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Review: The Country Wife, Minerva Theatre, Chichester

The hallmarks of Restoration comedy are everything taken to excess - from the wit and licentiousness of the plots to the gloriously resplendent costumes and the powder puff wigs.

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Bowler Crab bring outdoor theatre back to Three Oaks

Bowler Crab’s new production of Shakespeare’s The Merchant Of Venice will tour to Half House Farm in Three Oaks next weekend.

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Dinosaur World Live at White Rock Theatre in Hastings

Join Dinosaur World Live’s adventure

Forget about the latest Jurassic Park movie and get along to the White Rock Theatre to experience the dangers and delights of prehistoric friends for yourself.

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St Leonards Festival June 30 2018 will welcome artists such as Kev Davey White,  Gemma Cairney and local performers such as Section 5 Drummers SUS-180618-112035001

Spectacular and diverse day of community fun

Crowds of around 10,000 are expected for the 13th annual St Leonards Festival on Saturday June 30.

Old Souls play for Hastings Fringe

Building bridges with Irish coffee, cake and laughter

New comedy play Old Souls will be presented at The Stables Theatre on July 4 at 9pm as part of the Hastings Fringe Festival.

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Beach Boys tribute at White Rock Theatre SUS-181206-131023001

Beach Boys tribute is pop perfect for summertime

The Story Of The Beach Boys – A Tribute will be presetned at the White Rock Theatre on Saturday June 16 at 7.30pm.

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Pianist Pedro Gomes up next in stunning World Series at Opus Theatre

The first World Series for The Opus Theatre has launched this month with international professional musicians from across the world.

Brendon Burns performing in Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival 2018 SUS-181106-155753001

Comedy all over town this weekend as festival is back for its third year

The third Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival landed on Wednesday June 13 and runs until Sunday June 17.

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Review: Legally Blonde The Musical, Theatre Royal, Brighton

Before seeing Legally Blonde The Musical, I knew two things about Lucie Jones.
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Review: A special performance with two international stars

Carly Paoli and Oliver Poole

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The Blues Band back in town

Some things just get better with age, and raw raspy blues is one of them - if you need proof check out The Blues Band’s performance at St Mary In The Castle on Saturday June 16 at 7.30pm.


Curtain’s up on Streets of Bexhill theatre fest

The streets of Bexhill took on a new lease of life last weekend when a fun packed, energetic theatre festival came to town.

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LOLs aplenty in Hastings with return of comedy fest

The third Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival returns on Wednesday June 13 and runs until Sunday June 17.

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Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte at St Mary In The Castle aunEBALbNKa2z0tsjX8F

Intelligent approach to Mozart’s subtle and demanding masterpiece

Mozart’s masterpiece Cosi Fan Tutte is a challenge for any major company as it requires not only superb singing but characterisation which is able to develop and interact with great subtlety. A single nuance can change the whole direction of the narrative.

Bowler Crab presents Merchant Of Venice SUS-180406-144706001

Love, laughs and tears in an epic comedy drama

Locally based professional theatre company Bowler Crab will tour The Merchant Of Venice across Sussex, Kent and London this June and July.

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The Chalk Garden at CFT Photo Catherine Ashmore

Review: The Chalk Garden, by Enid Bagnold, at Chichester Festival Theatre

When The Chalk Garden premiered on Broadway in 1955, the Sussex soil that gave title to Bagnold’s vignette of rural life was as unyielding as it was barren.

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Hastings Stage Studio celebrates 50 amazing years of making a song and dance

Hastings Stage Studio has been making a song and dance for half a century.

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Free theatre festival comes to town

Bexhill’s ever increasing social calendar takes centre stage yet again this weekend with a new free street theatre festival.

George Egg DIY Chef

Stand up comic cooks up a storm with power tools - live on stage

George Egg is a stand-up comedian who cooks food, surprisingly good food, live on stage using unconventional methods and unexpected equipment. He makes you laugh too.

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The Three Inch Fools by Stephen Hyde

Double Shakespeare on Hastings Pier

The Three Inch Fools, a national touring company acclaimed for their fast-paced and musically-driven approach to Shakespeare, will perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Hamlet on Hastings Pier on June 6-7 respecitvely.

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