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Sunderland Empire

High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3EX, England
+44 844 871 3022
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Thriller Live :-) A two hour plus music and dance extravaganza

This show has apparently received mixed reviews but we found it excellent from start to finish... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
TheBizness
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Durham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Wondeful

We visited to see mamma mia! Such a lovely theatre, lovely friendly staff and nicely presented... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kaylar90
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lovely theatre” (39 reviews)
“west end” (31 reviews)
“upper circle” (30 reviews)
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High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3EX, England
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+44 844 871 3022
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This show has apparently received mixed reviews but we found it excellent from start to finish- evidently well-rehearsed dance routines and basically a celebration of Michael Jackson’s musical talent. The dancers had his moves off to a tee and had the audience up dancing in...More

Thank TheBizness
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited to see mamma mia! Such a lovely theatre, lovely friendly staff and nicely presented! Very comfortable and no issues with viewing whilst in the theatre!

Thank kaylar90
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to see Beautiful 10th March but unfortunately yet again couldn’t get far online because of various issues so rang box office, spoke to an absolute obnoxious man with no sales or customer service skills whatsoever!! Needless to say I changed my mind about buying...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited panto jack in the beanstalk with my daughter and granddaughter and it was absolute rubbish no atmosphere whatsoever we paid nearly £100 pound for 3 tickets my 2 and half year old had to pay full price there was no interaction with the audience...More

1  Thank patsyfagin2013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Shrek matinee here and were not disappointed. We were greeted by friend staff and pointed in the right direction for our seats. We were in the upper circle so had quite a trek up the stairs but we had a good...More

Thank Joanne W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A totally professional and fantastic show from start to finish. The whole cast from Shrek to the chorus line were first class performers. The show was very colourful and the singing very good. We took our grandson who is nearly 5 yr old and he...More

Thank 41lady
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant show, love going to the empire but this time it was so loud I had to put my fingers in my ears a few times. Marred an otherwise good night

Thank audreycourthampton
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time I have been to empire for a while. Lovely building. Went to see the Bowie Experience, great show no problems getting a drink at bar.

Thank Ian B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great historic theatre that has made some good improvements over the years ie bringing drinks and snacks to your seat. Most of the seats have a good view but the seats are a bit snug if you are on the larger side. Staff are always...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We went to see John Bishop on the Friday night performance and as a treat booked to go to the Garden Place Bistro in the empire. What a let down meal was awful the choice was basic To start with the halloumi salad was so...More

1  Thank G11obr
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Half an hour before the show starts x enjoy x
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