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Blackpool’s Dancing On Ice star Dan Whiston and Cheryl Baker skates on

Blackpool’s Dancing On Ice star Dan Whiston has thanked fans for their support keeping him and celebrity partner Cheryl Baker in the competition.
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Phil Daniels and Leslie Ash in a scene from the classic film Quadrophenia

Double trouble for former EastEnders star Phil Daniels at Blackpool Grand Theatre

Quadrophenia and EastEnders star Phil Daniels will be showing the two sides of a classic gothic character when he comes to Blackpool in the spring.
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TV’s Britain’s Got Talent takes resort by storm

When thousands of telly addicts are queued snaking round St John’s Square in the rain and wind of a grey January day – you know there’s got to be some big names in town.

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Ken Dodd was knighted in 2017

King of the Diddymen Ken Dodd getting the 'best care' from NHS staff

Veteran comic Sir Ken Dodd is ‘full of praise’ for the NHS care he’s receiving after being admitted to hospital with a chest infection.

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Angela Harvey

Park Players joined on stage by professional actor

Cleveleys Park Players will be joined by professional actor Angela Harvey in their next play - Building Relationships by Susie Pottinger.

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Lytham Hall hosts open air theatre

Five stars lined up for Hall’s season

There’s a five-star boost coming to Lytham’s outdoor theatre programme this summer.

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Madeline Gilby to star in new touring production of Matilda The Musical

Young star goes Mad for new musical tour

A young Blackpool actress is preparing to travel the country in hit show Matilda The Musical.

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B*Witched will be special guests at Bongo's Bingo

Eyes down in Preston for special Bongo's Bingo

Following on from the recent incredibly fast sell-out shows in early 2018 with unprecedented demand, there is an extra special Bongo’s Bingo date at Preston’s Guild Hall for the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
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Patrick Monahan

Funnyman Patrick Monahan’s ‘outsider’ comedy going down a storm

Comedian Patrick Monahan has an unusual, some might say unique, cultural take on life.

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Fleetwoods Marine Hall

New dance production has eerie echoes of the Twilight Zone

A eerie and atmospheric new dance work created by an internationally renowned choreographer is heading to the Fylde coast in March.

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Fame will be at the Opera House in August next year

Fame is the game as hit show comes to Blackpool's Opera House

Popular show Fame the Musical is coming to Blackpool this summer as part of its 30th anniversary tour.

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Teletubbies

‘Big Hugs’ for Teletubbies at Preston Guild Hall

The iconic, world-famous Teletubbies, who this year celebrate their 20th anniversary, are to star in their first-ever live theatre show, ‘Big Hugs’, created especially for the youngest audience.
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Walliams and the cast of Awful Auntie

Why you shouldn’t lock your niece up in a country house

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie will be coming to theatres throughout the UK – and will be playing Preston’s Charter Theatre from Thursday to Sunday January 18 - 21.
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ABBA MANIA, the original tribute from London's West End, will have an eight-week summer run at The Grand Theatre in Blackpool

Mamma Mia – it’s ABBA MANIA!

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme... a big summer show for Blackpool!

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Christopher Maloney and Kristina Rihanoff will star in Dance to the Music

Kristina foxtrots her way to Preston

Fans of Strictly Come Dancing and X Factor will not want to miss this mash-up as dancer Kristina Rihanoff and singer Christopher Maloney are set to team up in a new smash hit dance show that promises to transport audiences on a musical journey through time.
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Comedian Dave Spikey

Dave Spikey adds extra dates to special UK tour

Award-winning Lancashire comedian Dave Spikey is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his comedy career.

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Mooky sculpts his own props at this years Blackpool Tower Circus Panto

Laci Endresz Jr is the star of Blackpool’s year-round circus extravaganza.

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The Teletubbies Live debut show features all the colourful characters

Kids’ megastars set for some Grand adventures

They’re the mega stars of pre-school TV - and they’re coming to Blackpool later this year.

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Manchester Palace Theatre

‘Small child’ sought for key role in Miss Saigon for NW tour stop

A new touring production of legendary musical Miss Saigon is seeking young performers to play the role of Tam when it comes to the North West in the spring.

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David Walliams

Tickets still on sale for ‘Awful’ show from top author David

There’s a reminder there are only a few tickets left for David Walliams’ hilarious Awful Auntie at Preston’s Charter Theatre from January 18-21.

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