Billy’s a Grand Theatre history maker

Billy Pearce - extra Grand Show
Billy Pearce - extra Grand Show

Entertainment all rounder Billy Pearce notches up his record breaking 1,000th appearance at Blackpool Grand Theatre tonight and has been confirmed as the bill topper for this year’s All Hands On Deck charity show on October 21.

He is being joined on the show by popular local funnymen Johnnie Casson and Mick Miller together with comedian, impresario and producer Tony Jo , Duncan Norvelle, Buddy Lee and Joey Blower.

The comedians will be joined on stage by opera group Ti Amero, local singer Carol Kaye, all girl group, Girls Next Door, rising star Nancy Petulengro, vocalist Nikki Miller and a host of other entertainers.

“It’s the Royal Variety Show of the North,” said Tony Jo, producer of the event.

All Hands On Deck will raise vital funds for the Army Benevolent Fund, Bispham Sea Cadets, the Mayor’s Charity, the Rotary Club and BLESMA.

It all sets sail on Friday, October 21 at 7.30pm. Ticket prices start at £10 from the box office on (01253) 743339, www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk or visit the Grand Theatre information sales point in the Houndshill Shopping Centre.