Arts & Screen

FILM REVIEW: Lion (5 out of 5)

Saroo Brierley is a very lucky man. As this remarkable movie based on real events reveals, he could easily have been just another statistic, a vulnerable young child lost in a massive country that struggles to cope with poverty.

The Bridge exhibition opens January 20

New show takes in memories and personal stories

A new exhibition highlighting communities, landscape and memorabilia has opened at Hastings Museum.

Amadeus production for NT Live broadcast to the De La Warr Pavilion in February 2017

The power to create or destroy

A potent mix of genius and obsessive jealousy combine in Amadeus which will be broadcast live by the National Theatre on Thursday February 2 at 7pm, with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.

The Edge of Winter at Kino Teatr featuring artists such as Chiara Vinci

Take yourself right to the Edge Of Winter at Kino Teatr

​The Edge of Winter - at Kino Teatr in St Leonards - is a special event next weekend which combines contemporary and classical elements in a celebration of music, performance, film and couture inspired by winter.

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Intriguing new work at Jerwood Gallery

The Jerwood Gallery in Hastings is about to host an exhibition of work by 2002 Turner Prize Winner, Keith Tyson.

La La Land starring Ryan Goslin and Emma Stone

Hollywood’s new golden musical

It’s the film everyone’s talking about and Hollywood’s shiniest new masterpiece La La Land is about to hit these shores.

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

DVD REVIEW - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (3 out of 5)

No doubt there are plenty of amazing second world war stories still to be given over to a movie.

A Monster Calls

FILM REVIEW: A Monster Calls (4 out of 5)

The wealth of young acting talent in this country and elsewhere always amazes me.

Jerwood Gallery 2017 programme

Ambitious show from a national treasure is a part of Jerwood’s 2017

The Jerwood Gallery is looking ahead to its coming season which includes the biggest project of new art ever undertaken by national treasure Quentin Blake and previously unseen studio wall drawings from Turner Prize Winner Keith Tyson - all coming to the award-winning gallery in Hastings which is celebrating its fifth birthday.

Collateral Beauty

Film review: Collateral Beauty (3 out of 5)

Reaction to this movie seems to have been quite extreme.

Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood and the Great British Bake Off contestants

The BBC wins 2016

The Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (Barb) has released the list of the top 40 highest-rated TV programmes of 2016 so far.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Film review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (5 out of 5)

As a spin-off from the original Star Wars series, you may think Rogue One might just be a pleasant distraction from the ongoing franchise.

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Keith Tyson at the Jerwood Gallery in January 2017 SUS-161214-101919001

New show in January at Jerwood

Keith Tyson: Turn Back Now opens at the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings on January 28 and runs until June 4.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Five things you need to know about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

There’s just days to go until the new Star Wars film hits UK cinemas - and the excitement among fans is palpable.

Tom Hanks and Aaron Eckhart in Sully

Film review: Sully: Miracle on the Hudson (4 out of 5)

It’s always a tough ask - take a real-life incident that everyone knows about and try to keep up the tension for 90 or more minutes.

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Rare chance to see Andrew Kotting’s Edith film

One of the few showings of Andrew Kotting’s Brilliant new film Edith is takes place on the film-maker’s home turf of St Leonards on Wednesday December 14.

Peter Vaughan in Game of Thrones SUS-160524-120537001

COUNTY NEWS: Tributes to Game of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan

Tributes are being paid to Sussex actor Peter Vaughan - best known for roles in Game of Thrones and Porridge - who died this morning (Tuesday December 6), aged 93.

Book end decoratons

Sussex fairy lore at Rudyard Kipling’s family home, Bateman's, this Christmas

Author Rudyard Kipling was one of the many inspired by East Sussex’s fairy tale heritage when he lived at Bateman’s, Burwash in the early twentieth century.

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James Villiers (Photograph: Masterchef) SUS-161128-145301001

Sussex chef fights for his future on TV cooking show

A Brighton chef has cooked his way through the quarterfinals of Masterchef and into the knockout round of the BBC show.


Film review: Allied (3 out of 5)

The second world war has been a never-ending source of stories for movies down the years.

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