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Clever and challenging

Due to popular demand the much praised tour of Some People Vs Reginald D Hunter has been exteneded and is coming to Bexhill on Saturday February 24.

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Rye Pantomime Jack And The Beanstalk

Fun and creativity in Rye’s original version of Jack And The Beanstalk

Rye’s first professional pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk opened at the Rye Creative Centre on Saturday as the finale to Christmas in Rye and to great acclaim.

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In The Wings theatre company

Christmas fun from youth theatre group In The Wings

Following on from success with latest musical show Beauty And The Beast, In The Wings Youth Theatre Company is performing a Christmas Variety Concert at St Johns Church, London Road, Bexhill on Saturday at 7pm.

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Tom's Midnight Garden at The Stables Theatre SUS-171112-121721001

Theatre to thrill and enchant the whole family

Tom’s Midnight Garden is a magical and charming family entertainment which opens at The Stables Theatre this evening at 7.30pm and runs until December 23.

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Honey G. at White Rock Theatre for panto 2017 SUS-170313-115852001

Having the time of her life and here in Hastings for a pantomime debut

Honey G arrived in Hastings this week to begin rehearsing her role as Fairy G. in Sleeping Beauty.

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Christmas festival in Rye has it all going on

The Rye Christmas Festival on Saturday is packed full of festive family fun.

Music
In The Wings theatre company

Making a song and dance of concert

Following on from success with Beauty And The Beast, the youngsters of In The Wings Youth Theatre Company will perform a Christmas Variety Concert at St Johns Church, Bexhill, on December 16 at 7pm.

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Penny Pinchers Christmas

Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol as you’ve never seen it

The Christmas show The Penny Pincher’s Christmas Carol is back this year in Hastings by popular demand.

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Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Review: Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, The Brighton Centre

Is there a more crowd-pleasing duo than Michael Ball and Alfie Boe?

Music
Jack And The Beanstalk in Rye

Rye Creative Centre launch of Jack And The Beanstalk

Rye’s first professional panto - which will be relaunching the theatre at Rye Creative Centre this December - has revealed its full cast of characters for Jack And The Beanstalk, and the surprise gender of its lead.

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Hastings Stage Studio SUS-171129-094720001

Family fun gets festive at Hastings Stage Studio

Hastings Stage Studio is holding Christmas Workshops on Sunday.

Arts
The Nutcracker at White Rock Theatre in Hastings

The magic of Christmas in this seasonal family ballet

The Russian National Ballet Presents The Nutcracker at the White Rock Theatre on Sunday - an eternal seasonal favourite with gorgeous music by Tchaikovsky.

Arts

School for Wizards and Witches is open in Rye

Walk down the cobbled streets of Rye and slip into the World of Legend on the Mint, where families - once their eyes have adjusted to the candlelight - can discover a hidden chamber of magical delights.

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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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Mark Thomas, comedian, photo by  Jane Hobson.

Join Mark Thomas in a night of gambling with our future

Few of us could have anticipated the astonishing events of 2016, and even fewer seem to know where they will lead us, or where we are going.

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Olga Mamonova with Charlie Murphy at Peaky Blinders screening SUS-171120-125424001

Peaky Blinders event at Kino Teatr with director’s Q&A

A screening of BBC’s new season Peaky Blinders was held at Kino Teatr in St Leonards attended by director David Caffrey, producer Joe Donaldson and actress Charlie Murphy.

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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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Madama Butterfly at White Rock Theatre

Puccini’s soaring romantic opera

The award-winning producer Ellen Kent returns to Hastings White Rock Theatre in the spring with Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, one of the world’s most popular operas.

Music
Jenny Miller of Barefoot Opera

REVIEW: Radiant performances from Barefoot Opera

Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea seems uncomfortably relevant with its abuse of power and sex, moral corruption, disdain for the law and sudden death. In the key scene between Seneca and Nero, the Emperor makes it quite clear that the law is only for little people. Those who have power can do what they like – and they do.

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Jodie Steele

Sleeping Beauty’s cast

The White Rock has announced the professional actors who complete the cast for Sussex’s dream pantomime adventure, Sleeping Beauty, which opens on Friday December 15 and runs through the Christmas holidays until Sunday December 31.

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