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REVIEW: Funny Girl, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until May 27.

An ecstatic audience gave Sheridan Smith precisely the response she deserved – a prolonged standing ovation.

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Michael

Brithday upgrade for Mayflower Theatre

Bosses at Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre have unveiled their 90th birthday present to the landmark venue – a £3.9 million refurbishment of its Grade II listed auditorium.

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Rehearsals

Visually-impaired artists challenge perceptions

A new play by visually-impaired artists is ready to challenge perceptions at Brighton Fringe 2017.

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Grace Molony

CFT show will be Grace's professional debut

Grace Molony makes her professional theatre debut as Kate in Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of The Country Girls by Edna O’Brien (June 9-July 8, Minerva Theatre).

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Peter James

Peter James discusses his latest Roy Grace book in Worthing

Number-one bestselling Brighton-based author Peter James marks the publication of his 13th Roy Grace novel Need You Dead with a talk at Worthing’s Connaught Theatre on Thursday, June 1 at 7.30pm.

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Stephen Candy Photography

Excellent singing, drama and dance from Ariel’s Burgess Hill Academy

With 220 students and a year’s worth of material, Ariel’s Burgess Hill Academy wanted to ensure everyone had a chance to show their skills on Sunday, May 14.

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Teddy Bear's Picnic

The Hawth’s summer line-up offers dance, drama, comedy and family fun

A huge variety of shows and events are on offer at The Hawth, Crawley, this summer, with a programme filled with musicals, drama, dance, comedy, music, family shows, film and more.

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An Dha perform at Brighton's Komedia on Sunday, May 21

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: May 19-25

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

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Ruby Wax. Picture by Steve Ullathorne

Ruby Wax brings her mindfulness show to The Capitol, Horsham

Following on from the sell-out success of her one-woman show Sane New World, comedian, author and mental-health campaigner Ruby Wax returns to the stage with Frazzled.

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Players founder Peter Green

The Regis Players recruiting for next production

The Regis Players have confirmed auditions for their next production, The Angina Monologues by Peter Barnett.

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Joanna Eden and Leigh McDonald

Mac & Eden back at Brighton Fringe

Following their award-winning run at The Brighton Fringe last year, Leigh and Joanna – otherwise known as Mac & Eden – are back again this year with their show The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman, this time at The Verdict, Edward Street from May 29-31 and on June 3.

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Getting ready to open...

39 Steps is next challenge for new company

Worthing Drama Company will be offering The 39 Steps as its second production, with performances at the Sealight Theatre, Worthing College from June 1-3.
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BROS The King and I - Wezley and Caroline

The King and I offers classic-musical delights in Bognor Regis

Don’t think Yul Brynner, says Wez Sebastian as he prepares to play the King in the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
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Coming to Brighton...

Friendship and finding out who you are... at the Brighton Fringe

Tamar Broadbent and Emma Pritchard’s debut play runs June 2-4 at 7.45pm at The Warren, Studio 2. The two are also the show’s performers.

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James Backway in War Horse at the New London Theatre. Photo by Brinkhoff M�genburg SUS-170517-152438001

World famous show War Horse announces Sussex date during UK tour

The cast has been announced for the The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse which will stop off at the Brighton Centre early next year.

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Dave

Dave's in Wonderland

The traditional rabbit hole becomes a lift shaft in a bold, bright and fun new musical inspired by Alice of Wonderland and Looking Glass fame.

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From left: Rory Kingston-Lynch as Lee, Gary Andrews as Rooster, Tom Last as Ginger and Olly Reeves as Davey. Picture by Kevin Day

REVIEW: Mischief, mystery and magic in Archway Theatre’s Jerusalem

Jerusalem by Jez Butterworth, The Archway Theatre Company, Horley, May 2-13

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Hummingbird

"Deadly dance to the electric chair...”

The making of an all-American murderer offers a Brighton Fringe look at “latter-day Macbeths on a deadly dance to the electric chair.”

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Blocked - Laura Curnick who plays Katie

Pure Fluke Theatre back at the Brighton Fringe

Pure Fluke Theatre bring their new production Blocked to the Brighton Fringe 2017, promising “a searing dissection of the dangerous functions of humour.”

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West Dean Gardens Pergola

Win outdoor theatre tickets plus picnic!

Here’s your chance to win a picnic and a night’s theatre at one of the area’s finest outdoor venues.

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