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Vanity Fair, Friday 8 July

“Yes, this is Vanity Fair; not a moral place certainly; nor a merry one, though very noisy.”

Often cited as one of English Literature’s greatest treasures, Vanity Fair is roustabout of intrigue, survival and sexual politics which sees the conniving Becky Sharp and sweet-natured Emmy Sedley tumbling their way through the exploitative and hazardous playground of the early nineteenth century upper class.

Adapted for the stage by Declan Donnellan and directed by Paul Chesterton, Thackeray’s hilarious satire is destined to thrill audiences this summer.

It will have been 3 years since the students of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School have visited us with one of their touring productions so we can’t wait to welcome them back in July with this production of Vanity Fair. The alumni of this prestigious theatre school include: Olivia Colman, Naomie Harris, Jeremy Irons, Pete Postlethwaite, Miranda Richardson, Dame Patricia Routledge, Sir Patrick Stewart, Mark Strong and Gene Wilder so the odds of you seeing a star of the future in this production are pretty high!


One Off Comedy, Thursday 14 July

One Off Comedy are once again bringing you top stand-up comedy fun!

Every one of their shows here has sold out in advance so get your tickets early to not miss out.

What people are saying:

“The whole evening was an absolute fantastic night! I wasn’t sure what to expect but my goodness me the whole night delivered. My friend and I laughed until we cried it was so good”

(Monique, Steyning)

“My partner and I went to the Heathfield one off and it was amazing, very funny and definitely worth going to.”

(Dan, Heathfield)

“Went to Polegate tonight hoping for a bit of a laugh, ended up in stitches!!! […]It was amazing, a great set of comedians, relevant, fresh, relatable – I cannot wait to see OOC again! I’ve been to many shows on the circuit, this was one of the best! Thanks all!”

(Jacqueline, Polegate)

“Wow!… way better than TV”

(Stuart, Copenhagen)