Category Archive: Entertainment

Aug 02

The Future of Online Gaming

Two factors have led to a surge in the growth of online gambling in recent years. The increased availability of smartphones combined with greater access to quality wi-fi has assisted in the boom of this 21st century industry. More online casinos are recognising that mobile gaming is the way the market is heading, and so …

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Jul 24

Review: The House They Grew Up In

The House They Grew Up In Minerva Theatre, Chichester Until 5 August Box Office: 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk Deborah Bruce’s new play, a co-production with Headlong, manages to be both entertaining and deeply moving. It’s a tale of our time. Middle-aged brother and sister Peppy (Samantha Spiro) and Daniel (Daniel Ryan) live in the house they grew up …

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Jul 21

Review: Fabulous Fiddler

Review Fiddler on the Roof (until 2 September) Chichester Festival Theatre Box Office: 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk Photo credit: Johan Persson Heart, humour and world-class performances are just some of the elements that make Daniel Evans’s big summer musical an absolute belter. Add to that terrific musicians, Alistair David’s thrilling choreography and Lez Brotherston’s cleverly conceived …

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Jun 16

Michael Palin Donates Archive of His Literary Career to the British Library

Michael Palin and Rachel Foss at the British Library – photo by Tony Antoniou  The British Library is delighted to announce the acquisition of the archive of writer, actor, comedian and television presenter Michael Palin. The archive, which has been generously donated to the British Library by Palin, covers his literary and creative life during …

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Jun 15

5 Reasons You Should Avoid Celebrity

Do you dream of becoming rich and famous? You might want to stop at “rich” and leave fame alone. Being a sought-after celeb might look glamorous and exciting — who doesn’t want to be adored by millions? — but the truth is that fame can be a lonely, confusing, and even frightening condition. Paparazzi Image …

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Jun 12

Review: Sweet Bird of Youth, Chichester Festival Theatre

Sweet Bird of Youth Chichester Festival Theatre Until 24 June Box Office: 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk Photo credit: Johan Persson With the run-up to General Election a veritable carnival of hypocrisy, self-interest, arrogance and rampaging egos, the day after the event itself wasn’t the ideal time to digest more of the same. Alas, in Tennessee Williams’s …

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Apr 28

Review: Forty Years on at Chichester Festival Theatre

Taking up his post as Artistic Director new Head Boy Daniel Evans opens his first Chichester Season with Alan Bennett’s early play, which is set in 1968 at Albion House, a fading public school. Some fifty local schoolboys join the cast and are outstanding, opening the production with a roof-raising rendition of Praise My Soul …

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Apr 13

First look at The National Theatre Salomé trailer

SALOMÉ – a new play by Yaël Farber Previews from 2 May, with Press Night 9 May. Continuing in the repertoire until 15 July. Broadcast to cinemas by NT Live on 22 June. The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. …

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