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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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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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    504
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    287
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    97
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Recent Reviews:

  • Kieran D
    Chorley, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    War Horse
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th December 2017
    A very clever done by some Fantastic People the production was out fo this world. I was sat in the stalls in seat P 37 the view was very good my only complaint was the leg room.But the Staff was very... Read full review
  • ed w
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Crazy for you
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th December 2017
    The musical itself was alright and we were glad we went but have seen better but in fairness we have also seen worse. The theatre is worth a trip if you have not been as like various other major city... Read full review
  • Janet H
    Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    War Horse and Crazy for You.
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th December 2017
    We went to see War Horse on the last night of the run and unsurprisingly the theatre was full. This was a production that I had booked about 18 months ago and I certainly was not disappointed. We... Read full review

Opening Times

2017 (1 January 2017 - 31 December 2017)

* 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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