a CFT co-operation with Headlong theatre company.

Review: The House They Grew Up In - Chichester Minerva Theatre

Of all the social prejudices that remain to be breached, mental illness is stubbornly isolated.

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The cast. Pic by Rosey Purchase

REVIEW: Flare Path

Stage Door Theatre Company at the Windmill, Littlehampton

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Sarah Slator

A church-going Macbeth!

“Something wicked this way comes” as Upper Beeding-based rural touring company This is My Theatre bring Shakespeare’s Macbeth to audiences in the south-east’s most ancient and historic churches.

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Natalie Clein. Picture by Neda Navaee


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

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Omid Djalili, Tevye Tracy, Ann Oberman in Fiddler On The Roof SUS-170721-090516001

Fiddler on the Roof - Chichester Festival Theatre

If the choice of a female Doctor Who still has the power to shock and challenge, then we have not time-travelled as far as we hoped from Imperial Russia in 1905.

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Omid Djalili stars in Fiddler on the Roof at Chichester Festival Theatre. Picture by Johan Persson

Ten things to see in West Sussex, July 20-26

Looking for ideas about what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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The Rock Choir

Successful second Horsham Festival ‘exceeded expectations’

The second Horsham Festival has been hailed as a great success.

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Captain Hook and the pirates

REVIEW: Christ’s Hospital offers a magical, modern Peter Pan

Peter Pan has been produced thousands of times throughout the years and is a well-known classic story by JM Barrie.

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