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21 May 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: Holly Tandy Starring As Dorothy

Blackpool Winter Gardens announce that X- Factor sensation Holly Tandy will stepping into Dorothy’s iconic ruby slippers in this year’s unforgettable adventure, The Wizard of Oz at Blackpool Opera House alongside Radio Wave’s Scott Gallagher as the Cowardly Lion from 07 Dec – 30 Dec.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Avenue Q on tour 2019

Guess Q’s back! The naughtiest puppets in town will be heading to a theatre near you as comedy musical Avenue Q returns next year to tour the UK with all of your favourite fuzzy friends, opening in at Portsmouth Kings Theatre 21 January 2019.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Fame

Fame The Musical is set to tour the UK in a new 30th anniversary tour opening at Manchester Palace on 20 July 2018.

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28 December 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Wizard of Oz

Follow the yellow brick road to the Blackpool Opera House in 2018 and spend an unforgettable Christmas with Dorothy and her friends in the merry old land of Oz!

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6 December 2017

ARTICLE: Selladoor in The Stage

‘I would drive the van and Phil would get up the ladders’.

Selladoor founders David Hutchinson and Phillip Rowntree sat down with The Stage to discuss the companies origins and plans for the future.

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10 November 2017

REVIEW: Big Fish Hooks Audiences

'Big Fish The Musical pulls on every emotion imaginable, and leaves you feeling exhilarated as a result of the energy, and intensity of the fantastic cast. '

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18 October 2017

UPDATE: Have You Got The Spam Factor?

Do you have what it takes to join King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table?

Win a chance to join the cast of Spamalot on stage in Manchester in a walk on part with our Knights of the Round Table!

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18 August 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Maureen Nolan is Mrs Darling

Blackpool's own Maureen Nolan will join Jennifer Ellison, Jake Quickenden and Scott Gallagher as Mrs Darling in the  magical family Christmas adventure, Peter Pan, at the Blackpool Winter Gardens from 16 December 2017 to 07 January 2018.

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1 August 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Of Mice and Men

We are delighted to announce a 10 week UK Tour of John Steinbeck's literary classic, Of Mice and Men, in association with The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury, opening at Marlowe Canterbury on 29 January 2018.

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12 May 2017

UPDATE: Peter Pan Casting

Initial casting has been announced for Peter Pan at Blackpool Winter Gardens from 16 December 2017. Jennifer Ellison will lead the cast as Captain Hook alongside X Factor’s Jake Quickenden as Peter Pan.  They will be joined on stage by Radio Wave’s Breakfast Show Presenter Scott Gallagher as hapless sidekick Smee.

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5 May 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Spamalot UK Tour

Monty Python’s award-winning musical, Spamalot gallops into action opening at the Blackpool Opera House on Monday 11th September 2017 before embarking on a 6 month UK tour.

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8 March 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Producers International Tour

Selladoor Worldwide is delighted to announce that they will tour a brand-new production of The Producers this Autumn. The laugh-out-loud musical spectacle opens at Shanghai Culture Square, prior to a 14 week tour of China.

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6 February 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Peter Pan

Second star to the right, and straight on to Blackpool. The sky’s the limit this Christmas as, with a sprinkling of fairy dust, Blackpool Opera House takes you on a magical journey to Neverland in a sensational, swashbuckling adventure from Saturday 16 December 2017 to Sunday 07 January 2018.

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21 December 2016

ANNOUNCEMENT: Footloose UK Tour

Following a smash-hit 2016 tour, Footloose: The Musical is bursting back onto the stage in 2017 opening at the New Wimbledon Theatre on Friday 21 April.

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23 September 2016

UPDATE: The Broons Arrive On Stage

The wait is almost over as the Glebe Street gang get ready to hit the stage in the world premiere of The Broons: Maggie's Weddin', which opens in Perth next week Tuesday 27th September.

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7 July 2016

ANNOUNCEMENT: Little Shop of Horrors Full Casting

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming UK tour of Little Shop Of Horrors. Sam Lupton (Wicked) will star as Seymour alongside Stepahnie Clift (Mamma Mia!) as Audrey, and X Factor star Rhydian Roberts as the sadistic dentist Orin Scrivello.

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18 September 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT: Seussical Returns

Join the Cat in the Hat as he takes you on a journey into the fantastical, bombastical and songtastical world of Dr Seuss. After a successful international tour in 2014, Seussical will burst back on to stage in 2015, opening at Spa, Bridlington prior to flying out to Abu Dhabi, Dubai and ending in Singapore.

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9 September 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Silver Sword Cast

Full casting has been announced for the world stage premiere of THE SILVER SWORD at Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre from Sat 26 Sept – Sat 3 Oct before embarking on UK Tour throughout Autumn 2015. 

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27 August 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Silver Sword

Originally written in 1956, THE SILVER SWORD was recently named as one of the top 50 children’s books of all time by The Times. This brand new musical co-production has been adapted for the stage by Susie McKenna and Steven Edis.  

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7 August 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT: American Idiot Extends!

American Idiot may have planned a rather apt September end, but the Green Day-Inspired musical has proved so popular at London’s Arts Theatre that it has extended its run until 22 November.

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1 May 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT: Amelia Lily in American Idiot

X Factor star, Amelia Lily (playing Whatsername), will star in Green Day's explosive, award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot, as it blasts into the UK for its West End premiere from the 17 July at The Arts Theatre, Leicester Square. 

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