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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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King Ryan Grayson celebrates with the AOW championship belt. Photo by Tony Knox.

New blood gets chance as wrestling returns to Carleton

Young ‘rising stars’ of pro wrestling will take centre stage at a special show in Morecambe this Saturday.

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The Passion of Joan of Arc (PG) will be screened at Lancaster Priory on December 2.

Experience final days of Joan of Arc with live cinema score performance

For the first time, The Dukes will be screening a film with a live score at Lancaster Priory.

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Marcus Brigstocke.

Comedy favourites return to Lancaster theatre

It’s an exciting Christmas for comedy fans in Lancaster with the return of big time comedians Rich Hall and Marcus Brigstocke.

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The Cinderella cast at Lancaster Grand Theatre.

Lancaster theatre to hold exclusive pantomime show for children with special needs

A Lancaster theatre is holding a special performance to give children with special needs the chance to watch a pantomime.

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Cinderella at The Bolton Octagon

Theatre review: Cinderella at Bolton Octagon

It’s nearly Christmas so time for fairy tale offerings from theatres across the land - many fairly predictable and some just a little bit different.

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Lucas Button who will be playing Pinocchio in The Dukes production which runs from November 25-January 7. Picture by Darren Andrews.

Lancaster Dukes actor returns to theatre to play lead in Pinocchio

Eleven years after playing a tiny role in a Dukes Christmas production, Lucas Button has returned to the Lancaster theatre as star of the show.

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Lancashire Day

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of up-coming events this weekend
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Andy Serkis, centre, as Lysander in A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Dukes first outdoor promenade production in 1987.

Lord of the Rings star praises Lancaster Dukes theatre

A Lord of the Rings star who played Gollum has praised a Lancaster theatre as it celebrates its 45 year anniversary.

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Win tickets to see Horrible Histories at The Lowry, Manchester.

Celebrate Christmas with a smattering of Horrible Histories at The Lowry Theatre in Manchester.

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Craig Harrison

Michael Jackson tribute provides Viva thriller

One of the world’s most well-respected and talked about Michael Jackson tribute acts will be moonwalking his way to Viva this Thursday, for a stunning tribute to the King of Pop.

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Fans were stunned as Grayson covered Stixx for the pinfall, handing 'The Heavyweight House of Pain' his first loss in Morecambe in almost nine years on his final appearance in the town. Photo by Tony Knox.

Fans stunned as wrestler’s winning streak ends in Morecambe

A shock result saw a new champion crowned and a nine year undefeated streak end on a dramatic night of wrestling in Morecambe.

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Aida and Radames

Ellen Kent delivers a Verdi good opera

I first fell under the spell of Verdi’s Aida in Verona in a Roman amphitheatre.

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Chris Connor performs as Elvis

‘The Best Elvis Performer Worldwide’ is coming to Lowther Pavilion

The Elvis tribute who was voted as ‘The Best Elvis Performer Worldwide’ is playing two nights at Lowther Pavilion, this weekend.

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Comedian Dave Spikey returns to Morecambe

Comedian Dave Spikey returns to Morecambe

The comedian who loves Morecambe is back.

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The girls who will be starring in the musical. From left: Gabby Dams, Hannah Morris, Sophie Butler and Kate Bowskill.

Morecambe theatre group appeal for cast members

A Morecambe theatre group is appealing for men to join their cast for the summer musical next year.

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'The Heavyweight House of Pain' Stixx, seen here after a successful title defence at the Winter Gardens in September, is retiring from professional wrestling.

Emotional Morecambe farewell to wrestling champion on a nine-year winning streak

A champion wrestler who has been undefeated in Morecambe for almost nine years is hanging up his trunks and boots.

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Escape presents Haunted House at Morecambe Winter Gardens with Morecambe DJ Matt Thiss. Picture by Michael George Photography.

Fright night house party packs Morecambe theatre

Morecambe was the place to be on Saturday night as a crowd of 700 visited for a Halloween night to remember.

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Ockhams Razor, Tipping Point. Picture by Mark Dawson Photography.

Popular Lancaster aerial show to return

Ockham’s Razor, the UK’s leading aerial theatre company returns to Lancaster next month.

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Lancaster comedy club is a hidden gem

Lancaster comedy club is a hidden gem

Lancaster is lucky enough to have more than it’s fair share of live comedy with regular shows at both the Grand Theatre and Dukes often selling out to hundreds of eager fans.

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