Archive for November, 2015

Snow White: Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho! It’s Off To Rehearsals We Go!

November 23rd, 2015

Rehearsals for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Grand’s ”biggest panto yet” are… Go!!! (Photo © The Blackpool Grand)


• View at The Blackpool Grand’s Twitter and Instagram.

Snow White 2015: Su Pollard Is the Wicked Queen

November 23rd, 2015

The Grand Theatre and UK Productions are pleased to announce that Blackpool favourite and beloved actress Su Pollard will be starring as the Wicked Queen in this year’s pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, alongside Blackpool’s very own Dancing on Ice star Dan Whiston as The Prince as well as BBC Radio Lancashire and Grand panto favourite Steve Royle. Have you got your tickets yet? Don’t miss out!

Showing Fri 4 Dec 2015 to Sun 3 Jan 2016 at the Blackpool Grand Theatre
Audio Described and BSL Sign Interpreted performance – 2pm Sat 12 Dec


Blackpool Council: Love Christmas in Blackpool

November 20th, 2015

snowwhite15cOh yes it is! Christmas in Blackpool is bigger and better than ever with a whole sleigh-load of entertainment over the festive period.

The resort is hosting a huge range of family favourites from pantomimes, shows and concerts to shopping, Santa’s Grotto, ice skating and discounted parking offers.

Blackpool Town Centre BID will be kicking off the events on Saturday 21 November with the Christmas Lights Switch-On, with guest performances by X-Factor winner Ben Haenow, Brit Award winners Stooshe and West End star Paul Nicholas with the cast of A Christmas Carol. A Christmas Carol, which opens at the Winter Gardens on December 4 until January 3, is just one of a number of festive shows this winter including three spectacular pantomimes.

The Grand Theatre presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs from 4 December -3 January starring Su Pollard as the wicked Queen and The Blackpool Tower Circus presents Pinocchio with resident clowns Mooky and Mr Boo from 22 November-17 January. The only pantomime on ice in resort is at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, which is presenting Dick Whittington on ice from 13 December-1 January.

• Continue reading at Blackpool Council.

Snow White 2015: Countdown to Rehearsals

November 20th, 2015

Nursie, aka Jamie Steen, is counting down to the start of rehearsals for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Twitter. Click below to follow his daily updates. Muddles (Steve Royle) and The Prince (Dan Whiston) have already began their rehearsals - As opening night gets closer, keep an eye on the following Twitter feeds for Snow White updates direct from the stars of the show etc… Steve RoyleDan WhistonBlackpool Grand.


Snow White 2015: It’s Almost Time!!

November 17th, 2015

There’s now just over two weeks until Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs opens – Friday 4th December – at The Grand Theatre, Blackpool. Su plays the Wicked Queen in what will be an unmissable panto. Have you got your tickets yet? Click below for all the details at The Grand’s website. (Photo © The Blackpool Grand)


Snow White 2015: Blackpool Gets Ready!

November 17th, 2015

Blackpool gets ready for… Snow White at The Grand. (Photos © The Blackpool Grand)


Visit Blackpool: Festive Shows: Snow White

November 14th, 2015

snowwhite15qTo help set the perfect Christmas mood taking in a show is a must! Pantomimes, musicals and much more are all on offer to bring that festive spirit alive!

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Pantomime

Heigh-ho heigh-ho, it’s off to the Blackpool Grand we go! This year their annual pantomime is none other than the classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs  4 December–3 January, and like ervery other year promises to be an unmissable show. The highly talented cast include beloved actress Su Pollard, Dancing on Ice star Dan Whiston and BBC Radio Lancashire’s Steve Royle. Click here for more information and to book tickets.

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Nottingham Post: David Hasselhoff Loves Nottingham

November 14th, 2015

Su makes a number of appearances in the Nottingham Post’s newly published photo feature: 17 photos that prove David Hasselhoff really loves Nottingham. Click below to view. (Photo © Nottingham Post)


Su on TV: Gimme Gimme Gimme

November 13th, 2015

For One Night Only!! … Heidi Honeycomb is… Back! ‘Singing In The Drain’, the episode of Gimme Gimme Gimme with Su as special guest star is repeated on GOLD later this month. This originally aired on BBC1 in December 2001.


Gimme Gimme Gimme: GOLD: Tuesday 24th November: 11.20pm
Gimme Gimme Gimme: GOLD: Wednesday 25th November: 3.30am
Singing in the Drain. Series 3, Episode 5. Kathy Burke in the in-your-face comedy with the hapless flatmates with every personality flaw going. Linda finally realises her ambition to become a model.Starring: Kathy Burke, James Dreyfus, Brian Bovell, Beth Goddard, Su Pollard, and Jonathan Harvey.

The Grand Theatre, Blackpool: Where The Magic Happens

November 13th, 2015

The Perfect Christmas Gift – Vouchers | Tickets | Experiences…


Happy Birthday Su!

November 7th, 2015

Best Wishes to Su, who is celebrating her birthday today. She shares it with:

Sharleen Spiteri, Scottish rock singer (Texas), 48; John Barnes MBE, footballer and coach, 52; Lindsay Duncan CBE, Edinburgh-born actress, 65; Rio Ferdinand, footballer, 37; Lucinda Green MBE, three-day eventer, 62 Neil Hannon, musician, 45; Joni Mitchell, Canadian folk singer, 72.


Wandsworth Radio: Eclectic Jukebox: Chat With Su

November 1st, 2015

A short video clip of Su’s visit to Wandsworth Radio last month has been made available. Su guested on Andy Holton’s show and spent the afternoon at the station – Eclectic Jukebox: On & Off Air Chat With Su Pollard – Hi-de-Hi! star Su Pollard came into the studio at Wandsworth Radio and spent an hour chatting to DJ Andy Holton – This is a short clip of both on and off air conversation – Click below to view at You Tube.