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Liverpool Empire Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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lovely theatre

went to hair the musical great show lovely theatre sat 3 rows from front so great view very noisy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John W
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Warrington, England, United Kingdom
Comfortable old theatre

Went to a Sunday night performance of a Tribute Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Islands in the Stream... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bluerobin59
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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The largest 2-tier theatre in the UK. This major touring entertainment venue offers the best in West End musicals, opera, ballet, plays, children's productions, concerts and comedy.
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Lime Street, Liverpool L1 1JE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a pre play meal and play tickets(the bank robbery} last Saturday 08/06/19 we entered the bistro at 17.33 pm shown to our seats, there was one table occupied by four people behind us, we were asked for drinks and what we required...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to watch the classic mousetrap by agatha christie. Really great touring company performance starring Gwyneth Strong aka Cassandra from "Only Fools And Horses". Solid acting from whole cast, humour in it as well. Never been to a play before but was pleasantly surprised by...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the theatre on thurs 30th may, we came to see Mouse Trap, with my family. The show was absolutely fabulous, and the location is great if your arriving by train, i would recommend a trip to wether spoons in the train station beforehand as...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see ~The MouseTrap. Acting was excellent but the whole experience was ruined by very poor acoustics. The actors could barely be heard unless they shouted at each other. Added to this the seats in the centre of the Circle squeaked every time the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank J W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First but not last time at this historic venue. Despite its dated appearance outside the interior is well decorated and very comfortable. Booking is easy through ATG tickets. Bar works well, service is quick despite the queues. Very pleasant evening and the band were amazing.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sound was rubbish , the ‘act’ stilted one of the singers had a sore throat . The small screen at the back of the stage was like a school power point project from the 90’s . Lacklustre . The seats are tatty and excruciatingly...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank 331KateB331
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see Hair the musical. The venue is so comfortable, clean and all staff very nice and proffesional. Loved the show ! Even now after 50 years the story is so relevant and current, At the end of the show we were invited...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went to hair the musical great show lovely theatre sat 3 rows from front so great view very noisy at times but loved the music

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to a Sunday night performance of a Tribute Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Islands in the Stream show. It’s a feel good clap along stand up and sing a long show and the Empire is well suited to this. It’s a huge old theatre...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

I went to see this show around Christmas time and it definitely put me in the Christmas mood.It was very good and had lots of jokes for the old and young.It had all the main pantomime features in it ,as well as it being very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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tracey187069
June 14, 2019|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Nothing special
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mags1
April 23, 2019|
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Response from Littleh56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I think view from these seats is pretty good. Circle is steeped so you get a better view, and as it is not a really big theatre there is a decent view from most seats. As an example we sat half way up the circle recently... More
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Stuart C
April 18, 2019|
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Response from probest60 | Reviewed this property |
There’s access to the first floor via the lift and I think the piano bar is in there near the disabled toilet.
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