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REVIEW: The Kite Runner, Mayflower, Southampton, until Saturday, April 28.

Just a few weeks ago, we had a massive helicopter hovering over the stage. Last week, we watched the sinking of the Titanic.
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Arundel's Civil War mysteries explored

The first in-depth look at the Arundel Campaign looks at one of the forgotten episodes of the English Civil War.
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Ian McKellen      Photo by Sarah Dunn

Chichester's Lear with Ian McKellen to get cinema screening

NT Live will broadcast the Chichester Festival Theatre production of King Lear with Ian McKellen live from the West End to cinemas nationwide and internationally on September 27.

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STEYNING FESTIVAL 2018 - Barry Cryer and Colin Sell

Steyning Festival tickets go on sale

Public booking has now opened for this year’s Steyning Festival.

Simon Gray

Wonderland show explores Hollywood characters

Music Theatre 2000 offer Lights, Camera… Wonderland! as a sequel to their highly-successful productions of Wonderland (2013), Return 2 Wonderland (2015) and Once Upon a Wonderland (2016).


REVIEW: Birdsong, The Capitol Theatre, Horsham, April 23-28.

Sebastian Faulks’ modern classic seems the most densely unstageable of novels.

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Mandy Pannett

Poet Mandy Pannett in Chichester

Poet Mandy Pannett is the guest at Chichester’s New Park Centre for the latest Open Mic Poetry session on Wednesday, May 2.

The Winslow Boy

The Winslow Boy in Brighton

Audiences are loving it, says Tessa Peake-Jones. They come expecting one thing, which they get. But they also get something else.

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Amber Kelly and Matthew Collins - Meet Me In St Louis. Image by

Worthing Musical Comedy Society will meet us in St Louis!

Worthing Musical Comedy Society are promising something fresh and vibrant with their production of Meet Me in St Louis in Worthing’s Connaught Theatre from May 1-5.


2016 Britain’s Got Talent winner Richard Jones in Worthing

Magician and 2016 Britain’s Got Talent winner Richard Jones sees his future in the army for quite some time yet.

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Celebrating the launch of this year's Festival of Chichester. Pic by Jake Barlow.

Festival of Chichester will be most exciting yet

By Phil Hewitt, Festival of Chichester chairman

Festival committee, friends, supporters and performers gather. Pic by Jake Barlow.

Festival of Chichester 2018 programme unveiled!

Friends, supporters and performers gathered at the Novium on Wednesday night to launch this year’s Festival of Chichester programme which goes live today (Thursday).

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Victoria Farley

Victoria's very own Worthing theatre school

West End performer and teacher Victoria Farley showcases her students in a ten-minute Annie medley at a big charity concert night at the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing.
Rufus Hound opens the CFT summer season

Ten things coming up in the Chichester area

You won't want to miss...
Gangsta Granny

Ten things coming up in the Worthing area

You won't want to miss....
Titanic The Musical

REVIEW: Titanic The Musical, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until April 21

If you can’t help wondering whether there is something slightly inappropriate about adding the words “The Musical” to the word “Titanic”, this monumental Mayflower co-production offers the perfect riposte.

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undisciplined: Candoco Dance Company - Face In by Yasmeen Godder. Photography by Hugo Glendinning.

New dance festival in Brighton

South East Dance is to host Undisciplined, Brighton’s new micro-festival celebrating experimental and thought-provoking contemporary performance across the city from April 18-20.

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David Baddiel

David Baddiel plays Worthing

Following a sold-out run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and two critically-acclaimed West End runs, David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated one-man show to theatres nationwide, including the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing on Thursday, April 26.

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Gangsta Granny. Photo by Mark Douet.

Louise will be Worthing's Gangsta Granny

Watch out! The cabbage-crunching criminal mastermind Gangsta Granny is bearing down on Worthing’s Pavilion Theatre (April 20-22).

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Zoe Lyons

Summer programme unveiled for Shoreham's Ropetackle

Shoreham’s Ropetackle has confirmed a wide-ranging programme for the months ahead.
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