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Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick to embark on first live tour

The Supervet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, is going on the road.
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David Anthony Cross, Vivienne Thorner, Evonne Beardsworth and Mike McKeown shine in this hilarious ghost story. (s)

REVIEW: The Spirit of Annie Ross; Colne Dramatic Society

Winter is hotting up for the weekend thanks to a hilarious tale as deliciously thrilling as a strong mulled wine.

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Basics' Shooting Stars are polishing their vocals and preparing to shine. (s)

Basics stars to shine brightly in Nativity with a twist

Basics’ Shooting Stars will dazzle audiences with their brand-new Christmas show.
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Marc Small as Ebeneezer Scrooge. Photo: Richard Davenport

Theatre review: A Christmas Carol at the Octagon Theatre

Yet another Christmas cracker of a production from a theatre that, unlike the pre-repentant Scrooge, keeps giving and giving.

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Joanna Lumley to hit the road in It's All About Me tour

Joanna Lumley's "fabulous" new tour is coming to Blackpool
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The cast in action

What a farce!

A foray into farce is the latest venture for the Rossendale Players in their delightful production of 'The Day They Kidnapped the Pope'.

Aladdin is the panto being presented at Preston Guild Hall this year

Win tickets for a family of four to see Aladdin at Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall will make all your wishes come true with this year’s magical family pantomime Aladdin – and here’s a chance for a family of four to win tickets.
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Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Review: Cilla the musical at Manchester Palace Theatre

Much like Cilla's career, the start of her musical at Manchester's Palace started with a slight technical hitch but it did little to dampen the brilliance of what followed.

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Andrew Tuton was a triumph in the double role of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. (s)

REVIEW: Jekyll and Hyde The Musical

Talk about setting the stage on fire - this week’s showing of Jekyll and Hyde at the Burnley Mechanics is a blaze of talent and emotion.

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Prose and poetry event to celebrate Lancashire Day.

Celebrating all things Lancashire at Colne literary event

Burnley performers are painting the town red by hosting a literary event celebrating Lancashire Day.

Greenbrook Methodist Church Theatre Group is looking for new members.

Burnley theatre group looking for new members

Greenbrook Methodist Church Theatre Group is hosting its Annual General Meeting tomorrow.

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The principals of Viva Mexico! are spreading sunshine and cheer to heat up a November night. (s)

REVIEW: Viva Mexico!; St Cuthbert's Operatic and Dramatic Society

Viva Mexico! is a piñata-burst of colour and fun.

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Around the World in 80 days

Competition: Win a family ticket to see Around the World in 80 Days at The Lowry Theatre, Salford

Grab some adventure and a spot of culture this Christmas as The Lowry in Salford unveils a cracking production of Around the World In 80 Days.

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Elliott Griffiths is the shows Robin Hood-style hero, Ramon. (s)

Musical setting Burnley stage on fire

Ride a whirlwind of emotions taking you across the globe next week.

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Two festive shows are on their way: Gospel Street; and Elf Jr the Musical. (s)

Festive Burnley shows to blow you away

The festive season is blowing into town along with the winter chill - but the drama will continue to boil away with this double dose of theatrical fun.

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The cast of Bedroom Farce with director, Maureen Roberts (central). (s)

Love bites twice in Pendle shows

Even the festive spirit can’t stop romance turning icy in Pendle’s theatre scene this month.

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Prepare for goosebumps at Jekyll & Hyde show

Prepare for goosebumps at Jekyll & Hyde show

Hallowe’en might be behind us but Burnley Light Opera Society will keep the goosebumps raised on your skin deep into November.

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The play is seton the Yorkshire moors.

Wuthering Heights heads to Barnoldswick

Bringing the passionate tale of Cathy and Heathcliff to life once more, the thrilling production of the classic Wuthering Heights is on its way to Barnoldswick.
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World-class Kathakali experts are bringing a stunning show to Barnoldswick. (s)

Dazzling whirlwind of wonder at Rainhall Centre

A whirlwind of wonder is storming into Pendle on Friday.
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Will it be Happily Ever After at Burnley Youth Theatre?

Queen faces royal dilemma in fairy-tale with a twist

The queen is in a spin over her lazy son’s singlehood in this fairy-tale with a twist.

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