Modern setting is Strictly sizzling for tango stars heading to Blackpool

Strictly speaking, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace shouldn’t be heading to Blackpool next week.

Charlie Mortimer, David Allen and Nicola Sargent of 16th Wall putting on a production of Dracula at Astley Hall

Dracula flies into Chorley

You may need some garlic if you are attending a lively performance of Dracula at Astley Hall later this month.

Joanne Clifton in Flashdance

Dance stars are Strictly coming to resort

A trio of Strictly Come Dancing stars will be gracing the stages of both the Grand Theatre and the Opera House next week.

Joe McElderry in Joseph

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at Palace Theatre, Manchester

Camp as a row of tents, cheesy as a bag of Wotsits, and as religiously irreverent as you get..

What’s On Listings 19-25 Oct

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Christine Mackie as Angela in The Dukes production of Blackout.

REVIEW: Blackout, The Dukes, Lancaster

The toy train once lovingly played with lies on its side, its colours disguised by a thick coating of brown sludge, the rail track empty and motionless.

Hayley Tamaddon will star as Millie in Thoroughly Modern Millie on a new UK tour in 2018

It's thoroughly modern Hayley!

Blackpool’s Hayley Tamaddon will star in the lead role in the new Thoroughly Modern Millie UK and Ireland tour, which begins in March next year.

Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla

REVIEW: Cilla: The Musical, Opera House, Blackpool

Just as Cilla Black was discovered in Liverpool’s Cavern Club, alongside the Beatles in 1962, this has discovered a new talent in Kara Lily Hayworth.

STOMP at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool

REVIEW: STOMP, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Stomp, the British theatrical sensation has been touring the world for 26 years - with up to five companies performing at any time.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Children’s show set to cause up-roar at Blackpool's Grand Theatre

Children’s favourite for generations The Tiger Who Came to Tea is roaring back to The Grand on October 30 and 31.

Bootleg Social Bar, in Blackpool

Expect a show full of politics and fun at Blackpool's Bootleg Social

Self-described “anti-drag queen” David Hoyle has warned anyone attending his Blackpool show next month to expect “polemic, pathos, provocative politicking and high comedy”.
Danny Bhoy

Comedy isn’t just for the Bhoys

Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy is heading for Lowther Pavilion next week with his new autumn show – Make Something Great Again For Stronger Better Future Tomorrow Together.

Winckley Square

Winckley Square to be a Winter Wonderland

Winckley Square in Preston is to get a festive makeover when an events group takes it over in the countdown to Christmas.

Foster and Allen

Folk duo together more than 40 years

Folk’s favourite duo Foster and Allen will be performing at the Lowther Pavilion on October 31.

Marton Operatic Society - The Sorcerer

Operetta maintains very high standards

The Sorcerer, Lowther Pavilion

Cilla - The Musical, starring Kara Lily Hayworth as the late star, is coming to the Opera House

Cilla stage show will be a lorra, lorra laughs for fans of the TV legend

The star of Cilla the Musical says performing on the same stage her character once did will be a ‘special’ moment.

A Judgement In Stone

Star has switched from song to stage to find One Love

He might have found fame in band Blue, but Antony Costa has found his ‘One Love’ in acting.


What’s On Listings 12-18 Oct

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Britt Quentin as Michael Jackson in Thriller Live

Show plays right royal tribute to the King Of Pop

A West End hit - proud to have no script or story - is heading for Blackpool, ready to thrill audiences.
Viva Blackpool

Concert thanks for Abba’s music

Fans of the Seventies superstars Abba will be saying Thank You For The Music at a concert paying tribute to the band later this month.

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