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Blackpool Big Night Out

Exploring Blackpool's history as the beating heart of British entertainment, the town that launched the careers of Morecambe and Wise and attracted stars as big as Sinatra.

Exploring Blackpool's history as the beating heart of British entertainment. The Lancashire coastal town launched the careers of Morecambe and Wise, attracted stars as big as Sinatra and is still the spiritual home of the likes of Ken Dodd, Cannon and Ball and many others. A town through the eyes of the people who played there.

59 minutes

Last on

Mon 27 Apr 2020 21:45

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:02

    Petula Clark

    Downtown

  • 00:13

    Django Django

    Life's A Beach

  • 00:27

    Field Music

    You Can Decide

  • 00:38

    MIKA

    Lollipop

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Andy Humphries
Executive Producer Caroline Wright

Broadcasts

  • Boxing Day 2012 20:00
  • Sun 6 Jan 2013 17:30
  • Sun 6 Jan 2013 17:45
  • Sun 6 Jan 2013 18:30
  • Sat 27 Apr 2013 23:30
  • Tue 31 Dec 2013 18:30
  • Tue 31 Dec 2013 18:45
  • Sun 5 Jan 2014 18:00
  • Mon 27 Apr 2020 21:45

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