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The Grand Theatre Blackpool

Open Now: 10:00 - 20:00
Open today: 10:00 - 20:00
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Swan lake ballet

Beautiful old theatre in the centre of brassy Blackpool - lovely atmosphere, comfortable seating... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
greater manchester

Best time for everyone to get out and watch live theatre. Even in the 1800s when this building... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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“ken dodd”(36 reviews)
“dress circle”(35 reviews)
“frank matcham”(18 reviews)
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...more
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33 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HT, England
+44 1253 290190
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful old theatre in the centre of brassy Blackpool - lovely atmosphere, comfortable seating and thoroughly enjoyed the ballet.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bizzybee66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best time for everyone to get out and watch live theatre. Even in the 1800s when this building opened pantomimes played every year. Our granddaughter has got the catchphrases hes behind you oh no he isn't and oh yes he is. Lots of money has...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Christmas pantomime, what can I say.....Cheesy cheesy jokes, out landish costumes, cute children actors and Belle. My 8 year old granddaughter loved it, even if she didn’t understand most of the cheesy jokes. The architecture of this theatre is beautiful, the interior is pretty good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank julieh189
Reviewed 17 November 2018

A beautiful old theatre that we love going to even though we're around 70 miles away, with fantastic architecture and an atmosphere you just don't get in newer venues. The staff are so friendly and do a wonderful job keeping this old dame going, they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnlightfoot68
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Watched the Steve Steinman Meatloaf show here recently and have to say the venue is superb. We were in dress circle near the front and had superb views. The show was excellent and made better being in such a wonderful atmospheric building. Bar was next...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank KazSteve
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Lovely old building with architecture you would pay to go look at in another country. Possibly the smallest foyer in existence. lol Pleasant helpful friendly staff. Drinks a little overpriced though

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank andybanner
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Great to recreate the sounds of the 60s with the legendary Manfreds and Georgie Fame. Outstanding vocals from Paul Jones and Georgie Fame. Also first class musicians.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We travelled to see The Manfreds & Georgie Fame appearing here. Not disappointed with these fine well matured musicians. Live music is the best! The theatre is a great place to stage musical events & the sound & light were exeptional. Comfortable seats & good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Alan A
Reviewed 1 November 2018

went to see dominic halpeny and the hurricanes in October wat a great night lovely theatre helpful staff have been before and will be back again great group hope they return

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hillr52018
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We went to see Blackpool Gang Show which was back at the Grand Theatre after many years away and what a pleasure it was to go there. The theatre has a lovley atmosphere and the celing is worth looking at. The stage is spot on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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6 September 2018|
Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
we was right upstairs at back the seats were big my partner was really pleased because she has to sit on the end seat because she finds it hard with leg room hope this help
jennifer j
9 January 2018|
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
20 November 2017|
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