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Belloc classic on West Sussex theatre tour

A West Sussex playwright and company of actors bring to the stage a new adaptation of The Four Men by Hilaire Belloc.

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Griff Rhys Jones

Bognor and Brighton dates for Griff Rhys Jones

Following the successful tour of Jones and Smith last year – his one-man, stand-up and story show about his partner, his untimely death, their relationship and the onset of ageing - Griff Rhys Jones is going back on the road next spring to explore the subject of travel.

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Story Factory fun

Story fun at Chichester's very own Story Factory!

Story Factory Chichester returns with a brand-new workshop – and it’s beastly!

Stephen K Amos

Stephen K Amos is Crawley comedy headliner

Comedy Beats return to The Grasshopper in Crawley on Friday, October 6 for their regular monthly outing, promising “another fantastic line-up of four of the very finest stand-ups from the comedy circuit.”

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Chesney Hawkes will be among the panto stars in Worthing this Christmas

Your chance to join the Worthing panto cast this Christmas!

Youngsters are needed for this year’s Worthing pantomime.

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Andy Hamilton

Chichester Speakers Festival this weekend

An impressive line-up has been assembled for the latest Chichester Speakers Festival including Kate Adie, Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Andy Hamilton.

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John Challis

Boycie is back!

One of the nation’s best-loved comedy characters comes to Worthing this autumn as John Challis looks back on his years as Boycie in the sitcom Only Fools and Horses.

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Mark Watson

The W in Worthing brings Mark to town

Coming up with a title for a show is a common problem for comedians, particularly when they need to announce the title long before they’ve written the show.

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Nikki & James Reynolds

Worthing performers take on Made in Dagenham

Worthing Musical Theatre Co are bringing to the stage the true story of the women’s strike at the Ford Dagenham car factory in 1968.

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Lord of the Flies - and all the right ages!

Lord of the Flies takes to the stage at Brighton Open Air Theatre with a cast of youngsters playing their own ages

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John Moloney

Mark Simmons and John Moloney headline comedy club

Comedy Beats present their first show in the Horsham area on Saturday, September 30 at the Broadbridge Heath Village Centre Social Club.

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Theatre director's funeral on Friday

The funeral takes place this week for the late Julian Sluggett, co-director and producer for WemsFest and groups including Westbourne’s Rogues & Vagabonds theatre company..

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BARISTA Jack Winrow, Adam Knight, Katie Newman

Brand-new musical ready for the stage

A brand-new musical gets its first outing at Bognor’s Alexandra Theatre with the launch of BARISTA!

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Paul Bradley

Where villainy meets complication!

A villain? No, Paul Bradley (Holby City and EastEnders) prefers to say that Sidney Bruhl is just “complicated… very complicated.”

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Bognor panto is on its way! Oh, yes it is!

Christmas was in the September air on Monday as Bognor Regis got its first taste of this year’s pantomime.

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Top choreographer Arlene Phillips looks back on her career

Arlene! The Glitz. The Glamour. The Gossip brings together two long-standing friends for a night at Brighton Theatre Royal on Tuesday, September 5.

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Back where it all began...

Maybe there’s been the odd recital at Chichester down the years.

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Popular theatre director is mourned

Julian Sluggett, well known as co-director and producer for WemsFest and groups including Titchfield Festival Theatre and Youth Theatre and Westbourne’s own Rogues & Vagabonds theatre company, has died  at King’s Lodge Nursing Home, Chidham, after prolonged illnesses including oesophageal cancer and ongoing severe infections.

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Arundel Shakespeare

Review: Arundel Festival Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Arundel Castle

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Money and manipulation at the CFT

The pleasure is in creating effectively a new play, says Will Keen who takes to the stage in Richard Eyre’s production of The Stepmother by Githa Sowerby in Chichester’s Minerva Theatre (until September 9).

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