Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lime Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 1JE

Tel: 0844 871 3017

Liverpool Empire Theatre

About

The Liverpool Empire Theatre is situated on Lime Street, the busy gateway road to Liverpool. It's ideally located within metres of Lime Street Station.  

The Empire has the largest two-tier auditorium in Britain, seating 2348. It's the second theatre to be built on the site, with the previous smaller theatre demolished in 1924, today's building opened a year later in 1925. The orginal theatre was named 'The Prince of Wales Theatre and Opea House' and opened in 1866. 

The theatre plays host to a number of big-name touring productions, musicals and concerts.Throughout the years the Empire has gone from strength to strength; showcasing the best in local, national and international talent.

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4 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • 94brew
      Cheshire, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Solo travel
      great show
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 1st June 2019
      Visited the theatre on thurs 30th may, we came to see Mouse Trap, with my family. The show was absolutely fabulous, and the location is great if your arriving by train, i would recommend a trip to... Read full review
    • cjones1234
      Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Family
      Mousetrap
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 1st June 2019
      Went to watch the classic mousetrap by agatha christie. Really great touring company performance starring Gwyneth Strong aka Cassandra from "Only Fools And Horses". Solid acting from whole cast... Read full review
    • ronnie_mccormick
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Couples
      Avoid at all costs the Liverpool Empire Bisro
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 10th June 2019
      We had booked a pre play meal and play tickets(the bank robbery} last Saturday 08/06/19 we entered the bistro at 17.33 pm shown to our seats, there was one table occupied by four people behind us... Read full review

    Opening Times

    2019 (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

    * Check the website for What's On at the Liverpool Empire

    Awards

    • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 2017

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