Household names head to Grand

Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin
Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin

LANCASTER Grand Theatre has announced its autumn and winter line-up – with a number of household names set to tread its historic boards.

Coming off the back of its best ever financial year, the theatre kicks off the season on Friday, August 19 with a performance of the smash hit musical Bugsy Malone by its summer school participants.

Popular children’s book series Hairy Maclary comes to life on September 13-14 with music, singing and several of the popular characters.

Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee, regular Have I Got News For You panellist, star of Live at the Apollo and new team member of Channel 4’s Stand Up For The Week, Jon Richardson, will be at the Grand on Friday, September 23.

See the Lancaster Guardian (28-07-11) for full story.