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West end quality in the north east

Saw Wicked here in September and it was a delight. The seats are okay and the view from the dress... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Redcar, United Kingdom
Definitely worth catching a show

I had heard of the Sunderland Empire on and off since moving to Newcastle in 2004 but never... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Daryl T
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
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High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3EX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great performance of wicked the cast should be so proud And the theatre staff were so helpful has it was the 1st time ive seen a show there will be going back soon

Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Saw Wicked here in September and it was a delight. The seats are okay and the view from the dress circle was really good, even from near the back of the auditorium. The interior is really well presented and the stage is big enough to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going to see Wicked and thought, wouldn’t it be great to go and have lunch in the bistro first. Booked on line and got confirmation of my booking. 20.38 the night before, I get a messages saying due to unforeseen circumstances the bistro won’t open...More

Thank DC23000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic, beautiful theatre. The staff are outstandingly helpful, clean venue and the seats are comfortable.

Thank gaylelg
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful theatre with a fantastic atmosphere and acoustics. Great vantage points. A majestic gem, where you can sense a rich history.

Thank gelvisblue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Empire to watch Wicked, and whilst the production was excellent, and the theatre was clean and tidy, staff all very helpful and the ability to order snacks and drinks from a smartphone app to be delivered to your seats was very handy,...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here to watch wicked and it was a fantastic show and day. We booked the blue package too and the staff were friendly and professional and everyone knew what they were doing. The blue package adds great value with 2 drinks some nibbles and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard of the Sunderland Empire on and off since moving to Newcastle in 2004 but never actually been until recently. With three theatres in Newcastle, it seemed like it was a bit of a slog to go there when the others were on...More

Thank Daryl T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An impressive theater with an interesting history. Everything was on time and well organised. Staff were friendly. Little overpriced for drinks but a nice atmosphere in the bar before show. Only tickets left were back row of the Gallery. Unfortunately had to lean forward and...More

Thank pjags
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here last week & very impressed with the place,good view of the stage from where we were sat even though we were quite far back. Loved the fact we could order drinks/snacks from our chairs at intermission. Drinks are a tad pricey but...More

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17 September 2018|
Response from Laura W | Reviewed this property |
We really like the engine room - amazing burgers! It’s right next door to theatre. You can get discount if you show your theatre tickets. Spice empire is really good curry house too just round corner from theatre. Especially... More