Blackpool Theatre News and Reviews

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Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82

The star of The Omen was described by Samuel Beckett as 'the perfect actress'

Guest Blog: The recipe for a perfect pantomime
By Emily Wood

'An unshaven, belching, legs akimbo hobnail boot-wearing bloke in a dress is what we're looking for'

Sleeping Beauty (Grand Theatre, Blackpool)
By Sandra Mangan

A good panto should impress the whole whole family. The Grand's Sleeping Beauty does exactly that, says Sandra Mangan.

Regeneration (Tour - Blackpool)
By Robin Duke

Flawless and unmissable, says Robin Duke about Regeneration at the Blackpool Grand until this weekend.

The Five & The Prophecy of Prana (Tour - Grand Theatre, Blackpool)
By Robin Duke

Robin Duke finds this show more appealing than it thought it would be due to great dance moves and imagination.

On the Piste (Tour - Blackpool)
By Nikki Wilcock

Nikki Wilcock enjoys John Godber's revival of his play On the Piste at Blackpool's Grand Theatre.

1984 (Tour - Blackpool)
By Robin Duke

Robin Duke finds that this West End hit is a great piece of theatre for Blackpool audiences, too.