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Wait Until Dark is funny, moving but still so scary

Actor Jack Ellis has been looking forward to opening this week in edge-of-the seat thriller Wait Until Dark at the Devonshire Park Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Steve Hewlett

Family favourite Steve is back home with new show

Playing to his homecrowd on Friday evening is comedy ventriloquist Steve Hewlett back with his new show 30 Years Of Talking To Myself.

Theatre and Comedy
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Musician returning to the Sussex countryside which so inspired him

Shoreham’s Richard Durrant has earned an international reputation as one of the great guitarists of his generation.

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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
Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

While builder’s tea - milk, two sugars - may be the stereotypical cuppa for most Brits, it seems that younger consumers are more adventurous in their leaf of choice.

Seth Lakeman

2017 Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival opens this week

The 2017 Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival will prove a major attraction this Bank Holiday weekend.

Will Keen and Ophelia Lovibond. Pic by Catherine Ashmore

The Stepmother - Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Agatha Christie observed that certain cliches belonged to particular types of fiction.

Theatre and Comedy
Meg a Man Legacy 2 features the series from 7 through to 10

Console Corner: Mega Man Legacy 2 review

It’s Mega Man, just not so... mega


Film review: Maudie (5 out of 5)

If I had access to the film awards for this year I’d hand over all the best actress ones to Sally Hawkins right now.

Reece Burton singer sonwriter

How Reece’s music will fly high in Eastbourne airshow

St Leonards musician Reece Burton is thrilled to be performing three songs live during Eastbourne Airbourne this weekend.

Jason Derulo

Jason Derulo will perform in Brighton

Global superstar Jason Derulo has announced he will perform at the Brighton Centre as part of his second UK arena tour.

Whats on
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Free show has all those children’s tv favourites

Tuesday sees the opening of Animazing free exhibition at Devonshire Collective on Seaside Road which runs through the rest of the school holidays until September 2.

The Mamma Mia! cast. Photo by Brinkhoff M+genburg

REVIEW: Mamma Mia!, Brighton Centre

If you haven't seen Mamma Mia! - and I am sure there are not many of you left - you are missing out, it really is the ultimate feel-good party.

Strumbass at Summer Trifle

Visitors thrilled by diversity of new arts festival

With the support of Big Lottery funding, Summer Trifle, a fortnight-long arts festival which opened on August 5, has almost reached its end.

Concentus perform on bandstand

Join this busy choir at start of its season

Local choir Concentus was invited to sing for a recording of Songs Of Praise at Eastbourne’s Bandstand last Sunday.


Feelgood fun Footloose

It is not only the planes that are Airbourne this week. At the Devonshire Park Theatre, Gareth Gates and the touriing Footloose production bring enough uplift to take the roof off.

Theatre and Comedy
Haven Players

A thrilling and tense murder mystery

Murder mystery is next from The Haven Players with a thrilling experience at Stone Cross Memorial Hall.

Theatre and Comedy
Pooch Hall as Muhammed Ali and Liev Schreiber in The Bleeder

DVD review: The Bleeder (3 out of 5)

There have been a couple of good boxing movies out so far this year, providing a fascinating insight to real-life characters.

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