What's on Blackpool Grand Theatre and how you can book tickets

We've rounded up all the shows coming to the iconic Blackpool Grand Theatre this March, take a look below:
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The start of a new month is approaching which means a host of new exciting shows are coming to the Blackpool Grand Theatre and there truly is something for everyone.

If you fancy celebrating the arrival of spring with an unmissible show, here is the line up for March 2024, with show descriptions courtesy of the Grand, and information on how to book tickets:

Friday, March 1 - Saturday, March 2

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Oh What A Lovely War at 7.30pm, with a 2:30pm matinee on the Saturday. Tickets from £17.50 with concessions and group rates available. A wildly satirical, visually stunning and deeply moving musical, bringing to life the folly, farce and tragedy of the First World War. Brimming with timeless songs, razor-sharp wit and high jinks, Oh What A Lovely War is a hilarious, heart-breaking snapshot of life for those caught in the crossfire of conflict.

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Oh What A Lovely War

Sunday, March 3

Something About George at 7.30pm. Tickets £30.50 with concessions available.

West End actor and musician Daniel Taylor brings a musical tribute of music’s most understated icons. Featuring a five-piece band performing beautiful George Harrison songs such as My Sweet Lord, Something, Got My Mind Set On You and Handle With Care, the show includes his incredible solo material, and more than a few Beatles’ classics along the way.

Thursday, March 7 to Sunday, March 10

Whittaker’s World At Your Feet at 7pm with a 2pm matinee on the Sunday.

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Whittaker’s Dance and Drama Centre presents the entertainment extravaganza World At Your Feetincluding ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, riverdance and musical theatre all performed by elite students aged from 2–80yrs from the renowned local dance studio. A show for all the family! Tickets from £17. Concessions and Early Bird booking offer available.

Tuesday, March 12 - Wednesday, March 13

The Gruffalo’s Child at 1.30pm & 4.30pm (a relaxed ‘chilled’ performance) on Tuesday, and 10.30am & 1pm on Wednesday. Tickets £16.50 with concessions available.

An enchanting new stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson’s much-loved tale. One wild and windy night The Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warnings about the Big Bad Mouse and tiptoes out into the deep dark wood... Let your imagination run wild with songs, laughs and scary fun for everyone aged 3 to 103.

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The Gruffalo's Child

Thursday, March 14

Sophie McCartney with Tired & Tested at 8pm. Tickets from £24.50

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Join award-winning comedian, writer and social media star Sophie McCartney as she ventures into the perilous world of parenthood in this rollicking new stand-up show set to test pelvic floor muscles to the max(i) pad. ‘Instagram’s funniest mum’ is best known for her wickedly accurate insights intoadulting, laugh-out-loud relatability and close-to-the-bone calamitous charm.

Friday, March 15

Tim Vine with Breeeep! at 7.30pm. Tickets £29.50

Come and enjoy a mountain of nonsense, daft one-liners, joyful songs, wobbly props and ridiculous humour (plus utter drivel) as Tim Vine comes back to Blackpool for one night only with a brand-new stand-up show! Witness the stupidity. Then leave. Tim switched on the Christmas lights in Cheam two years on the run!

Saturday, March 16

Let’s Dance by Blackpool Symphony Orchestra at 7.30pm. Tickets £21 with under 18s concession available.

Blackpool Symphony Orchestra make a welcome return to the Grand with a whirlwind journey through music inspired by dance in all its many and varied forms. Enjoy everything from Abba to Irish, Ballet to Broadway and Latin American to the Waltz under one roof. An evening for all the family to enjoy.

Tuesday, March 19

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Motionhouse with NOBODY – A Dance-Circus Adventure at 7.30pm. Tickets from £14.50 with concessions available.

Top contemporary dance company Motionhouse present a dazzling new piece showcasing raw physical strength and gravity-defying choreography. Nobody follows seven characters on a journey to discover who they are through an emotional, but ultimately uplifting story, packed with visual magic.

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Nobody by Motionhouse

Wednesday, March 20

The Roy Orbison Story at 7.30pm. Tickets £33.

Barry Steele will take you on a musical journey from ‘The Black and White Night’ right through to The Traveling Wilburys. You’ll be dancing in the aisles as you experience the unforgettable sound of a generation alongside an extraordinary ensemble of talented musicians and singers paying homage to the timeless music of Roy Orbison and his many friends.

Thursday, March 21

Irish Annie’s at 7.30pm. Tickets £30.50 with concessions available.

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Sip Whiskey in the Jar with TV favourite Ricky Tomlinson as the popular actor and comic joins fellow Liverpudlians Catherine Rice and Asa Murphy in this smash-hit musical comedy. Meet landlady Annie and all her regular madcap customers for a fun night out celebrating the very best of Irish culture.

Asa Murphy and the band Shenanigans in Irish Annie's. Credit: David MunnAsa Murphy and the band Shenanigans in Irish Annie's. Credit: David Munn
Asa Murphy and the band Shenanigans in Irish Annie's. Credit: David Munn

Friday, March 22

Daniel O’Reilly at 8pm. Tickets £29.50.

Controversial comic Daniel O’Reilly is still boasting one of the largest, strongest, most loyal and fastest-growing social media followings in the UK. He is well known for many characters, but for this new live show he’s going ‘Out Of Character’ to bring all the laughs and look back on the mischief, the mistakes and the madness of his career so far.

Saturday, March 23

Madama Butterfly at 7.30pm. Tickets from £38 with concessions available.

It’s One Fine Day as Puccini's award-winning opera is back by overwhelming public demand in an exciting new production featuring extraordinary stage sets. Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant – with dramatic results. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Sunday, March 24

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Sunday Night at The Grand at 7.30pm. Tickets from £18.50 with senior concessions available.

Blackpool’s best-loved variety show returns for its seventh year to take you on a journey of laughter with the North West’s funniest comedians, astonishing vocalists and an array of show-stopping dancers. Featuring Grand Theatre favourite, comedy legend and BGT finalist Steve Royle, Ben Nickless and outstanding vocalist Benjamin Moss (The Voice) plus many more! Hosted by Gaz Jenkins.

Wednesday, March 27 - Saturday, March 30

Blackpool Operatic Society with Singin’ In The Rain at 7.30pm, with an extra matinee at 2pm on Friday & Saturday. Tickets from £19 with concessions available.

Blackpool Operatic Society will make a real splash this Easter with a showstopping production of the iconic Hollywood musical. Filled with every memorable moment from the much-loved film, snappy dialogue, a downpour of unforgettable songs and even an onstage rainstorm!

Sunday, March 31 and Monday, April 1

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The Sooty Show at 2:30pm. Tickets £21 with an under 18s concession available.

Izzy Wizzy, Let’s Get Busy! Sooty, Soo and Sweep are planning a very special birthday party and you’re all invited. However, in true Sooty style nothing will go to plan… With buckets of audience participation and gallons of giggles, this spectacular celebration of the longest-running children’s television show in the world will delight Sooty fans old and new and is a must-see treat for the whole family.

How to book tickets

Visit blackpoolgrand.co.uk for full show listings and bookings or call the box office on 01253 290190 for bookings and further information.

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