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The Grand Theatre Blackpool

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Address: 33 Church Street, 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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Beautifully restored traditional theatre

This theatre on Church Street in the middle of the town and close to the Blackpool Tower, is not over large, but has been beautifully restored inside. Seating is comfortable... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This theatre on Church Street in the middle of the town and close to the Blackpool Tower, is not over large, but has been beautifully restored inside. Seating is comfortable, though as is often the case, there is not a great deal of space between seats. Bar at first floor, confectionery available in the Ground Floor Foyer. No steps into... More 

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

We (3) had a fantastic showing of this glorious theatre this morning! We were going to be leaving Blackpool before the next scheduled tour - but an exuberant employee volunteered to show us around & was so happy to do so! Thank you for going 'above and beyond'!!

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

Whilst staying in Blackpool we came upon the Grand Theatre and decided to go in and book a couple of seats. Whilst inside my wife bought the tickets whilst I spoke to Marcus, one of the staff. Marcus asked his boss whether we could go in for a look around, so we did. Wow what a theatre, Blackpool is so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The theatre was beautiful but the show we went to see was awful ! The costumes looked cheap and the performers were miming some (or possibly all) of their songs ! The show was called dancing queens, It was 70ties music, then grease and Abba. The grease section was awful...was ready for walking out and I probably would have if... More 

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Thank Steph162
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This a nice classic theatre that is rightly being fund raised to keep it up. Being a classic you will find that if you are larger, say 6ft, you won't have much legroom. You should also watch out for the show you see. We booked an Abba tribute show which was being mimed and the presentation was not worth what... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely building great show reasonable prices would definitely go back . Only downside was cue to bar at interval need more staff but fab time had by all 5 stars

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place, amazing building will be coming back. My grandson can't wait to come not just to theatre but to Blackpool to much to see in one day

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grand indeed. Lovely building full of Victorian architecture. Atmospheric. Thoroughly enjoyed viewing play in this lovely setting. Excellent view from stall seat.

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1 Thank georgedoull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this theatre when we were in Blackpool to see the solid 70s show it was really good we really enjoy coming to this theatre the tickets are reasonably priced and the seats are lovely and comfy it doesn't matter where you sit in the theatre as you get a perfect view of the stage we always sit in... More 

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Saint Helens, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see dancing queen, it was good, not the best but still very entertaining. They did some Greece we thought they did better than abba so happy. However their was a idiot who should have been thrown out dancing past people and juat making a total plonka of himself (think he thought people paid to see him) at the... More 

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