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REVIEW: The House They Grew Up In

Minerva Theatre, until August 5.

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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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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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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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Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine        Photo by Manuel Harlan

Ten Jodie Prengers for the price of one!

People often ask Jodie Prenger ‘Who’s playing the Greek?’ when they hear she’s touring in Willy Russell’s Shirley Valentine.

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Bear hunt!

Searching for bears in Worthing!

After a couple of years as an understudy, Michael Jean-Marain is stepping up – and on tour with the stage version of Michael Rosen’s award-winning book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Worthing’s Connaught Theatre, Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16).

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Hilary

Seaside variety on its way back to Bognor Regis!

Comedienne and impressionist Hilary O’Neil can hardly believe her luck: traditional seaside variety in Bognor Regis, a place dear to her heart.

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Rainbow 2017  Ross Muir as Oberon; Alexandra Parker as Titania

Worthing's Shakespeare celebration

Ross Muir is delighted to be back with Rainbow Shakespeare in Worthing – not least because it was thanks to Shakespeare that he became an actor in the first place.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

REVIEW: The Play That Goes Wrong, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until July 15.

The genius, of course, is that we have all seen something a little bit like it.

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Flare Path cast                 by Rosey Purchase

Rattigan classic revived

There are certainly challenges to overcome, but the great thing is that the entire cast has come to love the play.

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Kate Stoner, Andrew Wesby and David Balfe, photo by Miles Davies

Back to childhood...

Identity Theatre in association with the Brighton Open Air Theatre invite you to Dennis Potter’s telling of lost childhood innocence, set in the Forest of Dean during World War Two.

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Barbara McWhirter and Dennis Harrison

REVIEW: Entertaining Angels, New Theatre Productions, West Dean Gardens, Festival of Chichester.

Chichester Festival Theatre, in their production 11 years ago, grew the grass on stage and watered it assiduously.

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Zoe

Zoe Lyons headlines Crawley comedy gig

Comedy Beats are back at The Grasshopper in Tilgate, Crawley, on July 7 for their regular monthly show.

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Grace Molony and Genevieve Hulme-Beaman. Pic by Manuel Harlan

Genevieve seizes her chance in O'Brien stage adaptation

With novelist Edna O’Brien present at the call-back audition, Genevieve Hulme-Beaman decided she had to give it some welly as Baba.

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(LtoR) Craig Anderson James McLean Claire Marie Seddon as Skipwick RNLI Crew by Peter Boyd Photography

Selsey show in aid of RNLI

Mikron Theatre will be In at The Deep End with a performance at Selsey Lifeboat Station.

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The Exchange: Greg, actress Paula Tinker and Roger

Chichester gets its very own murder mystery...

The victim is hated. Ten characters have a motive. But who actually did it? Chichester gets its very own murder mystery as part of this year’s Festival of Chichester.

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