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The Grand Theatre Blackpool

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Address: 33 Church St, Blackpool FY1 1HT, England
Phone Number: +44 1253 290190
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Description: The Grand Theatre was designed by Frank Matcham in 1894. This amazing...
The Grand Theatre was designed by Frank Matcham in 1894. This amazing space is a wonder of restoration and revival, presenting a full range of every performing artform, as Blackpool's community theatre, Lancashire's preferred opera house and Britain's National Theatre of Variety.
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We came and saw the Ken Dodd show October last year 2014 that guy is fantastic and is in his 80 what a showman kept us laughing entire show 5amd half hours how many of the younger... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Kent, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We came and saw the Ken Dodd show October last year 2014 that guy is fantastic and is in his 80 what a showman kept us laughing entire show 5amd half hours how many of the younger guys could do that and he is in his 80s the grand Is a nice place to be toilets very clean staff very... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Grand is a beautiful theatre. We enjoyed a fabulous performance of Hairspray on Saturday. In my opinion as good as any West End venue or show I have seen - for a fraction of the price. Highly recommended.

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

An amazing theatre to admire and be entertained. The decor is classic and the atmosphere is special. It offers a wide range of entertainment every year and is reasonably priced.

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Would recommend for anyone to go and visit and if theirs a show to go and support the theatre. Lovely interior and the bar is good too. Interval drinks were spot on.

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blackpool
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193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

a very comfortable Theatre the shows are wonderful,it is run by volunteers so no fancy prices the bar prices are okay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

This grade 2* listed theatre features a magnificent Frank Matcham theatre. Really enjoyed English Touring Opera - close to the stage and all seats are not far from the action. There is a good programme of plays and shows and the bar at the interval is most pleasant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great little theatre! Went here to see Return To The Forbidden Planet and had a great time. The theatre has been excellently restored and looks great. Seats were very comfortable and spacious with loads of leg room. Prosecco at £5 a glass was chilled and bubbly and the interval ice-creams rich and creamy. The show itself wasn't bad either!

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BLACKPOOL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We recently went to the matinee performance of the Agatha Christie play 'And Then There Were None'. There were some famous faces in the play, and it was extremely enjoyable. As ever with Agatha Christie, we had no idea 'who done it' until the very end. It's such a pleasure to go to this beautiful Matcham theatre, and watch these... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Lovingly restored old Theatre saved from the hands of the Town Council/Developers by "The Friends of the Grand" Great surroundings,wonderful staff ,lovely little bars and (usually)really good Productions. Go ,if you get the chance,as it really needs supporting to maintain its viability and the audiences are ,some times, very sparse. One little tip......If ,like me , you are 6 foot... More 

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Lincolnshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My husband and I pre-booked tickets to see this for our short break to Blackpool and we were so glad we did! Easily located behind the seafront both the inside and outside of the building was gorgeous. The play was excellent and the seats were comfy. Definitely worth a visit here, just wish we lived closer or would be regulars... More 

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