ST HELENS Theatre Royal audiences can expect a month of pop, panto and truly fantastic entertainment this October.

Last month saw the Corporation Street venue revert back to full house audiences after a challenging 18 months – and theatregoers are steadily returning to enjoy live shows in the town.

The theatre has been granted the use of the Society Of London Theatre & UK Theatre’s ‘See It Safely’ mark. This certifies that the venue is complying with Government and industry Covid-19 guidelines to ensure the safety of staff, performers, and audiences.

There’s a chance to Thank Abba For The Music on Friday, October 8 at 7.30pm in a two-hour theatre spectacular that captures the essence of Sweden’s superstars, featuring their greatest hit songs – and those satin flares. A timely show as the Eurovision favourites announce their own huge comeback.

Four fabulous fairytale princesses become singing stars in Pop Princesses on Sunday, October 10 at 11am. Expect a soundtrack of top pop hits from stars including Little Mix, Taylor Swift and Jojo Siwa.

Hollywood icons, mother and daughter Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli take centre stage on Wednesday, October 13 at 7.30pm for the Judy and Liza Musical 10th Anniversary Tour. West End stars Emma Dears and Helen Sheals deliver the duo’s best-known songs with uncanny resemblance as the show shines a spotlight on this incredible pairing.

Illegal Eagles, a tribute to the legendary rock band, land on Thursday, October 14 at 7.30pm. Celebrating the music of the legendary US West Coast country rock band, the show boasts musical prowess, acute attention to detail, and incredible showmanship with every performance.

Rob Lambertini presents A Celebration Of The Songs And Music Of George Michael on Friday, October 15 at 8pm. Rob started his career celebrating the man and his music when he emerged from the dry ice to appear as George Michael on smash-hit television show Stars In Their Eyes.

The Best Of Queen takes over the auditorium on Saturday, October 16 at 7.30pm with its Break Free Tour, packed with all those favourite Queen anthems.