A tale of two roles comes to Blackpool next week

Quadrophenia and EastEnders star Phil Daniels will be showing the two sides of a classic gothic character when he comes to Blackpool next week.

Son Of A Preacher Man plays the Grand Theatre this week

REVIEW: Son Of A Preacher Man, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

If ever a show needed the classic jukebox musical trick of a mega-mix finale to send its audience out happy, this is it.

Theatre and Comedy

"This will be Blackpool's greatest season ever!"

Any other seaside resort would be proud to shout about a single new attraction at the start of the tourist season.

New Blackpool Pleasure Beach rollercoaster Icon powers up for the first time

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has unveiled the rollercoaster carriage for its new ride Icon, as the ride hits the track for the very first time.

Russell Hastings and Bruce Foxton in From The Jam

Punk sounds From The Jam will be a sweet thing

A taste of London punk comes From The Jam at Lytham’s Lowther Pavilion next month.

Chantel McGregor

Guitar girl Chantel ready to rock out at blues club

A guitar player hailed as ‘channeling the ghost of Hendrix’ comes to a Fylde blues club later this year.

From left, Harry Judd, Louis Smith and Aston Merrygold join forces to create the 'ultimate boyband of dance' for the return of jukebox theatre show Rip It Up

Strictly’s best boys set triple threat date

Three of Strictly Come Dancing’s most popular contestants - including two past champions - are preparing to tear up the dance floor with a new stage show heading to Blackpool.

Fylde Coast Players

Compelling war time story of love, guilt and greed

A staged drama of love and  greed comes to Lowther Pavilion next week.

Rose-Marie will be performing at Viva tomorrow

From the milking shed to the Royal Variety Show for singer Rose-Marie

Irish singing star Rose-Marie will be singing the songs which have made her famous throughout Europe at Viva tomorrow night.

Secret Affair with Ian Page, centre

Enjoy the best kept secret in mod world

Leading faces in the mod revival movement of the late 70s, Secret Affair, are due to perform their hits in Blackpool this summer.
Ska Face on stage

Double treat for ska fans

It’s not yet spring (officially, anyway) but already Preston Guild Hall is planning for Christmas.

Lee Mead

Decade on stage for show-stopper

Lee Mead is celebrating – it’s 10 years since the BBC One Holby City star won the coveted starring role of Joseph in the 2007 stage revival – an event that catapulted him into the public eye.

Gareth Malone

Gareth can’t wait to return home

Following the resounding  success of his 2017 tour, Gareth Malone can’t resist bringing the choral excitement to areas he missed first time round – and this year he’s visiting Preston.

George Maguire as Marc Bolan in 20th Century Boy

George is ready to glam rock out in stage tribute

The chance to play a musical hero doesn’t come along too often.

Gin and Rum Festival,

Top tipples in new UK festival coming to resort complex

Anyone who enjoys a cheeky G&T or rum cocktail is in for a treat when the new Gin And Rum Festival tour comes to Blackpool.

Phill Jupitus

Never mind the television, Phill’s back on stand-up stage

Comedian and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus comes to Lowther Pavilion next month with his latest stand-up tour Juplicity.

The X Factor is coming to Blackpool

Reach for the stars at Blackpool's X Factor auditions

Producers are heading to Blackpool to find local singing stars with The X Factor.
The Christie Musical Theatre Company on stage

Actors have the chance to try out for award-winning company

Budding actors are being urged to reach high and audition for a Fylde coast premiere this autumn.
Theatre and Comedy
Blues musician Beth Hart

Trip to the zoo could be a resort highlight for Beth

When hitting the road, there’s one thing blues star Beth Hart enjoys above all else.

Blackpool Symphony Orchestra

Spring theme to symphony’s concert

Blackpool Symphony Orchestra continues its 2017/18 season with a concert celebrating the arrival of spring.

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