Lock stock and barrel for Grand line-up

Sean Lock
Sean Lock

Sean Lock steps onto the Lancaster Grand stage this March, just one in a long list of household names to perform at the venue this season.

The 460-seater venue has managed to attract some of the biggest names and this season will be no different, with an already sold out show for John Bishop scheduled for February 27, and Russell Kane on February 8.

Pam Ayres brings to the stage over 35 years of observations on life, on February 9, while Lancaster Footlights presents When We Are Married by J B Priesley from February 19 - 23.

Penned in 1938, this is a classic comedy about social hypocracy that is a blessed union of laughs and surprises.

On February 24, The Billy Fury Years features stunning video and audio effects, plus all Billy Fury’s hits and the ever changing image of the Fury phenomenon.

Swinging in with a highly spirited musical romp that had all of New York dancing the Charleston, Thoroughly Modern Millie brought to you by the Red Rose Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society takes to the stage from March 5 - 9.

The sensational Chuckle Brothers are back on March 16 with The Chuckle Brothers meet the Phantom.

This new adventure brings all the same ingredients that make Paul and Barry one of the biggest and most popular of children’s shows to come to the theatre, complete with the amazing UV puppets.

If you enjoy the beautiful singing voice of Donegal’s Daniel O’Donnell, then the UK’s number one tribute Daniel O’Connell is for you, singing all his greatest hits on March 17.

Following their sell-out run of The Gruffalo, Tall Stories return to the theatre with The Gruffalo’s Child.

The critically acclaimed company bring songs, laughs and scary fun for all children on March 18 and 19.

After three sell-out national tours, Andy Parsons returns with his brand new show I’ve Got a Shed, on March 22.

Local dance school, the Alysia Gilda School of Dance returns with their latest show, Dance Crazy 2013 on March 24, and after ten years out running his East End Club, the hilarious Lee Hurst is back, and funnier than ever, with his fantastic show Too Scared to Leave the House.

The zany Lip Service are back with their new show Inspector Norse, a Swedish self-assembly crime thriller - featuring Nordic walking and a drunken moose on March 27.

Vienna Festival Ballet return with the very beautiful Sleeping Beauty on March 28, with Tchaikovsky score, classic Petipa choreography, and an enchanting fairy-tale.

With comedy from Josh Widdicombe (April 4), Terry Alderton (April 6), Marcus Brigstock (April 13), Mike Harding (April 30), and a Lancaster Footlights presentation of The History Boys by Alan Bennett from April 23 - 27, the theatre has plenty to see you through the Spring and into Summer. For more information and too book, visit www.lancastergrand.co.uk, or call the box office on 01524 64695.