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Console Corner: Ghost Recon: Wildlands review

Vast and full of promise but a bit of a wasted opportunity...

Lifestyle
Operation Avalanche

DVD review: Operation Avalanche (4 out of 5)

One of the biggest conspiracy theories down the years has been that we never actually got to the Moon - it was all a big show put on so the USA could beat the Russians in the space race.

Arts
Abigail's Party by Mike Leigh SUS-170321-164520001

Mike Leigh’s iconic and vivid drama driven here by outstanding acting

If you remember 1977, you probably were actually there. Forty years on, at the Devonshire Park Theatre this week, Abigail’s Party lurches back like a time machine to a crass suburban world of cocktail parties and Ford Cortinas. And it makes compelling theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Little Mix

Little Mix announce Sussex date as part of summer tour

Heralded as the world’s biggest girl band - Little Mix will be performing in Sussex later this year as part of their run of ‘Summer Shout Out 2017’ shows.

News

Swinging back this weekend

The South Coast Big Band led by trombonist Duncan J Reeks returns to the Junction Tavern, Polegate, on Sunday March 25, from 12.30pm to 3pm.

Music

The enjoyable but poignant tale of Ladies In Lavender

East Dean Players will shortly present Ladies In Lavender - originally a story which was adapted for film in 2004 by the actor Charles Dance and starred Judi Dench and Maggie Smith.

Theatre and Comedy
Noel & Gertie

Telling the real story of enduring friendship between two stage icons

A great friendship is recreated on stage when Noel & Gertie comes to Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne, from Wednesday March 29 until Saturday, April 1.

Theatre and Comedy
ESO Dress Rehearsal "A German Requiem".

Quality of ESO performance shone through celestial work by Brahms

On Sunday evening (March 19) in St Saviour’s Church, the ESO Chorus, the Eastbournian Society Chorus and the orchestra itself gave a memorable performance of Brahms’ Requiem.

Music
Films to look out for

14 films to look forward to in 2017

From thrillers to comedies and superheroes, we have already been treated to some big releases this year.

Arts
Peter Knight and Roger Flack

Expect a stunning night of virtuosity from folk royalty

Led by Steeleye Span’s long serving bowman, Peter Knight - one of this country’s best-known fiddle players - his band Gigspanner seems custom built to support the more fluid side of his musical personality.

Music
Di And Viv And Rose at the Lamb Theatre in Eastbourne

The impact of friendship on life for these three women

The Eastbourne premiere of Di And Viv And Rose will be presented by The Green Room Productions at the Lamb Theatre on High Street, Eastbourne, from Wednesday March 29 until Saturday April 1.

Theatre and Comedy
Duo at UGT

Quality music-making at UGT

Any music-lover living within reach of Eastbourne’s Under Ground Theatre will not easily forget the week-end of March 18th to 19th. How many other towns of comparable size can offer such varied musical fare in such a delightful environment?

Music
Roast

Food review: Priory Court Hotel

Alex Jenkins puts the Priory Court Hotel to the test.

Lifestyle
Beauty and the Beast

Film review: Beauty and the Beast (4 out of 5)

It seemed a strange idea of Disney’s to rummage through their treasured and much-loved back catalogue of animations and turn them in real-life versions.

Arts
East Dean Players

A first for East Dean Players

East Dean Players at the end of this month will present Ladies In Lavender - the first local amateur group to stage the drama written by Charles Dance.

Theatre and Comedy
Concentus choir performing in Eastbourne and Seaford with local schoolchildren SUS-160531-095734001

Festival triumph for Concentus

Eastbourne choir Concentus – which prides itself on being “the choir with a heart” – travelled by coach last Friday to the White Rock Theatre in Hastings to compete in the 109th International Musical Festival.

Music

How Sooty was saved by Richard

Sooty reaches his 70th birthday next year. He will do so in the safe hands of Richard Cadell who has ensured the character’s longevity...after a wobble.

Theatre and Comedy

Making and teaching pottery in the heart of Eastbourne

Graham at the wheel

Arts
Paul Carroll's Music Hall Tavern at Royal Hippodrome Theatre

Family fun and frolics at Royal Hippodrome Theatre

The evenings may be be chilly but Eastbourne theatregoers can get a taste of summer when one of the most popular shows in the Canary Islands returns to town for one night only.

Theatre and Comedy
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