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Blackpool's Four Seasons’ magic sounds live again

1:09pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE sounds of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will be heard at the Grand Theatre Blackpool over the summer.

Now Snake’s a real sax symbol

Lancashire Telegraph: Now Snake’s a real sax symbol

1:03pm Thursday 24th April 2014

SNAKE Davis’ winding musical voyage has propelled him from Clitheroe’s Rolling Thunder Club a quarter of a century ago through to a burgeoning CV that reads like a Who’s Who of 20th century pop music.

Still chance to see comic Sarah Millican’s show

Lancashire Telegraph: Sarah Millican

1:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A LIMITED number of tickets are still available for top comedian Sarah Millican’s show at King George’s Hall, Blackburn, on Wednesday.

Folk star Sam Lee tastes life on wildside

Lancashire Telegraph: Sam Lee is keeping a tradition alive

11:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

ACTION man Sam Lee is on a musical mission of discovery.

Political animal Bez is ready for DJ party

Lancashire Telegraph: Bez – real name Mark Berry – joins anti-fracking campaigners at Barton Moss.

10:14am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

HAPPY Monday’s freaky dancer Bez has revealed plans to run for MP in next year’s general election... But he will be standing in Rawtensall first.

Winning ways of Geordie Joe McElderry

Lancashire Telegraph: Winning ways of Geordie Joe McElderry

9:55am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WHEN it comes to winning TV shows, Joe McElderry is the man to turn to.

Oswaldtwistle Players’ to stage Wyrd Sisters

Lancashire Telegraph: Erinn Bâtard, Gayle Knight and, Rachel Bamford as the witches

2:20pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AUDIENCES are being urged to get in the ‘spirit’ for Oswaldtwistle Players’ production.

Katherine Jenkins plans for a perfect summer evening

Lancashire Telegraph: Katherine Jenkins has a rosy glow

10:27am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

OPERA star Katherine Jenkins is doing her bit to encourage youngsters to enjoy classical music.

Brian Conley talks about his new live show

Lancashire Telegraph: Brian Conley

11:18am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

IT’S been a long journey for one of Britain’s best loved comic entertainers, Brian Conley.

Forecast for the season is fun at The Grand, Clitheroe

12:20pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CLITHEROE’S Grand Theatre has announced its summer season with Scots’ rockers Big Country and singer songwriter Thea Gilmore topping the bill.

A taste of ballet for youngsters in Manchester

11:50am Thursday 10th April 2014

A BALLET designed for young audiences comes to Manchester’s Palace Theatre at the end of the month.

Valley Academy to perform Grease

Lancashire Telegraph: Emma Hitchon and Sam Newsham, centre, as Sandy and Danny and the Valley Academy cast of Grease

2:52pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

GREASE is the word for 60 young performers taking to the stage this week.

Blackburn Drama Club: Duets by Peter Quilter

2:42pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Blackburn Drama Club launches its new season tomorrow night with a reading of Duets by Peter Quilter.

Diamonds Are Forever: The Royal Court Theatre, Bacup

2:40pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Diamonds Are Forever for one night only at the Royal Court Theatre, Bacup, this weekend.

Broadway Lights and West End Nights: Burnley Light Opera Society

Lancashire Telegraph: Society members in rehearsal

2:38pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Take a trip to the heart of theatreland with Burnley Light Opera Society this week.

Visiting Hours: New Millennium Theatre, Waterfoot

Lancashire Telegraph: Maureen Jackson, Ian Pickup, Tony McDonagh, Helen Lockett and John Spencer serve up the laughs.

2:36pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

ACTORS hope to have their audiences in stitches at the New Millennium Theatre from Saturday with a medical comedy triple bill.

20th century classic looks at society

4:05pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

THE mass-hysteria of the Salem witch trials of 1692 is being recreated in The Garrick’s production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, running at The ACE Centre from tonight until Saturday.

Confusions will reign

4:04pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Relationships and communication breakdowns underpin the themes of Stage Two Downham’s spring production – Alan Ayckbourn’s series of five short plays Confusions, at the village hall on Wednesday to Saturday, April 2 to 5, 7.30pm.

Well-known story being set on stage

4:02pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

THE first rehearsal for Pendle Hippodrome Theatre Company’s ‘mystery’ autumn musical takes place on Thursday.

Former Accrington and Rossendale College goes back to his own uni days

Lancashire Telegraph: Former Accrington and Rossendale College goes back to his own uni days

4:01pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

MEMBERS of a new theatre company will relive the hangovers and headaches of student life in a play written by their artistic director.

From Sweeney to Boycie, what a life!

Lancashire Telegraph: John Challis was part of TV gold

3:10pm Friday 21st March 2014

We’re The Sweeney, son, and we haven’t had any dinner.’ Mention the phrase in Britain now and some people — not all just men of a certain age — will immediately know you’re talking about the dynamic 1970s’ cops and robbers show.

Searchers found lifetime of fame

Lancashire Telegraph: The Searchers with John McNally

2:34pm Friday 21st March 2014

THE end of a Searchers concert will invariably see a small collection of teenage musicians hanging back as John McNally and the band sign autographs and chat to their fans.

Funnyman Jimmy Cricket tops Blackburn variety bill

Lancashire Telegraph: Jimmy Cricket

3:26pm Friday 21st March 2014

TOP TV comic Jimmy Cricket will be the headline act for the first of a new monthly series of Alf Wright’s Afternoon Variety Shows at King George’s Hall, Blackburn.

TV joker Joel Dommett promises a live show that’s full of surprises

Lancashire Telegraph: Joel Dommett

3:19pm Friday 21st March 2014

One of the rising stars of the stand-up scene, Joel Dommett comes to Burnley Mechanics next week. Here he answers a few questions.

Easter panto comes to Manchester

2:53pm Friday 21st March 2014

A SPECIAL family pantomime for Easter comes to Manchester Opera House next month.

Laughter set to take over the world

2:47pm Friday 21st March 2014

DATES have been announced for the next World of Comedy gigs in Blackburn and Darwen.

Make a date with The Enemy in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: The Enemy

2:08pm Friday 21st March 2014

THE Enemy have announced a Blackburn date as part of a UK tour.

Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra in Blackburn

3:04pm Friday 21st March 2014

THE newly-formed Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra will be the main attraction at Blackburn Music Society’s spring concert at Blackburn Cathedral on Saturday night.

Bible gets the stripped-down comedy treatment

Lancashire Telegraph: The Reduced Shakespeare Company tackle the greatest story ever parodied

3:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

IN the beginning was the word — but now it’s just got funnier.

Country rebel’s legacy lives on

Lancashire Telegraph: Ronnie J Moran as Waylon Jennings

6:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

THE rebel spirit of country music comes to Blackburn’s Thwaites Empire Theatre next Friday when Ronnie J Moran and his band Luckenbach present the Ultimate Waylon Jennings tribute show.

Show puts life into Hancock

11:51am Thursday 13th March 2014

A UNIQUE stage show celebrating the genius of one Britain’s greatest comedians comes to Burnley Mechanics next week.

Step back to the 60s with soul in Burnley

11:50am Thursday 13th March 2014

A SOUL night featuring six top DJs will recreate the halcyon days of the Burnley Bank Hall Miners Club in June.

The Crucible: Garrick theatre

2:56pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

TICKETS are now limited availability for performances of The Crucible later this month.

Broken Glass: Blackburn Arts Club

Lancashire Telegraph: From left, Lisa-Marie Hunt, Zoe Tompkins and Sara Ashton

2:55pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

A RARE work by one of the 20th Century’s greatest playwrights is being brought to the stage from tonight by Blackburn Arts Club.

Lawson stopping off in Burnley before summer's fertivals

Lancashire Telegraph: Lawson will be the  first band to play the university venue

10:35am Monday 10th March 2014

LEADING pop band Lawson will be coming to East Lancashire before heading off to play two of the summer’s biggest festivals at the Isle of Wight and Hyde Park.

Punk legend Steve Diggle's final tour memory with Kurt Cobain

Lancashire Telegraph: Steve Diggle Picture: Ian Rook

10:46am Monday 10th March 2014

PUNK legend Steve Diggle is never short of a rock and roll anecdote or a poignant musical reminiscence.

Jacko tribute Navi performs in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Navi as Michael Jackson

10:28am Monday 10th March 2014

A SPECTACULAR tribute to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, comes to King George’s Hall, Blackburn, on Saturday.

Go crazy for musical sale

3:35pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

THEATREGOERS will be going Crazy as tickets for Blackburn Musical Theatre Company’s 2014 show go on sale.

Breaking the Code: Thwaites Empire Theatre

Lancashire Telegraph: The cast of Breaking The Code

3:33pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

A TIMELY reminder of a shift in British society is being produced by Blackburn Drama Club this week.

Educating Rita: Colne Little Theatre

Lancashire Telegraph: Alan Hargreaves and Lisa Smith on stage at the Little Theatre

3:29pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

WILLY Russell’s two-handed Educating Rita is running at Colne Little Theatre this week.

‘Quirky’ work gets debut in Pendle

3:50pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

A NEW work is being staged by Pendle Borderline this week.

Blackburn Gilbert and Sullivan Society marks 50th anniversary with Mikado

Lancashire Telegraph: The Mikado cast and, right, David Slater as The Mikado and Tony Lewis as Ko-Ko

3:48pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

ONE of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular operas is being staged for Blackburn G&S Society’s 50th anniversary this week.

‘Take a risk’ on Clitheroe production of Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical

Lancashire Telegraph: Peter Norris as Jekyll

4:14pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

THE chairman of Clitheroe Parish Church Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society is urging audiences to ‘take a risk’ on its production of Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical.

Patrick Monahan serves up laughter and 'clean' fun in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Cheeky comedian Patrick Monahan coming to Bromley tomorrow night

2:26pm Thursday 6th February 2014

YOU don’t need to be filthy to be funny — that’s what comedian Patrick Monahan has discovered by specifically tailoring his gigs to a family audience.

Dash of Clash is magic ingredient

2:52pm Thursday 6th February 2014

CLASH legend Mick Jones makes a rare cameo appearance on Dreadzone’s latest single, the groovy sounding Too Late.

Jimeoin crossed the world to find fame and now he's back in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Performing on Teesside: Jimeoin

2:34pm Thursday 6th February 2014

INTERNATIONALLY-acclaimed comic Jimeoin is preparing for his latest tour Yes, Yes, Whatever…?! which stops off in Blackburn.

Giants of rock and roll get together at Thwaites Empire Theatre

Lancashire Telegraph: Giants of rock and roll get together at Thwaites Empire Theatre

2:33pm Thursday 6th February 2014

THE ultimate rock and roll concert comes to the Thwaites Empire Theatre, Blackburn, next week.

There’s something funny up ahead at King George's Hall

Lancashire Telegraph: Kate Mulgrew

2:31pm Thursday 6th February 2014

THE line-ups for the monthly helping of stand-up comedy at King George’s Hall, Blackburn, have been confirmed until June.

Rossendale players work out how life changes

Lancashire Telegraph: The cast of Why Me? with Michael Whewell, centre

2:28pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

ROSSENDALE Players are taking a comedic look at the topical issue of unemployment, asking the question Why Me?

World class production of Tap Factory comes to Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: World class production of Tap Factory comes to Burnley

10:43am Thursday 30th January 2014

PREPARE to be astounded with a brand new, world class production of Tap Factory — heading to the UK for the first time.



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