A Grand time beside the seaside
17 August 2023
Reporter: David Upton
Blackpool Grand Theatre has a new season bursting with shows.
La Bamba! from November 21–25 stars Strictly Come Dancing champion Pasha Kovalev and The Wanted’s Siva Kanesraran to tell the story of a young girl with a big voice, big dreams, and an even bigger heart.
Other big West End shows include The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man starring Zak Ford-Williams (BBC1’s Better) as Joseph Merrick, Michael Frayn’s riotous comedy Noises Off with TV favourites Liza Goddard, Matthew Kelly and Simon Shepherd, Susan Hill’s theatrical tale of The Woman in Black, and another supernatural stage phenomenon, 2:22 A Ghost Story.
- La Bamba! - Choreography by Graziano Di Prima
- The Real & Imagined History of the Elephant Man - Tom Wright (Nottingham Playhouse)
- Noises Off - Michael Frayn (Theatre Royal Bath Productions)
- The Woman In Black - Susan Hill, adapted by Stephen Mallatratt
- 2:22 - A Ghost Story - Danny Robins (Runaway Entertainment)