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Melanie Whitehead

Melanie has worked with young people for over 20-years in a variety of fields including for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. She writes; articles and reviews, children’s books, original theatre pieces and adapts existing works for new audiences. She has a CIM Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and a PGCert in Teaching Shakespeare and was, until recently a Board Member for Geese Theatre.
Gangsta Granny

Families Get a Grand Welcome – Especially Gangsta Grannies!

Blackpool Grand Theatre has recently announced a new commitment to providing open access to ...

Ed Byrne Outside Looking In

Byrne’s Back

Ed Byrne is one of the UK’s leading comedians, it is no surprise that ...

Justin Audibert’s Path to Flare Path

Justin Audibert is a brilliant young director whose career has taken him from Sheffield ...

Akoreacro Klaxon

altB’s guide to Showzam! 2016

Blackpool’s annual festival of circus and performance returns from Saturday 13 February from 12noon ...

Grand Theatre

It’s Grand to be part of National Theatre’s Connections

Blackpool Grand Theatre’s Young Company came together for the first time in October 2015, the group ...

Grand Theatre

King Kong and Other Projects!

Earlier this month Arts Council England announced an Ambition for Excellence award of £680,000 ...

Blackpool Tower

Cash for Communities

Local communities could benefit from a pot of money available to improve lives around ...

Find Winter Sun in Party Island Fun

The World Premiere of brand new musical Last Night a DJ Saved My Life ...

Full Cast Announced for Last Night a DJ Saved My Life

The full cast has been announced for the World Premiere of brand new musical ...

Britannia Waves the Rules

Farr’s Picture of Blackpool Is Bleak

Bringing the play Britannia Waves The Rules to Blackpool & the Fylde College Studio ...