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The Grand Theatre Blackpool

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Address: 33 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HT, England
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+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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Pleasant evening happy staff

Had a nice evening here watching Barry Steele's Roy Orbison story. It was clean and bar prices were reasonable. Only niggle is toilets, just not enough for the size of the place.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a nice evening here watching Barry Steele's Roy Orbison story. It was clean and bar prices were reasonable. Only niggle is toilets, just not enough for the size of the place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took my granddaughter to see Ben and Holly show. Very good show-she loved it. Lovely theatre-only downside the seats. Sat on front row of circle-not much legroom for adults though it was excellent view of stage.

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Thank Ukholiday2016
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went last night to see Barry steele as Roy orbison, what a fantastic show and venue, can't wait to go again.

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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be one of the most beautiful theatres of its time. The cream and gold ornate decoration and chandeliers are amazing. The tiers and "royal boxes" add the the glamour. The only snag is the very small foyer. The seating is beautifully carved wood and there is plenty of leg room.. I never cease to be amazed by... More 

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blackpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Grand to watch the school alive show. Thought we would have a good night watching our children in the show, One chance we could get to enjoy our night with not having the kids under our feet. Our tickets was for the very top floor, the Staff didn't have a clue where we was sitting, by the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought "Vampires Rock Ghost Train" might just be "Vampires Rock" with different songs. It was. And it's getting boring. Most of the cast sing well and it was great that more of them were given a chance. Sadly there's, as ever, too much shouting! There is a world of difference between singing loudly and shouting! The comedy is still... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Elvis Years was a travel in time charting Elvis's years from his first recording with the Sun Recording studio to his shows in Las Vegas. The first half of the show wasn't particularly exciting and the production felt it was done very much to a budget. The stage had a keyboard, drums, and lead and base guitar and nothing... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited several times throughout December and January for the panto. Lovely theatre, especially recommend stalls or the very ends of the circle for a great view. The balcony/galley should be avoided at all costs though! Uncomfortable with not much room and an awful view.

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

Russian ballet Swan Lake, superb. Stage a little narrow for ballet of this quality, but true professional performers coped well. Wonderful evening. Staff very helpful and kind.

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Cumbria England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Lovely theatre we had comfy seats and is in a good location we had a great visit and hope to go back again

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