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This Is My Family @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester

When I arrived at Chichester Festival Theatre last night to see the first production of this year’s season I was uncharacteristically unprepared. I’m normally that person who meticulously researches every little detail of a show...

The Weir @ The Minerva, Chichester 0

The Weir @ The Minerva, Chichester

It’s the simplest of structures for a play. A small group of people take turns telling each other stories. Nothing ground-breaking in the premise. Add a setting – a village pub in rural Ireland, a...

King Lear @ The Minerva, Chichester 0

King Lear @ The Minerva, Chichester

Way back in the early days of Sitting In The Cheap Seats we had our first opportunity to review a Shakespeare play. In Chichester Festival Theatre’s cosy Minerva space we saw Frank Langella lead a...

This House @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester 0

This House @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Ahead of Headlong‘s new production of ‘This House’ heading to the West End we dispatched Emma van Kooperen to check it out in the cosy confines of Chichester’s Minerva Theatre.

Fracked @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester 0

Fracked @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester

While we can lay claim to a lot of things here at Sitting In The Cheap Seats we’ve not, as yet, mastered the act of being in two places at once. As such it was a case of...

The Rehearsal @ The Minerva, Chichester 0

The Rehearsal @ The Minerva, Chichester

60 or so years ago Jean Anouilh’s works were popular enough for the BBC to broadcast a recording of him reading one of his plays in the original French. These days he’s hardly a household name,...

Miss Julie/Black Comedy @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester 0

Miss Julie/Black Comedy @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Nearly 50 years ago Laurence Olivier, along with his Literary Manager, the theatre critic Kenneth Tynan, announced a double-bill for their forthcoming season at Chichester Festival Theatre. Mixing a powerful dramatic piece with a lighter option,...

Pressure @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester 0

Pressure @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Over the this week we’ve seen all manner of events remembering the D-Day landings and last night we were at the cosy Minerva Theatre in Chichester to check out a new play from David Haig that looks...

COMING SOON Chichester Festival Theatre 2013 Season part 2 – The Minerva Theatre 0

COMING SOON Chichester Festival Theatre 2013 Season part 2 – The Minerva Theatre

Yesterday we previewed the shows going on in Chichester’s Theatre In The Park for the 2013, season. Today we look at what’s going on next door.

COMING SOON Chichester Festival Theatre 2013 Season part 1 – Theatre In The Park 0

COMING SOON Chichester Festival Theatre 2013 Season part 1 – Theatre In The Park

I’ve always felt that I’m lucky to have been born and raised in Portsmouth (and you won’t often hear people say that), not just because of the wealth of great theatre, both professional and ‘amateur’...