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How to light up Blackpool


More than one million light bulbs, more than a hundred miles of cable and a whole lot of giant fibreglass figures.

Ahead of the switch-on of this year's Blackpool Illuminations, we take a look behind the scenes at how the organisers put the famous light show together.

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