5 August 2012
Reporter: David Upton
Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer and her friends will be taking over The Globe Theatre at Blackpool's Pleasure Beach from next Friday. The live show Search For The City Of Lost Toys, runs from August 10-20 before it transfers to the West End.
Returning to The Grand in Blackpool, as part of the venue's summer line-up of shows, is the ABBA tribute night Dancing Queen, every Tuesday through to October 30.
Meanwhile on Wednesdays, to October 31, comedian Mick Miller will be joined by special guests Tony Jo, Billy Hunter, Clare Brady, Bonanza Dancers and Grand favourite Steve Royle for Mick Miller's Comedy Bonanza.
And each Sunday until September 2 Mick is also one of the stars of A Night of Laughter with... The 'original' Comedians along with Roy Walker, Stan Boardman and Duggie Brown.
Members of The Company Youth Music Theatre return to The Lowry in Salford with Stephen Sondheim's Tony award-winning Into The Woods from next Thursday to Saturday.
It will showcase the award-winning top end of youth theatre work with a talented young cast drawn from across the country.
The norfox Young People's Theatre Company, the Library Theatre's resident theatre company for young people aged between 15-18, who gain valuable experience in developing their skills in a professional theatre environment, returns to Manchester Metropolitan University's Capitol Theatre with Gargantua by Carl Grose, directed by Rosie Stuart and Josh Azouz.
It's performed next Friday and Saturday night.