Sherlock investigates some strange events in Barns Green Players’ latest panto

Sherlock Holmes gets the panto treatment from the Barns Green Players.

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James Cole

Racing driver James Cole celebrates guitar heroes at The Hawth, Crawley

The Classic Rock Show offers Guitar Greats – World Tour 2018, a celebration of the world’s greatest guitarists.

Ella Fleetwood

West Sussex performer’s comedic dance piece explores the life of a millennial

A West Sussex dancer and choreographer is looking forward to the London premiere of her new work.

Joe Stilgoe. Picture by Scott Rylander

Joe Stilgoe and his big band play Chichester Festival Theatre

This time last year Joe Stilgoe was at Chichester Festival Theatre with his trio in the Minerva.

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney. Picture by Lizzing Irving

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney bring dance journey to Crawley’s Hawth

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney team up in a new dance show that promises to transport audiences on a musical journey through time.

Varvara Tarasova

WSO performs uplifting music from the great Viennese composers

Worthing Symphony Orchestra are promising a New Year tonic – a sparkling Viennese concert to herald in 2018.

Steve Harley Acoustic Trio

Steve Harley headlines Bognor Regis folk festival

The line-up has been confirmed for the 2018 Southdowns Folk Festival in Bognor Regis, running from September 20-23.

Kasai Masai

African music in Graffham

Music promoter Roots Around the World is heading back to where it all started – The Empire Hall, Graffham – with UK-based African band Kasai Masai and their dancers on Saturday, January 10.

Alanna Baker

Storrington gymnast Alanna Baker is living the dream with Cirque du Soleil

Storrington’s Alanna Baker comes full circle when she realises her dream in the Royal Albert Hall.

Hywell Dowsel as Dame Trott with Olly Pike (left) and James Fletcher. Picture by Steve Robards, SR1724936

A mumsy Dame for The Capitol pantomime

Hywel Dowsell will be your dame in Horsham’s pantomime this year, Jack and the Beanstalk, which runs until Sunday, December 31.

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Hannah Skelton as Aladdin

Hannah will be your Aladdin!

By day she’s a primary school teacher in North Mundham. Between Christmas and New Year, however, she will be Aladdin lapping up a massive adventure as she seeks true love with her princess.

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Gary Sefton (Adapter, Director & Scrooge)

A Christmas Carol revived

Actor and director Gary Sefton returns to Brighton this Christmas with A Christmas Carol, the show which launched his company TRUESTORY two years ago.

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The Snow Queen

Post-Christmas ballet in Brighton

Ballet Theatre UK keeps up its happy Brighton tradition with a Christmas return to the city.
Hal Darling as the Beast in CFYT's Beauty and the Beast. Photo Pete Jones

REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast, Chichester Festival Youth Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre, until December 31.
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Beauty (Kirsty-Anne Shaw) & The Beast (Craig Golding) - Photo credit Peter Langdown

REVIEW: Beauty and The Beast, New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, until December 31.

It was an interesting move to make Portsmouth the setting for this retelling of Beauty and the Beauty and so make the New Theatre Royal itself one of the characters.

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Panto fun in Southampton

REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until January 7.

As always, it’s the Mayflower at Southampton which sets the standards for spectacular when it comes to panto.
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Vicky is loving being back in Bognor for panto

Enjoying her fourth festive season with Spillers Pantomimes at Bognor’s Alexandra Theatre, Vicky Edwards admits that she came to panto rather late in her career.

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From The Wedding Singer to panto in Worthing!

Cassie Compton toured from February to October this year in The Wedding Singer –  and loved every minute.

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Melinda Messenger

Melinda Messenger enjoying Southsea panto fun

Christmas was all sorted for Melinda Messenger well before the end of November. It had to be.

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Chris Edgerley plays Fleshcreep in Jack and the Beanstalk. Picture by Steve Robards, SR1725054

Good-humoured nastiness from a first-time baddie at Horsham’s Capitol

If you love Christmas, then panto is just the perfect thing to do, says Chris Edgerley who plays Fleshcreep in Horsham Capitol’s Jack and the Beanstalk (until December 31).

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