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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
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      630
    • Very Good
      358
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      150
    • Poor
      55
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      59

    Recent Reviews:

    • nichola c
      Aberdare, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Lovely theatre
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 9th November 2019
      Visited for the first time last night to watch diversity. The building is beautiful.. inside the theatre and outside. The queues for the bar were long, but well organised and went down fast, the bar... Read full review
    • KA1999
      Trip type:
      Family
      Miss o
      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 9th November 2019
      when you’ve already shown your tickets on the main door you shouldn’t have to show them again just because the oap usher is on a power trip the way she spoke to my daughter of 23 last night at... Read full review
    • TallBloke68
      Cannock, United Kingdom
      Great show, shame about the queues
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 11th November 2019
      Went to see Tim Minchin - as always excellent, funny, irreverant, and a total joy. Seats were ok - I just had enough legroom but only just - it's a eril of old theatres. Queues in the interval... 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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