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Once a Year on Blackpool Sands

From 6 critic and 18 member reviews
Members say: Slow, Relevant, Disappointing, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

About the show

The lives of these six ordinary working class people will be changed forever this one night in Blackpool in the summer of 1953. A story about acceptance, being true to who you are and the fight to love who you wish to love. More…

"Once a Year on Blackpool Sands" is about taking brave steps in a time when to love or express yourself this way was a crime. It’s about family ties and the using of “End of the Pier” comedy to mask the feelings and hidden hurts of the six misfits who join together and take, what might well have been, the first walk towards Gay Pride in England.

Excruciating, Low budget, Horrid acting, Terrible writing, Disappointing

See it if you like true stories about LGBT history.

Don't see it if you're expecting competent performances, writing, or direction. Amateurish is an exaggerated compliment. Keep Calm and Stay Away

Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You are interested in early LGBTQ issues in mid-century England.

Don't see it if You have little tolerance for barely audible, poorly plotted kitchen sink drama.

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Cast & Creatives (8)