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REVIEW: A captivating and challenging one-man play about fathers, sons and Brahms

Being Brahms. Written by Gail Louw, directed by John Burrows, performed by Andrew Wheaton, The Rialto Theatre, Brighton, April 12-13

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Present Laughter is at Chichester Festival Theatre from April 20mto May 12

Ten things to see in Sussex, April 20-26

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

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Mandy Pannett

Poet Mandy Pannett in Chichester

Poet Mandy Pannett is the guest at Chichester’s New Park Centre for the latest Open Mic Poetry session on Wednesday, May 2.

The Bootleg Beatles are at Pavilion Theatre, Worthing, on Wednesday, April 25

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, April 20-26

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

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Amber Kelly and Matthew Collins - Meet Me In St Louis. Image by

Worthing Musical Comedy Society will meet us in St Louis!

Worthing Musical Comedy Society are promising something fresh and vibrant with their production of Meet Me in St Louis in Worthing’s Connaught Theatre from May 1-5.


2016 Britain’s Got Talent winner Richard Jones in Worthing

Magician and 2016 Britain’s Got Talent winner Richard Jones sees his future in the army for quite some time yet.

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Celebrating the launch of this year's Festival of Chichester. Pic by Jake Barlow.

Festival of Chichester will be most exciting yet

By Phil Hewitt, Festival of Chichester chairman

Horsham actor Michael Neilson

MICHAEL NEILSON (April 2018): Touring can be tough for an actor with a family

To tour or not to tour?


Crawley comedy night with Carl Donnelly

Comedy Beats return to The Grasshopper in Crawley on Thursday, May 3.

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Paul Ricketts

Barnstormers comedians aim to get you in the mood for Monday at The Capitol studio

Barnstormers Comedy returns to The Capitol studio, Horsham, on Sunday, April 22 (7.30pm).

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Sarah Milton as Daisy in Tumble Tuck. Picture by Scott Rylander

Former Steyning Grammar School student takes play to The King’s Head Theatre in London

Former Steyning Grammar School student Sarah Milton is looking forward to a London run for her one-woman play Tumble Tuck.

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From left: James Findlay, Riley Carter, Simon Lloyd, Alfie Browne-Skyes and Jeffery Harmer in Birdsong. Picture by Jack Ladenburg

Horror and romance in Birdsong at Horsham’s Capitol

Horsham’s Capitol marks the centenary of the armistice this year by hosting the touring stage adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong.

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Victoria Farley

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.
Romesh Ranganathan with Christ's Hospital students. Courtesy of Toby Phillips Photography

Comedian Romesh Ranganathan shares stories at Christ’s Hospital

Christ’s Hospital in Horsham was delighted to welcome stand-up comedian Romesh Ranganathan to the school recently as part of its spring term visiting speakers programme.

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Robots Live comes to Burgess Hill on Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29

Robot fighters prepare for a showdown at Burgess Hill’s Triangle

Robot Wars champions Apollo will be fighting it out live in Burgess Hill along with many of the stars of BBC2’s hit returning show at Robots Live.

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The Truth/the Flats

Pitchy Breath heads to Crawley with some strange stories from a tower block

Pitchy Breath Theatre Company offer two plays in the same evening at The Hawth in Crawley.

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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....
Titanic The Musical

REVIEW: Titanic The Musical, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until April 21

If you can’t help wondering whether there is something slightly inappropriate about adding the words “The Musical” to the word “Titanic”, this monumental Mayflower co-production offers the perfect riposte.

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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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