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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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The Grand Theatre was designed by Frank Matcham in 1894. This amazing space...

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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Beautiful old theatre

This theatre lives up to its name - grand. Beautiful theatre. Very little too between seats because of its age and as expected no air conditioning so very warm whilst watching the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This theatre lives up to its name - grand. Beautiful theatre. Very little too between seats because of its age and as expected no air conditioning so very warm whilst watching the show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a gem it never fail to be the best theatre in the northwest with so much charm and caractor and the shows are simply the best I enjoy it a everytime I go to Blackpool for a show and entertainment for my friends I will be returning again in the next few weeks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to The Drifters concert on Sunday 24th July, which is one of the best shows we've ever seen in this beautiful theatre. We go regularly to The Grand, because it is such a lovely theatre, they have brilliant shows, and we have always found all the staff to be very pleasant and helpful. We'll be back soon!

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Thank GILL C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to see the drifters and i did notice people taking photos and the staff telling them off.i do understand that your not allowed to...i took my phone out to see what time it was only to have a torch in my face and a woman saying NO PHOTOS. I wasnt taking any photos.then there was another woman at the... More 

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Thank Jackie G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was filming a production here which has was amazing the theatre is a must see the whole place is so beautifully designed and kept original. Staff so helpful and also very much in love with the place. Great lighting and fantastic sound this really is a brilliant theatre can't wait to go again.

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Shipley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to see derren brown during our week in blackpool, He was incredible you must go and see him at some point to really appreciate him the tv shows are nothing compared to a live performance. The venue itself is stunning and I'm sure a big part of blackpool I cannot believe we haven't been before.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We watched Derren Brown here last night and it was really nice to see a theatre in all its glory. A lot of theatres have been modernised and you don't get the feeling you do walking into the grand theatre. Well worth a visit.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a classic old theatre still in a well kept state and something of a rarity these days. It is cosy and always allows the audience to feel close enough to be near to the stage. Of course the theatre depends entirely on what is being performed and that varies all the time. I have attended scores of productions... More 

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Lancashire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see Last Tango with Vincent & Flavia - absolutely amazing show, breathtaking! Sat in balcony seats, too high up for me as I don't like heights. View is really good but much prefer to be in the stalls. No lift to upper seats as it is a very old theatre. Something to be aware of for those with... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This theatre is very well run with lots of different shows for all. The architecture is marvellous and is maintained to a high standard. In my opinion the best seats are front circle seats. The front stall seats will give you a stiff neck looking up to the stage. After the show you will see the actors in the bar... More 

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