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Hilarious youth hostel adventures in Brighton

The latest show from the award-winning waterways theatre company Mikron Theatre is a hike through the history of hostelling.

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Collyer's A2 dance

Collyer’s in Horsham celebrates a superb year for arts

Collyer’s in Horsham is celebrating record audiences for performing arts in 2017.

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Russell Brand

Russell Brand wrestles with the madness of modern life at The Hawth

What is real? Who are we? Where did this baby come from?

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The Magic of Motown is at The Hawth Theatre, Crawley, on Thursday, June 29

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: June 22-29

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

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Edward in rehearsals

Fox as Betjeman on Brighton stage

Edward Fox continues to explore the life and work of John Betjeman in the one-man play Sand In The Sandwiches (Brighton Theatre Royal, June 27-July 1).

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The company

Edinburgh Fringe debut for Chichester College

A team of Chichester College students will be taking their version of Jason and the Golden Fleece to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August.

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Matthew Headon

Bognor date for Gulliver's Travels

Following a successful 2016 season, the musical theatre joint honours company at the University of Chichester presents the premiere of a new musical version of Gulliver’s Travels.

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Hilary ONeil

Seaside variety back in Bognor Regis

Traditional seaside variety returns to Bognor Regis this summer in Live at the Regis on Friday and Saturday, August 18 and 19.
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New Theatre Productions at West Dean Gardens. Barbara MacWhirter and Dennis Harrison. Photo by Derek Martin

Entertaining Angels at the Festival of Chichester

One of the great successes in recent Chichester Festival Theatre history will be revived by New Theatre Productions this summer.

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The Life of Christ

The Life of Christ re-enacted

Wintershall Players bring The Life of Christ to The Wintershall Estate, Guildford from Tuesday to Saturday, June 20-24.

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Ayesha

Funny Women line up in Worthing

Funny Women Live has joined up with Worthing Theatres to create a night of comedy on Friday, June 23 at the Assembly Hall to raise money for Brighton Women’s Centre, working with Worthing Churches Homeless Project.

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Stand-up comedian Geoff Norcott brings Conswervative to Crawley's Hawth on Friday, June 16

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, June 16-22

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

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Ariels Hamlets perform

Ariel performers party in the park in Burgess Hill

Ariel students of all ages and their tutors attended the Burgess Hill Festival Party in the Park, at St John’s Park, on Sunday, June 11.

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Chesney

Chesney Hawkes to star in Worthing panto

Chesney Hawkes is to play Prince in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Worthing Theatres this Christmas.

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Grace Molony and Genevieve Hulme-Beaman. Photo by Manuel Harlan

REVIEW: The Country Girls, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, until July 8.

A deeply-impressive, beautifully-played professional theatre debut from Grace Molony – who left drama school early to take the role – is the beating heart of this new stage adaptation of Edna O’Brien’s landmark 1960 novel.

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Sand in the Sandwiches - Edward Fox

Edward Fox brings Betjeman to life

Edward Fox continues to explore the life and work of John Betjeman in the one-man play Sand In The Sandwiches (Brighton Theatre Royal, June 27-July 1).

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Marcia Gay Harden and Brian J Smith. Photo by Johan Persson

REVIEW: Sweet Bird of Youth at Chichester Festival Theatre

Sweet Bird of Youth, Chichester Festival Theatre, until June 24

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The Mikado

Crawley’s Hawth set for summer of outdoor theatre

Set among beautiful woodland in The Hawth’s grounds, the amphitheatre offers an ideal setting for a summer of outdoor theatre.

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Russell Brand

Extra Worthing date for Russell Brand

An extra Worthing date has been added to Russell Brand’s Re:Birth tour.

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Marcia Gay Harden and Brian J Smith. Photo by Johan Persson

REVIEW: Sweet Bird of Youth, Chichester Festival Theatre, until June 24.

If you fancy an evening with damaged, self-obsessed, destructive people, then the CFT has got just the thing at the moment – a production which builds powerfully and impressively in the second half after the slowest and most laboured of starts.

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