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Royal & Derngate Theatre

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Address: Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
Phone Number: 01604 624811
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Great theatre

never been to the Derngate before, easy to park the car,plenty of car parking, very comfortable seating and good acoustics in the theatre.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Terry S
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

never been to the Derngate before, easy to park the car,plenty of car parking, very comfortable seating and good acoustics in the theatre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The Royal is a lovely intimate theatre, close to the action. Derngate good for larger shows and tours. Stalls good views. Be aware when booking that the dress circle is right at the back of the stalls, it does not overhang them. Upper circle overhangs the dress circle. As with many theatres, even though this was recently modernised, there is... More 

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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Royal & Derngate have never failed to give a good nights entertainment at an affordable cost. The shows, plays and musical productions provide something for every age and taste...Well done !!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Have been here several times but most recently to see Al Murray. All seats have good viewing and the catering / bar facilities are good. No on site parking but plenty nearby

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Northampton UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Been here twice in May to see comedy shows. The only problem is the wait for the bar and the price of the booze. Seats are fine and sound is generally good. Quite sensibly priced tickets too. The Royal theatre is properly old fashioned,intimately small and delightful as a result.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is a delightful theatre one of the best outside London. Took My Mum and her friend to see It's only just begun what a lovely time we had Seats were comfortable and view was amazing excellant value for money. We enjoyed it so much we have booked to see anything goes on Wednesday. Can highly reccommend this theatre.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Refurbished a few years ago ,seats uncomfortable very warm even in mild weather .Difficult to get served before show and staff wouldn't take orders for the interval not for the first time complete shambles .Whoever is in charge needs to be keel hauled .I assume this is not private enterprise.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Saw Al Murray here today the show was fantastic and very funny. The view was excellent acoustics very good. Before the show bar area was nice and comfortable with plenty of room to relax. One downside £4.40 for a pint of San Mig I thought pretty expensive. Overall it was worth the travelling.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A great Theatre which is well place in the Centre of Northampton. They always have a great selection of plays live performances and its a pleasant place to spend an evening. Close to car parks and a good selection of places to eat before or after your visit

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Seen at The Derngate Theatre in Northampton, this group of very talented musicians and singers entertained a packed house with their brilliance and wit. From the start, the music and songs continued almost without a break. Costume changes and multiple instrument usage kept the audience on their toes (so to speak). The show was formatted to capture both the music... More 

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