Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

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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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.

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.

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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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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Thornton Little Theatre

Out of the Shadows and into Thornton

A tribute band, recreating the music of The Shadows are coming to Thornton Little Theatre.

Norman Barrett

King of the circus ring

If you’re asking for an expert opinion on a circus, there are probably very few better people to ask than Norman Barrett.

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Tanika Gupta and Meera Syal

Bringing childhood memories to life

The stage adaptation of Anita and Me, based on the award-winning Meera Syal book of the same name, is at The Grand Theatre until Saturday.

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Blackpool Grand theatre

Mr Bloom’s live Nursery

If you’re looking for something for you and your ‘tiddlers’ to do on Sunday, then get down to The Grand Theatre where Mr Bloom’s Nursery will come to life.

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Ceri Dupree

Viva take Pride in their Festival line-up

Viva Blackpool have announced their star-studded line-up for this year’s Blackpool Pride weekend.

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It’s All or Nothing for Small Faces fan Carol

It’s All or Nothing for Small Faces fan Carol

The Small Faces was one of the most influential bands of the 60’s and were the epitome of the Mod movement.

Blackpool Winter Gardens. (Photo: Michael Beckwith).

Live shows are the Next Step for hit TV show

Smash hit CBBC children’s TV show The Next Step are bringing their live stage show to Blackpool Winter Gardens.

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"Me and My Girl", Parklands High School, Friday, April 7, 1984.

Funny memories of Me and My Girl

In a recent edition of the Guardian, we featured this photograph of pupils from Parklands High School performing Me and My Girl in 1984.

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