ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: April 21-27

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is at Worthing's Connaught Theatre from April 21-22. Picture by Pamela Raith
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is at Worthing's Connaught Theatre from April 21-22. Picture by Pamela Raith
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Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

FRIDAY, APRIL 21

COMEDY

KRATER COMEDY CLUB: Until April 22, 7pm/8pm/10.30pm, £5-£36.50 Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480.

SARA PASCOE: Animal. 8pm, Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells (01892) 678678.

EXHIBITIONS

Julian Perry: An exhibition of photography and digital art in the Plaxton Room, Lingfield, and Dormansland Community Centre, April 21 (12pm-5pm) and April 22 (10am- 5pm). Works from the ‘East Grinstead Collection’ will be on display alongside a wide cross section of his other work embracing photography, watercolour, pastel and oil style pictures created using digital paintbrushes and tools.

GIGS

ECLECTIC: Railway Inn, Billingshurst, 9pm.

ELO AGAIN: £20.50, 7.30pm Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells (01892) 530613. Electric Light Orchestra tribute show.

HAUS: £6.50, 7.30pm Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480. Plus Plaza.

MOD FOR IT: £3-£5, 11pm Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480. Club Night.

SALTER CANE: Free, 8pm Lewes Con Club, 139 High Street, Lewes 01273 473076. Ballads of Melancholy and Tales of Murder.

SHAKIN STEVENS: £24-£36.50, 8pm Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade, Worthing 01903 206206. Echoes of Our Times.

STAGE

A DOUBLE BILL OF ONE ACT PLAYS: £8-£9, 7.45pm until April 29 (Sun 2.30pm) New Venture Theatre, Bedford Place, Brighton 01273 746118. One act plays Hughie and The Real Inspector Hound.

GOLLY GOSH GALA: £30, 7pm White Rock Theatre, Hastings (01424) 462288. In aid of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW: £16, 2pm (11am/2pm April 22) Connaught Theatre, Union Place, Worthing 01903 206206.

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

COMEDY

MYRA DUBOIS: Self Admyra. £10-£12, 8pm Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480.

CONCERTS

BOURNEMOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: £10-£27.50, 7.30pm Brighton Dome (01273) 709709. Heroes and Legends – More Music From the Movies.

LUNCHTIME CONCERT: Free with retiring collection, 1pm St Leonard’s Church, Seaford. Sylvia Akagi voice and flute, Andrew Wickens violin, Peter Golden guitar.

EXHIBITIONS

ISLAMIC EXHIBITION: Free, 10am-5pm Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing 01903 206206. Worthing Islamic Society.

GIGS

FLIP THE BIRD: The Bedford, Horsham, 8.30pm.

JAZZ GROUP: Free with retiring collection, 5.30pm St Laurence Church, Falmer. Work in Progress.

LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB: £6, 8pm,The Dorset Arms, Lewes. Louise Jordan – No Petticoats Here.

LIVE AND LOCAL SESSIONS: £10, 8pm Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells (01892) 678678. Abi Hudson, Bea Everett and The Twisted Roots.

RESONATE: Free, 10am-noon at the regular coffee morning, Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne 0845 680 1926. Meya Rein and Stuart Evans.

THE SEARCHERS IN CONCERT: £20.50-£22.50, 7.30pm Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade, Worthing 01903 206206.

THE SOLID SILVER 60S SHOW: £27-£31, 7.30pm Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000. The Merseybeats, Dave Berry, Wayne Fontana and Vanity Fare, plus special guest Chris Montez.

THE TONY STONE BAND: The Malt Shovel, Horsham, 8.30pm.

STAGE

CINEMA LIVE: £25, 7.30pm White Rock Theatre, Hastings (01424) 462288. Hit songs from the movies live on stage.

EGMAF: 10am and April 23, Chequer Mead, East Grinstead (01342) 302000. A youth production. East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival.

LA BOHEME: £25-£36, 7.30pm Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells (01892) 530613. Opera and Ballet International.

PINOCCHIO: £15-£16.90, 7.30pm Theatre Royal, Brighton 0844 871 7650. Jasmin Vardimon Company.

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

COMEDY

BILAL ZAFAR: £10, 8pm Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480. With his debut show, Cakes.

RICHARD HERRING: The Best. £16.25-£19.50, 8pm Theatre Royal, Brighton 0844 871 7650.

GIGS

WURLITZER: £12-£17, 2.30pm Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing 01903 206206. Michael Wooldridge.

STAGE

NAOMI’S WILD AND SCARY: £15.50-£19.50, 3pm Brighton Dome (01273) 709709. With children’s TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson.

MONDAY, APRIL 24

GIGS

BILLY OCEAN: £24.50-£47, 7.30pm Brighton Dome (01273) 709709. With support from Yolanda Brown.

FOXTROT ECHO – COUM FLAKES: £6, 7.30pm Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480.

STAGE

CINDERELLA: £23, 7.30pm White Rock Theatre, Hastings (01424) 462288. Vienna Festival Ballet.

CRUCIBLE: From £13.75, 7.45pm until April 29 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm) Theatre Royal, Brighton 0844 871 7650. By Arthur Miller.

WAITING FOR GOD: £19-£26.50, 7.45pm until April 29 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm) Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne (01323) 412000. Starring Roy Hudd and Nichola McAuliffe.

TUESDAY, APRIL 25

EXHIBITION

RARE SKILLS EXHIBITION: Free, until May 7 Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells (01892) 678678. Exhibition by Rare Skills Gallery.

GIGS

ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC NIGHT: The Jolly Tanners, Staplefield, 8pm.

ACOUSTIC SHOWCASES: The Surrey Oaks, Newdigate, 8pm.

BLUES WORKSHOP: Northgate Community Centre, Crawley, 8pm.

DAN OWEN: £8, 7.30pm Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480. Plus Jacko Hooper and Amelia Caesar.

OPEN MIC NIGHT: The Royal Oak, Ifield, 8pm.

ORKESTRA MENDOZA: £12, 7.30pm Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480. A mix of Cumbia, Mambo, Indie and Electronica.

SILVER TONGUE BANDOLIERS: £3.50-£5, 8pm, Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton (01273) 687171. Plus White Dog and Tuck Shop.

STAGE

ANNIE: £20, 7.30pm unti April 29 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm) Connaught Theatre, Union Place, Worthing 01903 206206. A heart-warming musical.

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN: £14.50, 7.30pm until April 29 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm) Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells (01892) 530613. TWODS.

A RIGHT ROYAL VARIETY: £8-£40, 8.15pm and April 26, The Royal Hippodrome, Eastbourne (01323) 802020. With comedy host Grant Martins.

PRIVATE FEARS IN PUBLIC PLACES: £13-£15, 7.30pm until April 29 (Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm) Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells (01892) 678678. By Alan Ayckbourn.

TADAS BLINDA: £5, 7pm The Hawth Theatre, Crawley (01293) 553636. The Beginning. A Lithuanian adventure film.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

COMEDY

A PIE, A PINT AND COMEDY: With Pierre Hollins and Dan Evans, £20, The Jolly Tanners, Staplefield. Tickets are limited and must be booked in advance. Call Chris on 01444 400335.

COMEDIANS CINEMA CLUB: £5, 8pm Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480. Improvised versions of your favourite movies.

GIGS

OPEN MIC NIGHT: The Bear, Horsham, 8pm.

STAGE

AN EVENING OF ENTERTAINMENT: 7pm, Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street, Brighton (01273) 687171. Open mic, poetry, comedy, music and art.

JANE EYRE: An Autobiography. £13-£15, 7.45pm The Hawth Theatre, Crawley (01293) 553636. Dyad Productions.

THURSDAY, APRIL 27

COMEDY

COMIC BOOM: £7-£9, 8pm, Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480. Julian Deane and MC Barry Ferns.

DANNY BAKER: £20-£22, 7.30pm The Hawth Theatre, Crawley (01293) 553636. Cradle to The Stage.

CONCERTS

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA: £12, 7pm St Michael’s Church, Lewes (01273) 474723. Sung my students from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

LUNCHTIME CONCERT: Free with retiring collection, 1.10pm St Anne’s Church, Lewes. Luca Luciana.

GIGS

FOLK NIGHT: The Emerald Club, Southgate, Crawley, 8pm.

O’HOOLEY AND TIDOW: 7.30pm Lewes Con Club, 139 High Street, Lewes 01273 473076. A Union Music Store production. Tickets from www.wegottickets.com and Union Music Store

OPEN MIC NIGHT: The Star, Dorking, Surrey, 8.30pm.

OPEN MIC NIGHT: The Bull Inn, Henfield, 8pm.

THE TWAGGER BAND: Free, 7.30pm Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne 0845 680 1926. Underground Acoustic Sessions.

STAGE

A VARIETY SPECTACULAR: £15, 7.30pm and April 28, White Rock Theatre, Hastings (01424) 462288.

JEKYLL & HYDE: Christ’s Hospital Theatre, 7.30pm. The University of Bedfordshire Access and Outreach department and Trestle Theatre Company have joined together to bring you a thrilling performance of Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, specifically aimed at engaging GCSE students. This 45-minute live version of the story brings out the drama of the mystery, giving a clear and vivid sense of the narrative and characters. Using mask, physical performance and a specially composed soundscape. Adults £5, concessions £4, Friends £3. Call 01403 247434.

SIMPLY DANCE 2017: £5-£6, 7pm Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade, Worthing 01903 206206. A schools production.

CINEMA

BRIGHTON

Duke Of York’s (0871 902 5728): Kids’ Club: March Of The Penguins (U) Sat 10.30. Nights Of Zayandeh-Rood (12A) Sun 1.00. Hopster Showtime Science Lab (U) Mon 11.00. Mulholland Drive (15) Mon 9.00. Silver Screen: The Last Detail (18) Tue 10.30.

BURGESS HILL

Orion (01444 243300): Beauty And The Beast (PG) Fri-Sun 4.45; Mon, Tue & Thu 5.15; Wed 4.00. Fast & Furious 8 (12A) Fri-Sun 1.30, 5.00, 8.00; Mon 2.00, 5.00, 8.00; Tue-Thu 5.00, 8.00. The Boss Baby (U) Fri-Sun 12.00, 2.30; Mon 2.30. RSC Live: Julius Caesar (12A) Wed 7.00.

CHICHESTER

New Park (01243 786650): Sully (12A) Fri 12.30; Mon 6.15; Thu 3.30. Manchester By The Sea (15) Fri 2.45; Sat 8.15; Mon 3.15. The Salesman (PG) Fri 5.45; Sun 2.45; Mon 8.30; Thu 12.45. A Quiet Passion (PG) Fri 8.30; Sat 2.30; Sun 12.00, 5.30; Mon 12.30; Tue 2.45; Wed 12.00, 4.45; Thu 5.45, 8.30. Moonlight (15) Sat 12.00; Sun 8.15; Tue 12.15. The Age Of Shadows (15) Sat 5.15; Wed 2.15. The Snow Maiden (12A) Tue 5.45.

CRANLEIGH

Arts Centre (01483 278000): Arrival (12A) Thu 8.00.

CRAWLEY

Crawley Cineworld (0871 200 2000): Visit www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/crawley.

The Hawth (01293 553636): Tadas Blinda: The Beginning (tbc) Tue 7.00. RSC Encore: Julius Caesar (12A) Thu 7.00.

EAST GRINSTEAD

Scott Cinemas – The Atrium Cinema (01342 321666): Kids’ Club: Moana (PG) Sat 10.20. Kids’ Club: Ballerina (U) Sat 10.20. The Boss Baby (U) Fri-Sun 1.15, 3.40. Smurfs: The Lost Village (U) Fri-Sun 12.25. Beauty And The Beast (PG) Fri-Sun 1.30. Fast & Furious 8 (12A) Fri-Sun 4.35, 7.45; Mon-Thu 1.25, 4.35, 7.45. Going In Style (12A) Fri-Sun 6.00, 8.30; Mon-Thu 3.30, 6.00, 8.30. Their Finest (12A) 2.30, 5.20, 8.10 (not Wed); Wed 1.10, 4.00.

HAILSHAM

Pavilion (01323 841414): Patriots Day (15) Fri, Sat & Sun 7.45. The Lego Batman Movie (U) Sat & Sun 2.15. Autism Friendly Screening: Sing (U) Sun 10.30. Manchester By The Sea (15) Mon & Tue 7.45. Hidden Figures (PG) Wed 2.15; Thu 2.15, 7.45. RSC: Julius Caesar (12A) Wed 7.00.

HASSOCKS

Adastra Hall (01273 842081): (No films this week.)

HAYWARDS HEATH

Clair Hall (01444 455440): (No films this week.)

HORSHAM

The Capitol (01403 750220): Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience (U) Fri 11.00, Sat 11.00, 2.00. The Lost City Of Z (15) Fri, Sat, Wed & Thu 1.45, 4.45, 7.45; Sun & Mon 4.45, 7.45; Tue 4.45. Their Finest (12A) Fri, Wed & Thu 2.15, 5.15, 8.15; Sat 10.30, 1.30; Sun 7.30; Mon & Tue 5.15, 8.15. Metropolitan Opera: Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky) (tbc) Sat 5.55. NT Encore: Twelfth Night (12A) Sun 2.30. RSC Live: Julius Caesar (12A) Wed 7.00.

HURSTPIERPOINT

Players Theatre/Hurst Village Cinema (01273 835875): (Next film April 28.)

LEWES

All Saints Centre (01273 486391): A United Kingdom (12A) Fri 8.00; Sat 5.00. Bleed For This (15) Fri 5.30. American Honey (15) Sat 7.15; Sun 5.00. Ballerina (U) Sat 3.00. Frank And Lola (18) Sun 8.15.

LITTLEHAMPTON

Windmill Cinema (01903 715920): Smurfs: The Lost Village (U) Fri & Sat 1.00. Beauty And The Beast (PG) Fri 3.00, 8.15; Sat 3.00, 5.45. Kong: Skull Island (12A) Fri 5.45; Sat 8.30.

NEWHAVEN

Hillcrest Centre (01273 512376): The Good Lie (12A) Sat 7.30.

SEAFORD

Seaford Community Cinema, Barn Theatre (www.seafordcinema.org): (Next film April 28.)

UCKFIELD

The Picture House (01825 764909): Their Finest (12A) Fri 2.15, 6.00, 6.10, 8.25; Sat 2.50, 6.00, 8.25; Sun 11.25, 2.30, 6.00, 8.25; Mon-Thu 2.15, 6.00, 8.25; Parent & Baby Screening: Thu 11.15. The Sense Of An Ending (15) Fri 2.30, 6.05, 8.35; Sat 12.30, 3.45; Sun 1.50, 4.05, 6.20, 8.35; Mon & Thu 2.30, 6.15, 8.35; Tue & Wed 1.30, 6.15, 8.35; Parent & Baby Screening: Thu 11.30. Beauty And The Beast (PG) Fri 2.00, 8.20; Sat 1.00, 2.45; Sun 11.35, 3.25; Mon 2.00, 5.45, 8.20; Tue & Wed 2.00, 3.40; Thu 2.00, 5.45, 8.25; Parent & Baby Screening: Thu 11.00. The Boss Baby (U) Sat 10.20, 12.45; Sun 11.15, 1.20. Saturday Morning Movie: Sing (U) Sat 10.30. Metropolitan Opera: Eugene Onegin (tbc) Sat 5.55. Cinephile Sunday Presents: Barry Lyndon Plus Post Show Discussion With Alexander Larman (tbc) Sun 6.00. Opera de Paris Live: The Snow Maiden (tbc) Tue 5.45. RSC Live: Julius Caesar (12A) Wed 6.55.

WORTHING

Dome (01903 823112): Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 1 and Vol 2 Double Bill (12A) Thu 9.30. Worthing WOW Presents: Wish You Were Here (1987) With Q&A (12) Sun 12.45. Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 (12A) Fri 12.01 (midnight 28/4). Parent & Baby Screening: Fast & Furious 8 (12A) Mon 12.00.

Connaught (01903 206206): Another Mother’s Son (12A) Fri 5.45. Their Finest (12A) Fri 12.00, 2.45, 5.30, 8.30; Sat 12.45, 3.20, 6.00, 8.30; Sun, Tue & Thu 12.00, 2.45, 5.30, 8.15; Mon 2.00, 5.15, 8.00; Wed 10.45, 1.20, 4.00. Dirty Dancing (12A) Fri 8.15. Saturday Morning Pictures: Moana (PG) Sat 10.15. NT Encore: Twelfth Night (12A) Sat 7.00. Silver Screen: Their Finest (12A) Mon 11.00. RSC Live: Julius Caesar (12A) Wed 7.00.

Pavilion Picturehouse (01903 206206): (No films this week.)

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