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Queen tribute to make their way to Lancaster theatre

Fans of Queen are in for a treat as an multi-award winning tribute band get set to play in the city.

Lancaster exhibition shows island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned

Lancaster exhibition shows island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned

An exhibition by a photographer who spent childhood holidays on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, will be displayed at Lancaster’s Dukes theatre.

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Alistair Higgins and the cast of Dreamboats And Petticoats, heading to Blackpool Opera House this week

Musical marathon is a dream tour to play

For 10 years, baby boomers have been reliving their youth through the CDs celebrating the music of the 50s and 60s.
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Cabus Players stage Peter Gordons murder mystery Secondary Cause of Death

Cabus Players stage Inspector Pratt murder mystery

Cabus Players are staging Peter Gordon’s murder mystery ‘Secondary Cause of Death’.
The cast of American Idiot by Dare To Go Theatre. Photo from Dare To Go Facebook page.

REVIEW: American Idiot by Dare To Go Theatre, Winter Gardens, Morecambe

American Idiot by Green Day was one of my favourite albums of the mid-noughties.

The cast from Attic Door Productions pose outside Lancaster Castle ahead of their show, The Two Gentleman of Verona.

Shakespeare returns to Lancaster Castle

Picture reveals Shakespeare’s return to Lancaster Castle this month.

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Jason Manford will be appearing at the Grand in December.

Lancaster Grand becoming popular comedy hub

A Lancaster theatre is becoming a popular hub for comedy within the city as it attracts big names in sell-out shows.

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Ash Dykes. Picture by Suzanna Tierie.

Adventurer Ash Dykes talks about survival at Lancaster theatre

National Adventurer of the Year Ash Dykes returns to Lancaster with his new show, Surviving Madagascar.

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The Footlights cast in costume for Pygmalion which is coming to the Lancaster Grand Theatre.

Lancaster Footlights bring Pygmalion to the stage

Lancaster Footlights is to return to the stage with the company’s first show of the year, Pygmalion.

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Jason Manford

Tickets on sale for Jason Manford’s Lancaster show

Tickets are now on sale for comedian Jason Manford who will be appearing at the Lancaster Grand Theatre.

The West End is gearing up for an Easter treasure hunt. Picture: Ceri Oakes

West End treasure hunt this Easter

Calling all pirates of the West End – there’s treasure to be found in them there streets.

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The Grand Theatre in Lancaster is showing an Easter panto of Beauty and the Beast, starring Basil Brush and Keith Chegwin.
Keith and Basil rehearse with former X Factor performer Stevi Ritchie.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Basil Brush, Cheggers and X Factor star dazzle in Lancaster panto

Children’s TV sensation Basil Brush, actor Keith Chegwin (Cheggers) and former X Factor performer Stevie Ritchie visited Lancaster.

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The Hustle, a Lancaster blues band at one of their shows.

Morecambe blues night takes over theatre

Get ready for some blues this weekend as local musicians get ready for their chance to shine.

Colin Connor, Natasha Davidson and Susan Twist. Photo: Richard Davenport

Theatre review: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

The tenant of Wildfell Hall is a woman of mystery; a woman with secrets. And it is difficult to say much more than that without spoiling it for you.

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Sara Pascoe makes her Dukes debut this April.

Comedian Sara Pascoe in Lancaster theatre debut

Sara Pascoe makes her Dukes debut this April with her new comedy show – Animal.

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A scene from Dough.

Baking memories for children

A new show for children all based around the many uses of dough will be coming to Arkholme in April.

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Keith Chegwin and Basil Brush star in  Beauty and the Beast, an Easter panto coming to the Grand this April.

Cheggers, Basil Brush and more at Lancaster Grand

April is another busy month at Lancaster Grand with something for all the family.

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The full cast of Putting On Shorts during rehearsals.

Lancaster comedy writers to host free show

After 23 years of writing comedy sketches for their own amusement, friends Phil Woods and Steve Smith finally have their own live comedy sketch show – ‘Putting On Shorts.’

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Morecambe will host its first Goth night at the Winter Gardens. Picture by Bryan Thompson

Goth night coming to Morecambe

A Morecambe theatre will host its first Goth night celebrating alternative music and dress sense.

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VIDEO: Morecambe organisers talk Ska and future events

Skaville will take place this weekend at the Morecambe Winter Gardens.

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