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Funniest jokes of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe revealed

A joke about the new pound coin has been named the funniest of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Black Magic will be appearing at Blackpool North Pier Theatre

Girl group to bring magic of Little Mix

Since winning The X Factor in 2011, Little Mix have gone on to conquer the charts with a new style of girl power.

Preston Guild Hall

Are you ready for Motown bonanza?

There’s a reminder that music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the Magic of Motown show steams into Preston next month.

La Voix


A ‘true variety show with a lot of feathers and a lot of glitter’ has taken over North Pier this month.

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The cast of Funny Girls 2017

Something Funny’s going on at top resort cabaret spot

There’s double the fun at Blackpool’s famous Funny Girls club this summer.

Alexandra Burke in Sister Act

Sister Act star’s got fire in stomach for a return to the recording studio

Audiences at next weeks Opera House show Sister Act should keep a close eye on Alexandra Burke as she takes to the stage.

Whats on
Samantha Womack plays gothic icon Morticia Addams

Soap stars join the family for spooky and kooky musical

Ex-EastEnders star Samantha Womack heads the cast with Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher as the UK premiere tour of The Addams Family musical comes to the North West.

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Finalists in this years Northern Star competition at Viva Blackpool

Ashley helps kids live the dream with contest

A West End actor from Blackpool has given young singers and dancers a chance to live their dream.

The cast of Hairspray

New stage partner is comedy gold for Norman

He’s best known as one half of TV comedy double act Hale and Pace, but Norman Pace is about to bring the laughs to a new production of Hairspray.

Ian Reddington

Soap star joins Springfield show cast

Ex-Coronation Street and EastEnders actor Ian Reddington is the latest star name in the cast of Son Of A Preacher Man.

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Dean Taylor as Richard III in Dickies Meadow, which premiered at last years Garstang Arts Festival.

An alternative history of Cromwell at Garstang Arts Festival

The man who banished Christmas is returning to the Preston area after an absence of 450 years.

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Eddy Brimson

Comedy club line-up is brimming with talent

Laugh out LOUD COMEDY CLUB, Grand Theatre, August 4th, 2017

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Dick and Dom unleash their messy show in Preston

Who knows what will happen when you let Dick and Dom take charge?
Who’s for the chop on Koko’s little list for Lytham show?

Who’s for the chop on Koko’s little list for Lytham show?

Current affairs followers could be in for a treat, with the next open air production at Lytham Hall this summer.

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The Rev Paul Critchley in Home Front, Front Line, which is going to the Edinburgh Fringe.

Fylde Methodist minister to take part in Edinburgh Fringe and another WW1 walk in aid of military veterans

A well known Methodist minister is not only preparing for another WW1 walk in aid of a soldiers’ charity, but is off to the Edinburgh Fringe to perform and raise more cash for military veterans.

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La Voix with showgirls on Blackpool North Pier

Diva singer La Voix has demands for pier show

Dazzling cabaret star La Voix has called on Blackpool residents to embrace North Pier and join her for a series of very special shows there this summer.

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea - Photo credit: Robert Workman

Tea-sipping tiger and kids’ TV stars help end holiday boredom

School’s out for summer, and with some decidedly damp days this past week, there’s fun for all ages with family-friendly shows at Preston Guild Hall.

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Pippa Smith and Reece Sibbalrd as Dorothy and the Scarecrow

Head off to see the Wizard on the pier

The wooden planks of North Pier are once again transforming into a magical yellow brick road to transport families to a fun performance.

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Ed Byrne

Comedian Ed set for date at Port hall

Tickets have gone on sale for a new Fylde Coast date by Irish comedian Ed Byrne.

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Joe Pasquale is performing at Viva Blackpool on August 11

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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