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Life as an Irish/Iranian teenager in 90s Cool Britanni

Comedian Patrick Monahan compares life as an Irish/Iranian teenager in 90s Cool Britannia to today’s Teen Brexit Britain in his latest stand-up tour Rewind Selector 90s.

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The Jungle Book

New-generation Jungle Book heads to Chichester

Keziah Joseph – who plays Mowgli in a new touring production of The Jungle Book – saw a group of guys, presumably football fans, walking past, chanting Rule Britannia.

Music
Young fundraisers

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.

Arts
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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Reginald D. Hunter

Worthing date for comedian Reginald D Hunter’s UK tour

Due to popular demand, Reginald D Hunter has extended his critically acclaimed UK Tour of Some People Vs Reginald D. Hunter, which comes to Worthing’s Connaught Theatre on Saturday March 3.

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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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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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Review. Photo: Shutterstock SUS-150912-143625001 SUS-150912-143625001

The Play That Goes Wrong - Chichester Festival Theatre

Anyone who has ever watched an Am Dram performance will know that the most memorable episodes are normally those that do not go quite according to plan or script.

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The Jungle Book. Pic by Manuel Harlan

Jungle Book revisited at the Festival Theatre

Writer Jessica Swale offers a new take on Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book in a new play heading to Chichester Festival Theatre, directed by Max Webster and with music by Joe Stilgoe (January 25-February 3, www.cft.org.uk).

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Richard Whincop and Toni Holloway

A galaxy far, far away awaits the Lavant Players!

Lavant Players regular Richard Whincop will be donning the Spock ears as the company goes Star Trekkin’ for its January production.

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From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads - courtesy of Ben Hopper

Remembering David Bowie

Don’t expect the obvious tracks as From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads brings the music of David Bowie to Brighton.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

REVIEW: The Play That Goes Wrong, Chichester Festival Theatre, until January 14.

Of course, the irony is that you have to be brilliant to be so awful.
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