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ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: April 28 to May 4

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

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Michael Neilson

NEILSON’S COLUMN (April 27, 2017): What on earth is a West End Wendy?

April 23, 2017. A memorable day for all.

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Adam Bloom

Top club comics bring laughter to The Grasshopper in Crawley

Comedy Beats are back in Crawley in May promising “another fantastic line-up”.

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Lucy Kierl as Abigail William_Charlie Condou as Rev. Hale -Alessia Chinazzo

REVIEW: The Crucible (Theatre Royal, Brighton, until April 29th)

It is one of the finest dramatic works of the 20th Century – but its intensity also makes it one of the hardest to watch.

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Harry

The Crown star gets Fracked in Brighton!

Harry Hadden-Paton, of Downton and The Crown fame, joins the cast as Fracked! Or: Please Don’t Use The F-Word goes out on tour after a successful debut in Chichester’s Minerva Theatre last summer.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is at Worthing's Connaught Theatre from April 21-22. Picture by Pamela Raith

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: April 21-27

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

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Legally Blonde

Haywards Heath Operatic Society presents Legally Blonde The Musical

This April sees Haywards Heath Operatic Society return to Clair Hall with a brand-new production of Legally Blonde.

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Ockhams Razor return with their new show Tipping Point

Another Summer of Circus for Worthing

Following the success of last year’s Summer of Circus festival, during which Worthing staked a claim to be the home of circus on the south coast, Worthing Theatres have announced their line-up for 2017.

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Lancing

Lancing Repertory Players in action next week

Amateur Rite by Tim Luscombe is the latest play from Lancing Repertory Players, with performances from Thursday, April 27 to Saturday, April 29 at 7.30pm at Lancing Parish Hall.
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students Matthew Headon and Sarah Davis who play the lead roles of Leo and Lucille Frank

Visceral, emotion-packed show from University of Chichester students

Following a successful 2016 season, the University of Chichester’s musical theatre joint honours company presents the Tony-award winning Parade - The Musical, produced and directed by Andrew Wright, with musical direction from Kelvin Towse and choreography by Chris Cuming.

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Dame Vera and Lorrie

Dame Vera celebration

Lorrie Brown takes to the road in Sincerely Yours – The Vera Lynn Story to commemorate Dame Vera’s 100th birthday this year.

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Jayme-Lee Zanoncelli

West End debut for Chichester’s Jayme-Lee

Chichester’s Jayme-Lee Zanoncelli has made her West End debut in Motown the Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre.

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Ockhams Razor return with their new show Tipping Point

Another Summer of Circus!

Following the success of last year’s Summer of Circus festival, during which Worthing staked a claim to be the home of circus on the south coast, Worthing Theatres have announced their line-up for 2017.

Theatre and Comedy
Blithe Spirit

Review - Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward, The Midhurst Players

This is a delightful play which was performed by the Midhurst Players with zest, pace and a sensitive appreciation of the period and style needed to bring the humour of the piece fully to life.

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The Music Man

Littlehampton Players Operatic Society – The Music Man, Windmill Theatre Littlehampton

Meredith Wilson’s musical, The Music Man, first hit Broadway in 1957 reaching the silver screen (1962), the small screen (2003) and finally, after 60 years, the wonderful Windmill Theatre - courtesy of Littlehampton Players Operatic Society.

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Blake perform Songs From The Stage And Screen at The Capitol, Horsham, on April 15

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: April 14-20

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

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Soo, Sooty and Sweep

Richard Cadell brings classic Sooty to Horsham

Sooty reaches his 70th birthday next year. He will do so in the safe hands of Richard Cadell who has ensured Sooty’s longevity… after a wobble.

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Jack Lane with Nicholas and Jacqueline Wisdom

See Norman Wisdom’s fascinating collection at The Capitol, Horsham

There was something more than simply hoarding behind Norman Wisdom’s vast collection of memorabilia.

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Boycott & Aggers

REVIEW: An evening with Boycott and Aggers

The cricket season has just started (and not before time) so who better to spend an evening with than Geoffrey Boycott and Jonathan Agnew?

Sport
Made In Dagenham

REVIEW: HAODS workers fight for what’s right in Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham The Musical, Horsham Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, The Capitol, Horsham, April 4-8, 2017

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