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Jamie Sutherland

Laughs aplenty from Liverpool

The final Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club of the year comes to The Grand Theatre on Friday, with a headliner that’s described as “John Bishop but with more jokes”.

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Emma Wright

Jingle Bell rock at Viva

Viva’s Christmas Party Spectacular - The Jingle Bells Ball, will return once again on Saturday night.

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The Billionaires, who will be performing on stage after the film has finished

1943 musical to be shown at event

The Winter Gardens will be transported back to the 1940s on Friday for a special screening of Stormy Weather.

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Chorley Little Theatre 2016 Panto Cleopatra. From left, Cleo (Rachel Offord) and Dame (Andy Burke)

There’s a pharaoh chill in the theatre - but panto bosses vow the show will go on

This year’s panto at Chorley Little Theatre is unlikely to have ‘em roasting in the Niles.

In fact, those flocking to see Cleopatra will definitely need some Anti-ny freeze.

Some of the cast of Alice in Wonderland on Ice, which is opening on Sunday at the Pleasure Beach Arena

Alice gets her skates on in winter wonder

A cast of 75 talented young skaters invite you to take the leap down the rabbit hole this Christmas, as they present ‘Alice in Wonderland on Ice’ at the Pleasure Beach Arena.

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Darcy Loses the Plot at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Comic pair play Austen for plenty of laughs

Mr Darcy Loses The Plot, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

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Thornton Little Theatre

The Vicar of Dibley’s triumphant resurrection

The Vicar of Dibley, ‘The Second Coming’ Thornton Little Theatre

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Theatre review: Billy Elliot at Manchester Palace Theatre

Theatre review: Billy Elliot at Manchester Palace Theatre

New to Manchester and on its first UK tour, the full production of Billy Elliot has arrived at the Palace Theatre and if you haven’t seen it before, you must.

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Peter Kay

Behind the scenes of Peter Kay’s Blackpool Opera House appearance

One of Britain’s most loved comedians will be performing two special charity shows at Blackpool Opera House tonight and tomorrow.

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The alternative tale of Mr Darcy will be gracing Blackpool Grand Theatre

The alternative tale of Mr Darcy will be gracing Blackpool Grand Theatre

The latest offering from comedy duo LipService will be gracing Blackpool Grand Theatre’s raked stage on Friday and Saturday.

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Cast from LATA's forthcoming production of Rock of Ages

Lytham Academy of Theatre Arts three nights of Rock of Ages

Lytham Academy of Theatre Arts will be presenting their production of the smash hit musical ‘Rock of Ages’ at Lowther Pavilion, this weekend.

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Bob Mortimer, who is performing at Blackpool Opera House with Vic Reeves

Comedy legend Bob coming to Opera House

Comedy legend Bob Mortimer says he is “excited” to perform in Blackpool for the first time in more than 20 years, following the cancellation of last year’s show.

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Neve Thomas

Young singers are Walking in the Air

Two young Blackpool singers will get the chance to perform with a 26-piece orchestra at Blackpool Tower Ballroom’s Christmas showings of The Snowman and Cinderella.

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Trinity Theatre Groups production of Robin Hood

Trinity’s Robin Hood production a family affair

Trinity Theatre Group’s 54th annual pantomime continues this week with three more performances of Robin Hood.

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Thornton Little Theatre

Dibley resurrected by Poulton Drama

A brand new stage production of Vicar of Dibley will be returning to Thornton Little Theatre, tomorrow night.

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No Sex Please, Were British

It’s ridiculous but it’s well acted and an audience pleaser

No Sex Please, We’re British, Lowther Pavilion

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David Essex

David is going to miss us

The title of David Essex’s latest tour is aptly named.

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Am dram farce

If you’re in need of a cheap theatre fix this weekend, you need look no further than Lowther Pavilion, with an am dram production of ‘No Sex Please, We’re British’, running until Saturday.

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Cinderella at The Bolton Octagon

Theatre review: Cinderella at Bolton Octagon

It’s nearly Christmas so time for fairy tale offerings from theatres across the land - many fairly predictable and some just a little bit different.

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