Lancaster Grand

Shows for May 2017

West Side Story

a LADOS production

Tuesday 2nd to Saturday 6th May Evenings 7.30pm Saturday matinee 2.00pm

Tickets: £14/£12

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Al Murray - The Pub Landlord - Let's Go Backward Together

Wednesday 10th May at 7:30pm

Publican. Politician. Other thing beginning with P. Philosopher, yeah, that. The nation’s critically acclaimed bar-based-braveheart, Al Murray - The Pub Landlord embarks on a common sense campaign to re-Great Britain. 

We live in troubling times. Europe. The NHS. Whatever the hell is going on in the Middle East. The gathering storm of fortnightly bin collections? Who knows where it will all end? 

Watch the one man who will answer the call of destiny even though it’s an unlisted number. Watch the one man who will call time on tyranny even though he isn’t quite sure what it means. Watch the one man who isn’t afraid to say no to women ordering anything other than a glass of white wine (or fruit based drink).   

“A supremely polished performer”  ★ ★ ★ ★ Mail on Sunday  

“Al Murray's comedy creation is at his best in these confusing political times” ★ ★ ★ ★ Evening Standard  

thepublandlord.com 

www.facebook.com/thepublandlord

 

https://twitter.com/almurray

Tickets: £27.50

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ANDY PARSONS - PEAK BULLSH*T

Friday 12th May at 8pm

“Cracking adlibbing….a joke-rich rallying call for a better Britain” THE GUARDIAN 

“Potent live performer…..can nail a nonsense with beautiful economy of words” THE TIMES 

Worried about your job? Worried about your family? Worried about yourself? Worried about the health service? Education? Climate change? World War 3? Worried about worrying? Sod it! Come and have a laugh about it. It’s one of the things we do best. Or is it? Was it something we did best but like everything else has now gone West. Or South. Or East. Ah - go on. Take a risk. Put on your lucky pants and your party shoes – and get yourself on a night out. Or maybe come out dressed in a binbag, top hat and clogs. We could all use a laugh.

 As seen on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Q.I. etc. - and repeated on Dave.   

Age recommendation: 14

“A consistently strong exposer of bullshit and a plain-speaking truth-teller through his entire career” THE GUARDIAN

“Brilliantly funny and insightful” METRO

Tickets: £15

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Lancaster and District Choral Society

Saturday 13th May at 7:30pm

Lancaster and District Choral Society performs one of the most popular pieces of the classical music repertoire- Carmina Burana by Carl Orff. Full of life and vitality, anger, splendidly earthy desires, revolt against medieval rigidity, parody and lusty enjoyment of life.

In contrast Bob Chilcott’s Little Jazz Mass is a modern, highly original concert setting of the Latin Missa brevis embracing  various jazz styles.

Professional soloists- Soprano: Charlotte Kempster, Tenor: Matthew Minter, Baritone: Andrew Mayor. Choir and percussion ensemble conducted by John Perrin. www.ldcs-choral.org.uk

Tickets: £14 / £12 students

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Pasha Kovalev and his Fantastic Dancers

Tuesday 16th May at 7:30pm

Strictly Come Dancing’s Pasha Kovalev invites you to join him as he leads you in dance through his incredible journey from snowy Siberian beginnings to the sparkle of the Strictly Ballroom.

Choreographed in his unique way, earning him the most perfect 10s of all the Strictly professionals, this brand new show takes you around the globe, immersing you into the fascinating world of ballroom and Latin dancing like never before.

Linking experiences in dance with those in life - with all the highs, lows and emotions that come with it - you’ll feel the romance of the Rumba, the joy of the Jive and the power of the Paso Doble as you travel from his Russian homelands, to the bright lights of New York and the exciting opportunities of LA and London with many more exotic stops along the way.

Be enchanted by all your favourite dances including the Waltz, Foxtrot, Salsa, Tango, Quickstep and Cha Cha performed to timeless classics and lively modern remixes alike, all with Pasha’s signature warmth and charm for a fun and entertaining evening for all the family to enjoy!

Together with 4 exceptional dancers and his dance partner of nearly 20 years, former Strictly professional Anya Garnis who shared this captivating journey with him, experience the pinnacle of professional ballroom and Latin dancing, set to the stunning live vocals of Lisa-Marie Holmes and all the glamour, sequins and diamantes you’d want from this ballroom spectacular!

And for those who are brave enough, don’t miss your chance to dance with the man himself, as each night he selects a lucky few to join him on stage and show him what they’ve got!   Local dance schools will also be on stage with him which is a wonderful opportunity for these budding dancers!

So bring your family, bring your sense of adventure and bring your dancing shoes for this special, one-off tour, “Let’s Dance the Night Away”.

Meet and Greet with Pasha.

Come and meet Pasha after the show and have a glass of wine! Only 30 tickets available, £20 per ticket. Book by calling box office on 01524 64695 or dropping into box office.

Tickets: £23 / £21

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Lancashire Hotpots - Food Glorious Food Tour 2017

Saturday 20th May at 7:30pm

The Lancashire Hotpots love a good feed and their new show Food Glorious Food showcases all their favourite songs about grub.  As well as favourites such as Showpmobility Scooter and I Fear Ikea, the lads will be piling on the comedy calories with songs about late night kebabs, fussy eaters and everyone’s favourite, a chippy tea!   Forget Weightwatchers and join the Hotpots for a night of madcap music and laughs.

Tickets: £15/£13 conc

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The All-Star Stand Up Tour 2017

Monday 22nd May at 7:30pm

The All-Star Stand-Up Tour is back in 2017 with 3 more top comedians alongside returningcompere Jarred Christmas. This year's line-up includes Canadian one-liner king and star of Mock The Week & Live At The Apollo Stewart Francis, from Phoenix Nights and 8 Out Of 10 Cats Justin Moorhouse and Mike Gunn.

For 30 shows in 2017 this team of top comedians will combine forces for a comedy show likenever before. Dont miss The All-Star Stand-Up Tour – the biggest comedy tour of the year.

One of the funniest comedias in the world The Late Late Show (USA) on Stewart Francisn. A brilliant comic brain… this stand-up cracks some of the best one-liners Ive ever heard The Guardian on Stewart Francis

Simultaneously down to earth and out of this world The List on Justin Moorhouse

One of the funniest men to pick up a microphone Time Out on Jarred Christmas

 

Tickets: £22

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JOHN BISHOP ‘WINGING IT’

WORK IN PROGRESS 2017

Tuesday 23rd May to Friday 26th May at 8pm

Phil McIntyre Entertainments by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management proudly presents "Winging it"

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming here to warm up his brand new show WINGING IT in Autumn 2017!

It will have been 3 years since his last tour and WINGING IT is gearing up to be his biggest and best yet.  John is very much looking forward to this new adventure and can’t wait to be back on the road again. 

John has achieved huge success with a number of his own comedy, entertainment and documentary shows including ‘John Bishop’s Australia’ (BBC1), ‘John Bishop’s Britain’ (BBC1); ‘John Bishop’s Only Joking’ (Sky1); ‘The John Bishop Show’ (BBC1); ‘The John Bishop Christmas Show’ (BBC1) and ‘John Bishop’s Gorilla Adventure’ (ITV1).  More recently his new series ‘John Bishop: In Conversation With…’ sees him chatting, one to one with some of the UK’s biggest names.

John has also been a regular on ‘A League of their Own’ (Sky1) as well as a host of The Royal Variety Performance.

King of the one-hundred-liner’

★★★★ Daily Telegraph

‘Home is not only where Bishop’s heart clearly and endearingly is – it’s where his art is, too.’

★★★★

Daily Telegraph

‘His Supersonic show easily confirms that John Bishop has finally

taken on the mantle of Britain’s top comic’

★★★★

Daily Mirror

★★★★

The Times

Sorry - now sold out.

Tickets: £25

This show cannot be booked online, tickets are available from the box office only. 01524 64695

Rachel Tucker - Live in Concert

Tuesday 30th May at 7:30pm

Following a triumphant run as Elphaba in Wicked the Musical on Broadway, Rachel Tucker hits the road for her first UK solo tour. Rachel is currently reprising her role as Elphaba in London’s West End, as part of Wicked’s special 10th Anniversary cast, having also previously played the role to great acclaim in London for 3 years, where she holds the title of longest consecutive running Elphaba and won the 2011 WhatsOnStage award for Best Takeover in a Role. Expect all of the best Wicked songs, mixed in with some jazz, soul and classic musical theatre numbers.

Rachel Tucker will be directed by Guy Retallack and is brought to you by Fane Productions in partnership with Parallel Productions.

£26 Premium Seats - Stalls first 4 rows
£20 Value Seats 

Tickets: £26/20

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Tickets can be collected from the box office in advance or half an hour before the show.