Arts & Screen

DVD review: Fires on the Plain (5 out of 5)

This is a brilliantly conceived vision of the end of the second world war, from a Japanese perspective, that pulls no punches.


The 1929 movie that came at the end of silent era

Touring cinema organisation Filmspot bring a live-scored silent-film screening of A Cottage On Dartmoor to Seaford Little Theatre.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Film review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle (3 out of 5)

There aren’t many what you could describe as Marmite movies - films that really do split opinion.

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Hailsham Festival’s eclectic art trail taking in 19 venues

As Hailsham Festival Of Arts And Culture moves into its final few days there is still chance to follow the exciting art trail that is such a popular feature of the event.

Royal Hippodrome Theatre half-term family entertainment

Peter Pan and Neverland - find out what happens next

The Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne is to host a new musical over October half-term holiday.

Theatre and Comedy
Judie Dench and Ali Fazal in Victoria and Abdul

Film review: Victoria and Abdul (4 out of 5)

Queen Victoria has always been a fascinating character for the small and large screen.


A compelling tale reminds us of the primacy of truth

Outstanding performances by three of Britain’s finest actors - Timothy Spall, Rachel Weisz and Tom Wilkinson - can be seen next Wednesday, September 20 at the Curzon cinema,

The Midwife, Starring Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot

Acclaimed movie features two much-loved French actresses

The promise of the French film showing at the Curzon Cinema next Wednesday September 13, for one day only lies more in its stars than in its name.

Dave Bautista and Brittany Snow in Bushwick

DVD review: Bushwick (3 out of 5)

Dave Bautista is certainly the man of the moment.

Woodbridge Estuary a watercolour by Jackie Hurwood

A splendid exhibition of more than a hundred paintings

Wannock Artists put on a splendid exhibition over the Bank Holiday weekend at Wannock Village Hall. The event began with a preview evening on the Friday which was opened by John Pritchett, chairman of Willingdon and Jevington Parish Council.

The Dark Tower

Film review: The Dark Tower (3 out of 5)

There has been much wringing of hands and general concern over the attempt to squash a host of Stephen King novels that make up The Dark Tower series into around 90 minutes of movie.

The Limehouse Golem

Film review: The Limehouse Golem (4 out of 5)

A crime thriller starring Bill Nighy is pretty much guaranteed to secure an audience in this country.

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The Great British Bake Off: Week One

It was great to see Sussex contestant Julia Chernogorova survive week one of Channel 4’s Great British Bake Off.

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

Emma Elsworthy

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A visit to the Bates motel at the start of Towner’s classic film season

Eastbourne’s Towner Art Gallery will be showing a season of five classic films in its new cinema auditorium on Sunday afternoons at 2.30pm starting on September 3.

Thomas Joshua Cooper, Ritual Indications, Alton, Shopshire, 1977

New show from Towner opens door on explorations of our countryside

Towner Art Gallery will open its new major exhibition on September 30 - A Green And Pleasant Land, British Landscape and the Imagination: 1970s to Now.

New syllabus for EMAF

Exciting time for Eastbourne festival with its new venue

The Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival is launching its syllabus and showing off its new venue on Sunday September 3 between 2.30-4.30pm.

Theatre and Comedy
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