Category Archive: Entertainment

Aug 20

Review: The Stepmother

The Stepmother Minerva, Chichester Festival Theatre Until September 9 www.cft.org.uk 01243 781312 Photo credit: Catherine Ashmore The words ‘seldom performed’ in a marketing blurb can trigger alarm bells. In many cases there’s a damn good reason why directors don’t dust down certain plays. In this instance, however, it’s an absolute mystery why it has taken …

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Aug 16

Mobile Gaming: An Incredible Smartphone Success Story

When Apple launched the iPhone in 2007, it’s fair to say it transformed the mobile phone industry. Within a couple of years, a smartphone went from being a device for business people and tech enthusiasts to something everybody wanted. One wonders if, at the time, Apple ever realised how much smartphones were also going to …

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Aug 16

All Play – No Work

We all lead busy lives, whether we go out to work or stay at home, there never seems to be enough hours in the day to get what we want done, and very often this leads to the ‘all work, and no plya’ scenario which is damaging to our well-being. Luckily there is a way …

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Aug 11

Review: Grimm Tales, Chichester

Grimm Tales – For Young and Old Adapted by Philip Wilson Chichester Festival Youth Theatre at the Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood Until 19 August Photo credit: Johan Persson If you go down to the woods today… Just when it seems impossible for Chichester Festival Youth Theatre (CFYT) to achieve any greater heights they come along …

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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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