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New musical has the look of love for Dusty

A new musical celebrating the hits of Sixties songstress Dusty Springfield is coming to Blackpool.

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Broadway and Beyond, which is taking place at the Lowther Pavilion

Songs from the shows in the mix

A compilation of popular musicals will bring the stage alive at Lowther Pavilion tomorrow.

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Boxer Ricky Hatton

Hitman Hatton hits up Pleasure Beach

Ricky ‘the Hitman’ Hatton will be hosting a special event at Blackpool Pleasure Beach tomorrow night.

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What’s On Listings 25-31 May

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First Hippo On The Moon is being presented at Preston's Charter Theatre on Tuesday

Glasto regular... a bonkers Bingo and treats for children

Friday night’s monthly comedy event at Preston Guild Hall's Lancaster Suite is hosted by MC Sally Anne Hayward.

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Katy Brand.

Comedian Katy Brand brings “I Was a Teenage Christian” to Lancaster

A Brand new take on evangelical Christianity is the finale of The Dukes spring comedy season.

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Christina Bianco comes to Viva Blackpool

Christina makes an impression

‘Woman of a thousand voices’ Christina Bianco has announced a return show at Blackpool’s Viva.

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Legendary resort singer Joe Longthorne is still battling ill health

Viva shows are Joe’s priority for summer

Singer Joe Longthorne has assured fans his Blackpool 30th anniversary summer season shows are his priority, after a ‘set back’ in his health.

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Jodie Prenger is starring as Shirley Valentine

Shirley stage show stars Jodie

Blackpool stage star Jodie Prenger will star in the resort in Willy Russel’s Shirley Valentine.

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What’s On Listings 18-24 May

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Antony Costa and Andrew Lancel in A Judgement In Stone

TV cop fronts all-star thriller adaptation

There’s an all-star casting for the latest murder mystery lined up at the Grand Theatre.

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Louise Jameson, Janet Henfrey, Souad Faress, Susan Twist and Denise Black. Photo: Richard Davenport

Winter Hill at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

As Shakespeare might have said, now is the Winter Hill of our discontent.

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Merely Theatres Romeo and Juliet is a gender-blind production

Actors Merely bend stage gender rules

Turn up to Lowther Pavilion next week, and you could see a man uttering the immortal line ‘O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?’ or see the twins from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Viola and Sebastian, as two women.

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Tenor Lee Bradley makes Fylde homecoming date

Opera singer hopes to cast spell over home audience

Bringing the Magic Of The Opera to life is tenor Lee Bradley’s aim with a new tour coming to Blackpool next month.

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The cast of Dreamgirls at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. The show stars Amber Riley (formerly of TV show Glee) - right of Spongebob, and Blackpool performer Ashley Luke Lloyd - front right, kneeling

Dream team takes time out from West End for Blackpool break

Fans of the hit TV show Glee might have thought they were in a dream at Blackpool Pleasure Beach yesterday, as one of the stars of the series took time out from her West End role to relax in the resort.
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Eddie the Eagle

‘The Eagle’ soaring to a stage show landing

Britain’s most famous loser is coming in to land in Preston next month.

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Ballet Theatre UK's Alice In Wonderland

Take a spin down the rabbit hole

Dance fans can take a trip down the rabbit hole with the latest production from Ballet Theatre UK.

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Lucie Jones prepares for the Eurovision Song Contest this weekend - and will join the cast of The Wedding Singer next month

Eurovision star Lucie turns wedding singer

The UK’s Eurovision hopeful Lucie Jones is heading to Blackpool to start in musical comedy The Wedding Singer this summer.

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What’s On Listings 11-17 May

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Natalie Lowe, Louis Smith and Jay McGuinness to star in Rip It Up

Strictly stars celebrate music of the 50s

A trio of Strictly stars will be heading to Blackpool in a new show celebrating the music and moves of the 50s.

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