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Chichester's Patricia Routledge in London today to become a dame

As the city-based star is invested a dame today, she reflects on her long career...

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Bridgette

Heroes and discussion in Brighton!

38 Degrees live – a lively evening of speeches by local heroes, political discussion and a debut solo performance from Rudimental’s Bridgette Amofah – comes to Brighton for the first time.

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David Michaels (Ed), Scott Reid (Christopher Boone) NT Curious Incident Tour 2017. Photo by BrinkhoffMgenburg (Custom)

Southampton: world tour beckons for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

There’s a very big cherry on the top of the cake for the cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time which returns to Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre from March 27-April 1.

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When We Are Married                     photo by Rosey Purchase

Northern classic for the Arundel Players

J B Priestley’s northern comedy When We Are Married is the next production from the Arundel Players.

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at the Kings

REVIEW: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Kings Theatre, Southsea, until Saturday, March 25.

A superb performance from Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton carries the show, but the support all around her is excellent.

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Forty Years On: Richard Wilson

Strong booking as Chichester Festival Theatre summer season approaches

CFT bosses are reporting an excellent response from the public as the new season nears.

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Carl

Comedy without the angst!

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Carl Donnelly found himself in an unusual position, at the age of 34 – writing a new comedy show that wasn’t born out of relationship trauma or angst.

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We are Bronte

The essence of Brontë in Worthing...

Publick Transport presents We Are Brontë at Worthing’s Connaught Studio (Saturday, March 18) – a madcap physical interpretation of the Brontë myth, taking the real and imaginary worlds of the Yorkshire siblings as inspiration.

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Director Barry

The Chichester Players stage Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus.

Director Barry Jarvis will be taking rather a different approach when he returns to Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus.

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Boycott & Aggers

Boycott and Aggers set to sparkle again on Southampton stage

And the good news for cricket lovers is… they are back!

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The Woman In Black

Terror on stage...

The Woman In Black will be sending its shivers and chills through the audience at Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal from March 27-April 1

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Ghost - Andy Moss & Carolyn Maitland - cPamela Raith

REVIEW: Ghost The Musical, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until March 18.

Carolyn Maitland gives an outstanding performance as excited anticipation turns to deepest despair with the bang of a gun.

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Footloose

Footloose with Worthing Musical Theatre Company!

Tales of redemption are at the heart of Footloose, says Mark Roberts who takes on the role of the Rev Shaw Moore for Worthing Musical Theatre Company.

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Honey G. at White Rock Theatre for panto 2017 SUS-170313-115852001

COUNTY NEWS: Honey G set to star in Christmas panto

X Factor finalist Honey G will be heading to Sussex this festive season, making her pantomime debut in Sleeping Beauty.

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Matthew

Bognor's Matthew turns London producer

Matthew Hawes, from Bognor Regis, presents two unique versions of the same prison-based comedy Barred Freedom at Marylebone Cockpit Theatre, London.

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Larry           by Steve Ullathorne

Larry Dean in Brighton

Larry Dean embarks on his first ever UK-wide tour after a remarkable 2016 in which he won the Amused Moose Comedy Award for Best Show at the Edinburgh Fringe, performed at the Melbourne, Sydney and Perth comedy festivals and appeared on Live from the BBC.

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Roxanne Carney

Roxanne and the virtue of going back home...

University of Chichester graduate Roxanne Carney takes to the London stage with a look back at the changing world of dating and her experiences of it.

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Not Dead Enough. Photo by Mark Douet

REVIEW: Peter James' Not Dead Enough, The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until March 11.

It’s a wicked web Peter James weaves in the latest stage adaptation from his best-selling series of Roy Grace detective novels.

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Hettie Heyward, Elliot Bevan, Glen Newham, Eve Hardman

Chichester acting students take their show on the road

Experience the glamour of 1940s Hollywood as the University of Chichester takes to the road with a production of the rarely-seen, award-winning musical comedy by Cy Coleman, City Of Angels.

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Hebe Parrot, of Ditcham Park School, Ditcham, near Petersfield and Yana Preobrazhenskaya and Sofya Boeuleva, of St Catherine's School, Bramley, through to the national grand final

Shakespeare competition looking for greater state-school participation

The West Sussex branch of the English Speaking Union is keen to attract more state schools to next year’s ESU Performing Shakespeare Competition.

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