Fun Shows For All The Family at Blackpool Grand!
The Grand Theatre, Blackpool is kicking off the summer with an exciting programme of family shows to take you up until the end of the year. Get whisked away in a world of fun and adventure; go on magical journeys with some of your favourite characters from movies, TV and books. There’s no better way to treat the family than with a visit to one of these enchanting shows in 2015.
Get ready to embark on an exciting new mission with the quirky and courageous underwater adventure heroes, The Octonauts! Starring Captain Barnacles, Kwazii, and Peso, the brand new stage show, Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure brings the entire crew of The Octonauts to life on stage for the very first time!
Visit amazing underwater worlds full of adventure, with surprises around every corner, in this action-packed, musical interactive new stage show.
Horrible Histories: Incredible Invaders and Groovy Greeks
Horrible Histories are back for 2015 with two shows that offer their unique blend of hilarious comedy and useful historical facts!
Incredible Invaders takes audiences through the chronological story of Britain starting from the Roman invasion of AD43, exploring the impact the Romans had on Britain, the conquest of the country, including Hadrian’s Wall and the resistance led by Caratacus and Boudicca! The Celts are crunched when the Ruthless Romans invade Britain! Hide behind Hadrian’s Wall! See the Savage Saxons smash their way in. Will you survive the Vicious Vikings as they sail into the audience? It’s a thousand year journey with Incredible Invaders!
Groovy Greeks takes you on an exciting adventure through Greek civilisation starting with the Mycenaeans as we journey to Troy to see the Trojan horse. From savage Sparta to angry Athens, discover the truth about growing up in Greece. Take on the Trojans and pummel the Persians! Compete in the first ever Olympic Games and appear in the very first play! Meet your match with the Minotaur and be zapped by Zeus! Hold on tight as you gatecrash the gruesome and Groovy Greeks! This two-hour show is a fantastic journey into Ancient Greece in a gripping and awesome production!
Marty MacDonalds Farm: Pongo’s Party
Featuring the voice of CBeebies’ Justin Fletcher (AKA Mr Tumble) as Pongo the Pig! Today is the day that Pongo the Pig has been waiting for – that’s right, it’s his birthday! He’s been dropping hints to his friends all year, so is looking forward to a fantastic party… but the trouble is, nobody seems to remember!
Come and help make Pongo’s Party a day to remember, by joining in a show full of fun, songs and laughter – take part in the town’s biggest ever game of pass the parcel and join the largest children’s band! With a colourful farmyard and host of loveable puppet characters, Pongo’s Party is an entertaining family show suitable for 2-7 year olds.
A full screening of Disney’s FROZEN with lyrics on screen to help you sing along during the film. Introduced by a live host who will guide you through this interactive screening by showing you how to use your free prop bag, warm up your singing voices and teach you some dance moves with the help of a couple of special princesses.
Watch as we bring the film to life and help you experience this movie in a whole new light as we bring Elsa and Anna onstage as if they have walked out of the film. So get your little ones dressed up as their favourite character and come and see Sing-a-Long-a FROZEN where YOU the audience are the stars.
Age recommendation 5+
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
The Tiger Who Came To Tea is a musical play based on the best-loved children’s book by Judith Kerr. Following a smash-hit West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show, packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos!
A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem…expect to be surprised!
Age guidance 3 years +
Running time approx 55 minutes (no interval)
‘This Tiger is the cat’s meow’
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Mirror Mirror on the wall, who does the best Panto of them all…? The Blackpool Grand Theatre of course!
Starring Su Pollard as the Wicked Queen, BBC Radio Lancashire’s Steve Royle, and Blackpool lad Dan Whiston as the Prince.
Join us for a festive journey into an enchanted fairytale packed full of fun and adventure.
Help defeat the Wicked Queen and stop her banishing Snow White once and for all. Join the handsome Prince, mischievous Muddles and the seven dwarfs to triumph over evil. We, of course, all know who is the fairest in the land, but the Wicked Queens not convinced!
There are more magical adventures than ever before for families at The Grand this year. For more information, visit the Grand Theatre, Blackpool website at www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk.
- The Octonauts – Sat 4 & Sun 5 July
- HH – Groovy Greeks – Tues 7 to Sat 11 July
- HH – Incredible Invaders – Weds 8 to Sat 11 July
- Pongo’s Party – Tues 14 July
- Sing-a-long-a FROZEN – Sun 30 August
- The Tiger Who Came to Tea – Sat 17 & Sun 18 October
- Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs – Fri 4 December to Sun 3 January 2016
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Tickets and Times available at blackpoolgrand.co.uk
Box Office 01253 290190 – Website blackpoolgrand.co.uk