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Emotional return to resort for Piano Men

There’ll be an emotional homecoming for a musical Blackpool family this weekend.

Blackpool
Last year's Armed Forces Day on Preston Flag Market was a huge success

Things to do this weekend (June 24 and 25)

As summer kicks in, there is a whole host of events taking place for you to get out and try...
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Andrew Flintoff

Freddie makes Fat Friends with our Jodie

Former St Annes cricketer Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff will make his stage debut in a new musical coming to Blackpool Opera House.

Theatre and Comedy
Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson in Hampstead.

Cinema and TRAILER: Keaton brings the common touch to the Heath in tale of London life

As Diane Keaton returns to the big screen in Hampstead, she talks to Kate Whiting about playing a fish out of water, and why she never married any of her famous beaus

TV and Film
Pitch Battle continues.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Stuart Chandler finds the best of the rest on TV this week. . .
TV and Film
Claire (Caitriona Balfe) is at the centre of an unlikely love story

TV Choice and VIDEO: A hidden gem uncovered at last

Outlander, Thursday, 9pm, More 4
TV and Film
The Purge: Election Year is on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

Stuart Chandler has been looking underneath the schedules to find you some alternative viewing. . .
TV and Film
The Leftovers is gripping stuff.

OPINION - VIEWSCREEN: The Leftovers is compelling and compulsive stuff

A mysterious, world-shattering event. Everything is changed forever. Nearly everybody has lost somebody. And that’s just the beginning of The Leftovers, which starts its third season on Sky Atlantic next week.
TV and Film
Alison Brie in  GLOW.

Big Preview and VIDEO: Wrestling with the tricky worlds of the 80s and gender politics

It’s back to the Eighties for Netflix’s all-female wrestling dramedy GLOW. Gemma Dunn ducks into the ring to find out more from its all-star line-up

TV and Film
Emma Hatton stars as Evita

Review: Evita, Blackpool Opera House

It takes a certain type of voice to raise the roof and capture the soul of every audience member, even those sitting right at the back.

Theatre and Comedy
Pet Shop Boys at Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

REVIEW: Super show brings resort's Boy home

With a display to rival Blackpool Tower, the Pet Shop Boys burst on to the Empress Ballroom stage in a blaze of light and sound.

Music
Emma Hatton stars as Evita

REVIEW: Evita, Opera House, Blackpool

A nation rising, to back a leader championing the cause of ‘the many, not the few’.

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Joanne Clifton will star in Flashdance The Musical

What a feeling for Strictly's Joanne

Strictly Come Dancing champion Joanne Clifton will head the cast of Flashdance - The Musical as it heads to Blackpool this autumn.

Theatre and Comedy
Waiting For God

Review: Don’t wait to see slick comedy, Waiting for God

REVIEW

Waiting For God

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Until Saturday

Whats on
It will be hosted by IT crowd star Richard Ayoade. Photo: Channel 4

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens this week

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens this Friday.
TV and Film
Jodie Prenger takes a trip back home during latest tour

Jodie sees the sunny side of life

Nine years have flown by in a whirlwind of roles for Blackpool’s stage star Jodie Prenger.

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The attraction will celebrate the history of donkey rides in Blackpool.

Celebrating resort’s much-loved donkeys

There will be donkey rides with a difference in Blackpool next month.

News
Inside the Dingles' cottage at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

Cross over to Yorkshire for a tour of Emmerdale

For hundreds of years, there has been a bit of a friendly rivalry between Lancastrians and Yorkshire folk.

Whats on
The design for the hotel planned for the Sands Venue building

Blackpool venue's switch to casino is on the cards

A plan to convert a popular Blackpool venue earmarked for redevelopment into a casino has been passed.
Business
Love It or List It is back

Contestants wanted for Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It

Property experts, Kirstie and Phil, are on the search for homeowners who are in need of some hands-on help in renovating or relocating.
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