Diane Keen

TV Stars Are Young At Heart

TV veterans ‘step into the limelight’ in Blackburn as Steve Wood’s debut play marks its first UK tour this autumn. For one night only, Diane Keen and Graham Cole star in ‘You’re Never Too Old’ at the Thwaites Empire Theatre on Monday, 21 September. Steve Wood’s new play, which examines humanity, relationships and loneliness is…

Thwaites Empire Theatre welcome ‘Bolton Bullfrog’ Bernard Wrigley

ACTOR and singer Bernard Wrigley will step into the spotlight on Saturday, 12 September to perform a blend traditional pieces at the Thwaites Empire Theatre after being announced as the Blackburn Heritage Festival’s headline act. The entertainer, known as the Bolton Bullfrog, promises a combination of songs, stories, humorous monologues and instrumentals. From starting in…

Full steam ahead for Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ at the Empire

Professional actors bring to the stage a new and exciting version of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ at Thwaites Empire Theatre this September. Award winning, professional theatre company, Ribcaged Productions, based in the Ribble Valley, will recreate the play which combines an ‘enchanted’ island with mystery, love and intrigue. Michael Berry, Chairman at the Empire, welcomes the…