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Theatre & Comedy

See comedians Brennan Reece and Chris Washington in Chorley

Two northern comedians are hoping to have audiences in stitches when they perform in Chorley.
A scene from Coal, which is coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre

New production is a mine of dancing talent

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out, debut tour last year, Gary Clarke’s Coal is coming to the Blackpool Grand Theatre.

Olivia Birchnough

Children’s presenter is Belle of the ball in panto

If you’re looking to fill a panto-shaped hole in your life but can’t wait until next Christmas, Fleetwood’s Marine Hall has a little Easter treat in store.

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Steve Royle

Comedian returns for a right Royle laugh

Blackpool pantomime favourite Steve Royle is headlining the next Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club.

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Broadway star Adrian Zmed, who plays Georges in La Cage Aux Folles, which is coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre

First time lucky for Zmed and La Cage

The current UK tour of La Cage Aux Folles, which opens at Blackpool Opera House tomorrow night, presents two firsts.

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Children perform Edelweiss from the Sound of Music

Charity concert’s appeal for a rehearsal space

The organisers of a Fylde and Wyre charity concert are appealing for help to find a rehearsal space.

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Stage show Newsies, which is showing at Blackpool Odean and Vue in Cleveleys

Good News for fans of Broadway musicals

Tony Award-winning stage musical Newsies is coming to the big screen for ‘one-night-only’ on Sunday.

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Germaine Delbosq

Husband and wife are Germaine attraction

It’s probably fair to say that there aren’t many couples whose marriage can compare to Germaine Delbosq and Luciano Gabriel Carmona.

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Vampires Rock

Crazy fright night was packed full of rock classics

Vampires Rock Ghost Train, Grand Theatre

Maureen Nolan (third from left) with other cast members of Menopause the Musical

Maureen’s in the mood for ‘changing’

Blackpool’s own Maureen Nolan is starring in an upcoming musical comedy all about ‘the change’, at the Grand Theatre.

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Vampires Rock

Sink your teeth into rock show

If you’re a classic rock lover, then the Grand Theatre have a show to really sink your teeth into, on Saturday.

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Bianca: Roy Haylock

It’s no drag with Bianca

Acid-tongued comedian Bianca Del Rio is bringing her ‘Not Today Satan’ tour to Blackpool Opera House, tomorrow night.

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Tweedy the clown will be joining Cirque Berserk at Blackpool Opera House later this month

It’s a clown’s life for ex-Redcoat Tweedy

Blackpool has a rich history when it comes to circus.

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Thornton Little Theatre

Double, double, toil and trouble at Thornton

Poulton Drama are bringing one of Shakespeare’s most famous works to Thornton Little Theatre.

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Winter Gardens Film Festival

A unique experience of cinema at Opera House

Winter Gardens Film Festival, Opera House

You Win Again, which is coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre

Bee Gees show hopes to Win people’s hearts

The lead singer in a brand new Bee Gees production ‘You Win Again’ hopes his upcoming visit to the Grand Theatre will greet him with less of an ‘frosty’ reception than last time.

On the Blackpool Ghost Walk

Spooky strolls delve into town’s haunted heritage

Halloween may be a while off but if you’re looking for something spooky to do over the February half-term, you’ll be delighted to know that Supernatural Events will be resurrecting their Blackpool Ghost Walks.

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The International Festival of Working and Assistance Dogs, Blackpool

Top things to do at the weekend (February 3 to 5)

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend.
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Damion Larkin

Expect laughs and hugs galore

A comedian who holds a rather unique world record will headline tomorrow’s Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club, at the Grand Theatre.

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Alison Plackitt

Having a Dickens of a time with dinosaurs

The short days of early February may be dull and wet at present, but the prospects for the programme of four outdoor plays to be staged at Lytham Hall this summer are already distinctly bright.

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