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An evening of Shakespeare in stunning rural setting

Bowler Crab’s actors have enjoyed fantastic weather for first performances of Much Ado About Nothing and are looking forward more of the same this weekend.

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Giovanni Pernice show

Giovanni set to dazzle with as star turn in Dance Is Life

Strictly Come Dancing favourite Giovanni Pernice is taking the nation by storm with his first ever tour titled Dance Is Life.

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Clever and fun summer theatre

For almost 20 years the annual summer play by the Rude Mechanical Theatre Company has been a must-see event for people across the south of England.

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A courageous response to a bold challenge

For her directing debut for Bright Lights Theatre Company Kate West took the bold approach.

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Bill Turnbull

Gala night and auction

A star studded gala night of music and dancing will dazzle in the grounds of Fairlight Hall on Saturday July 1 raising money for the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition.

Flamenco at Kino Teatr

The fire and grace of Flamenco

A Night Of Flamenco with Jose Olmedo and Lourdes Fernandez is coming to Kino Teatr in St Leonards on Saturday June 24 at 5pm and 7.30pm.

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Enjoy Shakespeare’s “finest” comedy in stunning setting

Much Ado About Nothing, William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy, comes to Half House Farm in Three Oaks next Friday to be performed outdoors by Bowler Crab Productions for two consecutive weekends before a tour.

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Katherine Ryan

November date for top comedian Katherine Ryan

She’s a regular panellist on The Fake News Show, co-host of Your Face Or Mine with Jimmy Carr on Comedy Central, and earlier this year shocked fans with a fake selfie of a ‘botched bum lift.’

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John Roberts (Wendi Peters as the Queen of Hearts and Dave Willetts as the White Rabbit)

Review: Wonderland (Theatre Royal, Brighton, until June 3, and touring)

Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. With the musical Wonderland now on a UK tour it is tempting to add a seventh: how can such a poorly written story based on the popular and abiding characters created by Lewis Carroll be finding audiences giving standing ovations at every performance?

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From success in BGT to owning the stage at White Rock in Our House

Street dancing sensation George Sampson has been confirmed for the UK tour of award-winning musical Our House which comes to Hastings’ White Rock Theatre from September 19-23.

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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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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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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.

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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).

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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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