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Star puppet returns to roots for live show

Everyone’s favourite mischievous yellow bear Sooty is coming back to where it all started as part of his new UK tour.

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Sandy, Danny, Rizzo & Teen Angel

Oliver’s the one that they want

A Blackpool actor has been announced as part of the cast for the upcoming UK Tour of Grease: The Musical.

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Rob Richings

Ramin and Rob’s broad appeal

West End and Broadway royalty Ramin Karimloo will bring his unique ‘broadgrass’ fusion to Lowther Pavilion on Saturday.

Music
Peek Beyond the Barricade at The Grand Theatre Blackpool

Peek Beyond the Barricade at The Grand Theatre Blackpool

An exciting portrayal of the greatest songs in Musical Theatre, performed by four vocalists who have held West End roles in Les Miserables, will come to the Grand Theatre on Sunday.

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What’s On Listings 19-25 Jan

To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email whatson@lep.co.uk

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The Nutcracker at Blackpool Grand Theatre

The Nutcracker Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Fairy tale ballet makes dreams come true

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Lowther Pavilion

Humourous yet poignant play visits Lowther Pavilion

The latest offering by BAFTA-winning playwright John Godber will visit the Lowther Pavilion as part of its UK tour.

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Britain’s Got Talent flies into Blackpool

Britain’s Got Talent flies into Blackpool

The Britain’s Got Talent judges flew into Blackpool on a private jet, ahead of today’s auditions at Blackpool Opera House.

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Julian Wilde with Oliver Gray

Historic hall’s open air theatre leads the way

Lytham Hall looks to lead the country again in the summer of 2017 with a programme of four open air plays.

Theatre
Kamal Kaan and Rohit Gokani

New Lowther show cooks up a storm

A brand new production, which is part play, park cookery demonstration, will be visiting the Lowther Pavilion as part of its UK Tour.

Theatre
Miguel Angel, Joe Butcher and Glen Joseph

The World’s most successful rock’n’roll musical

‘The World’s Most Successful Rock ‘n’ Roll Musical’ is coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre for a six-day run.

Music
Kate Rusby is playing at the Guild Hall in May

Guild Hall announces bumper 2017 show schedule

Preston Guild Hall have started 2017 with a bang, announcing ticket details for more than 40 new shows.

Music
You Win Again

How deep is your love for the Bee Gees?

Following its debut at the West End’s Leicester Square Theatre, ‘You Win Again – The Story of the Bee Gees’ will be visiting Blackpool Grand Theatre as part of its first ever nationwide tour.

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Preston actor Leo Atkin playing George with Adam Abbou as Billy Elliott
Photo: Alastair Muir

"Billy Elliott" actor not ready for final curtain call just yet

For Preston actor Leo Atkin retirement is on hold.

Preston
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What’s On Listings 12-18 Jan

To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email whatson@lep.co.uk

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The Circus of Horrors, with Anthony Wall third from left

Circus of Horrors performer to preserve legacy

The Circus of Horrors will this year be celebrating its 21st anniversary and performer Anthony Walls has left something rather peculiar to the show in his will.

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Photo Neil Cross
Big Day Out
Jack and the Beanstalk, Preston Guild Hall
Andrew, Sarah, Joseph and Jessica Ferris

Pantomime proves a massive hit for theatre-goers as season closes

Not wanting the holiday season to be over families made the most of their last chance to capture a little Panto magic.

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The production of Running Wild, which is being staged at Blackpool Grand Theatre

Jumbo tale of love, loss and surviving a tsunami

Full casting has been announced for the first ever UK Tour of Running Wild, which has a five-day run at the Grand Theatre.

Theatre
Dan Nightingale

Nightingale flies into LOL

The founder of the now legendary ‘Beat the Frog’ comedy night at Manchester’s Frog and Bucket is headlining tomorrow’s LOL Comedy Club at The Grand Theatre.

Theatre
Amy Rhiannon-Worthsteps intothe Julie Walters role in Billy Elliott in Manchester

Following Julie Walters’ footsteps is a dream come true for Amy

Perfecting her craft on the intimate stages of her hometown theatre in Lancaster, Amy Rhiannon-Worth dreamed of a role treading the boards with a West End production.

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