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Jane Austen’s world turned upside down in Lancaster Grand show

If you’ve never experienced the sublime silliness of LipService, now’s your opportunity to enjoy their latest comedy classic, Mr Darcy Loses the Plot.

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Roy Chubby Brown.

Comedian Roy Chubby Brown brings show to Morecambe

Britain’s lewdest, crudest and boldest comedian, Roy Chubby Brown, is set to entertain audiences in Morecambe.

The Chef Show

Lancaster Dukes serves up delicious drama

Feed your mind and your belly at The Chef Show coming to The Dukes this January.

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Britain’s Got Talent magician star brings tour to Lancaster

Britain’s Got Talent magician star brings tour to Lancaster

A magician will pull out all the tricks as he brings his tour to Lancaster next month.

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Lancaster project helps those affected by dementia

Lancaster project helps those affected by dementia

Thousands of people with dementia, their families, friends and carers nationwide are benefiting from a pioneering project run from The Dukes.

Amy Rhiannon-Worthsteps intothe Julie Walters role in Billy Elliott in Manchester

Following Julie Walters’ footsteps is a dream come true for Amy

Perfecting her craft on the intimate stages of her hometown theatre in Lancaster, Amy Rhiannon-Worth dreamed of a role treading the boards with a West End production.

The cast of Horrible Histories. Photo by Ian Tilton.

Horrible Histories Horrible Christmas Show, The Lowry, Salford

What a cracking show this is! Educational, but hilariously funny too and one not to miss before the festive season grinds to a halt at the beginning of January.

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Carmen. Picture by Andreas Grieger.

Tale of destructive love comes to Lancaster

Following a critically acclaimed seven-week run in London’s Soho Theatre last year, OperaUpClose make their debut performance in Lancaster with Bizet’s Carmen.

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The Dukes production of Pinocchio. Picture by Darren Andrews.

More dates added for Pinocchio performance in Lancaster

There’s an extra chance to see Pinocchio at The Dukes before he waves goodbye on January 7.

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Students at Disneyland Paris.

Lancaster theatre school makes real difference for youngsters

A teenager is making a name for herself on the music scene thanks to a Lancaster theatre school.

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Tony Law will be appearing at Lancaster Dukes Theatre.

Lancaster theatre announce comedy season

The Dukes new comedy season promises laughter all the way in 2017.

Evelyn Archer, chairman of the Winter Gardens Preservation Trust, with Toby Jones and Lin Cody.

Morecambe theatre star of show in BBC murder drama

Morecambe’s beloved theatre was transported back to the 1920s as it aired on prime time television over the festive season.

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The Dukes 30th anniversary walkabout theatre production will be a new version of Treasure Island in Lancaster's Williamson Park.

Lancaster theatre announce next year’s season of events

A 30th anniversary celebration of outdoor walkabout theatre and two thought provoking homegrown dramas add sparkle to the new season at The Dukes.

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Cinderella pantomime at Morecambe Winter Gardens.

Morecambe Cinderella cast have a ball

Here are some pictures from the Cinderella pantomime at the Morecambe Winter Gardens.

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Cinderella at Lancaster Grand Theatre. Picture by Mike Hardy.

Behind the scenes at Lancaster Grand’s pantomime

Reporter Gemma Sherlock takes a sneak peek backstage during a rehearsal for the Christmas pantomime Cinderella at the Lancaster Grand Theatre.

Showzam, Blackpool

What fun lies ahead in 2017?

After the fast-paced antics of Christmas, the new year can look gloomy. But it’s time to get your new diaries out and pencil in some dates as here is our guide of upcoming events to look forward to:
Jack and the Beanstalk

Top things to do this weekend

Here is a list of what is coming up this weekend.

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Amy Rhiannon Worth, Lancaster actress. Picture by Andy Hockridge.

Lancaster actress stars in dream stage role

A Lancaster actress is getting her big break when she plays a lead role in Billy Elliot on the Manchester stage.

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Exterior of Morecambe Winter Gardens

Pantomimes to return to Morecambe theatre after 30 year absence

A Morecambe theatre will hold its first pantomime in 30 years this month.

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Theatre review: Billy Elliot at Manchester Palace Theatre

Theatre review: Billy Elliot at Manchester Palace Theatre

New to Manchester and on its first UK tour, the full production of Billy Elliot has arrived at the Palace Theatre and if you haven’t seen it before, you must.

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