Arts & Screen

Harry Potter fans split over new movie casting

The title and cast of the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them has officially been revealed by Warner Bros but fans of the wizarding franchise remain split over the casting of the new movie.

Flamenco at Royal Hippodrome Theatre

Flamenco without frontiers - the powerful message behind this powerful dance

The heat and passion of flamenco takes centre stage at the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne on Sunday.

SYB in Pineapple Poll

Sussex Youth Ballet in fun filled theatre presentation

Sunday afternoon sees talented young dancers shine in the light-hearted ballet Pineapple Poll at the Devonshire Park Theatre from 5pm, presented by Southern Youth Ballet.

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Christmas variety show will appeal to all ages

Start the Christmas season in style at The Royal Hippodrome Theatre where Trapdoor Productions present Jingle All The Way!

Theatre and Comedy
Eastbourne digital film festival

Where creativity and technology meet in mini-fest

Devonshire Collective kicks off Eastbourne’s first mini-festival of digital culture on November 25/26.

Home with Jack O'Connell and Holly Grainger

Return of film festival

The second Crossing The Screen International Film Festival has announced its competition line-up, with 110 works from 30 countries, to be showcased from November 23-26 in Eastbourne.

Paddington 2

Film review: Paddington 2 (5 out of 5)

How do you improve on being the highest grossing independent family film of all time?

Paddington 2

Paddington is back with his joy and marmalade

Today sees the release of new movie Paddington 2 which is rated PG.

Nikki Bond School Of Dance

Young dancers will shine in Bond School Of Dance show

Don’t miss the amazing young talent of the Bond School of Dance presenting The Alphabet Of Dance at the Royal Hippodrome Theatre on Sunday at 4.30pm. This is the fourth time the school has presented its annual show at the theatre and tickets cost from £6. More than 100 dancers will be taking part, showing off their skills in modern, tap and ballet.

Murder on the Orient Express

Film review: Murder on the Orient Express (3 out of 5)

Having watched the 1974 film of Murder on the Orient Express at the cinema and in 2010 seen David Suchet as Hercule Poirot on the small screen, the question inevitably was always going to be - how will Kenneth Branagh’s version be different?


Wonderful vintage movie for Sunday afternoon

Vintage family film The Amazing Mr Blunden will be shown at the Under Ground Theatre on Sunday at 4pm.

Etty Hillesum

Etty’s legacy of hope

On Remembrance Sunday be transported back to the tumultuous years of World War II through the thoughts and emotion of a young woman living in Amdsterdam.

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A mystical world of frozen beauty and adventure

Frosty magic and excitement is heading to Eastbourne this autumn thanks to Umbrella Productions’ new show Cirque Enchantment.

Theatre and Comedy
Pineapple Poll

Pineapple Poll showcasing our young talented dancers

Southern Youth Ballet presents the rarely performed British ballet Pineapple Poll at the Devonshire Park Theatre on Sunday November 19 at 5pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Thor: Ragnarok

Film review: Thor: Ragnarok (4 out of 5)

The team behind the Marvel franchise are clearly learning and adapting after each film.

Tim Peake visiting the exhibition about him at the Novium Museum in Chichester earlier this year. Peter Langdown picture

COUNTY NEWS: Watch Amanda Holden’s gaffe asking Tim Peake about visiting the moon

TV presenter Amanda Holden was left red faced when she asked Sussex astronaut Tim Peake about visiting the moon.

Stranger Things

Stranger Things quiz – refresh your knowledge before the show returns

The second season of Stranger Things is upon us (Friday October 27), and the heart, mystery and coming-of-age charm has been perfectly recaptured.

Evil under the Sun

Christie’s classic whodunits released as a DVD box-set

As the latest version of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is set to hit the big screen, four top film versions of the author’s work have been released as a box-set.

DVD review: Getting Any? (3 out of 5)

DVD review: Getting Any? (3 out of 5)

A bizarre and over the top comedy by acclaimed director Takeshi Kitano from 1994 has been released on Bluray for the first time.


Film review: Geostorm (3 out of 5)

Sometimes at the end of a tough week all you want to do is sit down and watch a film that demands little of you, apart from just watching it.

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