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Empire Theatre & Cinema

Closes in 14 min: 10:00 - 15:00, 18:30 - 21:00
Open today: 10:00 - 15:00, 18:30 - 21:00
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Johnny English Strikes Again

The whole experience of visiting the Empire is a pleasure. A nice cafe, pleasant staff, comfortable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
john e
Gateshead, United Kingdom
Excellent friendly venue

Brilliant production of Oliver yesterday. Amazing set, great lighting and atmosphere, and above all... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Consett, United Kingdom
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Front Street, Consett DH8 5AB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole experience of visiting the Empire is a pleasure. A nice cafe, pleasant staff, comfortable seats - all good. Sometimes a bit loud when there is only a small audience. Please note if you're planning to shop the car parking is now limited to...More

Thank john e
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Brilliant production of Oliver yesterday. Amazing set, great lighting and atmosphere, and above all the cast were all superb. Definitely recommend this local theatre. The staff, and all involved in this type of production deserve the highest credit for keeping live entertainment going in the...More

Thank Wearfan
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I was invited to see the comedians as !y friend's husband was not wrll. I had never heard of these comedians but found unusual comedy but very funny. The seats were comfortable and toilets cleaned. Gre as t to be in this historic theatre that...More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Went to see PRICILA at this cinema with the CBS acting the parts live exalent performance and a good place to go for coffee aswell

Thank George R
Reviewed 7 July 2018

went to empire last night to see 'money for nothing' dire straits tribute band. absolutely fantastic! if you like dire straits go and see at your earliest opportunity. brothers in arms gave me goosebumps as did local hero. everyone on the stage from the keyboards...More

Thank ann a
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Nice theatre but the seats are too low . If someone sits in front you cant see very well. Not much leg room if you have long legs either.

Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed 12 May 2018

My wife, daughter and 2 granddaughters were at the empire theatre on the 10 May 2018. They are raving about the show , I am told the RSC have really outdone them shelves for this show. Miss Trunchbowl's performance was fantastic, The very young girl's...More

Thank roncurry
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Went to see 50 shades of freed Arrived last night at 6.25pm as said it opens at 6.30 to be stud out in the cold till 7pm when thay open the door.thay seen us stud thay. Loved the film just ashame that had a group...More

Thank nicky1986
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Have been here before for theatre shows and more recently recently for films at treats for my son and his friends. Prefer larger theatre but this does the job for people living with easy travelling distance. I am not impressed with the inability to reserve...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I love live music and going to see artists is a favourite pastime of mine. Very rarely do I go and see tribute acts, but I’m so pleased I did. This must be one of the best tribute acts around. They had the audience in...More

Thank Pamela T
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£8 & £7 concession