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Jacko fans are in for another thrilling time

Blackpool Grand Theatre have just added another ‘Thriller’ of a show to their impressive 2017 schedule.

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Dickens Great Expectations  staged by Fylde Coast Players

Unusual adaptation is poignant and well acted

Great Expectations – Fylde Coast Players, Lowther Pavilion

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Thornton Little Theatre

Audience delight in ‘steampunk’ production

Macbeth – Poulton Drama, Thornton Little Theatre

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Sarah Morgan and Gilly

A dream gig for Sarah Morgan at Blackpool Opera House

Lancashire comedian Sarah Morgan will fulfill her lifelong dream tomorrow, when she performs at Blackpool Opera House as part of a special afternoon of comedy for Comic Relief.

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Menopause The Musical

Maureen musical

The hugely successful Menopause The Musical is coming to The Grand Theatre tomorrow.

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Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine

Jodie’s late Valentine’s day treat back home

One of the main reasons people fell in love with Jodie Prenger, on the way to winning ‘I’d Do Anything’ (aside from her phenomenal singing voice) was how relatable and down-to-earth she is.

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Blackpool Grand theatre

Funnyman Mike heads comedy club at Grand

Mop-haired Mancunian Mike Newall will headline the next ‘Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club’.

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The Infernal Gallop from Matthew Bournes Early Adventures

Bourne stamps his identity on new show

Sir Matthew Bourne’s brand new dance production ‘Early Adventures’ opens at the Grand Theatre tonight.

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Grimsargh Players present"Recipe for Murder"   being performed from Wednesday to Saturday  at Preston Playhouse

Grimsargh Players cook up a 'Recipe for Murder'

The curtains go up on Grimsargh Players’ latest production, the thriller ‘Recipe for Murder’ this week.

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The Jerseys

Oh what an Afternoon with The Jerseys at Viva

Viva Blackpool will be ensuring it’s a case of ‘Oh what an afternoon’ on Tuesday, March 28, as it stages its next showtime afternoon with The Jerseys.

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The Marine Hall, Fleetwood

A Beauty of a panto at Fleetwood Marine Hall

Following the release of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast remake, Fleetwood Marine Hall have announced that it will also be their 2017 Christmas Pantomime.

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The cast of Mac beth

Poulton Drama toil over Macbeth ‘with a twist’

Poulton Drama are making final preparations for their upcoming ‘Shakespeare with a twist’ production of Macbeth, which opens at Thornton Little Theatre next Wednesday.

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Ray Quinn

Fundraising show is a Ray of light

For the third successive year, Blackpool Grand Theatre is holding a night of entertainment in aid of The Not Forgotten Association.

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How Preston's Harris could look. Copyright Purcell Architects

‘Don’t disfigure glorious Harris’

Shakespearean actor Ian Fintoff believes it will be a tragedy if Preston “disfigures” the landmark Harris Library where his love of literature was born.

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Grease the Musical at Manchester Palace Theatre

Is new production the One That We Want?

Grease The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

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Cast members of the Rabbits of Sandleford Warren at Ribfest 2016.

Ribchester set to stage a return of popular music and drama festival

RibFest is back for 2017! - The team organising last year’s successful event says it is delighted to inform ‘friends, supporters, sponsors and all local culture vultures’ that the dates for this year are July 17-23.

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Blackpool Grand theatre

An Iconic sneak peek at brand new show

Don your best superhero or film character fancy dress and get down to the Grand for their ‘Iconic’ event on Saturday.

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Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace  in Tango Moderno

New show is Strictly business for TV favourites

Two of the biggest stars of Strictly Come Dancing are joining forces for a thrilling new show.

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Cirque Berserk

An old-school circus on the modern stage

Do you love the circus? Then this is the performance for you.

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