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Venue casts its spell on Strictly dancers

The jewel in Blackpool’s glittering crown, the Tower Ballroom, is once more be going live to the nation as Strictly Come Dancing broadcasts from the resort tonight.

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Gemma Atkinson with  her Strictly 2017 dance partner Aljaz Skorjanec

Gemma’s hoping for a little extra support on ‘home turf’

They’re the golden ticket on the Golden Mile this weekend - tickets to Strictly Come Dancing at Blackpool Tower Ballroom are year after year like gold dust.
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Katya Jones with her celebrity partner Joe McFadden

Strictly dancer Katya: Why I love Blackpool

‘I love Blackpool,” says Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Katya Jones, as she prepares to partner her celebrity dancer Joe McFadden on the Tower Ballroom dancefloor this weekend.

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Jimmy Carr

Funnyman Jimmy Carr revs up for show in county

One of the most prolific joke-tellers of recent times, Jimmy Carr is soon bringing his mammoth UK tour to Blackpool.
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A Night of Dirty Dancing

Be part of the glorious summer of 1963 - just for one night

The passion, romance and joy of one of the classic cult films of the 80s will come to Blackpool in a one-night special next week.

Music
The Grand Theatre

Love is Grand at historic theatre

Blackpool's Grand Theatre is calling on locals to fall in love with a special 24-hour offer.

Theatre and Comedy
The cast of Thriller Live!

REVIEW: Thriller Live!, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

In a town where tribute acts play on a nightly basis, it’s no surprise Thriller Live! makes regular visits to the Grand Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Thriller Live!

King pops back to Blackpool

Fans of superstar pop legend Michael Jackson will be beating a path to the Grand Theatre next week for the return of tribute show Thriller Live!.

Arts
Sarah Jane Stone and Mike Hall in the recording studio

Players tell glorious story of a New York socialite

Rehearsals are well underway for the next production being staged by the Anonymous Players.

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Private Lives at Blackpool Grand Theatre

Pacy play’s plot of marital misfits stands test of time

Private lives was written by Noel Coward in 1930 and in classic Coward style the lives of the idle rich become fully fledged in this play that stands the test of time.

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Ruth E Cockburn

Ruth puts pen to paper in quest to solve love riddle

It’s an age old question: What is love? And musical comedian Ruth E Cockburn hopes to answer it, with a special performance back on home sand.

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Comedian Ed Byrne

Ed’s got the spoilers for family life and politics in new show

Comedian Ed Byrne comes to the Fylde tomorrow, with tickets still remaining for his Lowther Pavilion show.

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Johnny Vegas on board for Murder On The Blackpool Express

Comic Johnny’s grief over dad’s death

Funnyman Johnny Vegas has opened up about his grief following his father’s death earlier this year.

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Pinocchio coming to the Grand Theatre

Puppet Pinocchio’s dance treat

Puppet boy Pinocchio will be brought to life in a new dance production coming to Blackpool this week.

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Private Lives comes to the Grand Theatre

Sparkling Champagne and shimmering seas are backdrop for Coward classic

Take a trip to northern France for a classic nostalgic comedy next week.

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Ben Adams and the cast of Flashdance

Ben’s got the feeling for 80s music in movie’s stage telling

He’s best known as a pop star frontman of boyband A1 - whose biggest hit was a remake of 80s classic hit Take On Me.

Theatre and Comedy
Robert Wolfe will play the Opera House's Wurlitzer in concert

International musician set for Wurlitzer return performance

The mighty Wurlitzer at Blackpool Opera House will be fired up next Wednesday.

Music
Jake Quickenden as Peter Pan

Pan star Jake's playing it cool with new TV job

Star of Blackpool's Christmas musical Jake Quickenden is the latest celebrity announced for the return of Dancing On Ice.

TV and Film
Steve Steinmans Vampires Rock: Ghost Train in the new year

All aboard for a rocky ride through the classic hits

Sustain the spooky season for just a little bit longer with a ride on Steve Steinman’s Vampires Rock: Ghost Train in the new year.
Music
Glitterball champion Joanne Clifton with her Flashdance co-star Ben Adams at Blackpools glitterball

Joanne puts Blackpool’s ballroom blitz in the past

As a ballroom dancer Joanne Clifton has spent a lifetime gliding across dancefloors, like the famous Blackpool Tower and Empress ballrooms, in elegant glittering gowns.

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