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NEW SHOWS ON SALE FOR 2018 SEASON!

NEW SHOWS ON SALE FOR 2018 SEASON!

A brand new season of West End musicals, gripping dramas, dynamic dance and one night concerts on sale next week at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. Season highlights include an on-stage dinner with Christopher Biggins, Tom Chambers in CRAZY FOR YOU, Phil Daniels in DR JEKYLL MR HYDE, a Grand Theatre…
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HAIRSPRAY CAST ANNOUNCED!

HAIRSPRAY CAST ANNOUNCED!

Today, full casting is announced for HAIRSPRAY, the smash hit musical at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Monday 26 February Saturday 3 March 2018. Norman Pace (ITV1s The Hale and Pace Show) will play Wilbur Turnblad. He will be joined by Matt Rixon (The Ladykillers, Around the World in 80 Days)…
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WOLVES SCORES SPONSORSHIP DEAL AT GRAND THEATRE

WOLVES SCORES SPONSORSHIP DEAL AT GRAND THEATRE

Two of Wolverhamptons biggest entertainment entities are forging a deeper partnership, with global soul sensationBeverley Knightat its heart. Wolverhampton Wanderers has sponsored the exclusiveBeverley Knightbooth at the Grand Theatre. The booth was named by the public and is situated in the newly…
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PAYCARE SPONSORS HISTORIC BOOTH AT GRAND THEATRE

PAYCARE SPONSORS HISTORIC BOOTH AT GRAND THEATRE

Wolverhampton-based health cash plan provider Paycare has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with the Grand Theatre. Paycare will sponsor the Phipps VIP booth in the newly refurbished Dress Circle at the theatre. The booth is named after CJ Phipps, the prestigious theatre architect who designed…
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GRAND THEATRE WELCOMES PIA WEALTH MANAGEMENT AS EXECUTIVE BUSINESS CLUB MEMBERS

GRAND THEATRE WELCOMES PIA WEALTH MANAGEMENT AS EXECUTIVE BUSINESS CLUB MEMBERS

Wolverhampton-based PIA Wealth Management has joined the Grand Theatre Business Club as an Executive member in a 6,000 deal. Executive level is the highest level of membership the Grand Theatre offers. PIA Wealth Management, a market leading independent financial adviser (IFA), will use its…
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DON MACLEAN AND FULL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR GRAND THEATRE’S MUSIC HALL.

DON MACLEAN AND FULL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR GRAND THEATRE’S MUSIC HALL.

Today Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced the full line up for A GRAND MUSIC HALL on Wednesday 14 June. Topping the bill is actor and comedian Don Maclean. Don has appeared in pantomime at the Grand Theatre in the 1970s and most recently in Brummegem Pals in October 2016. Don has spent over 40…
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CAST ANNOUNCED FOR JACK AND THE BEANSTALK!

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR JACK AND THE BEANSTALK!

Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre revealed the first casting announcement for the 2017/18 pantomime. Gareth Gates will star as Jack in a giant new production of JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. Returning due to popular demand are Lisa Riley as the Fairy, Ian Adams will return as dame playing Dame Trott,…
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GRAND THEATRE TO HOST CURRY AND QUIZ NIGHT

GRAND THEATRE TO HOST CURRY AND QUIZ NIGHT

GRAND THEATRE TO HOST CURRY AND QUIZ NIGHT Quiz teams will put their knowledge to the test at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre this month to raise funds for its Creative Learning programme. A curry and quiz night will be held in the theatres recently refurbished Encore Lounge on Thursday 30 March.…
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LEADING LADY ALEXANDRA BURKE CELEBRATES SUCCESS WITH HER OWN SEAT IN GRAND THEATRE AUDITORIUM!

LEADING LADY ALEXANDRA BURKE CELEBRATES SUCCESS WITH HER OWN SEAT IN GRAND THEATRE AUDITORIUM!

This week, Alexandra Burke celebrated unprecedented success for an individual performer in Musical Theatre at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. In recognition of her significant contribution to localaudience numbers in recent years, Alexandra was presented with a seat plaque in the theatre auditorium.…
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WORLDWIDE SMASH HIT MUSICAL MAMMA MIA! WILL COME TO WOLVERHAMPTON GRAND THEATRE

WORLDWIDE SMASH HIT MUSICAL MAMMA MIA! WILL COME TO WOLVERHAMPTON GRAND THEATRE

TICKETS ON GENERAL SALE FROM TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2017 - Click here to become a Friend and BOOK NOW. The sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! will come to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre for a three week run from Tuesday 6 Saturday 24 February 2018 as part of its first ever UK tour. Tickets for…
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GRAND THEATRE APPOINTS FUNDRAISING MANAGER

GRAND THEATRE APPOINTS FUNDRAISING MANAGER

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has announced the appointment of its first Fundraising Manager. John Harrison will lead a major fundraising drive for the theatre, which is a registered charity. The role has been established to assist the Grand identify new revenue streams as public funding for the…
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DIRECT FROM THE LONDON PALLADIUM, NATASHA J BARNES LEADS CAST OF FUNNY GIRL

DIRECT FROM THE LONDON PALLADIUM, NATASHA J BARNES LEADS CAST OF FUNNY GIRL

West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl which comes to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Monday 24 Saturday 29 July 2017, reprising their roles from the critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate…
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DANCER NEEDED FOR STAGE ADAPTATION OF DAVID WALLIAMS’ GANGSTA GRANNY IN WOLVERHAMPTON.

DANCER NEEDED FOR STAGE ADAPTATION OF DAVID WALLIAMS’ GANGSTA GRANNY IN WOLVERHAMPTON.

The UK tour of David Walliams GANGSTA GRANNY by Birmingham Stage Company are looking to find the character of Diane for performances in Wolverhampton at the Grand Theatre from Wednesday 22 Sunday 26 March 2017. Applicants must be above compulsory school age and fit the look of the character…
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SAMANTHA WOMACK, LES DENNIS AND CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER TO STAR IN THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL.

SAMANTHA WOMACK, LES DENNIS AND CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER TO STAR IN THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL.

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher will star as Morticia, Fester and Wednesday Addams in the UK Irish premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 17 Sat 21 October 2017. Tickets will be on sale from 11am on Wednesday 23 November to Friends Of The…
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BEN EVANS Interview: OUR HOUSE

BEN EVANS Interview: OUR HOUSE

15-year-old Ben Evans from Lower Penn will be taking to our stage this week, as part of the Madness musical OUR HOUSE this years production by Bilston Operatic Company from Tuesday 15 Saturday 19 November. Ben will play the lead role of Joe Casey, but its already been 5 years ago since he first…
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SMASH HIT SHOWS ON SALE IN GRAND THEATRE’S BRAND NEW 2017 SEASON.

SMASH HIT SHOWS ON SALE IN GRAND THEATRE’S BRAND NEW 2017 SEASON.

Today Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced a brand new season, including the touring production of sell-out West End musical FUNNY GIRL. Also to look forward to is Olivier Award and Whatsonstage Award-winning comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG returning to Wolverhampton, Strictly Come Dancings Pasha…
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THERE’S STARS IN THEIR EYES FOR FRIENDS OF THE GRAND WITH BRAND NEW CURTAIN.

THERE’S STARS IN THEIR EYES FOR FRIENDS OF THE GRAND WITH BRAND NEW CURTAIN.

The Friends of the Grand have provided Wolverhampton Grand Theatre with a brand new star cloth for use in its own productions. The first use of the star cloth was during the Grand Theatres Gala Night, a celebratory performance that marked the re-opening of the venue following a six-week…
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THE KINKS, COURTROOM DRAMA, CIRCUS AND WILD ELEPHANTS IN NEW SEASON AT THE GRAND THEATRE

THE KINKS, COURTROOM DRAMA, CIRCUS AND WILD ELEPHANTS IN NEW SEASON AT THE GRAND THEATRE

Today Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced 7 new shows for 2017 including the smash hit West End Kinks musical SUNNY AFTERNOON, the world premiere of courtroom drama THE VERDICT and direct from Regents Park Open Air Theatre, Michael Morpurgos RUNNING WILD. CHINESE NEW YEAR EXTRAVAGANZA returns to…
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MICHAEL MORPURGO’S AWARD-WINNING ELEPHANTS WILL BE RUNNING WILD IN WOLVERHAMPTON!

MICHAEL MORPURGO’S AWARD-WINNING ELEPHANTS WILL BE RUNNING WILD IN WOLVERHAMPTON!

Childrens Touring Partnership is delighted to announce, on Elephant Appreciation Day (22 September), the first UK Tour of RUNNING WILD by Michael Morpurgo in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson, at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 6 Sat 10 June 2017. Tickets will be on general sale from…
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Join us for Business Week

Join us for Business Week

Join us for Business Week Wolverhamptons third annual Business Week takes place Monday 26 to Friday 30 September 2016 and offers a programme of events and opportunities for businesses of all types and sizes - from sole traders to large corporates. Among the events are several workshops to support…
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE BOX OFFICE

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE BOX OFFICE

The Grand Theatre is in the process of undergoing a major Front of House refurbishment, as well as upgrading the auditorium seating. As part of this refurbishment we are upgrading our IT systems and as a result the theatre and the Box Office, currently located at the Light House Media Centre, will…
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TEMPORARY BOX OFFICE

TEMPORARY BOX OFFICE

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre is about to undergo a major refurbishment over the course of the summer with a grand re-opening in the autumn. The Box Office for the venue will temporarily move to the Light House Media Centre from Monday 25 July until Friday 9 September. Online and telephone bookings…
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COMMUNITY ENSEMBLE CASTING NOTICE

COMMUNITY ENSEMBLE CASTING NOTICE

COMMUNITY ENSEMBLE CASTING NOTICE The Touring Consortium Theatre Company is one of the countrys leading large-scale touring theatre companies, and has been touring high quality productions around the UK for twenty years. Our next touring production will be a new adaptation of Charles Dickens, A…
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MICRO-TRIBUTE TO SHAKESPEARE

MICRO-TRIBUTE TO SHAKESPEARE

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the worlds leading micro-sculptor Willard Wigan MBE has created what he describes as his greatest portrait to date of The Bard of Avon. The microscopic sculpture, placed in the eye of a needle, is smaller than a full stop in a…
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VIEW OUR VIRTUAL BROCHURE!

VIEW OUR VIRTUAL BROCHURE!

CLICK HERE to take a look through our new brochure online.
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GRAND GETS QUIZZICAL TO RAISE MONEY FOR REFURB

GRAND GETS QUIZZICAL TO RAISE MONEY FOR REFURB

Last night, 150 people gathered to help raise money for the Grand Theatre's upcoming refurbishment that will see all three levels of the theatre refurbished to include brand new bars and seating areas. A quiz night was held at the Molineux's WV1 Bar and Grill, hosted by Signal 107's Dicky Dodd. In…
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JOE McELDERRY TO LEAD THE CAST OF GRAND THEATRE PANTOMIME - ALADDIN!

JOE McELDERRY TO LEAD THE CAST OF GRAND THEATRE PANTOMIME - ALADDIN!

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today announce that X Factor winner Joe McElderry will star in the title role of this years magical pantomime adventure ALADDIN. Joe, who is known as the sweet-singing hero and heartthrob of hundreds, also plays the role of Joseph in Andrew Lloyd Webbers Joseph And The…
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WEEK LONG ACTIVITIES TO SUPPORT WOLVERHAMPTON RESIDENTS IN MARCH

WEEK LONG ACTIVITIES TO SUPPORT WOLVERHAMPTON RESIDENTS IN MARCH

Residents Week from Monday 14 to Friday 18 March 2016 has a range of free events to support local people: into employment or self-employment get training advice find an apprenticeship know services who provide help and support improve their fitness try creative activities have a free health check…
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OF MICE AND MEN - Preview by Alicia Bateman

OF MICE AND MEN - Preview by Alicia Bateman

20 Year Celebration Brings A Steinbeck Classic Alicia Bateman previews OF MICE AND MEN - see it here from Tue 8 - Sat 12 March. Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world. They got no family. They dont belong no placewith us it aint like that. We got a future. We got…
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JERSEY BOYS Meet Signal 107

JERSEY BOYS Meet Signal 107

Signal 107's DICKY DODD came along to chat with the Four Seasons from the cast of Jersey Boys! Have a listen to what they had to say...
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A BRAND NEW SEASON ANNOUNCED!

A BRAND NEW SEASON ANNOUNCED!

ON SALE DATES FOR NEW SEASON Friends of the Grand 11am Monday 5 October 2015 | General Public 11am Friday 9 October 2015 JANUARY 2016 Kicking off the new season, Jim Davidson OBE takes to the road with his new show JIM DAVIDSON CHARLTON NIL, an irrelevant, outrageous, truthful night in…
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LOCAL BOYS LAND PARTS IN PETER PAN!

LOCAL BOYS LAND PARTS IN PETER PAN!

Four boys have successfully landed parts in Wolverhampton Grand Theatres pantomime PETER PAN. The roles of Wendys brothers, Michael and John, will be played by local boys who join a full professional cast for the festive season. Archie Turner, aged 8 from Rowley Regis will play Michael alongside…
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CATERING TENDER ANNOUNCED

CATERING TENDER ANNOUNCED

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre are looking for professional caterers to provide an excellent food service for a wide range of events based at the theatre. Due to the nature of the business catering can be required as early as 10am until 10pm at night and can consist of anything from breakfasts to…
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OPEN AUDITIONS for local boys in Peter Pan!

OPEN AUDITIONS for local boys in Peter Pan!

Qdos Entertainment, the worlds biggest pantomime producer, is staging the swashbuckling adventure PETER PAN this Christmas at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre and is searching for four boys to appear in this years show alongside The Chuckle Brothers and John Altman. Michael Harrison, managing director…
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NEW SHOWS ANNOUNCED!

NEW SHOWS ANNOUNCED!

Before a new season announcement later in the year, we are delighted to be able to announce four fantastic brand new shows that are about to go on sale at the Grand Theatre! On Friday 16 October we welcome the first winner of Britain's Got Talent, PAUL POTTS live in concert. Back due to popular…
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GRAND THEATRE LAUNCH NEW CHOIRS!

GRAND THEATRE LAUNCH NEW CHOIRS!

MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Wolverhampton Grand Theatre will be re-launching its choirs in September 2015, and they will be based at the Theatre with lots of exciting opportunities for members. It is a brilliant chance for individuals who have a passion for singing and theatre to share their…
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VISIT US ON VISITOR WEEK

VISIT US ON VISITOR WEEK

Ever wondered what goes on backstage at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre? Well now is your chance to find out! Our staff will lead the tour across the stage, dressing rooms, technical boxes and auditorium spaces - plus you will hear lots of stories from the Grand's 120 year history at 11am on Friday 10…
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FREELANCE DANCE PRACTITIONERS WANTED!

FREELANCE DANCE PRACTITIONERS WANTED!

Freelance Dance Practitioners/teachers wanted for an outreach project in the Black Country. We are looking for a team of experienced dance practitioners to work with students in local secondary schools and academies throughout the autumn term. Practitioners will work alongside dance teachers in…
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STALLS BAR REFURBISHMENT BEGINS THIS SUMMER

STALLS BAR REFURBISHMENT BEGINS THIS SUMMER

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today announced the first phase of redevelopment to the building which is due to take place over the coming summer. Plans to further enhance customer experience will begin in the foyer and stalls bar areas. The layout of the current stalls bar has been re-imagined to…
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RUSSELL HOWARD joins the Hilarity Charity Gala

RUSSELL HOWARD joins the Hilarity Charity Gala

Comedian Russell Howard has been announced as the latest act to join the line up for the HILARITY CHARITY GALA in aid of Central Youth Theatre at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on Monday 8 June. Russell has been a regular panellist on Mock the Week and has also appeared on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Would I…
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RELAXED PERFORMANCE of The Cat In The Hat

RELAXED PERFORMANCE of The Cat In The Hat

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today announced their first non-pantomime Relaxed Performance. On Saturday 5th September 2015 at 10:30am, the performance of Dr Seusss THE CAT IN THE HAT will be tailored to welcome people who will benefit from a more relaxed theatre environment, such as those on the…
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OPEN AUDITIONS for The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

OPEN AUDITIONS for The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

From 9 13 June 2015, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre is to play host to the world premiere tour of THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS which opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre earlier this year. The deeply moving and thought-provoking production is based on the best-selling novel by John Boyne. Set…
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OCTOPOD CHALLENGE

OCTOPOD CHALLENGE

CALLING ALL PRIMARY SCHOOLS...COME JOIN THE OCTOPOD CHALLENGE AT WOLVES GRAND! Live for the first time THE OCTONAUTS AND THE DEEP SEA VOLCANO ADVENTURE will be making their way to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 April. When there is trouble under the sea, the Octonauts…
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Curious Incident FRANTIC ASSEMBLY WORKSHOP

Curious Incident FRANTIC ASSEMBLY WORKSHOP

Calling all 14 - 18 year olds! Join the movement creators of Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, for a highly physical and energetic workshop. Fly through the air, get lost at a local station, and see where physical theatre can take you in a professional workshop experience with Frantic…
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BEHIND THE SCENES at Cinderella

BEHIND THE SCENES at Cinderella

In aid of Panto Day on Friday 12 Decmeber, we letPolaroids and Polar Bears behind the scenes on our pantomime Cinderella. In the first video, they interview Julian Clary (Dandini), Joe Tracini (Buttons) and Niki Evans (The Fairy Godmother). In this second video, Adam follows guidance from Ugly…
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AUDITIONS: Community casting for Miller masterpiece!

AUDITIONS: Community casting for Miller masterpiece!

AUDITIONS: Community casting for Miller masterpiece! Touring Consortium Theatre Company hold regional auditions for community casting in next production of Arthur Millers A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE In spring 2015, the Touring Consortium Theatre Company will produce Arthur Miller's modern classic, A…
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PAUL NICHOLAS to star in Agatha Christie thriller.

PAUL NICHOLAS to star in Agatha Christie thriller.

Next year marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, and the 10th anniversary of the Agatha Christie Theatre Company. To mark both occasions, her most popular and best-selling thriller AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, is set to return to the stage for a UK tour…
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JOB VACANCY: Creative Learning Manager (Maternity Cover)

JOB VACANCY: Creative Learning Manager (Maternity Cover)

We're looking for someone to join our team! Creative Learning Manager (maternity cover) Fixed term 12 month contract Circa 22k pa 37.5 hours per week The Grand Theatre is seeking a motivated and highly organised individual to take on the role of Creative Learning Manager (Maternity Cover). As well…
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Curious Incident Workshops - Movement Uncovered

Curious Incident Workshops - Movement Uncovered

As well as having the the Olivier Award-winning National Theatre production of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time in February 2015, the Grand Theatre is also pleased to announce that as part of the build-up to the show, we are able to offer a fantastic workshop from acclaimed company…
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ALEXANDRA BURKE to star in THE BODYGUARD

ALEXANDRA BURKE to star in THE BODYGUARD

Following her sell-out run at the Adelphi Theatre in Londons West End, producers Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, Alexandra Burke, will star in the leading role of Rachel Marron in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of Thea…
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REGENERATION Education Evening

REGENERATION Education Evening

VOICES OF THE GREAT WAR EDUCATION EVENT Come along to this free education event based on the voices of the Great War, in association with the production of Pat Barker's REGENERATION. 7pm Welcome by Peter Cutchie Chief Executive 7.05pm Intro to the show by Neale Birch, Associate Producer TCTC 7.15pm…
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NEW SEASON - ON SALE NOW!

NEW SEASON - ON SALE NOW!

A spectacular new season of shows goes on sale, taking us through Winter, Spring and right into summer 2015! Casting information has now been revealed for two major musicals, X Factor winner and West End star of THE BODYGUARD Alexandra Burke will reprise her role of Rachel Marron from Tue 21 April…
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CITY CENTRE CAR PARK ACCESS

CITY CENTRE CAR PARK ACCESS

Please note that ongoing work on the Metro approach to the city centre is currently affecting access routes to Pipers Row NCP Car Park. Patrons entering the city from the ring road at Bilston St Island cannot currently turn right into Pipers Row from Bilston Street You can follow a circular…
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GET-IN! Review - Dirty Dancing

GET-IN! Review - Dirty Dancing

GET-IN! is our young persons membership scheme that allows 9 - 18 year olds the chance to get involved with theatre. With a range of activities such as backstage tours, dance/singing workshops with West End cast members to reviewing productions here at the theatre. This week, Get-In! member Jorgia…
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TICKETS FLYING FOR BLOCKBUSTER BARNUM

TICKETS FLYING FOR BLOCKBUSTER BARNUM

In just under 5 weeks, a quarter of the tickets for next year's exciting revival of the musicalBARNUMhave already been sold. The circus-musical starring Brian Conley as Phineas T. Barnum will entertain, dazzle and amaze Wolverhampton audiences from Tuesday 27 - Sat 31 January 2015. This production…
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JULIAN CLARY to star in Cinderella!

JULIAN CLARY to star in Cinderella!

We are thrilled to announce that the star of this years spectacular family pantomime Cinderella will be panto legendJULIAN CLARY, who will play Dandini.Julian Clary has established himself as one of the countrys most recognisable and popular stage and television entertainers. He has turned his hand…
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JOE TRACINI joins Cinderella panto cast as BUTTONS

JOE TRACINI joins Cinderella panto cast as BUTTONS

HOLLYOAKS JOE TRACINI IS BUTTONS! With Julian Clary already confirmed as top of the bill for Wolverhampton Grand Theatre's pantomime, Cinderella, the Theatre has announced that Hollyoaks star Joe Tracini will join the cast as Cinderellas loveable friend Buttons. Joe Tracini has become a household…
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