‘Merlin’ and ‘Mr Selfridge’ stars lead new stage production of ‘Gaslight’

Gaslight, one of the greatest thrillers of all time, arrives in Brighton next month. The new production returns to UK theatres starring Kara Tointon (Mr Selfridge), Rupert Young (Merlin) and Keith Allen (Robin Hood). Tointon plays Bella Manningham, the character famously played by Oscar winner Ingrid Bergman in the classic 1944 movie adaptation. Gaslight visits Theatre Royal Brighton from Monday … >

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‘Alice in Wonderland’ dances in to Brighton in January

Ballet Theatre UK will return to Brighton in January with a new ballet based on Lewis Carroll’s much-loved children’s books, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. With its whimsical flights of the imagination, eclectic music and joyful dance, Alice in Wonderland will be performed on Sunday 1 January and Monday 2 January at Brighton Dome Concert … >

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Circus sensation ‘Catch Me! (Attrape Moi)’ comes to Brighton

The first performances in England by Quebec’s hottest new circus crew will take place next month. Circus sensation Catch Me! (Attrape Moi) will be at Brighton Dome from Monday 26 December until Friday 30 December, featuring six high-flying, fearless performers in a crowd-pleasing display of athleticism and showmanship. Buy tickets online here. With a nomination for Unique … >

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Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott bring ‘The Dresser’ to Brighton

Reece Shearsmith (Inside No 9) and Ken Stott (The Missing) will star in the revival of The Dresser this autumn. Sean Foley’s revival of Ronald Harwood’s play arrives at Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 20 September until Saturday 24 September, directly prior to a West End transfer. Buy tickets at atgtickets.com/brighton or by phoning 0844 871 7650. A … >

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Sue Perkins, Alan Cumming and Romesh Ranganathan heading to Brighton this autumn

A number of big names are appearing in Brighton over the coming months, including Sue Perkins, Alan Cumming, Nina Conti and Romesh Ranganathan. Sue Perkins presents an evening packed full of sparkling wit, great stories, a user’s guide to Mary Berry and the very best bits from her hilarious best-selling memoir Spectacles at Brighton Dome on Saturday 10 September. Each … >

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‘The Level’ first look: Noel Clarke and Lindsey Coulson in ITV’s new police thriller

The first promotional photo has been revealed for ITV’s new drama about a Detective Sergeant living a double-life. Created by Shetland writers Gaby Chiappe and Alex Perrin, The Level began filming earlier this year in Brighton and London, and is described a “high stakes, high intensity thriller”. The six-part series stars Karla Crome (Misfits), Noel Clarke (Doctor Who), Robert James Collier (Downton Abbey) and … >

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‘Footloose: The Musical’ review: Cut loose in Brighton this week

Based on Kevin Bacon’s hit 1984 movie, Footloose: The Musical first opened on Broadway way back in 1998. Featuring original songs by Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford, the show also tears through a number of classic ’80s tracks, including Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise, Let’s Hear it for the Boy and, of course, that … >

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‘The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who’ comes to Brighton Science Festival

Doctor Who writer Simon Guerrier and Public Astronomer Dr Marek Kukula will explore the science of Doctor Who in Brighton next weekend. Part of Brighton Science Festival, the one-off Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who event will explore subjects as diverse as time travel, regeneration, artificial intelligence and how to operate a sonic screwdriver, in ways easy for all to understand, even parents. … >

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‘Footloose’ musical is coming to Brighton this month

Based on Kevin Bacon’s hit 1984 movie, Footloose: The Musical arrives in Brighton later this month. It visits Theatre Royal Brighton from Monday 25 July until Saturday 30 July. Tickets are on sale now atgtickets.com/brighton or by calling 0844 871 7650. Footloose: The Musical tells the story of city boy Ren, who has to move to a rural backwater in America where … >

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