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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.
Maggie McCarthy as Mrs Grose with Carli Norris as the governess in Turn of the Screw

REVIEW: Turn of the Screw, Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Henry James’s famous ghost story Turn of the Screw has been given a new twist in Tim Luscombe’s stage adaptation for four actors.

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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....
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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TRACY-ANN OBERMAN photo credit Joseph Sinclair

Chichester Festival Theatre summer season nearly ready to launch with Present Laughter

After loving every second of Fiddler on the Roof last summer, Tracy-Ann Oberman is back on the CFT stage once again in this year’s season opener, Noël Coward’s Present Laughter (April 20-May 12).

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Ten things coming up in the Chichester area

Things you mustn't miss...

Tim Kimber

Jeeves and Wooster in Bognor this week

Littlehampton GP Tim Kimber takes to the stage with his own company TJ Productions in a revival of Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at Bognor’s Regis Centre from April 11-14.

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Naomi Foyle

Poetry launches at University of Chichester

The department of English, creative writing, history and politics at the University of Chichester is hosting a celebration of two new titles from Waterloo Press on Monday, April 16, 4-5pm, Room L04, Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester.

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Pam Ayres returns to Worthing

Pam Ayres returns to Worthing

Having entertained the nation for more than 40 years, poet Pam Ayres returns to Worthing as part of her latest tour (Pavilion Theatre, Sunday, April 15).

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Memory of Water - Georgina Jackson (Catherine) Carrie Allen (Mary), Yvette Walters (Theresa) and Deborah Addicott (Vi)

Chichester Players take to the stage with The Memory of Water

It wasn’t a play she knew, but Carrie Allen found herself immediately drawn to it.

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The company. Micki is in the centre.

Micki thrilled to be back on stage in Littlehampton

Micki Darbyshire makes her return to the stage in Littlehampton, three and a half years after suffering a stroke.

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Lucy Counsell

University of Chichester students to stage Little Women

Following a successful 2017 season, the Musical Theatre Performance Company at the University of Chichester presents Little Women, staged by the same team that produced sell-out productions of Legally Blonde and Parade last year.

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Duo offer their own comedy version of Gladiator

Gloriator reveals just what happens when a glamorous French actress and her hapless assistant stage their version of Hollywood blockbuster Gladiator.

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Julian Caddy

Brighton Fringe confident they can find funding shortfall

Julian Caddy, managing director of Brighton Fringe, says he is reasonably confident he and his team can raise £20,000 in time for the start of this year’s festival (May 4-June 3).


Shoreham's Ropetackle says farewell to stalwart volunteer

Shoreham’s Ropetackle is losing a volunteer who has served it from the very start.

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The Silver Sword author's daughter directs for West Wittering

Helen Morris directs her own play as part of a triple bill of one-act comedies coming up from the West Wittering Players (April 18-21, 7.30pm, West Wittering Memorial Hall; tickets 01243 513110).

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