Blackpool Theatre News and Reviews

New work 'overtakes revivals' on British stages, says report

A major survey of over 250 UK venues reveals that new work is now in the majority

Entries open for tenth Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting

The £40,000 prize will be judged by a panel chaired by Nicholas Hytner

Cast announced for tour of RSC's Mad World My Masters
By Editorial Staff

Sean Foley's production was first seen in Stratford in 2013

15 theatre faces to look out for in 2015

A new year, a new crop of theatrical talent; we pick 15 rising stars you should keep your eye on

Mark Strong joins theatre elitism debate: 'The important thing is what you do about it'

Strong has called for more action from the industry to support working class actors

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.