Nick Heyward brings his first record in 18 years to Brighton

Nick Heyward of Haircut 100 fame says he’d like to say that he was pleasantly surprised by the positive reaction to Woodland Echoes, his first record in 18 years.

Lexicon. Picture by Mark Robson

Daring show at Brighton Festival takes audiences back to the roots of circus

NoFit State Circus are promising something different for their latest show at the Brighton Festival.

Theatre and Comedy
HoneyBee. Picture by Rah Petherbridge

Quirky artists present unique pieces at Brighton Fringe

What do a farmer, a former Dorothy Stringer student and a drag clown all have in common?

Theatre and Comedy
Sarah Milton as Daisy in Tumble Tuck. Picture by Scott Rylander

Hove resident takes one-woman play to The King’s Head Theatre in London

Former Steyning Grammar School student Sarah Milton is looking forward to a London run for her one-woman play Tumble Tuck.

Theatre and Comedy
The Winslow Boy

Tessa Peake-Jones stars in The Winslow Boy at Brighton Theatre Royal

Audiences are loving it, says Tessa Peake-Jones. They come expecting one thing, which they get. But they also get something else.

Theatre and Comedy
Rosie Howard

A witty, feel-good story in a cosy Sussex setting

Author Rosie Howard believes it’s high time West Sussex was given the kind of romantic, idyllic, feel-good literature that the West Country so routinely inspires.


A passionate tribute to the music of T. Rex heads to Brighton

Last year was the 40th anniversary of Marc Bolan’s death and the year in which he would have turned 70.

Paul Nicholas

Paul Nicholas heads into a retirement home for Quartet at the Theatre Royal Brighton

Paul Nicholas in a retirement home? It comes as a shock to those of us who grew up with him in Just Good Friends.

Theatre and Comedy

Peter James talks about his life and writing career at Theatre Royal Brighton

Given Brighton’s richness, its diversity, its mix of the super wealthy and the super seedy, Peter James was probably always going to be a crime writer.

The Marmozets. Picture by Steve Gullick

The Marmozets bring their new album to Brighton’s Concorde 2

The Marmozets – a band made up of two sets of siblings – play Brighton on the back of the release of their new album.

Thomas Dennis (Albert), Tom Stacy, Lucas Button and Lewis Howard (Joey). Picture: Brinkhoff Moegenburg

Crawley actor Tom Stacy helps bring war horse to life in Brighton

There’s something magical about bringing a puppet horse to life every night on stage.

Theatre and Comedy
The Brew

The Brew: ‘We are trying to bring our story back to the UK’

The Brew will headline at the Komedia in Brighton on Thursday, January 25, as they continue in their bid to conquer their own country.

Christopher Harper (centre) stars in Strangers on a Train

Coronation Street star Christopher Harper heads to Brighton for Strangers on a Train

For an actor, as Christopher Harper is finding, there is huge appeal in villainy.

Theatre and Comedy
Kasai Masai

African music in Graffham

Music promoter Roots Around the World is heading back to where it all started – The Empire Hall, Graffham – with UK-based African band Kasai Masai and their dancers on Saturday, January 10.

The Snow Queen

Join Ballet Theatre UK on an adventure across the frozen north

Ballet Theatre UK keeps up its happy Brighton tradition with a Christmas return to the city.

Theatre and Comedy
Simon Gray

Hove pantomime aims to win over three generations

After success with last year’s Aladdin, Music Theatre 2000 is once again promising a traditional, magical, musical pantomime for all the family to enjoy.

Theatre and Comedy
Gary Sefton (Adapter, Director & Scrooge)

A Christmas Carol revived

Actor and director Gary Sefton returns to Brighton this Christmas with A Christmas Carol, the show which launched his company TRUESTORY two years ago.

Theatre and Comedy
The Hanover Band

The Messiah in Chichester Cathedral

Arundel’s Hanover Band present The Messiah this Christmas.

Kate Armes

This time with men... Classic on Southwick stage

After staging The Man Who Came to Dinner twice as head of drama at Roedean, Kate Armes is delighted to fill in the missing ingredient as she directs now for the Southwick Players... The men.

Theatre and Comedy
Lau. Picture by Genevieve Stevenson

Modern folk trio Lau mark tenth year with Brighton gig

Lau look back over their first ten years as they take to the road, with dates including the Komedia in Brighton on December 4 (7.30pm).

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