It is with great sadness that I have to tell you all that Derrick Miller, one of our long term volunteers at the Theatre passed away on the 31st of March.
The Blackburn Empire Theatre has thanked over 100 supporters who have helped to raise over £6,000 to enable the theatre to make vital improvements before it opens again later this year.
Following the announcement by the Prime Minister this weekend, Blackburn Empire Theatre have sadly had to take the decision to postpone all our shows for the remainder of the year, including our pantomime.
Blackburn Empire Theatre has today been awarded £108,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced.
Blackburn Empire Theatre was built on a dream on by a group of local volunteers to convert an abandoned cinema into a community theatre and asset.
The Blackburn Empire Theatre has announced that its production of Dick Whittington and his Cat will go ahead this Christmas.
It is with great sadness that we have to inform you all of the sudden death of Michael Perkins. Michael passed away peacefully on Sunday the 7th June at the age of 80. Michael was well known at the Empire Theatre because of his work as a volunteer. He was a jovial man and always…
The Blackburn Gilbert & Sullivan Society will return to entertain you in 2021 with a spectacular version of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”
We wanted to keep you in touch with the changing position with regards to The Blackburn Empire Theatre based on the latest government advice.
Inspired by the most creative decade in music, The Counterfeit Sixties bring the whole decade to life with a show featuring music from over thirty bands and performers including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Dave Clark Five, The Kinks and The Monkees.
Strictly Come Dancing’s old-school professionals, Ian Waite and Vincent Simone, left fans intrigued when they announced their unlikely partnership, but after the roaring success of their first tour together in 2019 – the 5 star rated The Ballroom Boys – they are back with ACT TWO!
A comedy legend, that will have you in fits of laughter in just a few minutes, is bringing his Variety Show to the Blackburn Empire on Thursday 20th February 2020.
The Market Theatre Company are once again hitting the road with their latest interpretation of a traditional family pantomime, but strictly for adults only!
Grab your platforms and flares this January at Blackburn Empire Theatre for a journey back to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves.
Join us at the Blackburn Empire Theatre this January for ‘One Wild Night At The Opera’ as two of the UK’s leading tribute bands go head to head in a battle between the best of British and the best of the USA.
Celine Dion’s Vegas Years, the smash hit theatre production that is widely accepted as the foremost tribute show to Celine Dion arrives at the Blackburn Empire Theatre this January.
Taking well-crafted songs from the 30s to the 50s, from American Songbook classics to Western Swing, overlaid with lush vocal harmonies and hot solos, The Swing Commanders return to the Blackburn Empire Theatre this January!
After five sell out UK tours, Dirty Dusting comes to Blackburn Empire Theatre this January. Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra!
This November, Blackburn Empire Theatre are proud to welcome Coldplace: a tribute formed by Coldplay fans, for Coldplay fans.
This November, Blackburn Empire Theatre welcomes Pete McCall as Rod Stewart, plus his five piece band with The Rod Stewart Songbook.
This November head to Blackburn Empire Theatre for the only Bon Jovi tribute show you need to see!
Roy Chubby Brown is back at Blackburn Empire Theatre in January and he’s as naughty as ever.
This October, Mick Miller returns to the UK and the Blackburn Empire Theatre with his Back from Vegas tour!
The ultimate show for guitar lovers is coming to Blackburn Empire Theatre this October.
Smash hit musical comedy with an all star comedy cast at Blackburn’s Empire Theatre on Saturday 19th October 2019 at 7.30pm.
This new theatre show featuring the Cavern Club’s resident beat combo, THE SHAKERS, will be at Blackburn’s Empire Theatre on Friday 18th October 2019 at 7.30pm. This vibrant and exciting show also features guest artists, Victoria Jones as Cilla Black and Paul Molloy as Billy J Kramer. Music is one of Liverpool’s most successful exports…
This October, a unique tribute to Pink Floyd, Pinked Floyd, are heading to Blackburn Empire Theatre.
From the early classic Moody/Marsden line-up to the present-day USA incarnation, Whitesnake UK play tribute to the very best of David Coverdale’s Whitesnake at Blackburn Empire Theatre.