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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.

Arts
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.

Music
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.

Music
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.

Music
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.

Music
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).

Music
SikTh. Picture by Gobinder Jhitta, www.gobinderjhitta.co.uk

Prog metal band SikTh come back bigger than ever

Splitting up did wonders for SikTh’s popularity. They are now back together again and riding high.

Music
Margaret

"So sorry about Trump!"

US actor and comedian Margaret Cho accepts that she is going to have to do an awful lot of apologising when she gets over here.

Music
Suzy Duxbury

Explore your "inner thespian" in Bognor Regis

December 7 sees the launch in Bognor Regis of a new group that will encourage adults to explore drama and “discover their inner thespian”.

Theatre and Comedy
A Judgment in Stone (Chris Ellison and Ben Nealon). Picture by Geraint Lewis

Police thriller A Judgement in Stone comes to Theatre Royal, Brighton

Chris Ellison, who enjoyed a longstanding role as DCI Frank Burnside in The Bill, is a copper again, this time on stage.

Theatre and Comedy
Charlie Moss

New single from Brighton’s Charlie Moss

Brighton based songwriter Charlie Moss launches his new single ‘Into My Soul’ at the Komedia, Brighton, this Sunday (November 19).

Music
Caroline

Into the Woods... in Bognor!

BROS Musical Productions will take you Into The Woods for their latest production, the James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim classic recently seen on the big screen.

Theatre and Comedy
Lightyear

Lightyear provide punk, ska and a little bit of reggae at Brighton’s Haunt

Rated one of the best live bands in the UK, Lightyear are back together for their 20th anniversary with a tour taking in The Haunt, Brighton, on October 28 (7pm, £12).

Music
Martin Alvarado. Picture by Andrey Mikhaylov

Argentinian tango singer Martin Alvarado set for Brighton gig

Argentinian tango singer Martin Alvarado – dubbed an Alfie Boe of the tango world – is in concert at St George’s Church, Brighton, on November 3 (8pm).

Music
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