ABC Blackpool

130-140 Church Street,
Blackpool, FY1 3PR

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keiths
keiths on June 6, 2011 at 10:05 am

Thankyou abcman. Looking at your pics of the operahouse, you are, of course, quite right – it WAS a long time ago, after all. However, I DID see a summer show at the ABC, but now can’t remember who it was for the life of me!

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on November 25, 2010 at 9:30 pm

Pictures and other material relating to the original Hippodrome/ABC theater: View link

abcman
abcman on November 24, 2009 at 8:09 am

Sorry Keith, but Brucie & Millie appeared at the Opera House not the ABC otherwise I agree with what you say.

keiths
keiths on November 4, 2009 at 7:22 am

I attended a summer show at the ABC on one occasion, featuring Bruce Forsyth and Millicent Martin. My opinion of both of them increased dramatically as a result.

terry
terry on August 11, 2009 at 1:30 pm

Tony Hancock took over from Mike and Bernie Winters as compere of the weekly tv variety show at the ABC Theatre, but he was on the wane by this time and did not fare very well – Bruce Forsyth took over from him for a few shows.

I actually think this clip is very funny…………………….

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXe2pzOA8Yw

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on September 30, 2008 at 9:39 am

A vintage photograph of the ABC Theatre, taken in September 1963, four months after opening:
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Photographed in colour in 1969:
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