We have sadly encountered a major technical issue with the Opera House projector and sound system. We’ve been working hard to resolve it, but unfortunately have not been able to fix this problem. – Fashion Reimagined – will now take place in the Baronial Hall, starting 15 minutes later than
By Stuart Holmes Each year, millions travel across England’s spectacular coastline, from Cleveleys to Cornwall, seeking escapism. We really do like to be beside the seaside. As such, on the Fylde Coast and beyond, tourism has become increasingly central to local communities prospering. Such seasonal resorts are typically dependent on
By Beth Barker At just 19 years old, Shelagh Delaney wrote her first play – A Taste of Honey (1958). Born to working-class parents in the northern city of Salford, she was never destined for fame or fortune. Instead, she put pen to paper (or, more appropriately in her case,
By Billy Burton I can’t remember when or how I first found out about Whistle Down the Wind, Bryan Forbes’ timeless and endearing classic about three Lancashire children who discover a runaway criminal and mistake him for Jesus Christ, but I know that I’ve long been aware of its existence.
Following a season of critical acclaim which boasted a rare, unanimously voted Palme d’Or, two BAFTAs, and four Academy awards, Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite (2019) had set the high-water mark for ‘world cinema’ in the Anglosphere. Having won the Oscar for both Best Picture and Best Director, he had surpassed mainstream giants like Scorsese and Tarantino in their own backyard.
By Simon Bland From Bob Dylan and The Beatles to The White Stripes and Arcade Fire – Blackpool certainly has no shortage of big-name musicians who have taken a shine to our fine seaside town. However when it comes to cinema, there’s one huge Hollywood name that has not only professed