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Living on the edge of society

As Daniel Ryan says, everyone will know someone rather like Peppy and Daniel, the characters Samantha Spiro and he are creating in Chichester’s Minerva Theatre in The House They Grew Up In, a new play by Deborah Bruce (July 14-August 5).

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Daniel Ryan and Samantha Spiro shine in the world premiere of The House They Grew Up In, a CFT co-operation with Headlong theatre company.

Review: The House They Grew Up In - Chichester Minerva Theatre

Of all the social prejudices that remain to be breached, mental illness is stubbornly isolated.

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The cast. Pic by Rosey Purchase

REVIEW: Flare Path

Stage Door Theatre Company at the Windmill, Littlehampton

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Sarah Slator

A church-going Macbeth!

“Something wicked this way comes” as Upper Beeding-based rural touring company This is My Theatre bring Shakespeare’s Macbeth to audiences in the south-east’s most ancient and historic churches.

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Natalie Clein. Picture by Neda Navaee

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: July 21-27

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

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Omid Djalili, Tevye Tracy, Ann Oberman in Fiddler On The Roof SUS-170721-090516001

Fiddler on the Roof - Chichester Festival Theatre

If the choice of a female Doctor Who still has the power to shock and challenge, then we have not time-travelled as far as we hoped from Imperial Russia in 1905.

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Omid Djalili stars in Fiddler on the Roof at Chichester Festival Theatre. Picture by Johan Persson

Ten things to see in West Sussex, July 20-26

Looking for ideas about what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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The Rock Choir

Successful second Horsham Festival ‘exceeded expectations’

The second Horsham Festival has been hailed as a great success.

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Captain Hook and the pirates

REVIEW: Christ’s Hospital offers a magical, modern Peter Pan

Peter Pan has been produced thousands of times throughout the years and is a well-known classic story by JM Barrie.

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The Ox And The Ass l-r Ryan Moss, Gillian Plowman, David Flin

Theatre dreams growing in Selsey!

Gillian Plowman has got a little feeling that The Pavilion in Selsey might just become one of those cult theatres that people travel miles to visit.

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Lee Hurst

Lee Hurst headlines Crawley comedy night

Comedy Beats are back in Crawley on August 4 for their monthly show at The Grasshopper in Tilgate, with Lee Hurst headlining.

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The cast

The Vicar of Dibley comes to Bognor Regis

After success in 2015 with Fawlty Towers, BROS take to the stage with their second straight play, The Vicar of Dibley.

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The Exchange: Greg, actress Paula Tinker and director Roger

Chichester murder: whodunnit!

Playwright Greg Mosse draws on memories of Chichester for a home-city whodunnit for the Festival of Chichester.

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Sarah Slator

This is My Theatre take Macbeth to Sussex churches

“Something wicked this way comes” as Upper Beeding-based rural touring company This is My Theatre bring Shakespeare’s Macbeth to audiences in the south-east’s most ancient and historic churches.

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Samantha Spiro

Samantha Spiro's big stage challenge

Nine years ago, Samantha Spiro played Fanny Brice in Funny Girl in Chichester’s Minerva Theatre. She reckons her biggest challenge since has been the play which now brings her back to Chichester.

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Milton Jones is at The Capitol, Horsham, on Wednesday, July 19

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: July 14 to 20

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

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1. Thatll Be The Day

Ten things to see in Sussex, July 13-22

Looking for ideas about what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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Students rehearse for The Tempest

Shakespeare’s Tempest should go down a storm at the Horsham Festival

The Tempest aims to transport Horsham audiences to Prospero’s magical island on Saturday, July 15 (6.30pm).

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Students from Stages Performing Arts

Stages Performing Arts celebrate 25 years in Crawley

Stages Performing Arts celebrates its 25th anniversary with the show 25 at The Hawth, Crawley, on July 19 and 20.

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