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Review: Charlotte Jones’ new Sussex play sizzles with sexual energy

The Meeting, Minerva Theatre, Chichester

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Southwick Players Youth members in Fantastic Mr Fox. Picture: Miles Davies

Why we loved Fantastic Mister Fox at Barn Theatre, Southwick

Fantastic Mister Fox is nothing short of fantastic – and not just Mr Fox, all his little animal mates as well.

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Laurie Davidson and Lydia Leonard. Photo by Helen Maybanks

REVIEW: The Meeting, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, until August 11

Charlotte Jones’ fascinating, complex drama – at times comedy; towards the end full-on thriller –  makes for compelling viewing as it slowly, quietly, powerfully draws us in.

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Richard Plowman

Vicky Meets…

Richard Plowman, Chairman of Priory Park 100
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Carpenters Gold is at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead, on Friday, July 20

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, July 20-26

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

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Enchanted Horsham

Colourful family festival offers an enchanting experience in Horsham

There’s only one week to go until Enchanted Horsham.

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Popol and Kakehole

Thrilling Horsham show celebrates the birth of modern circus

Circus Wonderland is returning to Horsham with high-flying acrobats, jugglers and clowns promising fun for all the family.

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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Priscilla Queen of the Desert dazzles at Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill

Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Burgess Hill Musical Theatre Society, Martlets Hall

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The Drifters

Ten things to see in Sussex, Friday to Thursday, July 20-26

Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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Plastikes Karekles were among the highlights

Best yet as Festival of Chichester ends on a glorious high!

The 2018 Festival of Chichester ended on a huge high after four weeks of excellent audiences, superb performances and endless community spirit.

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Jane Austen on stage on tour

Jane Austen on stage on tour

Chapterhouse Theatre Company, now in its 19th year of touring open-air theatre to country houses, castles and heritage sites across the UK and Ireland, brings an adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility to Haslemere Museum’s gardens on Wednesday, July 25.

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Hazel Latus

Honour reflects everyone, insists Bognor arts boss

Chairman of Arun Arts Hazel Latus was delighted with the immense personal honour when she was awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s birthday honours list for voluntary service to the arts in Bognor Regis.
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Review: Giovanni Pernice: Born to Win, The Hawth

It's around this time of year we get the announcements about Strictly Come Dancing contestants.
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Mark Jones

Comedian Mark Jones joins Worthing panto

Worthing Theatres have announced that comedian Mark Jones will play the role of Wishee Washee in this year’s family-favourite pantomime Aladdin at the Pavilion Theatre.

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Min Kym: credit Orli Rose

10 things coming up in the Chichester area

Petworth Festival about to begin...
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Jousting Tournament Photo Credit Julia Claxton

10 things coming up in the Worthing area!

Things you won't want to miss
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Matt Lucas: Photo by Johan Persson

Little Britain star Matt Lucas returns to Chichester Festival Theatre stage

Little Britain star Matt Lucas is back in business in Me And My Girl on the Chichester Festival Theatre stage.

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Claire and Marianne Sells

Posthumous publication of wartime memoirs

For years Marianne Sells worked at her memoirs of her wartime childhood on a farm in West Sussex. Now, a year after her death, Marianne daughter’s Claire has brought those memoirs together for publication.
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Sarah Slator

Alice and Earnest hit the road in Sussex tour

Just three actors are hitting the road this summer in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Importance of Being Earnest on a tour which will take them to church, open-air and historical venues across the county. Venues include the Petworth Festival, Chichester, Hove and Crawley.

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KARAVAN ENSEMBLE PUPIK: James Bellorini Photography

Friends united in Worthing dance show

Friends Yael Karavan and Naomi Silman will dance together on the Worthing stage in their show Pupik.

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