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Joe’s in disguise as a modern day court jester

Not many people come to Blackpool hoping for a rainy day, but that’s what Joe Pasquale wants when he heads to the resort next month.

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Blackpool Grand Theatre

‘Gifted and hilarious’ Eddy to headline monthly comedy night

The latest line up for Blackpool’s Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club has been announced.

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Lesley Garrett

Opera star Lesley’s love for Lytham rings out in message

Opera star Lesley Garrett has hailed the musical production of The Mikado coming to Lytham Hall next month.

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Maureen Nolan stars as Vi Moore in the UK tour of Footloose Pics: MATT MARTIN

Footloose star Maureen ‘in awe’ of show’s cast

Former girl group singing sensation Maureen Nolan, who found fame in Blackpool, is taking to the stage once more in a toe-tapping rock’n’roll musical.

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Joe McElderry is back in Blackpool

At last, meet the real X Factor Joe on stage

He’s been to Blackpool as Tommy in The Who’s epic rock opera.

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Lowther Pavilion

Stirring musical well cast

Review : Fiddler on the Roof, Lowther Pavilion

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Darts fans flock to Winter Gardens as the ‘Power’ has one more throw at glory

Darts fans flock to Winter Gardens as the ‘Power’ has one more throw at glory

World matchplay, Blackpool Winter Gardens, July 22-30

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Join Mole in Preston's Avenham Park this summer

Preston parks are setting for family theatre

What better way to celebrate the school holidays and having the children at home than heading of to Avenham and Miller Park every Friday for live family theatre in the open air?

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Katie Price

Katie Price at Charter Theatre

Preston’s Charter Theatre will welcome TV personality, Katie Price through its stage doors on Friday September 1 for ‘An Audience With Katie Price’.

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The principal cast of BIDCAs Alice In Wonderland

Skaters hand over a cool £20k to charity

Blackpool’s annual children’s ice dance show has handed over more than £20,000 to local charities.

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Stacey McClean

A royal panto role for Stacey

Blackpool singing star Stacey McClean will take on a royal role in Preston’s Christmas panto.

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Palace Theatre, Manchester - Image: Google

Dance show sails to town

A new Irish dance musical will come to the North West on a brief UK tour this autumn.

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Last year's RATS promenade production cast in The Rabbits of Sandleford Warren.

Village actors to open action packed festival in Ribchester

‘Poison in the Parish’ performed by The Ribchester Amateur Theatrical Society (RATS) will open this year’s Ribfest on Monday (July 17) at 7pm.

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Some of the cast supporting Unite For Chechnya at Viva Blackpool

Resort stars unite for global LGBT fundraising special

A dazzling cast of Blackpool performers are coming together to raise money for charities supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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Kara Lily Hayworth will star as Cilla Black in Cilla The Musical at the Opera House

New Cilla show’s star is revealed

After weeks of open auditions across the country, the star of new show Cilla the Musical - charting the rise of fame of Cilla Black - has been revealed.

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Actor John Thomson.

For he’s a jolly good Fellow . .

Cold Feet actor John Thomson is to join an elite band of celebrities honoured by the University of Central Lancashire.

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The Grumbleweeds

Laughter Show rolls into town

Much loved comedy act The Grumbleweeds are coming to the Marine Hall next month.

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Sarah Millican

Comedy duo lined up for Guild Hall shows

There’s early warning of two comedy talents – one a giant of the stage, the other quickly gaining a huge following – coming to Preston next year, with the advice to act quickly as tickets are selling fast.

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The cast of The Lost World

Working together is key to a monster show at Lytham Hall

Working together is the key to success for the cast of six who will bring Illyria’s open air production of The Lost World to the parkland of Lytham Hall on Sunday.

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Rear View promises to be an unforgettable adventure

It’s all aboard for an unforgettable journey

A tour bus with a difference will be hitting the streets of Blackpool for a special performance event.

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