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Union Place, Worthing, England, BN11 1LG
  • Box office 01903 206206

Absent Friends

  • Written by: Alan Ayckbourn

London Classic Theatre presents Alan Ayckbourn's painfully funny play which explores friendship, marriage and what it ultimately means to be happy.

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Thu 28 May

£19.50–£21 (£17.50–£19; £16–£17.50)

  • 19:30
Fri 29 May

£19.50–£21 (£17.50–£19; £16–£17.50)

  • 19:30
Sat 30 May

£19.50–£21 (£17.50–£19; £16–£17.50)

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Aladdin

A family pantomime set to dazzle and delight, so fasten your seat belts for a magical ride of mystery, sparkling romance and dazzling adventure.

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Fri 5 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 10:15
  • 19:00
Sat 6 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 19:00
Sun 7 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Mon 8 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 10:15
  • 19:00
Tue 9 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 10:15
  • 19:00
Thu 11 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 10:15
  • 19:00
Fri 12 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 10:15
  • 19:00
Sat 13 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Sun 14 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
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Mon 15 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 10:15
  • 19:00
Tue 16 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 10:15
  • 19:00
Thu 18 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 10:15
  • 19:00
Fri 19 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Sat 20 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Sun 21 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
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Mon 22 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
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Tue 23 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
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Wed 24 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
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Fri 26 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
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Sat 27 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Sun 28 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Mon 29 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Tue 30 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Wed 31 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Fri 2 Jan

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Sat 3 Jan

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
Sun 4 Jan

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58)

  • 14:00
  • 18:00

Ben Waters and His Band

Ben Waters and His Band

Boogie-woogie rock'n'roll piano playing from the energetic Waters and his six piece band.

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Sat 7 Mar

£15.50 (£13.50)

  • 19:30

The Big Chris Barber Band

The veteran slide trombonist leads his big band in a programme of swing and New Orleans-style jazz.

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Sat 28 Mar

£18.50 (£16.50)

  • 19:30

The Blues Band

Blues Band

The Blues Band line-up of Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Rob Townsend, Gary Fletcher and Tom McGuiness continues to pay tribute to the blues and R&B boom which inspired them to pick up their instruments in the first place.

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Sat 21 Feb

£19

  • 19:30

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Bayadère

Bolshoi
  • 2013
  • Directed by: Pavel Sorokin
  • Cast: Maria Alexandrova, Maria Allash, Anna Antonicheva

Ballet performance of Marius Petipa's seminal work recounting the impossible love between a dancer and a warrior.

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Wed 10 Dec
  • 14:00

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Ivan the Terrible

Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible
  • 2015
  • Russia
  • 113 min

A ballet version of the story of Ivan the Terrible, with music from several Prokofiev works.

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Sun 19 Apr
  • 16:00

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Romeo and Juliet

Bolshoi
  • 2013

This revival of Yuri Grigorovich's acclaimed 1978 production features outstanding choreography, sumptuous costumes and some of the composer's most lyrical music.

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Sun 8 Mar
  • 15:00

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Swan Lake

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake Live
  • 160 min
  • 12A

A tragic love story ensues when young Prince Siegfried meets Odette, who is white swan by day and human by night. Odette can only wait for an oath of true love to break the curse. This tale of love, drama and deception is brought to life by Russia's world famous Bolshoi Ballet.

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Sun 25 Jan
  • 15:00

Bolshoi Ballet Live: The Legend of Love

Bolshoi Ballet Live: The Legend of Love
  • 2014

Live screening of one of Russian master Yuri Grigorovich’s earliest choreographic works. Queen Mekhmene Banu's younger sister, Princess Shireen, is dying. The Princess will only be saved if the Queen gives Shireen her beauty. The Queen decides to sacrifice herself, but later regrets her action when she is disfigured and Shireen falls in love with her lover, the painter Ferkhad.

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Sun 26 Oct

Bolshoi Ballet Live: The Nutcracker

The Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker
  • 2014

Sugarplum Fairies and Rat Kings live from Russia.

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Sun 21 Dec
  • 15:00

Bolshoi Ballet Live: The Pharaoh's Daughter

Bolshoi
  • 2008
  • Russia
  • 102 min
  • PG
  • Cast: Svetlana Zakharova, Sergey Filin, Gennady Yanin

The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet presents 'The Pharaoh's Daughter', Marius Petipa's ballet about Englishman Lord Wilson who dreams of ancient Egypt.

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Sun 23 Nov
  • 15:00

Effie Gray

Effie Gray
  • 3 stars
  • 2014
  • UK
  • 108 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Richard Laxton
  • Written by: Emma Thompson
  • Cast: Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters

Period piece looking at the early life of Euphemia 'Effie' Gray (Fanning), who at 19 made a disastrous marriage to the Victorian art critic John Ruskin (Wise). Enjoyable if slightly sluggish biopic which overcomes its flaws thanks to Thompson's way with dialogue, even if it's not as affecting as it ought to be.

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Thu 23 Oct

The Elves And The Shoemaker: Stuff & Nonsense (Over 3s)

  • Directed by: Niki McCretton
  • Written by: Niki McCretton (adapt)

Sam Lacey sells his weird shoes over the internet, but with little success. He is perplexed why sales aren't booming until two visitors climb through his window. Adaptation by Niki McCretton of the children's tale featuring puppetry and music.

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Sat 1 Nov

£8.50 ( £28)

  • 14:00
  • 16:30

Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention

Veteran folk group whose current line-up features founding member Simon Nicol with Gerry Conway, Chris Leslie, Dave Pegg and Ric Sanders.

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Thu 5 Feb

£19

  • 19:30

Female Gothic

Fascination with tales of the supernatural created a legacy of Gothic fiction; but thrilling stories from female authors have been lost. Until now.

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Fri 28 Nov

£15 (£13; £12)

  • 19:30

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, Diy

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, Diy

The 'German Comedy Ambassador''s new show is all about how he has grown accustomed to the UK sense of humour and way of life.

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Fri 20 Mar

£16 (£14.50; £13)

  • 20:00

Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot jazz/western swing trio.

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Sun 9 Nov

£17.50

  • 19:30

The Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey
  • 3 stars
  • 2014
  • India/United Arab Emirates/USA
  • 122 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Lasse Hallström
  • Cast: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal

Indian patriarch Papa (Puri) decides to open a restaurant in the French countryside, directly opposite a Michelin-starred joint run by Madame Mallory (Mirren); cue romantic complications between son Hassan (Dayal) and Mallory's sous-chef Marguerite (Le Bon). Mirren's imperiousness almost redeems it, but an undercooked third act makes for an insipid conclusion.

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Wed 22 Oct

Ian Siegal & Jimbo Mathus

The twosome performs a selection of blues and Americana. With support from Ryan Morcombe.

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Tue 11 Nov

£16 (£15; £13.50)

  • 19:30

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids (Over 6s)

Stand-up comedy and jokes for children with James Campbell.

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Sun 22 Mar

£7.50 ( £26)

  • 16:00

Jimmy Carr: Funny Business

Jimmy Carr: Funny Business

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

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Sat 20 Dec

£26

  • 20:00

Jo Brand

One of the UK's best female comics presents an exclusive, one-off show. Since leaving her job as a psychiatric nurse in 1987, Jo Brand has built a large following across the UK. Her BBC series Getting On partly, inspired by her career in nursing, won a BAFTA last year.

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Thu 20 Nov

£21

  • 20:00

The Judge

The Judge
  • 3 stars
  • 2014
  • US
  • 142 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Dobkin
  • Cast: Robert Downey Jr, Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga

When hotshot defence lawyer Hank Palmer (Downey Jr) goes home to small-town Indiana for his mother's funeral, he finds himself defending his crotchety dad (Duvall), the town judge, on a murder charge. A corny, shamelessly manipulative and overlong blend of Grisham-style thriller and old-fashioned tale of family reconciliation, it's still able mainstream entertainment.

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Wed 22 Oct
Thu 23 Oct

Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model

Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model
  • 4 stars

Witty jokes and pop culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.

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Thu 30 Apr

£14.50

Lucy Worsley: A Very British Murder

An illustrated tour through the dark story of our fascination with murder, with historian Lucy Worsley. Lucy has investigated the history of this very British obsession in a BBC TV series, here she shares its secrets.

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Wed 4 Feb

£16 (£14)

  • 19:30

Matt's Comedy Club

Thu 30 Oct
Connaught Studio

£5

Emergent acts take to the stage for an evening of hilarity and a chance to support Jo Brand.

Menahem Pressler: Schubert

  • Written by: Schubert

New year's eve performance of the Piano Concerto in A major, K. 488, composed during Mozart's prime in Vienna and one of his most beautiful contributions to the genre by Pianist Menahem Pressler.

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Wed 31 Dec

£16.50 (£14.50; £13.50)

  • 16:30

NoFit State Circus: Noodles

A work in progress production of the company's show, set in a 1950s television studio and inspired by Fellini's film Ginger And Fred.

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Fri 23 Jan

£16

  • 19:30
Sat 24 Jan

£16

  • 19:30

Octonauts

The quirky and courageous undersea explorers head out on a new adventure.

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Sat 14 Feb

£14.50

Sun 15 Feb

£14.50

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

A deep sea adventure with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in this brand new live stage show.

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Sat 14 Feb

£15.50 ( £56)

  • 13:00
  • 16:00
Sun 15 Feb

£15.50 ( £56)

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Oliver: Worthing Musical Comedy Society

  • Written by: Lionel Bart

Lionel Bart's award-winning musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic tells of an orphaned Oliver Twist who goes from mistreatment in the London workhouses to falling in with a gang of pickpockets led by the roguish Fagin.

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Wed 22 Oct
Thu 23 Oct
Fri 24 Oct
Sat 25 Oct

Paul Carrack

The voice behind hits such as Ace's 'How Long', Squeeze's 'Tempted' and Mike and the Mechanics' 'The Living Years'.

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Fri 13 Feb

£29.50

  • 19:30

Peter James

Peter James celebrates Want You Dead, the 10th book in his thrilling Roy Grace series. One of the UK's most treasured crime and thriller novelists, three of his Roy Grace novels went straight into the Sunday Times bestseller lists at No 1.

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Tue 28 Oct

£10

Phoenix Dance Theatre

Phoenix Dance Theatre returns to Barnsley Civic, with a diverse bill that features two new works and one classic from the company's archive.

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Thu 12 Mar

£14.50 (£13; £10)

  • 19:30

The Queen's Knickers

Queen's Knickers
  • Directed by: Lee Lyford
  • Written by: Nicholas Allan

This storytelling session is Nicholas Allan's The Queen's Knickers which ponders what Her Maj wears under her fancy dresses and jackets. Fancy dress optional.

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Sun 9 Nov

£7.50 ( £26)

  • 14:00
  • 16:00

Real Life CSI

Dr Martin Hall talks about his work as a forensic entomologist, interpreting evidence derived from studying insects in criminal investigations to discover the time of death, how a body was stored post-mortem and if a body was moved.

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Thu 27 Nov

£12.50

  • 19:30

Reduced Shakespeare Company In The Complete History Of Comedy (Abridged)

Reduced Shakespeare Company In The Complete History Of Comedy (Abridged)
  • Directed by: Austin Tichenor
  • Written by: Reed Martin

The Reduced Shakespeare Company present the entire history of comedy in 75 minutes.

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Sat 28 Feb

£18.50–£20 (£14.50–£16; £16.65–£18)

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Richard Herring: Lord Of The Dance Settee

Richard Herring: Lord Of The Dance Settee
  • 3 stars

Sharp and intelligent satire inspired by mis-hearing the lyrics to a well-known hymn.

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Fri 17 Apr

£16 ( £14)

  • 20:00

The Royal Marines Association Concert Band

Performance by the popular band.

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Sun 1 Feb

£10.50–£13.50

  • 15:00

The Royal Opera: I Due Foscari

  • Directed by: Thaddeus Strassberger
  • Written by: Verdi

Verdi's tragedy about a father who has to choose between his family and his work.

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Mon 27 Oct

Sensational 60's Experience 50th Anniversary Tour

The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe and Steve Ellis’ Love Affair perform their evergreen hits.

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Sat 28 Feb

£27 (£25)

  • 19:30

Show of Hands

Enigmatic folk duo performing original songs, top-quality vocals and harmonies.

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Thu 4 Dec

£19 (£17.50)

  • 19:30

Sikes & Nancy

  • Written by: Charles Dickens

James Swanton performs one of Charles Dickens's more controversial works. Adapted from the grislier material in Oliver Twist, Sikes And Nancy became known as the most notorious of his public readings.

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Fri 31 Oct

£14.50

  • 19:30

Stewart Francis: Pun Gent

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

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Tue 28 Apr

£18.50

  • 20:00

Stringfever

Novelty four-piece music act that performs a mix of classical and popular tunes.

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Fri 21 Nov

£17 (£15; £13.50)

  • 19:30

The Trench

  • Directed by: James Seager
  • Written by: Oliver Lansley

Les Enfants Terribles presents a historical drama featuring puppetry and live music, inspired by the true story of a miner who became entombed in a tunnel during the First World War. Written by Oliver Lansley and directed by James Seager.

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Thu 13 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50; £15)

  • 19:30
Fri 14 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50; £15)

  • 19:30
Sat 15 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50; £15)

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Withering Looks

  • Directed by: Noreen Kershaw

LipService, Britain's favourite literary lunatics, celebrate 25 years since the launch of their multi award-winning cult show Withering Looks, a show that takes a satirical look at the lives and works of the Bronte sisters.

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Sat 17 Jan

£16.50 (£14.50; £13.50)

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

From its beginnings as an early cinema called the Picturedrome (first opened in 1914), the Connaught Cinema and RitzDigital have undergone some major changes, including time spent as a theatre, tea dance venue and, since 1987, a cinema once again, with fully modernised projection facilities. Now the building has 3D capability, wheelchair access and some signed performances across the two screens.

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