Arts & Screen

Working with the greats of British theatre and TV

Producer and writer Derek Granger will give a talk about his career on Sunday June 25 at 5pm in the Birley Centre followed by a reception.

Theatre and Comedy
Alice In Wonderland

Magical fantasy and charm in this Alice In Wonderland

The White Rabbit was famously late for a very important date but fans of Alice In Wonderland will be ready for a treat at the Royal Hippodrome Theatre when Ballet Theatre UK presents this charming classic in dance.

Julie Snowball

Local artist’s exhibition in Lewes

Easbourne artist Snowball is the featured artist at Chalk Gallery in Lewes from June 5-25.

Josh Helman and Michael Bisping in My Name is Lenny. Photo: Rob Youngson

DVD review: My Name is Lenny (4 out of 5)

Everyone loves a character and Lenny McLean was certainly larger than life.

Towner new exhibition for summer 2017

Twelve artists exploring our culture

Coming this summer is a new exhibition from the Towner Art Gallery exploring popular culture.

Pirates Of The Carribean: Salazar's Revenge.

Film review: Pirates Of The Carribean: Salazar’s Revenge (3 out of 5)

I watched this latest movie in the ‘Pirates...’ franchise under the impression that it would be the final one - it seems I was probably wrong.

Big Charity Concert at Royal Hippodrome Theatre SUS-170524-114802001

Varied line-up for this year’s Big Charity Concert

Tickets have already gone on sale for this year’s hugely enjoyable Big Charity Concert in aid of St Wilfred’s Hospice.

Roger Moore pictured in September 1984 during the filming of A View To A Kill

Sir Roger Moore’s memorable James Bond lines

Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died in Switzerland at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer, his family has announced.

Charlie Hunnam in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Film review - King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (4 out of 5)

I like Guy Ritchie’s direction. His, comparatively, short list of films tend to have similar techniques that set him aside.



The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Salvage Hunters

Salvage Hunters comes to Sussex – and its producers need your help

Producers behind the popular TV show Salvage Hunters are on the hunt for quirky finds ahead of the show coming to Sussex.

Eric Slater's Martello Towers at Langney Point

Artist rediscovered on Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow picture expert Dendy Easton will open a new exhibition featuring a Seaford artist he helped save from obscurity.

Eric Ravilious, Lighthouses at Newhaven, 1935, part of Towner collection

A fascinating new exhibition on the work and life of great Sussex artist

The Towner Gallery on May 27 launches new major show Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship, English Artist Designers: 1922 to 1942.

Alien: Covenant

Film review: Alien: Covenant (3 out of 5)

It seems to me that since the first Alien movie hit the big screen back in 1979, the franchise has been frantically searching for the magic formula that made the first film such an amazing success.


DIY SOS VIDEO: Nick Knowles determined to ‘make a mum a mum again’

The transformation of a disabled mum’s home is now well underway.

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Nigel Greaves Gallery SUS-171005-152259001

Art reflects the spirit of summer

Norbert Hirshhorn in South Downs Poetry Festival SUS-170905-144449001

Acclaimed poets in Alfriston event

Three well-known poets will make their way to the historic Downland village of Alfriston next week for a day-long celebration of their art.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Film review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (5 out of 5)

It’s safe to say there were a few confused faces when, after several successful superhero movies, Marvel announced they were turning to one of their more obscure comic series.

Their Finest

Film review: Their Finest (4 out of 5)

It’s always good to see a movie that has a real feel for the period, not only with props etc but the attitudes and general way of life.


COUNTY NEWS: Traders answer DIY SOS for Sussex family

Hit TV show DIY SOS has been ‘absolutely inundated’ with offers from trades people across Sussex to help transform a family’s home.

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