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Dame Christopher's debut panto in Bognor

After a number of pantos in his hometown of Portsmouth, Christopher Marlowe moves along the coast this year for his first pantomime in Bognor Regis.
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The Wipers Time CREDIT Alastair Muir

Wipers Times at Chichester Festival Theatre

George Kemp – who has been with the great Wipers Times stage adventure right from the very start – is delighted now to be taking it out on the road.
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The War of the Worlds. Photo: Roy Smiljanic.

World famous musical announces Brighton dates

The iconic musical The War of the Worlds will be coming to Brighton next year.

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A Judgment in Stone (C) Photographer Geraint Lewis (Chris Ellison & Ben Nealon)

A copper once more...

Chris Ellison, who enjoyed a longstanding role as ITV’s DCI Frank Burnside in The Bill and the spin-off series Burnside, is a copper again, this time on stage.

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Artwork by Neville Smith

Pulborough artist Neville Smith celebrates Sussex countryside

Pulborough watercolour artist Neville Smith once again celebrates his never-ending enjoyment of the beauty and brilliance of the Sussex countryside.

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Geoff Norcott is one of the comedians lined up for the Barnstormers Big Sundae at The Capitol, Horsham

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, November 17-23

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

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CRAZY FOR YOU. Tom Chambers 'Bobby' and Company. Richard Davenport.

Where's the star? He's in the ice bath!

While you sip your red wine in the interval, spare a thought for the star of the show.

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Belinda Lang as Stephanie Abrahams in Duet for One. Photo: Robert Day

Review: Duet for One by Tom Kempinski, Chichester Festival Theatre

It would be easy to think this was a portrayal of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pre who had multiple sclerosis.

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The Kite Runner

REVIEW: The Kite Runner (Theatre Royal, Brighton, until November 18)

Friendship, family, betrayal and redemption are at the heart of the powerful and unforgettable drama The Kite Runner, adapted from the best-selling novel and now on a national tour.

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Robert Daws

Robert Daws enters the world of Ayckbourn

Aside from a production of Confusions many years ago at The Weald & Downland Living Museum at Singleton, Robert Daws is taking his first steps into the world of Sir Alan Ayckbourn.

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Chesney

Chesney Hawkes looks forward to panto in Worthing

The one and only Chesney Hawkes is back in the old country this Christmas for panto in Worthing.

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Ed Byrne. Picture by Roslyn Gaunt

Ten things to see in Sussex, November 16-23

Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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As You Like It at Theatre By The Lake. Jessica Hayles (Rosalind) and cast. Photo credit Keith Pattison.

Shared Experience on the road with As You Like It

The cast of As You Like It enjoyed a blissful summer with their very own Forest of Arden.

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Bev Berridge

Honouring the man who gave panto back to Bognor

This year’s Bognor Regis panto will be the first since the death this summer of John Spillers, the man who brought back panto to Bognor.

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Belinda Lang as Stephanie Abrahams in DUET FOR ONE. Credit Robert Day

REVIEW: Duet for One, Chichester Festival Theatre, until Saturday, November 18.

Tom Kempinski’s play makes a psychiatrist’s lounge accessible like never before, with an emotive performance that is injected with humour.

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Graham Woodward, Allan Brown & Alan Copsey Funtington Players - Star Quality in rehearsal photo by Rosey Purchase

Star Quality from the Funtington Players!

Tony Clark directs his third production for the Funtington Players, for the first time a show which he has previously seen on stage.

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Beyond the Barricade

Review: Beyond the Barricade, The Capitol

Beyond the Barricade have done it again.
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Quiz: Stephanie-Street as Diana Ingram; Gavin Spokes as Charles Ingram. Pic by Johan Persson

REVIEW: Quiz, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, until December 9.

There’s only one certainty here, and that’s Chichester Festival Theatre’s 2017 summer season is signing off with an impressive final flourish, a sparky, snappy production delivered with panache and imagination.

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Carl

Comedy Beats are back!

Comedy Beats are back at Crawley Labour Club on Saturday, November 18.

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The Witches of Eastwick (HAODS) is at The Capitol, Horsham, from November 14-18. Picture by David Veitch/ Chris Dale

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, November 10-16

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

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