Livewire Festival 2019 - From Movies To Musicals

at Tower Headlands Arena, Blackpool

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London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra appearing at this event

The London Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the world’s finest orchestras, balancing a long and distinguished history with a reputation as one of the UK’s most adventurous and forward-looking orchestras. As well as giving classical concerts, the Orchestra also records film and video game soundtracks, has its own record label, and reaches thousands of people every year through activities for schools and local communities.

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Ben Forster

Ben Forster appearing at this event

Ben Forster is a British actor and singer who found fame when he won ITV's Superstar competition in 2012. As a result, Forster played the lead role of Jesus in the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar in its 2012 arena tour.

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Kerry Ellis

Kerry Ellis appearing at this event

Kerry is recognised as the leading lady of West End and Broadway musicals, with a number of starring roles in London, New York, and around the world. She has achieved chart-topping success as a recording artist signed to Universal Decca with her debut album Anthems. Kerry is best known for her roles including the original ‘Meat’ in Queen and Ben Elton’s musical, We Will Rock You; the first British actress to play Elphaba in Wicked in the West End as well as on Broadway; and Ellen in Miss Saigon. Other leading role credits include Grizabella in Cats at the London Palladium, for whichKerry won a What’s on Stage Award; Nancy in Oliver! Fantine in Les Misérables, and most recently, Sara in the European premier of Murder Ballad in London’s West End. Her chart-topping debut album ‘Anthems’ was produced by Brian May and gave the partnership their first taste of chart success, also collaborating on Kerry’s first major CD Wicked in Rock. This partnership triggered a highly successful touring career.

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Ruthie Henshall

Ruthie Henshall appearing at this event

Olivier Award winner and leading West End star of classics such as Cats, Miss Saigon and Chicago.

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John Owen-Jones

John Owen-Jones appearing at this event

John is an award-winning West End and Broadway actor and recording artist.

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Tower Headlands Arena

  • Blackpool Promenade
  • Blackpool
  • FY1 4BJ