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REVIEW: A Room with a View at Chichester Festival Theatre

It is telling that the single scene which drove the biggest applause and audience response was the one in which three male members of the cast strip naked and bathe in the lake.

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Bright Lights in Little Common

It’s not easy but Bright Lights do festive “so well”

Christmas has come early to Little Common, courtesy of the ever-creative Bright Lights Theatre Company and a cracker of a festive revue entitled Pull the Other One.

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A scene from Relatively Speaking. Photo: Nobby Clark.

REVIEW: Relatively Speaking by Alan Ayckbourn at Chichester Festival Theatre

Before Ayckbourn’s plays blended lightness with pitch black, his offering was altogether more frothy and fun.

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Bowler Crab indoor tour of King Lear

Bringing King Lear indoors has paid off for tour

Having played to full houses at The Stables Theatre last weekend, Bowler Crab continue its tour of 1066 country.

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Ewan Stewart (Bob Price), Imogen Stubbs (Fran Price) and Richard Mylan (Ben Price). Photo: Manuel Harlan

Review: Things I Know To Be True by Andrew Bovell at Chichester Minerva Theatre

Middle class families.

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Six Impossible Things at Robertsbridge Village hall - Applause Touring

Perfect fun for all the family during the festive holiday

A spectacular show with a twist in the tail, 6 Impossible Things tells the story of the Three Grimshaws - a traditional variety act caught up in the inexplicable events caused by messing around with science.

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White Rock Theatre's Peter Pan

Unique signing Peter Pan event

For the very first time The White Rock Theatre will have a designated signed performance of swashbuckling panto Peter Pan on Wednesday December 28 at 2pm.

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Review: Stepping Out by Richard Harris at Chichester Festival Theatre

If Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden wondered what it was like to be a contestant on the mega-glitzy TV show, her latest venture gives a fleeting insight.

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Edward Fox in Sand in the Sandwiches

Review: Edward Fox in Sand in the Sandwiches by Hugh Whitemore at Chichester Minerva Theatre

With a meticulous eye for the traditional and the absurd, Sir John Betjeman sketched in verse the people and places of the British Isles with warmth, and candour; effervescent fun and an uncompromising rhyme.

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A tender and intelligent play about life in the theatre

A tender and intelligent play about life in the theatre

A new production begins at the Stables Theatre and Arts Centre tonight (Friday November 4).

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Not all clowns are bad eggs

Clowns have been making headlines for all the wrong reasons recently, but Hastings Storytelling Festival redresses the balance with a riotous two-man show, Coulrophobia (aka ‘fear of clowns’), at St Mary in the Castle, 8pm on Saturday 12 November (bar from 7.30pm).

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Hundreds raised for charity by local group

A local musical society has donated more than £500 to an important local charity and later this month the curtain rises on a new production.

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April In Paris at Kino Teatr

How finding yourself abroad can lead to revelation and self-discovery

Funny things happen when Brits go abroad and April In Paris - at the Kino Teatr in St Leonards - is a play reflecting what can unravel when we find ourselves in a different world.

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Dramatic storytelling about the fun of being Bad Guys

There will be two chances to catch Three Half Pints performance of Bad Guys at the Hastings Storytelling Festival 2016.

Georgia May Foote as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's. Photo: Sean Ebsworth Barnes

REVIEW: Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Theatre Royal, Brighton, until Saturday, October 29)

When the cat in a play upstages the actors by doing next to nothing, you can safely claim that your visit to the theatre has been a big disappointment - unless you are a confirmed ailurophile with little thespian interest.

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Russell Kane at the White Rock Theatre

Right Man, Wrong Age

Age is just a number, right? Anyone who is 16 years old yet feels 21, or 40 but faking 25, or even 80 but on great form will know just how true that saying is.

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Old Man tour for Jon Richardson comes to Bexhill

Comedian Jon Richardson first won acclaim for his solo show about his obsessive compulsive personality disorder.

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Icons of poetry in unique show from local actor

A Meeting Of Minds is a skillful weaving together of work by three giants of British poetry and literature - John Betjeman, Philip Larkin and Alan Bennett.

A Pocketful of Grimms at the White Rock Theatre

Half-term magic in family theatre at White Rock

Magical stories from the brothers Grimm come to life in a new family play by award-winning company, Story Pocket Theatre, with A Pocketful of Grimms.

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Three Kings at the Stables Theatre in Hastings

Magical, humorous, and a sense of pride on our heritage

1066 Three Kings is a modern theatrical interpretation of the Battle of Hastings, retold on its 950th anniversary.

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