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Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney team up in Worthing

Good friends Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney deliver a new musical spectacular on a tour which brings them to the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing on January 26.

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Festival of Chichester patron Dame Patricia Routledge at the launch of last year's festival programme

Join the 2018 Festival of Chichester!

There is still time to join the festival fun as the Festival of Chichester heads towards the deadline for entries for 2018.

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Applications are now open for the new series of Love Island

Love Island is back and looking for applicants

Hit ITV2 dating show show Love Island is back for 2018 and looking for singles to apply.

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Hugh Jackman in The Greatest Showman

Fim review: The Greatest Showman (5 out of 5)

Let me say I’m not normally a fan of musicals. It takes a lot to get me to see one and I often find I enjoy a couple of tunes, but the rest leave me unimpressed.

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Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney line up in Worthing

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney team up in a new dance show that promises to transport audiences on a musical journey through time.

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Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg in All the Money in the World

Film review: All The Money In The World (4 out of 5)

It was a case of serendipity as the original choice for one of the main characters in this film, Kevin Spacey, was replaced, following widely broadcast allegations.

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Holiday on Ice/Morris MacMatzen

Review: Holiday on Ice, Brighton Centre

Holiday on Ice is back and it's more impressive than ever.

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Moscow City Ballet

Review: Swan Lake at Chichester Festival Theatre

Of all Tchaikovsky’s ballets Swan Lake shimmers most brightly in the hearts of audiences.

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The Worne family thanking traders on the big reveal

Huge reaction to Amanda Worne’s DIY SOS

Social media was awash with glowing comments as millions of people watched Amanda Worne’s DIY SOS last night.

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New book

New directions for Chichester writer

Chichester author Chris Casburn – writing as Christopher Joyce – brings to a conclusion his The Creatures of Chichester series with the sixth volume, The One About The Golden Lake.

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Portrait of William Blake by Thomas Philipsoil on canvas, 1807.National Portrait Gallery, London

Major William Blake exhibition in West Sussex

William Blake in Sussex: Visions of Albion is the major New Year exhibition at the National Trust’s Petworth House, running from January 13-March 25. The exhibition is the first to bring together for display many of the works that were inspired by his experience living in Sussex.

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Moscow City Ballet

Ballet kicks off 2018 in Chichester

Keeping the show on the road falls to Martin Taylor  as tour manager as Moscow City Ballet bring The Sleeping Beauty to Chichester Festival Theatre to start the New Year (January 5-7).

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Holiday on Ice

Holiday on Ice back in Brighton!

Holiday on Ice’s annual stint at the Brighton Centre (January 5-14) will be a home-coming for assistant costume designer Simon Crowhurst.

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Gerda with Snow Queen entourage

REVIEW: The Snow Queen: Ballet Theatre UK at Brighton Dome

Chief characters: Snow Queen, Claire Corruble Cabot (France); Gerda, Anna Yliaho (Finland); Kay, Andrew McFarlane (Scotland); Pas de Trois: Marie-Lys Boulay (Fr), Ewan Hambleton (Scot), Megan Phillips (England). Choreography , Christopher Moore (Eng, founding Artistic Director); Musical score compilation, Simon Paterson; Costumes, Daniel Hope (Eng).

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Amanda and her family with Nick Knowles for the big reveal

Traders to watch Amanda Worne’s DIY: SOS together

Amanda Worne’s long awaited appearance on DIY:SOS will be on BBC One on Thursday, January 4 at 8pm.

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The West Pier (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

COUNTY NEWS: Pier ruins to be illuminated at night

A new lighting installation will see the ruins of the West Pier lit up each night, 40 years after it closed to the public.

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The Snow Queen

Post-Christmas ballet in Brighton

Ballet Theatre UK keeps up its happy Brighton tradition with a Christmas return to the city.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Film review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (5 out of 5)

The question was always going to be, can this latest Star Wars movie maintain the impetus and enthusiasm that the Force Awakens built up?

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Sandra Saer

Happy childhood recalled

Fond memories of idyllic times with her young children have prompted Arundel author Sandra Saer to publish Star Sandwiches And Moon Custard more than four decades after she first wrote it.

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Amanda and her family with Nick Knowles for the big reveal

Amanda’s Yapton DIY:SOS TV date announced

Back in June, a huge community effort saw Amanda Worne’s cramped Yapton property transformed into a home fit for her family – all in front of the TV cameras.

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