blackburn-empire-Matricks Illusion: Reimagined

Matricks Illusion: Reimagined



Sunday 6th October 2024 at 7:30pm

For one night only

After appearing in the Live Finals of Britain's Got Talent and performing at Wembley Arena, Matricks Illusion is excited to bring you their new production of Reimagined!

Taking the classics of magic and reimagining them with a modern twist, this is their most dynamic and innovative show yet. Balancing comedy and charm with mystery and thrill, Reimagined is a show for all the family and not to be missed!

"We Weren't Expecting That!" Simon Cowell
"Absolutely Brilliant" Bradley Walsh
"Epic" The Mirror


blackburn-empire-poster-Jack and the Beanstalk - 2024/25 Pantomime

Jack and the Beanstalk – 2024/25 Pantomime



From Sat 23rd November 2024 to Sun 5th January 2025

by Tom Rolfe Productions – 37 shows to choose from.

Fe Fi Fo Fum wanna see a Panto that's full of family FUN?

Extended Run through to 5th January 2025 due to massive demand! 

Head down to Blackburn Empire Theatre as Tom Rolfe Productions (same team behind Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast) proudly present a brand new GIANT adaptation of the much loved family classic JACK AND THE BEANSTALK!

Giant Blunderbore is on the search for some new additions for his massive menu….will the people of Giggleside survive? Will the Trot's have to sell their beloved cow Daisy? Will everyone live happily ever after? Find out by booking your tickets today. It's going to be Fe Fi Fo FUN for all the family!

Don't miss out! Beauty and the Beast was our biggest Panto ever so don't delay book today!


blackburn-empire-Wonders of Our Universe

Wonders of Our Universe



Wednesday 9th April 2025 at 2:00pm

For one night only

Immerse yourself in an evening of exploration, each second meticulously crafted to produce a visually stunning and emotionally charged journey through the cosmos, delivered in a distinctive storytelling style, allowing imaginations to roam free and inspiring minds, both young and old alike. Stars, planets, galaxies, black holes, the search for life beyond Earth…we’ll explore them all, as well as taking a poignant look at ‘The Power of Smallness’ and something truly profound and inspirational for our younger audience members, ‘Destiny’.

A wonderful show of inspiring family entertainment for all ages with a stunning soundtrack and live presenter.

Presented by: Ian Hall FRAS – Astrophysicist


blackburn-empire-Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz



Sunday 3rd November 2024 at 1:00pm

by Tom Rolfe Productions for one night only

Take a stroll down the yellow brick road this November as Tom Rolfe Productions proudly present everyone’s favourite pantomime story The Wizard of Oz live on stage.

Expect dazzling scenery, beautiful costumes, hilarious comedy and much more! So what are you waiting for book your tickets, click your heels together and join Dorothy, Lion, Tinman and Scarecrow for the ultimate family treat!


blackburn-empire-The Magic of Science

The Magic of Science



Sunday 20th April 2025 at 2:30pm

For one night only

Fusing the mystery of magic with wondrous and miraculous feats of science. Hang on to your seats as we transform the Empire Theatre into a real life science laboratory. Experience the non-stop action packed interactive magical science experiments that will capture the imagination. Top Secret is a fast moving colourful magical science show filled with mystery, suspense, lots and lots of mess!

Top Secret will inspire and educate every young budding magician and scientist, as well as proving fun and exciting entertainment for all of the family.

New for 2025!

Join Top Secret as they go on a High Voltage Adventure!!! Top Secret is a fast moving colourful magical science show filled with mystery, suspense, and lots and lots of mess!