Autumn performances 2023 › Blackpool

Past event

Frank Cottrell-Boyce performance

How did it go?

We had a great time at the Blackpool Grand theatre, immersed in books and stories with awesome author Frank Cottrell Boyce. 850 local school children came to listen to Frank talk about his life as a writer, ask him questions, listen to him read extracts from his latest book and watch him perform magic!!! Everyone went home smiling with their very own copy of The Wonder Brothers, a story set in Blackpool about what happens when the iconic tower goes missing. It was…MAGIC!

What people said:

The event with Frank Cottrell-Boyce was brilliant – thank you very much for hosting and organising. The kids loved it and many started the book on the way back to school; lots of copies of the book are in school today!

Teacher at Northfold Community Primary, Blackpool

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Every child attending this performance will receive a **FREE** copy of _The Wonder Brothers_ to take home and keep! cover

Every child attending this performance will receive a FREE copy of The Wonder Brothers to take home and keep!

Blackpool Grand Theatre, 33 Church St, Blackpool FY1 1HT
Tuesday 7th November
10:30 am
Approx. 1 hour
Age range:
Year 5 and 6

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Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell-Boyce was born in Liverpool and studied English at Oxford University, and has become an award-winning author and screenwriter. He has written for TV shows like Doctor Who and Coronation Street and his books have been shortlisted for a multitude of prizes.

Praise for Noah's Gold

Proper, sparkly, witty, enticing storytelling . . . It's perfect.

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