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Lancaster theatre celebrating 30 year outdoor anniversary

Exactly 30 years ago this Saturday – June 24 – The Dukes opened its first ever promenade theatre season in Lancaster’s Williamson Park.

Navi on stage as Michael Jackson.

Moon walk with number one Michael Jackson impersonator in Lancaster

Get ready to moonwalk the night away as the world’s number one Michael Jackson impersonator comes to Lancaster.

John Hewer as Tommy Cooper in Just Like That! Picture by Steve Ullathorne.

Tribute to Tommy Cooper in Morecambe

Tommy Cooper was a true comic genius.

The Dukes 'tech' team with chief technician Brent Lees on the left. Picture by Darren Andrews.

Behind the scenes of Lancaster park show

Once The Dukes technical team are lighting up the trees and laying cables along the pathways, it a sure sign that the outdoor walkabout season is on its way.

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Franklin Hart Junior (played by Ray Jenkinson) is tied up and held captive by (left to right)  Judy (Hannah Morris),  Doralee (Sophie Butler), Violet (Alison Birtle) as part of the 9 to 5 musical by Morecambe Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (MAODS). Picture by John Atkinson.

Morecambe cast get set to perform 9 to 5

Working nine to five maybe a way to make a living for some but not for these three girls as audiences are about to find out.

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John Bishop

Tickets for John Bishop in Lancaster

There are 11 tickets available for tonight’s show with John Bishop.

David Birrell - Photo: Ian Tilton

Talking Heads at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

No-one can tell a story quite like Alan Bennett, as fans of his Talking Heads will readily testify. Here we have a threesome as delightful as they are poignant, as comic as they are tragic.

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Ray Lewis (second from left) former lead singer with The Drifters with band Still Drifitng.

Drifter star Ray Lewis to perform at Morecambe Winter Gardens

A voice recognisable around the world will drift its way into one of the town’s most iconic theatres.

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The cast and crew of Comarella as part of the Wise Up workshops.

Best gift ever after Morecambe woman’s transplant op

A Morecambe woman who underwent a life-saving operation battled her way back to health to watch her “resilient” children perform their show of the year.

Jon Richardson.

Jon Richardson returns to Lancaster for new show

Tickets are now on sale for comedian Jon Richardson’s hometown show.

Richard Digance to perform in Lancaster

Richard Digance to perform in Lancaster

Many people sing, play guitar and tell stories, however, not many have supported Steve Martin, Robin Williams or played a guitar duet with Brian May of Queen but Richard Digance has.

Trainspotting Live. Picture by Geraint Lewis

REVIEW: Trainspotting Live, The Dukes, Lancaster

“Lager, lager, lager, shouting, mega, mega, white thing!”

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Some of the Five Star Swing band.

Five Star Swing band to perform in Lancaster

Musicians who have shared the stage with Dame Shirley Bassey and Tony Bennett will perform in the city for a night of vintage swing.

MIndgame is being presented at Preston Guild Hall later this month

Foyle’s War creator will take you on a mind-bending thriller

Mindgame – A mind-bending psychological thriller from the pen of Anthony Horowitz  – creator of Foyles War –  comes to Preston Guild Hall on June 19 – 21.

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WHOS AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF by Albee ;  Directed by James MacDonald ; Designed by Tom Pye ; at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London, UK ; 21 February 2017 ; Credit : Johan Persson /

Big names on the Dukes screen

A film about Whitney Houston, West End shows and major art exhibitions will all hit the big screen at Lancaster’s Dukes cinema this summer.

A 21st anniversary production of Trainspotting calls in to The Dukes.

Trainspotting performed on stage at Lancaster theatre

The Dukes is offering a ticket to a ride you won’t forget when Trainspotting arrives in June.

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Hansel and Gretel cast at the Lancaster Grand Theatre. Full uncropped picture on Facebook and in the Lancaster Guardian paper.

Hansel and Gretel and Two to be performed in Lancaster

A gingerbread house, evil step-mother, talking birds, witches and dancing trees are all part of the wonderful fantasy which makes up Hansel and Gretel at Lancaster’s Grand Theatre.

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First Hippo On The Moon is being presented at Preston's Charter Theatre on Tuesday

Glasto regular... a bonkers Bingo and treats for children

Friday night’s monthly comedy event at Preston Guild Hall's Lancaster Suite is hosted by MC Sally Anne Hayward.

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John Bishop has reschedued two Lancaster warm up dates for his Winging It tour

New dates for John Bishop’s Lancaster show after postponement

Comedian John Bishop has postponed his Lancaster shows as a mark of a respect after the Manchester terror attack.


New dates for John Bishop’s Lancaster show after postponement

Comedian John Bishop has postponed his Lancaster shows as a mark of a respect after the Manchester terror attack.

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