Abigail's Party

Theatre Royal, Brighton, runs until Saturday, January 19

The Argus:

One of Mike Leigh’s most popular shows returns to the stage, and I’d Do Anything star Jodie Prenger is coming along for the ride. Beverly and husband Laurence are throwing a party for their newlywed neighbours, Tony and Angela. However, not everything goes quite as smoothly as hoped and as tensions begin to flare up we, the audience, get a peak into these relationships and how they might not be working. For tickets and more information visit: https://www.atgtickets.com/venues/theatre-royal-brighton/

Brighton Beach Boys

The Brunswick, Hove, Saturday, January 19

The Argus:

As you would expect this popular local act are a tribute to the Beach Boys.

It was the harmonies and melodies of Brian Wilson that first brought the group together in 2001 and they have been a mainstay in the Brigthon music scene ever since.

They have since expanded their portfolio and now also play songs by The Beatles.

But at The Brunswick this weekend you can expect some classic Brighton Beach Boys.

For tickets and more information visit http://www.thebrunswick.net/

Saturday Night Fever

The Hawth, Crawley, runs until Saturday, January 19The Argus:

Saturday Night Fever is well known on a worldwide scale because of the superbly catchy music that runs throughout the show.

If you’re a fan of the Bee Gees and want to see the film brought to life then this is the show for you.

Set in Seventies New York you can be promised a night of sweat-inducing Night Fever that will get you dancing until the early hours.

Be sure to bring your white vest.

For tickets and more information visit: https://www.parkwoodtheatres.co.uk/The-Hawth/Whats-On

Tehran Taboo

The Old Market, Hove, Tuesday, January 22

The Argus:

The Old Market’s film nights always create a buzz and this one is sure to do exactly the same.

Tehran Taboo is an animated feature from debut director Ali Soozandeh who himself is Iranian born.

Following the personal stories of three women and a male musician, the tale exposes both gender and sexual standard embedded in tradition Iranian life.

The film will be in Persian, with English subtitles.

To book tickets or for more information visit http://theoldmarket.com/whats-on/

Cancer Bats

The Haunt, Brighton, Wednesday, January 23

The Argus:

With their gritty and hard-hitting punk rock and metal stylings, Cancer Bats are one of the most ferocious live acts around at the moment.

Their sound is heavy and their sets never fail to get the audience moving.

If you like time in the mosh pit and want a night of great metal music to go with it then this is undoubtedly the show to see.

For tickets and more information visit https://www.thehauntbrighton.co.uk/