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“20th Century Boy”
Review of Sunderland Empire

Sunderland Empire
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Empire has really benefited from it's recent refurbishment. We really enjoyed the show, especially as we got discount tickets through TravelZoo which makes entertainment more affordable.

1  Thank Debs93
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

We missed the T Rex show when it was in Scotland and the nearest place to catch it was in Sunderland. The theatre is very pleasant, sound quality and atmosphere was great, all in all a good experience.

Thank charles m
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

I was very impressed at the professional standards of all the staff i dealt with. from the box office to the front of house staff. The show was brilliant and i only wish i could have went back again and again. Well done Everyone

1  Thank Dianne S
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

Well everyone enjoys the theatre (internally nicer than the Theatre Royal but externally traditional brick rather than stone) but what lets this place down big style is the rip off bar prices.
Unbelievable a 330ml bottle of Stella £4.20, large glass of wine £6.20!! No draught beer at all. We will never patronise the bar ever again, we say that every time but this time we mean it. The bar tariff is so small you can't read it and there is no mention on the website.
Ice creams £3 for a tiny portion.
When we queried the prices we were told the theatre is one of a number owned by the same company and they charge the same prices throughout the country so in London this is quite reasonable - a pathetic excuse I'm afraid and no excuse. Avoid at all costs!
We are ATG members so we get a 10% discount - woweee! Theatre tickets are expensive enough without the need to be ripped off again.

1  Thank rowtietowers
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Reviewed May 23, 2014

Enjoyed show, booked online and tickets ready on arrival (booking fee) as the theatre was not full had free upgrade. Very good production. On site bar, snacks and ice cream. Toilets on each floor

Thank ian1509
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