Listings: October 26 - November 2

First published in What's on in Lancashire


THE ELEPHANT MAN — Chorley Little Theatre, until tomorrow.

OBAMA THE MAMBA — The Lowry, Salford Quays, until tomorrow.

THE MOUSETRAP — Manchester Opera House, until tomorrow.

ORPHEUS DESCENDING — Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, until Saturday, November 24.

TWO GHOST STORIES — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28.

THE SITUATION ROOM — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Tuesday, October 30 to Saturday, November 3.

MACBETH — Bury Met, Wednesday, November 7.

FAUST — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Tuesday, November 6 to Friday, November 9.

PAPER TOM — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Saturday, November 10.

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES — Opera House, Manchester, Wednesday, November 14.


CHANTEL MCGREGOR — Darwen Library Theatre, Friday, October 26.

OXJAM AT THE ACE — featuring Effluence, Roadkill, Cassius Calling and other, Ace Centre, Nelson, Friday, October 26.

THE D.O.T. — 53 Degrees, Preston, Friday, October 26.

THE SOULTRAIN — Darwen Library Theatre, Saturday, October 27.

BEAT THE BANDIT — Live Lounge, Blackburn, Saturday, October 27.

STEVE WILSON — St Pauls, Montague Street, Blackburn, Saturday, October 27.

AMY MACDONALD — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Saturday, October 27.

TERRORVISION — Manchester Ritz, Saturday, October 27.

WISHBONE ASH — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Sunday, October 28.

MARTIN CARTHY — The Continental, Preston, Sunday, October 28.

THE PROCLAIMERS — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Monday, October 29.

THE CIVIL WARS — Manchester Apollo, Tuesday, October 30.

THE WALKMEN — Manchester Ritz, Tuesday, October 30.

EDDI READER — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Wednesday, October 31.

REACH HOUSE — Manchester Ritz, Wednesday, October 31.

JACKIE OATES — the Grand, Clitheroe, Wednesday, October 31.

MUSE — Manchester Arena, Thursday, November 1.

ED SHEERAN — Manchester Apollo, Thursday, November 1 to Saturday, November 3.

TAME IMPALA — Manchester Ritz, Thursday, November 1.

TYLER HILTON — Manchester Academy, Thursday, November 1.

LOSTPROPHETS — 53 Degrees, Preston, Friday, November 2.

KATZENJAMMER — Sound Control, Manchester, Friday, November 2.

DENISE BLACK’S LOOSE SCREW — Matt & Phreds, Manchester, Friday, November 2.

NICKY MINAJ — Manchester Arena, Friday, November 2.

THE DRIFTERS — Palace Theatre, Manchester, Saturday, November 3.

THE STUMBLE — Bury Met, Saturday, November 3.

JAKWOB — 53 Degrees, Preston, Saturday, November 3.

SONGS FROM THE NEIGHBOURHOOD — Colne Muni, Sunday, November 4.

JOAN ARMATRADING — Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, Sunday, November 4.

NIGHTWISH — Manchester Apollo, Sunday, November 4.


MATTHEW BOURNE’S SLEEPING BEAUTY: A GOTHIC FAIRY TALE — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Tuesday, November 13 to Saturday, November 17.

MOSCOW BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER — Colne Muni, Tuesday, November 20.


PEMBERTON BRASS BAND — Colne Muni, Sunday, 28 October.

BROADWAY TO HOLLYWOOD — King George’s Hall, Blackburn, Saturday, November 3.

BLACKBURN AND DARWEN BRASS BAND — Thwaites Empire Theatre, Blackburn, Friday, November 9.


KATHLEEN FERRIER: HER LIFE AND LEGACY — King George’s Hall, tonight.

KATHLEEN FERRIER PRIZEWINNERS’ RECITAL — with Thomas Isherwood, King George’s Hall, Blackburn, tomorrow, 2pm.

KATHLEEN FERRIER CELEBRATION CONCERT — with soloist Diana Moore. KIng George’s Hall, Blackburn, Saturday, October 27.

17th KATHLEEN FERRIER SOCIETY BURSARY FOR YOUNG SINGERS — King George’s Hall, Blackburn, Sunday, October 28.

CLITHEROE CONCERTS SOCIETY — Kathleen Ferrier celebration with Karina Lewis, lecture theatre, Clitheroe Royal Grammar School Sixth Form Centre, York Street, Clitheroe, Wednesday, November 7.


MICHAEL McINTYRE — Manchester Arena, until Monday.

PAUL CHOWDHRY — Burnley Mechanics, tomorrow.

GREG DAVIES — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Sunday.

KEVIN BRIDGES — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 30 and 31.

ROB ROUSE — Burnley Mechanics, Wednesday, October 31.

TOM RODEN and PETE SHENTON — Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, Wedmesday, October 31 to Saturday, November 3.

KEVIN WILSON — Palace Theatre, Manchester, Thursday, November 1.

RAMSBOTTOM COMEDY CLUB — with Dave Johns, Paul F Taylor and Martin Mor, Ramsbottom Civic Hall, Thursday, November 1.

DANIEL SLOSS — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Thursday, November 1.

FIRST THURSDAY COMEDY CLUB — Bury Met, Thursday, November 1.

ABANDOMAN — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Thursday, November 1.


BATSHEVA ENSEMBLE — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Friday and Saturday, November 2 and 3.

MISRANA 2012 — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Sunday, November 4.


BURY BEER FESTIVAL —Bury Met, Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3.


MAGIC HAT ENSEMBLE — Atrium Cafe Bar, Clitheroe Castle Museum, Thursday, November 1.


PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON IN JURASSIC BARK — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Tuesday, October 30.

WIZARD OF OZ — Thwaites Empire Theatre, Ewood, Tuesday, October 30 and Wednesday, October 31.

HAIRY MACLARY — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Thursday, November 1 to Saturday, November 3.


42nd STREET — Palace Theatre, Manchester, Tuntil tomorrow.

THE MAGIC OF MUSICALS — Thwaites Empire Theatre, Blackburn, Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27.

BROADWAY TO HOLLYWOOD — King George’s Hall, Blackburn, Saturday, November 3.

CAROUSEL — St Cuthbert’s Community Hall, Sharp Street, Burnley, Monday, November 5 to Saturday, November 10.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC — Accrington Theatre Group, Oswaldtwistle Civic Theatre, Tuesday, November 6 to Saturday, November 10.


DON BANK’S AFTERNOON MUSIC HALL — Darwen Library Theatre, Wednesday, November 7, 2pm




DON GIOVANNI — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Wednesday, November 7 and Saturday, November 10.

THE MAKROPULOS CASE — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Thursday, November 8.


 SALLY MORGAN — Palace Theatre, Manchester, Wednesday, October 31.


 BIG SOUL NIGHT — Rolls Royce Leisure Club, Barnoldswick, tonight.

GHOST IN MY HOUSE, CHARITY SOUL NIGHT — Samlesbury Hall, Friday, November 2.


BUDDY HOLLY: A LEGEND REBORN — Colne Muni, tonight.

ELO EXPERIENCE — Burnley Mechanics, tonight.

THE SMITHS LTD — Burnley Mechanics, Friday, November 2.

G2: THE DEFINITIVE GENESIS TRIBUTE — Colne Muni, Saturday, November 3.

CLONE ROSES — King George’s Hall, Blackburn, Saturday, November 10.


DEATH ROW DIVA — The Lowry, Salford Quays, tonight.

10th ANNIVESARY SHOW — with comedian Jimmy Cricket, Thwaites Empire Theatre, Ewood, Sunday.

PORTMANTEAU — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Sunday.

THE FESTIVAL OF THE SPOKEN NERD — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Monday, October 29.

THE LADYBOYS OF BANGKOK — Burnley Mechanics, Thursday. November 1.

THE ANCIENT MARINER — The Lowry, Salford Quays, Friday, November 2.


SUPERSTARS OF WRESTLING — Colne Muni, Thursday, November 1.

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