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Worthing to stage “the greatest book show in the south”

Author Natasha Murray is promising Worthing “the greatest book show in the south”. The UK Southern Book Show will be in town on March 4.

Theatre and Comedy
Journey's End

Film review: Journey’s End (4 out of 5)

The remarkable fact about RC Sherriff’s First World War play Journey’s End is that is was written in 1928, so when it appeared quite a few of the male audience will have fought in the Great War.

Arts
A Midsummers Nights Dream, A Caribbean Dream

DVD review: A Midsummers Night’s Dream, A Caribbean Dream

Countless versions of A Midsummers Night’s Dream have entertained people across the world since the Bard put pen to paper in around 1595.

Arts
Ken, Mitch and Sheila Jenkins

Mitch's fond tribute to his dad

Mitch Jenkins, founder and artistic director of Worthing-based Sussex Youth Theatre, will be looking for passion and raw talent as he launches a new arts award to commemorate his late father.

Theatre and Comedy
Ruth Stein School of Dance Peter Pan - Sophie Reid, Amy Rock, Skyla Hawthorne

Chichester's young talents in action with Peter Pan

The timeless tale of Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, is returning to Chichester, brought to life by the Chichester-based Ruth Stein School of Dance.

Music
David Attenborough

Ten days of lively debate at Charleston

From Trump and Brexit, to feminism, global crime and sexual politics – it has been a rollercoaster year and Charleston Festival (May 18-28) comes up with ten days of heated debate, which looks at issues past and present.

Arts
Story fun

Story fun is the promise in Arundel

Chichester’s award-winning Story Factory is expanding to Arundel.

Theatre and Comedy
Simon Philip

Chichester author in line for top award

Chichester writer Simon Philip has been shortlisted for this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize for his book I Really Want The Cake

Arts
Music at Boxgrove

Every One A Winner with Paul's Chichester exhibition

Paul Winner admits he has got something he calls ISS. Irritating Scribbling Syndrome. It has made him a very prolific artist.

Arts
Larissa Eddie

All Together Now with Larissa on prime-time TV!

Brighton-based singer-songwriter Larissa Eddie is loving being part of BBC One’s fresh new prime-time TV show for Saturday nights, All Together Now.
Music
Journey's End - Photo Nick Wall

REVIEW: Journey’s End, in cinemas, 107 minutes.

Understated and unhysterical, Journey’s End in the end overwhelms – a masterly piece of film-making which does justice not just to the play which inspired it, but much more significantly to this year’s commemoration of the centenary of the 1918 armistice.

Arts
Coco

Film review: Coco (3 out of 5)

I distinctly remember watching Toy Story 3 back in 2010 and thinking ‘can animation get any better than this?’.

Arts
Tom Sands

Brighton psychological thriller gets screening

Brighton was the only possible setting for The Holly Kane Experiment which gets its Brighton premiere at Dukes at Komedia on Sunday, February 11 at 9pm – after which the film will be available on digital from February 12.
Theatre and Comedy

In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

Arts
Jonathan Davis made the final of SAS Who Dares Wins

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man pushed to the limit in SAS show

From digital marketing to military training, a Sussex man has told of the mental anguish and physical exhaustion that he had to endure whilst he appeared on Channel 4’s SAS Who Dares Wins.
News
In action

University's best dancers go on show

The best dancers in their year at the University of Chichester will be showing their skills as they bring their latest tour to a conclusion.

Arts
Focussing on terror: Indre Serpytyte by Billie Scheepers

Brighton contribution to terror art exhibition

Art works by a University of Brighton professor and graduate are included in a major new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London.

Arts
Wendy

An alphabet of Sussex curiosities...

Rustington’s Wendy Hughes admits she has got a weakness for the quirky and the strange.

Arts
Roger

New film festival sponsorship sought in Chichester

A new headline sponsor is needed for this year’s Chichester International Film Festival, an 18-day August extravaganza which makes Chichester the focus for film buffs in the south.

Theatre and Comedy
Early Man

Film review: Early Man (4 out of 5)

It’s only a couple of weeks ago that I watched Nick Park’s 1989 first main feature A Grand Day Out.

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