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Grease will light up Brighton this Christmas!

Forget all the behind you’s and ugly sisters.

All That Malarkey

Festive return for All That Malarkey

Comedy cabaret team All That Malarkey are promising to end 2017 with a festive bang with their new show Camp as Christmas.

Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps

An embarrassing little problem for Santa

Oh dear! Father Christmas has been at the sprouts.

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Kirsty Anne Shaw who plays Beauty in Beauty and the Beast at the New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth this Christmas (December 14-31).

Kirsty will be Portsmouth's Beauty

Playing Annie in Annie at the age of nine was the defining moment for Kirsty Anne Shaw who plays Beauty in Beauty and the Beast at the New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth this Christmas (December 14-31).

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Jack Edwards

REVIEW: Snow White, Kings Theatre, Southsea, until January 1.

Once again, the Kings will be the panto to beat this Christmas – though it would seem unlikely any other shows are going to come close.

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James Turnbull

Brighton retelling of A Christmas Carol

James Turnbull is once again the producer as TRUESTORY return to the scene of their first success this Christmas.

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Simon's panto dame heritage

Simon's panto dame heritage

Worthing’s pantomime dame this Christmas comes with considerable panto dame heritage.

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Storm-Skyler keeps up her own panto tradition!

Storm-Skyler McClure is Princess Jasmine in pantomime this Christmas – just as she was last year. And the year before. And the year before that.

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Lee is Bognor's Aladdin!

Lee Bright does his 14th panto this year in his 20 years in the business, stepping into the Aladdin shoes for the first time.

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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.

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Niki Evans

Niki Evans is going to be very, very wicked...

Niki Evans, who shot to fame in the fourth series of The X Factor, is looking forward to being wicked in Worthing this Christmas. Very wicked.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be performed at Worthing's Pavilion Theatre until January 1

REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

If Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing, is the ‘one and only’ panto you get to see this festive season, then you will not be disappointed.

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Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Review: Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, The Brighton Centre

Is there a more crowd-pleasing duo than Michael Ball and Alfie Boe?

Midhurst Players Sleighed To Death Roger Booth (Sergeant Pratt)

Christmas crime comedy with the Midhurst Players

Festive comedy will be the offering when the Midhurst Players stage the Agatha Christie spoof Sleighed to Death.

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Stef O'Driscoll

"Every-day" epics retold on stage

The Storytelling Army marches again, this time into Brighton Dome’s café-bar on Wednesday, December 6 as one of the big hits of this year’s Brighton Festival returns in new guise.

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Dame Patricia Routledge

Dame Patricia Routledge to appear at Festival of Chichester fundraiser

A special seasonal treat of words, music and complimentary mince pies is heading Chichester’s way when the Festive Jazz Café takes off in the atmospheric setting of historic St John’s Chapel on Thursday, December 7.

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Chichester Festival Youth Theatre members Evie Carter, 15, (left) and Gemma Sangster, 19, who performed to The Queen

Royal visit: 'Performing for The Queen - such good fun'

'I just imagined I was speaking to my mum and dad'.

Ben Sunderland, Dave Humphrey, David Knight and Stephanie Jolly

REVIEW: The Wizard Of Oz, Stage Door Theatre Company at the Windmill, Littlehampton

In a world in which there is so much discord and suffering, there’s a refreshing innocence and simplicity about the story of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ , with its Scarecrow ( David Knight ) in search of brains , its Tin Woodman ( Ben Sunderland ) seeking a heart and its cowardly lion ( Dave Humphrey ) , all led on their adventures by an intrepid Dorothy Gale ( Stephanie Jolly , who has a lovely clear singing voice ) .

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Stephanie Laing

Special guest appearances confirmed Snow White in Worthing

Worthing Theatres have announced a number of special guest appearances for their 2017 pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

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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”.

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