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The Grand Theatre Blackpool

33 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HT, England
+44 1253 290190
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We are always impressed with this lovely old theatre. We saw Jeckyll and Hyde this time and Ken... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margery55
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Grand theatre

Visited for a show. Lovely old theatre -restored well and beautiful inside. Staff were great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AndyD22
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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33 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are always impressed with this lovely old theatre. We saw Jeckyll and Hyde this time and Ken Dodd last visit. Lovely staff and spotlessly clean.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a show. Lovely old theatre -restored well and beautiful inside. Staff were great. For an old theatre the seats were good with reasonable leg room (in the stalls) where we sat.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I rang the venue direct and explained my needs. The young lady was very friendly and helpful and provided me with a fabulous seat to see Jason manford. I really enjoyed the show and I would recommend anyone to ring direct and enjoy the shows...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the Theatre which is always a special place, but the play. It was excellent. Well staged and strong cast. A lovely night out. If ever a place needed supporting, this is it. Really helpful staff. Thanks again. BTW This adaptation of RLS novella drew...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

My Mum and I watched Sunday Night at the Grand show and were very impressed. Great comedians. Good that refreshments were a sensible price. Attentive staff. Beautiful decor. Would return.

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Always excellent varied shows. A small homely theatre with old-world charm. So lovely to see it’s attractive original features, such an impressive building. Many thanks to the volunteers running and caring for this wonderful venture.

1  Thank Maureen B
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Attended a show here yesterday. Such an impressive building inside and out, beautifully restored and lovingly maintained. Comfortable and spacious seating (we were in the circle). Lovely staff. Hope to attend here many more times to come. Well done also to the volunteers who work...More

1  Thank Coulby_69
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Been here a few times and each time I love the theatre more. Full of history. A good old grand building.

1  Thank Terry K
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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Stunning theatre..staff very professional. Gent at the entrance was lovely..chatting away with my 7 year old..always a bonus..came to see Grease which was fantastic. Row c in stalls. No issues whatsoever..great night x

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Grimethorpe colliery band gave 100% to entertain the audience this evening. The programme of music was varied, bright, and brilliantly performed, with humour where appropriate. The soloists demonstrated their enviable talents with professionalism and humility, and were very well received. An excellent evening all round.

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jennifer j
January 10, 2018|
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Response from lancs8 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think there’s a classical concert on the 19th and a country and western show on the 20th. The theatre has a good website with all the info if you google Blackpool Grand Theatre . Hope that helps
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LADY LYNNE A
November 21, 2017|
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Response from tbaker99 | Reviewed this property |
maybe try contacting ken dodds fan club or his Facebook page. I'm sure they could help or even Amazon. I'm not sure if the theatre would have these on stock
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hippychick62
August 15, 2017|
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Most aisle seats have unobstructed view
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