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Garstang Theatre Group all set for pantomime season

It’s pantomime time again – Oh yes it is and taking to the stage next week is Garstang Theatre Group with their latest production of Beauty and the Beast.

Poulton Dramas cast of Be My Baby

Tale of survival and hope with swinging 60s sounds

Poulton Drama stage their autumn production this week - Be My Baby

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Has Jim changed his tune on Blackpool?

Does reflective Jim Davidson regret bashing Blackpool now times have changed?

When comic Jim Davidson comes to Viva Blackpool on Wednesday, he may have a bit of grovelling to do.

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John Bishop brings Winging It tour to Blackpool

John Bishop will be 'Winging It' at the Blackpool Opera House

He may be flying high as one of the nation’s favourite comedians, but John Bishop’s keeping his feet firmly on the ground - as his latest tour returns to Blackpool for a second time.
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Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Review: Cilla the musical at Manchester Palace Theatre

Much like Cilla's career, the start of her musical at Manchester's Palace started with a slight technical hitch but it did little to dampen the brilliance of what followed.

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Paul Metcalfe as Rod Stewart, in Some Guys Have All The Luck, which is coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre

Paul Metcalfe’s tribute to Rod Stewart at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre

There could hardly be a more fitting title to a show chronicling and celebrating the music of rock icon Rod Stewart than ‘Some Guys Have All The Luck’.

Tubbies say Eh-oh to friends on stage at Palace Theatre Manchester

TELETUBBIES LIVE, Palace Theatre, Manchester
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Dan Whiston

Dan’s delight at return to the Dancing On Ice rink

He’s got three winners’ trophies under his blades, so it’s fair to say that Dancing On Ice wouldn’t be the same without Dan Whiston.
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Lowther Pavilion

Consider this a successful staging of theatrical classic

Oliver, Lowther Pavilion
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Jimmy Carr

Funnyman Jimmy Carr revs up for show in county

One of the most prolific joke-tellers of recent times, Jimmy Carr is soon bringing his mammoth UK tour to Blackpool.
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A Night of Dirty Dancing

Be part of the glorious summer of 1963 - just for one night

The passion, romance and joy of one of the classic cult films of the 80s will come to Blackpool in a one-night special next week.

Slightly Fat Features who are coming to the Dukes, Lancaster.

Festive cabaret back by popular demand at the Dukes, Lancaster

In the run-up to Christmas at The Dukes, Lancaster, Slightly Fat Features festive cabaret is back by popular demand.

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Acrobatic feats, globe walking on snowballs, china plate spinning, musical saw playing, hat juggling and more at Bleasdale parish hall

Acrobatic feats, globe walking on snowballs, china plate spinning, musical saw playing, hat juggling and more at Bleasdale parish hall

Bleasdale Parish Hall is delighted to be hosting another production by Circo Rum Baba entitled Dress up for Christmas on Saturday, December 9 at 7.30pm.

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Thriller Live!

King pops back to Blackpool

Fans of superstar pop legend Michael Jackson will be beating a path to the Grand Theatre next week for the return of tribute show Thriller Live!.

Sarah Jane Stone and Mike Hall in the recording studio

Players tell glorious story of a New York socialite

Rehearsals are well underway for the next production being staged by the Anonymous Players.

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Private Lives at Blackpool Grand Theatre

Pacy play’s plot of marital misfits stands test of time

Private lives was written by Noel Coward in 1930 and in classic Coward style the lives of the idle rich become fully fledged in this play that stands the test of time.

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The cast for Grimsargh Players' Spring and Port Wine.

A touch of ‘spring and port’ wine at Preston Playhouse

The Grimsargh Players’ next production is the gritty, favourite northern comedy classic, Spring and Port Wine by Bill Naughton.

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Preston Guild Hall

Guild Hall event mysteriously cancelled

The Day of the Dead festival at Preston’s Guild Hall on November 24 has been mysteriously cancelled.

Ruth E Cockburn

Ruth puts pen to paper in quest to solve love riddle

It’s an age old question: What is love? And musical comedian Ruth E Cockburn hopes to answer it, with a special performance back on home sand.

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Comedian Ed Byrne

Ed’s got the spoilers for family life and politics in new show

Comedian Ed Byrne comes to the Fylde tomorrow, with tickets still remaining for his Lowther Pavilion show.

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