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Heartfelt and honest storytelling in surprisingly delightful adaptation

Fancy a cosy night at the Devonshire Park Theatre? A gentle, undemanding stage version of a 1990s TV show? Pop in to Waiting for God this week, and it will actually take you by surprise.

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The Ladykillers from Bootcamp theatre

Dark comedy has become a Great British favourite

The wonderfully British black comedy The Ladykillers is something of a national treasure and is returning soon to Eastbourne for a couple of nights at the Royal Hippodrome Theatre (May 18-20).

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Little Mix Experience

Enjoy the hits of Little Mix from full-on tribute talent

If you’re a fan of one of X Factor’s finest exports and can’t wait for to see the gals in their UK tour, you’re sure to love The Little Mix Experience at the Winter Garden, in Eastbourne.

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Trippin at Printers Playhouse

New production is joint venture

Blackstar Theatre and Printers Playhouse have joined forces for new play Trippin’ which runs at the venue from May 4-6.

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Reduced Shakespeare Company SUS-170425-135204001

How William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play has finally surfaced

The amazing Reduced Shakespeare Company returns next month to Eastbourne with an irreverent and breathtakingly hilarious celebration of Britain’s cultural heritage as seen through the eyes of three Americans wearing trainers.

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Vicar Of Dibley from Polegate Drama Group

Vicar of Dibley is back in Polegate

Polegate Drama Group is “delighted” to be producing the first showing of The Vicar of Dibley - Love is All Around at Polegate Community Centre from May 3-6.

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Jason Manford

Top comedian in Eastbourne gig

Jason Manford is here with his new Work In Progress show, ahead of a major national tour in 2018, which promises to feature a wealth of comedy anecdotes, misunderstandings and audience banter delivered with Jason’s likeable charm and teasingly intelligent wit.

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Len Goodman

Top marks for Len and Lance’s shows

A familiar face and a familiar voice from Strictly Come Dancing are coming to Eastbourne when Len Goodman and Lance Ellington both perform at the Winter Garden separately this summer.

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Our Man In Havana by Creative Cow Productions

Spy thriller is as relevant now as when Graham Greene first wrote it

“You should dream more, Mr. Wormold. Reality in our century is not something to be faced.”

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Vicar Of Dibley  new show Love Is All Around

Another adventure with the Vicar of Dibley

Mandy Brown who plays Geraldine Granger - the much adored Vicar of Dibley - and Sue Talmadge (Alice Horton) are delighted to be recreating their roles again in this all new version of The Vicar of Dibley - Love is All Around.

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The Barn in Seaford's variety show

A fond nod to an entertaining past

I’ve Heard That One Before is a light hearted musical reprise of many songs from the 90 year history of the Barn Theatre performing group, which began its life as Seaford Operatic Society and in recent years has become Seaford Musical Theatre.

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High farce in a Hailsham as comedy Confusions abound

From the same team behind this year’s sell-out pantomime Rapunzel, Hailsham Theatres present Ayckbourn’s acclaimed comedy Confusions is a series of five interconnected one-act plays.

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Jeffrey Holland

Cast change for forthcoming Eastbourne production

Jeffrey Holland will star as Tom Ballard in the premiere stage production of the BAFTA-nominated Waiting for God which comes to the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne from 25 – 29 April.

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Hailsham Theatre's Confusions

High farce in Hailsham

From the same team behind this year’s sell-out pantomime Rapunzel, Hailsham Theatres present Ayckbourn’s acclaimed comedy Confusions is a series of five interconnected one-act plays.

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Mister Maker

CBeebies favourite in Eastbourne

CBeebies’ arts and crafts funster, Mister Maker is back on tour with the hit live theatre show, Mister Maker and The Shapes Live!

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You Win Again - The Story of The Bee Gees

A fantastic show brimming with four decades of Bee Gees classics

Barry Gibb’s forthcoming appearance at Glastonbury appearance raised few eyebrows recently and Eastbourne theatre goers have the chance to get a taste of his magic this month.

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Waiting for God - Starring Nichola McAuliffe and Roy Hudd

Popular comedy is on its way to an Eastbourne stage

The popular BAFTA-winning BBC series Waiting for God has been re-imagined for the theatre with a brand new script written by the sitcom creator Michael Aitkens and starring one of Britain’s favourite funny-men Roy Hudd OBE (Broadchurch) and Olivier Award winning actress Nichola McAuliffe (Surgical Spirit) comes to the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne from April 25-29.

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Ben Portsmouth as Elvis SUS-170329-115349001

Owning the crown as top Elvis tribute

Fans of Elvis will not want to miss a performance this summer in Eastbourne from a man who has mastered in tributes to the King.

Vicar of Dibley at Polegate Community Centre

The Vicar of Dibley is back

Tickets have gone on sale for Polegate Drama Group’s upcoming Vicar Of Dibley comedy Love Is All Around.

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