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“Time Please”: A new dark comedy

It’s closing time at the Hope and Anchor –  and the Hope is the Anchor of a better day. A new play by established local writers and performers. See it here first, before they head off on tour.

Posted 08:03 Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 In: Performance Tags: chaos Comedy drinking John Knowles. Kate Tym The Garage theatre Writing

Stables doors open to Hastings Fringe Festival

The Stables Theatre will hold the inaugural Hastings Fringe Festival in September. Hastings Online Times sent reporter Zoya Mathison to meet the founder – actor, writer and director – Heather Alexander to find out more.

Posted 13:29 Monday, Aug 24, 2015 In: Performance Tags: Comedy Gavin Martin Hastings Heather Alexander In Transit Jail Caesar music Music Hall Milly penny pepper performance Plays Radio Plays September stand-up comedy The Stables Theatre theatre Visual Arts
Photo © Spike Spondike

The Flaming Galahs at the Beacon, 24 August

Wikipedia tells us that ‘galah’ is another name for the rose-breasted cockatoo; Urban Dictionary explains that a ‘flaming galah is a person who makes a fool of themselves, but isn’t afraid to laugh at themselves when everyone else starts laughing at them.’ In Hastings, The Flaming Galahs are an all-female musical trio consisting of Krysia Mansfield on vocals, Lucy Mulgan on double bass and vocals, and Lesley Anne Sammons on piano and vocals. HOT reporter Cathy Simpson spent an evening at the Beacon being enthralled and entertained!

Posted 11:06 Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 In: Music & Sound Tags: Cabaret carmen Cathy Simpson Comedy Flaming Galahs Krysia Mansfield Lesley Anne Sammons Lucy Mulgan music The Beacon

Madcap mayhem at the Electric Palace

Multiple award-winning comedian Phil Kay will unleash his unique, madcap comedy this May at the Electric Palace, writes Annie Waite.

Posted 22:13 Sunday, Apr 13, 2014 In: Performance Tags: Alastair Beckett-King Annie Waite chortle Comedy Electric Palace Hastings Hastings comedy live comedy Phil Kay stand-up comedy Sussex comedy

Table talk – dinner with drama

Wednesday 16 April offers you a chance to eavesdrop and listen in to four dramatic scenes, whilst enjoying the fabulous food at this local legend of a restaurant.

Posted 15:05 Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 In: Performance Tags: Comedy food gossip Pomegranate theatre
A Midsummer Nights Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in St Leonards Gardens

A preview by John Knowles

Posted 11:19 Monday, Aug 26, 2013 In: Performance Tags: Comedy music Shakespeare st. leonards on sea theatre
Aidan Goatley

Edinburgh Previews at The Printworks.

Total Comedy presented three stand-up comedians at the Printworks.  All had different experiences of performing live, reports HOT’s Bevali Francis.

Posted 09:27 Monday, Jun 24, 2013 In: Performance Tags: Aidan Goatley Bevali Francis Comedy Hastings Ian Smith Kim Dolman Printworks Review stand up Total Comedy
VG Lee

Q&A with local writer & comedian VG Lee

HOT’s Xaverine Bates caught up with VG Lee ahead of her reading works from the ‘Her Eye’ series as part of riart Grrrls’ female author series, featuring local artist & editor Rachel Lever.

Posted 21:29 Monday, Jun 3, 2013 In: Literature Tags: Comedy fiction VG Lee
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