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Mamma Mia At Wolverhampton Grand – Abba-solutely Fantastic 

8 Feb 18

I have a dream, a fantasy To help me through reality So begins what could be the most iconic, most fabulous jukebox musical of them all.

Review: Jack and the Beanstalk at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre: Festive fe-fi-fo fun for all the family 

13 Dec 17

This classic panto will leave you with a beaming smile and a warm glow, says Mat Kendrick…

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Jack And The Beanstalk Is Brilliant Fun At Wolverhampton Grand 

13 Dec 17

What are the ingredients of the perfect panto? A handsome lead man and a beautiful leading lady? A fabulous dame with a series of eye popping costumes? A comedy sidekick who has all the best lines but doesn’t get the girl? A fairy who holds the …

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Tonight’s panto night! 

8 Dec 17

Tonight’s the night when we head to the panto and we’re guaranteed to have a grand time! DZG is once again sponsoring Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s Christmas pantomime and we’ve extended an invitation to local children’s centres and …

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DZG Christmas gets underway! 

2 Dec 17

Our Christmas festivities got well underway yesterday when Santa arrived at DZG, welcomed by the baddie of Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s pantomime, who officially opened his Winter Wonderland grotto.

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Santa’s here! 

1 Dec 17

Look who’s arrived at DZG for the next three weeks! Our Winter Wonderland grotto is being officially opened this morning by The Bill star, Graham Cole, who’s playing Fleshcreep in this year’s DZG sponsored Wolverhampton Grand Theatre panto, …

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Panto baddie to open grotto! 

30 Nov 17

The elves are carrying out final checks in Santa’s Winter Wonderland grotto ready for tomorrow and we’re delighted it’s being officially opened by the baddie of this year’s DZG sponsored Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s pantomime! The Bill …

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Grease at Wolverhampton Grand – Good Fun 

28 Nov 17

A new touring production of the classic musical Grease opened at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre last night, and although it was a real crowd pleaser with the appreciative audience simply loving it, you may not recognise all the songs and scenes if …

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Panto partnership extended 

15 Nov 17

We’re thrilled to announce we’ve extended our partnership with Wolverhampton Grand Theatre for the next two years.

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Giant dwarfs DZG’s giant! 

2 Nov 17

DZG’s giant English rabbit, Otis, was dwarfed by a real giant at the launch of Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s forthcoming Christmas pantomime.

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Five Panto Minutes With Adam C Booth 

30 Oct 17

Adam C Booth is an actor, comedian and stage star who will be returning to the Wolverhampton Grand this Winter for the pantomime ‘Jack and the Beanstalk.

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Five Minutes with the Fabulous Doreen Tipton 

23 Oct 17

Doreen Tipton is a legend in her own lifetime.

Review: The Addams Family at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre is frightfully good fun for all the family 

18 Oct 17

A stellar cast provide a feast of fun and solid vocals in this musical version of The Addams Family…

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The Wedding Singer is a Joy at Wolverhampton Grand 

5 Oct 17

I really should start this review with a disclaimer.

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Brassed Off – Totally Brilliant 

25 Aug 17

It’s the much loved film which tells the story of the Grimley Colliery Band as they fight to keep their pit open in 1994, whilst simultaneously trying to reach the Royal Albert Hall in the finals of National Brass Band Competition.

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Hi-de-Hi! star Jeffrey Holland joins local talent at Wolverhampto… 

18 Aug 17

THE WOLVERHAMPTON Grand Theatre is to produce a full-scale production in-house for the first time in almost 40 years.

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Brassed Off strikes new note for Grand Theatre 

2 Aug 17

DESPITE local authority cuts that will see the theatre lose its entire funding by April 2018, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s production of Brassed Off will open in four weeks’ time.

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Funny Girl – A Star Is Born in Natasha J Barnes 

25 Jul 17

It’s an old cliché, maybe from 42nd Street, that you go on a stage unknown and walk off a star.

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Doreen’s deer! 

13 Jul 17

We welcomed royalty to DZG when self-employed Queen of the Black Country, Doreen Tipton paid us a visit.

Kids get creative for Design An Ad comp 

8 Jul 17

Around 1,000 school pupils put crayon or felt-tip pen to paper to produce their own advertisements for businesses across the region.

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Running Wild is simply incredible at the Wolverhampton Grand 

7 Jun 17

Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild opened at the Wolverhampton Grand last night, with a show that truly made you feel like you were in an Indonesian rain forest.

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The Woman in Black – Deliciously Spooky 

24 May 17

A virtually bare stage of a Victorian Theatre.

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The Verdict – Gripping Courtroom Drama at Wolverhampton Grand 

3 May 17

You may know of ‘The Verdict’ from the 1982 film starring Paul Newman in a tour de force role that brought him yet another Oscar Nomination.

Beverley Knight honoured with Wolverhampton Grand booth – sponsored by Wolves 

25 Apr 17

Soul star Beverley Knight has been honoured at Wolverhampton’s Grand Theatre – with an exclusive booth named after her.

Gareth Gates to star in Jack and the Beanstalk panto 

29 Mar 17

WOLVERHAMPTON Grand Theatre has revealed the first names to star in the 2017/18 pantomime.