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Nostalgia: Gloria Grahame's final wish at The Dukes in Lancaster

David Thacker was put in an impossible position when he was told his leading actress was dying.
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Peter Kay has announced more dates for his first tour in eight years

Peter Kay announces 23 north west dates due to 'phenomenal demand'

Peter Kay will embark on even more live shows when he returns to stand-up comedy with his first tour in eight years.
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L-R: The BigValDrewski Drew Gale and sisters The Raven Pamela Hewitt and Vixen Jane Robinson are fighting in the charity wrestling event. Photo: PCW/Tony Knox.

It's fight night!

Politicians, charity volunteers and shop workers are set to wind down from their day jobs in an evening of high-flying grappling tonight, in what is Preston’s first ‘white collar’ charity wrestling event.
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Gemma Atkinson and her dance partner Aljaz Skorjanec

Stars of Strictly Come Dancing arrive at Blackpool's iconic Tower Ballroom

Stars of Strictly Come Dancing are deep in rehearsals in Blackpool's iconic Tower Ballroom ahead of tomorrow night's spectacular.
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Mawdesley Amateur Dramatics Society presents King Arthur

Panto time for Mawdesley Amateur Dramatics Society

It’s panto time again as Mawdesley Amateur Dramatics Society presents a brand new version of the classic story of King Arthur to take the audience on a magical trip into a world of knights, wizards and adventure as one of the nation’s favourite legends is given a panto twist.

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Sketch is an exhibition being run at the Peter Scott Gallery in Lancaster

Things to do (November 16 to 21)

If you are looking for ideas of things to do this weekend, why try one or two of these?

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More thanhalf-a-million pounds was raised for Children in Need by an auction selling tickets to a Peter Kay gig - due to take place in Blackpool.

Auction for Peter Kay gig in Blackpool raises more than half-a-million pounds

More than half-a-million pounds was raised for Children in Need by an auction selling tickets to a Peter Kay gig - due to take place in Blackpool.
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Peter Kay

Peter Kay Tour 2018: How to get tickets and when the comedian's first tour in eight years will hit the north west?

Following this morning's announcement of a Children in Need charity auction for a one-off-gig in Blackpool, Peter Kay has also announced his long-awaited return to stand-up, in the form of a huge tour in 2018 and 2019.
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Jimmy Carr

Funnyman Jimmy Carr revs up for show in county

One of the most prolific joke-tellers of recent times, Jimmy Carr is soon bringing his mammoth UK tour to Blackpool.
Theatre
Where is your favourite?

The search begins for Lancashire's Italian Restaurant of the Year

We are on the hunt for the best Italian Restaurant of 2017.

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What’s On Listings 16-22 Nov

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

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Michael Ball and Alfie Boe on their recent visit to Blackpool

Top tenors get Together Again for Strictly at Tower

It’ll be back to Blackpool once more for local lad Alfie Boe, as he and Michael Ball head to the Tower Ballroom to feature in the weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing filming.

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The Grand Theatre

Love is Grand at historic theatre

Blackpool's Grand Theatre is calling on locals to fall in love with a special 24-hour offer.

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The cast of Thriller Live!

REVIEW: Thriller Live!, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

In a town where tribute acts play on a nightly basis, it’s no surprise Thriller Live! makes regular visits to the Grand Theatre.

Theatre
Lancashires Grace Davies is impressing in the X-Factor live shows

X-Factor finalists are coming to Preston this Christmas

The final six acts have all been booked to visit the city’s Switch nightclub in the buildup to Christmas and New Year.

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8 year old Tamia Charles of Ingol with her barn owl from Lancashire Hawks and Owls, at the Harry Potter Family Fun Day in aid of The Christie held at Heskin Hall, Eccleston,

Preston mum brews up magical Harry Potter inspired fundraiser

Wannabe wizards of all ages packed out a Lancashire manor house for a magical day of all things Harry Potter and helped raise more than £2,000 in aid of The Christie hospital.

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Paint Santa 2017

Calling all budding young artists!  How about this for an early Christmas present?

The Lancashire Post, in conjunction with The Blackpool Tower Circus Panto, are giving children across the Preston area the chance to win a sack of presents for Christmas plus a family ticket for the Mooky Doolittle Winter Pantomime!

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Dan sweeps Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl off her feet in DOI reveal

Dan sweeps Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl off her feet in DOI reveal

Blackpool’s Dancing On Ice skating star Dan Whiston has swept his new celebrity partner off her feet.
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A-ha

Norwegian pop stars A-ha set to Take On Blackpool’s Bloomfield Road

The sun always shines on Blackpool – or at least that’s the hope for Norwegian hitmakers A-ha as they announce a special gig at Blackpool FC’s Bloomfield Road stadium.

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Ruth Langsford and Anton Du Beke in Saturday's Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly stars getting ready to rock in Blackpool

The stars of Strictly Come Dancing will this morning be shining their shoes and practising their best moves ahead of the show’s annual exodus to the home of ballroom dancing.

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