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Olly Murs fans offered tickets to Victorious Festival as an alternative to cancelled shows in Bournemouth and Exeter

THOUSANDS of Olly Murs fans left heartbroken when two massive shows by the popstar were cancelled have been offered tickets for his day at Victorious Festival instead.

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Richard Digance

A close encounter puts Richard’s career back on the musical path

Richard Digance doesn’t know her name, but he owes his revived enthusiasm for his music to one of the audience at a show seven years ago.

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Ockhams Razor return with their new show Tipping Point

Tipping Point’s stars are poles apart from their competition at New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth

As artistic director Charlotte Mooney admits, getting a load of poles together in a warehouse and playing with them for two-and-a-half months isn’t the usual way of creating a narrative.

Daniel Ryan (as Daniel) and Samantha Spiro (as Peppy) in Chichester Festival Theatre and Headlong's production of The House They Grew Up In. Picture by Johan Persson

REVIEW: The House They Grew Up In at Minerva Theatre, Chichester

AFTER twenty minutes of this play, I was not sold.

Aswad performing at the Jerk Jam PHOTO: Paul Windsor

REVIEW: Jerk Jam in Titchfield

STARTING three years ago as a family barbecue the Jerk Jam festival has developed into a delightful boutique event in the Hampshire countryside.

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We dare you to tell Abigail he has a girls name

Console Corner: Lull filled with exciting news

As we head into a bit of a video game lull until things start to heat up in September let’s take a look at some interesting bits of gaming news doing the rounds at the moment.


Here’s your guide to the next 72 hours

Here’s what’s coming up in our region.

SHORT STORY FOR THE WEEKEND: Red Noir by Richard Salsbury

SHORT STORY FOR THE WEEKEND: Red Noir by Richard Salsbury

Here is the latest in the series of short stories written by members of the 390-strong Portsmouth Writers’ Hub

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Knees Up! hosts The Fabulous Josh and Welsh Aunty BopaRhys meet their public

Cabaret fun for all the family in a right old Knees Up!

When host-with-the-most Josh Breach was putting the Knees Up! show together, he had one rule in mind – to make it a show his mum could enjoy.

Omid Djalili as Tevye with the company in Chichester Festival Theatre's productionof Fiddler on the Roof. 
Photo by Johan Persson

Omid Djalili stars in Fiddler on The Roof at Chichester Festival Theatre: ‘I do hope that people will be challenged by the material’

Actor and stand-up comedian Omid Djalili counts himself in a minority within a minority four times over – which probably makes him perfect casting for Fiddler On The Roof, the big summer musical at Chichester Festival Theatre this year.


Club Scene with Sam Cherry

Whether its hip-hop, metal, pop or house music this weekend, Portsmouth has it covered with a selection of exciting gigs and club nights happening throughout Portsmouth’s various clubs, pubs and dedicated music venues.

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Howards' Way pub the  Jolly Sailor at Bursledon

FOOD REVIEW: The Jolly Sailor, Bursledon

Firstly, a confession: The Dish Detective is a big television addict.

Food and Drink
Cars 3 is out now.

Cinema AND TRAILER - Cars 3: Even a cartoon car can face a mid-life crisis, discovers Owen

Owen Wilson is back in the driving seat for Cars 3, but both he and Lightning McQueen are feeling their age. The actor explains why getting older isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but he’s still a big kid at heart.


Portsmouth Guildhall is looking for new trustees to help take it through its £15m Renaissance project

THERE is an opportunity to have your say on the future of Portsmouth Guildhall, as the trust which runs it is looking for new trustees.

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The Jacksons

A Love Supreme celebrates all that's good in the Summertime

Nestling quietly in the soft folds of the eastern edge of the South Downs is the picturesque sleepy village of Glynde.
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Choir to host summer show at Drayton church

MEMBERS of a choir are holding a summer show for all to enjoy.

Omid Djalili in Fiddler on the Roof at Chichester Festival Theatre

REVIEW: Fiddler on the Roof at Chichester Festival Theatre

I’ve not been too complimentary about the first season under the new creatives at Chichester – so I’m happy to say that Fiddler on the Roof is a cut above the rest.

Chris Difford onstage at The Square Tower, Old Portsmouth. Picture: Paul Windsor

REVIEW: Chris Difford at The Square Tower, Old Portsmouth

One wonders what a genuine legend like Squeeze frontman Chris Difford, having played Madison Square Garden in New York City, thinks to playing an ex-16th century gunpowder store.

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WATCH: What the critics say about Dunkirk

The reviews are in for Christopher Nolan's war blockbuster Dunkirk.

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