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The spirit of Scrooge isn't remotely alive and well in Brighton!

One of literature’s most notorious skinflints prompted plenty of generosity in Brighton over Christmas.

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Sean Murray (Jack) - The Weir - Photography by Marc Brenner

Sean delights in The Weir

Sean Murray auditioned for the very first production of Conor McPherson’s The Weir 20 years ago – and didn’t get the part.

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Jonny Awsum

Comedy Beats at Copthorne

Comedy Beats begin their 2018 programme of shows on February 1 at Oliver’s Wine Bar in Copthorne with acts from the UK comedy circuit.

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Geoffrey Winch

Sussex poet Geoffrey Winch in Chichester

Sussex poet Geoffrey Winch will kick off the 2018 Open Mic Poetry season at Chichester’s New Park Centre on Wednesday, January 31 at 7.30pm. Organiser Barry Smith said: “We have a fantastic line-up of visiting poets for 2018 with lots of treats in store, but it’s great to kick off the season with one of our regular contributors.

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rehearsals

Opera will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in Chichester

Chichester will build on its impressive record of Holocaust Day commemoration with a staging of PUSH – A Holocaust Opera in Chichester Cathedral on Saturday, January 27 at 7.30pm. The event was a sell-out within 48 hours of going on sale.

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Comedian Tim Vine hosts Indigofest 2018 at The Capitol, Horsham

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, January 19-25

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

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Tabitha Harding-Chestney, Graeme Muncer and Charlotte Loftus star in Sherlock Holmes  The Pantomime

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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Dave Adams (Dad), Debbie Stevens (Mum), Amy Tester (Beauty), Jane OSullivan (Kevin), and Rebecca Andrews (Rose)

Horsham’s Trinity Church Players present their take on a tale as old as time

Beauty and the Beast is this year’s pantomime from Horsham’s Trinity Church Players.

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Eleanor Tiernan

Laugh away the January Blues with Barnstormers Comedy at The Capitol, Horsham

Barnstormers Comedy is back at The Capitol for a January Blues busting night of stand-up.

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Ariel Othellos student Becky Tyler. Picture by Stephen Candy Photography

Ariel Drama Academies aim to build on their 2017 successes

Ariel Drama Academies are looking with optimism to 2018 after exciting times and successes last year.

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Dames David Abbott and Don Stewart cast a spell. Picture by Phil Dennett

Burgess Hill Theatre Club presents a lively, witty and colourful panto

Cinderella, Burgess Hill Theatre Club, Martlets Hall, until January 27

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Hawth at Crawley announces prestigious link up with world-famous orchestra

The Hawth Theatre, Crawley, has become one of only seven Principal Residencies for the world renowned Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO).

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Organisers Marilyn and Freddie Humphrey

Strong line-up for Chichester's Talks at Six series

Chichester’s popular Talks at Six series is looking forward to a busy 2018 with almost the whole year already booked up. The talks are on Thursdays from 6pm-7pm in the Studio at the New Park Centre, Chichester.

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Suggs is back in Sussex

Madness frontman Suggs’ one-man show

Due to huge popular demand, after his first tour-de-force, smash hit, one man show, ‘My Life Story’, Suggs is treading the boards again.

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is at The Capitol, Horsham, on January 25

Ten things to see in Sussex, January 19-25

Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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LMCS Dick Whittington 2017

LMCS bring us Dick Whittington!

Littlehampton Musical Comedy Society are heading towards a complete sell-out as they take to the stage this week with the tale of Dick Whittington.

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Video: War Horse arrives in Sussex

The internationally famous production of War Horse, currently on a UK tour, arrives in Brighton next week.

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Mike Gunn

Mike Gunn opens Crawley comedy night

Comedy Beats return to The Grasshopper in Crawley promising another fantastic night of comedy on Friday, February 2.

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Panto fun

Dracula and Frankenstein meet up in panto!

Dracula, Frankenstein and the cast of St Trinian’s come together in a traditional panto with an hilarious twist.

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Jamie Potts

A Pleasantly Unpleasant Evening of Murder in Arundel

Arundel Players kick off 2018 with a double bill of two short plays, The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter and Five Kinds of Silence by Shelagh Stephenson, both directed by Jamie Potts.

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