Whether you’re into the smooth tones of Tom Jones, the legend Robert Plant formerly the face of rock powerhouse Led Zeppelin, or the pop sensation of the early noughties, Peter Andre, Blackpool can deliver it all.
What could be more thrilling than dancing along to some amazing music whilst looking out onto the beautiful lights of the promenade and knowing you’re in the heart of the UK showbiz landscape?
Theatre the Blackpool way
Entertainment in Blackpool comes in all shapes and sizes, but if you’re thinking of a classic evening, a theatre show is for you. You can book theatre shows for all ages, from The Gruffalo for the little ones, to something a bit more grown up such as BLAM, dubbed as ‘Die Hard meets The Office’.
Blackpool is home to some of the most beautiful theatres in the UK, whether they’re grand old buildings or contemporary, brand new venues. For a truly immersive experience, visit a theatre in Blackpool for either a traditional play - perhaps a Shakespeare piece if you’re feeling sophisticated - or something a bit more modern and fun, like Roy Chubby Brown’s crazy ride of laughter and surprises.
Theatre is one of the longest-standing forms of entertainment in the world for a reason - you can be taken to a whole different world through the performances of these talented actors and actresses, and with Blackpool’s best theatre shows, you’ll won’t want to return to the real world!
Comedy to tickle every rib
No one can deny that Blackpool has a winning sense of humour. Known for its big personalities and fun-loving dynamic community, it’s unsurprising that Blackpool is home to many of the world’s most famous comedian, such as clown Charlie Cairoli and jokester Syd Little. Comedy shows in Blackpool are the perfect way to enjoy a night out with friends that is a unique experience you can remember forever. With comedians performing such as Lee Evans and Dawn French, Blackpool has the very best. Every comedy gig is different, and you’ll have a memory no one else will except you, your friends, the comedian and the audience.
Comedy clubs Blackpool are a great chance to see loads of hilarious comedians in one go, watching famous faces perform and also being one of the first to see new talent. The Comedy Station Comedy Club Blackpool is possibly the best of the bunch - hosted by local celebrity Ryan Gleeson, who will guide you through an evening of side-splitting punchlines, anecdotes and observations from many of the UK’s leading comedians.
The best of both worlds: musicals and variety shows Blackpool
When you think of Blackpool live, what comes to mind? For most, variety is the answer. Blackpool is famous worldwide for its explosive music, dance and theatre all in one through the medium of musicals and variety shows. Think glamorous outfits, hilarity, slapstick, showgirls and outrageous jokes. If you’re visiting Blackpool, you’ve got to experience a musical or variety show, so get in to the spirit!
If musicals are your thing, book in to see Mamma Mia! for the best of feel-good musicals that will have you celebrating life as you go on a journey of romance, friendship and laughter. However, if you really want to see what Blackpool is all about, you can’t miss our Summer Spectacular show. You’ll be lead on a truly astounding evening of pure escapism with beautiful showgirls, talented vocalists, brilliant dancers and hilarious jokes, all pulled together by the amazing Leye D Johns.
So, if you wanted to know what’s on in Blackpool at the moment, here is your ultimate briefing on Blackpool shows to keep you entertained all through 2014. Summer is the time to enjoy the days sunshine and evenings of bright lights, and the best way to do so is by heading to Blackpool and joining in the magic! http://www.vivablackpool.com/