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Ten things to see in Sussex, Friday to Thursday, July 20-26

Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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Laurie Davidson and Lydia Leonard in The Meeting. Picture Helen Maybanks

Review: Charlotte Jones’ new Sussex play sizzles with sexual energy

The Meeting, Minerva Theatre, Chichester

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Carpenters Gold is at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead, on Friday, July 20

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, July 20-26

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex

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Sarah Slator

Alice and Earnest hit the road in Sussex tour

Just three actors are hitting the road this summer in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Importance of Being Earnest on a tour which will take them to church, open-air and historical venues across the county. Venues include the Petworth Festival, Chichester, Hove and Crawley.

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Summer Holiday

Ray Quinn takes the Cliff Richard role in Summer Holiday

Ray Quinn is promising a great celebration of what it meant to be young and in love in the 1960s. He stresses he isn’t setting out to be Cliff Richard, but he’s having the time of his life in Summer Holiday, currently out on tour and currently getting a standing ovation every night.
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Michael Burnie

Get ready for High School Musical!

Worthing-based director Michael Burnie is once again in charge as Brighton Theatre Group Youth bring their production of High School Musical to The Old Market, Upper Market Street, Hove from July 25-29.

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Caroline Quentin stars in Me and My Girl at Chichester Festival Theatre. Picture by Johan Persson

Matt Lucas stand-in produces ‘frenzied standing ovation’ at Chichester

When the first person to appear on stage is director Daniel Evans with a microphone in hand and not a hint of a tap dance in his step, you know that there is trouble ahead.

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Hairspray

Ten things to see in Sussex, Friday to Thursday, July 6-12

Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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A Country Night in Nashville is at The Hawth, Crawley, on July 12

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, July 6-12

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex

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The Cambridge Footlights play Brighton

The Cambridge Footlights present a midnight feast of sleep-talk, Freudian slips, bedtime stories and skits that go bump in the night at Brighton’s Marlborough pub and theatre on July  5.

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Me and My Girl

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday, June 29, to Thursday, July 5

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex

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Seann Walsh

Ten things to see in Sussex, Friday, June 29, to Thursday, July 5

Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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Oliver! is at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead on Saturday and Sunday

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, June 22-28

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex

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Iolanthe. Picture courtesy of Kay Young Photography

Ten things to see in Sussex, Friday to Thursday, June 22-28

Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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April Pearson The Case of the Frightened Lady_Pamela Raith Photography

Skins star on tour in The Case of the Frightened Lady

Known best for her screen work including Skins, April Pearson is loving the very different satisfactions which come from touring on stage.

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Christopher Finn - courtesy of Nicholas Dawkes

All-male G&S on tour hits Brighton

Universally regarded as Sir Arthur Sullivan’s most beautiful score, Iolanthe is a topsy-turvy love story between the most unlikely of couples… fairies and members of the House of Lords.

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Susannah Fielding as The Country Wife - Photo by Manuel Harlan

Review: The Country Wife, Minerva Theatre, Chichester

The hallmarks of Restoration comedy are everything taken to excess - from the wit and licentiousness of the plots to the gloriously resplendent costumes and the powder puff wigs.

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Antonio, Bassanio, Portia, Nerissa, Gratiano

The Merchant of Venice takes to the stage in Brighton!

Bowler Crab theatre bring their production of The Merchant of Venice to Brighton’s Rialto Theatre on June 24.

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Think Floyd

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, June 15-21

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex

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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Ten things to see in Sussex, Friday to Thursday, June 15-21

Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

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