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Young players bring classic to life

Talented young actors are set to bring a timeless Dickens classic to life at the Stables Theatre next week.

Jake at Live At The Palace

The laughs keep coming in Live At The Palace

Following the success of the second Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival organisers Chris Young and Jake Alexander return on Thursday August 31 with their new monthly comedy nights Live At The Palace.

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Don’t miss Billie Piper in an acclaimed performance

The sublime and endlessly surprising Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Doctor Who, Secret Diary Of A Call Girl ) returns next week in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role.

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Ragged Trousered Philanthropist

Coming back home - Tressell’s tale of Hastings life became an emblem

A local group focussing on community-led regeneration have enlisted help from Liverpool to bring a stage version of one time local resident Robert Tressell’s book, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, to life in one of Hastings newest performance spaces, The Opus Theatre in Cambridge Road.

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Will Keen and Ophelia Lovibond. Pic by Catherine Ashmore

The Stepmother - Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Agatha Christie observed that certain cliches belonged to particular types of fiction.

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Vasari Singers

Songs For Summer’s End from London chamber choir

Top London-based chamber choir Vasari Singers will next month perform a programme of sacred and non-sacred choral pieces at St Saviour’s Church, Eastbourne, with songs which signify the end of summer.

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Suggs - Our House

Suggs talks success of Our House as UK tour comes to Hastings theatre

Ahead of Laurence Olivier Award-winning musical Our House featuring the songs of Madness opening in Hastings, frontman and singer Suggs has talked about the production coming to his former hometown.

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Duo Lugo laser at Santus Circus in Rye

Vive la difference with new show from Santus Circus

Enjoy a dash of cross-Channel entente cordiale this Bank Holiday with the Santus Circus from France.

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Winter Giant

Diverse blend of art, music, theatre and dance coming in Battle Festival

Now in its fourth year, Battle Festival has quickly become a cultural gem in the South East’s calendar. With a diverse, family-friendly focus, the festival will stage an eclectic range of events and activities throughout October.

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La Boheme from Barefoot Opera

A fresh and youthful approach to Puccini’s all-time classic La Boheme

Lose yourself in the passion and tragedy of La Boheme with a captivating and youthful new production from Barefoot Opera of Puccini’s classic love story.

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Daniel Ryan and Samantha Spiro shine in the world premiere of The House They Grew Up In, a CFT co-operation with Headlong theatre company.

Review: The House They Grew Up In - Chichester Minerva Theatre

Of all the social prejudices that remain to be breached, mental illness is stubbornly isolated.

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Fiddler on the Roof - Chichester Festival Theatre

If the choice of a female Doctor Who still has the power to shock and challenge, then we have not time-travelled as far as we hoped from Imperial Russia in 1905.

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Joe is Devil In Disguise

It’s 30 years since comedian Joe Pasquale launched himself into showbiz by appearing on New Faces.

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Discovery and celebration with ExploreTheArch

A new midsummer production championing a lost artist and the sea he painted is on offer from ExploreTheArch in St Leonards this August.

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Sabotage Theatre's Horse-drawn tour of The Looker

Horse-drawn theatre troupe set for Rye show

The last remaining travelling horse-drawn theatre troupe in the UK rocks up in Rye this month as part of a tour of ‘lost villages.’ 

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Dan Antopolski

Two great comedy acts for a tenner at St Leonards venue

The Kino Teatr host a great comedy night which features sets from two great comics for £10.

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Ben Watson

Ben is back to appear alongside Honey G in panto

Hastings favourite Ben Watson will be back for his sixth White Rock Theatre pantomime when he appears in Sleeping Beauty alongside X Factor star Honey G.

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Katherine Ryan

November date for top comedian Katherine Ryan

She’s a regular panellist on The Fake News Show, co-host of Your Face Or Mine with Jimmy Carr on Comedy Central, and earlier this year shocked fans with a fake selfie of a ‘botched bum lift.’

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John Roberts (Wendi Peters as the Queen of Hearts and Dave Willetts as the White Rabbit)

Review: Wonderland (Theatre Royal, Brighton, until June 3, and touring)

Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. With the musical Wonderland now on a UK tour it is tempting to add a seventh: how can such a poorly written story based on the popular and abiding characters created by Lewis Carroll be finding audiences giving standing ovations at every performance?

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From success in BGT to owning the stage at White Rock in Our House

Street dancing sensation George Sampson has been confirmed for the UK tour of award-winning musical Our House which comes to Hastings’ White Rock Theatre from September 19-23.

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