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Ben received national recognition after reaching the 2022 final of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent with his hilarious quick-fire impressions but made his TV debut back in 2006 on the BBC television series Let Me Entertain You hosted by Brian Conley and Christine Lampard.

Since then, he has built his reputation across the country with appearances at the Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay, The Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne, Cromer Pier and the infamous Blackpool North Pier alongside the legendary Cannon and Ball. He has also supported Shane Richie, Billy Pearce and The Krankies and written for Basil Brush’s Edinburgh Festival Show.

In 2019, Ben won the award for Best Panto Comic in the UK at the Great British Pantomime Awards for his performance as Buttons in Cinderella at the Opera House, Manchester.


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For the past 20 years, Ian Marchant has travelled the length and breadth of the country and all over the world performing his unique blend of juggling and silent comedy. From humble beginnings in the nightclubs of his home town, he has ventured into the worlds of street theatre, cabaret and corporate entertainment. Mainly working solo, Ian has also collaborated along the way with Gandini Juggling, Opera North and The Royal Opera to name a few. Alongside his performing, Ian is also one of the core teachers on the Degree Programme at the National Centre for Circus Arts, London.










High Jinx


SUNDAY 20th OCTOBER 2.30pm

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High Jinx is back on tour for 2024 with another jam-packed show filled with amazing magic, incredible illusions and crazy circus thrills that are sure to leave you amazed, puzzled but above all entertained. presented by the extraordinary and multi-skilled performer, Michael Jordan and supporting cast! Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey into the realm of wonder and enchantment as Michael showcases his incredible talents in magic and circus arts.


Direct from the iconic Blackpool Tower Circus and the prestigious “International Festival de Magie,” Michael effortlessly blends mesmerising magic with awe-inspiring feats of juggling and daring stunts. With his captivating showmanship, he will leave you on the edge of your seat, gasping with disbelief, and cheering for more. Whether you’re a fan of mind-boggling illusions or heart-stopping circus acts, the high jinx show promises to be an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages.

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So, come one, come all, and join us for an afternoon of pure enchantment as Michael takes centre stage to ignite your imagination.

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“Magic, pure and simple for all the family.” Huddersfield Examiner

“He reminded me of The Greatest Showman’s enthusiasm to create something original and exciting.” Blackpool Gazette

“A seriously fun show.” Tripadvisor Review.

Suitable for ages 4+


Dame Dolly’s Super Spooktacular


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Dame Dolly returns to the West Cliff Theatre with her biggest ever show! “Dame Dolly’s Super Spooktacular Show’ with plenty of audience participation and loads of spooky fun! Start your Halloween season with a SPOOKTACULAR bang! A show for all of the family! Featuring the dancers from ACEs Dance Academy! So come along for a Halloween treat this October half term!

‘Joe Meloy, the excellent Pantomime Dame’ – British Theatre Guide


Exciting Science


SUNDAY 6th April 2PM

This Brand New, Exciting & Educational show will amaze & astound all ages from 4 years & upwards, as we put the “Exciting” back into “Science”. (See what we did there!)

With Fun & Fact filled experiments, watch in amazement as we recreate a volcanic eruption; turn a vacuum cleaner into a missile launcher or take aim at you with our smoke blaster!

So, stand clear and prepare for action, as this show is full of

Wiz, bang, pop …. And splurt

 Exciting Science – Prepare to be amazed!


Danny Lee Grew – 24K Magic


SUNDAY 13th APRIL, 2.30pm

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Join top magician Danny Lee Grew in his brand-new mind-boggling one-man show 24K Magic, featuring jaw-dropping magic, illusion, laughs, gasps, and stunning sleight of hand sorcery.

You may have seen him on Susan Calman’s Summer by the Sea (Channel 5), The Real Stories of the Social Network (ITV/CBS America) or even on stage here at the West Cliff Theatre in The Summer Show (2018 / 2019) or Jimmy Cricket’s Laughter Show.

Danny is a popular live performer who recently completed the UK theatre tour of Marvels of Mystery, the live production of BBC’s The Good Old Days at the legendary Leeds City Varieties; plus he was handpicked to host The Magic Circle Christmas Show… an annual festive tradition in London’s West End since 1967.

Danny has entertained the likes of David Beckham, James Corden and Chris Hemsworth, and now he brings his 24K Magic to his hometown. Prepare to be amazed and astounded.


Dinosaur Adventure Live

SUNDAY 1st JUNE 2025 2.00pm

The Greatest Prehistoric Show on Earth


Join our intrepid rangers on a quest to recover the data crystal, restore power to the island and save the Dinosaurs! Stomp, Roar and Swish your tail as we introduce you to some of the most incredible species ever to have lived on planet Earth. An unforgettable Jurassic experience for all the family to enjoy.


Learn their history with our amazing Dino-facts, meet our beautiful baby dinosaurs and even feed them, but watch out…. You could be on the menu.

Feel the excitement as you come face-to-face with a T-Rex and hear it’s roooooooarrrrrr!


This awe-inspiring interactive stage show captivates both young and young at heart, immersing audiences in the enthralling & realistic world of Dinosaurs.

You won’t want to miss this adventure of a lifetime, so hold onto your kids as this show will

blow them away!

“It’s Totally T-rex-iffic”


PLEASE NOTE: This show runs for 1 hour with no interval.

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