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REVIEW: Horsham’s panto stars shine in a fun-filled tall tale

Jack and the Beanstalk, The Capitol pantomime 2017, Horsham, until December 31

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Vicky Meets… Bev Berridge, pantomime director

For Bev, Christmas starts early. In January, actually.
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Vicky is loving being back in Bognor for panto

Enjoying her fourth festive season with Spillers Pantomimes at Bognor’s Alexandra Theatre, Vicky Edwards admits that she came to panto rather late in her career.

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From The Wedding Singer to panto in Worthing!

Cassie Compton toured from February to October this year in The Wedding Singer –  and loved every minute.

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Melinda Messenger enjoying Southsea panto fun

Christmas was all sorted for Melinda Messenger well before the end of November. It had to be.

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League of Gentlemen announce Brighton date for new tour

The League of Gentlemen will be stopping off at Brighton as they return to the stage in 2018 for their first UK tour in over 12 years with their brand new live show ‘The League of Gentlemen Live Again!’.

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Performances are on Saturday and Sunday

Family show in Russian and English at Crawley’s Hawth this weekend

The Treasure Island GB Community Interest Company is staging a dual-language family show at Crawley’s Hawth this weekend.

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Tomfoolery. Picture by Steve Robards, SR1728036

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, December 15-21

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

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Chris Edgerley plays Fleshcreep in Jack and the Beanstalk. Picture by Steve Robards, SR1725054

Good-humoured nastiness from a first-time baddie at Horsham’s Capitol

If you love Christmas, then panto is just the perfect thing to do, says Chris Edgerley who plays Fleshcreep in Horsham Capitol’s Jack and the Beanstalk (until December 31).

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Ariel performers demonstrate their skills. Stephen Candy Photography

Ariel students from Steyning get a chance to shine

More than 140 students from the Steyning area (aged five to 19) took to the stage at Crawley’s Hawth to perform their annual showcase.

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Jill Greenacre as Fairy Potter in Jack and The Beanstalk at The Capitol. Picture by Steve Robards, SR1725070

Ten things to see in Sussex, Friday to Thursday, December 15-21

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

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Michael J Batchelor and Stephen Mulhern. Picture by Paul Clapp

REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a must-see family show

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Hawth, Crawley, until January 7

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Richard Franks and Lauren Cocoracchio. Picture by Paul Clapp

The Crawley panto is perfect for a comedian who loves slapstick

Richard Franks is pleased to say that he and pantomime are proving a very natural fit.

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REVIEW: Aladdin, the Regis Centre, Bognor, until January 2.

Bognor’s company absolutely nail the spirit of panto – and were rewarded with exactly the audience they deserved: hundreds of roaring school children ready for the time of their lives.

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Jamie's back once again as the baddie!

Haywards Heath-based actor and performer Jamie Bannerman is delighted to be making the short trip once again to do panto in Bognor Regis this Christmas.

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Colin Granger

Children's fun at the Komedia

After widespread success with Pitschi, the Kitten with Dreams, Theatre Fideri Fidera is back at Brighton’s Komedia this Christmas with its new show, Oskar’s Amazing Adventure (Dec 16-24 and 27-31).

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Mia will be one of our beauties!

Getting the part of Beauty in Chichester Festival Youth Theatre’s Christmas staging of Beauty and The Beast came as a huge shock to Mia Cunningham-Stockdale.

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Danielle Hope (Sandy), Tom Parker (Danny) and Louisa Lytton (Rizzo). Photo credit Paul Coltas

Grease will light up Brighton this Christmas!

Forget all the behind you’s and ugly sisters.

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Festive return for All That Malarkey

Comedy cabaret team All That Malarkey are promising to end 2017 with a festive bang with their new show Camp as Christmas.

The cast belting out a number

Review: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the Hawth

When do I start getting that Christmas feeling? Normally it's after I have seen the Hawth panto.
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