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The romance of Paris Snow with local premiere

Coming to Kino Teatr next month is Paris Snow, an original musical drama which has been in development for four years, and is now ready to stage. It will feature a range of performers local to Hastings and St Leonards – both to showcase local talent, and to provide original theatre work in the area.

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Ava Potter as Lilly and Oona (Running Wild). Photo Johan Persson

REVIEW: Running Wild at Chichester Festival Theatre

Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild is no rehash of Kipling’s The Jungle Book.

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Five star review for Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat SUS-170216-080137001

Superb Joe is a pitch perfect hit

A great example of the excellent entertainment being served up by the White Rock Theatre is that ageless magical musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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Joe McElderry as Joseph

Nervous but excited - playing Joseph is an honour for Joe

There’s still time to see the nation’s favourite X Factor winner Joe McElderry starring in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat which has performances left this week every evening and then Saturday at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm.

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Brian Conley at the White Rock Theatre

Comedy, sketches and song from Brian Conley on tour

The multi-talented and irrepressible Brian Conley returns to the stage in his hit all-new show, The Greatest Entertainer (In His Price Range).

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Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott in The Dresser. Photo by Hugo Glendinning

REVIEW: The Dresser at Chichester Festival Theatre

Anyone who knows anything about the theatre, especially third rate touring productions, will understand that there is always more drama off stage than there is on.

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Russell Brand at the White Rock Theatre in Hastings

Coming to terms with new life in the Re:Birth tour

Following a series of sold-out preview shows, the amazing Russell Brand is embarking on a nationwide tour taking him through to November.

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Two Men One Guvnor at the Stables Theatre in Hastings

Riotous comedy is Stables smash

The Stables Theatre kicks off its 2017 season in uproarious style with a production of the smash West End and Broadway hit One Man Two Guvnors.

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Moscow City Ballet

REVIEW: Moscow City Ballet at Chichester Festival Theatre

There may be 6,500 languages in the world today but music and dance continues to speak with one tongue.

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Legend Quests in Rye with Oliver McNeil

Living fantasy in World Of Legend

Magic, illusion and fairytale are what Rye’s World Of Legend is all about.

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Jaymi Hensley as Peter Pan

Peter Pan panto still flying high

Christmas is over for another year but the panto season is still flying high.

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Peter Pan at the White Rock Theatre SUS-161219-115042001

Peter Pan is “a great family show” and entertainment at its very best

What comes round once a year? Why, it’s the Hastings White Rock Theatre Christmas pantomime of course. (Oh yes it is).

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A Room With A View

REVIEW: A Room with a View at Chichester Festival Theatre

It is telling that the single scene which drove the biggest applause and audience response was the one in which three male members of the cast strip naked and bathe in the lake.

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A scene from Relatively Speaking. Photo: Nobby Clark.

REVIEW: Relatively Speaking by Alan Ayckbourn at Chichester Festival Theatre

Before Ayckbourn’s plays blended lightness with pitch black, his offering was altogether more frothy and fun.

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Ewan Stewart (Bob Price), Imogen Stubbs (Fran Price) and Richard Mylan (Ben Price). Photo: Manuel Harlan

Review: Things I Know To Be True by Andrew Bovell at Chichester Minerva Theatre

Middle class families.

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Six Impossible Things at Robertsbridge Village hall - Applause Touring

Perfect fun for all the family during the festive holiday

A spectacular show with a twist in the tail, 6 Impossible Things tells the story of the Three Grimshaws - a traditional variety act caught up in the inexplicable events caused by messing around with science.

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White Rock Theatre's Peter Pan

Unique signing Peter Pan event

For the very first time The White Rock Theatre will have a designated signed performance of swashbuckling panto Peter Pan on Wednesday December 28 at 2pm.

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JPET Chichester Festival theatre Winter season 2016 SUS-160920-121537003

Review: Stepping Out by Richard Harris at Chichester Festival Theatre

If Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden wondered what it was like to be a contestant on the mega-glitzy TV show, her latest venture gives a fleeting insight.

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Edward Fox in Sand in the Sandwiches

Review: Edward Fox in Sand in the Sandwiches by Hugh Whitemore at Chichester Minerva Theatre

With a meticulous eye for the traditional and the absurd, Sir John Betjeman sketched in verse the people and places of the British Isles with warmth, and candour; effervescent fun and an uncompromising rhyme.

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A tender and intelligent play about life in the theatre

A tender and intelligent play about life in the theatre

A new production begins at the Stables Theatre and Arts Centre tonight (Friday November 4).

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