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Monday Afternoon Variety Show – March

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Monday 11th March 2024 at 2:00pm


For one night only

Join us for a Monday afternoon filled with entertainment and laughter!

Featuring the charismatic Colin Meredith as our guest SyDyn, get ready for an afternoon packed with fun.

Delight in the talents of Anthony Mason, a beloved favourite of Monday Afternoon Variety Shows, as he brings his unique variety performance to the stage.

And that's not all! Introducing the soulful sounds of Nashville Keys, a dynamic country duo showcasing live keys, guitar, and vocals. Fresh to the Afternoon Variety Show for 2024, they promise to deliver a performance that will leave you wanting more.

Don't miss out on the Monday Afternoon Variety Show! Still just £5 

 

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Rockin’ With Laughter

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Monday 9th September 2024 at 2:00pm


For one night only

Back by popular demand this Fabulous 50’s/60’s Variety Show is presented by the cast of ‘We’ll Meet Again’ and ‘The Good Old Days of Music Hall’.

Together they re-create stars of the period in Music, Song and Costume.

 

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We’ll Meet Again

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Monday 4th November 2024 at 2:00pm


For one night only

This 1940’s Variety Show returns by public demand. In a lighted-hearted, yet respectful look at wartime entertainment known as ENSA, this talented cast re-creates  stars of the period in music, song, comedy and costume. Join us in  a Cockney singalong and our grand  finale ‘Land of Hope and Glory’!

 

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Bingo That’s Bonkers

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Friday 27th September 2024 at 8:30pm


For one night only

Bingo Thats Bonkers is here. This is a fun, thrilling, hysterical take on the good old famous game of bingo.

You will be on the edge of you seat singing and cheering.
Oh, what a feeling, When we're dancing on the ceiling.

So come on down. Grab your tickets while you can and scream BINGO as loud as you can!

 

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Rock On Tommy

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Wednesday 30th October 2024 at 7:30pm


For one night only

He's a national treasure who became a
household name as one half of Cannon & BallTommy Cannon played the
straight man to the late Bobby Ball as the double
act dominated prime-time TV for more than a decade.

An actor, singer and
comic, Tommy has lived an extraordinary life – most recently being lauded by
rock star 
Robbie Williams, at a sell-out
concert in Manchester.

Now he's returning to
the stage in Rock On, Tommy, a variety show
featuring clips, incredible stories, tons of laughter, audience Q&As and
more. Fans can meet the man who has provided laughter to millions since
debuting in 1968 on the talent
show Opportunity Knocks.

 

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Psychic Medium Craig Morris

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Monday 15th July 2024 at 7:30pm


For one night only

For well over a decade now, Craig has worked tirelessly for the spirit world. He has travelled up and down the country as well as overseas including Spain, Gibraltar, Switzerland & Sweden to demonstrate his ability and to teach others the gift of communicating with those on the other side. Craig had the pleasure of working with The Late Colin Fry on his final tour, and now continues his work with the fun, laughter and humour during his evenings, as he very much believes that we are here for a good time, not a long time.

Join us as we connect to those on the other side of life as they bring forward those special and happy times as we walk down memory lane together. Come along and be in the company and presence of the spirit world & feel the joy, warmth and more importantly the love of your loved ones & know they are simply a thought away.

“Craig, go out into the world of mediumship & be something special as I believe you can be” ~ Rev. Colin Fry

The show is investigational and for the purpose of entertainment.

 

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Colin Sutton – The Real Manhunter LIVE

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Wednesday 4th September 2024 at 7:30pm


For one night only

Colin Sutton was a police officer for 30 years, serving as the head of a Metropolitan Police Murder Squad for the last nine of them.
After retirement in 2011, he wrote books about two of his major investigations; these were then adapted into the acclaimed ITV drama series ‘Manhunt’. In both seasons Colin was played by Martin Clunes.
The second season ‘Manhunt: The Night Stalker’ was nominated for the Best Drama BAFTA in 2022.
Colin also writes and presents ‘The Real Manhunter’ a true crime documentary series on Sky Crime, which is now entering its third season.
In the show Colin will talk you through his career, how policing has changed, what it is like to chase a serial killer and how he made the step from policing to storytelling.

 

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Murder : Staged

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Thursday 13th February 2025 at 7:30pm


by Crime Viral for one night only

Following the success of Crime Viral's sell out UK serial killer tour – research psychologist and psychopathy expert Cheish Merryweather will be bringing to the stage for the very first time MURDER:STAGED.

"So you think you could get away with murder?"


The 'CSI effect' has created a new type of killer – one that is forensically aware and is out to mislead an investigation. This evening will explore the lies embedded in crime scenes and share the expertise from those who dig deep for the truth. You will investigate the five types of stagers: The Planner, The Creator, The Cleaner, The Concealer, The Inflictor.

Featuring forensics, reconstructed real-life crime scene walk-throughs and a deep dive into cases that have not been seen on stage live before. This is an unmissable evening for any true crime fan.

Including everyone’s favourite part… a live psychopath test too!

 

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Dazzling Diamonds

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Saturday 11th January 2025 at 7:30pm


For one night only

The Dazzling Diamonds are coming to Blackburn with their brand-new comedy variety drag show. The show is packed with high energy dance routines, stunning live vocals, and side-splitting comedy sketches, not forgetting the spectacular costumes which are bound to leave your jaw on the floor!

Featuring favourite singalong songs from artists such as Cher, Tina Turner, Adele, and Dolly Parton, as well as songs from some of your favourite movies, the show is certain to have something for everyone!

Receiving 5* reviews from audiences, The Dazzling Diamonds are a cast of three drag artists all of whom have performed internationally across Europe. Join Miss Lola Lush, Miss Alexis and Bailey La Creame for an unforgettable night filled to the brim with glamour, laughter, and fun. It’s guaranteed to be a night to remember!