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Rob Brydon has come to this interview directly from the photo shoot for his new live tour, A Night of Songs & Laughter, which visits Brighton Dome on Saturday 25 September. 

With entertainment back on its feet (fingers crossed there's no more lockdowns) local beer festival Oktoberfest Brighton is back and has an impressive lineup of acts throughout the four day event, located in the Big Top tent at The Level, Brighton.

Grab a brew and some good-for-dipping biscuits and listen to Peter Kay take a trip down memory lane, including his first-ever driving lesson, his childhood, the numerous jobs he held, right up until he found fame in the world of comedy.
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Inventive, witty and Noël Coward's own favourite play, Blithe Spirit is set to visit Harold Pinter Theatre this month, with comic actress, Jennifer Saunders staring as the eccentric clairvoyant Madame Arcati.

Stage and screen actress Dame Penelope Keith will collaborate once again with director Alan Strachan and designer Simon Higlett for Two Cigarettes in the Dark, a brand new play by Stephen Wyatt, that will visit Theatre Royal Brighton, next April.
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Brighton Dome is ready to re-open at full capacity for the first time since March 2020, with a programme that includes renowned comedians, musicians and TV personalities, with the first performance on 10th September by local singer-songwriter Passenger.

The thrill of live contemporary dance and circus theatre will return to Brighton Dome's Concert Hall stage this autumn.

The New Venture Theatre in Brighton will officially re-open to the public with a Welcome Back Gala Party on the first Saturday of September.
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This Is My Theatre will be bringing their socially-distanced performance of The Secret Garden to Brighton Open Air Theatre, this Sunday.
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Small Wonder Festival - the UK's only festival dedicated to short stories and short form writing – returns to Charleston this autumn for its sixteenth year.
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Back in Georgian times we got our news from poetry. Before newspapers, broadcasts or the internet, ballad sellers would hawk broadside ballads on street corners for a penny. 

Marlene Dietrich was undoubtedly a superstar of Hollywood's Golden Era – but she was much more than that. 
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Heritage Open Day is back and for this year's theme of Edible England, Brighton Dome celebrates its culinary links to the past with a series of online and live events in the venue.

As Sir Matthew Bourne prepares to bring the World Premiere of  The Midnight Bell, to Theatre Royal Brighton, next month, the master storyteller and maestro of dance theatre is excited about reaching a whole new audience.`

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