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The Grand Theatre Blackpool

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We enjoyed a fabulous show "Illegal Eagles" at this wonderful old theatre 14th April Seating is so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Verdict

The Verdict a court room battle between a hospital run by a Catholic church and a alcoholic lawyer... read more

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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“dress circle”(36 reviews)
“ken dodd”(36 reviews)
“frank matcham”(18 reviews)
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, and Lancashire's preferred opera house.
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33 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HT, England
+44 1253 290190
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous show "Illegal Eagles" at this wonderful old theatre 14th April Seating is so comfortable and all the theatre staff are so kind and helpful Such a pleasure to be in these mystical surroundings

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Harryvilla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Verdict a court room battle between a hospital run by a Catholic church and a alcoholic lawyer who refuses to accept a pay out and goes into a courtroom battle. It was only at the Grand for about a week but is all over...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the wife as a surprise.What a lovely old place.Staff very friendly,refreshments very reasonable.Comfy seats plenty of leg room.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Odyssey802865
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wow this show was just wonderful, it was a mixture of comedy and music and it was really great, bev bevan from the move, black sabbath and ofcourse ELO the lead singer of the Rocking Berries, and others which were super, they did music from...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank maxineh1962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just fantastic , really the best time i have had in years , anyone who has the chance to see Barry Steele and friends should book straight away. Close your eyes and Roy Orbison is there , open them and he even has the look...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

It was the first time I had stepped into a theatre for 40 years. It was certainly grand, with velvet curtains and the ornate corniches, ceiling paintings and mouldings, there was lots of brass fittings and plush decorations. The play itself was very funny and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank g1960c
Reviewed March 13, 2019

A thoroughly enjoyable performance of the fantastic Abigail's Party. Very comfortable and well run theatre too. The actors / actresses were so well cast in their roles it pretty well outperformed the TV version despite me being a huge Alison Steadman fan. Maybe this play...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

It is commendable that a sign language interpreter was operating prominently on stage during ‘The Lady Vanishes’. Unfortunately a spotlight was directed on the interpreter which resulted in a large moving silhouette being projected against the backdrop scenery throughout the performance. This distracted attention from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Claiborn C
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful theatre to experience a live show in, we sat in the stalls but will definitely go back and book for the dress circle!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pete W
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Visited the Grand theatre on 2nd Mar 2019 to see Romeo and Juliet and wished I had read the small print as I would have avoided this production like the plague. The RSC should not be a testing ground for modern adaptations. Their role is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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September 6, 2018|
Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
we was right upstairs at back the seats were big my partner was really pleased because she has to sit on the end seat because she finds it hard with leg room hope this help
jennifer j
January 9, 2018|
Response from lancs8 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think there’s a classical concert on the 19th and a country and western show on the 20th. The theatre has a good website with all the info if you google Blackpool Grand Theatre . Hope that helps
November 20, 2017|
Response from tbaker99 | Reviewed this property |
maybe try contacting ken dodds fan club or his Facebook page. I'm sure they could help or even Amazon. I'm not sure if the theatre would have these on stock