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World famous show War Horse announces Sussex date during UK tour

The cast has been announced for the The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse which will stop off at the Brighton Centre early next year.

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La Boheme at the White Rock Theatre SUS-170105-135229001

Flaws in La Boheme down to the finer details

Although Hastings is reasonably close to London, it is still something of an effort to attend professional opera in the capital; all the more reason then to welcome touring productions to the White Rock Theatre.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Much munching from Caterpillar

The timeless and endearing family classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar will eat its way off the page and onto the De La Warr Pavilion stage this May Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Talking Heads at the Stables Theatre SUS-170515-150500001

Honest and intimate drama at its best

After nearly three decades of success in the fields of satire, theatre, TV drama and film, Alan Bennett broke new ground when Talking Heads was first broadcast in 1988.

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Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival

The fun starts here as comedy festival returns

The second annual Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival returns to Hastings Old Town next month.

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Brian Conley brings new tour to Hastings White Rock Theatre

Great live show from one of our best known entertainers

Coming to Hastings next Friday is the multi-talented and irrepressible Brian Conley with the new show he has been touring all over the country.

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Hastings Stage Studio  Sister Act

Audiences wowed by sheer talent in Variety Spectacular

What is the best thing to come out of Hastings? Some say the A21, but I say, without hesitation, the Variety Spectacular by The Hastings Stage Studio.

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Buddy Holly show at the White Rock theatre

How Buddy rose to music legend

It’s billed as one of the best live shows to have graced London’s West End and the most successful rock and roll show of all time.

Members of Performers Coming Together SUS-170803-124315001

Songs, love, comedy and sketches at West Hill...

Performers Coming Together - The Revue Show, will be held at the Beacon, 67-68 St Mary’s Terrace, Hastings this Friday evening (March 10).

The Groovy Magic Love Show! SUS-170103-120237001

Musical is a groovy kind of love show

Talented students from Ark 6th Form East Sussex and Ark Helenswood Academy took a trip back in time, to perform the spectacular new musical The Groovy Magic Love Show!

Ava Potter as Lilly and Oona (Running Wild). Photo Johan Persson

REVIEW: Running Wild at Chichester Festival Theatre

Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild is no rehash of Kipling’s The Jungle Book.

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Joe McElderry as Joseph

Nervous but excited - playing Joseph is an honour for Joe

There’s still time to see the nation’s favourite X Factor winner Joe McElderry starring in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat which has performances left this week every evening and then Saturday at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm.

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Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott in The Dresser. Photo by Hugo Glendinning

REVIEW: The Dresser at Chichester Festival Theatre

Anyone who knows anything about the theatre, especially third rate touring productions, will understand that there is always more drama off stage than there is on.

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Two Men One Guvnor at the Stables Theatre in Hastings

Riotous comedy is Stables smash

The Stables Theatre kicks off its 2017 season in uproarious style with a production of the smash West End and Broadway hit One Man Two Guvnors.

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Eastergate Players

Birthday celebrations for Eastergate Players

Eastergate Players celebrate a special landmark with this year’s pantomime: their 40th birthday.

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Moscow City Ballet

REVIEW: Moscow City Ballet at Chichester Festival Theatre

There may be 6,500 languages in the world today but music and dance continues to speak with one tongue.

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Legend Quests in Rye with Oliver McNeil

Living fantasy in World Of Legend

Magic, illusion and fairytale are what Rye’s World Of Legend is all about.

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Jaymi Hensley as Peter Pan

Peter Pan panto still flying high

Christmas is over for another year but the panto season is still flying high.

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Peter Pan at the White Rock Theatre SUS-161219-115042001

Peter Pan is “a great family show” and entertainment at its very best

What comes round once a year? Why, it’s the Hastings White Rock Theatre Christmas pantomime of course. (Oh yes it is).

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Brighton, Crawley, Steyning and Selsey among ancient churches to host A Christmas Carol

Audiences are invited to celebrate the festive season in beautiful and ancient Sussex church venues with traditional carols and festive refreshments.

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