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Royal & Derngate Theatre

Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
+44 1604 624811
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Friendly theatre

Traveling from London for a particular show I had no idea what to expect, but this theatre turned... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anniekdew
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London, United Kingdom
Classic Rock show at the Derngate

The Derngate has excellent acoustics and stage lighting. The seats are gently tiered so you can see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janecooke
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“upper circle” (22 reviews)
“jersey boys” (12 reviews)
“interval drinks” (12 reviews)
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Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
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+44 1604 624811
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Traveling from London for a particular show I had no idea what to expect, but this theatre turned out to be a success! The people working here are extremely friendly and helpful. The theatre is very spacious, with good sight lines and legroom. Toilets were...More

Thank Anniekdew
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Derngate has excellent acoustics and stage lighting. The seats are gently tiered so you can see well wherever you sit. The seating area is comfortably and there is plenty of leg room. The foyer area is pleasant with two bars and a hot drinks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great performance and very well organised. Easy access and parking very nearby .close to restaurants a great night out at the theatre will definitely return

Thank sue j
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fully restored Victorian theatre..really lovely. State of the art concert hall..Derngate. Never fails to deliver. Lots of varied artists and orchestra's together with musicals and plays..Great venue

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decent theatre. Good selection of drinks and always clean and tidy. The acts booked are getting better each year also.

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

We visited the Royal Derngate yesterday 30 June having booked last minute tickets to see Titanic. At time of booking we were told that 2 excellent seats were available in The Circle, Row A, seats 12 and 13. Within 15 minutes of sitting we found...More

Thank Barbara O
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RoyalDerngate, Manager at Royal & Derngate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Hi Barbara, We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit. Would you mind filling in a Feedback form by following the link below and someone will get in touch with you directly - https://www.royalandderngate.co.uk/about-us/contact-us/feedback/?ignoremobile=y Best wishes, Royal & Derngate

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Saw Titanic yesterday. Such a great show, we are very fortunate to access a brilliant theatre locally. We were greeted by the doormen who carried out their bag search with good grace. A lady offered to take interval refreshment orders and we opted for ice...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

We are so lucky to have the Royal & Derngate theatre in Northampton. We love it so much! The shows are wonderful. The theatre is just lovely. The bars are well stocked & you can order interval drinks too!

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Having brought tickets for an event as a gift my friend was unable to make the date. I called the box office to see if we could maybe re sell the tickets. How great to be told "no problem we'll refund them and issue new...More

Thank Radbone69
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Went to see The Band with the music of Take That. It was a great show. Not what I expected but a great show nonetheless. Ordered and paid for drinks online which saved time queuing at the bar. Was sat at the back of the...More

Thank Clare R
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wendygb2018
July 4, 2018|
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Response from RoyalDerngate | Property representative |
Hi Wendy, Yes, this is due to safety rails and a lighting rig but if you give our Box Office a call on 01604 624811 they will be best placed to advise you. Best wishes, Royal & Derngate
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keelybeck
June 7, 2018|
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Response from northants90 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. From my experience of visiting the Royal and Derngate once seated the staff would be ok to allow you to move seats if you have restricted view or they are not suitable for other reasons. Enjoy your visit to the theatre. More
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nikki j
April 8, 2018|
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Response from wzpl | Reviewed this property |
You can eat before the show and bring in snacks and drinks from the bar to shows.
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