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New Th’ESPians prepare to share home spun tails

A new community theatre company is set to share its first production - bringing the Arabian Nights stories to life, back here on the Fylde coast.

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Hayley Tamaddon

Hayley joins cast of LGBTQ musical at theatre after Atomic Kitten drops out

Blackpool stage and screen star Hayley Tamaddon has taken on a last minute lead role at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre.

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Returning Hall to former glory

Restoration work at the Winter Gardens continues, with the Spanish Hall’s roof replacement well under way.

Kevin and Karen Clifton during their stage show

Strictly stars stay close on the floor

They may have had a tough few months earlier this year but, as the Strictly Come Dancing motto goes, Kevin and Karen Clifton plan to ‘keep dancing’, despite their split as a couple off the dancefloor.

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Memorial Park, Fleetwood

The great outdoors celebrated for week

A programme of events to mark Love Parks Week gets underway at Memorial Park, Fleetwood, tomorrow.

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WATCH: School for Stage in Longridge, Lytham and Lancaster

When Kieren Spencer was growing up, he wished there was a drama school nearer to his hometown of Longridge.

Celebrating the history of circus at Blackpools Grundy Art Gallery

Gallery celebrates circus anniversary

A programme of exhibitions at Blackpool’s Grundy Art Gallery this summer will celebrate 250 years of circus.

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A scene from Kinky Boots, which is coming to the Opera House on its UK tour

Kinky Boots UK tour comes to Blackpool Opera House

A new tour of hit West End show Kinky Boots is strutting its way to Blackpool in 2019.

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The Pavilion Theatre

Happy Birthday Winter Gardens! 140-year-old 'at risk' theatre gets new life as creative hub

The Winter Gardens' historic Pavilion Theatre is to be the new northern base of a global theatre production company.
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Niall Sheehy in Titanic The Musical

REVIEW: Titanic The Musical, Opera House, Blackpool

Sharing a piece of theatre which holds precious memories with others is a risky business - what do you do if they don’t appreciate it in the same way?

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Steve Royle as Dan Leno

Jester’s tale’s a right Royle treat for Steve

The world premiere of a play starring Blackpool panto’s favourite funnyman Steve Royle is taking to the stage at Lytham Festival.
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Illyria bring their outdoor production of The Merchant of Venice to the packed grounds of Lytham Hall

Merchant’s tale well balanced


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Peter Rabbit at Blackpool Children Party on the Prom

Little ones party in the Prom sunshine


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Hot Ice 2018 - Mesmerise

REVIEW: Hot Ice - Mesmerise, Blackpool Pleasure Beach Arena

As the nation basks in the on-going heatwave, there’s one place guaranteed to keep you cool - while raising the temperatures even further.
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Ex-Emmerdale actor Kelvin Fletcher

Dales star Kelvin hopes to show he’s got a heart of tin in festive musical

Ex-Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher will be steeling himself to put his heart into a new role - staring in the Winter Gardens’ festive musical this year.

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Titanic: The Musical docks at Blackpool on Monday

Musical honouring those who went down with the Ship of Dreams

The first UK tour of the dramatic musical telling of the Titanic tragedy docks in Blackpool next week.

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Jason Donoval, right, will produce his first musical Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert, with Mark Goucher, left, touring in 2019 - and coming to Blackpool Opera House from Monday, October 21

Take a jump to the left to get tickets for new 2019 shows at the Opera House

Stage fans will be going insaaa-ayne for two new shows heading to the Opera House in 2019.
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Bing Live will come to the Grand Theatre in February 2019. Bing on stage

CBeebies bunny star on Blackpool stage... It’s a Bing thing!

Popular CBeebies bunny Bing is heading to Blackpool with new dates for his first live theatre tour.
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Mervyn Francis will appear as the dame in this summers Panto At The Pier shows

Triple bill of pantos - what a carry on!

Classic pantomime combines with a naughty Carry On spirit with a series of shows at North Pier Theatre.

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Lost Voice Guy

BGT winner Lost Voice Guy to visit Lancashire on UK tour

Lost Voice Guy is continuing his winning streak as he is set to embark on a UK tour.
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